St Michael's World Apostolate, SMWA

Veronica of the Cross
Wake: August 5-6, 1995

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Veronica Lueken, the seer of Bayside, in repose. Heaven has given her the name "Veronica of the Cross" for the many years of suffering she endured as a victim soul. She passed away on August 3, 1995 at the age of 72.
Private Viewing
Saturday, August 5, 1995
Praying the Rosary. The first viewing was private. Family and a few close friends were invited. Veronica's children are seated in the front row. (l to r) Larry, Tom and Linda. Arthur Jr. came the next day (he was disabled and in a nursing home). To the right of Linda is Mary DeBlasio, Veronica's close friend. Behind Larry is Regina Fox, longtime pilgrimage organizer.
Mary DeBlasio with Veronica
Arthur kisses his beloved wife
 
Public Viewing
Sunday, August 6, 1995
Veronica's husband, Arthur, with Fr. Robert Skurla
Fr. Robert Fitsimmons and Fr. Robert Skurla begin the wake service.
Veronica's close friend, Perry Montemaro
Pilgrims offer their prayers
Devotees praying the Rosary at the viewing. Most of the 400 pilgrims attending made the 3-hour trip after the August 6th Sunday Holy Hour. All points of the U.S. were represented.
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