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The Beacon Obituaries
July 2010

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of July 2010

 

GLOVER, Sarah -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, Sarah Glover, age 77. Predeceased by her husband, Roland, infant son, parents, Eli and Annie Oram and sister, Melissa Glover. She leaves to mourn three daughters, Ellen (Andrew Saunders) of Gambo, Rowena (Eddie Fischer) of Gambo, Cassie (Gerald Osmond) of Gambo, Corinne (Cory Granter) of Gambo; two sons, Merick Glover (Marlene) of Gambo, Jeff Glover (Jill) of Gander; twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; three sisters, Beatrice (Henry Granter) of Gambo, Net (Stephen Collins) of Glovertown, Ivy (Gerald Lane) of Gambo; three brothers, David Oram (Janet) of Gambo, Calvin Oram (Nellie) of Gambo, Jordan Oram (Olive) of Gambo and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral services took place at Emmanual United Church, Gambo with Rev. Grant Stuckless presiding. Interment at United Church Cemetery, Gambo. Donations in her memory can be made to the United Church Memorial Fund, Gambo.

KING, Graham -
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, Graham Elijah King of Gander, age 84 years. Predeceased by his wife, Dorothy June and grandson, Bernard Jack Johnson. Leaving to mourn daughters, Fern (Robert) and Holly (Jim); sons, Gary (Jacquie) and Glen (Sharon); grandchildren: Allan, Philip, Kristi, Ryan and Matthew; sister, Olga Tweedle; sister-in-law Rose (Al) Ingleson; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral Service took place Saturday, July 17th at 2:00 P.M. from Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment followed at All Saint's Cemetery. Donations in Graham's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice . To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial online guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca    Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

BLAKE, JOYCE M. -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Health Center on July 18, 2010, Joyce M. Blake, age 75 years. Predeceased by husband, Cecil; parents, Jasper and Maisie Vivian; brothers, Reginald, Roland and Ernest; sisters, Winnie and Delsie. Left with loving memories are brothers, Eliol (Winnie), Lester (Marjorie), Arthur (Yetta), Scott (Shirley); sisters, Clara Hodder, Marjorie (Basil) Gillingham. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rested at Riverside United Church, George's Point with funeral service Wednesday, July 21st at 2:00 P.M. Interment United Cemetery, George's Point. Donations in Joyce's memory may be made to Riverside United Church. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online guestbook please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

JESSIE, Louise Cutler -
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Jessie Louise Cutler of Wareham, age 72. Predeceased by daughter, Irene, son, Raymond, parents, Eliza and Stewart Starkes, brother, Hayward and sister, Yvonne. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband, James Allen Cutler, son, Paul (Malanie) of Thompson, Manitoba; daughters. Gloria Green (Ted) of Centreville and Paula Chiasson (Ray) of Niagara Falls, Ontario; brothers; Jake (Pat), Stephen (Ethel), George, Fred (Marilyn) and Rocky; sisters, Lilly, Mae, Pearl (Wendell McNeill), Edith and Christina (Eugene Collins); grandchildren, Cheater, Justin, Joshua, Cassie, Desiree and Jennifer and great-grandchildren, Monica, Sara, Liam & Gavin and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service took place on Tuesday, July 27th from St. John The Baptist Anglican Church, Wareham with Rev. Betty Harbin officiating. Interment followed from the Anglican cemetery, Wareham. Donations in her memory may be made to St. John The Baptist Anglican Church, Wareham. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GALLAHUE, Bernadette -
Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Regional Health Center, Gander on July 25, 2010, with her family at her side, Bernadette Gallahue, age 87 years. Predeceased by her husband, Alphonsus Gallahue; parents, Martin and Sarah Power; brothers, Mike, Ambrose and Gus; sisters, Lucy, Mary, Anne, Sadie and Dorothy. Left with loving memories are her sons, Gus (Rosalind), Tom (Kathleen) Gallahue; daughters, Vera (Wayne) Stott, Sadie (Glen) Cooper; grandchildren, Sean, Laurie, Christopher and Jayson Gallahue, Jodi (Matthew Brake) and Michele Cooper; great-grandson, Patrick Brake, as well as sister, Theresa Maloney and sister-in-law, Nora Dwyer; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass was held Wednesday July 28th at 2:00 P.M. at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Flowers are accepted or donations in Bernadette's memory may be made to the Roman Catholic Women, 10 Bishop Place, Gander, A1V 1V3. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home. To sign the online guestbook please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

