Meadville Tribune

February 18, 2013

John Arnold Harmon III

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — John Arnold Harmon III, 60, of Meadville, died at home of natural causes on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.

He was born Oct. 19, 1952, in Meadville, to John and Mae Krasa Harmon.

He graduated from Meadville High School and attended Erie Business College, where he earned a degree in computer programming. John worked as a finish carpenter. He was known for excellence in woodworking craftsmanship.

He loved sports. As a youngster he played baseball in the Vernon Township Little League. He was an avid fan of the state champion Meadville Bulldog hockey teams in the 1990s and a lifelong fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Steelers.

John is survived by his sister, Wilma (Thomas) Clark of Eau Claire, Wis.; brothers-in law, C. Leslie Hogg of Glendale, Ariz., and Robert Frye of Fuquay-Verina, N.C.; nieces, Susan Clark (Andy Charrier), Kristina Clark, Kris (Michael) Grandinetti, Holly Frye, Barbara (Todd) Gautier, and Stephanie (Anthony) Parrinello; grandnieces and nephews, Anika Clark, Nicholas Steckel, Brooke Parrinello, Dominick Parrinello and Andrea Ayala; aunt, Dorothy Cholak; and many cousins and their families.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Joyce Hogg and Joan Frye.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Roofner-Collins-Warren Funeral Home, 544 Chestnut St., Meadville, with a visitation period beginning at 10 and with a lunch following the service at St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church, 383 Arch Street.

In lieu of flowers, friends and family are invited to give a memorial in John’s name to a favorite charity.

Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on John’s Book of Memories online at