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Henry T. Seckler, Jr.

1929 - 2015 PITTSFIELD Henry T. Seckler, Jr., 85, died Thursday, Feb. 27, at Berkshire Medical Center. Born in Pittsfield on Aug. 8, 1929, the son of Henry T. Seckler, Sr. and Elizabeth Daly Seckler, he was educated in Pittsfield schools and was a 1947 graduate of Pittsfield High School. A Korean War veteran, he enlisted with the United States Navy on November 1, 1950, served aboard the U.S.S. Constitution, and was honorably discharged on August 19, 1954. Following military duty, Mr. Seckler went to work for General Electric Company where he was a supervisor in the Naval Ordnance Systems Division. He retired in 1988 with 42 years service. Mr. Seckler was a communicant of St. Agnes Church and had been a communicant of the former St. Francis Xavier Church where he had been very active for many years. He was a member of the General Electric Quarter Century and Pensioners Clubs, and the General Electric Athletic Association. He enjoyed playing golf and working with computers. Mr. Seckler leaves his wife, the former Carol A. Dansereau, whom he married Feb. 5, 1955, at Notre Dame Church. He is also survived by two sons, Thomas H. Seckler and his wife, Sharon, of Hillsborough, N.C., and Joseph A. Seckler and his wife, Diane, of Acton; two daughters, Judith A. Rowe and her husband, Michael, of Pittsfield, and Eileen M. Rennie and her husband, Gregor, of Pittsfield; a sister, Anne Farr of Lenox; and six grandchildren, Kate Seckler, James Seckler, Melanie Rowe, Anna Said and her husband, AJ, Jacob Rennie, and Hayden Rennie. He was pre-deceased by a sister, Marilyn Reynolds. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 4, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., at St. Agnes Church in Dalton celebrated by the Rev. Christopher A. Malatesta, Pastor. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to United Cerebral Palsy or to St. Agnes Church, both in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 2, 2015
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