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Obituary - Kim E. Harris

Kim E. Harris

Date of Passing: April 14th, 2008

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In lieu of flowers, kindly consider an education fund to be established for Kim’s son Nathan, % Susan A. Harris, 8225 White St., Waterville, NY 13480.

Mr. Kim E. Harris, 53, of Waterville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 14, 2008 at his home. He was born June 4, 1954, in Utica, the son of Beverly Pryor Harris Hamm and the late Charles Harris, Sr. and was a graduate of Waterville Central School. Kim was a US Army veteran from 1977-1980. On October 16, 1993, in Waterville, he married Susan A. Shantal. For 25 years, Kim was employed with Covidian, formerly Tyco, in Oriskany Falls. Kim was a devoted son, husband, father and brother. He was an avid reader and talented craftsman who enjoyed woodworking, gardening, backyard camping with his son and collecting old family memorabilia. He is survived by his wife, Sue; his mother, Beverly; his son and best friend, Nathan; and his stepson, Chad Shantal, all of Waterville; his sisters and brothers and their spouses, Chuck, Jr. and Mary Harris of Waterville, Dale Harris of Waterville, Deborah and Robert Kutzuba of Freedom, NY, Scott and Lynn Harris of Denver, NC and Susan and Kevin Smeader of Cheektowaga, NY; his mother-in-law, Elizabeth Shantal of Madison; two aunts; and many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral will be Friday at 10 am at the Kloster-Northrop & Bentz Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville, with Pastor Donald Reese officiating. Interment will be in Crown Hill Memorial Park, Kirkland. Calling hours are Thursday 2-4 and 7-9. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the Waterville Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the Waterville Fire Department for all their valiant efforts.


I am sorry at this date to learn of Kim's passing. Kim was a good friend with a warm sense of humor, a practical outlook, and a task-focused worker who distinguished himself at his assigned tasks. I will miss Kim and thank him for his military service.

To Kim's Mother, brothers & sisters & his son Nathan we would like to extend our deepest condolences for the tragic loss of your son, brother & father he was a good friend & co-worker to us & all who knew him & he will be sadly missed. God Bless Tom & Judy White
thomas & judy white

To every thing there is a season… and a time to every purpose under heaven." May you find comfort in knowing that caring thoughts and deepest sympathy are with you. Mr. & Mrs. J. Pughe
Jack Pughe

Sue and family, I just wanted to let you know I am very sorry to hear about Kim. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Doreen J