Obituaries

Vernon Thomas McGilveary of Varney, passed away surrounded by his family at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at the age of 66. Best friend and loving husband of 44 years to Lorraine (Hyslop). Dear father of Kenneth (Amanda), Thomas (Sherry), all of Hanover and Joseph of Arthur. Vern will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Kaitlynn (Samson) of Listowel and Megan (Malcolm) of Hanover. Loving step-grandfather of Alicia Winter (Bill McBride) of Clifford and step great-grandfather and guardian angel to Madison McBride. Vern will be lovingly remembered by his brothers, Herb (Elizabeth), Murray, Lawrence (Arlene) and sisters Blanche Beckett, Reta Steward, Sharon (Arthur) Becker. He will be sadly missed by sister-in-law Marion (Don) McAllister of Paisley. Vern was predeceased by siblings Dean, Lyle, Nelson, Jean and Mazie as well as Alex in infancy (1932). Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Thursday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Vern’s life will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 1 p.m. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Durham Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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