Barbra Claire Vetrano
January 9, 2021


Hampstead resident Barbara C. Vetrano, 87, died on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center in Wilmington, NC.

The first-born child to William Henry Van Tassell and Ada Beatrice Craig, Barbara was born in Tarrytown, N.Y. in 1933 and baptized in The Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow. Barbara graduated from Washington Irving High School and Southern Seminary and Junior College.

Barbara was married at the Church of Transfiguration on May 24, 1958 to her husband Donald “Sonny” Vetrano (who died in 2006.) She was a beloved wife, daughter, sister, and aunt. Barbara was dearly loved by her family and friends and enjoyed traveling up and down the East Coast and spending time with them. She also loved to read and research the Van Tassell family history.

She will rest in peace with her husband and grandparents at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, N.Y.

Arrangements are in the care of Coastal Cremations, 6 Jacksonville Street, Wilmington, NC 28403

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