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The Beacon Obituaries
March 2008

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of March 2008

 

REID, Gwendoline
Passed peacefully away on Saturday, March 1, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gwendoline Reid, age 78 years. Predeceased by her husband, Louis; son, Gary; sister, Madge and brothers, Jack, Austin and Robert. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children, David (Rosemary) Wells of Corner Brook, NL, Ruth (Barbara) of Vancouver, BC, Wayne (Norma) of Portugal Cove, NL, and Judy (Ernie) Harnett of Dartmouth, NS; daughter-in-law, Lynda of Stratford, ON; brother, George (Clarissa) Hiscock of Conception Bay South, NL; sister, Elizabeth Hippern of Bedford, NS, Mildred Rose of Bishops Falls, NL and Marina Dunn of Arab, Alabama; grandchildren, Andrew, Wendy, Andrea, Pamela, Stephanie, Carolyn, Steven, Kathryn, Mark and Geoffrey; great-grandchildren, Egan, Megan, Joshua, and Jordan; sisters-in-law, Catherine Dyke of St. John's, NL and Eileen Caines of Corner Brook, NL, brother-in-law, Walter Reid of Corner Brook, NL, as well as a large number of family and friends. Funeral service March 4th from St. Martin's Anglican Cathedral followed by interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Mrs. Reid's memory can be made to St. Martin's Cathedral, Gander or to the Children's Wish Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca to sign the online guestbook.

SHEA, Leo Cosmos
Passed peacefully away on Monday, March 3, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Leo Cosmas Shea, aged 90 years. Predeceased by Cornileus and Fanny Shea, brother, Patrick, sisters, Sadie and Mary and daughter, Elaine. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Bernadette, son, Neil (Dianne) of Riverview, NB; daughters, Imelda of St. John's, NL, Glenys (Ross) of Bedford, NS, Lynn (Andrew) of Ottawa, ON, Claire (Darryl) of Fall River, NS and Regina (Merv) of Bedford, NS, grandchildren, Stephanie, Laura and Michael Penney of Ottawa, ON, Lauren and Stephen Goodyear of Bedford, NS, Jennifer and Steven Shea of Moncton, NB, Ryan, Maureen and Andrew Welsman of Bedford, NS, Catherine, Jillian, Taylor, and Dylan Hill of Fall River, NS and Dawn Ryan, Sean Dooling of St. John's, NL; and great-grandchildren, Ashley and Jillian Dooling as well as a large number of family and friends. Funeral mass was held on March 7th from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church followed by interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Mr. Shea's memory can be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation (Oncology and Palliative Care Unit). Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca to sign our online guestbook. Special thank you for the tremendous support and care provided by Dr. Matthews, James Paton Memorial Hospital Oncology, Palliative Care and Medical Staff units.

BRINSTON, Eliza – Passed peacefully away on March 4, 2008 at Lakeside Home, Gander, NL, Eliza Brinson, aged 95 years, of Carmanville, NL. Predeceased by her husband, Elmo and parents, Baxter and Margaret Goodyear, brothers, Harold and Kenneth and sisters, Dorothy Mullett, Ella Blundon and Ethel Parsons. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her son, George (Pauline) and grandson, Marty (Beverley) of Carmanville, NL; one sister, Eva Abbott of Musgrave Harbour, NL; nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held at Emanuel United Church, Carmanville, Friday March 7th with Reverend Chris Andrews officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Carmanville South. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Homes, Carmanville/Gander, NL. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

