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The Beacon Obituaries
January 2010

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of January 2010

 

OLDFORD, Donald N. -
89 of Trinity, formerly of Valleyfield, passed peacefully away, surrounded by his family on January 1, 2010 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander. Predeceased by his first wife, Olive; son, Gerald Sr.; wife, Rachel; son, Donald Jr.; and grandson, Gerald. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are children, Howard (Carole), Olive, Gloria (Fred), Bill (Carol), Melvin (Marg), Rhonda (Keith), Gerald (Annette) and stepson, Terry (Ruth); sisters, Jeminah, Florence (art) and brother, John (Marg). Also leaving to mourn are many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and an numerous number of relatives and friends. Special thanks to the staff of riverhead Towers, St. John's; staff of Baywatch Manor, Glovertown; and doctors and staff of the Medical Unit and Palliative Care at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander. Rested at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Trinity from where the funeral took place on January 4th with Rev. D. Coffin officiating. Interment followed from St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Trinity. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbor-Wesleyville. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

BARRETT, Sylvia Maria -
Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital Saturday, January 2, 2010, Sylvia Maria Barrett, age 84 years. Predeceased by her husband, Ralph; parents, Josiah & Mable Ball; daughter, Rosaland; grandson, Grant Reynolds; brothers, Calvin and Goldstein Ball; sisters, Florence Champion, Angela Osmond; brother-in-laws, Clifford Thomas and George Osmond. Left with loving memories are her sons, Howard (Ann) of Appleton, NL, David (Liette) of Sudbury, ON, Ralph of Glenwood, NL, Derek (Tracey) of Alberta; daughters, Daisy (Ron) Keddy of Canning, NS, Joan (Tom) Wilkinson of Whitecourt, AB, Irene (Morgan) Saunders of Benton, NL, Lorraine (Brian) Phelan of Petawawa, ON, Madeline (Greg) Quelle of Ottawa, ON, Daphne (David) Murphy of Lower Sackville, NS, Angela (Richard) Stockley, Cindy (Meryl) Spears - both of Gander; brothers, Fraser (Shirley)Ball of Calgary, AB, Lawrence (Matilda) Ball of Botwood, NL; sisters, Cora of Montreal, Beulah Thomas, Phyllis (Cecil) Anderson - both of Bishop Falls, NL; sister-in-law, Phyllis Ball of Botwood, NL; 21 grandchildren, 22 great- grandchildren; also a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on January 4th & 5th. Funeral service took place on January 6, 2010 from St. Martin's Anglican Church, Gander followed by internment at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in Sylvia's memory can be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home Gander. To sign the online memorial guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

KEATS, Olive Nellie (Wiseman) (July 15, 1920 - January 2, 2010) -
Nellie (Mom) passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander on Saturday, January 2, 2010 at the age of 89. She was continuously surrounded by her loving children and many friends. Nellie was born at Wellington (Dover) on July 15, 1920, the daughter of Annie and George Keats. As a young woman she moved to Botwood where she met and married Raymond Langdon who predeceased her before their son, Raymond was born.
In 1944 Nellie moved back to Dover where she married ElijahWiseman. Three families became one and included Raymond (Theresa), nine children with Elijah; Germey (Pauline), Frazer (Trixie), Robert (Jean), Annie (Simon), Elijah (Melinda), Mary (Jim), Gloria (deceased), Lyndon (Marilyn), Fronie (Kurt) and two stepchildren, Effie (Gladstone deceased) and Fred (Margaret). Nellie was blessed with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Elijah predeceased Nellie on July 6, 1966. This loving family was further enlarged when Nellie married Abram Keats on April 20, 1990. Abe predeceased Nellie on January 1, 2003.
Nellie was a faithful soldier of the Salvation Army Dover Corps (enrolled on April 23, 1947) for 62 years. Nellie was very active in the Corps and was known for her quick smile and loving kindness.
Nellie will forever be remembered and greatly missed by her family and friends. The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to all those who supported them in any way with prayer, cards, food, monetary gifts, visits and well wishes. Nellie's funeral was held at the Salvation Army Citadel in Dover. A special thanks to Majors David and Wavey Chaulk of the Dover Corps, Captain Austin and Major Lillian Randell of the Hare Bay Corps and Captain Sheldon Bungay of the Wesleyville Corps for conducting a beautiful service. The family would also like to thank the home care workers, Brenda Keats and Christine Brown for their loving care for our mother. A special thanks to the wonderful doctors, nurses and staff of the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander and the staff of Oram's Funeral Home for your warm care and support.
May God Bless You All!

