He was born Sept. 16, 1927, in Brazil, the son of Herbert Mormans and Pearl Hadley Mormans.
In his early years, he worked on the railroad, at Arketez and was a well known tile setter for more than 50 years. On Sept. 7, 1947, he married June Trout. She survives.
Harry served his country during World War II and continued to serve for 20 years in the Navy. He was a member of the Staunton United Methodist Church, was a 34-year member of the Posey Township Volunteer Fire Dept., serving as chief for 10 years, a member of the American Legion, the Masonic Lodge No. 264, a gold gard member of the brick layers union and a member of the Navy Fleet Reserve Association.
He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.
Harry was preceded in death by his parents Herbert Mormans and Pearl Hadley Mormans Earley.
He is survived by his wife June Mormans, Staunton, daughters Susan Wells, Brazil, and Linda Woolley and husband Steve, Avon, sons Sean Mormans, Indianapolis, and Zachary Mormans, at home, grandchildren Adam Woolley and Shannon Simonson, great-grandson Isaac Woolley, sisters Imogene Bush, Terre Haute, and Eileen Laib, Indianapolis, sister-in-law Martha Bitzegaio, Terre Haute, many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Visitation will be Sunday, June 29, 2008, from 4-8 p.m., with a short service to follow at French Funeral Home with Rev. David Brown officiating.
Cremation is scheduled with burial of remains at Clearview Cemetery at a later date.
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