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 Harry Jasper Beshgetoorian, Jr

Harry Jasper Beshgetoorian, Jr

Birth
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Jun 2013 (aged 91)
Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section A-10 Row D Site 10
Memorial ID 111815509 · View Source
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Harry Jasper Beshgetoorian, Jr., 91, of Carlisle, and formerly of Philadelphia, died at Carlisle Regional Medical Center on Monday, June 3, 2013. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on Tuesday, December 20, 1921, son of the late Harry Jasper Beshgetoorian and Lillian (Buchakian) Beshgetoorian. Harry was the husband of Barbara Joan (Catterall) Beshgetoorian whom he married on April 15, 1967.

Harry's survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Barbara; his children, Ellen Joan Skill and her husband Kenneth R. of Mechanicsburg, Harry Jasper Beshgetoorian III and his wife Amy of Clayton, NC; his grandchildren, Jared Owen Beshgetoorian of NC, Timothy Andrew Skill of Mechanicsburg, Laina Marie Beshgetoorian of NC; his brother, Paul Beshgetoorian of CA; and several nieces and nephews.

Harry graduated from Kingston High School, Kingston, NY and attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. He retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, after many years of service working as an Employee Relations Representative. Harry worked at Hechinger's after his retirement. He had been the president of the PESEA Union Workers. Harry was a US Army-Air Corps WW II Veteran and a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a member of Macalester-Torresdale Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. Harry was a "jack of all trades" and could fix anything. He was an apprentice blacksmith. Harry was a unique man with a great sense of humor who loved to tell stories and who considered his family the most important part of his life.

All are welcome to join Harry's family at his Graveside Service with military honors on Friday, June 7, 2013, at 3:00 at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville with Reverend Roland Catterall officiating. Cremation will be private and at the family's convenience.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Disable American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill Corl
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111815509
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Jasper Beshgetoorian, Jr (20 Dec 1921–3 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111815509, citing Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .