Howard Lafayette Whitford

Born: Feb 5, 1881
Loc: Erie Co. PA
Died: Jan 11, 1968
Bur:  St Gregory Cemetery, Erie Co, PA

Occupation:  Township Supervisor,
Harborcreek, Erie Co, PA
Father: LaFayette Whitford
Mother: Philena Palmer
Married 1st: Catherine
Children: Gladys/Kenneth/Leo/Robert
Married 2nd:  Marie Young
World War I Draft Registration Card:
Name: Howard Lafayette Whitford
City: 14 Grant St. North East, Erie Co. PA
County: Erie
State: Pennsylvania
Birth Date: 05 Feb 1881
1900 Census: Harborcreek, Erie Co. PA
1910 Census: Harborcreek, Erie Co. PA
1920 Census: North East, Erie Co. PA
1930 Census: Harborcreek, Erie Co. PA

Obituary:  Howard L. Whitford, 86 of Iroquois Ave., Harborcreek, died Wednesday at St. Vincent Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Harborcreek Feb. 5, 1881 he resided there most of his life. Mr. Whitford was a retired Harborcreek Township employee and served as township supervisor for 12 years. The Howard Whitford Park in Harborcreek is named after him and he was further honored in October 1967 when he was chosen to break ground for the new Harborcreek Municipal Building. Survivors include his wife Marie Young Whitford, two daughters, Mrs. William (Margaret) Boniger and Mrs. Harold (Gladys) Southard, both of Erie, four sons, Kenneth and Leo Whitford, both of Erie, Robert Whitford of Ripley, NY, and Gordon Whitford of San Diego Calif., one stepdaughter, Mrs. Donald (Hazel) Bartlett of Harborcreek, three sisters, Annie Whitford of Mayville, NY, Mrs. Laura Kaness and Mrs. Ralph (Mabel) Dougan both of Harborcreek, four brothers, Alfred Whitford of North East, Alton, Lester and Clyde Whitford, all of Erie; 20 grandchildren, and 22 great grandchildren. Friends may call at the C. J. Dusckas Funeral Home, 2607 Buffalo Rd. today and Friday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m. and are invited to attend funeral services there Saturday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Requiem Mass at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Bartlett Rd. at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Gregory Cemetery
Source: Erie Daily Times - Thurs. Jan 11, 1968

SS Death Index:
Residence: 16421 Harborcreek, Erie, PA
Born 5 Feb 1881
Died Jan 1968
Issued: PA (Before 195)