Veronica Helen Torey
Veronica Helen Torey

October 7, 1930 - June 12, 2019
Born in Detroit, Michigan
Resided in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
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Veronica Helen Torey, age 88, a resident of Grosse Pointe Farms, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Detroit.

Veronica worked fro many years as a library clerk in the Detroit public library system. She was a former parishioner of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Harper Woods, MI. At Queen of Peace she was very active at church volunteering for St. Vincent De Paul, caring for the altar flowers, and was the Mass contribution money counter. Veronica was also a parishioner at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in St. Clair Shores.

In her free time she was an avid gardener and had quite a green thumb. She enjoyed knitting and was a member of the knitting group at St. Joan of Arc. Veronica has a great sense of humor. She loved visiting with people and spreading her good will and charm.

Beloved wife of the late Clarence. Dear friend of Frederick Heika and Reverend Bill Herman.

Visitation Sunday from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a scripture service 5:00PM at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Avenue at Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan 48236.

In state Monday 9:30 AM until time of funeral Mass 10:00 AM at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 21620 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores, MI.
Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchins in Veronicas memory.




Gathering of friends
A. H. Peters Funeral Home of Grosse Pointe
20705 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI US 48236
Sunday, June 16, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Mass of Resurrection
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
21620 Greater Mack
St. Clair Shores, MI US 48080
Monday, June 17, 2019
10:00 AM
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Mt. Olivet Cemetery
17100 Van Dyke
Detroit, MI US 48234
Monday, June 17, 2019


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Detroit, MI United States 48207
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