OBITUARY: Cassandra VanVeghten, 39

Below is an obituary from Mayhew Funeral Homes:

MEREDITH, NH — Cassandra VanVeghten, 39, of Dracut, Mass., died July 20, 2022, after a long struggle with cancer. Born August 7, 1982, she was the daughter of Rudy and Cheryl VanVeghten of Meredith.

She was a member of the Inter-Lakes High School, Class of 2001, and participated on the school’s state championship girls’ cross-country ski team. She graduated with honors from Northeastern University, Boston, in 2007, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic arts with a specialization in photography. Since her graduation, she worked in the field of graphic arts with Blue Raven Technology of Wilmington, Mass., and OEM XS, Inc., of Salem, N.H. In addition to her passion for photography, she enjoyed gardening and outdoor activities.

In addition to her parents, she leaves behind her boyfriend, Robby Velez, and children Isabel and RJ Velez, all of Dracut, Mass.; her brother Ethan VanVeghten and nephew Gavin VanVeghten of Laconia; aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Calling hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home, Meredith, on Monday, July 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. A private burial service will take place at Oakland Cemetery, Meredith Center.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Cassandra VanVeghten

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