Patrey, Harry Jr.
Patrey, Harry Jr., age 81 of Wharton, NJ passed away Friday evening November 3, 2017 following a brief illness. Born in Dover, he grew up in Roxbury and had lived many years in Andover Twp. before moving to Wharton in 1989.
Son of the late Harry Sr. and Marie (nee Trowbridge) Patrey, Harry had worked many years as a Mechanic for County Concrete of Kenvil, NJ before his retirement in 2011. An ardent Harley Davidson Motorcycle enthusiast, he also enjoyed guitars and country music. Mr. Patrey was a Shop Stewart for the Teamsters Local #863 for many years as well as a volunteer for the Lake Hopatcong Chapter of the Deborah Heart and Lung Association.
Harry was pre deceased by a brother Donald Patrey as well as his two sisters Patricia Patrey and Judy Twigg. Survivors include his loving companion Fay Trowbridge of Wharton, his son Donald of Oxford, NJ and his daughter Danielle Staunton of South Plainfield, NJ. Also surviving are his brother Russell Patrey of Netcong and his nine grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday evening November 8, 2017 at 8:30 PM in the Smith-Taylor-Ruggiero Funeral Home One Baker Ave. (Rt. 46) Dover, NJ. Visitation will be at the Funeral Home Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 PM. In lieu of flowers memorials in Harry’s memory may be mad to Autism Speaks www.autismspeaks.org.