Born in Scranton in 1924, son of the late Arthur and Phoebe Walker Ware, he was a proud Marine, who retired after 27 years as Sergeant Major. He was a prisoner of war in Japan during World War II and served in Korea and Vietnam. A proud graduate of Penn State, he worked as an insurance agent for Pegula Insurance Co. He was a member of Trinity Congregation and a member of the YMCA Bone Yard Gang.
He was a loving man whose greatest joy was spending time with his family and his dog, Dora. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Surviving are a son, Harry Jr. and wife, Nancy, Glenburn; two daughters, Joan Ware Hess and husband, James, Factoryville and Kristine Rhodes and husband Robert, Ransom; a step-son, Thomas and wife Doreen Scott Lutkowski, Taylor; a brother, Joseph T. Ware and wife Sally, Clarks Summit; a sister, Dorothy Catracchia and husband, Albert, Fla.; 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a stepson, Edward Lutkowski; brothers Arthur, John, Edward, Richard and Irwin Ware & a sister, Joan Ware.