VERNA LOUIL REED, at the age of 88 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 10th, 2005 at The Polson Extended Care Residence in Vernon, B.C. Verna was predeceased by her loving husband Frank in 1982. She is survived by her loving family, two sons, Thomas (Barbara), Robert (Budgie), four grandchildren, Krista, Lisa, Cameron and Justin, one great grandson Sequoia. In her youth, Verna’s favorite pastimes were badminton, swimming and classical violin playing, later cribbage games and carpet bowling were enjoyed. A private family graveside service will be held at the Ocean View Cemetery in Burnaby, B.C. where Verna will be laid to rest beside her late husband Frank. In lieu of flowers, those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Verna may do so to the Charity of their choice. A special thanks to Dr. Phillippe, De. LaPage and to the nurses and staff at Polson North for all their wonderful care to Verna. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME. (542-4333).