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Denise FERRY

 FERRY    Denise   Denise Ferry died at The Health Sciences Centre on Feb 11, 2021. She was a much loved and        respected member of the community. She was an active alumnus of Prince of Wales College (class of 63) and MUN. While a student she was
FERRY Denise Denise Ferry died at The Health Sciences Centre on Feb 11, 2021. She was a much loved and respected member of the community. She was an active alumnus of Prince of Wales College (class of 63) and MUN. While a student she was supervisor for several summers at the Lions pool in Bannerman Park, teaching scores of young people how to swim. So many people will remember her care and kindness to them and their pets over the years through her dedicated work on the staff of Avalon Animal Hospital where she had worked since its beginnings. Denise was predeceased by her mother Betty Ferry and her father Denys Ferry. She leaves her only brother David Ferry, her sister-in- law Kyra Harper and her neice Haida Harper; her step-mother Frankie O’Neil and her step-brothers Keir, Peter and Paddy O’Flaherty and their children William and Patrick; Sarah and Jack; Fiona and Claire; extended family members Heidi Wells, Sue Hood and Daphne Sheaves. And in particular her dear friends Marie Sharpe (who was with Denise throughout all), Maries’s husband Paul Noseworthy and their daughters Rebecca (Denise’s God-daughter) and Victoria and the rest of the Sharpe/Noseworthy clan as well as her Godson Christopher Button. Denise was supported by so many friends throughout her challenging last months. Especial thanks to her boss and friend Jillian Morris and co-workers/friends Susan Follett, and Lisa McDonald (who held Denise’s hand at the end) as well as the rest of the staff at Avalon. Denise’s bulldog Wynn will miss her terribly. Denise was a true citizen of this province. She gave to so many along the way...she will be particularly mourned by all her friends in Squash Newfoundland and Labrador as well as Squash Canada (she proudly served as an international referee.) Denise was one of those people who would give you the shirt off her back. She will be missed by those many who she would visit and help without expectation of anything in return...just because she cared. To paraphrase from Hamlet: “may flights of angels sing her to her rest.”

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