SOUTH FORK — ROLLA – Glenn F., 76, South Fork (Rockville), went home to heaven Jan. 22, 2014, at home. Born Sept. 18, 1937, in Ehrenfeld, son of Edward Sr. and Elizabeth V. (Brakat) Rolla. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Richard, Donald and Edward Jr.; and sister, Ruby Capatch. Survived by loving wife of 49 years, Doris J. (Llewellyn) Rolla, whom he married, March 7, 1964; daughters, Terri L., wife of Rodney Smith, Lebanon; and Tracy L. Facciani, Salix; grandchildren, Nathan Facciani and Morgan and Abby Smith; brothers, Roy, Sidman; and Dennis, married to Laurie Oswalt, Sidman; sister-in-law, Helen Rolla, Ehrenfeld; Rob Facciani; 16 nieces and nephews; 16 great-nieces and -nephews; and four great-great-nieces and -nephews. Glenn was a graduate of South Fork Croyle High School, Class of 1955. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served from 1956 to 1960. After 29 years of service, he retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. Active member of First United Methodist Church, South Fork, where he attended men’s Sunday school class, sang in the men’s choir, and served on the administrative board. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching the Penguins, Pirates, Steelers and Duke with his grandson, Nathan. He also enjoyed his many visits from his granddaughters, Morgan and Abby. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. Viewing also at First United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday by the Rev. Terry Trudgen and the Rev. Dr. Paul B. Morris. The family would like to acknowledge with special thanks, Windber Home Health, especially, nurses Carrie Green and Tera Brady and Windber Hospice for all their care and support. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, Helping Hands and Youth. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
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