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Obituary of Elizabeth S. Harmon - Karnessis
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HARMON, ELIZABETH KARNESSIS (nee Vandora) of Galloway Township, NJ passed away surrounded by her family on April 21st, 2023. Elizabeth was born April 27, 1951 in Savannah, Georgia to the late Patra and Vernon Vandora. Elizabeth worked for Coca Cola in Atlanta, Georgia in the 80's before moving to Florida where she would meet her now husband, Gary Harmon. The two would move to the Atlantic City area of South Jersey where Elizabeth would go on to manaage several high end jewelry stores in Atlantic City. Retiring from the jewelry business, Elizabeth pivoted to helping out in several hair salons while also working at Caring Inc. in Pleasantville. Elizabeth was Southern Charm personified. A warm and caring person who always made sure all were welcomed at her table. She loved her husband, Gary, and her family, and made sure they were always taken care of even in her later years. She was extremely proud of her family and would let whomever know. Elizabeth will be missed but she leaves behind beautiful memories and she'll always stand as a model of kindness to her loved ones and anyone else who may have been fortunate to have met her. She is predeceased by her late brother Andrew Vandora. Elizabeth is survived by her sister Mrs. Joyce Provatas of Savannah, Georgia; brother Mr. Steven Vandora of Palm Springs, California; her husband Mr. Gary Harmon; sons Demetri Karnessis and his wife Jenna Kisby, Mika Karnessis and his partner Caressa Dunn; daughter Lisa Harmon; and her two grandchildren Derek Longid and Isabella Schifano. Relatives and friends are invited to a Celebration of her life TODAY SATURDAY, April 29, 2023 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at the Gormley Funeral Home LLC 2706 Atlantic Avenue Atlantic City, NJ (gormleyfuneralhomellc.com)
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