Tribute: Margaret V. Harris

Margaret V Harris, 90, passed away October 6

Margaret V. Harris, North Lima, Ohio - obit

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 10 at 9:30 a.m. at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, Inc. and at 10:00 a.m. at St. Brendan’s Church for Margaret V Harris, 90, who passed away on Thursday, October 6.

She was born April 22, 1926 in Cleveland, Ohio, daughter of Michael Puhala and Helen Kalay.

She was a member of St. Brendan’s Church and worked as a light bulb inspector for General Electric.

Margaret was also a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and going to church, shopping, traveling, sewing and baking.

Surviving are a son, James (Tammy) Harris of Madison, Ohio; a daughter, Diane (Rob) Gresko of Boardman; a sister, Helen Martinko of Struthers; four grandchildren, Rachel Gresko, Christopher (Stacy) Harris, Daniel Harris and Elizabeth (Robert) Wright and two great-grandchildren, Lily and Evan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James A. Harris whom she married January 7, 1950; two brothers, Michael and Joseph Puhala and three sisters, Ann O’Neill, MaryAnn Puhala and Josephine Prasinski.

Friends will be received on Sunday, October 9 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, Inc., Youngstown, Ohio.

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A television tribute will air Monday, October 10 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.