Edgar Charles Banfield

September 21, 1933 to March 1, 2020


Edgar Charles Banfield passed peacefully away on March 1, 2020 at Tiffany Village, aged 86 years.

Predeceased by parents Charles and Amelia Banfield (McEachren), step mother Mary Banfield (Martin), wife Joan Violet Banfield (Bennett), siblings Robert, Nora, Lloyd and Joan.

Leaving to mourn children Rosalyn Williams (John), Juanita O’Leary (Sean), Robert Banfield (Paula), Valerie Weeks, Barry Banfield (Mabel), and Lisa King (Wayne), grandchildren Elliot, Katy, Kourtney, Cavan, Ryan, Stephanie, Susan, Jamie Lee, Robbie, Emily, Allison, and Travis, great-grandchildren Lucas, Robyn, and Lola, siblings William (Billy) Banfield, Charles Banfield (Edith), Derek Banfield (Liz), Marilyn Riggs (Leroy), and Kathleen LeMessurier (Brian), as well as extended family and friends.

Visitation will take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Tuesday, March 3 from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, March 4 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from St. Thomas Anglican Church on Thursday, March 5 at 11 a.m.

Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.



7-9 p.m. on March 3, 2020

2-4 p.m. on March 4, 2020

7-9 p.m. on March 4, 2020

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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11:00am, Thursday March 5th

St. Thomas Anglican Church


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We were saddened to read of Edgar’s passing, he was such a quiet and gentle man. Please accept our condolences. Reunited with Joan , may he rest in peace

Ron Squires and Linda

Juanita….please accept my sincerest sympathies on the loss of you dear Dad. God bless you all at this difficult time.

To all the Banfield Family
Please accept my condolences on your loss, my Dad, Charlie Evans worked with your Dad at the Dept of Forestry for many years and were good friends along with your mom and my mom Marie.

Mark Evans

Derek and family,
My thoughts are with you at this time

Juanita and family
Saddened to hear of your Dad’s passing.
May years of memories comfort you all at this difficult time. Elaine Bruce(Hann).

Lisa, Wayne, Emily, Alison &Travis,
We were saddened to hear the news of your father’s (father-in-law/grandfather’s) passing. Our sincerest condolences to you all and the entire Banfield family. May treasured memories help ease your sorrow. We are out of the country right now and will unfortunately miss the service. Our thoughts are with you. Sending all of our love.

Lisa King &family so sorry to hear of your father’s passing my condolenences to aĺl the family

Our sincerest sympathy Lisa, Wayne, Emily, Allison and Travis and the Banfield family . Thinking of you all during this difficult time .
Vicky and Blair Duggan and family

Sorry to read of Derek’s brother passing away. May the memories that you shared bring you peace.

Seonaid Pope

We are so very sorry for your loss. Sincere condolences to Family and Friends. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Will always remember Uncle Edgar’s quiet pleasant presence. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.

Lisa and Barry,

My deepest condolences on your Dad’s passing. Thinking about you at this difficult time.

Deanne Adams (LeGrow)

Juanita and your family/ families.

Please accept my condolences to you on the loss of your dad. Thinking of you during this difficult time.

Anne Marie ( Tobin) Thomas

Val and Family
My Deepest condolences on the loss of your Father
I pray your Treasured memories will help you through this time.

God Bless
Mary Squires

Juanita and family.my sincere condolences to you on the passing of your dad.Grace was kind enough to let me know. Sandra Thistle(aka Butler).

Lisa, Wayne and Family
So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
The Rotary Club of Happy Valley Goose Bay

Val and family,
So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Val, Jamie Lee and family … so sad to hear about your loss. You’ve shared such great memories these past years of everything from cooking up your Dads favourite meals to sharing an evening glass of wine with him . Wonderful memories that will always leave you with a warm smile I’m sure. Thinking of you all during this difficult time. God Bless!

Valerie and family,
So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing, we have many fond memories of visiting your mom and dad when we first moved to St. John’s, we will always remember their kindness..
We are out of the province right now but will contact you
when we return.
Kevin and Lillian Joy

Val, Lisa and family, sorry to hear about your dad, thinking of you all, much love ❤️

Valerie, Rosalyn, Juanita, Lisa, Barry and Robert,

So sorry to hear of Uncle Edgar’s passing. He was a special Uncle to me, and a wonderful brother and companion for Dad.. I will remember him fondly. Our thoughts are with you and your families at this difficult time.

Sent with love and remembrance to get through this tough time. Our most sincere condolences. Rest In Peace Uncle Edgar.