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 p.m.
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.