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Trying to identify obituaries for those from Bonavista Bay (and surrounds) has been challenging as not everyone has listed hometowns. If we have missed your loved one who was from, or had roots in, Bonavista Bay - or if we have mistakenly included an obituary - please send a note to Donna Randell (Donna may be contacted through the contributor's page)
BISHOP, Ralph - Passed peacefully away in Jacksonville, Florida, on March 17, 1999, Ralph Bishop, age 86 years, formerly of Wesleyville. Predeceased by wife Jean (Vincent) and leaving to mourn daughter Jeanette (Stu) Caldwell; sister-in-law Joan Bishop of St. John`s; and a large circle of grandchildren, nephews and nieces in Canada and the USA. Interment to take place in Jacksonville.
BOTTOMLEY, Glenise Mae - Passed away suddenly at home in King`s Cove, Bonavista Bay, NF, on November 19, 1999, following a severe heart ailment and major cardiac surgery with complications. She is survived by her husband Allen; sons: Adrian and David; sisters: Rena and Anne; brother Jim and their families. This wonderful lady, wife, mother and friend to all will be never be forgotten. "God Bless her". "Ye though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou art with me." A memorial service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, King`s Cove, Bonavista Bay at 11 a.m. Sunday, December 5, 1999.
BRIFFETT, Glenn - Passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 29, 1999, Glenn Briffett of Glovertown, aged 45 years. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, his wife Rebecca; sons: Shawn and Sheldon; sisters and brothers: Kay Blackmore (Tony), Calgary, Jean Galvin (Leo), Ottawa, Don Briffett (Joan), Glovertown, Rose Nethery (Ron), Vancouver, Pauline Christian (Les), Saint John, Patricia Sheppard (Charlie), Clarenville, Louis Briffett (Betty), Glovertown, Marion Briffett, St. John`s; brothers-in-law & sister-in-law: Baxter Payne (Gertie), Gambo, Ross Payne (Pat), St. John`s, Calvin Payne, Gambo, Edgar Payne, Truro, N.S., Pauline Warren (Wayne), Hr. Breton, Gary Payne, St. John`s; mother-in-law Rita Payne, Gambo. Large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Oram`s Funeral Home, Glovertown. Funeral to take place Wednesday, Sept. 1/99, 2:00 P.M. from St. Edwards Anglican Church, Glovertown. Interment at Traytown Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
BRODERICK, Frank J. - 71, of Moncton, formerly of Gambo, NF passed away at The Moncton Hospital on Monday, October 11, 1999 following a lengthy illness. Prior to retirement Frank was Assistant to the President and CEO with Marine Atlantic. His career with Canadian National Railways began in 1944. He retired with 43 years of service. Forever in the hearts of family and sadly missed by his wife, Olga (Bursey); three sons: Sean (Monique), Barry, and Glenn (Donna); three daughters: Toni Cameron (Roger), Kimberly Fougere (Mike) and Tracey Staples; seven grandchildren; three brothers: Bill (Trudy), Harry (Heather) and Pat (Gaye); and five sisters: Dorethea Slaney (Jack), Juanita Broderick, Geraldine McIntyre, Helen Parrott (Bert) and Mary Penney (Jim). It is now that only one set of footprints are found in the sand. For it is now that you rest safely in God`s hands. Resting at the Fair Haven Funeral Home with visiting hours on October 12, from 7-9 p.m. and October 13, from 2-4 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 14, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home chapel, Father Carroll officiating. Interment will be held in the Fair Haven Cemetery, Moncton, NB. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory to the Heart & Stroke Foundation and/or the Diabetes Association.
BROWN, Arthur - Passed peacefully away January 29th, 1999 at the Agnes Pratt Senior Citizens` Home, St. John`s, Arthur Brown in his 96th year of Happy Adventure, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by his wife Katie (nee Turner) on February 15th, 1995. Left to mourn four daughters: Elsie Bradley, Eastport, Marie (Bruce) Simms, St. John`s, Charlotte (Anderson) Johnson, St. John`s, Genevieve (Ronald) Collins, Mount Pearl; three sons: Fred (Jean), St. John`s, Reg (Rose), Corner Brook, Gordon (Hilda), Happy Adventure; nineteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren; also sisters-in-law Nellie Brown, St. John`s, Georgina (Kenneth) Crisby, Eastport; and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Squire`s Funeral Home, Eastport. Funeral service to be held from Holy Cross Anglican Church at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 31st, 1999. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Cemetery Fund, Eastport, Agnes Pratt Home, or charity of one`s choice.
CASHIN, Mary - Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, February 17, 1999, at the age of 96. Predeceased by her husband Gregory Cashin; her sister and brother: Margaret and John Cullen; and her son-in-law Ralph Van Humbeck. Leaving with fond and happy memories, six children: Magdalin (Gilbert Patey), Sandy Cove, Genevieve, Gambo, Augustine (Nina), Gambo, Angela Van Humbeck, Cornwall, Ont., Brendan (Linda), Gambo, Ronald (Margaret), St John`s; two sisters: Alice and Bridget Cullen, Carbonear; 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass took place Friday, February 19, 1999 from the Roman Catholic Parish, Gambo. Interment followed at the R.C. Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Pritchett`s Funeral Home.
CAMPBELL, Maud (nee Hallett) - Passed peacefully away, in the presence of her loving family, at the Masonic Park Nursing Home on Sunday, January 24, 1999, Maud Campbell (Hallett), in her 91st year. Predeceased by her loving husband James (J.O.) in 1987. Maud was the last child of William and Caroline Hallett of Flat Island, Bonavista Bay. She will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by daughters: Daphne Gillingham (Dorman) and Heather Saunders (Ches); sons: Bill (Isabella Hennebury) and Jim (Joyce Davis); nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn many nieces, nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Maud will be fondly remembered by her caregivers and friends at the Masonic Park Cottages and Nursing Home. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-9 p.m. Sunday; 10- a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday; and 10-12 noon Tuesday. Funeral Service to take place 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, 1999 from St. Andrew`s Presbyterian Church (The Kirk), Queens Road. Interment to follow at the General Protestant Cemetery, Waterford Bridge Road. Flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Masonic Park Chapel Fund or the Alzheimer`s Society of Newfoundland.
