William James Northover
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William James Northover

May 05, 1929 - March 04, 2011

William James Northover

May 05, 1929 - March 04, 2011


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In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

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Obituary for William James Northover

Northover, William James - Passed peacefully away with his daughters at his side on Friday, March 4th, 2011 at the Pentecostal Senior’s Home Clarke’s Beach, William J. Northover, age 81 years. Predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Norma Joan (Ash), and his second wife Blanche (Vivian). Left behind are his five daughters; Heather Northover, Valerie Northover, Debbie Northover, Sharon Coombs (Vince) and Michelle Northover. He leaves behind nine grandchildren, Liam Reaney, Kristina Carroll, Jeffrey and Rodney Stafford, Shawn and Pamela O’Neill, Melanie, Dylan and Devin Porter as well as three great-grandchildren Zakary Snow, Brianna Connolly and Ellyana Stafford. Predeceased by his brother George (Joan) and his sister Evelyn Oliver. Also leaving to mourn brother Bob (Ruby), sisters Shirley Thompson (Dave), Mary Northover and Gloria Northover-Brown (Craig), sisters-in-law Ada Vey and Madeline Dewling (Norman), and a large circle of friends and relatives. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Sunday, March 6th, 2011 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM. Funeral service to be held on Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 11 AM from Barrett’s Chapel. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the YMCA -YWCA of Northeast Avalon. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guest book.

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