McLellan, Verna – after a lengthy illness at QHC-Belleville General Hospital on Thursday, September 5th, 2013 in her 73rd year.  Daughter of the late Bernard and Esther Riehl.  Beloved wife of Peter McLellan of Belleville.  Loving mother of Ian. Verna is remembered by her sister, Marjorie (Doug) Cushman of St. Catharines, by her sisters-in-law Chris Riehl and Dianne (John) McFeeters, Lynn Christenson and Valerie (Joe) Saldarelli and by several nieces and nephews.  She is predeceased by her brother Bernard Riehl.  Verna was involved in her community as a strong advocate for people with developmental challenges. 

A Memorial Service celebrating Verna’s life will be held at St. Matthew’s United Church, 25 Holloway St, Belleville on Saturday, September 14th at 3:00 p.m. 

Memorial Donations to St. Matthew’s United Church (613-967-1511) or to Autism Ontario (1-866-495-4680) would be appreciated. 

 Cremation Arrangements entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, Belleville,  (613 968-2273)

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