It is with great sadness, the family of Rex Vaters of Carbonear (formally Victoria) announces his passing on April 30, 2022 at the age of 68, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully at the Carbonear General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
He leaves to mourn his loving family:
Step-sons: Chad (Tara) of Carbonear and Kyle (Julie) of Goose Bay
Grandchildren (loved beyond measure): Seth, Chloe, Cecily & Ruby
Brothers: Wayne (Diane) of Ontario & Lester of Victoria
Sisters: Peggy of Riverhead, Pansy (Neville) of Carbonear & Bonne (Sam) of Riverhead
Brother-in-law: Jim Case (Bev) of Mount Pearl
Sister-in-law: Sherri Burgess of Carbonear
Along with a number of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends.
Parents: Fred & Mildred Vaters of Victoria
Parents-in-law: James & Patricia Case of Mount Pearl
Brothers-in-law: Walter Whalen of Harbour Grace & Clarence Burgess of Carbonear
Cremation, with no visitation by Mr. Vater’s request, with a private family celebration of his life at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation in his loving memory.
Condolences may be written to the family at: sladesfuneralhome.ca For further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Carbonear at 596-1212.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Home, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts, Spaniards Bay and surrounding areas.