Passed peacefully away at Pleasantview Towers on May 13, 2019 at the age of 76. Predeceased by his parents Donald and Beulah. Left with loving and fond memories his wife of 54 years Vivien (nee Pepper), children Robert, Lisa (Michael Andersen), Richard (Erinn); grandchildren Desmond and Ingrid Jones, Gemma, Gavin and Astrid Andersen, Booth and Ivy, and Pepper Moyle-Jones; sister Ruby (Allan Tilley) and family, brother Vincent Jones (Susan) and family; sisters-in-law Margaret (Robert Martin) and family, Katharine (Rev. Munden Waye) and family; many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and friends in Newfoundland and Labrador and across Canada.
Don was a graduate of McGill University Dental School (DDS, 1977). He practiced his profession in Carbonear for 25 years and was also Chief of Dentistry at Carbonear General Hospital. In addition, he was a past president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Association. Don retired to Codroy Valley, which he thoroughly loved and enjoyed. He had done volunteer work with his church and Boy Scouts of Canada and other community activities in his early years. Don was an avid outdoorsman, artist, and lover of nature, with many other varied interests and talents.
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude for the care and compassion provided to Don in his years living at Pleasantview Towers, particularly the care team on 4NW.
Cremation has taken place. The family will be receiving visitors at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday, May 16 from 3-9 p.m. A Celebration of Don’s Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Don’s memory may be made to the Nature Conservancy of Canada or the Alzheimer’s Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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