QUIGLEY (EDDY), Shirley - (November 21, 1941 - January 4, 2010) -
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in St. John's, NL on Monday, January 4, 2010, Shirley (Eddy) Quigley, age 68 years. Predeceased by her father, Charles Eddy; mother, Julia Eddy (nee Stoyles) and father of children, Lester Vey. Leaving to mourn her husband, Harold Quigley; daughters, Lovie (Brian), Debbie (Clyde); sons, Scott, Duane (Heather); brothers, Stewart (Melvina), LeRoy (Sharron), Randy (Chris); sisters, Elizabeth (Nick), Patricia (Claude); stepchildren, Darrel (Cindy), Wayne (Emilie), Kyla (Rob); twelve grandchildren and many nephews and nieces, other relatives and friends. Donations may be made to a charity of choice in her memory.

ABBOTT, Jean -
Passed away at Brookfield Hospital on Tuesday, January 5, 2010, Mr. Jean Abbott of Musgrave Harbor in her 80th year. Predeceased by her husband, Leo; parents, Isaac and Fannie Abbott; three sons-in-law, Douglas Abbott, Dennis Abbott and Martin Mouland; and brother, Wallace Abbott. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her four daughters, Goldie Hill (Morgan) of Wesleyville, Velma Abbott (Rick) of Aspen Cove, Betty Abbot of Musgrave Harbor and Cheryl Mouland of Foxtrap; one brother, Clarence Abbot of Carmanville; one sister, Rosemarie Flynn of Musgrave Harbor; nine grandchildren, Rodney, Dwight, Roxanne, Ryan, Travis, Shauna, Blair, Patrick and Faron; nine great-grandchildren, Mark, Eva, Douglas, Andrew, Tyler, Kaitlyn, Dawson, Mika and Mia; and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Friday, January 8th from the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbor with Majors Barry and Donna Anstey officiating. Donations in her memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada or to the Canadian 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

HAYWARD, Irene -
Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's on Friday, January 8, 2010, Mrs. Irene Hayward of Musgrave Harbor in her 77th year. Predeceased by her son, Robert; parents, George and Marab Goodyear. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband, Norman; two daughters, Ann-Jeanette Holland (Brian) of Gander and Danita Thomas (Monty) of Gander; brother, Kenneth Thompson (Betty) of Bishop's Falls; two sisters, Florrie Hicks of Botwood and Blanche Downer (Bramwell) of Botwood; one daughter-in-law, Roberta Hayward Pittman (Lloyd) of Gander; six grandchildren, Tim Hayward (Jillian), Ryan Hayward (Alicia), Jonathan Holland, Matthew Thomas, Sue-Ann Manzer (Ryan) and Kristin Holland; and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Monday, January 11th from the Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbor. Interment followed from The Jehovah's Witnesses Cemetery, Musgrave Harbor with Mr. Howard Kean officiating. Donations in her memory may be made to The Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Lumsden. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbor-Wesleyville. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

HOYLES, Hayward -
Passed peacefully away at his residence on Saturday, January 9, 2010, Hayward Hoyles, age 79 years of Pool's Island. Predeceased by his parents, Frederick and Pearl Hoyles; wife, Annie; son-in-law, Charles Humphries; brother, Donald; sister-in-law, Caroline Hoyles. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his son, Fred (Barb) of Pool's Island; daughter, Michelle Humphries of St. John's; brother, Edward Hoyles of Pool's Island; sister, Shirley Hounsell (Caleb) of Pool's Island; grandchildren, Tammy (Gerry), Terri-Lynn (Cory), Natasha, Natalie (Tim), Tyrone (Sarah), Tyler, Travis; great-grandchildren, Chelsea, Marcus, Carly, Hannah, Gage; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at St. James Anglican Church, Pool's Island on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 with Rev. Robin Trevors officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Pool's Island. Donations in his memory can be made to St. James Anglican Church, Pool's Island. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbor.

THORNHILL, William Richard Brett (Searston, NL - 1953 - 2010) -
Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Care Center in Port aux Basques, William Richard Brett Thornhill, aged 56, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Debbie; stepdaughter, Angela (Randy Seaward); grandson, Evan William James (''Little Willie"); parents, Lloyd and Patricia, St. Luke's Home, St. John's; brothers, Jim (Linda) of Gander, George of Enderby, BC; sisters, Karen (Robert Tulk) of Mount Pearl, Betty of Labrador City; in-laws; Ray and Vera Ludlow of Grand Falls-Windsor, Darlene (Ervin McCurdy) of Corner Brook; and thirteen nieces and nephews as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister, Jane. Funeral service was held on January 15, 2010 from St. Ann's. Memorial service on January 17 from Fraser Road United Church in Gander with interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations may be made to the Accelerated Reading Program Belanger Memorial School, Upper Ferry, NL AON 1J0. To sign the family guestbook, or make a memorial donation, visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

GOODYEAR, Hayward -
Passed away on January 18, 2010 at his home in Fort McMurray, AB, Hayward Goodyear, formerly of Carmanville, NL, age 64 years. He leaves to mourn their sad loss, his wife, Bride of Fort McMurray, AB; one daughter, Karen Poirier of North Sydney, NS; four sons, Kenny (Cora) of Fort McMurray, Keith (Lori-Ann) of Edmonton, AB, Jasmine of Fort McMurray, Brandon (Deanna) of Fort McMurray, AB; eight grandchildren; parents, Maxwell (Sr.) and Triffie Goodyear, Gander, NL; one sister, Marilyn Whalen (Kirk) of Fort McMurray, AB; two brothers, Maxwell Jr. (Doreen) of Gander, NL, Ben (Diana) of Oshawa, ON; two nieces, two nephews, one aunt, Jessie Newbury (Neil) of St. John's; one sister-in-law, Theresa Brown; three brothers-in-law, Kevin Bridgeman, Ron Bridgeman and Ed Bridgeman. Also, a large circle of relatives and friends.
He will be remembered and sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

COMBDEN, Jim (September 17, 1942 - January 21, 2010 -
On the table of a quaint Barr'd Islands kitchen lay a bowl of lopscouse, a cup of tea and a lassy bun. After a day of bucking carrots and cutting his initials into splitting tables, Jim heard his mother calling him homeā€¦.
Passed away at home surrounded by those who loved him, James Anderson Combden of Badger's Quay, aged 67 years. An inspirational teacher for 30 years. A devoted Lion for 35 years. An Anglican Lay Minister since the age of 16. An avid golfer. A passionate writer. A political commentator. A lover of nature and Newfoundland books. A doer. A dreamer. A joker and most importantly, a loyal partner to Shirley (nee Stagg) for 37 years. Father to Glen (Peggy) Combden and Vicki (Andrew) Murphy. "Poppy Jim" to Jack and Sam Combden, and Max Murphy. A much adored uncle, brother, son, brother-in-law, cousin, nephew, and friend. A positive force in the lives of many. A colourful character unique to the world. A truly remarkable person all the days of his life. The legend of the Fogo Island Boy shall live on and on. Funeral service took place at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Badger's Quay on Sunday, January 24th, 2010 with Rev. Robin Trevors officiating. Interment followed at The Anglican Cemetery, Badger's Quay. Donations in his memory may be made to the Cancer Centre, Gander. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbor. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

