Verna Iona Flegg

Verna Iona Flegg (nee Gilroy) passed away peacefully at Kemptville District Hospital on Fri., Sept. 8, 2017 in her 93rd year.
She was the loving mother of Jean Sloan (Cleland) of Mountain, Lois Keyes (Dale) of South Mountain, and John (Susan) of Calgary, Alta. She was the cherished grandmother of Jason and Todd (Heather) Sloan; and Conrad and Grant Flegg (Morgan Rattray); and great-grandmother of Trent and Camden Sloan. Verna is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Keith, in 2012; her parents, John and Grace (nee Scott) Gilroy; and her sisters, Eileen Graham and Dorothy Suddaby.
Friends and family were invited to visit at the Kemptville Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 805 Prescott St., on Tues., Sept. 12 from 10 am to 12 pm, immediately followed by the funeral in the chapel at 12 pm. Interment took place at Spruce Haven Cemetery in Brinston.
In memory of Verna, donations to the Bayfield Manor Activity Fund or St. John’s United Church would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
The family would like to sincerely thank the dedicated staff of Bayfield who cared for both Mom and Dad over the years. Thanks are also extended to the D5 staff of the Ottawa Civic Hospital, and to the devoted staff at Kemptville District Hospital.
Condolences, tributes and donations may be made at Hulse, Playfair and McGarry (613-258-2435) or online at