Westerly - Minera "Vera" V. (Green) Jarvis, 79, of Dixon St., Westerly, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday morning, Jan. 11, 2013, at the Clipper Home location of Apple Rehab of Westerly. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry B. Jarvis.
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She is survived by her five sons, Colin Jarvis of Westerly, Ernest Jarvis of Panama Beach, Fla., Michael Jarvis of Narragansett, R.I., Jason Jarvis of Westerly, and Peter Jarvis of Westerly; her daughter, Veta L. Haakstad, wife of Roy-Sverre of Norway; many grandchildren, many great-grandchildren; 22 brothers and sisters of the Bahamas; and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Jarvis was born in Andros, Bahama Islands, on May 25, 1933, the daughter of the late Prince A. and Lucy E. (Bethell) Green. She came to the United States at age 29 and resided in Old Saybrook and Mystic before settling in Westerly. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Choir.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Immaculate Conception Church, 111 High St., Westerly. There will be no procession from the funeral home. Burial will take place at St. Sebastian Cemetery, Westerly. Calling hours are respectfully omitted.
Funeral services are under the direction of Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home & Crematory, 64 Friendship St., Westerly.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Westerly Pee Wee Football, 60 Old Hopkinton Road, Westerly, RI 02891.
For online condolences, please visit www.rushlowiacoifuneralhome.com
Published in The Day on Jan. 15, 2013