Veronica (Verne) Shugars Holden, 95 of Greensburg, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in Greensburg Care Center. She was born May 28, 1924 in Whitney a daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Stahovic) Shugars.
Verne retired from Westmoreland Hospital in 1992 and was a member of Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg where she belonged to the Autumn Leaves and the Rosary Confraternity. She was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Society, volunteered at St. Emma’s Retreat House and was an oblate of St. Benedict at St. Vincent Archabbey.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Sylvester (Rose) Shugars and Joseph Shugars and five sisters, Sr. Margaretta, R.S.M.; Wilma Quinn Shimko (Robert); Irene (Robert) Patty; Marie (Fred) Hegel and Cecelia (James) Davis.
She is survived by her sister, Marcella Snyder (the late Joseph) and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received in the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME, INC 524 N. Main St. Greensburg on Saturday from 8:30 am until 9:00 am when Prayers of Transfer will be offered followed by her funeral Mass at 9:30 am in Blessed Sacrament Cathedral. Entombment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. A special thank you to the staff at Greensburg Care Center for caring for and loving Verne the last four years and to Grane Hospice for their special care. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Emma’s Retreat House 1001 Harvey Ave, Greensburg, PA 15601. To share an online condolence, please visit www.kepplegraft.com.