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The Compass Obituaries
August 2005

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

 

BUTT, Frederick John - Of Carbonear passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, August 28, 2005. Mr. Butt was in his 69th year. Predeceased by parents: Lorentise and Julia Butt; nephew Bradley Butt and son-in-law Roy Oates. He leaves to mourn his loving family: wife Elizabeth (Martin) Butt, Carbonear; daughter Ruby Spracklin, Carbonear; sons: Lorentise Butt, St. John's, Stephen (Kathy), C.B.S., John Kennedy (Kathy), Carbonear and Shawn (Beverly) Butt, Carbonear; grandchildren: Connie, Sherry, Holly, Stephen, Leslie, Julia, Tyler, Coady and Brianna; brother Warwick (Maizie) Butt, Summerford, Notre Dame Bay; and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral service took place Wednesday, August 31, 2005 from Bethany United Church, followed by the inurnment at the Interfaith Cemetery Carbonear, NL. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in his memory to the Children's Wish Foundation or the C.N.I.B. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Slade's Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear.

COOLEN, Myrtle Grace - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear Hospital, Monday, August 29,2005, Myrtle Grace Coolen of Callingwood Downs, Clarke's Beach, at age 92. Predeceased by her husband, Mervin, August 1999. She is survived by her children: Diane (Don) Russell, Bill (JoAnne) Coolen, Margi Rosse (Whitfield Andrews), five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and three step-grandchildren and their families. She is also survived by one brother and three sisters and their families as well as several brothers and sisters-in-law and their families; and many loving friends. Memorial service will be held at St. George Anglican Church, North River, Thursday, September 1, 2005, 2 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Callingwood Downs, P.O. Box 160, Clarke's Beach, AOA 1WO, or charity of your choice. The family wishes to express their gratitude and: appreciation of loving care given Mom by the staff and administration of Callingwood Downs, Clarke's Beach.

CULL, Eldon J. - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, Eldon J. Cull of Caplin Cove, age 58 years. Left to mourn his wife Doreen, one daughter Paula (Mark Housser), Caplin Cove; one son Corey (Holly French), Edmonton, AB; grandson and "little buddy" Cameron; parents Harrison and Marguerite, Caplin Cove; mother-in-law Blanche Morris, Burlington, ON; brother George (Carolyn), St. John's; sister Valerie (Calvin) Squires, Mount Pearl; sister-in-law Mamie (Alonzo) Power, Mount Pearl; brothers-in-law Fred Morris, Montreal, PQ and Paul (Jennifer) Morris, Mount Pearl; also a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Rev. Howard Crane conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Interment followed in the Anglican Cemetery, Caplin Cove. As an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay: Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

HEDGES, Viola M. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Thursday, August 4, 2005, Viola M. Hedges of Carbonear, age 84 years. Predeceased by parents: Herbert and Minnie; sisters: Lavinia Pike and Winnie Downing and brothers: Eldred and William. Leaving to mourn sister-in-law Elizabeth Hedges, Carbonear; special niece Margaret Rose (Guy) Penney, CBS and their daughter Elizabeth (Jeff) Churchill, Topsail; niece Glenda (Eric) Colbourne, Carbonear; nephews: David (Donna) Downing, Victoria, Bert (Lydia) Downing and Cyril Downing, both of Harbour Grace; special friends: Mary Brien, Carbonear and Sonia and Ross Churchill, Portugal Cove; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Stephen Matthews conducted the funeral service on Sunday, August 7 at Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Interment was in Bethany United Cemetery, Carbonear. As an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to Bethany United Church, 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.

JEWER, William - Passed suddenly away at the Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear, Monday, August 1, William Jewer of Spaniard's Bay aged 55 years. Predeceased by parents: William and Laura Jewer; brother Cyril Jewer and his sister Flora Jewer. Left with fond and loving memories are his daughters: Tammy Smith, Tilton, Tanya Jewer, Barrie, ON; son Cory Jewer of Innisfil, ON; sisters: Ruby Gosse, Tilton, Betty Pardy, Paradise, Mildred Stone, Bryants Cove and Olga Pardy, Scribber, ON; two grandchildren: Ryan Smith, age 11, Brandon Smith, age 8; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place and the inurnment was in Maul Tree Hill, Anglican Cemetery, Spaniard's Bay with family and close friends. In His memory flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a Charity of ones choice. Arrangements entrusted to Young's Funeral Home Ltd. Spaniard's Bay. For any additional information please call Young's Funeral Home at 786-6372

