Dorothy Harris

Dorothy Harris
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Dorothy Ellen Harris, nee Peach, 94, of Swansea, IL, born February 28, 1922, in Nova Scotia, Canada, died Monday, January 30, 2017, at St. Anthony’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

Mrs. Harris was a dedicated military wife who supported her husband and family in their travels throughout the world.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Ben A. Harris; her parents, John and Jesse, nee Kennedy, Bush; and her sister, Annette Seamark.

Surviving are two daughters, Cynthia (Paul) Scanlon,
and Patricia Thomas;
a son, Doug (Shelley) Harris;
seven grandchildren, Kelly (Gary) Reuter,
Magen (Kellen) Davis,
Mike (Lea) Thomas,
Chris (Amanda) Thomas,
Jeff (Bailey) Scanlon,
Carrie (David) Hasenstab,
and Alexandra Harris;
seven great-grandchildren, Chloe Reuter,
Kaylee Thomas,
Noah Reuter,
Hudson Davis,
Brantley Thomas,
Dylan Reuter,
and Harlow Davis;
a sister, Shirley (Tom) Conquest;
her loyal pet and best friend Buddy;
along with many other nieces, nephews;
and friends.

Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, February 3, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 3, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Cari Frus officiating.

Burial will be at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.

Condolences Left For Dorothy Harris

Keeping your family in my thoughts & prayers. Dorothy was a good friend, we enjoyed long talks; I will miss her. Stella Baldwin

Stella Baldwin, Swansea, IL, 62226

Such a wonderful loving grandma. She adored her family and had a beautiful relationship with Alex! Visiting with her was always fun and I feel blessed to have known her. She will be greatly missed. Love you Alex, Shelley, Doug, Monty and Buddy.

Jane Baldus , Caseyville, Illinois , 62232


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