Obituary of Frances "Verna" Tacey
Frances “Verna” Tacey, 91, of Essexville, our caring and loving mother, Nanny, Great-Nanny, sister, aunt, and friend was born into eternal life on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Verna was born in Hampton Township on February 9, 1926, the daughter of the late Joseph and Louise (Stamszek) Solinski. She was united in marriage to Edward James Tacey on February 22, 1949 in St. John’s Church. Sadly, Ed preceded Verna in death on October 31, 2016. Throughout life, Verna was known for her love of baking, canning, ice fishing, farming, shopping, playing cards, and gardening. She leaves to cherish her memory, her children: Sharon LeBrun, Dave (Ann) Tacey, and Les (Judy) Tacey. Verna was the most loving and supportive Nanny of Kevin (Lesley) LeBrun, Kris (Ashley) LeBrun, Jennifer Tacey, Breanna Tacey, and Chad (Jen) Barratt. Her memory will live on in the hearts of her great-grandchildren, Aleck LeBrun, Daniel LeBrun, Chase and Sloan Barratt; siblings, Pat and Joe Badour, Tony and Sally Solinski, and Floyd Solinski; brother-in-law, Tom (Janet) Tacey, along with many nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to her parents and her husband, Verna was welcomed home to heaven by her twin girls, Mary and Margaret Tacey; son-in-law, Daniel LeBrun, and a host of siblings and in-laws. Verna’s family will be present to receive visitors on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a 7:00 PM Vigil for Verna at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. On Saturday, October 21, 2017, Verna will be taken to St. Jude Thaddeus Parish (St. John the Evangelist) Church, 614 Pine St., Essexville, where visiting will continue from 9:00 AM until Verna’s 10:00 AM Funeral Liturgy. Fr. Dale Orlik will officiate with the Rite of Committal to be held in St. Patrick Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.