Violet (nee Kirby) Williams

January 8, 1929 to July 4, 2020


Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Saturday, July 4, 2020, Violet Williams, age 91, of St. John’s.  She is predeceased by her dance partner in life and devoted husband of 66 years, Charlie (2016); her parents William and Mary Kirby, sisters Jean, Isabelle and Cora; brothers Edward and Bill.

Leaving to mourn her are her three loving sons Randy (Anne), David (Marie) and Geoff (Karen); four grandchildren Megan Hicks (Andrew), Tim, Jordan and Kyle Williams; one cherished great grandson Oliver Hicks; many nieces and nephews, special nephew Bob Young, and special friends Mary Churchill and Nita Long.

Funeral service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Tuesday July 7 at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.  No flowers by request, a donation in Violet’s memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of one’s choice.

“Enjoy the dance Mom and Dad”



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Randy, David , Geoff and Families. My sincere condolences to you all. You mom was a lovely lady. I have many cherished memories of my childhood from our neighbourhood.. you all cherish these beautiful memories!

Geoff, Randy and David: So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Both your mom and dad were wonderful neighbours growing up. . Take good care of each other.

Sorry to hear of violets death.she lived a full and very happy life.

Randy and Family
Please accept my sincere condolences and know I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Deepest sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your loving mother from Gerald and Carmel Power

our sincere sympathy Randy to you and your entire family. May she Rest In Peace.

I am your mothers first cousin.

Thinking of you and extending my sincere sympathy..

To the Kirby family, our deepest condolences on the passing of your dear Mother.

Sadie Kirby and Family

Sincere condolences on the passing of Auntie Vi.
I too have fond memories of visits home, watching them ‘enthusiastically’ play cards with Nanny and Grampy Kirby!
Sending best wishes to you all at this difficult time.

Randy, David , Geoff and Families
Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all. There are many cherished memories filled with love and laughter of Auntie Vi and the family during their card playing days at Nan and Grampy Kirby’s.
Thinking of you all
Jack, Billy, & Tammy Adams

To The Williams Family:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very sad time. Aunt VI was certainly a very special lady and will be missed and remembered fondly by everyone who knew her.

Randy, Anne & family, we were sorry to hear of Violets’s passing. Please accept our condolences and also pass them on to Bob & Elaine. Dave & Mona Lee

To Randy, Anne, and Family,
We are so sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. Sending you and yours our deepest sympathy and condolences.
Flora and Gary Hollett

Randy, David and the Williams family – my deepest sympathy on the passing of your mom. May she RIP.

Jim Byrd, Port Credit, Ontario

Randy and Family:

Sincere condolences to you and your family at this most difficult time. May your happy memories help you in the days ahead.

Dorothy and Susan

Randy and family
Sorry to hear of your moms passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.take care.
Walter and Betty Combden

To the Williams family

Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I remember your mother well from my days growing up on York Street in the 60’s and 70’s.

Randy & family

So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. May your happy memories help you at this time. Special thoughts are with you.

So sorry Randy to hear of your Mom’s passing ,thinking of you & your family

Randy & family

Sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother.
My prayers are with you.

To the Williams Family: Sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom. I remember her as such a lovely and caring lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, she was a good friend for many years, will miss her dearly. She will be remembered in my prayers.

Randy, So sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing. Sending you and your family our sincere condolences,

Bonnie and Jim Fox

Dave and Marie. So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Cherish all the wonderful memories. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy.

Love and Blessings to the family. My grandmother Florence Bancroft on Duckworth Street was a friend of your Mother.. I have many fond memories and always had a chat with her throughout all the years. A very pleasant lady. Cherish the memories….

Hi Dave/Marie. So sorry to hear of your moms passing,. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.