VERNON, Mrs. Eileen (nee Wilson), of St. Thomas, formerly of Burlington, ON, passed away peacefully at her residence, Caressant Care on Mary Bucke on Saturday, June 18, 2016, in her 84th year. Beloved wife for 47 years to the late John C. “Jack” Vernon (2006). Dearly loved mother of Ashley Gagnon (Michael Pepper) of St. Thomas, and John Vernon of Burlington. Proud grandmother of Joely, Emryss, Jacob, Cole and Zoë. Dear sister of Leonard Wilson (Pat) of Burlington, and Gerald Wilson (June) of Gibson, BC. Also fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England on February 21, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Ethel (nee Davidson) Wilson. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be no public visitation or funeral service. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society will be gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160). Sincere gratitude is extended to the nurses and staff at Caressant Care on Mary Bucke for their compassionate, kind care.
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