Harold A. Grow (1920 - 2014)

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Harold A. Grow, 93, of Tunkhannock passed away at his house Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
He was born in Jenningsville on April 15, 1920, the son of the late Samuel and Sadie Farr Grow.
He worked for Bartron Supply Inc. as a mechanic and sales rep for the majority of his life. He was a Wyoming County Commissioner for 12 years, and he earned a lifetime Achievement Award from the Wyoming County Conservation District for 20 years of service.
Harold was a well known face at Bartron Supply Inc. where he was an employee for more than 50 years. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, a member of the Masons and a member of the Rotary Club. He was part of the Cooperative Farm Game Program for 14 years and an Eaton Township supervisor.
In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, antique tractors, steam locomotives and spending time with family and friends. He was also a member of the Tunkhannock United Methodist church.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Maryon Harvey in 1997 and three sisters: Elizabeth Miner, Mildred Champion, and Agetha Bullock.
Harold is survived by his sons: Ronnie and Joan Zalewski of Tunkhannock, Steve and wife Debbie Grow of Factoryville, and son Tom and Linda Zalewski of Tunkhannock; daughter Linda and Fred Miller of Factoryville; 16 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren; and nine great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were Saturday morning, Jan. 25, at the Harding-Litwin Funeral Home, 123 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Rev. Peter F. Geschwindner of the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church officiating.
Interment in the Sunnyside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 447, Tunkhannock, PA 18657, and the St. Jude, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
For directions or online condolences visit www.aplitwinfuneralhomes.com.


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Harding-Litwin Funeral Home
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Tunkhannock, PA 18657
(570) 836-2294
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Published in The Wyoming County Examiner from Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, 2014
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