Eric Elford

Obituary of Eric Clarence Elford

Eric Clarence Elford July 5, 1940 - October 15, 2020 Curling, NL It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our dear father, Eric Clarence Elford, on Thursday, October 15, 2020. He leaves behind to mourn his wife of 54 years, Grace (Barrow); Children: Shirley (David) Taylor, Angelina (Shawn) Monahan, and Carrianne (Bill) Dennis; 6 grandchildren: Erica, Jordan, Michaela, Taylor, Olivia, Owen and great grandchild, Rylin. He also leaves to mourn with loving memories many special friends and a large circle of siblings, nieces, nephews, and cousins in the Elford and Sceviour families. He is predeceased by his mother, Caroline Elford (1943), and father Alexander Sceviour (2007). Words could never express the positive impact that Eric had on us, or the love we felt for him .He was a wonderful, caring husband and father. He was a funny, kind, and soft spoken man. He loved the woods and spent many, many hours hunting and fishing. He loved to walk and greet people along the way, stopping for a chat whenever he could. His friendship and kindness toward people will be greatly missed. The family would like to express heartfelt thanks to all who put forth kindness and care in dad’s final days. There will be a private family viewing from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling on Saturday. The Funeral service will be held on Sunday, October 18th from St. Mary's Anglican church, Curling with Reverend Deacon Cynthia Haines Turner officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia cemetery. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the “Cuddle Bed” program at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. “Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was.” - Hebrew Proverb
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