To view the service for Winnifred “Winnie” Thornhill on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 2021 please follow this link https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/authorise.php?k=1618414687110682
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s on Friday, February 12th, 2021, Alice Winifred (Winnie)Thornhill, aged 93 yrs. Predeceased by her loving husband Archie (2013).
Winnie devoted her life to her family and friends but her dedication to her son Scottie was beyond measure. She was a life-long member of the United Church Women’s group and served her church at every opportunity. Along with her family and her faith, children and taking care of others were her passions in life.
She will be greatly missed and remembered by many and leaves to mourn and celebrate her life, her 3 children: Sheldon Thornhill (Thelma), Mt. Pearl; Dorothy Newchurch (Mick), Bay L’Argent; Scottie, Pleasantville Towers; 3 grandchildren: Kimberley Loder (Keith), Qatar; Christina Baker (Brian), Bay L’Argent; Todd Thornhill (Albert), Toronto. 3 great-grandchildren: Alexandra Cowan (James), Garnish; Jacob Loder and Jordan Loder, Qatar; 3 great-great- grandchildren: Liam, Aliyah and Calista; brothers: Chesley (Daisy – deceased), Calvin (Joan), Eric (Elaine) and Neil (June) Williams; as well as sister, Vivian Pope (Bill – deceased).
Also leaving to mourn Dorothy Dutton, roommate (partner in crime) at Karwood Retirement Center.
Cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will take place on Tuesday April 20th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel and in keeping with COVID regulations it is by invitation only. Those unable to attend can view the service via livestreaming by following the link above.
Donations in her memory will be gratefully appreciated by the Wesley United Church food bank (Bridges to Hope),101 Patrick St., St. John’s. To send a message of condolence, please visit www.carnells.com.