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The Beacon Obituaries
February 2003

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of February 2003

 

STARKES, Annie -
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on February 1, 2003, Annie Starkes of Pools Island, age 85 years. Predeceased by parents, Stephen and Caroline Starkes; brothers, Stewart, Walter, Albert and Maxwell; sister, Amanda; brothers-in-law, Frank Kelloway, William Warren; sisters-in-law, Eliza and Lillian. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are nephew, Stephen Starkes (Ethel) of Pools Island, with whom she resided prior to becoming a resident of Bonnews Lodge; brother, George Starkes (Daisy) of Badger's Quay; sister, Jessie Kelloway of Brookfield; several nieces and nephews; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on February 4th at St. James Anglican Church, Pools Island with Rev. J. Watton officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Pools Island. Donations in her memory may be made to St. James Anglican Church, Pools Island. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour.

BURRY, Sybil -
Passed peacefully away on February 2, 2003, Sybil Burry of Valleyfield, age 60 years. Predeceased by mother, Violet Humphries and infant daughter, Roma. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband, Otto; three sons, Grant (Diane) of Valleyfield, Craig (Brenda) of Wesleyville, James (Candace) of Valleyfield; two daughters, Shelly (Cyril) of Valleyfield; Rynette of Valleyfield; brother, Reginald Humphries (Bernice) of Wesleyville; sister, Statie (Cyril Andrews) of Labrador City; two grandchildren, Evan and Myles Burry; father, Gideon Humphries of Wesleyville; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Badger's Quay with Rev. J. Watton officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Badger's Quay. Donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, St. John's. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour.

ABBOTT, Emma -
Passed peacefully away on February 3, 2003 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mrs. Emma Abbott of Musgrave Harbour in her 74th year. Predeceased by husband, Wilfred and grandson, Jeffrey. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her four sons, Horace (Grace) of Musgrave Harbour, Dennis (Betty) of Musgrave Harbour, Ellis (Roxane) of Mount Pearl and Bill (Dianne) of Gander; one daughter, Mollie Rhude (Bill) of Gander; one brother, William Mouland (Winnie) of Lewisporte; two sisters, Mollie Groven of Seattle, Washington and Nettie Wilkins of St. John's, 10 grandchildren, Rhonda, Carolyn, Rodney, Vivian, Grant, Shauna, Blair, Stephanie, Heidi and Cameron; seven great-grandchildren, Leah, Alex, Samuel, Kennedy, Sarah, Laura and Julie; and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on February 6th at the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour/Pound Cove.

FAHEY, Draper -
Passed away suddenly at sea near Offer Wadham Islands on February 3, 2003, Draper Fahey of Musgrave Harbour in his 24th year. Predeceased by his grandfather, Alphonsus Fahey and his Aunt Wanda Walsh. Left with fond and loving memories are his parents, Alphonsus and Judy of Musgrave Harbour; one brother, Ryan of Musgrave Harbour; one sister, Kimberley of St. John's; grandparents, Betty and Jim Abbott of Musgrave Harbour and grandmother Olive Fahey of Carmanville; a large number of aunts, uncles, cousins; and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on February 8th at Gill Memorial Academy in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at the United Church Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Donations in his memory may be forwarded to Musgrave Harbour Tragedy Trust Fund located all CIBC branches across Canada or Musgrave Harbour Lions Club Trust Fund located at Hamilton Sound Credit Union. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour-Pound.

FAULKNER, Danny -
Passed away suddenly at sea near Offer Wadham Islands on February 3, 2003, Danny Faulkner of Musgrave Harbour in his 35th year, along with his father Irving and brother, Darren. Predeceased by grandparents Maxwell and Laura Faulkner and Raymond Goodyear. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Kelly; three daughters, Alexandria, Danielle and Katie-Lynn; mother Margaret Faulkner of Musgrave Harbour; brother Dion (Susan) of Musgrave Harbour; two sisters, Darlene (Jim Rogers) of Gander and Diane Goodyear (Jamie) of Lumsden; grandmother, Jean Goodyear of Musgrave Harbour; six nephews and nieces, Shannon, Samantha, Myles, Kyle, Amanda and Andrew; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Edith and Jack Pinsent of Musgrave Harbour; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on February 8th at gill Memorial Academy in Musgrave Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to the Musgrave Harbour Tragedy Trust Fund located at all CIBV branches across Canada or to the Musgrave Harbour Lions Club Trust Fund located at Hamilton Sound Credit Union. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour/Pound Cove.

FAULKNER, Darren -
Passed away suddenly at sea near Offer Wadham Islands on February 3, 2003, Darren Faulkner of Musgrave Harbour of Musgrave Harbour in his 31st year, along with his father, Irving and brother, Danny. Predeceased by grandparents, Maxwell and Laura Faulkner and Raymond Goodyear. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Janine; son, Kyle; mother, Margaret Faulkner of Musgrave Harbour; brother, Dion (Susan) of Musgrave Harbour; two sisters, Darlene (Jim Rogers) of Gander and Diane Goodyear (Jamie) of Lumsden; grandmother Jean Goodyear of Musgrave Harbour; eight nephews and nieces, Shannon, Samantha, Alexandria, Danielle, Katie-Lynn, Myles, Amanda and Andrew; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Olive and Wallace Mouland of Musgrave Harbour; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on February 8th at Gill Memorial Academy in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at United Church Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to the Musgrave Harbour Tragedy Trust Fund located at all CIBV branches across Canada or to the Musgrave Harbour Lions Club Trust Fund located at Hamilton Sound Credit Union. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour/Pound Cove.

