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Victor Calvin Squires

Victor Calvin Squires

Passed on: February 26th, 2019

Age 87, of St. John’s passed peacefully away early Tuesday morning February 26, 2019. Cal was the son of the late Malcolm Squires of St. John’s and Julia Ann Squires (Seymour) of Spaniards Bay NL. Cal was a proud salesman and was first employed by McKague Chemicals and then operated his own business ACEMCO Ltd. Most recently he was employed with Groulx Robertson Ltd. where he worked up until December 6, 2018. He enjoyed wood working, watching curling and the Montreal Canadians. His greatest passion was Barbershop singing. He co-founded the St. John’s Chapter of the S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A with Alex Andrews at Fort Pepperell in the 1950’s. Most of all he enjoyed the time spent with his family, especially his grandchildren who were his pride and joy. He will be deeply missed by his beloved wife of 60 years Daphne (Hollett); loving children Craig (Lise), Brad, Blair (Cathy), Rodney (Frances), Janice; cherished grandchildren, Brayden, Riley, Sophie, Matthew, Nadyezhda, Malcolm, and Julia. Predeceased by his brother, William (Bill). We would like to acknowledge some special people who were very dear to Cal including: All members of the Anchorman Barbershop Chorus, especially Alex Andrews and Lester Bowering, as well as close family and friends Sarah Hendrickson, Greg Marsh, Kai Ward and numerous nieces and nephews. An extra special thank you to the doctors and nurses in CCU and on 5SA Cardiology at the Health Sciences Centre, as well as nursing students from the Centre for Nursing Studies and MUN School of Nursing. Your kindness and compassion will never be forgotten. A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 28 from 7-9 pm and Friday March 1st from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Barrett’s Funeral Home Hamilton Ave. The funeral service will take place on Saturday March 2nd at 11 a.m. at St. Mark’s Anglican Church on Logy Bay Road St. John’s. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Heart And Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.barretts.ca.

 

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