Linda Giles (nee Drover)

August 29, 1943 to September 12, 2019


Passed peacefully away while surrounded by her loving family, at the Health Science Centre, on September 12, 2019, Linda Giles, aged 76 years. Predeceased by her husband, Eric Ivan Giles, parents Thomas and Priscilla Drover, sister Irene Sheppard, brother in-law John Sheppard, brother Edwin Drover, sister-in-law Edna Giles, parents-in-law Wilson and Lillian Giles, brother-in-law Earl Giles, sister-in-law Louise Bazilsky, and brother in-law Morrie Bazilsky.

Leaving with loving memories daughter Kim (Gary Randell), son Trevor (Katrina); grandchildren: John, Kaylee, Erikson and Ariana; brothers: Albert Drover (Marie), Aidan Drover (Ann), and Aubrey Drover (Beverly); sisters: Joan Lane (John), Mary French (Neil), Mildred Guzzwell (Derick), and Brenda Drover, and sister-in-law Regina Drover; siblings-in-law: Randell Giles, Perry Giles (Elizabeth); Ron & Netha Stone, Gordon & Lorraine Andrews, Keith & Sandra Green, Wayne & Carol Reid and Tom & Jeanette Osbourne; special cousin-in-law and lifelong friends Clarence and Olive Stacey and also many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at the Health Science Centre, especially those in ICU and 4 South B, for their care and support.

Visitation to take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday, September 13 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from St. Thomas’ Anglican Church, Military Road, on Saturday, September 14 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery on Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Thomas’ Anglican Church or Diabetes Canada.



2-4 p.m. on September 13, 2019

7-9 p.m. on September 13, 2019

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Saturday September 14th

St. Thomas Anglican Church

Interment to follow at Kenmount Road Anglican Cemetery.


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Sending my sincere condolences to all.

Joan, today I heard the sad news of the death of your sister, Linda. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and other members of Linda’s family at this difficult time.
Blessings and Peace,
Marion (Pardy_

To the Giles and Drover families,
So sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. We have fond memories of playing cards with Linda and Eric at Alberts place and upper island cove. Our condolences.
Frank and Gloria

Mary and the Drover Family :
My thoughts are with you at this time.
Please accept my sincere condolences.

Cavelle Hennebury

Trevor and family, Aubrey, Bev and family, my sincere condolences on the passing of your mom and sister. Hold close your treasured memories.

To the Drover Family & The Giles Family……Sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Hold on to you precious memories.
Mary Shute ( nee Mercer) & Family.

Sincerest condolence to the children & siblings of Linda on her recent passing. The loss of another proud cousin weighs heavily on our hearts. We relish the many good times shared together. .God Bless & may she rest in peace.

So sorry to hear of your moms passing. She was a lovely lady and a good friend. God bless you all. Frances Drover

So sorry for you loss, worked with your mom for many years. Always loved her feisty personality and her love of long chats. God bless you all

Sincere Sympathy to Linda’s Family, I worked with Linda @ Hoyles Home she spoke of her family often ,She Loved you all Dearly she was a great co worker always pleasant loved a laugh. .Rest In Peace my Friend..

Sorry for your loss Kim and Trevor.

I worked with your Mom at the Hoyles Home and being from Upper Island Cove we shared a lot of stories. My sincere condolences to all. Rest easy Linda.

Please accept our deepest sympathy and prayers on Linda’;a passing. RIP

Sorry for your loss Ches and Marie. xox

Our sincere sympathy to Trevor and Katrina and family. from Helen and George Penney

So sorry for your loss.

Please accept my deepest sympathy on Linda’s passing.

Kim and Trevor, our deepest sympathy to you and your families, you are all in our thoughts. We will always remember your mom for her kindness and generous friendship. We shall miss her. Sincerely Janet and Jack Pauls

Joan ,John and all the family. Ou thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.. Sincere condolences.

Joan/John and all family – my sincere condolences to you all.

Kim and family: very sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time.

Sincere Condolences to Kim, Trevor and all Linda ‘s Family. Our Prayers and Thoughts are with you all during this sad time. R.I.P. Linda.

Sincere sympathy to Kim and Trevor on the loss of your dear mother and deepest sympathy to all the family – such a deep loss – words cannot convey how Linda will be missed by you all – you are such a beautiful family – who Linda loved so much and spoke of so often with such affection

Farewell dear friend- until we meet again ❤

Marg Howe

Perry we are so sorry for your loss, please accept our sincere and deepest sympathy, Elizabeth and Nelson Bailey.