Passed peacefully away after a short illness at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital on September 11th, 2015, Maxwell Henry Biles of St. Anthony, NL in his 90th year. Max was a fisherman and carpenter before his retirement. He was a member of the choir at St. Anthony United Church for 50 years, a member of the church’s board of session and a long-time member of the Loyal Orange Lodge.
Max loved his family and his church, building model boats, hunting, salmon fishing, picking berries, playing cards, reading; watching boxing, hockey and wrestling.
Max leaves to mourn his four daughters; Joan Rumbolt, Eileen Reeves, Celeste Thompson-Vey (Bruce Vey) and Maxine Earle (Junior). Grandchildren; Curtis Rumbolt, Annette Rumbolt, Paulette (Allister) Russell, Jeanette Dwight) Russell, Paul (Brenda) Reeves, Terry (Sherry) Reeves, Rodney (Susan) Thompson, Colin (Melissa) Thompson, Denise (Robin) Collier, Jennifer Earle and Justin Earle. Great-Grandchildren; Marijke den Otter-Rumbolt, Terri (Allan) Healey, Kimberly Russell, Kelly Russell, Kassidy Russell, McKenzie Russell, Marc Russell, Julie (Terry) Wolfe, Jamie Reeves, Victoria Thompson, Miranda Thompson, Gabriel Thompson, Orianna Thompson, Reece Thompson, Christins Collier, Mya Collier and Teyla Collier. Great-great-grandchildren; Ava Rumbolt, Jayce Wolfe and Ethan Wolfe. Brother in law Wilfred Boyd, sisters in law Lizzie Boyd and Flora Dean. Visitation was held at the St. Anthony United Church from where the funeral Service was held at 2:00pm on September 15th, 2015 with Rev. Dinesh Gomes officiating. Burial followed in the United Cemetery in St. Anthony. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.