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“We were so sorry to hear the news of Harry. My mom Lou,my dad Russ and uncle Stew were all great friends for many years. We would never see a special...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Barbara (Kay) Ridgeway - Totowa, NJ

“Bruce and I hope the love and comfort of friends and family provide both of you with the ability to focus on all the good things you shared in life...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Anne and Bruce Maclellan - FL

“I just met Harry once at Phil and Janelle's wedding and he was thoroughly enjoying all the festivities. It sounds like this is the way he lived his...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Diane Ballotta - Tampa, FL

“Ill miss you Harry..miss your sense of humor and hard working attitude and the love of he had as long as i cant remember thanks for the friendship im...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Joe Barbarisi - Woodcliff Lake, NJ

“My Uncle Harry was the most humble, unassuming man I've ever known. I'll miss his crooning, dancing and sharing a scotch with him. He's now...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Norma Probst - Pittsfield, MA

“Hello Sue, Sorry to hear that you lost your best friend in Wyckoff, NJ. Your many visits to be with your Dad were good for you both and will sustain...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jerry Donovan - Littleton, CO

Jim Smith at home in 2012 “Dear Family,Harry was a dear friend of my grandfather ~ Uriah P. Smith aka "Why". Grandpa died in 1976 and worked with Harry on The Susquehanna. I...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jim Smith - Troy, VA

“Harry was inspiring! He had a world class memory and stamina to beat all! We all enjoyed his sense of humor and infectious smile. Hit'm straight...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Bob Peterman Family - Haymarket, VA

“Dear Sue&Pete, Bob&Mannie, Harry was truly a gem for us all to remember and admire. The twinkle in his eyes, his humor that tickled us all, his...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Harry Lake - Wycoff, NJ

Lake, Harry, age 93 of Wyckoff, on Thursday, March 21, 2013. Born in Paterson, Harry was a lifelong Wyckoff resident. A World War II US Army veteran, and member of the Midland Park VFW, Harry had worked as a conductor for the Susquehanna Railroad. Prior to that, Harry had worked as a conductor on the commuter rail line between Paterson and the Lincoln Tunnel. Harry had been a caddy at Ridgewood Country Club, first as a second job, then for exercise and socialization after he retired. He continued to do so up until last year. Harry Lake was the beloved husband of the late Edna C. (nee: Probst) Lake (2003). Loving father of Susan Peterman and her husband Peter of Wolfeboro, NH, and Robert Lake and his wife Manie of Bloomingdale. Dear grandfather of three and great grandfather of one. Brother of the late Jack and Ida Lake. Funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, March 25, 2013 at the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne. Interment will follow at the Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. Friends may call on Sunday afternoon at the funeral home from 3-5pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge or to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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