It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard Minnie, age 65 years, of Valley Pond, NL announce his passing at the Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre, Twillingate, NL on Thursday, July 12, 2018. He is predeceased by his parents Lawrence & Lillie, first partner Laura (nee POLL) and a number of siblings. Left with fond and loving memories are his partner Jean Rideout, Children Teresa Storms (Dorrin), Donna Keys (Richard), Barb (Brian), Sheldon (Brenda), & Jason Rideout (Michelle), grandchildren Amanda & Daniel (Keys), sisters Leola Fenemore, and Diane Hicks, as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. In keeping with Howard’s wishes cremation is to take place. Service will be held at 11:30 am Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Cherry Valley Cemetery, with a Celebration of Life to follow at the Elks Hall, Elks Street, Picton.