Howard J. Tenney

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Howard J. Tenney

November 16, 1926 - January 18, 2019

Howard J. Tenney Howard J. Tenney, 92, formerly of Saegertown, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 18, 2019 at Rolling Fields Elder Care Community.
He was born on November 16, 1926 in Sandy Lake, PA; a son of the late Abel S. and Agnes A. Hays Tenney.
He attended a one room school house in Deer Township and then continued his education at Cochranton High School.
Howard joined the service during WWII as an Army Engineer and was stationed in the Philippine Islands. After being honorably discharged he returned home and became employed by Westinghouse/Sunbeam in Meadville. Because of love of the outdoors, he then became a logger with a career lasting more than 40 years. He subsequently worked for Newcomb Lumber, Fiest Hardwoods and Baird Brothers, all of Ohio.
On June 14, 1947 he married Louise M. Kurt. Together they established Pine Ridge Stables in 1968, providing equestrian services for over 35 years to the Meadville Area.
On August 6, 2013, after 66 years of marriage, Louise preceded him in death.
Howard was an avid reader, becoming especially knowledgeable of the American Civil War. He also enjoyed woodworking and square dancing with Louise in their younger years as members of the Kon Yaught Kickers.
He was a member of St. Bernadettes Roman Catholic Church in Saegertown.
Howard is survived by four children, Regina A. King and her husband Edward, of Saegertown; Rebecca L. Mosley and her husband Dennis of Farmdale, Ohio; H. Michael Tenney and his wife Patricia of Walworth, NY; and Mark J. Tenney of Saegertown. Nine grandchildren, Rachel (Matthew) Marcelle of Manassas, VA; Amanda (Richard) Nay of St. Johns, FL; Sara (Matthew) Jaros of Saegertown; Jason (Tracy) King of Erie; Gregory Mosley of Farmdale, Ohio; Kevin Mosley (Amanda) of Kinsman, Ohio; Matthew Tenney of Butler, PA; Jonathan Tenney of Ithaca, NY; and Zachary (Robin) Tenney of Stafford, VA; 18 great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Mildred Kurt of Erie; a daughter-in-law Susan (Sam) Stoudt of Venango, PA and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Jerome, an infant great grandson, Nathaniel, four sisters, Dorothy, Mabel, Audrey and Geraldine and two brothers, Vernon and Charles.
The family would like to express gratitude for the kindness of the staff at Rolling Fields and the caring guidance of Hospice of Crawford County.
Family and friends are welcome to call the Ryan M. Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc, 544 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335, on Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 11:00 A.M. until 12:30 P.M.. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 1:00 P.M. at St. Agatha Church, 353 Pine St, Meadville, PA 16335.
Burial will take place at St. Agatha Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice of Crawford County, 766 Liberty St, Meadville, PA 16335.
Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Howard's Book of Memories at
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Clair Mizner
Feb 02, 2019
I was his room-mate at Rolling Fields. I was getting over my operation for cancer. We had times together, and I would visit him now and then.
Patricia Taylor
Jan 23, 2019
I will miss my visits with Howard at Rolling Hills. I always enjoyed our talks. I was so nice to see his smile when he saw me. I considered him a good friend. May God rest his soul. I am glad I will have my memories of him.
Cindy Ridgeway
Jan 22, 2019
Dear Mark, Regina and Becky,
I'm so sorry for your loss. Even though I never got to know your dad, my time at Pine Ridge Stables with all of you confirms that he was a great guy who raised some great kids. I pray that you all have great memories to hang onto! Sincerest Sympathies
Paul and Deanie
Jan 22, 2019
Our sympathy to all of your family in the loss of your father, grandfather, and great grandfather. We’re sorry he’s no longer with us, but I think he was ready to leave his suffering behind. For as long as I can remember, whenever we would go to visit him, it was always with a greeting “Wellllllllll, look who’s here.” I’m sorry that we won’t be there for the funeral. But our thoughts will be with you. Love you all.