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The Beacon Obituaries
September 2010

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of September 2010

 

STAGG, Violet Elizabeth -
Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Friday, September 3, 2010, Violet Elizabeth Stagg, age 84 years of Cape Freels. Predeceased by her parents, Minnie and George Stokes; husband, Guy Stagg; brothers, Aubrey Stokes and Martin Stokes; sisters, Lucy Stagg and Daisy Goosney; brothers-in-law,, Robert Stagg and Joe Mullett. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Ernest(Maxine) of Cape Freels and Claude (Susan) of Cape Freels; daughters, Audrey Cutler (Clifford) of Wareham and Hazel Welcher (Robert) of Valleyfield; sister, Evelyn Mullett of Coley's Point; sister-in-law, Edith Stokes of Pound Cove; grandchildren, Tina, Michael, Jamie, Trina, Tonia, Tammy Tara, Christopher, Darrell and Darlene; great-grandchildren, Makayla, Nicole, Cassidy, Desirae, Dawson, Logan, Ian, Stephen, Keegan, Guile, Devon and Alex; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Monday, September 6, 2010 at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove with Rev. Lorne Bungay officiating. Interment followed at The United Church Cemetery, Cape Freels. Donations in her memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Cape Freels. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralshomes.ca

LEMIEUX, Arthur O. -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Health Center on September 5, 2010 Arthur O. Lemieux, age 70 Years. Predeceased by parents, Arthur and Helen (Lapin) Lemieux. Left with loving memories are his wife, Lena (Flynn) Lemieux; sons, Terry (Melanie) of Enfield, NS, daughters, Stephanie Lemieux (Dave Clarke) of Gander, Kelly Lemieux (Blaine Duff) of Lincoln, NB; sister, Linda (Albert) Cannell of Scarborough, Maine; grandchildren, Ashlynn Clarke, Norah Lemieux, Bryahna Ettinger; sister-in-law, Theresa Flynn of St. John's; nieces, Lisa (Rick) Ennis and family of St. John's, Sheryl Parkinson of Scarborough, Maine; nephews, Michael Milliken of Scarborough, Maine, also a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Petite Forte. Funeral service Wednesday, September 8th. Interment Roman Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Art's memory may be made to Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church or the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Clinic, Gander Unit. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander and Wiseman's Funeral Home Mary's Town. To sign the online guest books please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca or www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

ROBBINS, Ivy Rose - (September 5, 1916 - September 1, 2010)
Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, Ivy Rose Robbins (nee Mehaney), age 93 years of Lumsden, formerly of Herring Neck. Predeceased by her husband, Harold and parents, William and Rose Mehaney. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories is her brother-in-law, Cyril Robbins of Corner Brook; several nieces and nephews; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at Wesley United Church, Lumsden on Saturday, September 4, 2010. Interment followed at The United Church Cemetery, Lumsden. Donations in her memory may be made to Wesley United Church, Lumsden. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

ABBOTT, Alma T. -
Passed away at the Brookfield Hospital on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, Mrs. Alma T. Abbott of Musgrave Harbour in her 84th year. Predeceased by her parents, Elsie and Roland Cuff; husband, Laud, two brothers, Gilbert Goodyear and Cyril Cuff; sister, Rita Mouland and two great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Rogers and Ryan Hicks. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her two sons, Gordon (Blanche) and Cyril (Mabel), daughter, Cavell Hicks (Sandy) all of Musgrave Harbour, sister, Melina Grey of Mount Pearl, twelve grandchildren, Angeline, Paula, Paulette, Monty, Kathy, Lela, Jerry, Candice, Jarrod, Christopher, Nancy, and Angie; eighteen great-grandchildren, Samantha, Zachary, D.J., Jonathan, Tyler, Shannon, Devon, Dylan, Jaxson, Savannah, Alexis, Amber, Hope, Cody, Brandi, Joshua, Austin, and Tyson; one great-great grandchild, Lexi-jo; and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service took place on Friday, September 10th from the Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour. Interment followed from the Salvation Army Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour with Majors Barry and Donna Anstey. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour - Wesleyville. To sign our on-line guest book, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

CLARKE, Carolyn Michelle -
Passed away suddenly on September 9, 2010 in Fort St. John, British Columbia, Carolyn Michelle Clarke, in her 47th year. Predeceased by sister, Roxanne Clarke. Deeply missed by partner, Stephen Peach. Much loved mother of daughters, Samantha Butler (Patrick Corbett) and Victoria Butler (Clayton Wieler). Sadly missed by grandson, Wyatt Wieler and her parents, Harry and Thelma Clarke, Eastport, NL. Beloved sister of Rod Clarke (Christine), Bill Clarke (Sherry) and Joanne Hanlon (Randy). Lovingly remembered by many special nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral services took place on Wednesday, September 15th at 2pm at the Church of the Good Sheppard, Happy Adventure. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Church of the Good Sheppard, Happy Adventure will be gratefully accepted. To send a message of condolence, please visit www.oramsfuneralhomes.com

