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Violet Isabel Small (nee Antle)

Violet Isabel Small (nee Antle)

Born: August 23rd, 1922

Passed on: January 3rd, 2017

It is with sadness that the family of the late Violet Isabel Small (nee Antle), age 94, of Springdale, NL announces her passing on Tuesday, January 03, 2017, from Green Bay Health Care Centre. Violet was born on August 23, 1922 on Pinchard's Island, Bonavista Bay, NL and later resettled in Newtown, NL. Violet met Harvey Small in Gander during World War II and they were married on April 11, 1944. They lived in Wild Cove, White Bay and raised three children. Twenty three years ago they moved to Valley Vista Cottage #12, where she lived independently until her death. Violet loved her Lord and served Him faithfully in The Salvation Army at Seal Cove-White Bay and Springdale, NL. She was a woman of wisdom and recently gave the following advice to her granddaughter, Sarah: "Be kind to people, have patience with people, listen to people, love people, and most of all have faith." Violet is predeceased by her husband Harvey; parents Walter and Emily Antle, and sister Janie Perry. Leaving to remember the wonderful life that she lived is her daughter Shirley (Curtis) Pardy; sons William (Gisele) Small, Vernon (Janie) Small; grandchildren Brian Pardy, Yvonne (Keith) Day, Amy (Mark) Oakley, Sarah Small (Gordon Stockwell), Krista Small, and Brenda Lee Small; 6 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; sister Louise Antle; special friends and care givers Ada and Byron Saunders; as well as nieces, nephews, and many other extended family members and friends. She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed. The Promotion to Glory service was held from The Salvation Army, Springdale, on Friday, January 06, 2017 at 11:00 am with Majors Collin and Jacqueline Abbott officiating. Interment was at The Salvation Army Cemetery, Seal Cove, White Bay. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Gail Hancock, Elaine M. Rideout and Harry Oxford of Green Bay Funeral Home, Springdale. Donations: In her memory donations can be made to The Salvation Army Memorial Fund, 156 Little Bay Road, Springdale, NL, or the charity of one's choice.

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145 Cpl. S. Bouzane Blvd.,
Springdale, NL
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