LAFFIN - Verna Marie, age 78, of Moose Brook, passed away peacefully on February 25, 2017 at Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in East Walton on May 17, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Atwood and Harriet "Hattie" (McLellan) McLellan. Verna worked for a few years as a cook for Freemasons. She enjoyed dancing, country music, seniors' functions and jam sessions; and loved knitting mittens and socks. In addition to being a homemaker, Verna was a caregiver to many. Verna is survived by her husband, Albert; daughter, Judy (John); son, Randy (Sue); niece, Susie (Gerry); grandsons, Jamie and Johnathan; granddaughter, Anna; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty (Mac) and Debbie; brothers, Gerry (Carol) and Tony; and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Verna was predeceased by her sister Hilda and brother Ronald. Visitation will be held at 1pm before the funeral service at 2pm on Thursday, March 2, both at J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Kennetcook, Rev. Garnet Parker officiating. Private interment in Tennycape Cemetery. Donations in memory of Verna may be made to Tennycape Cemetery Perpetual Care c/o Mavis Aza, 871 Hwy 215, East Walton, NS or Canadian Cancer Society, 5826 South St, Halifax, NS B3H 1S6. Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 354, Kennetcook, ph 1-902-362-2440 or please visit our web site at www.allenfh.ca to sign the guest book or send private condolences.