Amanda Harris, 34, dies

Columbus, OH —  Amanda Lynn Harris, 34, the wife of Standardbred trainer Andrew Harris, died Feb. 15, 2020, at home surrounded by her family.

Born in Bangor, Maine, she had been a New Jersey resident for the past 10 years. A graduate of the University of Maine, she was a Special Education teacher with the Somerville Board of Education in Maine. She was an all-around athlete who loved to read, enjoyed fashion and clothing, especially shoes, and enjoyed a nice glass of wine. Above all, she adored her kids and loved spending time with family.

Granddaughter of the late Josette Bartlett, she is survived by her husband, Andrew; daughters, Gracie Lynn and Kinsley Rae; parents, Richard and Debra Bartlett; paternal grandfather, Richard Bartlett Sr.; maternal grandparents, Roland and Hilda Gay; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jack and Leslie Harris; special cousin, Jason Bartlett and his wife, Kristen; as well as many other cousins, relatives and close friends.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday (Feb. 18) at Peppler Funeral Home, 114 South Main St., Allentown, NJ. Interment will be at a later date in Maine. Friends may call from 3 p.m. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 526, Dallas, TX 75244 or to the Standardbred Retirement Foundation, 42 Arneytown-Hornerstown Rd., Cream Ridge, NJ 08514.

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