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The Beacon Obituaries
April 2004

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of April 2004

 

SAMSON, Stephen M. (Bud) -
Passed away suddenly on February 21, 2004 with a tragedy on snowmobile, Stephen Samson (Bud), age 46. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Dana; daughter, Kaitlin; son, Kristopher; mother, Daisy; brothers, Jim (Marie), Harold (Rosemary), Joe (Mabel), Gander, NL; sisters, Rose, Delta, BC, Marie (Joe) and Marilyn; mother-in-law, Marjorie King and family; and a large circle of aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces and good friends. Funeral took place on April 12th, 2004 at the Holy Cross Church, Eastport. Interment at the Church of the Resurrection Cemetery, Sandringham. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Squire's Funeral Home, Eastport.
"Forever In Our Hearts."
(This obituary is also included with the February obituaries)

TIPPETT, Beaton -
Passed away April 1, 2004 at Brookfield Hospital, Mr. Beaton Tippett of Hillcrest Manor in Musgrave Harbour in his 81st year. Predeceased by his parents, Solomon and Winnie; first wife, Gertie; three sisters, Martha Hicks, Ella Mouland and Lily Rideout. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Merida; one son, Curtis (Sheila) of Toronto, ON; one daughter, Phyllis Pinsent (Gerald) of Ragged Harbour; four grandchildren, Darrell (Melanie), Wade (Shelly), Lorelei (Kirby) and Mitchell; three great-grandchildren, Donovan, Daniel and Courtney; two stepsons, Tom Osmond (Yvonne) of St. John's and Randy Osmond of Main Point; six step-daughters, Loretta Harris (Ernest) of Gander Bay, Ruby Walkins (Wayne) of Labrador City, Shirley Wheaton (Randy) of Musgrave Harbour, Mable Abbot (Cyril) of Musgrave Harbour, Brenda Hall (Kevin) of Barrie, ON, Jo-ann Downer (Norm) of Gander Bay; 17 step-grandchildren, 24 step great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held at the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Ragged Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

DUFF, Robert -
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Duff announce his passing on April 2, 2004 after a long and courageous battle with cancer at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander in his 73rd year. Left with loving and happy memories are his wife, Shirley; two sons, Bob (Cheryl) of Yarmouth, NS and David (Trudy) of Mount Pearl, NL; two daughters, Diane (Denis) of Gander, NL, and Susan (Neil) of Lawrence Town, NS; grandchildren, Bob, Matthew, Ryan, Mark, Katie, Robin and Gregory; two brothers, Donald (Marilyn) of Jamaica and Edgar (Joyce) of Cold Lake, AB; also a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held on April 5th at the Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Mr. Duff's memory can be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

NORRIS, Michael -
It is with great sadness that the Norris family of Newtown announce the passing of their beloved Michael William on April 5, 2004 at the age of 24 years. Predeceased by his grandfathers, Walter Norris and George Starkes. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Stephanie (Cron) of Harbour Grace; parents, William and Kathy Norris; sister, Lori Ann; brother, Christopher; grandmothers, Rita Norris of Newtown and Daisy Starkes of Badger's Quay; mother-in-law, Ann Cron; father-in-law, The Late James Douglas Cron of Harbour Grace; sisters-in-law, Charlene Oates (Todd), Michelle Cron and Andrea Cron, all of Harbour Grace; nieces, Ashley Oates and Jessica Cron and nephew, James Oates; as well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The largely attended funeral service was held on April 8th, 2004 at St. Luke's Anglican Church with Rev. V. Reid officiating. Cremation has taken place with interment to follow at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.
"Everlasting Love Shall Comfort Our Heavy Hearts."

WOODLAND, Ruth (nee Morrison) -
Passed peacefully away on April 5, 2004 at Brookfield Bonnews Health Care Centre, Ruth Woodland (nee Morrison) of Greenspond, aged 80 years. Predeceased by her parents, William and Margaret Morrison and sister, Elizabeth of Ardrossan, Scotland. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband, Percy; one son, Norman (Cavell) of Greenspond; two daughters, Margaret (Graham) of Greenspond, Heather (Calvin) of Gambia; one special sister-in-law, Net Woodland of Greenspond; three brothers, James (Gwen), David (Lila), Samuel (Janet); one sister, Mary (Joe), all of Scotland; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 7th at the United Church in Greenspond with Rev. Tony Cole officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Greenspond. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Lupus Foundation. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

