Eleanor L. Harris


Eleanor L. Harris 90, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017. Born in Ballston Spa, NY on November 30, 1926, she was the daughter of Louis and Sarah Morris.

Eleanor worked at Cudney’s in Saratoga Springs for 37 years, retiring in 1996. She enjoyed baking, crocheting and camping with her family. She could often be found doing word puzzles.

She was predeceased by her siblings Gordon, Becky, Mabel, Loretta, Corabelle, Steve, Louis, Sally and Dorothy. Eleanor is survived by her husband of 58 years Fred Harris, Sr., their children Russell Palmateer (Mary Ellen) of Saratoga Springs, Ricky Palmateer (Crystal) of Ballston Spa and Fred Harris, Jr. (Jan) of Ballston Spa; beloved grandchildren Jessica, Rusty, Sarah, Melisa and Brittany; 11 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11am Friday, July 28 at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Burial will follow in the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Schuylerville. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, July 27 from 4pm to 7pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.

Memorial contributions in memory of Eleanor may be made to Union Fire Co. #2, PO Box 145, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

Guest Book

Myrna Cobart

I will always cherish my memories of Aunt Eleanor, I'm so glad that we got to know each other. Whenever I make a doll or Teddy bear I think of her. I wish I could be there to give you a big hug Uncle Fred. Just remember....Aunt Eleanor will be with you always, in your heart, and in my heart too. I love you.

Mary and Sonny

So sorry for your loss. Eleanor was loved by all and will be missed by all. She was a cracker jack person at the games she loved to play. Eleanor was a very devoted person to her family she loved them all. Fred she will always be in our hearts and our prayers forever.