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 Glenn Martin Setmire

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Glenn Martin Setmire

Birth
Forbes Road, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 2 Nov 2009 (aged 87)
Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 50783332 View Source
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Glenn Martin Setmire "Wiz," 87, of Greensburg, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Dec. 17, 1921, in Forbes Road, a son of the late John and Mary "Szatmary" Setmire. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, June Eidem Setmire; a son, Mike Setmire, of Greensburg; a daughter, Sharry Setmire, of New Alexandria; a granddaughter, Jessica Setmire, of Pittsburgh; a sister, Josephine Bayura; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the Navy. Glenn was awarded the Purple Heart and many other medals. He served on the USS Murphy and the USS Laffey. Following retirement from the former Crown Creative Industries and Westmoreland Hospital, he was self-employed in lawn care. He enjoyed skating (ice and roller) and loved the game of golf. He took pride in his yard, flowers, and garden. His biggest enjoyment and source of smiles was dancing with his wife, June, and having family and friends over for a big Easter egg hunt. He was a member of the BPOE, American Legion Post 981, VFW Post 33, the McKenna Center, and the USS Laffey Association. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, David Martin Setmire (1968); five brothers, John, Steve, Joe, Louis and Julius Setmire; four sisters, Elizabeth Geis, Marie Tarchis, Helen Kubinec and Margaret Ann Setmire; and a sister-in-law, Becky Eidem. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg. Final viewing and prayer will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Interment will follow with military honors in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Hempfield Township


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  • Created by: G. Stoecklein
  • Added: 7 Apr 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 50783332
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/50783332/glenn-martin-setmire : accessed ), memorial page for Glenn Martin Setmire (17 Dec 1921–2 Nov 2009), Find a Grave Memorial ID 50783332, citing Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by G. Stoecklein (contributor 46965842) .