Harold R. Banish
Died: Aug 15, 2016
Harold R. Banish

BANISH - Harold R.

Harold R. Banish, age 90 passed away peacefully on Monday August 15, 2016.  Born in Ft. Erie Ontario canada the only child of Ernest and Julia (nee Kwiatowski) Banish. He moved to Buffalo NY at the age of 18 and enlisted in the Army. Having served his country in the Army for eight years.

He graduated from the University at Buffalo with an MBA and worked for several years for the Peter J. Schmidt Co as a Sales Consultant and Finance Manager.  After leaving the Peter J.  Schmidt Co, he began a private consulting business and engaged in Public Speaking and Motivation.  He loved to garden, write short stories and at one point had over 15 salt water fish aquariums. This was his love and passion. At the age of 70, Harold began a business traveling to places that had salt water aquariums, mostly coperate offices and restaurants, and offered his advice as well as cleaning and maintenance services.

Harry is predeceased by his wife of 54 years Glenna A. (nee Sittniewski) Banish and his daughter Elizabeth (survived by Phillip) Franklin. Grandson Joseph (Carmella) Franklin. Great Grandson Alex (Kimberly) Franklin and great great grandchildren Heather (Benjamin) Howard, Leslie (Stephen) O'Connor and Adam (Kathleen) Franklin.

Family and friends are invited to the Kevin M. Mason Funeral Home, 154 Weimar Street Buffalo NY 14206 on Thursday August 18, 2016 at 10:30 am for a prayer service. There will be no prior visitation.

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Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin M. Mason Funeral Home

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