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Henry Edward “Harry” Storck Jr., 92, of Bethesda died Feb. 5, 2013, at Maplewood Park Place in Bethesda.
Born in 1920 in Baltimore, he was the son of Harry E. Storck and Pauline Schafer Storck. He attended Mt. Washington Country Day School and St. Mary’s School in Govans and graduated from Calvert Hall College High School in 1938. A gifted skater and hockey player, he played varsity hockey at Calvert Hall for four years. He was also a longtime counselor at Camp Linstead on the Severn River and prided himself on being able to patch a canoe and then row it without a paddle.
Summers on the water led to his years of enjoyment as an avid fisherman with his sons, sons-in-law, grandchildren and friends throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1942 and then served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
In 1951, he married Eleanor Dorsey Duke of Leonardtown. They moved to Bethesda in 1956. He was an usher at Our Lady of Lourdes Church and a charter member of the Bethesda Country Club. He worked for McCormick Spices and Permacel, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, where he was a national salesman of the year.
He is survived by his wife; five children, Eleanor “Dukey” Marr (Bill) of Phoenix, Md., Elise Storck (Mark Haskell) and Pauline “Polly” Bomstein (Howard), both of Washington, D.C., Harry (Tricia) of Cockeysville and Kenneth (Charlotte) of Olney; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A funeral was held Feb. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Bethesda.
Memorial contributions may be made to Notre Dame of Maryland University or the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.