Lori Jean (Nelson) Harring, age 58, died suddenly at home on Monday, July 29, 2019.
Lori was born on August 14, 1960 in Saugus, MA to Arnold Harvey Nelson and Eleanor (Wheeler) Nelson. Lori was a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1978. During her youth, she was a proud member of the Saugus Socialites and performed competitively, and in parades as a drummer for many years. She worked for the past 14 years at Peter Condakes Company, Inc., Chelsea, MA.
Lori was a lifelong resident of Saugus where she met and married her adoring husband, Michael Harring, on May 14, 1983. The couple has spent over 40 years together. They resided in Saugus where they raised their children and were surrounded by close family.
Lori truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; like spending time with her family and friends, gardening in her beautiful yard, making exquisite crafts, caring for her pets, cooking for a only a few or for her large extended family on holidays. Lori had a way to make even strangers feel welcome in her home. Lori loved to vacation in the mountains by a lake, and sitting by a campfire. She also loved to travel to places like Hawaii, Florida or on a Caribbean cruise. Lori was adored by all who knew her.
Lori is survived by her devoted husband Mike; their children, Jessica and Jason Harring, her brother, Stephen Nelson and his wife Wendy; her loving sister and best friend, Marjorie Nelson; her niece Nicole (Nelson) Taylor, her husband Matthew, her nephews, Adam Nelson, Eric Nelson, his wife Chelsea (Emmons), Brian Nelson, Drew Nelson, her great nephew Nolan Taylor and great-niece Kennedi Nelson. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles and very special cousins.
In lieu of flowers, friends and family may make a contribution to the American Heart Association. https://www.heart.org/en/get-involved/ways-to-give
Family, friends, and others whose life Lori touched are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, August 2, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. at the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home at 7 p.m.
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