Joan M. Harris 01/25/2016

Joan HarrisJoan M. Harris
Joan M. Harris, 71, of Russell, died on January 25, 2016 at Gouverneur Hospital. Calling hours will be Wednesday, January 27, 6 – 8 PM. The funeral service will be Thursday, January 28, 1 PM at the funeral home, Pastor William Scott officiating. Burial will be in Hermon Cemetery, Hermon, New York. She is survived by her husband, Dennis Harris, a son, Dennis Harris, Jr. of Plattsburgh, a daughter, Melanie and her husband Jeremy Chaney of Van Alstyne, Texas, a daughter in law, Shirley Harris of Canton, two brothers, Charles and his wife Naomi Conto of Lucas, Iowa, John and his wife Janet Conto of Dover Plains, New York, 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews She was predeceased by her son Richard Harris, her brothers, George Condon, Richard Condon, Patrick Condon, Herbert Conto, James Conto, sisters, Beverly Pelkey and Susan Wayne. Joan was born on May 29, 1944, in Malone, New York, the daughter of Charles and Hattie McFaul Conto. She married Dennis Harris in Dover Plains on November 16, 1965. She was a therapy aide for NYSARC, Canton, prior to that she was a maid and laundry attendant at Best Western, Canton and a therapy aide at the Wassaic Development Center, Wassaic. She loved to crochet, knit, play computer games and do crafts. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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  1. Hello Dennis, how are you holding out? Sandi and I want you to know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Joan was a very nice and friendly woman. She is no longer suffering and is in a great place now. Our deepest sympathies are with you. God bless, Jeanne and Sandi

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