Tools Machinery 05

Glenn Alan Costenbader

September 17, 1954 ~ December 19, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old
Obituary Image

Glenn Costenbader Obituary

Glenn Alan Costenbader, 69, of Winnsboro passed peacefully away on Tuesday, December 19, 2023.

Born in Palmerton, PA, he was the son of the late Bert and Josephine Christman Costenbader. 

He graduated from Lehighton High School and a member of wrestling team and attended Voc Tech.   After graduation he worked at NJ Zinc Co; Voc. Tech Instructor/ Machine Shop Lehighton Electronics, Fire Fighter/Fire Police.  He started his own business with Building & Construction and retired from Mack Trucks 33yrs of service. 

Glenn was a true leader and dedicated himself to helping and teaching people anyway possible. He was a member of UAW local # 677 Mack Trucks, PA and served as an alternate steward while working in production, Tool Shop. He served on the Executive board with UAW Local #5841 Mack Trucks as Union officers- Trustee, Sergeant in Arms, Guide, and Financial/Treasurer on Retirees Board, and was dedicated to the UAW.  Committees: E lection, Bylaws, Recreational, CAP, Mack Trucks Fire Brigade. Glenn also served as alternate steward while at Mack Trucks in his position as Tool Repair/ Maintenance.

Machinist by trade he enjoyed tinkering in his shop and repairing any tool imaginable. But, being raised on a farm he loved gardening and spending time outdoors was his real passion.  Glenn also loved his music; Merle Haggard was his favorite but mostly relished singing with his mother as a child.

He was member Lehighton Fire Co. # 1, Lehighton Fire Police, Lehighton Jaycees, American Legion #314 and Brother of Masons Winnsboro Lodge #11 A.F.M. 

Glenn is survived by his wife, Toni B. Costenbader of 23 years.  sons, Heath Costenbader (Miriam) and Matthew Costenbader (Kayla); daughters, Vickie Davis (Jason) and Melissa Clemons (Gary); brother, Ray Costenbader (Diane) ; sisters, Marveline Costenbader and Joanne Frable (Ronnie); grandsons; Austin, Drake, Granddaughters; Sally, Ellie, Emma, great grandson; Evan and one due in Feb. (Connor) along with many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Glenn is predeceased by a brother, Rodney Costenbader.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 PM Saturday, December 30, 2023, at East Cola, PH Church 1213 Hazelwood Rd, Columbia, SC, United States, 29209 with Pastor Hugh Ward officiating service.  Service will be livestreamed on the Pope Funeral Home Facebook page.    

The family will receive friends after the service in the church.

Flowers are welcome, but family ask donations in Glenn’s name to Fairfield County Fire Service, PO Drawer 60 Winnsboro, SC 29180 or St. Jude’s Hospital

Pope Funeral Home is assisting the Costenbader family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Glenn Alan Costenbader, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Glenn Alan Costenbader?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Glenn's memory.


Memorial Service
December 30, 2023

2:30 PM
East Columbia Pentecostal Holiness Church
1213 Hazelwood Road
Columbia, SC 29209

Video is available for this event


Fairfield County Fire Service
PO Box 60, Winnsboro SC 29180

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


© 2024 Pope Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility