A Mother is always with us, first in her lifetime then forever in our memories.
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital our beautiful mother and matriarch Minnie Pearl O’Neill (Kelloway) – St. John’s NL, May 18 1932 – April 29, 2020.
Predeceased by her husband Bernard (1992), siblings Ada, Ollie, Tom, George and parents Joseph and Myrtle Kelloway.
Leaving to mourn are her children Terry, Chris (Terri), Elaine (Peter) Hatcher, Bernard Francis (Stephanie), Tim (Tanya), Michael (Brenda) her 11 grandchildren Jordan, Riley, Morgan, Holly, Dawson, Terri-Lynn, Ashley, Kyla, Rory, Kelsey, Chase and one great grandchild Jackson. She is also survived by her sister Ruth Slade and a large circle of relatives and friends and wonderful caregivers.
She grew up on Bell Island and moved to St. John’s in 1954 to work when she met her husband and started a family, being a mother was her greatest joy as family meant everything to her.
Cremation will take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home on Freshwater Road with a Funeral service to be announced in the future.
In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1