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The Compass Obituaries
January 2007

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

 

 

CLEARY, Patricia - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, January 1, 2007, Patricia Cleary of Riverhead, Harbour Grace, age 82 years. Predeceased by husband: Thomas; son: Kenneth; daughter: Jeanie; granddaughter: Lisa; brother: Ronald and sister: Madge. Left to mourn, five daughters: Patricia Cleary; St. John's, Judy (Manuel) Pardy; Cartwright, Lab, Linda Earle (special friend Jens Havmand), Phyllis (Luke) Reynolds and Michelle (Steve) Haire, all of Riverhead, Harbour Grace; five sons: Ronald (Brenda), Deer Park, Kevin (Carolann), Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Thomas (Gladys), Kamloops, BC, Donald (Tina), Ottawa, ON and Scott (Deanne), Riverhead, Harbour Grace; thirty-one grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; one sister: Julia Edwards, Riverhead, Harbour Grace; sisters-in-law: Mary Cleary, Riverhead, Harbour Grace and Marie Cleary; St.John's; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F.J. Aylward conducted the funeral Mass on Thursday, January 4 at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment took place in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to the Restoration Fund or to the Canadian Cancer Society. 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.

EVANS, Ruby Doreen - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, St. John's on Saturday, January 27, 2007, Ruby Doreen Evans of St. John's, formerly of Winterton, age 93 years. Predeceased by husband Eli; son Wilson; granddaughter Jacqueline; son-in-law George Fuller. Left to mourn, one son: Clarence, St. John's; one daughter: Ethel (Bruce) Hounsell, Kilbride; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Ray Case conducted the funeral service at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton on Monday, January 29 and interment was at Trinity United Cemetery, Winterton. Pallbearers were Darrell Reid, Paul George, Lloyd Tuck, David Mayo, Colin Hiscock, Dennis Coates, all members of the Winterton Fire Department. Funeral arrangements were by Green's Funeral Home.

GALWAY, John J. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday; January 10, 2007, John J. Galway of Riverhead, Harbour Grace, age 73 years. Predeceased by parents: James and Nora; brothers: Tom, Leo, Bernard and James; sister: Mary. Left to mourn, wife: Bride; one daughter: Roxanne Galway (David Strawbridge), Paradise; one son: Barry (Lisa), Paradise; one grandson: Johnathon; one sister: Bridget Galway; Buchans; two brothers-in-law: Mose Galway; Riverhead, Harbour Grace and Gerald (Rosalind) Galway; Thicket; two sisters-in-law: Katie (Clayton) James, Bryant's Cove and Eileen (Ted) Lush, Marysvale; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F. J. Aylward conducted the funeral mass on Saturday; January 13 at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment was in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in his memory may be made to the Project 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.

HARRIS, Hubert John - Passed away peacefully Hubert John Harris of New Chelsea at Carbonear General Hospital on January 23, 2007. Hubert was a member of the Salvation Army Men's Fellowship. He leaves to mourn, loving wife Audrey; sons: Charles (Deborah), Hayward (Mary), Donald (Geraldine) all of New Chelsea, Clarence (Selma), Whitby, ON, Kenneth (Jeanette), Heart's Desire; daughters: Margaret (Leonard) Soper, New Chelsea, Lillian (Harry) Hunt, Churchill Falls; sisters: Arlene (Roy Belbin), Beulah (John Hickey); brothers: Otto (Greta), Gordon (Shirley); 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Major Ryan conducted the funeral service at the Salvation Army, Winterton, Friday, January 26, 2007. Interment was at Salvation Army, New Chelsea. Pallbearers were Charles, Kevin, Ted, Paul, Andrew and Adam Harris. Funeral arrangements were by Green's Funeral Home, Winterton.

KENNEDY, John William - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, January 10, 2007, John William Kennedy of Western Bay; age 92 years. Retired Teacher. Predeceased by wife, Marian; brothers: Angus and Malcolm; sisters: Grace and Cora; sister-in-law: Geneva. Left to mourn, one sister: Allison Temple, Long Cove; sisters-in-law: Mary Kennedy, Western Bay and Mildred Kennedy; Clarke's Beach; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Rocoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Friday; January 12 at McDowell United Church and Cemetery, Western Bay South. Donations in his memory may be made to McDowell United Cemetery, Western Bay South. 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, Cyril - Passed peacefully away at his residence on Wednesday; January 10, 2007, Cyril Meadus of Grates Cove, age 76 years. Predeceased by parents: Maxwell and Emma; sisters: Carrie and Nora. Left to mourn, wife: Dorothy J.; two daughters: Debra (William) Morgan, Florida, USA and Rhonda (Jim) Duggan, Grates Cove; three sons: Brian, Carbonear, Ralph (Carol), Grates Cove and Chris (Jodi), Mount Pearl; twelve grandchildren: Shelly; Heidi, Jason, Krystal (Joey), Justin, Devan, Nathan, Dana (Wade), Janiene (David), Neil (Melissa), Miranda (Robert) and Maxx; seven great-grandchildren: Zackary, Joseph Anthony; Alexandra, Kailey, Allison, Shawn and Natalie; one sister: Daphane Rodgers, Brownsdale; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Howard Crane conducted the funeral service on Saturday, January 13 at St. Luke's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Grates Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Luke's Anglican Church, 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.

PARSONS, Louisa F. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, May 7, 2007, Louisa F. Parsons of Victoria, age 74 years. Predeceased by husband: James H. 1988; parents: Alexander and Providence Clarke; brothers: Frederick and George; sisters: Goldie, Eliza, Annie and Margaret. Left to mourn: five daughters: Ella (Wayne) Marshall and Murley (Donald) Gillispie, both of Carbonear, Jeannette (Stirling) Penney, Salmon Cove, Margaret (David) Snow, Shearstown and Emma (Jack) Graham, Cambridge, ON; two sons: Frederick (Marilyn), Victoria and Sandy (Shirley), Leduc, AB; fifteen grandchildren: Valerie, Kathy (Mike), Kelly (John), Neil (Christen), Annette (Clayton), Tammy (Clifford), Jenell (Tracey), Lucy (Jody), Jamie (Mike), EJ (Karen), Glenda (Mike), Sterling (Joanne), Sarah Jean (Danny), Cassandra and Tinsha; ten great-grandchildren: Corey, Justin, Nathan, Jenna, Tristen, Morgan, Jayden, Alex, Isabelle and baby Olivia Jeanette; special friend: Lillian Vaters, Victoria; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Pastor Geoffrey Ryan conducted the funeral service on Thursday, May 10 at Bethel Pentecostal Church and Cemetery, 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.

PARTRIDGE, Ralph C. - Passed peacefully away at Health Science Center on Monday; January 1, 2007, of Bay Roberts, aged 60 years. Ralph loved life to the fullest. His faith, extraordinary will and determination were particularly exemplified during the past 5½ years as he lived with leukemia. He leaves his family with cherished memories including those growing up in Carnduff, Saskatchewan. Ralph is predeceased by parents Vernon Robert and Lillian Pearl Partridge (nee Anderson); brother Dale and father-in-law Frank WooIfrey: Leaving to mourn, wife Iris; two sons: Robert and Vincent (Kim); two daughters: Allison Partridge (Sandy) and Jacqueline Porter; two sisters: Carole (Rev. Joe) Burton and Sharon (Walter) Chrest; sister-in-law Caroline Partridge; mother-in-law Isabel Woolfrey; two grand-children Drew and Kyler; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev'd Dr. James Min conducted the funeral service at Central United Church and Cemetery; Bay Roberts on Friday; January 5, 2007. Funeral arrangements were by Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Pallbearers were David Burton, Graham Clarke, Harold Crosbie, Stanley Dwyer, James Evans and Ross Petten.

PEDDLE, Raymond P. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, January 19, 2007, Raymond P. Peddle of Harbour Grace, age 72 years. Predeceased by parents: Lawrence and Ellen "Nellie" Mary; grandson: Mathew Peddle; brother: Cecil; sister: Regina; parents-in-law; two brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law. Left to mourn, wife: Eileen; one daughter: Jean (John) Nelson, Edmonton, AB; one son: Jerry (Heather), St. Albert, AB; two grandchildren: Kendrick and Keara Nelson; eight brothers: Rev, Fr. John Peddle, Tilton, Andrew (Jean Marie), Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Jerome (Linda), Tilton, Clarence, Mount Pearl, Frank (Terry Clarke), Brampton, ON, Kevin (Susan), Bristol's Hope, Dr. Terry (Lorraine), Harbour Grace and Wally (Ruth), Ottawa, ON; three sisters: Loretta (Bill) Hayes, Tilton, Veronica (Don) Lunn, Slave Lake, AB and Bettyann Peddle (Tony Chalifour), St. John's; sisters-in-law: Lillian McIntyre, Napean, ON and Katherine (Elmer) Seymore, Kentville, ON; brother-in-law: Archie (Terrise) McKellar, Manitick, ON; also, a large number of other relatives and friends. The Funeral Mass was held on Monday, January 22 at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment took place in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in his memory may be made to the TCP Health Foundation. 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.

