OPP veteran of 31 years
W.W. Vern Wilson of Ottawa, died June 26, 2010 following a long battle with cancer. He was 67.
He was born March 20, 1943 in Foresters Falls, Ont., the son of the late Maurice Wilson and Muriel Waite. He was predeceased by two sisters; Merle and Gloria. He leaves behind his sister, Wanda Meilleur of Pembroke, his son, Tom (Glenda) Wilson of Toronto, his daughter, Kelly (Jason) Porteous of Osgoode, and four grandchildren; Earl, Abigail, Isaac, and Eliza Jane.
Vern was a proud member of the Ontario Provincial Police where he completed 31 years of dedicated service to the force, working across the province in Morrisburg, Winchester, Sharbot Lake, Owen Sound, Hawkesbury, and finally Kanata, where he retired in 1994.
A memorial visitation will be held at the Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, 141 Renfrew St. in Pembroke, today, Wed., June 30, from 9:30 am until time of the service in the chapel at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Online donations/condolences are available