Judy Harris, 66, Erdman Anthony worker, author

By on November 20, 2013

Judy M. Harris, 66, of Lancaster passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 at Hospice & Community Care, Mt. Joy, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of the late Roy and A. Louise (Kauffman) Kilgore.

Judy was a graduate of Ephrata High School and went on to work for Erdman Anthony for many years. She enjoyed writing children’s books, volunteering frequently with women and children organizations, and vacation Bible school for local churches. Judy also enjoyed sewing, cooking, playing poker and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her two daughters: Monica L. Harris and Molly L. Ramos, both of Lancaster; a son: Ryan P. Harris, of Philadelphia; three grandchildren: Katie J. Harris, John W. Ramos and Andrew C. Ramos. Also surviving are five brothers: Ronald E. Kilgore of Cape Coral, Fla.; Paul D. Kilgore, husband of Donna M.; Barry L. Kilgore; David R. Kilgore, husband of Lisa G., all of Lancaster, James A. Kilgore, husband of Karen E., of Reamstown; two sisters: Deborah L. Byers of Lancaster and Barbara Ann Scrivener, wife of Donald, of Great Falls, Mont. and an aunt: Mary Ellen Reid of Lancaster.

A memorial service was held Nov. 16 at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, Lancaster. Interment was in Rohrerstown Mennonite Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Judy’s memory may be made to the One Less Thing Foundation, 66 Hampton Ln., Lancaster, PA 17601.

To send online condolences, visit snyderfuneralhome.com.

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