“Hello me Lovelies and all the ships at sea”
Passed peacefully at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on January 8, 2019, Ronald Joseph Pumphrey originally of Harbour Grace, aged 87. Predeceased by his parents Isaac and Mary (nee Fleming) Pumphrey, siblings Mary Fitzgerald (Desmond), Monica Benoit, baby Gerald, and the mother of his children, Nellie Pumphrey (nee Dwyer of Bell Island). Leaving with loving memories, his wife Marilyn (Duffett); seven children: Heather, Ron Jr. (Pam), Nellie (Martin Oggesen), Stephen (Lucille), John, Shawn, Ian (Lucy); 18 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; siblings: Sheila (Frank Mooney, predeceased), and Angela (Ed Houde), Anita (Jack Murphy, predeceased) and Gerald (Madonna); and brother-in-law Bill Benoit.
Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Saturday, January 12 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Per Ron’s request, in lieu of flowers, “please treat a needy person or family to dinner”.
“Don’t think of him as gone away,
His journey’s just begun,
Life holds so many facets,
This earth is only one.”
“What a Wonderful World!”
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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