O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222
john@orourke-orourke.com

Donald L. Harris

Mr. Donald L. Harris, 75, of Milford, OH, formerly of Salamanca, NY died Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Clermont Nursing Care Center in Milford.

Born January 16, 1943 in Salamanca, NY, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Geraldine Sherman Harris. He was married in Little Valley, NY to the former Virginia “Ginny” Corey, who predeceased him on December 12, 2014.

Mr. Harris was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving as a Corporal in Vietnam. He received the Rifle Marksmanship Badge, the Navy Unit Commendation Citation, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with two stars, and the Purple Heart.

He had been employed as a Railroad Operator with the B&O Railroad

He was a member of the American Legion Hughes-Skiba Post 535 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars John F. Ahrens Post 5296.

Surviving are: a daughter, Sharon (Mark Pigman) Harris, Batavia, OH; a son, Michael (Rose) Harris, Gowanda, NY; five grandchildren, Austen, Logan, Max, Carissa, and Carter; a brother, Robert (Rose) Harris, Bridgeton, NC; a nephew, Steve Harris.

There will be no visitation.

A graveside memorial service will be held at Wildwood Cemetery at the convenience of the family and will be announced.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.