Obituary of Evelyn Stride
It is with deep saddness the family of Evelyn Stride announce her passing at the Central NL Regional Health Care Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at the age of 89 years. Predeceased by her husband Ambrose, daughter Lucy, sons Allister and Randy. Edna Evelyn Stride was born on September 21, 1929 to the late Bessie & Stewart March. She grew up in Phillip's Head and worked as a house keeper in Bishop's Falls and Botwood in her teen years. Evelyn married Ambrose Stride on January 11, 1948 and raised their family of 8 sons and 2 daughters. She also raised 3 other children Winnie Baker, Winnie Stride and Derrick Luff. Evelyn devoted her life to The Salvation Army Church and Home League. She loved to see people come to visit and stay for a cup of tea.
She will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by her children; Alonzo (Lucy), Baxter, Dennis (Joan), Douglas, Clifford, Darin (Bernetta); daughter Juanita (Clayton); 8 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and sister Rita Hobbs along with with a large circle of friends. Capts. Morgan & Lisa Hillier will conduct the funeral service from The Salvation Army Citadel, Botwood on Friday, February 1st at 1:30. Interment to follow at The Salvation Army Cemetery, Phillip's Head.
Donations to the Salvation Army Cemetery, Phillip's Head would be greatly appreciated.