Leona Ellen Evans

October 15, 1955 to September 16, 2016

Obituary

Passed away on September 16, 2016, at her residence at the age of 60 years. Predeceased by her parents Ronald and Dorothy Francis. Leaving to mourn, her husband Brian, son  Andrew, sisters Vera Francis, Gail Richards (Harry), Stella Francis, brothers Tony, Lester, Randy (Linda), Conrad (Susie) and Jason Francis, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews other close relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place at the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Thursday September 22nd , at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Anglican Cemetery Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or  donations  to  the Alzheimer’s Society or the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada.

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Visitations

2-4 p.m. on September 20, 2016

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

2-4 p.m. on September 21, 2016

7-9 p.m. on September 21, 2016

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Such a pleasant and sweet person. I only knew her for a short period of time but she was a real genuine down to earth person. Thoughts and Prayers.

So very sorry to hear that Leona has passed away. I remember her fondly from our school days. Treasure your memories……RIP Leona

Brian, So sadden to hear of Leona’s passing. Lots of wonderful memories of working with her.
All the best.

So sorry to hear of Leona’s passing. I knew Leona from working at Aliant. My sincerest condolences to the family. May she rest in peace.

So sorry and shocked to hear of Leona’s passing. She was a special person and I have lots of memories from our “phone company days”. May she rest in peace.

I was very saddened to hear of Leona’s passing. I had the pleasure of working with Leona for many years at Newtel She was a lovely person with a beautiful smile and personality to match. My thoughts are with you all. God Bless.

Brian and Andrew, on behalf of the kids and I please accept our heartfelt condolences on your devastating loss.
Leona was such a kind and beautiful lady. Her vibrant personality brought an instant smile to the faces of all her in presence. It’s been many years since I’d seen Leona but, like those who knew her, she left a lasting impression.
May you find solace in your shared memories of her and know that all those whose lives she touched, in big and small ways, are remembering her fondly.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Brian, Andrew, and the Francis family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. Thinking of you all during this difficult time. Rest in peace, Leona.

Pamela Evans

Sorry to hear of Leona’s passing. Prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Sincerely,
Cal Gibbons

Brian and Andrew, My sincere and heartfelt condolences in the loss of your wife and mother.. It is never easy losing someone so dear to your heart. May you find comfort and peace in the days and weeks to come, knowing the Lord has called another angel home. I have many many great memories of Leona which I will cherish always.

To the Francis Family: Take comfort from friends and family and solace in prayer when the overwhelming feeling of sadness for your loss threatens to overcome you. He will be watching over you from his special place, you need only to believe…..in sympathy Janice Payne and Ashley Francis.

Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear!

I am so sorry to hear about Leona. I can still remember when we were children playing together.
Memories are the best. She was a wonderful person. Please accept my condolences.

We will always remember the special times we shared with Leona and are grieved at her passing. Brian and Andrew, memories are the stars in the darkness of your sorrow. With love,

So sorry and shocked to hear of Leona’s passing .We had nice times in our younger years hanging out with Brian and Leona. Take care and God bless .

Gerri and Jim Fleming

So sorry to hear of Leona’s passing, she was a very special person with such a happy attitude. She will be missed.
Helen Hayward

I am so sorry to hear of Leona’s passing. I knew Leona from our days working at Aliant. Leona always had a smile and s story. May she rest in peace.

Please accept my sincere condolences on Leona’s passing. I have many fond memories of our office antics years ago at FWB. They were such good times and we shared many laughs.

worked with Leona

Brian so sorry to hear of your wife’s passing. God Bless you & your family during this difficult time.

Brian and family, please accept our sincere condolences on Leona’s passing. Our thoughts are with you..

We are very saddened to hear of this lady’s passing. She was young to die God bless her family as they deal with the loss of a loving mother & wife. Rest In Peace Leona. Sincerest expressions of sympathy from Barbara & Bill Richards.

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. I grew up with the Francis family and worked with Leona at the Telephone Company for many years. She was such a wonderful person and always had a smile. May she peace.

My Deepest condolences to you all,I worked with Leona at Newtel. I’m glad to have known her,Bless you all .

So sorry to hear of Leona’s passing

So sorry to hear of Leona’s passing I worked with her at Aliant she was a great person

Brian and Andrew, I am shocked and saddened to hear of Leona’s passing. I have many memories of her from our work days as well as some personal times together. Treasure your memories and know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time.