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Shirley Lillian Verge December 12, 1929 - February 23, 2024

Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on Friday, February 23rd 2024  at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, Newfoundland, age 94 years.  Predeceased by her loving husband of 62 years Louis. Left with fond and loving memories her three daughters: Amy Verge (Ken Kwasniak), Dorothy Dewling (Ron) and Edith Maloney (Jim); two sons: Randolph (Evelyn) and Richard (Margo): ten grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Resting at St. John The Evangelist Church, New Bonaventure.

We wish to thank the Doctors, Nurses and Staff at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville for their extremely professional support and care of our Mom this past week. As well, we wish to thank Kim Barney, Annette Feehan and staff at Shirley’s Haven for their exceptional care, love and unwavering support these past 5 years.

Visitation from 2 – 4 PM and 7 – 9 PM,  Monday, February 26th 2024 at St. John The Evangelist Church, New Bonaventure.  Funeral service at 2 PM, Tuesday, February 27th 2024. Interment to follow at St. Luke’s Cemetery, Old Bonaventure. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. John The Evangelist Church, New Bonaventure or St. Luke’s Cemetery, Old Bonaventure.

Funeral service at 2 PM, Tuesday, February 27th 2024 at St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church, New Bonaventure.


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    Larry and Bernice Reid says

    Sorry for your loss. Condolences to the family. RIP Shirley

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    Charles and Virginia Morris says

    To the verge family, sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. May the beautiful memories you made keep you going until you meet again. She was a beautiful woman always loved our visit with her. God bless.

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    JIM & Rosalind KELLY Topsail C.B.S. says

    To The Verge & Maloney Family , Edith we are so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing, Please accept our sincere and heartfelt condolences to you and mom’s family and friends Shirley May Your Gentle Soul Rest In Heavenly Peace And Rise In Glory. God Bless You All.

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    Cassie and Derek says

    Edith and Jim and families,
    Sending you our deepest condolences on the passing of your mother. She lived to a good old age. Treasure your many memories.

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    Gloria Squires (Stringer) says

    To Amy and your family. Sorry to read of your mom’s passing.Please accept my sincere condolences.

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    Gregory Short says

    Sorry for your loss. Condolences to you and your family.

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    Mike and Yvette says

    Sincerest condolences to the entire Verge family on your sad loss. May all the happy memories you have bring you comfort. Rest in Peace Nan Verge.

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    Larry and Diane says

    We were very saddened to hear of Shirley’s passing. She was a lovely person who has left a wonderful legacy as evidenced by her large and devoted family. Shirley will definitely be missed by her family and many other people in her circle. Our condolences to all the members of her family. Rest in Peace Shirley – we were blessed to have known you.

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    Newman and Vella Harris says

    Randy and, Evelyn ,
    Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing., Our condolences and prayers
    durind this sad time.

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    Derek Mallows says

    Dorothy, Amy, Edith, Randy & Rick,
    So sorry to hear of Aunt Shirley’s passing. We have some very fond memories of her living back in Old Bonaventure . We have been going there since I was a kid with Mom & Dad and still as of last year when myself and Mom had the pleasure of meeting up with Aunt Shirley while she was in the home . Mom was so excited to see her and Aunt Shirley knew who we were , God Love her xo.
    Pls accept our deepest of Condolences on her passing a beautiful lady .
    Derek/ Wanda Mallows

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    Linda Fry says

    Edith and Family:
    So sorry to read of your Mother’s passing. I hope your precious memories will bring you comfort in the coming days.

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    Terry King says

    My condolences to the family.

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