NOBLE, WILFRED JAMES

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September 11, 1944 - March 27, 2019

Passed peacefully away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in his 74th year, Wilfred James Noble of St. Anthony on March 27, 2019. Born in St. Anthony on September 11, 1944 to Pearce and Bertha Noble of Great Brehat; Wilfred was the first of 7 children. After finishing high school Wilf met the love of his life, Selma Bussey, at a hockey game. They were wed on December 20th, 1967 and shared 52 wonderful years together. Some time after marriage, Wilf and Selma were blessed with two beautiful daughters; Adella and Lisa. Family was the highlight of Wilf’s life but he also loved berry picking, fishing, hunting, and his dog- Pop’s Girl- Coco. Wilf fished all his life but finishing his fishing career with a 16 year stint his brother-in-law Eric in 1992. He was a jack of all trades who instilled values of hard work, selflessness, and independence of his family and friends. He was, and is, deeply loved and fondly mourned. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his Wife, Selma; Daughters, Adella (Derek) Sweet, Lisa; Grandchildren, Rebecca, Gregory, Brandon, Bailey; Great-granddaughter, Annabelle; Mother, Bertha; Sisters, Doris (Eric), Audrey (Sterling), Pansy (Monty), Patsy (Dwayne), Dennis (Kristen) as well as a large circle of family and friends. Wilf was predeceased by his father, Pearce and Brother, Boyce. Visitation to take place from the Pentecostal Church in St. Anthony on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 3-4 pm and 7-9 pm and will continue on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 2-4 pm with the family and friends service taking place from 7-9 pm. The funeral will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Joy officiating. Interment to follow. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.