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Anna W. Harris

TORRINGTON — Anna W. Harris, 94, died Jan. 20, 2009. She was the widow of James F. Harris.

Born Dec. 5, 1914, in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Wilemina (Buck) and Stephen Weir. She was a resident of New Hartford since 1946 and she had lived in Torrington for the past 12 years.

Mrs. Harris worked at Underwood in Hartford and was later employed by the United States Postal Service in New Hartford for 13 years, retiring in 1981. She was also a member of North Congregational Church in New Hartford for 53 years and the New Hartford and Winsted senior centers.

She is survived by a son, Jefferson Pease of South Carolina; a daughter, Gloria Saharek and her husband, Donald, of New Milford; stepchildren Robert Harris and his wife, Mabel, of Simsbury, Frederick Harris and his wife, Betty, of California and Margery Flynn and her husband, Walter, of East Hartford; 30 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren; 26 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sons, Robert Pease and Stephen Pease; her stepchildren, Eunice Harris Deloy, Sally Harris Conforti and Edward Harris; a brother, Jefferson Weir; and a sister, Agnes Weir Pease.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 30, at 1:30 p.m. at North Congregational Church, New Hartford. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family at Village Cemetery, New Hartford. There will be no calling hours. Montano-Shea Funeral Home, New Hartford, has care of the arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to North Congregational Church, 17 Church St. North, New Hartford, CT 06057 and/or VNS, 62 Commercial Blvd., Torrington, CT 06790. Visit an online guestbook at montano-shea.com.

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