Robert T. Harrison
Robert T. Harrison, 85 of West Washington Street, Union Twp., passed away the afternoon of Monday, January 24, at Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Mr Harrison was born in Springfield Twp, Mercer County on February 8, 1925 to the late Edward S. and Margaret 'Magee' Harrison.
He was married to the the former Caroline P. Hixenbaugh for 46 years, she precedes him in death.
He subsequently married the former Doris M. McCurdy, who survives at home.
Mr. Harrison was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ and had served in the Army's 101st Airborne Division in Europe during WWII where he was highly decorated with 3 Bronze Stars and an Arrowhead.
In addition to his Wife and beloved pet dog "Molly", he is survived by his Daughter; Roberta L. McDuffie of Picayune, MS., his Son and Daughter-in-Law; Edward R. and Diane Harrison of Newton Falls, OH., 10 Step-Children, 5 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren, two Brothers; Edward S. Harrison, Jr. and Donald Harrison, and a Sister; Beryl Hogue all of New Castle.
In addition to his first Wife, he was preceded in death by his Sister; Alberta Shealer, and two Brothers; Herbert and Richard Harrison.
Visitation will be Wednesday (Jan 26th) from 7 to 9 pm at the Turner-Myers Funeral Home, 208 North Jefferson Street.
Funeral services will be on Thursday (Jan 27th) at 11:00 am and will be conducted by Pastor David Howell of the Church of Christ.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of Christ, 1711 West State Street, New Castle, PA. 16101.
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