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Doris J. Harter

d. July 3, 2018

Doris J. Harter, of Tunkhannock, died on Tuesday July 3, 2018 in the Tunkhannock Methodist Manor where she had been a resident for several years.  She was born in Newtown PA on September 16, 1925 daughter of the late John M. and Sarah VanArtsdalen Clayton.

She was a 1943 graduate of Richboro High school. A member of the Tunkhannock Presbyterian Church and a member of the Tunkhannock Jr. and Sr. Women’s Club.  She was an avid painter and enjoyed working with oil and acrylic paints. 

In the late 40’s her late husband George Harter took Doris to Arizona where they lived for 7 years on a ranch in Scottsdale. They then spent 6 months in Honduras on a plantation where George worked as a foreman. After returning to the US they lived in Pottsville and in 1961 they moved to Tunkhannock where Doris opened her business, Doris’ Beauty Shoppe in her home on W. Tioga St.  

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by a son Kenny Harter and brothers Carlton and Cooper Clayton. 

Surviving is a son Keith Harter of Sanbornville, NH, daughter Kathi and husband Dick Keefe of Tunkhannock, grandchildren; Laura and Eric DeLange, Daniel and Beth Keefe, Miranda Perry, and Madison Harter, great-grandchildren; Charlie DeLange and Taylor Perry.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 2 pm from the Tunkhannock United Methodist Manor, 50 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, Pa... 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, July 7, 2018

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tunkhannock United Methodist Home

50 W Tioga St, Tunkhannock, PA 18657

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