Phair, Vera Geraldine “Jerry”

May 29, 1922 ~ November 19, 2016

phair-picPHAIR, Vera Geraldine “Jerry” – Passed away peacefully on November 19, 2016 in her 94th year at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia. Jerry was born May 29, 1922 to the late Frank and Loreen (nee Boothe) Arnold. Predeceased by her husband Jack (1983) and twin brother Ross and his wife Donna. Survived by her daughter Penny Miller and her husband Doug. Lovingly missed by her sisters Melba Dudley and Gertrude Johnson, special nephew Lorry Tigner who was part of our “farm family” for many years. Also survived by sisters-in-law Marion Phair, Jean Houston, Joy McGaffey, Betty McBrayne and her husband Jim, Leona Phair, Mary Phair and several nieces and nephews. Jerry was a life-long resident of St. Clair (formerly Moore) Township. She was a member of Bear Creek Presbyterian Church until its closure in 1987. Jerry then became a member of New Life Assembly, Petrolia. She was a life member of Birkhall Women’s Institute and Bear Creek W.M.S. A special thanks to Dr. Li and Staff, the nurses at C.E.E., home support workers Candy and Kelly. And special thanks to neighbours Percy and Lois, Ian and Laurie. Mom and our family couldn’t have managed without you.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Saturday, November 26, 2016 from 10:00 am until the funeral service at 11:00 am.

Sympathy may be expressed through donation to C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or New Life Assembly (Missions).


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  1. So sorry to hear about your Mom’s recent passing. She was always so nice to me and I still remember spending time at your house when we were still so young. She will be missed.
    Sincerely, Pete and Betty

  2. So sorry to learn of your Mom’s recent passing — I still remember spending time at your house
    years ago when we were both still so young. Your Mom was always so nice to me — a very special
    lady. She will be missed.
    Sincerely, Pete & Betty Verdun (Zylstra)

  3. Can’t forget all those Christmases you gave my sister and I turtles chocolates. Your kindness was above and beyond.

  4. Penny, Doug Melba and Gertrude our deepest sympathy to you. So sorry we are not able to attend tomorrow due to prior commitments. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ken and Barb Davis Sitzes

  5. The Essex Arnolds were saddened to hear of Geraldine’s passing. Dad always spoke so highly of her and her sisters. She was a lovely lady & will be sadly missed.

  6. Our deepest sympathy Penny and Doug. Hard to loose such a kind, sweet lady. Thoughts and prayers and with you.
    Les and Alice May

  7. Dear neighbors: Penny & Doug, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of such an important person in your life. Your Mom was a fine gracious lady with such class and kindness in her heart. We will keep you in our prayers. May God Bless you through this difficult time. Leslie & Frank Vye

  8. Penny an Doug sorry to hear of your mom’s death. She was such a nice gentle spoken woman,heaven has gained another angel. Thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Calvin an Liz Nesbitt

  9. Our deepest sympathy Penny and Doug. Your Mom was a sweet gentle lady. you sure
    are going to miss her. Bill & Lois

  10. Penny and Doug, so sorry to hear about your mom ‘s death. It is always hard to say goodbye! Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Lynne and Norm