Julius Gluck

Julius Gluck

Birth
Hungary
Death 29 Sep 2017 (aged 92)
Burial Millville, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 192619492 · View Source
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Auschwitz Survivor.

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June 8, 1925 - Sept. 29, 2017 Julius Gluck died peacefully at the Masonicare Health Center on Friday, September 29. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Eleanor Gluck; his children, Emery Gluck and Melissa Julia Gluck, his daughter-in-law, Jeannine Cyr Gluck; and his grandsons, Benjamin Levi Gluck and Jacob Emery Gluck. He is mourned by his stepchildren, Ann Elizabeth Van Dyke, Carl David Van Dyke and Louisa Ho and their children Rebecca, Nazira, Emelyn, and David. Julius was preceded in death by his brother Imre Gluck and his first wife, Catharine Levanis Gluck. Julius was born in Saraspatak in eastern Hungary. He was educated in secondary school there until his education was interrupted by the roundup of the Hungarian Jews by the Nazis in 1944. He survived Auschwitz and several labor camps, but lost his mother, Julia Gluck; his brother, Imre Gluck; and many other friends and relatives. In 1946 he was able to rejoin his father, Harold Gluck in the United States. He received engineering degrees from New York's City College and from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. He spent his working career in his field of electronics engineering and held a number of patents in his field. In his retirement years Julius continued to enjoy reading, the theater and travel, as well as many outdoor pursuits such as gardening, hiking, swimming and, especially kayaking. He explored the Norwalk Islands and also crossed Long Island Sound by kayak. Julius maintained a strong interest in political events and advocated strongly for peace and justice. Graveside services in New Jersey will be private.
Published in StamfordAdvocate on Oct. 5, 2017


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  • Created by: GenieOfGenes788
  • Added: 27 Aug 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 192619492
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Julius Gluck (8 Jun 1925–29 Sep 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 192619492, citing Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, Millville, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by GenieOfGenes788 (contributor 49654616) .