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The Beacon Obituaries
June 2015

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

 

ANDREWS, Mae
Passed peacefully away on June 21, 2015 at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay, Mae Andrews age 89 years of Wesleyville. Predeceased by her husband Charles Andrews; parents, Percy & Ethel Knee; sisters, Megan Knee, Nellie Knee, Lucy Knee & Annie Sheppard; and brother Job Knee. Left with fond and loving memories are her son Christopher Andrews (Nadine) and daughter Maxine Fifield (Samuel) all of Wesleyville; grandchildren, Charles, Matthew, Noelle, Jonah and Jacob; great -grandchildren, Logan, Xander, Lillian and Hannah; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at The Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville on Wednesday June 24, 2015 with Rev. Brian Hannon officiating. Interment followed at The Jubilee United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Donations may be made in her memory to the Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send message of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GIBBONS, Lawrence
Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Saturday, June 20, 2015 Lawrence Hank Gibbons age 68 years of Lumsden. Predeceased by his father Ross Gibbons. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his mother Amy Gibbons; brother Andy (Christine); partner Joan; daughters Penney (Garry) and Tammy; sons John (Stacie) and Jamie (Winnie); grandchildren Melissa, Damien, Dillon and Megan; great-grandchildren Meia and Beau; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove on Monday, June 22, 2015 with Reverends Lorne Bungay and Roberta Vincent-Bungay officiating. Interment followed at The United Church Cemetery, Lumsden. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GIBBONS, Ross
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital, Brookfield on June 4, 2015 Ross Gibbons age 91 years of Lumsden. Predeceased by his parents, John & Ella Gibbons, brothers; Ronald, Boyce, Clifford, Sam, Israh & Herbert; sisters, Vera, Kathleen, Beatrice, Syneth & Milley. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Amy Gibbons; sons, Hank (Joan), Andy (Christine); grandchildren, Penney, John, Tammy, Jamie, Zabrina and Candace; great-grandchildren, Melissa, Damien, Dillon, Megan, Emily & Ethan and great-great-grandchildren, Meia & Beau. Funeral service took place at Wesley United Church, Lumsden on Saturday, June 6, 2015 with Rev. Lorne Bungay officiating. Interment followed at The United Church Cemetery, Lumsden. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GILL, John
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on June 3, 2015 John Herbert Gill age 84 years of Newtown. Predeceased by his 1st wife Joan Wheeler; 2nd wife Daphne Way; parents George and Ursula Harris; brother Melvin. Leaving to mourn are his step-sons Lorne Bungay (Roberta) of Newtown and Rex Bungay (Joscelyn) of Newtown; step-daughter Joan Gill (Bruce) of Newtown; brother-in-law Frank Way (Hazel) of Newtown; sisters-in-law Nellie Gill of Corner Brook, Sadie Barbour of St. John's and Doris Barbour of Newtown; grandchildren Juanita, Dion, Sharene, Deanne and Kerri; great-grandchildren Jodi, Amanda, Cameron, Emma, Sarah, Samuel, Katie and Julia; great-great-grandchild Zoie; several nieces, nephews and their families. Funeral service took place at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove on Friday, June 5, 2015 with Rev. Brian Hannon officiating. Interment followed at The United Cemetery, Newtown. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

HOPKINS, Barbara
Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Friday, June 19, 2015 Barbara Hopkins age 85 years of Wesleyville. Predeceased by her parents Ross and Lydia Sturge. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband Eric; daughter Daphne (Louis Hibbert) of Wesleyville; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at The Salvation Army Citadel, New-Wes-Valley with Majors Bob and Cassie Kean officiating. Interment followed at The Salvation Army Cemetery, New-Wes-Valley. As an expression of sympathy donations in her memory may be made to The Salvation Army, New-Wes-Valley or The Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

JANES, Mary
Passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Brookfield Hospital Mary Janes age 67 years of Badger's Quay. Predeceased by her parents John and Ella May Hiscock; grandson Andrew Burry; sisters Jessie Hiscock and Mildred Hiscock. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband Ernest; son Ernie (Janice) of Badger's Quay; daughters Connie (Shawn) of Pool's Island, Lorrieann (Terry) of Paradise, Angela (Gregory) of CBS and Sharon (Floyd) of Wesleyville; brothers Roy (Sylvia) of Islington and Jack (Hilda) of Carbonear; grandchildren Charlene (Cory), Scott (Erica), Bradley (Kayla), Jessica (Brandon), Brandon, Chloe, Sara, Alexis, Dawson and Clare; great-grandchildren Blake Noseworthy, Gavin Hoyles and Tierra Hoyles Burry; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at The Salvation Army Citadel, New-Wes-Valley on Sunday, June 7, 2015 with Lieutenants Anne and Randy Holden officiating. Interment followed at The Salvation Army Cemetery, New-Wes-Valley. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

