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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Ride, Frederick Glenn




Frederick Glenn Ride, 97 of Longwood at Oakmont and previously a proud Oakmont resident, passed away on Wednesday evening, October 4, 2017. Beloved and devoted husband for 64 years of the late Barbara Ryan Ride. Loving father of four daughters, Marcia (Lewis) Beckwith, Margaret Peterson, Nancy Ride, and Judy (John) Murray. Grandfather of Laura (Raymond) Buchner, Greg Beckwith, Erica (Jacob) Clapsadle, Mark (Sara) Peterson, Kimberly (Brad) Siegler and Gretchen (David) Miller. Great-Grandfather of 5. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Pearl (Wood) Ride, sister Ruth Ride and brother Ray A. Ride of Cleveland, Ohio. Glenn attended Grove City College for 1 year and then completed his degree in Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh. Immediately following graduation in 1943, he was honored to serve in the Dental Corps of the Navy in WW II. Upon returning home he practiced dentistry in Oakmont for 40 years. He was a talented practitioner and devoted to the care of his patients. After retirement Barb and he traveled and played golf together and enjoyed having more time to spend with family and friends. Glenn was a longtime member of Oakmont Presbyterian Church, Oakmont Country Club, and Oakmont Lions Club, was a member of F & AM 548, Shriners, and the Scottish Rite. Glenn enjoyed golf, bowling, bridge, gardening and home repairs. He was proud to have played golf at Oakmont CC until age 91 and bowled until 94. His family was blessed by his kindness, love, hard work, and unfailing good nature. Friends and relatives will be received during a Memorial Visitation on Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 3-7 p.m. at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC. 421 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont. A Memorial Service will be held at Oakmont Presbyterian Church at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 9, 2017. Private interment will be in The Verona Cemetery, Oakmont with his wife, Barbara. Donations may be made in his name to Oakmont Presbyterian Church, 415 Pennsylvania Ave. Oakmont, PA 15139 or the Oakmont Lions Club, P.O. Box 335, Oakmont, PA 15139