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The Beacon Obituaries
May 2009

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of May 2009

 

JACKSON, Wycliffe Charles -
Wycliffe Charles Jackson
, born to Jessie and Sylvester (deceased) in Dover, passed away peacefully after succumbing to a battle with brain cancer on May 1, 2009. Wycliffe is survived by his sons, Russell (Gina), Todd, and their mother, Karen; granddaughter, Hannah; fiancée, Massie; and his loving mother, Jessie. A huge gap has been created within the Jackson family, as he will be sadly missed by his three brothers, Junior (Rowena), Wallace (Cynthia), Dion (Lisa); his five sisters, Rita (Eugene), Bonnie (Llewellyn), Georgina (Jacob), Marilyn (Jerry), Wanda (Wayne); and his many nieces and nephews. He was a devoted father, proud grandfather, a loving son and brother. Wycliffe was laid to rest on May 4th at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Lockyer's Bay, Dover, NL.

NIPPARD, Bradley Damian -
Bradley was born in Gander on Nov. 17, 1992. He passed away May 3, 2009, at Davidsville. Predeceased by his father, Calvin Hodder; grandparents, Simon (Rowena) Hodder; and aunt, Linda Nippard. Left with loving memories are his mother, Diane Nippard; stepfather, Isaac Whitt; brothers, Darren and Cory; grandparents, Calvin (Fanny) Nippard; aunts and uncles, Roy (Mona) Nippard, Robert (Joan) Nippard, Calvin (Viola) Brett, Judy (Peter) Coates, Florence (Paul) Dyke, Sherry Nippard, Herbert (Ida) Hodder, Clayton (Beulah) Hodder; cousins, Leanne, Amanda, Conrad, Mark, Mitchell, Michelle, Micheal, Colin, Melanie Crystal, Amy, Christina, Zachary, Dylan, Baby Madison, Darlene, Delmon, Rowena, Robert and Ryan. Special friends Kyle and Richard. Also, a large circle of relatives and friends. Bradley touched so many people in the short time he was with us. He will live on in the hearts of all who loved him. Funeral service was held Thursday May 7, 2009, from the Anglican Church, Davidsville. Interment was at the Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bradley's memory may be made to the family. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

JEWER, Hilda -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on May 6, 2009, Hilda Jewer, age 80. Predeceased by parents, Isabelle and Garland Payne. Left with loving memories are her husband, Donald; son, Lee (Jean) of Ottawa, ON; daughter, Ruth (Larry) LeDrew of St. Phillip's, NL; brothers, Edgar (Jenny), and Oscar, both of Parsons Pond, NL; grandchildren, Robyn LeDrew, Scott Jewer, and Dana Jewer Tishenko; and great-granddaughter, Sarina Tishenko. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 2 a.m., from St. Martin's Anglican Cathedral, Gander. Internment, All Saints Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted, and donations in Hilda's memory may be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

HANN, Evelyn Ruth -
Passed peacefully away at her residence in Wesleyville on May 12, 2009, Evelyn Ruth Hann (nee Porter), formerly of Elliston, Trinity Bay, aged 94 years and three months. She was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd; parents, Garland and Jessie (Trask) Porter; brother, Roger Porter; and son-in-law, Thomas Grandy. Left with fond memories are her son, Barrie Hann (Maureen) of Wesleyville; and daughters, Patricia Grandy (Thomas) of Ottawa and Carole Hefferton (Paul) of Valleyfield; sisters-in-law, Leah Porter of Tucson, Ariz. and Patricia Bothwell of Smiths Falls, ON; and brother-in-law, Herbert Hann of Sidney, BC; grandchildren, Bonnie Grandy, Alan Grandy (Jennifer), Bryan Hann (Ada), Cindy Perry (Carl), Stephen Hann, Deborah Hann (Rene Pickett), Jennifer Vaters (Darrell Jr.), David Hefferton and Daniel Hefferton; and great-grandchildren, Julianne and Carolyn Schuts, Reese and Rowan Grandy, Christopher Hann, Sarah Knee (Patrick), Andrew, Kalissta, Daniel, Meghin and Joshua Perry, Alexander and Brandon Hefferton, and Chelsee Pickett; and some very dear friends. Funeral service was on May 16th at Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville with Rev. Heather Sandford and Rev. Chris Andrews officiating. Interment at the United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Donations in her memory may be made to Jubilee United Church. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbor. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

TUCKER (GOUDIE) R.N., Netta L. -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on May 12, 2009, Netta Tucker, age 72 years. Predeceased by her parents, Carl and Dorothy Goudie, brothers, Guy, Terry and David. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband, Norman; sons, Glen (Karen) of Newmarket, Ont., and Gregory (Natalie) of Gander; daughter, Gillian (Jerry) Collins of Gander; brothers, Carl (Ruth) Goudie of Deer Lake, and Wayne (Lori) Goudie of Kippens; grandchildren, Laura, Allison, Sarah, Grace, Max, Hailey, and Cody. Also, a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service was held Thursday, May 14, at 2:00 p.m., from St. Martins Anglican Cathedral, Gander. In lieu of flowers, donations in Netta's memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Cancer Society, Daffodil Place. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

