It is with broken hearts that the family of the late Lester Shave of Burin announces his passing. Lester passed away at the US Memorial Health Care Centre on Sunday, October 13th, 2019 at the age of 86. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his wife Effie of 61 years; sons, Rick Shave (Sharon) of Calgary, AB; daughters, Judy Nickerson (Perry) of Middle Sackville, NS, Bonnie Foote (Chris) of Burin and Kim Shave (Howard Babb) of Kanata, ON; four grandchildren, Tammy Nickerson, Daniel Foote, Kassi Shave, Kyle Shave; sisters Glenda Brake (Clar) of St. John’s, Claudine Kennedy (Arch) of St. John’s; plus a large circle of extended family and friends.
Lester was predeceased by his parents, Clyde & Annie Shave; brother Clyde Shave; grandson Aiden Babb.
In honoring his wishes, cremation will take place.
The Shave Family will be having a Celebration of Life service at Wiseman’s Funeral Homes, Burin on Saturday, October 19th starting at 11am. A luncheon will follow the celebration, and inurnment to follow at Zion United Church Cemetery in Collin’s Cove.
In Lester’s memory, donations may be made to Zion United Church Cemetery Fund or US Memorial Health Care Centre.
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