Harold B. "Harry" Lizek
1935 - 2015
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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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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2015.
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January 12, 2015
Dear Mary Beth (and family),
I was so saddened to hear of your father's passing and am sending you warm thoughts during this difficult time. Harry will be missed and remembered as a great guy by so many of us!
Susan Podmayer McGlew
January 12, 2015
My deepest sympathy to the entire family.
Avis Nicol
January 12, 2015
Tim and Sarah,

Martha, Joanie, and I were so sorry to hear of your father's passing. I only met him once, but he was great fun to talk with, as was your wonderful mother. We were also very sorry to have missed the service, but our thoughts and prayers are with you always.
Kevin Tierney
January 9, 2015
So sorry to hear about the loss of your loved Harry! The great memories you have will keep him with you always!
Joyce Downey
January 9, 2015
Harry was our classmate during grade school! He was very shy and quiet! I'm sure that this followed him through life as he developed into one great guy !! We'll miss seeing you around time and your help in the Historical Society !
Our sincere sympathy,
Pat Cady
Pat Douglas
January 7, 2015
So sorry to hear of your loss. Harry will be greatly missed by one and all who knew him.
My deepest sympathy.
Maureen Hillard
January 7, 2015
We were saddened to hear of your loss.
Please know how very sorry we are.
Harry was such a nice man and a gentleman.
Cliff and Carolyn Roberts
January 7, 2015
Will and Avery had such a wonderful grandpa, such a generous man, we miss you.
Sarah Lizek
January 7, 2015
MaryBeth, So sorry to hear about your dad passing away.
January 7, 2015
Uncle Harry will be so deeply missed. The world has lost a truly great dad, uncle, and grandfather. Godspeed Uncle Harry.
Andrew Lizek
January 7, 2015
Paula J Lizek
January 6, 2015
In sympathy and friendship.
Kathryn Rudy-Briggs
January 6, 2015
Please accept our heartfelt sympathies.
Our prayers go out to all of the family.
A good man, and will be missed.
Russ and Barb Pomeroy
January 6, 2015
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Lucy and Bernie Goclowski
January 6, 2015
My Prayer and thoughts go out the Harry's family. May he rest in peace.
Thomas LaBelle
January 6, 2015
My sincere condolences to the Lizek family. Harry was such a nice guy, with a friendly smile for everyone. My thoughts are with you all at this difficult time.
Carol Symanski
January 5, 2015
Our deepest sympathy is with you and your family. I know we will miss the many conversations had. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Gary & Mary (Rudy) Savard
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