“Nanny” Vernetta McKenna

Vernetta Mckenna
VERNETTA MCKENNA Corner Brook, NL August 12, 1939 – October 17, 2010  It is with great peace and much joy that the children and family of Vernetta McKenna commit her life and spirit into the hands of her loving savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. Vernetta Margret McKenna (nee Crocker) was born Aug.12, 1939 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland to Andrew and Laura (nee Watts) Crocker. Vernetta ended a long and courageous battle with breast cancer passing as she would have wanted in peace and in her sleep on Oct.17, 2010 in the city of her birth. Left to celebrate her life are: her longtime friend and ex-husband Douglas McKenna and his wife Shirley. Doug and Vernetta’s children, grand children and great grandchildren. Daughter, Lois McQuinn (Rev. Donald McQuinn) of Outlook, SK and their children, Rev. Mitchell McQuinn (Stephanie) of Sudbury, On. Victoria (Jeffery) Surgeson of Kinley, SK and their children, Cameron, Rachelle and Sara; Son, D. Allan McKenna of Ottawa, On. and his children Melissa and Brent McKenna of Sussex, N.B; Son, Dwayne McKenna (Leigh-Ann) and his children, Dan, Jeremy, Evan, Nicholas, Leah, Nicole,Tristan and Jesse. Sister Marilyn Avery; brothers: Engram (Emma) Crocker, Aubrey Crocker and David (Sheila) Crocker; sister-in-law Theresa Crocker; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Andrew and Laura (Watts) Crocker, brothers Leonard (Margaret) Crocker and Jacob Crocker, brother-in-law Ellis Avery. Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 20 at 2:00 pm from Fillatre;s Funeral Home Chapel, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue with Rev. David Russell and Marilyn Avery officiating. A second memorial service will be held in Outlook, SK at the Outlook Gospel Lighthouse, 402 Douglas Street, Outlook, SK on Saturday at 2:30 pm with Rev. Donald McQuinn officiating. This service will be broadcast via the internet … to request access to the internet service please email loisdmcquinn@msn.com. Donations may be made to any of Vernetta’s favourite charities, the Anglican Church of Canada, the Salvation Army Christmas Fund or The Outlook Gospel Lighthouse, Outlook, SK S0L 2N0.
Being a Newfoundlander and a great cook- this collections is made up of recipes collected before the house fire of 1980.
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