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John Timothy "Tim" Harrington

1921 - 2015
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Harrington, John Timothy "Tim" Died April 25, 2015. He was nearly 94 and he died peacefully at his home, just as he wanted, of old age. His wife, Deborah Reynolds Harrington, predeceased him. He leaves his children, Elizabeth (Christopher) Moore, Samuel (Debbie Weil) Harrington, Hannah (Joseph) Graziano, and Jane (Jon) Coble; his 13 grandchildren and his 13 great-grandchildren. In addition, he is survived by his nephew, Thomas (Maggie) Harrington and niece, Kathryn Harrington, and his sister-in-law, Marian Harrington Wierman; his brother-in-law, Edward Reynolds, and his sister-in-law, Dorothea Reynolds Hanson; and 10 Reynolds nieces and nephews. Tim was a devoted family man and he took an active interest, and great pleasure, in each and every member of his large, extended family. He was born in Madison, WI on May 26, 1921, graduated from the University of Wisconsin High School (1938), Harvard College (1942), and Harvard Law School (1948). He served with the U.S. Navy as a Japanese language officer in the Pacific in World War II to the war's end, landing with Army troops on Kwajalein and on Okinawa. He was a partner in the law firm of Quarles & Brady and practiced law in Milwaukee from 1948 until his retirement in 1990. Mr. Harrington was buried at a private graveside service. There will be no other services. The family would like to sincerely thank his devoted team of caregivers. They made his wish for a dignified death, in his own home, possible. If desired, memorials may be made to: Friends of Harrington Beach State Park, 531 County Road D, Belgium WI 53004. The family invites you to enjoy a walk at this lovely park in his memory.
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on May 2, 2015
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