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The Beacon Obituaries
August 2006

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of August 2006

 

Matthews, Douglas -
Passed away at St. Clare's Hospital, St. John's on August 2, 2006, Douglas Matthews of Wareham, age 85 years. Predeceased by his father, John Matthews; mother, Amelia Matthews; wife, Lucy Matthews; son, Stephan Mathews; grandson, Bertram Lee Rogers; sons-in-law, Robert Hounsell, Harvey Fancy; sisters, Charlotte Brown, Hannah Button, Delilah Rogers, Sarah Blackmore, Beatrice Green; and brother, Joseph Matthews. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sons, Clarence (Eliza) of Wareham, NL, Gerald (Emma) of Wareham, NL, Clayton (Dallis) of Wareham, NL, William (Ima) of Labrador City, NL and Jethro of Fort McMurray, AB; daughters, Catherine (Francis Hearn) of Wareham, NL, Pearl (Cecil Sparkes) of Georgetown, NL, Beatrice Hounsell of Mount Pearl, NL, Donna Fancy of Gander, NL; brother, Malcolm Matthews (Anastasia) of Wareham, NL; daughters-in-law, Jackie Matthews of Toronto, ON; 23 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; extended family, Lillian, Kerry and Bert; also a very large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on August 5th at the Anglican Church, Wareham with Rev. Wayne Short officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery , Wareham . Donations in his memory can be made to the St. John The Baptist Anglican Church, Wareham. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cover/Musgrave Harbour.

SIMMS, Annie (Ann) -
Passed away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on August 2, 2006, Mrs. Annie Simms of Gander, age 72. Mrs. Simms is predeceased by her daughter, Gail Brewer (2004); brothers, Tom Spurrell (1998) and Eric Spurrell (2005). Left with fond and loving memories are her husband, Wilson of Gander; sons, Brian and wife, Lorraine of Devon, Alberta, Wayne and wife, Kelly of Calgary, Dean of Calgary; son-in-law, Dan Brewer of Torbay, NL; daughters, Ruth of Calgary, Katrea and husband, Gary of Calgary, Cynthia and Wade of Calgary; sister, Eleanor of Victoria, BC; sisters-in-law, Marion Spurrell of Badger's Quay and Rose Spurrell of Gander; grandchildren, Greg, Ashley, Corey, Chantel, Stephanie, Brittney, Haley, Jason, Danny, Nichole, Brandon, Kelsey, Courtney, Justin; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on August 8 th at Glenwood Pentecostal Church . Interment at Glenwood Pentecostal Cemetery . Donations may be made to the Newfoundland Labrador Cancer Research Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

GREEN, Watson -
Passed peacefully away on August 3, 2006 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Watson Green of Gambo, NL at the age of 90 ½ years. Predeceased by his wife, Joan (1973); and two children, John and Michael. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his two sons, Leslie (Daisy) and John (Linda); two daughters, Frances Strang (David) and Margaret Hender (Claude); nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Louise George, Annie Collins and Lillian Green; as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Funeral service was held on August 6th at Emmanuel United Church in Gambo with Rev. Carl Arnold presiding. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery . Arrangements entrusted to the care of Pritchett's Funeral Home, Gambo. Donations in his memory can be made to the Emmanuel United Church, Gambo or a charity of one's choice.

PARSONS, Florrie Mae -
Passed away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on August 5, 2006, Florrie Mae Parsons, formerly of Trinity, in her 72nd year. Predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Gladys Wells; husband, Harold Douglas Parsons; brother, Ederick Wells; and sister, Lydia Brown (Wells). Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her brother, William Wells (Marion) of Gander, NL; sisters, Pearl (Fred Feltham) of Brampton, ON, Daisy (Scott Campbell) of Brampton, ON, Margaret (Stephen Glavine) of St. John's, NL, Shirley (Harvey Brown) of Gambo, NL; also a large circle of friends. Funeral service was held on August 8th at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Trinity with Rev. V. Reid officiating. Interment followed at St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery , Trinity. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