SAMMS, Gary - age 58 Years -
SAMMS (Condon), Blanche - age 54 Years
-
Passed away following a tragic accident on July 25, 2010, Gary and Blanche (Condon) Samms of Gander. Gary was a retired employee of Aliant in Gander and Blanche was employed at Walmart. They leave to mourn with fond and loving memories their sons, Ben and Andrew. Gary also leaves to mourn his parents, Gideon and Deliliah; brothers, Milton (Audrey), Gene (Marja). John (Denise); sisters, Gale (Niall) Butt, Jill (Charles) Noel. Blanche is predeceased by her parents Michael and Theresa Condon. She also leaves to mourn her brothers, Len (Maureen), Larry (Juanita); sisters, Ann (Tom) Making, Maureen King (Frank), Carol (Kev) Mahoney, Brenda (Dave) Hawkins, Mary (Gerry) Ford, Michelle (Des) Fitzgerald; Claudine (Greg) Hagerty; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral Service was held Friday, July 30th at 2:00 P.M. from St. Martins Anglican Cathedral. Donations in their memory may be made to the Ride For Sight - which both were avid riders. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign the memorial online guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

FITZGERALD, MADGE (Pritchett) - (formerly of Gander, NL)
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at the Georgetown Hospital, in her 87th year. Beloved wife of Edmund, loving mother of Peggy (Glenn) Carter and Patricia (Don) Beson, proud nanny of Danielle Carter, Larry Beson (Jill Butt and her son Ethan), Christopher Beson (Joanna Lancaster) and Christine Beson (Charles Sullivan). Survived by her sister, Florie Lannon; brother-in-law, Pat Lannon and sister-in-law, Margaret Pritchett. Predeceased by her siblings, Daphne Lannon, Kitchener, Michael and Dr. Newton Pritchett. Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Rd., north of Maple Ave., Georgetown 905-877-3631 on Friday from 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass was held at Holy Cross Catholic Church (224 Maple Ave., Georgetown) on Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 10:00 am. Cremation has taken place. In memory contributions to the Georgetown Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. To send expressions of sympathy visit www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

LEWIS, Augustus -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on July 27th, 2010, Augustus Lewis, age 83. Predeceased by parents, James and Dulsie Lewis, stepmother, Edna, stepbrother, George, stepsister, Bessie. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Hilda (nee-Porter), son, David (Vicky) of St. John's; brothers, Thomas, Eugene (Mabel) of Baytona; sisters, Jessie (Edgar) Osmond of Birchy Bay, Olive (Samuel) Lewis of Baytona, Ella Viktoriuz of Birchy Bay, Levina McCuen of Baytona, Lorraine (Sidney) Paddick of Grand Falls-Windsor; stepsisters, Grace Pope, Marjorie Hart; grandchildren, Gillian and Christopher Lewis and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held on Saturday, July 31st at 11:00 A.M. from the Fraser Road United Church. Internment followed at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in Gus's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

DILLON, Kay -
Passed peacefully at her home in Gander after a brief illness, Kay Dillon in her 63rd year. Predeceased by her parents, Richard and Mary Coombs and father-in-law, John Dillon. Leaving to mourn her loving husband, Paul, precious son, Chad; brothers Richard (Gloria) and Keith (Diane) Coombs; mother-in-law, Elsie Dillon; brother-in-law, Randy (Rose) Dillon; sister-in-law, Jeanie Dillon as well as several nieces and nephews and a large circle of friends and neighbors. Cremation has taken place. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral Service was held July 28th from St. Martins Anglican Cathedral. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in Kay's memory may be made to the Cerebral Palsy Association of NL,. P.O. Box 23059, Churchill Park Postal Outlet, St. John's, NL, A1B 4R9. Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign the online memorial guestbook please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

 

 

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