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The Beacon Obituaries
April 2017

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

 

BURRY, Marie
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear loved one surrounded by her family at The Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Sunday, April 9, 2017, Marie Burry age 62 years of Valleyfield. Predeceased by her parents; Job and Stella Welcher, brothers; Earl and Wilson and sister; Christine Sturge. Leaving to mourn with beautiful and loving memories are, her husband; David, sons; Bradley (Kim) of Flatrock, Trevor (Kristi) of Paradise, daughter; Nadine (Anthony) of St. John's, brothers; Robert (Hazel) of Valleyfield, Earl (Judy) of Valleyfield, Elvis (Jeanette) of Brookfield, Stanley (Barb) of Valleyfield, Joey (Grace) of Gander, sister; Diane Spurrell (Darren) of Badger's Quay, grandchildren; Emily, Addison, Jasper, Joel, Xavier, Mallory and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove with Rev. Tim Graham officiating. Inurnment to follow at a later date. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made in Marie's memory to The NL and Labrador Diabetes Association 29-31 Pippy Place, Suite 2007, St. John's, NL A1B 3X2. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

BURRY, Winnifred
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear loved one at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on Thursday, April 20, 2017, Winnifred Burry age 93 years of Greenspond. Predeceased by her parents; Robert and Lillian Hannam, first husband; Jack Burry, second husband; Herbert Burry and brother; Rayfield Hannam. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons; Arthur (Mary), Garfield (Josie), Samuel, Raymond (Glenda), Maxwell (Ann) all of Greenspond and Frederick (Margaret) of Grand Falls, daughter; Marion (Harold Fossheim) of Edmonton, Alberta, grandchildren; Darlene, Brad F., Brad B., Arthur Jr., Kent, Jenny-Ann, Derrick, Vanessa, Ashley and Rhonda, great grandchildren; Christopher, Jamie, Terry, Nikita, Phillip, Alexis, Ava, Jenna, Nathan, Sarah, Katie and Ryder, sister-in-law; Violet Knee, many nieces and nephews and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service took place on Tuesday, April 25 at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Greenspond with Captains Osbourne and Roxanne Randell officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery, Shamblers Cove, Greenspond. Monetary donations are being accepted and will be disbursed to a charity of the family's choice. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/ Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

BURRY, Woodrow Lindsay
November 24, 1946 - April 8, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Woodrow L. Burry announce his passing at the James Paton Memorial Heath Care Centre on Saturday April 8, 2017 at the age of 70 years. He was predeceased by his parents Herbert & Annie Burry (nee Parsons) and sister-in-law Barbara Burry. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his brothers and sisters: Roland, Gerald (Sylvia), Elizabeth (Leslie), Ford (Una), Marie (Eli), Wilfred (Marilyn), Lorne (Julie), David, Linda (Boyde) and many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. In keeping with Woodrow's wishes cremation has taken place and services will take place at a later date to be announced. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made in Woodrow's memory to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander/Carmanville and to leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

COOZE, Emma Gwendolyn Lucretia
Sept 20, 1928 - April 29, 2017

The family of the late Emma Cooze is saddened to announce her passing at Dr. Y. K. Jeon Health Centre on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in her 88th year. Emma is predeceased by her husband of 66 years Stanley Cooze; parents George & Josephine (nee Hounsell) Howell; sisters Olive Winter, Marjorie Winter; Eleanor Hunt and grandson Vincent Cooze. With Many cherished and loving memories Emma leaves to mourn; sons, Bill (Audrey) Cooze of Twillingate, NL, Emerson (Pauline) of Badger's Quay, NL, Dennis (Audrey) of Brookfield, NL, Rick (Wendy) of Scarborough, ON, Shawn (Glenda) of Bowmanville, ON; daughters, Jane (Ken) Ogaki of Westhill, ON, Brenda (Pete deceased)James of Scarborough, ON; brothers Fredrick (Maggie) Howell, Charles Howell, Horwood (Laura) Howell; sisters Lillian Norris, Leah Jefferies and 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Emma was well loved and will be forever remembered by a large circle of family and friends. Visitation was held at Sincerely Yours Funeral Home on May 1 & 2, 2017. Funeral Service took place at Sincerely Yours Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 11:00 am officiated by Rev. Lorne Bungay. Interment was at the United Cemetery Brookfield. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jennifer Pender of Sincerely Yours Funeral Home.

