Harriet Leinaar, 87, passed away at 9:35am Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in hospice house.Harriet was born on February 19, 1933 in Columbus, OH to Harry and Esther Phillips. They preceded her in death along with a sister Beverly and a brother John. Harriet was a fiercely independent woman. She relocated as a young woman to the place she loved, Southern CA, where she was the owner of the Needle Nook. She was a caregiver for many people of all ages throughout her life. She loved gardening, road trips, creating arts and crafts, the beach, stray animals, birds, books, baking, and making her home beautiful. Most of all she loved her children and will be dearly missed by both.Surviving is a daughter Christine Parisey, son John Parisey, 4 grandchildren Corrie, Matt, Amber, and Alicia, 6 great-grandchildren Mason, Kylie, Ezra, Amilia, Charlie, and Walter, 3 sisters Suzie, Trudi, and Mary and 2 brothers Michael and Harry.Cremation has taken place. There will be no services. Zahoran Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. To leave an online condolence, visit our website http://www.zahoran.com or our facebook page Zahoran Funeral Home.
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