BURRILLVILLE- William, "Bill" S. Glatki, 93, a resident of the Overlook Nursing Home in Pascoag passed away on Monday at Miriam Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Frances (Kubaska) Glatki.
Born, August 1, 1920 in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Stephen & Grace (Shevlin) Glatki.
He resided in Forestdale for many years before entering the Nursing home. Bill was a foreman for the former Taft-Peirce Co. in Woonsocket for many years before retiring. He proudly served his country in the US NAVY during WWII, aboard the USS Wilkes-Barre, attaining the rank of Chief Machinist Mate. Every year he attended the Cumberland Beagle Club WWII Combat Veterans event. He was a 1938 graduate of Mt. St. Charles Academy which he was on the varsity football team.
He is survived by a daughter, Gayla Glatki of Lincoln, RI, a brother, Robert Shevlin-Glatki of Lamesa, CA. a daughter in law Claire Glatki, 2 grandchildren, Travis & Hannah Glatki of So. Carolina, also several nieces & nephews He was the father of the late Gary Glatki, Relatives & Friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 10;00 A.M. in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Harris Ave. Woonsocket. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. Donations in William's memory can be made to the Overlook Nursing Home, Activity Fund, 14 Rock Ave. Pascoag, RI, 02959.