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Maurice R. Harrison


1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Maurice R. Harrison Obituary


Born: Aug. 5, 1921; in Kansas City, KS

Died: May 23, 2014; in Woodstock

Maurice R. Harrison, age 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 Kathryn O'Hanlon in 1944 in Sherman, Texas. Mr. Harrison was a veteran serving in the Air Force 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; his son, Jeffery Harrison; 2 brothers, Edward and Leroy Harrison; a sister, Myrtle Biggs.

The visitation will be Tuesday May 27, 2014 from 4:00 until 8:00 pm at the Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock. The visitation will continue from 10:00 am until the 11:00 am 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 , Ill 60098.

For information call the funeral home at 815 338 1710 or see our website at www.slmcfh.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on May 24, 2014
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