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The Compass Obituaries
August 2013

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

 

 

BADCOCK, Mr. William
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 28th, 2013

Passed away suddenly at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, Mr. Badcock of Bay Roberts, 83 years old. He leaves to mourn his loving family: sons Rodney Badcock and Kenneth (Dawn) Badcock, daughter Laurie (Philip) Sharpe and Joanne Badcock, grandchildren Jordan Badcock, Melissa Badcock, Melanie Badcock, Courtney Sharpe and Holly Sharpe. Predeceased by: wife Annie Badcock, parents Ella and William Badcock, and brother Harold Badcock. The Funeral Service was on Saturday, August 31, 2013 from St. Matthew's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Bay Roberts. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mr. William Badcock Memorial Fund. Condolences may be written to the family at: sladesfuneralhome.ca     For any further information please call Slade's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts -786-2323. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade's Funeral Homes, Serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and areas.

BARTER, Ruby
Born In: Bay de Verde, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed in: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: August 30th, 2013
BARTER, Ruby
-68, of Dartmouth passed away August 30, 2013 at home with her family by her side. Born in Bay de Verde, NL she was a daughter of the late William and Augusta (Blunden) Barter. Ruby's career began with three years in the Royal Canadian Navy, but she later followed her mother's footsteps with a long and rewarding career as a Registered Nurse. Following her graduation from Hammersmith Hospital in London, England she returned to Canada and worked as a staff nurse, until becoming the head nurse at the Dartmouth General Emergency Department. She went on to become the director of Nursing at the Highland View Hospital in Amherst, NS and Colchester Regional Hospital in Truro. A lifelong learner, Ruby later earned her master's degree in Health Services Administration from Dalhousie University and subsequently worked as a health care consultant in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick until her retirement. She loved good food and was an accomplished and adventurous cook. She enjoyed preparing wonderful meals for her family and friends at her home in Dartmouth and the cottage in Chester, where she and her husband George shared many happy times. She was always happy to provide nourishing, delicious "comfort food" to anyone who was ill, bereaved or otherwise needed a little cheering up. She also loved animals, especially her feline pets and strays who were pampered with lots of love. Ruby is survived by her sisters, Caroline (Lewis) Potter, Bay de Verde, NL, Catherine (George) Eddy, Sibley's Cove, NL and Gloria Barter (Dr. David Andrews), Oakfield, NS; as well as many nieces and nephews and a devoted circle of friends. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Dr. George MacDonald; sisters, Anne Lockyer and Elsie Gourley. Cremation has taken place under the care of A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland Street, Dartmouth, NS. There will be a private memorial service at a later date, according to Ruby's wishes. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society for pancreatic cancer research. A special thank you to the whole team at palliative care at the QE II VG Site, especially Devan Hennigar and as well the wonderful care givers from Newfoundland, Liz and Kim. To view or place an online message of condolence please visit www.mattatallfuneralhome.com

CLARKE, Mina
Passed in: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: August 13th, 2013

Passed away suddenly on August 13, 2013, Mrs. Mina Clarke in her 68th year, in Oshawa, Ontario, born in Newfoundland. Left to mourn are four daughters, three sons, four sisters: Jean (Gerald), Pickering Ontario, Myrtle, Carbonear, Darlene (Curtis), St. John's, Grace (Winterton), four brothers: Harry, St John's, Roy (Marie), Shearstown, Gus (Heather), Bay Roberts, Gerald, Bay Roberts, also a large family of nieces and nephews and friends. Cremation has taken place in Ontario.

EARLE, Jessie E.
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 29th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, August 29, 2013, Jessie E. Earle of Carbonear, age 95 years. Predeceased by husband: Ronald W.; sons: Dr. Hunter Earle and Gary Earle; special friend: Mildred Churchill. Left to mourn, two daughters: Ada (Jim) Penney and Janice (George) Penney, both of Carbonear; daughters-in-law: Elizabeth Earle, Mount Pearl and Marilyn (Jerry) Pasternak, USA; nine grandchildren: Craig, Grant, Janice, Susanne, Michelle, Christopher, Stephen, Brian and Trevor; nineteen great-grandchildren; brother-in-law: Walter (Frances) Earle, Carbonear; sisters-in-law: Mary (George) Saunders, St. John's and Nina Garland, Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Rev. Hugh Fudge conducted the Funeral service on Sunday, September 1 from St. James Anglican Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in St. James Anglican Church Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to St. James Anglican 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.

FRANZEN, Eva Emma Margaretha
Born: December 1st, 1913
Passed in: Carbonear, Canada
Passed on: August 11th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizens Home in Carbonear on Sunday, August 11, 2013 in her 99th year. Predeceased by her husband Hans, her daughter Christiane, her sister Anne and her brother Karl. Left to mourn her son-in-law John Joy and her close friends Doris and Ted Murphy, as well as a number of nieces and nephews in Germany and friends in Newfoundland. Special thanks to the staff at the Interfaith Citizens Home. Cremation has taken place. Rev. Brian Colbourne conducted the funeral service at Bethany United Church, Carbonear on Thursday, August 15. The release of ashes will be a private ceremony. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Wildlife Federation www.cwf-fcf.org or to a charity of your 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.

