Friday, 20 January 2012 00:00
Vera Cross, of Glen Cove, died peacefully on Jan. 5, 2012 at age 93. She was a head ice skating professional at the Beaver Dam Winter Sports Club 1972 - 1998. Vera Cross was the head skating professional of the Parkwood Ice Rink between 1950 and 1972. She was the last and only head ice skating professional ever appointed at Parkwood. Vera was a wonderful ice skating teacher and taught so many of our residents, the beautiful sport of figure skating. The children and grandchildren of her students can be seen at the rink on any given weekend. Loving mother of Ginny Outten and proud grandmother of Ross and Sarah Outten. Service held at St. John’s of Lattingtown. Interment St. John’s Memorial Garden. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. John’s. Arrangements by Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove.