Born: April 09, 1922
Died: February 07, 2013
Harriet Pesek, 90, of Starvation Lake, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at her home. She was born on April 9, 1922 in Ohio, the daughter of the late Russell and Ada (Snoots) Powell.
Harriet married John Pesek on January 28, 1945. She received her Master’s Degree in Library of Science at the University of Michigan and did her undergraduate work at Baldwin-Wallace in Berea, Ohio. Harriet worked as a children’s librarian. Her hobbies included quilting and reading. Harriet taught her whole family to love reading and was an inspiration to them.
Harriet is survived by her husband, John of 68 years; her children, John Dieterich Pesek of Newark, Delaware and Christine Marie Wolf of Coral Springs, Florida; her grandchildren, Elizabeth “Betsy” (Michael) O’Donnell of New York City and Jonathan Wolf of Nevada City, California; great-grandson, Graydon O’Donnell; and sister-in-law, Naomi Powell of North Canton, Ohio.
Preceding Harriet in death was her brother, James L. Powell.
A celebration will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2013 from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the cottage on Starvation Lake. Please bring a dish to share.
In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or your local library.
Condolences can be left for the family online at email@example.com.
Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.