DYSART — RATCHFORD – Harold, 68, Dysart, died Nov. 16, 2013. Born April 16, 1945, in Fallentimber R.D., son of the late Eugene Sr. and Katherine (Matish) Ratchford. Preceded in death by brothers, Eugene Jr. “Bucky” and Fred, and sister, Yvonne Cuomo. Survived by these brothers and sisters: Alice Hale, Altoona; Elizabeth “Betty” Crossman, Dysart; Patrick (Barbara Lumadue), Altoona; Gerald “Jake” (Linda Stewart), Cresaptown, Md.; and Michael (Shirley Steele), Meadville. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Harold enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing softball. Army veteran of the Vietnam Era War. Retired in 2007 after 18 years of service from F.L. Smithe. Member of Laurel Run Sportsmen, Dysart; International Association of Machinists; Loretto American Legion; Ashville VFW; and St. Thomas Catholic Church, Ashville, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Sean Code, celebrant. Committal, church cemetery. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville, where vigil service will be held Monday. Military rites in charge of Ashville VFW, Loretto American Legion and other local military organizations.