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Harry W Oppelt

Maybrook, Orange County, New York, USA
Death 14 Jul 2015 (aged 89)
Warwick, Orange County, New York, USA
Burial Matamoras, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 149682153 · View Source
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Published in the Pike County Dispatch (Milford, PA)
July 23, 2015

PORT JERVIS — Mr. Harry W. Oppelt, Jr. of Port Jervis, NY, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Schervier Pavilion in Warwick, NY. He was 89.

He was born August 31, 1925 in Maybrook, NY the son of the late Harry W. Oppelt Sr. and Leona
Manderville Oppelt.

He proudly served in the US Navy during WW II. After leaving the Navy, he was in the Air Force Reserves for ten years. Harry was one of the original & a life member of the Tri-State Naval Ship, Port Jervis, NY. He was also a member of the USS Savannah CL42 Shipmates & Survivors Association.

Harry was married to Thelma, who passed away in 2004.

A family statement read:

Harry was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed going to Monticello raceway and especially loved his Tuesday nights with the guys at the Naval Ship. He will be greatly missed.

Surviving are: his son Edward Oppelt & wife Dorothy; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters Priscilla Renault and Linda Oney and two nephews and a cousin.

He was predeceased by his brother, Billy, and two sisters, Beatrice and Martha. Also, his special cousin, Harold Oppelt.

Funeral services were held on Friday, July 17, 2015 at the funeral home with Rev. Robert D. Cassidy officiating.

Burial with military honors will be at Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Port Jervis/Deerpark Humane Society, 202 Route 209, Port Jervis, NY 12771 or the Drew United Methodist Church, 49-51 Sussex Street., PO Box 1015, Port Jervis, NY 12771.

Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. For additional information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit

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