Harold P. Denison

August 5, 1926August 16, 2012

Harold P. Denison, age 86, of Cty Rd. 17, Watkins Glen, NY passed away on Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls, NY.

Harold was born in the Town of Starkey, NY on August 5, 1926, the son of the late Marcus and Ellen (Jayne) Denison. He served in the US Army during WWII and Korean War. Harold worked as a barber for 15 years and spent 52 years driving bus for the Watkins Glen School District. He retired from International Salt Co after 26 years of service.

Harold is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Betty (Ousterout); his daughter, Nancy Harris; grandson, Dustin Harris; granddaughter, Olivia Paradiso; great granddaughter, Iyla Harris; siblings, Stuart (Gene) Denison of Rochester, NY, Naomi Denison of Bath, NY, Joelyn (Vern) Voorhees of Pine Valley, NY, Ronald (Lois) Green of Corning, NY, Isabelle (Jack) Jones of Corning,NY and Debbie Dailey of Rock Stream, NY; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parrents he was predeceased by his sisters, Madeline Sather and Eleanor Abbey.

A celebration of his life will be held at the convenience of his family.


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Mary/Dave Cook

September 3, 2012

Olivia, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We just heard about your grandfather We know you were very close but he struggled for so long - you cannot wish him back. He is finally in a far better place where he no longer suffers. All our love, Aunt Mary and Uncle Dave

September 3, 2012

Betty, Nancy, Olivia and Dustin

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Harold was such a fine man and suffered way too long. May God help all of you through this difficult time.

Mary & Dave Cook

September 1, 2012

Oh Nancy!
I'm saddened to hear that your Dad's time walking about the earth has passed. Please, please - consider yourself hugged BIG, and I hope that you and your family can feel the good thoughts and love that so many send your way.~ Mary Donnell