Wujekm Jr., Harry -
Miller Island - On Dec. 17, Harry Wujek, Jr., 80, lifelong civic volunteer and community activist and longtime Miller Island resident, died after his battle with lymphoma.
Harry was born in Baltimore on September 26, 1935, the son of Harry and Maryanne Wujek (Jasinski). He worked at Bethlehem Steel Co. for almost 30 years in the engineering and construction Departments. After retiring from Bethlehem Steel Harry worked for 10 years at Loyola Federal Savings Bank as vice president of purchasing, records and telecommunications. After Loyola, Harry worked for the next 3 years as a financial planner for Kissinger Financial Services, Inc. in Timonium, served as Sr. Vice President at Performance Inc. in Woodlawn, and concluded his professional career in 1999 as president of Bayside Consulting in Baltimore.
After retiring in 1999, Harry continued his work as a volunteer and community activist. He became involved in volunteer work early in his life, starting with the Gray Manor/Charlesmont Recreation Council youth baseball programs, where he served as a member, Little League commissioner and team manager. Harry served for 15 years as a junior achievement advisor teaching high school students about how to start and operate a business through a learn-by-doing process. Harry was a United Way volunteer, coordinator and solicitor and a muscular dystrophy summer camp volunteer. He was a member of the Baltimore County Telecommunications Advisory Panel, where he helped oversee the Comcast Cable Company contract. Harry was a member and past vice president of the Miller Island Community association; member, director and board chairman for the Miller Island Edgemere Business Association; member of the Baltimore County Tower Review Committee and the Hart-Miller Island Dredge Disposal Oversight Committee; and president of the North Point Peninsula Community Coordinating Council (NPC), where he was instrumental in bringing the Food Lion to the North Point peninsula.
Harry is the beloved husband of his wife of 59 years, Josephine L. Wujek; devoted father of Harry J. Wujek, Sr. and his wife Marianne and Steven M. Wujek, Sr. and his wife Dawn; loving grandfather of Amanda and Michael, Steven and Emma, Harry and Ashley, Fallon, Heather and Joe; dear great-grandfather of Lucas and Logan;and brother of Theresa Zink and Walter Wujek. Harry is also survived by other loving relatives and friends.