Wilmington - On Sunday, February 14, 2021, Vera Z. Griest, age 90, died suddenly and peacefully surrounded by her family.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, Vera was the daughter of the late Nikon and Mary Zabenko. Vera lived the majority of her life in Wilmington, DE. She retired after many years as the Supervisor of Transportation for Columbia Gas Systems, Corporate Headquarters. Vera was past President of Millcreek Fire Company Ladies Auxillary and a lifetime member. She was an avid reader, at times, reading a book a day. Vera loved the beach and spending time with her family. She was a fabulous cook and her "beach beans," were enjoyed by all. Most of all, Vera devoted her life to her family.