On January 13, 2017 our Mom, Grandma, sister, daughter, friend, left to be with her Lord.

She is survived by her son Michael Dowding (Danielle) her daughter Katherine Dowding and her granddaughter Ellen. No words can express the depth of our loss.

Verna will be deeply missed by her Mom, Dorothy McQueen  (late Ken McQueen) and siblings Joyce Hocken (John), Ron McQueen (Dorothy), Len McQueen (Brenda), Donna Wilhelm (Arthur) and Scott McQueen (Tammy).

Auntie Verna will always be in the memories and hearts of her nieces and nephews.

42 years of dedicated work at the City of Sault Ste. Marie.  Verna was a light that shined bright and a will be heartfelt loss by her church family at East Korah Maxwell Church.

Family and friends are invited to visit at Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758) on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Memorial Service in West Korah Maxwell United Church on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Mrs. Helen Smith officiating.

Memorial Donations made to East Korah Maxwell United or ARCH would be appreciated by the family.

Tonight she is in the Lords arms