Harley E. Northrop, long time resident of Westfield, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2012.
Born in Jamestown in 1913 and raised in Ripley, Mr. Northrop lived in Westfield with his wife Catherine Morehouse Northrop, 1913 to 1989, from the early 1930's until 2004 when he moved to a retirement community in Williamsville, N.Y. He worked for Ajax Flexible Coupling Company, Inc. Renold, Inc., from 1937 to 1974, serving as president for the last 17 years of his employment.
He is survived by his two sons, Jere of Amherst, N.Y., and Jon of Littleton, Colo.; three granddaughters; and five great-grandchildren.
A private family service will be held in Westfield. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Patterson Library.