SHEPPARD, William J. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, August 10, 2005, William J. Sheppard of Harbour Grace, age 73 years. Predeceased by first wife Philomena; daughter-in-law Kay. Left to mourn, wife Yvonne; three daughters: Evelyn (Jim) Pynn and Kathy (Kenneth) Tetford, both of Harbour Grace and Debby (Glenn) Vokey, Spaniard's Bay; four sons: Peter and William Jr., both of Harbour Grace, Paul (Penny), Chamberlains and George (Sandi), Paradise; three step-daughters: Linda (Steve) Abbott, South River, Betty (George) Keeping, Comer Brook and Susan Harris, Toronto, ON; four step-sons: Alexander (Marilyn) Harris, Saskatoon, SK, James (Marg) Harris, Bay Roberts, Albert (Judy) Harris, Bristol's Hope and Robert Harris, Langley, BC; fourteen grandchildren: Jamie (Rick), Jillian, Kristianne, Kerrilynne, Scott, Caitlin, Kyle, Kearan, Tara, Brad, Sydney, Shelby, Rebecca and Sarah; fourteen step-grandchildren: Stepahanie, Michael, Mark, Matthew, Nicole, Amanda, Marjorie, Yvette, Adam, Rob (Augusta), Rebecca, James, Andrew and Jessica; two sisters: Lillian Titford, Spaniard's Bay and Mary (Fred) Barnes, Harbour Grace; brother-in-law George German, Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Canon Glenn Small conducted the funeral service on Friday, August 12 at St. Paul's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in his memory may be made to 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.

SOOLEY, Eugene Herman
January 3, 1917 - August 31, 2005

Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Wednesday, August 31,2005, Eugene H. Sooley of Heart's Delight, age 88 years. Predeceased by wives Mary, 1960 and Janie, 1998 and son Don, 1998. Left to mourn are five children: Frank (Minnie), Heart's Delight; Minnie (Mac) Simmons, Green's Harbour; Winston (Matilda), Comer Brook; Eugene Jr. (Myra), Comer Brook; Lillian (Glenn) Simmons, Hopeall and stepson Leonard Crocker, Labrador City; 20 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Lovingly remembered by a large number of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 2 at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Heart's Delight. As expressions of sympathy donations in his memory may be made to St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Heart's Delight or to a charity of one's choice.

THOMS, Rita A. - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear on Monday, August 29, 2005, Rita A. Thoms of Carbonear, age 78 years. Predeceased by brother Alex and sister Ethel. Left to mourn, husband Stanley V.; two daughters: Linda Thoms and Judy (Graham) Legge, both of Carbonear; two grandchildren Justin and Jenesta Legge; two brothers: John (Annie) Critch and Hedley (Winnie) Critch, both of Cavendish; sister-in-law Minnie Ann Critch, Cavendish; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Archdeacon Iliffe Sheppard conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, August 31 at St. James Anglican Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbon ear. Donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the CHVO Happy Tree. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

WAREHAM, T. Loraine - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, August 26, 2005, T. Loraine Wareham of Carbonear, age 54 years. Predeceased by husband James W. "Jim" and brother Clarence. Left to mourn, her three daughters: Capt. Louise Wareham, Regina, SK, Gloria Wareham, Carbonear and Capt. Jennifer (Capt. Bradley) Reid, New Waterford, NS; one son Lonnie (Wanda), Victoria; one granddaughter Jenna; parents John C. and Louisa Delaney, Broad Cove; sisters-in-law: Gloria Delaney (Norman Tucker), Ada (Guy) Penney, Ruby Pike, Frances (Ken) Coombs and Inez (Jerd) Lewis; brothers-in-law: Albert (Phyllis) Wareham and Lon (Venie) Wareham; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Majors Wilbert and Joan Hopkins conducted the funeral service on Monday, August 29 at the Salvation Army Citadel and Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Amy Building Fund, 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.

WHEATON, James (Jim) C. - Passed away suddenly at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, August 4, 2005, Jim Wheaton of Bay Roberts, age 42 years. Predeceased by his parents Clarence and Isabel. Left to mourn, his best friend and partner Debbie Mercer, brother Randy (Judy); sister Lisa (Ken); brothers-in-law Randy (Donna) Mercer and Byron (Dianne) Mercer; nephews and nieces Shawn Mercer, Darren Wheaton, Erin Mercer, Kelita Wheaton and Kendall Wheaton; uncles Eli (Patsy) Wheaton and Jim (Geraldine) Curran; aunt Laura(Clayton)Spracklin;mother-in-law Beulah Mercer; also a large number of other relatives, friends and colleagues from the trucking industry. Rested at Broughton's Funeral Home, Brigus. Funeral service was held on Sunday, August 7, 2005 at Brigus United Church followed by inurnment in the U.C. Cemetery, Brigus. Donations in his memory may be made to the SPCA or a charity of one's choice.

 

 

Page contributed by Bob Vokey

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

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