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The Beacon Obituaries
September 2006

The Beacon is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of September 2006

 

KEAN, James -
Passed away at Brookfield Hospital on September 1, 2006, Mr. James Kean of Wesleyville in his 85th year. Predeceased by his parents, Llewellyn and Delilah Kean. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Olive; two sons, Munden of Wesleyville and Lloyd (Christine) of Wesleyville, one brother, Capt. John C. Kean (Audrey) of North Sydney, NS; one sister, Frances Winsor of St. John's; five grandchildren, Paula, James, Jeffrey, Jillian and Joleen; and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on September 4th at the United Church in Wesleyville with Rev. S. Parsons officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery in Wesleyville. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Wesleyville-Musgrave Harbour.

HEAD, Florence Eva -
Passed peacefully away at her home in Glenwood, Newfoundland on September 2, 2006, Florence Eva Head in her 55th year. Predeceased by parents, Harvey and Eva Head and brother, Gordon. Left with loving memories are brothers, Wilfred (Linda), Albert, Aubrey and Tony ( Regina ); sisters, Rose Nippard (Ronald) and Joy (Keith); also a large number of other relatives, friends and workers. Funeral service was held on September 5th at the Salvation Army Citadel in Glenwood. Arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home Ltd., Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca to sign our online guestbook.

EVELEIGH, Kathleen -
Passed peacefully away on September 3, 2006 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Kathleen Eveleigh in her 77th year. Predeceased by husband, Victor; sons, Melvin, Lindol, Alvin; daughter, Vivian; sister, Ivy; and brother, Frank. Left with loving memories are sons, Gilmore (Rowena) of Davidsville, Oswald (Gen) of Grand Falls; brother, Rex (Marie) of Davidsville; sisters, Gladys, Violet (Eric) Nippard, Ann (Gordon) Swan, all of Davidsville, grandchildren, Craig, Terry, Kimberly, Krista, Kayla; great-grandchildren, Jason, Brandon and Jayden; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on September 7th at Davidsville Anglican Church. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery . Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander/Carmanville. To sign our online guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

SIMMS., Captain Lloyd G. -
Accidentally killed in a plane crash on September 4, 2006, age 57 years. Predeceased by his father, George and mother, Norma of Gander. Left to mourn are his loving wife, Darlene of Dundalk, Ontario and five loving children, Helena and her husband Scott Coleman-Sadd, Lloyd Jr., Katherine and her husband Kevin, Rita, Jennifer and Gordon, all residing in Ontario; three grandchildren, Stephanie, Shannon and Jennifer Faye; one nephew, John and his wife, Susan and daughter, Chynna of Winnipeg. He is survived by his only brother, John and his wife, Marilyn of Gander. Donations may be made in his memory to the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2C4.

WATERMAN, Rocky Shannon -
It is with great sadness that the family of Rocky Shannon Waterman, 26, of Centreville, announce his sudden, unexpected passing on Monday, September 4, 2006. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Trina; sons, Marcus and Dylan; Mom and Dada; brother, Miles; Nan and Poppy Waterman; Nan Pickett; mother and father-in-law; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nephews and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service took place on Thursday, September 7th at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Centreville with Rev. W. Short officiating. Interment followed from the Anglican Cemetery, Centreville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

RUSSELL, Walter -
Passed peacefully away at his residence in Gander on September 8, 2006, Walter Russell, aged 88 years. Predeceased by wives, Phyllis (Mouland) Russell and Annie Lillian (Jones) Russell. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sons, Eugene (Bernice) of Gambo, NL, Andrew (Angela) of Gander, N, Dennis (Pauline) of Williams Lake, BC, Richard (Brenda) of Gander, NL, Gary (Sheila) of Gander, NL, Walter (Beryl) of Gambo, NL, Roland (Priscilla) of Twillingate, NL, Lewis (Barbara) of Windsor, ON and Robert of Ontario; daughters, Gloria (Ted Ellis) of Glenwood, NL, Irene (Heber Jones) of Glenwood, NL, Catherine (Chuck Stewart) of Appleton, NL, Elizabeth (Russell Leggett) of Crystal Beach, ON, Debbie (Jeff Crocker ) of Ottawa, ON, Betty of Bonavista, NL, Babs (Arch Slade) of Salmon Cove, NL, Patricia (David Noseworthy) of St. John's, NL, Jocelyn (Lorne Sweetapple) of Bell Island, NL, Rosie (Remi Truchon) of Appleton, NL, Dianne (Allan Bungy) of Strafford, ON, and Pauline (Todd Hickey) of Red Deer, AL; brothers, Jack (Blanche deceased) of Bonavista, NL, Frank (Hilda) of Ontario, Howard of Bonavista, NL, and Robert (Lidy) of Benton, NL; sisters, Nora (Hubert Powell-deceased) of Bonavista, NL, and Susan (Wilson Russell deceased) of Bonavista, NL; 21 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 21 step-grandchildren; and 25 step-great-grandchildren; as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on September 12th at St. Martin's Anglican Church, Gander, followed by interment at the Veterans Cemetery, TCH, Gander. Donations in Mr. Russell's memory can be made to the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Car Clinic. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander . Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca to sign our online guestbook.

