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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 let us know by using either the contributor's page or the contact button below.
GREEN, Mae Dawe (Blandford) - 85, born in Greenspond, Bonavista Bay, Nfld., June 27, 1914, died suddenly and peacefully in Halifax, January 1, 2000. She was predeceased in 1968 by her husband, Captain Peter G. Green; son Dougald (in infancy); sisters: Mona Blandford, Gwen Dobbin; brother Roberts. She is survived by daughters: Mary (Paul) Foley, Nadine (Joe) Cullen, Mae (Alex) Bresson, Christine Elliott; son Peter (Lynn) Green; sister Olive Liversidge; 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. She was a long-standing member of United Memorial and Saint John`s United Churches and the Ester Group of the Saint John`s UCW. The funeral will be held at Saint John`s United Church, Windsor Street, Halifax 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2000, Rev. Carmen Riggs, a long time friend, will officiate. A reception will follow in the Church Hall. Memorial gifts may be made to Saint John`s United Church, Halifax.
GREENING, Eugene Clayton - Of Paradise, NF. Passed peacefully away, surrounded by his loving and devoted family, on Saturday, January 1, 2000 at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, St. John`s, NF. Eugene was born April 26, 1946 in Bloomfield, Bonavista Bay, NF, at his aunt Linda Keats` home. He was the son of Joseph and Doris Greening. He married Lorraine (Bunny) Kucher in Thunder Bay, Ontario, in 1967. Eugene had three precious daughters: Sherri-Lynn, wife of Michael Fitzgerald, Goose Bay, Labrador, Laura-Lee, wife of Michael Davis, and Michelle Jennifer, wife of Jeffrey Hatcher. The sunshine of his last days were his four grandchildren: Heidi Fitzgerald, Christie and Alyssa Davis and Brody Hatcher. He is also survived by his beloved siblings: Nancy Hapgood (George), Glovertown, NF, Sherri Baird, Rossburn, Manitoba; brother LeRoy Greening (Thelma), Grand Falls, NF; mother-in-law Harriet Kucher; brothers-in-law: Bob Kucher (Pat), Barry Kucher (Janet); sister-in-law Linda Forbes (Greg), all of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Eugene grew up in the town of Terra Nova, NF, and was educated in the area. He spent his working days in the Telephone Industry, in the Alberta, Ontario and Newfoundland areas, until his retirement from NewTel. Eugene loved his family, religion and friends, they gave him the strength to endure the last four years of his life as he battled Cancer. He died in confidence and faith of the day when God`s kingdom that Jesus taught us to pray for, in the Lord`s Prayer, would become a reality, at which time he is awaiting resurrection once again to be reunited with his family on the Paradise Earth that God intends to be here. He was an honorable man who loved his God and family. The family will be receiving visitors at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Monday; and from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Tuesday. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2000 from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah`s Witnesses, Old Placentia Road, Mt. Pearl. Cremation has taken place and Eugene will be buried at a later date in Thunder Bay, Ontario, with his stillborn son he lost on October 1, 1970, Eugene Clayton Greening Jr.
COLLINGS, Myrtle J. (nee Lehr) - Passed peacefully away on January 11, 2000, at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander. Myrtle J. Collings, age 87 years. Pre-deceased by her husband Eldon (1987); son-in-law Lindy Feltham (1988). Left with loving memories, her son Allister (Amy), Gander; six daughters: Jean (Roland Pritchett), Gander, Cora (late Lindy Feltham), Glovertown, Patience (Josiah M. Paul), Gambo, Ivy (Samuel Davis), St. John`s, Nellie (Wilson Dow), Pickering, ON and Linda (Clifford Pritchett), Gambo; twenty-two grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren; two sisters: Clarice Morgan, Seal Cove and Florence Dawe, Seal Cove; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service from the Salvation Army, Gambo on Friday, January 14, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo. Donations in her memory may be made to The Salvation Army, Gambo Corps.
FELTHAM, Noah James - Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on Jan. 11, 2000, Noah James Feltham, Glovertown, formerly of Deer Island, Bonavista Bay, in his 90th year. Predeceased by his wife Daisy (1945) and infant son James (1946). Left with fond memories are daughters Audrey Taite, Katie (Guy) Bartlett, Nancy (Harry) Gendron, sons Bruce (Marcella), Ross (Agnes), William (Edith), Stanley (Dorothy), 20 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, also special friend Elsie Pickett. Funeral service was held Friday, Jan. 14th from Central United Church, Glovertown, with internment at Hillside Memorial Garden.
CRANFORD, Ralph W. - Passed peacefully away at the Glenbrook Lodge on Wednesday, January 12, 2000, Ralph Cranford of 15 Blackmarsh Road, formerly of New Harbour, aged 86 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of sixty-four years Edith; three sons: Ernest (Dorothy), King`s Cove, Eric (Ros), Mount Pearl, Lew (Joan), New Harbour; three daughters: Louise, St. John`s, Helen (Sid Peckford), Ottawa, Glenna (Don Wright), Topsail; fifteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one brother; four sisters, a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The funeral service will be held from St. Augustine`s Anglican Church, New Harbour on Saturday, January 15 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory can be made to the Children`s Wish Foundation.
