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The Beacon Obituaries
May 2016

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

 

BLACKMORE, Taylor
Passed away suddenly at his residence on Thursday, May 19, 2016 Taylor Blackmore age 56 years of St. John's, formerly of Newtown. Predeceased by his parents; Ephraim and Jane; sisters; Marina and Marjorie. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife; Maureen; son; Kris (Justine) of St. John's; daughters; Sherry-Lynn (Jason) of Lumsden, and Karen (Tristan) of St. John's, brothers; Jesse (Marcie) of Musgrave Harbour, Harland (Marion) and Jim of St. John's, sisters; Sue (Junior Stokes) of Lumsden, Linda (Wayne Parsons) of Edmonton, Alberta and Avril (Harry Attwood) of Badgers Quay, grandchildren; Marcus, Riley, Jaxon and Courtney. Taylor enjoyed hunting, fishing, music, hockey and the Toronto Maple Leafs. The funeral service took place at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 2 P.M. with Rev. Tim Graham officiating. Inurnment to follow at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

BROWN, Delita Marjorie
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Y. K. Jeon Kittiwake Health Care Center on Sunday May 29, 2016 after a short illness. Aged 79 years. Predeceased by her parents Jabez and Jane Norris; sisters Lily and Annie; brother William; grandson Terry Blackwood; great-grandson Jackson Phillips; sisters-in-law Neta Brown and Agnes Norris; brothers-in-law Christopher Sturge, Eli Oram and Clyde Best. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Ross of Badger's Quay; daughters May Burry (John) of Georges Brook, Cindy Blackwood (Frank) of Greenspond; sons Dennis (Ruth) of Gander, Jim (Martha) of Mt. Pearl and Jason (Tanya) of Badger's Quay; grandchildren Amanda (Cliff), Alison (Nick), Jeffrey (Victoria), Jonah, Serena, Sarah, Coralie, Lily, Maddison and Zachary; great-grandchildren Noah and Skylar; brother James Norris of St. Pat's Home, St. John's; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Badger's Quay on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 with Rev. Tim Graham officiating. Interment followed at The Anglican Cemetery, Badger's Quay. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

BUTTON, Winston
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at The Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Friday, May 6, 2016 Winston Button age 68 years of Centreville. Winston was born on Silver Fox Island but his heart never left. He was an electrician and proud owner of Button's Electrical Inc. Winston's lifetime commitment as a volunteer influenced 100's of youths and he was a pillar of the Indian Bay Recreation Commission. His passion as a volunteer only fell short to the love for his family who will miss him dearly. Winston is predeceased by his parents; Samuel and Maude Button, daughter; Jennifer Cutler, sisters; Shirley and Betty, parents-in-law; Chesley and Lucy Pickett. Leaving to mourn with beautiful and loving memories are, his wife Lorna, sons; Sheldon (Janet) of Ottawa, Gregory (Crystal) of St. John's, son-in-law; Gary of St. John's, grandchildren; Joshua, Alyssa, Madison, Sabrina, Mallory, brothers; Ralph (Betty) of Lawrenceton, Larry (Brenda Ambler ) of Lethbridge, AB , Earl (Sheila) of Brooklyn, ON, Joseph (Faye) of Courtice, ON , David (Leslie) of Orangeville, ON, Dean (Judy) of Courtice,ON ,sisters; Margaret Nippard (William Rogers) of Wareham, Phyllis (John Wiseman) of Surrey, BC and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Centreville on Monday, May 9, 2016 with Rev. David Coffin officiating, assisted by Rev. Daphne Parsons. Interment followed at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Cemetery, Wareham. As an expression of sympathy donations in his memory may be made to the family and a decision of monetary disbursements will be made later. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

CALLAHAN, Patrick
August 21, 1924 - May 4, 2016

Passed away peacefully at the James Paton Memorial Health Centre on May 4, 2016 Patrick Callahan at the age of 91 years. He was predeceased by his wife Clarice; parents James & Ann Callahan; sisters Frances & Marie. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons: Gerald (Flo) of Bowmanville, ONT., Bill of Scarborough, ONT., Bob (Jean) of Gander, Craig (Sue) of Allen, Texas; daughters: Marie (Paul) of St. John's, Judy of Germantown, Maryland, 13 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, also nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Friends may visit Stacey's Funeral Home, 60 Roe Avenue, Gander on Thursday May 5, 2016 between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Friday May 6, 2016 at 10 a.m. from the St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Parish, Bishop Street. In keeping with Patrick's wishes, cremation to follow with interment to take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations in Patrick's memory may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. The family would like to express a sincere thank you to all the Nursing staff 3rd floor Medical Unit & General Surgery at the James Paton memorial Heath Centre and Dr. Magrabi. Arrangements have been entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

