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Thomas C. Glowinski

Published September 23,2013

Obituary's Biography:

Thomas C. Glowinski, a 70-year-old Round Lake resident, passed away on Sat. Sep. 21, 2013 at Highland Park Hospital.  He was born in Chicago on May 29, 1943 to the now late Louis and Helen {nee Petroff} Glowinski.  Tom was an avid Chicago White Sox fan, loved to golf, and was an automobile enthusiast.  He served his country proudly during the Vietnam War, enlisting in the Marine Corps in December 0f 1961, and returning home after four tours in 1966.  Tom was the beloved husband of 49 years to Patricia {nee Rylko}, whom he wed on May 9, 1964 in Chicago; the loving father of Pamela (Mark) Muncy, Jason (Kelly) Glowinski, and Amanda (Adam) Gage; cherished grandfather of Courtney, Devin, Ashley, Tyler, Evan, and Samuel; doting master of his dear Munchie.  Tom was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Samantha and Emilie.  Friends of the family may join them for memorial visitation on Thu. Sep. 26, 2013 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., with the memorial service commencing at 7 p.m. at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030.  Memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, www.heart.org  would be appreciated. For information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

11 replies on “Thomas C. Glowinski”

  1. Dear Cousin:

    Kenny called with the sad news this afternoon. Sort of eerie, but we (i.e… my wife, Cheryl, and I) came upon your wedding pictures the other day while getting ready for an upcoming community garage sale. I swear it seems like just yesterday that I caught your garter. It was as if Tom had tossed it right to me. Funny how that moment somehow got cemented in my memory.

    Please accept our sincere condolences and know that Tom — and you — will be in our prayers.

    1. Bobby:

      It was good to hear from you but I am sorry it had to be under these circumstances. Thanks for yours and Cheryl’s condolences. It’s been a terrible time with all of Tom’s illnesses but I am glad that his suffering is over. The last month has been pure torture for both him and me and my family watching what he had to endure. I know he is still around cause he’s been sending all of us signs. His remains are in my home now so I feel him even stronger. Hope all is well with you and yours. Keep in touch.


  2. Pat and Family,

    We are deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Tom and Sally Kelly

  3. Dad,

    I will miss you so much! I will cherish all the times we had together..all your stories from Vietnam, crazy stories from your car business, and just the times you called me just to say Hi and to see how I was doing even though you were feeling bad. You never let me down, ever! I always looked up to you and so very proud on how you provided for us and never gave up. I know you fought a long hard battle and now its time for you to finally rest at peace. I love you Dad! XOXO

  4. To my partner and love.

    I can’t imagine life without you. You have been my entire life. I will love you forever. Our life together has been both wonderful and bittersweet. Please continue to watch over me and our wonderful family as I know you have been. Thanks for the signs to us that you are still with us all. See ya later hon!!!

  5. Hi Daddy. It’s been a month today, and I’m sitting here in the living room working with you and Munchie beside me. We all miss you so very much. Please continue to watch over all of us. We feel you when you are here. I love you and miss you so very much. xo Pammy

  6. Hi Dad! Just sitting here thinking about you and missing you! Everyday I wait for a phone call from you..asking me how I am doing and realize a minute later that call won’t come. 🙁
    I think about you everyday and wonder if you are okay. You know how I always worried about you. I hope you are playing golf like you always loved to do. Please watch over us and stop by to say Hi.
    Love you and Miss you very much! Mandy XOXO

  7. Hi Dad! It’s the day before Thanksgiving….Adam will be doing his Turkey and Ham as usual and will be lots of food. I am gonna miss hearing you say “you made too much”. I still can’t believe you are not going to be here for the holidays. I am still not accepting it I guess. I hope you stop by and say Hi. Happy Thanksgiving! I will save you the dark meat. 🙂 Love and miss you very much! XOXO

  8. Hi Dad! 6 months have gone by and not a day that I dont think about you!! Miss you a lot!! Hope you are getting those “hole in ones” and playing good games! Please watch over all of us! Love you!! XOXO

  9. 3 years already have gone by already. Time is flying by so quickly. Miss you everyday! I hope you are watching over all of us. Love you dad!!!!

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