Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Eva M. Verta

Passed away on October 28, 2020

Eva M. Verta (nee Riccio), age 92. Late of Dyer, Indiana formerly of the East Side and Lansing. Passed away surrounded by her family on October 28, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Remo Verta. Loving mother of Michelina (late Alberto) Cappello, Giuseppe (Lidia) Verta, Mike (Pamela) Verta, Rosina (Luigi) Giovane, Marisa (Mark) Richardson, and Nancy (Ken) DeVries. Loving adoptive mother of Sue Taylor and Kelly McKay. Cherished grandmother of Salvatore, Susan, Eva, Laura, Lisa, Jillian, Michael, Pasquale, Timothy, Gianna, Gunnar, Grace, Grant, Erik, Danielle and Trevor. Dearest great grandmother of Robby, Emily, Samantha, Matthew, Dino, Lorenzo, Lexi, Luca, Emilia, Chloe, Maddy, Ava, Landon, Jason, Toni, Gia, Hallie, Maverick and Dane. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Eva is preceded in death by her parents and brothers and sisters. Her family was the priority and greatest joy of her life. Her vibrant spirit and generous kindness always made you feel like you were one of her own.

Visitation Monday, November 2, 2020 from 2-9 pm. Funeral Services Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 9:45 am from the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11300 W. 97th LN. (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th LN.) St. John to St. Michael Church, Schererville. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 am. Entombment Holy Cross Mausoleum. Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, if you are attending the visitation or funeral services, masks are required. For more information 219-365-3474 or www.elmwoodchapel.com


Prayers at Elmwood Funeral Chapel
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 9:45 am

Funeral Mass:
St. Michael Church
1 W. Wilhelm
Schererville, Indiana 46375
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 10:30 am

Holy Cross Mausoleum
801 Michigan City Road
Calumet City, Illinois 60409

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm

"We will all miss you, Ma. Thanks for always treating me like a king when we would visit. You always hear the jokes about mothers-in-law, but none of them applied to you. I couldn’t have asked for a nicer and more loving mother-in-law. "
- Mark Richardson
October 30, 2020 11:28 am

" My deepest sympathy. "
- Vicky Watson
October 30, 2020 8:22 pm

"My Dearest Eva, Our amazing porch conversations and exchange of snacks will always remain near and dear to my heart! May your memory remain eternal. Love, Supica-Gerrity Family"
- Millie Supica
October 31, 2020 11:47 am

"Thirty-two years ago Eva (and Remo) welcomed us into the warmth of their loving family when our Mark married their beautiful Marisa. She shared with us her love and thoughtfulness and her wonderful Italian family. We will miss her smile and loving ways, but we will keep her in our hearts forever. "
- Dorinne & Frank Richardson
November 1, 2020 9:01 am

Candles Lit
" “I am the Light of the world; the one who follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have light and life” (John 8:12) Mamma, May you be in the light of our Lord,May be hold you in his arms. Now you can think clearly and recognize all your loved ones. I love you and will miss you💖"
- Marisa
October 29, 2020 11:09 pm

"We will all miss you, Ma. Thanks for always treating me like a king whenever we would come to visit. You always hear jokes about mothers-in-law, but none of those ever applied to you. I couldn’t have asked for a nicer and more loving mother-in-law."
- Mark Richardson
October 30, 2020 11:31 am