Eric Joseph Edwards

March 25, 1932 to March 22, 2018

Obituary

Eric Joseph Edwards, age 85, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on March 22, 2018. He was born in Lawn, Newfoundland, and was the son of the late Archibald and Mildred (Conners) Edwards. He is remembered by his loving wife of 63 years Lenora (Brockerville), his seven children – Judi, Roma, Rick (Cheryl), Bev Welch (Mark), Mike/Boss (Mary), Nittie Balderson (Larry), Stevie (Amy), and Heather Edwards, and his fourteen grandchildren, Becky (Ron), Philip (Brittany), Zachary (Makenzie), Erica, Jonathan, Nicole, Hailey, Julie, Brandon, Emilee, Kenzie, Norah, Delaney and Austin. He is survived by his three brothers, Arch, Patrick (Carm), and Arnold (Fredia), and his six sisters, Eileen Freake (Garland), Alma Pike, Norma Strang (Walter), Marg Duever (Hans), Mary Kardos (Ron), and Millie Grant. He is also predeceased by his brother Richard (Gladys) and his sister Olive Garwell (Dennis). He will be missed by many special friends and family.  A Memorial Service will be held at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday, March 31st at 2:00pm.

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2:00pm, Saturday March 31st

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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So very sorry to hear of Erics passIing I had only known Eric for a short time but we became good friends with our chats while watching trout running the falls in the brook . He was a true gentleman and friend who will be missed.

So sorry to hear about Mr. Eric’s passing, he was such a fine gentleman in every way. How he enjoyed taking his walker and visit his friends at the end of Little a Powers Pond Road to see the trout going up the brook, and having our chat about everything under the sun.
You will be missed my friend, RIP.

Roma and Family:
So sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Hugs
Yvonne Myers

Aunt Lenora and family
So sorry we are unable to be with you for Uncle Eric’s memorial service. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you today and always. RIP Uncle Eric. Love to all.

Violet and Dave

Nitty I’m so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I remember him well. So many great memories from our childhood. Please pass along my condolences to Your Mom and the rest of the Family. Thinking of you all at this difficult time as you morn his loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Mike, So sorry to hear of the passing of your father, I know his memory will live on with all the family for years to come.. We can’t make the Memorial Service today but our thoughts and prayers will be with you.

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Eric Edwards. He was a dear friend of the Cox Family for many years. I will miss his weekly chats and laughs. Thinking of you all at this sad time. God bless.. Roxane and Christina Cox and families…

We r so sorry to hear of your dads passing, know we r praying for you and your all in our thoughts in the sad days to come.

Love from Melvin Roberts (Nicole Muzichuk) and families

Lenora and Family,
Sometimes it hard to understand that God “doth all things well”, but He does. Imagine what Eric is experiencing now. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Judi and Family,
So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Thoughts and my prayers are with you at this time.

Aunt Lenora and Family. We were so sad to learn of Uncle Eric’s passing. I spent some great times with him when I was a youth growing up in Marystown and he was trucking freight to the Burin Peninsula, and he would let me tag along occasionally. I remember him as a strong, caring and kind imdividual. Please accept our heartfelt condolences and cherish your great memories of a fine man. Take care.

So sorry for your loss Aunt Lenora and Family, Wayne & Hilda Isaacs

To Rick,Cheryl,and Brandon, Lorraine and I would like you to know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this time. We know that the road ahead is hard, but with God, family and friends, you will make it thru the storm..

God bless you Uncle Eric!

Mike and Families sincere sympathy, thinking of you at this time.

Though i didn’t know Mr Edwards personally, I know and love many of his children. I also know of his love for his Savior. What a rich heritage to pass down to all who come behind him. Much love and many prayers to all of you there who are grieving. Heaven is sweeter every day. Just think of stepping on shore and finding it heaven!!

To Lenora and family, sorry to hear of Eric’s passing, he will be missed….who will fill in as master chief on Jiggs dinner day.? Thinking of you all at this sad time

Uncle Eric. Uncle “Teddy Bear”. Me Fadder. Sigh. He was an amazing man! His smile, his love, his hugs, his strength, his gentleness, his hospitality, his care will not be forgotten. I feel so blessed to have known him! Heaven just got sweeter!
Love and prayers for all of you as you continue on!

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. We have fond memories of our times together. What a blessing! Looking forward to seeing Eric again! Hugs and our love to all,

Looking for that blessed hope…..Titus 2:13

So sorry to hear of Mr. Edwards passing. I have many fond memories of sleepovers, and playing in the yard. Oh, and the excitement of Mr. Edwards watching the hockey games on TV!! My thoughts and prayers are with you.

So saddened to hear of your loss. Fond memories of Mr. Edwards. I grew up in the area where they lived and I think every kid in the neighborhood hung out in their yard….I never saw him without a smile on his face. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless.

so sorry to hear of uncle Eric passing sincere condolences to you aunt Lenora and all the family .hold on to the memories they will keep you going love you and take care RIP UNCLE ERIC

So sorry to hear of “Pop’s” passing. Spent some time with him helping delivering pianos a few years ago and was in awe of his work ethic and physical strength. He will be missed. Condolences to the family..

My condolences to you & the family! Sending thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. He was a very special man loved by all. I know it’s hard but, find peace in that he’s no longer sick & suffering. Remember your many good memories of him and forever he’ll like in your hearts. Sending hugs your way! Xoxo

Our thoughts and prayers are for all of you . Eric was a dear man who loved his Lord, his family and his friends. We have so many fond memories of visiting him and Lenora while we were in Newfoundland and sipping on a cup of hot tea and sharing our blessings. How thankful we are to know we will be with Eric again when we reach heaven. This has been made possible because of Gods salvation for all those who have taken Jesus Christ as their Savior.

My Sincere Condolences To You And The Family , Aunt Lenora, My Thoughts Are With You All At This Trying Time.

To Lenora and family:

So very sorry to hear of Eric’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Sending sincere condolences to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time. God bless you all. Rest In Peace Mr Edwards.

Leonora and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.Sorry we will not be there at the service as we are in Florida but we will be thinking about you all.God Bless you all.love Joe and Mary Edwards

Condolences to the family . RIP Mr. Eric .

My thoughts and prayers are with you all

Condolence to the family.

Condolences to all the family! My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family at this difficult time.

We extend our deepest sympathies to all the family.
God Bless

Condolences to all the family
Mike and Mary Grant

So sorry to hear about the passing of uncle Eric our thoughts & prayers are with you all @this difficult time . Remember all the good time you had with him & hold them close to your heart. Take care & god bless you all.