ROPSON, LEBERT

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August 14, 1941 - June 14, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lebert Ropson on June 14, 2019 at the age of 77. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts. Lebert grew up in his beloved hometown of Great Harbour Deep, White Bay, attended Fishers Trade College in St. John’s and then settled in St. Anthony. He worked as a carpenter with Grenfell Regional Health Services until his retirement in 2005. Leaving to mourn their loss, while treasuring their memories; devoted wife, Golda; daughters: Tracy Osmond (Byron) and Kristen Pilgrim (Darin); step-daughters: Kim Fillier and Hayley Fillier-Klepp (Daniel); grandchildren: Julianne, Erica and Kate; siblings: Edna, Eugene, Evelyn, Tryphenia, Patricia; Father-in-law: Kenneth Fillier as well as large circle of family and friends, and special friend, Wilfred Rumbolt. Lebert is predeceased by his parents, William and Lucy Ropson; niece, Kerry-Lynn Johnson and Mother-in-law Melina Fillier. Visitation to be held from Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home in St. Anthony on Saturday, June 15th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm and on Sunday, June 16th from 3-4 pm and 7-8 pm. The family service will be tentatively held Sunday Evening at 8:30 pm. The funeral will be held at St. Mary’s Anglican Church in St. Anthony on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 11 am with Deacon Arthur Kinsella officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Lebert’s memory to St. Mary’s Anglican Church in St. Anthony or the Alzheimer’s Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.