STROUD, Vernon 'Vern' Robert - Lived a life of gentleness and kindness. He passed away peacefully at Freeport Health Centre on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at the age of 86 years.
Beloved husband of Doreen Dietrich for 9 years. Vern was a loving and devoted husband for 40 years to his late wife Doris 'Arlene' Stroud (nee Sutherland) (1999).
Dear father of Robert Stroud (Theresa) and Mary-Jane Clarry (Dan). Cherished grandfather of Ashleigh, Lindsay, Abigail, Eliza, and Thomas.
Dear brother of Fred Stroud (Joan), Lorna Krauss, and Marnie Rothwell (Jack).
Predeceased by his parents Velma and Alfred Stroud.
Vern's family will receive relatives and friends at Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre, Kitchener, on Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 pm. Funeral service will be held at Highland Baptist Church, 135 Highland Rd. W., Kitchener, on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 11:00 am, with Rev. Dr. Das Sydney officiating.
If desired, memorial donations would be appreciated to Highland Baptist Church, Kitchener, ON, or to the Canadian Cancer Society, Kitchener.
Special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff at St. Mary's Hospital and Freeport Hospital for their kindness and care.