WICKS, Eli -
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on Monday, September 13. 2010, Eli Wicks, age 74 years of Badger's Quay. Predeceased by his parents, Cecil and Lillian Wicks; brothers, Gerald, Ernest and Bill; sister, Carrie Sutherland; brothers-in-law, Harry Wiseman and William Broderick; sister-in-law, Nina Wicks. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Audrey; daughter, Colleen Humphries (Gordon) of Valleyfield; grandson, Wilson John Humphries of St. John's; brothers, Arthur Wicks (Eunice) of Badger's Quay, Donald Wicks of Badger's Quay and Lloyd Wicks of Thompson, Man.; sisters, Jean Wiseman of Badger's Quay, Francis Broderick of St. John's, Marie Burton (Sam) of Bradford, ON. and Stella Burry (Saul) of Badger's Quay; sisters-in-law, Maisie McCarthy of Barrie, ON., Joan Wicks of Badger's Quay and Joan Boese (Robert White) of Glovertown; brother-in-law, Clifford Burton (Brenda) of Brampton, ON; very special nephew, Barry Wicks of St. John's; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Funeral service took place at The United Church, Valleyfield on Thursday, September 16, 2010 with Rev. George Kean officiating. Interment followed at The United Church Cemetery, Valleyfield. Donations in his memory may be made to Daffodil Place or The Gander Cancer Clinic. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

KIELY, Pat -
Passed peacefully away in Halifax on September 15, 2010, Pat Kiely, age 88. Predeceased by her husband, Gerry in 1994. Left with loving memories are her daughters, Susan (Ross) Ashbourne of Dartmouth, NS, Lauren (Keith) Sheppard of Paradise, NL; grandchildren, Sarah (Todd) Miles, Laura Ashbourne, Jennifer, Amanda and Emily Sheppard, great grandchildren Delia and Leighton Miles, sister, Evelyn Cranker of Kingston, ON; sister-in-law, Helen Cranker of Ivy Lea, ON and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral took place from St. Martin Anglican Cathedral on Tuesday, September 21 at 2 PM. Inurnment All Saints Cemetery. Donations can be made in memory of Pat to the Gander and Area SPCA or charity of your choice.

LUSH, Jesse -
Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Home, Gander on September 19, 2010, surrounded by his loving family. He is predeceased by his parents, Jesse & Carol; son, Clarence; grandchildren, Jesse & Dennis and great-grandchild, Tyler; brothers, John, Benjamin,Walter and George; sisters, Mary, Beatrice and Ada; daughter-in-law, Angela Lush and sons-in-law, Clyde Lane and Lawrence Boland. His passing is mourned by his wife, Louisa of 69 years. Children, Abram (Yvonne), Clifford, Linda Lane, Douglas (Janice), Bonne (Ronald) Locke, Barry (Dinos), Dale (Craig) Landry; twenty-one grandchildren; thirty-five great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren; sister, Emily (Wicks) and sister-in-law, Florence (Lush) and a number of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Pritchett's Funeral Home in Gambo. Funeral services was held at the Salvation Army Citadel in Gambo on Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow in the Salvation Army Cemetery. Donations may be made in memory of Jesse Lush to a charity of your choice.

PARDY, Ralph -
Passed away unexpectantly on Sunday, September 19, 2010, Mr. Ralph Pardy of Musgrave Harbour in his 69th year. Predeceased by his parents, Charles and Melissa. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Audrey, three sons, Cluney (Michelle) of Musgrave Harbour, Wayne (Julia) of Musgrave Harbour and Brent (Sherry) of Gander; two daughters, Linda Abbott (Calvin) of Musgrave Harbour, and Colleen Abbott (Dion) of Fort McMurray, AB; ten grandchildren, Sheldon, Trina, Shane, Shannon, Shawn, CJ, Stephanie, Mitchell, Andy, and Ujena; two great-grandchildren, Hannah and Colton and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, September 22nd from Salvation Army Citadel in Musgrave Harbour with Majors Barry and Donna Anstey officiating. Interment followed from the Salvation Army Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour - Wesleyville. To sign our on-line guest book, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

SHEPPARD, Olga -
It is with great sadness that the family announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Olga Sheppard, age 57 years of Wesleyville. Predeceased by her mother, Gwendolyn Kean. Left to mourn her passing are her husband, Clifford; sons, Jamie (Wendy) of Blaketown and Jason (Angela) of Torbay; daughter, Pierrette(Terry Abbott) of Musgrave Harbour, Melissa (John Paul Abbott) of Gander and Sheena (Brandon Pardy) of Gander; grandchildren, Samantha, Zachary, Nicholas, Victor, Riley, Jake, Ryder, Tugg and Molly; great-grandchild, Brady Pardy; father, Oliver Kean of Pound Cove; brothers, Eric Kean of Pound Cove, Guy Kean (Nancy) of New-Wes-Valley, John Kean (Shirley) of Badger's Quay, and Rodney Kean of Centreville; sisters, Linda (Harry Bishop) of New-Wes-Valley and Elsie of St. John's; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Pound Cove on Friday, September 24, 2010 with Rev. Shaun O'Connor officiating. Interment followed at The Anglican Cemetery, Pound Cove. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour.

