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The Beacon Obituaries
December 2012

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander

 

BOURNE, Eleanor Irene
April 28, 1924 - December 21, 2012

Eleanor was born on Pinchard's Island in 1924. Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on December 21, 2012. Predeceased by her parents; Elizabeth and Joseph Norris, husband Nathan Bourne, son; Claude Bourne, brothers; Jacob and Kenneth Norris , sisters; Emily (Sis) Brown, Greta Hounsell, Lydia Gill, May Blackmore and son-in-law; Leonard Hunt, step daughter-in-law; Audrey Bourne . Leaving to mourn with loving memories are sons; Lindburgh Bourne (Yvonne) of Corner Brook, Melvin Bourne (Daphne) of Corner Brook, daughters; Mary Bourne of Trinity, Elsie Hunt of Wareham, Yvonne Pickett (Brian) of Centreville, Norma Hunt (Brian) of Dover, 2 step-children; Frank Bourne of Centreville, Charlie Bourne (Selina) of Trinity, brother; James Norris (Leah) of Gander, 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service was held on December 23, 2012 at The St. Alban's Anglican Church, Trinity with Rev. David Coffin Officiating assisted by Rev. Perry Cooper. Interment followed at The St. Alban's Anglican Church Cemetery, Trinity. Donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

BUNGAY, Allan
Passed peacefully away at the Bonnews Lodge, Badgers Quay, on Thursday, December 6, 2012, Allan Bungay, age 94 years. Predeceased by his parents Georgina and Pierce Bungay, Sisters: Caroline Jane, Mildred, Ethel, Neta Bessie, Neta Stacie and Lucy, Brothers: Percie and Edward Maxwell. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Many thanks to the staff at Bonnews Lodge, Badgers Quay. Funeral service took place at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Wareham on Saturday, December 8, 2012 with Rev. David Coffin officiating. Interment followed at The Anglican Church Cemetery, Wareham. Donation in his name may be made to the St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, P.O. Box 30, Trinity, Bonavista Bay, NL, A0G 4L0. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca
He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
"God's newest angel", will forever be in our hearts and minds.

BURRY, Jessica Madeline (nee Hodder)
August 24, 1925 - December 27, 2012

Passed peacefully away, surrounded by her family, at the James Paton Memorial Hospital on December 27, 2012, J Madeline Burry, aged 87 years. Born in Old Bonaventure, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland to Walter & Lillian Hodder. Predeceased by her husband Thomas, two infant sons (both named Robert), her parents, three sisters, Beatrice, Marion & Gladys, and one brother, Robert. Leaving to mourn, her loving and devoted children, Charlotte Bull (Robert), Brenda Diamond, Kathleen Ward (Roger), Trudy Burry, and Thomas Burry Jr (Sharon); six grandchildren: Tonya Bull-Kelly (Rodney), Trendi Diamond (Chris), Courtney Hunt (Jody), Rana Ward (Mark), Penny Diamond (Colby) & Aaron Burry; one precious great grand-daughter, Sophie Addison Hunt; also mourning the loss, her sister Elsie Hawkins and two brothers, John Hodder (Freda) & Richard Hodder (Doreen); sister-in-law, Lillian Burry; numerous nieces and nephews, cousins; and many dear friends. Funeral service was held on December 30, 2012 at St. George's Anglican Church in Gambo. Funeral arrangements were handled by Pritchett's Funeral Home in Gambo. Donations in Madeline's memory may be made to the St. George's Anglican Cemetery Fund, c/o St. George's Anglican Church, Gambo NL A0G 1T0. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.pritchett'sfuneralhome.com

CARTER, Pearl
Pearl Carter
- 89 years of Badger's Quay passed away peacefully on December 23, 2012 at Brookfield Hospital. Predeceased by parents; Jane and Joseph Crocker, husband; Frank, brothers; Albert, George and Robert, sisters; Daisy White, Mary Brown, Charlotte Coward, Beatrice Parsons, Lillian Meadus, Ena Burry, and Olive Pelley. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are daughters; Yvonne (Harry) of Mt. Pearl and Joan (Kelvin) of Badger's Quay, sons; Joseph (Rosalind) of Chamberlains and Jeffrey (Brenda) of Badger's Quay, grandchildren; Jason (Tracy), Damian (Carla), David, Robyn (Cecil), Angela, Andrew, Eugene and Gina, great grandchildren; Hannah, Isaac, Kaleb, Brendan, Aaron, Audrey Pearl and Wyatt, brothers-in-law; Cecil Parsons of North Sydney, N.S., Claude Carter (Margaret) of Badger's Quay, Donald Carter (Barbara) of Badger's Quay, special friend; Ruby Hefferton of Newtown and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 from St. Alban's Anglican church, Badger's Quay with Rev. J. Nicolle officiating. Interment followed from The Interfaith cemetery, Shambler's Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to The Brookfield Bonnews Health Care Center. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