EASTON, Thomas
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at Centerville on Friday May 20, 2016 Thomas Easton age 66 of Indian Bay. Predeceased by his parents Josephine and George Easton; son baby boy Easton; father-in-law Albert Fewer; brothers-in-law Albert Fewer Jr. and Arthur Hunt; sister-in-law Clarice Fewer. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife of 36 wonderful years, Renee Easton; son Thomas Perry Easton (Aaron Croft) of St. John's; daughter Mary (Terrance Skiffington) of Labrador City; grandchildren Claire and Terri-Lynn Skiffington of Labrador City; sisters Lydia Parsons (Charlie) of Indian Bay and Arletta Hunt of Indian Bay; brother Edward Easton (Greta) of Indian Bay; mother-in-law Lydia Fewer of Clarenville; sister-in-law Michelle (Charles Holloway) of Gunn, AB.; brother-in-law Robert Fewer (Darlene) of Clarenville; several nieces and nephews; and a large circle of other family and close friends. Funeral service was held on May 23, 2016 at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Centreville with Rev. David Coffin officiating. Interment followed at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Indian Bay. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove- Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GOODYEAR, Trina
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one on Thursday, May 19, 2016, Trina Christine Goodyear age 40 years of Badger's Quay. Predeceased by her mother; Judy; father; Gus; grandparents; Gilbert and Madeline Goodyear, grandfather Wilson Howell. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her son; Cameron Gill (and his dad Dion) of Newtown, sister; Sandy Goodyear of St. Johns, NL, brother; Boyce Abbott (Stephanie) of Whiteway, NL, special cousin; Carlene Templeman (Ivan) of Lumsden, nieces; Alexis and Callie, nephews; Alexander and Cody, grandmother; Joan Howell of Gander, many cousins, aunts, uncles and a large circle of friends. Funeral service was held on Monday, May 23, 2016 at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove with Rev. Lorne Bungay officiating. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

HOLLAND, Bridget
Passed away peacefully at Lakeside Homes, Gander on Sunday, May 1st, 2016, Bridget Holland, age 87. Predeceased by her parents Pierce and Margaret Maloney, husband Anthony, son Benny, brothers Peter, Michael, James, and sister Anne Philpott. Left to mourn with loving memories are her sons Brian (Ann-Jeanette), Barry (Bernadeth), daughter Helen (Mario), sister Cecilia Maloney, grandchildren Kristin, Jonathan, Genesta, Rebecca, Justin, Jayden, Jonathan Moore, daughter-in-law Michelle and a large circle of relatives and friends. Bridget Holland was born in 1928 in Sweet Bay, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador. She left Sweet Bay at age 14 to begin working in Grand Falls prior to moving to Gander to work at the Department of Transportation Gander Terminal as a waitress. Bridget married Anthony Holland in 1955 and they resided in Gander raising three children. She later began working at the James Paton Memorial Hospital until her retirement. Bridget thoroughly enjoyed baking, crossword puzzles, gardening, knitting, walking, and spending time with her grandchildren. She will forevermore be remembered by relatives and friends for her fun, loving, and kind spirit. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral Mass was held on Tuesday, May 3rd at 11:00 A.M. from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church. Interment followed at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Bridget's memory may be made to The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, 835 Topsail Road, Unit 107, Mount Pearl, NL. A1N 3J6. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

JONES, William Llewelyn
November 24, 1934 - May 17, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at The Dr. Y.K Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre on Tuesday May 17, 2016, William Jones age 81 years of Brookfield. Predeceased by parents Joseph & Violet Jones; sister Marion Spurrell (Esau); sister Clara Howell (Charles). Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Myrtle; daughter Beverly (Dan) March of Brookfield; son Craig (Heather) of Gander; son Michael (Lori) of Brookfield; grandchildren Matthew & Megan Jones of Gander; Danielle, Robert & Jaxon March and a close circle of extended family and friends. Donations can be made in his memory to the Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville, St. Marks Cemetery, Templeman, Gander Cancer Clinic or The Dr. Y.K Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre. Visitations were held at Sincerely Yours Funeral Home on May 18-19th, 2016. Funeral Service was conducted by Rev L. Bungay at Jubilee United Church, on May 20th, 2016 at 1:00 pm. Internment was at St. Marks United Cemetery, Templeman. For condolences please visit www.sincerelyyoursfuneralhome.com

