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The Beacon Obituaries
September 2015

The Beacon
is a community newspaper for Gander.

 

ABBOTT, Marie
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at Lakeside Homes, Gander on Saturday, September 26, 2015 Marie Abbott age 93 years of Musgrave Harbour. Predeceased by her parents John and Amelia; husband Dolph; daughter Diane; brother Fred; sister Phyllis. Left with fond and loving memories are her son Chris of Burnaby, BC.; daughters Donna (Earl Noseworthy) and Bernice Abbott all of Musgrave Harbour; sister June (Roy Watton) of Gander; grandchildren Sandy, Bud, Tim, Todd, Danny, Dianna, Steven, Sally and Chaz; great-grandchildren Nikki, Calli, Samantha, Zachary, Brittany, Jessica, Natasha, Kristina, Brandon and Chasity; great-great-grandchildren Caleb, Annabella, Karaleigh, Cameron and London; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. At Marie's request cremation as taken place. A service of remembrance took place at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 with Mr. Roy Watton officiating. Inurnment followed at The Jehovah's Witnesses Cemetery, Musgrave Harbour. As an expression of sympathy donations in her memory may be made to The Cancer Society or The Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour - Pound Cove. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

CHAULK, Mark
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at Brookfield Hospital on Friday, September 11, 2015, Mark Chaulk age 85 years of Ladle Cove. Predeceased by his parents; Baxter and Jane Chaulk, parents-in-law; Gordon and Flora Tulk, sister; Phyllis, brother; Harry and brothers-in-law; Kenneth Chaulk, Malcolm Hussey and Roy Small. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his loving wife of 62 years, Vera, children; Nancy (Boyde), Lorraine (Jeff), Derrick (Lori), Mike (Glenda) and Roger (Shelley), 10 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, sisters; Marion and Audrey (Bill), brother; Ron (Patsy) and sisters-in-law; Margaret Chaulk and Margaret Hussey and a wide circle of other family and friends. Pallbearers were sons; Derrick, Mike and Roger Chaulk, grandsons; Dylan and Brandon Chaulk and grandson-in-law; Brad Chislett. Funeral service took place on September 13, 2015 at St. Stephen's United Church, Ladle Cove with Rev. Russell Small officiating. Interment followed at the United Church cemetery, Ladle Cove. As an expression of sympathy and in his memory, donations may be made to St. Stephen's United Church, Ladle Cove. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove -Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GOODYEAR, Jean
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one, Mrs. Jean Goodyear, age 88 years of Musgrave Harbour. Mrs. Goodyear passed away at Bonnews Lodge in Badger's Quay on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. Predeceased by her husband Raymond, son-in-law Irving Faulkner, grandsons Danny and Darren Faulkner, parents Kenneth and Mildred Flynn, brothers Arthur and Beaton, and sister Joyce Guy. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons Jim (Mildred), Danny, daughter Margaret Faulkner, grandchildren Dion (Sue), Darlene (Jim), Diane (Jamie), Keith, Heidi (Derek), Kelly (Les), Janine (Roger), 12 great-grandchildren Shannon (Chantel), Alexandria (Ted), Samantha (Justin), Amanda (Jamie), Myles, Kyle, Andrew, Danielle, Taylor, Brittany, Katie-Lynn, Brooke, 2 great-great-grandchildren Zachary, and Ryland, 2 sisters Blanche Pope and Melba Pardy (Winston), 1 brother Harold Flynn, a number of nieces and nephews as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from The United Church in Musgrave Harbour with Rev. Lorin and Roberta Bungay officiating. Interment followed from The United Church Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour - Pound Cove. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

HANCOTT, Leslie
Passed away peacefully at Lakeside Homes, Gander on Tuesday, September 29th 2015 Mr. Leslie E. Hancott in his 95th year. Predeceased by wife Ivy, parents Thomas and Elizabeth Hancott, brothers Malcolm and James Hancott and sister Mildred Wheaton. Left with loving memories are his sons Gilmore (Donna) of Gander, Everett (Audrey) of Kitchener, ON., Derrick (Freddie) of Mornville, AB., sister Cavell Snow of Noggin Cove. Grandchildren Nadine (Kunle), Adrian (Catherine), Jamie (Kathy), Jeff (Crystal) 12 great grandchildren. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at the Pentecostal Church Carmanville. Funeral service was held Thursday October 1st at 2:00 pm with Pastor Durdle officiating. Interment at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Carmanville. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or Diabetes Association. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca Arrangements through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander - Carmanville

HARRIS, Elizabeth
Passed away suddenly at her residence on Sunday, September 13th, 2015, Elizabeth "Betty” Harris, age 77. Predeceased by her parents Beatrice and Douglas Power, husband Donald, brothers Ronald and Cyril Power. Left to mourn with loving memories are her sons Tony (Kathy), Scott (Angela), Doug (Bonnie), Bernie, brothers Douglas and John, sisters Laura Mills, Rosemary Connors, grandchildren Donald, Michael, Becky, Adam, Samantha, Daniel, Jenny, Ashley, Megan, Jaimee, Bernie, great-grandchildren Emily, Dylan, Aiden, Liam, Teegan, Noah, Georgia, Charlie and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander Funeral service took place Friday September 18th at Stacey's Funeral home. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations in Betty's memory may be made to the Gander Cancer Clinic (In the form of gas cards). Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

