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The Compass Obituaries
January 2015

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

 

 

BURGESS, Wallace
Passed in: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: January 26th, 2015

Passed away peacefully on January 26, 2015, at Parkview Nursing Center, Hamilton, On. at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Diane for 47 years, loving father of sons Wallace and Keith, daughters Charlene and Kristy (Corey). Cherished grandfather of Sean, Ashley, Hannah, Emma and Sophia. Wallace will be sadly missed by brothers Clarence and Lloyd and sisters Helen, Pauline, and Donna, as well as many extended family members and his best friend Bruce White. Wally was a long time retiree of King Paving with 33 years of service. A private funeral service was held at Hughson Baptist Church on Wednesday Jan 28, 2015

BURSEY, Doris Marie
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 15th, 2015

Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, January 15, 2015, Doris Marie Bursey of Harbour Grace, age 69 years. Predeceased by parents: Maxwell and Nellie Sheppard; sisters: Olga (Fred), Clarice (Tom) and Jeanette. Left to mourn, husband: Kevin; three daughters: Sherry (Paul) Snow, Harbour Grace, Beverley (Gord) French, Edmonton, AB and Rae (Peter) Steinmann, Pickering, ON; two sons: Leonard Williams (Juanita) and Clarence Williams, both of Harbour Grace; one step-son: Michael (Karen) Bursey, St. John's; seven grandchildren: Melissa (Brian), Pauline, Robin, Paula, Gordon, Randy and Rebecca; five great-grandchildren: Brianna, Dallas, Khloe, Kaylee and Daisha; two step-grandchildren: Faith and Nathan; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace. Rev. Moses Tucker conducted the funeral service on Sunday, January 18 from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Interment took place in St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to the Doris Marie Bursey Memorial Fund c/o Noel's Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1001, Harbour Grace, NL, A0A 2M0. 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.

HAIRE, Mary C.
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 3rd, 2015

Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, January 3, 2015, Mary C. Haire of Harbour Grace, age 92 years. Predeceased by her husband: William J. 'Bill' (2003); loving daughter: Betty Pembroke (2011); parents: John and Theresa Hann; sister: Clara; brothers: Tom, Johnny, Paddy and Joe. Left to mourn, children: Patrick 'Paddy' (Jean), Alice (Jim) Parmiter, Florence Haire Sutton, Gregory (Debbie), Marion Haire Penney, William (Jo-Anne) and Stephen (Michelle); twenty grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; sister: Kay Langille; caring neighbours: Irene and Jenny; special mention: Patrick, Fabian and Bob; also a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Fr. William Pearce conducted the Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 6 from 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 Roman Catholic Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 299, Harbour Grace, NL, A0A 2M0. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

HALLIDAY, Monford M.
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 24th, 2015

Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear on Saturday, January 24, 2015, Monford M. Halliday of Job's Cove, age 77 years. Predeceased by parents: William John and Bessie; brother: Robert and grandson: Gregory. Left to mourn, wife: Anne; three daughters: Sherry (David) Jenkins, Western Bay, Sharon (Jim) Banning, Oklahoma, USA and Rhonda (Darryl) Lockyer, Old Perlican; five grandchildren: Mark (Crystal), Adam (Amy), Jennifer, Kayla (Brodie) and Shane; three great-grandchildren: Noah, Alexander and Merriam; one brother: Roy (Carol) Halliday, Job's Cove; sisters-in-law: Clara Healey, St. John's, Minnie Squires and Irene Squires, both of Old Perlican; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Lieutenants Chris & Tonia Street and Dr. Rev. Jesse Bown conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, January 27 from Noel's Memorial Chapel, Western Bay. Interment took place in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Job's Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of NL, 835 Topsail Road #107, Mount Pearl, NL, A1N 3J6 or to donate online visit www.alzheimer.ca. 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.

NOEL, Hilda P. (Yetman)
Passed in: Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 22nd, 2015

Passed peacefully away at her residence on Thursday, January 22, 2015, Hilda P. (Yetman) Noel of Harbour Grace, age 80 years. Predeceased by husband: Graham; parents: Ronald and Gladys Yetman; brothers: Clem and Arthur. Left to mourn, one daughter: Wanda (Henry) Andrews, Harbour Grace; one son: Ronnie (Anne), Harbour Grace; four grandchildren: Christopher (Kim), Jonathon, Sean and McKinley (Tasha); four great-grandchildren: Kimberley-Anne; Chloe, Cameron and Luke Jaxon; sister-in-law: Dora Yetman, St. John's; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Moses Tucker conducted the funeral service on Saturday, January 24 at Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Interment was in St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace. As an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of NL, 835 Topsail Road #107, Mount Pearl, NL, A1N 3J6 or to donate online visit www.alzheimer.ca    Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

SAMSON, Edward Sr.
Passed in: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 28th, 2015

Passed peacefully away at the Caribou Veterans Pavilion, St. John's on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, Edward Samson Sr. of Carbonear, age 92 years. Predeceased by wife: Helen; son-in-law: Paul Rodgers; brothers: Rex and William; sisters: Clara and Emily. Left to mourn, five daughters: Catherine Rodgers and Elizabeth 'Betty' Pike (Will White), both of Carbonear, Martha Samson, St. John's, Audrey (Derek) Pitcher, Heart's Content and Emily Samson (Tim Gallant), Oshawa, ON; three sons: Edward (Beverly), Conception Bay South, Jerry, Carbonear and David (Shirley), Heart's Content; sixteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister-in-law: Audrey Clarke, Mount Pearl; special friend: Nan Wheadon, Freshwater, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Rev. Ken Penney conducted the funeral service on Saturday, January 31 from St. James Anglican Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in St. James Anglican Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in his memory may be made to Caribou Veterans Pavilion Memorial Garden, 100 Forest Road, St. John's, NL A1A 1E5. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

VATERS, Graham Robert
Passed in: Cobourg, Canada
Passed on: January 25th, 2015

Passed peacefully on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Parsons). Loving father of Stan (Nancy) and Darryl (Julie). Cherished grandfather of Mikayla, Tameka, Shane and Bailey. He will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation took place on Friday, January 30 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, January 31 from noon - 2 p.m. at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Cobourg. Funeral service was held in the chapel on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 2 p.m. Interment followed at Cobourg Union Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stoke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com

 

 

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