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Dora M. Harkins, 89

February 18, 2013

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Dora Mercedes Harkins, 89, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Berkshire Place retirement home.
Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, on March 12, 1923, she was the daughter of Esteban and Carmen Reus. She attended the University of Puerto Rico to study education and Washington University in St. Louis to study art.

In addition to working in education, Mrs. Harkins served the Episcopal Church in various capacities including as a social worker at the Church Saint Edward the Martyr in New York City, as an executive secretary at Seminario Episcopal del Caribe in Puerto Rico and at Incarnation Camp in Ivoryton, Conn.

She and her husband, the Rev. James R. Harkins, whom she married on Jan. 4, 1967, lived and served in many different countries, including the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Italy and France.

Besides her husband, she leaves her daughter, Ana Maria Harkins and her husband, Jonathan Secor, of Drury; a brother, John Reus; two sisters, Miriam and Carmen, and two grandchildren, Christina and Alegra.

FUNERAL NOTICE - A memorial service for Mrs. Harkins will be held on Saturday, March 2, at 2 from St. John's Episcopal Church in Willliamstown. In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to Episcopal Relief and Development at 1-855-312-4325.

Arrangements by Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals.


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My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time!

Dora was very special to me!
from: Janineon: 03-02-2013

 
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