FAULKNER, Irving -
Passed away suddenly at sea near Offer Wadham Islands, on February 3, 2003, Mr. Irving Faulkner of Musgrave Harbour in his 59th year along with his sons, Danny and Darren. Predeceased by his parents, Maxwell and Laura. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Margaret; one son, Dion (Susan) of Musgrave Harbour; two daughters, Darlene (Jim Rogers) of Gander and Diane Goodyear (Jamie) of Lumsden; one brother, Ross (Marilyn) of Aspen Cove; three sisters, Grace Abbott (Horace) of Musgrave Harbour, Jean Guy (Morley) of Musgrave Harbour and Beatrice Mouland (Brian) of Musgrave Harbour; two daughters-in-law, Janine and Kelly; mother-in-law, Jean Goodyear of Musgrave Harbour; two brothers-in-law, Jim Goodyear (Mildred) and Danny Goodyear; nine grandchildren, Shannon, Samantha, Alexandria, Danielle, Katie-Lynn, Myles, Kyle, Amanda and Andrew; and also large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on February 9th at Gill Memorial Academy in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at the United Church Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to the Musgrave Harbour Tragedy Trust Fund located at all CIBV branches across Canada or to the Musgrave Harbour Lions Club Trust Fund located at Hamilton Sound Credit Union. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour/Pound Cove.

HANN, Roger Jeffrey -
Passed away suddenly at sea near Offer Wadham Islands on February 3, 2003, Roger Jeffrey Hann of Musgrave Harbour in his 36th year. Predeceased by his father, Jethro. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Haley; sons, Joshua and Tyler; mother, Mildred Hann of Musgrave Harbour, four brothers, George (Mona) of Musgrave Harbour, James (Olive) of Musgrave Harbour, Harry (Kay) of Musgrave Harbour and Wade (Sharon) of Musgrave Harbour; five sisters, Margaret Tippett (Harry) of Manuels, CBS, Judy Martin (Felix) of Gander, Vonnie Hann (Paul) of Halifax, Brenda Porter (Richard) of Halifax and Paula Hopkins (Gary) of Musgrave Harbour, mother-in-law and father-in-law, Grace and Harrison Abbott; and a large number of nieces, nephews and close friends. Funeral service was held on February 9th at Gill Memorial Academy in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at the United Church Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to the Musgrave Harbour Tragedy Trust Fund located at all CIBV branches across Canada or to the Musgrave Harbour Lions Club Trust Fund located at Hamilton Sound Credit Union. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour/Pound Cove.

NORRIS, Walter -
Passed away suddenly on February 10, 2003 at Brookfield, Walter Norris of Newtown, B. Bay, age 82 years. Predeceased by parents, Esau and Zibiah Norris and two brothers, Carman and William. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Rita; two sons, Roderick of Manuels, William (Kathy) of Newtown; two daughters, Sybil (Abe Payne) of Daniel's Harbour, Annie Pearce of St. John's, two sisters-in-law, Lily (Jake Critch) of Steady Brook, Phyllis Norris of Newtown; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a large circle of friends. Funeral service was held on February 14th At St. Luke's Anglican Church, Newtown with Rev. V. Reid officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Newtown. Donations may be made in his memory to St. Luke's Anglican Church, Newtown. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour.

GLOVER, Arthur -
Passed peacefully away on February 10, 2003 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Arthur Glover of Hare Bay, age 75 years. Predeceased by parents, Lewis and Maggie Glover and daughter, Loretta Wheaton. Left to mourn are his wife of 55 years, Viola; four sons, Gerald, Wilfred (Annette), Scarborough, Dean (Melinda), Gambo, Terry (Shirley), Corner Brook; five daughters, Betty (Roger) Demelo, Scarborough, Doreen (Harry) Welcher, Valleyfield, Valery (Frank) Samms, Oshawa, Penny (John) Hiddema, Etobicoke; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral service was held on February 13th at Knox United Church with Rev. Roscoe Cole officiating.

KEATS, Henry -
Passed peacefully away on February 12, 2002 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Henry Lewis Keats, age 75. Predeceased by wife, Julia; son, David; parents, Peter and Harriett Keats; brother, Lindsay; sisters, Trixie, Bertha and Wilhemina. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Eldred (Elizabeth), Gary (Barbara); daughters, Bertha (Michael), Christine (Howard); sisters, Joyce and Myrtle; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends.

