Irene M. Harris, 78, of Newport, PA., passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 in her home. Irene was born September 20, 1938 in Newport. She was the daughter of the late Ralph and Helen (Byers) Myers. She was the widow of Ronald E. Harris of Newport. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Ronald and Brent Harris and sister, Rita Smiley.
Irene was a very loving and caring mother and grandmother. She was retired from Commercial Union Insurance Company. She loved spending time with her sisters and going on bus trips. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Newport VFW Post #34, the Millerstown Moose and Dauphin-Middle Paxton Home Association, Dauphin, PA.
Left to honor Irene and remember her love are her son and daughter, Bradley Harris and Kendra Sweger; sisters, Shirley Seigler, Barbara Blaine, Deborah Jones and Darla Kuhn; 8 grandchildren- Tyler Harris, Zachary Harris, Megan Rhodes, Kyle Sweger, Brooke Nadu, Cody Harris, Ben Harris and Emma Harris and 11 great grandchildren..
In keeping with the wishes of Irene, a private family service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Newport Fire Company, 301 Mulberry Street, Newport, Pa. 17074 or the Newport Ambulance League, 50 South Third Street, Newport, Pa. 17074.