Obituary for James Patrick Harris

    On Thursday, February 18, 2021, James “Patrick” Harris passed away at the age of 58. Patrick was born on June 8, 1962 in Washington DC to Walter and Mary (Donovan) Harris. Patrick graduated from Wakefield High School in Arlington, VA and went on to trade school to further his education.


Patrick was a dedicated employee as a Lead Building Engineer at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops for 32 years. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan, loved NASA, and cared for his family more than anything. He was known for his kind and compassionate spirit.


Patrick was preceded in death by his father, Walter, his mother, Mary, and his brother, David. He is survived by his brothers and sisters, Karen, Walter, Mary Chris, Nancy, Julia, Kate, and Tim. He is also survived by several in-laws, cousins, nieces, and nephews.