PENNEY, James H. - Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizen's Home on Saturday, January 13, 2007, James H. Penney of Carbonear, age 88 years. Predeceased by wife: Clara B.; brother: Raymond. Left to mourn, two daughters: Shirley (Gordon) Williams, Harbour Grace and Emma "Penney" (Edwin) Evely, Victoria; two sons: James H. Jr. (Marjorie), Carbonear and Selby (Dianne), Paradise; sixteen grandchildren; thirty-three great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; one sister: Gertie (William) Clarke, Gander; sisters-in-law: Emma Forward, Bessie (Clyde) Evely, Muriel Parsons and Winnie Parsons, all of Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Stephen Matthews conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, January 16 at Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in the Interfaith 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.

PILGRIM, William - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, January 27, 2007, William Pilgrim of Carbonear, age 91 years. William served in the Canadian Army as a Royal Canadian Engineer; he was a long time employee of Regatta Ford, both in St. John's and Spaniard's Bay; and devoted over 60 years of his life to the Salvation Army Band, both in St. John's and Carbonear. Predeceased by wife: Bertha, 1984, sister-in-law: Margaret Pilgrim, 2005 and nephew: Wellington Pilgrim, 2006. Left to mourn, one son: Robin (Norma), London, Ontario; one daughter: Joan (Bob) Stone, St. John's; granddaughter: Nancy Stone and cherished great-grandson: Zackary, St. John's; two brothers: George, Carbonear and Fred (Elsa), Clarke's Beach; nephews: Calvin, Bramwell, Carson, Kent and Craig Pilgrim and their families; nieces: Lorraine Dwyer and Helen LeDrew and their families; as well as many other extended family and friends. Majors Wilbert and Joan Hopkins conducted the funeral service on Monday, January 29 at the Salvation Army Citadel and Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Band 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.

ROSE, Harold - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital surrounded by his loving family on Friday, January 26, 2007, Harold Rose of Salmon Cove, age 66 years. Predeceased by parents: Aseneth and William Rose; sister: Marjorie Button; parents-in-law: William and Sally Peach. Left to mourn, wife: Florence; son: Byron (Elizabeth), Salmon Cove; two granddaughters: Crystal and Kayla Rose; two brothers: Samson (Carol) Rose, Salmon Cove and William (Catherine) Rose, Carbonear; two sisters: Annie (Chesley) Squires, Old Perlican and Enid (Roy) Oldford, Port Blandford; two brothers-in-law: Harold (Diane) Peach, Salmon Cove and Morley (Katie) Button, Old Perlican; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rev. T. Wayne Blackwood conducted the funeral service on Monday, January 29 at Riverside United Church and Cemetery, Salmon Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to Riverside United Church, Salmon Cove or to a charity of one's 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.

ROSE, Jessie S. - Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Senior Citizen's Home, Clarke's Beach on Thursday; January 4, 2007, Jessie S. Rose of Western Bay; age 107 years. Predeceased by husband: Philip and sons: George and Clayton. Left to mourn, daughter-in- law: Elsie Rose, Western Bay; three grandchildren: Ralph (Ruth), Seal Cove, Joy Smith, Long Pond and Darren (Lisa), Western Bay; three great-grandchildren: Sandra (Chris) Fagan; Andrew Rose and April Debra Smith; one great-great-grandson: Allan; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Sunday; January 7 at McDowell United Church and Cemetery; Western Bay South. Donations in her memory may be made to the Jessie S. Rose Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noels Funeral Home, Western Bay: Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com. to sign the memorial guest book.