HUNT, Emma Florence
Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital on Sept 15th, 2015, Emma Florence Hunt of Gambo, NL, aged 89. Predeceased by Husband Douglas Hunt, Son Bramwell Hunt, Sons-in-law, Reginald Martin and Walter Hunt; parents Cater and Gertie Paul; sisters, Susannah Paul and Sadie Glover, brother Josiah Paul; brother-in-law, Esau Oram and Colin Glover. Leaving to mourn, daughters Leah Martin, Myra Hunt, Joan Jacobs (Gordon), Gertie Fillier (Hubert); son Boyd Hunt (Jane); daughter-in-law, Phyllis Hunt; 19 grandchildren; 23 Great Grandchildren; 2 Great Great Grandchildren; sisters Barbara Oram, Jane Harding (Chesley), Leah Davis (Carl); special cousin Josiah Paul (Patience) and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Pritchett's Funeral Home, Wednesday 2PM - 9 PM; Thursday 2 PM - 9 PM; Friday 10 AM - Noon. Funeral service from the United Church at 2PM on Friday. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Gambo.

KVASKA, John
Passed away peacefully at Lakeside Homes, Gander on Friday, September 25th, 2015, John Kvaska, age 86. Predeceased by his parents Anna & Andrew Kvaska. Left to mourn with loving memories are his wife Margaret, daughter Ann Margaret (Dennis) Hussey of Grande Prairie, AB, grandchildren Nicholas, Mya Hussey and a large circle of family and friends. Cremation has taken place. A private family service was held. In lieu of flowers, donations in John's memory may be made to the Parkinsons Society of Newfoundland & Labrador. Thank you to the staff of Lakeside Homes, Extended Care, and a special friend Inez Blundon. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

NOLAN, George
Passed away peacefully at his residence in Gander on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015, George Nolan, age 71. Predeceased by his parents Herbert and Mary Nolan. Left to mourn with loving memories are his wife Shirley, son Gary (Madison Reid) of St. John's, daughter Carla (Keith) Harenski, Albuquerque, NM; brother Don (Jenny) of Goulds, sisters Theresa (Clarence) Bruce of Goose Bay, Eleanor of St. John's, Joan (Aloysius) Dean of Sydney, NS; Mercedes of Mississauga, ON; grandson Ethan and a large circle of relatives and friends. George will be remembered for his warmth, generosity, humor, and strength of spirit. Resting at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on Thursday, October 1st from 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. and Friday, October 2nd from 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, October 3rd at 1:30 P.M. from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in George's memory may be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation (Palliative Care Program), P.O. Box 222, Gander, NL. A1V 1W6 or a Charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

PENWELL, Martha
Age 83 of Gander, Newfoundland
It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of our dear Mom, Martha Penwell of Gander, on Sunday, September 13, 2015 while attending Mass at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, her favourite place. She was born on the family farm in Foot Cape, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia to Bessie and Francis MacIntyre on August 24th, 1932. In 1955, Mom married the love of her life, Edward Penwell of Grand Bank, NL. She was tragically widowed in 1967 and left to raise their 6 young children. This was, without a doubt, her greatest accomplishment which brought her years of happiness and joy. Mom was known for her devout faith, compassion, kindness, grace, positive attitude, vibrant personality and beautiful smile and was always ready for a cup of tea and a chat. She was a Mother to more than just her own children and would be the first to help a person in need. She will be forever loved and missed by her children Lynn (Neil) Simms, Jim (Denise), Sandra (Bob) Smith, Cyndi (Darrell Janes), Joanne and Kathy (Jeff) Adey and by her precious grandchildren who adored their Nana: Victoria, Nathan and Joshua Simms; Edward, William and Richard Penwell; Derek and Kara Smith; Stephanie and Noah Adey. Sadly missed by her baby sister Theresa Fyfe (Windsor, ON) and her twin sister Maisie MacLellan (Waltham, MA, USA). Donations in her memory to St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Parish. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral Mass and celebration of Mom's life tool place on Friday, September 18th at 2:00 from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca Arrangements entrusted though Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander - Carmanville

PERRY, Patience
Passed peacefully away at Glenbrook Lodge, St. John's on Friday, September 25, 2015 Patience Perry age 92 years of Indian Bay. Predeceased by her parents Samuel and Minnie Parsons; husband Aubrey; daughter Genieve; son Lloyd George. Left with fond and loving memories are her son Aubrey (Ruth) of Indian Bay; daughters Minnie of Mt. Pearl, Maggie Boland of Mt. Pearl, Patricia Cochrane (Norman) of Long Pond, Mona Rogers (Joseph) of Wareham and Donna Oates (Paul) of Bauline; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Wareham on Monday, September 28, 2015 with Rev. David Coffin officiating. Interment followed at The Anglican Cemetery, Indian Bay. As an expression of sympathy donations in her memory may be made to St. Mary the Virgin Church Foundation, 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

