Friday, 22 January 2016 00:00

Charles A. Glessing (Chick)

ST. JOHNSONVILLE, NY – Charles A. Glessing (Chick) of Ramsey Shores, Henderson Harbor, NY passed away peacefully at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing facility on Wednesday January 13, 2016 surrounded by loved ones. He was 68 years old. 

Born on April 5th, 1947 in Syracuse, he was the son of the late Charles A. Glessing and Mary M. Barriger. Mr. Glessing proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1967 to 1973. Charles worked in and owned various Nursing Homes throughout the State of New York, most recently the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility where he was currently residing. 

He is predeceased by his granddaughter Grace C. Britton, his sisters, Helen Robischon, Elizabeth Murphy, Barbara Kinley, and Beverly Malone, and his brothers, Ronald Rosecrans, William Glessing and Jack Glessing. 

He leaves behind his heartbroken family including his three daughters, Theresa G. Britton and her husband E. Joseph of Greenfield Center, Tammy L. Haarman and her husband Jason of Saratoga Springs, and Carey R. Glessing and her partner Eric Geibel of Chicago, IL, two sisters Mary Grace Dessormeau and her husband Robert Jr. of Porter Corners, and Joan Desimone and her husband Michael of Vero Beach, FL, 6 grandchildren, Luke J. Britton, Faith R. Britton, Gannon C. Britton, Rachel A. Haarman, Paige E. Haarman and Charlotte J. Haarman. He is also mourned by his former wife Lynn C. Glessing, of Schroon Lake, and his current wife Deborah Fread of Jensen Beach, FL as well as many beloved nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by his beautiful white golden retriever, Steve.

Visitation hours were held on Saturday January 16, 2016 at the Tunison Funeral Home 105 Lake Ave., in Saratoga Springs. A memorial service followed.

Memorial donations can be made in his memory to St. Jude’s Children Hospital 501 St. Jude’s Place Memphis, TN, 38105.


Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Tunison Funeral Home 105 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Online remembrances can be made

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