MILLER, Ronald P. - 68, of Gambo. Passed away on January 14, 2000, at James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander after a lengthy illness. Born in Montreal, he joined the Canadian Army Special Force and served in the Korean War. He was formerly employed with the Dept. of Transportation in Goose Bay where he met and subsequently married Dorothy (Jean) Miller (nee Saunders); upon moving to Gambo he worked in Gander for a number of years, and until his retirement, was employed in David Smallwood Provincial Park, Gambo. He was a current member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Koreans Veterans Association and The Society of United Fishermen. Immediate relatives include: One daughter, Paulette, husband John Baird (Grand Falls); two sons: Rick, wife Chris (Calgary, AB); Rodney, wife Yolanda (Victoria, BC); grandchildren: Leigh Ann, Robbie (deceased), Alex, Lisa, Aaron, Ian, Breauna and Margaret-Jean; one brother, Richard (Montreal, PQ); and three sisters: Mavis (Calgary, AB), Elaine (Winnipeg, MB) and Christina (Montreal, PQ); and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Services were held Tuesday, January 18, at St. George`s Anglican Church, Gambo, with interment at the Anglican Cemetery. Donations to the Gander and District Health Foundation.
LUSH, Mabel Myra - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Saturday, January 22, 2000, Mabel M. Lush, aged 75 years. Predeceased by her infant grandson Edwin Bruce, brother Wilson Skiffington and sisters Verna Dyke and Evelyn Skiffington. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband: Granville; sons: Clyde (Bridgett), Churchill Falls; Eugene (Bessie), St. John`s; Bruce (Linda), Gambo and Boyd (Patricia), St. John`s; eight beloved grandchildren: Jason and Michelle Lush, Brenda Dowden (Bob) and Brian Lush, Nancy (Jason Dyke) and Tony Lush, Richard (Shelley) and Timothy Lush; four cherished great-grandchildren: Sarah Jane, Mabel Lush, Chantal Mabel Jane Dyke, Benjamin Robert Dowden and Victoria Eleanor Dowden; also leaving to mourn brothers Clyde, Alec, Bill, Roy, Fred and Spurge; sisters: Barbara, Velma, and Clarice; sister-in-law: Nettie and their families, other relatives and friends, especially Mildred LaPrade in Ontario. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Tuesday, January 25th, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. from The Carnell MemorialChapel with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
BROWN, John E. - Passed peacefully away on January 26, 2000 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, John E. Brown, aged 70 years. Long time resident of Sandy Cove, Bonavista Bay, NF. Predeceased by brother Lewis and sister May Matchim. Leaving to mourn with very fond and loving memories, wife Betty, of 42 years; sons: Edward (Minnie), Sandy Cove, NF, Dennis (Nellie), Calgary, AB, Terry (Wanda), Calgary, AB; daughters: Mary (Leslie), Sussex, NB, Joanne, Calgary, AB; seven cherished grandchildren: Melissa, Gavin, Dianna, Crystal, Jeremy, Bradley, Chelsea. Also mourning his loss, sisters: Annie Margaret Turner, Edith Powell, Olive (Gerald) Babstock, and sister-in-law Lurley Brown, all of Eastport, NF; brother Frank (Ivy); many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends; special friends: Ned, Marie and Jeepers. A Funeral Service was held on January 28, 2000 at the Holy Cross Church, Eastport with interment at the Anglican Cemetery.
KEAN, Leo - 81, of Wesleyville. Passed away peacefully on February 1, 2000 at the Health Sciences Complex, St. John`s. Predeceased by parents, Bessie and William; brother Frederick; and special family members: Abigail and Charles Mullett, and their daughters Annie and Grace. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Olive Maud; sons: William (Alfreda), Hector (Doris), Gerald (Joan) and Barry (Christine), all of Wesleyville; brother, Newman Sheppard (Hazel) of Curling; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; aunt, Mary Kean of Brooklyn, Ontario and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service took place Thursday, February 3 from the United Church,Wesleyville with Rev. M. Dawson officiating, assisted by Mr. M. Mullett. Interment followed from the United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mullaly`s Funeral Home, Pound Cove.
RUSSELL, William James (Bill) - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2000, William James Russell (Bill) of Mount Pearl in his 82nd year. Predeceased by his wife Wilhelmina (1977). Leaving to mourn son Everett, daughter-in-law Betty Lou; three grandchildren: Ted (Tina), Cynthia (Doug Sooley), and Danny at home; three great-grandchildren: Nicole and Russell Sooley and Christopher Russell; dear friend Marion LeDrew; sister Evelyn Simmonds; sister-in-law Lizzie Russell and brother-in-law Capt. Tom Anstey; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other family and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue St. John`s from 10 a.m. - 12 Noon, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Thursday, February 3rd, 2000. Remains conveyed to St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Winter Brook, Bonavista Bay for visitation after 2 p.m. on Friday, February 4th, 2000, from where funeral will take place 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 5th, 2000. No flowers by request. Donations to Newfoundland and Labrador Special Olympics.
