The Telegram (St. John's)

EDGECOMBE, Donald Edward


It is with great sadness and a heavy heart we announce the peaceful passing of Donald Edward Edgecombe, age 73, on Sunday, June 13, 2021 in Sheffield Lake, NL after a battle with cancer. Don was predecease­d by his parents Hazel and Ted Edgecombe of St. John’s, NL and sister Karen Argent and her 2 children, Christine and David. Don leaves to mourn daughters Jennifer Michels of Ottawa, ON and Allison Edgecombe of Nova Scotia plus one grandson Evan of Ottawa, ON; sister - Diana Brewster, her 2 children Amanda and Leslie and a special niece Kimberley, daughter of Karen. He also leaves to mourn his common law wife, Rita Hatcher; her son, Craig Hatcher (Deanna) and her daughter, Dana Goodfellow (John); her grandchild­ren Claire and Aaron Hatcher, Reid and Harris Goodfellow; her 11 sisters and brothers – Madeline (deceased), Anne White, Geneieve Perrier, Olive White, Beatrice Lake, Patrick Jones (deceased), Cliff Jones (deceased), Kevin Jones (deceased), Ward Jones, Junior Jones and Tom Jones ; special boating friends Joan Lake and Don Gulliver, Sheila and Tom Jones and a large circle of other friends. Don was an avid outdoorsma­n who loved hunting, fishing, boating and the cabin life. He spent many hours on his ATV, boat and snowmobile. He was a quiet, private person but enjoyed a good laugh with his friends and family. He was a kind, generous soul who was loved by everyone. As per Don’s request cremation has taken place and his ashes will be dispersed at a later date in Pope’s Harbour, NL according to his wishes.

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