Gathering of Family & Friends
Monday, August 13
5 -7 p.m.
A gathering for Kathleen “Kay” A. Harris, age 69, will be held on Monday, August 13 from 4-7 p.m. at The Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 59 N. Fifth Street, Newark.
Kay passed away on August 2, 2018 at the Flintridge Nursing & Rehab Center. She was born on May 23, 1949 to the late Howard Henestofel and Pauline (Miller) Goodwill and raised by the late Frank and Madelynn Dixon.
Kay worked at Owens Corning for many years as an administrative secretary. She was a small business owner of the local shop, “Reincarnations by Kay Harris” where she took vintage clothing and material and created new revitalized products. She also owned and operated “Mow by the Yard” where she went door to door and push mowed neighborhood yards. Kay was the opening shift of NorthTowne fitness center & gym in the north end of Newark for several years. She enjoyed collecting Volkswagen beetles, eating ice cream and spending time with her beloved dog, Bindi.
Kay is survived by her two sons, Lance (Jessica) Harris and Clay T. Harris both of Newark; a sister, Mary Jane Smith, half-sister, Cindy Staley; and half-brother, Mike Fesler.
In addition to her paternal and maternal parents, Kay is preceded in death by her twin sister, Kathy Dixon; sister, Barb Virella; and one brother, Mark Fesler.
Memorial contributions in Kay’s name to Generations Hospice, 1435 A West Main Street, Newark, OH 43055.