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The Compass Obituaries
February 2012

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

 

 

COOPER, Maxwell G. - Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, Maxwell G. Cooper of Lower Island Cove, age 87 years. Predeceased by wife: Nellie; parents: George and Susie; brother: Thomas; sisters: Audrey and Amy. Left to mourn, brother-in-law: Roy Price, Port Rexton; sister-in-law: Myrtle Turner, Winnipeg; a number of nephews, a niece, cousins and other relatives and friends. Capt. Weldon Hayward and Major Donna Hayward conducted the funeral service on Friday, February 3 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Lower Island Cove. Interment was in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Lower Island Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel Maintenance Fund 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.

EMBERLEY, Paul
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: February 21st, 2012
Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, Paul Emberley of Bay De Verde, age 94 years. Predeceased by wife: Lydia; daughter: Catherine North; sons: Victor and Norman; grandson: Rickie; brothers: Philip, Frank, Joseph and Stephen; sisters: Stella, Sarah Jane and Annie; son-in-law: Bren North. Left to mourn, two sons: Eric (Maudie) and Alfred, both of Bay de Verde; seven grandchildren: Brett (Cavelle), Chad (Andrea), Quinn (Mary Lynn), Norma, Joy, Denna (Terry) and Juanita (Kirk); six great-grandchildren: Brady, Amy, Christopher, Melody, Erica and Jacob; one great-great-grandson: Kaden; daughter-in-law: Marilyn Emberley, Lower Island Cove; sister-in-law: Evelyn Emberley, Western Bay; brother-in-law: Alfred (Shirley) Jacobs, Bay de Verde; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay and then at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Bay de Verde. Rev. Michael Carruthers conducted the funeral service on Friday, February 24 at St. Barnabas Anglican Church. Interment took place in St. Barnabas Anglican Cemetery, Bay de Verde. Donations in his memory may be made 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.

EMBERLEY, Victor 'Vic' - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, February 2, 2012, Victor 'Vic' Emberley of Bay de Verde, age 66 years. Predeceased by mother: Lydia; sister: Catherine North; brother: Norman; nephew: Rickie and brother-in-law: Bren North. Left to mourn, father: Paul, Bay de Verde; two brothers: Eric (Maudie) and Alfred, both of Bay de Verde; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Michael Carruthers conducted the funeral service on Sunday, February 5 at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Bay de Verde. Interment was in St. Barnabas Anglican Cemetery, Bay de Verde. Donations in his memory may be made 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.

LeGROW, Cyril B. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Monday, February 13, 2012, Cyril B. LeGrow of Carbonear, in his 100th year. Predeceased by: wife: Emma. Left to mourn, two sons: Malcolm (Phyllis), Hinton, AB and their children: Ian (Suzanne) and Janna; John (Elizabeth), Carbonear and their son: Johnny (Denise); four great-grandchildren: Kayan, Marcus, Abby and Melaina; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Rev. Brian Colbourne conducted the funeral service on Thursday, February 16 at Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in Bethany United Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in his 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.

MASON, Grace - Passed peacefully away at Interfaith Nursing Home, Carbonear on Friday, February 3, 2012, Mrs. Grace Mason (nee Clarke) of Spaniard's Bay (formerly of Otterbury), aged 87 years. Predeceased by parents: Norman and Bertha Clarke (nee Percy); husband: Arthur Roland Mason; sisters: Ethel (Clifton) Anthony, Rita (George) Anthony; brother: Eric (Doris) Clarke; brother-in-law: George Anthony. Leaving to mourn: daughters: Janet (Peter) Pardy, Linda (Bern) Quinlan; sisters: Ruth Mitchell, Bertha (William) Dawe; brother: Norman (Bernice) Clarke; 6 grandchildren, a large number of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Funeral services took place on Monday, February 6, 2012 at 2p.m from the Anglican Parish of the Resurrection, South River. Interment was in the United Church Cemetery, Clarke's Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Association or the charity of one's choice. Father Gerald Wescott and Rev'd Linda Budden officiated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Clarkes Beach.

RICE, Sheila Marie (Hickey) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family at the Dr. A. A. Wilkinson Memorial Hospital, Old Perlican on Thursday, February 16, 2012, Ms. Sheila Rice aged 70 years, from Red Head Cove, NL. Predeceased by her husband Paul Rice, parents Nicholas and Elizabeth Gushue, father-in-law and mother-in-law John and Maud Rice, sister Mary Conners (Tom) and sister-in-law Frances Wicks. Left to mourn Sons: Boyd (Dionne), Darren (Joanne), Frankie (Pauline) and Mario (Melanie); grandchildren: Darrell, Deanne, Nicole, Austin, Addison and expectant grandchild; step grandchildren: Travis and Tiffany Morrison; brothers: Billy Kennedy (Judy) and Fr. Pat Kennedy; five sister-in-laws: Mary (Edmund), Rose (Tom, deceased) Ann, Joan (Sal, deceased), Eve and one brother-in-law: Frank, special nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Also an extended circle of family and friends including relatives and friends of Conception Harbour. Funeral service was held Tuesday, February 21st from St. Anne's Catholic Church, Red Head Cove. Inurnment followed in the Catholic Cemetery, Bay de Verde. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hopkins Funeral Home, Old Perlican.

RUSHTON, George - Passed peacefully away in the presence of family on February 7, 2012, George Rushton, aged 68. Remembering him with love and fond memories are: daughter, Marilla (Alan), sons George and Matthew (Cynthia); grandchildren, Caleb and Annabelle; special friends: Susan and Graeme Spencer and Debbie and Bill Allen and all those who knew him through the years in England, Newfoundland and New Brunswick. Special remembrance to the community of Shearstown where he taught music for many years and to the Parish of Glenview United Church where he was the church organist. Burial service at St. Mark's Anglican Church, Shearstown was held on Tuesday, February 14 at 2 pm. Memorial Service in New Brunswick at Glenview United Church on February 20. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

SHEA, Michael
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: February 22nd, 2012
Mr. Michael Shea
of Carbonear, who passed away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, February 22, 2012. Mr. Shea was 78 years old.He leaves to mourn his loving family: Wife: Shirley Shea, Children: Cathy (Richard) Johnson, Michelle (Kevin) Jacobs &Tina (Steve) Mcphee, Grandchildren: Lucas Slade & Riley Mcphee, Step Grandchildren: Richie Johnson, Jody Johnson & Kaitlyn Mcphee, Sister: Ann Kielly Cousin: Agnes Ash, Sisters-In-Law: Lima (Frank) Jackson, Elaine (Ron) Lowe, Evelyn (George) Hoskins and Sandra (Kurt) Linholtz. Brothers-In-Law: Woodrow (Sophie) Butt, Bill Snow & Jeff Snow, Special Family Friend: Marg Young. Predeceased by: Parents: James and Rita Shea, Grandchildren: Tyler Johnson and Desiree Johnson. The funeral mass took place at St. Patrick's R.C. Church and Cemetery, Carbonear, on Friday, February 24, 2012. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made in his loving memory to the Alzheimer Society. Condolences may be sent to the family: sladesfuneralhome.ca     For any further information please call Slade's Funeral Home, Carbonear: 596-1212. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Slade's Funeral Homes, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and areas.

 

 

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