Laconia-Mrs. Shirley M. Harriman, 82, of 114 Morningside Drive, died at her home, following a period of failing health, on Sunday, March 3, 2002. Mrs. Harriman was the widow of H. Perley Harriman who died in 1986.
Mrs. Harriman was born March 4, 1920 in Windsor, Vermont the daughter of Raymond and Gertrude (Griffith) Kenyon. She attended schools in Vermont and resided in Laconia most of her life. She and her late husband owned and operated Joi-Haven Cottages on Weirs Blvd. for many years. She also worked at
the Windmill Restaurant and Piches Ski Shop for many years until retirement. Over the years, she volunteered for the March of Dimes, American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, L.R.G.H. Ladies Guild and the Laconia Volunteer Fire Depart. Auxiliary. She was a member of the Laconia Congregational Church.
Living on Lake Winnipesaukee and Lake Opechee, her best spent times were dedicated to teaching her children and grandchildren swimming and water sports. She also spent a lot of time supporting her husband in the sport of harness racing horses.
Survivors include a son, Haven P. Harriman and daughter-in-law, Kathy Harriman, of Gilford, and daughter, Natalie J. St. Pierre and son-in-law, Jim St. Pierre, of Laconia; four grandsons, Joshua H. Harriman of Steamboat Springs, CO, Kyle W. Harriman, a student at the University of Rhode Island; Tyler J. St.
Pierre of Olympic Valley, CA and Garret T. St. Pierre of Laconia, NH; a brother, Bud Kenyon of Vermont; two sisters, June Barrows of Vermont and Beverly Foster of Florida; and several nieces, nephews and cousins of Laconia, NH, Vermont and Florida. She was predeceased by a sister, Hazel Stetson and a brother, Sonny Kenyon.
There will be no calling hours.
A Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 11:00AM at the Laconia Congregational Church, 18 Veterans Square. Rev. David A. Travers, Interim Senior Pastor, will officiate. Spring Burial will be in the family lot in Union Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Community Health & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.