KNEE, Abner C. -
Passed away at Chancellor Park on April 6, 2004, Abner C. Knee, age 93 years. Predeceased by his wife, Olive, February 25, 1991; son-in-law, Karl Singleton. Left to mourn his three daughters, Jeannette Singleton, Marilyn Pasternak (Gerald), Barbara Nicholson (Blair); grandchildren, Ken Matthews (Wendy), Stephen Earle (Suzy), Brian Earle (Christina), Trevor Earle, Krista Oickle (Lorne) and Kimberley Allan (Cory); great-grandchildren, Ethan and Devon Oickle, and Garrett Earle; sister, Nina Snow; also a number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Barrett's Funeral Home, St. John's and Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held on April 10th at St. Martin's Anglican Church, Gander. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Gander. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

HEAD, Bessie Lucy (Keats) -
Passed away April 7, 2004 at the Central Newfoundland Regional Hospital, after a lengthy illness, Bessie Lucy Head (Keats) of Wing's Point, Gander Bay. She was 53. Predeceased by parents, Charlie and Winnie Keats, brothers, John Keats and Alfred Keats and daughter, Brenda-Lee Head. Left to mourn her husband, Lindsay Head, son, Terry (friend, Nichole Earles and daughter, Nanci-Alexis); daughter, Louise (Harvey Troake) of Birchy Bay and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Stephen Goulding conducted funeral services at the Pentecostal Church, Wings Point, Gander Bay, NL on April 10th, 2004. Interment was at Wings Point Pentecostal Cemetery. Pallbearers were Esau Combden, Lindsay Canning, Fred Freake, Dawson, Freake, David Head and Simeon Head. Funeral arrangements were by David Chaulk of White Dove Funeral Home.

SNELGROVE, Herbert Charles -
Promoted to Glory on April 7, 2004 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Major Herbert Snelgrove, age 73. Predeceased by his wife, Pearl (1987) and grandson, Steven (1999). Left to mourn his three children, Murray (Marilee), Marilyn (Tom) and Michael (Peggy); brother, Roy (Doris); sister, Joanne (Richard); grandchildren, Andrew, Erin, Sam, Max; the Pond family, Arthur (Ena), Murray (Daisey), Marion, Ada, Maisie and Betty (George) and their extended families. Having retired in 1993 after 43 years of dedicated service in the Salvation Army, he will be remembered by a large number of officers and congregations. Funeral service was held at the Gambo Citadel on April 11th. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Donations can be made to the Salvation Army's twin Ponds Camp or a charity of the donor's choice. Rested at Prichett's Funeral Home, Gambo.

WICKS, Mabel Joyce (King) -
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mabel Wicks announce her passing at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on April 7, 2004, at the age of 84. She is predeceased by her husband, Fred in 1996. Left to mourn are her son, David and wife, Elsie of Gander, NL; grandchildren, Jason (Danita) of Gander and Terri (Evan) Gillis of Twillingate, NL; great-grandchildren, Nathan Gillis and Keesha Tulk; brothers, Vic (Jean) of Clarenville, NL and Edison of Islington, ON; sisters-in-law, Margret Wicks of Gander and Madge Piercey of Larder Lake, ON; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. A memorial was held on Friday, April 9th at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Donations may be made in Mabel's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

GUY, Josephine -
Passed peacefully away on April 8, 2004 at Lakeside Seniors Home, Gander, Mrs. Josephine Guy of Musgrave Harbour in her 93rd year. Predeceased by her parents, Edwin and Emma Abbott and Husband, Donald. Left with fond and loving memories are her son, Curtis (Joan) of Gander; three grandchildren, Margaret O'Keefe (Dennis) of Saint John, NB, Edwin Guy (Roma) of Mount Pearl and Susan Donovan (Carl) of Saint John, NB; four great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Melissa, Heather and Joshua; and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral services took place on April 12th, 2004 from the St. Luke's United Church in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at St. Luke's United Church Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Luke's United Church in Musgrave Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