JOHNSON, Alvin James (September 2, 1937 - February 13, 2003) -
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alvin Johnson announces his passing in Gander, Newfoundland, on the evening of February 13, 2003 in his 65th year. Predeceased by his sisters, Shirley and Georgina of Little Catalina, Newfoundland. Left to mourn are his wife of 41 years, Elsie (Hamel); sons, Paul (Bev), Alfred (Karen); daughters, Gina (Jim Barnes), Maxine (Glenn Reid); grandson, Oliver; granddaughters, Jillian and Jenna; his parents, Lucy and Alfred Johnson; sisters, Veta (Gord Hayley), Gladys (Don Kean), Bonnie (Floyd Hobbs); and a large number of dear nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, relatives and special friends, who all loved him very much. Funeral service was held on February 18th at the Calvary Memorial United Church, Little Catalina, Newfoundland.

ROGERS, Ethel -
Passed away on Friday, February 14, 2003 at Brookfield Hospital, Ethel Rogers of Wareham age 86 years. Left to mourn her sad loss with fond and loving memories are her husband, George; sons, Bert, Allen (Diane), Ralph (Audrey); daughter, Dallis (Clayton); and brother Allen. Sadly missed by her 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on February 17th at St. John the Baptist Church, Wareham with Rev. R. Osmond officiating. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Wareham. Arrangements by Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove.

SHEPPARD, Mabel -
Passed peacefully away on February 14, 2003 at Lakeside Homes, Gander, Mabel Sheppard in her 80th year. Predeceased by husband, Norman Sheppard. Left with loving memories are daughters, Norma (Carl) Clouter of Gander, Irene (Brian) Rafuse, Marion (Barry) McNeil of Gander, Jean Allan of Gander and Brenda (John) of Lewisporte; grandchildren, Heather, Steven, Marc, Danielle, Andrew, Caitlin, Leah and Alexandra; great-grandchildren, Johnathan, Shantal, Chelsie, Colby and Hailey; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on February 16th at Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Donations in her memory can be made to the Alzheimer's Society. Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

WHITE, Lloyd Stewart -
Passed peacefully away on February 14, 2003 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mr. Lloyd Stewart White, age 67 years. Predeceased by parents, Harold and Dinah White and infant daughter, Dina Marie. Left with loving memories are wife, Dorothy; sons, George of St. John's, Donald Lloyd of Burnaby, BC; daughters, Debra Jean (Kenneth) Stewart of Kingston, ON, Deirdre of Gander; sisters, Doris (James) Sproul of Barrie, ON, Betty (Fred) Dunphy of Calgary, AB, Ethel (Nathan) Dyke of Gander; grandchildren, Michael, Trevor, Kristopher, Kenneth, Michael, Jordon, Victoria, Nicholas, Jared and Brandon; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on February 17th at St. Martin's Anglican Church, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery, gander. Donations may be made to the St. Martin's Anglican Church Building Fund. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

PHILPOTT, Mary B. -
Passed peacefully away on February 27, 2003 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mary B. Philpott, age 80 years. Predeceased by husband, David William Philpott and brothers, Patrick, Joseph and Richard. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Gerald (Liz) of Grand Falls/Windsor, NL, and David (Angie) of Fall River, NS; daughters, Theresa (Mark) of St. John's, NL, Carol Anne (Gilles) of Gander, NL, Maureen (Chris) of Airdrie, AL, and Sharon (Bob), Nepean, ON; brothers, Peter of Plate Cove East, Bonavista Bay, NL, Brendan (Patricia) of Plate Cove East, Bonavista Bay, NL and Douglas (Bertha) of New York; sisters, Agnes (Joe) of Gander and Bernadette (Wilfred) of Gander, grandchildren, Gerald, Karla, Matthew, Adrianne, Julienne, Alyssa, Tricia, Caitlin, Colleen, Holly, Sarah, Margot and Camryn; also a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service was held on March 1st at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Gander with interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Mrs. Philpott's memory can be made to the Alzheimer's Association or to the Heart and Stroke Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

WARR, George -
Passed peacefully away on February 27, 2003 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, H.L. George Warr, age 83. Predeceased by parents, Joseph and Winnifred Warr and brother, John. Left with loving memories are wife, Vivian; sons, David (Lorraine) of Twillingate, Donna (Larry) Angel of St. John's; brothers, Will of Twillingate, Mark (Georgena) of Lewisporte, Frank (Levetia) of Lewisporte, Charlie (Ruth) of Rexdale, ON; sisters, Edna (Dave) Taite of Glovertown, Nellie (Sam) Taite of Glovertown, Joan (Ted) Abbott of Toronto, ON; grandchildren, Sean and Dion Warr, Mark and Ryan Angel; great-grandchildren, Megan, Josh, Kelsey Warr; sisters-in-law, Phyllis (Tom) Wiseman of Springdale, Kay Taylor of Springdale, Margaret (Rupert) Wiseman of Halifax; brothers-in-law, Keith (Evelyn) Taylor of Ont., Davis (Vida) Taylor of Gander; special friends, Diane and Eric Wall of Appleton, Nita and Lloyd Yetman of Gander. Funeral service was held on March 2nd at Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery. Donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetic Assoc. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

 

 

Page contributed by: Carol Walsh

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

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