Richard Seldon Harris Jr

July 20, 1935April 12, 2019

Richard S. Harris Jr. 1935-2019

Saco - Richard S Harris Jr., 83, of Portland/Saco passed away peacefully at Seal Rock Healthcare on Friday April 12, 2019. He had bravely lived with Dementia for several years.

Dick was born in Lewiston Maine on July 20th 1935 to Richard and Mona Harris. He graduated from Edward Little High School and the University of Maine. He was a successful business owner, founding the still thriving Harris Evans Associates in 1964. He served in the Navy during the Korean War and belonged to the Kora Shrine.

Dick enjoyed summers at Tripp Lake in Poland ME and winters in Englewood FL. He was an avid sportsman and loved gardening and nature. His life was rich with music and literature. He was a true renaissance man.

Dick enjoyed spending time with his family. He is predeceased by his parents, his brother Robert Harris, and Robert's wife Donna. He is survived by Peggyann, his wife of 55 years, His daughter Julianne Harris and his grandchildren Brianne and Ryan Siepmann. He has 2 nephews, Robert and Brian Harris.

Visiting hours are Thursday April 18th, 2019 from 4-7pm at Jones, Rich and Barnes Funeral Home at 199 Woodford St, Portland, ME 04103. There will be a Masonic ceremony at 6pm. The funeral will also be at Jones, Rich and Barnes on Friday April 19th 2019 at 11am. There will be a reception to follow. Interment will be later this spring at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Auburn ME.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Seal Rock Healthcare for their attentiveness and loving care.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to either North Deering Congregational Church at 1364 Washington Ave. Portland, ME 04104 or Seal Rock Healthcare Recreation program at 88 Harbor Dr. Saco, ME 04072

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  • Richard Harris, Father
  • Mona Harris, Mother
  • Peggyann Harris, Wife
  • Julianne Harris, Daughter
  • Brianne Siepmann, Grandchild
  • Ryan Siepmann, Grandchild
  • Robert Harris, Nephew
  • Brian Harris, Nephew
  • Robert Harris, Brother
  • Donna Harris, Sister-in-law

  • North Deering Congregational Church
  • Seal Rock Healthcare


  • Visiting Hours Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 19, 2019

Richard Seldon Harris Jr

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Linda Furrow

April 24, 2019

With sincere and heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your husband. My you cherish and treasure the memories you shared together. Love and sincere wishes.