Elizabeth Betty (Caden) Harris

Born: Sat., Nov. 5, 1921
Died: Fri., Jun. 28, 2019


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 01, 2019
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jul. 02, 2019
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church

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Coryville, Pa.          Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother

Elizabeth A. ‘Betty’ Harris, 97, passed away on June 28, 2019 at the Charles Cole Hospital in Coudersport following a brief illness.

Born on November 5, 1921, in Olean, NY, she was a daughter of John and Catherine Fitzstephens Caden.  On August 16, 1947, in the St. Gabriels Rectory in Port Allegany she married Henry B. Harris Jr. who passed away on October 8, 2001.  Betty was a 1940 graduate of Port Allegany High School and had resided in Coryville since 1949.  Before her marriage, she had been employed as a telephone operator in Port Allegany and after her marriage was a devoted homemaker. 

She was a member of the St. Raphael Church in Eldred.  She enjoyed entertaining family and friends at her home, and also enjoyed sewing, reading, and refinishing furniture. 

Surviving are one daughter, Jane Ann (Gregory) Bell of Eldred, five grandchildren, Stephen (Amy) Bell, Erin (Daniel) Waugaman, Nathan (Meaghan) Bell, Sarah (Brenda Harris) Bell, Charles Andrew (Heather) Bell, nine great grandchildren, Elizabeth and Gabrielle Waugaman, Zazeric, Harris and Adelyn Bell, Jackson and Benjamin Bell, and Tenley and Liam Bell, one niece and three nephews.  In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, John Caden, and two sisters, Kathryn Roys and Mary Agnes Caden.

Friends may call at the Frame Funeral Home in Eldred on Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the St. Mary’s Church, Newell Creek Road, Eldred, at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Thomas Brown as celebrant.  Burial will follow in St. Gabriel’s Cemetery in Port Allegany.

 The family requests memorials be made to St. Gabriel’s Cemetery or Moody Hollow Cemetery or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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