Harry Seitz passed away peacefully at his home on Wed., Feb. 20,2013 after battling Alzheimer ’s disease for several years.

Candle 2Harry was a native Atlantan born at Crawford W. Long Hospital on Dec. 17, 1922.  He attended Boys’ High and graduated with a degree from Georgia Tech. He served his country in the Naval Air Corps during World War II and was a life member of Jewish War Veterans.

Following the war, he began working at Atlanta Provision Company in 1948 and then guided the company’s growth over the years until its sale in 1985. In 1962, he married Mary, the love of his life. Together, they shared a beautiful life for more than 50 years. Harry was fortunate to be a friend and mentor to many people during his lifetime and will always be remembered for his generous spirit and sense of humor.

He is survived by his wife Mary; his son and daughter-in-law Greg and Eileen and grandchildren Sam and Abby; and his daughter and son-in-law Jodi and Mark Kobrinsky and grandchildren Mikey and Danny.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, 34 Washington Street, Suite 200, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 (curealzfund.org). Graveside services were held Sun., Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. at Arlington Memorial Park.