HUNT, Samuel Jacob -
Passed peacefully away on September 11, 2006 at Brookfield Hospital, Samuel Jacob Hunt of Wareham, age 75. Predeceased by parents, Edgar and Virtue Hunt and sister, Etty Rogers. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Pearl; sons, Clayton (Ivy) of Valleyfield, David (Eileen) of Centreville, Norman (Sandra) of Ontario and Watson (Germaine) of Wareham; daughters, Alma (Wayne Brown) of Badger's Quay, Mary (Whitefield Hurlock) of Bloomfield, Eileen (David Rogers) of Centreville, Doris of Mt. Pear, Janet (Keith Rendell) of Clarenville and Ruby (Craig Stratton) of Mt. Pearl; six brothers; three sisters; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service was held on September 14th at St. John The Baptist Anglican Church, Wareham with Rev. W. Short officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Wareham. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

MACINTYRE, Donald John, Dartmouth/River Denys -
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Don Macintyre on September 11, 2006 after a short stay at the Dartmouth General Hospital . He was blessed with 83 years of good health and passed away peacefully. He was raised in River Denys, spent many happy years in Loretteville, QB, as well as Gander, NL, before returning to Nova Scotia. Don retired from Air Canada in 1983 after 35 years of service. He was an active member of the Lion's Club, the Masonic Lodge and a Meals on Wheels driver. His wife Margaret “Peggy” will miss all the stories about the “good old days”. His sister Mary MacDonald of Thorburn, NS; daughter, Donna of Welland, Ontario; son, Hugh of Houston, TX; and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren will miss his smile. Don was predeceased by is first wife, the former Mary Ward, brother, Kenneth and sister, Isabel. Visitation was held from 5-8 pm on Wednesday, September 13th in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow with a Masonic Service being held at 6:30 pm. Funeral service was held on Thursday, September 14th in the River Denys Presbyterian Church with Rev. Kenneth Allen officiating. A reception followed in the church hall. Cremation followed. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice.

PICKETT, Robina Jane -
Passed peacefully away on Saturday, September 16, 2006, at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Robina Jane Pickett of Centreville, age 82 years. Predeceased by her husband, Phillip' parents, Susannah and Willis Pickett; brothers, Richard Pickett, Arthur Pickett, Raymond Pickett; sisters, Jessie Moss, Diana May Cutler, Phabianne Pickett; sons-in-law, Hubert Kelloway, Daryl Barrow; brothers-in-law, Maxwell Crocker, Kenneth Firmage, Jim Moss, Fred Cutler; sister-in-law, Lena Pickett. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Roland of Centreville, Allan of Strathroy, ON; daughters, Lucy Kelloway (Donald Brown) of Trinity, Edith (Frank Howell) of Pool's Island, Lorraine Norris of Centreville; sisters, Sarah Firmage of Wareham, Marie Crocker of Pool's Island; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service was held on September 19 th at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Centreville with Rev. Wayne Short officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Centreville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

