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The Beacon Obituaries
September 2005

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of September 2005

 

REGULAR, Roy -
Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on September 01, 2005, Roy Regular of Gander, age 82 yrs. Predeceased by brothers, William, Reginald and George; sisters, Louise and Elsie, and brother-in-law, Claude Barrett. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Norma, daughter, Gail (Wayne Simms) of Port Aux Basques; son, Gary (Angie) Regular of Gander; four grandchildren, Scott, Shelley, Tara and Tashia; sister, Florrie Johns of London, Ontario; brother, Willis (Hazel) Regular of Harbour Grace, NL; sisters-in-law, Frances (Reginald) Blake of Victoria, BC., Edna (Glen) Upton of Hudson Bay, Sask., June McElgunn of Victoria, BC.; brothers-in-law, Ralph (Sylvia) Barrett of Gander, NL., and Boyd (Vivian) Barrett of Thunder Bay, Ontario. A large number of nieces and nephews. Funeral Service was held September 3rd at The Cathedral of St. Martin,. Inurnment to be held at All Saint's Cemetery, Gander . Donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Cancer Research Foundation.
Those we hold most dear never truly leave us, they live on in the kindness they showed, the comfort they shared and the love they brought into our lives. Rest In Peace.

CONNOLLY, Marcella B. (nee Butler) -
Passed away peacefully at the James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander on September 5, 2005, Marcella Connolly, age 78 yrs. Mrs. Connolly is predeceased by husband, Fred, parents, Nellie and John Butler; brother, James; and brother-in-law, Fred Ezechiel. Left with fond and loving memories are brother, Kevin and wife, Judy of Gander; Gerald and wife, Bride of Hr. Grace; sister, Marguerite and husband, Charles Birkel of Bangor Maine, Alice Ezechiel of Gander; several nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Resting at Stacey's Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held at St. Joseph 's Parish, Gander September 8th. Interment to follow in Harbour Grace at the Roman Catholic Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Cancer Research Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

ABBOTT, Rodney Charles -
It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of Mr. Rodney Charles Abbott who died on September 7, 2005 at Scarborough, Ontario in his 38th year. Predeceased by his parents, Anne and Lemuel; grandparents, Richard and Rita Curnew and Hedley and Helen Abbott. Left to mourn are his two sons, Tyler and Kyle of Scarborough, Ontario; two daughters, Trina (Christopher) of Fort McMurray, Alberta and Samantha Anne of Scarborough, Ontario; one brother, Sheldon (Lori) of Ladle Cove; two sisters, Sylvia Mouland (Dion) and Jody Abbott (Glenn), both of Musgrave Harbour; a number of uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and a large circle of friends in Ontario and Newfoundland and his former wife, Michelle. Funeral service was held on September 14th at the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at Salvation Army Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour-Wesleyville.

HANN, Lloyd -
Passed peacefully away at his residence in Wesleyville on September 8, 2005, Lloyd George Thomas Hann, age 90 years, six months. Predeceased by his parents, Jesse and Emma (Batstone) Hann; brother, Clifford Hann. Left with fond memories are his wife, Evelyn Ruth; son, Barrie (Maureen) of Wesleyville; daughters, Patricia (Thomas Grandy) of Ottawa, ON and Carole (Paul Hefferton) of Valleyfield; brother, Herbert Hann of Sidney, BC; sister, Patricia (Percy Bothwell) of Smiths Fall, ON; grandchildren, Bonnie Grandy, Allan Grandy (Jennifer), Bryan Hann (Adam), Cindy Perry (Carl), Stephen Hann, Deborah Hann (Rene), Jennifer Hann, David Hefferton (Penny) and Daniel Hefferton; great-grandchildren, Juliana and Carolyn Schuts, Reese and Rowan Grandy, Christopher Hann, Sarah Knee (Patrick), Andrew, Kalissta, Daniel, Meghin and Joshua Perry, Alexander and Brandon Hefferton; and a large circle of friends. Funeral service was held on September 12th at Jubilee United Church , Wesleyville with Rev. Heather Sandford officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Donations in his memory may be made to the Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour-Pound Cove.