HILL, Edgar Bonnell (Bon) - Passed peacefully away on Friday, Feb. 4, 2000 at the Agnes Pratt Home after a lengthy illness with Alzheimer`s disease, Bon Hill, age 81 years, formerly of Wesleyville. Predeceased by infant daughter Margaret. Leaving to mourn a loving and devoted family. Wife Vina (Tizzard), daughter Martha (Roderick Mullett), and sons Aubrey (Ruby), Jack (Fran), Edgar (Bernice), and Carl (Angela), all of St. John`s. Bon was poppy to 11 loving and caring grandchildren: Karen and Krista Mullett, David, Scott and Andrea Hill, Carla and Jackie Hill, Jason and Adam Hill, Sarah and Emma Hill. Also leaving special cousins George Hill, Angela Janes and Martha Andrews as well as other cousins and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., from 7-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, and 10 a.m.-12 noon Monday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday from Wesley United Church with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer`s Society, Wesley United Church or the Agnes Pratt Home.
WILKINS, Amanda - Passed peacefully away, after a lengthy illness, Amanda Daisy Wilkins (nee Quinlan), of Gambo, at James Paton Memorial Hospital on February 5th, 2000. Leaving to mourn devoted and loving husband Russell Wilkins Sr.; eight sons: Russell (Myrtle), Dennis (Mae), Wayne (Trudy), Derrick (Judy), Roger (Gail), Brian (Shirley), Darrin (Amanda), Claude (Lana); 6 daughters: Sharon Legge (Tony), Debbie Arnold (Hilary), Linda Taite (Eric), Eileen Davis (Frank), Denise Cashin (Jerry), Dolly Preston (Daryl); 2 brothers, 1 sister, 37 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Pritchett`s Funeral Home. Interment at Gambo Pentecostal Cemetery on February 8th, 2000.
MONKS, Eva (nee Mesh) - Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt home, in her 80th year, after a long battle with Alzheimers. Eva Monks of Kings Cove, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by husband Hubert in 1959. She leaves to mourn 3 daughters: Ruby (Roy) Pike, St. John`s, Pearl (Stan) Hampton, St. John`s, Violet Wight (Keith Lane), Mount Pearl; 3 sons: Charlie (Betty), Harbour Grace, Hubert (Linda), Ponoka, AB, Allan (Rhonda), Red Deer, AB; 16 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of family and friends. Cremation has taken place. There will be a Memorial Service at the Agnes Pratt Home Memorial Chapel, Old Topsail Road on Thursday, February 10 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will take place at St. James Anglican Church in Kings Cove, Bonavista Bay on Wednesday, February 16 between 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Service will be held at St. James Anglican Church in Kings Cove on February 17 at 1:00 p.m. Funeral arrangements will be conducted by Fewer`s Funeral Home of Clarenville with interment at the Anglican Church Cemetery, Kings Cove. No flowers by request. Any donations in her memory may be made to the Agnes Pratt Home in St. John`s, The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador or St. James Anglican Church, Kings Cove.
FELTHAM, Robert - Passed suddenly away on February 9th, 2000 at his home in Gambo, Robert Reginald Feltham, age 63 years. Retired from the Iron Ore Company of Canada, Labrador City, 1992. Predeceased by parents Hedley and Lottie and three brothers Jack, Doug and Clayton. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are: wife Violet (nee Granter), son Robert (Kim Sharpe), Labrador City. Two daughters Diane (Kiet Jenkins), Napanee, Ontario and Karen (John Bouffard), Labrador City. Two darling grandchildren David and Kelcey. Three sisters: Madge Cooze, Betty Hender and Grace Coombs. Mother and father-in-law, Hettie and Max Granter. Four sisters-in-law, four brothers-in-law and spouses and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral services were held on Sunday, February 13th at the Anglican Church, Gambo with the Rev. K. Knott and Captain K. Brown of the Salvation Army officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Church, Gambo. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo.
