Pine Plains, NY – Robert L. Harpp
Sr., 64, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2010 at Vassar Brother’s
Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY.
He was born on April 5, 1945 in Sharon,
CT the son of Freda (Houghtaling) Harpp of Millerton, NY and the
late William L. Harpp.
Mr. Harpp was the Pine Plains Highway
Superintendent, which he loved..
He was past Chief and member of the
Pine Plains Hose Company and member of the Pine Plains Rescue Squad.
Bob was a member of the Dutchess County Highway and New York State
Superintendents Assoc., member of the the Executive Board of Dutchess
County Highway Superintendents Assoc. and a Member of the Committee
for 911. He was also a past member of the auxiliary for the Pine
Plains Police Department.
He rejuvenated the Babe Ruth and Senior
League Baseball teams volunteering many hours at the food booth
at the Little League Fields. He was the original crew member “Motor
Man” for stock car Racing for # 34 Ottomobile, # 32 Ottomobile
and # 99 Village Variety. He loved NASCAR Racing he was a big Dale
Earnhardt Sr. fan. He was an avid Yankee fan and enjoyed going to
He enjoyed the Friday night club where
he was the key entertainer.
On February 5, 1966 at the Pine Plains
First Presbyterian Church in Pine Plains, NY he married Judy (Shook)
Harpp. She survives at home.
In addition to his loving mother and
wife Judy survivors include a daughter, Lenora L. Hart of Stanford,
NY a son, Robert L. Harpp Jr. of Pine Plains, NY; three grandchildren,
Abigail Harpp, Nolan Harpp and Austin Hart; three sisters, Beverly
MacDonald of Millerton, NY; Gail Killmer of Hillsdale, NY and Joyce
Mr. Harpp was predeceased by his son,
Thomas John Harpp on Aug. 1969.
Calling hours are 3 to 7 pm on Monday,
February 8, 2010 at the Peck & Peck Funeral Home South Main
ST. Pine Plains, NY.
Funeral services are 11 am on Tuesday,
February 9, from the First United Presbyterian Church in Pine Plains,
NY with Rev. Carol Miller officiating.
Interment will follow in the Evergreen
Cemetery Pine Plains, NY.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions
are request to the Pine Plains Recreation Department PO Box 955
Pine Plains, NY 12567.
Arrangements by the Peck & Peck
Funeral Home South Main St. Pine Plains, NY 12567.