MOULAND, Hayward
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear loved one at the Dr. Y. K. Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre, Brookfield on Sunday, May 15, 2016 Hayward Mouland age 89 years of Musgrave Harbour. Hayward is predeceased by his parents Ezra & Victoria; brother Carl; sister Jesse; wife Edith & son Randy. Leaving to mourn his life companion Violet; son Shawn (Cordale); grandchildren Brad (Cassandra), Shane, Victoria (Mitchell) & Stephanie (Mike) and great-granddaughter Shania. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at St. Luke's United Church, Musgrave Harbour at 2 PM with Rev. Larry Noseworthy officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Musgrave Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Canada. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour - Pound Cove. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

NIPPARD, Ronald
May 19, 1937 - May 28, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Nippard announce his passing at the James Paton Memorial Heath Centre on Saturday May 28, 2016 at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 53 years Rose; children: Wayne (Ruth) of Gander Bay, NL, Valerie (Keith) of Branford, ONT, Oona (Todd) of Fredericton, NB, Stephen (Rowena) of Gander Bay, NL; grandchildren: Danielle (Craig), Johnathan (Chelsea), Meagan (Kevin), Bailey, Jacob; 2 great grandchildren: Alexis, Liam; brother Wilson (Rose) of new Lowell, ONT; sister Louise of Gander, NL, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Martin & Dinah Nippard and brother Cluney Nippard. In keeping with Ronald's wishes cremation has taken place. Friends may visit the Riverside United Church, Gander Bay South on Monday May 30th, 2016 between 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday May 31st, 2016 between 10 a.m. to noon, from where the funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. with interment to follow. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations in Ronald's memory may be made to the Riverside United Church. To leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

PELLEY, Mamie
It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Mamie Pelley (Baker) at Lakeside Homes, Gander, on May 10, 2016 in her 92nd year. Mamie is predeceased by her infant daughter Yvonne, parents George & Ethel Baker, sisters Pearl Crocker, Vernie Baker & Nellie Chaulk, and brother Ronald. Leaving to mourn with fond & loving memories are her husband of 71 years, Calvin; sons, Bob (Christine) of Quebec City, Clint (Michele) of Gander, Wood (Tina) of Oakville, Doug (Genie) of Paradise, Jeff of Gander and daughter Diane (Paul King) of Oakville. Missing their dear Nanny are eleven grandchildren & four great grandchildren. Also, sister-in-law Margaret (Paul Dufort), brothers-in-law: Tom, Harry, Don & Bob (Ruby) Pelley, and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was devoted to her family and also to her community as a lifetime member of the UCW. She especially loved the fun and friendship shared with the fellow members of Gander TOPS. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held on Friday, May 13th at 2:00 P.M. from the Fraser Road United Church. Interment followed at All Saints Cemetery. A donation may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, 835 Topsail Road, Unit 107, Mount Pearl, NL. A1N 3J6. The family would like to thank the Nursing Staff at Lakeside Homes Gander for their professional care & love. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander - Carmanville. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

POLLETT, Jason
February 8, 1971 - May 31, 2016

It is with profound sadness we would like to announce the sudden passing of Jason Pollett of Langley, British Columbia aged 45 years. He was predeceased by parents Douglas and Daisy Pollett. Leaving to mourn his wife Katherine; children: Caitlyn and James; sister Judy (Bob) Arniel of St. John's, NL; brother Jeff (Kathy) nephews Stephen and Samuel of St John's, NL; mother-in-law Carol Atchison; sister-in-law Karen Carlson; nephew Justin Carlson of Cranbrook, BC; brother-in-law Michael Carlson of Calgary, AB; niece Alexandra Carlson of Edmonton, AB and a large circle of family and friends. Donations in Jason's memory may be made in support of Toys for Tots Vancouver through the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. (www.lmcb.ca) . To leave an online an online condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

POWER, Tom
Passed away peacefully at the James Paton memorial Hospital, Gander on May 29th 2016 Tom Power are 65 years. Predeceased by his parents Tom and Angela Power. Left with loving memory are his spouse Ruth Bishop, daughter Christa (Doug) of Gander, step-daughter Ashley Bishop of St. John's, brother Pat Power (Diane) of ON., grandchildren Bodi, Douglas and Kate. Also a large circle of family and friends. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers donations in Tom's memory can be made to the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic. There will be a gathering of remembrance for family and friends at a later date

