Edna Chinn passed away at the James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre, Gander, on Sunday December 27, 2020 at the age of 98.
She was predeceased by: parents Emily and Thomas Watkins; her beloved husband willie; grandson Samuel Chinn; granddaughter Tracy Rogers; siblings: Walter, Priscilla, Clara, Armenius, Ronald and Florence.
Edna leaves with many loving and treasured memories: 9 children:6 sons: Roy (Louise), Wallace (Beverley), Aubrey (Kathleen), Milton, Hubert (Marie), Armenius (Ida); 3 daughters: Una (Ross) Forbes, Netta (Pat) Lamping and Joan (Curtis) Sceviour; 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters-in-law: Lucy Rice, Vena Burt and Frances Burt; as well as a circle of nephews, nieces, extended relatives and friends.
The Chinn family would like to express a special thank you to their extended family, the staff and management at the Nightingale Manor for all the loving care and devotion given to their mom over the past five years. Also the family also wishes to thank the doctors and nursing staff of the James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre for their care and compassion over the past three weeks shown to their mom.
In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, the health and safety of our families and our community continues to be our highest priority. Keeping with Edna’s wishes at this time there will be a private viewing followed by cremation. Donations in Edna’s memory may be given to the New World Island East Central United Church.
A condolence message for the family may be made at our website www.islesfuneralhome.ca.