Vera jane Birdsall

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Vera Jane Birdsall TOWN OF ULSTER-Vera Jane Birdsall, 82, of Town of Ulster, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at home. She was born Dec. 17, 1931 in Newburgh to Daniel and Gladys (Brown) Ryan. She was married to David A. Birdsall, they wed on April 9, 1950. David passed away on Jan. 16th, 1976. Vera worked for the Ulster County Office of the Aging in the Nutrition Program for many years. She loved the outdoors, hiking, cooking, her beloved pets, and enjoyed taking care of other people. Her greatest joy was her family especially her grandchildren. Vera is survived by her daughters, Diane Missasi and her husband Anthony of Saugerties, Eileen Stier of Poughkeepsie; her grandchildren, Rebecca and Philip Missasi and Kaitlin, Danielle, Aaron, and Gabriel Stier; her brother, Robert Ryan; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents she is predeceased by her daughter, Jane Birdsall and her grandson, Anthony D. Missasi. Entrusted to the care of Luke Keyser of Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, Kingston, where friends may call on Friday Jan. 10, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday Jan 11, 2014 from 9 to 10 a.m. with the service starting at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Thomas of Canterbury Cemetery, Cornwall, N.Y. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to, Make a Wish Foundation at or Ronald McDonald House at Light a candle in memory of Vera at www.Keyser
Published in the Daily Freeman on Jan. 10, 2014
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