Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Shirley A. Veley

Wellsville, NY - Shirley A. Veley, 78, of 160 Seneca Street died on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at the Wellsville Highland Healthcare Center. She was born August 14, 1931 in the Town of Howard, the daughter of Harold C. and Edith M. (Blakeslee) Gardner. On December 24, 1947 she married Leland J. "Pete" Veley who predeceased her in 1998.

Shirley and Pete operated the family farm in Belmont for many years. They were also former members of the Grange.

She is survived by seven children, Jane (Ralph) Speta of Cuba, Robert (Sharon) Veley of St. Mary's, PA, Gary I. Veley of Cuba, J. "Eddie" (Sandra) Veley of Belmont, Richard "Rick" (Betty) Veley of Zephyrhills, FL, Cheryl (Jerry) Weicht of Inverness, FL and Debbie (Paul) Zipeto of Spencerport and several grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Leland J. Veley Jr. in 2007 and a sister, Gloria Green.

Friends are invited to a memorial service on Friday, February 26, 2010 at 10:00 am in the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., 17 Schuyler Street in Belmont with Pastor Dick Helms presiding. There will be no prior visitation. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery in Belmont. In appreciation for the care Shirley received; her family suggests that memorial donations be sent to the Activities Department of the Highland Healthcare Center, 160 Seneca Street, Wellsville, NY 14895.

1 comment:

  1. Jane,

    So sorry to hear about your mom. I still have the dog I got from your parents in 1997. You are in my prayers. You were very special to me.

    Lynn Searl