Harry Morton Roth - RIP

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Peter L. Comras (Peter_comras) on Monday, September 18, 2017 - 08:10 pm:  Edit

There goes another of the "Great Ones of CID."
I first served with Harry "The Roth" in Viet Nam in 1969-70. We again served together in the D.C. area--he in the 4th & me at HQ.
Seriously, RIP Harry--you most certainly dewserve it!
Peter "B"

Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Louise "Mickey" Head (Cidaa1) on Monday, September 18, 2017 - 06:42 pm:  Edit


Harry Morton Roth
January 7, 1930 August 15, 2017

Harry M. Roth passed away peacefully at Morningside of Athens on August 15, 2017.

e was born in Pittsburgh, PA on January 7, 1930 to Betty and Isadore Roth. Harry graduated from North Hills High School in 1947. He soon joined the military, serving first as a drum major in the Army Band before becoming a Military Policeman (MP) and then an agent in the Army's Criminal Investigation Division (CID).

Harry served his country honorably from 1948 to 1970. His tours of duty included Pittsburgh, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Korea and Vietnam. It was on a blind date while stationed in Pittsburgh where then-Corporal Roth met his future wife, Sergeant Betty J. Kalinowsky.

After dating and then marrying Betty on July 9, 1951, Harry remained in the service until the 1970s as the family lived in Orleans, France; Huntsville, Alabama; Schweinfurt, Germany and Northern Virginia. While in Huntsville and working full-time, Harry returned to school, ultimately earning a Bachelor's Degree in Criminology from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. He retired from the military as a Chief Warrant Officer 3, and took up a new career working for USAirways.

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