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David Gluck

December 17, 1917August 23, 2017

David Gluck, P.Eng

Passed away peacefully in his 100th year on August 23rd, 2017 in Richmond Hill. David was born in Welland, Ontario on December 17, 1917. Son of the late Stefan and Mary Gluch. Predeceased by his five younger brothers, William, Jacob, John, Joseph and Marion. Beloved husband of 74 ½ year to the late Katherine Gluck. Loving father to son Terry, daughter Judy and her husband Andy Zrnec. Dear grandfather to Kevin Simpson, Sierra and Jessie Zrnec. David was a long-time resident of Leaside (Toronto) Ontario. He spent over 60 summers at the family cottage he built on Midland Point, Georgian Bay. David’s long and enjoyable professional career as a Mechanical Engineer included working at the Canada Post Office, Gateway Facility, Engineering Dept., Dilworth, Secord and Meigher, Senior Engineer in Advanced Technology Division; Ferranti-Packard Limited, Electronic Division Research and Development Engineer – Project Engineer. David held several mechanical patents. Upon retirement David became a ham radio operator (call sign VE3MLC) and was a member of the Senators Ham Radio Club, Scarborough, Ontario. The family would like to thank the staff at Oak Ridges Retirement Community for their kindness and loving attention. A private interment of David and Katherine will be held on Thursday, August 31st at Lakeview Cemetery, Midland, Ontario. Donations in David’s memory to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.


  • Private Family Interment

    Thursday, August 31, 2017


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Sierra Zrnec

August 30, 2017

Love you always grandpa

Noeline Burk

August 29, 2017

Sincere condolences to Judy and her family. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Jeanita Badner

August 29, 2017

We are so sorry for your loss Judy, Andy, Sierra and Jessie. What a great man! You have so many memories to cherish with him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time, Love your friends, Jeanita, Dan, Hayley and Macey

Paul Gluch

August 26, 2017

Peace and Blessings to Gluck family. Uncle Dave will be missed but not forgotten - Dora, Steve, Paul, and Joseph Gluch Jr.

Larry Dunn

August 26, 2017

I believe that I attended school with Mr. Gluck's son Terry and want to extend my condolences to him and the rest of the family.

Judy Zrnec

August 25, 2017

Rest well Daddy