July 1, 1965 – September 12, 2019
Roger Sidney Canning was born on a beautiful sunny day on July 1, 1965, in St. Anthony, Newfoundland, to the late Arthur and Hilda Canning. Roger grew up in his hometown Roddickton, Newfoundland, a place that was always very near and dear to his heart. In his hometown, he built a life for him and his family and made such precious memories along the way. Roger was well known for his carpentry skills, building his first home in his mid-twenties. Roger spent over 30 years traveling outside of Newfoundland, to the Northern Ontario area, to pursue his career in carpentry. Roger is also known for his love of playing guitar, singing and his chats with good friends and family over a cup of coffee. Roger was the beloved father of Skyler and Dylan Canning; being their dad brought so much joy to his life. Roger married the love of his life, Dorothy, on December 17, 2015 and together made a lifetime of happiness and memories. Roger welcomed into his life, with love and open arms, two step-daughters; Jessica and Rachel. Roger cherished every minute he spent with his four grandchildren; Terrell, Mylah, Jaxson, and Jordyn , who always put a smile on his face. Upon returning to work this September, Roger passed suddenly in Red Lake, Ontario, leaving behind his knowledge and fascination for the word of God with others. Roger adored his family and will always be remembered for how much love and support he offered to them during his time on earth. He leaves to Mourn his Wife, Dorothy; Sons, Skyler, Dylan (Catherine); Step Daughters, Jessica (Jason), Rachel (Curtis); Grandchildren, Terrell, Mylah, Jaxson, Jordyn; Sisters, Wynita (Benson), Loretta (Aiden), Emma (Jack), Lisa (Rod), Denise; Nieces & Nephews, Dwayne (Tamara), Tracey (Darren), Sharon (Keith), Jamie (Tina), Crystal (Adrian), James (Katryna), Timothy (Katrina), Tara, as well as large extended family and friends. Predeceased by Parents, Arther & Hilda Canning; Brother, Lowmen Canning; Sister, Margaret Clements. Visitation to be held from the Calvary Pentecostal Church in Roddickton on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from where the funeral will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Simms officiating. Interment to follow. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.