Vera Kanous

Obituary of Vera Mae Kanous

Rochester - Vera Mae Kanous passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at the age of 97.  She was predeceased by her husband Ellwood in 2003, her daughter, Judy Cannon in 2004, and her daughter, Colleen Chestnut in 2022.  She is survived by her children, Sharon (Kirk) Zwetsch, Lorrie (Kevin) Hafner, and Richard (Nancy) Kanous; her son-in-law, Gary Cannon; her 10 grandchildren; her 15 great-grandchildren, her brother, William Culbertson; and her nieces and nephews.

Vera was employed by General Motors in the Assembly line in her younger years.  She also worked for General Electric and Kodak.  She was a member of the Eastern Star years ago.  She enjoyed playing bingo, painting ceramics, reading, listening to country music and spending time with her family.  She will be deeply missed.

A private combined Graveside Service will be held for Vera and her daughter, Colleen Chestnut, in the near future for the immediate family in Parma Union Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sally Edelman and Harry Gardner Cancer Research Foundation, PO Box 97, Hilton, NY 14468-0097 in memory of Vera.