Retired dairy farmer from Torbay Road, passed peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at Pleasant View Towers on Tuesday March 6th, 2018.
Predeceased by his parents, Valance and Mary (Codner) Field; baby brother, Ronnie Field; brother, Phil Field; sister, Laura Carter; parents-in-law, Walter and Mary Skinner; sisters-in-law, Florence Field and Margaret Skinner; brothers-in-law, Ches Dawe and Charles Skanes; and family friend Carrie Allen.
Eric was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend and a proud member of the Royal St. John’s Regatta Hall of Fame (Rowing Category).
Eric leaves with fond and loving memories his wife, Helen (nee Skinner); loving son, Ronald (Leann); his dearly loved grandson, Eric; sister, Mildred Skanes; brother and life-long business partner, Les Field; sisters-in-law, Frances Field, Mary (Bill) Codner, Tish (John) Lane, Brenda (Uli) Huber, Genie (Max) Evans, Joanne (Ralph) Tapper and Eileen Skinner; brothers-in-law, Gus Carter, Walter (Barbara) Skinner, Pat (Phyllis) Skinner and Bill Skinner (Kay) and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Special thank you to Mildred Skanes, Les Field, Robert Field, Bill Roche and Hector Williams for your love and support during Eric’s battle with Alzheimers.
At Eric’s request cremation has taken place. Visitation at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John’s on Thursday, March 8th and Friday, March 9th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held from St. Thomas’ Church on Saturday, March 10th at 2:30 pm with interment on Tuesday, March 13th, at 10:30 am, at Forest Road Anglican Cemetery.
Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in Eric’s memory may be made to the Rainbow Riders.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Interment at Forest Road Anglican Cemetery, on Tuesday, March 13th at 10:30 am.