Harvey James Pangburn III


Harvey James Pangburn III, age 86, passed away Sept. 8, 2022, after a brief illness. Harvey was born in Utica on May 19, 1936, the son of the late Harvey and Marie (Schell) Pangburn. He graduated from Rome Free Academy in 1954 and then did course work at Ithaca College.

He was employed by CSX Railroad for 35 years and retired in 2001. Harvey enjoyed a variety of sports especially baseball and was also a member of the Elks Club. He loved his family and cared for several family members during his lifetime.

Harvey leaves a brother, David, and his late wife Julie of Rome; stepson, Marc; nephew, Scott of Long Island (Grace); niece, Shelley Land (David) of Rome; many cousins and other family and friends. Harvey was married to the late Cynthia Diamond for many years. Recently he found love again and married Leonor Ocampo, and they resided in Largo, Florida.

Harvey was a dedicated catholic who belonged to St. Catherine of Siena Church, Clear Water, Florida. A mass of remembrance will be held in his honor in October 2022.