Winnifred Shaw Long

September 16, 2018


Winnie entered into eternal rest, the last-surviving child of Robert (Bobby) George and Lilla Chafe. Gone to join her husband of 62 years, Gordon; brothers: Roy, Eric (Ed), Ralph, Howard, Ches and Max; also, sisters: Elsie Guest and Mabel Care; infant son Bobby Long and Daughter in law Dorothy. Left to remember her loving and joyous years are her children: Barbara (Bill) Richards, Douglas (Lisa), Janice, David (Wanda), Donna (Gary) Evans, and Darren (Kelly). Thirteen grandchildren: Sean (Bonita) Clancey, Cheryl (Glenn) Blake, Susan (Jonathan) Duxbury, Bob (Kim Pretty), Steven, Michael (Laura) and Julia Long, Sara (Mike) Altvator, Aaron (Charles) Long, Caroline (Justin) Downey and Kerrilyn Evans, and Kristen and Jessie Long; eight beautiful great-grandchildren Lauryn and Alyson McKinley, Peydon and Lexi Duxbury, Matthew and Emelia Long, and Henry and Annie Mae Altvator. Also, many good friends, sisters in law, nieces and nephews. Special thanks to her nieces Christine Care and Linda Penney. The family would also like to thank the staff of Glenbrook Lodge for their care and compassion. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday September 18 and Wednesday September 19 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held from St. Augustine’s Anglican Church, Westerland Road on Thursday September 20 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Interment to take place Friday, Sept 21 at 11:00 a.m. Anglican Cemetery Forest Road. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Winnie’s memory to the Wish Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association, NL Chapter.



2-5 p.m. on September 18, 2018

7-9 p.m. on September 18, 2018

2-5 p.m. on September 19, 2018

7-9 p.m. on September 19, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
View on Map


11:00am, Thursday September 20th

St. Augustines Anglican Church

Personal Stories

Photo Gallery


Leave a Condolence

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Dear Barbara, Doug, Janice and family
May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family and give you strength and courage during this time of grief; the love of those around you and the love of God, help you through the days ahead.
Please accept our sincere condolences.
Lee and Liz (Long) Barnai

Barbara and your family!!
I’m so sorry for your loss , my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

My Deepest Sympathy on the passing of your Mom.
Barb Ryan

Barbara and family,
Condolences to you and the family, on the passing of your Mom.
As you know she worked for me at Reitmans for many years.
A beautiful lady inside and out.
I am presently out of the province, and certainly would have paid my respects if I was home.

Barbara, Doug and family, We wish to express our sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother. We hope that the memories you shared as a family will comfort you at this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Doug, Janice and family…so sorry to learn of your mother’s/grandmother’s passing. I know you all have many treasured memories that will keep her alive in your hearts. A mother’s love is truly a blessing.

So sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Barbara and family , so sorry to hear of your moms passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time ; may eternal peace now be with her.

Linda martin

So sorry to hear this, thoughts and prayers are with her family at this heartbreaking time in their lives. Winnie and mom were close, she kept in contact with me since mom was gone. R.I.P sweet lady, hugs to you all!

Doug, Barbara, David, Janice, Donna, Darren and all the cousins I’ve yet to meet, I am terribly sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts, through us, they live on. May her soul rest in peace, I believe that God will accept her with open arms for all the good she has done while she was on this earth.

I’m so sorry to hear of Mrs. Long’s passing, I worked with her many years ago at Reitman’s in the Avalon Mall. She was a pleasure to work with, always had a kind word and a smile, well liked by all staff. My condolences on your loss. God Bless

Doug, Barbara, David, Janice, Donna, Darren and all the cousins I’ve yet to meet,
I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother and grandmother. I hope it’s comforting knowing Aunt Winnie is reunited with Uncle Gordon. Hope your time together will include many stories that help keep her close in your hearts. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

Lamento mucho la pérdida y deseo que Dios les proteja con pronta resignación.

Doug and family-

Very sorry for your loss- cherish the many happy memories at this difficult time !

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Simon and Donna MacInnis

Doug and Family

So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Judy Henderson

To Donna & family,
Please accept our condolences on your mother’s passing. May your many wonderful memories help to give you comfort during this difficult time.

So sorry for your loss,another angel to watch over you,.

Doug and family we are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing, she will never be forgotten. She is in good hands.

So sorry to hear that your mom’s passing
My condolences to you and your family

To Doug, Barbara, David, Janice, Donna and Darren and her entire extended family… My deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences on the passing of your mom. She has left with us all many awesome memories to cherish and to be inspired by for the rest of our lives. May her soul rest in peace and bide with the Lord our Father for Eternity. Amen

Doug and family, deepest sympathy on the passing of your much loved Mother. Thinking of you at this sad time, but knowing that your Mom is now resting peacefully in the loving arms of our Lord. Until you all meet again, Rest with Love Mrs. Long.

So sorry to hear of Winnie’s passing, our thoughts & prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.

Words can’t express how you feel on the loss of your mother (Aunt Winnie). You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Maxse (Mickey) and Christine