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The Beacon Obituaries
July 2005

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of July 2005

 

STOCKLEY, Adolphus -
Passed peacefully away on July 3, 2005 at Brookfield Hospital, Adolphus Stockley of Wesleyville, age 73 years. Predeceased by his parents, Emma and Norman Stockley. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Susie; sons, William (Asseneth) of Lumsden, Norman (Shirley) of Valleyfield, Neil of Wesleyville; daughters, Zelda Hann (John) of Wesleyville, Wavey Hillier (Gordon) of Wesleyville; brothers, Peter (Lorraine) of Wesleyville; Edward (Janave) of Wesleyville; sister, Bernice Sturge (Robert) of Pound Cove; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on July 5, 2005 at Jubilee United Church , Wesleyville, with Rev. Heather Sandford officiating. Interment followed at the United Cemetery, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour-Pound Cove.

ARBOUR, Paul -
Passed away suddenly at home (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario ) on Tuesday, July 5, 2005 at the age of 67. Beloved husband of Kay (nee Thistle). Son of the late Douglas and Floris Arbour. Dear brother of Joan Fazi (Frank) and Brian (Ann). Brother-in-law of Billie Thistle (Lucie), Wallace Thistle (Jo-Anne), Shirley Jenkins (Ed), Joyce Downing (John), Diane Keating (Bernard) and Gordon Thistle (Barb). Lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Paul retired from St. Mary's Paper (Abitbi) after 38 years of service and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 25. Friends called at the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (492 Wellington E. Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario 705-759-2522) on Friday, July 8th from 6-9 pm. Funeral service was from the chapel on Saturday, July 9th at 10 a.m. Rev. Bruce McLeish officiated. Interment Greenwood Cemetery . Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Society, Willowgrove United Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. www.arthurfuneralhome.com

EVELEIGH, Alvin Morley -
Passed away suddenly while doing what he loved at Sunshine Pool on the Gander River on July 7th 2005 , Alvin Eveleigh , age 56. Mr. Eveleigh is pre-deceased by father, Victor; brothers Melvin, Lyndo, and sister, Vivian. Left with fond and loving memories is wife Alice; son, Terry and Wanda-Lee of Rigolet, Lab.; mother, Kathleen; brothers, Oswald and Gen of Grand Falls, NL; Gilmore and Rowena of Davidsville, NL; grandchildren, Brandon, Jayden as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was held from the Anglican Church in Davidsville, Sunday, July 10th at 2pm. Interment Davidsville Anglican Cemetery . Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home Ltd. Gander. To sign the online guest book go to: www.staceysfuneralhome.com

O'RIELLY, Leo Patrick -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton memorial Hospital on July 8th 2005, Leo Patrick O'Rielly, age 86 yrs. Predeceased by brothers, Thomas, Gregory and John; sisters, Katherine Whalen and Margaret Ryan. Leaving to mourn his wife of 50 years, Mary May, (nee Mackey); brother, William (Mary); sister, Helen Hogan; sisters-in-law, Agnes Mackey, Nellie Mackey and Rita O'Rielly, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass was held on July 11th from St. Joseph 's Parish in Gander. Interment All Saints's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Gander. Donations in his memory may be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign the online guest book please go to: www.staceysfuneralhome.com

ADAMS, Lewis -
Passed away suddenly at the Health Sciences Complex on July 13th, 2005, Lewis Adams, age 79 years. Predeceased by son, Donald Adams (2000). Left with loving memories are wife, Abbie; daughter, Carolyn ( Wayne ) Chaulk of Charlottetown, NL; daughter-in-law, Janet of Gander, sister, Viola Grandy of Halifax; grandchildren, Michael, Marcus, Stephen Adams and Zak and Lucas (Chaulk); dear friends, Max and Elsie Thornhill. Funeral Service was held on July 16th at Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to Fraser Road United Church or Newfoundland and Labrador Cancer Treatment Research Foundation. Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander . Please visit www.staceysfuneralhomecom to sign the online guest book.

