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Donald Thornhill

April 22, 1948 ~ April 26, 2019 (age 71)

Thornhill, Donald 

Corner Brook, NL 

April 22, 1948 – April 26, 2019 

Passed peacefully away, Donald Thornhill, at Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the age of 71 years. Born and raised in Little Bay East, Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), Don was the son of a fisherman and homemaker. He spent over thirty years working at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL (as a radiology technologist), where he spent most of his life. He built several houses in his lifetime and repaired button-style accordions. Leaving to celebrate his life with loving memories are: his wife, Pauline Thornhill; children: Natalie (Sal) Thornhill Pirro, Angelina (Roger Gunson), and Jennifer (Raman) Thornhill Verma; grandchildren: Gavin (Kyla) Thornhill, Ross, Lauren, and Tessa Gunson, and Navya Verma; brothers: Clyde (Hattie) Thornhill, and Reg Thornhill; and a large circle of cousins, nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. He was predeceased by his brother John Thornhill and parents Reginald and Emily Thornhill. The family will be receiving friends from Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road in Corner Brook, NL on Friday, May 10th from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, May 11th at SonRise Ministries Family Faith Church, 29 Wellington in Corner Brook at 10:30 am. To honour Don’s life, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care unit, Bruyère Continuing Care at Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital. To sign the family guestbook, please visit our website at https://www.country-haven.ca/


Donations may be made to:

Bruyere Foundation
43 Bruyere Street, Ottawa ON K1N5C8
Tel: 1-613-562-6319
Email: foundation@bruyere.org
Web: https://www.bruyere.org/en/bruyere-foundation


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