Verna (Clem) Long

Verna (Clem) Long

Verna (Clem) Long

Verna was born May 29, 1930 at Victoria Harbor, N.S., the daughter of Edgar and Francais Irene Clem. Verna was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Married Byron Long, Black River, Nova Scotia in 1947. Moved to British Columbia in the 1960s, making their home in Kelowna since 1969. Together Byron and Verna raised four children, Clara (Blake Spinney) Sunken Lake N.S. , Dawson (Shay) and Bill West Kelowna, Martin (Diane) St. Albert, Alberta; grandchildren, Tracey, Byron, Kyle, Ashley, Grant, Brent, Diane and Jason;  great grandchildren  Levi, Clayton, Lorna, Breanna, Shamus, Emily, Tyler, Brandon and Jayden. Verna had a zest for life, she was a member of the Lakeview Heights Baptist Church in West Kelowna. She will always be remembered for her smile and loving ways. Verna recently passed away on her 85th birthday at Smith Creek Care Center. Special thanks to all the staff for her wonderful care. Donations in her memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.everdenrust.com 250-860-6440


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