Harold Lee, 75, a long time resident of Rutherford, passed away peacefully, Tuesday April 9th, 2013 surrounded by his family. Hal was born in Bedford, Pennsylvania, the eldest son of Theodore and Madeline Klahre. Hal grew up on the family farm and attended a one room school house. He graduated from Penn State with a degree in Agriculture in 1959. After graduation Hal served four years active duty in the United States Air Force
and was stationed in France and Germany.
Upon returning from active duty, Hal settled in New Jersey. Hal married Terry in 1970 and the couple moved to Rutherford. Hal earned his masters degree in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickenson University and worked as a financial analyst in New Jersey and Manhattan until his retirement in 2003. Hal continued to serve in the Air Force reserves, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1984.
Harold is survived by Terry, his devoted wife of 42 years, his loving daughters, Kay and her husband Bill Aprea, TJ and her husband Chris Hirsch, and his five beautiful grandchildren; TJ, Hannah, Lorelai, Scott and Julia. He is predeceased by his parents, Theodore (1974) and Madeline (2005), and his younger brother, Richard (2012).
Family will receive friends Friday, April 12th from 1-3 PM with a Prayer Service in the Collins Calhoun Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford.
Private Cremation. Donations may be made in honor of Hal to the
, 1 Union St. Suite 301, Robbinsville , NJ 08691. For information or Condolences visit: collinscalhoun.com