Harry L. Rockefeller


Harry L. Rockefeller, 87, of Bloomville, passed away early Thursday morning, Jan. 18, 2024.

Born on Oct. 1, 1936 in Bovina, he was the son of the late Guy and Delle (McPherson) Rockefeller.

Harry was a 1955 graduate of South Kortright Central School and went on to proudly serve in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1955 until his honorable discharge in 1957.

Mr. Rockefeller was married on May 9, 1965, to his wife of over 58 years, Joyce (McIntosh) Rockefeller.

He worked for the Delaware Ulster Railroad and then worked at DMV Nutritional until his retirement.

Harry was an outdoorsman - he enjoyed hunting and especially fishing. He also enjoyed sports, cheering on his grandchildren while they played.

Besides his parents, Harry was predeceased by his siblings Louise, Almiron, Howard, Helen, Glen, William and Guy Jr.

Harry is survived by his wife Joyce Rockefeller; children Lori (Matt) Metzko, Lisa (Scott) Tuttle and Brett (Kelly) Rockefeller; grandchildren Tanner (Nicole) Metzko, Brandon Tuttle, Griffin Metzko and Tori Rockefeller; great-grandson Clay Metzko; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of Harry’s life including military honors was held Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Bloomville Fire Hall.

Contributions in Harry’s memory can be made to Bloomville Fire Department.

Visit www.macarthurfh.com to share a condolence with the Rockefeller family.