Eric Ivan Giles

October 14, 1042 to September 17, 2016


Passed away suddenly, at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, on Saturday, September 17, 2016, Eric Ivan Giles, aged 73 years. Predeceased by his parents Wilson and Lillian Giles, brother Earl Giles, sister Louise Bazilsky, brother in law, Morrie Bazilsky , parents-in-law Thomas and Priscilla Drover, sister in-law Irene Sheppard, and sister in-law Edna Giles. Leaving with loving memories, his wife of 51 years, Linda; daughter Kim (Gary Randell), son Trevor (Katrina); grandchildren John, Kaylee, Erikson and Ariana. Brothers Randell, Perry (Elizabeth); sisters Netha (Ron Stone), Lorraine (Gordon Andrews), Sandra (Keith Green), Carol (Wayne Reid) and Jeanette (Tom Osbourne). Siblings in law: Jack Sheppard, Albert & Marie Drover, Edwin & Regina Drover, Aidan & Ann Drover, John & Joan Lane, Aubrey and Bev Drover, Mary & Neil French, Mildred & Derick Guzzwell, Brenda & Dave Vardy; special friends Olive & Clarence Stacey along with many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family would like to thank the Upper Island Cove emergency responders, Dr. Rebecca Powell and the staff at the Carbonear General Hospital, Dr. Melvin and the ICU staff and St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, for their care and support. Visitation to take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road.  A family visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m.  and Public visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place at St. Thomas’ Anglican Church, Military Road, on Wednesday September 21 st ,2016 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at The Anglican Cemetery on Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stoke Foundation.



7-9 p.m. on September 20, 2016

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Linda, Trevor, Katrina and family,
We were shocked and saddened to hear of Eric’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all across these many miles… If there is anything we can do please let us know .Gina (Brinston) and Craig Squires.

Linda, Trevor, Katrina and family,
So sorry to read of Eric’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Linda, we were saddened to hear of Eric’s sudden passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Linda, Trevor and Kim. I was very saddened to hear of Eric’s sudden passing. I immediately started thinking about the times we had while working in Labrador together. Cherish the memories you have. We are thinking about you during this difficult time.

Trevor and family, so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. You are in our thoughts.

Sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathy.

Trevor, Katrina, Erikson and Ariana, we are thinking of you at this difficult time. The loss of a loved one is never easy, but the sudden loss of a father/grandfather is heartbreaking. Hold tight to the memories.

Linda and family, sincere condolences to you on the sudden passing of Eric. May all your happy memories bring you peace at this very difficult time.. God bless .

So very sorry for the loss of Eric, a husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many. Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday.

Deepest sympathies to Linda and family.

Kim and family, so to hear about the loss of your father. Cherish fond memories of him and tuck them safely inside your heart.

Condolences to you, Linda and your family…..saddened to hear of Eric’s sudden passing. Will sure miss seeing him at your place in UIC. Thinking of you….

Trevor and Family. Very sorry to hear of your Dad’s sudden passing. Words are difficult at this time; take care of yourself and one another. Sincerely,

Trevor, Katrina, Linda, and the extended Family
Sorry to hear of the untimely passing of your great loss. Please accept our sincere condolences.
Elizabeth and Hallett

To Linda:
So shocked and saddened to hear of Eric’s Passing. May God bless and strengthen you and your family at this most difficult time.
We will keep you and your family in our prayers.