Harold F. Oswald, Jr. "Ozzie", age 80, died March 27, 2019 near his home town of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. Ozzie was born March 30, 1938 in Allentown, Pennsylvania to Harold F. Oswald, Sr and Blanche (Smith) Oswald. He graduated from Moravian College in 1961. He began his career as a Savings & Loan examiner with the Federal Home Loan Bank Board. He served as Executive Vice President and Controller at Hatboro Federal Savings and Loan, and competed his career in 2003 as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Federal Savings and Loan of Bucks County.
Ozzie was involved in many civic and charitable organizations throughout his career. He served on the Boards of the Rotary Club of Bristol, the United Way of Bucks County, the Philadelphia Chapter of the Financial Manager's Society, the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce and the Willow Grove Rotary Club. He was named to the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers Hall of Fame in 2003. Ozzie belonged to various Masonic Lodges, twice serving as Worshipful Master. He was a member of the Allentown Consistory & Lulu, as well as Crescent Shrine, were he served as Potentate in 2005.
Ozzie is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marie Ann (Hertzog); a son Brian (Ann) Oswald and daughters Sharon (Dave) Curtis, and Ann (Thomas) Leopold; 5 grandchildren: Thomas, Jonathan and Brian Leopold, Jessica Babb, and Joshua Curtis; and one great grandchild.
Services are being planned and will be updated on this website when scheduled.
In lieu of flowers or other remembrances, Ozzie requests that gifts in his memory be made to the Shriners Hospital of Philadelphia at 3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140.