Patricia Ann “Gram” Short Harrison, 82, died Wednesday evening at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. She is the widow of the late John R. Harrison Sr. who died in 1993. The couple was married 34 years.
Born in Carbondale the daughter of the late Clyde and Ada Dale Short she was a graduate of Carbondale High School. She was an Elvis Fanatic, enjoyed celebrating holidays, spending time with family and shopping.
Gram loved sitting on her porch. She never knew who was stopping by, but was always welcoming to everyone.
Surviving are two daughters Katherine Harrison, Scranton, Patricia Bradley, Whiteville, NC; four sons Donald Harrison, Port Charlotte, FL, John Harrison, NC, Thomas Harrison, and wife Ginny, Scranton, Butchie Harrison and wife Michelle, Scranton; her companion of 23 years Brian DosSantos, Scranton; a sister in law Carol Harrison, Jerymn; 26 grandchildren, 24 great grand children, 1 great great grand child; many nieces, nephews, cousins and her dog Sarge.
She was preceded in death by a daughter Lori Ann Harrison in 2007 , a sister Lois Wyse and a brother Donald Short.
The funeral will be Monday at 11am in the Corey Brian Strauch Services, LLC , funeral home location, 602 Birch Street, Scranton, PA 18505. Interment to follow in the Jermyn Cemetery.
A viewing will be held Sunday from 2-5pm in the funeral home.
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