Harry D. Littlecott

LITTLECOTT, Harry Dean, 63, formerly of Toronto, OH, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014, at Akron General Hospice Care Center, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Beloved husband of Nancy J. (Paris) Littlecott, whom he married on February 5, 1972. Devoted father of three children: Michelle R. (Aaron) Peach of Columbus, OH, Melanie A. (Jeff) Mesmer of Green, OH, and Randy (Kim) Littlecott of Houston, PA; and grandfather of Kai, Mariana, Grace, Rosalie and Liliana.

Harry was born April 22, 1950, and is the son of D. Lourelle (Clites) Littlecott of Cincinnati, OH, and the late Harry A. Littlecott. He is also survived by his sister, Lee Anne (Harold) Childers of Cincinnati, OH.

Harry worked at Weirton Steel for 35 years where he was general manager of steelmaking, then relocated to Mittal Steel, Sparrows Point in Maryland for seven years as a general manager of purchasing.

Harry was a former member of the Riverview UMC, and attended St. Francis Catholic Church in Toronto and St. Joan of Arc in Aberdeen, MD. He was a member of the Toronto Lions Club, where he served as past president and zone chairman. Harry was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan, and loved golfing and spending time at the beach.

Visiting hours for Harry will be held on Wednesday evening from 5-7 p.m. and again on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home, 701 Findley St. in Toronto, OH. His funeral service will be held on Friday, February 21, at 10 a.m. at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Toronto. There will be additional visitation on Friday in the rear of the church from 9:15 a.m. until the time of his service at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Toronto Union Cemetery in Toronto, OH.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Harry’s memory to: Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service, 3358 Ridgewood Road, Akron, OH 44333; Gilchrist Hospice, at Gilchristhospice.org/giving or (443) 849-8245; or Kimmel Cancer Center/Hopkins, 750 E. Pratt St., Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202, in support of pancreatic cancer research.

Condolences may be offered to Harry’s family on our website, www.jefosterfh.com.