Ed Roberts Death: Newfoundland and Labrador prominent politician, Ed Roberts dies 81, Cause of Death

Ed Roberts Death – Cause of Death: Newfoundland and Labrador prominent politician, Ed Roberts dies 81.

According to an online obituary, Former lieutenant-governor and veteran Newfoundland and Labrador politician Edward Roberts has passed away aged 81. However, his cause of death was not disclosed.

Ed was Newfoundland and Labrador’s 11th lieutenant-governor. He was a kind, intelligent and dedicated NLer.

“His knowledge and ability to recall specific details of the important events in Newfoundland and Labrador history was remarkable, there was no need to fact check what he said,” 13th Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Dwight Ball wrote via Facebook.

He was a lifelong resident of the St. John’s area. Roberts concluded a six-year term as the province’s vice-regal representative in February 2008.

The announcement of Ed’s passing was flooded by heartfelt tributes and condolences. He will be missed.

“Saddened to hear of the passing of Ed Roberts, he was a kind, intelligent and dedicated NLer,” Dwight Ball wrote in a statement shared via Facebook.

“His knowledge and ability to recall specific details of the important events in Newfoundland and Labrador history was remarkable, there was no need to fact check what he said.”

“I was fortunate to have had many chats with Mr. Roberts over the years and privileged to have him serve on our Transition Team in 2015. I am for grateful for his advice and for the context he often provided on the historic decisions and events that had a profound impact on our province.”

“Our province is a better place because of Mr. Roberts. Thinking of Mrs. Roberts and all his family and friends today.”

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