Thelma S. Harry

February 7, 1926September 23, 2020

Thelma S. Harry age 94 of Morgan Township passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2020 in Waynesburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

She was born February 7, 1926 in Sipesville, a daughter of the late George G. and Mary Horner Speicher. She was a 1943 graduate of Jefferson High School.

On April 2, 1944 she married Alexander M. Harry who passed away January 30, 2006.

Thelma resided most of her life in Morgan Township where she and her husband operated a dairy farm.

She was a member of Hewitt Presbyterian Church in Rices Landing. For many years she was a member of the Jefferson Presbyterian Church where she had served as an Elder. She was also affiliated with the Greene County Extension Service, the Pennsylvania Farmers Association, and the American Legion Auxiliary in Jefferson. Thelma was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins.

Surviving are four children, Robert Harry (Linda) of Waynesburg, Susan Morris (Richard) of Irmo, SC, Loma Parry (Ron) of Washington, and Charles Harry of Waynesburg; nine grandchildren, Dr. Laurel Harry (Brian Taylor), Wendy Harry Shidemantle (Dr. Scott), Jane Morris Miller (Chris), William Parry (Melissa), Nathan Parry (Kristine), Matthew Harry (Colette), Emily Nieto (Joey) and Andrew Harry (Dominique). Also surviving are 13 great- grandchildren, John and Luke Shidemantle, McKenna and Alex Harry, Chloe, Emma, Hampton, and Lily Miller, Baker Parry, Cecelia and Georgia Nieto, and Yasmine and Jason Harry; and one brother Charles B. Speicher of Greensburg.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Robb Harry; three sisters, Helen Rankin, Grace Marshall, and Mary Scott; a daughter-in-law, Angela Harry, and an infant brother, Harold Ray Speicher.


  • Alexander M. Harry, Husband (deceased)
  • Robert Harry (Linda), Son
  • Susan Morris (Richard), Daughter
  • Loma Parry (Ron), Daughter
  • Charles Harry, Son
  • Dr. Laurel Harry (Brian Taylor), Granddaughter
  • Wendy Harry Shidemantle (Dr. Scott), Granddaughter
  • Jane Morris Miller (Chris), Granddaughter
  • William Parry (Melissa), Grandson
  • Nathan Parry (Kristine), Grandson
  • Matthew Harry (Colette), Grandson
  • Emily Nieto (Joey), Granddaughter
  • Andrew Harry (Dominique), Grandson
  • John Shidemantle, Great Grandson
  • Luke Shidemantle, Great Grandson
  • McKenna Harry, Great Granddaughter
  • Alex Harry, Great Grandson
  • Chloe Miller, Great Granddaughter
  • Emma Miller, Great Granddaughter
  • Hampton Miller, Great Grandson
  • Lily Miller, Great Granddaughter
  • Baker Parry, Great Grandson
  • Cecelia Nieto, Great Granddaughter
  • Georgia Nieto, Great Granddaughter
  • Yasmine Harry, Great Granddaughter
  • Jason Harry, Great Grandson
  • Charles B. Speicher, Brother
  • Robb Harry, Grandson (deceased)
  • Helen Rankin, Sister (deceased)
  • Grace Marshall, Sister (deceased)
  • Mary Scott, Sister (deceased)
  • Angela Harry, Daughter-in-law (deceased)
  • Harold Ray Speicher, Brother (deceased)
  • George G. Speicher, Father (deceased)
  • Mary Horner Speicher, Mother (deceased)

  • Hewitt Presbyterian Church


  • Private Services


Thelma S. Harry

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Rebecca Bayard Smith

September 27, 2020

Thelma was such a lovely lady, always so friendly and kind. It was a pleasure to have known her. My sympathy to the Harry Family.

Richard Hamilton

September 26, 2020

Bob, Susan, and Family. Sympathy and Prayers on the passing of your Mom. I was more familiar with your Dad but remember your Mom from our younger years.

Vicki Thistlethwaite Rerko

September 25, 2020

My condolences to the Harry family,

Cathy Wood Yenchik

September 25, 2020

So sorry for your loss Loma to you & all of your family. She was a nice lady & always spoke with me when we met out in public or even at grocery store.

Tammy Watreas

September 25, 2020

Thelma was a wonderful friend to my family. She always welcomed me into her home. She was a wonderful cook and I ate many meals with her family. My deepest sympathy to her family.