January 30, 2008 ~ January 30, 2008

Born in: Melville, Long Island, N.Y.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Asheville ~ Charles "Charlie" Anthony Glaab, 88, of Asheville, died on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 in a local nursing facility. He was born in Melville, Long Island, NY July 16, 1919 and was the son of the late Charles and Stephanie Schneider Glaab. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a P.O.W. He was self employed and attended St. Eugene's Catholic Church in Asheville. He is survived by a sister, Rose Marie Murphy of Pat-chogue, Long Island, NY; two brothers, Frank and Louis Glaab of Rocky Point, Long Island, NY; many loved nieces, nephews and count-less friends. Charlie lived a full and amazing life. Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church in Rocky Point, Long Island, NY. Burial will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Amityville, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Fredrick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806.

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  1. Charlie was the most generous and honest man David and I ever knew!
    His deep and passionate love for God will guarantee him a special place in Heaven!

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  2. Charlie, you meant the world to us. You were a wonderful friend to all you met and we will never forget you and all you did for us. We will miss you. Love, Keith and Darlene

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  3. Been looking for Charlie to show up and made some calls and just found out that we had lost him. My heart is sad. Now the angels get the joy of Charlie and his tales. He will be sorely missed.

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  4. Mr. Glaab, I am deeply saddened to learn of Charleys passing. Maybe GOD needed some bird feeders in Heaven. Vonnie

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  5. You were the only Grandpa I ever knew. I wish we’d had more time together. I will always miss your jolly, infectious laughter! I will always be your ‘Little Bug’.

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