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Harold Edwin Spath, Sr.

Harold Edwin Spath, Sr.

Male 1920 - 2001  (81 years)

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  • Name Harold Edwin Spath 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 14 Jul 1920  Richland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Nov 2001 
    Age 81 years 
    Person ID I37994  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Ancestors Herbert Eltis Spath,   b. 3 Apr 1900, Mexico, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1964, Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Hazel Frances Degraw,   b. 7 Jan 1900,   d. Oct 1987  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F12855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Elizabeth Cordelia Rowell,   b. 1920,   d. Jan 1987  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 27 May 1940  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married: 1x1. Harold Edwin Spath, Jr.
    Married: 1x2. Leon Rowell Spath
     3. Bruce Wayne Spath
     4. Douglas Franklin Spath
    Married: 1x5. Ruth Ann Spath
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F14124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - November 23, 2001
      Harold E. Spath Sr., 81, of 27 Broad St., died Wednesday at his home.

      Mr. Spath retired from the architectural, engineering and planning firm of Sargent, Webster, Crenshaw & Folley, Syracuse, in 1984.

      Since his retirement, he had been clerk of works for Hancock Airport, Syracuse, the Liverpool School System, Cato-Meridan Central School and the Development Authority of the North Country.

      Born July 14, 1920, in Richland, son of Herbert J. and Hazel DeGraw Spath, he was a 1938 graduate of Pulaski High School and became a certified electrical engineer in 1939 at Coyne Electrical School, Chicago, Ill. He attended Loyola University, Chicago, and Syracuse University.

      He married Elizabeth Rowell on May 27, 1940. Mrs. Spath died Jan. 10, 1987.

      Mr. Spath was a member of the Gem and Mineral Society of Syracuse, the Lions Club and the Grange, and a member and officer of the U.S. Power Squadron. He was of the Catholic faith.

      Surviving are four sons, H. Edwin Spath Jr., Centre Hall, Pa., Leon Rowell Spath, Queensbury, Bruce Wayne Spath, Virndorf, Germany, and Douglas Franklin Spath, Mount Joy, Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. John (Ruthann) Tanner, Lacona; three sisters, Jacqueline Gallagher and Beverly Duerr, both of Pulaski, and Joyce Barclay, Syracuse; a brother, Herbert James Spath, address unknown, 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

      A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Taylor-Vida Funeral Home with lay minister David Tanner officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

      Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

      Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the U.S. Power Squadron, Watertown.

      Class of 1937 PACS