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Charles L. Vokey

Charles L. Vokey

Sunday, September 18th, 1932 - Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Obituary

Mr. Charles L. Vokey of Clarkes Beach peacefully away with his son Dwight and daughter-in-law Liz by his side, at Callingwood Downs Retirement Residence on Monday, September 14, 2020. Mr. Vokey was 87 years old.

Leaving to mourn:
Son: Dwight (Elizabeth) Vokey
Grandsons: Anthony D. (Alaina) Vokey, Todd D. (Joanne) Vokey & Trevor C. Vokey (Jessica)
Great Grandchildren: John C. Vokey, Cailie Vokey, Maddie Vokey, Lily Vokey, Hannah Vokey & Joy Vokey
Sister: Olive Vokey
Special Friend: Susie Peddle

And a large circle of family & friends

Pre-deceased by:
Parents: John Charles & Roseanna Vokey
Wife: Ruby M. Vokey
Sisters: Rosie, Gladys & Winnie

A private funeral service will be held at All Saints Anglican Church & Cemetery, Tilton on Friday, September 18, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, as expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in his loving memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

The family would like to thank the staff of Callingwood Downs Retirement Residence, Clarkes Beach for the exceptional care of Mr. Vokey.

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 Home, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and surrounding areas.

During these exceptionally difficult times, we at Slade's Funeral Home are exercising ways to ensure public safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our trusted staff will be following regulations, in conjunction with the Government of Newfoundland & Labrador, in co-ordination with the Embalmers & Funeral Directors Board of Newfoundland & Labrador. For more details please visit our COVID-19 section of our website.
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Ean Parsons

Posted at 09:12am
To Charles' Family,
My condolences to Charlie's family. I was his family doctor for many years having met him while I was caring for Ruby at the Miller Center. He was straight forward and did not beat around the bush, you knew where he stood on topics. He valued those who were hard workers. We had long conversations about his upbringing on Bell Island and his varied careers. Laterly he enjoyed travelling. whether to Labrador or on a cruise. He always spoke highly of his family . He is of a generation that will be sorely missed.
Take care, Ean Parsons, Family Practice MUN
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Darroch Vokey

Posted at 05:41pm
Hello Dwight,
The last time we talked was at Young's Funeral Home when your mother had passed away. I'm saddened to hear of your Dad's passing. Your father and I enjoyed a warm relationship. At my own Dad's funeral, your Dad offered his hand while I left the church. Our eyes met, and he gave me a warm, uplifting smile that was as comforting as anything said to me at that difficult time. That's how it was for me with your Dad. He was an intelligent, sincere man, whose opinion I valued, and company I thoroughly enjoyed. He exuded a calm, reserved demeanor that always resonated with me. I'm so grateful to have known him.
I have memories, and even a couple of delightful stories. I hope that I get to share those with you at some time, in the not-too-distant future.

Sincerely,

Darroch Vokey,
Carbonear
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Bernadette Vokey

Posted at 03:23pm
Dwight & Family, Please accept our Deepest Sympathy. We are very saddened to learn of your fathers passing and share in your loss. We have know "Charlie #2" for many years and I still have some letters and cards he sent us. He used to receive mail that was supposed to be ours and we would receive his mail that was his. He used to sign his letters to us as Charlie # 2. My husband was Charlie #1. We enjoyed sharing stories with him and enjoyed his company. Over the years, I used to tell him I was his secretary because I used to receive so many telephone calls that were meant for him. Rest In Peace Our Dear Friend Charlie.
Charlie & Bernadette Vokey, Spaniard's Bay
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Rose Ralph

Posted at 03:13pm
Dwight sorry to hear the passing of your Dad(Uncle Charl ).Our condolences to you and your family at this difficult time.Our thoughts and prayers are with you all . Rose (Anthony) and Pat Ralph
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Gary Moulton

Posted at 10:09pm
Dwight and family,
Sincere condolences on the passing of your Dad, Charlie. He was always a nice, kind man. I pray God blesses you with the strength you need to deal with this difficult time.
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