PENNEL, Dorman -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on January 23, 2010, Dorman Pennell, age 94. Predeceased by parents, John and Olivia Pennell, wife, Doris, brothers, Oswald and Maxwell, sister, Neta. Left to mourn with loving memories are his sons, Bruce (Daphne) of Noggin Cove, NL, Barry (Violet) of Fort McMurray, AB, Terry (Marie) of Noggin Cove, NL; brother, Scott (Fanny) of Noggin Cove, NL; grandchildren, Tony, Tina, Wanda, Jason, Christina, Jerry; great-grandchildren, Stephanie, Tiffany, Tyler, Jamie, Brandon, Mikayla, Jenica and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Carmanville. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, January 26th at 2:00 P.M. from the United Church, Carmanville. Interment will follow at the Noggin Cove United Church Cemetery. Donations in Dorman's memory may be made to the United Church Memorial Fund, Carmanville. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander- Carmanville. To sign our online memorial guestbook please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

DYKE, Maryetta -
Passed peacefully away with family by her side at Lakeside Home, Gander, Monday, 25 January, 2010, Maryetta Dyke, aged 79 years. Predeceased by her husband, Wilson Dyke; parents, Hannah and John Dyke; sisters, Anne Gilley and Catherine Brown; brother, Harry Dyke; niece, Jean Noseworthy; nephews, Ivan Dyke and Ivan Ralph. Left to mourn six daughters and two sons, Helena and Les Pike of Gander, Christine and Joe Gale of Ontario, Wilhemina and Wayne Martin of St. Chad's, Shirley and Howie Burke of Ontario, Gail and Roger Turner of Happy Adventure; Ruby and Roger DesJardins of Ontario, Harrison Dyke of Eastport, Dennis Dyke of Ontario; twenty grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Squires Funeral Home, Eastport. Funeral service was held on January 28th at the Anglican Church, Eastport. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery.

WELLS, Jane (Jean) -
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on January 25, 2010, Jane (Jean) Wells, aged 81 years. Predeceased by her parents, Isaac and Minnie Strickland; brother, Fred Strickland; sister, Winnie Hodder and son-in-law, Thomas Jones. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband, Walter; two daughters, Deborah Jones of Ridgeland, Mississippi, Barbara Gigliotti and husband, Clement of Monongahela, Pennsylvania; sister-in-law, Annie Bentz of Hudson, Florida; three grandchildren, Lillian Jones, Nichole Jones, Derek Hague and a circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on Friday, January 29th at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove with Rev. Heather Sandford officiating. Interment followed at The Jubilee United Church Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Jubilee United Church Building Fund. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefunralhomes.ca

HOFFE, Ella -
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 30, 2010 at the Captain William Jackman Memorial Hospital, Labrador City, Ella 'Babe' Hoffe (nee Oake) of Change Islands and Wabush, age 91 years. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Wilfred; her parents, Arthur and Edith Oake; parents-in-law, Alfred John and Emma Hoffe; sister, Nellie Blake (Herbert), son-in-law, Gregory Hynes; sister-in-law, Lizzie Jones (Titus) and niece, Madalene Earle (Harry). Leaving to mourn daughters, Glenys Hynes and Linda Bown; son-in-law, Wallace Bown; grandchildren, Dana (Dave), Dawn, Philip (Vanessa), Peggy (Gerard), Tara (Chris), Heather (James) and Julie (Jean Michel); great-grandchildren, Hunter, Zavyer, Montgomeree, William, Ella, Qintin, Abby and Lulu; brother, Archdeacon Frederick Oake (Lillian); nephews, Roy Jones (Mary), Lloyd Blake (Nadine), David Oake (Denise), Peter Oake, Michael Oake; niece, Marguerite Jones; Tom Eastler (Sue), close family friend; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at St. Margaret's Church, Change Islands on February 5 and 6. Funeral service was held at St. Margaret's Anglican Church, Saturday, February 6, 2010. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Change Islands. Memorial service in Wabush at a later date. Donations in her memory will be gratefully accepted to St. Margaret's Anglican Church, Change Islands or to a charity of one's choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook, please visit www.gordonwoolfreyfuneralhome.com

 

 

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

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