VAN KESTEREN, Arend (Art) -
Passed peacefully away after a brief illness on May 15, 2009, in the presence of his wife at the Coronary Care Unit of the HSC, age 84 years. Predeceased by his eldest son, Arend Paul in 1978; his two brothers; and one sister. Art was the beloved husband of Shirley for 58 years, dear father of Rein and Andre (Mary Rose), and cherished Opa of Amanda. Also leaving to mourn with fond memories are his sister, Elly Apon-van Kesteren (The Hague, Netherlands); nieces; nephews; and many other relatives and friends. Art was born in Voorburg, Netherlands, and was certified as a Registered Professional Engineer in The Hague. He came to Gander, NL, in 1947 to work as an aircraft maintenance supervisor with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. In 1963, Art became principal of the District Vocational School in Gander, and in 1970 he began work with the Department of Education in St. John's, and was Director of Technical and Vocational Education for Newfoundland when he retired in 1986. He was a member of the Gander Masonic Lodge (#16 A.F. & A.M.) for over 50 years. Art was proud of his heritage, but always said he was a Newfoundlander by choice. He loved genealogy and nature, and he spent many happy hours salmon fishing on the Gander River. Cremation has taken place. Service was held at Barrett's Chapel, and interment was at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. To honour his memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.barretts.ca

GOODYEAR, Gordon -
Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes in Gander on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, Gordon Goodyear of Carmanville in his 86th year. Predeceased by his wife, Stella Mary Louise; sister, Emma; and parents, Lewis and Julia Goodyear. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his four sons, Boyd (Valery) of St. John's, David (Linda) of Carmanville, Ted (Betty) of Carmanville, and Bradley (Angela) of Calgary, Alta.; two daughters, Glenda Burry (Eric) of Bloomfield, and Hazel Collins (Larry) of St. John's; one sister, Alice Cook of Newtown; 16 grandchildren, Janna, Aishling, Christin, Brandon, Susanne, Darren, Daniel, John, Jamie, Josh, Jason, Damien, Nathan, Jennifer, Arisha, and Lukas; six great-grandchildren, Alana, Nicholas, Lauren, Rebecca, Ethan, and Cassidy; and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Friday, May 22nd from the United Church in Carmanville. Interment followed from the United Church Cemetery in Carmanville, with Rev. Chris Andrews officiating. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home in Carmanville-Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

BOURNE, Cynthia -
Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on Saturday, May 23, 2009, Cynthia Lovelle Bourne, age 45. Predeceased by her father, Leonard Smith. Left to mourn with loving memories are her husband, Paul; son, Brandon; mother, Fannie; brothers, Eric of Norman Wells, N.W.T., and John (Rosalie) of Yellowknife, N.W.T.; sisters, Jean (Scott) Goobie of Queen's Cove, NL, Debbie (Roy) Hynes of Twillingate, NL, and Thelma (Ken) O'Brien of Grand Prairie, Alta.; nephews, Tim Smith, Gregory Goobie, and Patrick O'Brien; nieces, Lynette Smith and Nikkie Goobie; as well as a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral mass was held from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church at 10 a.m., Tuesday May 26th, followed by interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Cynthia's memory can be made to the Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

BLACKWOOD, Harry Burry -
Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, on May 23, 2009, Harry Burry Blackwood, age 59 years, of Brookfield. Predeceased by his parents, Llewellyn and Josephine Blackwood; and brother, Raymond. Leaving to mourn with loving memories are his wife, Shirley; son, George of Ajax, ON; two stepsons, Robbie Stagg and Kevin Stagg (Sara), all of Labrador City, NL; daughter, Roberta of Ajax, ON; stepdaughter, Bonnie Stagg; three brothers, Cator of Barrie, ON, Gordon (Connie) of Elliott Lake, ON, and Everett (Judy) of Mount Pearl; two step-grandchildren, Lucas and Molly Stagg; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place on May 27th at the United Church, Brookfield with Rev. Heather Sandford officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Brookfield. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

CUTLER, Jacob -
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on Saturday, May 23, 2009, Jacob Cutler, age 93 years of Indian Bay. Predeceased by his wife, Rita Mary Cutler. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sons, Stanley (Susie) of Dover and Caleb (Marilyn) of St. John's; grandchildren, Raymond, Henry, Sonya, Robin, Tracy, Michelle and Jason; great-grandchildren, Cheryl, Natasha, Nicole, Dylan, Devon, Shyanne, Jessalyn, Darcy, Stanley Jr., and Ryan; great-great-granddaughter, Cierra; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove on Tuesday, May 26, 2009 with Rev. Margaret Hall officiating. Interment followed at The Anglican Cemetery, Indian Bay. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

