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Frances Harner

1920 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Frances Harner Obituary

Frances (Lomba) Harner, 94, of Somers, died Sunday (February 16, 2014) at Manchester Memorial Hospital. Born in Hartford on February 5, 1920, daughter of the late John and Mary Margaret (Nevins) Lomba, she had lived in Somers for many years. Frances worked as a staff supervisor for C&P Telephone in Richmond, Virginia until she moved back to Connecticut where she was active in the Republican Party in her community. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Frank A. Harner. She was also predeceased by her brother, Michael "Buddy" Lomba, who lived with her in the home she had built in Somers for many years, her sister Helen Tarvano, and her siblings, George, John, Mary, Rita and Margaret "Peggy" Lomba. Special thanks go out to caregivers Rebecca, Joy, Sandy and the rest of the staff of Caring Solutions in Enfield for the tender loving care they provided to Frances throughout the years. Family and friends may gather on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 9 a.m. at Somers Funeral Home, 354 Main St., Somers, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at All Saints Church, Somers. Burial will be private at Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. For online expressions of sympathy and directions, visit us at www.leetestevens.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on Feb. 20, 2014
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