John M. Glynn, 98, retired physician who specialized in internal medicine and cardiology

John M. Glynn

WILMINGTON — Dr. John M. Glynn, 98, was born Feb. 17, 1923, to John G. Glynn and Katherine O’Connell. He peacefully passed away Sunday, June 6, 2021, at his home in Wilmington. John previously resided in Manhasset, New York, Westhampton, New York; as well as at the Johns Island Club in Vero Beach, Florida.

John is survived by his wife of 63 years, Virginia Suellau; and his four children and their spouses, John Glynn Jr. (Tricia), David Glynn (Laurie), Terry Siegfried (Jay) and Kathy Glynn. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, John Siegfried, Julia Glynn, Zachary Dow and Jack Glynn; and many nieces and nephews.

John was a graduate of Brooklyn Prep, Canterbury School, Yale University (1945) and Long Island College of Medicine. He interned at the Cornell Division of Bellevue Hospital in New York City. He was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War.

In 1953, he started his practice of internal medicine and cardiology in Manhasset, New York. He was a founding physician of North Shore Hospital and served as president of the medical staff in 1967-1968. He was also affiliated with St. Francis Cardiac Hospital in Roslyn, New York.

After 35 years of practice, John retired to Vero Beach, Florida, where he lived until 2016, when he moved to Wilmington to be closer to family. John enjoyed golfing and playing bridge with friends. He was an avid reader and completed the crossword puzzle everyday. He was happiest when in the company of family, especially his grandkids.

The family is celebrating John’s life at a private service at St. Therese Catholic Church, Wrightsville Beach.

Share online condolences with the family at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory.

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