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The Beacon Obituaries
March 2013

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

 

BARTLETT, Jean Viola (nee Luther)
Passed on: March 30th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Lions Manor, Placentia on March 30, 2013, Jean Bartlett of Sunnyside and Gander, aged 85 years. Predeceased by her husband Harry, brothers George and Les, sister Myrtle Russo, daughter in law Diane Bartlett, son in law Roland Reid. Left with fond and loving memories are her son Peter; daughter Shirley Reid; sisters Lillian Walsh, Rose Griffiths and Marie Parsons. Grandsons Kurt (Natalie), Karl (Lesley), Douglas (Leah), Steven (Jackie), Philip (Lisa), two precious great granddaughters Lyla and Brooke; niece's Melvie Burry and Judy Beck. Also leaving to mourn, friend Robert Piercey, as well as a number of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place and the funeral service will be at a later date. In her memory donations may be made to the NL Alzheimer's Society or a charity of ones choice. The family would like to express it's thanks to the staff of the Clarenville Retirement Center and Lions Manor in Placentia.

BLACKWOOD, Fred
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Fred Eldon Roy Blackwood announce his sudden passing at James Paton Memorial Hospital on March 2, 2013, age 83 years. Fred leaves to mourn his wife Hertha (nee Genge) of 61 years; his children Ruth (Wayne Anstey), Randy (Jenny Frost), Karen (Glen Gordon), Roy (Doreen Briffett), and Jane (Bert Hynes); his grandchildren Jolynn, Jeremy, Gerald, Ashley, Richard, Matthew, Sarah, Rebecca, Simon, April, Joshua, Amy, and Gregory; great-grandchildren Jonah, Seth, Asya and Naomi; also a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Fred enjoyed life to the fullest, was an avid walker and had a great love for the outdoors and he will be greatly missed. Thank you to the doctors and staff of James Paton Memorial Hospital for their care and compassion. Funeral was held at Faith United Church on March 5, 2013.

COLES, Ada
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a dear and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend to all, on March 12, 2013 at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Ada Deborah Coles age 72 years of Carmanville. Predeceased by her parents; Frederick and Hazel Barrow, son; Edward and granddaughter; Diana. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband; Garfield, son; Carl (Maria) of Kitchener, Ont, daughters; Geraldine (Sheldon Coles) of Carmanville, Mona (Bruce Pinsent) of Musgrave Harbour, Mary (Fraser Hayward) of Brampton, Ont, daughter-in-law; Serana Angell of Carmanville, 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 5 brothers, 5 sisters and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service was held on March 15, 2013 at The Salvation Army, Carmanville with Major Donna Anstey officiating. Interment followed at The Salvation Army Cemetery, Carmanville. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GLOVER, Sarah Blanche
Sarah Blanche Glover
- 86 years of Trinity passed away peacefully on Friday, March 8, 2013 at Brookfield Hospital. Predeceased by her parents; Eslie and Lucy Rogers, husband; Bela, daughter; Beulah, brother and sister-in-law; George and Laura Rogers, son-in-law; Clayton Anthony and brother-in-law; William Langor. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons; Harrison (Trixie)of Centreville, Gerald (Linda) of Trinity, George (Wanda) of Labrador City, Norman (Theresa) of Fogo Island, Arthur (Geraldine) of Wareham, Robert (Daisy) of Charlottetown, Labrador, Ross (Marie) of Centreville, Kevin (Kimberly) of Centreville and Terry of Toronto, Ontario, daughters; Dorothy Anthony of Clarke's Beach, Shirley Glover of Ottawa, Ontario, Marilyn (Baxter Dyke) of Trinity and Joanne (Max Fancy) of Wareham, brother; Clyde Rogers (Shirley) of Trinity, sister; Allie of Gooseberry Cove, 29 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on March 11, 2013 at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Trinity with Rev. David Coffin officiating. Interment followed from St. Alban's Anglican Church Cemetery, Trinity. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Alban's Anglican Church or Cemetery Fund. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GREENE, Neta
Passed away at Lakeside Home, Gander on Saturday, March 9th, 2013 Mrs. Neta Greene of Carmanville in her 102nd year. Predeceased by her parents Susan and Acqilla Cuff, husband George Greene (1980), and brothers Wilbert, Ronald and Roland. Left with loving memories are her son Fred Greene (Gloria) of Carmanville, daughter Hazel Newbury (Gerald) of Mount Pearl, 7 grandchildren David (Joanne), Beverly (Seymour), Charlene (Conway), Steven, Lora (Jim), Karen (Scott), and Susan (Steve), 9 great grandchildren Jessica, Ryan, Ashley, Amanda, Brian, Douglas, Anna, Matthew, and Sarah. Also a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service took place on Tuesday, March 12th from United Church, Carmanville. Interment United Church Cemetery, Carmanville with Rev. Boyce Parsons officiating. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Carmanville - Gander.

