It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of a loving and dedicated husband, father and grandfather on December 26th; John C. Roberts, CA, former VP of Finance of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro.
Predeceased by his parents, Ronald and Mollie Roberts; and brother David.
Leaving to mourn with loving memories, his wife and best friend Joan (Harris); loving and caring daughter Jennifer; son in law Ronnie French; treasured grand daughters Claire and Grace French; also leaving behind his son, Jai Roberts (Amanda); much loved grandsons Seth and Jacob Roberts; sister in law Amelia Rorke (Rick); brother in law Oscar Harris (Marion); sister in law Paulette Roberts; also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, wonderful neighbors, special friends, former co-workers, golfing buddies and his beloved dog, Ace.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Patrick O’Shea and nurse April Adams for their remarkable care while John was home. Thank you to the medical team and nursing staff of 4 North A, ICU, and CCU of the Health Sciences Centre for their incredible support and loving care for the three months while John was in hospital. Thank you to his home care workers Bernice and Tina for their kindness and excellent care. And a special thanks to very close friends Mary and Brian Johnston.
Cremation has taken place with funeral arrangement entrusted to Carnell’s Funeral Home. A celebration of life will take place at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, 329 Freshwater Road, on Friday, December 30th at 3:30PM
Donations can be made in his memory to Ronald McDonald House Charities (Newfoundland and Labrador) or to the SPCA.
When someone you love becomes a memory…that memory becomes a treasure
The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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