Vern B.

Date de décès:
jeudi 11 mai 2006

The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON

Moore, Vern B. Moore, Vern B. It is with trust in God's love that we announce the death of our beloved Vern on May 11, 2006. He was born in Toronto on September 23, 1922. After graduating from High School he served for two years in the Army during World War II. Upon his return home he entered the newspaper media business. He was married in 1948 to Leonore Hayes and together they raised 4 children. Vern's career lead him to become National Advertising Manager for Ottawa Le Droit, a French daily newspaper that he would eventually retire from after forty years of service. He loved the newspaper business and he excelled in it. For many years he was Chairman of the Board of Providence Villa and Hospital. He loved the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and all that it stands for. For over 40 years he was an active member of the Society in his parish as well as serving on both the National and Provincial Boards. He was a member of the Board of the Council of Catholic Charities of Toronto and he served as the Director of Public Relations for the Canadian Red Cross Society organizing among other things, the annual Mayor's Blood Donor Clinic. He also delivered Meals on Wheels in East York. He was a member of the Serra Club of Toronto and a member of the Equestrian Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre. He continued to work with these and other organizations throughout his retirement years. He is survived by his wife Leonore and their family: Rev. Thomas Moore; Patricia and her husband Paul Kennedy; Neil and his wife Cheryl; Jim and his wife Jane; his grandchildren Gerard, Andrew, Theresa, Paula, Patrick, John, Mary and Clare and his brother Orland. Visitation will be at the Paul O'Connor Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Avenue East on Saturday from 7 - 9 p.m. and Sunday from 3 - 5 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m., Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday at 10:00 a.m. In Our Lady of Fatima R. C. Church, 3170 St. Clair Avenue East with internment at Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Ontario Central Council, the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Providence Healthcare in Scarborough or the Alzheimer's Society of Toronto would be appreciated. Vern, Requiescat in pace. The Globe and Mail, 2006-05-13

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