A lifetime resident of the area, Yvonne Veley passed away suddenly at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Friday, August 30, 2013. She was 75.
Yvonne “Vonnie” was born in Chesterville, on March 13, 1938, to her parents Napoleon and Mildred Paul (nee Price). In December of 1955, she married Fred Veley, and together they had three children Bill, Linda and Joanne.
Vonnie worked at RCA in Prescott for a number of years before going to work at Beavers Dental in Morrisburg, until she retired.
As an avid golfer she was part of the executive for the Morrisburg Golf Club. She liked getting together with family/friends and neighbours. Vonnie and Fred always took turns having parties and great times were had by all, with jokes and pranks.
Vonnie’s morning ritual started with a coffee with Janis. Together they would talk about memories of their many years as close friends.
Vonnie loved going to Ompah and spending time with the Mabo family. Sometimes she would go with Fred, and other times she travelled to Ompah by herself.
She also enjoyed going on bus tours with her friends. She loved going to the casino and had her best trip to Las Vegas with her niece Cheri.
Her passion for quilting supplied many family and friends with works of art that they will always cherish.
Vonnie was dear mother of Bill (Nicole) Veley of Russell, Linda (John) St. Denis of R.R.# 3 Williamsburg and Joanne (Norm) Stone of Morrisburg.
She is survived by siblings Isabel Hunter of Ingleside, Rita (Jack) Meunier of Ottawa, Patricia (Reg) Hutt of Chesterville and Gail VanGessel of Chesterville, by her sisters-in-law Dorothy Paul of Chesterville, Muriel McLean of Morrisburg, Betty (Donnie) Casselman of Cornwall and by her brother-in-law Reggie (Linda) Veley of Morrisburg.
She was predeceased by her husband Fred, her grandson Jason Hill, her parents Napoleon and Mildred Paul (nee Price), her sisters Irene Brodeur, Clara Barkley, Rose St. Pierre, Eileen Barkley and her brothers Sonny and Emmett Paul.
Vonnie will be fondly remembered by grandchildren Tyler, Tracie, Whitney, Casey, Sierra and by her great-grandchildren Jeremy, Josh, MacKenzie, Brooklyn, Skylar, Emma and Bryce. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
There was no visitation at the funeral home. A private family graveside service will be held at Spruce Haven Cemetery, Brinston.
Donations to Dundas County Hospice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.