Raven Ashlea Elizabeth Ward

May 23, 1985 to October 24, 2016


A bright light has gone out with the passing of Raven Ashlea Elizabeth Ward. Heaven was short another angel, on October 24, 2016, God called her home. She leaves behind her loving daughter Rachael Carey, loving partner Todd Mahon, mother Adena Ward, grandparents Florence Ward and Edwin Ward, sister Rain Farrington, brother Cullan Farrington, sister Holly Bélanger, sister Rene Meyer, uncle Rodney Ward, father John Meyer, grandparents Herb Meyer and Lily Meyer. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special friends Andrea Holden, Linda Mahon, Scott and Terry Mahon and families. Special thanks to paramedics and nurses at the Health Science. Visitation will take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Friday, October 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Funeral service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Friday, October 28 at 2 p.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or memorial donations can be made to Mental Health Association of Newfoundland.


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Thoughts and prayers to Raven’s family and loved ones. I’ve met Raven on a couple of occasions and she was always so great and genuine. Thoughts to Andrea and all her friends at this time. Remember, memories are a movie we can play anytime.

So Saddened To Hear Of Raven’s Passing. Myself and My Husband met Raven about 6-7 yrs ago at her job. She was a Beautiful person both inside and out. We would bring her treats because we thought the world of her…she was kind and a very loving person and I loved our chats. My condolence to her Family and Loved Ones…another Angel Gone Too Soon! xo

My heart breaks for you, Florence, Ed, Todd, and sweet Rachael. I only knew Raven a short while. She was my lifeline at the hospital. Her compassion and sense of humour endeared her to me instantly. She was a beautiful soul who touched so many. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Adena and family:
Lane and I are so sorry for your loss.

Dear Ed and Flo, I was so saddened to hear of Raven’s passing. I remember her as such an intelligent,, sweet and caring young woman. I know through many of life’s ups and downs you both were always there as a constant source of love and support. Sending much sympathy to you both, her daughter, and to all those who loved her. My heart goes out to you all and I hope you take comfort in one another and hold each other close through this difficult heartbreaking time. Prayers and thoughts, Kathy Noble

Dear Florence and Ed,
I’m so sorry to hear of your family’s loss. I’m keeping you and your loved ones in my thoughts.
Dale and I are sorry we are not there in person to show our regards.
Love Erin.

So sorry to hear about Raven’s passing. My condolences to her family and friends. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I wish I could be home to attend the wake. Take care of each other during this difficult time.

Todd & Family
I am truly heartbroken from the news of Ravens passing. Sylvia, Jenn, Raven & I all became really close while in the hospital together and the three of us will miss her dearly.
You are in my thoughts Todd. I know how much you loved and cared for Raven and I know that this can’t be easy on you.
Jay an I wish we could be there to support you tomorrow but we are unable to make the trip. Please know you are in our thoughts!
Glenda & Jason Hall

Todd and family ;
Glenda and I were shocked to hear the news that Raven passed away. We made friends while in hospital and she was a great person. You were so good to her and the love sure showed! Wish I was able to attend the service tomorrow but I am also back in hospital again. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you ! Cherish the beautiful memories you shared together ! Big Hugs !

I would like to send my condolences to Raven’s family and especially Tod. I met Raven in May. She was such a beautiful woman. Tod, you were so devoted to Raven. She made such a great impression even though we knew each other for such a short time. May God comfort you all in your time of grief.

Flo, Ed & Adena
Speechless and heartbroken, we can only imagine the unbearable grief you are suffering with the loss of Raven. Our hearts and thoughts are with you,

Ed, Flo and family
We were shocked last night when you called to tell us of Raven’s passing. It is devastating and unbelievable to say the least and a call we certainly were not expecting. The grief you are feeling at this time is beyond measure I am sure. There are no words we could say at this time to ease your pain except that time and the memories you have of her does bring some measure of relief. There are no two grandparents on the face of the earth who could have done more for their granddaughter than you two did. Please take some comfort in that. Know that your are in our thoughts and prayers and only a phone call away if you need us. Hugs to you, take care and God Bless.

Adena, Ed, Florence and family

It is difficult to lose a loved one,
to lose a child is unbearable. Just know that she will never be in pain again and you now have a beautiful angel watching over you.
Hugs to all the family and friends of Raven.

Rosemary & Rob (Holly’s grandparents)

Flo & Ed,
We are truly sorry for your loss and know just how much she meant to you., we cannot imagine the pain you both are feeling right now. Please be assured our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time.


I see your teardrops falling
I hear you cry my name
I know you can not see me
but I hold you just the same

I watch as you lie abed
as restless as can be
I hear your whispered words
as you pray for dreams of me

every day for you is painful
each breath, each step you take
but as the wise mom I know
a future you will make

I envelope you in my love
as for me you use to do
it’s hard to see you in such pain
forever the strong one’s been you

although our lives’ journeys
have bid us to be apart
I am with you, you are with me
always in our hearts

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Adena..

Our deepest condolence. We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of your beautiful Raven. Our hearts are with you all at the most difficult time.

Love Wanda and Gary Somerton

Ed, Flo & Family
Sincere Sympathy at this very sad time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless.

Ed & Florence ,so sorry to hear of Raven’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family