Harry J. McCormick
Harry McCormick passed away peacefully on July 12, 2019, his 84th birthday. Born in Philadelphia, he was a resident of the city for more than 80 years before recently moving to Voorhees, NJ. Harry graduated from St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in 1953 and attended Villanova University for two years. He then studied at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary as he considered a priestly vocation. Harry completed his undergraduate education at LaSalle College with a degree in English.
Harry taught at Cardinal Dougherty High School for several years before taking on a management role with the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation. His later career included several years in the insurance business, and operating his commercial/residential painting business.
Harry loved baseball, music (particularly opera), and reading. Most of all, he enjoyed conversation with family and friends.
Harry is survived by his children Joseph, John, James, Nicholas and Geriann; and 22 grandchildren.
Harry’s family will greet friends on Wed., July 17th from 9:00-10:45 AM at Christ the King RC Church, 200 Windsor Ave., Haddonfield, NJ 08003 where his Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Harry may be made to St. Joseph’s Prep School, Development Office, 1733 W. Girard Ave., Phila., PA 19130.