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“I thought of you today, but that is nothing new, I thought about you yesterday, and days before that too. I think of you in silence. I often speak...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Bessie Glover - Brooklyn, NY

“I miss you, Mark. ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Sandra Glover - Brooklyn, NY

“My condolences to Marks family. It was an honor to work with him at MCC New York. ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Jorge Torres MD - Clarksville, TN

“I know your up there laughing and having a good time. Anyone who knows you, knows you live to laugh and have a good time. Just know your remembers by...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: T. Mitchell - Coworker

“Missing you!! ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: T. Mitchell - Coworker

“One year later, time sure flew. I know your probably saying, life is much better now, if you only knew. Memories in our hearts we will always share,...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: T. Mitchell - Coworker

“Even 20 -30 years from now there will be young men and women that will recite " I am here because of Dr. Mark Glover." For it was their parents and...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: T. Mitchell

“Really saddened to hear this news. Doc, you were one of a kind. I'm honored to have worked with you. Rest in peace my brother. ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Les Owen - MA

“No one at the Metropolitan Correctional Center gave more of their expertise, time, and humanity to the staff that worked there. He made a positive...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Kenneth Haas - New Rochelle, NY

“To Esther and your family my deepest sympathy. Teresa ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Teresa Allen MD - Fairfax, VA

“My deepest condolences Dr. Glover was a great friend and co-worker. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Bridget Wimberley - elm city, NC

“Dr. Glover, you are the kindness, professional and intelligence men I have met. May you rest in peace. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Ray Pennick - Tallahassee, FL

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: richetts - stateville, NC

“I thank God for Dr. Glover. His medical advice saved my life. He went out of his way to make sure that I had the best medical treatment available....Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Tonya Cooper - Rockville, MD

“It was our honor to work with Dr. Glover...May His Memory Be Eternal ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Nicholas Kordes - New York, NY

“My condoleances to the Glover family. Mark was an astute, sharp, knowledgeable and an unremarkable Clinical Director at the Metropolitan Correctional...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Jocelyn celestin - coworker

“Uncle Mark, you will be forever loved, missed and respected. I will forever cherish all our talks, even the one's I didn't care to hear (smiling),...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Chariss L. Glover - Reesey - GA

“Precious MemoriesMy Brother Mark was special to me. We shared some good times and some not so good times. He was one of the best brothers a sister...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Paula Glover - Brooklyn, NY

“Mark, my son, I love you. Rest in peace. Let the work you have done speak for you. Love always, from Mom. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Bessie Glover - Brooklyn, NY

“We are sending our condolences to the Glover family. May your ,brother, son and uncle rest in peace. You are in our prayers. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Timothy and Andrea Grier - NY

“As kids I always followed Mark's lead. He came up with these brilliant ideas of things for us to do. Of course, we got in trouble for some of his...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Sandra Glover - Brooklyn, NY

“I remember Mark and I want to express my condolences. Mark was a great man who accomplished a lot in his life. Mark will be missed dearly by all who...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: James thomas - Teachey, NC

“Uncle Mark, Thanks for being an inspiration to me in my life and in achieving my career goals. I especially appreciate how our relationship...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Charessa - Brooklyn, NY - Niece


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Dr. Mark Alfonso Glover was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 25, 1950 to his proud parents Percy and Bessie Glover. He was the first born of five children. Thirty-one years ago, Mark met and married Esther Villegas with whom he built a great life and whom he cherished dearly. Mark loved the Lord, his family, and his friends. He worshipped at Our Lady of Pompeii in Brooklyn and in later years at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan. He was an intelligent man who was clever and had a great sense of humor. Moreover, Mark was known to be loving and a naturally caring person who was very protective of his family.

He began working at an early age. He delivered groceries, was a stock boy, shined shoes and cashed soda bottles to earn money. He attended Public School 141, Junior High School 49, Bryant High School and City College. In 1982, he graduated from New York University (NYU) Medical School. He became Board Certified in Internal Medicine with a certification and specialty in Pulmonology. He did his internship and residency at Harlem Hospital Center and a fellowship with North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. Mark practiced medicine at Beekman Downtown Hospital, New York Presbyterian Downtown Hospital and was the Clinical Director at Metropolitan Correctional Center.

In addition to having loved medicine and having dedicated time to keep abreast of medical advancements, Mark was a well-rounded person. Mark loved music – he played the cello and the trumpet; sports; dancing; watching old movies, television game shows, news broadcasts, MSNBC, and CNN; teaching; and learning.

Mark fought a good fight, kept the faith, and finished his course. He departed this life on Thursday, July 2, 2015 with his family by his side. His father Percy Glover and brother Dwayne Glover preceded him in death. Mark leaves to cherish fond and loving memories: his wife Esther; his mother Bessie Glover; his father-in-law Rev. Canido Berrios; step-son Phillip; godson David; granddaughter Hanna; his sisters: Sandra, Cynthia, and Paula; brothers-in-law: Samuel, Jose, Daniel, and David; sisters-in-law: Milka and Loida (Vicki); his nephew and nieces: Twain, Jameisha, Chariss, Charessa, Dawanna, and Naomi; his nephews/nieces-in-law: Justice (Ishmael), Evan, Jessie, Andrew, Joshua, Jason, Melissa, and Stephanie; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and a host of relatives and friends.

Visiting will be Wednesday 4-8pm, with a service at 7pm, at Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home, 726 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Interment will take place on Thursday at 10am at Mount Hope Cemetery.