Harriett HartnettAugust 16, 1929 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 88)
Harriett Alt Hartnett, 88 of San Ramon, Ca passed away Thursday January 11, 2018 after a short illness.
Harriett was born August 16, 1929 in Chicago, Il to Rose D’Arcy Alt and Cyril Joseph Alt. She grew up in Lafayette Indiana attending Jefferson High School and Purdue University. She married George Robert Hartnett in 1951. They had two daughters Deidre and Kathleen. The family moved to West Covina, California in 1967. She spent the last 30 years in San Ramon, California.
Harriett was very passionate about her family both immediate and extended. Her three grandsons who fondly called her Mimi were her pride and joy. She spent countless hours researching family history and tracing her roots back to Ireland. She was an avid reader and a well-read historian.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Rosemary Alt Limberg and her brother Frank D’ Arcy Alt. She is survived by her two daughters Deidre Hartnett of San Jose, Ca. and Kathleen Hartnett Ryan (Maurice) of Naperville, IL. Her three grand sons Kevin J Ryan (Rebecca) of Oswego, IL , Jeffery A. Ryan of Chicago Il and Lt David M. Ryan of San Diego, Ca., her two great granddaughters Addison E. Ryan and Claire M. Ryan of Oswego IL. Other survivors include her nieces Jennifer Limberg Spear (Raymond), Melita Alt, Lorraine Alt Blades (Jim) and her nephew Douglas Limberg (Pauline), as well as numerous great nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place Thursday Jan 18, 6-8 PM at Darling & Fischer Campbell Memorial Chapel 231 E. Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA 95008 with funeral services following Friday morning at 1100 am at the Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to American Cancer Society or Wounded Warriors Project.