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The Beacon Obituaries
January 2015

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

 

BURRY, Edward M.
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital Gander, in the early morning on January 02, 2015 Edward M Burry, age 83 years. Predeceased by parents Edward and Lucy Burry, brothers, Claude, Llewellyn, Fred and Ambrose, sisters, Phoebe, Ella and Leah. Left with loving memories are his wife, Marina, Brother Albert (Louise), brothers-in-law Don Freake, John Porter, Alec (Phyllis) Porter, Marshall (Doris) Porter, Hubert ( Pansy) Porter, sisters-in-law Mary Burry, Hilda Lewis, Margaret (Harold) Manuel. Rested at St. George's Anglican Church Boyd's Cove. Funeral service was held on Sunday, January 04, 2015. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Boyd's Cove. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Edward's memory may be made to St. George's Anglican Cemetery Fund. Arrangements entrusted through Gordon Woolfrey's Funeral Home, Lewisporte.

BURRY, Michael Andrew
February 6, 1992 - January 18, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our loved one Michael Andrew Burry age 22 years of Pool's Island on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Grande Prairie, AB. Andrew is predeceased by his grandmother Dorothy Granter. He leaves to mourn with cherished and loving memories his parents Shawn and Connie (Janes) Burry; his girlfriend Courtney Dickson of Valleyview, AB, brother Scott (Erica) of Newtown; sister Charlene (Corey) of Gambo; grandparents Ernest and Mary Janes of Badger's Quay; niece Tierra; nephews Gavin and Blake; aunts and uncles Wade Granter (Lana) of Valleyfield, Brendan Granter (Crystal) of Cold Lake, AB, Lorrieann Street (Terry) of Paradise, Angela Burry (Greg) of CBS, Ernie Janes (Janice) of Badger's Quay and Sharon Janes (Floyd) of Wesleyville; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Badger's Quay on Sunday, January 25, 2015 with Rev. Brian Hannon officiating. Interment followed at Memorial United Church Cemetery, Valleyfield. As an expression of sympathy donations in Andrew's memory may be made to The Burry Family. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca
"His song has ended but the melody lingers on"

COWARD, Joshua
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one on January 8, 2015 at Glenbrook Lodge, St. John's, JOSHUA COWARD age 100 years of Greenspond, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by his wives; Ellen (1993) and Ann (2000), sister; Emily Butt (2006) and daughter-in-law; Audrey (Briffett) Coward (2010). Left with fond memories of a wonderful father and great card player are his children; Florence Young (Erle) of Toronto, Daphne Duffy (Roy) of Dartmouth, Bill (Donna) of Dartmouth, Art (Alice) of Fall River, Martin (Karen) of Winnipeg, Stella Brown (Wayne) of St. John's and Yvonne Walsh (Mike) of St. John's. Also left with great memories of Poppy are 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Funeral service took place on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove with Lieutenants Anne and Randy Holden officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith cemetery, Shambler's Cove. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to The Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge, St. John's. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/ Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

DYKE, Cyril
It is with great sadness that we announce the tragic passing of our loved one on January 7, 2015, CYRIL FREDERICK DYKE age 63 years of Wesleyville. Predeceased by his parents; Samuel and Elsie Dyke, father-in-law; Andrew Hann and mother-in-law; Sadie Hann. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife; Ruby, brothers; Frank (Debbie), Samuel Jr. (Judy), Harry (Gloria), Perry (Joy) and Edward all of Pool's Island, sister; Audrey Spurrell (Leo) of St. John's and a large circle of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Monday, January 12, 2015 at the Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville with Rev. Brian Hannon officiating. Interment followed at the United Church cemetery, Wesleyville. Donations in his memory may be made to The War Amps - NL, P.O. Box 16000, Station A, St. John's, NL, A1B 4L2. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GILLINGHAM, Zena Grace
Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes, Gander on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, Zena Grace Gillingham, age 92. Predeceased by her loving husband Raymond, parents Patience and Fred Hicks, sister Rosabelle Macdonald, brothers Bert and Eugene and son in-law Roy Oake. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are son Calvin, Noggin Cove and daughter Betty Oake, Mount Pearl, nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Service took place on Saturday January 24 from Carmanville United Church. Interment at Noggin Cove, Cementary.