BOYDE Allan -
Passed peacefully away at the Caribou Veteran's Pavilion, St. John's on July 13th, 2005, Allan Boyde, age 89 Years. Predeceased by wife, Ida (2002). Left with loving memories are son, William (Gloria) of St. John's; sisters, Daphne Dalley of Twillingate, Ruby Murphy and Ada Spencer of ON; grandchildren, Ginette (Brian) Ricketts of Gander and Jeffery Boyde of St. John's; great-granddaughter, Brianna Ricketts and a large number of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Allan served in the Royal Navy during WWII. He enlisted in Twillingate in July, 1940 with the 10th contingent and joined H.M.S. Ganges for training at Shotley Ipswich. He completed thirty crossings of the Atlantic, patrolled the Denmark Straits, the Mediterranean, and two Russian convoys. He qualified for Petty Officer, leading torpedo operator. After six years of dedicated services he arrived home on the Queen Elizabeth, and was discharged March 24th, 1946. In 1949 he was transferred to Gander with Canada Customs, and worked with them for 35 years. He will be remembered for repairing many watches and clocks as a part time watchmaker. Allan enjoyed hunting and fishing on the Gander River. Most of all he loved his wife, his family, grandchildren and great-granddaughter, Brianna. Funeral Service was held, Saturday, July 16th at 10:00 A.M. from Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhomecom to sign our online guest book.

QUINLAN, Hubert (1942-2005) -
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Hubert (Burt) Quinlan on Monday, July 18, 2005, surrounded by family at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander. He was predeceased by his parents, Wesley and Myrtle Quinlan of Birchy Bay, sister, Wavie and brother-in-law, Curtis Mouland. Left with loving memories are his sons, Cameron, Corwin (Jennifer), and his daughter, Coralee (Randall); brothers, Claude (Verbena), Garland (Pat), Woodrow (Gwen), Vanzel (Kim), Seymour (Evelyn), Randy (Kelly), Shawn, Bonn (Joanne) Donn (Sherrie); sisters, Olive Mouland, Betty White (Arthur), Bertha Handcock (Kirby) and Esther Burton (Eric); grandchildren, Danika and Nicholas; and many other extended family and friends. Funeral services and interment took place at the Apostolic Faith Church , Birchy Bay on July 21, 2005. Funeral arrangements by Gordon Woolfrey Funeral Home, Lewisporte. Donations in his memory may be made to the Gander and Area SPCA.

GREENING, Connie -
Passed peacefully into eternal rest at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on July 20th 2005 , Connie Greening (nee James) aged 62 years. Predeceased by father, Jack James - 1990, brother David - 2001. Left to mourn with fond and special memories are her long time loving companion, Ron Jones; daughter, Heather McGrath of Moncton, son, Ken (Heather) of St. John, N.B.; mother, Elizabeth James of Gander, brothers, Bud (Bernice) of Gander, Don (Joy) of Dartmouth, N.S.; sister-in-law, Phyllis James of St. John's; seven grandchildren; special family, Shannon, Stephen, David and families; nieces and nephews. Also a large circle of other family members and friends. Resting at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander . Funeral Service was held Saturday, July 23rd, 2005 at 2 P.M. from St. Martins Anglican Cathedral, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander . Please visit www.staceysfuneralhomecom to sign our on-line guest book.

EASTON, Ivy -
Passed peacefully away on July 26, 2005 at the Harbour Lodge in Carbonear, Ivy Easton, aged 89 years. Predeceased by her husband, Walter, grandchildren, Zeta and Ricky, great-grandchild, Danielle, and brothers, Lemuel Vincent and Douglas Vincent. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children, Edison (Glenda) of Noggin Cove, NL, Verna (Bertram Swain) of Carbonear, NL, Howard (Leoness) of Chamberlains, NL and Phyllis (Surrey Hulan) of Manuels, NL; sisters, Hilda Kinden of Stephenville, NL and Netta Saunders of Gander, NL; sisters, Hilda Kinden of Stephenville, NL, and Netta Saunders of Gander, NL; grandchildren, Tony, Larry (Diane), Barbara (Wallace), Sharon (David), Kirk (Regina), Paula (Ken), Dennis (Amelia), Lisa (Doug), Stacey, Perry (Gladys) and Deanna (Fred); 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral service was held on July 29, 2005 at Emmanuel United Church, Carmanville. Interment followed at the United Cemetery in Noggin Cove. Donations in Mrs. Easton's memory can be made to a charity of one's choice or to Emmanuel United Church, Carmanville. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Carmanville/Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest book.

 

 

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

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