Harry Patrick Ano

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Harry Patrick Ano

March 17, 1929 - September 28, 2018

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!
Published on September 29, 2018
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Sunday September 30, 2018

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Thwaits-Zaumetzer Funeral Home

3 College Street, Au Sable Forks, NY, USA

Funeral service

Monday October 01, 2018

10:00 AM

Holy Name Church

Main Street, Au Sable Forks, NY, USA

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11 posts

Rebecca Marlowe
Oct 12, 2018
So sorry to hear about the death of your father and my Holy Name School friend . This notice appeared on my kindle today. Do not know why this appeared now. We had a good time at Holy Name School esp. during basketball season with many players and cheerleaders. Prayers for your father and family. 10/12/18
Charles Haselton
Oct 01, 2018
Harry--you left us way too soon--memories of the class of 1947 Au Sable Forks, High School-- R.I.P. Comrade--
Fran & Carolyn Kane
Sep 30, 2018
SENDING OUR LOVE , HUGS, & PRAYERS. TO YOUR FAMILY...HE WILL BE MISSED BUT, NOT FORGOTTEN...WAS A VERY KIND AND WONDERFUL HUMAN BEING...
Jess santor
Sep 30, 2018
Jenn, trevor, Michael
So sorry to hear about pop..he always made me laugh..
Cherish your memories of him.
Marilee & to all your family
Sep 30, 2018
So very sorry fir your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Nate Straight
Sep 30, 2018
Coach you will be missed. You were great at everything you did, even your under hand foul shots! You thought us how to become young men on and off the court. You will be missed for now but I'm sure gramp will keep you company. Till we meet again
Paul O’Connell
Sep 29, 2018
Mr. Ano was a great person. Praying for him and his family. God bless.
Lisa M
Sep 29, 2018
Rest easy Harry, you fought a hard battle.
Randy Douglas
Sep 29, 2018
Coach , you are certainly going to be missed by all of us who knew you and loved you . You were truly an inspiration to me and I will never forget it . Such fond memories . You were one of a kind . God bless all of you in the Ano family you were all so lucky to have such a wonderful man in your lives . Sincerely , Randy Douglas
Lori russo
Sep 29, 2018
Harry always had a smile that would brighten the room . he cracked me up when we played bingo . I'm going to miss him deeply. Thank you Harry for giving me advice at times and always having that joking side of you as well as the serious side. R.i.p. Harry. 💖 teddy bear.
Lori russu
Sep 29, 2018
Harry always had a smile that would brighten the room . he cracked me up when we played bingo . I'm going to miss him deeply. Thank you Harry for giving me advice at times and always having that joking side of you as well as the serious side. R.i.p. Harry. 💖 teddy bear.