STURGE, Clifford -
Passed away on August 10, 2006 at Brookfield Hospital, Clifford Sturge, age 73. Predeceased by parents, Katie and Richard; stepmother, Priscilla; and brothers, Daniel Winsor and Stuart Winsor. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Jean; son, Jeffrey (Brenda) of Valleyfield; daughter, Shirley Wakely (Barry) of Wesleyville; three grandchildren, Kayla, Rebecca and Brady; brothers, Raymond Sturge (Peggy) and Eric Sturge (Lillian), all of St. John's and Major Claude Sturge (Ferne) of Moncton, NB; sisters, Gertrude (Herb Cross) of Topsail and Gloria (George Guy) of Arnold's Cove; special friends, Gus and Susie Sturge of Wesleyville; and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service was held on August 13th at the Salvation Army Citadel, New-Wes-Valley with Captain P. Rideout and Major Claude Sturge officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, New-Wes-Valley. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

WRIGHT, Dr. Aubrey Willis -
Passed peacefully away on August 12, 2006 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Dr. Aubrey Willis Wright, age 71 years. Predeceased by parents, Oswald and Lydia Wright; brothers, Donald and Rhoyd Wright. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Jacqueline Wright (nee West); son, Paul (Debbie) of Calgary, AB; daughter, Susan (Dean) Ross of Calgary, AB; brother, Harvey (Maisie)Wright of Lumsden, NL; sister, Bessie (Don)Snow of Winnipeg, MN; grandchildren, Hillary (11), Christopher (9) Wright; step-grandson, Darren Ross (9); also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on August 16th at Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in Dr. Wright's memory may be made to the Parkinson Society, Newfoundand and Labrador, 13 Crosbie Road, Suite 305 , St. John's, NL, A1B 3K3. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

GRANDY, Dr. Thomas Boyde, of Ottawa, Ontario -
Died suddenly on August 12, 2006 while on vacation in Wesleyville, Newfoundland, age 67 years. Husband of Patricia Hann, father of Bonnie and Alan, father-in-law of Jenny, devoted grandfather of Julianne (12) and Carolyn (10) of Bonnie, and Reese (7) and Rowan (3) of Alan and Jenny, and faithful caregiver to Freddie dog (16). Tom was a much loved son-in-law of Ruth and the late Lloyd Hann of Wesleyville. Tom was the son of the late Rev. Samuel and Millicent Grandy of Garnish, Newfoundland and was the eldest of eight brothers and sisters, with whom he had just spent four days at a family reunion in Garnish. He will be greatly missed by sisters, Goldwyn King (Clayton) of Bell Island, the Rev. Eliza Potter of Pouch Cove, Joy Sinclair (John William) of Nova Scotia and brothers, the Rev. Dr. Waldo (Lois) of Nova Scotia, Larry (Beverley) of Topsail, Carl (Fern) of Nova Scotia and Dr. Elwood (Linda) of Nova Scotia. Tom was a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Albert, where he received a PhD in nuclear physics. He was a post doctorate fellow at the University of Kentucky for a number of years before moving on to a career in communications. In the 1970's he served as Director of Communications for the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. After moving to Ottawa, he was founding partner in Nordicity Group. In recent years he was employed by IBM in international business development and worked extensively in many countries around the world. Tom was a global citizen but no matter how well travelled he was, he particularly enjoyed his summers in Newfoundland - he knew all the brooks and marshes and loved the trailer life with Pat and his beloved grandchildren. Tom will be greatly missed by his family and large circle of friends in many parts of Canada. A service of remembrance was held at Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville, Newfoundland on August 18, 2006. Tom was a firm believer in continuing education and knowledge gathering; and many years ago he and his family established a scholarship fund at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Donations in Tom's memory may be directed to: The Samuel and Millicent Grandy and Thomas Grandy Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o The Office of Alumni Affairs and Development, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1C 5S7.

SAMSON, Pearl -
Passed peacefully away on August 14, 2006, Pearl Samson in her 82nd year. Predeceased by her husband, Clyde. Left to mourn two daughters, Shirley (Carmen) Oldford and Judy Samson, sister, Annie, brother, Kenneth, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Special thanks to Rev. Thomas, the pall bearers and the staff of Bay Watch Manor. Also everyone who helped relieve the sorrow of the passing of a dear friend, Mother and Grandmother. Your kindness is greatly appreciated. Ever remembered and sadly missed. Daughter Judy and Grandson Adrian.

