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Joan D. (Reiman) Harris

August 26, 1930 ~ June 6, 2018 (age 87)
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NEWARK- Joan D. (Reiman) Harris. Affectionately known as Nana, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Nana leaves a legacy of love for her family. She was a wonderful example of faith and love in action.  She was devoted to her church and church families. Her love for children and youth will long be remembered. She touched many lives.

    She is survived by her loving daughters Debra (Kenneth) Herd and Lori Randolph of Newark; her loving grandchildren, Jeremy (Logan) Randolph, David (Stephanie) Randolph, Amy Farrar, Jennifer (Scott) Lester, Daniel (Alani) Herd; great-grandchildren, Zachary, Lucas, Ryan, Emily, Nathan, Addison, Brooks, Kylie, Kaylin, Kody, Arianna, Skylar. She will be greatly missed by her extended family, Frank and Vickie Winkler, Dan and Kate Winkler, Todd and Briana Stewart.  Joan was predeceased by her loving husband Rev. Gerald H. Harris and grandson-in-law Sgt. Justin Farrar.

  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Golisano Children’s Hospital, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas PL., Memphis, Tennessee 38105

    Joan's family would like to invite friends to a celebration of her life on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Woodlane Community Church, 5694 Woodlane, Newark.

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Donations may be made to:

Golisano Children’s Hospital
601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester NY 14642

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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