COLLINS, Baxter - Passed away suddenly Sept. 9, 1999 at his home in Gambo, Baxter Collins, age 74 years. Leaving to mourn sons, Roy (Geri), Elmer (Mildred), Sam (Christine), Lew (Elizabeth) and Boom (Peggy); daughters, Rowena Noble, Ruby Greene (Leo), Joan Hounsell (Wayne) and Maxine Preston; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; brother Gordon Collins; sisters, Dorcas Lush and Maxine Fry; sister-in-law Mary Hartson (Adolph); brothers-in-law Ronald (Livina) Pinksen, Roderick (Bea) Pinksen, Eric (Elaine) Pinksen and Scott Pinksen; also a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo. Funeral service Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999 at 2:30 p.m. at St. George`s Anglican Church. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery. No flowers by request.
CURRAN, Margaret (MacPherson) - Of Glovertown, passed peacefully away on Monday, June 7, 1999, at James Paton Memorial Hospital, age 78. Predeceased by her husband Tom. Leaving to mourn daughters Anne Currie (Gerald), Marie Dalton (Gilbert), Sheila Curran, Penelope Curran (Robert Buchanan), Sons: Thomas, Jamie (Melody), Grandchildren: Heather & Sarah Currie, Greg & Jake Dalton, Mike, Ian, Matthew & Jennie Curran. Sisters: Doris & Rhoda as well as a large circle of relatives & friends. A Memorial Service to take place at the Roman Catholic Church in Gambo on Thursday, June 10, 1999, at 2:00 p.m. Flowers greatfully accepted.
DUCEY, Julia - Passed peacefully away at Golden Height Manor, Bonavista on Monday, January 25th, 1999. Julia Ducey of Duntara, age 94 years. Leaving to mourn her son Tom (Hilda); three grandchildren: Laurie, Jennifer and Damian; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27th, 1999. Resting at the Community Hall in Duntara on Thursday, January 28th, 1999. Funeral Mass from St. Peter & St. Paul Parish, Kings Cove on Friday, January 29th, 1999 at 11 a.m. Interment at King`s Cove Cemetery.
DYKE, Ella Elizabeth (Burry) - Passed peacefully into the arms of God on Friday, July 16, 1999 at St. Clare`s Hospital, age 77 years. Formerly of Valleyfield, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by mother and father Sophie and Peter Burry, brother Wilberforce, sisters: Gwendolyn Ledrew and Milicent-Jean Windsor, and brother-in-law Gordon Somerton. Leaving to mourn with loving memories: husband Carman; four daughters: June (Howard) Penny; Roxanne (Gary) Blackmore; Bernice (Gerald) Miller; Michelle (Gerry) O`Reilly. Three sons: Wilber (Lorraine); Truman (Patsey); Jim (Sandra). Grandchildren: Robyn, Heather, Collette, Marc, Sherri, James, Heidi, Bradley, Wesley, Andrew, Amy, Bryan, Christopher and Benjamin; sister: May (Joe) Fifield; brother: Cyril (Effie) Burry. Also sisters-in-law: Nina (Tony) Gosine; Elsie (Louis) Musucci (New York); Wilhelmina (Wilfred) Miller; Margaret Knight; and Phyllis Somerton; brothers-in-law: Harold (Thelma) Somerton; Kevin Windsor; also her constant companion and pet Buffy, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Funeral service to be held Tuesday, July 20, 1999 at 2 p.m. from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to The Children`s Wish Foundation of Canada.
FURLONG, W. Patrick - Passed peacefully away, after a short illness, on January 9 at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, Patrick Furlong of St. Brendans, Bonavista Bay, aged 85 years. Predeceased by three sons: Gerald, Terry (1969) and James (1991); also six brothers. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth; five daughters: Patricia (Ian) Hunter, St. John`s, Kathleen (Lewis) McNeil, Edmonton, AB, Eileen (Calvin) Anderson, Mount Pearl, with whom he resided, Elizabeth (Ronald) Howse, Glovertown, Helen (Wayne) Gosse, New Glasgow, N.S.; one son Bernard (Marcia) Furlong, Glovertown; one brother Ignatius (Mary) Furlong, Catalina, T.B.; 18 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Kathleen Furlong, St. Brendans, Margaret Casey, Bridget Hogan, Gander; one brother-in-law Daniel Mackey, Cull Harbour. Also remembered lovingly by a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home on Monday, January 11, 10-12, 2-4 and 7-10 and at St. Brendans on Tuesday, January 12. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Gabriel`s Church, St. Brendans, B. Bay on Wednesday, January 13. Interment in the R.C. Cemetery, St. Brendans. A very special thank you to the doctors and nurses of 7-west and to Joe Byrne, Les, Nora Furlong, Laura and John Lynch who helped give Patrick the loving care that he so much needed in his final hours. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the organizations of one`s choice.
