August 21, 1952 - June 24, 2016
Elizabeth “Liz” Harris, 63, of Traverse City, passed away sleeping peacefully on Friday, June 24, 2016. Liz was born on August 21, 1952 to Mary and John Regan. She was one of six sisters Mary, Irene, Maureen, Philomena and Joan plus one honorary sister Linda who were all born and bred in Liverpool England. She married Hughie “Hugh” Wesley Harris on May 31, 1998. Also, Liz had a son John Andrew. He was the apple of her eye and no matter where he was in the world she loved him with all of her heart. Liz was a faithful attendee of The Trinity Lutheran Church and a member of the Traverse City Golf and Country Club. In her spare time she enjoyed reading and traveling with Hugh. Most importantly Liz loved her family. She never forgot her roots and came back to Liverpool regularly to see her mum and her sisters. She never forgot to send a birthday or Christmas Card and loving wishes to everyone. She loved her mum dearly and called her every week. Liz and Hugh were hardworking and always opened their homes to many visitors and friends from all over the world. Nothing was ever too much trouble and no one was ever turned away. She will be fondly be remembered as loyal, generous, caring, and loving woman. Surviving Liz is her devoted husband, Hugh; son, John Andrew (Stephanie) Newman, mother, Mary Regan; sisters, Mary, Maureen, Philomena, and Joan; step-children, Pam (Ron) Randall, Karen (Nick) Frey, Chuck Harris; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Donna Joachim and many other loving family members and friends. Liz was preceded in death by her father; sister, Irene Carter; sister-in-law, Barbara Moline; and brother-in-law Ralph Joachim. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 4-7pm at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 1pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Traverse City. Memorial contributions may be directed to the church. Burial will take place at the Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens. Kindly share thoughts and memories with Liz’s family at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com. The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.
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