TEMPLETON- Lisa A. (Stanley) Harkins, 56, formerly of Ayer passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Heywood Hospital in Gardner. Lisa was born in Concord, MA on January 19, 1965, daughter of the late Buddy Stanley and Joanne (Dill) Burrell. She graduated in June 1982 from Ayer High School one year earlier than expected due to her achievements. She dedicated her career to helping others by creating and solely running her own daycare for 10 years and being a caregiver for a loved one for 9 years. She was a member of Excel Church, as she was passionate about her faith. In her free time she enjoyed crafting, crocheting, baking, swimming, and reading. She loved to spend time at her favorite place: York Beach in York, Maine. She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Jeffrey Harkins; two daughters, Courtney Harkins and Casie Harkins both of Templeton; a son, Scot Nogler of Ayer; five grandchildren, Tobyn, Teagn, and Tatum Nogler of Winchendon, Jayden and Jayce of Gardner. There are no services scheduled at this time, as per her wishes. Memorial donations can be made to Wounded Warrior Project in honor of a cause she greatly supported (https://www.woundedwarriorproject.com). Mack Family Funeral Homes, 105 Central St., Gardner, MA is assisting with arrangements. Kevin J. Mack and Walter C. Taylor, Funeral Directors.