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Richard E. Harris Sr.

July 23, 1938 — February 6, 2020

February 6, 2020

RICHARD E. HARRIS, 81, of Beaumont passed away Thursday morning in his home surrounded by his family.

Born in Kingston he was the son of the late Ralph and Liva Spencer Harris. He was a graduate of Dallas High School class of 1957. Richard was a beloved employee of the Sordoni Family at Harvey’s lake for over 25years where he worked as a custodian and grounds keeper. The Sordoni’s were like Richards second family whom he loved dearly. He was strong willed and full of energy always being there for us when we needed him. Richard loved camping, fishing, playing kickball, raising canaries and watching all the shows about Alaska. He had a passion for DQ ice cream, coffee donuts, NASCAR and hunting and enjoyed the auction and horseracing.

Surviving is his beautiful wife of 62 years the former Irene Price; children; Cheryl Traver and her husband Donnie, Tunkhannock; Richard Harris and his wife Sue, Beaumont; Lori Harris Strein and her husband Bill, Tunkhannock; Dave Harris and his wife Flo, Harveys Lake; Larry Harris, Beaumont; Kim Hart and her husband Lowell, Lewis, NY; brothers; Bob Harris, Dallas; Don Harris, Noxen; Ernie Harris and his wife Clara, Ohio; Gary Harris and his wife Joyce, Beaumont; sister; Joy Foulkes and her husband Jim, Dallas; 14 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 12noon in the Bowman’s Creek Free Methodist Church 6470 SR 309 Monroe Twp., Pa 18657 with the Rev. Lynn Mokwa officiating.

Interment will be in the Orcutt Grove Cemetery, Noxen.

Friends may call Monday 10-12noon in the Bowman’s Creek Free Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Kunkle Fire Company Inc. 3943 SR 309 Highway Dallas, Pa 18612 or the Bowman’s Creek Free Methodist Church 6470 SR 309 Monroe Twp., Pa 18657.

Arrangements are by the Nulton Kopcza Funeral Home SR 309 Monroe Twp., Pa 18636

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