Nancy D. Harris, 68, died unexpectedly Wednesday (Novem ber 6, 2013) at her residence. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service, which will be held Sunday (November 10) at 2:00 p.m. at the Seneca Number Nine Church in Stanley, where Nancy was a member for the majority of her life. Memorial contributions may be made to the Seneca Number Nine Presbyterian Church, 4419 Number Nine Road, Stanley, N.Y. 14561, CURE Childhood Cancer, 200 Westfall Road, Rochester, N.Y. 14620, or the Geneva Public Library, 244 Main Street, Geneva, N.Y. 14456.
Nancy was born on March 5, 1945 in Geneva, N.Y., and was the daughter of the late William and Dorothy Rhodes Dyer. Nancy was a 1963 graduate of Geneva High School and upon graduation attended the Harper Beauty School in Roches ter, NY. This fueled her lifelong love of being a beautician. She worked as a hairdresser for over 40 years at Delforte's Salon in Geneva, N.Y. Nancy was married to her high school sweetheart, Russell, for 48 years. She dedicated her life to her husband, her two boys, and her 5 grandchildren. She loved them with all her heart and cherished every moment she spent with each of them, playing games, cooking, shopping, and just being their "Nana." Nancy was an avid reader and she enjoyed going to the theater, and having lunch with friends. She had a wonderful smile that would light up the room.
Nancy will be remembered by her husband, Russell L. Harris; sons, Mark (Julie) Harris and Kenneth (Jennifer) Harris; grandchildren, Leah, Emma, Maxwell and Jackson Harris; sister-in-law, Florence Dyer; brother-in-law, William Harris; nephews, William Dyer of Florida, Michael Harris, Steven (Ashley) Harris; and great nieces MaKenna and ?? Harris.
Nancy was predeceased by her grandson, Joshua Callaghan; and her brother, William Dyer Jr.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home.