WALPOLE, N.H. – Harold E. Harris 88, passed away on Tuesday evening August 1, 2017 at the Keene Center in Keene, New Hampshire. He was born December 24, 1928 in Grafton, Vt. the son of Harold R. and Mildred (Clogston) Harris.
He married Beverly Young in Weathersfield, Vt. They enjoyed 60 + years together before her passing in 2012.
Harold worked at Valley Farms and for many years he was employed with Boggy Meadow Farm in Walpole, N.H.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and vegetable gardening. He loved trips to York Beach, Maine, enjoyed feeding the birds and loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by one son Dennis Harris of Hinsdale, N.H.; one daughter Dianne Fontaine of Rutland, Vt.; one sister Mary Vittum of North Walpole, N.H.; three grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Also by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by two brothers – Willis and Henry and two sisters – Josephine and Gertrude.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday August 6, 2017 at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vt. Friends may call at the Chapel from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Reverend Mark Harris will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Bow Cemetery in Weathersfield, Vt.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the Walpole Ambulance Service 278 Main St. Walpole, NH 03608.