Donald James Evans

January 22, 1946 to December 27, 2020


Donald James Evans passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday December 27th, 2020, aged 74 years. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Violet (Strugnell) and brother Douglas. Left to mourn with fond memories a wide circle of family and friends. Sons Jonathan (Jenn) and Christopher (Megan). Grandchildren Levi, Felix, Ruthie and Sasha. Mother of sons Mandy (Morton). Siblings Doris, Ed, Jerry, Marion, Robert, Ruby and Stan.

Don will be remembered as a fearless man who approached life head on, flying airplanes, SCUBA diving and the dogged pursuit of business ventures, Newfoundland Tea Co. (Bentley Tea) the most notable. Anyone who met Don never forgot him. He was loved and will be missed.

A special thank you to the staff and residents of Bonaventure Retirement Home who befriended Don and provided great care to him this past year.

Cremation has taken place. At the family’s request, please make a donation to Heart & Stroke in lieu of flowers.



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So sorry to hear about Dons passing ,our condolences to his family

Jonathan and Chris,

Sincere condolences on the passing of Don, I regret not being there in person for you both.

Jarrod Evans and Amanda Hak

Jonathon and Chris, condolences on the passing of your father. Very sorry to hear of your loss.

From your cousin,
Wanda Smith and family

“No legacy is so rich as honesty” – William Shakespeare


To all the Evans family,
My sincere condolences on the passing of my uncle Don. Although we’ve always lived far away in Winnipeg, every time we’ve always went to visit family in St. John’s Uncle Don was always there to welcome us with open arms and be a gracious host. I fondly remember him giving me a job one summer at the Newfoundland Tea company. During that time he took me on some of his adventures, as I got to fly with him in his 2 seater plane to Gander and drive with him down through the peninsula as well to his cabin at Cupid’s. I was able to speak with him not long ago, and I know his big sister, Doris, will miss him dearly as well.
Rest In Peace Uncle Don.

Jonathon, Christopher & Families…….I want to send my deepest condolences on your loss at this sadened time. He will be missed and remembered!

Steve Evan’s
& Barb Legue

I am so sorry for your loss. Thankfully he passed away peacefully in his sleep.. May he rest in peace. God bless.

Rose Ann

Robert, my sincere condolences to you the Evans family on Don’s passing.

Gerry , Ed and the Evans Family:
I am so sad to hear of Don’s passing , it’s been a while since I have seen Don, however, I have numerous memories of him during his career.
I am sure your family and friends will share many fond stories of Don as you celebrate his life in the coming days.
Doug Haynes