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Harvey M. Masters

November 3, 1925 ~ September 19, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Harvey Masters Obituary

Harvey M. Masters, a beloved father, grandfather, and friend, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2023, in Ellicott City, MD. Born on November 3, 1925, in Winston Salem, NC, Harvey lived a life marked by intelligence, generosity, and love.

Harvey served his country bravely during World War II, where he served in the Army as a Technical Sargent 3rd Class in the China/Burma/India (CBI) theater. His wartime experiences shaped him into a resilient and compassionate man who deeply appreciated the value of peace. After the war, Harvey furthered his education at NC State, thanks to the GI Bill. This laid the foundation for a successful career as a Professional Electrical Engineer at Westinghouse, where he dedicated over 40 years of his life.

Harvey was a man of many interests and passions. As a Civil War historian, he spent countless hours researching and studying, sharing his knowledge generously with anyone interested. His love for his family was evident in every aspect of his life, and he was a pillar of strength and support for all who knew him. He was deeply involved in his local church, where he not only worshipped but also served in various capacities. Harvey's artistic side shone through his love for drawing, and he was also a talented musician.

Harvey is predeceased by his beloved wife, Ruth Masters. He is survived by his son, Paul Masters and his wife, Lori Masters; his daughter, Karen Marth and her husband, Tom Marth; and his grandchildren, Brittney Masters, Jared Streaker, Tyler Masters, Ellie Streaker, Jacob Rosinski, Alec Rosinski, Sam Marth, Anna Rosinski, Peyton Marth, and Avery Marth. Each of them will remember Harvey for his unwavering love and support, his keen intellect, and his generous spirit.

To quote Albert Einstein, "The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive." Harvey M. Masters embodied this sentiment. His generosity was not only financial, but also extended to his time, his knowledge, and his love. He was a man who gave of himself freely, always looking for ways to make a positive impact on those around him.

In his passing, Harvey leaves behind a legacy of love, integrity, and generosity. His life was a testament to the power of perseverance, the importance of education, and the beauty of serving others. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him, but his memory will continue to inspire and guide us. Harvey M. Masters was not just a man of his time, but a man for all times. His life story serves as a beacon of hope and resilience, reminding us of the enduring power of love, the importance of service, and the value of a life well-lived.

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October 7, 2023

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Harry H. Witzke's Family Funeral Home
4112 Old Columbia Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Funeral Service
October 7, 2023

12:30 PM
Harry H. Witzke's Family Funeral Home
4112 Old Columbia Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043

October 7, 2023

3:30 PM
Evergreen Cemetery
799 Baltimore St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325


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