GOODYEAR, Samuel
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at Central Regional Health Care Centre, Grand Falls - Windsor on Thursday, January 22, 2015 Samuel Ebert Edgar Goodyear age 73 years of Lumsden. Predeceased by his parents Walter and Flossie Goodyear; nephew Dwayne Goodyear and brother-in-law Edgar Whalen. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Elizabeth; daughters Sonya (David Conway) of Lewisporte and Shelley (Shawn Fifield) of Pilley's Island; brother Walter Goodyear (Linda) of Lumsden; sister Millie Whalen of Lumsden; grandchildren Ethan Conway, Carter Conway, Bentley Fifield and Bailey Fifield; brothers-in-law Eric Earle (Shirley) of Corner Brook, Clarence Earle (Sandra) of Pasadena and James Earle (Mary) of Corner Brook; sisters-in-law Valetta Smith (James) of Pynn's Brook and Judy McCarthy of Corner Brook; several nieces, nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at Wesley United Church, Lumsden on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 with Rev. Lorne Bungay officiating. Inurnment to follow at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GREEN, Ammon
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on Saturday, January 3, 2015 Ammon Green age 92 years of Pound Cove. Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Mary Green; step-mother Maisie Green; wife Adelphia; sister Jane Fifield; brothers-in-law Winston Blackmore, Wilfred Kean and Jim Fifield. Left with fond and loving memories are his daughter Gloria Smith (Robert) of St. John's; sons Clifford (Jeannine) of Pound Cove, Baxter (Florence) of Newtown, Lorne (Janet) of St. John's, Gerald (Betty) of Gander, Cyril (Shelly) of Pound Cove, Perry (Tammy) of Gander and Dean of Wesleyville; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brother Kevin Green (Evelyn) of Templeman; sisters Amelia Blackmore of Newtown, Isabel Carter (Cyril) of Florenceville, NB. and Pearl Kean of Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Pound Cove on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 with Rev. Cindy Graham officiating. Interment followed at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Pound Cove. As an expression of sympathy donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church, Pound Cove. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

HEAD, Verna
Passed away peacefully at Lakeside Homes, Gander on Sunday, January 25th, 2015, Verna Elizabeth Head, Age 88. Left to mourn with loving memories are her husband Kenneth Head, daughters Joan (Gerald Butt) of Lower Sackville, NS; Mary of Gander, Lola (Andre Gushue) of Gander, grandchildren Christina Butt (Robert Stewart), James Butt (Dawn Butt), Joshua Gushue, Jarrod Gushue, great-grandchildren Nolan Butt, Michelle Stewart and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held on Friday, January 30th at 2:00 P.M. from Fraser Road United Church. Interment followed at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in Verna's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

MANOCHA, Mohinder Singh
Born In: Naushera, India
Born: June 29th, 1932
Passed in: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: January 24th, 2015
MANOCHA, Mohinder Kaur Singh
June 29, 1932 - January 24, 2015

In loving memory of Mohinder K. Singh Manocha, who passed away peacefully in the presence of family following recent illness. She is survived by her 5 children (Jug, Bal, Gurpreet, Joty, and Paul), their spouses, and 12 grandchildren. Remembered for her love for family and friends and sense of humour. She touched many lives through her teaching and nursing work in Gambo and St. John's, and later retired in Vancouver. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend, who will be missed by many. Funeral services on January 31 in Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the ASK Friendship Centre.

PEARCEY, Jean
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on January 12th 2015 Jean V. Pearcey age 93 years. Predeceased by husband William 2001, Sons David 2000 and Derek 2011. Left with loving memories are sons Donald and wife Edna of Ottawa, Daniel and partner Sheila of Gander, sister Mary Healy of Gander, grandchildren, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral Mass, Thursday January 15th at 11:00 A.M. P.M. at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Jean's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

SEXTON, Dr. Patrick Hugh
Peacefully with his family at his side, on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Marguerite Sexton (née Dwyer) and the late Pauline Decker. Loving father of Daniel Sexton (Karen Anne), Jennifer Sexton, Robert Sexton (Norine), Michael Sexton (Tulee). Loving father to step children Serena McKenna (Ted) and Chad McKenna (Joanne). Sadly missed by 11 grandchildren, 11 siblings, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents (Greg and Mary), two brothers (Leo and Greg), and a granddaughter (Clara). A practicing family doctor since 1971 in Newfoundland and Ontario, Pat was an avid music lover, bodhran player, golfer, outdoorsman, photographer, seafood cook, tea bun baker and so much more. Pat's family would like to express their gratitude to his physician, Dr. John Beamish, and all the wonderful staff of the PRHC Palliative Care Unit. The family will receive friends at COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at ST. ANNE'S CHURCH, 859 Barnardo Avenue, on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. In honour of Dr. Sexton, donations may be made to Parkinson's Society Peterborough Chapter. Online condolences may be made at www.comstockfuneralhome.com

