Vera M. (Wilson) Thomsen, 95, of Swanzey and formerly of Keene, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her daughter’s home on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, with the love of her family by her side after a brief period of declining health.
She was born a daughter to the late Ruth (Smith) and Harry Wilson on July 26, 1926, in Keene. She was educated locally at Keene High School.
On August 17, 1968, Vera exchanged vows with Andrew Thomsen, a simple service with their family and friends by their side. They were happily married for 53 years until Andrew passed away on October 26, 2021.
Vera was a long-time involved member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Keene. She enjoyed teaching Sunday school and as well as driving the bus for Trinity Nursery school students. Vera and Andy enjoyed camping and lake trips with friends and family members. She also enjoyed sewing and quilting. Vera loved spending time with her family and spent an incredible amount of time with her grandchildren as well as her great-grandchildren. Vera could always be counted on to lend a hand.
Vera is survived by her daughter, Jeanne C. Robbins, and husband Paul of Swanzey, her six grandchildren, David Jardine (Michelle) of Winchester, Shane Robinson (Tori) of Swanzey, Tammy Miller of AZ, Daniel Chabott (Jennifer) of Northfield, MA. Jennifer J. Chabott (Rich Rowse) of Swanzey, Nick Brooks (Kristen) of Keene, along with 15 great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She is now rejoined with her parents, her husband, her 8 siblings, and her daughter Alice Robinson.
A service will be held 11 am, April 9th at Trinity Lutheran Church, 100 Maple Avenue in Keene, NH
Although flowers will gladly be accepted, the family would prefer donations be made to the Trinity Lutheran School, 100 Maple Ave, Keene, NH, 03431.
All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Homes and Crematories, Swanzey. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com