Veronica Canavan Eckert, 83, a member of St. Olaf Catholic Church is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties.

veronica eckertVeronica Canavan Eckert, age 83, of Williamsburg, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 14, 2016.

Beloved wife of the late Capt. John David Eckert US Navy (Ret.); loving mother of Fiona (Charles) O’Brien of Tucson, AZ and Heather Eckert of Williamsburg, VA; cherished grandmother of Collin and Molly O’Brien of Tucson, AZ; and sister of Marie (Freddy) Pickering of England and Shelagh (James) Arett of Canada.

She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family residing in both England and Canada. Mrs. Eckert was a member of St. Olaf Catholic Church, the Woman’s Club, and the Red Hatters.

A visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 23, 2016 until time of Blessing Service at 3 p.m. at Bucktrout Funeral Home, 4124 Ironbound Rd., Williamsburg, 757-229-3822. A Mass and Interment will be held at a later date at Ft. Myer Old Post Chapel and Arlington National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Veronica’s name to the American Breast Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123,

Please leave online condolences for the family at Bucktrout of Williamsburg.

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