ABBOTT, Maxwell -
Passed away at Hillcrest Manor in Musgrave Harbour on August 14, 2006, Mr. Maxwell Abbott of Musgrave Harbour in his 84th year. Predeceased by his parents, Baxter and Gertrude Abbott; wife, Florrie; son, Baxter Jr.; and son-in-law, Oliver Mouland. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his two sons, Captain Collin Abbott (Jacqueline) of Peterview and Boyd Abbott (Doris) of Fort McMurray, AB; four daughters, Myrtis Mouland of Musgrave Harbour, Maxine Lewis (George) of Labrador City, Madeline Willis (Newman) of Fort McMurray, AB and Yvonne Bungay (Raymond) of Musgrave Harbour; two brothers, Leo Abbott (Jean) of Musgrave Harbour and Gershon Abbott (Mereida) of Musgrave Harbour; one sister, Marie Sturge of Gander; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on August 17th at the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour with Majors Barry and Donna Anstey officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Memorial Fund in Musgrave Harbour. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

STURGE, Sarah Jane -
Passed peacefully away on August 15, 2006 at Gander Hospital, Sarah Jane Sturge, age 93. Predeceased by her parents, Alfreda and Job Keats; husband, George Keats; sons, John and Job (Mary) Keats; brother, Ethelred; and sister-in-law, Maude Keats. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are 41 grandchildren; 76 great-grandchildren; 49 great-great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on August 18th at the Salvation Army Citadel in Dover. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Dover. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Oram's Funeral Home in Dover.

FUDGE, Richard -
Passed peacefully away at his residence in Gander on August 15, 2006, Richard Fudge, age 58 years. Predeceased by his parents, Otto and Gladys Fudge, brother, Roger, sister, Margaret. Left with loving memories are his wife, Genevieve; son, Rick (Tammy) Fudge of Fort St. John, BC; daughter, Mary Fudge of Fort Nelson, BC; brothers, Paul (Sharon) of Gander, Oswald (Doreen) of Gander, Dan of Penticton, BC, Dave (Janet) of Guelph, ON, John (Melinda) of Meaford, ON; sisters, Pam (Cliff) Samson of Gander, Brenda Fudge of Ottawa, ON; granddaughter, Courtney; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral mass was held on August 19, 2006 from St. Joseph 's Roman Catholic Church, Gander . Donations in his memory may be made to the Gander and Area SPCA or Dr. H. Bliss Murphy cancer Treatment Research Foundation. Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

PARSONS, Millie -
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on August 15, 2006, Millie Parsons of Wesleyville, age 87 years. Predeceased by her parents, Samuel and Alice Tiller; husband, Edgar; son, Stephen; brother-in-law, Jeffery Goodyear. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are one son, Robert (Adrienne) of Maine; two daughters, Renee (Robert Kean) of Wesleyville and Alyce (Howard Kean) of Pound Cove; daughter-in-law, Linda Parsons of Edmonton, AB; one sister, Ella Goodyear of St. John's; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on August 17th at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove with Rev. Miriam Bowlby officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Pound Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Pound Cove. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

TILLER, Edward Manuel -
Passed peacefully away on August 15, 2006 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Edward Manuel Tiller of Newtown, Bonavista Bay, age 70 years. Predeceased by his parents, Herbert and Myrtis Tiller; mother-in-law, Bessie Goodyear; daughter-in-law, Lisa; brothers-in-law, Eric Gulliford, Victor Vincent and Carl Hillier. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Maggie; three sons, Dean (Phyllis), Paul (Renne), Jason (Candid), all of Newtown; two daughters, Marilyn (Bill Skiffington) of Pound Cove, Wanda (Fred Howlett) of C.B.S.; three brothers, Norman (Monica) of Gander, Charlie (Norris) of Stephenville, Joseph (Beulah) of Newtown; six sisters, Rita Gulliford of Musgrave town, Mae Vincent of Newtown, Louise Hillier of Newtown, Olive (Charlie Norris) of Newtown, Sophie (David MacLean) of Valleyfield, Betty (Mike Gallaher) of Gander; father-in-law, Dorman Goodyear; 12 grandchildren, Candace, Amy, Travis, Samantha, Christopher, Brandon, Ashley, Jessica, Sheena, Michael, Stephen, Sheldon; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on August 19th at Trinity United Church , Newtown with Rev. Miriam Bowlby officiating. Interment followed at the United church Cemetery, Newtown. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour .

BUTTON, Percy Wayne -
Passed away suddenly on August 16, 2006 at Brookfield Hospital, Percy Wayne Button of Badger's Quay, age 50 years. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Sherry; one son, Peter of Dawson Creek, Alberta; one daughter, Valerie Button (Derek Lantz) of Ontario; granddaughter, Hannah; parents, Jesse and Myrtle Button of C.B.S.; one brother, Roger (Caroline) of Labrador City; two sisters, Diane of Halifax, Crystal of St. John's; grandmother, Mary Button residing at Agnes Pratt Home, St. John's; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on August 19th at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Badger's Quay with Rev. Robin Trevors officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery , Badger's Quay. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

BLACKWOOD, Ella Elizabeth May -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on August 18, 2006 after a long and courageous battle with cancer, Ella Elizabeth May Blackwood of Clarke's Head in her 61st year. May was predeceased by her first husband, Leroy Bauld, her father, Cecil Leslie Blake and her brother, Alvin E. Blake. Left behind to honour her memory are her mother Eva Blake; her husband, Harold; one son, Shaw Bauld (Rhonda) of Clarke's Head; daughter, Linda Bursey (Darren) of Gander; stepdaughter, Pauline Collins (Eugene) of Carmanville; her beloved grandchildren, Sarah and Morgan Bauld; her namesake, Hannah May Bursey; as well as her step grandchildren, Dwayne Collins (Jeff) of Toronto, ON, Dion Collins (Kayla) of St. John's and Enise Collins of Calgary, AB; also remembering their sister with great affection is her brother, Frank Blake (Ann) of Victoria Cove; her sisters, Ruby Snow (Evan) of Campbellton, Marjorie Snow (Bill) of St. Phillips, Isabel Hancott of Fredericton and Nellie Burke (Sean) of St. John's; as well as her sister-in-law, Daphne Blake of Main Point. Also remembering Aunt May fondly are twenty-one nieces and nephews, one of whom, Rhonda Gidge (Kevin) of Port Coquitlam, BC, held an extra special place in May's heart. May was her "Mom" for the first fours years of Rhonda's life, and Rhonda's daughters, Kaitlyn and Rhianna will miss Nana very much. May will also be remembered by her uncle, Nelson Holmes of Seldom and her only first cousins, George King (Frances) of Lochaline, Scotland, Chrissie O'Neil (George) of Fort William, Scotland, Elsie Shillinglaw (David) of Worcester, South Africa and Elizabeth Meredith (Dick) of Cleethorpes, England, as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to name. May made lasting friendships wherever she went and many people will be saddened to hear of her passing. She leaves a legacy of love, and those of us left behind will feel sorrow that she has gone on ahead but also joy that we were given the opportunity to know her. A service celebrating her life was held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church with internment in the Anglican Cemetery in Clarke's Head. All arrangements were handled with great care and consideration by Gordon Woolfrey Funeral Home Ltd., Lewisporte. Donations in May's memory may be made to the Cancer Clinic at the James Paton Memorial Hospital , Gander or Holy Trinity Church, Wing's Point.
Rest in Peace, May, until we meet again
.

OAKE, Frederica -
Passed peacefully away at North Haven Manor, Lewisporte on August 22, 2006, Frederica Oake, age 88 years and 9 months. Predeceased by her husband, Leslie (1981), sons, Eddie (1982), Brett (1990), Stanley (1996); and sister, Netta Bingell. Left with loving memories are her son, Ross (Susan) of Ontario; daughters, Naomi (Jerry) Parsons of Baie Verte, Linda (Scott) Gillingham of Victoria Cove, Gladys King of Victoria Cove, Irene (Addison)Bown of St. John's; daughters-in-law, Evelyn Oake of Penbroke, ON, Gertie Oake of Toronto, ON, Hilda Oake of Kippens, NL; 23 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on Friday August 25th from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Wing's Point. Interment at Anglican Cemetery, Victoria Cove. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca to sign our online guest book.

BARRETT, Ralph -
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Hospital, St. John's on August 23, 2006, Mr. Ralph Barrett, age 78 years. Predeceased by his daughter, Rosalind; grandson, Grant Reynolds; parents, Ralph Barrett and Harriet Kelland; sister, Hilda; and brothers, Claude and Donald. Left with loving memories are his wife, Sylvia Barrett; sons, Howard (Ann) of Appleton, David (Liette) of Val Caron, ON, Ralph of Glenwood, Derek (Tracey) of Alberta; daughters, Daisy (Ron) Keddy of Canning, NS, Joan (Tom) Wilkinson of White Court, AB, Irene (Morgan Saunders) of Benton, Lorraine (Brian) Phelan of Petawawa, ON, Angela (Richard) Stockley of Gander, Daphne (Henry Pope) of Gander, Madeline (Greg) Quelle of Orleans, ON, Cindy (Meryl) Spears of Gander; brother, Boyde (Vivian) of Ingace, ON; sisters, Frances (Reginald) Blake of Victoria, BC, Edna (Glen) Upton of Hudson Bay, Sask., June McElgunn of Victoria, BC, Norma Regular of Gander; 21 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on August 26th at St. Martin's Anglican Cathedral, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander . To sign our online guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

