Velma Richards

Richards, Velma Anne

(Cohoon, Cannon);

Peacefully, at St. Francis Memorial Hospital, Barry’s Bay, on Monday, May 13, 2013. Anne Richards, age 80 of Whitney, was the beloved wife of the late Bert Richards (2004) and the late Gary Cannon (1996). Loved mother of Paul Cannon (Debbie) of Whitney, David Cannon (Julia) of Barry’s Bay, and Sandra August (Brian) of Whitney. Loved step-mother of Diane Richards of Vancouver and Dean Richards (Brenda) of Whitby. Loved grandmother of Patrick (Tracy), Becky (Tim), Sarah (Bradley), Christopher (Hilary), Marsha (John), Joshua, James (Carolyn), Jeffery, Tess, and Kate. Great-grandmother of Austin, Abby, Kensley, Brooke, Cassidy, Chloe and Oliver. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Donald Cohoon (Betty) of Victoria, Margaret McVean (Alex) of Brighton, Dorothy Smoke of London, Robert Cohoon (Pat) of Dorchester, Robert Cannon of Whitney, Doreen Maitland (Glen) of Alberta and Patsy Cannon of Barry’s Bay. Predeceased by her brother-in-law Larry Smoke, and sister-in-law Elaine Cannon. Cremation has taken place at Lakefield Crematorium. A Celebration of Anne’s Life will take place at the home of her daughter and son-in-law Sandra and Brian August (33 August Lane, east of Whitney along Hwy 60) on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. All are welcome. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. Francis Memorial Hospital Foundation Hospice Palliative Care Fund or The Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to M.G. Daly Funeral Home, Maynooth. (Cards available at the funeral home (613) 338-3259 or e-mail condolences to or visit

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