LUSH, Nina
Nina Louise (Chappell) Lush
was received into glory on June 1, 2015 at the age of 86. Predeceased by her husband Leslie D. Lush and daughters, Barbara and Norma, Nina will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her children, Nelson John, Ruth (Ray Swyers), Leslie Jr. (Barbara), Golda (Robert Rice), Paul (Patricia), Michelle (Sam Saunders) and sister Hazel Gaulton. Also, 13 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild, each of whom she loved very much. As well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Nina loved to spend time in her garden tending to the flowers. She had an amazing talent for embroidery. The back of her embroidery was as beautiful as the front. Nina was an avid reader and her favourite book was the Bible. She was devoted to her family and prayed faithfully for them every day. Mom was a quiet and reserved person, when she spoke you knew she had something important to say. She will always be a blessing and a treasure to us. We are very proud to call her "Our Mom”. The family is deeply grateful to Pastor Wilson S. Hynes, Winona Hynes, Olive Holloway & Sharon Richards for their love, support & comfort to Mom at the time of her passing. Also sincerest gratitude is extended to the Lakeside Homes Extended Care unit for their care and compassion. The funeral service was held on June 5, 2015 at Riverside Pentecostal Church in Glenwood. Interment followed at the Riverside Pentecostal Cemetery. To sign our online memorial guest book visit www.gordonwoolfreyfuneralhome.com

LUTHER, Margaret
Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness at Lakeside Homes, Gander on June 26th 2015 Margaret Luther age 86 years. Predeceased by husband George, son George Jr., parents Harry and Clarice Buckley, brothers Reg and Angus, sister Florence and brother-in-law Glenn Canning. Left to mourn with loving memories are daughters Lorraine Kelly of Gander, Myrtle (Kent) Forbes of Nova Scotia, brothers Bruce (Mable) Buckley, Jerry (Linda) Buckley of Botwood, Roy (Shirley) Buckley, Dennis (Frannie) Buckley of ON., sisters Monie (Edgar) Brent, Daphne Canning of Botwood, Shelia (Ron) Jones of Point Of Bay, Judy (Ivan) Moores of Botwood, grandchildren Rodney, Jason, Deanne, Ryan, great grandchildren Patrick, Erin, Victoria. A private family service was held at Stacey's Funeral Home on Sunday, June 28th. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Gander. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

MacARTHUR, Ian
It is with great sadness that the family of Ian MacArthur announce his sudden passing in Kippens on June 30th 2015 at the age of nineteen years. He will be deeply mourned and sadly missed by his loving parents Clayton and Gina MacArthur, his only brother Gerard in Kippens, his Grandparents Donald and Helen Feltham in Glovertown and Grandmother Frances MacArthur in Searston, Codroy Valley along with many relatives and friends. He was predeceased by Poppy Gerard MacArthur and by his Great Nan Susie Feltham with whom he shared many precious memories. At his family's request, cremation has taken place. Funeral services took place on Tuesday July 7th 2015 at 10 am from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street with inurnment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Programs 'Colins Army Fund' at www.candlelighters.net or to the Community Mental Health Initiative at www.communitymentalhealthinitiative.ca
"I'm already there. Take a look around. I'm the sunshine in your hair. I'm the shadow on the ground. I'm the whisper in the wind and I'll be there 'til the end. Can you feel the love that we share? I'm already there."

STOKES, Seymour
Passed peacefully away on June 5, 2015 at Brookfield Hospital Seymour Stokes age 81 years of Cape Freels. Predeceased by his parents Job and Annie; sisters Lydia, Neta and Ellen; brother Gerald. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Vera; sons Curtis (Trudy) of Gander, Garrit (Peggy) of Cape Freels; daughter Cavell (Wayne) of Cape Freels; brothers Frank (Hazel) of Cape Freels, Esau (Maggie) of Cape Freels, Harold (Daisy) of Bareneed, Wayne (Jocelyn) of Cape Freels; sister Elsie of Cape Freels; grandchildren Dwayne, Lesley, Nathaniel, Cameron, Glenda, Kasie and Noah; great-grandchildren Christy and Alli; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at The Gospel Hall, Templeman on Monday June 8, 2015 @ 2pm with Mr. Marvin Derksen officiating. Interment followed at The Cape Freels Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send message of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

THOMPSON, Audrey (Osmond)
Passed away peacefully after a short illness at the James Paton Memorial Health Centre, Gander, Newfoundland on Monday, June 8th, 2015 - age 72. Predeceased by her father Willis Freake, mother Alma Freake, husbands Louis Osmond, Robert Thompson and brother-in-law Lee Blondin. Left to mourn with loving memories are her sons John Osmond of Toronto, ON and James Osmond (Inga) of Lake City, FL, USA; daughter Jennifer Campbell (Nicholas) of Southampton, Bermuda; brother Lloyd Frake (Faith) of Moncton, NB; sister Linda Gaye Blondin of Twillingate, NL, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Donations in Audrey's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1037 Topsail Road, Mt. Pearl, NL, Canada, A1N 5E9 (www.heartandstroke.com) or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander, NL. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WHEATON, Vincent
Passed away on June 14, 2015 at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Neil Vincent Wheaton age 62 years of Frederickton. Predeceased by his parents Donald & Effie Wheaton and baby brother Vadon Wheaton. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Jennie Denise Wheaton; sons, Christopher (Holly) of Frederickton and Dean of Grande Prairie, AB; daughter Jennie (Sherdian) of Fort McMurray, AB; sisters, Louise (Clifford) of Musgrave Harbour and Edna (Robert) of Carmanville; grandchildren Haley, London, C.J., Tyrese, Mariah, Dawson and Joey; also a large circle of friends and relatives. Funeral service took place at The United Church, Frederickton on Wednesday June 17, 2015 @ 2pm with Rev. M. Shepherd officiating. Inurnment at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour - Pound Cove. To send message of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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