HARKINS, Austin Paul - Unexpectedly, but quietly at his home at the age of 66. Austin is the beloved husband of Maureen, and dear father of Denise Harkins of Oshawa, Michelle, Stephen and Rob Harkins, all of Niagara Falls. He is survived by his brothers Fergus Harkins of London, England and Brendan (Dawn) Harkins of Toronto, as well as his sister Josephine Harkins of London, England. Also survived by his mother-in-law Mary Silvester and brother-in-law Allen Silvester, and by his many nieces, nephews and cousins in Dublin, Ireland, London England and the U.S.A. Predeceased by his parents Vincent (1963) and Mary (1987) Harkins, his sister June and brother Vincent. He will be missed by his beloved cat Stripes. Friends may call at the Patterson Funeral Home, 6062 Main St., for visiting on Friday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church, followed by cremation. Interment will take place at a later date in his native Dublin, Ireland.