Passed away after a lengthy illness at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor, Leonard Howard Verge at the age of 73 years. Mr. Verge retired from Abitibi Price in 1980. He then went to work at the Leading Tickles Plant from 1981 until 2011 when he retired. He is predeceased by his parents, Howard and Emse Verge; sisters, Olive and Nina. He leaves to mourn his wife, Lillian; sons, Sheldon (Sara), and Kelly (Shannon); daughters, Esme (Keith) LeDrew, Tracey (Gordon Noseworthy), and Lenora (Kevin Moyles). Also left to mourn, sisters, Phyllis Hutchings, and Daphne Guinchard; brother, Barry and family; many nieces and nephews; four granadchildren, one great-grandchild and a circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Cindy Graham will conduct the funeral service from St. Nicholas Anglican Church in Leading Tickles on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 2pm. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hoskins Funeral Home in Botwood.
Donations in Leonard's memory can be made to the Lional Kelland Hospice.