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The Beacon Obituaries

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of September 2001

 

 

BROWN, Kenneth Abbott
Passed peacefully away on September 1, 2001 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Kenneth Abbott Brown of Trinity, B.B., age 74 years. Predeceased by his parents Randolph and Martha Brown; sister Margaruite and sister Josie Hunt: son-in-law Daniel; daughter-in-law Lea; brothers-in-law Ellison Stiles and Nelson Rogers; grandchildren Marc-Andrew and Danya-Marie. Left behind to grieve are his wife Elsi Mae; sons Herman (Mary) of Centreville, Joby (Elizabeth) of Toronto, Raymond (Pauline) of Moncton, Randy of Sask., Kenny of Gander, Elvis (Shawna of Yellowknife; daughters, Margaruite of Fort Simpson, Fannie (Charlie Cushing) of Nova Scotia, Ann Lapierre of Trinity, Ruby Ryan of Saskatoon, Artie (Terry Cromar) of Fort Simpson; Martha (Jim Brown) of Mt. Pearl; brothers , Cecil (Geraldine) of Wabush, Calvin (Olive) of Regina, Donald (Lucy) of Trinity, Jeff (Emma) of Centreville, Ellison (Beryl) of Lecorey, AB; sisters, Maude Stiles of Grand Bank, Jane Rogers of Labrador City, Delilah (Lewis Wells) of Trinity; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and countless friends. Funeral service was held on September 22 at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Trinity with Rev. R. Osmond officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Trinity. Donations in his memory may be made to the Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the care of the Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour.

DAWE, Laura
Passed peacefully away on September 3, 2001, Laura Dawe in his 87th year. Predeceased by husband Maxwell (1967) and son-in-law Bruce Belbin Sr. (1995). Left with fond memories are she loving daughter Madeline Belbin of Gander; special nephew Herman Dawe (Dinah) of Carmanville; grandchildren Bruce (Victoria), Stephanie, Marlene (Todd); great-grandchildren Max and Caroline. Also left with fond memories, sister-in-law Joyce Anthony of St. John's, Bertha Anthony of Seldom; and a large circle of wonderful nieces, nephews and very special friends. Rested at St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Seldom, Fogo Island. Service and interment were September 6, 2001. Donations to a charity of one's choice will gratefully be accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

MOSS, John P.
1915-2001

Passed peacefully away on September 3, 2001 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, John P. Moss, age 86 years. Predeceased by his wife Blanche and one daughter, Maxine. Left to mourn are three sons, Denis of Toronto, Gerard (Adrienne) of Moncton, NB, and Patrick (Sherry) of Fort McMurray, AB; one daughter, Marina (Douglas) of Ontario; five grandchildren - Jason, Gerry, Kirk, Melissa and Ryan; one sister, Elizabeth Green of Gambo; and a number of relatives and friends. Funeral service was from Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Gambo on September 7, with Father Joseph Donkor officiating. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Gambo. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Pritchett's Funeral Home, Gambo.

HANCOCK, Mary Belle (nee Hunter)
It is with great sadness that the family of Mary Belle Hancock, age 84, of Salvage, announces her passing after a short illness, at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on September 7, 2001. Leaving to mourn and cherish her memory are her husband Harold of 60 years, and children; Carol (John), Leah (Clifford) Linda, Frances (Peter), Lewis (Margaret) and special daughter Danette; also ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral services was held at St. Stephen's Church, Salvage. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital, Central Northeast Health Foundation, or a charity of one's choice.

CHAULK, George
Passed peacefully away at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, Mr. George Chaulk of Musgrave Harbour, in his 83rd year. Predeceased by his first wife Melinda Chaulk (Powell). Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Marjorie; three brothers, Carman Mouland (Margaret) of Carmanville, Naaman Mouland (Doris) of St. John's and Leslie Mouland (Iona) of Musgrave Harbour ; two sisters, Mildred Hann of Musgrave Harbour and Martha Abbott (Wilson) of Musgrave Harbour; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on September 9th at the Salvation Army Citadel, Musgrave Harbour. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Musgrave Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour/Wesleyville.

STOKES, Herbert
Passed peacefully away on September 10, 2001 at Brookfield Hospital, Herbert Stokes of Deadman's Bay, age 85 years. Predeceased by his first wife Elizabeth; parents Ephram and Sarah Stokes, son Clyde; daughters Tryphena Melindy and Julie Stokes, two grandsons; one grandaughter; three sisters, Liza, Melissa and Carrie; four brothers-in-law, Cecil Pardy, Edwin Chaulk, Cecil Cuff and Stanley Faulkner. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Gladys; three sons, Gordon (Victoria) of Deadman's Bay, Wilfred of Deadman's Bay; one daughter, Olive Stokes of Deadman's Bay; Two brothers, Peter Stokes (Ethel) of Deadman's Bay, Cecil Stokes (Blanche) of Deadman's Bay; three sister, Vera Stokes (Jim) of Deadman's Bay, Martha Chaulk (Cyril) of Musgravetown and Daisy Pardy of Musgrave Harbour; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on September 13 at the United Church, Deadman's Bay with Rev. M. Bowlby officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Deadman's Bay. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour.

KELLY, Mary
Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes, Gander on September 11, 2001, Mary Kelly in her 90th year. Predeceased by her husband Ronald 1979, grandsons Glen Furey 1979, David Parsons 1991 and son Patrick 2001. Left to mourn her passing are five sons, Leonard (Robina) of Gambo, Alonzo (Josephine) of St. John's, Lester (Alice), Ron (Sandra) of Gander, Kevin (Cathy) of Lower Sackville, NB; five daughters, Lillian of St. John's, Kathleen of Gander, Mary (Jack) of Lower Sackville, NS, Anne (Steve) of Rothsay, NB; daughter-in-law Elaine of Riverview, NB; 23 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; special niece Kay MacArthur; as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral mass was held on September 14 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment at All Saints Cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander/Carmanville.

CHAULK, Robert George
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on September 15, 2001, Robert George Chaulk of Deadman's Bay, age 83 years. Predeceased by his parents Kenneth and Christina Chaulk; three brothers, Cecil, Lewis and Richard; two sisters, Ida and Jane. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his loving wife Gertrude; sons, Ted (Bonnie) of Ajax, ON, Harold (Beverley) of Deadman's Bay and Glen (Janice) of Deadman's Bay; daughters, Joyce Jacobs (Melvin) of Lewisporte and Pearl Coles (Lindsay) of Deadman's Bay; brothers, Jesse (Vera) of Deadman's Bay and Stanley (Cassie) of Deadman's Bay; sisters, Violet Vincent (Lester) of Newtown, Josephine Stokes of Wabush, and Ada Russell (Frank) of Appen, ON; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held September 18, 2001 at the United Church, Deadman's Bay with Rev. M. Bowlby officiating, assisted by Capt. Cain and Cora-Lee Simms. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Deadman's Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation, The Children's Wish Foundation and the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Arrangements entrusted to the care of the Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove.

ROWSELL, Andrew Thomas (Tom)
Passed peacefully away on September 26, 2001 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Andrew Thomas Rowsell in his 75th year. Predeceased by wife Ella, brothers Rex and Rance; and sisters Phene and Bess. Left with fond and loving memories are son Andrew and wife Lorraine of Gander, sister Nell Sweetapple and husband Steve of Gander; grandson Christopher of Gander; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on September 28 at St. Martin's Anglican Church, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the St. Martin's Anglican Church Building Fund. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

 

 

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