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The Beacon Obituaries
December 2008

The Beacon is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of December 2008

 

MARTIN, Mary -
Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at Lakeside Homes, Gander, formally of Brent's Cove, Mary Martin (nee Butler), aged 87 years. Predeceased by her husband, William; parents, Bridget and Anthony; sisters, Elizabeth Anne, Angela, Theresa, Katherine, Christina, Marie and Florence; brothers, John, Michael. Left to mourn and to celebrate her life are her daughters, Col, Presentation Convent St. John's, Mildred (John Dubourdieu) of Gander, Bridget (John King) of St. John's, Loretta (Mike McCarthy-decease) of Marystown, Marian (Brian White) of Gander, Eileen (Eric Lapointe) of Québec City; sons, Mike (Mary) of Whitby, ON, Clarence (Beverly) of Baie Verte, Greg (Margie) of Moncton, NB, David (Karen) of Gander, Felix (Judy) of Gander, Bill (Joy) of Gander, Charles (Helen) of Gander, Neil (Elaine) of St. John's; thirty-one grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces and nephews; sisters, Col Maloney of Texas, Margaret (Dave Furey) of Bishop's Falls, Uncle Greg (Agnes) Matthews of Brent's Cove, and Aunt Mary Ellen MacIssac of Stephenville. Resting at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Visitation was held Wednesday at 7-9 p.m., Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 5, 2008 at 11 a.m. from St. Joseph's Parish Church, gander. Burial service and interment took place from St. John the Apostle Church, Brent's Cove on Saturday, December 6, 2008 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Church Building Fund in Brent's Cove. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our memorial online guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

OATES, William (Bill) C.D. -
Passed away at Clarenville on Tuesday, December 9, 2008, Bill Oates of Clarenville, formerly of Carbonear, aged 88 years. Leaving to mourn, wife, Barbara (nee Quinton); brother, Hollis of St. John's; sister, Marjorie Swain of Happy Valley-Goose Vat; nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. Retired civil servant (Dept. of Forestry), 51 year member of Masonic Order and Past Master Clarenville Lodge, Past President Clarenville Shrine Club, Past Grand Junior Deacon, Masonic President of Caribou Lodge #148 of the Independent Order of Oddfellows and former member of Canadian Rangers. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Friday, December 12, 2008 from Memorial United Church, Clarenville.

FOWLER, "Ted" Edward Wilson -
Passed away peacefully on December 11, 2008 at Belleville General Hospital, Ted Edward Wilson Fowler, aged 75 years. Beloved husband of Barbara; dear father of Edward Wayne and his wife, Pat; Donna Davies and her husband, Rick; David and his wife, Janet and Shannon McLean and her husband, Gordon. Cherished Poppy of six grandchildren. Will be greatly missed by his siblings and their families. Memorial service was held at Weaver Family Funeral Home, 29 Bay Street, Trenton, Ontario on Saturday, December 13, 2008. Pastor John King officiating. Memorial service back home in St. Anthony, Newfoundland to be announced in the summer. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson's Society would be appreciated. Online donations and condolences at weaverfuneralhomes.com

STURGE, Emma -
Passed peacefully away on Saturday, December 13, 2008 at Valley Vista Senior Citizens Home, Springdale, Emma Sturge (nee Ricketts) aged 83 years of Brookfield. Predeceased by her husband, William Sturge (September 2008); son, Donald; parents, Beatrice and John Ricketts. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughters, Sadie Grimes (Hedley) of Springdale, Leone King (Gordon) of Little Bay, Paula Cross (Wayne) of Eastport; sons, Jack of Brookfield, Tony of Brookfield, George (Juanita) of Pool's Island, David of Gander; daughter-in-law, Daphne Sturge of Glovertown: 23 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; sisters, Mary Attwood of Valleyfield, Juliana Sturge of Brookfield and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at the Grace Pentecostal Tabernacle, Valleyfield on December 16th with Pastor Dwayne Mews officiating. Interment followed at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Valleyfield. Donations in her memory may be made to the Diabetes Society. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Wesleyville/Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit our website at www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

TURNER, Annie Elizabeth -
Passed peacefully away on December 20, 2008 at Lakeside Homes, Gander, Annie Elizabeth Turner, aged 100 years. Predeceased by husband, George W. Turner; daughter, Lena; mother, Emily; father, Richard; brother, Albert; sister, Tryhena and brother-in-law, James Moss. Left with loving memories, daughters, Beulah (Leo), Nora (Max), Gloria (Eddie); grandchildren, Terry, Tim, Robin, Ruth, Craig, Stephenie, Joanne, Ryan and Leah; great-grandchildren, Joseph, Julie, Amy, Andrew, Adam, Ashley, Megan, Emily, Abbi and Jared; great-great-grandchildren, Noah and Grace; as well as other relatives, nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services were held on December 23, 2008 at Holy Cross Church, Eastport. Interment, Holy Cross Good Sheppard Cemetery, Eastport. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander and Squiries Funeral Home, Eastport.

