Daniel W Harris, age 86, of Masthope, Lackawaxen and formerly of Matamoras, PA and Pompton Lake, NJ, died Friday, February 1, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley in Wilkes Barre.
Mr. Harris was born April 10, 1932 in Unityville, PA and was the son of the late Alphonsis Lee and Kathryn Bertha (Barlow) Harris. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother-in-law, David Heerse.
He retired as a utilityman from Ford Motor Company in 1980 and became a police officer in Pompton Lakes, NJ. Daniel was an honorary member of VFW Post 2906 in Pompton Lakes, NJ.
He enjoyed playing pool, fishing and bowling, but most of all spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years: Doris (Heerse) Harris; two daughters: Kathryn Lee Olinger of West Milford, NJ and Donna Jean & husband, Kenneth Sekeet of Mays Landing, NJ; six grandchildren: Dale Scott & wife, Lisa Hamilton of AZ; Daniel George & wife, Dhanne Hamilton of Lackawaxen, PA; James Walsh of West Milford, NJ; Brian Walsh of West Milford, NJ; Danielle & husband, Scott Volpe of Ringwood, NJ; David George Heerse of Haskell, NJ; one sister-in-law, Marianna Heerse; three great grandchildren, Kylie, Jessie & Xander.
Cremation will be at Lake Region Crematory in Lake Ariel, PA.
Memorials may be made to Geisinger Wyoming Valley, 1000 East Mountain Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711,//www.geisinger.org/about-geisinger/geisinger-foundation/make-a-gift