May 01, 2019
Peacefully at the Perth District Hospital on Sunday April 21st, 2019 in his 72nd year. Loving husband of Liz of 49 years. Devoted father of Michelle Romanko and Leigh – Anne Wise (Nathan). PopPop to Caden Brodrick – Wise, Chase, Elleigh and Evynn Wise, Ryder and Harper Romanko. All of Calgary Alberta.
Pre Deceased by his parents John & Ruth Connelly. Dear brother – in – law of Nancy (Hank) Maynard and loved uncle of Melanie, and Geordie Maynard. Harold will be sadly missed by his faithful boat companion Jasmine.
Harold was born and raised in the village of Welcome, Ontario. He and Liz were married in 1970 and chose Whitby, Ontario as their home. A job transfer took their family to Calgary, Alberta in 1991 where they stayed until 2008 when they retired to their lake home near Plevna, Ontario.
Harold was employed with Trans Canada Pipelines and wore many hats over his 38 year career with them.
The most rewarding part of Harold’s career was as Operations Manager for a Gas Storage joint venture between Trans Canada Pipelines and BP Canada and later with the Gas Storage Facility in Edson, Alberta.
The Funeral was held at the Ross Funeral Chapel, Port Hope, Ontario on May 1st, 2019. Interment Welcome Church Cemetery.