The Life of ELEANOR G HARRIS
Eleanor Gwendolyn Harris was born to Eleanor Simmons and Louis Simmons in Pittsburgh, PA and she transitioned from this life into her Savior’s loving arms on March 26, 2021 at the Village of Pennwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Eleanor was raised in the Hill District with her two sisters Ida Jean Simmons and Mattie Coleman, (both deceased) and two brothers, Elmer (her twin) and Ralph (both deceased). She was educated in the Pittsburgh Public School System, graduating from Fifth Avenue High School.
Eleanor was employed as a Psych Aide at the Veteran's Administration Hospital-Highland Drive until her retirement.
Eleanor leaves to mourn her passing one son, Deacon Leslie G. Parker Sr.; two grandchildren Leslie Eugene Parker Jr. and Spencer Assante Parker; three grandchildren (Leslie Jr's children) Tavarion, Tamiyah and Taylor Parker; Sister-in-Law Dorothy Simmons; nieces Lynn Wilson-Duck (Will Duck), Sharon Smith, Deacon Louise Smith-Brown (Tony Brown) (deceased), Patricia Coleman (David Williams), Michelle Snipe (Jeffrey Snipe), Tracy Smith; nephew Hart Coleman Jr.; great-nieces & nephews Gary Upshaw, April Mixon, Erica Smith (deceased), Krystal Mixon, A-ron Roberts, Jordan Coleman, Tyler Smith, Amari Redman, Krystian West, Karter West, Gary Upshaw Jr. Shayla Koenig, Annessa Koenig, Janiah Koenig, Ca'yir Ellis, A'ziya Ellis, and a host of friends