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The Compass Obituaries
June 2007

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

 

BYRNE, Ronald G. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, June 12, 2007, Ronald G. Byrne of Thickett, Riverhead, Harbour Grace, age 77 years. Predeceased by daughter: Mary Alice; son: Terry and sisters: Christine and Helen. Left to mourn, wife: Susie; two daughters: Christine (Jerome) Galway; Riverhead, Harbour Grace and Clara (Paul) Osmond, Thickett, Riverhead, Harbour Grace; five sons: Ronald (Ada), Leo (Shirley) and Reg (Glenda), all of Thickett, Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Gary (Stephanie), Tilton and Wayne, Thickett, Harbour Grace; fourteen grandchildren: Renee, Leanne, Ashley, Nichole, Perry, Ronnie, Keith, Rodney, Michelle, Roger, Tina, Terry, Kelsey and Amethyst; fifteen great-grandchildren: Brandon, Tyler, Jordan, Madison, Hailey, Braxton, Kassidy, Sarahann, Shaylee, Cameron, Bradley, Jack, Michael, Hannah and Brady; three brothers: Tom, Carbonear, John, Thickett, Riverhead, Harbour Grace and Bill (Annie); Riverhead, Harbour Grace; two sisters: Annie (Edward) Mercer, Thickett, Riverhead, Harbour Grace and Bridget (Jacob) Parsons, Bryant's Cove; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F.J. Aylward conducted the funeral Mass on Thursday, June 14 at St. Joseph 's Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment took place in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Upper Island Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to the Ronald G. Byrne Memorial Fund. 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.

CAINES, Gwendolyn M. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Wednesday, June 27, 2007, Gwendolyn M. Caines of Carbonear, age 60 years. Predeceased by parents: Nelson and Viola Kelland. Left to mourn, one son: Randy Caines, Carbonear; two brothers: Charles (Audrey) Kelland, Eastport and Dr. Lionel (Linda) Kelland, Grand Falls-Windsor; three sisters: Sharon (John) Wisniewski, Louisiana, USA, Rosalie (Brandon) Davis, Indiana, USA and Judy (Victor) Andrews, Nova Scotia; dear and cherished friend: Eric F. Pynn, Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Pastor Geoffrey Ryan conducted the funeral service on Saturday, June 30 at Bethel Pentecostal Church and Cemetery, Victoria. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

CLARKE, Olive R. (nee Farewell) - Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Senior Citizens Home, Clarke's Beach on Thursday, June 28, 2007, Olive R. Clarke (nee Farewell), formerly of Creston South, age 81 years. Predeceased by husband: Gilbert; brothers: William, Lester and Norman; sister: Edna; brother-in-law: Fred Rogers. Left to mourn: sisters-in-law: Mary Jane Farewell and Martha Farewell, both of Creston South and Alma Farewell, St. John's; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Pastor Geoffrey Ryan conducted the funeral service on Friday, June 29 at Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Interment followed in the Bethel Pentecostal Cemetery, Victoria. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

DOYLE, James W. - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Tuesday, June 5, 2007, James W. Doyle of Gull Island, age 74 years. Predeceased by parents: Albeus and Elizabeth; brother: John and sister-in-law: Ethel. Left to mourn, two brothers: Leo (Martha) and Cyril, both of Gull Island; six nephews, six nieces and a number of other relatives and friends. Fr. Michael Barker conducted the funeral mass on Thursday, June 7 at Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Northern Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. 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.

DWYER, Ronald J. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, June 30, 2007, Ronald J. Dwyer of Carbonear, age 96 years. Predeceased by wife: Julia, son: Thomas J., sister: Loretta and son-in-law: Karl. Left to mourn, eight daughters: Marina (Matthew) Brazil, Spaniard's Bay; Joan Arns, St. John's, Bride (Lawrence) Penney, Torbay; Mary Dwyer (Ben Baker), Nora (William) Kent, Lillian (William) Hynes and Catherine (Thomas) Hynes, all of Carbonear and Paula Quinn (Tom Gaulton), Mount Pearl; four sons: Ron (Joan), Blackhead, Ned (Gertrude 'Gee') and James (Angela), both of Carbonear and Paul (Marina), Upper Island Cove; daughter-in-law: Cherree, Carbonear; forty-four grandchildren; fifty-four great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law: Margaret Noonan, Bay de Verde; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F. J.Aylward conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, July 3 at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in his memory may be made to the St. Patrick's Roman Catholic 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.