DOWNER, Mildred -
Passed away peacefully at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on August 23, 2006, Mrs. Mildred Downer of Greenspond in her 89th year. Predeceased by her parents, Emily and John Dowden; brothers, Ronald, Harold and Raymond; son-in-law, David Pike; sister-in-law, Daisy. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband, Benjamin Downer residing at Otterbury Manor, Wesleyville; sons, Malcolm (Trixie) of Mount Pearl, NL, Ronald (Daisy) of Greenspond, NL; daughter, Vera Pike of St. John's, NL, along with seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on August 26th at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Greenspond with Rev. V. Reid officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery, Shambler's Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Greenspond. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

HEALEY, Donald -
Passed peacefully away in Gander on August 23, 2006, Donald Healey, aged 60 years. Predeceased by his parents, William and Lillian and sister, Alice. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Una; sons, Donny of Clarenville, Alex of Gander and Zach of Gander; daughter, Dana of St. John's; brothers, Bill (Cindy) of Grand Falls-Winsor, Ed (Colleen) of Ontario, Johnny of Ontario and Paul (Nancy) of Ontario; sisters, Frances of Grand Falls-Windsor, Mary (Gary) of USA, Ann (Vince) of Ontario and Marg (Melvin) of Buchans; as well as a large number of family and friends. Funeral service was held on August 28th at Fraser Road United Church , followed by cremation. Donations in Mr. Healey's memory can be made to Heart and Stroke foundation of Canada or to the Ride for Site. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca to sign our online guestbook.

PIKE, Mildred Blanche -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on August 24, 2006, Mildred Blanche Pike, age 82 years. Predeceased by her husband, Herbert John, sister, Trudy, grandson, Leslie David Roy, parents, John Fry and Phyllis Chaulk. Left with loving memories are her sons, Fred (Joan) of Gander; Leslie (Helena) of Gander; Eugene (Florence) of Gander, Roy (Elaine) of Appleton; brother, Charlie (Pearl) of Charleston, NL; sister, Rita Morris of Come-By-Chance; grandchildren, Neil Pike, Kevin Pike, Carla Pike, Tracey Pike, Laura Lush; great-grandchildren, Kristopher, Kurklyn, Robyn, Gregory, Daniel, Kaitland; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on August 26th from Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Gander. To sign our online guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

HANN, Charles -
Passed peacefully away on August 27, 2006 at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay, Charles Hann, formerly of Valleyfield, age 76. Predeceased by parents, Clarence and Cassie Hann; wife, Lydia; son, Gary; and grandson, Gary. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Maisie; sons, Bob of Valleyfield , Eric (Meta) of Valleyfield and Lester of St. John's; daughters, Cassie Hann (Warren) and Theresa Hann (Rick), all of Valleyfield; brother, Ches Hann (Carol-Ann) of Mt. Pearl; sister, Louise Dinham (Roy) of St. John's; grandchildren, Charles, Lisa (Ryan) Charlie, Andre, Glenn and Myles; great-grandchildren, Logan, Madison, Justin, Cole and Matthew; and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service was held on August 30th at the United Church, Valleyfield with Rev. S. Parsons officiating. Interment followed at the United church Cemetery, Valleyfield . Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

MATCHIM, Joseph Isaac (Joe) -
Died on August 27, 2006, aged 89 years, 11 months, 11 days. Predeceased by infant daughter, Audrey Josephine; parents, Stanley and Martha Ann; siblings, Alma, Dorothy, Owen, Maxwell and Wilfred. Left to remember his wonderful life are his devoted wife, Sadie of 60 years, 8 months; Audrey (Max), Stephanie (Craig), Joyce (Lee), Ross (Brenda), Jacintha (Steven), Jonathan (Krista), Kelly, Melissa, Brady, Crewe ; sisters, Nellie, Louise and Nora (Mac); nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on Wednesday, August 30th from Squire's Funeral Home and Holy Cross Anglican Church, Eastport with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Eastport. Memorial donations may be made to Holy Cross Cemetery Fund or The Arthritis Society.

 

 

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