Ann M. Harris
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Ann M. Harris
  • November 4, 1943 - December 21, 2017
  • New Hampshire

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Antoinette "Ann" M. Harris, 74, of Marlborough, passed away on December 21, 2017 at Keene Center Genesis with her beloved companion by her side.

She was born November 4, 1943 in Boston, MA, the daughter of Carrie A. (Burgess) and Fred W. Harris.

Ann graduated from Needham High School, class of 1961. She went on to further her education and attended Greenfield Community College where she earned her Associate's in 1979 and then a Bachelor's in 1981 from Worcester State University.

Prior to Ann's retirement in 2006, she had been employed at Millipore in Jaffrey and New Hampshire Ball Bearings in Peterborough.

Ann was an avid and extremely skilled photographer and artist who loved to capture the beauty of the natural world. She had a thirst for knowledge and enjoyed studying and keeping up on history, geology, anthropology, and other sciences. During her retirement, Ann took up genealogy research as a pastime.

Ann will be greatly missed by her beloved companion of 17 years: Sandra K. O'Neill of Winchendon, MA; half-brother: Walter J. Stepanski of Belle Chaise, LA; half-sister: Pamela (Stepanski) Mills of Brockton, MA; dear friends: Joan Davis of Francestown, NH, Ellen and Hy Gillman of Pughtown, PA, Sarah S. Boyer of Cambridge, MA, Patricia Shaw of Amherst, MA, and Bob Cooke of Orangeville, PA; and many other friends, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Ann was an honorary Grammie who loved and will be dearly missed by: Shannon, Alanna, Mary, Amanda, Jessie, Jodi, Anthoney, Hanna, Emily, and Baby Kyle.

She was predeceased by her parents and four older half brothers: Harold, Donald, Carl, and Lloyde Cooke.

Family and friends are invited to call on December 26, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Fletcher Funeral Home, 33 Marlboro Street, Keene, NH. A graveside service will take place in the spring at Pine Grove Cemetery in Marlborough, NH.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Antoinette M. Harris's name to the Monadnock Humane Society, 101 West Swanzey Road, Swanzey, NH 03446 (www.MonadnockHumaneSociety.org).