BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Michael P. Harty, 68, of Wheeler Drive passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Harty was born in Bellows Falls on Feb. 10, 1950, the son of Norman and Geraldine (Lorange) Harty. He was a graduate of Bellows Falls High School, the University of Vermont, and Western New England School of Law. He worked as a teacher for 14 years at Green Mountain High School, served as deputy states attorney, and retired from private practice six years ago. He served as town moderator for many years, was a lister for the Town of Rockingham for six years, and served one term in the State House of Representatives.
On July 13, 1974, he married Wendy Andros who survives. Also surviving is his mother Gerry Harty of Bellows Falls; his children Edward Harty of Westminster and Emily Lisai of Westminster; his brothers Dennis Harty of Bellows Falls and Thomas Harty of Randolph; and his grandchildren Declan and Cole Lisai and Quinn and Marlow Harty; and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his father, Norman.
There will be calling hours 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 at Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home in Bellows Falls, Vt. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 at the United Church in Bellows Falls. Burial will take place in the St. Charles Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Our Place Drop In Center, 4 Island Street, Bellows Falls, VT, 05101.