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The Compass Obituaries
August 2014

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

 

 

BUTT, Graham
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 4th, 2014

Passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, August 4, 2014, Graham Butt of Freshwater, Carbonear, age 93 years. Predeceased by daughter, Lillian on July 31, 2014; brothers, Clayton, Gordon and Josiah; sisters, Mildred and Mary Ann. Left to mourn, wife: Phyllis; three daughters: Glenda (Gerry) Trepanier, Mount Pearl, Donna (Glenn) Balsom, Clarenville and Debbie (Chris) Swyers, Logy Bay; one son: Paul (Marilyn), Clarenville; son-in-law: Donald Noel, Freshwater, Carbonear; eleven grandchildren: Aaron, Edward (Tracy), Tara (Trent), Christopher (Krista), Stephanie (Steve), Ryan, Becky, Mandy (Steve), Michael (Janet), Jennifer (Mark) and Erica; nine great-grandchildren: Gage, Xander, Samiah, Amara, Preston, Brandon, Dylan, Graham and Tyler; one step-great-granddaughter: Samantha; sisters-in-law: Sophie Snow, Freshwater, Carbonear and Dulcie Snow, Victoria; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Rev. Linda Pike conducted the Funeral service on Thursday, August 7 from the United Church, Freshwater, Carbonear. Interment took place in the United Cemetery, Freshwater, Carbonear. Donations in his memory may be made to Freshwater United Cemetery Fund c/o Mary Parsons, Site 2, Comp 16, RR1, Carbonear, NL, A1Y 1C6. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

CLARKE, Joyce Eileen
Born: July 8th, 1927
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 31st, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday August 31, 2014, Mrs. Joyce Eileen Clarke of Spaniard's Bay, age 87 years. Predeceased by her husband George and son Raymond, parents Absolom and Katie Sheppard, sisters: Florence, Phyllis, Bertha, Emma, and Jean, brother Nathaniel, and grandson Claude Clarke. Leaving to mourn daughters and sons: Sandra (Kevin Barrett), Barbara (Nathan Barrett), David (Bernadette), Beverly (Joe Dwyer), Georgia (Hayward Butler), 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 2 daughters-in-law: Sandra and Michelle, special nephew Paul Whalen, special friend Noreen Holmes and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Lynch's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay. Funeral service was held Tuesday, Sept. 2 from Holy Redeemer Anglican Church, Spaniard's Bay with interment at Maul Tree Hill. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Joyce Clarke Memorial Fund. To visit and sign our online gust book visit www.lynchsfuneralhome.ca

FINN, Gerald Stephen 'Steve'
Passed in: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Passed on: August 10th, 2014

It is with shocked and heavy hearts we announce that on August 10, 2014 our beloved Steve passed away suddenly surrounded by his family at the age of 54 years in Edmonton, Alberta. He will be forever missed and loved by his family; wife, Judy; parents, Bride and Emmett; step-children, Mitchell (Courtney) and Jillian; six siblings, Sean (Mitch), Joan, Bren, Sharon (Rob) Dekker, Ellen and Michele; nieces and nephews, Chelsea, Kaegan, Shane, Mark, Luke, Jenny, Michael and Josh; as well as numerous extended family and friends. In keeping with Steve's wishes, cremation has taken place in Edmonton, AB. A Memorial celebrating Steve's life was held in Carbonear, NL. Another Celebration of Steve's Life will take place in Edmonton, AB at a later date. Steve always made a conscientious effort to help, in his words, "those who are less fortunate than ourselves". In his memory, please make a donation or provide an act of kindness to those in need.To send condolences, please visit: www.connelly-mckinley.com or to www.sladesfuneralhome.ca

