George King

August 23, 1934 to September 29, 2022


 To view the service for George King on Monday, October 3 at 11:30 a.m. please click the following link:

Passed peacefully away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, in the presence of his loving family at age 88.

Predeceased by his parents, Berkley and Mary King of Grates Cove; wife Lorraine (nee Littlejohn); sisters: Stella (Jim), Gertie (Dan), Ruby (Gordon) and Judy; brother Leslie; sister-in-law Catherine; brothers-in-law: Val Littlejohn (Viola) and William Trickett.

Leaving to mourn are his two daughters, Pamela and Dale (Benedict Whelan) and grandson Jonathan; brothers: Eldon (Margaret) and Carson (Lynne); sister-in-law Shirley Trickett; brothers-in-law: Sim Driscoll and Max Littlejohn (Rebecca) as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

George was born in Grates Cove and worked with the Iron Ore Company of Canada in Labrador City. He later worked at the Masonic Temple in St. John’s until he retired.

George’s family would like to thank the exceptional staff at Pleasant View Towers on 3 North West for the remarkable care they provided to George. We can’t thank you all enough for the support you provided to the family, especially this past week. The family would also like to thank the staff of North Pond Manor in Torbay for their care of George during his stay.

Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Sunday, October 2 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from The Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday, October 3 at 11:30 a.m. with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery Kenmount Road.

Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Canadian Red Cross to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona.







2-4 p.m. on October 2, 2022

7-9 p.m. on October 2, 2022

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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11:30am, Monday October 3rd

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Pam, I’m so sorry to learn of your Dad’s passing. I know how close you were and how very much you love him. My condolences to you, Dale, Ben and Jonathan. May he rest in peace.

Pam & Dale,

Sending comforting hugs during this time of sadness. I heard many stories about both your parents during my 10 years working with Pam and many would end with us both having a laugh. Take peace in knowing they are together again and are so proud of you both for caring so well for them in their later years.

Pam and Dale,

My sincere condolences on the passing of your Dad. I know you have lots of memories that will help you through this difficult time. Thinking of you both and all his extended family. Take care.

Remembering many happy memories with George and Lorraine .

Dale and family,
Sending you my deepest condolences at thiis sad time. May the precious memories of your Dad guide you through the difficult days ahead. Thinking of you all.