Glenn Richard Schreiber

March 3, 1926 - November 22, 2013

03/03/1926 - 11/22/2013

SCHREIBER, Glenn Richard., 87, of Elm Grove, West Virginia,
died Friday, November 22, 2013 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born in Wheeling, West Virginia on March 3, 1926, son of the late Eugene R. and Margaret G. Schreiber.
After graduating from Linsly Military Institute in 1944, Glenn enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He served in the Pacific Theater during World War II and was part of the landing force at the Battle of Okinawa. He was awarded the Purple Heart for his wounds received in combat
Upon his return to civilian life, he graduated from Bethany College and went on to receive a Masters Degree in Guidance Counseling from West Virginia University. He was a teacher, football coach and guidance counselor at various schools throughout the Ohio Valley, including Moundsville, Linsly, Triadelphia, Clay, St. Clairsville and Wheeling Park, He was referred to fondly by many of his friends, fellow educators, and former student athletes simply as “Coach”.
He was a member of St. Vincent’s Parish in Elm Grove, and also attended St. Alphonsus Church in Wheeling.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Margene M. Gallaway of Warwood in 2010.
He is survived by one nephew, Michel Glenn Gallaway Terra of Wheeling; two nieces – Christine Marie Mollvik Murdo of Stockholm, Sweden; and Teresa Ann Barber Jeffrey of Pittsburgh, PA; six great- nieces and nephews: Christopher, Megan and Jennifer Gallaway of Wheeling, Sarah Mervosh of Dallas, Texas, and Lia and Peter Mollvik of Stockholm, Sweden; and very special friend, Lola Weisenborn of Wheeling.
Friends will be received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.
Vigil Services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday. .
Mass of Christian Burial will celebrated at 10a.m. on Saturday at St. Alphonsus Church, 2111 Market Street, Wheeling, with Father Doug Ondeck, Celebrant.
Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center, Wheeling, WV.

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Marty Maness
7 years ago

I just heard of Glenn’s passing. He was a friend, customer, and former neighbor for many years. I always enjoyed our conversations and visits. My condolences to his family.

Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
7 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, may your memories of Glenn Richard Schreiber, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is done. I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

Glenn Richard Schreiber, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †