Benjamin W. Harris
AGE: 83 • Hawthorne
Benjamin W. Harris, 83, of Hawthorne, formerly of Toms River, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, at home. Benjamin was born in Toms River. He lived in Midland Park before moving to Hawthorne. He was a Spanish Teacher and Drama Director for the Glen Rock Public Schools for 41 years, retiring 1994. He was a member of the Association of American Indian and a humanitarian. During his retirement years, he found joy in sharing his vocal styling at various venues.
He is survived by his sister, Janet Harris Puhlfuerst of Fair Haven; two nieces, Alison Puhlfuerst Chapin of Fair Haven, and Ellen Wasserman of Riva, Md.; and five grandnieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at Riverside Cemetery, Route 166, Toms River. Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, Toms River, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 15, 2012.