Ann Harding, 81, of Cross Street, passed away Monday, Nov.
12, at Lewis County General Hospital's Residential Health
Care Facility, Lowville.
hours will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Cummings
Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown. The funeral service will
be 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the funeral home. Burial
will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.
Born Nov. 9, 1931, in Watertown, a daughter of John and Catherine Cuzzupoli
graduated from Immaculate Heart Academy and Mercy School of
She married John F. Harding on May, 25, 1952, 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
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
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
a son, Carl F. Harding, Watertown; a daughter, Cathy A.
Coty, Whitesboro; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren;
a 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,
Condolences to the family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.
Information provided by Cummings
Funeral Service and Newzjunky.com, Watertown