In Memory of




Obituary for Gertrude "Ruth" Parsons

In memory of Gertrude (Ruth) Parsons. Age 71 years.
Passed away peacefully Saturday, October 15th, 2022 at the Carbonear General Hospital.

She leaves to mourn her loving family:
Her loving husband of 51 years: Wayne
Children: Wayne (Annette), Jenny (Ian), & Shawn (Donna)
Grandchildren: Kelsey, Brittany, Brianna, Shawn D., Quinn, Cade, Kensie (and their mother Cora)
Great Grandchildren: Mya, & Kayce
Sister: Helen
Brother: David
Sisters-in-law: Marg, & Rose

She will be dearly missed by a large circle of family and friends.

Predeceased By:
Mother & Father: Gertrude & David Fitzgerald
Sisters: Jenny & Betty
Brothers: Leo, Bill, & Gerald
Sisters-in-law: Linda & Minnie
Brother-in-law: Edward.

A special thank you to the staff of Carbonear General Hospital, especially the nurses of the 6th and 7th floor for their exceptional care.

The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Slade’s Funeral Home, Conception Bay Highway, Spaniards Bay on Wednesday: 10:30 A.M.- 2 P.M. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made in her loving memory to the Gertrude “Ruth” Parsons Memorial Fund. Email transfers can be sent to, password: gertrude. Please include a note stating what or whom the donation is for.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 2:30 P.M. from Slade’s Funeral Home, Spaniards Bay. Interment to follow at St. Anne’s R.C. Cemetery, Spaniards Bay.

Condolences may be written to the family at:, on the Memory Wall section of the obituary. For further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Spaniards Bay at 786-1613.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Home, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts, Spaniard’s Bay and surrounding areas.