Harlan L. Ross


Harlan L. Ross, 57, of 612 W. Valley Ave., Elysburg, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital.
He was born March 7, 1961, in Shamokin, a son of the late Harlan L. Sr. and Miriam (Hoagland) Ross. On Aug. 20, 1994, in the United Lutheran Church, Sunbury, he married the love of his life, the former Stacy Horne who survives. Together they celebrated 24 years of marriage.

Harlan was a graduate of Southern Columbia High School and went on to receive a degree as a mechanical engineer and electrician
He was currently employed as a project manager for Mallard Contracting, working as a mechanical engineer and electrician, he was also a self-employed electrician, an EMT with Sunbury Community Hospital, and also served as a Ralpho Township constable.
Harlan was an active member of the United Lutheran Church at Seven Points Road, where he was a member of the Church Council for many years.
Harlan was a scuba diving instructor and loved open water dives. He worked sound and played keyboard, opening for many bands, including Def Leppard. He enjoyed traveling, jogging, competing in professional motocross and spending time with his wife and family.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one brother, Robert Wynn and his wife, of Georgia; mother-in-law, Sandra Bogart of Elysburg; sister-in-law, Tammy Griffin and her husband Arthur of Massachusettes, and their twins, Evan and Ryan Griffin; as well as many other nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Mike Wynn; one sister, Pamela Ross; and father-in-law, Tage Damgaard.

A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the C.J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at United Lutheran Church, 167 Seven Points Road, Sunbury, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Andrew Weaver officiating.
Burial will be in Northumberland Memorial Park, Sunbury.

Memorial contributions in Harlan's honor are asked to be made to United Lutheran Church, 167 Seven Points Road, Sunbury, PA 17801.
To send condolences to the family, please visit www.cjlucasfuneralhome.com.
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