VIVIAN, Frances Theresa
Passed peacefully away on March 4th, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Mrs. Theresa Vivian of Glenwood in her 81st year. Predeceased by husband, Roland and parents, James and Ellen John, brothers, Louis, Gregory, Harry, James and Michael; sisters, Nora and Catherine. Left to mourn to fond and loving memories are her sons, Reginald (Katie) of Glenwood, Roland (Betty) of Glenwood, Harold (Christine) of Appleton; daughters, Marie (Joe) Vaters of Glenwood, Gertrude (Ronald) Smith of Glenwood, Nellie (Ed) Power of Grand Falls – Windsor; sister, Philomena Vincent of ON, 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers, Roland Vivian, Harold Vivian, Joe Vaters, Rod Vaters, Todd Vaters, Andre Power. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held, March 7th from the United Church, Glenwood. Interment United Cemetery, Glenwood. Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our memorial online guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

CUFF, Clayton
Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at Brookfield Hospital, Mr. Clayton Cuff of Musgrave Harbour, in his 96th year. Predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Selina Cuff; brothers, Clyde, Earl, Walter and Ronald; sisters, Gertrude, Hettie and Doris. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Jean of 65 years; number of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Funeral service took place on March 7th at The Salvation Army Citadel, Musgrave Harbour with Majors Barry and Donna Anstey officiating. Interment followed at The Salvation Army Cemetery, Musgrave Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to The Salvation Army, Musgrave Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Wesleyville/Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

ANSTEY, Elizabeth
Passed peacefully away on Thursday, March 6, 2008 at Lakeside Homes, Gander, Elizabeth Anstey, aged 80 years. Predeceased by her husband, Leslie and brother, Bill. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Ernest (Valerie) of Gander, NL, and Jim (Annette) of Gander, NL; daughters, Sandra Noseworthy of Gander, NL, Donna Elms (Jim) of Gander, NL and Helen (Rod MacDonald) of Gander, NL; brothers, Roland of Twillingate, NL, and Tom of Springdale, NL; sisters, Joan (Martin) of Twillingate, NL, Margaret (Edgar) of Gander, NL, Phyllis (Sidney) of Baie Verte, NL, Eleanor of Baie Verte, NL and Audrey of British Columbia; 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren as well as a large number of family and friends. Funeral service was held on Sunday, March 9th from St. Martin's Anglican Cathedral, Gander. Donations in Mrs. Anstey's memory can be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation or to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca to sign our online guestbook.

FANCEY, Claude – Passed peacefully away on Saturday, March 8, 2008 at Lakeside Homes, Gander, Claude Fancey, aged 89 years and 9 months. Predeceased by his wife, Olive Melissa Fancey; daughter, Madge Fancey; son, Carl George Fancey; grandson, Michael; brothers, Alvin, Gerald, Howard, Gordon; brothers-in-law, Clifford and Wilbur, sister-in-law, Phyllis. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sons, Bernard (Pansy) of Clarke's Head, NL, Derrick (Marilyn) of Wing's Point, NL, and Dale of Clarke's Head, NL; daughters, Effie Strowbridge (Reg) of Clarke's Head, NL, Ada Piekarskie (Clifford) of Barry's Bay, ON and Judy Bauld (Cyril) of Wing's Point, NL; brother, Wilson (Dulcie) of Wing's Point, NL; sisters, Beatrice Gillingham of Lewisporte, NL, Blanche Squires of George's Point, NL, Jean Shea of Glenwood, NL and Flora Peckford of Clarke's Head, NL; sisters-in-law, Dorothy of Wing's Point, NL and Elizabeth of Wing's Point, NL; 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren as well as a large number of family and friends. Funeral service was held on Wednesday, March 12th at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Wing's Point, followed by interment at the Anglican Cemetery Wing's Point. Donations in Mr. Fancey's memory can be made to Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Carmanville-Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca to sign our online guestbook.

SNOOK, Clara (nee Clarke)
Passed peacefully away on Saturday, March 08, 2008, at Lakeside Senior Citizens Home in Gander, Clara Snook (nee Clarke), aged 85 years. Predeceased by husband, Leonard (Aug 13, 1977); brother, Walter; sisters, Isola Clarke and Doreen Johnson. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters, Ina Mosher (Ron), Ann Egas (Robert); son, Leonard (Wendy); brother, William (Gertie); sisters, Emmie Cox and Ina Adams (Doug); six grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and a wide circle of relatives and friends. Special thanks are expressed to Dr. Bennett of Gander and the staff of Lakeside Seniors Home for their care over the past couple of years. Funeral was held at Fraser Road United Church on March 12th. Interment at All Saint’s Cemetery, Gander. Arrangements through Stacey’s Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our memorial online guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

MULLETT, May Cavell (nee Lush) –
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at The Wenleigh Nursing Home, Mississauga, ON, May Mullett, born on May 17, 1925 in Gambo, NL. Predeceased by her loving husband of 60 years, James (2003), her eldest daughter, Cavell Morency and her grandson, Robbie Morency. May devoted her life to her family. She was a wonderful and loving mother to Diane Caravan, James (Margo), David (Jane), Carolyn Wiscombe (Paul), Roma Guerin (Paul), Katherine Latini (Leo), and Dean (Alison) and mother-in-law, Jean-Marc Morency. Nanny will be greatly missed by her 23 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Survived by her sister-in-law, Winnie Lush and many nieces and nephews. Sister of the late Lawrence, Ken, Ethel, Francis, Clara and Alma. In the last four years, May (Mom) faced many challenges due to declining health but fought a valiant battle. We would like to thank the nurses and care providers at The Wenelight, the nurses and doctors at the Credit Valley Renal Unit, and the staff at Ambutrans for their care and compassion. A private family service will be held at the Turner & Porter Peel Chapel, 905-279-7663. Interment St. John’s, Dixie Cemetery, Mississauga. If desire, donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada would be appreciated.

FACEY, Marie
Passed peacefully away on March 12, 2008 at Twillingate, Marie Facey in her 90th year. Predeceased by her loving husband, Cecil in 1983. Fondly remembered by her daughter, Helen (Harry) White of Twillingate and son, Eric (friend, Jackie) of Gander; grandsons, Robert (Tanya) of South Africa and Richard (Margaret) of Grand Falls; and great-grandchildren, Anna and Connor. Rested at Isles Funeral Home, Twillingate. Funeral service was held on Saturday, March 15th. Interment at the United Church Cemetery at Bearberry Head.

LOCKE, Ronald Edward
Born St. John's 1936, living in Gander. Passed peacefully away surrounded by loving family on March 12, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander. Predeceased by his parents, James and Kathleen, and brother, Allan. Left to mourn with wonderful memories his loving and devoted wife of 49 years, Ida; two daughters, Rhonda (Bernie) and Sharon (Rob); two sons, Derek and Glenn (Kim); four grandchildren Andy(Cori), Michael, Ryan, and Brenden; and one great-grandchild, Kailyn. Also left to mourn sister, Sandra Tobin (Kenneth), St. John's; three brothers, Peter (Hilda), Cambridge, Edward (Dorothy), St. John's, and Frank (Joan), Winnipeg and an extended group of family and friends. With special thanks to Dr. St. Croix, the nurses and staff at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, the medical team and nurses at the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre in St. John's and Gander, and the nurses and health care professionals in the Health Sciences Centre all of whom showed unending compassion and care during the past three years of this courageous battle with illness. Funeral mass to be held March 17th at the St. Joseph's Parish in Gander. Donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre – Gander Unit. Messages of condolences may be emailed to ronaldlocke2008@gmail.com     Arrangements entrusted through Stacey’s Funeral Home, Gander.

