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The Compass Obituaries
July 2011

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

 

 

BUTT, Edna M. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, Edna M. Butt of Carbonear, age 91 years. Life member of UCW, Women's Institute, NL Association of Health Care Auxiliaries, 29 year member of Cancer Society and Carbonear Librarian. Predeceased by husband: Sandy; parents: William J. and Mary Ann Penney; brothers: Chesley, James, Herbert, Reuben and Eugene; sisters: Janie and Beatrice. Left to mourn, one daughter: Sandra (Ronald) Hobbs, St. Phillips; one son: Jackson (Deborah), Carbonear; two cherished grandchildren: Cheryl and Sarah; sisters-in-law: Lillian Penney, Toronto, ON, Florence Penney, Massachusetts, USA, and Marjorie Penney, Salmon Cove; special niece: Inez Gidge, Fair Banks, New World Island; special nephew: Melvin (Uneatha) Penney, Salmon Cove; 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, July 7 at Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to the Carbonear General Hospital c/o the TCP Health Foundation or Bethany United Church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

BUTT, LEONARD - (March 1, 1937-August 24, 2011) - On August 24, 2011 our lives were forever changed as a cherished father, grandfather, brother, uncle and respected friend was tragically taken from us. Predeceased by father John Cecil, mother Sarah, brothers William, Jim & Donald. Devoted and loving wife Julia Tuttle of Shearstown and loving daughter Janet Kelly who was taken from us, by his side on that day. Leaving to mourn this tragic loss are: his daughter Glenda (Sutherland); son in law Duane Sutherland and grandchildren Lorne and Sarah Ann of Grand Falls-Windsor; granddaughter Charlene Kelly of Gambo; brother John (Phyllis) Butt of Toronto; sister Gladys O Keefe of Pouch Cove, and their families. Also leaving to mourn are Julia's extended family in Shearstown, and the community of Gambo who respected and embraced him, as well as the many friendships he has made throughout the years. He was a beautiful man who touched many lives and our memories of him will be cherished forever. Visitation was held at Pritchett's Funeral Home on Saturday, August 27th, 2011. Funeral services were held at the Emmanuel United Church in Gambo on Sunday August 28th. As his wish the committal will take place in Shearstown where his wife Julia is resting.
"What we have in memory is ours to keep forever"

CASE, GEORGINA- Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, Georgina Case of Salmon Cove, age 70 years. Predeceased by: parents: Albert and Abigail Snow; twin sister: Lavinia. Left to mourn, husband: Donald; two daughters: Brenda (Keith) Keeping and Carol-Ann (William) Spurrell, both of Salmon Cove; three grandchildren: Stephen, Michael and Meghan; one greatgrandson: Grady; one brother: Albert (Hazel) Snow, St. John's; three sisters: Pauline (Edgar) Snow, Harbour Grace, Margaret ( Wallace) Sparkes, Paradise and Frances (Sterling) Willis, Paradise; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Rev. T. Wayne Blackwood conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at Riverside United Church, Salmon Cove. Interment took place in Riverside United Cemetery, Salmon Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to Riverside United Church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

COLE, KEVIN W. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, August 25, 2011. Kevin W. Cole of Bell Island; formerly of Orangeville, ON and resided in Spaniard's Bay, age 70 years. Predeceased by: parents: Bill and Mary Cole; parents-in-law: Thomas and Maude (Nolan) Dwyer; brother: Don Blackmore. Left to mourn, wife: Margaret 'Peggy'; five children: Karen Cole, Orangeville, ON, Margaret (Jay) Presswood, Grand Valley, ON, Keith, Kitchener, ON, Denise (Bob) Kinsley, Shelburne, ON and Michelle (Paul) Newton, Spaniard's Bay; 11 grandchildren: Brandee, Alton, Paget, Keith Jr., Kevin, Kyle, Deanna (Phillip), Rob (Amber), Chris, Brianna and Cole; one great-grandson: Nolan; two brothers: Ray (Molly) Mootrey, Kitchener, ON and Richard Campbell, Regina, SK; eight sisters: Marina (Everest) Collier, Stephenville, Yvonne (Richard) Noseworthy, Sylvia (John) Malone, Renee ( John) Norris, Rhonda Campbell, all of St. John's, Heather (Albert) Senior, Marjorie Campbell and Susan Campbell, all of Nova Scotia; also a large number of other relatives and friends. A special thank you to John and Linda Maher for all of their kindness and support during Kevin's illness. Also a very special thank you to their dear friends Don and Rita Hibbs for always being there. At Kevin's request, cremation has taken place. Inurnment was held on Sunday, August 28 in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of NL. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. For additional information please call Noel's Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