DIONNE, Geraldine (Gerry) -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on May 24, 2009, Geraldine (Gerry) Dionne, age 66 years. Predeceased by parents, John and Eliza Strong; sisters, Ethel Carter, Hazel Jarrell; and brother, James Strong. Left with loving memories are her husband, Richard Dionne; John (Sara) of Tampa, FL; Kristy (Kenny) Yorston of Holderness, NH.; sisters, Evangeline (Earl) Snelgrove of St. John's, Jean Burden of Clarenville, Phyllis (Obadiah) Burt of Stephenville, and Rhoda (Ronald) Bartlett of Hamilton, Ont.; grandchildren, Charlie and Jack Dionne, and Kacey Yorston; and also, a large circle of relatives and friends. Memorial service was held Wednesday, May 27th from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Gander. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gerry's memory may be the Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Place. Gerry was a devoted daughter, a beloved sister, a caring nurse, a loving wife and mother, a doting grandmother, and faithful friend. Her arms and her kitchen were always open, her selfless heart ever expanding with love. Ne'er a more smitten and adoring Nan did exist. Her passing leaves a chasm in the hearts and lives of all who loved her, who shared her laughter and her life. A void that can only be filled with the treasured memories of a life so lovingly lived. For all the love, the laughter, the care and the joy, we thank you, Nan. We will miss you. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

AYLES, Ronald Stirling -
Passed peacefully away at JPMH on May 25, 2009 at the age of 77, Ronald Ayles of Glovertown. He leaves to mourn his wife, Peggy; son, Jamie (Amanda); daughter, Alisa (Greg); and four grandchildren, Zachary, Melissa, Jesse and Sara. Also leaving a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral service was held at Faith United Church May 27, 2009, with Rev. Paul Vardy officiating. Donations in his memory can be made to the Janeway Children's Foundation and will be gratefully received. A sincere thank you to the medical staff at JPMH for their loving care and kindness. Also, many thanks to Rev. Vardy, and Ron's large circle of family and friends.

FAVREAU, Jacques (Jack) -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on May 26, 2009, with his wife and daughter by his side, Jacques (Jack) Favreau, age 92 years. Predeceased by his parents, Victor and Bertha Favreau; sister, Claire Lafond; brothers, Rene, Paul, Andre, Anthony, Leon, Pierre, and Jean. Beloved husband of Carrie; loving father to his daughter, Denise (Real) of St. Lazare, Que.; and a wonderful poppy to his grandsons, Zachary and Joshua. Also left with loving memories are his family and friends. Funeral service was held Saturday, May 30 from the Salvation Army Church, Glenwood. Interment to follow in Valleyfield, Quebec. Donations to Jacques' 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

VIVIAN, Delsie -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on May 28, 2009, Delsie Vivian, age 61. Predeceased by parents, Jasper and Maisie Vivian; brothers, Reginald, Roland, and Ernest; sister, Winnie Hodder; brother-in-laws, Wilson Hodder and Cecil Blake; and sister-in-law, Theresa Vivian. Left to mourn with loving memories are her common-law spouse, Thomas Head; brothers, Eliol (Winnie), Lester (Marjorie), Arthur (Yetta), and Scott (Shirley); sisters, Clara Hodder, Joyce Blake, and Marjorie (Basil) Gillingham; and brother-in-law, Donald Hodder, all of Gander Bay; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Judy Rudolph; canine companion, Holly; and a large circle of friends. Funeral service was held on Sunday, May 31st, from Riverside United Church, George's Point. Internment followed at the United Cemetery, George's Point. Flowers gratefully accepted and donations in Delsie's memory can be made to the Riverside United Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

DUFF, Shirley -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on May 30, 2009, Shirley Duff, age 74. Predeceased by parents, Herbert and Ethel Pike; husband, Robert Duff; and brother, Melvin Pike. Left to mourn with loving memories are sons, Bob (Cheryl) of Cole Harbour, N.S., and Dave (Trudy) of Mt. Pearl, NL; daughters, Diane (Denis) Lannon of Gander, NL, and Susan (Neil) Pike of Lawrencetown, N.S.; brothers, Herb (Olive) Pike of St. John's, NL, and Tony (Vida) Pike of Carbonear, NL; sister, Pauline (Clarence) Parsons of Pasadena, NL; grandchildren, Bobby, Matthew, Ryan, Mark, Katie, Robyn, and Greg; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held Monday, June 1, at 2 p.m., from the Fraser Road United Church, Gander, followed by Internment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Flowers gratefully accepted and donations in Shirley's memory can be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

 

 

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