MIFFLINTOWN - Eleanor M. Harris, 81, of Mifflintown, peacefully passed away on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at her home with her loving family by her side.
Born Sept. 7, 1931, in Hershey, she was a daughter of the late George and Annabel (Shaeffer) Conrad.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, John C. Harris, whom she married on July 20, 1951.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Stephanie Peck and her husband, Terry, of Port Royal, and Barbara Cobb, of Mifflintown; one sister, Linda Morgan, of Jacksonville, Ark.; one brother, Richard Conrad, of Hershey; three grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Sue Ann Bashore.
Eleanor graduated from Hershey High School in 1949. She worked as the Port Royal Lutheran Church secretary and as a cafeteria employee for the Juniata County School District, but was primarily a housewife.
She was Lutheran by faith, a Girl Scout leader and a 4-H sewing club leader.
She enjoyed quilting, sewing, reading, crossword puzzles and spending time with her family.
There will be no viewing and her funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, those who desire may make memorial contributions to Sun Home Health Hospice, P O Box 232, Northumberland, PA 17857.
Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, has care of the arrangements.
Condolences may be made at www.gussfh.com.