Carol (nee Philpott) Battcock

January 12, 2018

Obituary

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Carol Battcock (age 50) on January 12, 2018 after a brief illness. Predeceased by her father, Aloysius Philpott and her in-laws Dr. George and Natalie Battcock. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Stephen; children Jake, Josh, Claire and George; mother Mary Philpott; siblings Don (Linda), David (Robert Power), Anne Marie (Derrick Dalley), John (Stephanie), Catherine (Doug Smith), Brian (Brenda) and Rob (Sabrina) and their families. Also mourning Carol’s loss are her much-loved in-laws Natalie (Ted Hardy), Kevin, and Michael (Michelle) and their families. A large circle of friends and colleagues whom she adored and who supported her through her illness also mourns Carol. She was a natural athlete who excelled at every sport in which she participated. She personified health and wellness and enjoyed a vibrant and active life with those she loved. Her strength of character and her optimistic, joyous smile will be forever celebrated.

Cremation has taken place. Family will be receiving visitors at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday, January 14 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm and Monday, January 15 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. A mass of Christian burial will take place from St. Pius X Church on Smithville Crescent on Tuesday, January 16 at 9:30 am. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made in Carol’s name at either Daffodil Place or the Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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2-4 p.m. on January 14, 2018

7-9 p.m. on January 14, 2018

2-4 p.m. on January 15, 2018

7-9 p.m. on January 15, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Carol was my god mother and my best friends mom she will be missed. I remember every day me and my family would visit her. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.

I was very saddened to hear of Carol’s passing. My condolences to the Philpott and Battcock families at this very difficult time. I met Carol through volleyball many years ago and in recent times reconnected with her when she and her family visited Marble Mountain. Her big smile and funny stories always brightened my day and I am sure she had the same impact on so many people who had the pleasure of knowing her.

I was saddened to hear that Carol passed away. Dave, my thoughts are with you and your family as you celebrate her life. Take care.

Claire and family,

I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Hold your memories close.

Thinking of you at this time.

Mme Robinson

We are traveling abroad and cannot be physically there to offer our support at this most difficult and sorrowful time. We are united with you in spirit and praying that you will all find comfort and peace in this time of immense grief. May Carol’s fire and spirit live on in all of you. Sending great love and deepest condolences to you, Stephen, to your children, and all of the family.

Colleen Maguire & Shane Antle, Conor & Carolyn Maguire

I am heartbroken and saddened to learn to learn of Carols passing. My deepest condolences to Anne Marie and your entire extended family. sending you all love during this difficult time.

Anne Marie and family , I was sadden to hear of carols passing . We spent a lot time together at the pool and school. Carols smile and love of sports will always remain in my heart .

I was saddened to hear of Carol’s death. I remember her well from my days in Baie Verte, and want to send deepest sympathy to all of you… especially her mother, Mary, and her siblings. I have not met you, Steve, or your children, but will also hold you in prayer as you grieve Carol’s death.

To the Philpott and Battcock families…it is with a saddened heart that we send our sincere condolences…we have so many good memories of her high school days and feel privileged to have been her teacher and coach..she taught me as much about life as I taught her about sports…God love you Carol…always in our hearts…love…Coach Roberts (Gus) and Minnie

I was shocked and saddened to hear of Carol’s passing. Please accept my most heartfelt sympathy for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.

Carol was and always will be a absolute Gem, sparkling, beautiful, and rare.
Sending love to all.

Anne Marie , Derek and family : so sorry to hear of Carol’s passing . She was such a great athlete . Keeping you in our prayers .

Although I was not a close friend of Carols, I wanted to pay my respects to her family and especially to her children.
I met Carol through our daughters way back when they were in grade two together. Your mom was a lovely person. Her infectious personality., her smile and her friendly ways will be missed by many.
My heart goes out to you all in your loss. God bless.

To the Battcocks,

Carol was an amazing person. We spent so many hours talking gymnastics over the years, supporting Josh and Michael, and each other. Sending you all much love and light,

Stephen and Families;

Carol’s ‘infectious’ love of life and caring spirit for family and friends will carry on through the hearts she has touched. Memorable ski trips, vacations and gatherings leave us smiling as we reflect. Always know that we are here for you. We will miss Carol dearly.

Her ‘Light’ will forever shine.

Tina, Brian, Erika, Angela, Monica, Mark Luke and Jake

Our deepest and most sincere condolences to both the Battcock and the Philpott families for your loss. Carol will always be dearly loved and missed by us and so many other who’s lives she touched with her loving and caring spirit.

Steve While I never met Carol you often spoke of your family. I am so sorry for your loss. Hold your memories close they will help in the days to come.

