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William G. Glynn, Jr.
Bill Glynn died peacefully on October 27, 2011, with his family at his
side, at Consulate Health Care in Vero Beach.
Born in New York City, NY, Mr. Glynn was the son of the late Mary
Elizabeth Mooney and William George Glynn. He started his career as a
Manufacturer’s Representative for Mengel Furniture, in Westbury, NY.
In his spare time, he managed Westbury’s Senior Boys Baseball League,
winning the world championship, in 1967. A 47 year resident of
Florida, he retired from a successful career as an Investment Banker
and Associate Managing Director of Public Finance in Fort Lauderdale,
and acquired Atlantic Fisherman’s Wharf, (Pompano Beach Fishing Pier),
which he operated with his children at his side. He and his wife later
moved to Vero Beach, where he joined Thorpe/Sotheby’s International
Realty, in 2000, as a Real Estate Broker.
A life of community service, he served as Chairman of the Broward
County Republican Party, was President of the Summerplace Improvement
Association, Inc., President of the North Beach Civic Association,
Inc., Director of the Downdrift Coalition, Past President of Save Our
Shores, Inc., President of the Barrier Island Coalition, Chairman of
the Indian River County North Beach Corridor Advisory Committee, and
past Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Indian River County Beach &
Shore Preservation Advisory Committee. Bill was an Associate member of
the Florida Government Finance Officers Association, and served on
Indian River County’s Board of Realtors Government Affairs Committee.
Surviving are his wife, Jeri Glynn, sons William George Glynn, III,
Jupiter, FL, Robert Anthony Glynn, Delray Beach, FL, daughters Susan
Amy Godfrey, Godley, TX, and Diane Marie Edgley, Jupiter, FL; sister
Mary Cameron Frey, Chicago, IL; eight grandchildren; 4
A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, November 5 at 12:00 PM at St. Helen Catholic Church in Vero Beach.
A reception will follow in the Parish Hall of the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
VNA/Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th. Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
A guestbook is available at www.coxgiffordseawinds.com.