John Edgar Swain

Obituary of John Edgar Swain

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, August 10, 2017, John Edgar Swain of Perry's Cove, age 76 years. Predeceased by parents: Earl and Drucella; sister-in-law: Jeanette. Leaving to mourn, wife: Evelyn; four daughters: Linda (Leslie) Slade, Salmon Cove, Tina Murphy, Riverhead, Hr. Grace, Wanda (Byron) Clarke, Victoria, and Tanya (Scott) Antle, Edmonton, AB; one son: Wesley (Jennifer), Perry’s Cove; eleven grandchildren: Michael, Chantelle, Matthew, Mitchell, Melissa, Kody, Jordan, Joshua, and Nolan, Rilan, and Leah (predeceased by their mother, Jennifer Kelsey); two brothers: Melvin and Joseph (Valetta); six sisters: Rosalind (Andrew) Butt, Maxine (Bill) Peckham, Mildred Swain, Diane (Harold) Peach, Jane (Derm) O'Leary, and Jean (Keith) Penney; 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., 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Funeral service to take place on Sunday, August 13 at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Perry's Cove. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.