GOULDING, Mary Doris (nee Sturge) - On Sunday, October 10, 1999. Passed suddenly and peacefully away into the arms of our heavenly Father, Mary Doris Goulding of Gambo. Cherished wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother to be. Predeceased by mother and father Bessie and Herbert Sturge, brothers Max and Ralph, and darling infant daughter Evelyn Bernice. Leaving to mourn loving husband of 48 years, Gordon; daughters Linda Boland and Lisa Jeffrey; sons Melvin, Gerald and Howard; daughters-in-law Judy, Pauline and Shirley; son-in-law Roy Jeffrey; her very special grandchildren Jeanie Dyke (Darrin), Michelle Boland (Mike Kelly), Hiram Boland (Alana Strickland), Keria Goulding, Stephanie Goulding, Danielle and Kendra Goulding; sister Inie Andrews (Bill), brother Herbert Sturge (Mottie), sister-in-law Gwen Sturge, brother-in-law Cornelius Goulding (Ida); special friends John Parsons and Doris Brown; many nephews and nieces and their families; and a very large circle of family and friends all over Canada and in the United States. Funeral to be held at the Salvation Army Citadel, Gambo on Wednesday October 13, 1999 at 2 p.m. Arrangements by Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Salvation Army Building Fund, P.O. Box 99, Gambo, NF A0G 1T0.
GREEN, Marshall - Passed peacefully away at his home in Greenspond, Marshall Green, in his 84th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Eva Ethel Green; one son Robert, wife Elizabeth, Trepassey, NF; two daughters: Patricia Maxwell (Robert), Topsail and Maud Kerrivan (Thomas), Lower Sackville, N.S.; eight grandchildren: Linda Waddleton (Ron), Yvonne (Danny), Lori, Erin, Allison, Jason Kerrivan (Tammy), Michael, Donna Surette (Paul); seven great-grandchildren, also other relatives and friends. Funeral service will take place Tuesday, July 20th at 2 p.m. from Mullaly`s Funeral Home, Pound Cove, officiated by Rev. Roy Martin. Interment to follow at the Interfaith Cemetery, Greenspond. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mullaly`s Funeral Home, Pound Cove.
HEWITT, Ralph Beatty - Died peacefully at the Health Sciences Complex early morning 29 January, Ralph Beatty Hewitt, aged 72 years, of Centreville, Bonavista Bay, formerly of Barr`d Islands, Fogo. Predeceased by his parents: William and Mary Ann Hewitt; his sisters: Lucy and Phyllis; his brother James and his sisters-in-law: Joyce and Edith. He leaves to mourn five brothers: Archibald, Elias (Florence), Uriah (Alma), Ronald (Rebecca) and Andrew (Ruby); four sisters: Mary (Leslie), Elsie (Stephen), Trixie (Raymond) and Joyce (Nehemiah); many nephews and nieces and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service on Monday, 1 February at 2:00 p.m. from St. Barnabas Anglican Church at Centreville. Donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
HOLLAHAN, Anastatia Madonna (Fitzgerald) - Passed away peacefully in her 89th year on March 26th, 1999, at Bayview Residence, Dorval, Quebec. Predeceased by her husband James and brother Joseph. She leaves behind her children Patricia (Ray Lowery), James, Joan (Ian Douglas) of Ottawa, and Barbara, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A private funeral is being arranged in St. Brendan`s, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland.
HOLLAHAN, Elsie - Passed away suddenly at her residence in Southern Bay on December 10 1999, Elsie Hollahan of Southern Bay, in her 70th year. Left with fond and loving memories, her husband Ronald, of 47 years; son Roger (Diane), St. John`s and Gerald (Boyna) and Rick, Southern Bay; sisters: Susie Sheppard and Yvonne Budgell, Botwood and sisters: Leona Griffin and Rita Bragg, St. John`s; brothers: Joseph Tilley (Bernadine), Glenwood, Robert (Pat), Gambo and William (Ena), Summerville. Also leaving 4 grandchildren, a large number of relatives and friends. Remains will be resting at Princeton United Church in Princeton. Funeral will be 2:00 p.m. on Monday at the United Church with interment at the United Church Cemetery in Southern Bay.
HUMPHRIES, Carmen - 82 of Wesleyville passed away peacefully on June 29, 1999 at Lakeside Homes, Gander. Predeceased by his parents Margaret and Martin Humphries, son Lester, sister Grace and Brother Lester. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Joan (nee Stagg), four sons: Raymond (Joyce) of Lumsden, Jake (Ada) of Wesleyville, Martin (Elizabeth) of Wesleyville and Lindsay (Margaret) of Gander, three daughters: Anne (Paul) Knight of Mt. Pearl, Margaret (Irvan) of Gander and Emma Smith of Ottawa, fifteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on Thursday, July 1st at 2pm from The United Church, Wesleyville with Rev. M. Dawson officiating. Interment followed from the Interdenominational Cemetery, Cape Freels. Donations can be made to The Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mullaly`s Funeral Home, Pound Cove.
IVANY, James Maxwell- Engineer with Sun Construction. Passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 1, 1999 at his residence. Jim Ivany, aged 51 years. Predeceased by his parents: Eric and Annie Ivany. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his loving and devoted wife, Gail (nee Rodgers), of 27 years; two sisters: Gladys (Dennis) Cranford, Milton, ON and Gertrude Woolrige, Dunfield, Trinity Bay; mother-in-law Blanche Rodgers; best friend and brother Robert (Rhonda) Price; sister-in-law Ginny Rodgers; brother-in-law Fraser (Jacinta) Rodgers; many nieces and nephews; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation on Friday, July 2 from 7-9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, July 3rd and July 4th from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; and Monday, July 5th from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, July 5th, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Thomas Anglican Church. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
JERRETT, Daniel - 76, of Greenspond, passed away peacefully on January 4, 1999 at The Grace General Hospital, St. John`s. Predeceased by parents: William and Lavinia Jerrett and brother John. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Louise; sons: Edward (Annie) and Eric (Trudy), all of Greenspond; daughters: Annie Parsons (George), St. John`s and Lavinia Harding (Frazer), Greenspond; sister Annie Granter (Marshall), Greenspond; sister-in-law Doris Jerrett, Grenspond; 8 grandchildren: Lisa Blackwood (Scott), Debbie, Derrick, Jason, Danielle, Craig, Krista and Darren; 2 great-grandchildren: Anthony and Daniel; and also a large number of brothers and sisters-in-law. Mr. Jerrett was a member of the L.O.L. 205 and The Atlantic View Seniors, Greenspond. Funeral took place January 6, 1999 from The United Church, Greenspond with Rev. W. Butt officiating. Interment from the Interfaith Cemetery, Greenspond. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mullaly`s Funeral Home, Pound Cove.
