McEwen Funeral Service-Mint Hill Chapel

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Vera Josephine Codispoti

September 26, 1928February 5, 2020

Vera Codisdpoti passed away at the Novant Hospital in Mint Hill, North Carolina on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. She was 91 years of age. Vera was born in Columbus, Ohio on September 26,1928 to the late Pasquale and Annastasia (Tecca) Ferrelli of Columbus, Ohio. Vera was preceded in death by her devoted, loving husband of 47 years, Richard Codispoti of Rocky River, Ohio whom she married on June 9, 1951. Also preceding her in death were her siblings' Guy Ferrelli, Christina Little, Margaret Svaboda, Jemina Nistlebeck, and her grandson Eric Emmans (son of Deborah Emmans Bliss).

Vera is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Deborah Emmans Bliss (Peter) of Charlotte, North Carolina and her son, Douglas Codispoti (Renee) of North Royalton, Ohio; her grandchildren; Jason Codispoti (Kimberly) of Seven Hills, Ohio, Aubrey Wise (Joseph) of North Royalton, Ohio and Ryan Emmans of Chicago, Illinois. Great grandchildren; Arianna, Tyler and Evan Codispoti (children of Jason Codispoti), Andrew and Alyssa (children of Aubrey Wise); her sister in law, Norma Codispoti of Westlake, Ohio; nieces, Maryanne Springer (Don), Cindy Hug ( Dale), Donna Dogger (Seerk) and nephews, Jim Svaboda (Sherry) and Joe Koteles (Laura).

Vera was a dedicated homemaker, wife and mother who enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, playing cards and golf. As an active member of St. Matthew Catholic Church she was an officer of the STAR group and a loving church nursery care provider. She enjoyed creating quilts for hospitalized babies and children with her “Persian Pickles” quilting group. Her generous, kind, compassionate and loving spirit will be remembered and missed by the many lives she touched during her life.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 11:00am at St. Matthew Catholic Church - 8015 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28277. Inurnment will follow Mass in the church columbarium with a reception at its conclusion.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Western North Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Assocation 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Memorial and Honor Gifts, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

A special thank you is given to the Novant Presbyterian Hospice and Palliative Care for their kind and gentle care of Vera and her family during her final days.

The family is in the care of McEwen Funeral Service – Mint Hill Chapel. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcewenminthillchapel.com


13 March

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am

St. Matthew Catholic Church

8015 Ballantyne Commons Parkway
Charlotte, North Carolina 28277

Reception to Follow Inurnment
13 March

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am - 11:30 am

St. Matthew Catholic Church

8015 Ballantyne Commons Parkway
Charlotte, NC 28277


Vera Josephine Codispoti

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Susan Dedrick

February 19, 2020

Dear Deb,
I just saw this today....I’m sorry for your loss.
Thinking of your mom made me smile,
Thankfully, I’m able to connect with you this way. It’s been too long.
Love and prayers,

Jenny Ler

February 13, 2020

Dear Deb, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. You were so blessed to have had her as long as you did as my mom died at 75. I do remember Vera as an outgoing woman with a mind of her own. I see from where you got your great personality. I hope to be there at the memorial, but as you know, I had serious surgery and have had some complications so healing has been a bit slow. I hope I will be in shape to be there for you. Lovingly, Jenny Lee