Harold Siegel
Born 1922 in Syracuse, NY
Died 2/18/2015 in Syracuse, NY


Harold Siegel, 92, died Wednesday evening at Crouse Hospital. Born in 1922 in Syracuse to Isadore and Rose Siegel, he was a graduate of Central HS, and received his BS in electrical engineering from Syracuse University. He served in the US Army Air Corps, and then began his career with Hughes Aircraft in California. During his time at Hughes he held positions in California, Germany, and Switzerland. He came home to Syracuse in the late 1950s, enjoyed an early retirement, but grew bored. He then worked with his cousin, Aaron Baskin in their auto repair business, and lastly was a leather goods restorer at Henry Frank Co. He was a talented craftsman working in stained glass, and precious stones creating beautiful and unique jewelry. He was an active member of the Gem and Mineral Society of Syracuse. He was predeceased by his parents and recently his sister, Hilda Diamond. His family includes his nieces, Judith (Morris) Torres, and Sheila (Harry) Mains; his great nieces, Jocelyn (Dr. Andrew) Wolff, Rachael (Peter) Quintana; great nephews, Jason (Jennifer) Torres, Ben Torres, and Devin Kaminski; and several grand nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Sunday, February 22, at noon at Sisskind Funeral Chapel. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. to noon on Sunday at the funeral chapel, 3175 E. Genesee Street. Burial will be in Frumah Packard Cemetery. Contributions in his memory may be made to the employee fund at Menorah Park.
Published in Syracuse Post Standard from Feb. 20 to Feb. 22, 2015
Sister: Hilda (Siegel) Diamond 1920-8/21/2014
Burial Location
Isadore Siegel
Born 1897
Died 7/11/1981
Rose Siegel
Born 1896
Died 1979