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Mavis Prowse

Mavis Prowse

Mavis Ida Prowse
1946 - 2011
It is with sadness that the family of the late Mavis Prowse announces her passing on October 4, 2011 at the age of 65. She was born on August 26, 1946 in Langdon’s Cove and married Leslie Prowse on January 19, 1962. Together they raised six children. She lived in Langdon’s Cove for all of her life. She was a housewife and homemaker who loved her family very much and also loved her favourite hobby – using the sewing machine. She spent hours making quilts for her children and grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Besides her parents, she was pre-deceased by her husband Leslie, sons David & Dexter, as well as her brother Sidney.
She leaves to mourn daughters Pansy (Sterling Freake) Harry’s Harbour, Edna (Glen Newbury) Middle Arm, Wanda (Matthew Wallace) Cold Lake, AB, Pamela (Allan Achilles) St. John, NB, son Trevor (Rosalyn) Burlington, NL; 7 grandchildren & 3 great-grandchildren; 5 sisters, 8 brothers, brother-in-law, Gordon. The funeral service took place on Friday, October 7, 2011 from Green Bay Funeral Home with Majors Rex & Catherine Paddock officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Harry's Harbour. Pallbearers were April Hiscock, Trevor Prowse, Elmo Freake, Allan Achilles, Gordon Prowse, and Fred Norman. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Gail Noel and Harry Oxford of Green Bay Funeral Home.

 

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