Ralph Harding

Obituary of Ralph Harding

Ralph T. Harding of Blue Mountain Lake, NY and formerly of Rush, NY, passed away April 15, 2018 at age 72. Ralph was born April 23, 1945 in Rochester, NY the son of the late Ralph and Stella Bender Harding. Ralph was a graduate of St. Lawrence University and RPI and was Director of Information Services at Eastman Kodak retiring in 1997. He was past Town Justice, Monroe County; NYS Licensed Guide; Certified NYS Instructor for Young Boaters and Young Snowmobilers Class and a recipient of the NYS Master Hunter Award from Cornell University. Ralph was a 48 year member of the Rush Volunteer Fire Department, holding offices of Lieutenant, President, Director and Chairman of the Board. Member of the Monroe County Planning Board with primary responsibility for the development of the 10 year master plan for the Rochester International Airport. Past Chairman of the Town of Rush Planning Board and Recreation Committee and past President of the Rush Rod and Game Club. He is survived by his son Christopher (Monica) Harding; grandsons, Christopher and Charlie; several cousins.

Friends may call Saturday 12 pm to 2 pm at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home, Inc. 59 Monroe Street, Honeoye Falls. Burial Pine Hill Cemetery, Rush. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Rush Volunteer Fire Department. To light a candle in remembrance of Ralph, please visit www.mertonkaysfuneralhome.com.