Harrison, Audrey

September 25th, 2007

Audrey E. (Shaffer) Harrison, 77, of Wilmington, died unexpectedly August 25, 2007, at the Winchester Hospital. Audrey was born November 13, 1929, in Somerville, daughter of the late Norman A. & Mary (Roberts) Shaffer. She grew up in Medford and graduated Medford High School.

Audrey was the beloved wife of Edward D. Harrison, Jr., whom she married in 1949 and they moved to Wilmington in 1954 to raise their family. Prior to retiring in 1994, Audrey was the Operations Manager for the Commercial Bank and Trust Company in Wilmington for over 27 years. In her spare time Audrey loved arts and crafts, gardening, needlepoint, puzzles, she was a beautiful seamstress, and she especially loved spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren who will miss her dearly.

Besides her husband, Audrey is survived by her children, Edward D. Harrison III and his wife Dolly and Maryjane Langone and her husband Joseph all of Wilmington, John Harrison and his wife Kathleen of Virginia and Beth Hoehn and her husband Richard of Methuen, her grandchildren Kristen, Jaclyn, Edward D. IV, Michael, Joseph, Jennifer, Kristie, Kara, Erin, Paige, Richard, Jonathan, and Alex, her great-grandson Justin, her brothers Robert Shaffer of Hanover and Manfred Shaffer of California.

Audrey’s funeral was held on Tuesday, August 28th, at the Wilmington Congregational Church. Interment took place in Wildwood Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington.


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