It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Mabel Randell, aged 88 years on January 21st, 2023 at her long time residence. Predeceased by Ralph, her husband of 59 years, parents Harold and Esther Mae (Maggie) Chislett of Islington, Trinity Bay, older brother Allan Chislett of Stephenville and a number of dear brothers and sisters-in-law. Leaving behind with wonderful memories her children Robert (Pauline) Randell, Donald (Tina) Randell and Cynthia Randell (Gene Quigley); grandchildren Bethany Mae Randell (Timothy Oram), Alexander Randell, Matthew Randell (Stacey Lane), James Randell (Jenny Paddock), Nicholas, Laura and Meghan Quigley; sisters-in-law Susan Robinson, Betty Randell, Nancy Randell and Muriel Chislett; furred companions Lady, Zeus, Teddie, Aurora and Poseidon and many very special nieces and nephews, a number of whom were among her students over a career that spanned more than 35 years. Avid reader, educator, artist, knitter and baker. Alert and engaging in conversations of current events, healthy, active at her church and, visiting or driving around her older friends. Intensely proud of all of her children and grandchildren in all of their endeavours and more recently, quietly enjoying their company at home. A remarkable and well enjoyed long life, independent, prepared for anything, even an unexpected departure, with no sadness or regret.
Visitation at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday, January 26 from 7 to 9 pm and funeral service from the chapel at Carnell’s on Friday, January 27at 3 pm. Inurnment at the Kenmount Road Anglican Cemetery to take place on a nice warm day in May. In lieu of flowers, it would be greatly appreciated if donations in her memory would be directed to the Parkinson’s Society of Newfoundland or to the SPCA.
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