William Harding

Obituary of William Matthew Harding

William M. “Harvey” Harding, 63, Robindale, passed away November 9, 2020. Born July 19, 1957 in Johnstown the son of late Edgar J. Harding, Jr. and Patricia Ann (Hoover) Harding Powell. Also preceded in death by nephew Michael Ahrens. Survived by wife Claudia Harding, son Chuckie Lepsch and wife Lisa; daughter Jodi Clark and husband Scott; grandsons Jamie Lepsch, Braxtyn Clark and Josh Lepsch; brothers and sisters Lynn Harding and wife Carolyn, Greg Harding and wife Sharon, Ann Mardo and husband John, Mary Jo Mytrysak and husband Greg, Jeffrey Harding and wife Debbie; special cousins who were like brothers to him Chris and Jerry Matava; along with numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a multitude of friends. Harvey was a member of New Florence V.F.W., St. Clair Tremont Club, St. Casimir’s Polski Dom, Croatian Hall, First Russian American Federation, and the New Florence Family Restaurant “Breakfast Club”. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his Harley Davidson, bicycle riding on the Ghost Town Trail and formerly playing softball. He was a coal miner who belonged to UMWA local 1257, having also worked for Krisay’s Appliance and as a self-employed handy man. Friends received from 2-4 and 6-9 pm Thursday and Friday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh and 9 am till time of Mass of Christian Burial 10 am Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 425 Bridge Street, Seward. Rev. Fr. William Lechnar officiating. Private interment. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 707 Grant St., #3700, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 or www.wish.org