It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our precious loving mother Hilda Cavell Power of Carbonear, NL at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home on Saturday, March 26, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer, age 80 years. Predeceased by husband Cecil (Bert); parents George W. and Drucella Janes, sister Phyllis Cornish, brothers John and Clarence, sister-in-law Margaret Janes, nieces Barbara Doran and Angela Janes, and special sister-in-law Annie Phillips. Leaving to mourn, one son; Bert Jr. (Florence), Kingston, NS; three daughters; Deborah (Leland) Adams, Upper Island Cove, Phyllis Power (PJ Coombs), Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Stephanie (Don) Ryan, Carbonear, one special grandson Joshua, four granddaughters; Cindy, Jessica, Amanda and Andrea, one great grandchild Ashton, brothers; Ambrose (Phyllis), Leo (Debbie), George (Peggy), David; sisters-in-law Iris and Evelyn Janes and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Special neighbours, Reuben, Mary and Greg Buckle, Wendy and Rob Coulas, and Judy McCarthy.

Service Information:

The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 2:00 pm at Slade’s Funeral Home, Carbonear, NL. Her inurnment, along with the inurnment of her husband Cecil (Bert) will take place at the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear.

Visitation Times:

The family will be receiving relatives and friends on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon.


. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Autism Society of NL, Children’s Wish Foundation of NL or a charity of one’s choice.


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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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