It is with broken hearts that Alice, Eldon and family announces the passing of COLUMBUS ROUL on December 3rd, 2020 age 74 after another courageous battle with cancer. Born in Burin on March 3rd, 1946 to Annie and John Roul and raised in Webbers and later in St. Lawrence. Clum was the youngest boy of 9 children.
Clum loved watching most sports including his beloved Montreal Canadians, Toronto Blue Jays and hometown Laurentians. He also enjoyed trivia and playing accordion especially on Saturday mornings.
Leaving to mourn with a life time of wonderful memories are his loving wife of 46 years Alice, son and best friend Eldon (Lynn Saunders & Fidel), sister Susan Turpin, brother Clyde Roul (Thelma), brother Johnny Roul (Pat), members of the extended Roul, Slaney and Loder families, along with a large circle of friends and 5 special international students.
Clum is predeceased by his parents Annie and John Roul, parents in-law Pauline and Alonzo Slaney, sister Selena Fitzpatrick (Paddy), brother Ken Roul (Marion), sister Mary Miller (Ned), brother Louis Roul, sister Violet Ann Roul, brother in law Don Turpin, nieces Adele Turpin, Selena O’Keefe, Kaitlyn Allen, nephews Billy Roul, Michael Sheppard, Andrew Drake and Brad Slaney.
The Roul Family will be accepting visitors at at Wisemans Funeral Home, Burin on Friday and Saturday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. In order to maintain social distancing and to follow the public health advisory of COVID 19, this will be a walk through visitation. A maximum of 20 people at any one time permitted. Everyone is asked to sign the contact tracing sheet upon entering the church and masks are required.
Please note that there is no food permitted in the building.
There will be a prayer vigil on Sunday evening, December 6th at 7pm at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in St. Lawrence.
Due to limited capacity because of the COVID–19 restrictions, a private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Monday, December 7th at 10am.
Interment to follow at Mount Cecilia Cemetery, St. Lawrence.
In Clum’s memory, donations may be made to The Family or Flowers gratefully accepted.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman’s Funeral Homes – Marystown.
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Thursday December 3rd 2020
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Columbus Henry Roul Thursday December 3rd 2020..
Décès pour la Ville: Burin, Province: T-N