Mary Ann Harding, 81, Cross St., Watertown, passed away Monday, November 12, 2012, at Lewis County General Hospital's Residential Health Care Facility, Lowville.
Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Friday, November 16, from 6 - 8PM. The funeral service will be at the funeral home on Saturday, November 17, at 10AM with burial following in Glenwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Harding was born in Watertown on November 9, 1931, daughter of John and Catherine Cuzzupoli Marra. She graduated from Immaculate Heart Academy and Mercy School of Nursing.
On May 25, 1952 she married John F. Harding at St. Anthony's Church with Rev. George Tobin officiating.
She had worked as a nurse at Madonna Home and then worked for Joe Dee's Gift Shop in the Globe Mall, both in Watertown. Mary Ann was a homemaker and enjoyed a variety of crafts, making them and teaching others. She was active with Catholic Youth Organization, was a Leader for both the Girl and Cub Scouts, volunteered with Little League, and was a member of the Home Bureau.
Everyone who knew Mary knew that she loved making Italian cookies and giving them away at Christmas time. She was also an avid collector of several things, but her biggest treasure was her music boxes. All were given to her as gifts from others. She had hundreds.
Besides her husband, John, of Watertown, she is survived by her son, Carl F. Harding, Watertown, her daughter, Cathy A. Coty, Whitesboro, her four grandchildren and two great grandchildren, and her brother and his wife, Philip and Yuvon Marra, Watertown.
Donations in her name may be made to the Dementia Unit of Lewis County General Hospital, 7785 N. State St., Lowville, NY 13367.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.
Friday, May 29, 2015, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake