Lee Shinkle Obituary – Geoffrey Lee Shinkle, age 70, passed calmly in his home in St. John’s on October 19, 2021. Lee was brought into the world in St. John’s on November 5, 1950, to Joan Crosbie and Eugene Shinkle.
Lee’s memory lives on through his caring spouse Martha, girl Malindi (Sean Charters), child Geoffrey (Emily Doyle), little girl Jessica (David Banfield), and child David. Just as 9 grandkids Dafydd, Alexander, Gabriella, Ella, Ida, Leo, Abram, Sophia, and Catherine. Leaving to grieve kin, Matthew (Joyce), Susan (Doug), Eugenie, Tim (Anne), Glynis, and John (Stephanie), and stepmother, Jean (Hatty) Shinkle. Just as an enormous circle of more distant family and companions; of exceptional note are Ches Crosbie and Lois Hoegg, Dan and Roma Herder and Chris Rusted and Christine Clouston.
Extraordinary because of Lee’s guardians, and particularly to Siraj and Jeff, who caused him to feel good and secure. Much obliged to the ALS Society of Canada and the general consideration and backing from Eastern Health staff. After Lee’s determination with ALS in 2018, he stayed even-minded and positive, never grumbling and consistently there to help his loved ones all through his sickness.
Lee began his schooling at Bishop Feild College, proceeded at St. Andrew’s College and the Canadian Junior College in Lausanne Switzerland. Lee graduated at first from the University of Toronto and proceeded at the London School of Business and the Institute of Corporate Directors. Lee consistently esteemed instruction and kept on pursuing new learning open doors for the duration of his life.
Lee was a business chief in Atlantic Canada for more than 50-years in the protection, oil and gas, examination, advancement, and mining enterprises. Outside of his business advantages, Lee was occupied with various volunteer and board exercises, including the Crosbie Group of Companies, Genoa Design International, Memorial University of NL, Engineering and Applied Sciences Advisory Council, Newfoundland Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), St. John’s Board of Trade, and the Genesis Center. Lee was an industry chief who dominated at business improvement and who was glad to give his skill to the up and coming age of business pioneers in our territory.