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Donald A. Harrison


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Donald A. Harrison Obituary
Donald Allen Harrison, 79, of North Huntingdon, died Saturday, June 9, 2018, at home. He was born July 30, 1938, in Greensburg, a son of the late Charles and Edna (Bowser) Harrison and was also preceded in death by his daughter, Kelly Ann Bollman; siblings, Edith Margaret "Peggy" Wilson, Marilyn G. "Susie" Armor, and James, Thomas "Tucker" and William Harrison; and a step-grandson, James McFadden. Don was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Larimer, where he served as a deacon, elder and president of the congregation. He was formerly active with the Norwin Colorguard and Boy Scouts of America, which awarded him with the Silver Beaver Award. Don was a Norwin football season ticket holder for 54 years, enjoyed history, especially the Civil War, and was an airplane buff, visiting aviation museums, especially the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. Don was a graduate of North Huntingdon High School, Penn Technical Institute and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and served in the Army National Guard. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Connie L. (Garman) Harrison; his son, James A. (Beth) Harrison, of Irwin; his son-in-law, Robert Bollman, of Irwin; grandchildren, Chelsea (Justin) Arenas, Chandler Bollman and Allen Harrison; step-grandchildren, Carrie and Johnathan McFadden; also nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 521 Main St., Irwin, 724-863-1200. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's United Church of Christ, Brownstown Road, Larimer, PA 15147, with the Rev. Judith Tobias officiating. Everyone please meet at the church. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Excela Health Hospice, especially nurses and aides Chrissy, Sarah, Pat, Melanie, Becky and Nancy. In lieu of flowers, a contribution can be made to Don's church. For online condolences, please visit snyderfuneralservices.com.
Published in Norwin Star from June 11 to June 21, 2018
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