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Verna F (Gracia) Vaill

June 26, 1926 ~ April 9, 2020 (age 93)


Verna F. Vaill

Monson/Sturbridge, MA-
Verna F. (Gracia) Vaill, 93, died peacefully in the comfort of her home, Thursday, April 9, 2020. Verna was a longtime resident of Monson, and for many years was a dispatcher for the Monson Police Department.  She was an avid reader and nature lover. She enjoyed gardening, chatting with people, and being at the lake.

Verna was predeceased by her husband, Donald.  She leaves sons James B. Vaill of Monson, Edward Matys (wife Leslie) of Woburn, and Daniel Matys; daughter Nancie (Vaill) Shay (husband C.J.) of Ashland, KY;  grandchildren Justin, Aaron, Abbey, and Alec Matys, Emily Shay; one great grandchild; KC, her beloved cat and companion; and many nieces and nephews.  Verna was predeceased by siblings Frank Gracia Jr., Muriel Anderson, and Gladys Mott. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Lombard Funeral Home of Monson.  Services will be private.  Memorial contributions may be made to Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary, 30 Peck Rd., Monson, MA 01057.   For online condolences, please visit

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