Henry Harding von Glahn of Columbus, NC and formerly of Patchogue, NY passed away on February 3, 2013 at the ripe old age of 91. Henry was born on March 13, 1921 to Henry and Anna Neitmann von Glahn. He is survived by a borther Claus and his wife Dorothy of Columbus, NC and a sister, Anna Lee of Oneonta, NY. He is psrdeceased by a brother, Lindy. He is also survived by six nieces, Dottie, Patti, Diane, Kathleen, Debi and bonnie and several great and great-great nieces and nephews. He was a confirmed bachelor. He grew up in Queens, NY and prior to his military service he was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corp and served in the NW of the US. He was a veteran of the Army Air corps of WWII serving in England and was part of the Berlin Airlift. After his military service ending in 1951, he spent his career at Grumman Aerospace as an aviation electronics technician. He retired and then moved from Long Island to Upstate NY. He moved to this area in 2002. He was a unique, eccentric individual who was loved and enjoyed by his family. His physical presence will be missed, but his spiritual presence will not be forgotten. Thanks for being you, Henry. Special thanks to the caregivers of Laurel Lane and to the staff of Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills. Any memorials may be made in his name to North of South Carolina Public Television.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.