MATCHIM, Marie - Passed away suddenly at James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander on February 12, 2000, Marie Matchim age 65 of Sandy Cove, Bonavista Bay. She was a beloved, cherished wife, mom, nanny, sister, aunt, teacher and friend to everyone who knew and loved her. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, husband Ned; two sons: (Bruce Matchim) of Sandy Cove and Chuck Matchim (Brenda) of St. John`s; two daughters: Penney Matchim (David Powell) of St, John`s, Cindy Matchim (Harvey Senior) of Marystown; four loving grandchildren: Charlotte, Sidney, Sean and Marie; five brothers: Samuel (Charlotte) Penny, Barry (Lorraine) Penney, Wallace (Jane) Penney, Alex (Sheila) Penney, Harley (Norma) Penney, Irene(Eric) Greening, Anne (Greg) Pitts, Betty (Clayton) Perry, Shirley (Glenn) Marshall; and step-mother Gladys Penney. Good lifetime friend Betty Brown. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of friends on the Eastport Penninsula, Marystown, and across Canada as well as her former co-workers from the College of the North Atlantic in Burin.. Funeral services to take place at Holy Cross Church in Eastport on Tuesday, February 15, 2000 at 2:30. Flowers gracefully accepted or donations in her memory to a charity of your choice.
PRITCHETT, Edward L. - Passed peacefully away at Brookfield Hospital, February 17, 2000, Edward L. Pritchett of Gambo, age 90 years. Resident of Ottobury Manor, Wesleyville, for the last 3 years. Leaving to mourn sister Classie Goulding, of Grand Falls - Windsor; and sister-in-law Jean Pritchett of Gambo; as well as a large number of nephews and nieces. Resting at Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo. Funeral services from the Salvation Army, Gambo, 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 20, 2000. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund.
WINSOR, David Andrew - Died tragically on Friday afternoon, March 3, 2000, as a result of an industrial accident, David Andrew Winsor. Aged 35 years. Predeceased by his father Sidney A. Winsor,originally of Wesleyville, NF. Leaving to mourn his wife Sandy (nee Brown), originally of Little Harbour East; mother Jean Winsor, St. John`s; two sisters: Bernice (Glenn Taylor), Nanton, Alberta, and Angela (James Moore), St. John`s; two brothers: Eugene, Windsor, N.S. and Gerald (Benita), Lantz, N.S.; father-in-law Harry Brown, Little Harbour East and his fiancee Shonda; 12 nieces and nephews; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday; 2 p.m.-4 p.m. and 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m.-12 noon Tuesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2000 from Wesley United Church with cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
MELENDY, Frank George - Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home on Sunday, March 12, 2000. Frank George Melendy, aged 75 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Geraldine; 4 sons: Terry (Adrienne), Calgary, Sam (Diane), Smith Falls, Ont., David (Nicole), Scarborough, Kenneth (Debbie), St. John`s; 2 daughters: Florence Tucker (Tony), Scarborough and Gwen Wheeler (Blair), Scarborough; 9 grandchildren; 2 brothers: Dan (Jane), Templeman, Bonavista Bay and Norman (Ruth), Downsview, Ont. Also leaving to mourn other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, 2000 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in his memory may be made to the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home.
DUNPHY, Patricia (nee Pender) - Passed away at the Salvation Army Grace General Hospital, Patricia (nee Pender) Dunphy on Thursday, March 16, 2000, of Dunville, age 55 years. Predeceased by daughter Cindy, age 6 years, on May 25, 1975. Leaving to mourn loving husband Ronald and two sons: Ronald (wife Brenda), Ferndale and Paul at home; one daughter Karen (husband Edmund Griffiths), Mississauga, Ontario; and three precious grandchildren: Cynthia, Jeanette and Jared Dunphy; also two brothers: Leo (wife Marjorie), Wesleyville, Dominic (wife Brenda), Mississauga, Ontario; and one sister Margaret (husband Thomas Bishop, Dunville; as well, her aunt Catherine Pendergast; nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Special thanks to the Dialysis Unit of the Grace Hospital, especially Lester and Tammy; as well, the staff of the Third Floor Medicine. Special thanks to Ida (Tot) Hynes of Fox Harbour, her home care worker and good friend. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, March 18, 2000 at St. Anne`s Church, Dunville at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Coombs Memorial Cemetery, Southeast Placentia.
ELLIOTT, Pierce - Halifax, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2000, in the Camp Hill Verteran`s Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax after a long Battle with cancer. Born on February 5, 1915, in Bonavista Bay, Nfld., he was a son of the late William and Jane Elliott. He moved to Sydney in his youth and later sailed far and wide on Merchant Ships. When the Second World War broke out he joined the Royal Canadian Navy and served for the duration of the war. After the war he worked at H.M.C. Stadacona as a Stationary Engineer in the heating plant for 27 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Effie Patten of Fortune, NF; sister, Anne Emery, Ontario; brother, Harold and wife Denise, Eastern Passage; many other relatives and a wide circle of friends. Cremation has taken place and at Pierce`s request there will not be a funeral service. Memorial donations may be made to the Camp Hill Veterans` Memorial Building, QEII.
