Michael H. Hady Jr., 84, Meyersdale
Michael H. Hady Jr., 84, Meyersdale, passed away on May 9, 2013 in York. He is the husband of Dolores Snyder Hady. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in January. Born Nov. 2, 1928 in Meyersdale to the late Michael H. Hady Sr. and Caroline Meese Hady, he is also preceded in death by his sisters Betty Jane and Mary Louise Deetz and brother William. Also survived by daughter, Diana Cogan and husband John, Livonia, N.Y., son Michael and wife Melanie, York; grandsons: Johnny Cogan, Swiftwater, and Patrick Cogan and wife Jennifer, Phoenix, Ariz.; granddaughters: Jillian and Meredith, York; great-grandchildren: Jackson, Kenzie and Amaya Cogan, Phoenix; also sister, Jo Ann Hunter and sister-in-law, Irene Hady, Meyersdale, as well as many nieces and nephews. Mike was a 1946 graduate of Meyersdale Area High School. He is a U.S. Navy Korean War veteran serving on the USS Toledo and USS New Jersey. Following the war, he joined his father as a partner and subsequent owner of W.H. Baldwin's Men's Store in Meyersdale. He later worked for Dean O'Neil Ford. He was a lifetime member of Amity United Church of Christ in Meyersdale where he sang in the choir and was a member of the Consistory. He also was active in the Meyersdale Lion's Club for over 60 years. He served on the Meyersdale School Board for many years. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 554, Jaffa Shrine and the Meyersdale American Legion. He served as fundraising chair for the Meyersdale Community Hospital Dialysis Center and was the first patient treated in that facility when it opened its doors. He loved his family, his church and his community and gave so unselfishly to everyone he knew. His love and generosity touched many lives. He cherished his golf outings with his buddies at Piney Run. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Leckemby Funeral Home, 203 North St., Meyersdale, and from 9 to 10 a.m., the hour of service, Monday at the funeral home, with Pastor Harold Garlick officiating. Interment will be held at Greenville Cemetery following the service. Arrangements by the M. Ray Leckemby Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Meyersdale Lion's Club and Amity United Church of Christ.