Mary (Harris) Prentice

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Mary Alice (Harris) Prentice "Sis," 81, left this life Monday July 1, 2013, surrounded by angels awaiting her return to Spirit. Sis had been a resident of Manor Care, West Reading, since April.

Mary was born in Bronx, NY, the daughter of the late James and Virginia C. (Wiley) Harris.

Sis loved music movies, Gwen Ifill, eating out at JUMBO'S, Old Milwaukee and bus trips to Atlantic City. Mary was employed as a garment worker for many years, starting with Berkshire Knitting Mills and retiring from H. Oritsky, Inc.

Left to mourn Sis's crossing are three children, Tara E. Prentice, David L. Prentice and Gloria Jean Prentice-Harris; two grandchildren, Tiarra M. Prentice and Tyree A. Farley; her brother, Robert "Tab" Harris; sister, Jamie S. Harris; good friend, Dot Copeland; and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family .

The family wishes to thank friends for their ongoing loving kindness and condolences, Manor Care and Heartland Hospice for the TLC given Mary during her stay with them. Jesse Johnson Funeral Home of Allentown is in charge of the arrangements.

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JESSE JOHNSON FUNERAL HOME
426 HANOVER AVENUE
Allentown, PA 18109-2150
(610) 776-7701
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Published in Reading Eagle on July 3, 2013