KEATS, Jessie Beatrice (Nee Lush) - Passed away at St. Clares Mercy Hospital on Friday, June 25, 1999 of Mount Pearl, aged 88 years, formally of Valleyfield, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by her husband Aubrey. Left to remember her, two sons Baxter with whom she resided, Clifford (Robin), Etobicoke, Ontario. Three daughters, Geraldine Blackmore (Lance), Grand Banks, Marie Tavenor (Gord), Mount Pearl, Nellie Buis (Ben), Scarborough, Ont. Sister Emily Wicks (Lional), Gander, brother Jesse Lush (Louie), Middle Brook, Gambo, sister-in-law Mrs. Dorcas Burry, Valleyfield. Seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. A large number of nieces and nephews and several friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Saturday and Sunday from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral services will take place on Monday at 2 pm from the Church of Ascension, interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in her memory to the Janeway Children`s Hospital Foundation.
KEOUGH, Mary Bridget - Passed peacefully away at the Golden Heights Manor in Bonavista, on April 28, 1999, Mary Bridget Keough of Duntara, age 96 years. Predeceased by her husband Alphonsus in 1962. Left with fond and loving memories are her son John (Bertie) King`s Cove; and daughters Bernice Hillier (Harvey) Nova Scotia; Donna Fitzgerald (Leo), Duntara; and Millie Loden (Don) Wyoming; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at the Community Centre in Duntara. Funeral Mass on Friday, April 30, 1999 at 3 p.m. from Sts. Peter and Paul Church in King`s Cove.
KEOUGH, Richard - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family on Thursday, March 18th, 1999, Richard Keough of Plate Cove East, Bonavista Bay. Long time resident of the Hoyles Home, St. John`s, aged 66 years 7 months. Predeceased by his mother and father Bridget and Bernard Keough of Plate Cove East; brother Patrick, St. John`s; brother Joseph, Park Ridge, New Jersey. Leaving to mourn brother Brendan (Patricia) of Plate Cove East; sister Mary (Dave Philpott), Gander; brother Douglas (Bertha), Nanuet, New York; brother Peter, Plate Cove East; sister Agnes (Joe Maloney), Gander; sister Bernadette (Wilf Maloney), Gander and a special nephew, Joe Keough, Gander. Also many nieces and nephews in Newfoundland and the US, and a large circle of special friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Friday 7:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. Then resting at St. Patrick`s Church, Plate Cove East, Sunday from 2:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, March 22, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Patrick`s Church, Plate Cove East. Interment at Plate Cove East.
LYDA, J. Derek - Died suddenly and unexpectedly at his home in Gambo, Wednesday, August 11, 1999, John Derek Lyda, aged 44 years. Leaving to mourn wife Loretta (nee Granter) and children: Michael, 11 years, Jennifer, 9 years, and Aaron, 5 years; brother Tim and sister-in-law Sharon; sisters: Judy and brother-in-law Tim and Peggy and partner Gerry; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins and many friends. Funeral arrangements by Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo. Funeral service to be held at St. George`s Anglican Church in Gambo at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 15. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery in Gambo. Flowers or donations gratefully accepted.
MALONEY, Leo E. - Passed away suddenly at his home in Sweet Bay, Bonavista Bay, on Thursday, July 1st, 1999, Leo E. Maloney in his 72nd year. Predeceased by his parents Daniel and Blanche and his brother Cyril. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife, Dorothy; two sons: Terry (Sharon), Southern Bay, Christopher (Kelly), Brampton, Ont.; four daughters: Carol Ann Dooley (Paul), Southern Bay, Pauline Ryan (Peter), St. John`s, Patricia Moores (Harris), Brampton, Ont., Denise Philpott (Bruce), Keswick, Ont.; thirteen grandchildren; four brothers: Fred (Sadie), Gander, Dan (Louise), Wabush, Matt (Agnes), Sweet Bay, Nish (Angela), Gander; two sisters: Nellie Maloney, Sweet Bay, Marie Halleran (Clarence), Seal Cove; and sister-in-law Cecilia, Gander; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Sweet Bay. Funeral Services to be held at 1 o`clock Saturday, July 3, 1999 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Sweet Bay. Interment to follow at Sweet Bay Cemetery.
MULLETT, Maxwell - Corner Brook, NF. It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxwell Mullett announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, February 10th, 1999, at the age of 73 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 52 years, Emily (nee Wicks); three children: Judith Mullett, Toronto, ON, Wayne Mullett, Ottawa, ON and Donna (Paul) Randell, Dartmouth, NS; four grandchildren: Steven Scannell (Rachael), Toronto, ON, Elizabeth Randell, Victoria Randell and Phillip Randell, all residing in Dartmouth, NS; one great-grandchild Ruby Scannell. He will also be greatly missed by his three sisters: Genevieve (Larry) Varano, Queen`s, NY, Dorothy (Ronald) Moore, Grand Falls-Windsor and Alice (Glen) Harris, Knoxville, Tenn., USA; one brother-in-law Willis (Joan) Wicks, Corner Brook; and one sister-in-law Goldie Sheppard, Carbonear, NF. Also left to mourn are a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Gertrude (Minnie) Howell, 1982, and his father, Samuel Mullett, 1998. Visitation will take place from Fillatre`s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday evening from 7-9; also on Friday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 13th, 1999 at 2:00 from the First United Church, Park Street, Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the First United Restoration Fund, The Retired Teachers Foundation Fund or to the charity of one`s choice.
