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Vera B. (Larrabee) Kass

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“Pat & I have known Vera since 1960 when our family became one as Vera became our sister-in-law. Our family and her family have been very close...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Ken & Pat Kass - Chandler, AZ

“My heart goes out to the family. Vera will be truly missed by all that knew her. She is among the angels in heaven. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Diane Guidebeck - MARSTONS MILLS, MA

“Jeanie: I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. Would love to see you! I will get in touch! ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Maureen Eldredge - Taunton,, MA

“Aunt Vera, we will miss your visits to Fort Lauderdale, Florida to spend time with Mom. Your beautiful wit with your ready laughter and smile...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Valarie & Barry Lasher - FL

“Lois, My deepest condolences. God bless her, you and your family. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Apodiakos Family - Brighton, MA

“So sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers! ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: William Larrabee - Framingham, MA

“So so sorry to hear of Veras passing.She always has a piece of my heart. I have so many memories she has given me.An amazing person and I was blessed...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Sheree Ginsburg-Kin - Framingham, MA

“Donna and Tym, Kevin and Lois and to all the grandchildren, So sorry to hear about the passing of your mother over the weekend. Aunt Vera was a...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Donald Kass - JERSEY CITY, NJ

“Vera was a sweet lady we enjoyed being around. Joe and I have special memories of Vera and my mom hanging out at Indian Ranch. May you find peace in...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Corbett - Wolfeboro, NH

Waltham – Mrs. Vera B. (Larrabee) Kass, of Waltham, died Friday, November 29, 2019 at Maristhill Nursing Home. She was 86.

Vera was born in Waltham on March 22, 1933, a daughter of the late Clinton and Blanche (Yeomans) Larrabee, and was a lifelong resident. She was a graduate of the Waltham Trade School where she trained as a hairdresser and was also a member of the high school cheerleader squad.

For forty years she operated a local home cleaning business with her late husband, William R. Kass. In retirement Vera was an active member and volunteer at the Stanley Senior Center, the Waltham Garden Club and the Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra, all places where she spent many happy hours and made many friends.

She leaves her children, Donna M. Stegner (Tym) of Bolton and Kevin R. Kass (Lois) of Watertown, six grandchildren, one great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.

Vera was also the mother of the late William N. Kass and a sister of the late Maurice, Clinton, Ralph and Raymond Larrabee, Charlotte Burns and Betty Medaglia.

Family and friends will honor and remember Vera's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, December 5th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday morning where her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.