CASHIN, Valda
It is with sadness that the family of the late Valda Marie Cashin of Corner Brook announce her peaceful passing at James Paton Memorial Hospital on December 21, 2012 at the age of 61 years. Leaving to mourn with loving memories: her husband, Richard Cashin; children: Dr. Paula Kennedy (Dr. Carl Kennedy) of Gander, Dr. Mary White (Dwayne) of Charlottetown, PEI and Dr. Richard Cashin (Erin) of Swift Current, Saskatchewan; her mother, Charlotte O'Brien of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Colin Kennedy, Jacob White, Ella White and Reid Cashin; sisters: Dorothy Fowler (Kevin) of North River, Catherine McIntyre (Pete) of Iqaluit, Joan Letto (Doug) of Paradise; brothers: Pat O'Brien (Cheryl) of Edmonton, Ron O'Brien (Judy) of Corner Brook, David O'Brien (Debbie) of Corner Brook, Albert O'Brien (Janice) of Paradise, Larry O'Brien (Kim) of St. John's; brothers-in-law Jack Cashin of Corner Brook and Pat Cashin (Mary Louise) of Corner Brook; sisters-in-law Catherine Cashin (Leonard Kelly) of Corner Brook and Mary Cashin of Corner Brook; special relatives Roy and Verna Barrett of Corner Brook and Gord and Paulette Barrett of Corner Brook. She was predeceased by her father Harold O'Brien, father-in-law William Cashin, mother-in-law Nina Cashin, brother-in-law Michael Cashin, and Irvine Barrett. A very special thank you to Dr. Raj Brahmbhatt. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or funeral service. A celebration of Valda's life is planned for July 2013. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

CHAULK, Dorothy
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012, Dorothy Chaulk, age 102 years. Predeceased by her parents Noah and Mary Jane Peckford, husband Harold, sisters Gladys, Alma, Maude, Ina and Olive. Also, son-in-law Beaton Tulk. Left to mourn with loving memories are her son Bert (Shirley) of Ladle Cove, daughter Leah Tulk of St. John's. Grandchildren: Brenda (John) Kelly, Beverly (David) Mouland, Bert (Pauline) Tulk, Boyde (Christine) Tulk, Brad (Kim) Tulk, Duke (Mary) Chaulk, Janice Chaulk, Vince (Tina) Chaulk, Richard (Glenda) Chaulk, Kem Chaulk,(Kelly) Great Grandchildren: Stephen and Suzanne, Kim and Krista, Blair and Bradley, Brady and Bailee, Courtney and Brittany, Christina and Jessica and Sam and Ben. Great-Great Grandchildren: JD, Jeffery, Jacquie, Jayden, Elizabeth, John and Marina and a wide circle of family and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on Friday, December 14th and at the United Church in Ladle Cove on Saturday, December 15th. Funeral service was held on Sunday, December 16th from the United Church in Ladle Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Stephen's United Church, Ladle Cove. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

GOODYEAR, Ada
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on Sunday, December 9, 2012 Ada Goodyear age 80 years of Lumsden. Predeceased by her parents Chesley and Clara Templeman; brother Gerald; sisters Margaret Gray and Louise Templeman; brothers-in-law Tom Norris and Douglas Gray; sister-in-law Phyllis Templeman; Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Morley; sons Frank (Judy) of Grand-Falls, Eugene (Paulette) of Lumsden, Cluney (Denise) of Lumsden, Basil (Cherlynn) of Lumsden and Jamie (Janice) of Lumsden; daughters Joy (Bill Abbott) of Gander, Motee (Brent Gibbons) of Lumsden and Sylvia (John Earle) of Lewisporte; brothers Wesley Templeman of Gander, Ralph Templeman (Muriel) of Lumsden and Edwin Templeman (Shirley) of Musgravetown; sisters Barbara (Otto Gray) of Gander and Lurley Norris of Lumsden; sister-in-law Zeta Templeman of Lumsden; grandchildren Robyn, Rayann, Fred, Jeff, Adam, Tyler, Jessica, Aaron, Brandon, Alyssa, Leann and Grace; great-grandchildren Tyler, Riley, Rachel, Joel, Riley and Rebecca; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at The kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Lumsden on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 with Mr. Leslie Stokes officiating. Interment followed at The Jehovah's Witnesses Cemetery, Lumsden. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

