Vern worked various jobs; however, he retired from APC Paper after 25 years.
Vern’s favorite pastime was fishing with his daughter, Kimberly, who shared his passion. Vern enjoyed gardening, specifically growing flowers. He also enjoyed feeding his wild bird friends. He loved spending time with his family and friends around his chiminea.
He was predeceased by his mother.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Nancy; daughters, Sherry Muskelly of Castonio, NC, Kimberly Sapp of Claremont, Stephanie Downing and husband, Greg of East Wallingford, VT; sons, Joshua Spraigue of Claremont, and James Muskelly of Claremont; sisters, Darlene Muskelly of North Carolina, Shirley Barnes of North Carolina; stepfather, James Crawford of North Carolina; granddaughters, Chantel and Kirsten; grandsons, Jayden and Kyra; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
As per Vern’s wishes, he will be cremated and there will be no services.
There will be a celebration of his life on May 5. Place and time will be announced at a later date.
Donations may be made in his name to Bayada Hospice P.O. Box 1590 Norwich, VT 05055
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