To Anne Marie, Mrs. Philpott and Family,
Sending our sincere sympathy and prayers to you at this difficult time, thinking of you all.

Bob, Chris, Julie & Grant

Dear Steve and family,

We are so sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. We will be thinking of all of you at this difficult time.

Niki and Shawn

To Cathy and family….We were saddened to hear of your sister, Carol’s passing…we are sending our sincere sympathy and letting you know you are in our thoughts at this difficult time…may you find strength from family and friends in the days ahead…

To Battcock & Philpott.. I’m so saddened for the loss of Carol, such a stronge , passionate courageous & generous person.
Beautiful !!! person inside & out .
I’m so glad that I got to know her as a friend.
You and your family are in my prayers.
Denise O’Neill

Our deepest condolences to the Philpott and Battcock families at this very difficult time. Carol was always a breath of fresh air in all our lives and she will certainly be so sadly missed.

I am so sorry to hear about Carol. Please accept my deepest condolences. I always remember Carol’s bright smile and vibrant energy every Summer when we would attend Summer School together in Ottawa. She is a beautiful soul and her memories will continue to shine brightly for us all.

My heartfelt condolences go out to The Battcock and Philpott families. Carol’s passing has certainly left this world a little less cheerful. She was a passionate, caring and vibrant person who left an unforgettable impression on those she met. For me she was a valued friend and confidante who be called upon regardless of the amount of time that had passed. As we moved on and became mothers, I admired and respected her for the true devotion she had for her family. My thoughts are with you all at this difficult time.

Our deepest condolences to you Steve and your Family. May the wonderful memories you all have give you comfort.

Steve and family I was so sorry to hear about Carol .. life is so very precious .. treasure the memories .. again my heart goes out to you and your family at this very difficult time ..

Mike Michelle ,and family ,Sorry for your loss. ,You are all in our hearts and prayers .

To Steve and family.
Deepest condolences for your loss.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.

So sorry to hear of Carol’s passing.
My thoughts are with the Philpott and Battcock families.

Hi Stephen
I am so sorry and sad to hear of your loss.
Bethany and I thought Carol was a firecracker!
I didn’t know Carol well but I do know you, and certainly I think, she brought out the best in you.
Which is quite a feat!
I want you to know that I am thinking of you and your children, and the Battcock and Philpott families. I hope you are able to lean on each other and find the strength to get through.
I hope Carol is at peace.
Take care brother.

We were so sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. We have such fond memories of her coaching our girls in swimming lessons. Such a vibrant person! Our condolences to her family.
John and Pat Downey

How can we possibly put into words the positive impression you made in all our lives.
We will forever remember the fun loving atmosphere you infused into everyplace we were together. We fondly remember your family visits with us in Massachusetts on the July 4th Independence day weeks. We’ve never been so organised! The sound of the breakfast blender in the mornings will always stay in our memories as will the thought of your sweet loving personality ~ be forever in our hearts.
Fiona & Nick Leah, Shay, Josh, Krystal & Adelaide Gibson
Job & Julie Lemieux, Scott & Betty Augustine

Stephen and family we would like to express our sincere condolences to you all on the passing of your wife and mother.Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow.

Steve, I am so saddened to learn of Carol’s illness and passing. She always saw me, never looked through me, greeting me with a genuine smile. Her warmth and beauty are obvious. May the memories of your good fortune of the loving years you shared help to carry you forward. You and your entire family are in my prayers.

Anette

Dear Dave and Family:

Please accept my sincerest condolences at this difficult time.

Karen

Natalie, Steve & Family,

My deepest condolences. Such a loss. I remember such an active family when I lived on Glenridge. Lots of play in the backyard; I remember throwing toys back over the fence.
Take care.

Sue

Our deepest sympathies to Steve and his entire family on the passing of Carol. We came to know Carol and her family through a mutual love of skiing at Marble Mountain over the years. Carols smile changed the day for many people. Her infectious love of life and love for her family was evident with every encounter. May the Creator be with the family and Carol at this saddest of times. Know that you are all in our prayers.

To the Philpott and Battcock Families;I met Carol through Pilates and as mom’s at same schools. She always had that infectious smile and warm personality. She was your friend from the first time you said hello. I feel the world was a better place because of Carol. I am deeply saddened to hear of her illness and passing, she will be forever in your hearts and will be in your presence always.

Thinking of you all in the coming days, monthes and years!

My sincere condolences to the Philpott and Battcock families. Very sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. When I saw her last at Marble Mountain and we chatted, we had a great conversation. She was always smiling and enjoying herself and her family. She will be sadly missed.

