In Memory of




Obituary for Carmel G. Downey

It is with deep sadness that the family of the late Carmel G. Downey announces her passing. Carmel passed away at the Central Newfoundland Regional Hospital, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL on Sunday, February 14th, 2021 at the age of 71 years.

Left with many fond and loving memories is her partner - Ernest Rice; siblings - Bernard Downey, Frances Downey, Alonzo Downey and Martin Downey, along with their spouses; siblings-in-law - Joan Banks, Anita Rice, Pleman Rice, Bartholomew Rice and Albert Rice, along with their spouses, as well as nieces, nephews and the staff and residents of the White Bay Retirement Centre where she resided.

A special thanks is extended to the management, staff and residents of the White Bay Retirement Centre, Baie Verte for their loving care of Carmel.

Due to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic, the Public Health Advisory and associated restrictions, we regret to announce that there will be no Visitation or Funeral Service. Father Camillus Ekedobe conducted a Private Family Graveside Service at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Cemetery, Highway 410, Baie Verte, NL on Thursday, February 18th, 2021 at 12:30PM.

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made in Carmel’s memory to St. Pius X Roman Catholic Cemetery Fund, Baie Verte, NL.

"Like a shepherd, He feeds His flock and gathers the lambs in His arms, holding them carefully close to His heart, leading them home."

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Foster Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Baie Verte, NL.

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