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Vera Ruby (Crane) Carroll

February 7, 1933 ~ November 2, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

Vera Ruby Carroll of Dover, died suddenly at home, November 2, 2020. She was born in Bishop’s Stortford, England. She was preceded in death by her late husband, Lawrence R. Carroll Jr., and her longtime companion Edward Faidley who died October 26, 2020.

 She is survived by her sister Carol (Geoff) Sida of Southwold, England; two daughters: Susan Alexander and Vera’s devoted son-in-law Roland, of Fort Mill, SC and Palm Coast, FL, and Lynda Millman (Dennis) of Westerville, OH.

She is also survived by 7 grandchildren; Jessica Millman, Columbus OH; Caroline (Luke) Molnar, Sunbury OH; Jack Millman (Iris), Hoboken NJ; Alec Millman, Columbus, OH; Christopher Alexander (Winnie), Pflugerville, TX; Andrew Alexander (Elizabeth), Charlotte NC; Matthew Alexander of Blacklick, OH. One great granddaughter Frances Ruby Molnar.

Vera cherished her children, grandchildren and great granddaughter. She was active at the Modern Maturity Center and the Wyoming Round Table. She devoted many hours to sewing toys for children staying at Kent General Hospital. She traveled extensively. She could often be found dancing on Saturday nights and attending concerts around Dover. Vera loved flowers and baked fabulous pies.

Funeral services will be 3:00 pm, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Pippin Funeral Home 119 W. Camden-Wyoming Ave. Wyoming, DE. where  there will be a walk through viewing starting at 2:00pm.  Due to the COVID- 19 restrictions only 50 people may stay for the funeral.

She will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery with her late husband. In Lieu of flowers the family asks that you donate to the following: Brandywine Valley SPCA Dover, 1757 Horsepond RD. Dover, DE. 19901; Whatcoat Social Services, Vera Way, Dover, DE. 19904, or St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital at st.jude.org 

 


Services

Memorial Gathering
Tuesday
November 10, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pippin Funeral Home, Inc.
119 W. Cam-Wyo Ave
Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934

Memorial Service
Tuesday
November 10, 2020

3:00 PM
Pippin Funeral Home, Inc.
119 W. Cam-Wyo Ave
Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934

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