Spofford, N.H. - Veronica "Ronnie" Sadd, 95, died Sunday, January 8th at her home with her family by her side. Prior to moving to Spofford, she was a longtime resident of Brattleboro.
Born in Montague City, MA on July 23, 1921, the daughter of Alexander and Mary (Kaminskas) Baronas, Veronica was raised in Whately, MA – a 1940 graduate of South Deerfield High School.
On May 31, 1941 she married John Sadd, who predeceased her in 2007.
She had been employed as a paraprofessional at Brattleboro Union High School and for many years co-owned and operated the former Hillside Dairy of Brattleboro with her husband.
Mrs. Sadd was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Brattleboro Home Club. For many years she was a dedicated Girl Scout leader. With her husband, she held memberships in the CVR Antique Auto Club and the NH Snowmobile Club. They also enjoyed square dancing with the Green Mountain Squares.
In her leisure time she enjoyed entertaining at her home, gardening and reading. Cooking was a passion and finding new recipes was always a joy. Veronica traveled extensively, with return trips to Hawaii where she and John renewed their wedding vows; her 90th birthday celebration was spent on a cruise to Norway, Iceland and Greenland.
Veronica was a longtime communicant of Saint Michael's Roman Catholic Church and a member of the Daughters of Isabella, Ave Maria Circle #128.
Survivors include her five children, Marilyn Tuthill of St. Petersburg, FL, David Sadd and daughter-in-law Maureen of Hinsdale, NH, Rebecca Koski and son-in-law David of West Dummerston, VT, Joan Momaney of Spofford, NH and Suanne Bickum and son-in-law David of Newton, NH.
Additionally, she leaves ten grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 12 great-great grandchildren, two sisters-in-law, and numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends.
She was predeceased by a sister, Caroline Smead, a granddaughter Brie Momaney, and six brothers, Paul, Edward, William, James, Alexander and Bernard Baronas.
The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Michael's Catholic Church, Walnut St., Brattleboro with Fr. Justin Baker, celebrant. Committal Rites and Burial in Saint Michael's Parish Cemetery will be in the springtime.
Memorial contributions in Veronica's name may be made to Saint Michael's School, 48 Walnut St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 in care of Elaine Beam, principal.