SLANEY, William M. –
Passed peacefully away Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at St. Clare’s Hospital, World War II veteran, William M. Slaney, age 89 years of Gambo. Predeceased by his parents, John and Elizabeth; sisters, Theresa (Richard) Finn and Kathleen (James) Smith; brothers, Jack and Kitch; daughter, Michelle. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Frances (Eastman); daughters, Marlene (Rodney Martin) and Cindy (Steve Stares); sons, Michael (Abbey), Scotty (Isabelle) and Dean (Linda); grandchildren, Kelsey, Shalynn, Brianna, Jodie and Grace; brother, Cornelius (Barney); sisters-in-law, Dorothea Slaney and Joyce Slaney, Madge (Charlie) Saunders, Vera (Bob) Paul, Serena Crocker, Viola (Martin) Chatman, and Joyce (Symour) Eastman; many nieces and nephews and a wide circle of friends. William lived a long and fulfilling life that included service in World War II (Department of Forestry, The Home Guard and the Merchant Navy). He spent 20 years overseas in Scotland after the war. Then he returned to Newfoundland met his wife, Frances. Together they operated a contracting company (doing business with Bowater and Blunden Brothers), restaurant, gas station, taxi service and provided the first sign of electricity to ten homes in Gambo. He was a husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend full of wisdom and knowledge. We will always remember him and keep in our hearts forever.

FAULKNER, Robert
Passed peacefully away on March 13, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Robert Faulkner, age 86 years. Predeceased by his wife, Flossie (1975); parents, James and Gertrude (nee Lander) Faulkner of Bonavista. Left with loving memories are his children, Gladys (Redvers Sr.) Gosse, Linda (Gerry) Snow, Cynthia (Donald) Burt, Robert James. Jr; grandchildren, Dana Diamond, Redvers Gosse Jr, Brian and Gail Snow, Sheldon and Evan Burt; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Colin Gosse, Mark and Megan Diamond; sister, Gladys Strickland and brother, Bert (Muriel) Faulkner. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. A service was held 11am Tuesday morning, March 18th, 2008 from Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista. Interment Salvation Army Cemetery, Bonavista. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army, Glenwood Corps. The family would like to thank Captains Edward & Rose Canning, Captain Anthony LeDrew, Captain Goudie, Pastor Laun & Kathy Brushett, Majors Ray & Elaine Bridger & Staff of ARC; Dr. Sutton and all the staff at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, especially those on the third floor Medical Ward. Special thanks to the home care workers, Alice and Ervin Richards and Marie Rolfe. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander and Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista. To sign our memorial online guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

EVELEIGH, Voilet Mae
Passed peacefully away Friday, March 14, 2008 at Brookfield Hospital on Violet May Eveleigh, age 94 years, of Greenspond. Predeceased by her parents, Elias and Sarah Taite; husband, Walter Wornell; husband, Simon Eveleigh; seven sisters and one brother. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories is her son, Lawrence Wornell (Averil) of Greenspond; two grandchildren, Walter (Sherry) and Dawn; five great-grandchildren, Jeremy, Tamara, Chantal, Wendy and Danielle; and other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at The United church, Greenspond on March 17th with Rev. Heather Sandford officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery, Greenspond. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Wesleyville/Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

THOMPSON, Eileen
Passed away suddenly on March 16, 2008 in the presence of her family, Eileen Kelly of Gambo. Born April 18th, 1933, the daughter of Frederick and Josephine Stockley. She and Frank Kelly were married on September 25th, 1950 and together they raised 14 children. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank; her father, Frederick and leaves behind her mother, Josephine Stockley, age 93. Left to mourn are her many children, Brian (Frances), Garrett (Rola), Maureen (Paul), Bob (Charlene), Sharon (Geoff), Fred (Andrea), Frank (Barb), Ross (Cathy), Josephine (Albert), Kate (Gene), Noel (Jennifer), Ian (Linda), Wayne (Cherie) and Jason (Jeha); her brothers, Mackenzie (Veronica), William (Kathleen), Wayne (Judy), Merrill (Brenda) and sisters, Beatrice (Emerson Pitcher), Yvonne, Olive (William Keats), along with a large circle of 23 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a great many friends. Her remains rested at Pritchett’s Funeral Home in Gambo. A Funeral Liturgy was held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church in Gambo on Holy Thursday March 20th. To sign Mrs. Kelly’s guestbook, please visit our website at www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

