Harry C. Fadde Jr., 90, died June 9 at his residence in Cold Spring.
Born July 10, 1929, in Newark, New Jersey, he was the son of Harry and Catherine (Martz) Fadde. His wife, Geraldine, died in 2002.
After his service in the U.S. Marine Corps, Harry was the owner and operator of Harry C. Fadde & Son Radiators in Linden, New Jersey, and later operated Hudson Valley Trains on Main Street in Cold Spring. He was a member of the Train Collectors of America.
Harry was a member of the Elizabeth Lodge #289 B.P.O. Elks, where he was a Past Exalted Ruler. He was also a parishioner at Our Lady of Loretto in Cold Spring and was a familiar face greeting visitors at the Cold Spring Chamber of Commerce.
He was a music fan and followed the band The Revivalists for many years with his daughter, Cathyrn, as it toured.
Besides his daughter, who owns Cathryn’s Tuscan Grill in Cold Spring, Harry is survived by his grandchildren, Shari De Gregorio, Henry Favire and Kamae Fadde; and six great-grandchildren. His son, Harry Fadde III, died in 2015.
A private cremation has taken place at Cedar Hill Crematory. Memorial donations may be made to PlusOnePlusOnePlusOne, c/o Matt Yasecko, 7616 Washington Boulevard, River Forest, IL 60305. In the memo line, note “RevCauses in Harry C. Fadde Jr’s memory.”
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