Don V. Harris Jr.

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A retired partner in the Washington office of Covington & Burling and long-time Georgetown resident, died on May 15, 2011.
Warm and wonderful, with wisdom tempered by humor. Much loved husband of Joan Haffler Harris; and beloved father of Leigh Harris Hay and Meghan Harris Zeisser. Cherished grandfather they knew as "Bear" to Kendall and Cameron Hay, Liliane and Henri Zeisser; father-in-law of John Hay and Michel Zeisser; and brother-in-law of Whayne Haffler, Sandra Hall Haffler, The Honorable William Garwood, and Merle Haffler Garwood. Also survived by the members of his extended family and devoted friends.
Interment will be private. There will be a memorial service at Christ Church Georgetown, 31st and O Streets, N.W. on Friday, June 17 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of Oak Hill, Oak Hill Cemetery, 3001 R St. N.W., Washington, DC 20007 or a charity of your choice.

Published in The Washington Post on June 14, 2011
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