HATFIELD - Harold "Harry" B. Lizek, 79, passed away Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, at Hospice of the Fisher Home in Amherst, after a brief illness.
Harold was born Jan. 9, 1935, in Whately, the son of the late Peter and Ida (Wilga) Lizek. He was educated in Whately and Hatfield schools and was a 1952 graduate of Smith Academy.
Prior to retirement, he was a foreman and longtime employee of Hatfield Equipment Company. He served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, entering the service in 1959. He was stationed in Germany and stateside at Fort Drum and Fort Devens.
Harold was formally a member of the Hatfield Lions Club and served a term as president. In addition, he also had worked as the Hatfield water collector and as a part-time police officer.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jeanette (Cwiakala) and his daughter MaryBeth, both of Hatfield; his son Timothy and his wife Sarah, and two grandchildren, William and Avery all of Littleton; one brother, David and his wife Patricia of Hatfield; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.
He was predeceased by his brother Leonard (Maureen) of Macon, Georgia.
A calling hour will be held Thursday, Jan. 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church in Hatfield. The funeral service will immediately follow calling hours at 11 a.m.
Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of the Fisher Home, 1165 North Pleasant St., Amherst, MA 01002.
The Wrisley Funeral Home, South Deerfield, has charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy are available at www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com.
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