It is with extreme sorrow that the family of Verna Mae Mello announce her passing in the early morning hours of Monday, June 1st, 2015. Verna passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 82 at “The Pines” – Kimberley Special Care Home.
Verna was born in Pinkham, Saskatchewan on December 21st, 1932. Her parents were Harry and Dorothy Ward. She worked for many years at the Cranbrook Safeway and many will remember her smiling face and quick wit.
Verna is survived by Mike Mello, her husband of 33 years; son Brent (Valerie) St. John and daughters Janette St. John and Michele (Larry) Adams. She will be missed by her four grandchildren Samantha, Katie, Darren and Colin and her sisters-in-law Rita Ward, Denise Nybo (Don) and Darlene Stevenson (Ernie) as well as 7 nieces and nephews and their families. Verna was predeceased by her parents and her brothers Cliff and Marvin.
A Celebration of Life for Verna will be held at a later date.