Harry L. Sylvanie
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Glenham - Harry L. Sylvanie passed away peacefully on July 8, 2014 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, leaving behind his beloved wife and two dedicated children.
Born in Cold Spring on April 9, 1927 Harry was the son of the late Harry F. and Myra Mae Welch Sylvanie. On July 7, 1973 Harry married the former Jeanette Wager. Mrs. Sylvanie survives at home. He was an oil delivery man for Storm Oil in Beacon. He also was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II.
In addition to his wife, Harry is survived by his children, Harry "Baird" Sylvanie and his wife, Maria of Sultan, WA and Dr. Nancy Sylvanie and her husband, James Rhode of Boulder City, NV; his 10 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Harry was predeceased by his son, Stephen Robert Sylvanie and his brother, Lawrence Sylvanie.
The family will receive their friends on Friday, July 11, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Halvey Funeral Home, Inc., 24 Willow Street, Beacon. A funeral service will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Inurnment of Harry's ashes with military honors will be held on Monday, July 14, at 1:30 p.m. at Cold Spring Cemetery, Peekskill Road, Cold Spring.
To send the family a personal condolence please visit www.halveyfh.com.
Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Peter T. and Patrick J. Halvey.
Halvey Funeral Home
24 Willow St Beacon, NY 12508
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from July 10 to July 11, 2014