Niagara Gazette


September 20, 2013

Verna Hubbard

BUFFALO — Verna (Hill) Hubbard, 77, of Lewiston, NY, died on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo, NY. Born in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Edna Hill.

Verna was educated in Ontario where she earned an Associate's Degree in Nursing.  On April 24, 1957, she married Donald Hubbard in Youngstown, NY. She worked as a Registered Nurse at various health facilities, including Children's Hospital in Buffalo, NY; the former St. Mary's Manor, DeVeaux Manor and Schofield Residence, all in Niagara Falls, NY, until retiring in 1998. Verna enjoyed going to area garage sales.  She also liked crocheting, ceramics and going to the casino. Above all, Verna's greatest pleasure was spending time with her grandchildren. She will especially be remembered as a very strong-willed person.

In addition to her husband of 56 years, Verna is survived by seven children, Timothy Hubbard of Niagara Falls, NY; Bonnie Buonomo of Rochester, NY; Melanie (Randy) Krajkowski of Lewiston, NY; Dawn Figurilli of Niagara Falls, NY; Anne (Steve) White of Virginia; Robert Hubbard, Tracey Hubbard, both of Niagara Falls, NY, and was       predeceased by one son, Michael Hubbard. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, nine great- grandchildren; five siblings, Ron Hill, Leona Dowski, Cheryl (Alec) Philps, Wayne Hill and Wendy Arthurs; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.  She was also predeceased by one brother, Robert Hill.

Visitation will be on Sunday from 5-9 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will be held on Monday, September 23rd at 11 AM, with Rev. Robert Stolinski officiating. Interment in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. Donations in Mrs. Hubbard's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN  38105.

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