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Dawn Harris

d. December 23, 2019

HARRIS, DAWN – On Monday, December 23, 2019, Rena “Dawn” (Paré) Harris passed away peacefully at the age of 90 with her family by her side at Trillium Villa Nursing Home. She was the loving wife of the late Lawrence “Lorne” Harris (1990), dear mother of Camie, Cliff (Susan), Ross (Donna) and Larry (Marcia), grandmother of Shane (Jen), Lindsay, Christopher (Christine), Jason (Sadie), Jessica, Amy (Ryan), Emily, and Meghan, and great-grandmother of Ryan, Ally, and Elliot.

Born in Timmins, she has resided in Sarnia since 1953. She was a Registered  Nurse and had retired from St. Joseph’s and Sarnia General Hospitals after many years of service. Dawn was a member of the Catholic Women’s League and St. Benedicts Roman Catholic Church where a Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 11:00 am. Friends will be received by the family at the church beginning at 10:00am. Interment will be in Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. Memorial donations made to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St, Sarnia, ON, N7T 5W9). Messages and memories of condolence may be sent through

Her family would like to extend their gratitude to the wonderful staff at Trillium Villa for the outstanding care and support they gave to Dawn and her loved ones.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Mass

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

102 Victoria St N, Sarnia, ON N7T 5W9

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