Mollyanne Northrop Harris

Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 25, 2017


Entered into Eternal Life in Jesus Christ on Sunday,
November 19, 2017 at her second home in Port Tobacco,
Maryland at age 94, of natural causes.

The widow of the late Ralph Edward Harris, Jr. and the
daughter of the late John DeWolf Northrop, and MaryAnne
Mayo Northrop.

Left to cherish her memory are her loving and devoted children, a son Ralph Edward Harris III
and wife, Sharon, and a daughter, Mollyanne Harris Margolis and husband, Martin L. Sr and
seven loving and adoring grandchildren. Sean M. Harris and wife, Danielle, Kristen L. Harris,
Angela G. Kelsey, Susan G. Burgoyne, Rachel A. Perez and husband, Michael, Martin L.
Margolis Jr and wife, Sheila, and Todd M. Margolis and fiancée, Socorro Reyes and 18
great-grandchildren and a host of others whose lives she touched.

She retired as Grants Officer, Neurology Institute, National Institutes of Health, after a 30 year
career. Everyone claimed her as their favorite and said, "She was practically perfect in every
way." Born a true lady, an angel of kindness, who ended all of her prayers with, "And keep us
ever mindful of the needs of others."

Relatives and friends will be received at Pumphrey's Bethesda Chevy Chase Funeral Home,
7557 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814 on Sunday, November 26 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9

Funeral service will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church, 3 Chevy Chase Cir., Chevy
Chase, MD 20815 on Monday, November 27 at 12 noon.

Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, 201 Allison St. NW, Washington, DC 20011.

Reception 2:30 p.m. Church Great Hall.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Red Cross, PO Box
37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839.

Please visit and sign the family guestbook at:

Pumphrey's Bethesda-Chevy Chase Funeral Home
7557 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814-3501
(301) 652-2200