Raymond B. “Corky” Glathar, age 72, died October 27, 2021 at his home following a long illness. He was born May 5, 1949 in Rochester to Raymond F. and Betty (DeLorme) Glathar and had lived in this area most of his life.
Corky was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, enjoyed his coffee and desserts and was an avid reader. In addition to his enjoyment of riding motorcycles, Corky was also a former stock car racer. He loved to watch and feed the birds in his yard, enjoyed traveling to Tucson, AZ and dearly loved his dogs, “Dottie” and “GiGi”.
Mr. Glather was predeceased by his brother Daniel Glathar.
He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years Gail, his children: Josh Glathar of WA, Chief Warrant Officer Zachary Glathar of Watertown, Leslie (Rick) Merrill of Albion, James Kobielski of Albion, his brother: James (Sharon) Glathar of Rochester, his sister: Mary Jo (Graham) Austill of Australia, his grandchildren: Dominik, Kailey, Elizabeth, Jordan, Ethan, many nieces and nephews and his best friend: Colin Zimmerman.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 West Avenue-Albion, WEDNESDAY November 3rd from 2-4 pm where Military Honors will be presented following the close of visitation at 4 pm. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Verona St. Animal Shelter, 184 Verona St., Rochester, NY, 14608 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105. To share a special memory of Corky, please visit: www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com