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Sonya Lucille McIntyre

Sonya Lucille McIntyre

Passed on: February 24th, 2019

Sonya Lucille McIntyre, a devoted mother, grandmother, and loving partner to Bill Whittle of 45 years died peacefully on February 24, 2019 at the age of 86 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Sonya is survived by her partner Bill Whittle; her brother Paul Tindall, her children, Kristy Wasser, Stacey Bridger (husband George) and Stephen (wife Stephanie); her grandchildren, Danny McIntyre (wife Jessica), Kurtis McIntyre (wife Candace), Krystal Lawlor (husband Nick), Danielle Edwards (husband Tim), Blake Wasser, Selina, Erica, Jenna and Levi McIntyre; and four beautiful great-grandchildren, Ryely McIntyre, Noah Lawlor, Annika McIntyre and Clara Edwards; and many nieces and nephews. Sonya is predeceased by her daughter Mona and her parents. Sonya was born in Toronto, Ontario on July 18, 1932 to Reginald and Mona Tindall. She spent many of her adult years in Nova Scotia raising her three children in Bedford and Waverley. In 1973, Sonya with her son Stephen, moved to St. John’s, Newfoundland and a new adventure began. In 1974 Sonya met the dashing Billy Whittle and the rest as they say is history. Over the years Sonya enjoyed summers at Sauble Beach in Ontario and travelling, especially to Florida and Antigua. She loved the outdoors, basking in the sun and spending quality time with her family whom she loved so dearly and friends. Sonya will always be remembered for her love and compassion to each and every one of her family members. She always sang “You Are My Sunshine” to her children and grandchildren. She will always be Our Sunshine! Cremation has taken place. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home 84 LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Thursday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A Funeral Service will be held at 11am Friday, March 1, 2019 at Caul’s Chapel. Fr. Francis Roche will officiate. Inurnment to follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Alzheimer Society of NL or the SPCA.


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