DOVE, Donald Abbott -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on September 23, 2010, Donald Dove, age 82. Predeceased by his wife , Gloria, sister, Edwina. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his daughters, Marie of Dartmouth, NS; Donna (Dwight) Stanley of Gander, Judy of Edmonton, AB; brother, Lloyd (Dinah) of Glovertown; grandchildren, Steven Stanley of Surrey, BC, Leslie Stanley of Aldergrove, BC, Hannah and Alex Stanley of Surrey, BC, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander, Funeral service took place on Monday, September 27th at 2:00 P.M. from Stacey's Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in Don's memory maybe made to the Dialysis Unit at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

COLLINS, Steward C. -
Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Friday, September 24, 2010, Stewart C. Collins, age 77. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Josephine, sons, Sherman (Millicent), Samuel (Judy), daughters, Sandra (Robert), Wendy, brother, Kitchner (Rachael); grandchildren, Blair, Nicole, Chad, Cindy, Sarah, Samantha, six great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Monday, September 27th from the Salvation Army Citadel, Glenwood. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

BEST, Phoebe -
Phoebe Best
, age 84 of Badger's Quay passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at her residence in Bonnews Cottages, Badger's Quay. Predeceased by husband, Elmore Best; previous husband, Robert Lafortune, infant daughter, parents, Eliza and Jesse Winter and brother, Gaston Winter. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son, Jesse (Jeanette) of Valleyfield; daughter, Bonnie (Leo Humphries) of Brookfield; sister, Helen (Chester Stone) of Monroe, sister-in-law, Ida Winter of Gander; grandchildren, Heather Sturge (Sheldon), Robert Humphries (Jennifer Sainsbury), Lisa Menchenton (Peter) and Darrell Best (Michelle); great-grandchildren, Jonathan, Evan, Nicholas, Morgan and Cole; nephews, Carl Winter (Debbie) and Wayne Stone; niece, Cathy Winter (Randy Winsor) and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service took place on Tuesday, September 28 from Jubilee United Church,Wesleyville with Rev. B. Hannon officiating, assisted by Pastor D. Mews. Interment followed from The United Church cemetery, Brookfield. In her memory, donations may be made to Brookfield Bonnews Health Centre. To send a message of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca     Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour.

BOLAND, Linda -
It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of our beloved mother and grandmother, Linda Joy Boland (nee Goulding), on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, aged 58 years. Predeceased by her mother, Mary Goulding and sister, Evelyn Bernice Goulding. Leaving to mourn are her two daughters, Jeanie (Darren) and Michelle (Mike) and one son, Hiram (Cassie). Also leaving to mourn are her three precious grandchildren, Cassidy, Josh, and Amy; her father, Gordon (Shirley); extended family: Hiram, Sheila, and Shauna; her sister Lisa (Roy); her three brothers: Melvin (Doris), Gerald (Pauline), and Howard (Shirley); numerous nieces and nephews; one great aunt, Irene ("Inie"); best friend, Lily; stepsister, Colette Winter (Carl); stepbrother, Corey Harry (Cherrie); as well as other relatives and friends, especially her church family and Gambo Lion's Club members. Rested at Pritchett's Funeral Home, Gambo. Funeral took place on Sunday, October 3, 2010 at the Salvation Army Citadel with interment to follow at Salvation Army Cemetery. Donations will be gratefully accepted in her memory to the Salvation Army Citadel or Gambo Lion's Club.

HATCH, Doyle Stanford -
Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on September 30, 2010 Doyle Stanford Hatch. Predeceased by his father, William, mother, Lottie of Indiana, USA. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Theresa, sisters, Janice of Indiana, USA, Jama of Washington, USA, Leotta of California, USA; brother-in-law, Jim Harty (Doreen), sisters-in-law, Kay MacArthur, Louise Harty of Gander, a large number of nieces, nephews, and a special niece Natasha and her children. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, October 2nd from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, followed by internment at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in Doyle's memory may be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation, Gander, NL. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home. To sign our online memorial guestbook, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

 

 

Page contributed by: Carol Walsh

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

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