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Lillian Pearl Laing

Born In: Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Born: November 22nd, 1925

Passed in: Norris Point, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: December 26th, 2011

Pearl Pased away at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in Norris Point on Monday, December 26,2011 after bravely fighting a short illness. Left to mourn are her loving children Maureen (Doug) House of Bellburns, Terry (Frances ) of Curling, Corner Brook, Christine (Tom) Major of Pasadena, Eddy (Della) of Rocky Harbour, Bryant (Colleen) of Cow Head, Darlene (Geoff) Hancock of Beamsville, Ontario, Marlene (Bob) Burden of Pasadena. Son-in-law Neil (Barb) Hynes, 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law Ada Samms of Norris Point, Maude Boone of Corner Brook and Joan (Nicholls) Smith and nephews Stephen and Leslie Nicholls and families in Whitstable Kent, England as well as cousins in Cornwall, London and the Isle of Man, UK. Long time neighbours and friends Jean & Maurice Knott, Aunt Lizzie Mudge, Lucy Hillier, Gussie & Jenny Mudge and Nancy & Hollis Howell. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph James Curling Laing, daughter Patricia, parents Dundonald and Dorothy Nicholls, brothers Edwin and Edgar Nicholls. Pearl arrived in Norris Point as a War bride on February 27, 1946, she left England on January 26, 1946 with her 2 year old daughter and husband and travelled by ship in a storm and eventually arrived in Lomond, NL., where they had to stay with relatives for the Habour to freeze over before coming to Norris Point on horse and sligh exactly one month later to be greated by a waving Aunt Nellie Mudge. She made many friends in many communities along the Northern Pennisula and loved to go to a time and was very happy in beautiful Bonne Bay. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Norris Point today, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. where also the funeral service will take place on Thursday at 11:00 am with Rev. Charlene Laing officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com

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