In Loving Memory of John "Jack" Harris
John D. "Jack" HarrisRoaring Brook Township September 12, 1947 ~ September 6, 2018 Date of Service: September 12, 2018
John D. “Jack” Harris, 70, Roaring Brook Township, died Thursday afternoon in Allied Hospice in Scranton. His spouse is Teresa “Tre” Veltri-Harris. They would have celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary on September 25th.
Born in Johnson City, NY, he was the son of Betty Lou Mayer Harris of Scranton and the late John David Harris, Sr. Jack worked for 30 years as a Federal Technician for the Pennsylvania Army National Guard until his retirement at which time he began as Facility Maintenance for the State. He served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard for 33 years having achieved the rank of Sergeant First Class. He was a member of the Herbert Clark American Legion Post 180 in Throop and the Shoppa Davey V.F.W. Post 6082 in Peckville.
Jack was truly a wonderful spouse, son, brother, uncle and friend to so many. He will be missed more than words can express. He will be remembered for his love of the New York Yankees and his most impressive collection of Yankee memorabilia. He also enjoyed NASCAR and was an avid bowler having bowled a perfect score of 300 on three different occasions.
Also surviving are a brother James D. Harris and his wife Diana, Scranton, a niece Jacquelyn Schulte and her husband David, Scranton, a nephew James D. Harris, Jr. and his wife Rita, Scranton, great nephews, James D. Harris III and Tony Caleb Harris and a great niece Sallie Diana Schulte, an aunt, Arlene Wilcox and her husband Forrest, Clarks Summit, and numerous cousins.
The funeral service will be Tuesday evening at 7PMin the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore by Pastor Thomas Sica.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4PM until the time of the service. Final words will be expressed Wednesday morning at 10AM by Pastor John Jeffery in the funeral home followed by procession to the Fairview Memorial Park in Elmhurst for burial with full military honors.