SELLARS, Ralph M. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, January 24, 2007, Ralph M. Sellars of Western Bay, age 90 years. Predeceased by brothers: Leonard, Samuel and James; sisters: Lil and Gladys. Left to mourn: wife: Lily; five daughters: Marie Oliver, Pearl (Boyd) Whalen, Phyllis (Dexter) Whalen, and Norma (Gary) Slade, all of Western Bay and Vera Sellars, Brampton, ON; four sons: Melvin (Marie), Goulds, Kevin (Judy), Brampton, ON, Bryce (Loretta), Bradford, ON and Wayne (Barbara), Western Bay; grandchildren: Terry, Keith, Paul, Tina, Tammy, Scott, Jeff; Chad, Melissa, Craig, Darlene, Tammy, Meva, Rachel, Jason, Shawn and Neil; great-grandchildren: Alexander, Veronica, Elias, Meaghan, Sara, Sidney, CJ, Hilray, Laura, Corey, Kyle, Nicole, Vanessa, Christian, Jonah, Calvin and Emily; great-great-granddaughter: Hannah; two sister-in-law: Pearl White, Trenton, ON., and Sophie Flight, Paradise; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Saturday, January 27 at McDowell United Church and Cemetery, Western Bay North. Donations in his memory may be made to the McDowell United Church, Western Bay. 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.

STONE, William C. - Passed suddenly away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Sunday, January 7, 2007, William C. Stone of Riverhead, Harbour Grace, age 61 years. Predeceased by parents: Albert and Genevieve; sister: Rose Marie Hayter; brother-in-law: Amos Penney. Left to mourn, wife: Marcella; two daughters: Marcella Smith, Tilton and Denise Stone, Harbour Grace; two grandchildren: Francis William Smith and Carl Thomas Smith; parents-in-law: John and Florence Earle, Carbonear; two brothers: Albert (Florence) and Donald (Janice), both of Harbour Grace; two sisters: Clara (Bill) Connors, Florida and Eileen Penney, Carbonear; brothers-in-law: Lester Hayter, Jack (Ivy) Earle, Jim Earle and Donald (Betty) Earle, all of Carbonear; sisters- in-law: Florence (Gordon) Butt, Carbonear, Evelyn (Nelson) Peddle, Harbour Grace, Pearl (George)Tuttle, Shearstown and Phyllis (Stephen) Cull, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Canon Glenn Small conducted the funeral service on Thursday, January 11 at St. Paul's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in his memory may be made to the William C. Stone Memorial 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.

WHEADON, Gordon W. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, January 23, 2007, Gordon W. Wheadon of Western Bay, age 84 years. Predeceased by grandson: Patrick; brothers: Frazier and Norman; sisters: Martha, Rachael, Malinda and Elvie. Left to mourn, wife: Annie; two daughters: Shirley (Rendell) Baggs, Adams Cove and Ena (James) Roberts, Foxtrap; three sons: Nicholas and Patrick (Pauline), both of Western Bay and Gordon (Linda), Foxtrap; fourteen grandchildren: Wendy (Roger), Henry, Bonnie (Todd), Karen, Cindy, Kenneth (Maureen), Tony, David (Mandy), Shirley Ann (Jason), Patricia, Wanda (Brady), Gordie (Tammy), Nicholas and Amanda; eleven great-grandchildren: Lynn, Bruce, Michael, Matthew, Monica, Patrick, Chelsey, Austin, Jessie Lynn, Crystal and JJ.; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Friday, January 26 at McDowell United Church and Cemetery, Western Bay North. 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.

WHELAN, Alma V. - Passed away in the presence of her family at the Pentecostal Senior Citizens Home, Clarke's Beach on Friday, January 19, 2007, of Cupids, aged 70 years. Predeceased by her husband Ralph, 1995. Alma leaves behind her loving and supportive family: sons; Randy (Cathy Ann), Keith (Joan), Neil; daughter Glenda (Jim) Badcock; sisters: Sarah (Randell) Drover, Nellie (Malcolm) Wilson, Evelyn (Sandy) Pearson; brothers: Lewis (Dianne) Dawe, Bill (Lois) Dawe; grandchildren: Adam, Adrian and Karen Whelan, Edward and Erica Badcock, Ashley and Allison Rockwood, Andrew Dawe; sister-in-law Millicent Whelan; brother-in-law Bram Burry; and many other special family and friends. Rev'd Elsie Pottle conducted the funeral service at Cupids United Church, Cupids on Monday, January 22, 2007. A private family inurnment has taken place. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Clarke's Beach. Pallbearers were Randy Whelan, Keith Whelan, Neil Whelan, Jim Badcock, Bill Dawe, Glenda Badcock, Cathy Whelan and Joan Laing.
"Rest eternal grant unto "Nanny Alma" and may light perpetual shine upon her."

 

 

Page contributed by Bob Vokey

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

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