In loving memory of Verda Beadle, 79, of Rainycrest Home for the Aged, Fort Frances, Ont., who passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002 with her family by her side.
Verda was born April 25, 1922 in Burriss Township, Ont. to Glen and Susan Norris. She was united in marriage to Andrew Beadle in 1940 and together they lived in Burriss until 1965, when they moved to Fort Frances.
She worked as a chambermaid at the White Pine and various other businesses in the area. Verda also enjoyed her time at the day hospital at La Verendrye General Hospital, helping out in the kitchen and with other patients.
She loved to sing and socialize, and was an avid walker.
She was predeceased by her parents, Glen and Susan Norris; husband, Andrew on May 23, 1979; son, Ronald Beadle on Jan. 29, 2001; sisters, Della Rae Soleene and Berna Fay Norris; son-in-law, Ralph McMahon; and her dear friend, Martin Niskala.
Verda leaves behind her sons, Norval Beadle of Fort Frances, Ont., and Donald and wife, Carla Beadle, of Peterborough, Ont.; daughter, Glenda McMahon of Fort Frances, Ont.; daughter-in-law, Gwen Beadle of Fort Frances, Ont.; grandchildren, Dennis Mc-Mahon, Shailynn (Justin) Shipley, Becky McMahon, Don (Heather) Beadle, Micheal (Tianna) Beadle, John (Tina) Beadle, and Andrea Beadle; great-grandchildren, Brenna, Kelis, and Carissa; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 4, 2002 from 7 until 9 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002 at 2 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances, with Rev. Marietta Marshall officiating.
Interment will take place at the Devlin Cemetery in Devlin, Ont. at a later date.
Pallbearers will be Ray Mose, Richard Poss, Dennis McMahon, Micheal Beadle, John Beadle, and Bob Radbourne.
If friends so desire, in memoriam donations may be made to the Day Hospital c/o La Verendrye General Hospital, 110 Victoria Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 2B7, or to the Salvation Army, 316 Victoria Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 2C2.