Carroll County Times

Donald L. Glass Sr., 82, of Keymar

Donald Lee Glass Sr., 82, of Keymar, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.

Born Nov. 19, 1931, in Emmitsburg, he was the last, and youngest, son of the late Ellis R. and Florence Thompson Glass. He was the husband of A. Louise Wetzel Glass, who passed on the same day, Feb. 12, 1976.

He enjoyed helping others, taking care of family and friends, was an organ donor, and was a blood donor until he was no longer able to be.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army 86th Division. He was a member of the American Legion, Hesson Snider Post 120 Taneytown, and a member of the Teamsters Union. He retired from Hahn Transportation and also worked part time for Merring Transportation after retiring. He started life as a farmer and in retirement his favorite pastime was still gardening and growing things. He also liked spending time at local auctions and hob-knobbing with other old timers.

Surviving are a long-time companion, Esther "Becky" King, of Keymar; a son, Donald L. Glass Jr., of Keymar; daughters Kim L. Glass Johnson, of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., Brenda L. Glass, of Westminster, and Susan L. Glass, of Keymar; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased two brothers; and four sisters.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. until the time service, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown. Interment will be held at a later date in Friends Creek Cemetery near Emmitsburg.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, Tribute Giving, 8400 Silver Crossing, Oklahoma City, OK 73132.

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