BROWN, Mabel Bridie (Feltham) -
Was born to Fredrick and Olive Feltham on August 15, 1941, went home to be with her God on September 16, 2006. Left to mourn her loving husband, the man of her dreams, Watson Brown; married June 14, 1961. Together they shared five children, Rickey Brown (Lily), Venessa Keats (Lester), Morgan Brown (Lillian), Douglas Brown (Jill) and Tina Wiseman (Derrick); grandchildren, Colleen (Tristan), Jenny (Leon), Ricardo, Lee, Tina, Marlene, Sandra, Michael, Jonathan, Morgan and Christopher; great-grandchildren, Tamara, Bryan, Devin and Mya; brothers and sisters, Daphne, Edgar (Donna), Bonnie (Edgar), Fredrick (Wanda), Hattie (Reuben) and Gladys; brothers and sisters-in-law, Emma, Betty (Dan), Alvina (Jim), Shirley, Patsy (Ambrose) and Douglas (Christine). Gone before her; father and mother-in-law, Moses and Bessie Brown; brothers-in-law, Gordon and Seymour (Lydia) and Doug Roswell. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Pritchett's Funeral Home, Gambo.

ABBOTT, Edith -
Passed peacefully away on September 23, 2006 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Edith Abbott, age 81 years. Predeceased by her husband, Alec; parents, George and Hilda Ivan. Left with loving memories are daughters, Marilyn (Bob) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Debbie (Eugene) of Gander; brothers, Charles (Gaye) of Bogwood, Winston (Margaret) of Bogwood; sister, Betty (Angello) of California; grandchildren, Karen (Mike) of England, Jim of Scotland, Stephen (Laura) of Trenton, ON, Craig of Greenwood, Karla (Scott) of Glovertown, Travis of St. John's, Chelsea of Gander; great-grandchildren, Danny, Nathan, Jake, Ryan, Gillian, Austin, Anna, Sophie, Isla, Cameron; great-great-grandson, Aidan; also a larg3e circle of other relatives and fiends. Funeral service was held on September 27 th at the Salvation Army Citadel, Gander , with interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander . Donations in her memory may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation, P.O. Box 13791, Station A, St. John's, NL, A1B 4G3 or Janeway Children's Hospital, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, NL A1B 3V6. Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.Carmanville. To sign our online guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

COLLINS, Frederick Nathan -
Passed peacefully away Sunday, September 24, 2006 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Frederick Nathan Collins of Glovertown in his 92nd year. Predeceased by children, Joseph Lorne, Minnie Marie and Edna Pearl; sister, Julia Holloway; brother-in-law, George Best and David Friday. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife of 71 years, Hannah Rogers; children, Jane Reid (Cecil), Marina Friday, Stephen (Nita Oram), Shirley (Peter Byrne), Dorothy (Henry Glover), Linda (Byron Collins), Nelson (Theresa McLoughan), Clarence (Lotus Sweetapple), Hedley (Lorraine Moss), Ivan (Mary Brown) and Debra (Larry Hapgood; 34 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service was held on September 27th at the Faith United Church, Glovertown with Rev. Paul Vardy officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Glovertown. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Oram's Funeral Home, Glovertown.

GILLINGHAM, Stella -
Passed peacefully away on September 24, 2006 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Stella Gillingham, age 88 years. Predeceased by her husband, Maxwell; sons, John and James; sister, Dorothy; and brother, Rybert. Left with loving memories are her sons, Thomas (Maxine) of Rodgers Cove, Joseph (Rosita)of Clarkes Head; daughters, Maxine (Donald) Patton of Halifax, NS, Faith (Doug) Sellars of Rodgers Cove; daughter-in-law, Donna Gillingham of Wing's Point; sister, Effie Gillingham; grandchildren, Kathleen, James, David, Michael, Denise, Janice, John, Mark, Andrew, Christopher, Joey, James, Samantha, Jason; great-grandchildren, Liam, Justin, Luke, Douglas, Alyssa, Jake, Will, Crystal, Amber, Owen, Karack and Angel; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on September 26th at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Wing's Point. Interment at Clarkes Head Anglican Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander-Carmanville. To sign our online guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

