Verna M. Krudys

Verna M. Krudys

Verna M. Krudys, 93, of Jamestown, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019 at Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing.

She was the widow of Walter B. Krudys whom she married March 29, 1952 and who died March 29, 1993.

Verna was born in Jamestown on April 1, 1926, the daughter of the late Lynn and Elizabeth Milne Mason. She was a graduate of Randolph High School and attended Hope College in Holland, Michigan.

In earlier years, Verna had been employed by the former Jamestown General Hospital.

A longtime member of First Presbyterian Church, she was active in many groups within the church over the years, particularly the church’s bi-annual rummage sale. In later years, Verna enjoyed travel, especially many Senior Citizen bus trips. She was also supportive of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute, the Audubon Nature Center, and looked forward to caring for her backyard gardens of both vegetables and flowers.

Verna M. Krudys

Verna is survived by her three sons: William, Robert (Barb) and John Krudys, as well as a grandson, Elliott Krudys, all of Jamestown.

In addition to her husband Walt, Verna was preceded in death in 1944 by a brother, Charles Mason.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on May 4, 2019 in Bellinger Chapel of First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Robert J. Hagel will officiate. Inurnment will be in Rutledge Rural Cemetery in Conewango, N.Y.

Friends will be received in fellowship hall of the church immediately following the service.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 509 Prendergast Ave., Jamestown, NY 14701.

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