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Philip O. Harden

Philip O. Harden, 79, of Thornville, passed away March 25, 2014, at his home. He was born on January 6, 1935 in Columbus, son of the late Hollie O. and Charlotte (Wells) Harden. Philip was a member of Community Lodge #684, the Scottish Rite, Aladdin Temple Shrine, Buckeye Lake Moose Lodge #2434, and AMVETS Post #51 in Thornport.

He is survived by his loving family: wife, Carolyn S. Harden; children, Philip O. Jr. (Kathy) Harden, Kimberly (Kevin) Vierstra, Kirk McCoy, and Kimberly (Jeffrey) Snively; grandchildren, Courtney and Connor Vierstra, Betty (Jason) O’Hara, and Mary (Manuel) Benitez; three greatgrandchildren; sister, Charlotte Pokrandt; and many nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Philip’s wishes, he will be cremated. No calling hours or services were observed.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for the Harden Family.

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