Steven Arthur Harris Sr., 59, of Harwich, MA passed away peacefully on February 28, 2014 surrounded by loved ones. He was born in Waterbury, CT, raised in Watertown, MA and attended Watertown High School, graduating Class of 1972.
He is survived by his children Steven A. Harris Jr. and wife Yocaira M. Harris of Tampa, FL, Anthony M. Harris of Medford, MA, and Tiffani L. Harris of Harwich, MA. He is also survived by his father Arthur S. Harris and his wife Sampho B. Harris of Fredericksburg, TX.
Steve raised his family in Harwich, MA. He was the proud owner of K & S Rental and Small Engine Repair Services in Eastham, MA for 11 years. He was a skilled mechanic who knew how to fix anything. His hobbies included collecting firearms, riding and working on his motorcycles, gardening, and raising animals. He loved going to his favorite coffee shop every morning where he could enjoy the company and rich conversation of many.
“Big Steve” was also a role model and friend to many. His door was always open to anyone in need of advice, help, or just a shoulder to lean on. He was a very selfless person; he put other people’s happiness before his own. He would make sure that his children and extended family were taken care of at all times.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, March 8th from 4-7 pm at Morris, O’Connor & Blute Funeral Home, 678 Main Street, in Harwich, MA. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 9th at 2:00 PM at the Orleans Methodist Church, 73 Main Street, in Orleans, MA.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Steve A Harris Memorial Fund, C/O Cape Cod Five, 129 Route 137, East Harwich, MA 02645.