Netzer, Henry A.

September 30, 2004

On September 28, 2004, HENRY A. NETZER, 85, of Eldersburg; born July 14, 1919, in New Jersey to the late Edward and Sophie (Rust) Netzer; preceded in death by elder brother Edward, and son-in-law Ed Schindeldecker, survived by wife Shirley (Barry) of 59 years, daughters Barbara Young Schindeldecker, Karen Foreman (Austin), and son Henry Glenn Netzer (Debbie), grandchildren Sandra (Young) Baker, Kelly Foreman Hendrix (Jeremy), Jessica Foreman O'Connell (Matt), Henry Glenn and Shelley Netzer, great grandchildren Samuel A. and Hannah Baker, Mackenzie and Kendall Hendrix and Destiny Netzer. Also survived by brother Rev. Harold William Netzer and wife Shirley and their family. Henry grew up in New York City and started a long career with Westinghouse interrupted by his Navy (Seabees) service during WWII. He developed many patents for Westinghouse and had some of his work in the Smithsonian and the Naval Museum in D.C. He had a long love of the water shared by his family. Sailing became his passion and later involved him in the Belvedere Yacht Club, of which he was twice Commodore. After leaving Westinghouse, he co-founded Netzer Metalcraft in Baltimore. He retired to devote himself to his new love--golf. He continued to play until the last two years. His most recent joys were his great-grandchildren. He was a resident of Glen Burnie for 43 years and moved to Eldersburg 9 years ago and then to Winifred Manor 3 years ago. He was blessed to have a devoted wife and family and many wonderful friends and lovely helpful neighbors. Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 10 A.M. from Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, Rt. 32 near Eldersburg. Officiating will be Rev. Eric Jorgenson and Henry's brother, Rev. Bill Netzer. Interment in Good Shepherd Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Thursday. In lieu of flowers, donation to National Parkinson Foundation, Inc., 1501 NW 9th Avenue, Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494.(PH 1-800-327-4545).

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