Veryl Czaharynski (Porter)
Czaharynski, Veryl A.
Veryl passed away peacefully in hospital, Smiths Falls on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late Michael Czaharynski. Much loved mother of Kathleen (Brian) Cullen of Montague and Sean (Jasna) Czaharynski of Kanata. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Meaghan Cullen (Michael Gauthier), Michael, Ilija and Liam Czaharynski. Sister of the late William Porter. Fondly remembered by her sister-in-law Muriel Porter, nephew Clare Porter and her niece Kerry-Ann Porter. Veryl excelled in school and skipped two grades to start high school at the age of 12. She started her first job at age 19 with the town of Smiths Falls and spent her entire career in municipal government serving the residents of Montague Township. As a civic and community minded leader, Veryl joined several boards including the Smiths Falls Police Services Board and the Board of Directors of Interval House. She was a longtime leader in Girl Guides mentoring girls through the levels of Guides. She enjoyed knitting, in particular bonnets and booties for preemies. Veryl was an avid ball fan cheering on the Toronto Blue Jays and secondly the Detroit Tigers. Most of all she enjoyed time with all her family at her home or family cottage. Family and friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 112 Beckwith St. N., Smiths Falls on Monday, August 14, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery. In memory of Veryl, contributions to Interval House or the University of Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated.