Deaths Death Notices
KNOWLES, Harford Earle
KNOWLES - Harford Earle Memorial services for Harford Earle
Knowles, age 92, of Sylva, NC, deceased January 12, 2016, will be held at 10:00 AM on July 1, 2016 at the chapel of the Elmlawn Cemetery, Kenmore, NY. Interment in Acacia Park Cemetery at 1:30 PM. Harford was preceded in death by his parents, John and Gertrude Knowles; wife, Audrey Knowles; daughter, Karen Knowles; brothers, Bryant, James, Robert, and Ronald Knowles. A sister, Shirley Picard, died March 23, 2016. Father to Kathy Mechling, Brad Knowles, Craig Knowles; grandfather to Kim Reneau, Jared and Ethan Mechling, Jamie Knowles; great-grandfather to Caitlin Reneau, Matthew Diaz, Carmen Martinez, Viola and Evan Mechling; and brother to Jack Knowles and Harriet Wilson. Harford was a WWII naval veteran, master mason for 50 years and worked as a flight engineer for Eastern, National, and Pan American Airlines.