FRANCES R. HARRIS, 84, of Wilkes-Barre, died Monday, June 25, 2007, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Bronx, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Sigismondo “John” and Anna (Crodelle) Mercaldi. She is survived by son, Richard Harris, of Monroe, N.Y.; daughter, Mrs. Margaret Vlastaris, of Wilkes-Barre; sisters, Viola Little and Margaret Bartos, of Tarrytown; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday from the Coffey Funeral Home, 91 N. Broadway, Tarrytown, N.Y., with a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in Transfiguration R.C. Church. Interment will be in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Local arrangements are by the H. Merritt Hughes Funeral Home, Inc., 451 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre.