Sylvia A. Verkey

July 1, 1943 – July 11, 2020
Place of Birth: 
Newark, New York
Place of Death: 
Lyons, New York
Newark, New York

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Funeral Service
To be announced

Sylvia A. Verkey

NewarkSylvia A. Verkey, 77, died Saturday (July 11, 2020) at Wayne County Nursing Home.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorials, in her name, may be made to Wayne County Humane Society, 1475 County House Rd., Lyons, NY 14489.

Mrs. Verkey was born on July 1, 1943 the daughter of Joseph and Alice Calus Williams in Newark, New York. She was a graduate of Newark High School. She worked and retired from Hallagan Furniture as a fabric cutter. She went on to work at Dollar General until she retired. The family would like to thank everyone at the Wayne County Nursing Home and Newark Wayne Community Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion.

Sylvia is survived by three sons Michael (Shari) Verkey of Illionis, Scott (Laurie) Verkey of Lyons, and Kenneth (Kristin) Verkey of Newark; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased

by a brother Gary Williams.




Sylvia was a great person that became a great friend to my family.  She was known as Grandma Sylvia to my son Geoff.  She will always hold a special place in my heart. My condolences to all of her family.

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