Vernon Haines Amos

    • Vernon Haines Amos
    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45

    We regret to advise of the death of Vernon Haines Amos peacefully on 18 April 2010 at the Highcrest Sherbrooke Home for Special Care in Sherbrooke NS. He was aged 93.

    Vernon was born on Vancouver Island BC and spent his early years in the Vancouver area. He was a WW II veteran who served four years overseas with the Royal Canadian Engineers in the 4th Canadian Division. After his demobilization he returned to Vancouver and started a sign business which took him throughout Canada and some American states. In 1978 Vernon retired and moved to Ingonish in Cape Breton, NS where he ran Spruce’s Art Gallery for 20 years. He was a well known Cape Breton watercolour artist. Following his final retirement he moved to the village of Baddeck NS.

    Visitations will be held in G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, St. Mary’s Chapel, 34 Main Street, Sherbrooke NS on 24 April. There will b e no funeral service and burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Vernon's name to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be made at {gdFeb2016kh}