Verma Katherine Vacco
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Verma Katherine Vacco
  • November 13, 1938 - October 22, 2017
  • Glendale, Arizona

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Verma Katherine Vacco, 78, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 22nd 2017. She was born in Chicago, Illinois to Percy Grammar and Gertrude Elless. Verma was one of eight children. She is survived by her brother LeRoy Grammar (Marlene), daughter Bonnie Nichols, son Bradley Wilson and her many grandchildren and great grandchildren, half brother Clifton (Sharon) Coke and sister in law Elsie (Bernie) Grammar. Despite growing up in a children's home and being split apart from some of her siblings early in life, overcoming the many obstacles that crossed her path, she persevered; she was a fighter. Verma found success in assembling parts for various electronics companies, working in the hospitality industry and eventually obtaining her G.E.D. She was a generous woman who often volunteered her time or resources to organizations such as the local food bank, Habitat for Humanity and St. Jude Children's Hospital and Research. She will be dearly missed. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, November 12th at 12pm in the home of Christine and David Mellan in Phoenix, Arizona.