On Friday, August 16, 2019, Glenn Heath Angelo, loving husband and father of three children, passed away in his home at age 72.
Glenn was born on June 19, 1947 in Oakland California to Heath and Gail Angelo, both natives and residents of that state.
As a high school student, he won the 1964 Bank of America Achievement Award in the field of Fine Arts.
He graduated from Occidental College in 1968 where he became one of the creators of the graduating class of 68' Scholarship Fund for minorities. He received his law degree from the University of California in Los Angeles, California (UCLA) in 1972. After graduation, he moved to Washington D.C.
In 1975, he became a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and an attorney and counsellor of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that same year.
Aside from work, in 1984 he became a volunteer for the Walter Mondale Presidential Campaign.
Glenn practiced family law for more than 30 years in Washington, DC. First, with The Legal Aid Society where his knowledge of Spanish brought his service to the Hispanic Community, where he met his wife Emma. He then went to work for Hyatt Legal Services before he starting his private practice.
In 1978 he married his wife Emma, embracing her three children as his own. His kindness and sense of duty were the centripetal force which brought the love, respect and sense of unity that enveloped his family. Glenn's life orbited around his wife and children.
He was an active member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Columbia, Maryland. He liked to dance, was an avid reader, researcher, and environmental advocate. Gardening was a main hobby. He also loved the Oakland Raiders and was especially known for his kind and compassionate spirit.
Glenn is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Emma Angelo; their three children, Lawrence, Valeria and John; his brother Rob; eight grandchildren, Torrie, Angelique, Morgan, Isabel, Ellese, Curtis, Dominic, and Emma; five great-grandchildren, and many loving cousins and relatives.
Relatives and friends may visit Donaldson Funeral Home of Clarksville, P.A., 12540 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville MD 21029 on Saturday, August 24 from 9:30 to 10:30AM where a funeral service will be held at 10:30AM. Interment to follow at Columbia Memorial Park.
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