Diana Harnett Veach

March 4, 1948 ~ May 1, 2022 (age 74)


Diana Harnett Veach, 74, of Burlington, NC, passed away May 1, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born Diana Lynn Harnett, on March 4, 1948, at White Cross Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She is preceded in death by parents Sanford (Cookie) and Thelma (Tybe) Feinstein Harnett, as well as infant son Wayne Fisher.

She is survived by the love of her life, Larry Davis Veach, and her children: Erica Fisher Spivey (husband-Darrin), Shane Fisher (wife-Caitlin), step-son Jeffrey Veach (wife-Ashley) and grandchildren: Joshua Spivey (wife-Hannah), Stacy Spivey James (husband-Will), Abigail Spivey, and Samantha Spivey; Emily Fisher and Anna Fisher; Yancy Veach, Adele Veach, and Tucker Veach. She is survived also by a brother, Mark Harnett of Columbus, Ohio. Diana grew up in Bexley, Ohio.

She graduated from The Ohio State University, then moved to New Jersey, where she taught fifth grade. Returning to Columbus, Ohio, Diana earned her MBA from University of Dayton and was an account manager for Ohio Bell and Goal Systems International, Inc. After falling in love with Larry Veach and moving to North Carolina, she became an account manager for Xerox, Carolina Coupon Company, and Kids Today magazine. She loved her time as art docent at High Point University. Diana Veach is fondly remembered as friendly, thoughtful, stylish, optimistic, and happy. She loved singing, entertaining, cooking, shagging, the beach, and spending time with friends and family. She leaves behind many friends, colleagues, and cousins.

A private service will be held later this month. The family has requested donations to the V Foundation for cancer research or Authora Care Hospice in lieu of flowers

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