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Maurice Harrison

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Harrison, Maurice R. 92 of Woodstock died at his home in Woodstock Friday, May 23, 2014. He was born on August 5, 1921 in Kansas City, Kansas to Joseph and Marie (Mege) Harrison. He married Billye Katherine O'Hanlon on September 22, 1944 in Sherman, Texas. Mr. Harrison was a veteran serving in the Army during WWII. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Woodstock and the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed wood working, bird watching, and taking long hikes. He loved to listen to classical music and enjoyed a good martini. He enjoyed visiting with friends and was always a cordial host. He is survived by a daughter, Kathryn (Don) Campbell; a brother, Jack (Gloria) Harrison; 4 grandchildren, Andrea (Rich) Debartolo, Terri (Reymundo) Quezada, Don (Darlene) Campbell and Scott Campbell; 13 great-grandchildren, Richie and Nicole Debartolo, Alyssa and Samantha Bradley, Dominick Quezada, Ashley, Austin, Alexander, Avary, Aaron, Scottie, Corey and Jordan Campbell; and his buddy a great-great-grandchild, Jaiden. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Billye on May 25, 1982; 2 brothers, Edward and Leroy Harrison; a sister, Myrtle Biggs. The visitation will be Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock. The visitation will continue from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 28 . Burial with military honors provided by VFW Post 5040 will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Helping Paws, 2500 Harding Lane, Woodstock, IL 60098.For information call the funeral home at 815-338-1710 or see our website at www.slmcfh.com.
Published in the Elgin Courier News on May 25, 2014
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