Maynard Jerome (Jerry) Verokosky, passed away August 26th, 2017 quietly in his sleep after a long battle with cancer. He was the 5th of 10 children. He is survived by his loving wife Lorraine, his 4 children, Michele (Greg) Riley, Joanne, Michael (Holly), Lisa (Brian) Yee, 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He was born in the Wilkie area (“on the Winnipeg couch” as he was fond of saying.) He started his career as a printer in Wilkie, Camrose, then onto the Calgary Herald. After spending several years in the hotel business, Jerry moved onto a career in sales and eventually retired in the Maple Ridge area. Jerry and Lorraine shared a love of travel, exploring many countries, Australia being a highlight. In recent years he became involved with the Knights of Columbus. Lifelong fan of the Dodgers, also keeping a keen eye on the Jays. Prayers will be held Thursday, August 31st at 5:00 pm at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 22561-121st Ave., Maple Ridge followed by Funeral Mass Friday, Sept. 1st at 11: am. Rev. Father To celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, would be appreciated.
September 1, 2017
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
22561 121 Ave
Maple Ridge, British Columbia V2X3T5