|Birth: ||May 31, 1921|
|Death: ||Jan. 18, 2011|
Howard G. Ardry Jr., 89, of Howard, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. at the Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College. He was born on May 31, 1921 in Jersey Shore. A son of the late Howard G. and Mabel M. Tyson Ardry.
Howard married Betty M. Yarnell on March 12, 1947, she preceded him in death on Oct. 15, 2009.
He was a 1939 graduate of Walker Township High School. He was a lifelong beef and produce farmer in Walker Township. He was also a lifetime member of St. Mark Lutheran Church. He enjoyed reading, particularly John Grisham novels, newspapers, and Readers Digest. He enjoyed watching pro football. He was involved with the Bellefonte farmers market since 1940, known as "Mr. Corn" for his delicious corn and produce. Howard also enjoyed attending the Grange Fair.
He is survived by one daughter, Wanda Marie Meredith and husband Jack of State College; one son, Willis Wayne Ardry and wife Margie of Howard; one sister, Janice P. Meyer and husband Richard of Lamar; and one brother-in-law, Edward R. Yarnell of Pleasant Gap; and three grandchildren, Wayne, Mark and Tom Ardry. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter.
Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main St., Howard. Funeral service will be Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at the St. Mark Lutheran Church, 733 Snydertown Road, Howard, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Ruth Kocha Jensen officiating. Burial will be at the Snydertown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 55 S. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17109 or St. Mark Lutheran Church, 733 Snydertown Road, Howard, PA 16841.
Created by: gloria (glo) wolf
Record added: Feb 09, 2011
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