Former Putnam County, NY resident Glenn Michael Bisogno passed away March 5, 2015 at his home in Selbyville, Delaware following an extended battle with cancer. He is survived by his parents, Tom and Louisa Bisogno; his wife, Evelyn; six children, Stephen Bisogno, Mark Bisogno, Anna Bisogno-Papa, Jessica Facer, Zeke Purdy, and Katrina Purdy; two brothers, Tommy Bisogno and Keith Bisogno; two sisters, Meg Miller and Lisa O’Brien; two grandchildren, Dalton and Neva Facer; numerous nieces and nephews.
Glenn lived with his loving wife in Selbyville, Delaware where he enjoyed the ocean. Glenn would not hesitate to help people with advice or technical savvy. He was an expert conversationalist and loved discussing music, the arts, religion, or politics all with the same fervor and insight. Glenn led a life of service to his community, his friends and his family and was a NYS Certified EMT/Firefighter volunteer in Brewster NY for 22 years. Glenn volunteered to work at “ground Zero” in New York City at the World Trade Center after 9-11. Glenn was also a dedicated AHA CPR instructor, was the founding member of the Patterson, NY Rotary, member of the board for the United Way, and former President of the Putnam County NY Youth Board.
Glenn began his broadcast career while studying Communications at Western Connecticut State College at the campus radio station WXCI as music and program director. In commercial radio he worked as an announcer at WDAQ/WLAD in Danbury, CT and as morning host and program director at WPUT/WRVH in Brewster NY and Patterson, NY. In 1983 Glenn moved into the cable TV business with C-TEC Cable Systems in Carmel, NY where quickly rose through sales and marketing roles to System Manager. Later, he was Marketing Manager for Cablevision Systems Corp., Hauppauge, NY; Corporate Director for Customer Care and Training at Century Communications Corp., New Canaan, CT; Operations Manager at Time Warner Cable of NY & NJ and finally Director of Area Operations for the Mid-Atlantic Region at Mediacom based in Dagsboro, DE. During his cable career, Glenn also remained connected to his radio roots working as a music history adjunct teacher at Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY.
There will be a New York Celebration to honor Glenn for family and friends in Brewster, NY on March 28 from 2-5 at the Bisogno residence located at 175 Ice Pond Road Brewster, NY 10509. Everyone who knew Glenn is encouraged to share memories of Glenn at: Ebisogno@gmail.com. You can also make a donation in Glenn’s memory at: https://philanthropy.mayoclinic.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=496. If you would like more information about this, we encourage anyone who has cancer effect you to watch this: http://youtu.be/k-z22u2003k