Monday August 26th 2019
Virgil Conrad Garrett
With sadness, we announce the death of Virgil Conrad Garrett, 97, on August 26, 2019 at Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital in Perth, ON. Virgil was born at home on April 3, 1922 in Zealand, ON to William and Myrtle Garrett, their second of three children. In 1947, he married Beryl Sansome and together they raised their two daughters Anne and Jane. After the War, Virgil worked on the railroad (CPR) for 9 years before going back to complete High School and a two-year program at the Ontario College of Education in Toronto, ON, graduating in 1959. He then taught Industrial Arts at Sharbot Lake High School until his retirement in 1984.
Virgil was pre-deceased by his wife Beryl in 2017 and his brother Roscoe and sister Buella in 2015. He is survived by his daughters Anne Garrett (Peter Jarvis) and Jane McFarlane (Ian), his grandchildren Duncan McFarlane (Cecilia Livingston), Heather McFarlane and Stuart McFarlane, his nephews and nieces Marion Clark, Peter Garrett, David Peterson and Lorraine Jaffray. Visitation will be Saturday August 31st at 11am at Goodfellow’s Funeral Home in Parham, ON followed by a Funeral Service at 12pm, Rev. Jean Brown officiating. Donations to Sharbot Lake United Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Virgil Conrad Garrett..
Décès pour la Ville:Parham, Province: Ontario