March 23, 1918 ~ February 12, 2007
Emily "Mickey" Margaret Harris, 88, wife of the late David M. Harris, passed away on February 12, 2007. She was born in Winthrop, MA on March 23, 1918 to the late Joseph and Ruth Barkley Belcher. Emily leaves her daughter Kathleen Sewell and her husband Michael of East Haddam, her son Robert Harris of California, grandchildren Scot Weston and his wife Carol of Meriden, Rebecca Sullivan and her husband James of East Haddam, Emma Sewell of East Haddam, and Noah Suresh Paiva Diffenbaugh and his wife Polly of Indiana, and great-grandchildren Aaron, Elenor and Lucia Diffenbaugh. She also leaves her two brothers, Paul Belcher and his wife Yvonne and Edwin Belcher and his wife Faith , all of Ware, MA. Emily had been a member of the Meriden Ski Club, and the YoMaCo (Young Married Couples) Club at First Methodist Church, and also did volunteer work at the old Meriden-Wallingford Hospital. She had a love for music and was a talented pianist who enjoyed writing her own music. Her love and talent with music overflowed into her gardening which she greatly enjoyed also. Emily's family would like to thank the staff at Chestelm Health and Rehab Center in Moodus for the wonderful care they gave her. The family would also like to thank the residents for their friendship towards Emily. Funeral Service will be held on Sat, Feb. 17th at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Meriden. Friends may visit with the family on Sat. from 9-10:30 at BEECHER & BENNETT FLATOW FUNERAL HOME, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Contributions in Emily's name can be sent to First United Methodist Church, 15 Pleasant St., Meriden, CT 06450 OR Chestelm Health and Rehab Auxillary, PO Box 719, Moodus, CT 06469.