My sincere condolences to the Philpott and Battcock families. I will remember Carol for her athletic excellence and personal grace.

To: The Philpott and Battcock Families: My sincere sympathy is extended to all of you as you mourn the loss of Carol.
I met Carol many years ago at the Dynamis Health Clinic. She was always a breath of fresh air and was forever smiling and saw the best in everything and everyone.
My prayers go out to the whole family, especially her children and husband. I know she is watching over all of you and though the days ahead will be difficult, may you precious memories help you through.
Rest in peace dear Carol.

To: Stephen; Jake, Josh, Claire and George; Mrs. Philpott, Don , David , Anne Marie , John , Catherine, Brian and Rob and your families.
Words cannot express how deeply saddened and heartbroken we are with the loss of our beautiful, fun loving, sweet friend.
Carol will always be remembered for her infectious smile and vibrant personality. No matter what was going on she always had a big smile on her face and could make even the worse situation seem like nothing at all, I always loved her for that.
Growing up in Baie Verte would not have been quite the same without her being a big part of my life, especially in the summer months when I believe I spent more time with the Philpott’s than I did with my own family, and I was always treated like a part of the family.
Carol will be missed by all who had the privilege who knew her, just keep all the memories close and remember all the good that she did, Stay strong.
Rest in peace my loving sweet friend
Love always’
Neil & Allison Norman

Steve,children, the Battcock and Philpott families, Words cannot express how deeply saddened and heart broken we are with the loss of our beautiful,fun loving, vibrant Carol. She was so much to so many people and was loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. The days and weeks ahead are going to be very hard but hold tight to all the love and beautiful memories you all shared together.Her beautiful light will always shine ever so brightly.RIP Pretty Lady 🌹💔🙏🏻

Battcock and Philpott families,
Sending our sincere condolences for the loss of Carol. Your in our thoughts and prayers during this time and the days to come.

Steve and family, Dave and Robert,
I am so very sorry to hear about your loss of your dear wife, mother and sister.
Carol will always be remembered for her beautiful smile and vibrant personality.
I know she was blessed to have the care of Steve, sister in law Natalie and her brother Dave during the last few months.
My heartfelt sympathy to all of you. So sorry I am not there. Karl joins me in sending our very deepest sympathy.
Lynn

Philpott and Battcock family our sincere condolences in the loss of your loved one…may she fly high with the angels…rest in peace…
Simon n laverna cornect

My deepest condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of Carol. I’m grateful I was able to spend time with her at the clinic and gain her as a friend over the years. Always supportive, radiant, optimistic and full of wisdom – she was a role model and support to many. There wasn’t a time during my visits that she didn’t beam brightly when speaking about her family, she loved deeply. May you find peace and strength knowing that she has engraved herself into the hearts of many,, and that her energy will always be among us. Blessings.

We are shocked and aggrieved to hear about the loss of our beloved colleague. We will certainly hold her family, especially her husband and children, in our hearts as they all go through the process of losing someone so vibrant and young. Our condolences to the Heilkunst Community in St. John’s who worked together like an extended family. Carol will be dearly missed.

Much Love,
Allyson McQuinn and Jeff Korentayer, Guanajuato, Mexico

We have just received the sad news of CArol’s death (Sister Michelle Gibbons let us know). We are very sorry to get this news and want to send our deepest sympathy to all the family and friends. We assure you of our prayers during these days and the months to come. May she rest in Peace and that you may recieve the consolation and strength you need during this time. Muchas bendiciones: Sister Verna Aucoin and Sister Lily Ferrero de Huarmey, Peru

So saddened by the loss of a great teammate and friend from High School-Carol. She truly was an amazing athlete, student and friend. We spent many hours together for drama, swim team, cheerleading and high school sports. Her beautiful smile could light up a room. When I met her at Come Home Year she beamed when she spoke of her husband and children. Although I haven’t seen her in years, she will always be a wonderful memory! My deepest condolences to Mrs. Philpott, Cathy and all her siblings. To her husband and children, may you find some peace in knowing that your wife and mother had such a positive impact on so many lives here on earth. Till we meet again. God bless.

Mary, very sorry to hear of Carol’s passing my thoughts & prayers are with & your family.

My deepest sympathies go out to Aunt Mary, Don, David, Anne Marie, John, Catherine, Brian, Rob and the Philpott families, Stephen, Jake, Josh, Clair, and George and Battcock families.
Please accept my heartfelt condolences. Words cannot begin to express the sadness you are feeling right now, but I am here for you and I am praying for you to get through this.
God bless you and may the sole of Carol rest in the everlasting peace of Christ Almighty.
I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decisions we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.
With heartfelt condolences.

