Posted by on September 13, 2020 11:25 am

Categories: Coal Region Newswire 2 Schuylkill County Obituaries

Warren R. Harter, 73, of Walnut St., Ashland, passed away Monday, September 7th, at the Shamokin Geisinger Community Hospital, Shamokin.

Born in Ashland, February 17, 1947, he was the son of the late Harry and Orpha Kehler Harter.

He was a graduate of the former Ashland High School, class of 1965, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, specializing in mechanics of Turbo Prop and Jet Aircraft, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.

Warren was employed for the former Fleetwood Manufacturing Company of Elysburg as a cabinet builder, later working as a mechanic for the E.T. Kramer Garage, Ashland, until his retirement.

Preceding him in death was a brother, Lewis Harter, passing in 2018.


  • Wife: Kay Tobias Harter, married 48 years
  • Son: Warren H. Harter and his wife Carla, Ashland
  • Daughter: Wanda wife of David Chapman, Shamokin
  • Daughter: Denise wife of John Brown, Shamokin
  • Brother: Charles Harter and his companion Mary Ludwig, Ashland
  • Sister: Carol wife of Wally Fetterolf, Mowry
  • Sister: Brenda wife of Barry Spieles, Ashland
  • Sister: Debbie wife of Gary Leib, Gordon
  • Sister: Beth wife of Michael Ploxa, Frackville
  • Grandchildren: Savannah and Chevy Harter, Nick, Justin, and Jake Chapman, also Dallas, Jack, and Scarlet Brown
  • Nieces and Nephews

At the request of the family, there is not a funeral service scheduled at this time. Visit The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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