Joseph M. Harris, of Perkasie, passed away Friday, July 3, 2020, in LifeQuest Nursing Center, Quakertown. He was 79.
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He was the beloved husband of Pauline L. (Young) Harris. They would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September.
Born in Abington, he was the son of the late Roland J. Harris and the late Mildred Ada (Thorpe) Harris Crouthamel.
Mr. Harris had been employed for more than 20 years as a welder for Arco Corporation, Hatfield. He later worked at Lenape Tooling Inc., Perkasie, retiring after nine years.
An avid fisherman and boater, Joseph also enjoyed camping, using the family’s 26- foot camper. “Teddy,” Joe’s beloved pug, often accompanied them on camping trips, whether on annual visits to the Bloomsburg Fair or Knoebels Amusement Park and Campgrounds. Joe also liked to construct birdhouses and bird feeders.
His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 13, in the Betty Meier Steeley Funeral Home, 87 N. Main Street, Sellersville, PA 18960, where family and friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Interment will follow in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Perkasie.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post 255, 75 North Main Street, Sellersville, PA 18960.