OAK ISLAND — Anne Bernadette Veach, age 76, of Oak Island, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021. Anne was born October 22, 1944 in Newfoundland, Canada.
Anne spent the first half of her adult life raising her four children. She loved to sew, knit and crochet. She then went to nursing school at Purdue University and became an RN. She spent many years caring for others in hospitals and home health care. She retired from nursing after her marriage to Don. She spent many years working in her garden as well as knitting and crocheting. She loved to design and give away her creations to anyone that asked. Her payment was the joy it brought others.
Survivors include her four children, Sarah Bennington, James Bennington, Barbara Williams and husband Edward, and Rob Bennington and partner Michelle Dobish; eight grandchildren, John Williams, Ben Williams, Catherine Andersen, Jordan Boykin, Tanner Morris, Nikki Bennington, Tony Bennington, and Eryn Bennington; seven great-grandchildren, Taylor, Braylon, Jocelyn, Evan, Garnet, Curk, and Easton; a sister, Sadie Ennis. She was preceded in death by her husband Don; parents, James and Maryann Griffiths; five brothers, Bill, Johnny, Gerry, Ray, and Bob; and two sisters, Rebecca and Marietta.
In accordance with her wishes, no services will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com for the Veach family.
Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, North Carolina.