Harriett D. Goeppinger

April 10, 1941 ‒ January 31, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Harriett D. Goeppinger, age 78, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2020 at her residence.  She was born on April 10, 1941 in Springfield, Illinois the daughter of Lester and Leona (Richards) Girard.  Harriett was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4027, Amvets Post #95 and former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #760.  Harriett was a loving and devoted wife and mother that will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter Teresa Goeppinger of Mount Vernon; a sister, Donna Richno of Springfield, Illinois; her canine companion, Gypsy and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Walter Goeppinger whom she married on September 19, 1959, a brother, Lester “Jerry” Girard and a sister, Mary “Patsy” Rauker.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 beginning at 12 noon in Roselawn Memorial Park in Springfield, Illinois.  The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Harriett D. Goeppinger.

Memorial contributions in Harriett’s name may be made to the Knox County Humane Society.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com


  • Condolences on Haps passing Teresa ,she was a fine person whom brought joy to many,may the Lord offer comfort.There will be a great reunion going on all the gypsys will be gathered with Jesus to welcome her home.

  • Prayers and hugs in your time of sorrow. I remember her always happy and laughing.
    Lisa Kirkpatrick Baker