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David William Greening

David William Greening

Born: July 19th, 1933

Passed on: December 25th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David William Greening announce his passing at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Sunday, December 25th, 2016 at the age of 83 years. David leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 60 years Effie (nee- Long); sons: Merlin (Darlene) of Musgravetown, NL, David (wife, Dan Yang) of West Vancouver, BC; daughters: Vera (Alex MacDonald) of Montreal, QC, Susan (Glenn Whiffen) of Paradise, NL; grandson Michael (Paula); granddaughters: Faye Short (Chris), Shirley, Wendy, Libby and great-granddaughters: Keyla and Bella Lynn; brother Calvin (Myra) of Musgravetown; sisters: Violet (John Trouern-Trend) of Simsbury, CT, Linda (Mac Power) of Upper Gullies, NL, Nettie (Vernon Wiseman) of Shoal Harbour, NL; sister-in-law Joan Greening of Plate Cove, NL; and special niece, Debbie (Barry Field) of Gander, NL; also a large circle of extended family and friends. David was predeceased by his parents Chesley and Elsie Greening and brother Tobias (Toby). Cremation has taken place. Family received friends at Stacey's Funeral Home, 60 Roe Avenue, Gander on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Funeral service was held from Fraser Road United Church on Thursday, December 29th, 2016 at 2 P.M. officiated by Reverend Kathy Brett with interment followed at All Saints Cemetery. David will be remembered for his love and kind gentle heart by his family and friends and for his great love of the outdoors where taking his fishing gear and heading down to a river or pond was one of his greatest pleasures. Donations in his memory can be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation, P. O. Box 222, Gander, NL. A1V 1W6.

Gone Fishing!


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