Obituary: Norman Harris, Jr., 88

by | Aug 27, 2021

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Norman Harris, Jr., 88, lifelong resident of East Greenwich, passed away on August 23, in West Warwick.

Norman ran Jiggers Diner for six years in the sixties. He also owned and operated Norman’s Restaurant for fifty years.

He was the husband of the late Lorraine E. (Briggs) Harris for fifty-two years. He was the son of the late Norman Harris, Sr. and Mildred May (Robinson) Harris. Norman leaves four children, Denise L. (Harris) Garafalo, Sharon L. (Harris) Hazard, Norma L. Harris, and Norman Harris III, all of East Greenwich. One sister Barbara (Harris) Lima, two brothers Edward Harris of East Greenwich, and Leonard Harris of Charlestown, ten grandchildren, and fifteen great-grandchildren. Norman was the brother of the late Kenneth Harris of East Greenwich.

Norman’s memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 28, at 1:00 PM, at East Greenwich Cemetery. The celebration of Norman’s life will be announced at a later date.

You can leave an online condolence at the funeral home HERE.

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Bruce Mastracchio
Bruce Mastracchio
August 28, 2021 6:53 am

Sad to see another piece of the fabric from Old East Greenwich leave us.
Condolences to the Harris Family. They are in our prayers.
Bruce & Elaine Mastracchio

Gregory Dantas
Gregory Dantas
August 28, 2021 8:45 am

A True Gentleman and Business/Real Estate pioneer. 💐⛪️🙌🏽

Donna Rice
Donna Rice
August 28, 2021 9:40 am

We are so sorry for your loss. He was a good friend. We used to have coffee together and reminisce the good old days. Rest in Peace my friend.
Cliff and Donna Rice

Ray Giornelli
Ray Giornelli
August 28, 2021 10:14 am

Member of a wonderful family. Condolences to all in the Harris family. Blessings to all of the children and grandchildren.

Kathy ryan
August 29, 2021 2:52 pm

Sorry for your loss. I enjoyed Norman’s Restaurant when I lived in East Greenwich…prayers to the family..R.I.P. Norman


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