HARTY, Mary - Passed peacefully away, surrounded by her family, at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, NF on March 25, 2000, Mary Harty of Gambo, age 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Harty and loving mother of Jacqueline (Bill) Saunders, Gambo; Patsy (Eldon) Jamieson, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Josephine (Kip) Shea, Gander; Michael (Georgina) Harty, Gambo; and Mary (Ralph) Fowler, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. Also remembered by her seventeen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Survived by her brother Leo White of Grand Falls-Windsor, NF. She will also be sadly missed by nieces and nephews and relatives and friends in Newfoundland and P.E.I. Resting at Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo, NF on Sunday, March 26, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection Monday, March 27 at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Sacred Heart Church, Gambo, NF. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Gambo. No flowers, please, by request of family. Donations may be made in her memory to the Roman Catholic Cemetery Committee, Gambo.
BOLAND, Keziah - Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge, Badger`s Quay on April 4, 2000 KEZIAH BOLAND, age 97 years. Predeceased by her husband William; son Harry; son-in-law Roland Vincent. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are 2 sons: Norman (Lorraine), St. John`s, Maxwell (Margaret), Grand Banks; 4 daughters: Julia (Isaac Gill), St. John`s, Neta Vincent, Greenspond, Ethel (Clarence Norris), Newtown, Nellie (Garland Tucker), Bunyans Cove; 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 3 great- great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was held on Thursday, April 6, 2000 at The United Church, Newtown with Rev. M. Dawson officiating. Interment followed at The United Church Cemetery, Newtown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Mullaly`s Funeral Home, Pound Cove.
MUGGERIDGE, Raymond - Passed away suddenly at home on April 4th, 2000 Raymond Muggeridge of Gambo. Age 71 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Flossie, of 46 years; and devoted daughter Patsy (Lou Barker) of Open Hall; his grandson Josh, who was so dear to his Poppy; one sister Martha Pritchett, Gambo; two brothers: James (Triffie), Gander and Oliver (Doris), Lewisporte; sister-in-law Pearl Oldford; and brother-in-law Max Quinton (Gladys), Red Cliffe; his nieces and nephews plus many relatives and good friends. Resting at Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo from 7 p.m. Wednesday and on Friday in Red Cliffe. Funeral from St. Michael`s and All Angels Church, Red Cliffe, Saturday, April 8th at 2 p.m.
PRITCHETT, Lillian Mary - Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, after a short illness, Lillian Mary Pritchett of Gambo, in her 86th year. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, two nieces, Lucy Saunders (Carl) with whom she resided, Marguerite Curtis (Ben); two brothers, Wilfred Blackmore (Jessie), Gordon Collins; one sister Daisy Hancock; special great-nephews Douglas Badcock, Mark & Scott Curtis, Ryan Saunders; great-niece Jill Saunders; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral took place on Saturday, April 22, 2000 from St. George`s Anglican Church, Gambo. Interment at St. George`s Anglican Cemetery, Gambo. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. George`s Altar Guild Memorial Fund.
GILL, Alphaeus Walter - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex after a lengthy illness on April 28, 2000, Alphaeus Gill in his 62nd year. Predeceased by his first wife Lily (Bown), his mother and father Anna and Hebert Gill (Newtown, Bonavista Bay) and brother William Greene (Newtown, Bonavista Bay). Leaving to mourn his wife: Gwen; daughters: Pamela (Kent Hudson) and Paula (Rick Gallant); grandson: Liam Gallant; step-sons: Ron, Steve, Lindsay and David Taylor; sisters: Joan Tucker (Stan) and Daisy Davis; sister-in-law: Eileen Greene; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Monday 10-12 noon. Funeral service to take place on Monday, May 1, 2000 from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador or the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
WHITE, Hubert Thomas - Passed away at Orilla, Ontario, April 29, 2000, formerly of Greenspond in his 78 year. Leaving to mourn wife Ruth; son Bob, wife Christine, and two grandchildren; brother Roland at Mt. Pearl; sister Edith Alyward at Grand Falls. Burial has taken place at Orilla.
