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Ferne B. Harris

AGE: 94 • Newark

Ferne B. Harris, 94, of Newark, formerly of Wilmington, passed away on May 17, 2016 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Newark. She was born in St. Agatha, Maine. Ferne graduated from St. Agatha High School in 1939 and was the class Valedictorian. She went on to graduate from Bliss Business School in Lewiston, ME in 1940. She served in the United States Navy Waves during World War II. It was during her military service that she met the love of her life who became her husband in 1946.

She was predeceased by her husband, John A. Harris in 2012. John and Ferne were married for 66 years. Surviving are her children, Chip Harris from Mt. Juliet, TN, Thomas Harris from Newark and Lorraine A. Demers (John) of Middletown, DE. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren, Kristin Sundin (Chris) and Karin Wilkins (Mark), 1 great grandson, Nolan Sundin and 2 sisters, Sr. Rachel Bouchard and Mrs. Corrinne Tremblay.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 10:00AM at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 82 Possum Park Rd, Newark. Burial will be private. Friends may call on Tuesday May 24 from 9:00AM-10:00AM at Holy Angels Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Compassionate Care Hospice Foundation, 248 East Chestnut Rd, Suite #4, Newark, DE 19713 or to the , 2306 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, DE 19805.

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