|Birth: ||Apr. 2, 1934|
|Death: ||Jan. 21, 2010|
Harold F. Glunt, 75, Niles, Ohio, died of cancer Thursday evening at his home.
He was born in Hollidaysburg, son of the late Frederick and Annie Mae (Claycomb) Glunt.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Janet; two daughters: Shelby (Jimmy) Green of Mineral Ridge, Ohio, and Anna Marie Glunt of Akron, Ohio; four sons: Dennis (Carol) and Michael, both of Howland, Ohio, Alan of Warren, Ohio, and Patrick (Diana) of Mineral Ridge, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Ralph (Becky) in Arkansas; and four sisters: Beulah Vaughn of Altoona, Doris (Leroy) Robertson of Hollidaysburg, Ruby (Edward) Houck of Downingtown and Sylvia (Robert) Ward of St. Peters, Mo.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah (Pirock) Gladstone; three sisters: Fern Putt, Vera Shaffer and Verna Shaw; a half-sister, Kathryn Marketta; and two brothers: Dale and Paul.
Harold was a graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. He married Janet M. Cole and moved to Niles, Ohio, in 1955.
He worked for Republic Steel in Warren, Ohio, where he served a machinist apprenticeship and eventually was a general supervisor of the Cold Strip. He started his own machine shop in Cortland, Ohio, in 1966 and moved it to Warren, Ohio, in 1971 and grew it to over 250 employees. The company repairs and builds new steel and aluminum mill equipment throughout the U.S., South America and Asia.
Harold semi-retired from Glunt Industries in 2001 and purchased Beacon Broadcasting in Warren, Ohio, to focus on Christian broadcasting in the area. He was an active member of North Mar Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Warren. He recently served on the Deacon Board and also served with the Nursing Home Ministry. He was also involved with the Evangelism Explosion team and traveled to China on a short-term mission trip, which included a large outreach program he generously supported.
Harold was a member and treasurer of the Gideons International and was very instrumental in the Jesus video project several years ago.
He was a member and treasurer of the Anglers Anonymous Club and was an avid fisherman, spending a lot of time on Lake Erie fishing for walleye and perch, where he received many "Fish Ohio" awards for his catch.
Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010, at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles, Ohio. A funeral service will be held at noon Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, at the North Mar Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Warren, Ohio, where family and friends may also call one hour prior to the service. A private burial will be at Niles City Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the North Mar Church, 3855 E. Market St., Warren, OH 44484, or St. Stephen Church Tuition Angel Fund, 129 W. Park Ave., Niles, OH 44446.
Visit www.holetonyuhasz.com to send condolences.
The Altoona Mirror
Janet M. Cole Glunt (1936 - 2010)*
Niles City Cemetery
Created by: Warren Eastright
Record added: Jan 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47186248
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He was in the United States Naval Reserve and was honorably discharged in February 1960.|
Added: Jan. 27, 2010