It is with
heartfelt sadness that we announce
the passing of PETER M.
ROWLANDS of Jean
de Baie, NL
(formerly of Stephenville, NL) on Sunday, June 02, 2019.
Surrounded by his loving family
and caregivers, Peter
the age of 93 years.
Peter is survived by his wife, Mary of 65 years,
along with his nine children: Angela (Clarence Casey – CBS, NL), Donna
(David Weber – London, ON), Peter (Brenda – Lansdowne, ON), Dave
(Cynthia – Gander, NL), Joe (Julie – Dartmouth, NS), John (Colette –
Lawrencetown, NS), Ray (Brenda – Mount Pearl, NL), Philip (Laura –
Embrun, ON), Cathy (Tony
White – Shediac,
NB). He also leaves
behind a loving legacy
of twenty-three grandchildren and
Born in Jean
May 6, 1926, he moved to Stephenville during the construction of the
Ernest Harmon Airforce Base, where he met and married Mary Dalton, of
Johns Pond, St. Mary’s Bay. He was employed in
various capacities throughout his life, ending his working career in
1984 as first engineer of MV Fred
J. Agnich (operated
Instruments). People were high
priority to Peter. He was
a community-oriented person,
and generously volunteered with various service groups –
including a lifetime membership with the Lions Club. He loved to
laugh, sing and tell stories, and was considered a natural entertainer
liked nothing better than a house full of family and friends.
He will be sorely missed.
Peter was predeceased by his parents, John Tom
Rowlands; brothers: Phonse,
Theresa, Lucy, Mary and
Margaret; and son
Visitation will take place at Wiseman’s
Home, Marystown on
Thursday, June 6
from 7-9pm and
7 from 1-7pm
with Vigil from
7-9pm. Funeral service
will take place at Sacred Heart
Parish, Marystown on
11am. Interment will follow at Star of the Sea Cemetery in
Flowers graciously accepted or donations may be
his honour to
the Marystown Lions
Club, PO Box
Edna Power 709 279 2948.
Forever in our
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de PETER ROWLANDS 19262019..
Décès pour la Ville: Marystown, Province: T-N