NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mrs. Ruth Vero, 81, wife of Mr. R.J. Vero, Jr. of Longmeadow Rd., entered into rest Saturday, December 13, 2008 at her residence. The Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, December 20, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church with Father Tim Lijewski, celebrant, assisted by Deacon Bob Hookness. Mrs. Vero was a native of Burnsville, West Virginia, having made North Augusta her home. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church; the first licensed Optician in Virginia; a 25 year Volunteer at University Hospital, a Meals on Wheels volunteer and a member of the Our Lady of Peace Charity Program. Additional survivors include a son, Jerry Adkins (Harriett), Atlanta, GA and a granddaughter Hope Virginia Adkins. A prayer vigil for the deceased will be held at Rowland Funeral Home Friday, December 19, 2008 at 6:00 P.M.; the family will receive friends at the funeral home following the prayer vigil until 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, 856 Old Edgefield Road, North Augusta, SC 29841 or to the American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Blvd., Augusta, GA 30909. Visit the online registry at www.rowlandfuneralhome.com . Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle-December 16, 2008