Gloria Harris, 51, community assistant at Village’s Board 2

Gloria Harris.

Gloria Harris.

BY JULIO MORA   |  Gloria Harris, who worked as a community assistant at Community Board 2 for 17 years, passed away suddenly on Thurs., May 9.

Harris’s responsibilities at the community board included scheduling meetings, arranging the monthly calendar and administering for several committees, as well as dealing directly with inquiries from the public.

She was dedicated to the community board and considered her co-workers an extension of her family.

Her colleagues on the C.B. 2 staff, District Manager Bob Gormley, Florence Arenas and Julio Mora, will remember her great sense of humor, her laugh and smile, her collegiality, her commitment to her job, and most especially, the great love and pride she had for her family.

Harris was born on Oct. 24, 1961. She graduated from Grace Dodge High School with honors and continued her education at Bronx Community College, while simultaneously working to support her family. She was a deeply religious woman, with a devotion to God and her Christian faith. She will be remembered by many as a loving individual, with a quiet wisdom and a resilient nature.

She is survived by her mother, Cynthia, her three children, Laticia, Frederick and Shamira, her two grandchildren, Zaniya and Jocelyn, and her longtime partner, Archie. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

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3 Responses to Gloria Harris, 51, community assistant at Village’s Board 2

  1. She was a gentle soul, who loved her family so very much. she will truly be missed. I love cousin.

  2. Judith Chazen Walsh

    The residents of Washington Square Village express their sympathies to Gloria's family and the CB2 family
    She was dedicated, devoted and always helpful and handled a very hard job with grace
    We will miss her and her smile

    Judith Chazen Walsh

  3. Gloria, was a long time friend from Grace Dodge high school. She was a loving soul who tried to help you when there was a problem while, being a special friend, that's just what she was a sister that I never had and was always their for me in my time of need. I had been trying to reach her for sometime because she always called to make sure I was alright and when I called to find out if my friend,sister was alright, she was "GONE." Gloria, I tried to reach you a number of times and I knew something was not right but you know that I miss you and love you and my days won't be the same because I'll be waiting for your call. I love you and I know your with God where you should be,god bless you and keep you. To the family my sympathy to you all but, she's in a better place no worrying or,problems. We miss you.

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