BUDGELL, CHARLES NORMAN

Passed away peacefully at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the age of 91 years. He was born to Noah and Priscilla Budgell of St. Anthony on May 24th, 1925. He married the love of his life, Bessie Dawe of Ireland Bight on August 11, 1948. Together they raised a wonderful family of six children, three Boys and three Girls. Following his marriage he moved with his wife to Buchans where he worked in the Buchans Mines. He returned to St. Anthony in 1950 and began his career life working in various positions within the town. Despite his full time employment he found time to be involved in community growth as a volunteer having served on early Recreation Committees, School Boards, and as a Town Counselor. He was the towns first Fire Chief. During his retirement, he filled his time with woodworking, gardening, berry picking, fishing, hunting, and spending countless hours with his family. You will be forever missed and always in our hearts.  Leaves to mourn with a lifetime of loving memories his wife Bessie, Children Barry(Muriel), Barbara Tuttle(Wayne), Linda Coffin(Roy), Wallace(Zita), Ada Simms(John), Jeffrey(Sheila), Grandchildren Andrea, Jennifer, Mark, Aaron, Brian, Karl, Matthew, and Ashley, Great Grandchildren Zachary, Simon, Benjamin, Hannah, Kaylee, Noah, and Lana, Brother Frederick, Sisters-in-Law Dulcie, Hilda, and Ethel and a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Noah and Priscilla, Brothers Henry and Bill, and Sisters Debbie and Violet. Visitation was held at the funeral home in St. Anthony after which the funeral service was held at 2:00pm on Saturday May 27, 2016 at the Salvation Army Citadel in St. Anthony with Major Dinzel Baggs officiating. Cremation followed after the funeral service. In  Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Anthony Volunteer Fire Department via the town office. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre‚Äôs Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.