James Dean Osmond

August 14, 1957 to October 1, 2017


Osmond. James Dean – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on October 1st, 2017, James Dean Osmond after a prolonged struggle with Cancer, aged 60 years. Predeceased by his father, Lloyd; grandparents Charles and Emma Osmond and Eric and Stella Luffman; parents-in-law Frank and Rose Pink; sister-in-law Jackie Pink and nephew Michael Pink. Leaving to mourn loving wife, Janet Osmond; sons: Brad (Wendy) and Lloyd (Stephanie); mother, June Osmond; sisters: Junette (Don) and Jolene (Gary); sisters-in-law: Shelley (Mile) and Rose (Randy); brother-in-law Hugh (Brenda); grandchildren: Olivia, Logan and Juliette; his best friend Dozer; as well as a close circle of nieces, nephews and friends. The Osmond family wishes to thank the Patel Medical Centre, Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre and the triage staff of the Health Sciences Centre for their excellent care and support during Dean’s illness. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday, October 3rd from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cremation to Follow. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow in Memorial United Church Cemetery, Bauline Line Ext., Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com.



1-9 p.m. on October 3, 2017

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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11:00am, Wednesday October 4th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
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I’m so sorry to hear about Dean’s passing. My condolences to you and all of your family.

Barry Downer

Please accept my sincere condolences at the passing of your dad.

I am sorry to hear of your Dad’s untimely passing. My condolences to you and all of your family.

Janet and family,

Saddened to hear of Dean’s passing. We have fond memories of the dogs shows and get togethers.
He was a wonderful guy and our thoughts and prayers are with you all now. I hope you will find some ease with the support of family and friends.
Karl and Mary Primmer

Janet, June, Junette, Jolene and family. So sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. My condolences to all of you at this very difficult time and know the memories you have shared will be with you always. RIP Dean.

Christine Churchill (Murphy)

Saddened and shocked to hear of Deans passing..Extending my deepest Sympathy to the Osmond Family at this most trying time.I worked with Dean at the Grand Falls /Windsor Division Dept.of Works and Transportation.

I was very saddened to hear about your father’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family at this difficult time.

Dean (Mr. Osmond) was like a second father to me while I was growing up in Goose Bay. I spent much of my formative years with him and Janet (Mrs. Osmond) as I was best friends with Brad… he was an exceptional man and an excellent role model and spoke a lot about engineering (I am an engineer today!). He could make you laugh hysterically and simultaneously intimidate the crap out of you… something I will never forget.

A significant portion of who I am today has come from that time with the Osmond family and it pains me to think that he is now passed. I will always have fond memories of my time with him and the rest of the family. My thoughts, along with the rest of the Butler family are with you all during these difficult times…

Janet & family, we are so very sorry for your loss, so very sad, we send you our most sincere condolences, & we keep you in our thoughts & in our prayers. God Bless!!!

June,Junette and Jolene so sooty for your loss
Dean was a great friend who you could depend on. I remember our chats when he was my ride to work, we were so young and had big hopes but he did become an engineer and I a police officer. I am sure you will miss Dean dearly as so many will but fond memories will keep him close.
My thoughts and prayers are with you today and in the days to come.

June, Junette and Jolene. I’m so sorry to hear of Dean’s untimely passing. I know you are missing him strongly. He was a gentle and humerous soul. I remember fondly playing at your house on the Old Cart Road as a kid, and later competing against Dean for top spots in class at St. Lawrence School (he usually beat me). Later, we met occasionally in university, he doing engineering, and me doing geology, in the Carew bldg. I bumped into him once many years later and was amazed at how much he then resembled his father.

As I do when thinking of my wife, who also passed recently with cancer, I know she is no longer suffering, and I take solace that she is still here in the faces and minds of our children.

Gerry Squires (Wendell and Helen’s son)

Junette, Jolene and Mrs. Osmond,
I was so sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

June, Jolene and Junette
So sad to hear of Dean’s passing. Sincerest condolences from
Don and Anne Marie

June, Junette and Jolene
So sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. Please accept our sincerest condolences…

So sorry for your loss . My thoughts and prayers are with you

Janet and family
We are so sorry for your loss. No words can ease your pain but know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Sheryl and Jim Miller

Lloyd and family sorry to hear of your lost we extend our sympathy to you all.

Sorry to hear of Dean’s passing, He was my boss for a number of years in Goose Bay when he was Director or Transportation and Works, RIP Dean. It was a pleasure to work and know you…

Janet and families I extend my heartfelt sympathy on your great loss.Take care and God Bless.

I am so sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Dean from school and beyond. He was a wonderful friend.
Jill Hudson Charlebois

Sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. Lionel and I will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. God Bless.

The world has lost another angel on earth. I will always remember Dean and his big heart. Love to you Janet, Brad and Lloyd (and families). Rest in peace Dean.

To ALL The Osmond Family, I Am So Very Sorry For The Loss of A Very Fine Man, Dean Osmond…. He Sure Was A Great Friend During Our Wonderful Days At School On The Island in The Late ’60’s… We Had Lots of Fun & Joy, and We Were Always Amazed of His Beautiful Twin Sisters and Such A Great & Wonderful Friendly Mom & Dad… Bless You Dean, And R.I.P. School Pal….

To All Deans Family….So So Sorry For Your Lost……May He Rest In Peace And God Bless You All At This Sad Time

Janet and Family,

You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time.

Janet and Family,

Sorry to hear of Dean’s passing.

Janet & Family, Sending condolences to you and your family. Blessings to all!

So sorry for your terrible loss. A wonderful man who will be dearly missed by family and friends. Prayers and hugs.

Janet and family. So sorry for your loss. Take care. Debbie and Ron Everson