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Eric A. Harkins

June 29, 1976 ~ November 5, 2022 (age 46)
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Eric A. Harkins

Of Unadilla

Eric A. Harkins, 46 of Unadilla died unexpectedly on Sat. Nov. 5, 2022.   He was born on June 29, 1976 in LaMesa, CA to his parents, Etta Canaday and Bernard J. Harkins Jr. who predeceased him.  He was the Director of Special Operations at Shale Rail and was a US Army veteran.

He is survived by his 3 children, Devon Kroll, Liliane Harkins and Alex Harkins, Unadilla, mother, Etta Canaday, Unadilla, sister, Tricia Harkins (Jeff) Crowley, Chicago, IL, and their children, Marlowe & Morgan, grandmother, Helen Koch, CA, uncle, Michael (Sam) Harkins, CA, fiancé, Jennie Rivera, Unadilla, and her children, Kaitlyn, Madison, Raymond Jr., & Chelsea and an unborn son and also several other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Celebration of Eric’s Life will be held in the Community Hall of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church 240 Main Street Unadilla on Sat. at 11 a.m. 

In lieu of flowers a GoFundMe has been created for Eric’s four children to be managed by the kids’ grandmother Etta Harkins Canaday to help with their immediate needs. (Link: or to: Etta Canaday  POB 766  Unadilla, NY  13849.

Online condolences may be made at:   Arrangements by the Westcott-Madden Funeral Home 123 Main Street Unadilla.  A MADDEN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME.

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Celebration of Life
November 12, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Matthew's Episcopal Church
240 Main Street POB 537
Unadilla, New York 13849

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In Loving Memory Of

Eric Harkins

June 29, 1976-November 5, 2022

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