SINNOTT, Michael
Passed away peacefully at the James Paton Memorial Health Centre, Gander on Friday, January 9th, 2015, Jean Sinnott, age 79. Predeceased by her husband Michael Sinnott, brothers Gordon Hann and Lloyd Hann. Left to mourn with loving memories are her sons Robert (Sherry) of Nova Scotia, Raymond (Sheri) of Ottawa, daughters Margaret (Greg) of Hamilton, Glenda (Jim John), Sheila, Lisa (Barry) all of Glenwood, brothers Dave (Marilyn), Hayward (Lucie), Harold (Ruby) all of Port Blandford, grandchildren Steven, Kathy, Michael, Robert, Jake, Michal, great-grandchildren Makai, Tyson, Zack, sister-in-law Monnie and a large circle of relatives and friends. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service was held on Monday, January 12th at 10:00 A.M. from St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Glenwood. Interment will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca
"She will forever be in our Hearts and her strength will always be apart of Us".

STUCKLESS, John
Passed peacefully away at the James Peyton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on January 25, 2015, John Stuckless, at the age of 89. John, originally from Norris Arm South, was a long-time resident of Gander, retired from Allied Aviation. John is predeceased by wife, Audrey; brothers Rickie, Norman, sisters Stella, Maude, Margaret and Violet. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Judy (Rein), Ruth (Leigh), Madeline (Bert), and their families; brothers Don, Fred and Terry; grandchildren Christopher, Marc, Jade, Taylor, Connie, Charlene; great grandchildren, Matthew, Jamie, Riley, Tyler, Grady and Gabe; and numerous other family and friends. Visitation will begin at Stacey's Funeral Home, on Tuesday, January 27th, 7pm - 9pm, Wednesday, January 28th; 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm. Funeral services will take place January 29, 2pm, The Salvation Army, Gander, NL. In Lieu of flowers Memorial donations may be made to the The Salvation Army or a charity of one's choice. Condolences, words of comfort, and memories of John may be shared with the family www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

TUFF, Margaret Effie
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Sunday, January 4th 2015 in her 95th year. Predeceased by her parents Wesley Brown and Annie Way, husband Frederick, daughter Gertrude and grandson Glenn Hancock. Left with loving memories are her daughters Annie (Jacob) Hunt of Centreville, Janice (Keith) Baker of Mississauga, son Wilfred (Diane) Tuff of Gander, half brother Winston Brown and half sister Patsy, grandchildren Sandra Hopkie (John) of Lower Sackville, Lisa Hunt (Tony) of Pickering, ON., Gary Tuff of Mount Pearl, Kevin Tuff (Erika) of Houston, Perry Hancock (Monique) of Toronto, Jeffery Hunt (Sandra) of Pickering, ON., Tracy Hancock of Bowmanville, 10 great grandchildren. Also a large circle of family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral Service was held Friday January 9th 2:30 P.M. at St. Martins Anglican Cathedral , Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Margaret's memory may be made to a charity of ones choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home Gander. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WHITE, Levi
Passed peacefully away at his residence on Friday, January 2, 2015 Levi Daniel White age 88 years of Valleyfield. Predeceased by his parents Lucy and Cecil White; wife Pearl; sister Leah Kean; and brother Woodrow. Left with fond and loving memories are her sons Cecil (Paula) of Valleyfield, Claude (Verna) of Stirling, AB. and Scott (Shirley) of Blackfalds, AB.; daughters Emma (Peter) of Hare Bay and Sadie (Reg) of Huntsville, ON.; 15 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brother Hubert (Eliza) of Valleyfield; sisters Annie Sturge (Abe) of Valleyfield and Martha Sheppard (Jim) of Valleyfield; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at The Pentecostal Church, Valleyfield on Monday, January 5, 2015 with Pastor William Burton officiating. Interment followed at The Pentecostal Cemetery, Valleyfield. As an expression of sympathy donations in his memory may be made to The Pentecostal Church, Valleyfield. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

 

 

Page Contributed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday February 27, 2015)

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