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John E. Harris

January 17, 1938 — April 29, 2020

John E. Harris

John E. Harris, age 82, of Perry, NY passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at his home in Perry surrounded by his loved ones .
He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 17, 1938 a son to the late Walter P. and Margaret E. (Martin) Harris Sr.
A graduate of Fortier High School in New Orleans, after graduation John enlisted in the US Air Force.
John was a realtor in the Bay St. Louis, Mississippi area for many years.
He was a former member of several Mardi Gras crews in New Orleans.
He is survived by his companion of 37 years: Edward V. Jurkowski of Perry, step-children: Tina (Jeff Williams) Jurkowski and Tim (Katy) Jurkowski both of California, brother: Justin G. (Patsy) Hendricks of River Ridge, Louisiana, sister-in-laws: Hulda Harris of Metairie, Louisiana, Marie (Jack) Beachel of Castile, brother-in-law: John (Ginnie) Jurkowski of Rochester, favorite niece Jayme Miller of New Orleans,nephew: Walter (Amee) Harris Jr. of Covington, Louisiana along with many other nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents he is preceded in death by a step mother: Dorothy “Dot” Hendricks-Harris, brothers: Walter P. Harris Jr and Emerson N. Harris and brother-in-law: Gary Jurkowski.
A graveside service will be announced at a later date.
John will be laid to rest in St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery in Perry.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish (St. Joseph’s Church) 8 Park St. Perry, NY 14530 in the form of masses in memory of Helen and John Jurkowski.

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St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery

Water Street, Perry, NY 14530

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