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Mr. Joseph Glacken

Mr. Joseph William "Jack" Glacken, 70, of Irishtown Road, Emmitsburg, died Thursday, Feb. 22, at Gettysburg (Pa.) Hospital.  He was the husband of Dolly D. Flory Glacken.

Born Aug. 2, 1930, in Fairfield, Pa., he was a son of the late Joseph and Fonzie B. Fitz Glacken. Mr. Glacken worked in the maintenance department at St. Joseph’s Provincial House and Seton Center, both in Emmitsburg.

Surviving in addition to his wife are seven children, Joe Glacken, Kenny Glacken, Frank Glacken, Joan Glacken and Bradley Flory, all of Emmitsburg, and Jean Rexroth and Elizabeth Reaver, both of Biglerville, Pa.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Donald Glacken of Gettysburg, and Eddie Glacken of Birdeboro, Pa.; four sisters, Frances Krietz of Fairfield, Pa., Shirley Rexroth of Biglerville, Ida Jane Rohrer of Hanover, Pa., and Petie Kline of Emmitsburg; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, in Emmitsburg Memorial Cemetery, Emmitsburg, with Deacon Charles E. Barnhart officiating.

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