MURPHY, Gladys - Passed peacefully away at the Grace General Hospital on Sunday, May 9, 1999, aged 81 years, Gladys (nee Blagdon, Carter) of Open Hall, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by her husband Richard, 1985, husband William Carter, 1942, son Ronald, 1990, son Frank, 1941. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Caleb Carter, wife Kay, Port Aux Basques; daughter Veronica Walsh, husband Ignatuis, Wabush; daughter Vida Walsh, Mississauga, Ontario; daughter Cathy Connors, husband Sam, Tickle Cove; daughter Theresa Chatman, husband Gary, Open Hall, with whom she resided. Eleven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; two sisters: Clara Vallis, Halifax; Vida Hatch and Jim of Port Aux Basques; one brother-in-law Michael Murphy, wife Betty (also very special friend), Open Hall; one special nephew Cyril Murphy, wife Whilomena of Torbay; also, many other relatives and friends. Resting at Sacred Heart Church, Open Hall. Funeral at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999.
NOBLE, Alfreda - Passed away suddenly at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, July 6, 1999 in her 91st year, Alfreda Noble of Lethbridge. Left to mourn with fond and
loving memories, one daughter Maxine Penney, Lethbridge; one granddaughter Audrey (Mrs. Herb Penney), Lethbridge; 2 great-grandchildren: Lynette (Mrs. Andre Gendreau), Ottawa and Wanda Lee Penney, Ottawa; 3 sisters: Blanche Purchase, Norris Arm, Pauline Freemon, Norris Arm, Christina Jones, Toronto; one sister-in-law Lily Fry, Summerville; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral Service 2 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 1999 from St. Matthew`s Anglican Church, Lethbridge with interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Brooklyn. Memorial Fund to St. Matthew`s Anglican Church, Lethbridge.
OLDFORD, Frances - Passed away on November 24, 1999, at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, after a short but painful battle with Cancer, aged 50. Predeceased by father George Verge. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband: Gordon; sons: Peter (Rochelle) and Perry (Patty); granddaughter Heather, all of Gambo; mother Annie Verge of Carbonear; brothers: Frank (Audrey), Les (Anita), Billy (Audrey), George (Nola) of Ontario, Llewellyn (Kathy) of British Columbia; sisters: Angela (Johnny) Porter of Foxtrap, Bride of Carbonear; brothers-in-law: Sam (Charmaine) of Gambo, David (Doris) Granter of Liscomb, NS; sisters-in-law: Ruby (Charlie) of Sheet Harbour, NS, and Joyce of Gambo; as well as a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service took place on November 27 at the Salvation Army, Gambo, with Capts. Ken and Elsie Brown officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Gambo. Donations in her memory can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo.
PAYNE, Cyril - Died suddenly on February 20th, 1999, at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Cyril Payne, age 78, of Gambo. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Rita; sons: Baxter (Gertie), Gambo, Ross (Pat), St. John`s, Calvin, Gambo, Edgar, Truro, NS, Gary, St. John`s; daughters: Pauline (Wayne) Warren, Hr. Breton, Rebecca (Glenn) Briffett, Glovertown; 13 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; 1 sister Carrie Hounsell, Brantford, ON; and a very large circle of family and friends. Resting at Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo. Funeral Services to be held on February 22, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from St. George`s Anglican Church, Gambo.
PIKE, Brigadier Wallace H., S.A. (R) - Born at Jamestown, Bonavista Bay on December 22, 1899. Promoted to Glory from his late residence, Birch Hills, Bay Roberts on Sunday, April 18, 1999. The last WWI Veteran of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment residing in Newfoundland, having served and being wounded in France and Belgium including the Battle of Cambrai, following which the Newfoundland Regiment was awarded the title Royal. In addition to his WWI British Service medals, appointed Knight of the Order of the Legion of Honour (Chevalier de l`ordre de la legion d`Honneur) in 1999 by the government of France. Longtime service to the Bay Roberts Royal Canadian Legion as Chaplain, member of Bartholomew #40 Loyal Orange Lodge and Royal Black Preceptory #1250, Clarke`s Beach. An avid outdoorsman and devoted family man, Brigadier Pike was predeceased by his wife Minnie in 1978, baby daughter Fronie in 1945 and by six of his eight sisters. Leaving with loving memories, his remaining 9 children: Jean Bursey (late husband Graham), Birch Hills, Bay Roberts, Winnie Antle (late husband Roy), Kingsville, Ont., Marjorie Poole (late husband Winston), Thornhill, Ont., Beth King, husband Graham, St. John, New Brunswick, Major Maxcena Woodland, Birch Hills, Bay Roberts, Ferne Pike, Birch Hills, Bay Roberts, Clifford, wife Mavis, Birch Hills, Bay Roberts, Howard, wife Shirley, St. John`s, Melvin, wife Verna, Springdale; sisters: Ivy Fry, husband Mark, Jamestown, Bonavista Bay, Annie Vivian (late husband Robert), Brookline, Mass.; 30 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren. Resting at the Salvation Army Citadel, Bay Roberts. Visitation Monday 7-9 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday 10-12 Noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m.; Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Thursday, April 22, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Bay Roberts with Lieut. Colonel Boyde Goulding and Major Lindsay Oxford officiating. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Coley`s Point. For those desiring, donations to the Salvation Army Missionary Fund, C/O Bay Roberts Corps, would be appreciated.