DOYLE, DAVID -Passed peacefully away at the Dr. A.A. Wilkinson Memorial Hospital, Old Perlican on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, David Doyle of Gull Island, age 55 years. Predeceased by parents: Neil and Mary; brother: Brendan; niece: Charlotte. Left to mourn, four brothers: Gerard (Mary), Gull Island, Danny (Donna), Brampton, ON, Luke (Dale), Hant's Harbour and Edwin (Wanda), Gull Island; one sister: Josephine (Lloyd) Lush, Yellowknife; a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Fr. Pio Sumbilon conducted the funeral Mass on Friday, Aug. 26 at Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Northern Bay. Interment took place in Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Cemetery, Northern Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. A.A. Wilkinson Memorial Hospital or Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Northern 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.

FRENCH, ELLEN -Passed away on July 23, 2011 under the caring watch of her family, Pauline (Roger), Harry ( Joanna) Linda (Tom) and Laura. Cherished grandchildren Amanda (Hugues), Meredith, Andrew ( Jessica), Michael and Emily. Ellen was born in Bay Roberts, Newfoundland on Feb. 21, 1921, the first daughter of 11 children of Bethlehem and Sophie Mercer. Ellen was named after her grandmother. Predeceased by her husband Ronald (1998). Brothers Frank, Lloyd (Muriel), Lewis, Hayward (Susan), Pearce ( June) and Harry, sisters Jean (Stan) Bradbury and Doris Henderson, brothers-in-law Rick Marginson and Adrian Hierlihy. Leaving to mourn sisters Bertha and Florence, sisters-in-law Ada and Beulah and many nieces and nephews. An indomitable and independent woman who would give anything a try - she learned to drive at the age of 65 and rode on the back of a Harley at 80; she was the conduit of all the family stories, always wanting to know the "news"; a prolific knitter, net worker; a wonderful grandmother and renowned for her Baked Alaska, Tea Biscuits and Hot Rod Relish. Ellen was a true Newfoundlander, practical, purposeful and pioneering. The family wishes to extend warmest gratitude for the care, compassion and friendship provided to Ellen by the staff of Bethany Lodge, Unionville. A celebration of her life was held on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Central United Church, 131 Main St. Unionville. Private family internment Melville Church Cemetery, Markham. The family would appreciate donations made to the Unionville Home Society Foundation, 4300 Highway 7, Unionville, Ontario L3R 1L8.
Here I am, Lord.

KELLY, JANET (August 8, 1962-August 24, 2011) - August 24, 2011 is a day that will be etched in our memory forever as we lost our treasured loved one in a tragic accident. On that day a beautiful mother, sister, aunt, daughter, niece, cousin, friend and neighbour left us forever. Janet was predeceased by her mother Julia (Tuttle) Butt of Shearstown and devoted and loving father Leonard, who was also taken from us on that tragic day. Leaving to mourn her loss is daughter Charlene Kelly of Gambo, sister Glenda, brother-in-law Duane, nephew Lorne and niece Sarah Ann Sutherland of Grand Falls-Windsor, extended families of her parents Leonard Butt & Julia (Tuttle) Butt who truly admired and adored her. As well as close relationships with Charlene's dad Des Kelly of Wabush and his extended family. Janet will be sadly missed by the community of Gambo and all that knew her as she had many close friends who loved her dearly and treated her as family. She was a gentle soul with a big beautiful heart. We loved her dearly and she loved us. Visitation was held at Pritchett's Funeral Home on Saturday, August 27, 2011 and funeral services were held at the Emmanuel United Church in Gambo on Sunday, August 28, 2011. Committal will take place at the Pentecostal cemetery in Shearstown, where she will be resting with her mom & dad.
"Wishes, hopes and dreams come true when blessed with a mother as sweet as you"

