Ronald Francis Torraville

September 13, 1923 to August 17, 2020


Passed peacefully away on Monday, August 17, 2020 in the presence of his friend David Pye at Kenny’s Pond Retirement Residence, Ronald Torraville, aged 96 years. Predeceased by his wife Florence, parents: Sidney and Isabel Torraville, brother Ian Torraville, and sister Elizabeth Burton (Reg – dec.) Stepfather of Stephanie Gavell (Philip) CBS; grandfather of Kirsten Canning (Shawn) Deer Lake; Poppy Ron of Emma Canning, Deer Lake; Uncle of Karen McDougall (Todd) Toronto; Carl Cardwell (Edie) Kitchener; Special friend of Judith Backus, Campbell Backus, Peter Backus, Sarah Backus and their families, Ontario; Wendy Decker, PC/SP. Also left to celebrate his life is a large circle of other relatives and friends, especially his caregivers and all staff at Kenny’s Pond Retirement Residence, Dr. Percy Crocker, Pam and Tony Butler. Donations in Ronald’s memory may be sent to the Salmonid Association of Eastern Newfoundland, Chamberlains Park Action Committee Inc., Parish of St. John the Evangelist Topsail or to a charity of one’s choice.  Due to Covid- 19 restrictions, a private visitation and service will take place.


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The Family of the Late Ronald Francis Torraville:

Stephanie, Philip, Kristen, Shawn, Emma, and Family:

Mr. Torraville lived a long and full life. He was truly blessed and is now reunited with his wife, Florence, whom I (Sophie) knew quite well.

Sophie & Harvey Diamond

We were both sorry to hear of your step dad’s death. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.
Bob and Jan Crocker

Stephanie and family,
So sorry to hear of your stepfather’s passing. Thinking of you. Heather

Stephanie and Family,
It was certianly a pleasure to have Mr. Torraville’s company at Kennys Pond. I will not soon forget the stories of salmon fishing, his laugh or the kind soft tone in which he spoke.
Our sincerest condolances to you and your family. Hold your memories of him close to your heart they will last a lifetime.

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Stephanie and family, we were so sorry to hear of Mr. Torraville’s passing. He was a very soft spoken and kind gentleman. Both himself and your mom came to our home in Avondale several times with The Kenny’s Pond group.. Always a pleasure to see him. You’re in our thoughts and prayers .

I knew Ron only through correspondence with genealogical work on the Torraville family. Ron didn’t hand out information lightly – he made me work for it, then congratulated me on research well done. Thanks Ron, I learned a lot from you. Wish we could have met.
Sher Leetooze, Bowmanville, Ontario.

My Deepest Condolences to all of the Family
Mr Torraville was a Lovely Quiet man,it was my Pleasure to have met him.
God Bless
Mary Sutton-House keeping

I had the pleasure of working with and learning from Ron in TD Bank’s investment division in the 1970s. He was one of that generation that built TD to be the great institution it is. I fondly remember him and his wisdom.

To Stephanie, Phil, and all the family,
So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. He was indeed a fine man, in the true sense of the word. His marriage to your mom was a new lease on life for both of them, and I’m sure you will have many happy memories for years to come. Jean and I send our thoughts and prayers.

Stephanie, Philip and Family, so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Torraville, he was such a sweet kind man. Thinking of you and keeping you in our thoughts and prayers..

Sending my condolences to you and your family at this sad time. I hope your many wonderful memories will comfort you all as you say “Farewell” to Ron.

Stephanie and family,
Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers at this time . .May Ron rest in peace .. I am sure there are many stories and memories of fun times. May these bring you comfort today and the days to come ..

Stephanie, Phil and Wendy we are sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. Sincere sympathy to all family and friends.

Stephanie and family so sorry to hear of Ron’s passing he was a great gentleman Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers sending hugs your way

Stephanie & family
Please know you are in my thoughts & prayers. He has joined your mom to live in peaceful eternity.
Ann (Barnes) Barrett

Stephanie, Philip, Kirsten, Shawn, and Emma,
We are so very sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. How wonderful that you have incredible memories of an amazing man who became so much a part of your lives. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this emotional, sad time.

Helen and I have many fond memories of Ron and Florence, including their wedding ceremony. As we give thanks for his life we commend his soul into the loving care of our eternal God. Prayers and support to all.