Name:   Francis V. "Pete" Harder

From:  The Wellsville Daily Reporter, Wellsville, New York
Date:  Thursday, March 1, 1984

WELLSVILLE -- Francis (Pete) Harder, 81, of 129 Early St., died Wednesday (Feb. 29, 1984) in Jones Memorial Hospital.

Born June 6, 1902 in Alma, he was a son of Will and Frances B. Galutia Harder.  On Feb 21, 1926 in Buffalo, he Married the former D. Irene Rennells, who survives.

A lifelong resident of the Wellsville area, Mr. Harder had been employed from 1927 to 1967 by Empire Fuel & Gas Company Ltd., and National Fuel in Wellsville, retiring as manager of the Wellsville district.

He was a former member of Wellsville Exchange Club.

Surviving besides his widow, are a son, William F. Harder of Wellsville; three grandsons; two great-granddaughters; a sister, Mrs. Dewey (Pearl) Pinney of Alma, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, Wellsville, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where funeral services will be held Friday (March 2, 1984) at 11 a.m.  The Rev. Jack Eastlack of Wellsville will officiate.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville.

Memorials may be made to Wellsville Ambulance Corps, the American Cancer Society, or to a charity of the donor's choice.