Vera L. Getz (nee Samms), age 93, of Newtown Square, PA, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2020.
Born in Moline, KS, she was the daughter of the late Murl W. and Opal V. (nee Earle) Samms.
Vera was a loving mother and grandmother. She was a second mother to her grandchildren and attended every sports and school event. She was always sewing and was the go-to person when anything needed mending. Her daughter and family were Vera's pride and joy.
Vera was a life-long resident of Newtown Square. She was a graduate of Marple-Newtown High School, Class of 1944. Before retirement, Vera worked as an administrative assistant for Arco Chemical Company for 35 years.
Vera was the loving mother of Vera Fitzmaurice (Robert); the devoted grandmother of Lindsay Montani, Holly Horning (Gabriel), Kelly Deihl (Nick) and Robert C. W. Wenner; the cherished great-grandmother of Blake, Mason, Gavin, and great-grandaughter to be born this summer. She was the dear sister of Larry Samms, (Karen) and Linda Olenick. Vera is predeceased by her sisters, Marjorie Riely, Mabel Jenkins, and Donna Samms.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing Saturday, February 15, 2020, 9:00 to 11:00 AM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 3300 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073, 610-353-6300, followed by her Funeral Service at 11:00 AM. Interment Glenwood Memorial Gardens, Broomall, PA.
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