Vera (Lassiter) Wilson

Vera J. Wilson, 92, passed away peacefully at North Westchester Restorative Therapy & Nursing Center in Mohegan Lake, NY on Sunday, July 12, 2020.

Born in Brockway, NY on March 27, 1928 daughter of the late Rubin & Stella (Vaughn) Lassiter. She was predeceased by her sister, Grace L. Sims, brothers Louis Lassiter Sr., Rufus Lassiter, Raymond E. Lassiter, and Benjamin Lassiter. Vera attended Beacon City Schools. She was employed by N.Y. Rubber Company, Sonotone Chemical and retired from IBM Corp. in East Fishkill, NY.

Vera is survived by her three sons: Anthony (Patricia) Lassiter, Philip Lassiter, Terry (Faika) Wilson; and her several beautiful grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank Fresenius Kidney Care, Vassar Hospital and North Westchester Restorative Therapy/Nursing Center for the great care given to Vera.

Her Family & Friends will have a memorial gathering on Friday, July 17, 2020 from 10:00am to 11:00am at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, where a service will be offered at 11AM followed by inurnment at the Fishkill Rural Cemetery Mausoleum, Fishkill, NY. In light of the recent worldwide occurrences dealing with the outbreak of COVID-19 and in accordance with N.Y.S Regulations & Guidelines, social distancing is required, capacity is limited, and masks are required at the funeral home and cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes for memorial donations to be made in Vera’s name to the Albany Medical Transplant Unit, 43 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY 12208. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508; to offer a message of condolence, donation or share a fond memory, please visit: In light of the recent worldwide occurrences dealing with the outbreak of COVID-19, and in accordance with New York State Regulations & Guidelines, social distancing is required and capacity is limited. Attendees should be prepared for a possible waiting period outside.

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  1. Donna M Carroll says:

    Dear Tony, Pat, and your entire family,
    I extend my sincere sympathy on the passing of you Mom. I pray Vera is resting in eternal peace with our Savior in heaven. Your Moms work is complete on this earth and indeed Vera left the greatest legacy, an outstanding family to walk in her footsteps and lead the way for another great generation.
    May your family be comforted in knowing how much we honor and respect your family.

  2. Paulette & Frank Pettorossi says:

    Dear Tony, Pat & Family,

    Frank & I send our sincere condolences to all of you at this sad time in life. She lived a long life and now she is at peace and resting eternally with her Savior.

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