Mrs. Vaneta Mae McCreary

Mrs. Vaneta Mae McCreary, 84, of Cary formerly of Richmond, VA passed away June 19, 2015 at Waltonwood Cary Parkway in Cary, NC.

She was born August 1, 1930 in Gothenburg, NE a daughter to Lewis William and Viola Trimble Hartman. She married Carroll McCreary on November 20, 1949. He preceded her in death in 2007.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Hartman and Donald Hartman.

Surviving are her son Scott (and wife, Laurie) McCreary of Cary; and two sisters, Bonnie Block of Cozad, NE and Joan Schweitzer of Bossier City, LA.

Mrs. McCreary worked in Administration for the Federal Government until her retirement.

She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

A graveside service will be conducted at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Greenwood Memorial Gardens 12609 Patterson Ave. Richmond, VA. Brown-Wynne Funeral Home in Cary is assisting the family with arrangements.

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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association, the National Parkinson Foundation, or Transitions LifeCare.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at Waltonwood Cary Parkway for the love and care given to Mrs. McCreary over the past five years, to Doctor’s Making Housecalls, and to Transitions LifeCare Hospice.