Doris M. (John) Harshman, 74, of Kittanning passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born September 27, 1945 in Adrian to the late Fred and Irene (Grey) John. Doris lived in Armstrong County most of her life. She married Howard J. Harshman July 11, 1964. She was a wonderful, loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, grandma, and friend to all whom knew her. She loved spending time with family and friends, gathering for family holidays, dinners, picnics and going out with “the gang”. Doris was truly the Rock of our family.
She will be greatly missed by her husband of 55 years, Howard H. Harshman; daughter Pamela (Harshman) Freeman; granddaughter Brandi Gaiser; great grandchildren Rylee, Braelyn, Breanna, Johnathan, Bryan, Janaya, and Kolton; sister Gaye (John) Hindman and her husband Lewis; brother Terry John; sister and best friend Margie Baker; numerous nephews and nieces whom she loved so much.
Those that met her at Heaven’s Gate; her parents Fred and Irene John; son Leslie A. Harshman; grandsons Ryan and John Freeman; great grandson Kaden Freeman; brothers Eugene, Benton, and Oliver John; sisters Martha (John) Boyer, Glenda (John) Pennington, and Olive John; nephews Joseph and Brian John.
A memorial gathering will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 10:00 am until the time of a memorial service at 11:00 am at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Kittanning. With pastor Jimmy Edwards officiating.
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