Glenn R. DeLong
Mr. Glenn DeLong, age 80, passed away on November 4, 2020.
Glenn was born in Cleveland, OH to Walter and Fay DeLong. Glenn married Diane DeLong of Bedford, Ohio on August 5, 1961, and she survives.
Glenn is also survived by his 6 children; Michele DeLong, Kimberly Frederick, Glenn (Irina) DeLong, Wayne DeLong, Victor (Teresa) DeLong and Ron (Lynn) DeLong, grandchildren; Joshua Frederick, Jacob Frederick, Steven (Cassie) Frederick, Danielle DeLong, Jessica (Derrick) Robinson, Tyler DeLong, Jessica (Cory) Bastin, Joey DeLong, Iria Holecek, Alex DeLong, Andrei DeLong, 8 Great Grandchildren, sister; Georgette (Dave) Hague and many extended relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Eric Vaughn.
Glenn played in the High School Marching Band and was active in Wrestling. Later in life he enjoyed teaching and supporting his children in these activities. He attended Kent State University.
Glenn’s passion for life showed in his love for his wife, Diane and his family. Glenn’s family was the center of his world. He enjoyed coaching baseball, helped at soccer, building a fort with his kids, camping, vacations with his children and grandchildren. He had a love of life, nature and animals which he passed along to all his children. His passion and dedication flowed into his Career and hobbies. He enjoyed rooting for the Cleveland Browns, reading about the Civil War, American History and visiting historical sites.
Glenn began his career in Ice Cream at 14 years old, in Cleveland and completed his Career at United Dairy Farmers as Director of Quality Control in 2002, after 46 years. Glenn was instrumental in helping to develop Homemade Brand Ice Cream and produced Cherry Cordial in honor of his Wife Diane’s favorite chocolate covered cherry candy.
His quick wit and timely comments earned smiles from everyone he knew. Glenn and Diane’s home was open to all the neighborhood children, grandchildren and their friends. Glenn’s personality, outlook on life and his responses to life situations always made everyone laugh. Glenn was very sociable and didn’t know a stranger.
Services for Mr. Glenn DeLong will be private. He will be laid to rest at Arlington Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations can be directed to www.parkinson.org. Online condolences can be left at www.AMGFuneralHome.com.