Wesley Stanley

August 10, 1932 to February 9, 2017


Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, February 9,2017 at Agnes Pratt Nursing Home at the age of 84 years. Our mother was a beautiful, strong, and caring woman who’s love for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren was beyond measure and who will be sadly missed, she was the backbone of our family. Predeceased by her parents Richard and Isabella Newell, her loving husband James Stanley and her son Peter, sisters Maud Martin (late Robert), Hazel Stanley (late Joseph), Joyce Daniels (late Cyril), brothers Clarence (late Evelyn), Stanley (Theresa), Richard and Fred (late Virginia), Leaving to mourn with loving and fond memories her children: Paul (Melanie), Brenda Stanley (James Burgess), Barry (Nancy Emberley), Beverley Wills (John), grandchildren Jimmy Miron (Sherry), Rebecca Stanley, Jennifer Blanche (Nathan), Timothy Stanley (Elizabeth), Robert Stanley, Michael Wills (Allison Vivian) and Laura Wills (Justin Parsons), great grandchildren: Sara, Claire, James and Jessie, a large circle of nieces , nephews, extended family and friends. The family would like to thank the staff at Pearl House Retirement Home as well as the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home for their care and compassion over the years. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 1045 Topsail Road, St. John’s, NL. Visitation Saturday and Sunday 2-5pm and 7-9p.m. a Funeral Service will be held on Monday February 13, 2017 at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in the Gould’s at 2p.m.   Interment to follow at St. Matthews Cemetery.  Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.





2-5 p.m. on February 11, 2017

7-9 p.m. on February 11, 2017

2-5 p.m. on February 12, 2017

7-9 p.m. on February 12, 2017

Carnell’s Funeral Home
1045 Topsail Road
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2:00pm, Monday February 13th

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Gould's


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We are so very sorry for your loss please accept our most deepest sympathys at the loss of your mother we knew her through her brother Fred we feel so sad that we did not see this obit until today

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Uncle Paul and family, Sorry to hear about your Mom…She was a great lady. Please accept our deepest sympathies and know that we’re thinking of you during this difficult time.

Please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss; our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Please accept our heartfelt condolences duing this difficult time. May the good Lord bless you with the strenghth needed to mourn the passing of a loved one. Now Wesley can take her wings and fly to eternal happiness through the big gates in the sky.

Heartfelt condolences to Brenda,Paul,Barry and Beverly on the passing of Aunt Wesley.She was well
liked by everyone.My parents always enjoyed her
company.Her cheerful personality was a perfect role
model for us all.

My sincere condolences to the family of the late Wesley Stanley in the passing of a lovely lady I will forever remember fondly as “Captain Stanley” from her days as our Girl-Guide leader. She was always pleasant,easy-going,and a great role-model …always had a beautiful smile whenever I had the occasion to meet her over the years.May she rest in peace. May you find strength and courage in the comforting love and caring of others;peace and hope in the knowledge that you will be reunited one day. God Bless

Very sorry to hear of Aunt Wesley ‘s passing.I am sure she will be missed by all. May God bless her

Bev and Family. Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother as you remember and honour her life. Sincerely, Jane Brown

Paul, Brenda,Barry and Beverly we were so saddened to hear of your Mom’s passing. I have many lovely memories of your Mom that I will cherish! Our sincere condolences are with you and yours at this difficult time. Our thoughts are with you.

My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. RIP Wesley

Paul, Brenda, Barry and Beverley please accept our sincere condolences. We were so sad to hear of the passing of your mom. We have many wonderful memories of time spent together over the years. Especially all of the fun times we had at the cabin. Take care and may god give you strength.

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Wesley. Please know that we are thinking of you all during this difficult time. Your mom was a very special lady who will be missed by everyone. Hold onto all of the wonderful memories that you have.

My heartfelt condolences go out to Aunt Wesley’s family.
I will surely miss the presence of a truly lovable and kind lady. She was a real sweetie. May she rest in peace.

Bev , John and family so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a very friendly and beautiful lady inside and out . Thinking of you at this difficult time . RIP..

To the Stanley Family; I was saddened to hear of the Passing of Wesley. She was like a Mom to Me over the Years and will be sadly missed.

So very sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Wesley. She was a kind, sweet woman. At last she can rest peacefully alongside Uncle Jim.

Courtney Nash (nee Stanley)

“Forever Young