MILLEY, JOSEPH MALCOLM - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Saturday, July 16, 2011, Joseph Malcolm Milley of Western Bay, age 70 years. Predeceased by: father: Edward; brother: Calvin. Left to mourn, two daughters: Debbie (Ernie) Rumbolt and Norma (Paul) Aylward, both of Goose Bay; two sons: George (Barb) and Shawn (Terri), both of Conception Bay South; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; mother: Hattie Milley, Luxury Estates, Carbonear; special companion: Frances Wheadon, Small Point; two brothers: Bruce (Bernadette 'Bern'), Western Bay and Wilbert (Linda), St. John's; two sisters: Florence (Sam) Green, Blackhead and Brenda (Ralph) Brookings, Western Bay; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Mr. Darryl Butt conducted the funeral service on Wednesday July 20 at McDowell United Church, Western Bay. Interment took place in the United Cemetery, Western Bay South. Donations in his memory may be made to the Joseph Malcolm Milley Memorial 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.

RUSSELL, Gladys (Vaters) - A memorial service will be held for the late Gladys (Vaters) Russell, age 96, formerly from Country Road, Bay Roberts on Sunday, July 17th, at 2 p.m. at the Bay Roberts Seventy-Day Adventist Church. Officiating clergy will be Pastors Paul Casey and David Crook.

SQUIBB, Margaret A. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, July 1, 2011, Margaret A. Squibb of Carbonear, age 79 years. Predeceased by husband; Walter, parents: Hayward and Benneth Bishop, brothers: Wilfred, James and William, sister: Lorraine. Left to mourn, two daughters: Hilda Squibb (Derrick Trickett), Carbonear and Hazel (Sheldon) Hiscock, Victoria; one granddaughter: Taylor; four brothers: Earl (Agnes) Bishop, Harbour Grace, Hayward (Pauline) Bishop, Carbonear, Edwin (Marjorie) Bishop, Heart's Delight and John (Donna) Bishop, Carbonear; four sisters: Florrie Thomas, Heart's Delight, Nellie Brobisky, South Carolina, Emma Hiscock, Winterton and Elva Morgan, Heart's Delight; sisters-in-law: Myrtle Bishop, Cavendish and Rose Bishop, Heart's Delight; brothers-in-law: Stan (Margaret) Squibb and Eldred Squibb, both of Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Rev. Canon William Strong conducted the funeral service on Monday, July 4 at St. James Anglican Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in St. James Anglican Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to St. James Anglican Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

SWAIN, ELI WILLIAM 'BILL'- Mr. Bill Swain, 72 of Glace Bay, formerly of Sydney passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at the Glace Bay General Hospital with his loving wife, Alda at his side. Born in Bell Island, NL, he was the son of the late Eli and Effie Swain. Bill retired from the Canadian Air Force after 15 years service, returning to Sydney to work with security at Sydney Steel Corp. He was an avid gardener who enjoyed going to flea markets and meeting people and he made many good friends there. He enjoyed tinkering with old radios in his shed. Bill is survived by his loving wife Alda (Leader) Swain, son William (Brenda) Swain, Sydney, step children, Pam Leader, Kim Leader-O'Leary (Chris), both of Glace Bay, and Todd Leader (Alma), Halifax. Bill also leaves behind grandchildren, Ali and Brian Leader, Halifax and Emily O'Leary (Papa's girl), sister, Ellie King, Carbonear, brother, Everett 'Ed' (Stella) Swain, Carbonear and sister in law, Phyllis Swain, Sudbury, On, and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Bill was predeceased by brothers, Thomas, Richard, sisters, Phyllis Dominic, Mary Crewe and Florence King. Visitation for Bill took place on Thursday, September 1, 2011 at Newsome United Church followed by the funeral service with Rev. Michael Goodfellow officiating. Family flowers only. Memorial donations in memory of Bill may be made to the Cancer Society or Palliative Care would be greatly appreciated. At this time, the family would like to extend a heartfelt "THANK YOU" to Dr. John Ritter at his staff and to the VON, especially, Debby and Sherri for the wonderful, loving care provided to Bill. Online condolences may be left for the family at: www.pattenfuneral.com
You'll meet him as you go through life, And he'll always shake your hand, You can count, when you're in trouble, On the man from Newfoundland.

 

 

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