THOMPSON, Paul Raymond
Passed peacefully away on Saturday, March 15, 2008, at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Paul Raymond Thompson, age 61 years. Predeceased by father, Raymond Thompson. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Delores; son, Ronald (Cyndi) of Winnipeg, Manitoba; sisters, Marina of Warkworth, Patricia (Naaman) of Caladon, Wendy (Leelane) of Cobough; brothers, Richard ( Nancy) of Hamilton, ON, Stephen of Brampton, ON, Roland (Kiriam) of Barrie, ON; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Memorial service was held at Anglican Church, Hare Bay on March 19th.

WINSOR, Robert Lester
Passed peacefully away on March 15, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Robert Lester Winsor, age 57 years, of Wesleyville. Predeceased by his father, Peter Winsor, Sr; brothers, Reuben and Lorne Winsor; brother-in-law, Barry Knee; father-in-law, Arthur White, Sr. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Jane; four sons, Robert of Wesleyville, Gord (Susan) of Lumsden, Jeffrey (Nathalie) of Lumsden, Gus (Melanie) of Labrador City; three grandchildren, Ashley Dackers-Winsor, Tyler Kennedy-Winsor, Jeremy Kennedy-Winsor; mother, Winnie Winsor; three brothers, Peter (Daphne) of Pool’s Island, Belah (Sarah) of St. Thomas, ON, Jimmy (Mary Elizabeth) of St. John’s; four sisters, Beatrice Knee of Wesleyvlle, Beverly (Andy King) of Pool’s Island, Triffie (Cyril Janes) of St. John’s, Josephine (Gary Burry) of Greenspond; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service was held on March 20th at the Salvation Army Citadel, New-Wes-Valley with Captains Sheldon and Ashley Bungay officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Wesleyville/Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

BURTON, John
Passed peacefully away on March 18, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Isaac John Burton, age 68 years of Greenspond. Predeceased by his wife, Gertrude Burton; parents, Robert and Maggie Burton; daughter, Maggi; sons, Bramwell and Obediah; grandson, Steven; granddaughter, Laura. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sons, Robert (Mary), Arthur, Boyd (Michelle), John (Janis); daughters, Pamela (Karl Wheeler), Mary (Rocky Paul) - all of Greenspond; brothers, George (Edna), Cluney (Nina), Roy (Bernice), Arthur (Carol), Boyd (Rexine) - all of Greenspond; sisters, Mary Feltham of Gambo, Hannah Hawkins of Badger’s Quay, Averil (Lawrence Wordell) of Greenspond, Lillian Maher of Badger’s Quay; daughter-in-law, Florence Burton; 10 grandchildren, Matt, Cody, David, Jordon, Justin, Jamie, Mellisa, Jodi, Marsha and Stacey and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on March 21st at the United Church Greenspond with Rev. Heather Sandford officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery, Shambler’s Cove, Greenspond. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Wesleyville/Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

BALL, Margaret
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on March 19, 2008, Margaret Ball (nee Ash), longtime resident of Glenwood, in her 87th year. Predeceased by her husband, Robert Bertram on December 22, 2003; four brothers and one sister. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Robert (Trudy) of Milton, Ontario. Glen (Trudy) of Appleton, Albert (Glenda) of Lewisporte, David (Agnes) of Pynns Brook, Bill (Ruby) of Victoria and daughters, Ruth (Eugene Vaters) of Glenwood, Verna (Lloyd Collins) of Bishop’s Falls, Lynn (Eric Anderson) of St. John’s, Sandra (David Sheppard) of Mount Pearl and Cheryl (Lloyd Wheaton) of Glenwood, also 22 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, three sisters, Amelia Keefe, Ethel Dearing and Mildred Pretty, and a large number of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on Sunday, March 23rd at Riverside Pentecostal Church, Glenwood with Pastor Lauri Brushett officiating. Interment followed at the Riverside Pentecostal Church, Glenwood. Donations in her memory can be made to the Gideon’s International of Canada. Arrangements entrusted to Gordon Woolfrey Funeral Home, Lewisporte. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.gordonwoolfreyfuneralhome.com

