Joyce Marie (Geraci) Harris

Born: Sun., May 14, 1939
Died: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Prayer Service

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM, Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

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Joyce Marie Geraci Harris, age 80, of Erie, formerly
of North East, went to meet her Lord and Savior on
Thursday, November 7, 2019, at St. Mary’s Home at
Asbury Ridge. She was born on May 14, 1939, in Erie,
Pa., the daughter of the late Robert
and Olive (Alfred) Geraci.
Joyce graduated St. Gregory High
School and was a member of St.
Gregory Church. Throughout her
lifetime, she was employed as a
nurse’s aide and worked on the
family grape farm in North East.
Joyce loved spending time with
her family, cooking Sunday Italian
dinners, singing, and had a personal
relationship with Jesus Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sterling
A. Harris, Jr.; and brothers, Nicholas and Robert
Geraci, Jr.
Joyce is survived by her son, Michael Sterling Harris
of North East; daughters, Lynn Harris-Saito (Shizuo) of
Tokyo, Japan and Jeannie Morrow (Mark) of McKean;
and grandchildren, Ricque Greer (Harvey III) of
Erie, Faith Morrow of McKean, and Ross Morrow of
Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral
Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East, on Tuesday
from noon until the time of a prayer service at 1:00
p.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at 1:30 p.m. at St.
Gregory Church. Private interment will be held at
St. Gregory Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St.
Mary’s Home at Asbury Ridge, 4855 West Ridge Rd.,
Erie, PA 16506.
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