Renetta Hayman Vasos

September 9, 1940 - March 8, 2017
Renetta Hayman Vasos

Renetta Hayman Vasos, 76, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Renetta was born September 9, 1940 in Chicago, IL. She was the daughter of the late Harold and Lillian Levin Hayman. She graduated Thornton Fractional North in Calument City, IL. in 1958. Renetta was a dedicated and loving stay-at-home mom until her youngest child became a teenager. Then she worked 26 years in the banking industry and retired from RBC-Centura in 2008. She was an avid shopper and Mahjog player, and a member of Hadassah and The Ladies Concordia Society.

She was married to the late, Thomas Vasos, (d.2013) and together they raised four, wonderful children. 2 sons: Todd Vasos & fiancé, Sandy Pratt of Nashville, TN., and Troy Vasos & wife Teresa of Wilmington. 2 daughters: Trisha Vasos and Tina Vasos-Cameron, both of Wilmington. Also surviving, her sister, Marsha Woods (Curt) of Calumet City, IL. Renetta was also blessed with seven grandchildren: Megan Vasos-Starnes (David), Marah Vasos, Cliff Vasos (Megan), Chad Vasos, Leah Vasos, Lexie Cameron-Gurganious (Chase) and Savannah Vasos. She also received an extra blessing to witness six, great-grandchildren born into the family.

Memorial service will be Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Temple of Israel, located at 4th and Market Streets and conducted by Rabbi Paul Sidlofski. Inurnment will follow the service at Temple of Israel cemetery.

The family will begin sitting Shiva and accepting condolences at the home Sunday from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM and again on Monday & Tuesday from 6:30 PM until 9:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Temple of Israel general fund. P.O. Box 488, Wilmington, NC 28402 or http://www.temple-of-israel.org/donate-sp-741

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  • June 19, 2022
    Janell Moser says:
    Was going through our high school Year Book and came upon a photo of "Ronnie". I remember her well. Such beautiful soul. Always happy and sweet and caring. We hadany good times together. Please accept my deepest sympathy on your loss.

  • March 09, 2017
    Mark Batson lit a candle:
    Lit since March 9, 2017 at 3:41:38 PM

  • March 10, 2017
    Kathy Ogles says:
    Though your heart is heavy, may your mother's love, caring and beauitful memories surround you and give you peace and solace. Those are forver gifts no one can ever take away. Thoughts and prayers be with you and all of your family.

  • March 10, 2017
    Audry Bickwid says:
    Vasos Family, so very sorry to hear about the loss of your Beautiful Mother. May her memory be kept alive by her children grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.

  • March 10, 2017
    wiobits says:
    To the Vasos Family, I worked with Renetta at the bank and I am sorry to hear of her passing. Renetta was a fun person to work with at the bank. Barbara Horrell