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The Compass Obituaries
April 2010

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

 

 

BURDEN, Gordon - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Saturday, April 17. 2010, Gordon Burden of Camonear, age 71 years. Predeceased by parents: Gordon & Edna Burden; baby brother: Arthur. Left to mourn, wife: Elizabeth; daughter: Cindy (Gary) McIsaac, Calgary, AB; two sons: Clarence (Renee), St. Johnis: Scott (Shirley), Carbonear; five grandchildren: Grant (Laura). Corbin, Austin, Kimberley, Kristen; one great-granddaughter: Riley; four brothers: Eric, Stephenville, Everett (Sylvia), Mt. Pearl, Hubert (Loretta), Bay Robert's, Walter (Annette), Ontario; three sisters: Vida (Melvin) Clarke, Paradise, Jacqueline (Bill) Kennedy, Mt. Pearl. Hilson (Randy) Leonard, Mt. Pearl: brothers-in-law: Lloyd Flight, Carbonear; Roy Flight, Victoria; sisters-in-law: Hazel (Frank) Thoms, Carhonear; Doreen Burden, Brigus; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Harry Whitehorne conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, April 21 from Noel's Memorial Chapel, Carhonear. Interment took place in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

CHURCHILL, William 'Ted' - Passed peacefully away at the Captain William Jackman Memorial Hospital, Labrador City on Tuesday. April 13, 2010, William 'Ted' Churchill of Labrador City formely of Carbonear, age 81 years. Predeceased by: daughter: Loretta, son: Chancey and brothers: Chancey and Harold. Left to mourn. wife: Joyce, Agnes Pratt Nursing Home. St. John's; three daughters: Jeanette (Gilles) Soucy, Fennont, Quebec, Linda (Donny) Driver, Ontario and Rhonda (Peter) Reid. Eastern Passage, NS; son: Winston, Labrador City: nine grandchildren: Christopher (Chantal), Daniel, Devin, Mario, Jennifer, Joyce, Brian, Melissa and Monica; three great-grandchildren: Colby, Candace and Sarah: three sisters: Marcella Swain and Leila Rose, both of Carbonear and Beatrice Ash, Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Wayne Blackwood conducted the funeral service on Monday, April 19 at Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Intennent was in Park Avenue United Cemetery, Carbonear South. Donation. in Ted's memory may be made to the William 'Ted' Churchill Memorial Fund for purchase of equipment for the Captain William Jackman Memorial Hospital, Labrador City. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

COLBOURNE, Wayne - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, April 25, 2010, Wayne Colbourne of Carbonear, age 51 years. Predeceased by father: Arthur and sister: Ena June. Left to mourn, three daughters: Crystal Parsons (Ed), Karen Parsons and Kimberley (Eric) Brouser, all of Ontario: five grandchildren: Kiara, Hayley, Albert, Abbygayle and William; mother: Ruth Colbourne, Carbonear: special friend: Bernice Parsons, New Brunswick; six brothers: Fred (Florence), Harbour Grace, William (Lydia), Palm Bay, Florida, Harold (Cathy), Winterton, Raymond, Roland and Glenn (Lisa), all of Carbonear; two sisters: Betty (Ray) Robertson, Palm Bay, Florida and Diane (John) Galway, Carbonear; also a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rev. Dr. Hugh Fudge conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, April 27 from Noel's Memorial Chapel, Carbonear. Interment took place in thc Interfaith Cemetery, Carboncar. Donations in Wayne's memory may be made to the Wayne Colbourne Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

COOPER, Margaret- Passed peacefully away at her residence on Tuesday, April 27. 2010, Margaret Cooper of Harbour Grace, age 95 years. Predeceased by husband: James W.; son-in-law: Ronald Sullivan and grandson: Keith Sullivan. Left to mourn: six daughters: Florence (Fred) Colbourne, Helen (Edward) Butt and Donna Sullivan, all of Harbour Grace, Shirley (Callistus) Greene, Placentia, Rowena (Jerome) Wrice, Carbonear and Eileen (Troy) Mozak, Edmonton. AB; three sons: Joseph (Dorothy), James (Mary-Jo), both of Carbonear and Francis (Frances) Reynolds, Harbour Grace; twenty-two grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; sister-in-law: Florence Plowman. Bishop's Falls; special friend and bingo buddy: Mary Verge, Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F. J. Aylward conducted the funeral mass on Thursday, April 29 at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church. Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment took place in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in Margaret's memory may be made to the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church Project Restoration 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.

KING, Richard 'Dick'- Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, April 3, 2010, Richard 'Dick' King of Carbonear, age 64 years. Predeceased by parents: Ronald and Gertrude King. Left to mourn, wife: Gwenanne: daughter: Katherine, Carbonear: son: Timothy, Carbonear: two granddaughters: Cassandra and Veronica; one brother: William (Peggy), Carbonear: three sisters: Margaret Foley, Grand Falls-Windsor, Jean Delaney, Old Perlican and Monica (Ewen) Newhook, Gander: Aunts: Marie Short, Helen Fahey and Josephine King:, all of Kingston: nieces and nephews: Christopher, Craig, Deanne, Jennifer, Heather, Stephanie, Jason, Susan, Amanda, Jillian, Richard and Meghan: also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F.J. Aylward and Msgr. E. T. Bromley conducted the funeral mass on Tuesday. April 6 at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Carbonear. Inurnment took place on Thursday, April 8 at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in Richard's memory may be made to a charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

