On Saturday, February 8, 2020 in her 90th year, Verna died peacefully at home surrounded by family.
She was called home by her Lord and Saviour, leaving her beloved husband, Gordon.
Mom/Grandma will be sadly missed by her six children, Laurel (Bob), Tom (Mary), Nancy Duncan, Carol (Robert), Brian (Sandy), Dan (Laurie); sixteen grandchildren, Rebecca (Chris), Tim, Kyle (Samantha), Corey (Hayley), Kristofer (Davita), Ken (Rebekka), Astrid, Allison (Adam), Simon (Brittney), Emily, Amelia (Luke), Rachel, Ben, Abby, George, Charlotte and six great-grandchildren, Scarlett, Emerson, Blakely, Sebastian, Lenna, Beckham.
She will also be missed by her brother David and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to Dr. S. Forbes and to Verna's palliative team, for their compassionate services and excellent care, especially Dr. M. Borchuk, Nisha, and Farima.
Special thanks to the many family, friends, neighbours, who have shared their love and support, including meals, treats, snow removal and other offers of assistance.
Family and friends will be received at THE SIMPLE ALTERNATIVE - PICKERING, 1057 Brock Road, Pickering, (905) 686-5589, on Saturday, February 15, 2020; 1:00 visitation, 2:00 celebration of life, reception will follow.
Donations to the Salvation Army, the Yonge Street Mission, Samaritan's Purse or a CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.
Condolences may be offered at mountpleasantgroup.com.