Harriet Elizabeth Vecchio

  • Born: July 29, 1953
  • Died: March 20, 2020
  • Location:

Saloom-Rega Funeral Service

730 W Main St
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

Tel. (724) 547-2122

Tribute & Message From The Family

Harriet Elizabeth (Wolber) Vecchio

July 29,1953 – March 20,2020

Harriet Elizabeth (Wolber) Vecchio, of Brookville, IN, age 66, died unexpectedly Friday, March 20 at the home of family members in Rochester, PA.

​Born July 29,1953, in Batesville, IN, she was one of five children born to the late Harry J. and Elizabeth (Betty) S. (Hoffman) Wolber. She was a graduate of the former Brookville High School and the Jewish Hospital School of Radiology.

In 1989, she married Peter Vecchio I, of Cincinnati, OH at Trinity Lutheran Church in Klemmes Corner, IN. Pete passed away in 1990.

Harriet was retired from Dearborn County Hospital and the office of Dr. Jim Swanson, Orthopaedic Surgeon. Previously she was employed at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati. During her career, she had worked as an X-Ray Tech, Lead Tech on the Mobile CT Unit, and MRI Tech.

In her spare time, Harriet had traveled extensively over the years. She was well known by family and friends to be a person who would lend a helping hand or just take charge whenever she saw an opportunity to help. She had helpedwith coordination of several lovely weddings for friends and family members.

​Harriet is survived by a sister, Janet (Gary) Seals and a brother, Fred (Alison) Wolber of Brookville, IN; a stepson, Peter (Sherri) Vecchio II of Mason, OH; two step-grandchildren Peter III (P.J.) and Anna; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dan and Kathy Vecchio of Rochester, PA; as well as many nieces and nephews.

​In addition to her husband and parents, Harriet was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Donald Wolber and William Wolber; sister-in-law, Kathryn Wolber; father-in-law, Pete Vecchio; mother-in-law, Mary Margaret (Peg) Vecchio; and sister-in-law, Leslie Biller.

​Private Services will be held at Saloom-Rega Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant, PA on Tuesday, March 24. Burial to follow at St. Pius Cemetery. A Celebration of Life service will be scheduled at a later date in Brookville, IN.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Donald H. Wolber Scholarship Fund c/o The Brookville Foundation, 919 Main St, Brookville, IN 47012.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Harriet dammit we still had things on our bucket list to do. Will miss you my dear friend. Love and already miss you. Once this crazy year gets over I will have a bourbon and diet for ya.

Posted by Patty Richards - lawrenceburg, IN - Friend   March 23, 2020

Harriet, a beautiful soul. I remember meeting you for dinner not that long ago. You always had the best smile and laugh. I am glad you are with Pete again.
My deepest sympathy to your family and friends.

Posted by Bette Osborn - The Woodlands, TX - Friend   March 23, 2020

Harriet was one of my classmates in Brookville, IN. We graduated in 1971. She was always a sweet soul. To her family, I am thinking of you at this time of great sorrow, grief, pain and loss. You are in our hearts and prayers.
In your sadness, may there be hope.
In your thoughts, may there be peace.
In your heart, may there be healing.

Posted by Ann Rusterholz - Oxford, OH - Classmate   March 23, 2020

Harriet had a heart of gold. We knew her from Myrtle Beach and always had great times together. We will miss her.

Posted by Brent and Brenda Winchester - Friend   March 23, 2020

Peter Vecchio II: I never met you, or your Mom, but grew up with your Father. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You come from a strong Family and many of us are offering prayers for you. Stay Strong.

Posted by Donald Stiegler - Finleyville, PA - Friend   March 22, 2020