Josephine M. <I>Vinters</I> Harris

Josephine M. Vinters Harris

Death 28 Aug 2007 (aged 82)
Burial East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 21765297 · View Source
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Josephine M. (Vinters) Harris, 82, of East Hartford, widow of John Harris, passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at St. Francis Hospital.

She was born in Cameron, TX. on May 25, 1925 to the late Isiah and Lola (McIntosh) Vinters. Prior to her illness, she was an active member of the South Hartford, English congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. Josephine resided in the Hartford/East Hartford area for over 50 years. She graduated from O. J. Thomas High School in Cameron, TX. and attended Paul Quinn College in Waco, TX. She retired from Manchester Modes as a seamstress with over 25 years of service. She was previously a member of the Girlfriends and Ten Socialites social clubs. She was a very compassionate, loving and giving individual to her family, friends and all those who she encountered during her lifetime.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda Osteen Halloway of East Hartford and Maggie Compton (Simeon) Lynch of Hartford and two sons, Levy (Charlene) and Leroy Compton of Hartford; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, a great-great grandchild and a sister-in-law, Sheree Vinters of East Hartford. She also leaves a number of nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by her son, Norman Wayne Osteen; sister, Lola Elaine Riley and brother, Isiah Vinters.

Published in the Hartford Courant on 9/2/2007.


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  • Created by: Lisa222
  • Added: 25 Sep 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 21765297
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Josephine M. Vinters Harris (25 May 1925–28 Aug 2007), Find a Grave Memorial no. 21765297, citing Silver Lane Cemetery, East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Lisa222 (contributor 46908939) .