Howard H. Ophardt Sr.


Howard H., Sr.

Hamlin: On April 28, 2013, at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Jackie; children, Bill (Amanda) Ophardt, Sherri (Gregory) Rodgers, Diane Bigelow, Howard (Wendy) Ophardt Jr., Daniel (Jeanette) Ophardt, Barry Johnson, Chris (Rich) Messmer & Mark (Michelle) Johnson; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

Howie was an Army Veteran of the Korean War, Past Commander and Life Member of both Ira Jacobson Post in Charlotte and VFW Post 6703 in Hamlin. He was a retiree of Rochester Products, with 38 years of service, a life member of Rochester Bow Hunters, and an avid hunter and gardener.

Friends may call Thursday, 4-7 PM at THOMAS E. BURGER FUNERAL HOME, where his Funeral Service will be Friday at 10 AM. Burial in Parma Union Cemetery, with Military Honors to follow. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute to Aurora House, Spencerport, in his memory.



Funeral Home

Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, Inc.
735 East Avenue Hilton, NY 14468

Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Apr. 30, 2013