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William Durnford

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late William Levi Durnford announces his passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 at the age of 97 years. Born in Francois,
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late William Levi Durnford announces his passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 at the age of 97 years. Born in Francois, NL. William was the son of the late Arthur and Edith Durnford (nee Childs). He was also predeceased by wife Edna Durnford (nee Pink) in 2012; sister Janet (John) Priddle; brothers John (Hilda) Durnford, Reginal Dunford, Robert Parsons, Melvin Skinner; grandson William Freeman Dollimount; son-in-law Freeman Dollimount; mother and father-in-law Stanley and Berthannia Pink. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children John (Shirley) Durnford of Devon, AB, Mabel Dollimount of Pasadena, NL, Berthannia (Sidney) Scott, Elizabeth (Daniel) Lawrence, Bill (Serah) Durnford all of Isle aux Morts, NL, Melissa (Dean) Short of Port aux Basques, NL; brother Gordon (Sarah) Durnford of Halifax, NS; sisters Ida Parsons of Grand Bank, NL, Mary Skinner of Louisburg, NS; sister-in-law Minni Durnford of Isle aux Morts, NL; grandchildren Andrea, Cindy, Florence, Derek, Roxanne, Tammy, Raymond, Jacqueline, Chris, Holly; great-grandchildren Soleman, Alisa, Megan, Corey, Skyler, Stacy, Brittany, Haliey, Caitlyn, Brandon, Jamie, Belle, David, Emily, Sydney, Lilly, Christopher, Emily, Braden, Andrew, Matthew; great-great grandchildren Ava, Grace; plus a large circle of nieces and nephews. William was an avid trout and salmon fisherman, he loved music but his church was his passion. Visitation was held on Thursday, May 10th from 7-9 pm and on Friday, May 11th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts, NL. The funeral service was held on Saturday, May 12th at 2 pm from the Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts, NL officiated by Rev. Jeffrey Petten with interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road, NL. Flowers are graciously accepted and donations can be made to the Dr. Charles L LeGrow Long Term Care Facility. 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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