It is with great sadness that we pass along the news that our beloved Tuesday & Thursday volunteer, Steve Harrison, passed away on Friday. Steve was a great family man, a Vietnam vet, an avid Flemington volunteer fireman, and, at the Pantry, an expert in soup organization. He began volunteering in June, 2009.
Here is his official obituary:
Stephen W. Harrison, age 74 years, of Delaware Township, NJ passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019 in Green Knoll Care Center, Bridgewater, NJ.
Born in Kenmore, NY, May 1, 1944, he was the son of the late Stephen W. and Frances Duncan Harrison.
Steve was a United States Army veteran serving in Vietnam. An avid volunteer, he was a Communicant of Our Lady of Victories Church, Baptistown, NJ, and a longtime member of the Flemington Fire Department. He was also a longtime volunteer at the Flemington Area Food Pantry.
Steve was a retired Manager with Heidelberg Corporation, and was formerly employed by the Hunterdon County Democrat.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Richard and Joseph. Surviving are his wife of forty-four years, Carol Cosh Harrison; a daughter, Catherine Loretta Harrison, of Harrisonville, PA; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Stephen W. Harrison of Maple Shade, NJ, and Andrew and Carly Harrison of Clifton, NJ; a sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Harve Platig of Atlanta, GA; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Catherine and James Merrifield, a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, David and Victoria Cosh of Florida; and many wonderful friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 10 AM in Our Lady of Victories Church, Baptistown, NJ. Interment with full military honors will follow in St. Magdalen Cemetery, Flemington, NJ. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 5-8 PM in the Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, 147 Main Street, Flemington, NJ and from 9:30 AM -10 AM on Wednesday in the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Flemington Fire Department, 38 Park Avenue, Flemington, NJ 08822.
Please visit www.holcombefisher.com for further information, or to send condolences.