On Saturday, March 30, 2019, Veronica Belleba Henry, 94, passed away at Commonwealth Hospital in the ICU. Her husband, children and grandchildren were at her side.
Veronica was the daughter of John and Mary Belleba, born in 1924. She was a lifetime resident of Mountain Top. She was married to the love of her life, John Mason Henry in September 1946. She graduated from Fairview High School, worked many years and made many friends at RCA and was proud of her years as President of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 288, Dorrance and Charter member. She was a member of St. Jude's Church, Mountain Top.
Veronica raised three children and enjoyed spending time with her four grandchildren. She loved gardening, crocheting, bingo, flowers, telling stories and being with her family. She loved to travel and took cross country road trips with her children, took bus trips to Atlantic City, visited Branson, Missouri and the ocean wherever possible.
Veronica is preceded in death by her brothers, William, Stephen, Joseph, Jack and George and her sisters, Julia, Anna Miller and Irene Kutzer.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are son John and wife Anne; daughter Eileen Hoyson and husband, Jim and son Michael. Also her grandchildren, Katharine Veronica, Christine Anne and husband, Richard Smith, Lindsey Mary and Michael George and sister, Mary Fitzgerald, Horsham, PA.
Special thanks to niece Ginny Kutzer for her compassionate care and to Kindred Home Health Care and Dr. Wolanin.
Funeral service will be on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 9:30 am from the Desiderio-Lehman Funeral and Cremation, 436 South Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Jude's Church, 420 South Mountain Blvd. Mountain Top.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 3, 2019, from 5 to 7 pm and Thursday morning from 9:00 am until time of service.