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Warner "Ben" Harrison

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Warner "Ben" Harrison 1928 - 2008 HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. Warner Benjamin "Ben" Harrison, 79, died Friday, Sept. 26 at Hoosick Falls Health Center. He resided on Griffin Avenue with his wife of 56 years, Henrietta Ann "Hennie" Demick Harrison Born on Nov. 14, 1928, in Cambridge, son of Howard and Ina Mason Harrison, Ben graduated from Hoosick Falls High School. After high school, he worked in the family business, Harrison Vending. He later started Harrison Mobile Sales, before starting his own vending business, now operated by his two sons, David and Doug. Ben retired in 1983. He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, the Army National Guard, Derby Club, life member of St. Stanislaw Society and a charter member since 1961 of the Lions Club, all in Hoosick Falls. Ben enjoyed playing golf, spending summers at Hedges Lake, winters in Florida, boat parades at the lake, and riding his scooter. Besides his wife, Hennie he leaves his children, Lee Ann Kilby and Kimberly Harrison, both of Tallahassee, Fla.; David Harrison and wife, Heather,and Doug Harrison and friend, Sandy Trembly, all of Hoosick Falls; brother, Ronald Harrison of Syracuse; sisters, Shirley Moses of Eagle Bridge, and Ann Gilfeather of Red Hook, and his five grandchildren, Stephen, Lauren, Patrick, Emily and Evan. He was predeceased by three brothers, Harry, Malcolm and Mason Harrison. FUNERAL NOTICE: Services will be Monday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m. from St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Main Street. Burial will follow the service at Maple Grove Cemetery, Hoosick Falls.
Published in Bennington Banner on Sept. 27, 2008
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