Haverhill — Natalie Futrell Veasey, a life long resident of Haverhill and a summer resident of Squirrel Island, Maine died October 17, 2012. She was born Natalie Margaret Futrell on January 14, 1926 the daughter of Susan Whittaker and Little Berry Futrell.
A member of the Haverhill High School, Class of 1943 she pursued her higher education at Endicott Junior College. She was a World War II bride of Navy Lieutenant (jg) Arthur Hale Veasey, Jr., also of Haverhill. Mrs. Veasey was active locally in volunteer work for the Florence Crittenden League and later as a member of the Hale Hospital Auxiliary serving as its Chairwoman in 1972. She especially delighted in her role as a Cub Scout den mother and was a devoted member of the First Universalist-Unitarian Church.
Mrs. Veasey is survived by her husband and loving family which includes her daughter, Leslie Veasey Schade and her husband F. Tucker of Blue Bell, Pa.; son, Arthur Hale Veasey III and his wife Susan of West Newbury; and son, Robert Anderson Veasey of Chicago. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Sylenda Schade Graf (Tom), Stephanie Schade Thibodeau (Ray), F. Tucker Schade, Jr. (Beth), Helen Hale Veasey and Robert Arthur Veasey, as well as three great-grandsons, William Hale Thibodeau, Jackson Charles Graf and Nicholas Schade Graf.
ARRANGEMENTS: Arrangements by Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill were private. Online condolences may be sent to www.dcsfuneralhome.com