BILES, LEWIS JACOB

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Lewis was born in St. Anthony to Harrison and Emily Jane (Fowler) Biles on October 10, 1928.  On May 11, 1950 he married Rosie Patey of Raleigh and they made their life in St. Anthony on ‘’Biles Point”.  They raised their four children here.  Lewis worked for 40 years with Fishery Products retiring in 1992.  In 1994 he lost his wife Rosie to cancer and then began his life with daughter Loretta and son-in-law Heber, supported by all his loving family Lewis passed peacefully away on November 7, surrounded by his loved ones. He is survived by his children Loretta (Heber), Albert (Joy), Terence (Becky) and Ruby (Frank). Also his grandchildren Brian, Byron, Sheldon, Terry, Andy, Stacey and Amanda, as well as 12 great grandchildren and I great great grandchild He also leaves to mourn his brothers Walter Biles (Ethel), Norman Bessey (Marilyn), Edward Bessey, and sister Dorothy Mitchelmore and sister-in law Irene (Reginald), and brother-in-law Graham Richards (Marie) as well as many well-loved nieces and nephews. Lewis was a faithful member of this church and a charter member of the AOTS Men’s Group.  He will always be remembered as a man who loved his family, was a loyal friend and had a wonderful sense of humour. He was predeceased by his wife Rosie, his parents Harrison and Emily Jane Biles, his brother Thomas (Eliza) and his sister Bertha (Victor) as well as a special uncle and aunt Lewis and Grace Biles. He will be sadly missed. Visitation took place from Kerry M. Fillatre's Funeral Home in St. Anthony until the funeral on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 2:00 pm with Rev. John McGonigle officiating. Interment followed in the Fishing Point United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.