CAMPION, Velma M. (nee Goltz) - On a beautiful summer's day, Monday, July 30, 2012 at University Hospital, London, in her 101st year, after a very short illness Mother passed away peacefully from her loving and much loved children, Marnie McGarry, John Campion and Christine Fuller. Her husband Rupert Henry predeceased her. She is the last of her own immediate family including her sisters Mabel, Dot, Gert and brother Rudy and twin brother Wilf, all Muskoka born. Her grandchildren Christopher, Rob, Alyson, Leah, Thobey, Vanessa and Chloe and great grandchildren Cassidy, Kennedy, Gelsey, Simone and Gabriella enjoyed the guidance, company and love of their grandmother and returned it in equal measure. As she passes, Mother left a legacy of lightness of being, courage and sweet caring to all that crossed her path among family, work at TD Canada Trust as a top real estate sales person and life in Toronto, Muskoka and London. She was a major force behind Toronto Silver Blades (winter) and Bracebridge (summer) figure skating clubs from which she derived much pleasure and pride. Her family particularly thanks the staff and management of Masonville Manor, CCAC, Senior Homecare by Angels, the devoted medical and nursing staff at UH, Dr. Mostafa, her friend and family physician and friend Mira. Friends may call on Wednesday, August 1 from 7-9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond, London where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, August 2 at 11 a.m. Reception will follow at the London Hunt and Country Club, Oxford Street W. Interment will take place on Friday at 1:30 p.m. in St. Mark's Anglican Church Cemetery, 1438 Butter and Egg Road off Highway 118, between Bracebridge and Port Carling, Muskoka. Memorial contributions to Metropolitan United Church or London Health Sciences Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged.
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