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Fr. Peter A. Harrison, Greek Orthodox Priest, 87

CHEYENNE, WY – Rev. Fr. Peter A. Harrison, 87, of Cheyenne passed away June 21, at home with his family by his side, the Wyomin Tribune Eagle reported.

He was born October 14, 1932 in Cheyenne to Anthony and Amalia Harrison. He married Dina Karabini on June 5, 1960 in Cheyenne. Fr. Harrison was a veteran having service in the U.S. Navy. He had retired from the Wyoming Department of Transportation as an Electrical Engineer, and was a Priest at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, and other Orthodox Churches in Wyoming, Colorado, and Nebraska.

He is survived by his wife, Dina Harrison; children, Amalia Harrison and Dr. William (Susie) Harrison; grandchildren, Taylor Olson, Stacia Olson, Alec Harrison, Kaleb Harrison and Isaac Harrison; great-grandchild, Brooklyn Gabriel; siblings, Leon Xerikos and Vangie Kormas, and other very close family, Andy and Theoni Pappas and family and Leon and Helen Harrison and family. A Trisagion was held June 24 and funeral service June 25 all at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, with seating as social distance allowed. Those wishing to view the livestreaming of the funeral service on Thursday, may find the link at www.schradercares.com. Interment was in Beth El Cemetery, with military honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church. Father Peter's favorite saying was "If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me." (Mark 8:34).

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