VINCO — BRITTON – Harold R. Sr. “Chopper,” 76, Vinco, went to be with the Lord Jan. 14, 2014, at home. Born Nov. 8, 1937, in Twin Rocks, son of the late Theodore and Mary (Shaffer) Britten. Preceded in death by brother, Theodore Jr.; and sister, Hermina Hammer. Survived by his wife of 56 years, Lieselotte “Lee” Britton; children, Patricia (Barney) Chappell, Diana (companion, Keith) Baligush and Harold R. Jr. (Theresa) Britton; and grandchildren, Leeann, Trisha, Katrina, Charlie and Isaac. Brother of Thelma (John) Butala, Wanida Hancharick, Porter (Mary) Britton, Robert (Caroline) Britten and Art (Nancy) Britten. Also survived by sister-in-law, Patricia Britten; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Mundys Corner, where he served as Eucharistic minister. Harold served during the Korean War and spent half of his career as a drill instructor in the U.S. Army (E-6). Member of Nanty Glo American Legion and American-Polish Citizens Club. Former member of Nanty Glo VFW and Knights of Columbus. Harold enjoyed golfing, gambling and traveling. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him, especially his grandchildren. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where vigil prayer service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church, the Very Rev. Andrew C. Stanko, VF, celebrant. Committal, Holy Name Mausoleum, Ebensburg. Military rites by Nanty Glo, Twin Rocks and Vintondale Ritual Team.
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