James Vernon (Vern) Prichard

Sept. 11, 1923 – April 15, 2011

In his final hours Vern was surrounded by the loving arms of his wife of 57 years, Lorraine, his two daughters Brenda & Cathy and a close family friend Doreen Marks of Kelowna.

Vern went to his home in Heaven after a courageous, lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s on Friday April 15 at 1:45PM. Vern leaves to mourn his loving wife Lorraine, one son Brian, two daughters Brenda Higgs (John) and Cathy Thompson (Stewart) and five precious grandchildren Jessica, Crystal, Nicholas, Ryan and Rachel, whom he adored. Also survived by 3 brothers, Ira, Jack, Lyle and their families.

Special thanks to Dr. Joshi and the Angels who worked on Weatherby One. Their love and compassion for “Papa” was greatly appreciated.

Visitation will take place on Saturday April 23, 2011 at 1pm, at Valley View Funeral Home, 14660 72 Ave Surrey, BC. Service to follow at 2pm. If friends and family desire, donations may be made to Weatherby One, 15521 Russell Ave. White Rock, BC, V4B 2R4.

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