MARENGO — Harley Hobart Hart, 90, of Marengo, died peacefully Monday, April 22, 2019, at St. Ann’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Harley retired from ITT after 43 years of service. An avid traveler, he and his wife Nellie were able to visit every state, except Louisiana and Mississippi. He especially loved California and Colorado. A skilled woodworker, Harley enjoyed making shelves and small furniture.

He was born Feb. 8, 1929, in Stantontown, to the late Charles M. and Bessie M. Hart.

Also preceded in death by his loving wife, Nellie “Jo”; and brothers, Orville and Robert.

Harley is survived by devoted sons and their wives, Chuck and Sharon Hart of Cardington, Marvin and Shelly Hart of Mount Gilead; grandchildren, Chris (Amanda) and Shawn Hart, Mikaela (Andy) Huff, Nikarla (Jeremy) Conant, Madison Hart, John (Dee) and Scott Deckling, Tammy Casler, Natasha Phelps and Brittany Benjamin; and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Route 61, (at SR 3), Sunbury, where a funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m., Mr. Larry DeWitt, Celebrant. Interment will be at Green Mound Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in Harley’s memory.

DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve Harley’s family.

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