Herman C. Glucoft, 83, of Pompton Plains died Oct. 30, 2010. Born in New York City, he was a lifelong resident of Bloomfield until moving to Pompton Plains five years ago.
At the time of his retirement, Mr. Glucoft was a salesman and supervisor for the Alter Agency of Guardian Life Insurance Co., Wayne. He had been associated with Guardian Life for over 25 years. He also served as president of the Life Supervisors Association of the greater Newark area.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a Photographer Third Class. In 1952, he earned a BS in psychology from Seton Hall University in South Orange.
He was a life member of the board of trustees and past president of Temple Ner Tamid and its predecessor, Temple B’nai Zion, both of Bloomfield. He was also the past president of the Brookside Home and School Association and the Bloomfield chapter of Optimist International and was a leader of the Louis Druian Fellowship Circle at Ner Tamid.
Predeceased by his son, David Martin Glucoft, he is survived by his wife, Bernice (Marshak); two daughters, Barbara Levy of Randolph and Sharon Romo of Warrington, Pa.; and four grandchildren.
Services were held on Nov. 2 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.