William J. Sparkes

Mr. William J. Sparkes of North River passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Mr. Sparkes was 86 years old. He leaves to mourn his loving family: Children: Rev. John, Marjorie (Dave), Claudine (Gerald) & Elizabeth (Eddie); Grandchildren: Linda May, Stacy (Shawn), Bradley (Stacey), Tiffany (Jordan), Tyler, Matthew & Justin; Great Grandchildren: Georgia, T.J., Connor & Felix; Brothers: Noah (Violet) & Allan (Mary); Sisters-in-Law: Florrie & Margaret; Special Friends: Terrance Smith & Terrance Keeping and a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased By: Wife: Jean; Parents: John & Elizabeth; Daughter: Olive; Brothers: Charles (Elsie) & James; Sister: Olive (William) and Brothers & Sisters-in-law: William (Evelyn), George (Sarah), Fred (Annie), Evelyn & Ambrose.

Service Information
The Funeral Service will be held 2 P.M. on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from St. George’s Anglican Church & Cemetery, North River.
The family will be receiving relatives and friends at SLADE'S FUNERAL HOME, L.T. STICK DRIVE, BAY ROBERTS, on Thursday: 1 P.M. - 9 P.M., Friday: 10:30 A.M. - 9 P.M. & Saturday: 10:30 A.M. - 1 P. M.



In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his loving memory to the St. George’s Anglican Church Cemetery Fund.


Condolences may be written to the family at: sladesfuneralhome.ca For further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts at 786-2323. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Homes, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and areas.