2018-02-13 / Obituaries

Violet J. Vail

Violet J. Vail, of Kerrville, Texas, formerly of Walton, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 1, 2018 at the Villagio in Kerrville, Texas, following a long illness.

Violet is survived by her loving family, two daughters, Diane Theiss of Kerrville, Texas; and Linda and Joseph Pescatore of West Haverstraw; one son, Thomas J. Vail of Walton; grandchildren Julie and Andrew, Jennifer and Flordelino, Kendra and Doug, Karey, and Tony and Dara; great-grandchildren Daryl, Phoebe, Kaitlyn, Owen and Joseph; one sister, Helen Johnston of Jacksonville, Ala.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by a grandson, Billy Vail, two brothers, Allan and John Johnston and a son-in-law, Darryl Theiss.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, Feb. 16, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend Street, Walton, where services will be held at 2 with Pastor Kent Terchunian, officiating.

Memorial contributions in Violet’s memory may be made to American Cancer Society, 13 Beech Street, Johnson City, NY 13790 or Alzheimer’s Association, Building 4, Suite 405, Washington Avenue Ext. Albany, NY 12205-5515.

Condolences may be made to the family online at

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