Harry A. Wicht, age 81, of Culpeper, Virginia, formerly of Warrenton, Virginia, passed away on March 20, 2017 at his residence.
He is survived by his best friend and wife of 55 years, Joyce, a daughter, Jori Sienkiewicz and her husband Matthew of Warrenton, Virginia; a son, Daniel and his wife Kirsten of Middleburg, Virginia; two grandchildren, Connor Sienkiewicz and Elisabeth Wicht; and two step-grandchildren, Cathleen Camara and Joe Sienkiewicz.
Harry was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He served 1954-1958 in the US Navy aboard destroyers as a sonar technician specializing in anti-submarine warfare. After his military service, he attended State University of New York at Alfred, NY graduating in 1961 with an AAS degree in Radio Communications. He retired from the US Government in 1985 after 24 years of service as an Electronic Specialist. He was a long-time member of the Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company. He was a member of the Culpeper Presbyterian Church and enjoyed participating in a number of community volunteer activities.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 24, 2017 at Culpeper Presbyterian Church.
Interment will be private in the new grounds of Culpeper National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Harry requested donations be sent to the:
Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company, 167 West Shirley Avenue, Warrenton, Virginia 20188 or the Vincent Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, Washington, DC 20007.
The company is honored to have had Mr. Wicht among it’s ranks and prides itself on continuing the traditions of past members.