LaVerne Wilson


All services are private due to the Covid-19 restrictions

Obituary of LaVerne Wilson

WILSON,  Eva Isabel LaVerne (nee Bravener) passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton on Monday, February 1, 2021 in her 86th year. Survived by daughter Wendy  (Alain) St-Jacques,  granddaughter Megan Soles (Jeff) and great grandson Liam.   Also brothers Frank (Pam) Bravener ) and Verner (Lorrie) Bravener.   Predeceased by her husband, John Alexander (1955), son John Douglas (2019) and his wife Karen (2017), cherished friend Melvin Roy Winter (2003) and dear friend Marjorie Schneider (2020). Laverne worked at both the Red & White store and then the Erie Beach Hotel for 61 years where she was known for her quick wit and unfiltered opinions.   While not a fan of "old people" and children Laverne found lifelong friendships with Joyce Cullen, Gay Brzozowski and Molly Snider. Laverne loved the sun and to visit the casino.  She spent many of years vacationing in Myrtle Beach with the love of her life Mel.  While she loved her family fiercely, her love for her cat Ziggy had no bounds.   She made friends easily as was evident to her daughter, Wendy, who was told time and time again, "We just love your mother".   She lived her life to the fullest and never turned down a butter tart. Special thanks to CBI Caregivers Elana, Danielle and Manny for their love and support also Caregivers at St. Joseph's Nephrology unit. Arrangements entrusted to THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME 519-583-1530.Due to current Covid-19 conditions all services will remain private. For those wishing, donations to the Port Dover and Area Lifeline Food Bank or The Salvation Army would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and or condolences can be made at

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