MANASSAS, Va. — Pearl A. Harris, 89, formerly of Shamokin, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in Manassas, Va., and is now free from her long struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
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Born in Delano, Pearl was raised in Greer City and graduated in 1941 from Mahanoy Township High School.
She was married in 1942 to William Harris, who preceded her in death.
She was foremost a loving daughter, wife and mother and was a happy homemaker.
After becoming widowed, she was employed from 1978 to 1988 at the Tammy Kate and Hillside factories.
In addition to being a longtime, joyful and faithful member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Shamokin, she also enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening and stamp collecting.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Jackson, of Manassas, Va.; a brother, Ivor Lindenmuth, of Lewes, Del., and three nieces and several cousins.
In addition to her parents and her husband of 32 1/2 years, William, of Shamokin, she was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Helen Lindenmuth, of Mahanoy City, and recently, a son, Allen Harris, of Manassas, Va.
HARRIS — Pearl A. Harris, 89, formerly of Shamokin. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Farrow Funeral Home, Shamokin, with the Rev. Dr. Robert Peiffer officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Trevorton Road. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Published in The News Item on Dec. 29, 2012