Geoffrey William Harding

December 8, 1962 to August 31, 2018


Passed away suddenly but peacefully, on Friday August 31st, 2018 Geoffrey William Harding, age 56 years. Predeceased by his grandparents William and Sarah Warford, his father, Frank Harding and his aunt, Dorothy Poff. Leaving to mourn his loving mother, Shirley Harding-White (nee Warford); also other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, September 6th. Funeral service will take place on Friday, September 7th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Logy Bay Rd. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations in Geoff’s memory may be made to VOWR Radio Station.



2-4 p.m. on September 6, 2018

7-9 p.m. on September 6, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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11:00am, Friday September 7th

St. Mark's Anglican Church
203 Logy Bay Rd, St. John's


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So sad to lose such a kind, gentle, caring Gentleman. Personality plus, always time for a story and never a bad word about anyone. God Bless, rest in Peace.
Paul White, Carson , Connor and Marleigh

Please accept my sincere condolences on Geoff’s passing. I remember him well as a student at PWC and have had chats with him a number of times since his graduation. May your many great memories of him help you through this difficult time.

Aunt Shirley,
I am very saddened to hear of Geoff’s passing. Thinking of you at this difficult time. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.

Sincere condolences
You are in all our thoughts and prayers

Deepest sympathy. I was shocked to hear of Geoffs passing..I watched him grow from a wonderful little boy, to a very special man..he kept me in touch during Gerry’s illness.., always. Stopped for a chat whenever he seen me… He was always so kind and thoughtful..God has gained a very special angel . Please remember I am always just a phone call away.

Very sorry to hear of Geoff’s passing. Went to school with him and always saw him the the Avalon Mall over the past few years and always stopped and had a chat. My sincere condolences to the family during this sad time.

We just heard of Geoff’s passing and are very deeply saddened by your loss. He was always a part of our family and he will be sadly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this very difficult time.

I am so sorry to hear of Geoff’s passing, he was a great friend and we had good times together, and good discussions on politics and airplanes (he was at the airport most times when we spoke) – he will be sadly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his mother Shirley. If there is anything we can do please do not hesitate to ask.

I was deeply saddened to hear of Geoff’s passing. We work together for 7 1/2 years at Central kitchen. He was a great friend and coworker who always took the time to get to know all of the new staff coming in to our building. Geoff will be missed by all of us. Sending my deepest condolences.

So sorry to hear about Geoff’s sudden passing. We’re thinking about you Aunt Shirley and sending lots of love your way.
Sarah, Paul and Leo

Mrs. Harding;
So very sorry to read of Geoff’s sudden passing. We both went through school together and finished at PWC. Geoff was always a good person & friend. I hope all the wonderful memories you shared will help you through this very difficult time.

God Bless.

Rest in Peace Geoff

I was shocked and saddened to read about Geoffrey’s sudden passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you as this deal with this very sad loss.

Shirley: John and I were saddened to hear that Geoff had passed away. I know how much he meant to you. We will miss meeting him at the TC Mall in Carbonear where you and he sometimes visited. I have known Geoff from the years that you and I worked together at the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans and I always felt that he was a real kindhearted young man, someone of whom I know you were proud. He was special to you as you were special to him and I’m sure you have many good memories of him. We both hope that God’s blessing will be upon you as you face the days ahead. Take care!


Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of Geoff
We were shocked to hear the news
May God bless you and your family and keep them in prayers

my thoughts and prayers go to the Harding family…. i worked with Geoff at Central Kitchen….. you will be sadly missed

Sorry to hear that Geoff has pass on. He was a dear friend and we both volunteer at RogersTV and it was always a pleasure to work with. Wow can’t believe he is gone so soon. God bless you Shirley.
Stephen Pidgeon

Mrs. Harding, wishing I was there to give you my condolences in person. I received this news not just 30 minutes ago. I am deeply saddened and in shock. Geoff was such a great guy, who still held a special place in my heart. He was loved and welcomed by my family. He always made sure to email or text me on special occasions or holidays. Geoff touched a lot of people with his kindness and friendship. A good man has left too soon.
My heart and prayers are with you during this time. Geoff you were a great friend and you will be missed. My heart is heavy today. Until we meet again. Pam Ryan

Shirley my mom and I are sending our condolences on the loss of your son Geoff. I was so very shocked and saddened upon hearing of his sudden passing. Sending lots of hugs your way.

So very sorry to hear of Geoff’s passing. I am still in shock since the news only reached me today. He was my oldest friend and I will definitely be at the funeral. My deepest sympathies to you Mrs. Harding and to all who knew him . To say I will miss him is an understatement. Rest in peace my friend.

To Shirley,
So sorry to hear of your son’s passing.. Our sincere sympathy goes out to you
Max and Phyllis Beckett

Sending my condolences and prayers to you all. I knew Geoff from years ago. Always had a smile and always happy. He will be sadly missed but never forgotten. Rest well my friend. Till we meet again.

Shirley, we were very saddened to learn of Geoffrey’s passing. We are presently in Ontario and unable to attend the funeral. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May he rest in peace and rise again in glory.
Sincere condolences,
Ches & Mary Warren

I knew Geoff through Cable 9, he was a great volunteer and friend. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Rest in Peace, Geoff.

So sorry to hear of Geoff’s sudden passing. Thinking of you and hoping you find comfort in all the wonderful memories you have of him.

Sincere Condolences

So sorry to hear about Geoff there are not enough kind words to be said about him. He would always have a smile and would always make u laugh. Rip my buddy you will be missed.

I am so sorry to hear of Geoff’s passing. Geoff was a caring kind individual and feel fortunate to have known him. He was always quick with a story and possessed a wonderful dry wit that made it so much fun to speak with him.. You will be missed Geoff.

I’ve known Geoff since high school, and while our lives took us in different directions and places, we always counted each other as friends. I am deeply saddened by his passing and express my sympathies to his family and friends. His quirky humour and steadfast friendship have touched many, and shall be missed by all who were lucky to have known him.

My dear friend,
Ken and I are so saddened to hear of Geoff’s sudden passing. We remember many chats with him as he enjoyed the park . Be comforted in knowing that he is safe in God’s mercy and loving care. God has blessed you with wonderful memories of your son as a child and as the man he became. Comfort and Blessings..

I am still in shock after hearing about Geoff’s passing. I worked with Geoff at Central Kitchen we always had a lot of laughs and Geoff was always great to talk to. When I started there Geoff was one of the first people who started talking to me and we became friends. You’ll be missed.Take care and RIP Geoff.


My heart goes out to you on the passing of your son. Life is full of joy and sorrow, remember the joy and love your child has brought you over the years and cherish all the memories in the days ahead. God Bless

I’m so sorry you are gone, you were one of a kind buddy! Rest in Peace my friend.

Very sorry to hear Geoff has passed on. Always friendly and great to work side by side with at Rogers and formally Cable Atlantic, not so many months since I last spoke with him. Deep condolences to his family.

Very sorry to hear of Geoff’s sudden passing. I had the pleasure of working with him on many Rogers TV productions over the years. He was always very friendly and personable, as well as a great cameraman.

My thoughts and prayers are with you Shirley, and to his many friends and co-workers.

Aunt Shirley
We are so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Geoff. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
He will be missed
All our love
Elizabeth, Hugh and Jillian

Sorry to hear of Geoffery’s passing. We shared some good laughs at Central Kitchen. He was always helpful and a good friend.
Joe Moore

I was so sorry to hear of Geoff’s passing. My heart breaks for you. May he rest in eternal peace and God grant you the strength to get through the coming days and weeks ahead.