It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of (Gladys) Grace Butler (Hewitt) in St. John’s at the age of 92. Predeceased by husband Lloyd (d.1987), parents Brigadiers Joseph and Amelia Hewitt, parents-in-law Charles and Elsie Butler, sisters-in-law Elsie Hewitt, Florence Webster, Beryl Laite, Helen Laite, Joy Wellon, Stephanie Lee, Irene Lee and brothers-in-law Les Handrigan, Malcom Webster, Max Oldford and Alf Laite.
She will be loving remembered by brother Clyde; son and three daughters, Beth Thorne (Wayne), Les Butler (Kim), Janet Worsfold (Ed) and Ruth Gardner; six grandchildren, Carolynn Thorne, Genelle Butler (Gerard Hynes), Lindsay Thorne (Adam Warren), Ben Worsfold, Jessica Worsfold and Vincent Worsfold; two great-grandchildren, Brianna Hynes and Riley Warren; sister-in-law Kay Oldford; brothers-in-law Oliver Wellon and James Lee. Also fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends including nursing classmate and special friend Pearl Benson.
The family would like to thank the home care givers and the team at Chancellor Park who cared for Grace in her final months.
Grace was a quiet but caring person with a strong Christian faith. She loved her family whom she has left with many wonderful memories.
Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Friday, October 15 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, October 16 at 3 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, 101 Torbay Road. Registration is required to attend the funeral service. You can register while attending the visitation, or, contact Carnell’s office at 722-2730. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. The service will be live streamed for those unable to attend. Please follow link below:
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army Ches Penney Centre of Hope, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Salvation Army Temple, 101 Torbay Road