Veronica Didgeon

Veronica Florence Didgeon

1925 - 2013

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Veronica F. Didgeon, 87, passed peacefully on Friday, September 20, at her private residence, Wilkes-Barre. Born on December 6, 1925, in Wilkes-Barre, she was one of eight siblings to the late Theodore and Veronica Frankauskas Brackna. Veronica attended local schools and was a graduate of G.A.R. High School, class of 1943. Veronica married the love of her life, Thomas J. Didgeon in 1950. Together they enjoyed thirty-three years of marriage until Thomas's passing in 1983. Together they raised three wonderful children Diane, Charles, and Thomas Jr. Veronica was employed in the cleaning services at the United Penn Building in Wilkes-Barre for many years. She left this job to attend to her family needs as a homemaker. She was a loving mother caring for her children and an angel of mercy caring for her sick family members. She was a devoted catholic and was a past member of St. Francis of Assisi Church, Miner- Mills, until the church's closure. She was a current member of St. Benedict's Church, Parsons. Veronica loved to bake, especially her delicious pineapple squares, she enjoyed bingo, polkas, and loved to bird watch, especially for her cardinal. Veronica is preceded in death by her husband Thomas Sr., son Thomas Jr., and brothers Sylvester; Joseph; Peter; Albert; George; Charles; and John Brackna. She is survived by her son Charles, Wilkes-Barre; daughter Diane Kosierowski and her husband Jerry, Olympia, Washington; grandsons Wesley, Nicholas, and Peter Kosierowski. Veronica's funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 24, at 9:30am from the Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc., 55 Stark Street, Plains. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Benedict's Church, Austin Ave, Wilkes-Barre, at 10:00am. Mass will be celebrated by Rev. Joseph Kearney, pastor. Interment will follow in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Plains. Friends and family may call at the funeral home on Monday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The family would like to thank the Erwine Hospice for their caring and sympathy when it was most needed, especially to Andrea and Eli, thank you . Words of comfort and remembrance of Veronica can be sent to the family at
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Funeral Service

Thursday, January 1, 1970
Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc.
55 Stark Street
Plains, Pennsylvania, United States
Service Time: 09:30 AM

Interment at: St. Francis Cemetery

11:00 am
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
St. Francis Cemetery
173 East Green Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States


SEP 23. 09:30 AM - 09:45 AM Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc 55 Stark Street Plains, PA, US, 18705-2906


SEP 23. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Saint Benedict 147 Austin Avenue Wilkes-Barre, PA, US, 18705


SEP 23. 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc 55 Stark Street Plains, PA, US, 18705-2906


St Francis Cemetery 190 Bear Creek Blvd Plains,, PA, 18702