MATHESON, Verna Eileen


After a long illness with her family by her side, Verna passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, at the age of 82 years. Beloved wife of John for 47 years. Proud mother of Patty (Brian), Laurie (Rick), late Jimmy, Karen (Nelson), Kathy (Richard), Johnny (Natalie) and Billy. Loving grandmother of 16 and 21 great grandchildren. Verna was predeceased by 2 grandchildren. Dear sister of Walter Steinburg, late Ella Williams (late Ross), late Alfred Steinburg, late Doreen McClelland (late Allan), late Delmar Steinburg (Donalda), late George Steinburg (late Donna), late Herbert Steinburg (Darlene) and the late Jean McMacken (late Pat). Verna will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

A private family memorial service will be held at the P.M. Gilmartin Funeral Home, 140 Churchill Avenue, Wawa. A Celebration of her Life will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #429, Wawa on Friday, December 30, 2016, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Memorial donations made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #429 or to the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.


  1. My deepest condolences to the family….Verna was an amazing woman who spread joy to everyone she came in contact with. Her smile would make my day! She will be missed by all.


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