Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Harry Comes
Smethport - Harry D. "Jiggs" Comes, Jr., 80, of Crosby, died Thursday (July 26, 2018) at his home in Crosby.
He was born April 11, 1938 in Port Allegany, a son of Harry D. and Hilda Berg Comes, Sr. On Feb. 14, 1976, in Crosby, PA, he married Barbara A. Kandare, who survives.
Mr. Comes was a 1957 graduate of Smethport High School. Jiggs had a lifelong passion for farming and was involved with the ED Comes Dairy. Jiggs had an amazing way of expressing his joy for farming. In between long hours of tending the farm, Jiggs had a second career at SenaKean Manor, which he enjoyed and eventually retired from. He was a supervisor for Norwich Township for several years as well.
His dogs, Rainy, Sasha and Lilly, will miss him greatly. He was a member of the Norwich Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept.
In addition to his wife and farming partner of 42 years, he is survived by:
one daughter: Deborah (Bruce) Sharro of Smethport
three sons: Rodger (Ann) Comes of Ormsby, PA, Jeff (Kathryn) Comes of Peoria, AZ and Ron (Janice) Comes of Smethport
8 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers: Donald, Gordon, William, and Paul Comes, and 3 sisters: Harriett Burgart, Esther Harriman and Virginia Sayers.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 from 4-8 PM at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, PA, where funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 11:00 am with the Rev. Randall Headley officiating. Burial will be in the Norwich Cemetery, Colegrove.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolence may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.