Funeral mass for Verlie M. McDermid, 81, of Canton will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 1, 2010 at St. Mary’s Church in Canton with Rev. Douglas Lucia celebrating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Canton. Mrs. McDermid passed away on Monday, June 28, 2010 at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
Friends may call at the O’Leary Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Heart or Diabetes Association.
Surviving Verlie are a son, Millan McDermid III of Ogdensburg; two daughters, Rita Wood and husband Roland of Edwards and Elizabeth “Peggy” McDermid of Canton; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Louise Shaw and husband James of Canton.
Two brothers, Thorton “Junior” and Joseph Perrault; and a grand-daughter, Faith McDermid predeceased her.
Born August 12, 1928 in Canton, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Rita (Whiteford) Perrault. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic School in Canton. On January 14, 1949 she married Millan H. McDermid II at St. Mary’s Rectory; Mr. McDermid predeceased her on April 12, 2000. Verlie was a homemaker as well as farmer.
She enjoyed her cats.
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