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The Beacon Obituaries
June 2010

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of June 2010

 

AYLWARD, Catherine -
Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes, Gander, on June 4th, 2010, Catherine Aylward, age 95. Predeceased by her husband Anthony, brothers Walter, William, Felix, sister, Dorothy. Left to mourn with warm and loving memories are her son, Matthew (Ellen) of Mount Pearl, daughter, Marie (Jim) Badcock of Gander; grandchildren, Jeff, Sherrie, John Badcock, Brian, Julie, Bradley, Darrell Alyward; great-grandchildren, Brodie, Aidan, Liam, Ryan, Parker and a number of nephews, nieces and friends. Special friends, Madeline Bishop and Mary Quinton. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral Mass took place from St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Gander followed by interment at All Saints Cemetery. As expression of sympathy donations may be made in Catherine's memory to the Wheel Chair Accessible Bus Fund, Lakeside Homes. Arrangements entrusted though Stacey's Funeral Home. To sign our online memorial guestbook please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WALL, Gregory Patrick (Pat) (October 14th 1940 to June 4th, 2010) -
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Pat Wall of Appleton on June 4th, 2010 at Lakeside Homes in Gander, age 69 years. Predeceased by his parents, Gregory and Mary Wall. Left to mourn with loving memories, sister, Margaret Carew (Thomas) of Cape Broyle; brother, Thomas Wall (Barbara) of Aquaforte; nephew, Paul Carew (Michelle, deceased); children, Kassie, Joshua, Brittany and Madison of Nova Scotia; nephew, Michael Carew of Cape Broyle; nephew, Damien Carew (Michelle); children, Anthony, Kristen, Cole, Gregory of Nova Scotia; niece, Danielle Wall; daughter, Samantha of St. John's. Also leaving to mourn special cousin, Dave Morrissey and his wife Phyllis of Appleton and many other relatives and friends. Rested at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Glenwood on Saturday and Sunday, June 5th and 6th. Funeral Mass was held from the Roman Catholic Church, Glenwood. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

GILBERT, Emma Josephine -
Passed peacefully away at her home on June 4th, 2010, age 99 years and 8 months. Predeceased by her husband, Arminius (1992) and son, Lloyd (2009). Left to mourn with fond and loving memories two daughters, Mona MacDonald (Walter) and Patricia Hughes (Nathaniel); seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Rested at Pritchett's Funeral Home in Gambo. Funeral services was held Sunday, June 6th at 2pm at St Georges Anglican Church, Gambo. To leave condolences for the family, please visit our website at www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

CHAULK, Shirley Elizabeth (nee Pygas) -
Passed peacefully away on Saturday, June 5, 2010 at Lakeside Homes, Gander in the presence of her loving husband, Eric of 64 years, Shirley Elizabeth Chaulk (nee Pygas) age 83 years. Predeceased by her parents, William and May Pygas; brothers, Joseph and Bernard Pygas; sister, Joan Forsey. Leaving to mourn with warm and loving memories are her husband, Eric; sons, Eric (Violet) Chaulk of Lewisporte, NL, David (Wavey) Chaulk of Dover NL; daughters, Elizabeth (Charles) Granter of St. Johns NL, Beverley (Bruce) Adam of Wabush NL; grandchildren, Roxanne Goodyear, Eric Granter, Chris Chaulk, Mike Adam, Erica Chaulk, Stephen Adam, Sarah Templeman, Jonathan Chaulk; great-grandchildren, Emily and Jonah Goodyear and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander and Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake. Funeral service was held from The Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake. As an expression of sympathy donations in Shirley's memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

CHAFFEY, Eric Roy -
Passed away suddenly at his residence in Calgary, Alberta on Sunday, June 6, 2010, Eric Roy Chaffey, age 50, formerly of Gander, Newfoundland. Predeceased by his father, Harold. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, children, Taylor (Blossom) and Jenny of Edmonton; partner, Darren of Calgary; mother, Sadie of Gander; sisters, Cathy (Dave) Mercer of Gander, Daphne (Tom) Rafuse of Gander, Grace (Chris) Bryant of Carbonear; brother, Bruce (Mary) Chaffey of Gander; nieces, Lori (Ryan) Anstey, Kayla Bryant, Chelsea Mercer; nephews, Justin (Heather Jean) Rafuse, Craig (Natalia) Bryant, Adam Mercer and great-niece, Reagan Anstey. At Eric's request, cremation has taken place. Funeral service took place on June 11th in Calgary, Alberta. Donations can be made in Eric's name to a charity of your choice.

