Services: Services were held Tuesday March 20, 2012 at 10:00 AM in the Collins Funeral Home.  Interment was private. Contributions: Donations in his memory may be made to: Almost Family Patient Care,Almost Family, 5 Hillandale Avenue, Suite 100, Stamford CT 06902

Harris Derene


February 27, 1935 - March 18, 2012

Harris Derene, 77, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2012 at the Stamford Hospital.  Born February 27, 1935 in Salem, MA, he was the son of the late Phillip and Ida Derene.  Mr. Derene spent most of his life in the NY/CT area.

Mr. Derene was in the clothing retail business in Larchmont, NY for over 30 years.  He is survived by his 2 sons, Craig of Milton, GA and Todd of Weston, CT, and his daughter, Meredith Jansen of Stamford, CT.  He is also survived by his 10 grandchildren: Jennifer, Sarah, Sam, Jason, Amy, Scott, Jake, AJ, Jordan, and Tanner. He is predeceased by his eldest son Andrew, and his 2 brothers, Leonard and Sidney.

Services were held Tuesday March 20, 2012 at 10:00 AM in the Collins Funeral Home.  Interment was private.

Donations in his memory may be made to:

Almost Family Patient Care,Almost Family, 5 Hillandale Avenue, Suite 100, Stamford CT 06902

  1. Todd, I am so sorry for your loss, and I wish you and your family condolences, may you always recall the best memories of your father. -Scott, Juliet, and Erica Schoen

    May 13, 2012
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