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Vernly Katherine Antoncich, 101 of the Town of Cambria died Tuesday May 2, 2017 at her residence under the loving care of her family and Niagara Hospice. Born in Lockport, NY, on January 11, 1916 to the late Oscar and Euretta (Garlock) Mayer.
On August 21, 1933 she was married to Anthony Antoncich in Immaculate Conception R.C. Church at North Ridge. Anthony predeceased her on May 17, 1978.
For 21 years from 1960-1981 Vernly owned and operated the Hillside Inn in Cambria. A devote catholic of the Immaculate Conception R.C. Church and was also a founder of the Ladies Auxillary of the Cambria Vol. Fire Co.
Vernly was an avid bowle,; seamstress, and card player, along with dancing and cooking meals at the rectory for Father Nuwer and Father O'Connor.
She is survived by five children, Mary (late Edwin) Zastrow, Ruth Schuler, Willard (Donna) Antoncich, Joan (Carol) 'Skip' Freeland, Sharon (late Frank) Warren of Levanon, KY, and Cindy Antoncich; one brother, Thomas (Audrey) Mayer; 25 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five brothers and five sisters.
Friends may call at the HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Rd., Ransomville, from 7-9 PM Thursday and 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM Friday. A Mass Of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 10:00 AM from Immaculate Conception R.C Church, 4671 Townline Rd. (Route 429), Ransomville with Rev. James Bastian officiating. Burial to follow at North Ridge Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Immaculate Conception R.C. Church.
Please visit hardisonfuneralhome.com for online registry.
Published on May 2, 2017
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