Mount Vernon Obituary: Margie Harris

Mount Vernon Obituary: Margie Harris

Margie “Marge” Diane Lukoskie Harris, died on Dec. 12, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Quincy, Fla., after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease.

Born on April 15, 1923 in Shamokin, Pa. to Walter and Katie Lukoskie, Margie married William (Bill) Baxter Harris, EM1 USN, on June 1, 1946 at Saint Gabriel’s Rectory in Washington D.C. They made their home in the Wellington Heights area of Alexandria for 54 years.

Marge worked in the Pentagon for the U.S. Department of State, and later the U.S. District Court in Alexandria for 25 years. She regularly attended Saint Mary’s Church in Alexandria, and was an active member of the Hollin Hall Senior Citizen Center, where she enjoyed playing bridge with her friends.

Predeceased by her husband Bill, and two brothers, Walter ( Kelly) and Lawrence (Pat) Lukoskie of Shamokin, Pa., she is survived by sister, Eunice Kanaskie of Shamokin, Pa., daughter, Deborah Wright of Quincy Fla., and son, William Harris, of Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.

Interment service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Arlington National Cemetery, Columbarium, Court: 6 Section T.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 310 South Royal St., Alexandria, VA 22314.