Earl Harp(1926 - 2013)

Earl W. Harp

New Paltz - Earl W. Harp, age 87, of New Paltz died Friday, March 29, 2013 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie.

Born on March 11, 1926, in New Paltz, he was the son of the late Frank and the late Bessie (Fredericks) Harp. He married Marian Powell November 2, 1949 in New Hurley, NY. He has lived all of his life in the New Paltz area.

He served in the Navy during World War II.

He was a retired electrician operating Frank R. Harp & Son electricians in New Paltz.

Surviving in addition to his wife: Marian (Powell) Harp, daughter Carol Ann Greenberg and her husband Robert of Raleigh, NC; son Earl Harp, Jr. and his wife Christine of Concord, VA; daughter Mary Beth and her husband Thomas Bradley of Hyde Park; Grandchildren, Kathryn, Jack, Heather (Scott), Sara, Kyle; Great-Grandchildren, Ava, and Charlotte; one sister, Bessie Elliott of NH and one brother, Frank R. Harp, Jr. of Boynton Beach, FL.; also survived by several nieces and nephew.

Calling hours will be Monday April 1, from 4:00-7:00pm at Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., 162 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY. The funeral service will take place Tuesday April 2 at 1:00pm at the Reformed Church of New Paltz, 92 Huguenot St., New Paltz with the Rev. Howard Major III officiating. Burial will follow in the family plot at Lloyd Cemetery, Highland.

Memorial donation may be made to: Reformed Church of New Paltz, 92 Huguenot St., New Paltz 12561 or a .

The Harp family would like to thank the Pine's of Poughkeepsie and especially the staff of the 6th floor for the love, caring and devotion they provided to our father, grandfather, and great-grandfather during his time there.

Funeral Arrangements are by Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., 162 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, N.Y. 12561. (845)255-1212. If anyone wishes to express condolences online please go to www. Copelandfhnp.com

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Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Mar. 31, 2013