Harvey Finkelstein

| 22 Jul 2019 | 04:05

Harvey Finkelstein, 83, of Hewitt, died Saturday July 13 after a battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.
Harvey was a lifelong Boy Scout, earning the distinguished Eagle Scout Award and the Silver Beaver, the Boy Scouts’ highest award.
He graduated from Pratt Institute with a degree in Engineering and was especially proud of having earned his degree by working full-time and going to school at night.
An accomplished engineer, Harvey was chairman and chief executive officer of Tri-Seal International Inc., after working for a series of cable and wire companies across New England.
Harvey was the recipient of numerous awards, including the 1997 Distinguished Citizen Award from the Boy Scouts of America, and 1997 Entrepreneur of the Year of Southern New England.
He was an avid skier, and enjoyed being a ski instructor, and skiing parts of the world. He also enjoyed boating, life at the lake, and traveling.
Harvey is survived by his loving wife Maureen, daughter Robin Finkelstein and many loving family members, and is best remembered for his generosity.
A service for Harvey was held at Seamanville Cemetery in Monroe, New York, on July 18.
Memorials may be made in Harvey’s honor to the Boy Scouts of America.
Arrangements by Strong Basile Funeral Home (845)-477-8240.