Vera Lax, a longtime resident of White Plains, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 29, 2020, at the age of 77.
Vera is survived by her beloved husband, Dr. Alan Lax, her loving daughter, Dr. Liz Lax. She was predeceased by her devoted brother, Joseph Carpentieri.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Vera's memory should be made to The White Plains Hospital COVID-19 Relief Fund, please click the tab on the side of the page to donate.
The family will be present on Sunday, November 1, 2020 from 2-5 PM at Ruggiero & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 732 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, New York 10704. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, November 2, 2020 – 10 AM at Ruggiero & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 732 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, New York 10704. Vera will be laid to rest at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 10 West Stevens Avenue- Hawthorne, New York 10532.
Please Note: Due to CDC guidelines, we are required (by law) to limit the visitation to a maximum of 50 guests at a time. If you are not immediate family, please consider making your visit a brief one.
Please wear a mask upon entry into the Funeral Home. If you are not feeling well or do not feel comfortable, please DO NOT enter the Funeral Home.
Our facility at 732 Yonkers Avenue is independently owned & operated by Richard & Michael Ruggiero. This location is staffed by Michael, Eileen, Michelle & Andrew Ruggiero and Jessica Martins. At this time, this is the only facility owned and operated by the Ruggiero family