COOPER, Clariss (nee Winsor) - Passed peacefully away at her home in St. John`s, after a short illness, on May 1st, 2000, Clariss Cooper, age 90 years, formerly of Wesleyville, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by her husband William in 1956. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her two daughters: Florence Brocklehurst (Kevin), with whom she resided, Marilyn Long (Paul); four loving grandchildren: Kim Roberts (Darrell), Susan Brocklehurst (friend Jerry Woolridge), Jillian Brocklehurst and Blair Long; also two great-grandchildren: Kayla and Joshua Roberts; and a circle of special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, as well as special friend Winnie Roberts. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-10 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service to be held on Thursday, May 4th, 2000 at 11 a.m. from Barrett`s Chapel with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
RALPH, Tobias Jackman - On Sunday, May 14, in Halifax, NS, Toby Ralph passed away, aged 74. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Lorraine Ralph (nee Berg); his children and their spouses: Wayne (Patrice Shore) in White Rock, BC; Elaine Littlejohn (Charlie Taylor) in Manuels, Nfld.; Daniel (Lise Hawkins) in Toronto; his grandchildren: Darren Littlejohn in Toronto, Lisa Littlejohn in Edmonton, Andrea Littlejohn in Halifax, Amanda Ralph in St. John`s, Devlin and Eden Ralph in Toronto; his great-grandchild, Samantha, in Edmonton; and niece, Dulcey Laing (Duncan) in St. John`s. Toby was the youngest of six children of William Ralph and Emily Burry, born January 26, 1926, in Greenspond, Bonavista Bay, Nfld., and raised in St. John`s. A member of the Church Lad`s Brigade, he enlisted in the Royal Newfoundland Reg`t in 1943, then the Canadian Army in 1944, training as a tank driver. He served 31 years with the Army and Canadian Forces, including two years as a paratrooper in Shilo and Rivers, and with the Army Service Corps at bases in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Germany, and Ontario. He received the CD with two clasps, the Centennial Medal, and retired as a Warrant Officer. He subsequently joined Canada Customs, where he was an agent in Calgary, Dartmouth, and St. John`s for nine years. He was a member since 1959 of the Avalon Masonic Lodge in St. John`s. He will be greatly missed, and leaves behind many friends and extended family who will remember him as a highly professional and conscientious soldier and customs agent, and a firm friend to all. A memorial service and interment will take place in Topsail at St. John the Evangelist Church, 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 17. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Canadian Diabetes Ass`n or The Canadian Cancer Society.
CHAYTOR, Owen - Passed peacefully away May 19, 2000 at Central Suffolk Hospital, Riverhead, NY, Owen Chaytor in is 101st year. Predeceased by wife Mildred (1970); mother and father, Eliza and Job Chaytor; brothers: Cyril, William, Raymond, Roland; sister Pleasant Sampson, formerly of Flat Island, Bonavista Bay. Leaving to remember his long and happy life, sister Malvina (Eli) Hiscock at Glenbrook Lodge, St. John`s; along with nieces and nephews in Newfoundland. Active for many years in church life at the Bible Protestant Church in Mastic, Long Island, NY. Owen will be missed by his church family who were with him when he recently celebrated his 100th birthday. A special thank you is extended to his good neighbour, Jen Colon, who lovingly supported him during the days after his fall. Funeral services were held on May 21st at Bible Protestant Church.
HORLICK, Ambrose G. - Passed away suddenly, after a brief illness, Ambrose G. Horlick of Trinity, Bonavista Bay, age 76 years. Member of the Royal Navy 1939-1945 (C/JX299586). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 46 years, Martha (nee Poole); his sons: Claude (Janet), Mount Pearl, Glenn (Electa), Gander; his daughters: Joy (Bob Thompson), Nunavut and Kim (Jim Rowsell), Gambo; sister Dorothea (John Brown), Glovertown; and mother-in-law Blanche Poole, Belleoram. Left with special memories of their precious Poppy, his six grandchildren: Allison, Joanne and Tim Horlick, Matthew Rowsell and Kierra and Hayley Horlick. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of friends and relatives. Funeral Services took place at St. Alban`s Anglican Church in Trinity, Bonavista Bay on May 22, 2000.
MOULAND, Myra (Randell) - Passed peacefully away on May 25, 2000 at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, aged 72 years. Predeceased by husband Daniel, April 26, 1966; son-in-law Terry Swyers, October 3, 1998 and brother Ernest Randell, November 30, 1994. Leaving to mourn one son, Jack (Doris); two daughters: Eliza Swyers (Jim), Marjorie Swyers; five grandchildren: Jamie Swyers (Pauline), Shannon Mouland, Debra, Victoria and Lora Swyers; one great-grandson, Jordan Swyers; one brother, Samuel Randell (Josephine); four sisters: Hope Milne, Ontario, Pearl Mouland (Cyril), Mildred Chard (John) and Eliza Mouland, Bonavista; one aunt, Pearl Cooper; a number of nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. Resting at Strathies Funeral Home, Bonavista. Funeral service at Memorial United Church on Sunday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at United Church Cemetery, Bonavista.
SAUNDERS, Roger - Passed peacefully away on June 2, 2000, at James Paton Memorial Hospital, after a lengthy illness, Roger Saunders, age 53, of Gambo. Leaving to mourn wife Barbara; two daughters: Renee (Robert Gallant), Melanie (Shawn Wheeler); mother, Winnie Saunders; two brothers: Gerald (Mollie) and Lynn (Olive); two sisters: Diane (Patrick Power) and Christine (Eric Bartlett); and a wide array of relatives and friends. Predeceased by father, Lewis Saunders. Funeral from Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo to St. George`s Anglican Church. Interment at St. George`s Anglican Cemetery on Monday, June 5 at 2:00 p.m. No flowers please. Any donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association in Roger`s memory.
