Life Story: Harold Glantz, 88; Had Successful Advertising Career

Mr. Harold Glantz passed away on Feb. 13 at his home in Somerset. He was 88 years old .

Mr. Glantz was born in Manhattan, NY and lived for many years in The Bronx. He graduated from The Bronx High School of Science and continued his education at City College of New York where he ultimately earned a Masters in Business.

Mr. Glantz had a long and succesfull career in the advertising field. He was employed by Columbia Records, RGA Press, Benton and Bowles, Rapp and Collins, Doyle, Dane & Bernback and BBD&O. He also owned his own consulting firm, Hal G Direct, before retiring.

He enjoyed gardening, playing shuffleboard and going to garage sales. He played a good game of handball in his younger years and developed an affection for painting with acrylics in more recent times. Family was everything to him and he truly treasured being with his wife of 63 years, Phyllis, his children, grandchildren and great-grandchild.

He is survived by his wife Phyllis of Somerset and their children Margery and her husband Jay, Michael and his wife Heidi, Miriam and her husband Mike, Jeremy and his wife Jocelyn, Joshua and his wife Jennifer and a sister Fran Rosenfeld.

He is also survived by his grandchildren Alison and her husband Seth, Amanda and her husband Dan, Ariel and her husband Adrian, Daniel, Jake, Brad, Zachary, Benjamin, Carly, Matthew, Eric, Jordyn, Olivia, Morgan, Noah and Julian, great-grandson Logan and niece Lisa and her husband Michael and nephew David and his wife Janice.

A funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 15 at Gleason Funeral Home, 1360 Hamilton St., followed by a 1:30 p.m. graveside service at Sharon Gardens Cemetery, Valhalla NY.

Please consider a contribution in Mr. Glantz’s name to Swim Across America.


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