March 10, 1927 ~ June 29, 2016
CROGHAN – Harland F. Campany, 89, State Route 812, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at Carthage Area Hospital.
Surviving is his wife of more than 63 years, Theresa; five daughters, Carol and Hugh Worden of Lowville; Connie Campany and her fiancé, James Branch of Copenhagen; Joan and Jeff Bruckman of Croghan; Barbara and John Widrick of Carthage; Jeanette “Cookie” Campany and her fiancé, Mark Woodhouse of Castorland; a brother, Gordon and Alice Campany of Denmark; eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and twin great-great grandsons; nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by three sisters, Lagrassa Bartraw, Margie Hall, and Anita Boucher; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Knight and Barbara Dekin.
Harland was born on March 10, 1927 at home in Indian River, a son of the late John and Anna Bush Campany. He attended country school at Indian River. On October 4, 1952, he married Theresa M. Briot at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Croghan with Rev. Hugh King officiating. Mr. Campany worked many jobs over the years, including logging, Yancey’s sugar bush, J.P. Lewis Paper Mill. He retired in 1991 from Boise Cascade.Mr. Campany was a communicant of St. Stephen’s Church in Croghan and was a member of the former St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Indian River.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his grandsons, sons-in-law, brother, and nephews. Harland enjoyed building bird houses and wood working. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.
Calling hours will be held from 9 – 11 a.m. at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville. A prayer service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass, to be said at 12:00 Noon at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Belfort, with Rev. Daniel L. Chapin, officiating. Interment will be in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery, Belfort. A gathering at St. Stephen’s Church Hall will immediately follow the graveside service. Contributions may be made to Croghan Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 405, Croghan, NY 13327, or to St. Stephen’s Church Restoration Fund, P.O. Box 38, Croghan, NY 13327.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com