May 22, 1956

July 19, 2018

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It is with sad & very heavy hearts, we announce the passing of a much loved husband, father, step-father, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend, Edward (Ted) Parsons on Thursday, July 19, 2018, age 62.


He is predeceased by his parents: Frank T. & Ruby B. Parsons; Parents-in-law: William T. & Susie Drover; Sister-in-law: Joan E. Osborne; Nephew: Brian G. Osborne; Brother-in-law: John Neil; Niece: Christine C. Neil and numerous Aunts and Uncles.


Leaving to mourn his Wife: Jean (Drover); Son: Danny Gosse; Step-daughters: Sara & Michelle Ploughman; Brother: Frank (Marilyn) Parsons, New Brunswick; Sisters: Shirley (Jim) Wells, St. John’s & Carol (Terry) Winters, Alberta; Sister-in-law: Marcy Neil; Brothers-in-law: Edward (Martha) Osborne, Raymond (Evelyn) Drover &  Gerald (Jean) Drover all of Upper Island Cove, extended family and a large circle of friends at home and in Churchill Falls where he was a valued  employee of Nalcor Energy for many years and from where he recently retired.

As expressions of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his loving memory to the Alzheimer’s Society of Newfoundland & Labrador. 


For further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Upper Island Cove at 589-2250.


Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Home, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and surrounding areas. 

Funeral Service: 

The Funeral Service will be held at 2 P.M. on Friday, August 3, 2018 from St. Peter’s Anglican Church & Cemetery, Upper Island Cove.

Visitation Hours:

The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Slade’s Funeral Home, Cranes Road, Upper Island Cove on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 4-9 P.M.


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It is our commitment to serve families with exceptional and meaningful funeral services with personal professional and dignified service that displays warmth and compassion. We provide a warm homelike atmosphere in which to gently support those needing our services at a very difficult time in their lives.


Once again you have been there for us, through the years being such a comfort to us - knowing we can depend on you for anything or everything. Thanks could never be enough or no words could express the appreciation we have for all of you. Thank you all so much for your comfort, kindness, and support through another difficult time.

The Dwyer, White, & Kavanagh Families


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P. O. Box 324
Carbonear, NL  A1Y 1B7

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Bay Roberts, NL

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