Veronica (Ranalli) Priest
1952 - 2021
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Veronica (Ranalli) Priest

Newark - Veronica (Ranalli) Priest, 68, of Newark, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021. She was born in Newark, Ohio on October 12, 1952, to the late Richard and Veronica (Annarino) Ranalli.

A member of St. Francis de Sales Church and1971 graduate of Newark High School, Veronica worked for many years as a bookkeeper at State Farm Insurance and X Design.

For over 20 years, Veronica opened her home and was a foster mom for many children in need. She loved to crochet, making countless blankets and gifts for the many people she cared for.

She will be greatly missed by her children, Veronica (Trent) Harter, Richie Priest, Julia Priest, and Arianna Priest; 8 grandchildren, Jonathon, Adam, Cooper, Mason, Khloe, Veronica, Payton, and Joshua; great-granddaughter Alyivia; former husband, Ronald Priest; brothers, Richard Ranalli and Frank (Debbie) Ranalli; many nieces and nephews; and the countless foster children whom she cared for over the years.

In addition to her parents, Veronica was preceded in death her son, Adam Priest.

Calling hours will be held at the REED-EGAN FUNERAL HOME, 141 Green Wave Drive, Newark, 4-7 P.M., Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Masks will be required and social distancing is requested. Funeral services will be held privately.

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Published in Advocate from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2021.
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January 12, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Hugs. Your mom was a very special lady will sadly be missed.
Tina Stone
January 11, 2021
To Vicki's entire family-
I am so very sorry for your loss.
She was a wonderful lady, and I shall miss being a " co- grandma" with her to Payton and Josh.
My sincere sympathies to all those she loved, and who loved her.
Kay ODell
January 10, 2021
We send our Love and Prayers to you all. May God help you all through this tough time. Remember the great memories you had with her.
Aunt Lori & Susan
Lori Clay
January 10, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Michael & Mary Lee Annarino
January 10, 2021
The world lost a beautiful lady. I'm soo very sorry Veronica, Richie and Julie. Prayers to the whole family. All of you are in my heart and prayers.
Andrea Skinner
January 9, 2021
Aunt Vicki was such a wonderful person. She will be greatly missed.
Love and prayers,
Toni and Talia Hess
Toni Hess
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