Laverne was born in Wolfville, NS, on August 3, 1922. She was the daughter of the late Angus and Betsy (Paulsen) Elderkin. Laverne leaves behind her daughters, Diane Rabatich of Ottawa, ON, Daphne Anderson (John) of Linton Corner, NB; her sons, Ulrich Rabatich of Illinois, Dr. Dusty Rabatich (Helen) of Plaster Rock, NB; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren; her brother, Malcolm Elderkin (Lorna) of Wolfville, NS; along with many friends.
Laverne was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Dr. Stephen Rabatich; her baby boy, Michael Rabatich; brothers, Paul Elderkin (late Louise) and Bud Elderkin (late Ruth).
Respecting Laverne's wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral held.
For those who wish, memorial donations to the Victoria County SPCA, the Plaster Rock Public Library, or the St. Andrew's United Church would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover and Plaster Rock, NB.
Victoria County SPCA, Plaster Rock Public Library, St. Andrew's United Church