Donald “Don” William Harmeling

August 29, 1939 - December 22, 2023

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Donald "Don" William Harmeling, 84, of Taylor Mill, KY, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2023. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, a member of Holy Cross Parish and was formerly a member of St. Anthony Parish for 50 years. Don retired as an Offset Pressman with Gibson Greeting Cards after 40 years of service and was a lifetime volunteer member of Taylor Mill Fire Department. He recently celebrated 38 years of sobriety with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous, which he was very proud of. Don enjoyed playing cards and was an avid golfer, but he enjoyed spending time with his family most of all. He was preceded in death by his son: David Harmeling; parents: Clarence and Margaret Harmeling and brother: Paul Harmeling. Don is survived by his loving wife of 64 years: Carol Wischer Harmeling; children: Donald "Chip" (Sheila) Harmeling, Jr., Jan Harmeling, and Mark Harmeling; sisters: Diane (Bob) Rogers and Rita Morris and sister-in-law: Jane Harmeling. He was blessed with and cherished his 17 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 from 10:30 AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30 PM at Holy Cross Church, 3612 Church Street, Covington (Latonia), KY 41015. Interment will follow at Mother of God Cemetery, Fort Wright, KY. Connley Brothers Funeral Home, Covington (Latonia), KY is serving the family. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital c/o Online condolences may be expressed of Facebook or at


John and Kathleen Thaman - Dec 30, 2023
So sorry to hear of Don's blessed by his contribution to St. Anthony's choir for many years! Much love, Kathleen and John
Mike Driscoll - Dec 27, 2023
Mark and the Harmeling family, we are very sorry to hear this news. We hope you find comfort in the faith that Don rests in peace because God has welcomed him home.
Liz and Brian Niederegger - Dec 27, 2023
Thinking of you and your family. Prayers for peace
Mary - Dec 27, 2023
With deepest condolences to the Harmeling family. I\'m so very sorry for your loss. Sending caring thoughts your way.
John Plavsic - Dec 26, 2023
Hi! Carol and family this is your cousin John Plavsic I am so sorry for your loss of Don.I am saden that I don't get to visit and see this part of my family often enough. Don is a tremendous loss. Prayers from me to you.
Bob Moore - Dec 26, 2023
Jan, Chip, and the entire Harmeling family: please accept my condolences for the passing of Mr. Harmeling during this holiday season. I hope and pray that each of you find peace and prosperity in 2024 and beyond. Bob and Christa Moore and family.
Pam and Dick Maile - Dec 24, 2023
Dear Chip and Family, I offer my deepest sympathy and prayers to all of you. May you be comforted by the fact that Don is in the arms of our awesome God. Dick Maile
Greg and Melinda Botkin - Dec 23, 2023
Our sincere condolences to Mark and family.

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