Douglas Chubbs passed peacefully away at Pleasant View Towers on Friday May 20, 2022.He was in his 82nd year. Doug was the son of George and Clarice Chubbs of Carbonear. He is predeceased by his parents and his brother Eric.
Leaving to mourn are his wife of fifty-four years, Judy, nephews Peter and Adam Chubbs, his sister-in-law Marie, brother-in-law Peter Crocker (Cheryl).
He received his early education in Carbonear and moved to St. John’s in the late ’50’s. He pursued further education in the accounting field, achieving a CGA designation. He worked several years at MUN and then enrolled at Dalhousie University as a mature student graduating in 1980 with an MBA. Following achieving his MBA he worked at the Fisheries Institute as Comptroller. Later he moved from administration to education and spent the next several years teaching accounting and business courses, including several semesters teaching in Guyana and Kenya.
Doug enjoyed gardening in both Newfoundland and Florida and spent many hours building a thirty-two foot sailing sloop in his backyard, which he used on Conception Bay.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Pleasant View for their compassionate care and attention during Doug’s six-year illness.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Carnell’s Funeral Home 329 Freshwater Rd. on Tuesday, May 24th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral will be held at the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Wednesday May 25th at 11:00 a.m. Internment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery on Forest Rd.
No Flowers by request. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of ones’ choice.
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To Judy and Family,
My condolences during this time of passing for your loved one. I remember how kind Doug was and what a great friend he was to so many. Blessed to have met him.
Cheers Doug ! You’re a great one
I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Chubbs. Sending you my all my love and deepest condolences at this difficult time.
So sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. I have many fond memories of Doug from our time when we worked together. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.
Ron and Velma Piercey
Thinking of you at this time, it is very difficult to say goodbye to a life long husband, cherish special memories, he is at peace
Judy so sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. Please accept my deepest condolences.
I knew Doug while growing up in Carbonear. I was a good friend of his brother Eric..Rest in the Lord my friend. Sincere condolences.
Sorry to. hear of Doug’s passing.
I always admired doug and I will always remember him while working with him at memorial and with munpa.
My heart goes out to Judy at this time.
May he Rest In Peace.
Was so saddened to hear of Doug’s passing. I didn’t know Doug really well but had met him several times in the course of time. He was a very pleasant person and seemed to be so kind with a great sense of humour. Carl & I would like to extend our deepest sympathy to you and your families. Our thoughts are with you all and may he be at peace.
I remember Doug from my days at the College of Fisheries. He was truly a warm, friendly guy that was very outgoing with a super sense of humour. My sincere condolences to your family and may he rest in peace.
Hello Judy: So sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. Our sincere condolences
Joan and Lorne
Sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. May he rest in peace.. Sincere condolences.
My deepest sympathy on Doug’s death. I do hope the good memories of the earlier days will sustain and comfort you in the times to come.
Dear Judy, We would like to express our sincere condolences on Doug’s passing. I remember Doug from my youngest days visiting Carbonear. We met over the years, and it was always an enjoyable experience catching up on each other’s lives. My parents appreciated and enjoyed Doug’s visits. He accomplished a lot in his lifetime and touched the lives of many colleagues, students and friends. May you find comfort in the memories of the life you shared.
Ralph & Marsha Single
We were very saddened to learn about Doug’s passing.
Please know that we are thinking about you and we were recalling all the wonderful dinners and times we spent in Florida. with each other.Today and always, May loving memories of Doug bring you peace,comfort and strength.We send you our sincere condolences.
Alf and Mary Hiscock
Sorry to read of Doug’s death. He was a kind and considerate friend at work and outside. It must have been very difficult for you during his progressive illness. We extend our prayers and wishes to you. Recall and treasure the many pleasant memories of your fifty plus years. Sorry we cannot visit you or attend the service . We are isolating at home due to a recent contact with Covid Boyd and Verna
Judy, thinking of you and sending sincere condolences! May you find comfort in the good memories you both shared! Fern Lutz
Judy, so sorry to hear about your loss. I know the past few years have been very difficult for you
Its a terrible illness for those who have it and for those who are left behind. The older we get the more important it is to have your spouse by your side. Although I never met your husband, he sounded like a wonderful caring individul from the few comments you made about him in my presence. This has certainly been verified by other comments on this site. Please accept my sincere condolences
Very sorry to learn of Doug’s passing. I had the pleasure of working with Doug for many years at the College of Fisheries/Marine Institute. Doug was a true professional who was practical in his approach and had a positive attitude and a great sense of humour. Truly, a pleasure to work with! Sincere condolences.
Sorry to hear of Dougs passing. G
He was a good colleague and I enjoyed working with him. Our condolences to Judy.
So sorry to learn of Doug’s passing. I met Doug while I was studying at Dalhousie University and staying at Pine Hill. Doug was the steady voice of calm and encouragement. He was always there to give assistance on those tricky Accounting questions. Doug worked hard but always had time for some fun and laughs. Rest in Peace old friend.
Judy : My sincere condolences on the loss of your husband.
My sincere condolence to you, Judy. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Judy I am so sorry for your loss
Remember the good times
And now know he is in a better place
Our deepest condolences to you on the passing of Doug your husband and a co worker and friend. We know he is in a better place now. We will cherish the memories of the days we worked together and our gatherings in Flotida Cherish all the wonderful memories
Sincerest condolences Judy .
Sorry to have heard of Doug’s passing . Rest In Peace Cousin..
Mr. Chubbs hired me in 1982 at the College of Fisheries to work in the Library initially. In later years I worked directly for/with Doug at the Marine Institute. He was a lovely boss. Always pleasant and I would like to reiterate Margo’s comment that “Doug was a true gentleman”. I am grateful to Doug for giving me my start at the College of Fisheries/Marine Institute which lasted 30 years! My sincerest condolences on his passing.
Judy, I am very sorry for the loss of your husband. May he Rest in Peace. Sue
judy my sincerest condolences on the loss of your husband. may he rest in peace
Doug was always a very pleasant and professional colleague to work with at the College of Fisheries/Marine Institute., interesting to talk to and always positive and outgoing. It was not possible to not enjoy time spent with Doug.. It is very sad to see him go, but my memories of him are all positive.. That is a strong indication of his influence.. I feel very fortunate that he was part of my life..
My sincere condolences..
Judy so sorry to hear of Doug’s (Mr. Chubbs) passing I had the pleasure of working for him at the Old College of Fisheries and the new College he was a true gentleman and a great person to work with. Hugs to you.
Judy, so sorry to hear of your husband Doug’s passing.
I know he had not been well for many years, be assured he is now at peace.
My sincere condolences to you.
So sorry to learn of Doug’s passing. I knew him when he worked at the College and I always found him to be such a pleasant person. I am sure his lengthy illness has been difficult for you both. Please accept our condolences on his passing.
Janet O’Brien & Jim Oakley
So sorry Judy to hear of Doug’s passing ..We are thinking about you at this time .
Edward & Dianne Chuubbs