Harry J. Thies

5/10/1930 – 8/12/2013

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. Mr. Harry J. Thies, 83, husband of the late Joyce (Fox) Thies passed away on Monday August 12, 2013 at the VITAS unit at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Born on May 10, 1930 in Dunkirk, NY, he was the son of the late George and Mary (Lucas) Thies. He served in the US Army Security Service during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired employee of The Stop and Shop Supermarket Company where he worked for over 32 years as manager of several stores throughout CT He has resided in Southington for the last six years and was a member of the First Congregational Church.

Harry is survived by his children Cheryl Seeger of Naugatuck, Linda and her husband Bob Crowley of Wolcott, Brenda and her husband Bill Records of Sherman, Brian and his wife Michelle of Wolcott, a sister Jean Bertelmann of Maryland, 10 grandchildren: Matthew and Jason Crowley, Jessica DiTullio, Hannah and Tyler Records, Carla, Greg and Dayna Seeger, Julia and Trevor Thies, 2 great grandchildren, Aren and Camden Seeger and several nieces and nephews. Besides his wife Harry was predeceased by brothers Walter and Charles.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2013, at the First Congregational Church, 37 Main St. Southington. Burial will follow in Edgewood Cemetery in Wolcott. Calling hours are Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at The DellaVecchia Funeral Home 211 N. Main St. in Southington. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Ctr. Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3045. Visit www.dellavecchiafh.com for online condolences.