PARSONS, Rebecca -
Passed peacefully away on April 9, 2004 in the presence of her loving family, Rebecca Parsons, age 77 years, at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay, her home for the past 5½ years. Predeceased by her son-in-law, Calvin Stokes; mother and father, Agnes and Horation Cutler and brother, Caleb. Left to mourn her loving husband, Eli; two sons, Eli (Elizabeth) Parsons, Indian Bay, Wade (Jennifer) Parsons, St. John's; four daughters, Agnes (Eric) Noseworthy, St. John's, Yvonne Stokes, Cape Freels, Phyllis (Cecil) Hunt, Centreville, Daphne (Donald) Parsons, St. John's; three brothers, Howard (Annie Ethel) Cutler, Indian Bay; Cyril (Linda), Centreville; four sisters, Frances (Esau predeceased) Pickett, Lillian (Malcolm) Pickett, Selina (Gerald) Brown, Trinity, Eileen (Martin) Burton, Goose Bay; sister-in-law, Joyce Cutler, Centreville; 12 grandchildren, Vanessa and Carla Noseworthy, Janice Humphries, Angela Stokes, Corey and Chad Hunt, Justin and Brittany Parsons, Jessica and Holly Parsons, Melanie and Stephanie Parsons; one great-grandchildren, Dylan Humphries; also a large circle of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 12th at Indian Bay officiated by Revs. Sam Rose and Harry Spurrell. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour. As expression of sympathy, donations in her memory can be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church, Indian Bay or Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay.

COCHRANE, James -
Passed peacefully away on April 10, 2004 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, James Cochrane at the age of 73. Predeceased by his daughter, Susan. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Mildred; daughters, Jill (Martin Rutherford) of Yarmouth, NS, and Maureen (Craig Jenkins) of Gander, NL; grandchildren, Ian Rutherford of Waterloo, ON; Susie Rutherford of Halifax, NS and Julie Rutherford of Yarmouth, NS; brothers, Michael (Diann) of Gander, NL and John (Joan) of Dunville, NL; sisters, Mary Dwyer of Gander, NL, Katherine McCully of San Antonio, Texas and Annie (Peter Traverse) of Ferndale, NL; plus a large number of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 13th at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Gander. Interment followed at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Mr. Cochrane's memory can be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home Limited, Gander.

HOLLOWAY, Effie -
Passed peacefully away on April 11, 2004 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, surrounded by her loving family, Effie Holloway, age 73 years. Predeceased by her husband, Stewart. Left with fond and loving memories are her six children, Pearl (Harold) of Glovertown, Austin (Sarah) of Port Saunders, Lorne (Linda)of Wabush, Freeman (Marie) of Wabush, Marie (Ross) of Centreville and Jenesta (Tom) of Gander; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place April 15th, 2004 at the Salvation Army Citadel in Glovertown.
"My heart is filled with happiness, and sweet rejoicing too. To walk with God is perfect peace. A joy forever new."

STRONG, W.J.G. (Jim) -
Passed peacefully away on April 14, 2004 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mr. James Strong, age 91 years. Predeceased by his wife, Leah in 1996. Left to mourn, Jim (Glenda) of Ottawa, ON, Pearl (Hugh) Grant and Elizabeth Strong, both of St. John's, NL, Percy (Jean) of Calgary, AB; grandchildren, Jennifer, Christina, Steven (Lorrie and Elexus) Strong, John, Janet, Tim Grant, Christopher, Andrew Strong; sisters, Pearl Parker of Ottawa, ON and Joyce Driscoll of St. John's, NL; sister-in-law, Julia Woolfrey of Lewisporte, NL; many nephews and nieces; and a large number of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 18th at Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in his memory can be made to the Fraser Road United Church, 1 Brochen Street, Gander, NL, A1V 1T3 or Shriners Hospital Patient Transportation Fund, Box 2385, St. John's, NL, A1C 6E7. The family sincerely thanks the health care staff of the James Paton Memorial Hospital for their professional and comforting care.

ABBOTT, Ina Hazel (Stratton) -
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital at evening tide on April 15, 2004, Mrs. Ina Hazel Abbott, age the age of 87 years. She was a resident of Hillcrest Manor in Musgrave Harbour. Ina was predeceased by her first son, Murray; parents, Henry B. and Melanie (Wellon) Stratton; two brothers, Baxter and Wesley; and two sisters, Alfreda Abbott and Flossie West. She leaves to remember with fond and loving memories her husband, Roland W. (to whom she married and stayed for 68 years together); two sons, Duke (Janet) of Lower Sackville, NS, and Roland J. (Bonnie) of Port Anson, NL; one sister, Shirley Chaulk (Bert) of Ladle Cove; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 19th at the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at Salvation Army Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour or to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

