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1935 Robert 2021

Robert C. Harris

December 20, 1935 — April 28, 2021

Robert C. Harris “brother, uncle, and friend to many”

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.---Robert C. “Bob” Harris, 85, of Shinglehouse, passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in the Green Home in Wellsboro, after a long illness.

Born on Friday, December 20, 1935, in Corning, N.Y., he was a son of Frank and Ellen Wellington Harris.

Bob was a graduate of East Rochester High School. He was a US Army veteran having proudly served his country from 1958 to 1964. He was employed as a lithograph pressman for the American Can Company in Fairport, N.Y.

Bob was a life member of Shinglehouse American Legion Post 530. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and visiting the casino.

Surviving are a sister, Dawn Carol (Robert) Smallridge of Oakridge, Tennessee; two nieces, Cheryl Kress and Julie Dallas; and a cousin, Gloria Cornelius.

In addition to his parents, Bob was predeceased by a nephew, Timothy Smallridge; and an aunt, Virginia Holland.

In keeping with Bob’s wishes, there will be no public visitation. A celebration of Bob’s life will be held on a date and place to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oswayo Valley Senior Center, PO Box671, Shinglehouse, PA 16748; to the Oswayo Valley Rod and Gun Club, PO Box 186, Shinglehouse, PA 16748; to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 98, Shinglehouse, PA 16748; to the Oswayo Valley Memorial Library, PO Box 188, Shinglehouse, PA 16748; or to the Shinglehouse American Legion Post 530, 1364 SR 44S, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.

Bob entrusted his care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Bob, please visit or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.

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