Harvey R. Prins

Harvey R. Prins

WEST SAND LAKE - Harvey R. Prins, 88, of West Sand Lake, passed away peacefully Friday, May 22, 2020, at At Home in West Sand Lake. Harvey was born October 6, 1931, in Passaic, New Jersey, the son of Nicholas and Sadie (Van Teyens) Prins.. He served in the Army during the Korean war and then earned his Doctorate in Nuclear Physics and was a Nuclear Engineer for the NYS Public Service Commission for 25 years before retiring. Harvey was a long time member of the Bloomingrove church and served as an elder on the Consistory. He also served on many committees for the Albany Classis. Predeceased by one brother, Robert Prins, and one sister, Eleanor Chambers. Survivors include his beloved wife of 61 years Iteke Prins, his 6 children Rene (Ron) Pesnichak, Arden (Robert) Maiorisi, Nicholas (Lori) Prins, Denise (Michael) Glasser, Thomas (Shay) Prins, Nadine (Ron)Terpstra, and one sister Edythe Wiebinga (Robert). He was also the proud grandpa of 18 grandchildren and spouses, as well as 13 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to Visit with the family Tuesday evening 4-7Pm Via Zoom Link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89134919894. The Funeral Service will be held Wednesday at 11 o'clock and simulcast via Zoom Link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81256940774. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in West Sand Lake following the funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Harvey’s name to a charity of the donor's choice. Send condolences at www.wjrockefeller.com
October 6, 1931 - May 22, 202010/06/193105/22/2020
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WEST SAND LAKE - Harvey R. Prins, 88, of West Sand Lake, passed away peacefully Friday, May 22, 2020, at At Home in West Sand Lake. Harvey was born October 6, 1931, in Passaic, New Jersey, the son of Nicholas and Sadie (Van Teyens) Prins.. He served in the Army during the Korean war and then earned his Doctorate in Nuclear Physics and was a Nuclear Engineer for the NYS Public Service Commission for 25 years before retiring. Harvey was a long time member of the Bloomingrove church and serve...

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