Verna Isabelle (nee: Northey) RUTHERFORD


Verna Isabelle (nee: Northey)

Sept.26, 1922 – Red Deer,

Feb. 5, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Verna Isabelle Rutherford, passed away peacefully in Calgary on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the age of 91 years. She was a long term resident of Calgary residing on Scotsman Hill and a long standing member at Central United Church and has spent the last eleven years at Trinity Lodge. Verna will be lovingly remembered by her sister Lorraine Hook of Qualicum Beach, B.C., nephew Brent Hook, nieces Brenda Hook, Maureen Cherkas and Jeri Nickerson and many grand nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband George, parents Bryon and Gertrude, sister Ona and brother Lewis. As per Verna’s wishes the family will Celebrate her life privately. Condolences may be forwarded through:

In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Verna’s name may be made directly to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Calgary & Area Chapter, 150, 110 Quarry Park Blvd. S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 3G3 Telephone: (403) 250-7090,

A special thank you to Dr. Lara Nixon and palliative care nurse Debbie Hoey and the staff at Southwood Hospice.

In living memory of Verna Rutherford, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by



Park Memorial Chapel,

5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5,

Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.

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