BarkovskyVernPaperBarkovsky, Henry “Vern”   78 years, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 30, 2013 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Dear and devoted husband of Erna (Konrad) for over 53 years. Loving father of David and his wife Tanya, Linda Barkovsky and husband David King, Paul and his wife Leasa. Beloved Opa of 4 grandchildren. Dear brother of Betty Rodway and husband Cal, Rita Neudorf and husband Peter, John Barkovsky, brother-in-law Bob Dyck, brother-in-law Bill Konrad and wife Marlene, sister-in-law Margaret Kroeker and husband Henry. Predeceased by his mother and father Agatha and John Barkovsky, and sister Kathy Dyck. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Vern’s life will be held at Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East, on Friday, January 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home (Music Therapy) or to the Parkinson Society. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at

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