james glasure
James R. "Ray" Glasure, 75, of Paris, Pa, died April 7, 2009, at his residence. He was born on April 30, 1933, in Monessen, Pa, a son of the late Charles William and Ina Saxberg Glasure. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Charles W. Glasure Sr. Ray retired from Weirton Steel, where he was a rigger. He served his country in the US Marine Corp during the Korean War. He was active in the VFW 2716, serving as a commander for two terms, and a member of the VFW firing squad. Ray was also a member of the American Legion Post 10, and the Moose Lodge 688. Ray is survived by his wife, Mary Bradley Glasure, whom he married on September 10, 1960; a very special nephew and friend, James "Ray" Lee Glasure, and his wife Mary Jo of Weirton, WV; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Visitation and Funeral Services at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton will be private with The Reverend Father Dean Borgmeyer presiding. Military Services will be conducted by the American Legion Firing Squad.

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  1. MARY,I am so sorry to hear about Ray.my thoughts and prayers are with you.Istill miss Mike so very much,just 1 day at a time.i hope Renee is with you and that you are both well.Sincerely Marilyn Cervenak

  2. Dear Mary, Cousin Donald e-mailed me here in FL about Ray’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Chuck and Rhonda Long

  3. For many years I have seen Ray out and about and in his uniform for the Honor Guard. I have always respected Ray and am very sorry to hear of his passing. He will be sadly missed by quite a few people. The Honor Guard will always miss him as will I. May God bless you and all of the rest of the family in you time of grief and mourning. Don & Sheila Glasure

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