WO Gunther Josef Glaremin, CD (Ret'd)

    • Gunther Josef Glaremin
    • RCE EIIR

    We regret to advise of the death of Warrant Officer Gunther Josef Glaremin, CD (Ret’d), peacefully on 20 January 2022 in his sleep at home in Thornhill ON at age 99.

    Gunther was born in Germany and immigrated to Canada in 1954 with his family. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Engineers shortly thereafter and served a full military career as a Field Engineer. His postings include two tours with 4 Field Squadron in Werl, Germany in the early 60s and late 60s, interspersed with a tour at the Royal Canadian school of Military Engineering at Chilliwack BC. Gunther returned to Canada in 1970 and his last posting was with with 1 Field Squadron in Petawawa.

    Gunther retired from the Canadian Forces in 1970 and took up his second career as a stationary engineer in the Public Service of Canada. When Gunther fully retired in 1988, he settled into his Thornhill condo and traveled extensively. Gunther served some 30 years on the condo's board, babying the building's heating and ventilating systems.

    Funeral arrangements were private and were held in the funeral home on 24 January 2022. On-line condolences can be sent to the funeral home.