Kenneth W. Harding, 91, WWII vet, retired welder

By on January 22, 2014

Kenneth W. Harding

Kenneth W. Harding

Kenneth W. Harding, 91, of Narvon, formerly of Mohns Hill, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at his residence.

He was born in Spring Township to the late Alvan and Lizzie (Hemmig) Harding and was the husband of the late Mabel K. (Wenrich) Harding who passed away in 1994.

Kenneth was a member of the Mohns Memorial Evangelical Congregational Church, where he was part of the senior group. He was a 1940 graduate of Wilson High School and served his country during WWII in the U.S. Army. Kenneth retired from the Parish Division of the Dana Corp. as a welder. He enjoyed yard work, reading, watching golf and in his early years, he enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson.

He is survived by two sons: Douglas D., husband of Janice M. (Summers) Harding of Narvon; John S., husband of Kathleen Joe (Dissinger) Harding of Mohnton; grandson: Gregory, husband of Rachel (Montgomery) Harding of Denver, Colo.; great-grandson: Sean G. Harding of Denver, Colo.; brother: Russell H., husband of Judy Harding of Wernersville; sister-in-law: Delores Harding of Reading.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Victor P. and Clarence C. Harding and a sister-in-law: Fern Harding.

A viewing was held Jan. 22 at the Mohns Memorial Evangelical Congregational Church, followed by his funeral service with Pastor Jeffrey Martin officiating. Interment took place in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Sinking Spring, with military honors accorded by the Pa. Veterans Honor Guard.

If desired, memorial contributions in Kenneth ‘s memory may be made to Mohns Memorial Evangelical Congregational Church, 708 Mohns Hill Rd. Reading, PA 19608.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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