Harold Dahl Obituary

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Harold C Dahl Jr

June 2, 1928 - April 25, 2014
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PRESTON – Harold "Harry"C. Dahl Jr., 85, formerly of Norwich and Canterbury, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2014. Harry was born on June 2, 1928 in Norwich, CT to the late Harold and Ruth (Whiting) Dahl Sr. He was the retired head of the Dahl Oil Co. and Director of the New England Fuel Institute. Harry graduated from NFA in 1946 and Brown University in 1950. As a volunteer for many years at the W.W. Backus Hospital, he formed many rewarding friendships. He also volunteered as a docent at Harkness Memorial State Park. Harry received an award from the Norwich YMCA for being the longest participating member. Harry got a lot of...
PRESTON – Harold "Harry"C. Dahl Jr., 85, formerly of Norwich and Canterbury, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2014.

Harry was born on June 2, 1928 in Norwich, CT to the late Harold and Ruth (Whiting) Dahl Sr. He was the retired head of the Dahl Oil Co. and Director of the New England Fuel Institute. Harry graduated from NFA in 1946 and Brown University in 1950.

As a volunteer for many years at the W.W. Backus Hospital, he formed many rewarding friendships. He also volunteered as a docent at Harkness Memorial State Park. Harry received an award from the Norwich YMCA for being the longest participating member.

Harry got a lot of satisfaction out of playing golf but admitted he was only a "duffer".

He is survived by his three daughters, Ann Putnam of Naples, Florida, Ellen Hall of Noank, CT, Susan Yepez, of Tijeras, New Mexico, and his sister, Betty Volgenau. His family included seven grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and was formerly married to Virginia E. Dahl of Canterbury, CT. He was predeceased by a son, John E. Dahl.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 10:30am at Church & Allen Funeral Home, 136 Sachem St., Norwich, CT. Visitation will be from 10am until the time of service. Burial will be private for the family immediately following the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the William W Backus Hospital Foundation, 326 Washington St., Norwich, CT 06360.

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"To family and friends, Serenity,Courage, Wisdom: Harry had them all and will be missed by many.Condolences. RIP til the resurrection and earthly kingdom..."

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