BEATON, Enos
Passed peacefully away on March 23rd, 2008 at the James Paton memorial Hospital, Gander, Enos Beaton, age 76 years. Predeceased by granddaughter, Melissa; parents, Walter & Margaret Beaton. Left with loving memories are his wife Joan, sons, Melvin (Viola) of Browns Arm, Truman (Marilyn) of Browns Arm, David (Lynne) of Clarenville, Larry (Saskia) of Lower Sackville, Wilson (Margie) of Gander, Jeff (Donna) of Gander, Dwayne (Marlene) of Halifax; daughters, Betty (Wayne) Porter of Fort McMurray, Jackie (Charlie) Thistle of Stephenville, Sherry (Wayne) Doucette of Halifax, Pam Beaton of Halifax; brothers, Ford (Olive) of Halifax, Claude (Daphne) of Fort McMurray; sisters, Faye (Darryl) Goff of Gander, Brenda Beaton of Edmonton; 18 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service Thursday, March 27th at 2:00 P.M. from the Pentecostal Church, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Gideons. Arrangements through Stacey’s Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

TULK, Regina Louise
Passed peacefully away on Sunday, March 23, 2008 at Lakeside Homes, Gander, Regina Louise Tulk, age 91 years of Ladle Cove. Predeceased by her husband, Enos; parents, Archelaus and Rosanna Wellon; brothers, Everett, Arthur and Randolph. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children, Joan (Abasolom) of Rimbly, Alberta, Yvonne (Finley) of Ladle Cove, John (Marilyn) of Carmanville, Barry (Betty) of Gambo, Norma (Duke) of Paradise, Pauline (Monty) of Ladle Cove; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; 2 sisters; 3 brothers as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral took place at St. Stephen’s United Church, Ladle Cove on Tuesday, March 25th with Rev. H. Templeman officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Ladle Cove. Donations in her memory can be made to St. Stephen’s United Church Memorial Fund, Ladle Cove. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Wesleyville/Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

MERKE, Karl
Passed peacefully away on March 26, 2008 at the age of 76, Karl Merkle, originally from Oeschingen, Germany, long-time resident of Gander. Left to mourn his wife, Stella; son, Tony; daughter, Vanina and faithful dog, Buddy; brother, Werner (Germany) and sister, Maria ( New York). Also a large circle of friends and relatives including Betty and Tia (Pop’s Fifi) of Mt. Pearl; Darlene, Branden and Kristen (Kilbride); Thierry, Christophe and Sandie ( St. Pierre); Dave and France (Montreal); best friends, Bernie and Beulah. Cremation and private family prayer fathering has taken place as per his wishes. The family wishes to thank the staff at the Health Sciences Center for all their valiant efforts on his behalf. He was a good man and lived a good life. He gently slipped away surrounded by the love of his family and he will be dearly missed.

GOULDING, Cornelius
Passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2008 at Lakeside Homes, Gander, Cornelius Goulding, age 87 years, 11 months. Predeceased by his wife, Ida Goulding in 2006; sons, Clarence and Bramwell and baby daughter, Marie. Left to mourn, daughters, Gwennie (Jordan) Sturge, Barbara (James) Slaney, Gloria (David) Stokes; sons, Wilfred (Catherine) and Milton (Lily); brother, Gordon (Shirley) Goulding; daughter-in-law, Corena Goulding; 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many friends. Resting at Pritchett’s Funeral Home, Gambo. Funeral Service was held at the Salvation Army Citadel, Gambo on April 2 nd. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Condolences and messages may be sent by visiting www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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