PITCHER, William James - Passed away peacefully at the Lions Manor Health Care Center, Placentia, on Saturday, August 28th, 1999 William James Pitcher of Gambo, formerly of Hopeall. Aged 80 years, 11 months. Predeceased by sisters: Elsie Pitcher, Dunville and Annie Walsh, Port Hope, Ont. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife Ruby; two sons: Terry (Peggy), Olds, Alberta, Leonard (Tina), Stephenville; one daughter Louise (Woodrow), Gambo. Also leaving to mourn sister Lilly Piercey, Hopeall and brothers: Albert and Garfield, Hopeall; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a large number of other relatives and many friends. Resting at First United Church, Hopeall with visitation Monday, August 30th, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, August 31st at 2 p.m. Interment to follow First United Church Cemetery, Hopeall. As expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to First United Church, Hopeall. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
PRITCHETT, Cecil B. - Passed peacefully away, after a brief illness, at the Health Sciences Center, St. John`s on Saturday, February 13, Cecil B. Pritchett, formerly of Deer Lake and Gambo, aged 90 years. Left to mourn are his loving wife of 58 years, Olive (nee Seaward), son William and daughter-in-law Margaret, St. John`s; grandchildren: Blair and wife Paula, Catherine, and Derek; brother John; sister Emma, Gambo; sister-in-law Mona, Glenwood. Also left to mourn are a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo. Funeral Services were held on Monday, February 15, 1999 at 2 p.m. from St. George`s Anglican Church, Gambo. No flowers by request, donations may be made to General Hospital Health Foundation-Miller Center or St. George`s Anglican Church Restoration Fund.
PRITCHETT, Brig. Maisie (nee Reid) - Passed peacefully away on February 17th. Leaving with fond and loving memories her husband of 55 years, Brig. Abram S. Pritchett; also, one brother Harvey (Mildred). Special nephew Bruce Reid (Marjorie); sisters-in-law: Nellie Skiffington, Irene Payne, Evelyn Pritchett. Also leaving a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo. Funeral Services to be held from the Salvation Army Citadel, Gambo at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 20th. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Salvation Army Gambo Citadel Band.
RALPH, Nita M. (nee Samson) - Passed away suddenly on June 29, 1999, at her home in Catalina, Nita M. Ralph, age 85 years, formerly of Flat Islands, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by her husband Reuben Ralph. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughter Dallas and son-in-law Ben (Mugford); brother Frank and sister-in-law Joyce (Samson); sister Mollie (Hallett); three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. Resting at Strathies Funeral Home in Catalina. Funeral service at Holy Martyrs Anglican Church in Port Union on Friday, July 2, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Anglican Cemetery in Catalina. Flowers or donations to Holy Martyrs Anglican Church in Port Union gratefully accepted.
REDDY, Michael - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, May 30th, 1999 age 93 of Renews. Predeceased by his wife Edith in March, 1998. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, two daughters: Lucy Newhook (Gerry) of Gander, Winnie Sturge (Eric) at Gambo; two sons: Mike (Ivy), St. Lawrence, Basil, Ontario; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; one brother Peter (Cape Broyle); two sisters: Madeline Hawkins, Ann Carey (Jim), Cape Broyle; two sisters-in-law: Laura O`Neill and Madeline Berrigan, a large circle of relatives and friends and special friends at the Escasoni. Resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Fermeuse on Monday and Tuesday. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. at Holy Apostles Church at Renews. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, 10 Escasoni Place, St. John`s, NF A1A 3R6.
ROGERS, Andrew - Of St. Chads, Bonavista Bay, Nfld. passed away peacefully at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, March 17th, 1999. Mr. Rogers was 80 years old. He leaves to mourn his loving Family; son Gary Rogers, St. John`s, Nfld.; 4 daughters: Millicent Rogers, St. John`s, Nfld., Brenda (George) Oates, Carbonear, Nfld, Michelle Rogers, St. John`s, Nfld., Lori Rogers, St. John`s, Nfld.; brother Joseph Rogers, St. Chads, Bonavista Bay, Nfld.; sisters: Muriel Bull, Sandringham, Bonavista Bay, Nfld., Violet Ralph, Eastport, Nfld., Lillian Hunter, Eastport, Nfld.; 3 grandsons: Glenn Oates, Ontario, Craig Oates, Manitoba, Scott Oates, Newfoundland; granddaughter Tammy Rogers, Newfoundland; great-granddaughters: Catarina and Coral Oates, Ontario. Predeceased: Wife, Mary Elizabeth (Bessie) Rogers; Parents: Thomas and Sarah Ann Rogers; and Brothers: Eric and Cyril Rogers. The Family will be receiving relatives and friends at Slade`s Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear on Thursday 12 noon to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday`s visitation will be at St. James Anglican Church in St. Chads, Bonavista Bay at 2:00 p.m. The Funeral will be on Saturday, March 20th, 1999 from St. James Anglican Church in St. Chads, Bonavista Bay, followed by the interment at St. James Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Chads, Bonavista Bay. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in his memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Slade`s Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear.
SAMSON, William V. (Bill) - Passed peacefully away at the Grace Hospital, after a short illness, on Wednesday, January 6, 1999, William V. (Bill) Samson. He was predeceased by his wife Violet in 1992. Bill spent the first half of his life on Flat Island, Bonavista Bay, where he owned various businesses along with his cousin Lloyd Samson. In 1956 he moved to Mount Pearl where he opened Samson`s Food Market, which he operated until the late 60`s when it was sold to Dominion Stores. During his long retirement, he did many special carpentry projects for his family and friends. He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by daughters: Christine, Vancouver and Carol, Mount Pearl; granddaughters: Stephanie (Steve) Collins and Sara Rodgers; great-grandchildren: Julia and Mark Collins; sisters: Grace (Ralph) LeDrew, Kelligrews and Doris Campbell, Ontario. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road with visitation Thursday and Friday, January 7th and 8th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; and on Saturday, January 9th from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Service will take place Saturday, January 9th at 2 p.m. from the Church of the Ascension, Smallwood Drive, Mount Pearl. Interment will follow at St. Peter`s Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Church of the Ascension Organ Fund or charity of one`s choice.
