Dr. Douglas Torraville

October 23, 2018


Dr. Douglas Alfred Torraville passed away peacefully at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on October 23rd, 2018, after a brief illness.

He touched many lives in his 63 years and will be sorely missed by his family, friends, and colleagues.

Leaving to mourn; his three children, Margaret, Patrick, and Aidan; his brother, Rit. Rev. David Torraville; his father, Rev. Canon Arnold Torraville.  Predeceased by his mother Nita Marie Torraville (nee Mesher).  

Visitation will be at St. Martin’s Anglican Church in Gander, NL, on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 from 11:30am-1:30pm.  Funeral to be held at St. Martin’s Anglican Church at 2pm, Saturday, October 27th, 2018.  The internment will follow the funeral and take place at St. Aidens Anglican Cemetery in Port Blandford, NL.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Canadian Diabetes Association or Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA).



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To The Torraville Family

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. RIP Doug. God Bless

Dear Paddy, Aiden and Maggie,
I was so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. I hope you keep his heart in your heart and treasure happy memories

God bless and take care,

Korona Brophy
Gonzaga High School 1999-2007

To the Torraville Family

Don and I were deeply saddened to learn of Doug’s passing. He was a close friend in university days.
He was always the eternal optimist and we shared a lot of good times together.
Thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Don and Sarah Osmond

To the Torraville Family.
I am so sorry to learn of Doug’s untimely passing. I knew Doug during our high school and university days. He was always smiling. My sincere condolences to the Family. RIP Doug.

Canon Torraville & Family:
So sorry to hear of Douglas’s passing. Thinking of you and praying that God’s richest blessing will be upon you during this sad time. Take care!

Maggie, Paddy and Aiden I am so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. he was a great neighbour of ours on Osbourne street in St. John’s. i often remember when he and my husband Dave built a fence in the pouring rain. it was comical. take care Anne Sheppard ( Jonathan, Harley and Mitch)

Arnold and family
So sorry to hear of Doug’s death. It must be terrible to lose a child. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time
Joan Kearley/Harvey Pitman

We are extremely saddened to hear about the sudden death of Doug. He was a true friend to us for many years, and he will be sadly missed.

Sending my deep condolences to Rev. Arnold Torraville, Bishop David and Karen, and family,also to Dr. Torraville s family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.