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Andrew Harkless

1930 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Andrew Harkless Obituary
Andrew Harkless

Andrew Harkless, 84, of Akron, passed away on June 27, 2014.

He was born in Philipsburg, Pa. on January 4, 1930 to the late Carlisle and Josephine Harkless. He retired from General Tire after over 40 years of service. In his free time, Andy liked fishing, camping, and hunting. When his children were younger, Andy often vacationed in Philipsburg. He could be seen carrying a shepherd's staff with numerous children trailing behind him on their way to Little Dutch swimming hole.

In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by his sisters, Kathleen Dullen and Janet Hummel; brothers, Charles Harkless and Duane Harkless; and granddaughter, Sara Baer, his beloved Angel. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 64 years, Ruth; daughters, Ruth Ann Baer, Gloria Escajeda, and Mary Jane Beck; son, Andrew L. Harkless; brothers, Donald Harkless and Richard Harkless; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Family and friends may call on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. at NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, 131 N. Canton Rd., Akron. Visitation will be held Monday, June 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Beezer Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce St., Philipsburg, Pa., where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Interment at Philipsburg Cemetery. To leave a special message for the family online, visit


Published in Akron Beacon Journal on June 28, 2014
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