HANLON, Genevieve
Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes, Gander on March 7th 2013 Genevieve Hanlon age 83 years. Predeceased by husband James, Daughter Mary, sons John and Peter, brothers Alphonsus, Junior and Donald Fahey, sister Irene Bishop and Phyllis Skiffington. Left with loving memories are sons Leo (Marg) of Kingston, ON, Gordon (Bernadette) of Oshawa, ON, Roger (Paula) of Lindsey, ON, Steve of Kingston, ON, Tim (Michelle) of Whitby, ON, Fonce (Tammy) of Glenwood, daughters Loretta (Jim) Dwyer of Gander, Winnie (Alvin) Coates of Glenwood, Veronica McLeod of Avonmore, ON, Ann (Wayne) Snow of Edmonton, AB., Madeline (David) McWilliams of Rockland, ON, Barbara (Seymore) Jacobs of Deline, NWT, Brenda of Glenwood. Brother Philip Fahey of Appleton, sisters Marina Carroll of Pasadena, Florence (Guy) Freake of Glenwood, Patricia Collier of Appleton, Monica (Andrew) Higgins of Wawa, ON, 25 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren. Also a large number of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Rested at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Glenwood. Funeral Mass was held Monday March 11th at 2:00 P.M. Interment St. Anne's Roman Catholic Cemetery. Donations in Genevieve's memory may be made to the St. Anne's Roman Catholic Cemetery Fund. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign the memorial on-line guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

HENNIGAR, Chester
Passed peacefully away at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls- Windsor on Friday, March 1st, 2013 Chester Hennigar, age 69 years. Predeceased by parents Harry and Genevia Hennigar, brother Lorne Hennigar. Left to mourn with loving memories are his wife Ella Hennigar (Nee Newman), daughters Heather Russell (Howard) of Mirachami, NB, Cindy Milton (David) of Edmonton, AB, Tammy Perrin of Moncton NB, Charlene Drover (Craig) of Badger, NL, Christine Elliott (Christopher) of Gander, NL, brothers Tom (Carol) of Kenacook, NS, Warren (Shirley) of Lethbridge, AB, sisters Barbara Hudson (Tom) of Trenton, ON, Sharron Touchie (David) of Truro, NS, grandchildren Chelsea, Cameron, Andrew, Sean, Carley, Bradley, Breanna, Cameron, mother-in-law Gertie Drover, brother-in-law William Drover, sisters-in-law Gertie Sullivan, Rebecca Lush (Dean), Agnes Way (Roy), Amelia Gardner (Steven), Bernadette Drover (Ed), Maxine Drover (Tony), Helen Drover (Harve), Yvonne Drover, Rose Drover (Junior), a large circle of other relatives and friends and a special thanks to Phyllis Luff in this time of need with her comfort and love. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

KEAN, Ada
Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes in Gander on Saturday, March 16, 2013, Ada Kean age 67 years. Predeceased by her father, Frank Pelley, mother Sarah Pelley, brother George Pelley and brother-in-law Harvey. Left to mourn are her husband Max, sons, Brian of Gander, NL, Rodney (Sara) of St. John's, NL, and daughter Tanya (Jamie Baikie) of Goose Bay, NL, sisters Eileen of Kingston, ON, Cora (Reginald) of Whiteway, NL, Doris of St. John's, NL, Elisabeth (George) of New Perlican, NL, brother Frederick (Louise) of Mount Pearl, NL, sister-in-law Ethel Pelley of Mount Pearl, NL, grandchildren, Ethan, Dylan, Maxwell and a large circle of relatives and friends. The Memorial Service was held on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 2:00P.M. at St. Martin's Anglican Church, Gander, NL. Donations in Ada's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