WILCOX, Janet -
Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on September 12, 2005, Janet H. Wilcox, aged 84 years. Mrs. Wilcox was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Branch 8. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband, Leslie; son, Fred (Sandra) of St. John's, NL; daughter, Muriel (Herb Moorcroft) of Gander, NL; grandchildren, Lesley Anne (Dwayne Andrews), Kelly (Scott Richardson), Allison (Doug Johnson), Catherine Wilcox and John Wilcox, great-grandchildren, David Andrews, Ian Richardson and Meredith Richardson; brothers, Bill Penney (Lily) of Springdale, NL, Lloyd Penney (Sheila)of Fredericton, NB, Gerald Penney of St. John's, NL and John Moore (Dorothy) of Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, sisters, Helen Noseworthy of Stephenville, NL, Phyllis Ludlow (Gordon) of Cold Lake, AL and Izola Yetman (Don) of St. John's, NL; brother-in-law, Ralph Wilcox (Louise) of Halifax, NS; special cousin, Eileen Elms (Lorne) of Gander, NL and special niece, Lynn Hammond (Pat) of Gander, NL, as well as a large number of family and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held on September 15th from St. Martin's Anglican Cathedral, Gander. Inurnment followed at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Mrs. Wilcox's memory can be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation, Gander. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.com to sign our online guestbook.

HUNT, Wilfred -
Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family after a long illness at Brookfield Hospital on September 13, 2005, Wilfred Hunt of Indian Bay, aged 75 years. Predeceased by his parents, William George and Isabella Jane Hunt; brother, Edwin; father and mother-in-law, Albert and Polly Parsons. Left to mourn are his loving and devoted wife of 54 years, Maggie; loving children, daughter, Nona (Melvin) Holloway of Goulds; son, Maxwell (Judy) of Indian Bay, daughter, Pearl (Paul) Bates of Oshawa, and son, Neal (Bridget) of Hare Bay; eight grandchildren; three great-grandsons; sisters, Neta (Sandy) Jones, Emma (Ron) Collins, Eileen (Harold) Oldford; sister-in-law, Nona (Raymond) Parsons; brothers-in-law, Peter (Ada) Parsons, Harvey (Pauline) Parsons; sister-in-law, Sadie Hunt; uncles, Arthur K. Hunt and Eli Parsons; aunts, Patience Perry and Mary Jane Hunt; a number of nieces, nephews and cousins, and a large circle of friends. Funeral service took place on September 17th at the Anglican Church, Indian Bay with Rev. Wayne Short officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Indian Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church or Cemetery Fund, or to the Parkinson Research Fund. Loving and sadly missed forever by his family. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour-Pound Cove.

BURSEY, Archibald -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Archibald Bursey of Gambo in his 75th year. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife, Hazel; sons, Melvin (Florence), Brian (Joy), Reginald (Bonnie); daughters, Pearl (Clayton), Greta (Glenn), Bonnie (Blair); 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; six brothers; two sisters; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his special granddaughter, Catherine Kelly. Funeral services were held on September 16th at the United Church, Gambo. Arrangements were entrusted to Pritchett's Funeral Home, Gambo.

WINTER, Eric (Brud) -
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on September 15, 2005, Eric (Brud) Winter of Brookfield , age 74 years. Predeceased by his wife, Dru; parents, Eric and June Winter; sister, Joelene Melanovich. Left to mourn are his son, Glenn (Amanda) of Brookfield; daughters, Karen Conrad (Rod) of Nova Scotia, Judi Barnes (Fred) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Paula of Texas, USA; sister, Shirley Hutchinson (John) of Brookfield; grandchildren, Kayla, Kerrie, Heather, Jarod, Kayla, Christopher, Gareth, Jason, Erica, Malissa, Winter, Lucas, Sarah; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Badger's Quay on September 17th with Rev. Robin Trevors officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Badger's Quay. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour-Pound Cove.

PENNEY, Brenda (nee Gray) -
Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on September 24, 2005, Brenda Penney, age 48 years. Brenda is predeceased by George and Ida Gray, Chesley and Clara Templeman. Left with fond and loving memories is husband, Bob; sons, Robbie and wife Nancy of Gander, Darryl and Colleen Warrant of Gander, daughter, Jennifer Penney and John Butler of Ottawa; parents, Otto and Barbara Gray of Gander; brothers, Edwin and wife, Hilda of Goose Bay, Marvin and wife Pauline of Marystown, Calvin and wife Myrtle of St. John's, Ches and wife Bernice of Lumsden, Paul and wife Audrey of Medicine Hat; sisters, Janette and husband Paul Stuckless of Twillingate, Joy and husband Kenton Dunphy of Moncton, Judy and husband Evan Squires of Charlottetown, Marlene and husband Bruce Carmody of Lloydminister, Irene of Gander; grandchildren, Brandon, Alexandra, Erin; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral mass was held on September 27th at St. Joseph 's Parish, Gander. Interment at All Saints Roman Catholic Cemetery, Gander. Donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, NL A1B 3V6. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online guestbook visit www.staceysfuneralhome.com

 

 

Page contributed by: Carol Walsh

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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