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The Compass Obituaries
July 2014

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

 

 

BAKER, Allan
Born: July 21st, 1925
Passed in: Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: July 21st, 2014

In the early morning of July 21st, Al passed away peacefully at Bastion Place in Salmon arm B.C.to unite with the love of his life Martha. For many years Al and Martha ran Baker Building Movers Ltd. from Golden throughout the Okanagan area. A wonderful gentle man with a huge heart that touched the lives of all he knew. He will be missed by his step children, Dorothy McKenna of Sicamous B.C, Patricia Dyck of Prince George B.C, William Dyck of Oshawa Ontario, and Jerry Dyck of Calgary Alberta, his nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Bastion Place, words cannot express your kindness and compassion you showed towards Al.Also warmest thanks to Dr. Beech for your thoughtful care and support. No service is planned at this time and in lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Shuswap Lake Hospital Foundation.Arrangements entrusted to Fisher's Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd. Salmon Arm

BURDEN, Jean
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: July 13th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, July 13, 2014, Jean Burden of Blackhead, age 88 years. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend; a wonderful baker, gardener and knitter. Predeceased by brothers: Eric Dawe and Malcolm (Violet) Dawe and sister: Lillian (Harry) Noseworthy. Left to mourn her husband of 65 years, George; daughter: Glenda (Daniel) Pike, Carbonear; two grandchildren: Susan (Robin) and Joshua; sister: Annie (Varrick) Newell, Mount Pearl; sister-in-law: Viola Dawe, Coley's Point; also a number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Rev. Glenn Jarvis conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, July 16 at Ocean View United Church, Broad Cove. Interment was in the United Church Cemetery, Blackhead. Donations in her memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery, Blackhead. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

BURSEY, Wm. Lorenzo
Passed in: Old Perlican, Newfoundland and Labrador
Passed on: July 27th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. A. A. Wilkinson Memorial Hospital, Old Perlican on Sunday, July 27, 2014, Wm. Lorenzo Bursey of Burnt Point, age 75 years. Predeceased by parents: Wm. John and Mildred; brothers: Edison and Sandy (Joyce); sister: Stella (Edward). Left to mourn, wife: Nellie J.; two daughters: Rosalyn (William) Pumphrey, Elkford, BC and Michelle (Michael) Dominic, Darthmouth, NS; one son: Craig (Cindy), Edmonton, AB; five grandchildrens: Andrew (Cheryl), Evan, Mackenzie, Raven and Tala; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, July 30 from Noel's Memorial Chapel, Western Bay, Interment took place in the United Cemetery, Burnt Point. Donations in his memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Burnt Point. 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.

EDDY, W. Charles
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: July 9th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, W. Charles Eddy of Victoria, age 87 years. Predeceased by parents: Thomas and Elizabeth, half brothers and sisters: Jack, Carrie, Louise, Gordon, Hector, Andrew and Doris, sister-in-law: Ruby. Left to mourn, wife: Hilda; daughter: Joy (Roland) Smith, Spaniard's Bay; two grandchildren: Tiffany (Patrick) and Victoria; brothers-in-law: Fred (Belinda) Cramm and Gordon (Rosalyn) Cramm, both of Old Perlican; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Rev. Karen Thorne conducted the funeral service on Friday, July 11 at Noel's Memorial Chapel, Carbonear. Interment was held in the United Church Cemetery, Sibley's Cove. As an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Victoria or the United Church Cemetery Fund, Sibley's Cove. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

HOWELL, Campbell Ralph
Passed in: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: July 2nd, 2014

Campbell, 47, of Moncton, NB., passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center in Halifax, NS., after a long battle with heart disease. Born in Mount Pearl and raised in Bristols Hope, NFLD., he was the son of Joyce and the late Ralph Howell. Campbell was employed by Grant Thornton and headed up their International IT department. He was involved with the Scouts organization and the Parent Teacher School Association. Campbell enjoyed camping, woodworking and golf, his sense of humour will be missed by his golfing buddies. Loving father, husband, son and brother, he is survived by his devoted wife of 20 years, June; two beautiful daughters, Olivia (15) and Molly (13); mother, Joyce and stepfather, Jim of Moncton; three sisters, Wanda (her daughters Alex and Morgan) of Moncton, Lynn (Greg) of Halifax and Lisa of B.C.; as well as several nieces and nephews. The family received friends and relatives at Cobb's Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Rd., Riverview (869-2007) on Sunday, July 6, from 1-4pm. Funeral service took place on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 11a.m from Cobb's Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cobbsfuneralhome.ca

MERCER, Mrs. Ada
Passed in: Clarke's Beach, Canada
Passed on: July 9th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at Callingwood Downs Seniors Complex, Clarke's Beach on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, Mrs. Ada Mercer, of Bay Roberts, aged 93 years. Predeceased by parents: Bert and Violet Goosney (nee Seward); husband Frank Mercer; brothers: Harvey Goosney and Bert Goosney. Leaving to mourn her daughter Diane (Patrick) Foley; sons: Frank Jr. (Betty) Mercer, Gordon (Hyacinth) Mercer and Barry (Lorraine) Mercer; sisters: Peggy (Walter) King, Betty (Ned) Critch and Barbara (Ron) Hart; brothers: Mitt (Ruby) Goosney, Bryant (Edna) Goosney; grandchildren: Dennis, Christopher (Reshelle), Stephen (Lynn) and Zachary (Hitomi), Ben and Laura (Shane); great grandchildren: Serena, Zoe, Lauren, Caitlen, Ella, Katelynn and Nicholas; sisters-in-law: Laura Goosney, Irene Goosney, Bertha Hierlihy, Beulah Mercer and Florence Marginson. Cremation has taken place with inurnment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Bay Roberts or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts.
Mom was born in Lomond, Bonne Bay. She grew up in Deer Lake, worked as secretary at Bowaters Power Plant and has the distinction of being the first woman to work at the site. My parents were married for over 60 years and together they served in different communities around Newfoundland and Labrador, mother being church organist and dad with the RCMP. She will be greatly missed.

