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Death in our diocesan family: June Marie Owens Harrison

With sadness we share the news of the death of June Marie Owens Harrison, 81, on July 17, 2019. She was the mother-in-law of the Rev. Jim Petroccione, Rector of Church of the Holy Communion, Norwood.

June is survived by her husband of 61 years, Bill Harrison; son, Mark Stephen Harrison, spouse of the Rev. Jim Petroccione; sisters, Merle Outlaw and Delilah Carter; brother, Henry Owens; special niece, Beverly Jenkins; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Gertrude Owens; sister, Mabel Owens; and brother, George Harold Owens.

Her memorial service was held on July 22, 2019 at the Cherry Point Base Chapel, officiated by Chaplain David Shirk. A private interment will take place at Coastal Carolina Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville.

June volunteered with the Red Cross for over 46 years. She faithfully attended and supported the Cherry Point Base Chapel for 44 years. She was a patriot who loved her country and was a loyal military wife.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines, IA 50340.

Condolences may be sent to: Mr. Mark Harrison and the Rev. Jim Petroccione, 66 Summit Street, Norwood, NJ 07648.

Lord, for your faithful people life is changed, not ended. When the body of our earthly dwelling lies in death we gain an everlasting dwelling place in heaven. Lord, grant eternal rest, forever in the radiance of your light. Amen.