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“Our prayers & thoughts have been with you. Sorry to hear of Aunt Vera passing she will be misses. Love to you all.Margaret & Franklin Pelkey ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Our condolences to Harold and family. Vera and Harold were longtime friends to my mother Antoinette and aunt Alice as well as to our family. Please...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Joseph & Diane Burke - Windsor, CT

“Dear Uncle Herald, Maxine, David and families. Please accept my deepest sympathy in Aunt Vera's passing. I will always remember her jovial...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Bonnie D. DuPrey

“So sorry for your loss.Vera was a big part of my childhood memories growing up as a family friend of Kristy and her family. Attending parties at the...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Nicole Randall - Manchester, CT

“Uncle Herald, Maxine, David and families, <br />My deepest sympathy to you all in the loss of Aunt Vera. I remember all the fun she was and we...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: - VT - family

“Sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Vera. Uncle Harold , Maxine and David are in my prayers. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Cathy Palmer - East Haddam, CT

“so sorry to hear about aunt vera,she was one in a million for sure. thoughts and prayers to my uncle and family love you all ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: robert palmer jr - presque isle, ME

“Your all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Whitney Scaramella - CT


9 of 13 | Posted by: Gail Chipman Lamagna - Suffield, CT

“Dear Uncle Herald; Maxine Cosgrove and David Wing:So many wonderful memories. She was the greatest aunt and truly the life of the party. Much Love...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathy to all of my "second family". Ma was a very special lady with an amazing spirit. You are all very much in my thoughts and prayers...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Deanna Schuetz - Ellington, CT

“Our sincere sympathies for your loss. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

“My sincere condolences to the family for your loss. May God lift you up as you draw close to him in prayer. Psalm 94:18,19 ”
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Vera D. (Palmer) Wing, 95, of East Hartford, beloved wife of Harold H. Wing, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Glastonbury Health Care. She was born on January 6, 1922, in Fort Fairfield Maine, daughter of the late George and Beatrice (Browning) Palmer. Vera was proud to be from the Grand State of Maine, and loved to vacation at Kennebunk Beach with her family and friends. She married the love of her life, Harold Wing on October 19, 1946, and together they settled in East Hartford. She was an active member of St. John's Episcopal Church in East Hartford, where she sang in the choir. She worked at Colt Firearms. She was a member of the Colt Manufacturing Retirees Club and the Pratt & Whitney Retirees Club. Vera was the life of the party, her family and friends meant everything to her. She enjoyed sports including, basketball, skiing, swimming, and boxing. She was an avid Boston Red Sox and UCONN Basketball fan and enjoyed dancing, music, and attending her grandchildren's activities. Vera was never without a smile and a wonderful greeting for everyone. Along with her husband of over 70 years, Harold she leaves her devoted children, Maxine Cosgrove of Manchester and David Wing and his wife Natalie of South Windsor; 6 grandchildren, Tommy Cosgrove and his wife Lisa, Aaron Wing and his wife Valerie, Michael Cosgrove, Lori Cosgrove, Kristy Naski and her husband Paul, and David Wing and his wife Laura; 6 great grandchildren, Rhiannon, Owen, Makayla, James, William, and Evan, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Webster, Robert, Coburn, Benjamin, and Luther Palmer, Adelaide Loose, and Fern DeLaite; and her son-in-law, Thomas Cosgrove Sr. Her family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Glastonbury Health Care for their kind and compassionate care. All guests are invited to join her family for a funeral service to be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017, 11 a.m. at The Church of St. Andrew the Apostle, 331 Orchard St., Rocky Hill, CT. Burial will follow at Silver Lane Cemetery in East Hartford. There are no calling hours. Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home in South Windsor has care of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Jimmy Fund, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226.