Cobleskill- Herta Mary Vrooman, 82, of Pine Street, Cobleskill died Saturday, May 2, 2020 while in the care of her Schoharie ARC family where she had resided for many years.
Born November 15, 1937 in Sharon Springs, she was the daughter of the late Herbert L. and Rosemary (Rafferty) Vrooman, Sr.
Herta Mary was non-verbal and spent 56 years of her life at home in Sharon Springs before becoming a resident of the former Eden Park Nursing Home in Cobleskill until its closing. She had been a client of ARC during her stay at Eden Park and then became a resident of the ARC Pine St. residence. She attended the ARC DayHab Program in Schoharie. She loved dolls and being with family and friends. She was of Catholic faith.
She is survived by her siblings: James (Shirley)Vrooman, Sr. of Cobleskill, Bernadetta Vrooman, Mary Ann (Edwin) Larkin and Herbert L. (Connie) Vrooman, Jr. all of Sharon Springs; along with nephews James (Joanie) Vrooman, Jr., Douglas Vrooman and Mark (Marianne)Vrooman, and nieces Angela Vrooman Witham and Lucinda Vrooman (Gery Rockwell) and several great and step nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service will be held at Slate Hill Cemetery, Sharon, NY.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Schoharie ARC, PO Box 307, Schoharie, NY 12157.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill, NY.
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Schoharie County ARC
PO Box 307, Schoharie NY 12157