116 South Street P.O. Box 165 Chardon, OH 44024

The Burr Family… Treasuring Memories for Five Generations

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Veronica (Svec) Vera Riha

July 31, 1922 - September 19, 2011

Vera retired in 1982 after 31 years working with the US Postal Service. She started out as a rural mail carrier for 17 years and then worked 14 years as a clerk, sorting mail at the Chardon Post Office, where she made many friends. Mrs. Riha was a graduate of Huntsburg High School. She was the best pie bak…read more

Vera retired in 1982 after 31 years working with the US Postal Service. She started out as a rural mail carrier for 17 years and then worked 14 years as a clerk, sorting mail at the Chardon Post Office, where she made many friends. Mrs. Riha was a graduate of Huntsburg High School. She was the best pie baker in Geauga County and has the ribbons to prove it. She enjoyed gardening, especially vegetables and flowers. She was very active in the Geauga County Senior Citizens Center and volunteered by doing the newsletter. Mrs. Riha worked hard on the family dairy farm, enjoyed life and had many friends. She made time for everyone she met. Adored her family, the closest thing to her heart. Vera never missed sending birthday, anniversary, graduation cards for any event, to her family and friends. Survivors include her son James (JoAnn) Riha of Hambden Twp., daughters Barbara (Robert) Green of Twinsburg and Margaret Kleppel of Painesville; 8 Grandchildren; 15 Great Grandchildren; 1 Great Great grandchild; many nieces and nephews and Her “Huncy”. Her husband Joseph Riha, whom she married in Cleveland, June 30, 1945 preceded her in death June 21, 1993. Her parents Joseph and Frances (nee: Slehofer) Svec, sisters Margaret Vanac and Dorothy Welich and brothers Stanley and Joseph Svec are also deceased.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, September 23, 2011

Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Burr Funeral Home

Address:

116 South Street
Chardon, OH 44024

Date: Friday, September 23, 2011

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Burr Funeral Home

Address:

116 South Street
Chardon, OH 44024

Service Information

Date: Friday, September 23, 2011

Time: 8:00 PM

Burr Funeral Home

Address:

116 South Street
Chardon, OH 44024
 

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