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The Beacon Obituaries
February 2017

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

 

BROWN, LISA-DAWN
Passed away peacefully at the James Paton Memorial Health Center, Gander on February 9th, 2017, Lisa- Dawn Brown, age 49.Left to mourn with loving memories are her husband Gregory Brown, father Neil (Linda) of Gander, mother Mildred (James) of Seminole, FL, USA; daughters Ashley-Lynn (Ryan Evans) of St. John's, Megan (Dillon Shearing) of Gander, beloved fur baby Maya, brothers Stephen of Goulds, Michael (Catherine) of Baltimore, MD, USA; brother-in-law Shane (Cindy) of Gander, sister Christine of St. John's, her best friend Angela Nolan who's shown tremendous love and support and a very large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home on Sunday, February 12th from 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. In keeping with Lisa's wishes, cremation has taken place. A small private family service will be held in her memory with interment at a later date.In lieu of flowers, donations in Lisa's memory may be made to the Gander and Area SPCA, 36 McCurdy Dr., Gander, NL. A1V 1A2. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

CRANN, Pauline Lynette
Passed peacefully away and now walking in the fields of gold hand in hand with her parents, Pauline Lynette Crann BVE, graduate of the General Hospital School of Nursing. Predeceased by her parents Roy and Marie Crann. Left with fond and loving memories, her sons, Aaron and Evan Jeans; special friends Barry and Kim Pike; sisters, Marlene (Paul) Smith, Michelle (Todd) Osmond, and Heather (Jim) Flynn; nieces, Samantha and Olivia; nephews, Matthew, Keegan, and Nicholas; longtime caregiver and friend, Heather Skeard; as well as a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to the caregivers who have been involved over the past years of her life, Dr. A. Rolfe, and the medical and nursing staff at St. Clare's Hospital. To honor Pauline's wishes, cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors at Carnell's Funeral Home, 1045 Topsail Road, Mt. Pearl on Thursday, February 16th, 2017 from 2 - 4 p.m and 7 - 9 p.m, and Friday, February 17th, 2017 from 2 - 4 p.m and 7 - 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel, Mt. Pearl on Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 11 a.m, with inurnment to follow in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in Pauline's memory may be made to the Spinal Cord Injury NL Foundation. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guestbook, please visit www.carnells.com

HUMPHRIES, MARTIN
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Monday, February 27, 2017 Martin Humphries age 67 years of Wesleyville. Predeceased by his parents Carman and Johannah Humphries, sister Anne Knight, brother Lester Humphries, father-in-law Harvey Jacobs, mother-in-law Margaret Jacobs, sister-in-law Margaret Humphries and special family dog Niao. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his devoted wife of 44 years Elizabeth of Wesleyville, daughters Nancy (Edward) of Gander and Angie (Terry) of Gander, brothers Ray (Joyce) of Lumsden, Jake (Ada) of Wesleyville and Len of Gander, sisters Marg (Irv) of Gander and Emma (Don) of St. John's, brother-in-law Paul Knight of Mt. Pearl, grandchildren Kennedy Kean (Aaron) and Ethan Humphries and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville on Saturday, March 4, 2017 with Rev. Lorne Bungay officiating. Inurnment will follow at a later date. As an expression of sympathy donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

HUNT, MAXINE
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear loved one on February 16, 2017 at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Maxine Hunt age 66 Years of Wareham. Predeceased by her husband; Edgar George Hunt, parents; William and Lena Keats, sisters; Laura and Marion, brothers; Arthur and Samuel. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons; Churence (Andrea) , Jason (Julia) , Gordon , sisters; Brenda, Katie (Darren), Joyce (Leonard), Ada (Saaid), brothers; Lewis (Marlene), Gary (Dana), Brendon (Geraldine), Lester (Vanessa), Rheuben (Cathy) , Harry, Ellis (Janice), Norm (Christine), grandchildren; Justin, Harley, Cody, Tylar, Nathaniel, Ryleigh, Christopher, Kevin, Denika, Harriett, Ryan, Eryn, great grandchildren; Kyelyn, Adeline, Seth, Keanin, Rosalyn, Cayden and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service was held on February 18,2017 at 2 P.M. at St. John The Baptist Anglican Church, Wareham with Rev. David Coffin officiating. Interment followed at St. John The Baptist Anglican Church Cemetery, Wareham. As an expression of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to The Hunt Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove / Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