DAVIS, Neta -
Passed peacefully away on December 21, 2008 at Lakeside Homes, Gander, Neta Davis, aged 94 years. Predeceased by her husband, Henry; sons, Jim and Bruce. Left with loving memories are son, Calvin (Donna), Corner Brook; daughters, Marion Norris, Gander, Mae (Gene) Bell, NS, Bernice Barbour, Gander; brothers, Douglas (Patsy) Hounsell, Malcolm Hounsell, Pasadena; sisters, Sadie Wicks, Pasadena, Marina (Bill) Barry, St. John's; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on December 27th from Stacey's Funeral Home. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Neta's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NL. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online guestbook, please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WAREHAM, Daisy -
Passed peacefully away on December 22nd, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Daisy Wareham, age 80 years. Predeceased by parents, Fred and Nellie Elford (Thorne); twin sister, Pansy Thorne; brother-in-law, Wilfred Hoskins. Left with loving memories are her husband, Harry Wareham, sons, David (Judy) of Gander, Wayne and Tres of Gander, daughters, Nellie (Winslow) of Gander, Joyce (Keith) of Cape Town, South Africa, Jo-ann (Curt) of Wyoming , ON; sisters, Annie (Harrison) Woodman of Mount Pearl, Marie Hoskins of New Harbour, Trinity Bay, Julie (Edgar) Higdon of New Harbour, Trinity Bay; grandchildren, Michelle, Michael, Paul, Mark, Blair, Brian, Nancy, Heather and Neil; great- grandchildren, Troy, Alexandria, Bailee and Tayler; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held, Wednesday December 24th, 2008 from Salvation Army Citadel, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Daisy's memory may made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation (James Paton Memorial Hospital) or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our memorial on-line guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WALSH, Robert -
Passed peacefully away on December 23, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mr. Robert Walsh, age 76 years. Predeceased by parents, Patrick and Blanch Walsh (Hogan), daughters, Josephine, Lisa and Angela; brother, Louis; brothers-in-law, Raymond, Loyola and Frank. Left with loving memories are his wife, Rita Walsh, sons, Robert (Kristina) of Alberta, Walter (Michelle) of Gander, Neil (Erica) of Alberta; daughters, Catherine (Melvin) of Gander, Judy (Darren) of Alberta, Maureen (Trevor) of Alberta; sisters, Mary (Ronald) of Glenwood, Elizabeth of Glovertown; 15 grandchildren. Special thanks to Dr. Sutton, staff at the hospital, Father Morrison, Father Dino, grave diggers and the people of St. Brendan's. Funeral service was held December 27th from St Gabriel's Catholic Church, St. Brendan's. Interment Catholic Cemetery, St. Brendan's. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our on-line guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

STAGG, Cecil Robert -
Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, December 23, 2008 at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay, Cecil Robert Stagg, aged 90 years of Wesleyville. Predeceased by his wife, Lucy; parents, Edward and Annie Stagg; infant son; brother, Raymond; sisters, Sybil Stokes, Violet Humphries, Statie Templeman, Joan Humphries; sister-in-law, Priscella Stagg; brothers-in-law, Clarence Templeman, Carman Humphries, Stephen Stokes, Gideon Humphries. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sons, Nelson )Sophie) of St. John's; Hubert of Labrador City; daughters, Maisie Gray )Dave) of Lumsden, Irene Stagg (Wally) of Halifax, Kathleen Welcher (Eric) of Badger's Quay; brothers, Gilbert Stagg of Otterbury Manor, Wesleyville, Esau Stagg (Faith) of St. John's; sisters-in-law, Violet Stagg, Evelyn Mullett, Edith Stokes; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandsons, several nieces, nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville on December 27, 2008 with Rev. Chris Andrews officiating assisted by Rev. Robin Trevors. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Cape Freels. Donations in his memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Cape Freels. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Wesleyville/Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit our website at www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

CHINN, Wayne (Trinity, Bonavista Bay, NL) -
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Donald "Wayne" Chinn, born February 10, 1946; died December 24, 2008 at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, NL. Wayne is left to mourn by wife, Fay (Feltham), Trinity Bay; daughter, Rosalee; sons, Leroy (Crystal), New-Wes-Valley, Stanleigh (Kim), CBS; grandsons, Alexander, Gage and Jayden; sisters, Leona (Walter), Bedford, NS, June (Hubert), Cape Breton, NS, Shirley, Halifax, NS; brothers, Vern (Doris), Lower Sackville, NS, Roger (Barb), Cape Breton, NS, Gary, Sackville, NS; and many nieces and nephews. Wayne was a boilermaker for 44 years with Local 73. He spent his boyhood in Rockingham, NS. When he married, he moved to Trinity, Bonavista Bay, NL. A very kind man with dry humour. He will be missed by all. Funeral service took place at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Trinity, NL on December 28th with Rev. Hall officiating. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Wesleyville/Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit our website at www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

