Verna Louise England

June 1, 1932 - February 8, 2017 West Grove, PA | Age 84 Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Friend.

Verna Louise England (Probst), age 84, of West Grove, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 8th, surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness. Verna was the wife of the late Alan F. England, who passed away in 1987, and with whom she shared 33 years of marriage. They always enjoyed ballroom dancing together.

She was born June 1, 1932 in Lancaster County, PA and raised in Kaolin, PA. She was the daughter of the late Ray L. Probst and the late Margaret S Probst (Hornig).

Verna graduated from Kennett High School in 1950.

She retired from the JC Penney Co. in Wilmington, DE after working for 27 years in sales.

She enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening, shopping, and traveling with friends and family.. Verna was an excellent cook and baker, everyone looked forward to her cherry pies and Christmas cookies.

She is survived by her two daughters Diana S. Stanton and Laura A. Fazio (husband, Joseph F.) of West Grove, PA, four grandchildren Michelle L. Stephens of Kennett Square, PA, Michael J. Stanton of Oxford, PA, Monica E. Pierson of Avondale, PA and Matthew A. Roman of West Grove, PA, and two great grandchildren Sarah Stephens and Trevor Stanton.

Verna was preceded in death by her two brothers Richard C. Probst and George A. Probst.

Verna’s service and burial will be held privately.

Arrangements by the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, West Grove, PA. .

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  1. Verna, we all love you and we all are so grateful to have had you in our lives. May god bless you.
    Love your son in law,
    Joseph Fazio

    Joseph Fazio | February 11, 2017 at 12:36 PM
  2. DIana and Laura,
    SO sorry to hear your mom’s passing. She was a great lady and good neighbor to us. We are thinking of you both and our prayers are with you. Love, Dennis and Jane

    Dennis and Jane Mellinger | February 11, 2017 at 11:23 AM
  3. So sorry to hear of your Mom passing. Please let me know about the arrangements and if i could attend . She was always so nice to me and i feel your pain. Your cousin Vic.

    Victor England | February 11, 2017 at 11:22 AM
  4. Laura and family so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Jeff & Roxans Singer

    Roxana Singer | February 11, 2017 at 7:33 AM
  5. Diana,My Thoughts and Prayers are with you at this dificult time.So sorry to find this out.I remember her being such a sweet lady. Love, Sandy Hughes

    Sandy Hughes | February 10, 2017 at 11:32 PM
  6. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Though we only met your mom / grandmom a few times, she seemed to be a very sweet lady! Hold on to the good memories… they’ll help you get through this! Thinking and praying for you all!

    Lenna & Mark Pierson | February 10, 2017 at 11:38 AM
  7. Laura I am so sorry for your loss. I keep you and your family in my prayers. Know God is with you and helping you through this trying time.



    Denise Morton | February 10, 2017 at 9:28 AM

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