William (Bill) C. Rees

October 31, 2016


Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family after a lengthy 21 year battle with Parkinson’s disease, William Clayton Rees, in his 75th year. Predeceased by his parents Wm and Ella Rees (Bell Island); beloved 1st wife Carol (Noseworthy); brothers, Hubert (Ada) and Harold; sisters, Lillian (Jim) Bailey, Alice (June) Cobb and Violet (Bert) Bickford. Left to celebrate his life with fond and loving memories are his devoted wife, Paula (McNiven-Clouston); son, Barrie (Sally); step-daughter, Kimberly (Gord) Noftall; granddaughters, Chantelle and Nakita Rees; step-granddaughters Tori and Tara Noftall; loving sisters, Olive Tremblett, Una Skanes and Betty (Peter) Hems; sisters-in-law, Helen Rees, Muriel and Bernice Noseworthy, Helen and Barbara McNiven; brothers-in-law, David (Connie) McNiven, Greg McNiven and Gerald (Mary) Anstey as well as many nieces and nephews all of whom he loved dearly and they him. Also leaving to mourn are many special friends in particular Joe (Gen) Doyle, Doug Matchim & Ruby Simpson, Clayt (Diane) Puddester, Bill Dove and Alicia Ivey.
Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 from 11 am – 9 pm, during which a prayer service will be celebrated at 7 pm for all who wish to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Society of Newfoundland & Labrador.
A second visitation will be held at Coutts Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrews Street, Cambridge, ON, on Friday November 4th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday November 5 at 11:00 a.m. from Coutts Funeral home with interment to follow.



11 - 9 p.m. on November 2, 2016

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Heartfelt Condolences from The Clarke Family,
Leanne, Bern and Kids

Paula so sorry to hear about Bill’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers for you and the family.

To Paula and family, sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.

Paula, my condolences to you on your husband’s passing.. May you be comforted by the love and support of family and friends. Thinking of you at this difficult time. Yvonne

Dear Barry & Paula and families, Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this time of grief. I will always have happy memories of Uncle Bill.


So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Thoughts and prayers with you and your family.

My thoughts and prayers are with your families at this time.

Dear Paula and Family

We were so very sorry to hear of your loss. I wish we could be there to be as supportive to you as you’ve always been to us. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. XOX

Bev and Ray

Paula and family, we are so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. You are in our prayers. May he rest in peace.

Paula and family, I am very sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. May you find comfort knowing that he is at peace.

Paula, I am saddened by your loss and you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am happy for the years you shared Bill’s life and the memories you have.Life unfolds for each of us a little each day and it is a gift for us to accept and enjoy.

Paula and Family..so sorry — sincere condolences to all the family.

Diann and Harold Patterson

Sorry to hear of your fathers passing! I remember your fathers great humour and have wonderful memories of your mom (carol) and your dad!

So sorry hear of his passing. My thoughts are with all of you.


Sorry to hear of Bills passing may he rest in peace

My condolences go out to Paula, Barry, Sally and family. RIP Uncle Bill