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The Compass Obituaries
January 2009

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

 

 

BAKER, Edna F. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, January 1, 2009, Edna F. Baker of Victoria, age 39 years. Predeceased by husband: Raymond; parents: Mark and Myra Ash; four brothers: Angus, Bill, Baden and Allan; one sister: Nealie Caravan. Left to mourn, two brothers: Mark (Margaret) Ash, Ontario and Wilfred (Lois) Ash, California, USA; two sisters-in- law: Dulcie. Ash, Mount Pearl and Eva Ash, Victoria; one brother-in-law: Issacc Caravan, Nova Scotia; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rev. Jesse Bown conducted the funeral service on Saturday, January 3 at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Interment took place in the United 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.

BROWN, Mr. William J. - Passed peacefully away at his late residence, Bulterville on Monday, January 12, 2009, William J. Brown, of Bay Roberts, aged 58 years. Predeceased by father William J. Brown Sr. Leaving to mourn wife Frances; 1 daughter Miranda; mother Mary Brown (nee Osbourne); 1 brother Harold (Joy) and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Captain's Lisa and Morgan Hillier conducted the funeral service at Salvation Army Citadel, Bay Roberts on Friday, January 16, 2009. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Pallbearers were Jeff Brown, Paul Brown, Sheldon Snow, Harold Osbourne, Nath Osbourne and Keith Mercer.

DELANEY, Irene L. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Thursday, January 1, 2009, Irene L. Delaney of Northern Bay, age 77 years. Predeceased by husband: Wm. John; daughter: Marie; parents: Ignatius and Margaret; sisters: Helen and Bride; brother: Gerald. Left to mourn: three daughters: Mary (Alphonsus) Woodfine, and Bridie (Vernon) Snelgrove, both of Northern Bay and Margaret (Gary) Wicks, Burnt Point; three sons: David, Northern Bay, Steve (Margaret) and John (Christine), both of Mount Pearl; twelve grandchildren: Jennifer (Barry), Annette (Steven), Sheldon (Angel), Stephanie (Josh), Stephen, Amanda, David (Gail) and Zane and their mother Nora, Jeramey (Holly), Christopher, Jonathan and Chad; one great-grandson: Nickolas; three brothers: Steve (Bessie), Alberta, Vincent (Laurane) and Luke (Maureen), both of Northern Bay; one sister: Mary Veltkamp, Montana, USA; brother-in-law: Leo Morrissey; Northern Bay; sisters-in-law: Catherine Delaney, Burnt Point and Catherine Delaney, St. Bernards; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. Michael Barker conducted the funeral mass on Monday, January 5 at Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Northern Bay. Donations in her memory may be made to the Corpus Christi R.C. Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay.

DUGGAN, Isabelle - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, January 12, 2009, Isabelle Duggan of Harbour Grace, age 89 years. Predeceased by husband: Thomas; parents: James and Agnes Delaney; brothers: Jim and Frank; sisters: Winnie Cummings and Helen Clarke. Left to mourn: nieces and nephews; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F.J. Aylward conducted the funeral mass on Thursday, January 15 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 St. Vincent de Paul Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

HOMER, Robert S.L. - Passed away suddenly at his residence in Whitby, Ontario on Sunday, January 18, 2009, Robert Homer, formerly of Victoria, age 64 years. Predeceased by parents George William Homer and Frances Jane (Russell) Homer and brother William Homer, brothers-in-law, James L. Davis, Sr., Frank Haire. Left to mourn brothers: Herbert (Doris) Homer, (Oshawa, Ontario), Walter (Shirley) Homer, (Whitby, Ontario), Stephen (Ruby) Homer (Ajax, Ontario) and sisters, Florence Davis, (Carbonear NL), Katie (Bob) Snow (Scarborotigh, Ontario), Ruby (Dave) Rodway, (Whitby, Ontario) and Rhoda Haire (Harbour Grace), sister-in-law, Olive Homer (Victoria). Also a large number of nieces, nephews and their families as well as many other relatives and friends in both Newfoundland and Ontario. Memorial Service took place on Friday, January 23, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mount Lawn Receptign Center, 21 Garrard Rd., Whitby, ON.

NOSEWORTHY, Margaret (Andrews) - of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Sydney River, Cape Breton - Passed peacefully away on Friday, January 2, 2009 at Sydney, Nova Scotia. Beloved aunt of Jane (Andrews) George, husband Joey and special nephew David Andrews and wife Faye of Hr. Grace. Great aunt of Kate George, Calgary, Alberta and Peter George of Hr. Grace. Also leaving to mourn her sister Edith Splane of Calgary and extended Andrews family in St. John's and Calgary; Also her special grandson Terry Noseworthy. Predeceased by her parents George and Louise Andrews, husband Theodore N Noseworthy, July 2008; brothers Ralph Andrews, Lloyd Andrews, Stephen Andrews and sister Dorothy (Andrews) Pearce, also special sister-in-law Doris (Babb) Andrews. Margie will be remembered for her love of sports, especially tennis which she nurtured in Hr. Grace. As a testament to her commitment to the sport, she was inducted into the Newfoundland Tennis Hall of Fame in 1990 as a player. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Barbie and Maurice Tobin and Bob and Lin Ryan of Sydney for their many kindnesses to Margie. Rev. Frank King conducted the Funeral service on Friday, January 9 at St. Paul's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Hr. Grace. Memorial donations to St. Paul's Restoration Fund, St. Paul's Church, Cochrane St., Hr. Grace, NL, AOA 2MO, would be appreciated. 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.

POTTLE, Manuel - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, January 7, 2009, Manual Pottle of Victoria, formerly of Flatrock and Labrador City, age 68 years. Manuel was a heart recipient for over twenty years. Predeceased by parents: Harrison and Julia; niece: Donna Best; father-in-law: Heber Best; sisters-in-law: Verna and Alma Jean. Left to mourn his loving and devoted wife: Shirley; one daughter: Karen (Robert) Pottle-Fewer, Labrador City; one son: Kenneth (Pam) Pottle, Labrador City; two loving grandchildren: Laura and Victoria Bennett; two brothers: Clarence (Beulah, deceased), Labrador City and George (Kathy), Ontario; two sisters: Elizabeth (Ford) Crewe, Mount Pearl and Ella (Ed) Howell, St. John's; mother-in-law: Ruth Best, Glenbrook Lodge, St. John's; brothers-in-law: Ralph (Jean) Best, Foxtrap, Harvey (Lorraine) Best, Alberta and Adam Best, Fort McMurray, Alberta; sisters-in-law: Rowena (Robert) Best, Portland, Oregon and Iris (Dale) Gach, Vancouver, BC; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. T. Wayne Blackwood conducted the funeral service on Sunday; January 11 at Riverside United Church and Cemetery; Salmon Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Riverside United Church or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of NoeI's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

 

 

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