STURGE, - Passed peacefully away while surrounded by her family, Mrs. Priscilla Sturge, age 89 years, two months. Predeceased by husbands Nathan Winsor (1939) and Richard Sturge (1991), and son Daniel Winsor (1959). Leaving to mourn sons, Stuart Winsor (Ruby), Major Claude Sturge (Ferne); daughters, Gertrude Cross (Herbert), St. John`s, Gloria Guy (George), Arnold`s Cove; 23 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; also special nieces Myrtle Tiffett and Gennieve Abbott. Funeral services from Salvation Army Citadel, Wesleyville, at 2 p.m. Monday, June 5. Interment at United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Patrick`s Mercy Home, Elizabeth Avenue, St. John`s, or to a charity of one`s choice.
O`RIELLY, Gregory J. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, June 9, 2000, aged 85 years, formerly of St. Brendan`s, Bonavista Bay. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Rita (Beresford) of 53 years; four sons: Loyola (Eileen), Greg (Betty), Kevin (Betty), Leonard (Madonna) with whom he resided; four daughters; Genevieve Doyle (Joe), Sheila Dunne (Steve), Bernadette Dunne (Bob), Norma O`Rielly (Marc); eighteen grandchildren; Chris, Vanessa, Ann Marie, Joanne, Brian, Derrick, Karyn, Nadine, Barbara, Kristine, Peter, Darcy, Riley, Kelly, Tom, Ken, Meghan, Liam; four brothers: Thomas, John, Leo, William; one sister: Helen Hogan; many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s funeral home, Torbay. Visitation Saturday 7-10 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, June 12, 2000 at 10 a.m. from Holy Trinity Church, Torbay. Interment at the old R.C. cemetery, Torbay. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Holy Trinity Church Building Fund, Torbay.
MATTHEWS, Lorne - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Home on June 20, 2000, Lorne Mathews of Musgravetown, in his 87th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Ella (Greening); son Everett (Joan); daughter Bernice (Claude) Bishop; four grandchildren: Todd, Tammi, Dwight and Nancy; one brother Cerrick; and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home in Lethbridge, Bonavista Bay. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 on Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2000 from the Musgravetown United Church with interment at the United Church Cemetery at Musgravetown. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer`s Society of Nfld. or to the United Church Cemetery Fund.
BADCOCK, Louise Marguerite - Louise Badcock died on June 23, 2000 in Truro, Nova Scotia in her 88th year. She was born on March 7, 1913 in Lewisporte, Nfld., daughter of Robert William Manuel of Exploits, Nfld. and Jessie Sophia (Reader) Manuel of Bloomfield, Bonavista Bay. After attending Memorial College, she graduated from Dalhousie University with BSc, and worked in Oxford, London and New York before returning to Newfoundland in 1946. She the married Wilfred Badcock of Bay Roberts and together they established Humber Nurseries in Corner Brook, a business they operated until moving to Nova Scotia in 1964. After some years in Wolfville, NS, and Montreal, they settled in Truro, NS, where Louise was very active in a number of associations including the Multicultural Association, the Hospital Auxiliary, the NDP, Amnesty International, the local Council of Women, the Colchester East Hants Regional Library Book Discussion Group, and the Teviot Group and Group of Seven, both refugee sponsorship groups. In some of these associations she was active until the time of her death. Louise`s husband and her elder sister Ella Manuel predeceased her. Family members include her son Tim Babcock (Jakarta, Indonesia), daughter Christina Roy and son-in-law Jean-Claude Roy (France); grandsons Paolo Babcock (Halifax) and Nicholas Benedict (Toronto); nephews Antony Berger (Victoria, BC/Woody Point, Nfld.) and Jonathan Berger (San Diego, CA); nieces Betty Ann Streeter (Toronto) and Ruth Collins (Clarenville, Nfld.); sisters-in-law Phyllis Badcock (Clarenville),Stella Payne (Winter Park, Florida) and Jean Gwinn (Marrero, Louisiana); cousins Gwen Freake and Sadie Freake (Corner Brook) and Mallie Walters (St. John`s). Louise also leaves a remarkable group of friends of all ages who cared deeply for her and were a great source of pleasure and support. Louise`s wishes were to be cremated, her ashes to be placed on the grave of her husband at East Stewiacke Cemetery, and for her friends and family to gather at her home in Truro for one last good time together. This will take place on Tuesday, July 11, 2000 at 3:00 p.m., and all those who loved her are invited to attend. Those who wish to, may make a donation to Amnesty International or to Oxfam in Louise`s memory. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, N.S.
KNEE, Cator Rudolph - Passed peacefully away on Monday, July 10, 2000, Cator Rudolph Knee, at St. Clares Hospital. Age 86 years, 7 months. Predeceased by his wife Emeline (1957) and all of his brothers and sisters. Leaving to mourn three daughters: Dianne Legge (Carl) Breynat, Alberta, Betty Lou Russell (Everett) and Marlene Squire (Gary), Mount Pearl; special grandson Michael Knee (Shannon), Fort McMurray, Alberta, nine other grandchildren: Judy Holloway, Jean West, Rick, Tracey and Jamie Legge, Alberta, Ted Russell, Cindy Sooley, Danny Russell and Kim Squire, Newfoundland; ten great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Tasker Sheppard; sisters-in-law: Alice Knee, Minnie, Sarah, Maude and Betty White; close nephew Herb Sheppard (Edie); also a large number of nieces, nephews and his friends at Glenbrook Lodge. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, St. John`s from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 11. Remains conveyed to St. James Anglican Church, Jamestown, Bonavista Bay on Wednesday, July 12. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, from where the funeral will take place 2:30 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations accepted in his memory to Canadian Cancer Society or St. James Anglican Church, Jamestown.
