Harvey C. Haupt
1927 - 2020
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Harvey C. Haupt, 92, a lifelong resident of Bath, passed away on Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 at Gracedale Nursing Home, Upper Nazareth Twp., PA. Born on December 2, 1927, in Bath, PA, he was the son of the late Clayton H. and Florence M. (Silvius) Haupt. Harvey was the loving husband of the late Dorothy E. (Weiner) Haupt, with whom he shared 68 years of marriage prior to her passing in 2018. Harvey worked in the heating division for Bethlehem Area School District, until retiring in 1992. Prior to that, he was a service manager for Fritch Fuel Co., Bethlehem, for 32 years. After retirement, Harvey worked in maintenance for Southmoore Golf Course in Bath. He loved to travel with his family, especially to the New Jersey Shore, and he loved traveling to Florida with his wife. He was an avid fisherman and he enjoyed woodworking. Among his many accomplishments, one of his favorites was building a 1901 Oldsmobile replica. Harvey was a member of the Bath American Legion, Post 470, Bath, where he enjoyed playing Hearts with his friends. He was also a former member of the National Oil Assoc. of Service Managers. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy, achieving the rank of F1C, during WW II. He served aboard the LST-797. His most memorable experiences include surviving typhoon of October 1945 in the North China Sea and returning home under the Golden Gate Bridge. He was proud to travel 80 percent of the "Ring of Fire" while serving for his country. He also enjoyed traveling the country to the U.S. Navy reunions. He was a member of St. John's Evan. Lutheran Church, in Bath, where he enjoyed singing on the choir and was a member of the church council for many years.

Survivors: he will be missed by his family including his daughter, Janis S. Grube and her husband Barry; three grandchildren, Kyle Grube and his wife Melissa, Jared Haupt and his wife Tina, Justin Haupt and his wife Kim; five great-grandchildren, Amber Grube, Mason, Logan, Haylee, and Cooper Haupt; one great-great granddaughter, Luna; a sister, Eva Jones; and nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his late wife, Dorothy, he was preceded in death by his beloved son, Kerry D. and his wife Sharon L. Haupt, two brothers, Walter and Harold Haupt, and three sisters, Lillian Dech, Irene Voorhees, and Mildred Solt.

Graveside services will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Section I, Airport Road, Allentown, PA. There will be no calling hours. Facial masks and social distancing does apply. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bartholomew Funeral Home, Bath.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, in Harvey's memory, may be made to St. John's Evan. Lutheran Church, 206 E. Main St., Bath, PA 18014.

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Published in Morning Call on Aug. 14, 2020.
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August 22, 2020
Janis I just read about pappy's passing. I'm so very very sorry, there wasn't anyone finer. Prayers to all of you. Hope we can reconnect. Love Cindy
Cindy Stein
August 16, 2020
Jared, Tina, Mason and Logan May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. You are all in my prayers. With love Grandma Fran
Fran Dreisigmeyer
August 16, 2020
God bless you Harvey remember the good times at Fritch Fuel I worked their many summers part time. You would call my dad FORRY nick name for Forrest and me Richie. You would give us the schedule for the day with a big smile I’ll never forget that. You and me riding around in your Model T Ford. My deepest sympathy to all family and friends, may he Rest In Peace. We loved you Harvey from the bottom of our hearts.. Rich and Linda Koehler
Richard Koehler
August 15, 2020
Janis and Haupt familys,

Our deepest sympathy and prayers sent your way thru these difficult days. I know all of your wonderful memories will get you thru this.

Dawn & Dave Fritz
Dawn Fritz
August 15, 2020
Mrs. Haupt, Jan, Jared, Justin and families,

Our deepest sympathy , keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
Renee & Roark Gover
August 14, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Sue Mendes and Tony Peters
August 14, 2020
Thank you for your service to our country. Rest In Peace.
August 13, 2020
My deepest sympathies to the family, to Janice and to Kenny and Violet. I just had a nice conversation with Harvey in April, and he sounded like always. He gave the gift of happiness to many people. May you experience the hope and comfort of Jesus.

susan cervin
August 13, 2020
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