To: Mrs. Philpott, Ann-Marie and family. My deepest condolences on your loss.

We are very sad to hear the news of Carol’s recent ill health and her passing.
I am so thanful that while Carol was with us she was such an amazing friend, together with all her family, to my big brother and his family. Her giving heart, playful energy and kindness definitely touched us all.
I suspect Carol will remain a light in every starry sky, and from every shoreline. Thank you, Carol.

May God Bless all your lovely family, and friends, as we try to venture forward without your physical presence (or command!:)). May you help light the path to guide all of us that so sadly mourn your passing. With much love to your family,
Janet Vivian, & sons, Paul & Jonathan

Our sincere condolences to you Mary, Ann Marie, Don, John, Cathy, Brian, Rob and all your families. Stephen, Jake, Josh, Claire, George and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

My heart is broken for the Battcock family. Carol lived and loved life to the fullest. She was an inspiration in her outlook on life. Carol always spoke so highly of her family and was devoted to them, like no other. I feel so privileged to have known her.. Rest in Peace Dear Carol, you will be missed.

We wish to extend our deepest condolences to your families. Though we’ve never met Carol, we feel we’ve come to know her through our dear friend Catherine. We’ve heard of Carol’s strength, endurance, courage, spirit, and the great love for her family. May all your wonderful memories together help you through this difficult time. God love you all and rest in peace Carol

We were very saddened to hear of Carol’s death. She was a lovely person in every way. My mother (Jill Parker) and my two aunts (Noreen Sharpe and Pat Russell) would often mention how kind, hospitable and vibrant Carol was. Sincere condolences to her family.

To the Battcock and Philpott family,

It is with shock and sadness that we heard of Carol’s passing. Our sincere condolences.
Carol and I spent many hours together as Cygnus Gymnastics moms, she was a joy to be around and a wonderful and caring person.

Alice and Gerry Lynch
Calgary

Steve and Family,

We are so sorry to hear of Carol’s passing.
We extend our deepest sympathy to you during this most difficult time.

Sean and Linda Hamilton

To the Battcock and Philpott families , We are shocked and saddened to hear of Carol’s passing and our thoughts and prayers are with you .

To the Battcock and Philpott Families,

I am very saddened to here of Carol’s passing.
Like others growing up in Baie Verte, my teenage years involved many memories of Carol and the large friend group we shared. She was a beautiful, smart talented and determined young woman and from all accounts continued to exemplify that by living her life to her fullest possible potential. She is true inspiration for others.

You are all in the thoughts of my family at this difficult time.

Susan ( Blagdon) Drover

My condolences to Carol’s husband, children, mother and siblings.

The Carol I know was from child to young adult.
We shared much of of time our time and our families with each other. I was truly blessed with a good friend and another family.
Carol was strong, she was fun loving, a confidente, a partner in crime and she lived life to its fullest….that’s how I remember her.

The opportunity to look back and reminisce with her is lost.

I imagine, as a wife and a mother, she was as strong, driven and full of life as the Carol I knew. A devastating loss to her family. I pray that her memories will be shared by those who love her; keeping her forever close.

All Is Well
Death is nothing at all,
I have only slipped into the next room
I am I and you are you
Whatever we were to each other, that we are still.
Call me by my old familiar name,

Speak to me in the easy way which you always used

Put no difference in your tone,
Wear no forced air of solemnity or sorrow
Laugh as we always laughed at the little jokes we enjoyed together.
Play, smile, think of me, pray for me.

Let my name be ever the household word that it always was,
Let it be spoken without effect, without the trace of shadow on it.
Life means all that it ever meant.
It is the same as it ever was, there is unbroken continuity.
Why should I be out of mind because I am out of sight?

I am waiting for you, for an interval, somewhere very near,
Just around the corner.
All is well.

-Henry Scott Holland

Dear Steve and family, Dave and Family. Jim and I are so sorry for you all! As time passes your memories and laughs you shared will be there to bring smiles back! Sending love and prayers .

Dave & Robert
I am deeply saddened to hear of your sister’s passing. Sending my heartfelt condolences and praying that cherished memories and the love of family and friends will bring you some comfort at this most difficult time..

I am shocked and saddened by Carol’s passing. I have many, many fond memories of her growing up. Our mothers were such good friends, it tricked down to us children. She just had the most beautiful, memorable smile…..I wish I had an opportunity to know her as an adult. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest condolences.

I am deeply saddened by Carol ‘s passing. I have many fond and loving memories of Carol from her childhood and teenage years in Baie Verte. The family connection runs deep and I extend my sincere condolences to all her family. May her gentle soul Rest In Peace.

