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The Beacon Obituaries
August 2009

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of August 2009

 

DIAMOND, Alvin -
Passed away in Alberta on August 1, 2009, Alvin Diamond, age 42 years. Predeceased by grandparents, William and Eva Diamond and Alex Moore and Mary Dart. Left to mourn with loving memories his parents, Guy and Ettie Diamond of Clarke's Head, Gander Bay; sisters, Yvonne (Harry) Morgan of Gander, Brenda (Brad) Kean of Grande Prairie, AB; nieces, Amy of Valleyview, AB, Charlene and Kelly Morgan of Gander and a large circle of relatives and friends. A memorial service was held Sunday, August 9th from Riverside United church, George's Point. Inurnment followed at the United Cemetery, George's Point. Donations in Alvin's memory can be made to Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbor-Wesleyville. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

SAUNDERS, Winifred May -
Passed away peacefully at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on August 3, 2009, Winifred May Saunders, age 80 of Hare Bay. Predeceased by her husband, Frank; parents, Cecil and Kate Vivian; sister, Ruby and brother, Wesley. Leaving to mourn are one son, Eugene (Sharon) Saunders of Gander; two daughters, Noreen Saunders of Hare Bay and Dallas (Roger Collins) of Paradise; two granddaughters, Alison Collins of Paradise and Melissa Billard of Gander; brother, Boyce (Mae) Vivian of Hare Bay; brother-in-law, Wilson (Blanche) Saunders of Riverview, NB; three sisters-in-law, Ivy (Theophilus) of Wetaskiwin, AB, Maxine Vaters and Marilyn (Gordon) Lee of Hare Bay; nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on August 6, 2009 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Hare Bay, with Majors Barry and Donna Anstey officiating followed by interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Oram's Funeral Home, Dover.

BLACKWOOD, Molly -
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on August 8, 2009, Molly Blackwood, age 86 years of Wesleyville. Predeceased by her husband, Edward; sons, Edward and Albert; grandson, David Jr.; brothers, Edgar Glover and Watson Glover and sister-in-law, Dorothy Glover. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, David (Anita) of Port Hope, ON, Frank (Mary) of Richmond Hill, ON and Edgar (Geraldine) of Wesleyville; daughters, Diane (Dalton Blake) of Baytona, Annie (John Wakely) of Mount Pearl, Mabel of Vancouver and Daphne and Joyce, both of Ontario; daughters-in-law, Margaret of PEI and Joan of Ontario; sister-in-law, Elvina Glover of Western Bay; brother-in-law, Cluney Blackwood (Audrey) of Mount Pearl; two grandchildren and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral took place on Tuesday, August 11th from Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville with Rev. G. Kean officiating. Interment followed from the United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbor.

HARDING, Alice -
Alice Harding
, aged 89, formerly of Greenspond, NL, passed peacefully away on August 14, 2009 at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay, NL. Predeceased by parents, Captain Robert and Minnie Carter and husband, Frank. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Harry Abbie) of Badger's Quay, Rex (Charlotte) of Wareham and Frazer (Lavinia) of Greenspond; daughter, Phyllis (Bert Burry) of Greenspond; brother, Wilfred Carter (Susie) of Greenspond; sister-in-law, Effie Pope of London, ON; seven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service took place on Monday, August 17th from St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Greenspond. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

TULK, Ross -
Passed peacefully away on Saturday, August 15, 2009, Mr. Ross Tulk of Hamilton, Ontario in his 50th year. Predeceased by his grandparents and brother, Derrick. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Brenda of 31 years; parents, Lewis and Emma Tulk of Noggin Cove, NL; daughters, Vanessa of Oakville, ON, Natasha of Grand Falls, NL, Jessica (Stuart) of Oshawa, ON and Christina of Hamilton, ON; sisters, Marie (Randy) and Wavey (Ivan) Gillingham; brothers, Lindsay (Shannon) and Everett (Glenda); seven grandchildren, Lisa, Cora-Lee, Jonathan, Shenaya, Brock, Julia and Jenna; as well as a large circle of other friends and relatives. Funeral service took place on Saturday, August 22nd from The Salvation Army Church followed by interment at The Salvation Army Cemetery in Carmanville with Majors Barry and Donna Anstey officiating. Donations in his memory may be made to The Salvation Army, Carmanville. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbor-Wesleyville. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

BURT, Norman -
Passed away at the Health Science Center in St. John's on Thursday, August 20, 2009, Mr. Norman Burt of Musgrave Harbor in his 54th year. Predeceased by his parents, Cecil and Wavey Burt. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his son, Mitchell Burt (Meaghanne) of Fort McMurray, AB and daughter, Michelle Burt of Calgary, AB and grandson, Gavin Burt of Fort McMurrway, AB; also a large circle of other relatives and very large number of friends. Funeral service took place on Sunday, August 23rd from the Pentecostal Church in Musgrave Harbor. Interment followed from the Pentecostal Cemetery in Musgrave Harbor with Pastor Rex Boone officiating. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbor-Wesleyville. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

