With heavy hearts and thanksgiving for his life, the family of Verne Garfield Towers announce his passing at Strathmere Lodge on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late Shirley (2013) for 63 years. Dear father of Marie (Ashok) Newton, Anne (Richard) Smith and Stanley (Dawnna) Towers. Loving grandfather of Sanjay (Lauren), Priya (Ben), Nathan, Heather, Hannah, Caleb, Tara (Adam), Cameron (Steph) and Teegan. Predeceased by 2 sisters Anna Crawford and Lorraine Douglas. Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes St., Glencoe on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 2nd at 11 a.m.. Cheryl Bolton officiating. Interment to follow at the Appin Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Strathmere Lodge Auxiliary.