Harris, Calvin, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away Saturday, February 20, 2010 at Hoyt Nursing & Rehab Centre, age 95 years.  Calvin was born in Colfax, Louisiana December 6, 1914 the son of the late George and Nettie Harris.  He married Alberta Glover.  She predeceased him in 1992.  Calvin worked for General Motors, Malleable Iron Plant for 29 years, retiring in 1979.    He was a member of St. George Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus since 1959.  Calvin is survived by two sons, Alvin E. Harris, San Bernardino, California and Johnnie (Betty) Harris, Saginaw; a granddaughter,  Hurumi Cox, San Bernardino, California; two grandsons, Michael D. (Antoinette) Harris, Ypsilanti, Michigan and Mark A. (Kamilla) Harris, Taylor, Michigan; seven great-grandchildren, Shamaiah Cox, Shaunice Cox, Micha Harris, Jayden M. Harris, Mya Harris, Kamari Harris and Kalanie Harris.  Also surviving is a sister, Nettie Mae Harris, Bakersfield, California and five nieces, Laura Dowl, Bakersfield, California, Renea Dowl, Corrine Fuller, Los Angeles, California, Charlene Nicholes, Chula Visa, California and Shirley Miller, Tacoma, Washington.  In addition to his parents, Calvin was predeceased by three brothers, Arthur Harris, Earl Harris and Aaron Harris; four sisters, Mildred Harris, Sally Harris, Margarete Harris and Mary Harris.  The funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 27, 2010 at St. George Catholic Church, 2120 Erie St.  Rev. Fr. Reginaldo Salcedo will officiate with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  Friends may call at W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road, on Friday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday at church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.  The Knights of Columbus will pray the rosary Friday evening at 7:30 p.m.   Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation to ARC in Mr. Harris’s memory.  www.casefuneralhome.com