Lyman Harris

Lyman ""Chuck"" Harris

Sunday, June 1st, 1947 - Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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Lyman "Chuck" Harris, 71, formerly of Groton passed away April 25, 2019 in Syracuse
after a"illness.

He is survived by his sons, Bradley (BillieJo) and Brandon (Brittany; his granddaughter, Brandi and his sister, Alice (Michael) Demarco and many close friends.

Born and raised in Groton, NY, he was the son of the late Lyman F. and M. Grace (Carpenter) Harris. He graduated from Groton High School in 1965. Mr. Harris worked at Smith Corona in the 60s and 70s then transitioned to General electric and Verizon in the 80s and into the 2000s. He then became self-employed as a computer repair technician afterward.

Mr. Harris ran the Homer Small Fry program for years. He became an assistant coach for the Homer School District and then a high school referee for Central New York.

An avid fan of Syracuse University sports, he had season tickets to the football team for years and attended several basketball games. He was also a lifetime member of the Homer Elks and enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing. He will be remembered for his summer BBQs, Florida vacations and his friendship.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 11th, 3:00 p.m. at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams Street, Groton. Friends may call on Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Zirbel Funeral Home
    115 Williams St.
    GROTON, NY 13073
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 3:00pm
    Zirbel Funeral Home
    115 Williams St.
    GROTON, NY 13073
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Private Condolence

Stephen Woodward

Posted at 12:55pm
Brad and Brandon. How ironic that we lost a parent around the same time. I knew chuck was sick but I did not know the extent of the illness. I will definitely stop by the memorial. Chuck was always good to me. Sorry to hear about his passing.

Steve and Tiffany Woodward

Posted at 12:33pm
Brad and Brandon. Sorry to hear the loss of Chuck. We had some good times growing up driving all our parents nuts. Call if you need anything
Steve and Tiffany Woodward

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