Harvey London of Marlton, NJ passed away on October 2, 2023, two months after an unexpected and devastating stroke. He was 85 years young and always very busy spending time with his wife Dee, family, friends and community.
Harvey graduated from Overbrook High School and Temple University with a degree in accounting. After starting and running a successful CPA practice for over 40 years, he sold his practice and became the CFO of Jevic Transportation company in Delanco, NJ. After his retirement, Harvey continued to do income taxes and tax returns for friends and family until his passing.
Throughout his life, Harvey was an avid leader and volunteer. He was the Cub Scout pack master, a Boy Scout leader, and president of his synagogue for numerous terms. He always managed to find his place at the helm of every ship and on the board of every organization in which he was involved. He was on the board of their beach condo in Margate, and when they moved to their current home in Marlton, he immediately joined their board and served for 20 years, in almost every capacity, from president to his current role as Village Greenes treasurer, choir leader and social planner. He was also currently serving as treasurer of the JCC couples club and just a few months ago became treasurer of the South Jersey Men’s club.
Harvey was raised as a Master Mason in 1980, traveled through several lodges during his Masonic journey, and has been a brother at Williamson-Corinthian lodge for the past 10 years.
Harvey is survived by the love his life, Dee London, to whom he was married for almost 64 years. Together they lovingly raised their children Harris (Rhonda) and Penny (Lenny) Bardfeld. He was very proud Bop to his 5 grandchildren: Jake, Eric, Tyler, Danielle and Alyssa. He also loved his role as loving doggie grandparent to Roscoe, Benny and Teddy. Harvey also leaves behind his beloved brother Louis (Paula) London, two nieces Jennifer and Melanie (Derek), and a sister Wendy London.
Harvey was a very kind, compassionate, caring, generous, smart, easy going and talented person who will be missed immensely by his family, friends and community. Harvey was not a big talker, but when he spoke, people would listen. He loved music and had a beautiful singing voice. To know Harvey was to love him and if you were lucky to be among his numerous circles of friends, you know what a special friend he was.
Harvey was laid to rest on October 4, 2023, following a beautiful service at Platt Memorial Chapel in Cherry Hill, NJ and burial at King David Cemetery in Bensalem, PA. Donations in his memory may be made to Hillel International in Washington, DC or Congregation Beth El in Yardley, PA.