DYKE, Mary Ellen -
Passed peacefully away on December 25, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre, Gander, Mary Ellen Dyke, aged 96 of Eastport. Predeceased by her husband, Edward; daughter, Marguerite; brothers, Bertram and George William Troke; sister, Hannah Babstock; and son-in-law. Alexander Shell. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories her son, Albert (Caroline), Wiarton, ON; daughters, Janette Lambert (Hardy) of Gander, Mary Shell, Regina, SK, Yvonne Powell (Randell) of Happy Adventure; 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews; home care worker, Marguerite Lane; and a large circle of friends. Funeral service took place at Holy Cross Anglican Church, Eastport on December 29th with Rev. Paul Thoms officiating. Internment followed at Holy Cross Anglican Cemetery, Eastport. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Squire's Funeral Home, Eastport.

CLARKE, William Thomas -
Passed peacefully away on December 29, 2008 surrounded by his family at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, William Thomas Clarke at the age 80, formally from Crockers Cove, Carbonear, NL. Predeceased by his parents, William and Elizabeth Clarke (Harvey); brothers, Walter and George; sisters, Clara Snook, Isiloa, Adeline, Myrtle Clarke, Emma Cox, Doreen Johnson. Left with loving memories is his wife, Gertie Clarke (Penney); sons, Bruce of Toronto, David (Stephanie Lemieux), of Gander, NL; daughters, Elizabeth (Russell) Goodyear of Mount Pearl, NL, Joan (George) Michelau of Goose Bay, NL, Carolyn (Albert Noseworthy) Clarke of Gander, NL; sister, Ina (Doug) Adams of Ottawa, ON; grandchildren, Nicole, Andy, Amanda Goodyear; Kimberley, Lisa, Jennifer, Christopher Michelau; Christine Noseworthy, Ashlynn Clarke, step-grandchildren, Julie, Terry Noseworthy. Funeral service was held Friday, January 2, 2009 from Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations can be made in his memory to H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Clinic, Gander, or Daffodil Place, St. John's. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home Gander. To sign our on line memorial guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

PARROTT, Melvin -
Passed peacefully away on December 26, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Melvin Parrott, age 59 years. Predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Mary Parrott; brother, Robert; sisters, Daisy, Kathleen; granddaughter, Olivia; sisters-in law, Paula and Mary; nephew, Rodney. Left with loving memories are his wife, Ann (Shea) Parrott; daughters, Wanda of Whitby, ON, Glenda (Rick) Chaulk, Sherri (Bradley) Stuckless of Glenwood, NL; brothers, Calvin (Jean), Wilfred (Gertie), Steve, Gary (Lisa), Albert (Kim), Wayne (Stephanie) of Gander NL, David (Theresa) of Churchill Falls, NL, Gerald (Oleen) of Trail, BC, Wally (Sylvia) of Durham, ON, Bill (Tammy) of Greenwood, NS; sisters, Linda (Neil) Parsons, Heather (Don) Burchill, Barb (George) of Gander NL, Annie of Grand Falls-Windsor, NL; grandchildren, Jessica, Brandon, Cameron, Kaitlyn, Heidi, Christina Chaulk; brothers-in- law, Bruce Sheppard, and Mac Milley also a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service was held December 29th from Fraser Road United Church with interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations can be made in his memory to the Janeway Children's Hospital Foundation. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our on-line memorial guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

STOCKLEY, Cecil -
Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, December 30, 2008 at Otterbury Manor, Cecil Stockley, aged 84 of Wesleyville. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph Stockley and Rosannah (nee White); brothers, Peter and Jack Stockley. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sister, Helen (Garland Kean) of Badger's Quay; nieces, Diane Kean (Gerald), Patsy Winsor (John Penton) and Janice Boland (Scott), all of New-Wes-Valley; nephew, Keith Kean (Carol) of Gander; great-nieces and great-nephews, Chris Kean, Nancy Kean, Sheri Robbins, Patrick Kean, Amanda Kean, Kelly Kean, Tyra and Adam Boland; great-great-great-nephews, Ty Matthews and MacKenzie Robbins and special great-great-niece, Madelyn Robbins; and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral took place on January 2nd from St. Alban's Anglican Church, Badger's Quay with Rev. R. Trevors officiating. Interment followed from St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Badger's Quay. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Alban's Anglican Church Cemetery Fund,. Badger's Quay. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Wesleyville/Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit our website at www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

 

 

Page contributed by: Carol Walsh

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

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