Heaven gained another angel, Donald T. Harvey, 63, after a long battle of illness surrounded by his family at his bedside. His wife of 34 years is the former Nancy Fuller.
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Born in Scranton he was the son of the late John T. and Doris Jordan Harvey. He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School where he played football. Prior to his illness, he was employed at UGL as a mixer and also for many years at Kids Go Shopping, as a packer and fork lift operator. He was an avid football fan and loved the Minnesota Viking and Penn State.
Donald’s family would like to thank Compassionate Care Hospice, especially to JoAnne and Donna, for the fabulous care they gave to Donald.
Also surviving are children Jean Smith, Gouldsboro, Mary Ellis and companion Robert Paranich, Old Forge, Barbara Zawicki, and companion Richard Meszler, Honesdale, and Edward Harvey and companion Kelly Sweeney, Old Forge; granddaughter Carrie Smith who he raised and resided with; and his loving dog Bailey who he loved so much; sisters Gail McDermott, Illinois, and Linda Ace and husband Robert, Lake Ariel; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brothers Theodore G. Harvey and Bruce Harvey.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 9:30 am in the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton. Interment will follow in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. Friends and family may pay their respects Thursday from 4-7 pm.