It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Curtis Holman Hogarth Mesher born February 10, 1948; and who passed peacefully away in his sleep on February 3, 2024.
Predeceased by his parents Gladys and Holman Mesher, sisters Bettina Broomfield, Rosalie Learning and brothers Kitchener Mesher and Tony Mesher.
Curtis was a talented musician and artist, He formed his first band with his late brother Tony, which they called "Tony and the Spooks." The band was well-known throughout Labrador in the 1960's and into the early 1970's; Curtis also led an Alberta based band with his late brother Kitchener called, "The good the bad and the ugly." In the 1970's Curtis performed regularly with Newfoundland's Dick Nolan, who was well-known for his rendition of the NL classic hit song, "Aunt Martha's Sheep." Curtis created art and music wherever he went and for whomever he met. There are many people across NL and Canada, who own an original painting, drawing, craving or song by Curtis, who enjoyed sharing his work with anyone he ever crossed paths with.
Leaving to mourn are his children Christopher, Nicole (Byron), Lisa (Tommy), David, and their mother Joan. His grandchildren Alexia (Nick) Pardy, Alecia Spencer, Amber Mesher, Max and Jack Crocker, Chase Clarke-Mesher, and his great granddaughter’s Autumn and Ashlynn Pardy, who where fortunate enough to hear their great-grandfather Curtis play his guitar and sing to them his final song.
Also, leaving to mourn are his sibling's brother Dale Mesher and sister Norma (Owen) Knight and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Curtis loved his children, his guitar and the land he built his home on in Paradise River. He will be lovingly remembered by his family and friends who cared about him and respected him for his many artistic talent's.
Curtis' children would like to send a sincere thank-you to our Uncle Dale, who lovingly watched over our father in his final days.
A special thanks to Stewart and Francine Learning for your love and kindness, and the people of Paradise River and Cartwright for caring.
We are forever grateful.
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be announced in the coming months.
You are forever loved Dad/Poppy and Great Granddad.
We are grateful for you, and so proud of your exceptional talents.
We wish you an eternity of peace and tranquility.
"Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one's youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them."
A Memorial Tree was planted for Curtis
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Fillatre's Funeral Homes