Verona J. Pritchard, 89, of Medina, NY, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at the Orchard Manor Nursing Home.
Born on March 29, 1931 in Medina, NY, she was the daughter of the late Jessie and Mildred (Grimes) Reed.
Verona grew up in Knowlesville. After graduating from Medina High School in 1948, she worked as an Operator for New York Telephone for three years. On February 14, 1951, she married the late Donald M. Pritchard. Verona held numerous positions in her lifetime: Research Clerk at Genesee County Abstracting Company; clerk at Knowlesville Post Office; as well as Deputy Town Clerk, Water Clerk and Assessor Clerk for the Town of Ridgeway. She retired in 2001. In her spare time, Verona enjoyed gardening and was a avid tole Painter.
Verona is survived by her son, Donald L. (Susan) Pritchard of Kendall, NY; five grandchildren, Jeffrey S. (Marcella) Miller of Atlanta, GA; Timothy Miller of Richmond, VA; Kristofer Miller of Albany, NY; Jillian Pritchard of Mendon, NY; Kevin Pritchard, of Bethesda, MD and five great grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, David Reed of Albion, NY; a sister-in-law, Bessie Pritchard of Medina, NY and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, Verona is predeceased by a daughter, Cathy Miller and a sister, Marion Schompert.
*Due to Covid-19, a memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced.
Memorials may be made in Verona’s name to the Hospice of Orleans, P.O.Box 489, Albion, NY 14411 or to PAWS, 3371 Gaines Basin Rd, Albion, NY 14411.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103. Please light a candle or share a Memory of Verona at: www.bogantuttlefunerals.com
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