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Leslie Prowse

Leslie Prowse

Leslie Willis Prowse
Leslie Prowse was born to Willis and Beatrice Prowse December 26, 1926 in Harry’s Harbour NL. He married Mavis Dicks on January 19, 1962 and together they raised five children. He lived in Langdon’s Cove for most of his life. Leslie was a “jack of all trades” and spent many years working in a variety of occupations – fishing, construction, and carpentry, becoming well known for his skill as a boat builder. He passed away on March 24, 2011, at the Valley Vista Senior’s Complex where he had been a resident for a short time. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Besides his parents, Leslie was pre-deceased by brother Basil, sister Verbina, sons David &Dexter. He leaves to mourn wife Mavis, son Trevor (Rosalyn), Burlington, daughters Pansy (Sterling) Freake, Harry’s Harbour, Edna (Glen) Newbury, Middle Arm, Wanda (Matthew) Wallace, Cold Lake, AB, Pamela (Allan) Achilles, Saint John, NB.
The funeral service was conducted by Major Rex Paddock on March 26, 2011 from Green Bay Funeral Home, Springdale with interment following at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Harry’s Harbour. Pallbearers were his brother Gordon, son Trevor, sons-in-law Glen Newbury & Allan Achilles, granddaughter April Hiscock, and brother-in-law Fred Norman. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Gail Noel and Harry Oxford of Green Bay Funeral Home.


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