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The Beacon Obituaries
April 2002

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of April 2002

 

WALSH, Effie M. (nee Champion) -
Passed peacefully away on March 29, 2002 at Gander, Effie M. Walsh, aged 81 years. Predeceased by parents Eli and Mary Champion from Botwood; husband Patrick J. Walsh from Gander; son Roland from Gander; and brothers Harvey and William from Botwood. Left with fond and loving memories are daughters, Catherine and Patricia; sisters - Mabel and Mildred; brothers - Fred and Herb; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 1st at St. Joseph's Parish, Gander. Arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

FORD, Henry (Harry) -
Passed peacefully away on March 31, 2002 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Henry Ford in his 80th year. Predeceased by parents, Mary and Martin Ford; brother Theodore; sisters, Katie, Winnifred and Hattie; and granddaughter, Debbie. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Theresa of 62 years; daughters, Ferne (Donald) of Gambo, Joyce (Murray) of Gambo; son Martin (Frances) of Hare Bay; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Sadie Wells and Nellie Ford; also a large number of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 3rd at the Salvation Army Citadel, Hare Bay. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Noble's Funeral Home, Dover.

SHELLEY, Lucy -
Passed peacefully away on April 2, 2002, at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mrs. Lucy Shelley of Aspen Cove in her 94th year. Predeceased by her husband, Hiram; daughter, Mary Mouland and infant son, Walter. Left with fond and loving memories is one son, Garfield and wife Alice of Aspen Cove; five grandchildren - Chris (Phyllis) (with whom she resided), Shelly Abbott, Diane Hicks (Dave), Morley (Cathy) and Lisa Easton (Warren); eight great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 4th at the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall, Aspen Cove. Interment at Jehovah's Witness Cemetery, Aspen Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour-Wesleyville.

SAINSBURY, Ethelinda -
Passed peacefully away on April 5, 2002 at her residence in Wesleyville, Ethelinda Sainsbury of Wesleyville, aged 98 years. Predeceased by husband, Edward Bishop Sainsbury; two brothers, Albert and John; and two sisters, Hilda and Bessie. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are one son Edward (Hazel) of Wesleyville; two daughters, Marina (Donald) Pelley of Shoal Harbour, Annie (Robert) Kelly of London, Ontario; sister-in-law, Emily Dawe of Stephenville, four grandchildren, David (Evelyn) Sainsbury, Kathryn (Fred) Robinson, Susan Kelly and Maureen (Dean) Collier; five great-grandchildren; Jennifer, Jonathan, Lisa, Andrew and Peter; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 8th at the Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville, with Rev. Sung Min Jung officiating. Interment followed at the old United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

BRENTON, George -
Passed peacefully away on April 9, 2002 at Lakeside Homes, Gander, Mr. George Brenton in his 74th year. Predeceased by parents, Charles and Annie; sisters, Elsie and Dorothy. Left with loving memories are wife Dorothy (nee Bungay) of Gander; son Daniel (Phyllis) of Churchill Falls, Lab; daughters - Maisie (Carl) Brown of Gander, Bonnie (Reginald) Lane of Moncton, NB, Julia (George) Whey of Gander, Beverly (Neal) Buffett of St. John's, Tammy (Dennis) Pickett of Andrew, AB; brothers - Harvey of Trinity, BB, Clifford (Betty) of Glovertown, Clyde of Trinity, BB; sisters - Geraldine (Leonard) Button of Glovertown, Elsie (Abe) Hiscock of Glovertown; grandchildren - Christopher (Melissa), Michael, Matthew, Lisa, Andrew, Jonathan, Jelyssa, Nicole, Nathan, Nicholas; great-grandchildren - Tyler, Elizabeth, Marcus and Coady; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 13th. Interment at Trinity Anglican Cemetery. Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Carmanville/Gander.

GOODYEAR, Thomas Boyd -
Passed away suddenly at Deadman's Bay on April 9, 2002, Boyd Goodyear of Deadman's Bay, age 52 years. Predeceased by his parents Japeth and Beryl Goodyear (nee Parsons). Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Carrie (nee White); daughters - Gayle Kean (Darren) of Deadman's Bay, Sheila Foster (Robin) of Brooks, AB, Karen Goodyear (Wilbert) of Deadman's Bay; son, Danny Goodyear (Juanita Blackmore) of Deadman's Bay; brothers - Carl (Mary) of Toronto, ON, Harry of Springdale, Rex of Calgary, AB, Reginald (Thelma) of Deadman's Bay, Clarence (Zsa Zsa) of Edmonton, AB; sisters - Joyce Goodyear of Wesleyville, Jean Goodyear of Edmonton, AB, Margaret Hillier (Steward) of Cape Freels, Pearl Matthews (Selby) of Edmonton, AB, Rita Hart (Edgar) of Davidsville; also a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service was held on April 12th at the United Church, Deadman's Bay with Captain Cain Simms officiating. Interment followed from the Salvation Army Cemetery, Deadman's Bay. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

WAY, Maxwell -
Passed peacefully away on April 10, 2002 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mr. Maxwell Way in his 76th year. Predeceased by is parents James and Theresa; two brothers - Guy and Harold, and sister, Minnie. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife, Laura; two brothers - Noah Way of Musgrave Harbour and Gerald and Susie Way of Musgrave Harbour; one sister, Blanche Tulk of Aspen Cove; a number of nephews and nieces; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on April 13th at St. Luke's United Church in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at St. Luke's United Church Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour-Wesleyville.

NORRIS, Maggie -
Passed peacefully away on April 10, 2002 at the G.B. Cross Hospital, Clarenville, Maggie Norris of Newtown, age 80 years. Predeceased by husband, George Norris; parents, Harry and Louisa White; brothers - Job and Wallace White. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are one son Carl (Joan) of St. John's; one daughter Louise Winsor (Frank) of Bloomfield; one sister Gertrude White of St. John's; five grandchildren, Ian Norris (Tania), Dwayne Norris (Traci), Warren Norris (Cathy), Joanne Hippern (Craig), Philip Winsor (Leanne); three great-grandchildren, Coale, Josh and Dalton; several sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 13th at the Anglican Church, Newtown with Rev. V. Reid officiating.. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Newtown. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Luke's Anglican Church, Newtown or Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour.

SNOW, Mabel Regina (nee Butt) (1914-2002) -
Passed peacefully away after a short illness on April 10, 2002 at the Carbonear General Hospital, Mabel Regina Snow (nee Burt). Born in Heatherton, Bonavista Bay, she married Cyril Snow of Howley in 1934, who predeceased her in 1987. She was also predeceased by son, Claude and daughter, Hazel. Since 1975 she had lived in Lewisporte where she lived until approximately two years ago. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons - Roy (Patricia) of Gander, David (Beverley) of St. John's, daughters - Pearl (Harry) Simms of Clarke's Beach, Dinah (Fred) Hall of Bedford, Nova Scotia, daughter-in-law, Molly of Nova Scotia; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends Funeral service was held on April 13th at the Salvation Army Citadel, Lewisporte.

STEELE, Winnie -
Passed peacefully away on April 11, 2002 at Brookfield Bonnews Health Centre, Mr. Winnie Steele of Musgrave Harbour in her 79th year. Predeceased by husband, Hubert and son Eugene. Left with fond and loving memories are son, James (Sandra); two daughters, Leah Flynn (Harold) and Laura Abbott (Dave), all of Musgrave Harbour; one sister-in-law, Jessie Vukich of Queen's, New York; one sister-in-law, Sylvia West of Lakeside Homes in Gander; two brothers-in-law, Harold Steele of Botwood and Bond Necho of Horwood; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 14th at the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at Salvation Army Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour/Wesleyville.

ABBOTT, Lemuel -
Passed away suddenly on April 13, 2002 at his residence in Musgrave Harbour, Mr. Lemuel Abbott in his 71st year. Predeceased by his wife, Anne; parents, Hedley and Helen Abbott; and brother, Warren. Left with fond and loving memories are two sons - Rodney (Michelle) of Scarborough, ON and Sheldon (Joan) of Scarborough, ON; two daughters, Jody Jenkins (Joe) of Musgrave Harbour and Sylvia Mouland (Dion) of Musgrave Harbour; four brothers - Wilson (Martha) of Musgrave Harbour, Halley (Jean) of Gander, Perry (Marion) of St. John's and Laud (Nancy) of Musgrave Harbour; one sister Laura Chaulk of St. John's; 11 grandchildren, Trina, Matthew, Mark, Jennifer, Tyler, Jonathan, Alana, Jordan, Kyle, Samantha-Ann and Sarah; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 17th at the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour-Wesleyville.

KNEE, Peter -
Passed peacefully away on April 16, 2002 at Brookfield Hospital, Peter Knee of Badger's Quay, age 76 years. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Blanche; four sons - Barry (Beatrice) of Wesleyville, George (Joan) of Shoal Harbour, Andrew (Bernice) of Centreville, Harvey (Judy) of Badger's Quay; two daughters - Yvonne Tulk of Newtown, Pamela (Michael Mills) of Badger's Quay; two brothers - Gilbert (Miriam) of Badger's Quay, Herbert (Bernice) of Corner Brook; three sisters - Evelyn (Reginald Gardener) of Whitby, ON, Minnie White of Gander, Nina (Martin Tiller) of Corner Brook, one sister-in-law Lucy Knee of Coley's Point; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 18th at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Badger's Quay with Rev. John Watton officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Badger's Quay. Donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave.

PINSENT, Maud -
Passed peacefully away on April 16, 2002 at Ladner Private Hospital in Dalta, BC, Mrs. Maud Pinsent in her 87th year. Predeceased by her husband Roland; son Bruce; daughter Bonnie Rideout; grandchildren, Brad Pinsent, Barbara Pinsent and Dwayne Williment. Left with fond and loving memories are daughters - Bernice (Irvin) Singbeil of BC, Betty (Walter) Wilboughby of California and Beverly (Don) Williment of Vernon, BC; son-in-law Joe Rideout of Gander; sister Dorothy of Ladle Cove; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 20th at the United Church in Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery. Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander

POLLOCK, Kelvin S -
Passed peacefully away on April 17, 2002 at his residence in Gander, Kelvin S. Pollock, age 77 years. Veteran of the Royal Newfoundland Artillery (WWII), member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #8, and Masonic Lodge #16 of Gander. Left to mourn his wife Phyllis (nee Taylor); sister Margaret of St. John's, three brothers, Thomas (Florence) of Quebec, Laurance (Carol) of Ontario and Douglas of Ontario; sister-in-law Charlette Pollock of Sandy Cove, Bonavista Bay; also many nieces, nephews and friends, especially Bill and Linda Foot of Eastport. Memorial service was held on April 22nd at Barrett's Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

COLLINS, Perry Floyd (Floyd) -
Passed away suddenly at Oshawa, Ontario on April 18, 2002, Floyd Collins, formerly of Hare Bay, age 42 years, 10 months. Left with fond and loving memories are parents Lawrence (Lonz) and Ella Collins of Hare Bay; nine brothers, Ira (Bev), Ivan (Paulette) and Morris, all of Ontario, Job (Mary), Jeff (Cynthia), Tony (Helen), Sterling (Lynn) and Duke, all of Fort McMurray, and Austin of Foxtrap; five sisters, Juanita (Cliff Stockley) of Mt. Pearl, Nancy (Fraser Thompson) of Edmonton, Gale (Rheal Quinville) of Fort McMurray, Lillian (Don Welcher) of Wareham and Jill (Jeff Glover) of Gander; 13 nieces; 15 nephews; 10 great-nephews and nieces; and a large number of extended family and good friends. Funeral service was held on April 24th at the Salvation Army Citadel, Hare Bay, with Majors Burry and Donna Anstey officiating. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Hare Bay.

GILLINGHAM, Jabez Raymond -
Passed peacefully away on April 20, 2002 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mr. Jabez Raymond Gillingham of Noggin Cove in his 85th year. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Zena Grace; one son Calvin (Valerie) of Noggin Cove; one daughter, Betty Oake (Roy) of Mount Pearl; nine grandchildren, Paul Oake (Selma), Michele Lush (Melvin), Zena Rideout (Brad), Tracey Oake (Doug), Sheldon Gillingham (Lorelei), Jimmy Oake, Terrance Gillingham, Tristan Gillingham and Tiana Gillingham; three great grandchildren, Micheala Lush, Natasha Rideout and Melanie Lush; and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on April 22nd at the United Church in Carmanville. Interment at the United Church Cemetery in Noggin Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to the United Church Memorial Fund in Carmanville. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home, Carmanville/Gander.
"Though death divides, fond memories cling."

CHAULK, Annie -
Passed peacefully away on April 23, 2002 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's, Annie Chaulk of Deadman's Bay, age 76 years. Predeceased by her husband Raymond Chaulk. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are here three sons, Claude (Elizabeth) of Deadman's Bay, Fred (Laurie) of Thompson, Manitoba, Kevin (Micheal) of Vancouver, six daughters, Ella (Pierce Collins) of Hare Bay, Maggie (Cyril Rogers) of Dover, Marion (Leonard Broderick) of Appleton, Sharon (Kevin Dominaux) of Paradise, Suzette (Thelma) of Paradise, Tammy (Paul Goodyear) of Paradise; three brothers, James Stokes (Vera) of Deadman's Bay, Elmore Stokes (Ruby) of Deadman's Bay, Wallace Stokes (Una) of Gander Bay; one sister Verna (Winston Hayward) of Deadman's Bay; 21 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 26th at the Salvation Army Citadel, Deadman's Bay with Capt. C. Simms officiating and assisted by Pastor Rideout . Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Deadman's Bay. Donations in her memory can be made to the Kidney Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour.

MULLETT, Dorothy L. -
Passed peacefully away on April 26, 2002 at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mrs. Dorothy L. Mullett in her 80th year. Predeceased by parents, Baxter and Margaret Goodyear; brothers, Harold and Kenneth; sisters Ethel and Ella, son-in-law, Earl Wheaton. Left with loving memories are her husband of 61 years, Samuel; sons, Elmo (Evelyn) of Kitchener, ON, Fred (Viola) of Carmacks, YK, Ernest (Mary) of Carmanville, Sam (Pauline) of Loon Bay; daughters, Margaret (Wallace) Wellon of Ladle Cove, Ruby Wheaton of Carmanville, Bonnie (Roger) Bown of Frederickton, Jean (Tom) Bown of Frederickton, Wavey (Colin) Hicks of Musgrave Harbour; sisters, Eva Abbott of Musgrave Harbour, Eliza Brinson of Carmanville; 23 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on April 30th at the Pentecostal Church, Carmanville. Interment at the Pentecostal Cemetery. Donations in her memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Carmanville.

GRANTER, Myrtle Lorraine -
Passed peacefully away April 28, 2002, at Bonnews Lodge, Myrtle Lorraine Granter (nee Blackwood) of Greenspond, age 78 years. Predeceased by her parents, John and Annie Blackwood; brothers, George and Stanley; sisters, Myra and Carrie; and brother-in-law, Daniel Jerrett. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband, Job; sons, Glenn (Edith) of Rocky Harbour, Bill (Pat) of Claremont, New Hampshire, USA, John (Sandra) of Greenspond; daughters, Ada Kelloway (Sam) of Manuels, Jean Shearer (Warren) of Calgary, AB; brothers, Cliff Blackwood of Greenspond, Jim Blackwood (Pearl) of Glovertown, Max Blackwood (Dinah) of Greenspond; sisters, Louise Jerrett of Greenspond; grandchildren, Steven, Gina, Karen, Jacinta, Alaina, Jessica and Luke; brother-in-law, Noah Burry of Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay; sister-in-law, Maggie Blackwood of Greenspond, Gene Beales (Evelyn) of Corner Brook, Joan McFadden (Wayne) of Rochester, New Hampshire, USA, Marshall (Annie) Granter of Greenspond; special friend, Elsie Bragg of Greenspond; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on May 1st at St. Stephen's Anglican church, Greenspond with Rev. Vernon Reid officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery, Greenspond. Donations in her memory may be made to the Interfaith Cemetery, Greenspond. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Wesleyville-Musgrave Harbour.

FALK, Reginald -
Passed peacefully away on April 29, 2002 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mr. Reginald Falk in his 81st year. Mr. Falk served in the 166th (56th) Newfoundland Field Artillery Regiment #970032. Predeceased by parents Enoch and Fanny; brothers, John and Frederick. Left with loving memories are wife, Marguerite (nee Whitten) of Gander; son, Charles of Gander; daughters, Margo (Jim) Mullett of Gander, Georgina (Kevin) March of Gander; sisters-in-law, Georgina (Dan) Samson of Mount Pearl, Dorothy Falk of St. John's, grandchildren Chuckie, Janet, Jimmie (Faith), Reggie, Paul, Billy, Elizabeth, Jennifer, David, Jane, Philip, Michelle; one great-grandchild Clay; also a large circle of other relatives and friends, including nieces, nephews and cousins in Norway. Funeral service took place on May 2nd at St. Martin's Anglican Church, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in his memory can be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation. Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Carmanville/Gander.

GUY, Ollie -
Passed peacefully away on April 30, 2002 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mrs. Ollie Guy of Hillcrest Manor, Musgrave Harbour, in her 79th year. Predeceased by her parents, Owen and Lucy Ann Fudge and brother, Roland. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband, Maclaren; one son, Wayne and wife Sheila of Hampden, White Bay; one daughter, Belenda and husband, Roland Morgan of Carmanville; two grandchildren, Krista Guy and Sheldon Guy (Laura); also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on May 3rd at the Salvation Army Citadel, Musgrave Harbour. Interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Musgrave Harbour. Donations in her memory may be made in the aid of purchasing a pulse oximeter for the Musgrave Harbour Clinic. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour-Wesleyville.

 

 

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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)

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