Jeanette (Janet) Norma Harris


After a long illness, Jeanette Norma Harris (née Kurnesky) passed away in Winnipeg on January 8, 2019 at the age of 86. Jeanette, or Janet as she was more lovingly known, was born January 1, 1933 to the late Polly Ann Kurnesky (née Weremy) and the late Alexander Kurnesky.  The beloved wife of the late Ernest “Orky” Harris, she was preceded in death by her sons, James Harris and John Harris.


Jeanette is survived by her daughters, Linda Ducharme and Cherie Martin; her sister, Grace Mahalek; her grandchildren, Tom Harris, Jason Harris, Danielle Gross, Natalie Henault, Nicholas Martin, Joseph Martin, and Chantel Martin; and great-grandchildren Carson, Evelyn, Bennett, and Maliah.


Our family would like to extend special thanks to the caregivers at Meadowood Manor for meeting the physical and spiritual needs of our “Nanny” with dignity, respect and love.


A candlelight Celebratory Memorial in Janet’s honour will be held Wednesday, January 16th at 7:00pm at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB. 


Interment private.