HODDER, Phyllis
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on December 2nd 2012 Phyllis Hodder age 75 years. Predeceased by husband George, parents Alexander and Olive Ford, sister Edna. Left with loving memories are son Eugene (Joanne) Hodder , daughters Madonna Hodder (Bob) Feltham, Mavis (Ewin) Gillingham, Paula (Clyde) Manning. Brothers Jim (Muriel) Ford, Herbert (Doris) Ford, Tom Ford, Malcolm (June) Ford, John Ford. Sister Beatrice (Dennis) Bursey, sister-in-law Lucy Hart. Funeral service was held Tuesday, December 4th 2012 from Anglican Church, Davidsville. Interment Anglican Cemetery. Donations in Phyllis memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign the memorial on-line guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

HUNT, Arthur
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on Thursday, December 20, 2012 Arthur Hunt age 90 years of Indian Bay. Predeceased by his parents John and Caroline; sisters Bertha, Amelia (Philip Feltham), Mary (George Pickett) and Minnie (Kenneth Hounsell); brothers Edwin, Samuel (Mary Jane) and George (Isabella Jane). Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are a large circle of nieces, nephews and his care givers Mary Pickett and Christine and Dean Collins, with whom he resided with for the past 16 years. Funeral service took place at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Indian Bay on Saturday, December 22, 2012 with Rev. David Coffin officiating. Interment followed at The Anglican Cemetery, Indian Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Indian Bay. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

MERCER, Bradley
Passed on: December 21st, 2012
Bradley R. Mercer.
God's Chosen One
June 28, 1979 - December 21, 2012

Brad's sudden death at the age of 33 years has left many in disbelief and with broken hearts. Brad was a dear son, devoted husband, beloved brother, respected co-worker and loyal friend. He leaves to morn his wife Lori; parents Roland & Bonnie Mercer; brother Brandon (Joy); nephew Charles; Grandparents Marie Kean, Wilfred Mercer. Predeceased by his grandfather Roland Kean, grandmother Sadie Mercer. Also leaving to mourn father-in-law Dean Stagg (Dena); mother-in-law Christal Goodyear (Rick); brother-in-law Chris Stagg. Brad will be deeply missed by his special little friends; Danielle, Katie-Lynn, large number of close friends, his community and all those he compassionately cared for at Brookfield Hospital during his 9 years of nursing there. On May 17th, 2000 Brad began his Nursing career as a PCA at Bonnews Lodge, and then on May 5th 2003, he began work at Brookfield Hospital as an RN. Rev B. Hannon & Rev L. Bungay conducted the Funeral Service at Sincerely Yours Funeral Home on Wednesday December 26th, 2012. Lieutenants Brent and Melissa Haas held a Live Stream of the Funeral Service at the Salvation Army Corp. Interment followed at the Brookfield United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jennifer Pender of Sincerely Yours Funeral Home.

MILLS, Lawrence
Mills, Lawrence George (Larry):
Passed away peacefully under the compassionate care of the staff of the Agnes Pratt Home, on Friday, December 14, 2012. He was predeceased by his parents William and Dinah (nee Laite), wife Florrie (nee Pottle), and siblings Len, Ches, Nellie (Balsom), and Jack. Lawrence leaves to mourn, and celebrate his life, his son Barry with wife Heather Butler, and a wide circle of relatives and friends. Lawrence, at the age of 96 was the eldest and longest lived member of the Mills family of Mills Siding, Shoal Harbour. He was an early and longtime resident of his well-beloved town of Gander. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, 60 Roe Avenue, Gander, on Monday, December 17, 2012 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral service was held at Fraser Road United Church, at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

