Harold W. Tracy

November 15, 2012

WATERTOWN, N.Y.    Harold W. Tracy, 70, of E. Main Street, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 15, in the emergency room at Samaritan Medical Center.   

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lling hours will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown. The funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the funeral home with burial following in North Watertown Cemetery.

Mr. Tracy was born June 26, 1942, in Watertown, a son of Leo and Catherine Reff Tracy. 

A marriage to Arlene Slate ended in divorce, and he then married June Roof.

For over 30 years he was the owner and mechanic of Tracy's Automotive in Watertown.

He was a member of Eagles Aerie #782. Harold was an avid racing fan and drove car #39 at the Watertown Speedway, and had also drove at Evans Mills and Can-Am speedways. His favorite driver was Dale Earnhardt. 

He was a fan of the New York Yankees and Dallas Cowboys.

Besides his wife, June Roof, he is survived by four children, Karen A. Roberts, and husband, Steven, and Mary Binion and husband, Greg, all of Watertown, Brenda L. Reff and husband, Tim, Cape Vincent, and Kevin H. Tracy, Watertown; four stepchildren, John Lieberman, Dale and Ruby Lieberman, and Jeffrey Lieberman and companion, Hannah, all of Watertown, and Cean and Adele Lieberman, VT; seven grandchildren, eight step grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and two step great grandsons; two brothers, Thomas and Janet Tracy, Pa., and John Tracy, Watertown; his sister, Catherine and Pat Cathy, TX; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

A brother, Leo Tracy, and two sisters, Joyce Lane and Beverly Claflin, all died before him.

Donations may be made in his name to SPCA of Jefferson County, 25056 Water St., Watertown, NY 13601. 

Condolences may be made to his family at www.cummingsfuneral.com
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