PICKETT, Edrick -
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on April 15, 2004, Edrick Truman Pickett of Centreville, age 73 years. Predeceased by parents, Silas and Jane Pickett; brothers, Horace, Edwin, Gilbert and Donald. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Kathleen; sons, Calvin (Lorraine) and Ellison of Centreville; daughters, Marcella (Cecil), Annie (Roland), both of Wareham, Margaret (Kevin) of Centreville; brothers, Thomas (Marion) and Robert (Adelaide), both of Centreville; grandchildren, Owen Justin, Kevin, Lloyd, Truman, Ryan, Scott, Emily, Melissa and Jessica; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 19th at St. Barabus' Anglican Church, Centreville with Rev. Sam Rose officiating, assisted by Rev. Harry Spurrell. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Centreville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

PEARCE, Eugene -
Passed away on April 15, 2004 at St. Clare's Hospital in St. John's, Mr. Eugene Pearce of Musgrave Harbour in his 75th year. Predeceased by his parents, Frank and Charlotte Pearce, and his sister, Ada Guy. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife, Rosie; three daughters, Jeannie Pearce of Gander, Linda Manning (Sean) of Torbay and Rowena Hicks (Junior) of Musgrave Harbour; two brothers, Alex (Josie) of Gander Cyril (Joy) of Gander; one sister, Mabel Mouland (Beaton); three grandchildren, Anthony, Brady and Mackenzie; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 18th at the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

ABBOTT, Marina -
Passed peacefully away on April 16, 2004 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Marina Abbott, age 69 years. Predeceased by her husband, Calvin. Left with fond and loving memories are son, Brian of Gander, NL; daughter, Diane (Duncan) of Gander, NL; granddaughter, Brittany; brother, Harold (Agnes) Feltham of Happy Adventure, NL; sisters, Francis Turner of Happy Adventure, NL, Yvonne (George Johnson) of Happy Adventure, NL, Maggie (Everett Saunders) of Eastport, NL; plus a number of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 19th at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander and inurnment to follow at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Mrs. Abbott's memory can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home Limited, Gander.

MYRDEN, Mona -
Passed peacefully away on April 18, 2004 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mona Myrden, age 77 years. Predeceased by her parents, Walter and May Butt of Woody Point, Bonne Bay. Left with loving memories are her husband, Gerald; son, Walter (Janet) of Corner Brook, Gary (Sharon) of North River, Conception Bay, Chris (Debbie) of Happy Valley, Labrador, daughter, Vicki (Art Bull), grandchildren, Jeff, Sean, Douglas, David, Scott, Matthew, Brendan, Melissa and Jerrod; great-granddaughter, Rebecca, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 20th at St. Martin's Anglican Church, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the SPCA or Newfoundland Cancer Treatment Research Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home Limited, Gander.

PENNELL, Stephen -
Passed peacefully away at his home in Noggin Cove, surrounded by the love and support of his family, Stephen Pennell of Brampton, ON in his 30th year. Predeceased by his grandparents, Althea and Leslie Pennell and Charlotte and Gordon Flynn. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Angela; parents, Roy and Helen Pennell of Noggin cove; two brothers, Glen Pennell (Dorothy) of Noggin Cove and Dennis Pennell of Brampton, ON; one sister, Tammy Pennell (Dwayne) of Lumsden; two nieces, Danielle and Alexandria; parents-in-law, Nichola and Addolorata Boscia of Italy; one brother-in-law, Paolo Boscia (Marianna) of North York, ON; a number of aunts and uncles, Ewart Pennell (Levita) of Noggin Cove, Marie Tulk (Reg) of Noggin Cove, Betty Hodder (Clarence) of Gander, Louise Brinson (George) of Noggin Cove, Mary Bemister of Gander and Marion Wheaton (George) of Frederickton; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 22nd at the United Church in Carmanville. Interment at United Church Cemetery in Noggin Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home in Carmanville-Gander.

