Passed peacefully away after a long and healthy life on Thursday, May 4, 2017, Violet Rossiter of Carbonear, age 97 years. Predeceased by husband: James; son: Harold; brothers: Hedley, Oscar, Joseph, and Ernest; sisters: Myrtle, Hilda, Clara Belle, and Annie. Leaving to mourn, one daughter: Shirley (Bruce) Peckford, St. John’s; daughter-in-law: Judy Rossiter, Halifax, NS; five grandchildren: James (Jody), Marc (Tara), Joy, Stephanie (Stephen), and Jill (Dwain); ten great-grandchildren: David, Evan, Kate, Henry, Ella, Alexander, Emma, Samuel, Peter, and Ian; one sister: Rhoda Gillespie, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear on Friday, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Sunday, May 7 at 2:00 p.m. from Bethany United Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. As an expression of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the T.C.P. Health Foundation, 86 Highroad South, Carbonear, NL, A1Y 1A4.