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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Howard E. Hartman 86, of 1355 Droney Rd., Gifford, PA

Howard E. Hartman, 86, of 1355 Droney Road, Gifford, passed away, Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 at his residence.

Born July 12, 1923, in Kane, he was a son of the late Emil and Laura (Howard) Hartman.

On September 14, 1945 in Bradford he married Betty L. (Erskin) Hartman who survives.

Mr. Hartman attended local schools. He was a Veteran of the United States Army during WW II, and served in the European Theater.

He had been a self employed as an independent oil producer and also worked at Kendall/ Witco Refinery Company, retiring as an operator after 32 years of service.

He was a member of Evans Memorial United Methodist Church,and head usher for many years, a member of the Masonic Lodge #555 F&AM, and the Coudersport Consistory. He had been a 4H leader and an instructor for Pennsylvania Hunter Safety Course.

In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter, Gayle (Jerry) Tarbox of Gifford, three sons Stephen Hartman and Kevin (Sue) Hartman all of Gifford and Earl Stanley (Pam) Hartman of Warren, six grandchildren, Lisa Marie Tarbox, Wayne Tarbox, Shawn Hartman, Susan (Michael) Vilcheck, Todd Hartman and Melissa (John) Hanson, thirteen great grandchildren: Andrew Kloss, Matthew Kloss, Brandon Hartman, Seth Hartman, Tony Hanson, Austin Hanson, Colton Hanson, Ariel Hartman, Katelynn Hartman, Kyle Hartman, Madison Hartman, Steven Vilcheck, and Ashley Vilcheck, two sisters; Roberta Moore, of Jamestown, NY and Carol (Bill) Songer, of Limestone, NY.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Elmer Hartman and Raymond Hartman and one sister Laura Willoughby.

Family will be receiving Friends on Friday, April 9, 2010, from 3 to 5 & 7 to 9PM in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. East Main Street and again on Saturday in the Evans Memorial United Methodist Church from 10:00 to 11:00AM at which time funeral and committal will be held with Rev. David Stains, Pastor officiating.

Masonic services will be held by members of Northers Star Lodge #555 at 7:00PM, Friday in the funeral home

Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

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