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Bruce E. Harland

May 21, 1937October 16, 2020
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Funeral services for Bruce E. Harland, age 83 of Ogdensburg will be held on Monday (October 19, 2020) at 1:00pm at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Laurena Will officiating. Calling hours will be held prior to the funeral from 10:00am until the time of the service. Burial will be at Ogdensburgh Cemetery immediately following. Masks and social distancing will be required due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Surviving is his wife Judith Harland; a son Gregg (Becky) Harland of Ogdensburg; Mary Jane (Anthony) Rishe of Lisbon, Beth Anne (Jeff) Maynard of Fleetwood, PA and Amy (Chris) Wilson of Fargo, ND; grandchildren Rachel (Sarah) Stanton of Ogdensburg, Gregg Harland Jr., & his companion Lindsay Demers of Ogdensburg, Andrew (Marine) Harper of CA, Laura (Shawn) Demers of VA, Morgan (Jeremy) Knab of Myrtle Beach, SC, Julia, Rowan & Layla Rishe all of Lisbon, Kial Maynard & his fiancee’ Ruth Lynch of PA, Erin Maynard of Gouverneur, and Vivian, Gigi and Nathaniel Wilson of Fargo, ND; 10 great-grandchildren, 2-great-grandchildren on the way; a sister Patricia “Patsy” Bouchey of Ogdensburg; a special nephew Dale Bouchey of Ogdensburg along with many other nieces, nephews & cousins.

A son Bruce Harland predeceased him on August 8, 1982.

Bruce was born on May 21, 1937 in Gouverneur NY, a son of the late Edwin & Helen (Fountain) Harland. He attended schools in Gouverneur and Ogdensburg and later married Judith A. Irving on July 11, 1959 in Lewiston, NY.

During his career he was employed for the St. Lawrence Seaway, Niagara Falls Power Project, McConville’s, Acco, and later as a mechanic for Larry Worden, Sheridan Chevrolet and Mort Backus & Sons.

Bruce was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, and Fort La Presentation. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, mechanic work, Farm-all tractors and restored a 1947 model, traveling, carpentry work, gardening, model trains, pets and spending time with his family.

Memorial contributions can be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Fort La Presentation, Richard Winter Cancer Center or the St. Lawrence County SPCA. Condolences and fond memories can also be shared at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Gregg Harland Jr.
  • Andrew Harper
  • Rowan Rishe
  • Kial Maynard
  • Anthony Rishe

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    Monday, October 19, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, October 19, 2020

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Lonnie & Renee Backus

October 20, 2020

We are thinking of you all at this time. Bruce was a very nice man. Please accept our condolences.

Lonnie & Rene'e Backus

Dan Pearson

October 20, 2020

Sorry for your loss. Bruce and I used to pick up and deliver cars for Backus. Many interesting conversations.

Angela Morley

October 19, 2020

I recall sitting around Tony and MaryJanes dining table with Bruce And Judy, Mom and Dad and all the children for birthdays and holidays. Everyone with stories to tell.

Harut and Lucy Silyan

October 18, 2020

May every cherished memory of Bruce bring you lasting comfort in the days ahead. God rest his soul! 🖤🙏🏻🙏🏻

Gary and Parui Chichyan

October 18, 2020

Our deepest condolences to the family. Bruce was a good man, may he RIP! 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Barbara Michael

October 18, 2020

Sending condolences and prayers that you'll feel God's love and strength during this emotional time in your lives.

Rosemary Demers

October 17, 2020

Dear Judy and Family,
So sorry for your loss. Bruce was just a kind good person with a great sense of humor. You and your sweet family have a special place in our hearts. Love,Kim and Rose 🌹

Nancy Besaw Johnson

October 16, 2020

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family.

Jackie and Darin King

October 16, 2020

Dear Judy and kids:
We are so deeply sorry to hear about Bruce's passing. Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. May all the memories you have created helps you through this time of sorrow and years to come. May God bless you all.
All of our sympathy
Jackie and Darin King

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