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The Beacon Obituaries
July 2015

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

 

BRAGG, Frances (Burry)
January 25, 1942 - July 17, 2015
Greenspond
Sharing the sad news of the passing of a loved and devoted mother, wife, grandmother, sister, and friend. Frances (mom) will always be honoured and remembered for her generosity and kindness towards others. Her gentle and nurturing ways will be forever in the hearts of her family and friends. As a life-long member of the ACW and other community organizations, she gave whole heartedly of her time and commitment. Her spirit will be forever etched in the ACW concerts, socials and her church community. Forever guided under her gentle wings, her husband, Tom, her children, Denise (Paul), Darlene (Dave), Randy (Susan), Bruce (Bonnie), and her eight grandchildren; Nicholas, Nathan, Mark, Alexa, Andrew, Abby, Benjamin, and Mackenzie; her brothers, Saul (Stella), David (Marie), Don (Jean) and sisters, Mellie (Stuart, deceased), Bernice (Reg) and her many extended family and friends. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Greenspond or organization of your choice.

BROCKIE, Laura
Passed away peacefully at the A. M. Guy Memorial Health Care Centre in Buchans on July 9, 2015, Laura Mae Brockie, age 74 years. Predeceased by her parents, Emma and Joseph Boone. Left with loving memories are her son Robert (Kim) of Montreal, Quebec, sisters Ethel and Lorna of Buchans, NL, nephew Keith Tilley (Karen) of Ignace Ontario, and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, Buchans. Funeral will take place Sunday, July 12 at 9:30 A.M. Funeral Liturgy at St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, Buchans. Interment to follow at Buchans Community Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to A. M. Guy Memorial Health Care Centre. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander - Carmanville. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

CAINES, Edna
June 5, 1920 - July 12, 2015
Our darling Mom passed away at the A.M. Guy Memorial Health Care Centre in Buchans on July 12, 2015. Age 95, Edna Caines (nee Ginn) formerly of Comfort Cove, ND Bay. Predeceased by her parents Charles and Joanna Ginn, her husband Newman (1993), son Alec (1976), son Alvin (1997), brother Reuben (2013), sons-in-law Rohan, Bill and Ron. Left to mourn with loving memories are her children; Doreen (Jack), Elma (Edmund), Joan, Myra (Melvin), Louise (Albert), Mac (Mary), Marilla, Gloria, Cynthia (Ryerson), Bonita (Derm), Brian (Kathleen), Denise (David), sister Sandra (Bern), sisters- in- law Theresa and Rennee, 38 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, 23 great great grandchildren and 5 more babies on the way this year. The family wishes to thank the staff at the A. M. Guy Memorial Health Care Centre for their kindness to Mom in the last 20 months, as well as the Medical staff. Rested at Buchans United Church, Buchans. Funeral service was held on July 16th at 2:00 P.M. Interment followed at Buchans Communtiy Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Buchans United Church. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

GREENE, Howard John
January 10, 1923 - July 21st. 2015
Passed away peacefully at the Golden Years Estate on Tuesday, July 21st. 2015 at the age of 92 years young. Predeceased by his loving wife Grace Josephine (Woods) July 1993. Sons: Brian James, July 2008 and Barry Christopher, December 2014. Leaving with strong heartfelt loving memories Daughters: Cavelle Kingston, ON and Ann Marie St. John's, NL Sons: Howard Jr. Gander, NL, Tim (Patricia) Corunna, ON., John (Bev) Gander, NL and Gerard Bancroft, ON. Grandchildren: Sarah, Dylan, Vicki, Ryan and Michael. Great Grandchildren: Lane, Nick, Connor and Molly. Family best friend Linda Quinlan. Many nieces and nephews and Special Niece Loretta (Lo Lo) and a large circle friends. Rested Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church Gander, NL on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015. Interment All Saints Cemetery Gander, NL. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Howard's memory may be made to the Gander SPCA.
Best Dad (Poppy) in the whole wide world. We will miss you dearly. XOX Poppy was a man of integrity who served his family and his community. He was a good man and will be missed by his family, friends and relations and all who knew him.

