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Thursday August 8th, 2019
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Vera E. Hornick

Hornick – Vera E. “Big V”, 97 “going on 98”, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord on August 4, 2019 at home. Born on March 5, 1922 in Wilmore, daughter of Edwin and Hazel (Conrad) Tully. Preceded in death by parents, husband Richard Hornick, and son, Joseph Hornick. She is survived by her loving daughter, Mary Ann Gallucci; sons, rik and James (Debbie) Hornick; grandchildren, DJ (Christine), David (Daphne), Michael (Rosalba), Kristie (Tyler Butillo) Gallucci, Nichole (Buddy) Dowell, Justin (Carol) Hornick, and Jeremy Hornick; great grandchildren, Gavin, Grayson, and Grady Gallucci, and Gianna, Angelo, Santino, Marco, and Alessia Gallucci, Michael, Bella and Reina Gallucci, and Colton and Noah Hornick. Vera was a graduate of Johnstown High School. She was an active member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, where she volunteered for the annual church reunions from 1957 to 2019. Vera was an avid Steeler fan. She enjoyed being a mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who always had her door opened to family and friends. Vera enjoyed dressing up for Halloween and playing cards. She will be remembered for her many grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup meals. Friends will be received from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where Vigil for deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 A.M. on Friday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Fr. David S. Peles, Pastor. Committal will be at St. Joseph Cemetery. The family suggests contributions be directed to charity of one’s choice in memory of Vera. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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You will alwaze be with us, BIG. ALWAZE!

rik Aug 14 2019 12:00 AM

Mary Ann, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember the fun colors in Vera's hair for the holidays or football season.

Lorditch Family Aug 8 2019 12:00 AM

Mary Ann, my deepest sympathy to you & your family in the loss of a beautiful lady. Watched your picture video, she sure enjoyed life and was funny too

Pat Miller Aug 8 2019 12:00 AM

A PREMIUM FRUIT AND GOURMET BASKET was sent by Chris Melotti & Molly Widmer on August 7, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 7 2019 12:00 AM

A GRANDMOTHER'S GARDEN REMEMBERED was ordered on August 7, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 7 2019 12:00 AM

Our condolences to the whole family. Big V, we love you and are so thankful to have been a part of your life. You have bestowed blessings upon us that we will forever be grateful for. We will miss your smile, those big happy eyes, and of course the spunky colorful streak in your hair. Please watch over us. We will hold you in our hearts forever. Love, Jon, Jess, Mackenzie, Madden, and Beau Brett

Jessica Brett Aug 6 2019 12:00 AM

You will be sadly missed Big V... you always put a smile on my face when you shopped at family dollar.. prayers for your family....

Amy Clifford Aug 6 2019 12:00 AM

A Healing Tears - Lavender and White was sent on August 6, 2019

To our lovely friends that felt more like family, may BIG's favorite color help to make her feel close to your hearts today and always. With much love and affection, The Rajas

Expression of Sympathy Aug 6 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Vera Hornick

Carol Hornick Aug 5 2019 12:00 AM