Edwin L. Harding, 88, of New Brighton, died Sunday, November 8, 2020 in his residence.
Born November 8, 1932 in New Brighton, he was the son of the late Cecil and Myrtle (Jones) Harding. A graduate of Beaver Falls High School, Edwin retired from B&W, where he was a machine worker. He was a veteran of the United States Navy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann (Swasta) Harding (October 2, 2014); his daughter, Deborah Harding (April 4, 2001); and two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Cardosi and Catherine Bobin.
He is survived by 14 nieces and nephews, Daniel (Susan) Bobin, Judith (Joe Ray) Lefevers, Christine (Michael) Adams, Rodney Bobin, James (Amy) Bobin, Susan (David) Karges, Benjamin (Barbara) Kellogg, Beth (David) Bishop, Kristin (Steve) Paxton, Gregory (Tammy) Cardosi, Donna (Jim)Goda, Nancy Sheets, Janet (Brent) Smith, and Robbie (Kelley) Cardosi; a sister-in-law, Cecilia (David) Kellogg; a brother-in-law, Joseph (Leslie) Swasta; and several great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Monday from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm in the Gabauer Funeral Home-1133 Penn Avenue, New Brightonwww.gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com, where a service will be held on Tuesday at 11am. Rev. Lee Bittner will officiate.
Private interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park
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