Frederick "Vern" NEAR

NEAR, Frederick "Vern" - Suddenly as the result of a plane accident on Saturday, May 24, 2014. Vern, in his 78th year, beloved husband of Pat for 58 years. Loving father of Katharine (Lee) Thompson, Heather (Russell) Moore, Lisa (Terry) Sidor, Gregory and the late Richard (LuAnne). Devoted grandfather of Christopher, Brad, Stacey, Bryce, Logan, Brittany, Victor, Deona and Cody and great- grandfather of Khalil, Benjamin and Jordan. Predeceased by his brother Earl. A private family service will be held at a later date. In memory, contributions to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the would be appreciated. To send expressions of sympathy visit

Funeral Home

J.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home
11582 Trafalgar Road Georgetown, ON L7G 4S6
(905) 877-3631

Published in the Toronto Star on May 26, 2014