Longtime Ridgefield, CT, resident and business owner, Verna R. Childs passed away in her families home, in Gilbert, AZ, Tuesday, October 14th, 2014, at 88 years of age, after her courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband Hal Childs, and is survived by her children, Kevin Childs, Craig Childs, Scott Childs, Jody Childs Gagne, and Tracy Childs Montanari.
She is also survived by her eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Dwight, Cameron, Kali, Brody, Hattie, Teresa and Chance. Verna was born in Owosso, MI and grew up in the nearby town of Goodrich, MI. Verna graduated from Goodrich High-school, and completed her education at General Motors Institute of Technology Business School. Verna married Hal Childs, May 28th, 1960, and shortly after moved to Ridgefield, CT.