Passed away peacefully at the age of 78 on October 2, 2018. Predeceased by parents Elias and Suzanne Kawaja of Corner Brook, and brothers Wayne and Graham.
Leaving with loving memories are children Blair (Jane Langford) and Susan (Rick Tiller); beloved grandchildren Michael and Stephen Tiller, and Henry and Charlotte Freeman; brothers Monty (Sheila), David (Thelma), and Charles; sister-in-law Ruth Kawaja; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
After working for Memorial University in Corner Brook and St. John’s for many years, Eva took an early retirement in the mid-1990s to dedicate her time to her cherished grandchildren.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Chancellor Park for their professionalism and care of Mom. Your kindness and compassion shown to Mom and our family will never be forgotten.
Following Mom’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Saturday, October 13 at 10 a.m., with a Memorial Service immediately following in the Carnell Memorial Chapel at 11 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Forest Road Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Eva’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Very sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Our deepest condolences.
Gerry and Ann.
Sorry to hear of Eva’s passing. Sincere condolences to the Freeman family.
Bev Skanes (Former Co-worker)
Blair, Jane, Henry, Charlotte and Family,
I just wanted to extend my condolences for the passing of Mrs. Freeman. My memories of her visiting Blair in Toronto are very vivid. A woman small in stature but filled with life and energy.
Blair please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your extended family, however through conversations I know your “MOM” held a special place in your heart. My thoughts are with you all during this difficult time.
For Blair and Susan:
Peter, Kate, Emily and I are sending you hugs this weekend. Sad days indeed but how lucky you are to have one another and all your memories and moments with your mother.
Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. I hope you can take some comfort knowing she is now at rest.
Anne Langford Dotsikas, Peter Dotikas, Kate and Emily Dotsikas
Susan and Family,
Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family on the loss of your Mother. We were all saddened to hear of this news. May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared comfort you now and in the days ahead.
From the staff of Tiller Engineering
Blair and Susan.
So sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing. She was a real ball of energy and always so friendly.
Our deepest condolences.
Greg & Mary McKenzie
Blair, Jane, Henry, Charlotte and your family, we are very sorry to hear of the loss of Blair’s mother. Our thoughts are with you during this sad and difficult time.
Sending love, Sue, Richard, Matthew and Paige xo
Our deepest sympathies, Blair, to you and your family. Our thoughts are with you.
Susan, Rick Michael and Stephen & Blair, Jane, Charlotte and Henry: we are both truly saddened by the passing of your mom. She was a lovely caring and generous person and we have lots of fond memories of family functions including her. Find strength and comfort in all the happy memories you have of her. She will be missed.
We are so incredibly saddened about the passing of your mother. She was such an amazing individual. There are so many Christmas’ and other occasions that would not have been as merry without her. Such a joyful person, Rest In Peace.
Were very saddened to hear of Eva’s passing and send our sincere condolence and sympathy to all her family.
We enjoyed our long time friendship with Eva when we were in Newfoundland and will remember her always as a great lady and dear friend and a wonderful mother to the children we knew well in her family!
Pierre & Lise Meagher
To the Freeman Family
So sorry to hear of Eva’s passing. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Sending prayers of condolences to all the family.
From the residents and staff of 2nd west Chancellor Park.
Blair, Jane, Charlotte, Henry and Susan,
I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Blair and Susan’s mother. She had an amazing spark and was so welcoming to all of us at Jane and Blair’s wedding. Sending you all our deepest condolences and love as you celebrate a life well lived. Love, Jane Hiscock and Marijean Lauzier
Susan and Blair
Thinking of you both and your extended families at such a difficult time. Your mom spent her life focused on providing you both with a wonderful home and life filled with happiness and opportunity.. Lots of love, Geri Higginson
A special hug to a wonderful son at a sad time!
Your Mum had such a sparkle when we met around your wedding.
Love always Aunt Elizabeth Julian and Larry Lundy
Blair and Susan,
Thinking of you both and keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. We hope happy memories of your mother bring you comfort and peace and that the love your mother felt for the two of you will remain with you for the rest of your lives.
Love from Mary (Langford) Rolland, Michael, Megan, Alexandra, Hollie and John Rolland xo
Susan, Blair, & all the Kawaja families:
So sorry to hear of Eva’s passing! She was a wonderful person & a very good friend of mine. She will be missed. Condolences to you all. You will be in my thoughts!
Loretta, Tom & Family.
Blair, Jane, Henry, Charlotte, Susan and family
Sending you all our condolences and loads of hugs. Hang on to the happy memories and celebrate your Mom( Grandma) life by doing something she would have loved. We are thinking of you all. Your Mom was very kind and friendly to me on the occasions we met. She had a contagious chuckle.
Hugs to all.
Sarah Langford, Rhiannon Langford, Caileigh Kyle and Sam Lavery
So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I have fond memories of her growing up in Corner Brook and running into her and Charles a number of years ago in St. John’s. Your happy memories will help you through the hard days ahead. Take care, Mary Catherine
Deepest sympathy on your lost from Dave and me. We will always remember Mrs. Freeman from our time in the UK. Out thoughts and prayers go out to your family.