It is with broken hearts that the family of the late RODNEY SLANEY of St. Lawrence announces his sudden passing. Rodney passed away at his home in Paradise on Sunday, May 26th, 2019 at the age of 54. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his wife, Barbara Doyle of 19 years; son, David of Paradise; grandchildren, David and Skyler; mother, Therese Slaney; sisters, Christina Perrot (Jacques), Lisa Loder (Jim), Sonia Slaney (Andy), and Claudia Brockerville (Frank); brothers, Gary Slaney and Rudy Slaney (Karen); sister-in-law, Valerie Slaney; plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, inlaws, relatives and friends, especially his "Armour Family". Rodney was predeceased by his father, Herbert Slaney; and brother, Roger Slaney.
In keeping with Rodney’s wishes, cremation has taken place.
The Slaney Family will be accepting visitors at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, St. Lawrence on Thursday, May 30th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and a Celebration of Life to take place at 8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 31st, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Church, St. Lawrence. Inurnment will follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Lawrence.
In Rodney’s memory donations may be made to St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, P.O. Box 157 St. Lawrence, NL, A0E 2V0. No flowers by request of the Slaney Family.
Rodney was born in St. Lawrence, NL to Herbert and Therese Slaney, the youngest boy of eight children. Rodney was known for his great sense of humor and love of his family. He was a storyteller and loved a great laugh with friends and family. He was a dedicated worker with Armour Transportation for 20 years. He was a devoted husband to his wife Barbara, of whom he adored, a proud father to his son David, and a fabulous Poppy to his grandson, David and granddaughter, Skyler. Rodney had a heart of gold. He was a kind, gentle man who loved life and family. He was in his glee when he was on his back deck barbequing for family gatherings and sharing his love of watching concerts from his prize collection.
“Our Family Serving Your Family”