HOLLETT, Nathlie M.
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 29th, 2014
Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, August 29, 2014, Nathlie M. Hollett of Blackhead, age 98 years. Predeceased by husband: William and step-brother: Leonard (Janie) Mayo. Left to mourn, son: Wallace (Elizabeth); two grandchildren: Lisa (Jason) Kwok, Florida and Jeff (Karen) Hollett, Yellowknife; two great-grandchildren: Kennedy and Mei-Lee; sister: Bertha (James, deceased) Bartlett, Cambridge, Ontario nieces: Betty (Ron) Lum, Oakville, Ontario and Vera (Bryce) Adams, Burin; nephew: Gordon (Carol) Bartlett, Cambridge, Ontario; also a number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Rev. Jim Von Riesen and Rev. Berkley Reynolds conducted the funeral service on Sunday, August 31 at Noel's Memorial Chapel, Western Bay. Interment was in the United Church Cemetery, Blackhead. Donations in her memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery, Blackhead or a charity of one's choice. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

LeSHANE, Jean
Passed in: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 2nd, 2014

Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Saturday, August 2, 2014, Jean LeShane of Lower Island Cove, age 77 years. Predeceased by parents: Beulah (nee Inkpen) and Jack (John) Sparkes. Left to mourn her loving husband of 51 years, Lloyd; son: Robert (Marlene), Lower Island Cove; daughter: Carol Ann (Dennis Walsh), Oshawa, Ontario; grandchildren: Mark, Vanessa, Zachary and Stephanie; brother: Donald (Patricia) Sparkes, Lower Island Cove; sisters: Belle (Calvin) Butt, Bay Roberts and Louise (Eric) Snelgrove, Truro, Nova Scotia; brother-in-law: Frank (Marg) LeShane, Lower Island Cove; sisters-in-law: Ethel (Fred, deceased) LeShane and Florence (Phillip, deceased) LeShane, both of Lower Island Cove; also a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. At Jean's request, cremation took place. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the nurses and doctors of the ICU and the 5th floor north B for their outstanding and medical care. A special thank you to Dr. C. Popaduke for her endless medical care, love and support to Jean and Jean's family. Major Bernice Oliver conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, August 6 from the Salvation Army Citadel, Lower Island Cove. Inurnment took place in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Lower Island Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel or a charity of one's choice. 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.

NORMAN, Eileen J.
Passed in: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 3rd, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Sunday, August 3, 2014, Eileen J. Norman of Western Bay, age 92 years. Predeceased by first husband: Patrick Pittman and second husband: Theodore (Ted) Norman; parents: John and Hanorah Rose; brother: William (Betty, deceased) Rose; sisters: Sarah (Ronald) Howell and Annie (Aubrey) Crummey. Left to mourn, one daughter: Patricia (Frank) Lidstone, Mount Pearl; two grandsons: Darryl (Crystal) and Frank (Melissa); two great-grandaughters: Faith and Rachel; sisters: Catherine (Oscar, deceased) Gauvin, NB, Theresa Sweeney, Mass, USA, Agnes (Robert) Morgan, Carbonear and Alice (James) Wade, St. John's; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Fr. Cesar Derit conducted the Funeral Mass on Thursday, August 7 from Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Northern Bay. Interment took place in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Western Bay. Donations in her memory may be made to the North Shore Central Ambulance or the North Shore Fire Department. 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.

OLIVER, James 'Jimmy'
Passed in: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: August 16th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Saturday, August 16, 2014, James 'Jimmy' Oliver of Gull Island, age 60 years. Predeceased by parents: James and Genevieve; sister: Elizabeth. Left to mourn, wife: Madonna; one daughter: Denise Oliver (Asif Sheikh), Ottawa, ON; one son: Trevor (Janine), Gull Island; three grandchildren: Brayden, Daniyal and Donovan; four brothers: William (Mary, deceased), Stephenville, John (Janice), Coburg, ON, Lawrence (Jenny), Western Bay and Maurice (Debbie), Gull Island; one sister: Mary (James) Traverse, Gull Island and also members of the Cox family and other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Fr. Cesar Derit conducted the Funeral service on Wednesday, August 20 from Noel's Memorial Chapel, Western Bay. Interment took place in Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Cemetery, Northern Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to the James Oliver Memorial Fund. 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.

 

 

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