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Harry DelSoldato

Harry Aldo DelSoldato

1927 - 2013 WEST STOCKBRIDGE Harry Aldo DelSoldato, of 95 Hillcrest Drive, Bernardston, lost his battle with cancer on Aug. 22, 2013. He was 5 days shy of his 86th birthday. Harry was born on August 27, 1927, in West Stockbridge, the son of Joseph DelSoldato and Mary (Moranti) DelSoldato. He held the rank of corporal in the United States Armed Forces during Wolrd War II. His duties included inspecting and repairing military vehicles for which he received commendation. He is survived by a brother, Joseph DelSoldato of West Stockbridge, and two sisters, Gloria Mintz and Linda Kott, both of Sheffield. Harry was predeceased by his beloved wife of 37 years, Lois Doyle Kerylow DelSoldato. He was also predeceased by a loving friend and companion, Marilyn DeCarterett. He will be greatly missed by his stepson, Dennis Kerylow, of Orange, who cared for him during the last few months of his life, allowing Harry to remain at home and was at his side at the time of his death. His adopted daughter, Cassie Glendenning, of Fayetteville, N.C., will greatly miss her father whom she attributes to mending their broken family. He will also be missed by his six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Harry was a good friend to many people, including Stanley and the late Ellie Garland and their son, Shawn, who shared their home with him He will be remembered by all as a kind and generous man. Harry traveled the United States as a heavy equipment mechanic. He worked on such projects as Northfield Mountain, Cape Kennedy Space Shuttle Runway, Seabrook NH Nuclear Plant, several railroad projects, barges and bridges. He worked on the construction of I-91, I-89 and Rt 12 in New Hampshire. He even worked in El Salvador on the Hydro Dam. These were the happiest years of his life. He had a love of high performance cars, his favorite being his Ford Thunderbird. He enjoyed going to car and engine shows and was an avid photographer. He leaves behind his buddy and cat, Spike. Harry was a very active man and was the oldest at Kings Gym, working out several times a week. He was still trying to do stomach crunches in the week prior to his death. Harry was a member of the West Brattleboro Baptist Church and appreciated the loving support of his minister, Steve McClelland . Harry's family greatly appreciates the many hospice workers and volunteers who gave of their time and energy. We all loved and will greatly miss our brother, father, grandfather and friend who now rests in God's memory. FUNERAL NOTICE: At his own request there will be no services. Donations may be made to: Windham County Humane Society, 916 West River Road, Brattleboro, VT

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Aug. 28, 2013
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