KEAN, Cator Douglas
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on Friday, March 29, 2013 Cator Douglas Kean age 75 years of Eastport (formerly of New-Wes-Valley). Predeceased by his parents Abram and Maisie Kean; wife Maggie; grandson Daryl and sister-in-law Ida. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his partner Dorothy; sons Tony (Darlene) of Pool's Island, Kirk (Darlene) of Gander, Barry (Claudette) of Wareham, Larry (Emma) of Wareham, Harvey (Arlene) of Badger's Quay and Darren (Gail) of Grande Cache, AB; daughters Kimberley (Boyce) of Ft. McMurray, AB and Karen (Mike) of Indian Bay; brothers Howard (Ruby) of Lumsden, Sam (Fronie) of Victoria, Albert (Joan) of St. John's, Paul (Judy) of Valleyfield and Gerald (Diane) of Brookfield; sister Margaret (Sandy) of Badger's Quay; 21 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Badger's Quay on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 with Rev. John Nicolle officiating, assisted by Rev. Paul Thoms. Interment followed at The Anglican Cemetery, Badger's Quay. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

PARSONS, Melvie
Parsons, Melvie Adeline (nee House)
- Passed away peacefully at Lakeside Homes, Gander, NL March 18, 2013, age 92 years. Melvie was born in Catalina, Trinity Bay, NL to parents Bertha & Gordon House. Melvie spent most of her adult life in Toronto. Predeceased by her parents, husband Vernon, son Gordon, brothers Aster & Albert. Survived by son Ronald (Lindy) Australia, daughter-in-law Meredith Hutchings Halifax, NS, grandchildren Ben, Sam, Matthew and Marlee, step-sister Ruth Hiscock Clarenville, NL, Donna Young St. John's, NL and a large circle of family & friends. Interment will be held at a later date. Special thanks to the staff of Lakeside Homes.

POND, Murray
(April 10, 1925 - March 14th, 2013)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Murray Pond, of Gambo, aged 87. He is predeceased by his wife Daisy. Murray was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters Judy (Melvin) Goulding, Sheila (Hughie) Stares, Beryl (Jeff) Stanley, Glenys (Roy) Douglas; grandchildren, Keira, Shane, Sheena, Jeffrey, Jonathan, Amanda, Steven; great-grandson and hockey buddy, Koby; sisters, Marion Pond, Ada Efford, Maisie Pond, Betty (George) Badcock as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation to be held at Pritchett's Funeral Home in Gambo on Saturday the 16th of March from 10am-9pm and on Sunday the 17th of March from 10am to 12 noon. The funeral will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel in Gambo on Sunday March the 17th at 2pm. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be sent to the Gambo Salvation Army Corps. To sign the memorial guestbook, please visit our website at www.pritchettsfuneralhome.com

TULK, Kathleen
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Monday, March 18th, 2013 Kathleen Tulk, age 59. Predeceased by her parents Frederick Arthur and Doreen Kathleen Dalgleish, daughter Tammy Doreen Saunders. Left to mourn with loving memories are her husband Donald Tulk, son Steven (Paula) of Carmanville, daughter Suzanne (Kevin) of Carmanville, son - in- law Dale Saunders of Carmanville, brother Richard (Yukari) of West Palm Beach, FL; sister Arlene of Carmanville, grandchildren Paul and Michael Butler, Jesse and Chantelle Tulk, many nieces and nephews and a wide circle of friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Carmanville. Funeral service was held on Saturday, March 23rd at 10:30 A.M. from the United Church, Carmanville. Cremation followed. Donations in Kathleen's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander - Carmanville. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WEST, Joanne
Passed away at her residence in Musgrave Harbour on Thursday, March 14, 2013 Mrs. Joanne West in her 53rd year. Left with loving memories are her husband Eddie, son Nathan, daughter Nadine Cuff (Jamie) both of Musgrave Harbour, parents Annie and Harold Wheeler of Corner Brook, mother-in-law Blanche Pope of Musgrave Harbour, brother John Wheeler (Donna) of Benoit's Cove, three grandchildren Surae, Saphira, and Christian. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Monday, March 18th from the United Church in Musgrave Harbour with Rev. Lorne Bungay officiating. Interment followed from the United Church Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour - Wesleyville. To sign our on-line guest book, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

 

 

Page Contributed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Tuesday May 28, 2013)

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