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The Beacon Obituaries
April 2001

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of April 2001


Passed peacefully away on April 21, 2001, at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Ann Marie Gillingham. Left to mourn are her husband Leo; sons, Brian (Rhona) and Brandon of Gambo; daughter Wendy (Shawn Sangster) of Halifax, N.S., brother Otto Kelly (Rose) of Gambo; sisters, Doreen (Jose Perrotta) of Montreal, PQ., niece Kelly of Toronto, ON., and Anita (Roy Pritchett) of Gambo; three grandchildren, Alyssa, Isaac and Benjamin; also a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service was held on April 25 at the Roman Catholic Church, Gambo. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic cemetery, Gambo. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Pritchett's Funeral Home, Gambo.

JERRETT, Chesley
Passed peacefully away on April 21, 2001 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Chesley Jerrett in his 87th year. Pre-deceased by his wife Jessie, five brothers and two sisters. Left with loving memories are children, Beryl (John) Barnes of Gander, Lorraine Lozinski of Calgary, AB, Karen (Boyd) Wiseman of Dover, Don (Cathy) of Burks Falls, ON and Freaser (Daphne) of Labrador City, grandchildren, Deanne, Darren, Kerry, Celine, Carolee, Byran, Donny and Joshua; great-grandchildren, Jessica, Jerrett and Aylissa. Funeral service was held on April 24 at the Salvation Army, Gambo. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Diabetic Association or to a charity of one's choice.

BROWN, Ronald
Passed peacefully away on April 24, 2001 at his home in Sandringham. Ronald Brown, age 78. Predeceased by his wife Elizabeth (Lizzie) on December 2, 1996. Left with warm and loving memories are his three daughters, Doris (Lloyd), Clara, Angelia (Richard) all of Sandringham; six grandchildren, Pamela (Ross), Kim (Lindsay), Thomas (Luanne), Shawn, Sarah and Alexa; one great granddaughter Kayla; one aunt Net Brown of Peterborough, ON; four brothers, William of Sandringham, Chesley of Sandringham, John (Violet) of Bunyan's Cove, Llewelyn (Kathie) of Sandringham; one sister Grace (Hubert) of St. John's, three sisters-in-law, Annie of Sandringham, Irene of Sandringham and Celia of Sandringham; nieces, nephews and a large number of friends. Funeral service was held at the Church of Resurrection, Sandringham. Interment at the Church of the Resurrection Cemetery, Sandringham. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Squire's Funeral Home, Eastport.

PARSONS, Adelaide Mary
Passed away on April 26, 2001, at Kingston General Hospital, Adelaide Mary Babstock of Athens, Ontario, age 62 years. Beloved wife of Victor Parsons; dear daughter of Hannah Babstock of Gander and the late Samuel Babstock; loving mother of Raymond Parsons, Jeffrey Parsons, both at home and Stephen Parsons of Ottawa; dear sister of Raymond Babstock (Byril) of Glovertown, Glenn Babstock (Heather) of Eastport, Olive Feltham (Maxwell) of Glovertown, Amy Bickford (John) of Toronto, Irene Hobbs (Hubert) of Bunyan's Cove and Louise Wissian (Ed) of Kingston; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was held at the Athens United Church with interment at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Maitland. In memoriam to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Judson Funeral Home, Athens, ON.

PIKE, Brenda Sharon
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Brenda Sharon Pike, announce her passing on April 26, 2001 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander at the age of 45 years. Predeceased by her mother Winnifred, father Gerald and nephew Christopher Budgell. Left with fond and loving memories are Less and his two daughters, Tracey and Bessie; brothers Derek (Marion) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Barry (Faye) of Edmonton, AB; sister Dianne (friend Keith) of Rankin Inlet, Nanavut; nieces and nephews, Jennifer (fiance Art), Stephen (fiancée Nalini), Sharyl, Matthew and Melanie; Aunt Sylvia Moore of St. John's; uncles, cousins and many close friends. Funeral service was held on April 29 at Memorial United Church, conducted by Rev. Bill Ford. Interment at the United Church Cemetery. Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Pallbearers were Sharyl Budgell, Stephen Budgell, Jennifer Pike, Linda Sampson, Jill Butt and honourary pallbearer Brenda Howell. Funeral arrangements were entrust to Mike Goodyear of Central Funeral Home.

STUCKLESS, Reginald Hedley
Passed peacefully away on April 29, 2001, at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, Reginald Hedley Stuckless of Rogers Cove, Gander Bay, age 69. Predeceased by his parents Theophilus and Nerena Stuckless. Left mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Geraldine (Joyce); two sons, David (Marlene Dolph) of Fort McMurray and Ross (Alvina) of Kilbride; three daughters, Dorothy (Hayward Clarke) of Goose Bay, Marion (Ronald Harbin) of Yellowknife and Minnie (Paul Hynes) of Goose Bay; one brother Lloyd of Glenwood, two sisters, Dorothy (Warren Andrews) of Point Leamington and Pearl (Ashmore Thompson) of Goose Bay; 14 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

WINSOR, Benjamin
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on April 29, 2001, Benjamin Winsor of Wesleyville, age 90 years. Pre-deceased by his wife Dorothy in 1976. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are son Alex (Hilda) of Merrickville, ON; grandchildren, Paulette Lally (Chris) of Ashton, ON; Diane Beaulier of Ottawa; great grandchildren, Sarah and Connor Lally; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on May 1 at Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville with Rev. Martin Dawson officiating. Interment following from the United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Donations in his memory may be made to the Jubilee United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave. Funeral service was held on May 2, at the Salvation Army Citadel, Point Leamington. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander/Carmanville.



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