Passed away peacefully at Chancellor Park on August 29, 2022, at the age of 88, Edgar Melvin (Mel) Walker, of St. John’s, NL.
Predeceased by his wife Marie, his parents Edgar and Ellen Walker, and his sister Elizabeth Walker.
Left with loving memories and to celebrate his life are his daughter Janet Costigan (John), son David Walker, and granddaughter Chelsea Stamplecoski; brothers, Lloyd Walker, and Bruce Walker; sisters-in-law Maureen Thibault (Reg Vaslette), Jean Bemister (Bill), and brother-in-law Greg Rice (Daphne); also a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.
We would like to thank all the staff of Chancellor Park 3 West for the wonderful care and love you gave Dad during the past three years. You truly became family to him. Also, a sincere thank you to Dad’s doctors, Dr. Crocker and Dr. Essaji for the support and care you provided to Dad.
Dad was a quiet, gentle and compassionate man who lived the values of fairness, respect and decency every day of his life. He also possessed a wonderful sense of humour, a ready smile and loved a bit of fun. The world is a better place for his being part of it and his legacy will continue in the lives he touched.
Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, Freshwater Road, St. John’s. Visitation will take place on Thursday, September 1 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. At his request, cremation has already taken place. The funeral service will be held on Friday, September 2 at 2 pm at the Church of the Ascension, Smallwood Drive, Mount Pearl. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery on Forest Road.
In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Church of the Ascension, Smallwood Drive, Mount Pearl