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James William Gland

Died: 10/13/2010


Mr. James William Jimmy Gland, age 64, of Hartly, DE, formerly of New Castle, died suddenly on Wednesday, October 13, 2010.

A native Delawarean, Mr. Gland was born in Wilmington on September 20, 1946. He made his career in construction and was employed with local contractors for many years. More recently, he accepted a position as a bartender for the DAP.

Admired by family and friends for his excellent memory and flawless recall, Mr. Gland was affectionately known as a walking phone book and the human GPS. He enjoyed all types of music, as well, and delighted in telling jokes and amusing stories.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Helen R. Forest Gland, and by his father, Elascher Morey Gland. He is survived by his mother, Nellie Frances Handlin Bradshaw of Hartly.

A funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hartly Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 28, 2898 Arthursville Rd., Hartly DE, 19953 (302-492-3677).

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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