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Obituary for Joseph N. "Butch" Harris Sr.

Joseph N. Harris Sr. "Butch" age 72, of Franklinville formerly of Gloucester City passed away on Friday, February 28, 2020. Born in Camden to the late Jacob Harris and Louise (nee Hilling), Butch served in the Army during the Vietnam War and continued serving in the Army National Guard for 20 years of service. He was proud of his military service, loved his country and was a member of the Brooklawn American Legion. His passion was traveling to car shows and taking care of his 1969 Firebird. Butch was loved by all who knew him. He loved his family and adored his grandchildren.

Butch is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years Patricia (nee Mayhew), his son Joseph N. Harris Jr., (Jacqueline), two daughters, Angela Harris (Dave) and Darlene Voll (William), five grandchildren, Alexis, Jacob, Abigail, Billy and Andrew and his brother-in-law, David McNeil. He was predeceased by his sister, Saundra McNeil.

Family and Friends may visit from 9:30 am to 11 am on Thursday, March 5th, at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Mantua, NJ where a Memorial Service will be held at 11. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Wenonah Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, contributions can be made to ASPCA, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC, 20090-6929 or by phone at 1-800-628-0028. Memories and condolences can be shared at