Viola Arseniu

Passed away on August 15, 2013

Viola Arseniu, of Harrisburg, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013 at Manor Care, Carlisle after a brief illness. Born in Altoona, PA; she was one of five daughters to immigrant parents from Greece. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Arseniu and her four sisters, Frances Charas, Ann Kollias, Evangeline Rosenbloom and Mary Dill. She retired from the Carr Insurance Agency and a former employee at the former Hartman Motors. Viola was a member of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Camp Hill, its Philoptochos and the Daughters of Penelope. A very private person, she loved her family, and her church. Proud of her heritage she made sure her family knew much about it. Always up on current events, Viola read the N.Y. Daily News, N.Y. Post and the Patriot News, daily. She is survived by her daughter, Leslie A. Wilsbach, husband, Steve, of Harrisburg; 3 grandchildren, Andrew S. Wilsbach, Christopher D. Wilsbach and Alexis K. Wilsbach. Viola is also survived by sisters and brothers-in-laws, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 24, 2013 in her church, 1000 Yverdon Drive, Camp Hill. Burial will be in the Paxtang Cemetery. A viewing will be held 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday, August, 23, in the Neill Funeral Home, 3501 Derry St., Harrisburg; the Trisagion Service will be at 7:30 PM at the funeral home. The family would like to thank the staff at Manor Care for their care, kindness and support during these last very difficult days. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church, 1000 Yverdon Dr., Camp Hill, PA 17011.


  • Trisagion Service Friday, August 23, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 24, 2013
  • Viewing Friday, August 23, 2013

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Pat and Tony Petruccio

August 23, 2013

Leslie, Steve and family. Pat and I are sorry to hear of your loss. your mother was a beautiful person and will be missed by all who knew her. All our love, Pat and Tony Petruccio

Donna Marsico

August 23, 2013

Leslie, I remember your mother so well. She was alway so nice to me and acknowledged me at every social function. She was a classy, 'young' looking, charming lady. I will miss her. May God be With Your and your Family.

Debbie, Jim, Michael, Katelyn & Kristi Cannon

August 18, 2013

Leslie, Steve and Family,

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. May you always cherish the many fond memories you have of your mother and may you find comfort in knowing she is at peace with our Lord. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

With deepest sympathy,