Obituary – Mahood


Verdella Frances Mahood (nee Stepan) of Kincardine passed away peacefully at Pinecrest Manor, on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in her 98th year.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Mahood (1976) and special partner of the late Alfred Emery (2005).

Cherished mother of Della (Fred) Mahood Ryder, Delores (Todd) Porter, Peggy Mahood and Patsy (Larry) Yule of Kincardine.

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Gray, Jackie, Megan, Duncan, Wesley, Bryan, Katie and Peter and her 15 great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by her parents Matt and Lulu Stepan; siblings Gem Trudgeon, Patsy Johnston, Lulu Atkinson, Delores Howley and Vincent Stepan; brothers-in-law Ted Trudgeon and Harold J. Atkinson.

Survived by sister Alfreda Althius; brothers-in-law Bob Johnston, Pat Howley and Emmanuel Althuis.

Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews of the Mahood family.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Saturday Feb 9, 2019, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Verdella’s life followed at 2 p.m. with Rev. Kathy Fraser officiating.

Final resting place: Kincardine Cemetery.

Donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 183 (Poppy Fund), Knox Presbyterian Church Kincardine or a charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at


Obituary – Mahood was last modified: April 12th, 2019 by Dianna Martell

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