SCEVIOUR, Amy Ann - Went to be with her Heavenly Father on March 17th, 1999 at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, in her 89th year. Lived at Gambo, NF. Predeceased by husband Richard John on December 8th, 1998. Leaving to mourn children: Millie (Edward), Elazar, Cecil (Verna), Roy (Lorraine), Harold (Peggy), Daisy (Dennis), Shirley (Roger); also 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. Resting at Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo. Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 20th 1999 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Gambo. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Salvation Army Gambo Corps Band.
SPARKES, Edgar (Ed) Frank - It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edgar (Ed) Sparkes, (formerly of Glovertown, Bonavista Bay) announce his sudden passing on Friday, October 15th in his 69th year. As a graduate of Memorial University, Mount Allison University, (New Brunswick) and the University of Colorado (U.S.A.), he spent 37 years teaching in various Newfoundland outport communities, Mount Allison University, the University of Colorado and the Cabot Institute, from which he retired in 1988. Predeceased by his mother Matilda (1940); his sister Shirley (1992); and his father Hedley (1993). He leaves to mourn his best friend of 27 years with whom he resided, Walter (Wally) Butt; his sister Josephine Pike (Fred); his aunts Josephine Sparkes and Madge Sweetapple of Glovertown and Elizabeth Whelan of St. John`s; his step-brother Ralph Matthews in Brampton, Ontario; his nieces and nephews Rosalind Crocker in St. John`s, Carol Crocker (Brian) in Ottawa, Robert Crocker (Shirley) in St. John`s, Alice Hollohan (John) in Gander, Keith Crocker (Holly) in Paradise and Jocelyn, David, Stephanie and Andrew Rose; also a large circle of relatives and friends. At his request a cremation has taken place and his cremains will be resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on Monday, October 18th, visitation from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 19th from Caul`s Funeral Chapel 10 a.m. Inurnment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in lieu of
flowers may be made to a Mount Allison Scholarship Fund in his memory.
SPURRELL, Marion Aletha - Age 57 of Valleyfield, passed peacefully away on April 8, 1999, at Bonnews Lodge, Badgers Quay. Predeceased by mother, Violet Jones. Left to mourn, with fond and loving memories are husband Esau, Valleyfield, father Joseph Jones, Wesleyville, one brother William Jones (Myrtle),Wesleyville, two sisters: Clara Howell (Charles), Gander, Minnie Russell (John Jr.), Bonavista. One brother-in-law Eric Spurrell (Hattie), Badgers Quay, seven sister-in-laws: Drucella Feltham, Glovertown, Maisie Norman, Bay Roberts, Irene Humphries, St. John`s, Helda Windsor (Alex), Ottawa, Emma Spurrell, Valleyfield, Betty Spurrell, Badgers Quay & Effie Spurrel, Valleyfield. Also a large circle of other relatives & friends. Funeral service to be held on Sunday, April 11, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Alban`s Anglican Church, Badgers Quay with Rev. J. Watton officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Badgers Quay. Donations in her memory can be made to the M.S. Society of Canada entrusted to the care of Mullaly`s Funeral Home, Pound Cove.
STOKES, Walter - Peacefully, on Saturday, September 18, 1999, Walter Stokes passed away at Oakview Place, at the age of 87. Left to mourn is wife Joanna, son Leonard and wife Theresa, grandchildren Gail and husband Jorge, Richard, and Karen, great-grandchildren Jorey, Kristopher,
Nicholas, and Hayden, and sister Eliza. Walter was born in Cape Freels, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland and lived most of his life there and then in St. John`s, Newfoundland moving to Winnipeg in 1990. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, September 21, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Avenue with Rev. Debra Schweyer officiating, with a visitation an hour prior to service. Interment will follow in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. A gathering of family and friends will follow in the Chapel Lawn Reception Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Winnipeg, 120 Donald Street, Wpg, MB R3C 4G2.
STRATTON, Wallace (Wal) Clarence - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on December 6, 1999, Wallace Stratton of St. John`s (formerly of Greenspond), age 89. Predeceased by his dear wife Mildred in 1992. Left with great memories of this gentle man, who was loved by all he touched, are his son Edwin (Judy), daughter Janet (Dave) Fost (Keswick, Ontario); five devoted grandchildren: Neal, Shawn and Darryl Stratton, Krista and Sherri Fost. Also left to mourn are his brothers-in-law: Fraser (Jean), Gladstone (Martha), Edwin (Sophie), Jack (Melinda) and Gordon (Frances) Winsor and sisters-in-law: Neta Winsor and Stella Winsor; many nieces and nephews, as well as a large circle of friends, in particular his life long friends from Three Island Pond. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and from 10 a.m. - 12 noon Friday. Funeral Service to take place from Topsail United Church on Friday, December 10, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow in the United Church Cemetery, Topsail. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the General Hospital Health Foundation (Dialysis Unit).
