Harold Albin Tiffany, 82,
(affectionately known as H.A.T.) from Old Glendale, passed
away unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 25, due to a short
illness with his loving family at his side at Upstate
Medical University Hospital, Syracuse.
Born June 28, 1930, a son of the late Lloyd E. and Ruth
Scrivens Tiffany in Glenfield, he graduated in 1948 from
General Martin High School.
Harold started his working life with his brother Donald
Tiffany, where together they operated a small farm in the
hamlet of Old Glendale. He then went to work at Salmon &
Widmeyer, where he delivered fuel to families throughout
Lewis County. He also worked as a mechanic for Widmeyer in
their shop in Glenfield. Later in life, he worked at Gould
Paper Mill in Lyons Falls and then Boise Cascade in
Lowville, where he later retired.
On June 27, 1953, he was united in marriage with Elizabeth
J. “Betty” Gaylord. Together, they raised four
Harold had a devoted and great love for his three daughters,
one son, seven grandchildren nine great-grandchildren and
cherished any time that he was able to spend with each and
Harold also had a great passion for and owned several
vintage cars, including a 1930 model T ford truck, that you
may have seen driving on some of Lewis County highways.
Harold was a member of the Brantingham Sno-mads snowmobile
club; the Black River Valley 4-wheeling club; and the
Mohegan Model-T Club.
He greatly enjoyed being outdoors, 4-wheeling, snowmobiling,
camping, traveling, and being in his garage working on
anything that would challenge him to fix or build. He also
enjoyed spending time with his family, and attending his
grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s sporting events.
He is survived by his wife of over 59 years, Betty; four
children and their spouses, Paula J. and Wayne Kendall,
Carol A. and Patrick Millard, all of Glenfield, Jane E. and
Mindon Luther of Lyons Falls, Douglas E. and Mary E. Tiffany
of Glenfield; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren;
a sister-in-law, Sarah Tiffany of Lowville; a
brother-in-law, Robert Andrews of Voorheesville; several
nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by his
parents, Lloyd and Ruth Tiffany; a brother, Donald Tiffany;
and a sister, Dorothy Andrews.
A Funeral Service will be
held 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at Iseneker Funeral Home,
Inc., 5702 Waters Road, Lowville, with Rev. Bruce W.
Chapman, retired Methodist Minister, officiating. Burial
will follow in Old Glendale Cemetery. Calling hours will be
from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lewis
County Hospital Foundation, Dialysis Fund, 7785 N. State
Street, Lowville, NY 13367.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com.
Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and