HOWELL, Herbert 'Junior'
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 8th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Thursday, August 8, 2013, Herbert 'Junior' Howell of Carbonear, age 69 years. Predeceased by parents: Herbert Sr. and Hannah; sister: Brenda and brother-in-law: Chesley. Left to mourn, brother: Clarence (Ruth), London, ON; three sisters: Beulah Spurrell (Winston Bradbury), Hr. Grace South, Maxine (Donald) Pye and Daphne (John) Crane, both of Carbonear; also a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Capt. Darin Boone and Major Wendy Boone conducted the funeral service on Saturday, August 10 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Carbonear. Interment was in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Carbonear South. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel, 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.

MARTIN, Roy
Passed in: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 30th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Friday, August 30, 2013, Roy Martin of Grates Cove, age 85 years. Predeceased by parents: Henry and Bertha; brothers: John and Ezekiel; sisters: Rebecca and Jean. Left to mourn, wife Milla of 59 years; four daughters: Majors Margaret (Dean) Locke, Picton, ON, Linda (John) Smith, Yellowknife, Marlene (Glen Carey), Goulds and Tammy (Ronnie) Power, Bay Bulls; two sons: Larry (Rose Aucoin), St. John's and Paul (Pam), Winterton; twenty-seven grandchildren and step-grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; one brother: Thomas (Isabel), Grates Cove; sister-in-law: Joyce Martin, St. John's; brother-in-law: Larry (Shirley) Lamont, Napanee, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Grace United Church, Grates Cove. Rev. Yvonne Hopkins conducted the Funeral service on Monday, September 2 from Grace United Church, Grates Cove. Cremation took place. 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.

MEADUS, Winifred Maud (Scarles)
Born: November 13th, 1922
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 16th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizens Home, Carbonear on Friday, August 16, 2013, Winifred Maud Meadus (Scarles) of Grates Cove, age 90 years. She was born in Great Yarmouth, England on November 13, 1922 and arrived in Newfoundland in 1946 as a British War Bride. She was preceded in death by her husband Cecil (Ronald) Meadus; her parents, Annie and William Scarles; one sister Annie; one brother William and special daughter-in-law Marilyn. Left to mourn with beautiful memories that they will cherish forever are her nine children Pat (Bill Savage), Bob (Linda), Melvin (Cheryl), Bill (Lynne), Cec (Heather), Valerie (Duncan Avery), Pamela (Larry Hatch), Barry (Ellie) and Paul (Daniela); her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her dearest friend Dorothy Meadus, as well as other family and friends. Special thanks to the staff at the Interfaith Citizens Home, Carbonear, and Old Perlican Terrance for their caring support. Rested at St. Luke's Anglican Church, Grates Cove. Rev. Michael Carruthers conducted the funeral service on Monday, August 19 from St. Luke's Anglican Church, Grates Cove. Interment took place in Grates Cove Anglican Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the St Luke's Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, Grates Cove. 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.

RALPH, Mrs. Mildred
Passed in: Clarke's Beach, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 15th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Senior Citizen's Home, Clarke's Beach on Thursday, August 15, 2013, Mrs. Mildred Ralph of Bay Roberts, aged 94 years. Predeceased by parents: George and Eliza Ann Mercer; husbands: Malcolm Ralph and Raymond Ralph; sisters: Helen (Graham) French, Elizabeth (William) Norman; brothers: George (Olive), Walter (Alfreda), James (Mabel); step-daughter: Ruby Bowering. Leaving to mourn: son William (Muriel) Ralph, stepsons: Calvin (Gwen), Charles (Sandra), Lorne (Linda), daughter : Frances Ann (Raymond) Petten, stepdaughter Violet(Philip George) Peckham, son-in-law Herber Bowering, 26 grandchildren, a number of great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral services took place on Sunday, August 18, 2013 from the Pentecostal Tabernacle, Port de Grave with interment in the Pentecostal Cemetery, Bay Roberts. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pentecostal Cemetery Fund, Bay Roberts. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts.

SLADE, Meta Beryl
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 18th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, August 18, 2013, Meta Beryl Slade of Salmon Cove, age 92 years. Predeceased by husband: Herbert C; brothers: Augustus and Roland; sisters: Grace, Neta and Constance; three infant siblings; brothers-in-law: Ralph, Chesley, Thomas and John; sisters-in-law: Gertrude, Cecily, Ascenith, Lillian and Mildred. Left to mourn, two daughters: Hilda (Art) Curnew, Kingston and Glenda (Wayne) Burke, Victoria; three sons: Karl (Rita), Kelvin (Jennifer) and Allister (Janice), all of Salmon Cove; fifteen grandchildren: Tanya, Kirsty, Chad, Melanie, Lee, Dewey, Thomas, Michael, Shawn, Sherry (their mother Yvonne), Zachary, Emma, Charli, Bradley and Tyler; fifteen great-grandchildren: Brittany, Joshua, Jasmine, Cloe, Hannah, Abigail, Madison, Troy, Jordan, Harmony, Hudson, Hailey, Austin, Noah and Liam; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Rev. T. Wayne Blackwood conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, August 20 from Riverside United Church, Salmon Cove. Interment took place in the Riverside United 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.

 

 

Page Contributed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Monday September 23, 2013)

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