TAYLOR, Eslie - (Longtime Member of All Saints Anglican Church and Longtime Member of the Loyal Orange Lodge). Suddenly and peacefully with her family by her side at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Friday, April 16, 1999. Eslie Taylor (Nee Winters) of Niagara Falls in her 85th year. Born in Bonavista Bay, NFLD September 15, 1914. Eslie moved to Ontario with her family in 1954. She is the beloved wife of the late George Taylor (December 1991). Loving mother of Fred Taylor & his wife Mary of Niagara Falls; Calvin Taylor & his wife Willie of Ancaster; Chesley Taylor & Delphine Bishop of Wakefield Que.; Graham Taylor & his wife Cathy of Ottawa; Frank Taylor; Clara & her husband Sterling Tooke and Dorothy Comfort & Bob Wilson all of Niagara Falls; Audrey & her husband Joe Fierek of Fonthill and Eileen Sammon & Louis Anders of Niagara Falls. Loving grandmother of 21 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Survived by her brothers Spencer Winters of Wasaga Beach and Wilfred Winters of Sarnia. Will be fondly remembered by numerous relatives and friends. Predeceased by sister Laura King, brothers Chesley & Abel Winters. Mrs. Taylor is at the NIAGARA FUNERAL HOME "HENRY CHAPEL" 5647 Main St. (at North St.) Niagara Falls, (905)356-8665, where the family will receive friends on Saturday evening from 7-9 pm and Sunday afternoon and evening from 2-4 & 7-9 pm Funeral Service from All Saints Anglican Church, 5680 Robinson Street, Niagara Falls on Monday, April 19, 1999 at 11 o`clock am. The Reverend Philip Velpel officiating. Interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery. If so desired, remembrances to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
TILLEY, Hall - Passed peacefully away at his residence in Summerville on Tuesday, June 22, 1999, Hall Tilley, in his 77th year. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Valerie; son Bruce (Marilyn), St. John`s; his grandchildren: Rebecca and Jackson; 3 brothers: Joseph (Bernice), Glenwood, William (Ena), Summerville, Robert (Patricia), Gambo; 5 sisters: Susie Sheppard, Botwood, Yvonne Budgell, Botwood, Rita Bragg, St. John`s, Leona Griffin, St. John`s, Elsie (Ron) Hollohan, Southern Bay; also a large circle of nephews and nieces and other relatives and friends. Resting at the Anglican Church, Summerville. Funeral Service 2 p.m. on Friday, June 25, 1999 from the Anglican Church, Summerville with interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Summerville.
TOBIN, Leo - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, April 25th, 1999 after a brief illness, Leo Tobin, formerly of Duntara, Bonavista Bay, Nfld., in his 79th year. Predeceased by his sister Alice O`Reilly, December 1998 and brother Simon, 1994. Leaving to mourn one sister Ann O`Connor (Bill), Bathurst, N.B.; brother-in-law Thomas O`Reilly, Mt. Pearl; special nephew Leslie O`Reilly (Joan), St. John`s; a large circle of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting hours 10-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, April 26th. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, April 27th, 1999 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
TURNER, Evelyn Martha - Passed peacefully away on Saturday, December 4, 1999 at Greenslade`s Special Care Home, Foxtrap, age 74 years, formerly of Happy Adventure, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by father and mother Alphaeus and Catherine Turner and sister Genevieve Brown. Leaving to mourn sister Nellie Hennebury, California; two nieces: Kathy Lobbe (Junior) and Wendy Hadley (Jim); nephew: Kenneth Brown of Ottawa; special cousin: Vera Powell, Ajax, Ontario and Kay Bishop, St. John`s; a large circle of cousins, relatives and friends. Resting at Squires Funeral Home, Eastport. Funeral service from Holy Cross Church at 11 a.m. Monday, December 6, 1999. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Cross Cemetery Fund or to the Newfoundland and Labrador Downs Syndrome Association, P.O. Box 112, Manuels, C.B. A1W 1M7.
VINCENT, Hannah Geraldine (Norris) - Passed peacefully away at the S.A. Grace General Hospital, February 3, 1999, age 65 years. Leaving to mourn husband Donald; daughter Flora Woodland (Brian) at Winnipeg; grandchildren: Joshua, Chantelle and Adam; sister Olive Davis (Bruce) at Brookfield; brother Gerald Gill (Emma) at Gander. Also leaving to mourn many other relatives and friends. Funeral service February 6, 1999 from Mullaly`s Funeral Home, Pound Cove, Bonavista Bay. Interment to follow at Cape Freels Cemetery.
WHITE, Josephine - Passed peacefully away at St. Clares Mercy Hospital, St. John`s, on January 7th, 1999, Mrs. Josephine White of Cull`s Harbour. Age 77. A long time resident of Gander, Josephine and her husband William retired to Cull`s Harbour, their former home. Upon the passing of her husband William, Josephine moved to St. John`s to reside with her son Bill Jr. Left with loving memories are her 3 daughters and 3 sons: Geraldine & Bob Hussey, Gander, Bonnie & Bob Hudson, Mount Pearl, Lillian & Bill Whelan, Truro, N.S., Carl & Faye, Cull`s Harbour, Fabian & Dale, Gander, and Bill Jr., St. John`s. Also left are 1 brother Dominic and sister Annie of Dover; 19 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; as well as large circle of other relatives and friends. Josephine is predeceased by her parents: James and Annie Kelly of Burnt Island; 7 brothers and sisters: Margaret, Thomas, Bridget, Blanche, Maurice, Bernard and Ellen. “May Her Gentle And Loving Soul Rest In Peace”. Funeral Mass to take place on Saturday, January 9th, 1999 from St. Joseph`s Parish in Gander at 11 a.m. Interment at the Catholic Cemetery at Gambo. Arrangements entrusted to Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander.
WRIGHT, Kenneth - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Hospital on March 31, 1999, after a short illness, Kenneth Julian Wright, age 89 years, born in Greenspond, longtime resident of Corner Brook. Predeceased by wife Lily in 1992 and son Kenneth Jr. in 1998. Leaving to mourn sons: Gordon (Irene), Lunenburg, Allen (Marilyn), St. John`s; daughters: Patricia (Dwight) Nowlan, Oakville, Lorraine Babstock, Ottawa, Marion (Rupert) Bartlett, St. John`s, Barbara (Eldred) Holmes, St. John`s and Juanita, Edmonton; and daughter-in-law Joan at Barrie. Also left with fond memories, 22 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Visitation 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 1st and 2nd. Funeral from Barrett`s Chapel, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 3rd. Interment to follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace South. "May he rest in peace." Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
This is a partial collection of obituaries published by the Evening Telegram. http://www.thetelegram.com/
Contributed by: Donna Randell August 17th, 2000
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