JANES, Clarence Gilbert - Passed peacefully away at his home on Thursday, July 27, 2000. Clarence Gilbert Janes, in his 72nd year. Leaving to mourn his devoted wife, Maude (nee Blackwood); his only child Eileen, and son-in-law Jerry Riche; 4 beloved grandchildren: Steven, Laura, Erin and Matthew Riche; 3 sisters: Helen (Lacie Humphries), Evelyn (Eleazor Blackwood), Hare Bay and Sarah White, Centreville; 2 brothers: Frank Janes (Elizabeth, Corner Brook and Harold Janes (Helen), Devon, Alberta; sisters-in-law: Stella Roberts, Wesleyville, Neta Burry, Greenspond, Gertie Blackwood, Goulds, Alma Stratton, Corner Brook and Sadie (Carl Barefoot), Manuels; brothers-in-law: Capt. Robert Blackwood (Eleanor), Sydney, Nova Scotia and Eric (Cherry), Hare Bay. Also leaving a large number of nieces, nephews and friends who will miss him dearly. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Saturday. Funeral 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, 2000 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. No flowers at Clar`s request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic.
ROGERS, Ethel May - Passed peacefully away on Thursday, July 27, 2000, at Gander Hospital, age 90 years. Her husband Mark predeceased her in 1985. Dear mother of Eric (Daisy) of Gambo, NF, Ann (Wilson) of New Cumberland, PA, Shirley (John) of Duncan, B.C., Verna (Bernie) of North Augusta, Ontario, Don (Maggie) of Englehart, Ontario, Roy (Mary) of Corbeil, Ontario; eighteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Special thanks to all the staff of Lakeside Home, Gander, where she resided the past 12 years. Interment at St. Alban`s Church, Trinity, Bonavista Bay, on Saturday, July 29. Rev. Osmond officiated.
SAUNDERS, William Joseph - Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Home on Saturday, July 29, 2000, William Joseph Saunders, aged 87 years, formerly of Greenspond. Predeceased by wife Ethel in 1986. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters: Mabel (Ern Curnew), Marie (Melvin Snelgrove), Linda (Wayne Tiller), all of St. John`s and Betty (Robert Scott), Calgary, Alb.; son David (Michelle); granddaughter Leighann Saunders; grandsons: Randy and Paul Curnew; two sisters: Millie Vail and Clara Burry of St. John`s; brother Gordon (Devere) Saunders, Wellesley, Ont.; other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. - 12 noon Tuesday. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, August 1, 2000 at 2 p.m. from The Carnell Chapel. Interment in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Agnes Pratt Home.
TUFF, Jabez - Passed peacefully away at Bonnews Lodge on Wednesday, August 2, 2000, Jabez Tuff, age 81 years, of Templeman. Predeceased by his wife Margaret (nee Howell); parents: George and Julia Tuff; two brothers: Roland and Leo; two sisters: Agatha and Alfreda Tuff. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his three daughters: Dianne (Percy Crewe) of Gander, Judy (Samuel Dyke) of Pool`s Island, Evelyn (Clyde Goodyear) of Templeman; one brother, Thomas (Clara) of Wesleyville; and a special cousin, Evelyn Gilmet of Montreal; eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, August 6, at 4 p.m. at the United Church, Templeman, with Rev. M. Dawson and Pastor M. Pittman officiating. Interment will follow at the United Church Cemetery, Templeman. Donations may be made to theCanadian Arthritis Society. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour.
MILES, Minnie - Passed peacefully away at the Escasoni Nursing Home on Monday, August 7, 2000, 7 days before her 99th birthday, Minnie Miles. Previously resided with her family at Cochrane Street. Born and raised in Salvage, Bonavista Bay, she attended Bishop Spencer College, graduating as a teacher in 1919. She was predeceased by her son James in 1942 and her husband Herbert in 1993. Leaving to mourn the loss of her love and support are her daughters: May Lindholm of Wells, Minnesota and Lorna Baum of St. John`s. Also leaving to mourn, in St. John`s, her granddaughter Heather and husband Wayne Predham and two great-granddaughters; in Minnesota, grandchildren: Jim, Miles and Robert Lindholm, Lorna Neubauer and Linda Stallman; ten great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Also mourning are her new extended family and friends at Escasoni. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2000 from St. Thomas` Anglican Church. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road.
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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