Nathan B. Glazer of Bloomfield died on Monday (September 3, 2012). Born on November 23, 1919 to Julius and Lillian Glazer in Syracuse, NY. He was predeceased by his parents, a brother, Aaron Glazer, and his beloved wife of 66 years, Roslyn(Weinstein)Glazer. Nathan is survived by his children, Elliott(Yung-hwan)Glazer of Houston, TX, Jeffrey(Bonnie)Glazer of West Hartford, Paula(Howard)Luxenberg of Newington, Robin(Frank)Thyrring of South Windsor; grandchildren, Erica(Steven)Levine, Melissa(David)Richman, Yvette(Jeffrey)Rose, Geoffrey(Kelly)Luxenberg, Scott(Kelley)Thyrring, Brooke and Pamela Thyrring; and great grandchildren, Maxwell Diamond, Vivienne Levine, Jayden and Robert Richman, and Jasper Rose. He is survived by a brother, Sherwin(Lillian)Glazer of DeWitt, NY. Nathan is also survived by his brother in law, Howard(Rosita)Weinstein of North Miami, FL and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Nathan graduated from Syracuse University and was an avid fan of the Orangemen. He worked in retail as co-owner of J. Glazer & Sons Furniture in Syracuse. He served as a Lieutenant in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII and flew as a radar operator in the Black Widow Night Fighter. Nathan will always be remembered for his devotion to family, sense of humor, and beautiful smile. The family wishes to extend its thanks and appreciation to the wonderful and caring nursing staff on the Davis wing at Seabury in Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave., Hartford. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Chapel beginning at 10:00 am. A shiva luncheon will follow the service at Angelo’s On Main at the Rockledge Golf Course in West Hartford. A private burial will take place on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 in Syracuse, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jewish War Veterans, or Jewish National Fund. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Nathan, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.