GIBBONS, Lorenzo
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our loved one in his residence at Lumsden, NL on Saturday, April 15, 2017, Lorenzo George Gibbons age 85 years. Predeceased by his parents; Alexander and Viola Gibbons, sisters and brothers-in-law; Millicent (Raymond Pinsent), Levetia (Samuel Parsons), Greta (Charles Kean) and daughter; Valerie Gibbons. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife; Betty, sons; Brent (Motee) of Lumsden, Neal of Halifax, NS, daughter; Loma Kronebusch (Gary) of Victoria, BC, brothers; Cluney Gibbons of Lumsden, Eric Gibbons of Traytown, sisters; Gertie Holloway of St. John's, Marie Feltham of Glovertown, Gwen Wells (Tobias) of Traytown, brother-in-law; Curtis Goodyear (Christine) of Gander, sister-in-law; Patricia Fern (Larry) of Maidstone, SK, grandchildren; Adam (Angie), Tyler, Jacob, great grandchildren; Rachel, Peyton and a circle of other relatives and many friends. A Service of Remembrance was held on Friday, April 21 at 2 P.M. at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove with Mr. Ernest Stagg officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date. As an expression of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the Daffodil House, St. John's. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove- Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GOODYEAR, Mabel
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on Thursday, April 27, 2017 Mabel Grace Goodyear age 91 years of Lumsden. Predeceased by her husband James; parents Martin and Emily Gibbons; brothers Chesley Gibbons (Janet) and Clayton Gibbons (Neta); sister Hazel Dyke (Eli); great-granddaughter Claire. Left with fond and loving memories are her son James (Wanda) of Lumsden; daughters Brenda (Boyd) of Bay Roberts, Kay (Edwin) of Isle Aux Mort, Bernice (Jim) of Lumsden and Della (Jim) of Goderich, ON.; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at Wesley United Church, Lumsden on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Larry Noseworthy officiating. As an expression of sympathy donations in her memory may be made to The United Church Cemetery Fund, Lumsden.Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

HOWELL, William
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear loved one at Dr. Y. K. Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre, Brookfield on Thursday, April 20, 2017, William Frederick Howell age 89 years of Templeman. Predeceased by his parents; Aubrey and Delilah Howell, wife; Stella and brother; Jabez. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son; Carl (Bonnie) of Templeman, daughter; Linda Sheppard (Ed) of Badger's Quay, brother; Walter (Josie) of St. John's, granddaughter; Charlene Litchmore(Gary), of Cayman Islands, grandsons; Darren Sheppard of Paradise, Rick Howell of Templeman, great-grandchildren; Riley, Alex, Cooper, Owen, Spencer, sister-in-law; Pearl Howell of Gander and a circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Saturday, April 22 at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove with Rev. Lorne Bungay officiating. Interment followed at St. Mark's United Church Cemetery, Templeman. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in his memory to St. Mark's United Church Cemetery Fund, Templeman. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

JOHNSON, Holly Gail
March 7, 1956 - April 14, 2017
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Holly Johnson announce her sudden passing on Friday April 14, 2017 at the age of 61 years. She was predeceased by son Bernard Jack Johnson; parents Graham & June King. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Jim; sons: Allan(Kayla), Philip(Bobbi); sister Fern(Robert); brothers: Gary(Jacquie), Glen(Sharon), also a large circle of family and friends. In keeping with Holly's wishes cremation has taken place. Visitation was held at Stacey's Funeral Home, 60 Roe Avenue, Gander on Wednesday April 19, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday April 20, 2017 between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A private family service was held at Stacey's Funeral Home with Reverend Kathy Brett officiating and interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made in Holly's memory to the Gander and area S.P.C.A. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander/Carmanville, to leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

JONES, Lewis
Passed away peacefully at the James Paton Memorial Health Centre, Gander on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, Lewis Jones, age 84. Predeceased by his wife Sadie, brothers Austin, Bill, sisters Flossie, Annie and Daisy. Left to mourn with loving memories are his daughter Diane (Allen) of Stratford, ON; grandchildren Gregory (Celeste), Shane, great-grandchildren Lincoln, Sloane, Khloe, Ellie and a circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on Monday, April 24th from 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. followed by small private family service. Interment at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in Lewis's memory may be made to The Salvation Army, Gander Corps, 165 Airport Blvd., Gander, NL. A1V 1K6. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

KEOUGH, William
Passed away peacefully at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Sunday, April 9th, 2017, William Francis Keough, age 84. Predeceased by his parents Leonard and Nellie (Murphy) Keough, brother Pete, sisters Ann and brother-in-law Jack. Left to mourn with loving memories are his son Brian (Jennifer) of London, ON; daughter Brenda (Neal) of Gander, grandson Dillon Keough, step-grandson Brandon Kechego, brothers Ed (Jan), Tom (Sandra), Tony (Mary), Loyola, sisters Marie, Catherine (Ben), Patricia (Lloyd), Helen (Howard) and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on Tuesday, April 11th from 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. and Wednesday, April 12th from 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Cremation will follow. Funeral service took place on Thursday, April 13th at 11:00 A.M. from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Gander and Area S.P.C. A., 36 McCurdy Drive, Gander, NL. A1V 1A2The Keough family would like the thank Ursula and staff at the Golden Years Estates, Linda, Stacy and Debbie and the medical staff at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Connie, Paula and Nathan at Stacey's Funeral Home.
Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

PENNEY, Jimmy
May 29th 1966 - April 16th 2017

With heavy hearts and profound sadness, the family of Jimmy Penney announce his passing on April 16th 2017 after a lengthy illness at the age of 50. Predeceased by his father James Robert Penney, his grandparents Mark and Jane Moss and Chesley and Ina Penney. Left to mourn are his mother Essie Penney (Bill), sisters Debbie Martin (Ray), Michelle Penney (Andy), Tara Dickey (Kevin), nephews Matthew Martin (Amanda), Jonathon Martin, Braden Bradley and Brett Dickey, great nephew and godson William Martin. Also, special friend Leona Abbott and large circle of family and friends. In keeping with Jimmy's wishes cremation has taken place. Funeral service was held Thursday April 20th, 2:00 pm at Fraser Road United Church. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Jimmy's memory may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation 346 Newfoundland Drive St John's NL A1A 4A2 or on line at www.liver.ca   To leave a message of condolence please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca   Arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home Gander / Carmanville

REID, Brenda Diane (nee Locke)
August 26, 1959 - April 19, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Brenda Reid announce her passing at the James Paton Memorial Health Care Centre on Wednesday April 19, 2017 at the age of 57 years. She was predeceased by her mother Daisy Locke, father-in-law Angus Reid; sister-in-law Judy Locke. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 27 years Barry Reid; father George Locke (Lucy) of Corner Brook, NL, mother-in-law Gladys of Grand Falls, NL; brothers Terry of Cambridge, ON, Brian of Brampton, ON, Keith (Pauline) of Corner Brook, NL; in laws: John Reid, Lynn Sooley (Randy), Andrew Reid (Tania); nieces and nephews: Samantha, Val, Donna, Casandra, Stephanie, Christopher, Nichola, Reid; special friends Wayne & Debbie Vardy of Paradise, NL, all the ladies of the Dragon Boat Boaters and Pink Ladies, Gander and a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Brenda fought a courageous battle with cancer, even while fighting her disease, Brenda always had a smile that could light up a room and she was like a ray of sunshine wherever she went. In keeping with Brenda's wishes cremation has taken place. The funeral service was held from the Fraser Road United Church on Saturday April 22, 2017 at 2 p.m. with interment to take place at a later date. Donations in Brenda's memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home Gander/Carmanville and to leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

VINCENT, Merida
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at Dr. Y. K. Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre, Brookfield on Sunday, April 23, 2017, Merida Vincent age 88 years of Wesleyville. Predeceased by husband; Solomon, infant grandson; Baby Senior, sisters; Maggie Humphries (Percy), Evelyn Humphries (John), Beatrice Andrews (Edward) and Elizabeth Fifield. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her son; Carl (Rosalie) of Wesleyville, daughter; Betty (Willard Senior) of Red Harbour, grandchildren; Denise (Senior) Hooper, Dennis Senior, Ryan Vincent, Blair Vincent and Evan Vincent, great grandchildren; Leah, Hannah, Alex, Charlotte, Jake and Jane and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service took place on Tuesday, April 25 at Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville with Rev. Lorne Bungay officiating. Interment followed at Jubilee United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. As an expression of sympathy and in her memory donations may be made to Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

WELLS, Lewis
Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Lewis Malcolm Wells age 85 years of Trinity. Predeceased by parents, Alfred and Emma Wells. Infant son. Sister, Blanche Brown, and brothers Caleb, Cecil, Walter and Harold. Sister-in-law, Rebecca Wells and brother-in-law Harvey Brown. Left with fond and loving memories are his devoted wife of 62 years, Delilah. Daughters: Marilyn (Noel), Marina (Clement), Angela (Randy), and Hazel (Andy). Sons: Rex (Bev), Barry (Iona), Larry (Donna), Craig (Sheila), and Philip. Grandchildren: Jennifer, Noleen, Patricia, Crystal, Kayla, Lawrence, Nicole, Morgan, Kevin, Daniel, Nikita, Andrew, Mason, Jessica, Holly, Kory and special grandson, Jeffery. 16 Great-grandchildren. Brothers and sister: Edgar (Dinah), Joe (Nellie) Wilfred (Wendy), Bill (Mildred), Hazel (Owen), and sister-in-law Clare. A large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Trinity on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Daphne Parsons officiating. Interment followed at The Anglican Church Cemetery, Trinity. As an expression of sympathy donations in his memory may be made to St. Alban's Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, Trinity.Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

WINSOR, Hilda Jean
January 10, 1934 - April 4, 2017
Hilda Jean Winsor
, aged 83, deceased Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Lakeside Homes, Gander. Born January 10, 1934, Pike's Arm, Newfoundland, Jean was the loving daughter of the late David and Eva [Cutler] Stuckey. She is predeceased by her husband Malcolm Clarence Winsor, sister Barbara [Stuckey] Oates, brother Baxter and adopted brother Stewart. Jean leaves to mourn her three sons Tony (Rosemary), Paul and Randy (Cathy), as well as an extended circle of relatives and friends including her cherished granddaughter and grandson Anna and Liam and niece Tammy. Jean was an early resident of Gander and told many stories of fun times on the old town site. She relished social activities with her friends, be it an afternoon tea, a card game or bingo, as long as there were laughs and stories to tell. She excelled at being a homemaker and took great pride in her house on Elizabeth Drive. (Her red dahlias in the front garden were not to be missed!) Jean loved being outdoors and enjoyed time spent fishing, berry picking or cutting wood with her husband. She found great joy in music and singing and was a longtime member of the Fraser Road United Church. The funeral service was held at Fraser Road United Church on Saturday April 8, 2017 at 2 p.m. with Reverend Kathy Brett officiating, Interment to take place at a later date. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander/Carmanville. To leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

 

 

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