BASIL HARRISON (Age 82) "Billy"
January 2, 1934 - October 16, 2016
Passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at his
home in Olney, MD. Billy was a native
Washingtontian. Born on January 2, 1934 at the
Columbia Hospital for Women. Son of Frank and
Edna (Athena Vlachos) Harrison. Survived by his
beloved wife of 50 years, Sophia (Buas) Harrison;
his children, Maria (Matthew) Hopwood and Frank
(Kathy); four grandchildren, NIcholas, Alexa,
Sophia and Billy. He is also survived by his sisters,
Barbara Harrison and Margaret Kay Groves (Glenn).
The family will receive friends at JOSEPH
GAWLER'S SONS, 5130 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.
(corner of Harrison St.), Washington, DC, Wednesday,
October 19, 2016 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
A Funeral Service will be held at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 36th &
Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 10:30
a.m. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Following interment, a
reception will be held at Norbeck Country Club, 17200 Cashell Rd., Rockville, MD
20853. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in support of Fellowships made
payable to: The Examined Life / Basil Harrison Memorial Fellowship address: B.
Harrison 5100 Dorset Avenue #105 Chevy Chase, MD 20815.
Arrangements under the direction of Joseph Gawler's Sons LLC, Washington, DC.