Stephen, Jake, Josh, Claire and George,
I am deeply saddened to hear of your loss. I have many fond memories of the times I shared with Carol over the years. I will miss her. My sincere condolences to you and your families, her colleagues and many friends.

To: Aunt Mary, Don, David, AnneMarie, John, Cathy, Brian, Rob, and all your families;
To: Carol’s husband, her children, and the Battcock families;
We have no words to express our deepest sorrow, hence,

I Am Free,

Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free,
I’m following paths God made for me
I took his hand, I heard him call
Then turned, and bid farewell to all
 
I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love, to sing, to play
Tasks left undone must stay that way
I found my peace … at close of play
 
And if my parting left a void
Then fill it with remembered joy
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss
Ah yes, these things I too will miss.
 
Be not burdened… deep with sorrow
I wish you sunshine of tomorrow
My life’s been full I’ve savoured much
Good friends, good times
A loved one’s touch
 
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief,
Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your hearts and peace to thee
God wanted me now
He set me free.
 
Author unknown

May Carol’s soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

Love,
Irene (Traverse) & Joe Pumphrey
 

The Fitzgerald family wish to extend sincere condolences to the Philpott and Battcock families on the tragic loss of our cousin, Carol. We were all deeply saddened to hear of her passing. Let time help heal your sorrow with all the joyful memories you shared over the years. Carol was such a beautiful person, not only on the outside, but also within. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Family of Aunt Beth and Uncle Pat

Wishing Carol’s family and loved ones peace and strength during this difficult time. Carol was such a great person,and friend, in high school. She will live on, forever in our memories.

Our deepest condolences.

Sean and Lisa Antle

To the Battcock and Philpott families,

Words can not express how deeply saddened I was to hear of Carol’s passing. My deepest condolences to each and everyone of you. I have so many fond memories growing up with Carol in Baie Verte and especially our times shared on the swim team. It was her voice that you could hear above the rest cheering for everyone. Carol was an amazing and beautiful person who inspired us all to do our best. She excelled at everything she did and most of all she was an amazing mother, and a dear friend. I feel so blessed and honoured to be able to call her my friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

My thoughts and prayers go out to family …served her many times at Breens … thinking of little George today …stay strong little man

Sorry to hear of Carols passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Philpott and Bathcock families at this time.

To the Battcock and Philpott Families- I am deeply saddened by the news of Carol’s passing.Someone so special can never be forgotten. My deepest condolences go out to her family and friends. May her soul Rest In Peace,

I find it difficult to express how very much we will all miss Carol she truly did mean the world to us. She will be forever in our hearts. Always know we are there for you. Your family will always hold a very special place in our hearts.
Love you now and always,
Roxanne, Ray, Rachel, Ryan and Robyn xo

To Stephen and family,
My sincerest condolences on Carol’s passing. I did not know her personally but I have been told that she was a beautiful person with a wonderful spirit for life. With the loss of a loved one, we cherish even more the memories; and hold them all the more closer to our hearts. It is those memories that please God will provide you with peace and comfort in the days to come. Thinking of you and the families. Terry Power

My heart goes out to Carol’s Family. I was shocked to hear of her sudden passing. We were colleagues in the Heilkunst community. I have not seen her in a few years, but recall the times we would re-connect during HCH’s summer school in Ottawa. The world will be a much sadder place without her, but her vibrant nature and energy will live on forever. RIP dear Carol, may you fly with the angels and be a source of comfort in watching over your loved ones.

There are no words to express the sadness of the loss of such a beautiful soul. Please accept my heartfelt condolences Steve, Jake, Josh, Claire and George. Also her extended family, Natalie and Kevin. Condolences to the Philpott families as well. She was a gem that lived by example and was a role model to everyone that had the privilege of knowing her. May the Universe support you all through this very difficult time. Namaste!

Dear Jake and family,
Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Your mom was beautiful inside and out. Her joyful spirt will live on through you..
Love and prayers,
Lisa O’Keefe, Jack Daw , James, Michael & Eve

My heartfelt condolences to the Battcock and Philpott families on such a tragic loss . Carol smiled each and every time I met her and she personified healthy living. I am so sorry for your loss and wish you peace and comfort.
God bless you all.

