Harriger, Doris Jean


Doris Jean Harriger, 85, of Belsano, passed away on her birthday, Jan. 6, 2021.

Born Jan. 6, 1936 in Sligo, daughter of the late Arthur, Sr. and Iona (Dixon) Botzer, she is survived by her husband of 67 years, Pastor Clayton D. Harriger, a retired elder; children Richard (Lynn) Harriger, Vicki (Don) Stophel, Eric (Vicki) Harriger, Linda (Jim) Lindrose, and Stephen (Alberta) Harriger; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her brother Arthur Botzer, Jr.; sister Fern Gourley, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A faithful and devoted pastor's wife, Jean shared the calling with her husband Clayton when God called him to the ministry in 1958, never complaining or ungrateful at any time throughout the years.

A memorial service is being planned for June 12 at a location to be determined. Arrangements are in care of the Askew-Houser Funeral Homes, Inc., Nanty Glo. Condolences may be left for the family at www.askew-houser.com.

Donations in Jean’s memory may be made to the Gypsy Christian Church, PO Box 52, Gypsy, PA 15741.