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Katherine (Kathy) C. Veglia

December 15, 1932 January 23, 2019
Katherine (Kathy) C.  Veglia
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Obituary for Katherine (Kathy) C. Veglia


Katherine (Kathy) C. Veglia, 86, of Santa Maria passed away peacefully at home with her family on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Katherine was born in Santa Maria at Grigsby Hospital on December 15, 1932. She attended local schools and graduated with the Class of 1950 from Santa Maria High School. Katherine received her beautician license from Santa Barbara Beauty College and had a 45 year career.

Katherine was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She is survived by her husband, Virgil Veglia of 55 years; son, Jerry (Jane) Affinito; daughter, Jeanette (Steve) Domingues; son, Mark (Tamera) Veglia; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; sister, Nadine (Henry) Buentiempo and brother, John (Donna) Groppetti. She was an avid walker and loved socializing with her lifelong friends.

She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Janice Lynn Veglia, and parents, John and Doris Groppetti.

Rosary will be held at Dudley Hoffman Mortuary on Tuesday,
January 29, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Funeral service at St. Louis de Montfort on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. and followed by a burial ceremony at the Santa Maria Cemetery.

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