Harry Darley

HARRY J. DARLEY, 96 BELVIDERE - Harry J. Darley, age 96, of Belvidere, IL, passed away after a brief illness Saturday, March 1, 2014 at St. Anthony Hospital of Rockford, IL. He was born November 18, 1917 in Belvidere, IL; the son of the late Fred and Hazel (Balentyne) Darley. He married Cosetta Huber January 19, 1940 in Belvidere, IL. Harry was a Foreman at Parsons Casket Company for over 40 years. Harry was a member of St. James Catholic Church. He was also a member of John Hugo Kaiser Post 1461 V.F.W., Loyal Order of Moose 295, Eagles Club, Aerie # 3414, and Machinist Union 1290. He is survived by his son, John Darley of Belvidere, IL; and daughter, Judy Darley of Columbia, MO; granddaughter, Deitra (Clint) Thompson of Kemp, TX; great-grandchildren, Madison, Haylie and Kinley Thompson of Kemp, TX; and a special friend, Sandra Paulson. Also his constant companion, PJ. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; brother, Walter Darley; sisters, Maxine Shattuck and Louise Long. A visitation will be held 4 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Belvidere Funeral Home in Belvidere, IL. A mass will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the Belvidere Funeral Home. There will be a one hour visitation before the mass beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will take place at Belvidere Cemetery in Belvidere, IL. In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to Boone Co. Animal Services and Adoption Center. Condolences may be shared with his family at www.belviderefh.com.

Funeral Home

Belvidere Funeral Home
203 Logan Ave.  Belvidere, IL 61008
(815) 544-2121

Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 4 to Mar. 5, 2014