In Loving Memory of Thomas William Glasgow, Sr. who died, Monday, October 18, 2010 at the age of 91 and his beloved wife, Joan McDowell Glasgow, who died, Saturday, June 25, 2010 at the age of 90, following a prolonged battle with advanced Alzheimer's disease.
Mr. Glasgow, son of the late Walter H. Glasgow and Edna Seeman Glasgow, was born in Scottdale, Pa and was a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania. He was retired as Lieutenant Colonial in the US Air Force serving with the US Army Air Corps during World War II flying P-40 and P-51 aircraft in the 14th Air Force Flying Tigers in China, Burma and India. Subsequently, Mr. Glasgow taught Industrial Arts and he and his wife raised their family in western Pennsylvania. They spent most of their retirement years dividing time between the mountains there and Inverness, Fl. Mr. and Mrs. Glasgow moved to Macon in 2004 and were members of Northminster Presbyterian Church.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Museum of Aviation, Highway 247 & Russell Parkway, Warner Robins, GA 31088 or to the Salvation Army, 1955 Broadway, Macon, GA 31206.
Mrs. Glasgow, was one of 6 children born to the late Samuel Wilson and Mary Humbert McDowell in Smithfield, PA. She was a 1944, BS alumnus of California University of Pennsylvania and 1957, MS alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh. Subsequently, Mrs. Glasgow taught Elementary and Special Education for over 40 years. She was an Emeritus College Professor of Special Education at California University of Pennsylvania. Joan was also a licensed psychologist.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Alzheimer's Association, Research, 277 MLK Jr. Blvd. Suite 201, Macon, GA 31201.
Survivors include their children, Thomas William Glasgow, Jr. (Linda) of Asheville, NC and Malcolm M. Glasgow (Maggie) of Gahanna, OH and their granddaughter, Kelly Katherine Glasgow of Dallas, TX.
A graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 13, at 11:00 am in the Scottdale Cemetery with Rev. Stephen C. Moore, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church, officiating. Military honors will be bestowed in recognition of Mr. Glasgow's service in the US Army Air Corps.
Local arrangements entrusted to Graft-Jacquillard Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Scottdale A Remembrance Provider, 303 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Pa. www.gjfuneral.com or www.remembranceprocess.com.