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Obituary of Harold L. Henry
HAROLD L. HENRY Age 95 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Tuesday April 16 , 2019. Harold was born June 19, 1923 in Elmira Heights , NY the son of the late Mark and Rebecca Fish Henry . He was a Veteran of World War II and Korea serving his country with The U.S. ARMY. Harold married his wife Marianna Gerkin Henry and she pre-deceased him on April 9, 1995. He was also pre-deceased by his daughter and son-in-law Ruth Henry Smithmen on February 11, 2000 and Richard C. "Dick" Smithmen Jr. on November 19, 2012 as well as his brother Harry and his sisters Ruth and Joan. Harold was also pre-deceased by his long-time companion and dancing partner Nina E. Lencki on June 10, 2016. Harold was the owner and operator of Henry's Appliance Service for many years. He was a member of The First United Church of Christ in Elmira , Horseheads B.P.O.E Lodge # 2297 and was honored as Elk of the Year , and a member of the German Club, and The Senior Center Dance Group in Ithaca, NY . Harold is survived by his daughter and son-in-law : Margarete and Alexander Charlanow of Big Flats , NY ; son : Mark Henry of Penn Yan , NY ; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren ; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY on Monday April 22, 2019 from 4-7 PM . Officers and Members of Horseheads Elks Lodge # 2297 will meet at the Funeral Home on Monday at 7 PM to conduct a Memorial Service for our departed Brother. Harold's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday April 23 , 2019 at 10 AM with Rev. Richard Hubbard officiating. Harold will be laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, NY where Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Henry. Those wishing may remember Harold through memorials to The Food Bank of The Southern Tier 388 Upper Oakwood Avenue Elmira, NY 14903 or The Salvation Army 414 Lake Street Elmira, NY 14901. Words of Condolence and Memories may be shared at www.lynchsfuneralhome.com .
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