Ronald E. Harden

December 27, 1934 ~ August 4, 2019 (age 84)

Ronald E. Harden, 84 of Fostoria, Ohio died Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay, Ohio  He was born on December 27, 1934 in Fostoria, Ohio to Lester & Freeda (Franks) Harden. Ron married Sally Jo Painter on August 1, 1955 in Fostoria and she died on July 9, 2011.


Surviving are his sons, Ronald (Julie) Harden and Monnie “Mort” Harden, daughter, Connie Jo (Kevin) Murphy all of Fostoria, Carolyn (Ed) Zickfoose of Westerville. 5 Grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren and numerous Foster children. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers James & Watson Harden.  


Ron was a U.S. Navy veteran and attended the Pilgrim Holiness Church in Fostoria. He retired from the National Electrical Carbon in Fostoria with over 30 years of service. He also worked at Ace Hardware in Fostoria for many years.


Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria with the Reverends Isaac Clark & Joe Hurst officiating, burial will be in Knollcrest Cemetery where Military honors will be conducted by the United Veterans of Fostoria. Friends may call on Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Charity of the donor’s choice.


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