HALLETT, Mavis
Hallett, Mavis aged 56, passed peacefully away on July 20, 2015. She will be forever loved and missed by those lives she touched. She leaves with fond memories her parents, Harry and Frances Hallett, daughters Lorie Cooke (Robert) and Tracy Coles (Dennis), son Matthew Mallette, grandchildren Victoria, Hailey, CJ, Sasha and Amelia; sisters Cora (Doug), Michelle (Bill) and Aundrea, brothers Jack (Doris) and Baden (Connie). She leaves Zoey her four legged companion as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Special thank you to the Doctors, Nurses, Staff and Volunteers of the Cancer Care Team in Gander and the Leonard A. Miller Centre Palliative Care Unit in St. John's. A memorial service for the immediate family to follow. In lieu of flowers a memorial donation may be made to the SPCA. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook please visit www.carnells.com

HARRIS, Donald
Passed away peacefully at the James Paton Memorial Health Centre, Gander on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015, Donald Harris, age 76. Predeceased by his mother Mary, father Albert, and brother Scott. Left to mourn with loving memories are his spouse Mary Elizabeth Harris (Betty); his sons Tony (Kathy) of Rockwood, ON, Scott (Angela), Doug (Bonnie), and Bernie of Gander; his brothers Ed (Beatrice) of Glenwood, Alec (Francis) of Gander, and Lloyd (Etty) of Ontario; his sisters Maxine (Charlie) Stuart of Glenwood, Marina Dubelt of Ottawa, ON, and Linda Hillier of Gander; grandchildren Donald, Michael, Rebecca, Adam, Samantha, Daniel, Jenny, Ashley, Megan, Jaimee, and Bernie; great-grandchildren Dylan, Aiden, Noah, Georgia, Emily, Liam, Teegan, and Charlie; many nieces, nephews, and a large circle of friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. A private family service was held following visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations in Donald's memory may be made to the Gander Cancer Clinic in the form of gas cards. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

HOYLES, Eric
Passed away on July 24, 2015 Eric Hoyles at the age of 67. Predeceased by his parents Effie and Allison Hoyles. Leaving to mourn his wife Edythe Parsons, sons Jason and Jody; brothers Wilson, Terry (Pauline) and sister Christine. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Cancer Clinic at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander.

SHEPPARD, Frances
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on July 17, 2015, Frances Sheppard age 82 years of Pool's Island. Predeceased by parents; Kenneth and Louisa Mullett, brothers; Jack, Clyde and Dave, sister; Gertie and grandson; Brandon. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband; Eric Clarence Sheppard, sons; Albert (Sheila) of Pool's Island, Clyde (Tina) of Halifax, Robert (Claudette) of Greenspond, David (Gayle) of Gander and Barry (Annette) of Halifax, daughters; Bessie (Barry) of Garnish and Marie (Harvey) of Arnold's Cove, grandchildren; Mark (Tanya), Tammy (Perry), April (Justin), Justin, Gregory, Crystal (Dean), Timothy (Victoria), Lynette (Mike), Joshua (Danielle), Chelsea, Jessica (Dave) and Emma, great grandchildren; Toni, Emily, Grace, Sophia, Lily, Thomas and Grace and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on July 19, 2015 at St. James Anglican Church, Pool's Island with Rev. Tim Graham officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican cemetery, Pool's Island. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

STURGE, Olive
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Olive Sturge age 88 years of Pound Cove. Predeceased by her husband Kenneth; parents Sandy and Gladys Wilkins; sister Marjorie and brother Samuel. Left with fond and loving memories are her sons Gerald (Virginia) of Mt. Pearl and Rick (Cristal) of Ft. McMurray, AB; daughters Marie (Leslie Hann) of Badger's Quay, Ruby (Mike Hussey) of Portugal Cove, Sheila (Clyde Hann) of Iqaluit and Rose (Boyd Vincent) of Valleyfield; brother Nat Wilkins of St. John's; sister Susie Stockley of Wesleyville; 16 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Pound Cove on Saturday, July 25, 2015 with Rev. Cindy Graham officiating. Interment followed at The Anglican Cemetery, Pound Cove. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove. As an expression of sympathy donations in Olive's memory may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church, Pound Cove. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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