Mr. Frank J. Harris, Jr., age 76, of Herkimer, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica, following a battle with COPD.
Frank was born on January 22, 1944, in Little Falls son of the late Frank J. Harris. He received his education at St. Mary’s Academy, Little Falls, and served our country with the United States Army. His last occupation was with Chicago Pneumatic and was also employed as a machinist. He also worked for Bendix and Utica Converters. Frank loved horse racing.
Survivors include his devoted wife, Charlene at home; a daughter, Kimerly Harris-Cutler and husband Matt of Holland Patent, Chad Harris of Herkimer and Kevin Harris; a cherished granddaughter, Jourdan; siblings, Don “DJ” Harris, of Cobleskill, Linda Button, of Clifton Park, and Kathy Kovacs (Harris), of Johnstown and his beloved canine companions, Grisley and Cocoa. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Barbara Harris DeCarlis and Shirley Harris.
Frank and his family’s care has been placed in the trust of Mohawk Valley Funerals and Cremations, 7507 State Route 5 (between Little Falls and St. Johnsville), 315-508-5131. There will be no services. Please visit www.mohawkvalleyfunerals.com to add to his online tribute.