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Richard Earl Harris Sr.

March 29, 1935 September 19, 2019
Richard Earl Harris Sr.
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Richard E. Harris Sr., 84, of Olanta, passed away Thursday September 19, 2019 at Penn Highlands Hospital DuBois.

Born on March 29, 1935 in West Decatur, he was the son of William and Margaret (Folmar) Harris. Mr. Harris had worked his entire life at the Harris Garage and State Inspection in Olanta until his retirement. He loved to have his family all around him.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years the former Anna M. “Sue” Sisco and 4 children: Richard Harris Jr., Thomas Harris Sr. and wife Doreen, Susan Swatsworth and husband George all of Olanta and Ronald Harris Sr. and wife Patty of Florida.

Also surviving are 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and 6 siblings. Shirley McKee, Eleanor McConnel, Robert Harris, Roy Harris, Danny Harris and Kenneth Harris.

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Ruby Harris Brosta, Irene Harris, James Harris, Peggy Litzinger and William Harris and 2 grandsons Thomas L. Harris Jr. and Richard Harris III.

Private Funeral Services for the immediate family will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville with Pastor Daniel Osterhout of the Curwensville First Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Bloomington Cemetery Curwensville.

The family suggests contributions be made to either the Curwensville First Baptist Church Building Fund Susquehanna Avenue Ext. P.O. Box 312 Curwensville, PA 16833 or the American Heart Association 44 Liberty Avenue Suite #1300 Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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Cemetery Details


Bloomington Cemetery Final Resting Place

Carbide Road
Curwensville, PA 16833

Carbide Road Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Curwensville First Baptist Church Building Fund

1227 Susquehanna Avenue
P.O. Box 312
Curwensville, PA 16833

American Heart Association

Northeast Regional Chapter
P.O. Box 417005
Boston, MA 02241-7007

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