PRICE, Effie
Passed away peacefully at Lakeside Homes, Gander on Friday, May 27th, 2016, Effie May Price, age 94. Predeceased by her husband Walter William (Bill), sons Raymond, Wayne, daughter Doreen and son-in-law Lloyd Collins. Left to mourn with loving memories are her children Gertie Collins and family of Calgary, AB; Shirley Nolan and family of Gander, Daphne Bussey and family of Port De Grave, Wayne's family of Calgary and Edmonton, AB; Cliff Price and family of Calgary, AB; Terry Price and family of Gander, 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, sister-in-laws Shirley Price, Mildred Butler, a number of nieces and nephews, family and friends. Donations in Mrs. Prices memory may be made to the Fraser Road United Church, 1 Brochen Street, Gander, NL. A1V 1T3 Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander - Carmanville. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

STOCKLEY, Wilson
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on May 18, 2016, Wilson Cator Stockley age 87 years of Lumsden. Predeceased by his mother; Eva (Templeman) Stockley, father; Wilfred, brother; Samuel, brothers-in-law; Danial and Prince. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his son; Roderick (Suzette) of Lumsden, daughter; Diane (Jeffery Goodyear) of Lumsden, sister; Pearl (Jonathon Seaward) of Middle Sackville, NS, sister-in-law; Bernice Templeman of Goulds, grandchildren; Jessica (Luke), Jeanna (John), niece; Deanne, nephews; Lloyd, Darrin, Todd, special friend; Minnie Blackwood and a circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove on May 21, 2016 at 2 P.M. with Rev. Larry Noseworthy officiating. Inurnment followed at Jubilee United Church cemetery, Wesleyville. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

STOKES, Tony
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our loved one on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Harbour Breton, Tony James Stokes age 57 years of Cape Freels. Predeceased by parents; Aubrey and Lillian (Vincent) Stokes, father and mother-in-law; Ammon and Greta Stagg, brothers-in-law; Winston Hunt and Jesse Stagg. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife; Cassie of 38 loving years, daughters; Sheila Starkes (Kevin) of Cape Freels, Crystal Burry (Craig) of Badger's Quay, brothers; Boyce of Cape Freels, Ronald (Bonnitta) of Cape Freels, sisters; Arlene of Trinity and Maxine (Arthur Crocker) of Pool's Island, grandchildren; Sarah, Shawn, Luke, Landon and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Trinity United Church, Newtown with Rev. Larry Noseworthy officiating. Interment followed at The Cape Freels Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations in Tony's memory may be made to the Stokes Family who will decide on monetary disbursements. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

WALSH, Rose
Passed away peacefully in the presence of her family at Lakeside Homes, Gander on Thursday, May 26th, 2016, Rose (Elinore) Walsh, age 83. Predeceased by her husband Thomas Aiden Walsh, parents Dunley and Kate Anstey, brother John, sisters Mabel, Marjorie, Amy, Lucy, Flora, great-grandson Rory. Left to mourn with loving memories are her sons Keith (Veronica) of St. John's, Aiden (Karen) of Mount Pearl, Paul (Helen) of Gander, Philip (Frances) of Labrador City, Darryl of Gander, daughters Jennifer (Gary) of Gander, Lisa (Andrew) of Moncton, NB; Roxanne (Glenn) of Gander, sister Daphne (John) of Gander, grandchildren Jonathan (Jennifer), Laura (David), Matthew, Christina (Sean). Jennifer (Dennis), Adam (Erica), Philip, Daniel (Jessica), Sheldon, David (Siobhan), Andrew, Katie, Lauryn, Rodney (Katie), great-grandchildren Alexandra, Brayden, Paul, Sarah, Simon, Lewis, Donovan, Emily, Donovan, Austin, son-in-law Brian Clarke and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held on Tuesday, May 31st at 2:00 P.M. from St. Martin's Anglican Cathedral. Interment followed at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in Rose's memory may be made to a Charity of One's Choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander-Carmanville. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WHITEWAY, Doris
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Y. K. Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre, Brookfield on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, Mrs. Doris Whiteway of Musgrave Harbour in her 84th year. Predeceased by her parents Cecil and Florence Abbott and brother Ronald Abbott. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Wilfred of 65 years, two sons Gerald (Audrey) of Aspen Cove, Paul (Vivian) of Musgrave Harbour, two daughters Sandra Guy (Ross) of Musgrave Harbour, Carol Ann Mouland (Dean) of Gander, one brother Gerald Abbott of Gander, two sisters Margaret Stokes of Deadman's Bay, Joan Savard of Ottawa, Ontario, 9 grandchildren Jason, Leah, Laura, Michael, Allan, Brad, Neil, Joshua, Sarah, 7 great-grandchildren Gabriel, Isabella, Nikita, Bailey, Thomas, James and Benjamin. Also, a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Saturday, May 29th from St. Luke's United Church Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Arrangements entrusted to the care of the Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour-Pound Cove. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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