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Glenn Wilson Zeiders Jr.

d. November 3, 2023

Glenn Wilson Zeiders Jr.

Glenn Wilson Zeiders Jr., of Hingham, died peacefully on Friday, November 3, 2023, at Linden Ponds in Hingham. He was 86.

Glenn was born in Canton, Ohio on July 30, 1937, and was the son of the late Dr. Glenn Wilson and Teresa (Scott) Zeiders.

After graduation from Lehman High School in Canton, Ohio, Dr. Zeiders attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he earned a Bachelor of Science. He earned a Doctor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and his Doctor of Science in the field of Propulsion. Throughout his career Dr. Zeiders served in numerous capacities in the fields of aeronautics, astronomics and high energy lasers.  Dr. Zeiders lived for many years in the greater Boston area.  He lovingly restored an antique home built in 1715 in Marblehead MA, where he enjoyed sailing on his sloop, Lemon PI.

Dr. Zeiders was the beloved husband of Mary G. (Gillis) Zeiders of Belmont/Hingham. He was the devoted father of Dorothy Hoopes and her husband Todd of Maryland and Captain Glenn W. “Zig” Zeiders III USN (Ret) and his wife Kathy of Sebastian, Florida. He was the loving grandfather of Dr. Sarah Hoopes, Susan Hoopes Olson and Glenn W. “Casey” Zeiders IV. Glenn was the brother of the late Robert Zeiders MD and sister-in-law Beth. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and friends.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Glenn’s Funeral Mass on Tuesday, December 05, 2023, at 11 AM in Church of the Resurrection, 1057 Main St., Hingham.

Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.

Interment is private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Glenn’s name to the charitable organization of one’s choice.

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Past Services

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Church of the Resurrection

1057 Main Street, Hingham, MA 02043

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