STAGG, Greta -
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on Thursday, August 20, 2009, Greta Stagg, aged 87 years of Cape Freels. Predeceased by her husband, Ammon; parents, Jesse and Jane Stokes; son, Maxwell; daughter, Marcie; brother, Lloyd Stokes; sister, Mary Hillier-Spurrell; sister-in-law, Flossie Stokes; brother-in-law, Edward Hillier and Esau Spurrell; half sisters, Elsie Barbour, Alma Blackwood and Millie Williams; half brothers, Ronald Stokes and Allan Stokes. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Henry (Loretta) of Cape Freels, Clifford (Zora) of Badger's Quay, Peter of Cape Freels, Leonard (Maxine) of Cape Freels; daughters, Cassie (tony Stokes) of Cape Freels, Barbara (Glen Humphries) of Lumsden, Donna (Arthur Blackwood) of Cape Freels; sister, Sybil (Thomas Hillier) of Mount Pearl; sister-in-law, Mary Stokes of St. John's; 29 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at Trinity United Church, Newtown on Sunday, August 23, 2009 with Rev. Tim Bowman officiating. Interment followed at the United Cemetery, Cape Freels. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbor-Wesleyville. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

WINDSOR, Violet -
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on Saturday, August 22, 2009, Violet Windsor, aged 91 years of Wesleyville. Predeceased by her husband, Jack; son, David; parents, Edward and Amelia Winsor; daughter-in-law, Ann Winsor; sister, Winnie Sturge; brothers, George and Edward; sister-n-law, Gladys Winsor; brother-in-law, Job Winsor. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her son, Eric of Wesleyville; daughters, Genny (Donald Pond) of Badger's Quay, Kay (Marshall Hunt) of Trinity, Carrie (Gilbert Firmage) of Wareham and Betty (Carl Pouter) of Red Deer, AB; sister-in-law, Whilemina Winsor of Cupids; daughter-in-law, Patricia Winsor of British Columbia; 15 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville on Tuesday, August 25, 209 with Rev. Lorne Bungay officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Donations in her memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis society. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

BARBOUR, Chesley -
The Rev. Chesley Lindbergh Barbour
. Lind was born in Newtown, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland on November 23, 1927 and died in Regina, Saskatchewan on August 23, 2009. He was predeceased by his son, Donald Kevin; his parents, William and Janet Barbour; and his grand-niece, Gail House. Lind is loved and remembered by his wife, Mary Beth and family, Beverly and Tom Coates, Leah and Karen; David Barbour and Valerie Noftle, Erica and Matthew, Brenda and Don Krueger, Sharon and Chee Seng Tan and Kevin Reinhardt, Michael and Christine Harle, Brian, Jackie and Samantha, Steven and Carla Harle, and Amanda, Jennifer and Tim Tenford. His Newfoundland family, Calvin and Doris Barbour, Kay and Calvin House, Vanessa and Paul. Lind was ordained to ministry in the United Church of Canada in Grand Falls, Newfoundland on June 5, 1950 and served in churches in Newfoundland, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, retiring in Grand Coulee, Saskatchewan. A service of remembrance and thanksgiving was held at Knox Metropolitan United Church, Regina on Thursday, August 27, 2009. A service was held at Trinity United church, Newtown, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland on Monday, August 31 with burial followed in Newtown. Donations in memory of Lind may be made to the United Church Mission and Service Fund or to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Box 767, 400 393 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 2l4. An online book of condolences may be signed at www.speersfuneralchapel.com 1394450.

WALKER, John -
Passed away suddenly at The James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on August 25, 2009, John Walker, aged 72. Predeceased by his wife, Helen Joyce (Bray) 1993 and his brother, George Levi Sharpe - 2006. Left with loving memories are his sons, James (Valda) of Winnipeg, MB, John of Edmonton, AB, Bruce of Calgary, AB; daughters, Ann (Darrell) Brown of Okotoks, AB, Deborah of Mesa, AZ, Beverley of Chilliwack, BC; brother, Donald of Victoria, BC; sister, Patricia Murrin (Michael Conant) of Illinois; grandchildren, Adam, Eric, Elizabeth, Victoria Brown, Jonathan, Alex, Dylan Walker, Antonio, Matteo Balea, McKenzie, Monroe, Michael, Sarah Horwood, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on August 30th from St. Martin's Anglican Cathedral, Gander. Internment followed at Kenmount Road Anglican Cemetery, St. John's. Donations in John's memory can be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

STOKES, Chesley -
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on Wednesday, August 26, 2009, Chesley Stokes, aged 84 years of Deadman's Bay. Predeceased by his wife, Emma Belle; brothers, Joseph and Archibald; sisters, Wilhelmina and Doris. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sons, Bruce (Mable) of Ontario, Randy (Heather) of Ontario, Dennis (Geraldine) of Deadman's Bay; daughters, Beverley Chaulk (Harold) of Deadman's Bay, Gail Hounsell (Angus) of Ontario, Debbie Cordeiro (David) of Ontario; sister, Melinda Gillingham of Hillcrest Manor of Musgrave Harbor; twelve grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at the United Church, Deadman's Bay on August 29th with Rev. Tim Bowman officiating. Interment followed at The United Church Cemetery, Deadman's Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to the Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbor-Wesleyville. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

 

 

Page contributed by: Carol Walsh

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

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