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Herman King

December 4, 1945 ~ October 25, 2020 (age 74)


Passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at his residence in Cottlesville, NL. Herman Lewis King, age 74 years.

He is predeceased by his parents Lewis & Theresa King, brothers Bruce, Wallace, Eric & Everett, parents-in-law Dodd & Fanny Brown, brothers-in-law Chesley Gillingham, Roy Brown & Gordon Brown.

Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Geraldine St. Croix, children Christopher (Nicole) King, Carmen (Jason) Rideout, step-children Dodd (Edna) St. Croix, Duane (Debbie) St. Croix, Dana St. Croix, grandchildren Logan, Emily, Megan, Madison, Luke, Olivia, step-grandchildren Danielle, Brandon, Connor, Liam, Jessica, Jonathan, Kasey, Alexis, brothers Leo (Lorraine), David, sister Leah Gillingham, sisters-in-law Pauline, Beverly, Diane. Neighbours and lifelong friends who were always there when needed Sidney (Beth) Canning, Lloyd Rideout and Lester King as well as a large circle of extended family and friends.

Herman was a prominent member of Cottlesville and he dearly loved and took pride in his town. He was a active member of the town council for 23 years until illness forced him to re-sign. He owned & operated a small business for over 30 years and prided himself for providing for his family and town. His greatest love was politics. He was a member of the PC Association for 50 years and always enjoyed a great debate about politics. Herman had a great passion for the outdoors, whether it was cutting fire wood or hunting, he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. 

Resting at New World Island Funeral Home, Summerford. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 6-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from the Salem Pentecostal Church, Cottlesville on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Flowers gratefully accepted or donatiońs in Hermańs memory may be given the Mental Health Association.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, those attending the funeral service are asked to pre-register by calling (709) 723-2154.

Miss me, but let me go

When I come to the end of the road
And the suns has set for me,
I want no rites in a gloom filled room.
Why cry for a soul set free!

Miss me a little, but not for long,
And not with your head bowed low.
Remember the love that we once shared,
Miss me, but let me go!

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