I am so sorry for your loss, Steve, Jake, Claire, Josh, and George. Carol was the life of the party, she feared nothing, she lived life to the fullest every day, her strength and determination held no bounds. I was honored to be her friend and colleague and am at a loss for words. I hope in time that you will carry a part of her where ever you go.
Love you Carol!
by Bonnie Chouinard, Letellier, Manitoba.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

I am both shocked and deeply saddened to hear of Carol’s passing. We were classmates and colleagues in the Heilkunst community. It is several years since we have seen one another, but I have such fond memories of Carol from our Summer Schools in Ottawa — her bubbly personality, her vigor, her love for her family. She was beautiful, both inside and out. She will be missed by many! My heartfelt condolences to her family and all who knew her her.

sad news. Prayers to the family. A great childhood friend taken way to soon….
Rich Wheeler

I am very sorry to hear of your loss. A lot of good memories were had on the swim team and working with Carol. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family.

So very sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. Thoughts and prayers go out to all of her family and friends.

So sad to hear of Carol’s passing. Thinking of you and your family.

To the Battcock and Philpott Families- so saddened to hear of Carol’s passing . May fond memories you shared bring comfort during this difficult and sad time.
You are in my thoughts.
Deepest Sympathy

No one better than God, understands the depth of your pain and can help you cope with your disquieting thoughts. Thus, I hope that in due time your family receives God’s peace that excels all thought, so that it will guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus. God is called the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation. Rest assured that he cares for all his creatures and he would never bring us suffering. A soothing scripture I like is Psalm 34:18 which reads: “Jehovah is near to those that are broken at heart, and those who are crushed in spirit he saves.” He promised that in the Paradise, we will have the prospect of enjoying life without end, free from all problems, accidents, and sickness. Even our dead loved ones like Carol will be resurrected. (Psalm 37:9, 29; John 5:28, 29) With all my sympathy for the loss of someone so cherished.

I was very saddened to hear of Carol’s passing. Carol was a great classmate and an awesome teammate in sports during our high school years. I am glad I got to see her a few years back and connect with her. I will always remember her beautiful personality and infectious smile. Thoughts and prayers are being sent to her family. Fly with the angels my friend.

So saddened to hear of Carols passing, my sincere condolences to her family, I saw Carol in 2008 in Baie Verte during come home, was glad I had the chance to chat with her then she was happy to talk about her family you could see how much love she held for them, she was a very beautiful person. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Desiree Downey Ricketts

Steve, you and your family have my deepest condolences. Carol was a truly beautiful person in every way. I can’t imagine how difficult this must be for all of you. I admired her so much. She was an incredible inspiration. I feel blessed to have known her and had many happy times with her. She definitely made her mark in this world and has left it a far better place. I hope her amazing strength and love bring you comfort. She lives on in all of you, and the countless lives she touched.

To Carol’s family- Carol was the type of person who when she met you, she stopped,, genuinely cared, asked how you were and truly listened. She always met you with a smile and your conversations with her were filled with laughter. She loved to laugh, it was infectious. I will always remember her beautiful laughter. You didn’t even need to ask about her family- she loved to talk about them with such pride and love- it was easy to see. She was a warm, loving girl who will be young and beautiful forever. She was taken way too soon. God bless Carol’s family.
Gail Alexander

So sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere sympathy at this sad time.

Dave, Robert, & Family,
So sorry to hear about the passing of your loved one.
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Deepest sympathy,
Linda Coles

My deepest condolences to the Philpott and Battcock family on your loss. Carol was a beautiful person. Although I hadn’t seen her for many years, her thoughts and advice she once gave me has changed my outlook on life and health ever since.

Dave, Robert, and Catherine,
We are so very sorry to hear about Carol. You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Deepest condolences to the Philpott and Battcock families!

Steve, Jake, Josh, Claire, and George,
I am so very sorry for your loss. I have so many wonderful memories of time spent with Carol. She cared deeply for those around her and was the epitome of strength and grace. She has left us way too soon. I pray that her strength and the love of those surrounding you will help you through this very difficult time and in the years to come.

So sorry to hear this news of a friend from University who was the first person to welcome me with open arms when I move into Burke House residence. I’ll never forget her infectious smile and vibrant personality. Hard to believe I’m receiving this news today about Carol.

Carol was an incredible person, a joy to spend time with, and she loved you all so much. Our deepest condolences,

Louise Moyes and Family

To Steve and family, So sad to hear of Carol’s passing. Her personality was so infectious. Her spirit was large. God bless to all her family. Xo

Stephen, I am so sorry to learn of Carol’s passing. Our hearts go out to you and the children. Sorry I can not be there physically to offer any kind of support. Our prayers are with you.

Mark and Caroline Maguire and family.