FARRELL, Eileen - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Friday, June 22, 2007, Eileen Farrell of Harbour Grace, age 79 years. Predeceased by husband: Bernard; daughter: Cynthia; parents: Daniel and Mary Maloney; sisters: Theresa, Marie and Isabelle. Left to mourn: five daughters: Betty (George) Smith, Harbour Grace, Lynda (Aubrey) Greeley, Upper Island Cove, Deborah (Gabriel) Gregory, St. Philips, Sharon Farrell, Harbour Grace and Michelle (Patrick) McCarthy, Orillia, ON; one son: Bernard Jr. (Deborah), Harbour Grace; son-in- law: Murray Misch, Harbour Grace; sixteen grandchildren: Paulette, George, Nicole, Michael, Chris, Bryan, Katie, Paul, Steven, Anne, Keegan, Harry, Peter, Brendan, Conlan and Meghan; two great-grandchildren: Taylor and Kassidy; three brothers: Daniel (Rose) Maloney, Gerald Maloney, both of Riverhead, Harbour Grace and Ned (Shirley O'Shea) Maloney, Harbour Grace; one sister: Helen (Ches) Neil, St. John's; sister-in-law: Betty Scrimshaw, Cambridge, ON; brothers-in-law: Jerry Collins, St. John's and Thomas (Beulah) Farrell, Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F. J. Aylward conducted the funeral mass on Monday, June 25 at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society or to the Project Restoration Fund. 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.

GOSSE, Mrs. Pearl - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on June 10, 2007, Mrs. Pearl Gosse of Spaniard's Bay, aged 83 years. Predeceased by husband: Solomon Gosse (1978) and son: William Gosse (2005). Left with fond and loving memories, son: Al (Marjorie) Hiscott of Milton, ON; daughters: Linda (David) Fitzgerald of Labrador City, Marie (Herbert) Roach of St. John's; sisters: Matilda Pitts of New Perlican, Marion Davis of St. John's, Pheobe (Alfred) Hefford of Dildo; brother: Nelson (Linda) Luscombe of Toronto, ON; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; as well as a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Young's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay. Funeral service took place Thursday; June 14 at Holy Redeemer Anglican Church, Spaniard's Bay, with interment followed at Green Head Anglican Cemetery, Spaniard's Bay. In her memory flowers were accepted or donations may be made to the Holy Redeemer Church Fund in her memory.

KENNEDY, Margaret - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Saturday, June 23, 2007, Margaret Kennedy of Carbonear, age 83 years. Predeceased by first husband: William Murphy and second husband: William Kennedy; son: Bernard Murphy; daughter-in-law: Patricia Murphy; sisters: Beatrice, Elizabeth and Kathleen; brothers: Michael, William and James. Left to mourn: three sons: William Murphy and David (Donna) Murphy, both of Carbonear and Gerard (Shirley) Murphy, Salmon Cove; step-daughter: Gloria Kennedy, St. John's; thirteen grandchildren: sixteen great-grandchildren: two sisters: Rosalie (John Will) Mutrey and Agnes Reynolds, both of Carbonear; sisters-in-law: Eileen Reynolds, Harbour Grace, Myrtle Reynolds, Carbonear, Hannah Thomey, St. John's, Molly Tobin and Jenny Murphy, both of Corner Brook and Nellie Murphy, Stephenville; brother-in-law: Patrick (Flora) Kennedy, Carbonear; a large number of nephews, nieces as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. Gordon McLean conducted the funeral mass on Wednesday, June 27 at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

PYNN, Frank - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, June 8, 2007, Frank Pynn of Carbonear, age 61 years. Predeceased by parents: Frederick and Sarah; father-in-law: Wilson Forward and brother-in-law: Berkley Colbourne. Left to mourn, wife: Phyllis; three sons: David (Wanda), Carbonear, Terry (Lisa), Salmon Cove and Paul (Nancy), Carbonear; three grandchildren: Corey, Nicole and Kayla; three brothers: Raymond (Mary), Harbour Grace, Charles (Shirley), Port aux Basques and Jim, Carbonear; mother-in-law: Elizabeth Forward, Carbonear; sister-in-law: Ada (Fred) Vaters, Carbonear; brother-in-law: Clyde (Betty) Forward, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Major Bert Hopkins conducted the funeral service on Monday, June 11 at the Salvation Army Citadel and Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in his memory may be made to the Frank Pynn Memorial 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.

RICE, Mary - Passed peacefully away on June 2, 2007 of the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, Mary Rice, at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn, two daughters: Elizabeth (Cyril) Ryan of Turk's Cove, Loretta Brown, Dawson Creek, B.C.; three sons: Michael, Leonard and Dominic of Red Head Cove. Eight grandchildren: Carmella (Sandy), Donald (Stephanie), Derek (Veronica), Denise (Rob), David, Dwayne, Melanie and Steven.

