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Dale W. Harris


Dale (Bill) W. Harris, 76, of Middletown, died Friday, April 21, 2017, at Community General Hospital in Harrisburg.

He was born August 10, 1940, at South Fork, a son of the late Edwin and Catherine Norris Harris. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother James R.

On September 6, 1959, he married Frances Oyaski Harris who survives at home.

Dale worked as a pipe fitter in the construction industry. He was associated with Garden Chapel in Middletown.

Surviving in addition to his wife is one daughter, Pamela Harris-Haman of Middletown; two sons, Alan Harris and wife Jennifer of Sterling, Va., and Wayne Harris and wife Melissa of Allenwood; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one brother Carl Harris and wife Barbara of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Friends were received from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Garden Chapel, 468 Edinburgh Rd., Middletown, Pa. A memorial service followed at 11 a.m. at the church, with Pastor Paul Maulfair officiating.

Entombment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 6701 Jonestown Rd., Harrisburg, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may made to Touching Lives Ministry, P. O. Box 1021, Brookhaven, PA 19015.

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