HEFFERTON, Jean -
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on Sunday, June 6, 2010, Jean B. Hefferton, age 92 years of Newtown. Predeceased by her parents, Jesse and Beatrice Hall; husband, Joseph; daughter, Bernice; son, John (Jack); son-in-law, Fred Davis; sister, Olive Hall; brothers, Mac, Baxter, Cyril and Woodrow Hall. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Walter (Gertrude) of Templeman, Mac (Phyllis) of Newtown, Conrad (Cecelia) of Newtown and Selwyn of Dover; daughters, Joan Davis of Labrador City and Audrey Perry (Percy) of Newtown; daughter-in-law, Darlene Hefferton of Winnipeg, Manitoba; brother, Harry Hall (Carrie) of Toronto; sister, Megan Seymour of Eastport; twelve grandchildren, Suzanne, Deedee, Alan, Amberly, Marc, Michael, Brad, Kelly, Brent, Lynn Anne, Jessica, John; two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Luke's Anglican Church, Newtown on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 with Rev. Shaun O'Connor officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Newtown. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Luke's Anglican Cemetery Fund, Newtown. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbor. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

KEAN, Christine -
It is with great sadness that the family of Christine Kean, age 58 years of Wesleyville, announce her passing on Monday, June 7, 2010 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander. Predeceased by her father, Wallace Abbott; father-in-law, James Kean. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband, Lloyd; sons, James (Michelle) of Slave Lake, AB and Jeffrey (Stacey) of Prince George, BC; daughters, Jillian Kean (Andrew) of St. John's and Joleen Kean of St. John's; mother, Wilhelmina Abbott of Musgrave Harbor; mother-in-law, Olive Kean of Wesleyville; brothers, Brian Abbott (Lois) of Musgrave Harbour and Clyde Abbott (Amy) of Musgrave Harbor; sister, Lynn Underhay (Christopher) of Seal Cove; brother-in-law, Munden Kean of Wesleyville; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville on June 10th with Rev. Heather Sandford officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbor. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

PARROTT - Stephen James -
Passed peacefully away the Health Science Center on June 8, 2010, Stephen James Parrott, age 56 Years. Predeceased by parents, Samuel and Mary Parrott; brothers, Robert and Melvin; sisters, Daisy Sheppard and Kathleen Milley. Left with loving memories are his brothers, Calvin (Jean) of Gander, Wilfred (Gertie) of Gander, David (Theresa) Churchill Falls, Gary (Lisa) of Gander, Gerald (Oleen) of Trail, BC, Walter (Sylvia) of Durham, ON., Albert (Kim) of Gander, William (Tammy) of Shearwater, NS., Wayne of Gander; sisters, Linda (Neil) Parsons of Gander, Barbara (George) Crewe of Gander, Annie of Grand Falls, Heather (Donald) Burchill of Gander, brothers-in-law, Bruce Sheppard and Mac Milley; sister -in-law, Ann Parrott. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander Funeral Service, Saturday, June 12th from Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery. Flowers are accepted or donations in Stephen's memory may be made to The Children Wish Foundation of Canada NL Chapter , P.O. Box 13791, St. John's, NL, A1B 4G3. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our memorial on-line guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

COWARD, Arthur -
Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes, Gander on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, Arthur Coward, age 84 years of Greenspond. Predeceased by his wife, Marjorie; parents, Darius and Charlotte Coward; sister, Annie; brothers-in-law, George Blackwood and Chesley Woolridge. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sons, George (Doreen) of Greenspond and Jim (Linda) of Greenspond; sister, Mary Woolridge of Botwood; grandchildren, Michelle (Sterling), Jeanette (Darryl), Rodney (Margaret), Ronnie (Carla), Roger (Tracy) and Tammy (David); nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at the United Church, Greenspond on Saturday, June 12th with Rev. Heather Sanford officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Greenspond. Donations in his memory may be made to Lakeside Homes, Gander or the Alzheimer's Society. A special thank you to the nurses, doctors and staff of the Hugh Twomy Health Centre, Botwood and Lakeside Homes, Gander. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbor. To send message of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

SHEPPARD, Albert -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Health Center on June 10, 2010, Albert Sheppard, age 77 years. Predeceased by parents, Philip and Hazel Sheppard, brother, Garland and sister-in-law, Daisy Sheppard. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife, Sylvia; sons, Derek of Gander, Philip (Marjorie) of Fort McMurray AB., Kevin (Gloria) of Hare Bay, daughter, Karen (David) Fulton of Lynn Haven, Fl; brother, Bruce of Gander; sister, Gloria of Gander; grandchildren, Angela, Dale, Vanessa, Andrew, Nicole, Jennifer, Michael; great-grandchildren, Skyesha, Zander, Nakosha, Kayden. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held Sunday, June 13th at 2:00 P.M. from St. Martins Anglican Cathedral, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Donations in Albert's memory may be made to St. Martins Anglican Cathedral Memorial Fund, 132 Airport Blvd, Gander, NL, A1V 2E7. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our memorial online guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

FIFIELD, Beulah -
Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Senior Citizens Home, Clarke's Beach on Friday, June 11, 2010, Beulah Fifield, age 86 years of Wesleyville. Predeceased by her husband, Samuel. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories her son, Isaac (Marie) of Spaniard's Bay; daughters, Louise (Wilbur Janes) of Clarenville, Yvonne (Patrick Snow) of Mount Pearl and Olga (Allan Stacey) of Shoal Harbour; sisters-in-law, Alma Kelloway and Loretta Kelloway, both of St. John's; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at the Salvation Army Citadel, New-Wes-Valley on Sunday, June 13th with Captains Sheldon and Ashley Bungay officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Wesleyville. Donations in her memory can be made to the Pentecostal Senior Citizens Home, Clarke's Beach. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour.

