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Joseph E. "Spike" Glaus Jr.

October 8, 1931 — December 13, 2014

Joseph E. “Spike” Glaus Jr., 83, of Batavia, formerly of Cardinal Hill Varysburg, passed away December 13, 2014 at the New York State Veterans Home at Batavia with his family by his side. He was born October 8, 1931 in Weathersfield to the late Joseph (Clara Schenko) Glaus Sr. He is preceded in death his loving wife Irene Glaus; daughter Jennifer Hirschberg; brother Robert Glaus and sister Ruth Glaus.

Joseph owned and operated Johnsonburg Construction for many years prior to his retirement. He served in combat in the Korean Conflict; receiving 2 bronze stars. Joseph attained the rank of SGT and was awarded a Combat Infantry Badge; he also loved to deer hunt, play cards and drink beer.

He is survived by his sons Joseph (Janette) Glaus III of Attica, Benjamin (Tisha) Glaus of Philo, CA; daughters Brenda (James) Buda of Rochester, Julie (Ben) Gallinaro of Canandaigua; son-in-law Alex Hirschberg of Davidson, NC; brother Ernest Glaus of Varysburg; sister Esther (Herman) Miller of North Java; grandchildren Allison Buda, Vanessa (Brendan) Newhart, Ashley Buda, Sarah Gallinaro, Meghan Hirschberg, Trevor Hirschberg, Zachery Glaus, Erin Glaus, Joseph Glaus IV, David Glaus and great granddaughter Emily Newhart.

There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made the North Java Fire Department 4274 Route 98 North Java, New York 14113 or the Varysburg Rescue Squad 2446 Main Street Varysburg, New York 1401. For more information please call 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

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