Duncan Barnes

July 6, 1928 to April 23, 2019


Passed peacefully away at the Dr. L.A. Miller Centre, April 23, 2019.  Predeceased by his wife Betty (Tuff), parents Henry and Georgina Barnes, and seven siblings Tom, Isaac, Harry, Cecil, Mollie Duffett, Olive Stockwood, and Georgina Nixon.  Leaving to mourn his loving daughters Kathy Ryan (John) and Joanne Barnes, with whom he resided. Grandchildren Jennifer Quilliam (Corey), Gregory and Steven Layman, Michael Ryan, and great-grandson Owen Quilliam.  He will also be remembered by many nieces, nephews and relatives of the Barnes and Tuff families.  The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Dr. Kristian Green and to the many wonderful and caring health professionals who provided such excellent care and support. In accordance with Duncan’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Thursday, April 25 from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, April 26 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Saturday, April 27 at 11 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Duncan’s memory may be made to St. Augustine’s Anglican Church or a charity of one’s choice.

Rest in Peace, Dad.



7-9 p.m. on April 25, 2019

2-4 p.m. on April 26, 2019

7-9 p.m. on April 26, 2019

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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11:00am, Saturday April 27th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
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Joanne and family: I just learned today of your dad’s passing so sorry for your loss. May your find comfort in each other and the memories of you all together.

Sending deepest condolences to you all. ,your Dad was a very nice gentleman to many R.I.P. Fly High with the Angels ,your dad used to go to a pub downtown it was called fiddlers and everyone there treated him with the most highest respect

Dear Joanne, I am sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is never easy. Hopefully the past few days presented an opportunity for everyone to come together and celebrate his life and legacy. Best wishes to you and your family.

Joanne, I am sorry to learn of your Dad’s passing. May all the wonderful memories of your Dad bring you comfort at this very difficult time. Remembering you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Bill and Betty Donahue

Kathy, Joanne and families. So sad to hear of Uncle Dunc’s passing. My thought and prayers are with you all.

Joanne and family,

I am so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I hope you will find comfort in each other and in your memories in the days to come – you are in my thoughts.

Joanne and family
Sorry to to hear the news that dad has passed. Remember the wonderful memories you have. Strength to you all.
Peter and Ellen Chalker

Kathy, Joanne and families. So very sad to know your Dad has passed. He had a lot of love around him and your happy memories and warm thoughts from everyone who knew him will get you through. I would be there to support you in person if I could. Sending hugs to you as well. Janet

Joanne and Kathy
I shall sorely miss our yearly visit to uncle ‘Dunc’ and the wonderful opportunity to be with him at family gatherings. Forgive me for not making it to the visitations but I will be at the funeral. Hugs. Evelyn

Kathy, Joanne and your families
With a long life many memories are made …
Duncan has left scores filled with his unique brand of houmor that should grant you welcome smiles in the days ahead.
Sorry we aren’t with you…..
Peter and Janet Tuff
Philip Andrea Martha and their families

Kathy and Joanne
Being from the “Crescent” we got to experience your Father’s humour and wit firsthand over the years. Our thoughts are with you.

Joanne and Family
So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Our condolence to all the family.

Kathy & Joanne
So sorry to hear of your Dads passing and Jenny and Michael your Grandfather. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in the coming days as you lay him to rest in peace .

Joanne & Colin Quilliam

Kathy and Joanne,

I am sorry to hear about your Dad. Our deepest sympathy to you and your families at this difficult time.

Sincerely, Jennifer Tuff, Rob Shave, Rachel and Zoe

Dearest Joanne. So sorry to hear about your Dad. You will surely miss him. Great age and many great memories. To all the families our condolences.

Kathy and John

Thinking of you at this difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you now.

Joanne, May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept my sincere condolences.

I was very sad when I heard of Uncle Duncan’s passing. Spending summers in Newfoundland were always wonderful with “Uncle Dunc”. My thoughts are with you all at this time. Love and hugs

Am very saddened to hear of Duncan’s passing. Know that my prayers are with you all, now & always.

Thank you for notifying so many of the family of Uncle Duncan’s passing. My Dad, Tom was the oldest of the siblings and now the youngest is gone to join them and your mother. May they all rest in peace.

Kathy, Jon, Michael and Jenny, so sorry to hear of your loss. Take comfort in all of the years of memories your shared with your father/grandfather and he will live on forever in them!

Hi Kathy and John.. Thinking of you both. Xxx

Joanne so sorry to hear of your dads passing. Remembering him as he was in Toronto at the Tina Turner concert., singing along to Rolling Like a River (Proud Mary). It was a great evening. Take care
Debby and Garry

So sad to hear of Uncle Duncan’s passing. It’s the end of an era. Be comforted in knowing he is in a better place. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.