PORTER, Stella -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on June 12, 2010, Stella Porter, age 82. Predeceased by husbands, Lloyd Squires (1953), Walter Porter (2009); son, Scott (1991); brother, Reginald Gillingham; stepsisters, Eva Coffin, Gladys Purchase. Left to mourn with warm and loving memories are her sons, Eric Squires (Dianne) of Victoria Cove, Walter Squires (Shirley) of Victoria Cove, Owen Porter (Roberta) of Mount Pearl; daughters, Pearl Leyte (Harry) of Victoria Cove, Faith (Carl White) of Victoria, B.C.; sister, Marion Pitcher of Grand Falls-Windsor; 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Wing's Point. Funeral service took place on Monday, June 14th at 2:30 P.M. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Rodger's Cove. Donations in Stella's memory may be made to the Anglican Church Building Fund (Pavement), Wing's Point. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

STURGE, Herbert -
Passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family, Herbert Sturge, on Monday, June 14, 2010, age 73, at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay. Predeceased by his parents, Herbert and Bessie Sturge; daughter, Paula; brothers, Maxwell and Ralph; and sister, Mary Goulding. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Mottie; daughters, Sheila (Bill McKelvie) of St. John's; Donna (Guy Simms) of St. John's and Jennifer of Wesleyville; sister, Irene Andrews of Wesleyville; grandchildren, Daniel (Amanda), Jonathan, Rhea, Rebecca and Mark and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, June 16th from Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove with Captains Donna and Guy Simms officiating supported by Captains Sheldon and Ashley Bungay. Interment followed from the Salvation Army Cemetery, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

DAWSON, Hilda May - (March 22, 1926 - June 16, 2010)
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on June 16, 2010, Hilda Dawson, age 83. Hilda Dawson (nee Saunders) was born in Gambo, Newfoundland to Frances and Lawrence Saunders. She married Fred Dawson of St. John's on January 6th, 1944. Predeceased by her mother, Francis and father, Lawrence. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband, Fred; sons, Larry (Michelle), Michael (Donna), Brian (Kay), Terry (Marlene), daughters, Pam (Marv), Joanne (Bryan); brother, Ross (Grace); sisters, Jean, Lena, Patsy (Bob); 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, extended family and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on Sunday, June 20th. Funeral service took place on Monday, June 21st at 2:00 P.M. from St. Martin's Anglican Church. Inurnment followed at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in Hilda's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or a charity of one's choice. The family would like to thank you all for your support during this difficult time. Your thoughts and prayers are gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home. To sign our online memorial guestbook please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WELLON, Harvey -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on June 20th, 2010, Harvey Wellon, age 78. Predeceased by parents, Wilfred and Bessie Wellon; brothers, Jack and Charlie; sister, Myrtice. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Violet; son, Tony (Donna) of Gander; sister, Phyllis of Wolfville, NS; 3 grandchildren, 1 special granddaughter, Rachel, 4 great-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at St. Stephen's United Church, Ladle Cove on Tuesday, June 22nd. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, June 23rd, at 2:00 P.M. Interment followed at the United Cemetery, Ladle Cove. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

HARVEY, Ettie Evangeline -
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodges in Badger's Quay on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, Mrs. Ettie Evangeline Harvey of Carmanville in her 85th year. Predeceased by her husband, Sandy Harvey; parents, John and Elizabeth Coles; six brothers, John, Howard, Maxwell, Dorman, George, Jasper, and sister, Edith (Cavell). Left to mourn with loving are her four daughters, Ruby (Heber) Wheaton of Frederickton, NL, Sadie (Edward) Parks of Frederickton NL, Lorraine (Bruce) Goodyear of Badger's Quay, Linda (Oliver) of Edmonton, AB; three sons, Kenneth Harvey of Lakeside Homes, Gander NL, Larry (Gail Goudie) Harvey of Middle Arm, NL, Albert (Elsie) of Middle Arm, NL; 16 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. Also a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service took place on Thursday, June 24th from The Salvation in Carmanville followed by interment at The Salvation Army Cemetery, Carmanville with Majors Barry and Donna Anstey officiating. Donations can be made in Ettie's memory to a charity of one's choice Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home Carmanville /Gander. To sign our online memorial guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WEST, David -
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Friday, June 25, 2010, David West, age 76 years of Ladle Cove. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Marion; son, Roy (Danielle) of Ottawa; daughter, Sheila Abbott (Bill) of Musgrave Harbor: sisters, Nina Himphrey of St. John's, Ivy Harvey (Wallace) of Carmanville and Fannie Angel (Joe) of Noggin Cove; sister-in-law, Mollie West of Gander; grandchildren, Steven (Ani-Pierre), Sarah and Vincent of Ottawa, Justin Abbott (Jolene) of Roger's Cove; great-grandchildren, David and Ailey; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Stephen's United Church, Ladle Cove on Tuesday, June 29th with Rev. Harry Templeman officiating. Interment followed at the United Cemetery, Ladle Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Stephen's United Church, Ladle Cove. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbor. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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