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Firth, Vera

Vera Marion Ethel Firth (nee Shaver), of London and formerly of Durham, passed away at London Health Sciences – University Hospital on Monday, April 26th, 2021 in her 102nd year. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Firth. Loving mother of Donald Firth of Ottawa, and Susan and her husband Jack Brady of London. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and families. Predeceased by her siblings Lyle, Charles and Gerald Shaver, Pearl Ferguson and Iva Bush.

The family would like to express their appreciation and special thanks to the entire Richmond Woods Retirement Residence team for the ongoing and wonderful support, care and compassion provided to Vera over the last ten years.

Celebration of Life:

A private funeral service will be held. Friends and extended family are welcome to view the service via livestream on Thursday, April 29th at 1 p.m. by visiting the home page of McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home website (mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca) or the McCulloch-Watson Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/mccullochwatson/). Interment at Durham Cemetery.


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In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Alzheimer Society or the charity of your choice may be made.

McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home will send condolences on your behalf to the family.

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