MOORES, George William - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St.John's on Saturday, April 24, 2010, George William Moores of Carbonear in his 100th year. Predeceased by wife Effie; parents: John and Phoebe; brothers: John, Walter and Roy; two infant brothers; son-in-law: Leslie H. Moore. Left to mourn, two daughters: Doreen Moore, St. John's and Eleanor Moores, Carbonear; one son: Charles (Janice), St. John's; three grandchildren; Derek (Pamela), Lesley-Anne and Jennifer (Michael) Faber; one great-grandson: Trenton Edward Faber; brother: Charles (Elizabeth), St. John's; sisters-in-law: Carrie Moores, Carbonear and Susan (Harold) Baggott, Toronto, Ontario: brothers-in-law: Thomas (Gertrude) Gillingham and Clarence Garland, both of Lower Island Cove and Sam (Annie May) Gillingham, Old Perlican: also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Harry Whitehorn conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, April 27 from Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in Bethany United Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in George's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

PARSONS, Chesley- Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, Chesley Parsons of Bryants Cove, age 93 years. Predeceased by wife: Clara M.; son: Kevin; parents: Charles and Sarah Parsons; two sisters: Elsie Hann and Daisy Noel; brother: Maxwell. Left to mourn: three daughters: Elsie (Levi) Rose, Burgeo, Gloria Parsons and Sarah M. (Bernard) Carpenter, both of Carbonear; three sons: Gordon (Jeanette), Carbonear, David (Lorraine), Bay Roberts and Heber (Gail), Bryant's Cove; eight grandchildren: Chris (Terri), Pamela (Dennis), Bradley, Evan, Cory, Lisa, Nicholas and Hillary; one great-grandchild: Alison; one sister: Mabel Maude Babb, St. John's; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Arch Young conducted the Funeral service on Thursday, April 15 at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Bryant's Cove. Interment took place in St. Andrew's Anglican Cemetery, Bryant's Cove. Donations in Chesley's memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit C/O the TCP Health Foundation or to St. Andrews Anglican Church. 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.

SWAIN, Harriet - Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear on Sunday, April I8, 2010, Harriet Swain of Carbonear, age 76 years. Predeceased by husband: Frederick. Left to mourn, daughter: Wendy (Craig) Penney. Carbonear: son: Glenn (Karen and her daughter, Courtney), Carbonear; four grandchildren: Sheldon, Trevor, Corey and Jason; two brothers: Herbert Budden, Carbonear and Orville Budden formely of Victoria; three sisters: Elizabeth 'Betty' Kelloway and Virtue Kelloway, both of Carbonear and Louise King, Perry's Cove; brothers-in-law; Rev. Hector (Edna) Swain, Mount Pearl, Lloyd (Glenys) Swain and Thomas (Jean) Swain, both of Carbonear; sister-in-law: Edna Trickett, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Harry Whitehorne conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, April 21 from Noel's Memorial Chapel, Carbonear. Interment took place in Bethany United Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in Harriet's memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

VERGE, Margaret - Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizens Home, Carbonear on Friday, April 23, 2010, Margaret Verge (nee Shannahan) of Harbour Grace, age 91 years. Predeceased by husband: Ronald, 1972, son: Ronald, 1917 and sister: Elizabcth, 2006. Lovingly remembered by her children: Raymond (Bride), Harbour Grace, Jean (Vladdy) Filipovich, Montreal, Quebec, Ruby (Doug) Bridgen, St. Phillips and Kevin (Mary), Harbour Grace: nine grandchildren: Juanita (Bob), Raymond (Barbara Ann), Proja (Gio), Eugene, Keith (Allison), Randy (Darlene), Robert (Debbie), Darrell (Amanda) and Janice (Jim): eight great-grandchildren: Latoya, Stephen, Nathan, Taylor, Eric, Jeremy, Joshua and Mahala: also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Shirley Noseworthy conducted the funeral service on Monday, April 26 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Interment took place in St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in Margaret's memory may be made to the Family Worship Centre, Bannerman Lake Road, Harbour Grace or to St. Paul's Anglican Church Restoration Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care ofNoel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

YETMAN, Ada Ash - Passed peacefully away at the Lion's Manor Nursing Home, Placentia on Friday, April 2, 2010, Ada Ash Yetman, retired teacher of Harbour Grace, age 83 years. Predeceased by: 1st husband: Arthur Ash, parents: William and Mary Cheeseman, sisters: Mary Gilcrest and Muriel Isaacs. Left to mourn, husband: Robert 'Bob' Yetman; daughter: Susan (Rob) Phillips, Calgary, AB; two sons: William (Nellie), Harbour Grace and Christopher (Theresa), Mount Pearl; step-son: Kevin (Edith) Yetman, Dunville; six grandchildren: Gina, Arthur, Krista, Stephen, Ryan and Jeremy; two step-grandchildren: Peggy and Pamela; two great-grandchildren; Noah and Katie; three step-great-grandchildren: Jacob, Ethan and Kenzie; three sister-in-laws: Mary Sheppard and Flo Ash, both of Harbour Grace and Stella Spurrell, Harbour Grace South; special friends: Sandra Ash, Paradise; Joan and Ross Coffin, Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Shirley Noseworthy conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, April 6 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Hr. Grace. Interment took place in St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in Ada's memory may be made to the St. Paul's Anglican Church Restoration 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.

 

 

Page contributed by Bob Vokey

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

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