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Gary Walters

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Gary Walters announces his passing at the Dr. Charles L LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at the age of 60 years after battling ALS
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Gary Walters announces his passing at the Dr. Charles L LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at the age of 60 years after battling ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) for two years. Born in Burnt Islands, NL. Gary was predeceased by his father Wilson Walters; father-in-law Chesley Vautier; brother Derrick Wilson Walters and sister Nancy Ann Thorne. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife of 40 years Delores Walters (nee Vautier). He will forever be in the hearts of his sons Chesley Walters of Fox Roost, NL; Sheldon Walters (Catrina Tucker) of Mount Pearl, NL; mother Jessie Ann Walters (nee Thorne); mother-in-law Lois Vautier (nee Anderson); brothers Douglas (Alfreda) Walters all of Fox Roost, NL, George (Golda) Walters; sisters-in-law Nina (Larry) Meade of Margaree, NL, Joan (Paul) Comeau of Mount Pearl, NL; godson Corey Meade of Port aux Basques, NL; nephews Jamie (Trudy) Walters, Travis (Melanie) Walters, Joshua (Julia) Walters, Randy Meade; niece Daisy (Steven) Bragg, and several great nephews and nieces. He leaves behind a large circle of friends, especially Johnny Wadden, Wayne Farrell, Larry Meade also neighbor and friend Edna Vautier. Gary was kind hearted and always offered a helping hand. Those who knew him enjoyed his humour and zest for life. They also knew how proud he was of Chesley and Sheldon. Since the age of 17, Gary worked on the Great Lake boats. He worked hard to provide for his family. His heart always remained in Fox Roost. He longed to be home in the great outdoors: hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and riding his ATV with his buddy, Chesley. There were many cook-ups and gatherings at the camp. The family would like to thank the many friends who took the time to visit during Gary's illness. Gary will be sadly missed but will be forever in our hearts. Visitation was held on Sunday, May 20th from 7-9 pm, Monday, May 21st from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and continued on Tuesday, May 22nd from 10 am – 2 pm at East Haven Funeral Home Inc. in Port aux Basques, NL. In keeping with Gary's wishes, cremation was followed and a memorial service was held on Wednesday, May 23rd at 3 pm from St. Augustine's Anglican Church in Margaree officiated by Rev. Jeffrey Petten with interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road, NL. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in Gary's memory can be made to the family. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com Forever In Our Hearts

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