VERMUE, Edward Henricus – At McGarrell Place on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013, Edward Henricus Vermue of London in his 79th year. Survived by his loving wife and best friend of 56 years, Catherine; sons Michael (Jayme), Mark (Melody), Ed (Kim); grandchildren Mitchell (Lauren), Spencer, Kristin (Josh), Nicole (Casey), Charlotte and Maya, and great-grandchildren Ruby, Blythe and Olivia. Also survived by his brothers and sisters Henk (Leny 2007), Clasien Groenewegen (John), Annette Van Kempen (Tony), Marlies Buren (Cays 2002), Tom (Judy) (Marlene 1996), Eleanor Brenders (Bert), Trudy McCarthy (Doug), Bill (Betty Jean). Also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father Jacob (1996) and his mother Mathilde (2002). Edward retired from Bell Canada and was a long time member of the Telephone Pioneers. He volunteered at St. Joseph’s Hospital for 20 years in the IHAP Program, was a member of St. Peter’s Basilica choir for 25 years, had a lifelong interest in photography and was a member of the London Camera Club. Visitation will be held at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Sunday, May 26th, 2013 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish, 777 Valetta Street, on Monday, May 27th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Edward are asked to consider the Parkinson Society, Southwestern Ontario Region, McGarrell Place Palliative Care Team or St. Joseph’s Hospice. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com
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