Howard I. Harding

Apr. 28, 1933 - Sept. 4, 2018



     Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
     10:00 A.M. - Noon

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.


Graveside Services:

     Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
     Following Visitation

     Until the Day Dawn Cemetery
     Angelica, NY      



may be made to:

     Shawn M. Clemens Memorial
     AmVets Post 1
     Cuba, NY

Howard I. Harding
Father and Grandfather
Howard I. Harding, 85, formerly of 8784 Hubbell Hill Rd., Cuba, passed away Tuesday, September 04, 2018 at the Absolut at Houghton following a lengthy illness.

Born on April 28, 1933, in Angelica, New York he was a son of Ruben and Hazel Scott Harding.

Howard was a graduate of Angelica Central School. He also served in the United States Air Force 1952-56 receiving the National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal for his service.

He had worked as a Laborer for LC Whitford Co., in Wellsville and then went to work at Cuba-Rushford Central School where he was a Groundskeeper and Custodian for many years prior to retiring.

Howard was a member of Shawn M. Clemens Memorial AmVets Post 1 of Cuba, Cuba American Legion Post 655, and a former member of the Cuba Friendship Masonic Lodge 306 F&AM.

He enjoyed mowing lawn, gardening and model airplanes.

He is survived by his children, Jamie (Marilyn) Harding of Fillmore, Dana (Cindy) Harding of Hilton and Darcy (Peter) Nagle of Raleigh, NC; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice (Charles) Reed of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by two brothers Pete Harding and James Harding and a sister Theda "Punk" (Leon) Litzenberger.

Friends will be received at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., 9 Bull Street, Cuba, on Friday, September 7, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. until Noon followed by Graveside Services and Military Honors at the Until the Day Dawn Cemetery in Angelica.

Memorials may be made to the Shawn M. Clemens Memorial AmVets Post 1, Cuba.

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