Captain Denis Drown
In Memory of
Captain Denis
1934 - 2018
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Barrett's Funeral Homes Ltd.
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Kevin Ginn
"I met Denis during the construction of the Marine Institute and I'll always reme"
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Capt. Roy Marsh
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Obituary for Captain Denis Drown

Captain Denis  Drown
Captain Denis Frederick ExC FNI
Master Mariner
January 20 1934 – June 4 2018
(Age 84)

Captain Denis Frederick Drown, Age 84 years, passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre on June 4th, 2018 after a full and happy life lived in accordance with his motto: Carpe Diem.

Denis is predeceased by his parents Frederick and Clarissa and his dear sister Hilda. He leaves to mourn and share fond memories his loving wife Jane and children Paul (Shirley), Heather (Jim), Lucy (Eddie), and Hannah (Matthew), and beloved grandchildren Carl, Nathaniel, and Clary.

Denis will also be remembered with love by a large circle of family, friends, and colleagues in Newfoundland and around the world.

A special thank you to the community nurses and all his doctors and nurses for their compassionate care over the past few years.

Visitation will take place at Barrett’s Funeral Home on Saturday June 9 from 10:30 – 11:30, after which a service will be held in the chapel from 11:30 – 12:30 with a reception to follow from 12:30 – 1:30. All are welcome. Donations to the Health Care Foundation Community Nurses Program or the SPCA are gratefully accepted.
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