Kenneth Harris

August 1, 1935 ~ February 6, 2022 (age 86)


Kenneth Harris, 86, of Branchdale, passed away early Sunday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest.

    Born in Ravine, he was a son of the late William and Evelyn Reager Harris.

     He attended Pine Grove schools. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was a member of Freiden’s Lutheran Church, Stein’s Mill and a member of the Masons. He is scheduled to be inducted into the Schuylkill County Allen-Rogowicz Sports Hall of Fame for Auto Racing.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Harry and a sister Lorraine. 

     He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Ruby Kratzer; 2 daughters, Dawn Sorokach and her husband Charles, Cass Twp. and Sherrie Beach and her companion Bob of Kulpmont; 3 sons, Kenneth Harris Jr. and his wife Dawn, Fredericksburg, Pa., Kevin Harris and his wife Jeanette, Tremont and Matthew and his wife Jenna, Branchdale; 14 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. 

    Private Services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, Minersville.  To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Kenneth’s  memory, visit us at


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