Obituary for Andrea Soncek Harkness

Andrea “Andi” Soncek Harkness, 65, of Berryville, Virginia, died Saturday, February 25, 2012 in the Winchester Medical Center.

Mrs. Harkness was born January 13, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois, daughter of the late Anthony Joseph and Sally Civulski Soncek.  She retired from quality assurance in the health care field.

She married Leonard “Skip” Hempstead Harkness on May 28, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois.

Surviving with her husband are two daughters, Jennifer Harkness (Scott Harrod) of Cleveland, OH, and Beth Harkness Bartunek (Eric) of Arlington, VA; son, Geoffrey Harkness (Alicia) of Great Falls, VA; sister, Toni Kibort of Chicago, IL; four grandchildren, Grayson Harkness, Amelia Harkness, Brock Bartunek, and Brady Bartunek; and her beloved dog, Daisy.

A mass will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, March 1, 2012, at St. Bridget’s Chapel in the Field, Berryville, VA, with Rev. Stanley J. Krempa officiating.  Burial will be private.  The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 P.M. prior to the mass.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Clarke County Humane Foundation, P. O. Box 713, Berryville, VA  22611 or to the American Cancer Society, 2654 Valley Ave., Suite B, Winchester, VA  22601.

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