Harvey Notis, 93, a resident of Pittsfield Massachusetts, died March 13, 2015, at Epoch Assisted Living at Melbourne. Mr. Notis was a resident of Great Barrington and Pittsfield for nearly 50 years.
He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on May 1, 1921, son of Julius and Beatrice Maltinsky Notis. He was raised in Far Rockaway, N.Y., and attended Sewanaka High School in Floral Park, Queens as well as Arnold College in New Haven Conn. He then worked as an airplane sheet metal worker at Grumman Aircraft Company, in Bethpage, N.Y.
Mr. Notis joined the United States Army in 1942 and served throughout World War II as an airplane mechanic at Randolph Field in San Antonio, Texas. He was discharged as a sergeant in 1946 and then attended Pace University where he earned his degree, and subsequently became a Certified Public Accountant. He went on to become the Chief Executive Officer of Stakelum-Lints Inc., a prominent oil delivery company based in Cedarhurst, Long Island.
His beloved wife of over 60 years, Marion Notis died in 2006. He is also pre-deceased by his Sister, Haidee Schlussel of Coconut Creek, Fla. Survivors include a niece, Leslie Calman of Washington, D.C.; a nephew, Jeffrey Calman, of Santa Monica, Calif., and three other nephews and many great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services and burial for Harvey Notis, who died on March 13, 2015 were private at the Ahavath Sholom Cemetery in Great Barrington, Mass. Birches-Roy Funeral Home, 33 South Street Great Barrington, Mass., was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.