Glenn Stephen Lesser

April 30, 1960 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 61)


Glenn Stephen Lesser ended his journey in this world on January 11, 2022.  Glenn grew up in Willingboro, NJ and lived much of his life in Tamarac, Florida with his wife, Dena.

Glenn was a loving husband, step-father, step-grandfather and brother.  Family was very important to Glenn.  He loved to spend time with Dena’s granddaughter, Lily Schultz, whom he treated as his own.  Lily, is the daughter of Michele Roden Caza, Dena’s daughter, whom Glenn assisted in raising from the time she was 7 years old. 

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Dena Goodman Lesser, a step-daughter Michele Caza and her wife, Sarah of Coral Springs, FL, brothers Messianic Rabbi Todd Lesser and his wife, Sara, of Greenville, SC and Craig Lesser and his wife, Susan, of Downingtown, PA.

Glenn also kept up with the lives of his 4 nieces and nephews, particularly his nephew, David, who spoke regularly with Glenn, often offering words of encouragement.  Glenn also was a great uncle to 9 great nieces and nephews.

Glenn grew up in Willingboro, NJ, a place that was very meaningful to him.  He maintained numerous relationships with friends from his youth.  Glenn graduated from Rancocas Valley Regional High School in 1978.

Prior to a disabling accident, Glenn served as a dump truck driver, a sous-chef, and a maintenance worker in the Fort Lauderdale area.

Glenn loved to root for his beloved Philadelphia Eagles, Sixers and Phillies.  Glenn took pride in his Jewish heritage and had come to believe in the 1990’s that Yeshua (Jesus) was his Jewish Messiah.  He shall be remembered by family and his many friends as someone who was generous, loyal, thoughtful, passionate, and someone with a great sense of humor.

A graveside service will be held at Star of David Memorial Gardens Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 16, 2022.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Eagles Charitable Foundation ( in memory of Glenn.  This charity, sponsored by the Philadelphia Eagles football team, aids under-privileged children.

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Graveside Service
January 16, 2022

1:30 PM
Star of David Cemetery
7701 Bailey Rd
North Lauderdale, FL 33068

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