PARSONS, Alvin Maxwell -
Passed away on April 25, 2004 at Riverview Home in Gander, Mr. Alvin Maxwell Parsons of Carmanville in his 83rd year. Predeceased by his parents, Alphonso and Gladys; wife, Violet; son, James; three sisters, Clara, Lizzie and Carrie; and infant brother, Lewis. Left with fond and loving memories are his three daughters, Margaret Parsons (Everett), Pauline Brinson (George) and Joyce Chaulk (Wade), all of Carmanville; three sisters, Elsie Antle of Mount Pearl, Mary Weatherbee of Kitchener, ON and Georgina Pennell (Clayton) of Carmanville; two brothers-in-law, Lindsay Harvey of Carmanville and Elias Tulk of Carmanville; 10 grandchildren, Dallas Tulk, Mary Cole, Carol-Ann Cole, Lisa Hodder, Robert Parsons, Mary Brinson. Marlene Wheaton, Charmaine Bown, Debbie Chaulk and Sherry Chaulk; 11 great-grandchildren, Terri Coles, Matthew Coles, Dylan Wheaton, Donavan Tulk, Danielle Cole, Tyler Cole, Leslie Hodder, Rebecca Parsons, Chelsey Bown, Natalie Bown and Brooke Wheaton; and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 28th at the United Church in Carmanville. Interment at the United Church Cemetery in Carmanville. Donations in his memory may be made to the United Church Building Fund in Carmanville. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home Limited, Gander-Carmanville.

CARSON, Edward -
Passed peacefully away on April 26, 2004 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Edward Carson, aged 81 years. Predeceased by parents, Thomas and Elizabeth, brother, Peter and sister, Catherine. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are cousin, Patrick Miller, special friends, Bill and Josephine Lane; as well as a large number of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on April 28th at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Gander with cremation to follow. Donations in Mr. Carson's memory can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home Limited, Gander.

PICKETT, Jabez -
Passed peacefully away on April 26, 2004 at Brookfield Hospital, Jabez Pickett, age 79 years. Predeceased by his wife, Maud; son, Bernard Barrow; mother and father, brothers, George, Ammon, Abraham and Walter; brothers-in-law, Alfred George Parsons and Samuel Hunt. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his daughter-in-law, Frances Barrow of Mount Pearl; sisters, Flossie Parsons and Jane Hunt, both of Indian Bay; grandchildren, Daryl (Lorraine), Scott (Ruth), Geri (Rodney); great-grandchildren, Melanie, Terry, Natasha, Deanne, Kalyn, several nieces, nephews and special friend, Annie Ackerman. Funeral service was held on April 29th at St. Barnabas' Anglican Church, Centreville with Rev. Sam Rose officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Centreville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

HOLLOHAN, Thomas -
Passed peacefully away on April 28, 2004, Thomas Hollohan, age 63 years, formerly of Gander. Predeceased by his father, Walter and brother, Brian. Left to mourn his wife, Geraldine (Babs Morey); sons, John (Kim), St. John's and Kirk (Dee), Vancouver, BC; grandson, Owen (and soon to arrive, Aiden); mother, Anne Hollohan, Gander; brothers, John (June), BC, Jerry (Beverley), AB, Barry (Carol), NB, and Wayne (Karen), BC; sisters, Mary, ON, and Maureen Dyke (Marshall), Gander, as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and a large circle of friends. Rested at Barrett's Funeral Home, St. John's. Funeral mass was held on April 30th at St. Pius X Parish. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made in his memory to St. Patrick's Mercy Home.

DYKE, Joseph H. -
Passed peacefully away on April 29, 2004 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Joseph H. Dyke of Sandy Cove, age 86 years. He is survived by his loving wife, Evelyn; sister, Mary King, brothers, Jack (Norma), Jim (Gertrude), all resident at Sandy Cove, NL; sister-in-law, Mildred Wells (Charlie) at Glovertown, NL; also a number of nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral service was held at Holy Cross Anglican Church, Eastport. Arrangements entrusted to Squires Funeral Home, Eastport.

TULK, Mary -
Passed peacefully away at Hoyles Escasoni Complex, St. John's on April 29, 2004, Mary Tulk of Ladle Cove, age 71 years. Predeceased by her husband, Stanley; grandson, Francis Cave; sister, Eva Tulk; parents, Leonard and Nellie Goodyear. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughter, Gloria Cave of Ladle Cove; son, Earl (Valarie) of Aspen Cove, grandchildren, Denise Cave (Dwayne Roach) of Nova Scotia, Lionel Cave of Ladle Cove, Trevor and Travis Tulk of Manitoba, Taylor and Emily Dart-Tulk of Aspen Cove; great-granddaughter, Mikaela Roach of Nova Scotia; son-in-law, Ronald Cave of Ladle Cove; daughter-in-law, Lorie Tulk of Manitoba; and a large number of relatives and friends; also a faithful visitor to the nursing home, Ruby Fifield and roommate, Ethel Pitcher. Funeral service was held on May 2nd at the United Church, Ladle Cove with Rev. Scott Parsons officiating. Interment followed at the United Cemetery, Ladle Cove. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

 

 

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