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Vanessa Market Harkness

January 29, 1983 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 39)

Obituary

Vanessa L. Market Harkness, age 39, of Bellevue, passed away Thursday afternoon, February 10, 2022, at the Cleveland Clinic at Fairview, after a lengthy illness.

She was born January 29, 1983, in Sandusky, and attended Margaretta Schools.  Vanessa was a delivery driver for Pizza Hut, Bellevue.  She was a lover of all animals; especially butterflies and unicorns, and enjoyed showing Belgian draft horses with her parents and growing plants at home.

She is survived by her parents Sheila (Ensign) and Steve Harkness, loving companion of six years, Brandon Bor; daughter Serena Edwards; son Noah Bor; maternal grandfather Robert Ensign; paternal grandparents Gerald and Barb Harkness; aunts Kathy (Rick) Bauman, Kris (Beaver) McCullough, and Karen (Dam Graves) Teeple; specials cousins Deb Zorn and Kristin Grochowski;  many other cousins; and her precious dogs Rusty and Gaia.

Vanessa was preceded in death by her father Charles R. Market; maternal grandmother Margaret (Gillingham) Ensign; paternal grandmother Helen Market; great grandmother LaVerne Harkness; and aunt Karen Market.

Friends may call from 11 AM until time of memorial service at 2 PM, Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Ransom Funeral and Cremation Service, 610 S. Washington St. Castalia.  

At the request of Vanessa, she would like everyone in attendance to celebrate her life by wearing bright colored clothing to the services.  

Memorials may made to any local animal shelter and to the Harkness family to help with funeral expenses.  Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family by visiting www.ransomfuneralhome.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Vanessa, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 19, 2022

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service
610 S. Washington St.
Castalia, OHIO 44824

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 19, 2022

2:00 PM
Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service
610 S. Washington St.
Castalia, OHIO 44824

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