Vernon  Vennell


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, March 15, 2024
North Road Baptist Church
769 North Road
Welshpool, New Brunswick, Canada

Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 16, 2024
North Road Baptist Church
769 North Road
Welshpool, New Brunswick, Canada

Obituary of Vernon Roland Vincent Vennell

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VENNELL VERNON R.  – Peacefully at his residence on Campobello, NB; on Wednesday, March 6th, 2024, Vernon Roland Vennell; husband of Audrey Vennell.

 Born in Campobello; he is the son of the late James & Marguerite (Newman) Vennell.

Vernon worked for over 43 years at Har-Conn Chrome Company in West Hartford, Connecticut. After his retirement, he and Audrey moved back to Campobello Island in Canada, where he enjoyed gardening and working on cars. He was an active member and trustee at Ridge Baptist Church in Lubec, Maine, and invited many guest speakers and visiting groups into his home over the years. He could often be found sitting at the kitchen table reading his Bible.

Vernon will be remembered by his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren for his strong work ethic, the wealth of old songs he sang to them regularly, and for taking them on long walks to nowhere in particular. He also taught them that ginger ale and Vicks would cure any ailment

Surviving besides his wife Audrey are his children Ronald (Betsy), Laurie Brackett (Scott), Carolyn Kurrus (Scott) and Chuck (Anita), grandchildren; Robyn, Ryan, Candice, Sarah, David, Lucas, Victoria, Micaela, Elisa, Katie, Laurie, Susan, Gary, John, Scott, Carolyn, Jordan, & Stephen, 37 great-grandchildren, and his sisters Betty Joyce (BJ), Marcella, Karen and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Vernon was predeceased in addition to his parents by his grandson Daniel, siblings Ronald, Anna and Brenda.

Resting at North Road Baptist Church, Welshpool, Campobello, NB from where the family will receive friends during a time of visitation on Friday, March 15th from 5:00-7:00 PM AST.

The funeral service officiated by Pastor Tony Muniz of South Somerville Baptist Church, South Somerville, Maine and Pastor Tom Genovese of Ridge Baptist Church, Lubec, Maine. in celebration of his life will be held on Saturday March 16th, 2024, at 2:00 pm AST at North Road Baptist Church.

For those who are unable to attend the Funeral Service in person, a recording of the service will be made available. To access the recording click on the provided link, provide your name and either your email or a cell phone number, agree to the terms and conditions by checking the box and and click verify email. An email or text message will be sent to you, open the message and click the large blue "Click Here" the recording upload page will open. Click Here to access recording

In lieu of flowers donations to Wlsons Beach Cemetery Fund would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care & direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks St. St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506 – 466 – 3110)

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