Evelyn Colleen Harden
84, died Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born September 16, 1931, she was the daughter of the late William and Madaline (Klipstein) Smith. She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband James William “Buck” Harden; one brother, Ray Smith; one sister, Mary Winner; one sister-in-law, Eleanor Smith; three brothers-in-law, William “Pete” Cameron, James Hinkle, Larry Harden and one nephew, Roy A. Smith.
Colleen is survived by two sons, Robert Barnard Harden, William James Harden and wife Leslie and three grandsons; George Barton and wife Megan, Patrick Barton and wife Kelly and their two daughters, Lyla Rae and Waverly Rose, and Jeffrey Harden and fiancé Rachel; her dedicated sister, Shirley Blamer; three sisters-in-law, Betty J. Hinkle, Judy Harden, Fran Harden and one brother-in-law, Robert Harden and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graduate of Central High School, Lonaconing, MD and Mount Siani Hospital School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, grandmother and great grandmother and a dedicated nurse for 42 years. She was an avid reader and lover of flower gardening.
Family and friends will be received Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 9 to 11 am followed by a eulogy given by Rev. George Harpold at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg, MD.
Interment will be private.