Passed peacefully away at Chancellor Park Nursing Home on Sunday, January 20, 2019 Ada Green-Nemec in her 94th year. Ada is predeceased by her husband Tony and step-daughter Karen Nemec. As the last of the Green family (Green Family Forge) of Trinity, Trinity Bay, Ada leaves behind many cousins and relatives of the Bartlett family of Trinity and Green family in England. Born in Boston, Ada returned to Trinity with her parents Andrew Green and Jessie (Bartlett) in the late 1920’s as a very young child when her father took over the operation of the Green Forge from Ada’s ailing grandfather.
After her schooling in Trinity, Ada’s passion for books led her to obtain a degree in Library Sciences from Mount Allison University and graduate studies at Boston College before working as Librarian at Memorial College and Memorial University of Newfoundland. Being a very adventurous young woman Ada spent many years in solo travel around the world, foregoing more comfortable means of transportation, by obtaining passage on ocean freighters and other commercial vessels. Often her destination was one of the Scandinavian countries. She particularly loved Norway where she spent months at a time. Later, after her marriage to Tony, a retired Memorial University Engineering professor, she continued her travelling ways with Tony in a small motorhome.
Visitation will be held at Carnell’s Funeral Home, Freshwater Road on Tuesday January 22, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:30 pm with interment to follow in Trinity at a later date. No flowers by request. Donations in Ada’s memory may be made to St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Trinity, T.B. or the Trinity Historical Society.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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