William James King
Passed on: August 18th, 2010
June 18, 1949 - August 18, 2010, age 61 years. Passed away at the Palliative Care Unit, L.A. Miller Centre, after a struggle with cancer, formerly of West Mines, Bell Island. Predeceased by his parents James Leo King and Christine (Rose) King and brother-in-law Larry Vance. Leaving to mourn his precious angel and darling daughter Renee King (Joe), the love of his life, his own Florence Nightingale, who devoted her life taking care of her sweet and gentle Daddy to the very end; six sisters: Mary Malvar (Harold Rees), Cambridge, Ontario, Linda Foss (Gerald), Ottawa, Ontario, Jean Chafe (Derrick), St. John's, Christine King (Kilbride), Eileen Oliver (Bruce), Topsail, Shirley Reid (Earl), Dildo, and former wife and dear friend Elizabeth (Westcott) King, St. John's; twelve nieces and nephews; special godchildren: Ewan and Charles Waring; special homecare worker Jeff Keats, as well as a large circle of relatives, friends and co-workers of Marine Atlantic where he was a long time employee. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday, August 20th, from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, August 21st at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Cremation to follow. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, with his mom and dad. Flowers gratefully accepted.