June 6, 1938 ~ April 7, 2014
Matilda was born on June 6, 1938 to the late Arthur & Susanna Compton of Englee. She married the love of her life, Norman Randell of Hooping Harbour, on November 15th, 1955. Together they raised 7 children; Wanda, Gideon (Judy), Ambrose, Vay (Christine), David (Sharon), Nelson (Deceased) and Osborne (Roxanne).Matilda was a devoted wife and a wonderful mom. She was a special friend to everyone and loved by all who knew her. She gave her heart to Jesus around the age of 19, was enrolled as a Soldier on April 11, 1993 and was a faithful member of her Corps until sickness prevented her from attending. Matilda stood on God’s promises all her life and knew what it was to serve him faithfully in every circumstance and was looked upon by many as a great prayer warrior and encourager. Matilda leaves to mourn her husband (Norman), 6 children, 14 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 1 brother Ray (Ruth) and 2 sisters Ella and Hazel (Ron), son-in-law Kevin & Daughter-in-law Gloria. She is predeceased by her son, her parents, 5 sisters and 5 brothers. The visitation was held at the Salvation Army church in Englee NL, from which the funeral service took place at 2:00pm on Friday April 11th, with Major Bingle officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Funeral Arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.