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Vera A. Nepa

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Vera A. Nepa

AGE: 85 • Wilmington

Age 85 of Wilmington, passed away surrounded by her family on October 4, 2016. Vera was born in Wilmington, DE on June 20, 1931 to the late Anthony and Mary DeCino. She graduated from St. Paul's Commercial School in 1949 and went on to a long career in banking, retiring from Wilmington Trust after more than 25 years of employment. She enjoyed reading, puzzles, and long walks. An avid football fan, she was a passionate supporter of the Dallas Cowboys. Above all else, Vera was endlessly devoted to her family. She was a consummate homemaker, finding joy in cooking for loved ones. The highlight of her year was the family tradition of Christmas Eve dinner. Vera was preceded in death by her husband, Vito; children, Gail Cullen, Stephen Nepa Sr, and Vito Nepa III; son-in-law, William Cullen; daughter-in-law, Debbie Nepa; grandchildren, Vito Nepa IV and Danielle Nepa; and 8 siblings. She is survived by her grandchildren, Tina, Mark, Beth, Stephen Jr, Michelle, Vinny, Cody, Tyler, Katelyn, and Allison; great-grandchildren, Zachary, Shaun, Kayleigh, Riley, Xavier, Avery, and Savannah; sisters, Louise Culley and Lucy Lewis; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 9th and DuPont Sts in Wilmington, on Thursday morning, October 13 at 11am. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE. Visitation will be held at the CHARLES P. ARCARO FUNERAL HOME, 2309 Lancaster Ave in Wilmington, on Wednesday evening, October 12 from 6-8pm. No visitation will be held on Thursday morning prior to mass.

In lieu of flowers, in memory of Vera's love for animals especially her beloved dogs, donations can be made to the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.

Published in The News Journal from Oct. 9 to Oct. 11, 2016
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