Harriet Zalken (b. October 12, 1940) passed away on Wednesday December 25, 2019 at the Al and Faye Mintz Reena ElderHome after a courageous struggle with cancer. Harriet survived her devoted brother Randall (Randy) Zalken by just two weeks. She leaves behind a loving and heartbroken family: sister-in-law Anne, nephews and nieces Wayde, Jonah, Amanda and Stephanie. Harriet will be remembered as a warm and gentle soul with the amazing capacity to bring family together despite the many challenges she faced in her difficult life. The family wishes to thank the Reena Foundation and especially the kind and loving staff at the Al and Faye Mintz Reena ElderHome. Funeral services will be held at Steeles Memorial Chapel on Friday December 27 at 11:00 AM. Burial to follow at the Sons of Jacob section at the Dawes Road Cemetery where Harriet will be laid to rest alongside her parents Alex & Sarah Zalken. Memorial donations in Harriet’s honour can be sent to the Reena Foundation (905.763.8254 ext. #3630.)