PENNEY, Viola F.
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: July 11th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, July 11, 2014, Viola F. Penney of Salmon Cove, age 79 years. Predeceased by husband: William, son: Leslie, son-in-law: Harold, parents: George and Carrie Hiscock, brother: John. Left to mourn, two daughters: Margaret (Fred), Victoria and Florence (Douglas) Corcoran, Salmon Cove; three sons: David (Pearl), Harbour Grace, Brian (Ann Marie), Salmon Cove and Paul (Joan), Victoria; daughter-in-law: Katherine Penney, Western Bay; ten grandchildren: Tammy, Kelly (Billy), Joni, Paula (Devon), Nicole (Tommy), Christina, Terri-Lynn (Stephen), Carrie (Matt), Sean (Elizabeth) and Amanda (Stephen); three great-grandchildren: Chloe, Abby and Aiden; one sister: Jean (Fred, deceased) Rideout, Seal Cove, White Bay; sister-in-law: Betty Hiscock, Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole conducted the funeral service on Sunday, July 13 at Riverside United Church, Salmon Cove. Interment took place in the United Church Cemetery, Salmon Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to the Riverside United Church Window 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, Tenna Denise
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: July 7th, 2014

Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with melanoma at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, July 7, 2014, Tenna Denise Swain of Carbonear, age 41 years. Predeceased by grandparents: Phenie-Mae and Stanley Swain and Blanche and David Oates. Left to mourn, husband: Cory; one daughter: McKenna; two sons: Kylan and Kaleb; parents: Les and Shirley Swain, Carbonear; one sister: Melanie Swain (Jim Kinney), Edmonton, AB; mother-in-law: Lynette Mercer (Phillip), Carbonear; father-in-law: Robert Crocker (Connie), Cambridge, ON; sister-in-law: Kimberley Crocker (David), Carbonear; nephew: Gabriel; niece: Brooklyn; members of the Carpenter family as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Rev. Brian Colbourne conducted the funeral service on Thursday, July 10 at Bethany United Church, Carbonear. A private family inurnment was held in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. As an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Melanoma Network of Canada, 1155 North Service Road West, Unit 11, Oakville, ON, L6M 3E3 or visit www.melanomanetwork.ca   Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

THOMAS, Donald Lloyd
Passed in: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: July 12th, 2014

Passed peacefully away after a long illness with cancer at St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC on Saturday, July 12, 2014, Donald Lloyd Thomas formerly of Harbour Grace, NL, age 57 years. Predeceased by partner: Allan Ingram and former partner, Jeffrey Edgell; parents: Lloyd and Mildred (Hollett) Thomas; brother: Jimmy; stepmother: Blanche Pike Thomas; stepbrother: John Pike; uncle Ken Hollett and aunt and uncle Magretta and Ches Powers. Left to mourn, uncles Charl (Marg) and Art (Joan); aunts, Georgie Edwards (Albert, deceased), Evelyn Janes (Clarence, deceased), Marie Hollett (Frank, deceased); stepbrothers: Lloyd (Glenda) Pike, Butch (Faye) Pike and stepsister-in-law: Betty Pike; special cousins: Robin Lynch, Wanda Garland and Jackie Lake; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Inurnment to take place on August 8, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at First Memorial Funeral Home in North Vancouver, BC. As an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to Blackhead United Cemetery Fund, c/o Mr. Guy Bishop, PO Box 3, Broad Cove, NL A0A 1L0. www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

WELLS, Dr. Leslie Arnett FRCS (Eng)
Passed on: July 27th, 2014
WELLS, Dr. Leslie Arnett, FRCS (Eng)
- Surrounded by his family at his home, Dr. Leslie A. Wells passed away peacefully on July 27, 2014, aged 89, he was predeceased by his wife Christina. Leaving with fond and cherished memories are his Son Robert (Valerie), Daughter Mary (Shawn) and Son Andrew (Wanda), and Grandchildren Matthew (Krista), Jeremy, Nathan and Christopher. He will be greatly missed by extended family in Newfoundland, Ireland, Scotland, the United States and the United Kingdom. Born in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Ireland, Leslie moved to Carbonear in 1959 to serve as a General Surgeon and local physician for the next 40 years. He quickly embraced Newfoundland as his new home. He was active in the community and was a key proponent of the building of the Carbonear Hospital. A skilled and dedicated surgeon, family man and mentor as well as an enthusiastic gardener, fisherman, partridge hunter and bridge player, Leslie had a positive impact on everyone he met and believed in respect for all people. Cremation has taken place and the family received visitors at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Tuesday, July 29 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, July 30 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Michael & All Angels Church, 75 Kiwanis Street, St. John's. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook, please visit www.carnells.com

 

 

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