In Memory of



Obituary for Gregory Downey

It is with broken hearts that the family of the late Gregory Downey announces his passing. Gregory passed away from the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte, NL on Monday, January 4th, 2021 at the age of 91 years.

Predeceased by his wife - Genevieve Downey; grandson - Paul Downey; parents - Patrick & Bridget Downey; parents-in-law - David & Alice Walsh; siblings – Mary Margaret Warden, Michael Downey, Thomas Downey, Bernard Downey (Theresa), Cyril Downey, John Downey and Carmel Morrisey (Jack) and siblings-in-law - Arthur Walsh, Joseph Walsh (Bridget), Louise Antle (Mike), Mary Walsh (John), Alphonse’s Walsh, Clara Jackson (Jack), Margaret Bailey (William), Elizabeth Walsh (Steven), Florence Walsh, Johnny Walsh (Jane), Dorothy Downey and Marion Philpott.

Left to remember an incredible life is his children - Richard “Rick” Walsh (Annie), Patrick Downey (Mary Ann), Robert Downey, Todd Downey (Phyllis), Wade Downey (Jessie), Dana Downey (Donna) and B.J. Philpott (Melanie); grandchildren - Ricky, Cory, Geneva, Bobby, Brandi-Lee and Dillon; great-grandchildren – Azelyn, Fiona, Silas, Daxon, Mikaela, Phoebe, Avery and Charlotte; sister-in-law - Angela Walsh (Patrick) and Aiden Philpott as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Public Visitation took place at Foster Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Baie Verte, NL on Thursday, January 7th, 2021 from 6:00-8:00PM.

Father Camillus Ekedobe conducted a Private Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, Coachman’s Cove, NL on Friday, January 8th, 2021 at 11:00AM. Interment followed at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Cemetery, Coachman’s Cove, NL.

“Every fear will be undone and death will be no more and songs of the angels bring you home before the face of God.”

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

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