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Florence Elaine Harris

1915-2013 Florence Elaine (Bliss) Harris, 97 of 339 Eagle St. North Adams, died Wednesday June 12, 2013 at the Williamstown Commons.

She was born in Cheshire, on October 27, 1915 a daughter of the late H. Frank and Essa (Hull) Bliss. She attended schools in Cheshire and graduated from Adams High School. She was employed for over 40 years as a payroll clerk at the Sprague Electric Co. in North Adams. She was a longtime member of the North Adams Baptist Church in North Adams. She also was a member the Sprague Electric Quarter Century Club and the Stamford Senior Club.

She was the widow of Wilfred Harris who died October 7, 1977.

Survivors include one daughter Elaine Pierce and her husband James of Clarksburg, and one son William Harris and his wife Sally of Loudon, Tenn. Five grandchildren W. Leland Harris, Kimberly Pyne, Linda Corsi, Ronald Pierce and Gary Pierce. A niece Carol Shartrand and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by two sisters Grace Bliss and Thelma Hudon.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Graveside service for Florence E. (Bliss) Harris will take place Monday at 11 a.m. at the Cheshire Cemetery with the Rev. David Anderson of the First Baptist Church of North Adams officiating. Memorial Donations are suggested the First Baptist Church of North Adams through the Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, Ma. To a card, flowers, gift basket or a message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 15, 2013
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