It is with deep sadness that the family of the late Harold J. Downey announces his passing. Harold passed away at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Care Centre, Baie Verte, NL on Friday, October 18th, 2019 at the age of 81 years.
Predeceased by his parents - John A. & Margaret “Florence” Downey; siblings - Cecelia Downey, Bertram Downey (Madeline), Ambrose Downey, Aloysius Downey, Cyril Downey (Marjorie), Elias Downey, Madeline Shelley (Jack), Florence Shea (Joseph), Frances Dejardins; parents-in-law - Michael & Louise Antle; son-in-law - Charles Rideout; siblings-in-law - Lawerence Bouzane, Violet Lewis (Greg), Irene Murray (Kevin), Jack Antle and Charles Ford.
Left to cherish many wonderful memories is his wife of 57 years - Beatrice; children - Denise Rideout, Vincent “Ben” Downey (Judy), Dean Downey (Linda), Darren “Doss” Downey (Lucy), Paul Downey and Harold Downey (Connie); grandchildren - Joshua, Samantha, Avery, Sheridan, Jacob, Emily, Emma-Jean and Thomas; great-grandson - Devyn; siblings - Jack Downey (Jenita), Kay Bouzane and Carmel Phillipps (Brent); siblings-in-law - Elizabeth Downey, Irene Downey, Mary Ann Downey, Roland Dejardins, Edith Antle, Peggy Antle, Olivera Antle and Ted Antle (Patsy) as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Father Camillus Ekedobe conducted the Mass of Christian Burial from St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, HIghway 410, Baie Verte, NL on Monday, October 28th, 2019. Interment followed from St. Pius X Roman Catholic Cemetery, Baie Verte, NL.
As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Harold’s memory to St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, Baie Verte, NL.
Special thanks extended to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Care Centre and a very special thanks to our personal nurse - Connie.
“I am the resurrection and the life. If anyone believes in me, even though he dies, he will live.” John 11:25
Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Foster Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Baie Verte, NL.
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