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The Compass Obituaries
July 2016

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



CLARKE, Florence
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: July 24th, 2016

Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, July 24, 2016, Florence Clarke of Victoria, age 87 years. Predeceased by husband: Clarence (1969); brothers: Lionel Priddle and Herbert (Edith) Priddle; sisters-in-law: Beatrice Priddle and Glenys Vaters. Left to mourn, four daughters: Mona (William) Clarke and Suzanne (Dennis) Byrne, both of Victoria, Patti (Grayson) Winsor, Grand Falls-Windsor, and Penni Clarke, Toronto, ON; one son: Brad Clarke, St. John's; five grandchildren: Clarence (Cindy), Adam (Marsha), Andrew, Paul, and Amelia; one great-grandson: Max; two brothers: Harold Priddle, Carbonear and David Vaters, Victoria; one sister: Ruth (Eric) Witcher, Stanhope; sister-in-law: Geneva Priddle, Victoria; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Pastor Geoffrey Ryan conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, July 26 from Bethel Pentecostal Church, Victoria. Interment took place in the old Bethel Pentecostal Cemetery, Victoria. Donations in her memory may be made to Bethel Pentecostal Church, P.O. Box 9, Victoria, NL, A0A 4G0. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.

Passed in: Broad Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: July 9th, 2016

Passed suddenly but peacefully away at her residence on Saturday, July 9, 2016, Janet Harris of Broad Cove, age 92 years. Predeceased by husband: Hedley, parents: Stephen and Cecilia Cull, and a number of brothers and sisters. Left to mourn, three daughters: Joyce (Gerald) Snow, Freshwater, Carbonear, Florence (Winston) Slade and Annie (Glen) Slade, both of Salmon Cove; three sons: Clifford (Donna) and Thomas (Shirley), both of Victoria, and Barry (Renee), Conception Bay South; twelve grandchildren: Jerry (Melanie), Michael (Jessica), Clifford (Shianne), Adam, Sarah (Kevin), Aimee (Mitchell), Tammy (Frank), Kelly (Scott), Jennifer (Brad), Robbie (Vickie), Bradley, and Crystal; twenty great-grandchildren: Mitchell, Kaitlyn, Dakota, Anthony, Abigail, Alicia, Frankie, Brandon, Luke, Josh, Ava, Carly, Olivia, Blake, Brooke, Peyton, Gage, Tyson, Tyler, and Ally; sisters-in-law: Edna Griffith and Carrie Harris, both of St. John, NB, and Maxine (Ernie) Lockyer, Dildo; also a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Rev. Glen Jarvis conducted the Funeral service on Wednesday, July 13 from Noel's Memorial Chapel, Carbonear. Interment took place in the United Church Cemetery, Blackhead. Donations in her memory may be made to the Autism Society of NL, 70 Clinch Crescent, St. John's, NL, A1B 4G8 or to donate online visit    Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.



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