Passed peacefully away on July 30, 2017, Melita Mary Haggett, of Glover's Harbour, at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Care Center, Grand Falls-Windsor. She was 86 years of age.
Melita was born to Solomon and Victoria Rowsell at Locks Cove, February 16,1931. She married Joseph Haggett on July 2, 1951.
She was predeceased by her husband Joseph on January 21, 2002. Also predeceased by her parents Solomon and Victoria Rowsell; sisters Drucilla and Jemina; brother-in-law Alfred Chippett; nephew Archie and wife Jean. She leaves to mourn her two sons Solomon (Leona), Marvin (Lorraine), grandchildren Victoria, Theodore; brother Agustus; sisters Lydia, Brenda (Clayton) Hemmeon; sister-in-law Georgina Penney and Ernie Forsey, Oshawa, Ontario and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reverend Larry Chatman will conduct the funeral service on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from the Salvation Army Citadel in Glover's Harbour. Interment to follow at the Glover's Harbour cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hoskins Funeral Home, Botwood. Pallbearers will be Ralph Chippett, Cliff Chippett, Elvis Chippett, Clayton Hemmeon, Arthur Goudie, Ron Goudie. Honorary pallbearer will be her grandson Theodore Haggett.