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Harry James Tweed

Harry James Tweed
  • September 19, 1951 - April 7, 2017
  • Cape May Court House, New Jersey
  • Donations may be made in Harry's name to:
  • American Legion Post #184
    4200 Atlantic Avenue
    Wildwood, NJ 08260

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“This is another day of a loss a a good friend and fellow classmate at Middle Twp High School class of 1970. I did not graduate with him because I...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Wayne Van de Pol - Dover, AR

“My friendship with Harry goes way back to pre teen days. In fact, the Tweed's house on Jackson st, was a second home to me and my sister Elizabeth....Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Richard Reilly - Holly Hill, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss, Kathy and family. I won't be able to come to the service in person, but I will be there in spirit. God bless you all,...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Merry May - Tuckahoe, NJ

“We always think there is time, but there isn't. We did a lot together while in Philly and after we got out of the Navy. The visits to each other's...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Terry Quintin - Schenectady, NY

“Harry, you will certainly be Missed, not only by your Family but also by your Community that you gave so much to all these years. You have always...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Johnnie Walker - Villas, NJ

“My thoughts and prayer,s to the tweed family sorry for your loss .I will miss harry he was a good friend . ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Ed Dougherty - Wildwood, NJ

“Heart goes out to his family. He was a great person. Me and My family will miss him. God bless you Harry. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Marguerite Fuscia - Wildwood, NJ

“Harry also has a sister who loved him very much and that's me. I love you big brother and I'll never forget you. We've had a lot of great times along...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Donna Tweed - Rio Grande, NJ

“Kathy, I am so sorry for the loss you and your family are experiencing. Try to keep in mind that Harry is now in a far better place and in total...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Donna Tyson - NJ - Friend

“Donna Tweed. I'm Sincerly sorry for your loss Sending prayers for your family. Cherish your memories ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Maureen Karavangelos - Wildwood, NJ

“Kathy, Paul and I would like to express our deepest sympathy to you and your family on reading that Harry has passed away. Our prayers will be with...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Donna and Paul Hand - NJ - Friend

“As a kid I looked up to Harry, my dad also thought the world Harry. Godspeed you will be missed by many. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Sandy Nissen - Marietta, OH

“A true friend and Patriot! Middle township will not be the same without your smile! Working with you made my day, wonderful memories! ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Kate carr - cape may court house, NJ

“What can you say about Harry it would take to long. He was a friend to all and would always reach out to help anyone. Farewell my friend see you on...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Barry Wilke - Wildwood, NJ


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Harry James Tweed, 65, was a life-long resident of Cape May County, moving to Cape May at the age of seven months, to Rio Grande in 1959, and later to Middle Township.

He was a graduate of Middle Township High School's "Class of 69" and was a member of the reunion committee, helping to plan all class reunions. After graduation, Harry entered the United States Navy. Upon completing boot camp he went on to Hospital Corpsman School in Great Lakes, IL. After graduation he was stationed at the Philadelphia Naval Hospital where hundreds of casualties from the Vietnam War were being sent. The hospital staff earned the Meritorious Unit Citation for excellence of care given to patients while Harry was stationed there.

In 1972 Harry was sent to Camp Lejeune, NC to the Fleet Marine Forces Combat Training School to serve with the United States Marine Corps. Upon graduation he was stationed with the 1st Marine Division, 1st Medical Battalion in Camp Pendleton, CA where he remained until 1974 when he was discharged.

Harry worked as a bartender for many years at the Rio Grande Café, Urie's, and the Herald's Inn. He then worked as a Senior Communications Officer for the Wildwood Police/Fire Departments for 26 years, retiring in 2010.

In addition to his work, Harry was a life member and past chief of the Rio Grande Rescue Squad, a past member of the Rio Grande Fire Department, a life member and past chief of the Cape May County Communications Van, and a member of the County Fireman's Aid Association. He was also the past 2nd Vice Commander of the Cape May County American Legion Executive Board, a life member of the Vietnam Veterans of America and member of Chapter #955, Wildwood, a life member of the Marine Corps League and member of the L/CPL George Dramis Detachment, CMCH, a life member of the Disabled American Veterans and member of Chapter #44, Del Haven, a life member of the Army/Navy Union and member of Garrison #52, National Park. In addition he was a member of the Villas Fishing Club and the NJ Retired Policeman and Fireman Association, Inc. Harry also served as Commander of American Legion Post #184 in Wildwood for 13 years.

Harry is survived by his wife Kathy (Scobey), his daughter Kimberly and her husband Randy Fickett, his son Robert and wife Natalie (Fay), his daughter Siubhan and her fiancé Kevin Hebron. As well as his granddaughter August Jane Hebron and another grandchild that is due this summer. He also leaves behind nieces and nephews; Christopher and Walter Belles, Jaime Fox, and Todd VonLoh, as well as great nieces and nephews: Malia, Karsyn, and Walter Belles, Emily VonLoh and Jaelynn Fox.

Services for Harry will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Avenue, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. Burial will follow at the Cape May County Veterans' Cemetery, Crest Haven. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to American Legion Post #184, 4200 Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260.