Vera Marjorie Rowe passed away at Muskoka Landing at the age of 96 on December 28, 2023. She was predeceased by her husband Jack Frechette.
She will be sorrowfully missed by her daughter Judith DeVillers (Paul deceased) and her son John Frechette (Nicole Bouget).
Lovingly remembered as Grammy by her grandchildren Andrew DeVillers (Shiloh Harrison), Emily DeVillers, J.C. Frechette (Robyn), and Tyler Frechette (Jennifer). Also remembered by Patty Frawley.
Great grandchildren Jack, Wesley, Nolan, Evan, Olivia, and Loudon will miss their fun loving GG.
Mom was raised on Second Ave, North Bay, with a brother Robert by parents Sarah Benson and Lewis Rowe. In her teenage years, she met the love of her life Jack Frechette. They would go kayaking on Trout Lake and had many adventures with their loyal group of friends.
After graduating high school, they married. Mom worked as a secretary and Dad worked various jobs with the city of North Bay. Their group of friends also married, and they all formed a group called “The Dirty Dozen.”
These friends from high school met socially for many years having dinners, watching sports games, and getting together for parties.
Mom’s hobbies included knitting, baking, reading and word searches. She was an active member of Christ Church with the A.C.W. and Altar Guide. Mom volunteered at the Civil Hospital and the Canadian Cancer Society.
Cremation has taken place.
A memorial service will be held at All Saints Church in Huntsville on February 10, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.
Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as Vera was a cancer survivor.
Special thanks to Dr. O’Halloran, Dr. Rea, and the staff at Muskoka Landing fir their care of Mom.