Saturday, February 24, 2018


Harriet I. Goralnick

February 7, 1938 - April 5, 2017

Service Date: April 10, 2017

Obituaries » Harriet I. Goralnick

Haverhill – Harriet I. Goralnick, 79, passed away at Wingate Nursing Home in Haverhill surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Gertrude (Jacobowitz) Goralnick. Raised and educated in Haverhill, she was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1956. She attended House in the Pines School for Girls at Wheaton College in Norton, MA and went on to Boston University. Harriet was a social butterfly who loved to attend dinner and dancing establishments in the Merrimack Valley. Harriet travelled extensively and enjoyed cruises. She also enjoyed shopping, music, her dogs and the beach.


Harriet is survived by her daughter, Lisa B. Minion of Windham, NH; two brothers, Arnold Goralnick and his wife Roslyn of Walpole; Howard Goralnick and his wife Ethel of Haverhill; and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her son Mark T. Mencis who passed away in January of this year.


Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend a graveside service on Monday, April 10 at 10:30 AM at the Children of Israel Cemetery, Middle Road, Haverhill. Arrangements are by the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Donations may be made in her memory to the Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or