Harold E. “Hal” Wyer, 100, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at home.
He was born Nov. 15, 1913, in Kirkwood, Ohio, to Dr. Harry G. and Berenice Wyer.
His father was an U.S. Army surgeon, and his mother was a composer-pianist. Harold was a graduate of Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, in the class of 1937. He worked for General Electric Co., and Bethlehem Steel Co., after serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Harold was a management consultant and held a certificate from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Professional Engineer. He and his wife, Faith, lived for 25 years in Lynnfield, Mass., where they were active in the Centre Congregational Church and the Lynnfield Couples Club. After retiring in 1980 they moved to Port Charlotte and spent the summers until 2001 in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Harold was devoted to amateur radio communications for over 60 years and was a member of the National Rifle Association and the American Institute of Industrial Engineers.
He is survived by his caregivers; and his friend, Cindy Pascarelli of Port Charlotte. Harold was preceded in death by his wife, Faith, who died in 2009; and daughter, Judith Wyer, who died last month.
Graveside services and interment with military honors by a U.S. Navy Honor Guard will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Port Charlotte. Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.