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Velma Esson

Velma Esson

Monday, April 15, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for Velma Grace Esson (McGill)

Velma Grace Esson (nee McGill) entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Monday April 15, 2019.Velma, in her 97th year was the beloved wife of the late Murray Esson, daughter of the late Elva and Roland McGill. Much loved by Murray's children, the late Michael (Kathy) Esson, and the late Marilyn (Mark) Pearce. Velma was the dear Grandma and Bubba to five. Velma was predeceased by her siblings: Muriel (Earl) Kennedy, Gerald (Alice) McGill, Carlisle (Audrey) McGill, and Dawn (Douglas) McDonald. Velma was the much loved and admired aunt, great-aunt, and great, great-aunt to many. Velma left home as a young woman to make her mark on the world. With her characteristic courage, strength, and humour, she accomplished that in ways that very few people do. She was always interested in the world around her and especially interested in the people she loved. She cared deeply, gave generously, and laughed heartily. We are all better for having known her. Velma will be sadly missed and will be remembered with love and smiles. Special thanks go to her friends and the staff at Lakeland Village in Lindsay for their kindness, their caring support, and their companionship. In keeping with Velma's wishes, cremation has taken place. Interment at Yelverton Cemetery, Saturday April 27th, 2019 at 1pm. A time of fellowship will follow at the Janetville Hall from 1:30p.m.- 3:30p.m.

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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Yelverton Cemetery
    Yelverton Road at Highway 7A
    Yelverton, Ontario
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    Saturday, April 27, 2019
    1:00pm
    Officiant
    Reverend Mary Margaret Boone
  • Interment

    Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Yelverton Cemetery
    321 Yelverton Road
    Yelverton, Ontario
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    Saturday, April 27, 2019
    1:00pm
  • Reception

    Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Janetville Community Centre
    700 Janetville Road
    Janetville, Ontario
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    Saturday, April 27, 2019
    1:30pm - 3:30pm

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Dianne Merrick has honored the life of Velma Grace Esson (McGill) by planting a memorial tree.
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Dianne Merrick

In your honour, Velma. I will never forget our times together and all that you taught me. Love you forever.
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Dianne Merrick planted a memorial tree for Velma Esson
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