Passed peacefully away at her home in Portugal Cove on June 3, 2020, Gertie Sparkes at the age of 72 years. Predeceased by her husband Roy, mother and father Frank and Eliza Churchill. Brother Albert, three precious grandchildren Alexandra, Kennedy and Kolby, brother in-law Wallace (Margaret) Sparkes and Gordon Sparkes. Leaving to mourn her precious daughters Sherri Lynn (Mark Wareham), Lori Lynn (Dave Hogan) and three special grandchildren whom she adored Rylee and Kinsley Wareham and Keira Hogan, brother Derrick (Donna) Churchill, whom she lived with, sister Emily (Bob) Noseworthy, sisters in-law Carol Ann Hibbs and Judy Sparkes, brothers in-law Lester (Doris) Sparkes, David (Gloria) Sparkes, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Cremation has taken place and due to COVID-19 there will be no visitation or public funeral service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Janeway Foundation or St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove.