Harry Tveter

Service Of Remembrance and Celebration of Life

2:00 pm
Friday, February 9, 2024
First Presbyterian Church
60 E. Main Street
Oyster Bay, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Locust Valley Cemetery
Ryefield Road
Locust Valley, New York, United States

Obituary of Harry Tveter

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Glen Cove, NY - Harry Tveter, 93, passed away peacefully on January 5, 2024, in Glen Cove, NY. He was born in New York, New York, lived in Oslo, Norway as an infant and young boy, and was the beloved son of the late Johan Tveter and Camilla Granum. Harry was a proud Norwegian American as were his parents.

Harry was deeply loving, loyal, and committed to his family, including his four children, three grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, whom he adored. He was devoted to his late wives, Marit, who passed away in 1967, and Dolores, with whom he shared more than 40 years of marriage.

He was a respected and dignified individual who always made others feel heard. Harry was known for his wisdom and was always there to offer guidance and support to his loved ones and friends. He was a trusted confidant, and his advice was sought after by many. Harry's genuine kindness and gratitude made him beloved by all who knew him.

Harry was a man of simple pleasures. He enjoyed meat and potatoes with gravy and Norwegian creamed cabbage. He had a passion for golf and continued playing well into his 93rd year, rarely missing the fairway. His independence was evident in his ability to live on his own, drive his own car, and maintain an active lifestyle.

Harry is survived by his son Eric Tveter, daughter-in-law Terry Collins-Tveter, grandson Ryan Tveter, daughter Kim Tveter, daughter Denise Lapoint, son-in-law David Lapoint, daughter Gina Zalud, son-in-law Robert Zalud, granddaughter Emily Zalud, and granddaughter Phoebe Zalud. He was preceded in death by his wife Marit Hafsahl-Tveter in December 1967 and wife Dolores Tveter in April 2012, as well as his brothers Arne Tveter and Kenneth Tveter.

Harry graduated from Fort Hamilton High School in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. He served in the Army Corps of NATO Forces in Orleans, France, as a Corporal from 1951 to 1952 and later served in the Army Reserves from 1953 to 1957.

Throughout his management career, Harry was a Construction Project Executive and Vice President at Gundolt Workroom in Brooklyn, NY. He also worked at Circle Floor Company, Inc., a Millstein Family Company in New York, NY. He was a proud New York City District Council of Carpenters Union member.

Service of Remembrance and Celebration of Life Friday, February 9, 2022, 2:00 P.M.,First Presbyterian Church of Oyster Bay 60 E. Main Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Oyster Bay Funeral Home.


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