NOEL, Dora
Passed away at the Pallitive Care Unit, Scarborough General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario on Sunday, December 2, 2012 five days short of her 85th birthday Dora Noel. Predeceased by her parents Maggie and Wesley Jackson, sisters Florrie (Harold Bishop), Evelyn (Jack Smith), brother Shelby and husbands Baxter Mercer (1984) and Chesley Noel (2011). Left to mourn stepchildren Dale (Nancy), Sandy, Grant (Jane), step-grandchildren Matthew, Mark, Amanda, Emily, Kristina, Kaitlynn, Robin, Nicholas, step-great grandchildren David, Logan, and Lucas, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held, Saturday December 8th from St. Martins Anglican Cathedral, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Donations in Dora's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign the online guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

PENNEY, Kenneth
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Saturday, December 15th, 2012 Kenneth Gordon Penney Age 93. Kenneth served with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in 1944 at Bell Island. Predeceased by his parents Peter and Mariah, son Percey, brothers Edwin (Rita), Baxter and Son-in-law Harry. Sisters; Blanche (Leslie) Morgan, Naomi (William Russell), Ivy (Chesley Hart), Ella (Ford Bridger) and Mildred (Jack Skiffington). Left to mourn, his wife Verna and daughter Phyllis. Grandchildren; Jerry (Bobbie) Normore, Kathy (Kevin) Bolger, Vincent (Stephanie) Normore, Cora (Cluney Mercer), Paul Normore and Heather Bryne. Great-grandchildren; Jason, Steven, Michael, Jessica, Ryan, Hayley, Hannah, Madison, Matthew, Aiden, and Jessica Byrne (step granddaughter). Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on Monday, December 17th from 7:00 P.M.- 9:00 P.M. Funeral service was held on Tuesday, December 10, 2012 at 10:00A.M from the Fraser Road United Church. Interment was at the All Saint's Cemetery, Gander, NL. Donations in Kenneth's memory may 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

POLLETT, Francis
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Friday, December 14, 2012, Francis (Frank) Pollett, age 78 years. Predeceased by parents Gordon and Violet (nee Thorne) Pollett, brothers; Ern (Faye), Doug (Daisy), sisters Elsie (Joe) Joyce, brothers-in-law Bill, Leo and Nelson. Left to mourn with loving memories his wife Phyllis (nee Sharpe), sons; Bob (Tara) of Gander, Phillip (Bertha) of Gander, daughter Cathy (Eddie) of Glenwood, brothers Gord (Marg), Fred (Sandra), sisters; Floss, Hilda and Helen (Fred). Grandchildren Julia, Laura, Amanda, Robyn, and Alex and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on Saturday, December 15th ,2012 from 7:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. and Sunday, December 16th ,2012 2:00 P.M.- 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M.- 9:00 P.M. Funeral Service was held on Monday, December 17th ,2012 at 2:00 P.M. from Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment was at the All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Frank's memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

POND, Hector
Passed peacefully away at The Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Sunday, December 16, 2012 Hector Wilson Pond age 81 years of Centreville. Predeceased by his parents James and Jane Pond; sisters Ada Cutler, Barbara Gover and Alma Maidment; brother Jack Pond. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Josephine; son Wilson(Thelma) of Rocky Harbour; grandchildren Krista(Chris) of Rocky Harbour and Daphne(Owen) of Brampton, ON.; special niece Trudy(Grant, Hayley) Rogers of Trinity; great-grandchildren Cassidee, Vanessa, Nick and Dylan; brothers Earl(Florence) of St. John's, Wayne(Janet) of Clarenville; sisters Nita of Gambo, Marie(Pat) of Centerville and Mary(Art) of Centreville; brothers-in-law Israel Gover, John Cutler and Edmund Maidment; sister-in-law Vera Pond and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Centreville on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 with Rev. David Coffin officiating. Interment followed at St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery, Centreville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

