. ROSS, Vern 1926-2014 . Vern Ross, born in Mouse Jaw, passed away peacefully on July 30th 2014. Survived by his loving wife Rose, and sons Douglas and Michael Ross. . Vern was very active in the 1st Lutheran Church in the 60's and 70's including a brief role as president, he was also leader of both cubs and scouts. . Vern was a great lover of music and instilled this in his sons. He had an extensive knowledge of old-time tunes and played piano almost right to the end. Vern was an avid golfer and snooker player, as a member of Beach Grove for several decades. . Vern, a Veteran of the army was soft-spoken and understated in his demeanor, and conducted himself with politeness and grace, not to be taken for granted, and embraced all the changes of the 20th Century with curiosity and wonder. . The family would like to thank all the staff at Mountain View Manor in Ladner. . A private Graveside Service will be held by the family at Boundary Bay where Vern is being laid to rest. . Delta Funeral Home (604) 946-6040
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Published in The Delta Optimist from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2014