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Vera L. Boop

December 18, 2012
The Leader Herald

Mrs. Vera L. Boop, age 82, of Johnstown, N.Y., died Saturday morning, December 15, 2012, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville.

She was born August 29, 1930, in Canandaigua, the daughter of the late Lewis and Mildred Austin Larner. She lived in Canandaigua until 1988 when she came to Gloversville to live with her daughter, Cynthia. She resided at the Pine View Commons Adult Home in Johnstown for the past year.

Vera was married in 1948 to Herman R. Boop, who died in1976. She also was predeceased by two sons, Joseph and James Boop, and by her four sisters.

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Mrs. Boop

She is survived by seven children: John Boop (Betty Welch), Lil Wilkinson (Tom), Margaret McGregor (Carl), Cynthia M. Shaffer (Ellis), Herman Boop, Kevin Boop (Sherry) and Lewis Boop (Heather); as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will take place at noon Thursday, December 20, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, with the Rev. Dr. R.W. Williams officiating. Cremation took place at ParkView Crematorium, Schenectady. Final interment will take place at a later date at Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Northeastern NY, 99 Troy Road, Suite 200, East Greenbush, NY 12061.

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