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Donald Earle

September 6, 1928 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 92)


At 8:40 am on June 9, 2021, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Don Earle.  He passed away quietly at the Lakeside Homes in Gander, NL.  Born in 1928 in Summerford, Don was one of five children to Arthur and Blanch Earle.  He is pre-deceased by his beloved wife of 61 years, Shirley, with whom he raised five children – Brian (Kevil), Donna (Jim), Elizabeth, Katherine (Dennis) and Stephen (Lenette).  He leaves behind his precious grandchildren Heather (deceased), Shawna, Laura, Julien, Michelle, Lilija and great grandchildren Lily, Ava and Ollie.  The family would like to thank the caregivers at Lakeside Homes with a special thank you to Bonnie Adams of the Fraser Road United Church in Gander for her visit and prayer with Don.

There will be a private viewing at the Summerford United Church on Saturday, June 12th between the hours of 12 and 2 p.m. with the funeral to follow. If you wish to attend the service, you may pre-register by contacting New World Island Funeral Home at 709-629-7129 on Friday, June 11th between 1-3 p.m. 

Donations in Donald's memory may be given to the Summerford United Church.

“Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.”


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