We are much diminished by the passing of Edward Roberts. He’s the smartest man I ever knew. We were not friends in the real sense of the word, but we kept company in some areas quite apart from news.
He actually had worked as summer relief in our newsroom when
The Newfoundland Herald was saddened to hear that founder of Fred’s Records and local music legend Frederick Brokenshire has passed away at the age of 69. Below is his full obituary from Carnell’s Funeral Home:
Frederick Robert Brokenshire, age 69, passed away peacefully in St. John’s on October 27, 2021.