McFarlane, Velda Mae

McFarlane, Velda Mae

March 10th, 2019

Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London, on Sunday, March 10, 2019, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Ross McFarlane. Loving mother of Ron (Jan), Bob (Brenda) and Ann (Darrell). Adored grandmother of Nikki (Trevor), Cindy (Colin), Jenny (Bryan), Paula (Jake), Carla (Jeff), Kevin (Sarah), Brent (Katie), Greg, Ian (Lee), Nick (Olivia), Bryanna (Raj) and Everett. Dear great-grandmother of Maddi, Benett, Ella, Jack, Julia, Dylan, Nora, Rylan, Tatum and Dori Mae. Velda Mae loved to “drop in” on friends and family and visit. She enjoyed golfing, shopping, dining out and water aerobics. Above all, she cherished the moments she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. A memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., with visitation two hours prior. Private interment of cremated remains at Beechwood Cemetery, Forest, Ontario, at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Velda Mae are asked to consider St. Joseph’s Hospice, London. 

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Mary-Lynn & Ted Cooper & familyVery sorry to hear about Velda. She and Ross were a very big part of the Forest community. A charismatic couple for sure. Together again now. Our sincere condolences M-L & Ted
Murray and Cindy KempWe are very sorry to hear that Velda has passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during these very difficult days.
Don Blay and Katie McGowanPaula, We had the good fortune of knowing your grandma. Please extend our condolences to your family. We know she will be greatly missed. Don and Katie
Vidozaba Yoli MarchantVelda my dear friend is gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever she is, she will always be in my heart She was truly an incredible friend, full of love, sincerity, and joy. She will be immensely missed.
Jamie & Beckie RobbTo the McFarlane Family We are so sorry to hear of Velda's passing. Please accept our most sincere condolences. You will have so many wonderful memories to warm your heart....
Jane LaskoAunt Velda your journey has begun happily for you but so sad for all those left here on earth to mourn you. Your family remembers your kind and funny ways while you lived here. Now you have joined Ross your beloved husband and the two of you have walked into eternity together. So many memories left behind. Love Jane and Myron.
AlaI am one of Velda's neighbours. When I moved in, she was the first person I met in the building; she was very nice from the moment we met. Velda was a lovely lady and she dressed beautifully. I certainly told her enough times! I enjoyed visiting her and I will miss her greatly. My condolences to her family. Ala.
Tom&Diane HalesWe are sending our deepest sympathy to the entire McFarlane family. Velda was well loved and admired, she will be sadly missed. Keeping you in our thoughts at this sad time.
Tom & Diane HalesWe are sending our deepest sympathy to the entire McFarlane family. Velda was well loved and admired, she will be sadly missed. Keeping you in our thoughts at this sad time.
Viola Blais and familyRon, Bob, and Ann; So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was a very lovely person.
Pat and Les SeboOur thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time with the loss of your loved one. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her.
Wayne & Cathy CookRon, We were very sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. We will have you and your entire family in our thoughts during this difficult time.
Josta and Dave GreenwoodWe were so sorry to hear of Velda's passing, and we send our sympathies to you all. Hetty has asked that I extend her sympathies as well. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Simone BeerninkOur prayers and sympathy to Velda's Family, she was a lovely neighbour . R.I..P. Velda Tony and Simone
Craig & Mary CormanTo the McFarlane families Our sincere condolences to you on the loss of your mother, grandmother & great grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Craig & Mary Corman
John and Sue StinsonOur deepest sympathies to McFarlane family. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
Norio VanderheydenMy thoughts and prayers to the family...Norio Vanderheyden
Sharon StewartI am so sorry to her of Velda's passing. My deepest sympathies to Velda's family. She was a lovely lady and lots of fun.
Ollie Manning & Rikie NooyenOur condolence to the family .Ollie Manning & Rikie Nooyen . 28 France’s drive Forest .
Laura OverholtTo the entire McFarlane Family, my deepest sympathy.
Judy LongFamily was the everlasting joy of my dear friend Velda's life. My sincere condolences to each and everyone of you. Velda and I shared many a golf game with much laughter. How fortunate were WE to have Velda touch our lives.
Ruth Ann WalkerMy sincere condolences to Velda's entire family. I originally met Velda through the Newcomers Group here in London, played dominos with her, as well as golfed with her. She was also in my aquafit classes. Shared Florida stories! Velda always had a ready smile, enjoyed a good laugh and was such a fine lady. She will be truely missed by her many friends.
Nancy LawtonI enjoyed Velda,s company while exercising at The. Aquatic centre in London. We also had good visits at coffee. She shared so many good Memories about her family and her holidays . I will really miss her. I am in Estero, Florida for. The winter so I will miss her service but will keep her in my thoughts that day. My love to her Family, Nancy Lawton
Ken MacDougallRon & Jan, My sincere condolences to you and the McFarlane family at this difficult time. Ken
Larry & Wendy WellingtonOur sincere condolences to the McFarlane family. Thinking of you all at this time. Great lady....has left behind a wonderful legacy...
Ken and Debby DaveyDear Ann and Darrell: Our sincerest condolences to you and your family. Velda was such a vibrant lady, witty and just fun to be with. We have many fond memories of driveway parties in our park over the years, and in particular, our trip to New Orleans with your mom and dad. May all your favourite memories bring you solace at this difficult time. Warmest regards, Ken and Debby Davey
Joan MurrayMy condolences to the McFarlane Family at this difficult time. RIP Velda.
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