SHANDERA, Mary Ellen (Butler) - Beloved wife of Rudolph, passed away at the age of 78 years, at the Drumheller Hospital Acute Care on June 21, 2007, surrounded by her family; Mary Ellen was born on July 6, 1928 in Butlerville, Newfoundland. She came to Canada following WWII as the war bride of Rudolph. Predeceased by her grandson David Shandera, Bay Roberts, NL. She is survived by her husband Rudolph of 62 years and their four children: Raymond (Elizabeth), Bay Roberts, NL, Philip (Anita), Gerald (Brenda), Calgary, AB and Geraldine ( Steve) Racine, Boissevain, MB; grandchildren: Jill, Lori and Robert; Shawn, Nathan, Nancy and Natalie; Bradley; Tina and Gary Shandera; Bob, Bill, Brandi and Barrett Racine; foster grandchildren: Wanda, Lorraine, Brenda and Karen Wotton; Arnold, Dale and Charmaine Bone; and 21 great-grandchildren. A celebration of Mary Ellen's life was held in Brumheller, Tuesday, June 26, 2007. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Morrin United Church or The Drumheller Salvation Army Food Bank.

SULLIVAN, Joseph F. “Joe”- Passed peacefully away, surrounded by his loving family and under the loving care of all staff at 1 East of the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Friday, June 8, 2007, Joseph F. “Joe” Sullivan of Riverhead, Harbour Grace, age 66 years. Predeceased by parents: Edward and Bridget Ann Sullivan. Left to mourn his devoted wife: Vivian; two daughters: Gail (Bill) Littlejohn, Burlington, ON and Darlene (Brian) Gracie, Waterdown, ON; one son: Joseph (Karen), Bay Roberts; seven grandchildren: Jennifer, Jessica, Cameron, Mitchell, Skylar, Olivia and Lauren; three brothers: Brendan (Shirley), Whitby, ON, Edward (Sharon), Milton, ON and Francis (Marie), Harbour Grace; six sisters: Alice Reddick (Bill) Short and Mary O'Brien, both of Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Geraldine (Gerry) Costello, St. John's, Margaret (Paul) Otis, Montreal, PQ, Gertrude (Greg) McFatridge, Mississauga, ON and Bride (Jim) Lynch, Truro, NS; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F.J. Aylward conducted the funeral Mass on Monday, June 11 at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment took place in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in his memory may be made to the Joseph F. “Joe” Sullivan Memorial Fund. 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.

WELSH, Stephen Marcus - Of Lakeview, NB, July 29/36 - Jun 5/07, passed away after a very long illness at Lakeview Nursing Home. Predeceased by parents, Belah (1974) Ethel (Peddle, 1977); sister Edith Cole (1995) and brother Earl (1997). Will always be remembered and sadly missed by wife and companion of 36 years Prema (Chris) of Moncton; five children of Ontario, Donna, Debbie, Cathy, Stephen, Michael and grandchildren. Always in the hearts of brothers, Robert (Lillian), Max (Jessie), George (lna), Belah, Jr (Alva) Sisters, Minnie (Charlie Legge), Vera (Richard Chaney), Ida (Max Legge), Mabel (Lloyd Bishop) Phyllis and sister-in-law Madge. Service and Internment to take place at St Matthews Anglican Church, Islington/Hearts' Delight, August 19, 2007. Gathering of family and friends to follow after service.
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN.

WHALEN, Earl R. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, June 29, 2007, Earl R. Whalen of Western Bay; age 94 years. Predeceased by parents: Jethro and Elizabeth; sisters: Sadie Squires and Bessie Burden; 1st wife: Jenny (nee Delaney), 1939; 2nd wife: Sadie (nee Foster), 1983; friend: Muriel Moores, 2002 and grandson: Jeffrey Clarke, 2005. Left to mourn, one son: Boyd (Marie), Western Bay; three daughters: Betty (Ross) Clarke, Lewisporte, Dorothy (William) Crummey; Western Bay and Greta (David) Lilly, Paradise; three grandchildren: Terry (Corrine) Whalen, San Jose, California, Gail Whalen (Norman Richard), Mont Jolie, PQ and Shawn (Kim) Clarke, Courtice, ON; eight great-grandchildren: Luc, Dale, Jimmy; Scarlett, Dylan, Nolan, Ricky and Nathan; nieces and nephews; two very special friends: Kristian Crummey, Western Bay and Dr. David Moores, Edmonton, AB; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Monday, July 2 at McDowell United Church and Cemetery, Western Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to the McDowell United Church Cemetery Fund, Western Bay South. 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.

 

 

Page contributed by Bob Vokey

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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