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 Glen Martin Giannetti, age 68, Watervliet, MI resident formerly of Chicago Heights, IL, passed away peacefully April 20, 2024, surrounded by his three devoted daughters.

 Bloom High School graduate, Class of 1972 and University of Illinois Evans Scholar, Glen was a proud lifelong Bloom Trojan, where he devoted his nearly 40-year career as a compassionate teacher, tenacious coach and esteemed administrator of Bloom Township District 206 where he touched the lives of all who had the honor of learning from him. He was a devoted public servant, serving as Bloom Township Highway Commissioner, Watervliet Township Trustee and Paw Paw Lake Foundation Board Member.

 He enjoyed his retirement golfing and spending time with family and friends on Paw Paw Lake. Known as “G” to his friends, Glen will forever be remembered for his infectious smile, welcoming nature, generosity and of course, his famous Chicago Heights Specialty Shop sausage.

 Glen was a devoted husband, father, and Papa, married for 30 years to his loving late wife, Joni nee Prisco; devoted father of Mia (Rick) Pantaleo, Gabriella (Tyler) Augustine and Olivia (Domenico) Primavera; proud “Papa G” of Dominic and Frankie Pantaleo and Leo, Luca and Vincent Augustine; son of the late Violet nee Piunti and the late John Giannetti; brother of John and Gary Giannetti; brother-in-law of Thomas Prisco.

 A memorial visitation will be held at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church, 718 W. Buffalo St., New Buffalo, MI on Saturday, May 11 from 9:30 a.m. EST until time of mass at 10:30 a.m. EST. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Glen’s name can be made to support Bloom District 206 Education Foundation and Evans Scholars Foundation. For further service information or to leave an online condolence, contact Olfield Funeral Homes 616-455-9790 or


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