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Harold R. Twigg Obituary


Harold R. Twigg on October 22, 2007 at Taylor Hospice House after a lengthy illness. Harold was born in Cumberland MD to the late William F. and Margaret Twigg on September 10, 1927 and was the brother of the late Donald E. Twigg. He was a member of the U.S. Navy during WWII and after discharge, returned to school and graduated from LaSalle High School Class of 1947. After graduation, he went to work for Fairchild Aircraft Co. in Hagerstown MD in Quality Control. He married Clelia Glen Tambolleo in 1953 at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Cumberland MD. Harold moved his family to Norwood, PA in 1963. He was employed by C.W. Industries in Warminster, PA as an inspection supervisor for 25 years, retiring in 1991. He was a member of Marian Council #3753 Knights of Columbus, Cardinal Dougherty Assembly Trinity Chapter and Chapel of the 4 Chaplains. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Clelia Glen; three sons Terri L. and his wife Carol of Levittown PA, John W. and his wife Margaret of Collingdale and Michael D. and his wife Kathleen of Glenolden; three granddaughters Samantha, Lindsay and Destiny; and his sister Eilen Carothers of Reisterstown, MD. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation Friday evening from 7-9pm and Saturday after 8:30am at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home 301 Chester Pike, Norwood followed by his Funeral Mass at 10am at St. Gabriel Church Mohawk Ave. Norwood. Interment will follow in Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to The Memorial Fund of St. Gabriel Parish or to the Benedictine Sisters of Jesus Crucified c/o Monastery of the Glorious Cross 61 Burban Dr. Branford CT 06405.