Veronica Leigh Ritz-Wilson, 51, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at her home in Memphis, Indiana. She was born on December 10, 1970, to the late Ronald and Patricia Ritz in Port Jefferson, New York. Veronica was full of life and spirit. She never met a stranger and was always there to help anyone in need. Veronica cared for her family and friends deeply. She was friend for life, and a great mother, wife, sister, and aunt. Veronica had a great sense humor and always tried to make everyone laugh. In her spare time, she enjoyed caring for animals, especially dogs, watching her favorite movies, like “Gone with the Wind”, listening to her favorite artist, Prince, and traveling to see the ocean in Long Island, Smith Point and Montauk Beach. Veronica will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, Ronald and Patricia, Veronica is preceded in death by her grandparents, Ralph and Geraldine Roark, and Richard and Eleanor Segall; and her step-dad, Chris Segall.
Left to cherish her memory, Veronica leaves behind her loving husband of 31 years, Thomas Wilson Sr.; 2 children, Thomas Wilson Jr. (Courtney), and Julia Wilson (Chris); 4 siblings, Patricia Brading (Josh), Christine Ritz, Tracey Ritz, and Chance Ritz; 1 granddaughter, Charlotte Bell; 2 step-children, William Wilson, and Heather Wilson; 6 nieces/nephews, Jenna Brading, Isabelle Brading, Taylor Brading, Colten Brading, Glynn Ritz, and Michael Kazlow; loving companion and service dog, Bailey; and a host of extended family and close friends.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held at 1 PM on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Legacy Funeral Center-Scott Chapel, 921 Main Street, Jeffersonville, Indiana. Memorial visitation will be held from 11 AM to 1 PM at the funeral home, prior to the service.
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