Stewart Harding

Obituary of Stewart Allan Harding

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The passing of Stewart Allan Harding, age 93 years of Dartmouth, NS, formerly of Sackville, NB, Fredericton and Bedford, loving husband of Wanda (Warman) Harding occurred on Thursday, January 5, 2023 at Laurel’s Lake Residence, Dartmouth, NS.  Born in Lower St. Mary’s, NB, he was the youngest son of Mary Ann (Stewart) and Henry “Harry” Harding.  He farmed with his father for many years, attending the market at Fredericton City Hall and later the Boyce Market; he then went to work for NB Liquor from which he retired in 1986, after 35 years, the last ten years as Manager in Sackville, NB.  He and his wife, Wanda, moved back to Marysville to retire and enjoy his love of gardening and the cottage at Indian Lake.  He was a member of the Gibson Memorial United Church and a former member of the I.O.O.F. and the Lions Club. Stewart and Wanda moved to Bedford, NS to be close to their family in 2019.

Stewart is survived by his wife of 69 years, Wanda (Warman); three sons, Alan and wife, Martha of Bedford, NS, Stephen and wife, Jennifer of Dartmouth, NS and Joseph and his wife, Kelly of Thunder Bay, ON; six grandchildren, who were the joy of his life, Rachel Wearing (Rob) of Dartmouth, NS, Dr. Alison Harding of Halifax, NS, Andrew Harding (Sydni Jardine) of Dartmouth, NS, Cameron Harding of Dartmouth, NS, Collin and Myles Harding both of Thunder Bay, ON; several nieces and nephews.  Besides his parents, he was predeceased by four sisters, Edna Kierstead, Marion Currie, Doris Cody and Minnie Banks; nine brothers, Leonard, Henry, Kenneth, Ralph, Frederick, George and infant twins, Douglas and Donald and baby Phillip and by an infant grandson, Angel Bell Harding.


The family would like to express their gratitude to The Berkeley Bedford; and the incredible staff at the Emergency Department and on 3 West at the Dartmouth General Hospital, and also the staff at Laurel’s Lake Residence for their loving care and compassion.



Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive on Friday, July 21, 2023 from 4-7 pm.  The Memorial Service will take place at Gibson Memorial United Church on Saturday, July 22, 2023 at 2 pm with Rev. Kelly Burke officiating.  Interment will take place in Sunny Bank Cemetery, Fredericton, NB.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation or the Gibson Memorial United Church. Personal condolences may be offered through




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