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Montrose Genge

Montrose  Genge

Passed on: April 18th, 2018

Montrose Genge was born in Deadman’s Cove to John and Margaret Genge on March 14th, 1928, number three of five children. He lived in Deadman’s Cove for about two years when his parents moved to Flower’s Cove to be partners in business with his father’s brothers, Angus and Charlie. At age seventeen, Montrose went to Port au Basques and worked in the fish plant there for a short time, and he also worked on two paper boats out of Port au Basques. He returned home to join his father’s business. When he was eighteen years old he met Bertha Jane Way and at age twenty-five he married her. They had three children, Lewis, Vina, and Isaac. He retired in 1997 and enjoyed visiting his family in St. John’s and Toronto. When he could not travel any longer he enjoyed being home and played many games of Skip-Bo. He died on April 18 , 2018. He leaves to mourn with a lifetime of memories, his wife Bertha; sons, Lewis (Beverly), Isaac (Valerie); daughter Vina (Tony); grandchildren, Evan, Leanne, Charlotte, Nathan, Leah, Luke, Olivia; sisters Hazeroth, and Cicely. Mon was predeceased by his parents Isaac and Margaret Genge as well as his brothers Asaph and Henry. Visitation was held from the St. Barnabas Anglican Church in Flowers Cove from where the funeral was held on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Jennifer Renouf officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

 

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