COSHOCTON — William Glenn Brill, 92, of New Concord, passed away on Monday (April 11, 2011) at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville.
He was born in Zanesville, on Nov. 25, 1918, son of the late Leslie and Martha (Skelley) Brill.
Mr. Brill attended school in Otsego. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War ll, having served with the 9th Infantry, 2nd Division. He was involved in the Battles of Normandy, the Rhineland, and the Battle of the Bulge. He was a prisoner of war and was wounded twice in battle. He received the Purple Heart, along with several Theatre Ribbons for his service.
He became a butcher in Coshocton and served many years at the former Prim Meats.
He is survived by his two sisters, Grace Babcock of New Concord and Agatha Roahrig of Newcomerstown; a brother, Leslie Brill of New Concord; and several nieces, nephews, and great- nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Wisecarver and Ada Collard; four brothers, Sylvester, Edward, Richard and Robert Brill; and two nephews, Glenn and Charles Brill.
A funeral mass was April 14 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Coshocton, with the Rev. Fr. William Hritsko officiating.
Burial followed in Coshocton County’s Memory Gardens, where the Coshocton County Veteran’s Council conducted graveside military rites.
The family greeted friends and neighbors at Given-Dawson Funeral Home, 186 Park Ave., Coshocton, April 13 where a Christian Wake service took place.
An online memorial is located at www.given-dawsonfuneralhome.com.