July 31, 1925 - July 4, 2018
Harvey Age: 92
Died of: Brain Cancer
He was born July 31, 1925, in Boston, MA.
He attended Dartmouth College US Navy V-12 Officers Program. Commissioned 1944, Fighter Director Officer on aircraft carrier Cowpens. Served under Admiral Halsey in the Pacific Theater (Cowpens was awarded 16 Battle Stars).
He returned to Dartmouth College attending the Tuck School and graduated in 1946.
He married Dorothy Berkowitz in 1947.
Harvey is survived by his wife Judith and three children (spouses): Minna Rose (Marian Louise) of Prado, NM; Stanley Martin and Barbara Mesick of Noank, CT; and Dr. Edward Robert and Daria of Damariscotta, ME; and also by four grandchildren, two great-granddaughters, two great-grandsons; two stepdaughters, spouses and four grandsons.
He was a pioneer in the aerosol industry where he founded Puritan Aerosol Corporation located in Cranston, RI which later became a division of Corn Products Corp. In later years he became a partner of the Rockefeller founded national investment banking firm, Clark Dodge. He helped found and became president of one of the earliest companies in the international bar code reading industry. He was a member of the honorary founding organization "AIPAC". For many years he was an investment banker and concentrated in his later years on investing new properties on creating new developments.
Throughout his life, he was an avid sportsman. In college, he stroked the heavyweight crew and was a member of the boxing club. As a skier, he enjoyed senior racing for many years. Throughout his life, he was an avid blue water sailor and navigator. He and his first wife Dorothy (who died in 2001) participated in the design (which became production models) and construction of several cruising/racing sailboats that won local and international races. He was a member of The Cruising Club of America, The New York Yacht Club, the Beverly Yacht Club (Past Commodore) of Marion, MA, and the Bay Club of Mattapoisett, MA.
He married Judith Gray White in 2003. Judith currently resides in Sarasota, FL.
A gathering of family and friends will be held in Marion, Massachusetts at a later date.
If one desires to make a donation in his name, donations can be made to Toby Hospital (43 High Street, Wareham, MA 02571) for the new emergency room project or Southeastern Guide Dogs (4210 77th Street East, Palmetto, FL 34221).
Condolences may be left at www.wiegandbrothers.com