Delores "Laurie" R. Glaser
Delores “Laurie” Rose Glaser, (nee Widmer), passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019.
Laurie was born in Bayonne in 1932.
She moved to Union as a young girl where she raised her family and lived most of her life.
She was a graduate of Union High School
and Montclair State College.
She taught in the Union School System as well as at Union County College.
Laurie was dedicated and devoted to Christ and served Him through
Connecticut Farms Church in Union.
There she was a Deacon and an Elder, was instrumental in starting the Connecticut Farms Church Nursery School,
was the Director of Christian Education, taught Sunday School, led Bible studies, and sang in the choir.
She was active in the Presbyterian Women’s Association and as an avid reader, Laurie was active in the church’s book club.
Laurie lived a very active life, she walked, did yoga and traveled often.
Laurie fell in love with, and married, her 8th grade sweetheart, F. Robert Glaser,
also of Union, in 1954 and recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
She is survived by her loving husband, Bob,
. She is also survived by her five children, Mark and his wife Debbie, Matthew and his wife Mary,
Paul and his wife Patty, Peter and his wife Lisa, and her daughter Julie Krezel,
her sister and brother in law Marilyn and Larry Patz
She was the adoring grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
She was a loving aunt to numerous nieces and nephews
as well as grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
She remained close with and loved her extended family,
including aunts and uncles, many cousins, and a multitude of friends.
Hers was a well lived life.
In lieu of flowers, please make Memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital,
501 St. Jude Place Memphis, Tenn. 38105
in Laurie's memory.