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Still lively at 102 years young!
by Sandy Lindsay

September 13, 2015

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Residents of Tiverton Park Manor celebrate birthdays



Making a wish and blowing out the candles

She has seen more than a century of changes ... from riding horseback while growing up to seeing man on the moon and beyond, at 102, Verna Munroe is still lively and enjoys nothing better than a game of euchre.

Verna Munroe in the pink at 102

Born and raised near the village of Tiverton, she was a stay-at-home mother on the farm where she and husband Neil raised two children, Dennis and Cheryl Anne.

Mayor Anne Eadie paid a visit ...

... and asked how old Munroe was in the picture ... she couldn't remember but thought approximately five

Although her birthday was officially September 10th, the residents of the Manor celebrated on September 11th ... Verna could not understand "... what all the fuss was about"..

... as she literally marched down the hall to the dining room.

Social Director Karen Ballok decorated and had everything organized

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The family farm

Today, she is a resident of Tiverton Park Manor where she enjoys playing euchre.  She also reads the newspaper every day and  completes all the word puzzles.


Cake made by Jane Bonnett


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