My thoughts and prayers are with you-Carol’s family. My husband and I only met Carol 2-3 years ago and we grew to love her,I feel her loss deeply, can’t think of how difficult it is for her family, but pray that you Will all be strengthened and surrounded by God’s comfort as you go through this mourning. She left her beautiful imprint on all who knew her I am sure. I know that the greatest gift you could give in her memory is to live life just as fully as she would have wanted for each of you God Bless!

Our sincere condolences to the Battcock and Philpott families. Godspeed my friend.

Our deepest condolences to the families on this tragic lost. Thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time.

To the Battcock and Philpott families:
I am so sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. I have so many wonderful memories of growing up together in Baie Verte. She had an infectious smile, love for life and a very caring heart. We were able to connect a few times over the years where we enjoyed catching up on each others lives and laughing about the old times. I am happy to have called her my friend. Take care.

Such sad news. Thoughts and prayers with the family at this time.

Our deepest condolences to the Philpott and Battcock families. So sadden to hear of her passing, she well be remembered for infectious smile and alethtic ability growing up and many childhood memories. RIP Carol

To Mary, Anne Marie and all the family members..we are so deeply sorry for your loss….May the good Lord hide you all under His wing….

We are so terribly saddened to hear of the passing of Carol. A beautiful mother and dear wife. Sending our condolences and heartfelt sympathies at this sorrowful time.

We are so deeply saddened to hear of Carol’s passing. Her life has touched so many people in so many ways. Carol always took the time to stop and chat whenever we crossed paths and her positivity and energy were infectious.
Most heartfelt condolences to Steve, her beautiful children and all her family.

My heart is heavy, my memories are uplifting and the pureness of our childhood friendship is everlasting. Sending my love to all.

I am so sorry for your loss Steve. My thoughts are with you and your family. I’m sure your memories with be strong and of comfort to you. In the future.

To the family of Carol- what a legacy she has given! A beautiful soul who treasured her family above everything. We often chatted about our families and she adored you all. She spoke highly, always, of you Steve and each of the children. Her positivity and zest for life has reached far and beyond and I’m sure you will meet many people in years to come who were impacted by her. She would want you to live life to the fullest for sure. I’ve been praying for you and hope that you feel the peace and comfort that is beyond understanding.

My sincere condolences to the Battcock and Philpott families. Like many others have noted, we grew up together at a special time when Baie Verte was so vibrant, as was Carol’s spirit. There are many fond memories of our childhood together. Carol will be missed by many.

There are very few people in my lifetime that have touched my heart like Carol. She was a vibrant personality, and truly loved caring for other people. She loved her family so very much, loved talking about them, lighting up everytime she did. She made such an impact on my family and I’m sure many more through her work, and we shared a beautiful connection of sharing memories growing up in the same hometown. I will carry you forward forever in my heart Carol, I’m so sorry. Much love and prayers to you and your beautiful family. Xoxo

Stephen and family I am so sad to hear of your loss. On the Crescent or seeing you racing together around the town your joy for life together was wonderful to see.May she rest in peace.

To the Battcock and Philpott families:
I’m so sad to hear the news about Carol. My memories of her were from high school, where she was a model student and outstanding athlete, leading St. Plus to provincial championships. She and I also worked together in the summers as lifeguards. She was a star swimmer in those days, winning so many races it was almost a foregone conclusion each time she jumped in the pool. I remember her great attitude, wonderful smile and sense of humour – just a great person to be around. She will be missed.

Eugene Lundrigan and the Lundrigan Family

To the Battcock and Philpott Families:
My heartfelt condolences! I was shocked to hear the news of a wonderful soul gone much too soon.
I worked for Carol for a bit and her infectious smile was contagious. Her family were her life and when she spoke of them her eyes lit up like fireworks.
She was a beautiful person inside and out and will be deeply missed. Soar with the angels Carol and God Speed!

Very sadden to hear my high school classmate Carol Philpott has passed away. There were some nice memories at St.Pius and she was a true athlete. Although we didn’t cross paths, I’m sure she did well and will be missed.
My prayers and condolences to the Philpott family.
by Johnny Jim

Steve, Jake, Josh, Claire and George,
We are so saddened by your loss. We will forever treasure her friendship and special memories and fun times we had when the kids were little. Grateful to have had Carol as a wonderful friend. Hoping that knowing how much she was loved will help bring you comfort at this difficult time.

To the Battcock and Philpott families,
Please accept my heartfelt condolences. I am incredibly saddened to hear of your precious loss.
In the thirty plus years that I’ve known Carol, I have always left her company feeling uplifted by her eternal optimism and infectious smile. She made the world a happier place.
RIP dear Carol.

