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Obituary of Veronica Degnan
Veronica Mary Degnan
May 2. 1936 - July 10. 2018
Veronica "Ronnie" Degnan, a 55 -year resident of Goshen passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 10, 2018.
Veronica was born in Brooklyn, NY. She attended school at St. John's University where she was one of a few women in her graduating class to receive her Bachelors in Business Administration. Veronica worked in the Manhattan business sector for many years before moving to Goshen, NY. She immediately made many friends and became a vibrant member of the community. Veronica worked as teacher at St. John's Catholic School in Goshen and substituted in the Middletown School District. Veronica retired from the Orange County Government center after 12 years of service to the county clerks office. She was a member of many organizations including, Goshen Welcome Wagon, Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts, 4-H , the Business Professional Women of Goshen, the Goshen Senior Center as well as a dedicated parishioner of St. John's Catholic church.
Veronica is survived by her husband of 56 years Francis Degnan. Her Daughter Karen and her husband John Miller, her daughter Lorraine Barrett and son Ryan Degnan. She was adored by her loving grandchildren Kaitlyn, Sara, Jenna and Jason. Veronica loved to travel, meet new people, and always remembered the names of everyone she met. She will be remembered for her endless energy, positive attitude, and optimism. She was the backbone of her the family. She will forever remain in the hearts of loving family and friends.
Visitation will be Friday, July 13, from 4-8pm at the Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., 82 South Church Street, Goshen, NY.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 10:30 am at St. John the Evangelist RC Church, 71 Murray Avenue, Goshen.
Burial will follow in the Orange County Veteran's Cemetery , 111 Craigville Rd., Goshen, NY.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the American Breast cancer foundation, and the Business Professional Woman's group of Goshen.
Arrangements under the care of the Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., Goshen. To leave a condolence visit www.donovanfunerals.com