October 15, 1947 - September 19, 2017
Harry Hereford of Arnprior passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer, with his wife by his side, at Hospice Renfrew the morning of Tuesday September 19, 2017. Beloved husband of Phyllis (nee Cuddihey). Dearly loved father of Shannon Prost (Mark), Meaghan Schulte (Kurt), Jonathan Hereford and step-father of Leisha Clarke-Doherty. Dear brother of Elizabeth “Nancy” Prior (Michael), Margaret “Peggy” Cauchi (Erwin), Mary-Jane Cheater (Dennis) and Paul Alexander. “Grandpa Harry” will be greatly missed by Marshall and Preston Prost and Lawren and Hugo Schulte. Special brother-in-law of Michael Cuddihey (Betty) and Norman Cuddihey (Wendy Christoff). Harry’s Professional Golf career spanned many years and many courses across the Ottawa Valley. He was known by his fellow Golf Professionals to be passionate about teaching the game, and was dedicated to growing the Ottawa Zone, especially for junior players.
Harry worked for the PGA of Canada for 26 years, serving as the Ottawa Zone Executive Director until retiring this past May. In 2011, Harry became one of only 4 honoured recipients of The Lifetime Achievement Award from the PGA of Canada, Ottawa Zone. He was also a Life Member and current President of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 174, Arnprior, Ontario. Family and friends were invited to join us for a Tribute to Harry which took place in the Chapel of the Pilon Family Funeral Home, 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Sunday afternoon, October 1st at 2 o’clock. An informal gathering followed at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 174, Arnprior. All were invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 174, Arnprior would be gratefully appreciated.