My deepest condolences to the family. So shocked to hear of Carol’s passing

Dear Steve and your children, Mrs. Philpott, Catherine, Dave, John, Brian, Anne Marie, Robbie, and Don,

I am so saddened by Carol’s passing and know that your hearts must be broken to lose such an incredible soul. Carol was like another sister to me, and the entire Philpott family was my second family growing up. I felt blessed to reconnect with Carol this past October, and since then we filled pages and pages of texts with our almost-daily conversations about absolute silliness, stories from our childhood–which Carol described as “incredibly happy”–geeky photos from school and swim team, and laughed until our sides hurt. She is one of the strongest people I have ever met, and I mean ever. She let me know on Christmas Day that she was so happy to be surrounded by family and friends and wanted to make sure that I had the same. She was so incredibly positive, and she loved so hard, and that will be her legacy.

You have left the world a better place. Your laugh, your smile will never be forgotten. We all know that your family and friends will miss you , so we extend many blessing to each and every one.. We have been all blessed to have you in our lives.

To all of Carol’s family and friends:

My deepest sympathies in the loss of your cherished Carol. Carol’s courage, strength and love spread faith and hope in all that is good. May all of your stories of times shared and memories of Carol throughout the years hold you and comfort you and continue to spread her light with you. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Many Blessings.

Brenda Valiaho
(Karl Valiaho Beth’s friend)

So sorry to hear of Carol’s passing! She certainly left her mark on our little home town- we will all cherish her memories!
Deepest condolences from our family to yours! God Bless

Aunt Mary and family
Sorry to hear of Carol’s passing may god give you and family the strength to carry on at this sad time . RIP cousin Carol.

To the Battcock family , Mrs. Philpott and families my deepest condolences to you all.
We had such wonderful memories growing up together in Baie Verte. Our families were so intertwined . I will forever cherish my wonderful memories of Carol and the Philpott family .
May your memories of Carol help you through this difficult time

To the Philpott and Battcock families:

Our heartfelt condolences on your loss. We will cherish the memory of a vibrant young lady, so full of life with a broad and radaiant smile.
God Bless!

We are saddened by the loss of our dear friend. Condolences are extended to the Philpott and Battcock families at this time. Like all her friends we are at a loss for words to express our feelings right now,we are forever thankful to have known Carol since childhood and we cherish the memories.An amazing person.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family . Carol will be truly missed . God Bless Anne. Gerald and Jason .. BARKER / ROLFE MISSISSAUGA ONTARIO ..

aunt mary and all the family .sure thinking of u all today so sad .carol was beautiful so was her family .by marg barker and Woodrow.

My deepest condolences to Carol’s family. It takes my breath away to think of the beautiful, vibrant woman I last met walking Signal Hill a year or so ago. I had not see her in awhile and she was so proud telling me about each of her children. My thoughts and prayers go out to Carol’s husband and family and to the Philpott family. Godspeed.

Mrs. Philpott, Ann-Marie and family, so sorry for your lost. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Steve, Jake, Josh, Claire., George, Kevin, Natalie, Mike, Ted and Michelle.

We are so, so sorry to hear about Carol’s passing.
She was a bright light that loved sharing that radiance with others.
She will be very sadly missed, and words can not express how saddened we are to hear of your loss.
Take care of yourselves.
All of our love. ❤️

We are so sad to hear the news on Carol, a wonderful lady. Our best wishes and prayers go out to the Battcock and Philpott families.

To the Battcock and Philpott family,

I am so sorry for your loss. I cannot tell you how deepenly saddened I was this morning upon hearing of Carol’s passing. While life took us in different directions (provinces), we shared many good laughs, and a perhaps few tears during our university days!!!
Carol was a vibrant women and a wonderfully kind human being. She will be missed.

With many blessings for strength and guidance during this difficult time,

Anne Marie Healey (Tobin)

Mrs Philpott , Ann Marie , David and family I’m very sad to hear of Carol’s passing .

This morning I lost a beloved and cherished friend. I will carry Carol always in my heart. To all of her family, may you continue to be strengthen by all of those who surround you at this time. Allow others to hold you up as you mourn. Wishing I could be there.

Stephen, Jake, Josh, Claire and George,
Paul and I are so very saddened today. A bright light has gone out in this world. Blessings to you all.

Mary and family,So sad to hear of Carols passing.,Condolences to the families at this time

Carol was such a warm, welcoming person who was so full of life. I only knew her briefly, but will always remember her fondly. So sorry to hear of her passing. My deepest condolences to her family and loved ones.

Mrs. Philpott, Anne Marie and family, my deepest condolences on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

So sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. She had an infectious smile and and so full of life. Condolences to Steve and family and the Philpott family.