WOODWORTH, John Wil­liam

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - OBITUARIES -

The death oc­curred at the Prince County Hos­pi­tal, Sum­mer­side, af­ter a coura­geous bat­tle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 11, 2018, of John Wil­liam Woodworth, of Sum­mer­side, age 80 years. John was born in Moser River, NS, the son of the late Charles and Bertha (Hol­man) Woodworth. He leaves be­hind his lov­ing wife, Ar­lene (Reeves) Woodworth, of 58 years; his two chil­dren Pamela (Paul) Ba­glole and Barry (Rose­mary) Woodworth; four spe­cial grand­chil­dren Christo­pher Ba­glole, Charla Ba­glole (Colin Rogers), Han­nah Woodworth and Noah Woodworth; a sis­ter Shirley (Gary) Scrivens; sis­ters-in-law and brothers-in-law Jean (Ira, de­ceased) Camp­bell, Noreen (Dal­las, de­ceased) Reeves, Faye (Garth) Toombs, Lorna (Ray, de­ceased) MacK­in­non and Carol (Carl) Paup­tit; and by many cousins, nieces and neph­ews. Pre­de­ceased by his sis­ter Eve­lyn, in in­fancy; and by par­ents-in-law T. Al­fred and Florence Reeves. Over the years, John was very ac­tive in many or­ga­ni­za­tions: Life Mem­ber and Past Pres­i­dent of the PEI Chap­ter of The Tele­phone Pi­o­neers and Life Mem­ber and Past Pres­i­dent of the Sum­mer­side Lions Club. John re­ceived the Melvin Jones Award, the high­est honor in Lion­ism. He was also a former mem­ber of the Sum­mer­side Fire De­part­ment and a ded­i­cated mem­ber of Trin­ity United Church, Sum­mer­side. Spe­cial thanks to Doc­tors Sharif and Azim; Staff of the On­col­ogy Unit of the Monc­ton Hos­pi­tal; Doc­tor “Ash” of the Char­lot­te­town Can­cer Clinic; Doc­tors and Nurses of the Prince County Hos­pi­tal On­col­ogy, Med­i­cal Pal­lia­tive Care; and the Staff of Home Care and Sup­port. Rest­ing at the Moase Funeral Home, Sum­mer­side, un­til Tues­day, then to Trin­ity United Church, Sum­mer­side, for funeral ser­vice at 2 p.m. In­ter­ment in Peo­ples Ceme­tery, Sum­mer­side. Vis­it­ing hours Mon­day from 4-7 p.m. Mem­bers of the Sum­mer­side Lions Club will hold a Ser­vice of Re­mem­brance at the funeral home Mon­day evening at 7 p.m. Me­mo­rial do­na­tions to the On­col­ogy Unit and Med­i­cal Pal­lia­tive Care Unit of the Prince County Hos­pi­tal or the Trin­ity United Church would be ap­pre­ci­ated. www.moase.ca

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