MULLETT, Amelia -
Passed peacefully away on September 24, 2006 at Lakeside Homes, Gander, Amelia Mullett of Wesleyville, age 86 years. Predeceased by her husband, Cornelius Mullett; parents, Reuban and Elsie Tiller; daughter, Annie Hunt; son-in-law, Raymond Hunt; great-granddaughters, Megan Bradbury; brother, John Tiller; sisters, Hattie Lane, Gwendolyn Kean, Jane Harvey, Emma Stokes, Rose Humphries; brothers-in-law, Arthur Tulk, Clarence Harvey, William Lodge, Christopher Mullett, Stephen Mullett, Clarence Mullettt, Ambrose Carter; sisters-in-law, Marcie Carter, Carrie Tiller. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are two sons, Maxwell (Ida) of Gander, Woodrow (Thelma) of Wesleyville; two daughters, Ruby (Munden Bradbury) of Bay Roberts, Wanda (Calvin Lodger) of Pike's Arm; three sisters, Carrie Tulk of St. John's, Gertrude Lodge of Bonavista, Molly (Clayton Harnum) of Bishop Falls; brothers-in-law, Oliver Kean, Dorman Lane; sisters-in-law, Betty Mullett, Marion Spurrell, Ada Churchill; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on September 27th at the Salvation Army, New-Wes-Valley with Capts. Paul and Kelly Rideout officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Wesleyville. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army, New-Wes-Valley. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

GOULDING, Carl Reginald -
With broken hearts the family of the late Carl Goulding announce his sudden passing on September 25, 2006. Carl collapsed and died while playing a favourite sport of floor hockey. He was 31 years old. Carl was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Roland Norman Goulding, and maternal grandparents, Maurice and Gertrude Kelly. He is survived by his parents, Eric and Bonnie Goulding and his sister, Kelly (Danny) Scaplen and his paternal grandmother, Florrie Goulding. Carl was also loved and admired by two very special nephews, Tyler and Ryan. Carl was also a cherished nephew to a very large and loving circle of aunts and uncles on both the Goulding and Kelly sides of his family. Devastated by the loss are Maude (Aubrey) Kelloway, Doreen (Max) Ryan, Ray ( Lynn ) Goulding, Marjorie (Winston) Carter, June (Tony) Hunt, Lorne (Brenda) Goulding, Janice (Douglas) Lush, Cheryl (Cameron) Kelly, Alvin Goulding, Frank (Bridget) Kelly, Gordon ( Enid ) and Don (Fran) Kelly, Kay Carter, Rita (George Kinden), Marie (Rick) Goldrup and Loretta (David) Perry. Also grieving Carl's passing is a large contingent of cousins, other relatives and many close friends. Funeral arrangements have been assigned to Pritchett's Funeral Home in Gambo. Funeral service was held on September 29th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic church in Gambo. Donations may be made in Carl's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
“He was an avid participant who played his games and lived his life with equal zest.”

GOULD, Clayton -
Passed peacefully away on September 26, 2006, Clayton Gould in his 68th year. Predeceased by mother, Jessie Maude Simmons; daughter, Shauna Lee Gould, mother-in-law, Marjorie Gilbert; and father-in-law, George Gilbert. Left to mourn with many fond and precious memories are his wife, Jessie Gould; daughter, Sherry (Pat) Moss; grandchild, Ryan Moss; father, John Gould; stepmother, Albertha Gould; sisters, Effie (Lorne) Holloway, Verna (Bond) Peddle, Doris (Lewis) Fennell, Brenda (Barry) Mavin, and Lori Gould; brother-in-law, Clarence Gilbert; sisters-in-law, Dora (Bill) Wesils and Fran Gilbert (Don Kelly); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rested at Pritchett's Funeral Home. Funeral service was held on September 20th at St. George's Anglican Church, Gambo with interment at St. George's Anglican Cemetery, Gambo.
One Human life but dies down to its root and still puts forth its green blade to eternity.

PARSONS, Hettie -
Passed peacefully away on September 29, 2006 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Hettie Parsons, aged 51 years. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband, Reuben; daughter, Natasha (Angus Ryan) of Gander; grandchildren, Brandon, Brian and Brady Ryan; brothers, Edgar (Donna) of Glovertown and Fred (Wanda) of Glovertown; sisters, Bonnie (Edgar Feltham) of Glovertown, Gladys (Roy) of Glovertown, Daphne (Gordon Brown, deceased) of Gambo and Mabel (deceased) (Watson Brown) of Gambo; as well as a large number of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on October 2nd at the Salvation Army Citadel, Gander followed by interment at all Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Mrs. Parsons' memory can be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, NL, A1B 3V6. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca to sign the online guestbook.

 

 

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

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