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The Compass Obituaries
April 2007

The Compass is a community newspaper
for the Conception Bay North/Trinity Bay areas.
It is published weekly on Tuesday.

 

GENGE, Gilbert
At the Prince County Hospital, Summerside, on Friday, April 27, 2007, of Gilbert Genge of Broadway Street, Kensington, aged 83 years. Veteran of the Second World War. Born in Port Aux Basque, Newfoundland, on November 26, 1923. Son of the late George Thomas and Annie (Vardy) Genge. He spent his early years in Southport, P.E.I. Following the war, he worked with the Canadian National Railway, when he met his wife to be, Joan. Shortly after, he enlisted with the Royal Canadian Air Force, until retirement in 1973. He then retuned to P.E.I. and worked at Cavendish Farms in New Annan, until his last retirement, in 1988. His favourite pastimes included gardening, fishing, spending time with family and friends and playing cards. The family extends special thanks to the doctors and staff of the Palliative Care Unit of Prince County Hospital. He will be lovingly remembered and missed by his children, Joanne Dell, Summerside; Charles, Ottawa, Ontario; Kathy (Brian) Tuck, Red Dear, Alberta; Lisa (Mark) Durling, Stewiacke, Nova Scotia and Douglas, Kensington; grandchildren Ryan Dell, Adam Dell, Redmond Tuck and Keeley Tuck all of Alberta and brother Raymond of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Husband of the late Joan (Moore) Genge, who predeceased him on December 20, 2006. He was also predeceased by son David, brothers Morley, George and Roland, sisters Beatrice and Muriel. Resting at the Davison Funeral Home, Kensington, for visitation on Monday from 10:30 a.m. until time of the funeral service in the Davison Funeral Home Chapel at 11:30 a.m., which will be immediately followed by a Legion memorial service conducted by Comrades of the Lt. Col. E.W. Johnstone Br. # 9 Royal Canadian Legion, Kensington. Interment in the Clifton Cemetery, Stratford. If so desired, contributions may be made to the Cancer Society or the Prince County Hospital Foundation. www.davissoufh.com

KELSEY, John Malcolm - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on April 4, 2007, John Malcolm Kelsey of Clarke's Beach, age 80 years. Predeceased by his only sibling Rachel of Hull, England in March 2006. John was a native of Hull, a veteran of WWII and a retired Canadian Marconi employee who had preciously resided in Goose Bay and Baie Verte. His wife Elizabeth survives him as well as daughters Hazel Klevanis of England and Elizabeth Young of Spain. Step children: Stephen, Christopher, Michael, Joanna and Jennifer Lang and grandsons Michael Glavanis of Egypt and Alexander Glavanis of the UK. John was an avid gardener who devoted his retirement years to the beautification of his property and his community. Cremation has taken place with private inurnment at a later date.
Date of publication: April 10, 2007

KING, Harold - Passed suddenly away at Corner Brook on Sunday, April 22, 2007 Harold King of Salmon Cove, age 62 years. Predeceased by parents: Norman and Eliza Jane; brother: Herbert. Leaving to mourn, wife: Rosalind; two sons: David, Salmon Cove and Michael, St. John's; one precious granddaughter: Kristina; four brothers: Norman (Joyce), George (Angela), David (Joslyn) and Ron (Joy), all of Victoria; two sisters: Patsy (Ralph) King, Victoria and Betty (Don) Vaters, Salmon Cove; sister-in-law: Lilly King, Victoria; brothers-in-law: Ray (Gayle) Case, Victoria and Gerald Case, Salmon Cove; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until 12:00 noon Wednesday, April 25. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from Riverside United Church and Cemetery, Salmon Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
Date of publication: May 1, 2007

MARTIN, Bob - Passed peacefully away at his residence on Friday; April 20, 2007, Bob Martin of Harbour Grace, age 54 years. Predeceased by mother: Mary Martin and brother: Harold. Leaving to mourn, father: Basil Martin, Harbour Grace; two brothers: Tom (Cheryl) Martin, Mississauga, ON and Rev. Don Martin, Harbour Grace; one sister: Betty (John) Lynch, St. John's; nephew: Sean and nieces: Erin, Tiffany and Courtney; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Canon Glenn Small conducted the funeral service on Monday; April 23 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Inurnment followed on Wednesday; April 25 at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in his memory may be made to the St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noels Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book. Date of publication: May 1, 2007
Date of publication: May 1, 2007

O'NEILL Cavelle - Passed suddenly away at Goose Bay on Wednesday, April 4, 2007, Cavelle O'Neill of Harbour Grace, age 48 years. Predeceased by mother: Helen; parents-in-law: Arthur and Florence O'Neill; niece: Stephanie; nephew: Joseph. Left to mourn, husband: Brian; one son: Brian Jr.; father: Leonard (Evelyn) Parsons, Victoria; four brothers: Leonard (Joan), Nile, Perry, Clarence and Lionel (Leanne), all of Alberta and Leslie (Fiancée Amanda), Chamberlains; one sister: Joy (Richard) Michelin, Happy Valley-Goose Bay; brothers-in-law: Dennis (Frances) O'Neill, Riverhead, Harbour Grace and Arthur Jr. (Elsie) O'Neill, Harbour Grace; sisters-in-law: Shirley (Joe) Forward, Margaret (John) Glofcheski and Geraldine (Dalibor) Dunatov, all of Ontario, Patricia (Allan) Green, Placentia and Sharon (Patrick) Bavis, Harbour Grace; special friends: Eileen, Sherry, Shirley; Christine, Cindy, Carolanne and Kay and coworkers at ICT, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F.J. Aylward conducted the funeral Mass on Monday, April 9 at Immaculate Conception R.C. Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to the Cavelle O'Neill Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
Date of publication: April 17, 2007