TORRAVILLE, Susie
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 Susie Torraville, age 73. Predeceased by her parents Garnet and Janet Torraville. Left to mourn with loving memories are her Partner Dawson Hiscock, son Walter Goyetche of Brown Hill, ON; daughters Leona Goyetche-Paquet of Keswick, ON; Louise (Robert) Nijesse of New Market, ON; Lorraine (John) Pugh of Barrie, ON; lisa (David) Coulter of Churchill, ON; brother Darrell (Joanne) of Rodger's Cove, NL; sister Louise Cooper of Medicine Hat, AB; grandchildren Justin Paquet, Danielle Gonyea, Rachelle Paquet, Connor Nijesse, Taylor Nijesse, Kerry Kelly, Gabriel Goyetche, Lindsay Goyetche, Brittany Coulter. Dawson's family, David (Callinete) and family, Wade (Sandra) and family, Valerie (Robin) Brocahier and family, and a wide circle of family and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held, Saturday, December 8th at 3:00 P.M. from St. Martin's Anglican Cathedral. Cremation has taken place. Burial will take place at a later date. No flowers by request. Donations in Susie's memory may be made to Daffodil Place. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WHEATON, Gordon
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Health Centre, Gander on Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 Gordon Wheaton, age 64. Predeceased by his mother Dorothy Wheaton. Left to mourn with loving memories are his father Ralph, wife Mary, sons Steve Wheaton of Clarenville, Gordon Wheaton of Winnipeg, MB; Justin Wheaton (Donna) of Clarenville, Curtis Mugford of St. John's, Scott Mugford (Christina) of Gander, daughter Kelly Pickett of Nova Scotia, brothers Jack Wheaton of Fort McMurray, AB; Ralph Wheaton (Vicky) of Gander, sisters Patricia Hartley of Saint John, NB; Dorothy Mayo (Randy) of Creston, Jay Wheaton Holden (Steve) of Gander, grandchildren Dominique and Michael and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral Mass was held on Friday, December 21st at 11:00 A.M. from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church. Cremation followed. Donation's in Gordon's memory may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society (Daffodil Place). Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WHITEWAY, Hazel
Passed away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander on Thursday, December 20, 2012, Mrs. Hazel Whiteway of Musgrave Harbour in her 77th year. Predeceased by her husband William Whiteway, parents John and Emmeline Guy; parents-in-law Isaac and Leah Whiteway; brothers Harry Guy; brother-in-law Harry Whiteway and niece Carol Lynn Cuff. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her two daughters Marion Pardy (Max) of Conception Bay South and Dale Abbott (Lloyd) of Musgrave Harbour, one sister Jaqueline Cuff (Wallace) of Musgrave Harbour, two sisters-in-law Ruby Guy of Clarke's Beach and Jean Whiteway of Musgrave Harbour, four grandchildren Shelley Moores (Steve), Trent Abbott, Joey Pardy (Janna), and Kent Abbott (Vicki), seven great-grandchildren Isaac Abbott, Kaiden Abbott, Laila Abbott, Jessie Moores, Ella Moores, Brody Pardy and Ben Pardy, and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service tool place on Sunday, December 23rd from the United Church in Musgrave Harbour. Interment followed from the United Church Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour with Rev. Lorne Bungay officiating. Donations in her memory may be made to the Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of the Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour-Wesleyville. To sign our on-line guest book, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

WICKS, Lionel
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Health Centre, Gander on Friday, December 14, 2012, Lionel Wicks, age 91. Predeceased by his parents Agnes and Jacob and brother's Maxwell and Leonard. Left to mourn with loving memories are his wife Emily (nee Lush) Sons; Larry (Joan) Gander, Gerald (Winnie) Gambo and Dennis (Linda) Appleton, daughters; Patsy (Joe Purcell) Labrador City, Marilyn (Keith Seaward) Gander and Sharon (Barry Hammond) Ottawa. Brother, Cator (Jean) Best,Kippens. Sisters; Annie Penny, Campbellton, Aggie (Wilmore Hounsell) Nova scotia and Beryl (Calvin Howell) Wesleyville. Grandchildren; Larry, Jacob, Thomas, Dennis, Jo-Anne, Emily, Gregory, Joey, Dana, Terri-Lee, Lionel, Richard, Bill, Jeffrey, Jessica, Evan and twenty great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Lionel passed peacefully away after a long battle with lung disease. He was born in Wesleyville and married to his loving wife Emily for 69 years. He worked as a butcher at the Old Army Side and continued working at the Gander Airport as a chef and baker where he retired after 42 years. His flair for baking was enjoyed by everyone. Lionel loved hunting, fishing, working in his vegetable garden and cutting fire wood. He will be greatly missed by his devoted wife and family; who will be forever grateful for his wonderful neighbors, extended family, caregivers and friends. The family sincerely thanks the Salvation Army Church, Stacey's Funeral Home, and the staff at James Paton Memorial for their compassionate care. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on Monday December 17, 2012 from 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. and Tuesday December 18, 2012 from 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. Funeral service was held on Wednesday December 19th, 2012 from the Salvation Army Church, Gander. Interment will be at the All Saints Cemetery. Donation's in Lionel's memory may be made to the Lung Association. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

 

 

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