In Memory of



Obituary for Verna George

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 of our loving mother, grandmother, partner and friend Verna George, age 66 years.

She leaves to mourn her loving family:
Partner: Lindo “Linny” Thorne
Children: Jeanette (Fred), Corey (Melissa) & Jennifer (Jason)
Linny’s Children: Christy (Jeff) & Jeremy (Bonita)
Grandchildren: Andrew (Rebecca), Danika (Andrew), Aidan, Noah, Brookelyn (Trevonte), Emma (Kayson) & Lennon
Linny’s Grandchildren: Erica, Logan & Cole
Great Grandchildren: Peyton & Carter
Sister: Sadie
Special Friend: Vickie (Dave)
Fur Babies: Ginger & Munchins

And a large circle of close family and friends

Predeceased by:
Parents: Jack & Pearl White
Siblings: Winston (Shirley), Fred (Shirley), Clayton, Harry (Agnes), Reg & Donna
Biological Mother: Mamie
Sister: Roslind

“She was more than happy to be the central figure in the lives of her family. Anyone who knew them, knew that she was a star in their eyes, and that’s all that ever mattered to her.”

The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Slade’s Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear on Monday: 10:30 A.M.-12 Noon, 2-5 P.M. & 7-9 P.M. and Tuesday: 10:30 A.M.-12 Noon. In lieu of flowers, as expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Verna George Memorial Fund. Email transfers can be sent to, password: vernag. Please include a note stating what or whom the donation is for.

The Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 2 P.M. from the Edward Slade Memorial Chapel, Carbonear.

Condolences may be written to the family at: , on the Memory Wall section of the obituary. For further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Carbonear at 596-1212.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Home, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts, Spaniard’s Bay and surrounding areas.