Obituary of Stanley Bond West
Stanley Bond West, age 91, of Bay L’Argent passed peacefully away on January 3rd, 2023 in the US Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence.
Growing up in Fortune Bay, Stanley’s love for the sea began with his frequent trips rowing his dory to Lolly Cove. He would go on to make his living on the dragger boats fishing off the Grand Banks. Later in life, he would enjoy hours of jigging in his dory in the waters off Bay L’Argent. He was known as a hard worker with the hands of a fishermen. Stanley was a resourceful and creative man, known to fashion items such as model boats out of the materials around him. He was an energetic person who loved to walk, pick berries, and spend time trout fishing in Grassy Pond.
A big part of his life was spending time with his family in Labrador where he loved taking in every aspect of the great outdoors. He will be remembered for his lively personality, fast paced conversation skills and his zest for life. He was a loving husband and wonderful father to his seven children and all members of his family.
Stanley is survived by his daughters Georgina, Mary (Austin), Goldie (Wayde), Evelyn (Harold), Frances (Kirby), and son Jody (Tracey). Sisters Vivian and Goldie. Grandchildren Kim, Kristina, Toby, Trina, Michelle, Melissa, Jessica, Stephen, Stacie, Chris, Nicole, Tyler, Jonathan, Nathan and Kyle. As well as a large circle or Great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Stanley is predeceased by first wife Hilda and second wife Nina, parents Walimer and Elsie, son Stanley Jr. and daughter Emily. Brothers Garfield, Tom and sisters Olive and Emily. Son-in-law John Windsor.
A celebration of life will be held in Bay L’Argent at a later date.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home. We listen, We learn, We walk with you.