Harry Thomas Search
1 Jun 1946 – 1 Sep 2017
Harry Search was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, on 1 Jun 1946 to Harry and Margaret Search. He graduated from York Suburban High School, York, PA, in 1964, attended York Junior College, and graduated from Bucknell University in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He served on active duty in the U.S. Navy from July 1968 until June 1979 as an Engineering Duty Officer, serving on the USS Guam, at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and on the USS John F. Kennedy. He received a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1976. In July 1979, he transferred to the U.S. Naval Reserve and retired as a Commander in September 1994. He has been employed as a Civil Servant at Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, since 1981. He and his family have been members of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Falls Church, VA, since 1979.
Harry is survived by his wife of 41 years, Beth Search, son Mark Search (Kristin), daughter Katharine Kurtz (Daniel), grandchildren Kate Search, Daniel Search & Jack Kurtz, and brother John Search.
Funeral Services will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran, Falls Church, VA, on Saturday, 9 Sep 2017 at 1PM. Internment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a future date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran or the Navy Relief Society.