First Posted: 9/1/2010
Vera J. Finch, 81, a resident of the Carbondale Nursing Home and formerly from Newton Township, died at Marian Community Hospital Friday, Aug. 27. Her husband of 52 years, Carl R. Finch, died Sept. 14, 2002. Born April 4, 1929 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late George and Myrtle Williams Jacoby. Vera was a member of the Mill City Assembly of God Church. She had a deep faith in Jesus Christ. Surviving are a daughter, Susan Gagas and her husband, Rev. William Gagas, Carbondale; a son, Harlan Finch, and his wife, Jean Finch, Newton Twp.; two sisters, Ruth Hayden, Newton Twp., and Clesta Trivelpiece, Clarks Summit; six grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a stepfather, Maurice Black, and a stepsister, Emiline Yeisley. A funeral will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. from the Mill City Assembly of God Church in Mill City with services by Rev. James Rugg, Pastor. Interment will be in Newton Cemetery. For directions or to send online condolences, visit . Memorials may be made to the Mill City Assembly of God Church, RD2, Box 360, Dalton 18414.