Howard Harder
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Obituary of Howard Raymond Harder

Howard R. Harder 86, passed from this life on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at the Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing.

He was born, son of the late Robert and Lula (Chickering) Harder, Sr. in Charlottesville, NY.

There, Howard went to school in a one room school house, and then moved to Oneonta and later to Sidney where he graduated with the Class of 1949.

Howard worked as a Union Bricklayer and was also a great finish carpenter, having built many fireplaces and kitchens in the area.

He was a great outdoorsman. Howard loved to hunt and fish. He raised bird dogs and won a NY State Championship with his dog, Popper.

Howard is survived by six nieces and nephews and special friends Bill Cerosaletti , Jim Pinney, Kelly Moore and Sue Mott.

He was also predeceased by Brothers, Robert and Donald and a Sister, Vivian.

Graveside services will be held Monday, August 27 at 1:00 PM in Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Unadilla.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Unadilla Fire Department 77 Clifton St. Unadilla, NY 13849

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Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel 21 Main St. Sidney.

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