William Donald Glotfelty


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William Donald Glotfelty 1 2 3

  • Born: 23 Mar 1923, Grantsville, Garrett, MD 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Nancy G. Bodkins
  • Died: 31 May 1998, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA at age 75 1 2
  • Buried: Grantsville: Grantsville Cemetery, Garrett, MD 1 2

   FamilySearch ID: L62P-1KW.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Obituary: Cumberland Times-News: obituary of William Donald Glotfelty on 1 Jun 1998 in Cumberland, Allegany, MD. CARLISLE, Pa. - William Donald Glotfelty, 75, of 1828 Heishman Gardens, Carlisle, died Sunday, May 31, 1998, at Carlisle Hospital.

Born March 23, 1923, in Grantsville, he was a son of the late O.J. "Mike" and Elsie I. (Stahl) Glotfelty. He also was preceded in death by his first wife, Sylvia (Toombs) Glotfelty, in 1970; and a brother, Carl B. "Peep" Glotfelty, in 1988.

Mr. Glotfelty was retired from the U.S. military after 30 years of service in the U.S. Marine Corps, and three years with the Merchant Marines. He served in World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Vietman Conflict. He was a life member of Grantsville Post 214 American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy Beecher Glotfelty; four stepsons, Michael, Paul and Glenn Beecher, all of Carlisle, and James Beecher, Fayetteville; a stepdaughter, Winifred Beecher, Carlisle; two brothers, Robert Glotfelty, Clarksburg, W.Va., and Joseph Glotfelty, Cumberland, Md.; four nieces; and four nephews.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, Md., on Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m.

Services will be conducted at the funeral home Tuesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Earl A. Yoder officiating.

Interment will be in the Grantsville Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be accorded by Grantsville Post 214 American Legion.

William married Nancy G. Bodkins, daughter of William Jennings Bodkins and Annie Laura Lloyd. (Nancy G. Bodkins was born on 19 Feb 1927 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA,3 4 5 6 7 died on 30 Apr 2016 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA 3 6 and was buried on 4 May 2016 in Chambersburg: Lincoln Cemetery, Franklin, PA 3 6.)


1 Cumberland Times-News (Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland), 01 Jun 1998, obituary of William Donald Glotfelty.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46614936.

3 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (www.cumberlink.com), http://cumberlink.com/lifestyles/announcements/obituaries/nancy-g-beecher-jackson/article_8faa479c-378b-5265-8b3b-38917f2d9328.html Obituary of Nancy Beecher Jackson.

4 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1., Nancy G Glotfelty.

5 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XH91-RHB Nancy Bodkin in household of William Bodkin, North Middleton, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0035, sheet 10B, family 232.

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=161986044.

7 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (www.cumberlink.com), 8 Sep 1977, page 16. Obituary of Paul E. Beecher Sr.

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