James Harris

James Harris

Wednesday, March 13th, 1935 - Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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Harris, James, 84 of the Villa Acadienne, Metaghan, passed away peacefully on February 15,2020. Born in Newfoundland, he is a son to the late Chesley and Katherine (Furlong) Harris. James was an Aero Engineer Mechanic by trade, working for the military for 36 plus years. Postings included overseas throughout Europe including Germany and various peacekeeping missions in worn torn/impoverished countries including Africa. He also worked on helicopters for Search and Rescue in Gander, NL for Search and Rescue missions throughout the maritime provinces. In his retirement he enjoyed hunting and fishing and was well known for his quiet, friendly nature. He was a much-loved family man and friend to all and was actively involved in various community activities in his home town of Buchans, NL. Survived is his loving wife of 62 years, Elizabeth (Bailey); daughter, Arlene (Todd Herridge) Harris, Lower Wedgeport; one step grandchild, Steven Herridge; brothers, Maxwell; Harold; Lloyd; Griffin; Bill; Beaton; sister Donnie. He was predeceased by his parents as well as son, Mark Harris; siblings, Jessie; Bana; Jackie; Gordon; Brian; Bob and Genevieve. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. There will be no Funeral Service at this time, however a Legion Service will be held Wednesday, February 19,2020 at 2pm. from Sweenys Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Nova Scotia. Online condolences may be made to or you may sign the guestbook online at
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    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 2:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
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    Legion Service Only, Public Welcome to Attend


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Mary Tocher

Posted at 10:44am
Our thoughts are with you at this time. We have many good memories from our visits to Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. Wonderful gentleman.

Archie and Gail Garron

Posted at 11:25am
Our deepest and sincerest sympathies to the Family. You are in our thoughts and prayers in this most difficult time. God Bless you all.

Love, Sean, Charmaine and Tiffany

Posted at 09:50am
We are thinking of you during this difficult time.
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Robert and Anne LeDrew

Posted at 08:33pm
Our deepest condolences to Jim's family and friends on his passing.God Bless.

Posted at 07:48pm
Arlene and Todd , you are in our prayers and thoughts at this difficult time. Hold tight to your wonderful memories and he will always be close to you.
Jack and Doreen Sharron

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