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Donnata Mary Harvey

January 28, 1943 — January 28, 2019

Donnata Mary Harvey, passed away on Monday, January 28th, 2019, on her 76th birthday, after a courageous battle with a lingering illness, at the Robert Packer Hospital with her loving family at her side.


          Donnata was born January 28, 1943, in Hazleton, PA, a daughter of the late James and Regina Jenis Medico.   She graduated from the Hazleton High School a member of the class of 1960. In high school, she was a member of the Dolphin’s swim team.


          She began working in high school for the Knotty Pines restaurant in Hazleton. She later worked for RCA at Mountain Top, PA, and later for Staff Management at P&G in Tunkhannock.  She also worked at the Wyalusing Hotel.  She married Robert E. Harvey in 1980, and moved to Sullivan County.


          She was a member of the Moxie Community Church.  She was a loving spouse, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was an avid swimmer in high school and enjoyed all of nature and especially fishing and loved humming birds, cardinals, and especially owls.


She is survived by:


Robert E. Harvey                                      Dushore, PA


Three sons:

Christopher Plesce                                   Berwick, PA

Martin Harvey                                          Dushore, PA

Samuel (Meredith) Harvey USN            Silverdale, WA


Four daughters:

Jeannie (Jeff) Palmer                                Drums, PA

Michele Morris                                         Dushore, PA

Clarissa (Pat) Yonkin                               Dushore, PA

Bobbie Jean Harvey                                 Laceyville, PA



Robert Harvey                                          Scranton, PA

Barbara Di Mauro                                    Scranton, PA

Mary Ann Harvey                                    Scranton, PA



James Medico                                           Weatherly, PA          



Leo Harvey                                               Tunkhannock, PA



Elizabeth & John Meehan                       Sarasota, FL

Rose Harvey                                             Hanahan, SC

Charolette Eckman                                    Schaefferstown, PA


Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.


          A celebration of her life will be celebrated at 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, February 3, 2019, at the Moxie Community Church, 315 Benjamin Road, Wyalusing, PA with the Rev. Michael A. Dodd, pastor of the Evergreen Christian Church, officiating.


          Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA.


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