John (Clay) Vernerey passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015. He was predeceased by his wife Marlia (Terri) and has left behind his 3 children: Dave (Claudette), Rick (Shannon), and Cathie (Todd); eight grandchildren: Jesse (Tahnee), Riki

(Corey), Megan, Devin, Allison, Sydney, Caitlin, Jack; and 2 great grandchildren, Layla and Liana.

Clay had many talents. He worked as a Master Electrician in Calgary before moving to the Okanagan. He loved to spend time with a hammer and saw and over the years built wonderful homes and cabins as well as beautiful pieces of furniture that many people treasure today. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Mother Teresa Council 12202 for 17 years. He served as the Grand Knight from 2001 to 2003 and was the first to initiate and organize the annual fundraiser dinner, dance and auction. Clay was also an active member of the 4th Degree Knights until his illness overtook him.

At Dad’s request, there will not be a service. His ashes will be scattered somewhere beautiful … probably where the fish are jumping.

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