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The Compass Obituaries
December 2004

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

 

BISHOP, Emest - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Wednesday, December 15, 2004, Ernest Bishop of Broad Cove, age 86 years. Predeceased by five brothers: John, Abslom, Kenneth, Herbert and Fredrick; six sisters: Mildred, Nellie, Lucy, Bertha, Elsie and Gladys. Leaving to mourn wife: Janie; one daughter: Marie Oakley (Brant Payne), Calgary, AB; three sons: John, Dartmouth, NS, Guy (Judy), St. John's and Emrys (Edith), Cambridge, ON; thirteen grandchildren: Jason (Melissa), Chad (Elaine), Cortney, Keegan, Elizabeth, Gary, Karen (David), Kellie (Steve), Danielle (Chad), Tara (Jeff), Scott (Judy), Reid (Renee) and Mark; eleven great grandchildren; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Saturday, December 18 at the United Church and Cemetery, Blackhead. Donations in his memory may be made to the North Shore Central Ambulance 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.

BLUNDON, Cecil L. - Passed suddenly away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, December 25, 2004, Cecil L. Blundon of Carbonear formerly of Bay de Verde, age 89 years. Left to mourn wife Sadie L.; one daughter Marion (Daniel) Hiscock, Mount Pearl; one granddaughter Dawn Havill, Orillia, ON; two great grandchildren: Alexandra and Adam; one sister Nina Poole, Burlington, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Archdeacon IIiffe Sheppard conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, Dec. 28 at St. James Anglican Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in his memory may be made to the 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.

CLARKE, Nathaniel B. - Passed suddenly away at Victoria on Sunday, December 26, 2004, Nathaniel B. Clarke ofVictoria, age 78 years. Predeceased by parents: Augustus and Laura Jane Clarke; brothers: Augustus, Oscar, Amos, Alexander and Lionel; sisters: Annie, Myrtle, Lillian and Susie. Left to mourn wife Bertha May; one daughter Lima Clarke (Gary Seaward), Victoria; one son David (Nancy), Oakville, ON; three grandchildren: Katie, Joshua and Jason (Charlotte Cole); one great grandson Nicholas; four brothers: Donald (Gladys), St. John's, Pleaman (Violet), Victoria, Bert (Olga), Long Pond and Stanley, Victoria; two sisters: Muriel (Donald) Jackson, Victoria and Gladys (Thomas) Deering, Carbonear; sisters-in-law: Annie Clarke, Victoria, Louise Clarke, Dunville, Joyce Clarke, Victoria and Hilda Clarke, Victoria; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Jesse Bown conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, December 29 at the United Church and Cemetery, Victoria. Donations in his memory may be made to the United Church, Victoria. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

CRANE, Olive Evelyn - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, December 19, 2004, Olive Evelyn Crane of Upper Island Cove, aged 78 years. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Branch #22 at Upper Island Cove. Predeceased by her husband Henley Crane; daughter Rosalynn Crane, granddaughter Buffy Crane; great grandson Nicholas Jason McCarthy. Leaving to mourn, two sons: Llew, Upper Island Cove and Henley (Yvonne) Bryants Cove; two daughters: Marina (Kevin) McCarthy and Carol (Art) Laviolette both of Upper Island Cove; six grandchildren: Michelle Snow, Tracy Heard, Jason McCarthy, Tanya Crane, Wendy Brown and Jamie Laviolette; six great grandchildren: Kurchelle and Madisson Snow, Andrew Heard, Kaede Gale, Faith McCarthy, Cassie Brown and other relatives and friends. Rev. Strong and Rev. Arch Young conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, December 22, 2004 at St. Peters Anglican Church and Cemetery, Upper Island Cove. Pallbearers were Henley Crane, Art and Jamie Laviolette, Aubrey Reid, Kevin and Jason McCarthy. Funeral arrangements were by Hussey's Funeral Home, Upper Island Cove.

Hiscock, Ella M. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Wednesday, December 1, 2004, Ella M. Hiscock of Ochre Pit Cove, formerly of Carbonear, age 66 years. Predeceased by parents: Frederick and Sarah Hiscock; sister: Wilma Dowden. Left to mourn, spouse: Clyde Coish and his family; Robert, Patricia and her children: Daniel and Jessica, Rona and her daughter Andrea; one brother: John (Janet) Hiscock, Carbonear; one sister: Margaret (Harold) Hancock, Carbonear; brother-in-law: Eli Dowden, Carbonear; a number of nieces and nephews as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Stephen Matthews conducted the funeral service on Saturday, December 4 at Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, St. John's. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noels-funeralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

HOLLETT, William F. - Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear on Tuesday, December 7, 2004, William F. Hollett of Broad Cove, age 94 years. Left to mourn wife Nathlie M.; son: Wallace (Elizabeth), Blackhead; two grandchildren: Lisa, Florida and Jeff (Karen), Yellowknife; one great grandson: Kennedy; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Thursday, December 9 at United Church and Cemetery, Blackhead. Donations in his memory may be made to the United Cemetery, Blackhead or to 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.

