It is with great sadness that the family of William Applin announces his sudden passing on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony.  William of Eddies Cove East was in his 75th year.   He was a kind, funny man and enjoyed spending time with loved ones, playing cards and regaling tales from the past.  William was a hard working man and thoroughly enjoyed his career as a fisherman.  Some of his happiest times were those fishing with his brother and nephew.  William was an honorable man, a loyal brother, a revered uncle, a reliable friend, a cherished father and a devoted, loving husband.  He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.  Left to mourn with loving memories, his wife Dulcie; his girl Marvella; his son in law Ted Wells; his sisters, Irene (Lawrence) Taylor; Sybil Taylor (Scott Samson); Naomi (Hubert) Hughes; Donna (Calvin) Hughes; Edna Taylor (Michael Gibbons); Sisters in law, Rachel Applin; Hazel (Walter) Williams; Marjorie (Nicholas) Hughes, Beulah (Bruce) Coates; Laura Parrill; Rachel Parrill; Brothers in Law, John Parrill; Will Evans; Stewart (Juanita) Parrill, Wilson (Violet) Parrill, Wallace (Thamsie) Parrill; Special Nephew Derek (Susan) Applin, and his furry companion, Paddy, as well as large circle of other family and friends.  He was predeceased by his parents, William and Eliza Applin, Brothers Richard Henry; Hansel; Walter and Edmund, Sisters, Mary Elizabeth Parrill; Kizzie Evans, Brothers in law Roland Taylor; Walt Taylor; Cecil Parrill; Gordon Parrill; John (Rosie) Parrill, and Sisters in law Olga and Evelyn Parrill.  Visitation took place at St. Andrew’s Church in Lower Cove from where the funeral was held on Saturday, March 5th at 2pm with Rev. Marlene Harvey officiating.  Interment followed in the Eddies Cove Cemetery. Funeral Arangments Were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.