NEWS RELEASE – March 17, 2015 Happy Valley – Goose Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mayor Expresses Condolences at loss of Prominent Businessman

On behalf of the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, I offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Melvin Woodward Sr. Mr. Woodward’s contribution to our community, our province and our country were significant and far reaching. The news of his passing leaves us all saddened.

true community builder, Mr. Woodward’s entrepreneurial spirit put Happy Valley-Goose Bay on the map. His hard work built multi-faceted enterprises which employed hundreds of local residents. He distinguished himself through public service, development of businesses, and through contributions to social and charitable organizations. Many organizations within our community benefitted from his largesse. He will be sorely missed, yet fondly remembered.

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