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Harry Mori

Obituary of Harry J. Mori

Harry J. Mori Port Kent - Harry J. Mori, 91, of Lake Street, Port Kent, died Friday, February 19, 2010 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with his loving family by his side. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, June 26, 1918, the son of Antonio and Laura (Racuzzi) Mori. Harry graduated from Commerce High School in Springfield, MA, then enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps in 1940. He later served with the United State Air Force until his retirement and honorable discharge at Hancock Field in 1973 as a SMSgt. Twenty years of his military service was spent in Asia. Harry happily retired to the bucolic hamlet of Port Kent, where he treasured his time with his family and the wonderful community. He always loved to read and learn, and spent his retirement earning a masters degree in Economics at Plattsburgh State, and taking art classes. Harry had a strong love of life and cherished his family. He was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox, he loved to golf, garden and he always enjoyed good food. He lived his life vibrantly until his very last days. Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Michiko (Osumi) Mori, whom he married January 10, 1954 in Tokyo, Japan; his three children, James Mori and his wife, Susan of Tokyo, Japan, Lloyd Mori and his wife, Karen of Hilo, Hawaii, and DeAnna Mori and her husband, Robert Soluri of Lincoln, Massachusetts; six beloved grandchildren, Jeffrey Mori and his wife, Rima, Camille, Lisa, Laura, and Michael Mori, and Marielle Soluri; one beloved great-granddaughter, Madilynn; and several nieces and nephews. Harry will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He was predeceased by his parents; a beloved infant son, John Dempsey; and siblings, Alberto, Yolanda, Audero, and Mafalda. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 1pm at the Mori home, 21 Lake Street, Port Kent, NY 12975. Rev Dr. Kenneth Parker will officiate. Full military honors will be accorded by the Vermont Air National Guard Honor Guard. Donations in his memory may be made to the Keeseville Fire Department, 8 Pleasant Street, Keeseville, NY, 12944 or the Salvation Army, PO Box 269, Alexandria, Virginia, 22313. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 124 Clinton Street, Keeseville. 834-7667
A Memorial Tree was planted for Harry
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hamilton Funeral Home