HUMBER, Donna - Passed suddenly away at Harbour Grace on Sunday, December 5, 2004, Donna Humber of Harbour Grace, age 54 years. Predeceased by father: William J.R. 1999. Left to mourn one son: David (Francine), Harbour Grace; mother: E. Kathleen Sheppard, Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Glenn Small conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, December 8 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Inurnment took place on Thursday, December 9 at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her 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.

HUSSEY, Norma Grace (nee Snow) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a loving mom, grandmother and sister Norma Grace Hussey (nee Snow) of Clarke's Beach. Norma passed away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, December 26, 2004, age 68 years. She is predeceased by her husband Harris Hussey; parents: Clara and Mark Snow and twin sister Lillian Snow. She leaves to mourn, three sons: Keith (Candace) Hussey of Saudi Arabia, Kevin (Janice) Hussey of Clarke's Beach, Melvin Hussey of Halifax. As well as two daughters: Valerie (Keith) Pye of Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Heather Joy Hussey of Clarke's Beach; four grandchildren: Leanne, Bradley; Rodney and Mckenzie; three step grandchildren: Larry, Kim and Tina; two sisters: Mildred (William) Earle of Shearstown, Neita (Lloyd) Parsons of Bay Roberts and one brother Howard Snow of Clarke's Beach; as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Rested at Moore's Funeral Home. Funeral service took place from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarke's Beach. Interment was at the United Church Cemetery; Clarke's Beach.
"Today is a time to be grateful for all God has done in our lives, and a time to remember not to take anything for granted, not a single gift, or any person or even one moment in time, for when God gives it, it is precious."

KENNEDY, Angus F. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, December 11, 2004, Angus F. Kennedy of Western Bay, age 84 years. Predeceased by parents: Levi and Bessie; brother Malcolm; sisters: Cora and Grace. Left to mourn wife Mary; one son: Frederick (Linda), Western Bay; two grandsons: Barry (Angie), Western Bay and Jason (Yvonne), Gull Island; two great grandchildren: Hailey and Jaden; one brother William, Western Bay; one sister: Allison (Wilson) Temple, Long Cove; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Monday, December 13 at McDowell United Church and Cemetery, Western Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to the North Shore Central Ambulance 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.

REYNOLDS, Melvin L - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Wednesday, December 8, 2004, Melvin L. Reynolds of Mount Pearl, age 85 years. Predeceased by sisters: Hilda, Rae and Lizzie; brothers: William and Earl. Left to mourn, wife: Marguerite; one daughter: Connie (Gregory) Walker, Halifax, NS; four sons: Glenn (Christine), Wade and Craig (Sherry), all of Halifax, NS and Keith, Fredericton, NB; one step-daughter: Lisa (Eric) Taylor, Colorado Springs, USA; eight grandchildren: Lindsey, Nicholas, David, Krista, Aric, Brenna, Alexander and Colin; four brothers: Jack and Walter (Sarah), both of Small Point, Berkley (Velma), Carbonear and Clyde (Gloria), Toronto, ON; one sister: Jennie (Reg) Pye, St. John's; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Friday, December 10 at the United Church and Cemetery, Board Cove. As an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Dialysis Unit, Waterford Hospital, 306 Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's, NL, AlE 4J8. 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.

VERGE, Annie F. - Passed suddenly away at Carbonear on Sunday, December 26,2004, Annie F. Verge, formerly of Harbour Grace, age 82 years. Predeceased by husband George P; daughter Frances; brother William and sisters: Alice and Margaret. Left to mourn, two daughters: Angela (Johnny) Porter, Foxtrap and Bridget (Jerome) Verge, Carbonear; five sons: George (Nola), Glace Bay; NS, Frank (Lucy), Leslie (Anita) and William (Audrey), all of Toronto, ON and Llewelyn (Cathy), Sechelt, BC; son-in-law Gordon Oldford, Gambo; a large number of grandchildren and great grandchildren; one sister Doris Chubbs, Labrador; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Glenn Small conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, December 29 at St. Paul's Anglican Church and Cemetery, 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.

 

 

Page contributed by Bob Vokey

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

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