SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

February 20, 2013

Arnold P. Harris, 85


Middleton — Arnold Paul Harris, 85, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. He was the loving husband of Myrna (Cohen) Harris, with whom he shared 61 years of marriage.

Born in Malden on January 31, 1928, he was the son of the late Daniel and Sarah (Goldstein) Harris. He was raised and educated in Malden and served honorably in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

A longtime Malden resident, he resided in Florida for 15 years until more recently making his home in Middleton.

For 30 years, he operated Arnie’s T.V. in Malden. He was a Past Master of the Mt. Scopus Lodge and in his retirement he volunteered with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department. He was a beloved “Papa” to his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he leaves two sons, Steven Harris and his wife Bonnie of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, and Scott Harris and his wife Sharon of Easton, Conn.; a daughter, Ilene Twiss and her husband Frank of Middleton; seven grandchildren, Dennis and Ryan Willette, William Twiss, and Danny, Sarah, Marissa, and David Harris; a brother Marvin Harris of Florida, and a loving extended family.

ARRANGEMENTS: Services will be held Friday, February 22, at 10 a.m. in C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. Interment in Lebanon Tifereth Israel Cemetery. Condolence calls may be made at the home of his daughter, Ilene Twiss, following the interment and on Saturday from 4-8 p.m., Sunday from 12-8 p.m., and Monday from 12-8 p.m. with a minyan service at 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923.