Mary M. Harris November 19, 1928 - January 21, 2013 Preston - Mary M. Harris, of Rte 2A, passed away Monday, January 21, 2013 at the William W. Backus Hospital. She was born November 19, 1928 in Preston, the daughter of the late Henry and Frieda (Greiner) Mansfield. She married Everett Harris in 1953 in Norwich. He survives her. She had worked as a nurses aid at the Norwich State Hospital and then as a toll collector for the State of CT for 18 years. In addition to her husband Everett, she is survived by her son Glenn A. Harris of Preston and by her step daughter Carol Martin of Uncasville. A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday January 24, 2013 at the Poquetanuck Cemetery in Preston at 2 P.M. Memorial donations in Mary Harris' memory may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave. Suite 200, Manhattan Beach CA 90266. To leave a message of condolence for Mary's family, please visit her memorial at www.churchandallen.com
The Church and Allen Funeral Home, 136 Sachem St. Norwich, is assisting the family with arrangements.