Posted by: Admin on Mon, Jun 2, 2003
The March 2003 issue of NewSpirit includes a memorial to Rev. Robert L. Harris, retired elder and former district superintendent of the Eastern Pennsyvlania Conference of the United Methodist Church who died on February 10, 2003 at the age of 79. The husband of Clara L. Harris, he served several churches in Philadephia, including St. Thomas, St. Barnabas-Bethsaida, Tioga, Camphor Memorial, Janes Memorial and Haven Memorial. From 1981 to 1983, he served as the superintendent of the former Allentown District, seving 53 churches. He was then named superintendent of the former Northeast (Philadelphia) District from 1983 to 1986, serving 61 churches. He served Janes Memorial from 1986 to 1991 before retiring. Services were held at Janes Memorial UMC, Philadelphia, In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donatioins be made to the Parkinson's Disease Center, 330 S.9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Harris at 5539 Morton St., Phila., PA 19144
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