PARMITER, Catherine "Katie" - Passed peacefully away at her daughter's residence in St. John's on Wednesday, April 4, 2007, Catherine "Katie" Parmiter of Harbour Grace, age 95 years. Predeceased by her husband, Harold (1992) and five brothers. Left to mourn with loving memories and thankful for her long: life are daughter, Betty (Eric) Patey and two grandchildren, Jeff and Karen; sister-in-law, Louise Murdy of Victoria, BC; many nieces and nephews; special friend Ann Peddle, Harbour Grace; also a wide circle of other friends. Canon Glenn Small conducted the funeral service on Saturday, April 7 at St. Paul's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
Date of publication: April 17, 2007

ROYAL, Bridget J. - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. A. A. Wilkinson Memorial Hospital, Old Perlican on Saturday, April 7, 2007, Bridget J. Royal of Job's Cove, age 93 years. Predeceased by husband: Maurice J.; parents: John and Ellen Noonan; brothers: Michael, Bernard and Benedict; sister: Mary Catherine. Leaving to mourn; two brothers: John Noonan, Old Perlican Retirement Centre and Dominic Noonan (Donna), Toronto; one sister: Gertrude Doyle, Bay de Verde; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Fr. Michael Barker conducted the funeral Mass on Tuesday, April 10 at Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Northern Bay. Donations in her memory may be made to the Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Northern Bay. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
Date of publication: April 17, 2007

SHEA, Frances Geraldine - It is with great sadness that the family wish to announce the peaceful passing of Frances Geraldine Shea in the early morning of April 21, 2007, in her 82nd year. Frances was a resident at the Dearness Home in London, Ontario and formerly resided in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland. Frances was the daughter of the late William and Johanna Shea. Predeceased by her sisters: Mary (Minnie) Sheehan, Ann Barley; brothers: Jeremiah (Jer) Shea, William (Bill) Shea, James (Jim) Shea, Lenard (Lin) Shea and Michael (Mike) Shea; dearest sister of Christine Burke of London, Ontario and Loretta Tulette of Buffalo, New York; aunt, great aunt and great-great-aunt of many wonderful nieces and nephews. At Frances request, no visitation had taken place. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Justin's Parish, 855 Jalna Blvd., London, Ontario on Thursday morning, April 26, 2007 at 11 o'clock. Cremation with private interment was held at St. Peter's Cemetery; London, Ontario. Many thanks to the caring team at the Dearness Home, particularly the staff of Three West. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Frances are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to John T. Donohue Funeral Home, London, Ontario.
Date of publication: May 1, 2007

SUTTON, Laura
Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, April 12, 2007, Laura Sutton of Victoria, age 91 years. Predeceased by sisters: Fannie Earle and Susie Chislett; brother: Albert Burke. Left to mourn, husband: Emmanuel; two daughters: Emma (Joseph) Noel, Carbonear and Mary (John) Swanton, Atkinson, NH; three sons: Clyde (Daphne), Grand Falls-Windsor; Hayward (Sheila), Abbotsford, BC and Manuel Jr. (Mary), Victoria; thirteen grandchildren: Clyde Jr., Fay, Kelly Lynn, Chris, William, James, Dawn, Kerry, Shona, Danny, Lori and Jeff; twenty-five great-grandchildren; special friend: Kay; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Jesse Bown conducted the funeral service on Sunday, April 15 at the United Church, and Cemetery, Victoria. Donations in her memory may be made the Canadian Diabetes Association or the United Church, Victoria. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Rome, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
Date of publication: April 24, 2007

VATERS, Marcella - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospita1 on Friday, April 27, 2007, Marcella Vaters of Salmon Cove, age 86 years. Predeceased by husband: Raymond; parents: John and Caroline Hiscock; brothers: Steadman, William, Eugene and Frederick; sisters: Mary Ann Torraville and Rebecca Chislet. Left to mourn, three daughters: Myrtle (Raymond) Maloney, Bay Roberts, Joyce King and Phyllis (Hayward) Keats, both of St. John's; one son: Raymond (Elsie), Scarborough, ON; six grandchildren: eight great-grandchildren; three sisters: Naomi Murray, Carbonear, Mabel Tucker, St. John's and. May (Cyril) Pike, Bay Roberts; sister-in-law: Virtue (Malcolm) Winsor, St. John's; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. T. Wayne Blackwood conducted the funeral service on Monday, April 30 at Riverside United Church and Cemetery, Salmon Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to Riverside United Church, Salmon Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
Date of publication: May 8, 2007

YETMAN, Beverly C. - Passed peacefully away at her residence on Friday, April 27, 2007, Beverly C. Yetman of Harbour Grace, age 43 years. Predeceased by father: Roy James; father-in-law: Tom Yetman; grandparents: Ike and Jessie James, Max and Ethel Mercer. Left to mourn, husband: Terry; daughter: Jessica James (Kurt Stone), Harbour Grace; granddaughter: Emma Stone; mother: Winnie James, Bryant's Cove; sisters: Marlene (David) Janes, Bryant's Cove and Sherri (Darren) Evely, Bradford, ON; mother-in-law: Mary Yetman, Harbour Grace; sisters-in-law: Donna (Gerard) Connors, Harbour Grace and Judy (Warrick) Stone, Bryant's Cove; nieces: Ashley, Victoria, Vicky and Donna; nephews: Melvin and Gerard; great-niece: Jacqueline and great-nephew: Gerard; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Canon Glenn Small conducted the funeral service on Monday, April 30 at St. Paul's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to the Beverly C. Yetman Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noels Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
Date of publication: May 8, 2007

 

 

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