PELLEY, Calvin J.
December 17, 1925 - February 4, 2017

It is with loving thoughts & memories, that we celebrate the life of Calvin Jennings Pelley who passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Heath Care Centre on Saturday February 4, 2017, surrounded by family at the age of 91 years. He was predeceased by his wife Mamie; parents Mary Ellen & Fred; baby daughter Yvonne, siblings: Daphne, Betty, Boyce, Cassandra and Don. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons: Bob (Christine), QC., Clint (Michele) of Gander, Wood (Tina) of Oakville, Doug (Genie) of Paradise, Jeff of Gander; daughter Diane (Paul) of Oakville; eleven grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; brothers: Harry, Tom, Bob (Ruby); sister Margaret (Paul) and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Calvin moved to Gander as a young man to help build the Newfoundland Airport, stayed on to build his home and raise his family in the new town of Gander. He worked at Shell & EPA as a valued and conscientious employee. He loved the outdoors & a good boil up. He will be loved and missed, always for his gentle demeanor and dry wit. The family would like to thank Cavelle Winsor for her kind & caring ways and the staff at the James Paton Memorial Health Care Centre for their guidance during his final hours. Family received friends at Stacey's Funeral Home. The funeral service will took place on Tuesday February 7th, 2017 at 2 p.m. from the Fraser Road United Church. Interment followed at All Saints Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations in Calvin's memory may be made to The Alzheimer's Society. To leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

PIPPY, Ada Emily
February 1, 1925 - February 9, 2017

Passed away suddenly and peacefully in the presence of her loving family at the James Paton memorial Health Care Centre on Thursday February 9, 2017, Ada Emily (Dollie) Pippy (nee Elliott) at the age of 92 years. She was predeceased by her husband Victor (2008), parents Claude and Pearl Elliott, sister Annie and brother Max. She leaves to mourn with loving and precious memories her daughter Christine (David) Boyde of Mount Pearl; son Barry (Brenda) Pippy of Gander, her well-loved and much talked about grandchildren: Cathy, Christopher, Andrew (Christine) Boyde, Jonathan and Jessica Pippy; great granddaughters, whom she fondly referred to as "the little dears"; Kate, Emily and Audrey Boyde; brothers: Lindy (Daisy), Hiram (Adelaide) Doyle (Joan); sister Maxine (Lloyd) Hull; sisters-in-law: Mildred, Madeline, Margie, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Visitation has taken place at Stacey's Funeral Home, 60 Roe avenue on Saturday February 11, 2017 between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service was held at The Salvation Army Citadel, Gander on Sunday February 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. officiated by Captains Sheldon & Ashley Bungay with interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations in Ms. Ada Pippy's memory may be made to the Orthopedic Unit at the James Paton Memorial Health Care Centre. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander, to leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

SAUNDERS, Christopher Neil
December 15, 1967 - February 18, 2017

Born and raised in Gander, NL, Christopher moved to Victoria in 1994. Despite physical and mental challenges, he was able to find joy in the simple pleasures of life. He participated in the Special Olympics Swim Program and Thai Chi. He also enjoyed playing Crib and going out to a movie. He had a kind heart and a gentle soul. He will be missed by all who knew him. Predeceased by his mother, Catherine and sister-in-law, Jane. He leaves to mourn, father Calvin; sisters Heather (Larry), Pam (Colin); brothers Derek (Christine), Jeff (Brenda) and several nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the medical and nursing staff involved in his care, especially Drs. John Antonsen, Wei Song, Mary Connolly and Margaret Badger, RN and also, the staff at the Wascana Group Home. A Funeral Service was held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, February 25, 2017 at St. Luke's Anglican Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Island Health Residential Care Facility or the BC Kidney Foundation. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.mccallgardens.com

WELLS, Gilbert
October 23, 1930 - February 14, 2017

Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family on Valentine's Day, February 14th, 2017, Gilbert Wells, age 86. He was predeceased by: parents Hubert and Mabel Wells; Infant Brother John; Daughter Elizabeth Jayne and Son Gregory Arthur Cecil. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his Wife Winnie Roebothan; Sons Lary (Janet) of Corner Brook, NL and Geof (Cathy) of Gander, NL; Brother Arthur (Muriel, deceased); Grandchildren John (Catherine), Karyn (Rod) Seabright, Trudy (Greg), Steven Cranford, Jayne (Evan) O'Connor, Serena and Great Grandchild Carter Seabright; Son in Law Terry Bartlett; Brother in Law Cecil (Annie) Roebothan, Sister in Laws Lorna (Heber, deceased) Walters and June (Walter) Butler, also a large circle of family and friends. In keeping with Gilbert's wishes cremation has taken place. Visitation has taken place at Stacey's Funeral Home, 60 Roe avenue, Gander on Thursday February 16, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday February 17, 2017 between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service has taken place on Saturday February 18, 2017 from the Fraser Road United Church, Gander at 1:00 p.m. officiated by Reverend Kathy Brett. Interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donation in Gilbert's memory may be made to the Fraser Road United Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home Gander/Carmanville, to leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WORNELL, LAWRENCE
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear loved one at Dr. Y. K. Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre, Brookfield on Friday, February 17, 2017, Lawrence Wornell age 78 years of Greenspond. Predeceased by his parents Walter and Violet Mae Wornell. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Averil, son Walter (Sherry) of Greenspond, daughter Dawn (Brian) of Enfield, Nova Scotia, grandchildren Jeremy (Danielle), Wendy (Christopher), Tamara (Kyle), Chantal and Danielle, great grandchildren Craig, Gemma and Sadie and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove on Monday, February 20, 2017 with Rev. Lorne Bungay officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery, Shambler's Cove. In Lieu of flowers and as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to The Wornell Family. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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