Michael A. Harper
February 06, 1976 ‒ April 21, 2021
Formerly of Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Michael Anthony Harper, 45 of Delaware, and formerly of Philadelphia passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Born February 6, 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the only son to Michael & Amelia Harper. Michael graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in New Jersey in 1994. Growing up, Michael wanted to be a firefighter. He volunteered at the Darby Fire Department in Philadelphia, and was studying to be a firefighter.
Michael was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Arnita Harper, someone he looked up to, and grandfather in-law Warren Riley II.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 10 years Constance Harper and their children Liam, Isadora, and Sjanna Harper; children Anthony, Hassan, Nasir, Trevon, and Amelia Harper, and their mother Belinda Carpenter; mother in-law Sjanna Usher & father in-law Demtrius Usher; sister-in-law and best friend Salena Stewart; sisters in-law Tykara Newman, and Soretha Stewart; brothers-in-law William Stewart, Warren Stewart, and Corey Newman; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Michael enjoyed spending time with his children here in Ohio, and in Philadelphia. He loved playing games with them, and they were his proudest achievement. Michael had a huge heart, and cared for everyone who knew him.
A Celebration of Michael’s Life will be held at a later date.
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The Snyder- Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware is assisting the family with arrangements.