Margaret Frances Parrell (nee McDonald)

February 23, 1944 to April 28, 2022


Passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving family, at the Health Science Centre, St. John’s, on Thursday, April 28, 2022, Margaret Frances Parrell (nee McDonald), aged 78 years.

Predeceased by her husband Cyril, parents Maurice & Sarah McDonald and brothers: Michael, Maurice, Jerome and Al.

Leaving to mourn her devoted daughters Brenda (Frank) Young and Elaine (Terry) Williams, her 4 grandchildren: Zachary & Logan Williams and Mallory & Brittany Nash and their father Rick.  Also her 3 precious great-grandchildren, who called her their “Big Nanny”: Rylan Freeman and Lincoln & Hudson Brown; her brothers and sisters: Nicholas (Annie), Paddy, Laura, Annie, Harold, Brian (Linda), Marcella (Gord) and Kenneth (Clara); sisters-in-law: Rita McDonald, Clara Maclaren, Hilda Shively, Rose Bingerheimer and many extended members of the Parrell and McDonald Family.

Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Sunday, May 1, from 2-4pm; 7-9pm.  Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 3, at 9:30am, at St. Teresa’s Church, Mundy Pond Road.  Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  Flowers gratefully accepted. 



2-4 p.m. on May 1, 2022

7-9 p.m. on May 1, 2022

Carnell’s Funeral Home
1045 Topsail Road
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9:30am, Tuesday May 3rd

St. Teresa's Parish
120 Mundy Pond Rd, St. John's

Interment to follow in Holy Sepulchre


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The world is a little less bright without my aunt Marg in it. I have a lot of good memories of my dad and I visiting her when I was in school in St.John’s. Her and my dad always had a special bond, God willing they are together again.

Our deepest sympathy to all of you. David and Theresa Butland

Our Deepest Sympathy for your loss god bless you all.

Elaine & Family, My Deepest Sympathy to you and all the family, thinking of you at this sad time !

Brenda sorry to hear about your moms passing. May she rest in peace. Take care of yourself

Sorry Brian and family for your loss
Betty and Fred

Deepest Sympathy to all Marg’s family – thoughts and prayers are with everyone during this sad time! God Bless!

Carmelita Butland Bruce

Sincere sympathy to all the family during this sad time. You are in our thoughts & prayers.

Sincere condolence to all Marg’s family. May she rest in peace.

Sincere Condolences to all the family at this difficult time.
Rest In Peace Marg. 🙏

Sorry to hear of your Moms passing. Our condolences to the family; Rip Marg.

Sending our deepest condolences to all her family and friends !!

Sincere condolences to all the family’…
Rest In Peace Marg!

Brenda & Elaine so sorry to hear of your mother,s passing, also to the McDonald & Parrell families ,may Marg.R.I.P,take care