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Vera Irene Stears
  • Evergreen Commons
    1 Greenbush lane
    East Greenbush, NY 12061

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“Only saving grace is knowing you are in a better place but not a day goes by you don't cross my mind. Miss you every day Mom. Lots of love :) till we...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Glen Stears - Son

“Waking once again after a restless night recalling the worse day of my life, the day I got the news that Mom had left this earth. While finding...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Glen Stears - FL - Son

“Tomorrow will be 2 years since you climb those heavenly stairs and while not a total basket case these days over the loss of your presence there's...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Glen - FL - son

on the phone with mom “It will be a year tomorrow sense God took her home and I still reach for the phone to call her, some day maybe they will have phones in heaven. miss ...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Glen Stears - FL - son

“To Tim & Susan & the STEARS Familys: So Sorry to hear of your Mothers Passing....May GOD Bless ALL..In these Sad Times! ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: BiLL Lesniewski - Hagaman, NY

“Sorry for your loss Tim. You and your family are in our prayers. God Bless! Mike Verhille and Family ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Michael Verhille - Valley Cottage, NY

“Tim and Sue and family, So sorry to hear of your mom's passing Tim. Thinking of you all. You are in my prayers. Bonnie ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Bonnie Bates - friend

“Tim,Sue and the entire Stears family my thoughts and prayers are with you so sorry for the loss of your Mom. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Maggie - Latham, NY

“Grandma, you will be truly missed. Forever in our hearts and on our minds. I know that you are no longer suffering and that you are resting with the...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Ashley Snide (Stears) - NY

“A lady in every sence of the word a devoted mom, confidont and friend. for ever in my heart and always on my mind. she will be truely missed by those...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Glen Stears - son


Vera Grogan Stears 84, former resident of Ravena, passed away Saturday October 12, 2013 at Evergreen Commons, East Greenbush.

Vera was born in Petersburgh, NY, a daughter of the late Alonzo M. and Gertrude Crandall Grogan. Vera worked at Cluett Peabody in Troy and Montgomery Wards in Menands. She enjoyed sewing and gardening.

Vera is survived by her children, Kathleen A. (Jeffrey) Korins of Greeley, CO, Ronald W. ( Christine) Stears of Vero Beach, Fl, Donald I. Stears of Ravena, NY, Sandra L. (Robert) McKinley of Averill Park, NY, Glen D. Stears of Ft. Myers, FL, Timothy J. (Susan) Stears of Charlton, NY and Sherri L. Stears of Glenmont, NY; sisters, Sylvia (Robert) Crandall and Nancy (Sidney) Morrissey; 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers Alonzo and Franklin Grogan.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday October 16th at 2 PM at Sand Lake Union Cemetery, Sand Lake, NY.

Memorial contributions in Vera's memory may be made to Evergreen Commons, 1 Greenbush Lane, East Greenbush, NY 12061.