Harry Patrick Ano


Harry Patrick was a long time resident of AuSable Forks and for the past six years, the Keene Valley Neighborhood House. He loved to play bingo and visits from his family. He was appointed the spokesperson for the Neighborhood House and took this position very seriously working with the administration and maintaining peace among the residents.
Harry had a few aliases. He was known to many as Coach, Pop, Dad, Papa, Peanut and Harry the Hat. He was very passionate about the betterment of his town, AuSable Forks and his love of the Church and commitment to the basketball program and all of the children at Holy Name School. You could always see Harry directing traffic for the Holy Name School students every morning and afternoon for 26 years.
Harry is survived by his four children: Barry (Nancy) Ano, Marilee (Paul) Mintzer, Micheal (Sally) Ano, and Jenny Ano; his grandchildren, who adored their Papa, Sarah (Stephen) Drake, Lauren Mintzer (Jordan Relation), Evelyn Ano, Megan Ano, Brandan Ano, Michael (Niki) Ryba, Trevor Ryba, Cordell Ano and Casey (Jessica) Bulriss; great-grandchildren - Isabella and Liam Drake and Harper Ano and Brantley Bulriss.
He is predeceased by his wife Vada, his son, Roy and his grandchildren, Jeremy and Corey.
Calling hours will be at Thwaits-Zaumetzer Funeral Home on Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. with a Mass at Holy Name Church on Monday at 10 a.m. Reception following at the Holy Name School gym.
In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Holy Name Church.
Quote by Harry: We don't make a lot of money, but we sure have a lot of fun!
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Published on September 29, 2018
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