SMITH, James
It is with sadness that the family of William James Smith announces his sudden passing at James Payton Memorial Hospital, Gander, NL, on Monday September 7, 2015 at the age of 75 years. A retired teacher of 42 years, he had many friends and colleagues in the Eastport area and beyond. Predeceased by son Randy (Barb), he will be dearly missed by his wife of 27 years, Hannah, his daughter Betty (Tim), sons Paul (Tanya), Jim, Trevor (Colleen), Derick (Kim), sisters Maisie, Velma (Dave), brother Baxter (Jean), grandchildren Kristen, Shannon, Joshua, Morgan, Jonathan, Cody, Cameron, Tara, Colby, great grandchildren Grayson, Haley and Peyton as well as a large circle of extended family and friends.

STOKES, Reta
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at Brookfield Hospital, Brookfield on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Reta Stokes age 81 years of Cape Freels. Predeceased by her husband Charles Stokes and parents Eli & Emily West. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her son Carl Stokes (Bernice); daughters Emily Stagg (Ben) and Faye Goodyear (Kirk) all of Cape Freels; brothers Manuel (Emma), Fred of Lumsden and Morris (Beatrice) of Mount Pearl; grandchildren Lisa, Paul, Jamie, Justin, Ashley & Lucas; great-grandchildren Eden, Alexa, Amber & Brody as well as a large circle of family & friends. Rested at Kittiwake Funeral Home from where the funeral service took place on Friday, September 18, 2015 at 11 A.M. with Pastor Chris Starkey officiating. Interment followed at the Cape Freels Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Cape Freels Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove -Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

TRASK, Leslie
Passed away suddenly at the James Paton Memorial Health Centre, Gander on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015, I. Leslie Trask, age 73. He was a Sgt. with the Canadian Air Force for 27 years. Predeceased by his parents Noah and Genevieve Trask. Left to mourn with loving memories are his wife Sylvia, sons Tony (Paula) of Bay Bulls, Todd (Lori) of Burnaby, BC; David (Cathy) of Kenora, ON; brothers Maxwell (Peggy) of Paradise, Albert (Christine) of Kingston, ON; Roy of Red Deer, AB; sisters Maisie (Lionel) of Elliston, Dorothy (John) of Goose Bay, Mary of Bonavista, Gladys (Glen) of Bonavista, grandchildren Sebastian, Sophia, Leah, Shannon, his beloved dog "Cooper” and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on Saturday, October 3rd from 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. A small family service was held on Monday, October 5th at 1:00 P.M. from Stacey's Funeral Home. Interment at a later date. Donations in Leslie's memory may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1037 Topsail Rd. Mt. Pearl, NL. A1N 5E9 or the Gander and Area SPCA, 36 McCurdy Dr. Gander, NL. A1V 1A2. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

WELLON, Joseph
Passed peacefully away surrounded by family and loved ones on September 27th 2015 at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander. Joseph Wellon, of Ladle Cove, in his 83rd year. Predeceased by his brothers Everett Wellon (Dorothy), Arthur Wellon (Rosie), and Randolph Wellon (Marie); Sister Louise Tulk (Enos). Left with fond memories are his loving wife of 62 years Madeline; sons Philip Wellon (Bonita) Gander, Monty Wellon (Pauline) Ladle Cove, Dean Wellon (Millicent) Ottawa, Darrin Wellon (Amy) Ladle Cove; Brothers Clifford Wellon (Nina) Gander, Wallace Wellon, Gander; Sisters Doris West (Hardy) Gander, Ivy West (Clary) Gander; 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. Funeral service took place at St. Stephens United Church, Ladle Cove on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 with Major Wilbert Abbott officiating. Interment followed at the United Church cemetery Ladle Cove. As an expression of sympathy donations in his memory may be made to St. Stephens United Church, Ladle Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour - Pound Cove. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

WHELAN, Francis
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one at Brookfield Hospital on Friday, September 25, 2015 Francis "Gary" Whelan age 62 years of Badger's Quay. Predeceased by his father-in-law Ronald Winter; mother-in-law Bertha Winter; and brother-in-law Donald Winter. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Rosalind; daughters Tammy of Badger's Quay and Terri-Lynn (Michael Bouchard) of Montreal; brothers Gerry (Maureen) of Mt. Carmel and Guy of Alberta; sisters Patricia (Jim Morgan) of St. John's and Bernadette (George Slaney) of Point May; grandchildren Michael (Haylee), Mateo, Casey and Nadia; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Badger's Quay on Monday, September 28, 2015 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 - Musgrave Harbour. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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