Verna “Lavonne” Oermann

Verna OermannVerna “Lavonne” Oermann, 88, of 200 Dippold Avenue, St. Marys, passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2014, at her residence.

She was born May 3, 1926 in Timblin, PA, daughter of the late Otis and Jeannette Brocious Snyder.  She was a graduate of Punxsutawney High School and had resided in St. Marys since 1989.

On August 10, 1947 in Punxsutawney, she married Claude Karl Oermann who preceded her in death in 1988.

She is survived by a daughter, Dianne Kane and her husband Bernie of Sevierville, TN; a son, Gery Oermann of Levittown, PA; a daughter-in-law, Diane Oermann of Falls Church, VA; four grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and a brother, William Snyder and his wife Bev of Ringgold, PA.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Oermann in 1989; three sisters, Joyce Hritz, June Constanza, and Patricia Snyder who died in infancy; and a brother, Doyle Snyder.

There will be no visitation.

Funeral and committal services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Burial will be in the Pine Plains Cemetery in Clay, NY.

The family wishes to thank the aides and nurses of the Community Nurses for the wonderful care and support for their mother.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Community Nurses, Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA  15857.

Chrisie Irvine December 26, 2014 at 8:09 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with you. I will always be blessed with the memories of my beautiful grandmother…. Especially “The Red Box” and the ice cream dates. Love to all.

Kathy December 26, 2014 at 10:32 pm

Dear Dianne,

I am sad to hear of your mother’s death and of your exhaustion in caring for her. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

With sympathy,
Kathy Oermann Worland

Barbara Sweeney December 27, 2014 at 8:32 am

Lavonne I will miss you! You were a great lady that overcame geat obsticals. You are greatly in my prayers and I know that GOD is with you now and you are now with those who you missed for so long. You were a great Mother and friend. You will be missed!

Heather DeLong December 28, 2014 at 5:17 pm

It was an honor to know and spend time with LaVonne! Such a sweet lady!
My deepest sympathies to her family.
-Heather
Community Nurses Home Health Aide.

Von Cherry December 29, 2014 at 12:52 pm

I am sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. I will miss her pleasant voice on the other end of the phone when she placed her grocery order at Pfaff’s. I’ll keep you in prayers.

Hope Weicman, Jeffrey & Jonathan Hritz December 30, 2014 at 5:33 pm

Dear Dianne and family,
We would like to extend our sympathy to all of you in the passing of your mother. It was wonderful to have known her, been a part of her extended family and to have lived above her for a period of time. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Hold on to the memories while knowing she has been reunited with her wonderful husband and son Denny who she lost much too soon. Wishing you all the best.

Tara January 13, 2015 at 8:32 am

I’m so sorry for your family’s loss. I hope you find comfort in God’s promise of a resurrection & in the many wonderful memories you made & shared together. John 5:28,29. You have my condolences.

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