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The Compass Obituaries
June 2005

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

 

CLARKE, Edwin Ford - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Tuesday, June 14, 2005, Edwin Ford Clarke of Victoria, age 40 years. Predeceased by father Edwin. Left to mourn, wife Judy; son Mitchell; daughter Jillian; mother Kathleeen Clarke, Victoria; brother Scott Clarke, St. Catherines, ON; sister Doris (Michael) Newbury, Victoria; parents-in-law: Fred and Nina Penney, Salmon Cove; brothers-in-law: Gary (Donna) Penney and Scott (Della) Penney, both of Victoria; Terry (Jenny) Penney, Salmon Cove; sisters-in-law: Phyllis (Jordan) Deering and Danielle (Albert) Wareham, both of Carbonear; fifteen nieces and nephews; also a large number of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends, Pastor Geoffrey Ryan conducted the funeral service on Friday, June 17 at Bethel Pentecostal Church and Cemetery, Victoria. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

COLBOURNE, Gordon - of Carbonear passed away peacefully at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, June 2, 2005. Mr. Colbourne was 57 years old. He was predeceased by his parents: William and Geraldine Colbourne. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Margaret; daughters: Renee (Vince) Clark, Carbonear, Rhonda (Danny) Marshall, Riverhead; precious granddaughter Abigail Clark, Carbonear; sisters: Betty (Wayne) Butt, Carbonear, Claudine (John) Butt, Carbonear; brothers: Jim (Sophie) Colbourne, Carbonear, George (Ruth) Colbourne, Carbonear, Eric (Glenda) Colbourne, Carbonear, Morley (Ann) Colbourne, Carbonear; grandmother Pearl Colbourne, U.S.A.; aunt Agatha Green, Carbonear; brothers-in-Iaw: Terry (Margaret) Sullivan, Riverhead, Ron (Joan) Sullivan, Riverhead, Brendan (Alice) Sullivan, Carbonear; five nieces, 14 nephews, three great nieces and six great nephews; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Arch Deacon I. Sheppard conducted the Funeral Service on Sunday, June 5, 2005 from St. James Anglican Church, Carbonear, followed by the interment at the Carbonear Interfaith Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Slade's Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear. Pallbearers were his sons-in-law: Vince Clark and Danny Marshall; his brothers: Jim, George, Eric and Morley.

JORDAN, Agnes - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, June 18, 2005, Agnes Jordan of Harbour Grace, age 94 years. Predeceased by husband Michael; parents: Henry and Mary Hunt; granddaughters: Lisa Drake and Deborah Snow; sisters: Alice McCarthy and Annie Noseworthy; brothers: William and Harry; sons-in- law: Lionel Wheeler and Francis McCarthy. Left to mourn: six daughters: Mary Wheeler, Grand Falls, Loretta McCarthy (Mike Frampton), Comer Brook, Bernice (Ray) Snow, Harbour Grace, Beatrice Davidson (Fern Drouin), Cornwall, ON, Patricia (Dennis) Sutton, Harbour Grace and Pauline Gatherall (Richard LePine), Cambridge, ON; one son Wayne (Catherine), Scarborough, ON; twenty-one grandchildren; forty-three great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; one sister: Mary Bray, Harbour Grace; a large circle of nieces and nephews as well as other relatives and friends. Fr. F. J. Aylward conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, June 21 at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society; 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.

RUSSELL, Gertrude T. - Passed peacefully away at the Woodford's Comfort Manor, Holyrood on Thursday, June 2, 2005, Gertrude T. Russell of Bay Roberts, age 74 years. Predeceased by husband Arthur A. Left to mourn two sisters: Mary Thorne, St. John's and (Annie Thomey, Holyrood; sister- in-law Bridget Thomey, St. John's; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F. J. Aylward conducted the funeral mass on Saturday, June, 4 at Immaculate Conception Roman' Catholic Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory maybe made to a charity of one's choice. 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.

SMITH, Flora - Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Center, St. John's, Thursday, June 30, Flora Smith of Bishop's Cove, aged 64 years. Predeceased by her mother Ella Adams. Left with fond and. loving memories are husband Gordon Smith of 40 years. Her father Selby Adams; daughters: Wanda (Corey) Bussey, Happy Valley Goose Bay and Lorna Smith of Dallas, Texas; sons: Douglas (Anna) Smith of Sanbornton, New Hampshire, Dean Smith, Langley, British Columbia and Gordie (Renee) Smith of Grand Prairie, Alberta; sisters: Ethel (Graham) Mercer, Joan (Gerry) Griffiths, Barbara (Leo) Howe, all of Upper Island Cove; brothers: Arthur (Carol) Adams, Scarborough, Ontario, George (Sadie) Adams, Upper Island Cove and Edward (Mae) Adams, Upper Island Cove; also 4 grandchildren: Kayla, Taylor, Courtney and Carter. Rested and Young's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay Friday, July 1. Cremation to follow. A Memorial Service was held Sunday, July 3 from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church and Cemetery, Bishop's Cove. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic or a charity of ones choice. For any additional information please call young's Funeral Home at 786-1414. Arrangements entrusted to Young's Funeral Home Ltd, Spaniard's Bay.

STURGE, Gertie Lillian - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. A.A. Wilkinson Memorial Hospital, Old Perlican on June 23, 2005, age 61 years. Predeceased by her father Everett, mother Emma, sister Rose Noseworthy and grandson Tyler Sturge. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, husband Hayward, son Everett (Arlene), brother Warrick Squires (Dorothy), brother Charlie Squires (Iris), special friend Janette Norris, nieces and nephews and many friends. Many thanks to the staff at both the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center and the Dr. A. A Wilkinson Memorial Hospital. Cremation to took place with Memorial Service on June 27 at the United Church, Old Perlican.

 

 

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