EAST NORWALK, Conn. - Adelaide L. Glanz, a longtime resident of East Norwalk, died Saturday, Sept. 28. She was 97.
Glanz was born Aug. 26, 1916, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Gus Shalvoy and Estelle Kay Shalvoy. She grew up in Norwalk, graduating from Norwalk High School and Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School.
She was a stay-at-home mom with part-time jobs at Dietz SixFooter Co. and Norwalk Board of Education, among others. She was a longtime member of the Norwalk Women's Club, was a literacy volunteer of America mentor for children and was a nurse at the Norwalk Blood Center. Glanz volunteered as a docent at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum. She was honored in 2001 at the state Board of Education and Services for the Blind annual Volunteer Recognition Celebration.
Glanz is survived by her sons, Peter Glanz of Greenville, R.I., and Stephen Glanz of Bridgeport; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Emil; and son, Christopher Glanz.
Calling hours are Saturday, Oct. 5, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, 2900 Summer St., Stamford.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Hopkins Manor Activities Dept., 610 Smithfield Road, North Providence, RI 02904.