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The Compass Obituaries
June 2008

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

 

 

BISHOP, Mary Emma - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on June 27, 2008, Mary Emma Bishop of Spaniard's Bay in her 89th year. Predeceased by husband: Harold L. Bishop (1998); parents: Suzanna and Leonard Gosse; sisters: Gertrude (John) Smith, Bertha (Richard) Noseworthy, Cassie (Graham) Seymour; brothers: Richard (Rose) Gosse, John Gosse Reid (Ruth); brothers-in-law: John Bishop (Nellie), Edward Smith and Howard Andrews. Left with fond and loving memories daughters: Bertha (Ray) Adams, Spaniard's Bay, Janice (Randell) Drover, Upper Island Cove; sisters: Ethel (Otto) Clarke, Tilton, Mildred Andrews, Shearstown; granddaughters: Carol Ann (Todd) Crane, Lori (Brent) Mercer, Terri-Lynn (Gordie) Meadus; grandsons: Shawn (Lorraine) Drover, Robin (Charlene) Drover; great-grandchildren: Mackenzie and Madison Crane, Brianna, Reily and Darien Meadus, Noelle and Shelby Drover and Brandon and Abby Drover; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Young's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay. The funeral service took place on Monday, June 30 at Holy Redeemer Church, Spaniard's Bay with interment followed at Maul Tree Hill Cemetery, Spaniard's Bay. In her memory flowers were greatfully accepted or donations made to the Holy Redeemer Church or a charity of one's choice.

BRADBURY, Tyler Paul - Passed away suddenly as a result of a tragic motor vehicle accident on Saturday, June 21, 2008, Tyler Paul Bradbury of Bay Roberts, aged 18 years. Predeceased by father Bruce; grandparents: James Gushue and Roy Bradbury; cousins: Cory Bradbury, Clinton Chard, Sonya Fitzpatrick and Becky Laracey. Leaving to mourn, his mother Carol Bradbury; two brothers: Andrew and Conrad (Kylie); grandparents: Julie Gushue and Margaret Bradbury; a number of aunts, uncles, cousins and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Tyler was a fun loving, free spirited young man who lived his short life to the fullest. He was a talented amateur artist and enjoyed his career as a fisherman and time with his many friends who will miss him dearly. Major's Terry and Roxanne Feltham conducted the funeral service at the Salvation Army Citadel on Thursday, June 26, 2008. Interment was at Salvation Army Cemetery, Coley's Point. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Moore's Funeral home, Bay Roberts. Pallbearers were Conrad Bradbruy, Kenneth Porter, Justin Greenland, Judson Parsons, Michael Petten, Matthew Petten, Shane Seymour and Shane Caravan.

BURSEY, Robert G. - Passed suddenly away at Leduc, AB on Friday, June 27, 2008, Robert G. Bursey of Broad Cove, age 51 years. Predeceased by parents: George and Bessie Bursey; brother: Wesley Bursey. Left to mourn, two brothers: Tony, Kingston and Paul (Tina) St. John's; three sisters: Sharon (Brian) Rose, Wendy Bursey and Michelle (Gary) Peach, Ochre Pit Cove; best friend: Kelly Shredder, Alberta; nieces: Nicole, Dawn, Patricia, Tanya, Katrina and Megan; nephews: Jamie, Dawson, Nathan, Michael, David, Mark and Matthew. and also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, July 1st at Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay. Interment was in the United Cemetery, Broad Cove. As an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Robert G. Bursey Memorial Fund. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

BUTT, E. Jean - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, June 23, 2008, E. Jean Butt of Perry's Cove, age 87 years. Predeceased by husband: Clarence; parents: Richard and Fannie; six brothers and four sisters. Left to mourn, two daughters: Ursula (Freeman) King, Carbonear and Fannie (Robert) Slade, Salmon Cove; one son: Walter (Joan), Pouch Cove; nine grandchildren: Winston, Randy (Leona), Derrick (Linda), Rick (Sharon), Baxter, Frank (Joeann), Wanda (Roland), Kerri (Joy) and Valetta (Kerri); fifteen great-grandchildren: Susan (Geoff), Michael, Kyle, Tammy, Sammy, Ricky, Brandon, Adam, Adrian, Jeremy, Tyler, Brandan, Nadine, Morgan and special great-grandson: Ryan; great-great-grandson: Zachery; three sisters: Effie Ball and Louise (Daniel 'Bud') Evans, both of Ontario and Myrtle Nolan, Kelligrews; sister-in-law: Jean Pardy, St. John's; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. T. Wayne Blackwood conducted the funeral service on Thursday, June 26 at the United Church and Cemetery, Perry's Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John's. 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, Viola - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, June 1, 2008, Viola Butt of Carbonear, age 68 years. Predeceased by parents: William Thomas and Hazel Peach. Left to mourn, husband: Warrick; one daughter: Debra (Jeffrey) Carbonear; two sons: Gary, Carbonear and Roger, Hamilton, ON; one granddaughter: Nicole (Matthew), Carbonear; two brothers: John and Melvin; three sisters: Marina, Elsie and Jean; special and dear sister-in-law: Jean; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Stephen Matthews conducted the funeral service on Wednesday at Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Inurnment took place in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Carbonear General Hospital c/o TCP Health 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.

COOMBS, Dorothy G. - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, June 1, 2008, Dorothy G. Coombs of Riverhead, Harbour Grace, age 84 years. Predeceased by husband: Reginald; daughter: Mildred; sisters: Geraldine and Mildred; brother: John. Left to mourn, one daughter: Ann Coombs (Gerard Quinlan), Harbour Grace; five sons: Reginald Jr. (Beth), Goose Bay, Donald (Glenda), Harbour Grace, P.J. and David, both of Riverhead, Harbour Grace and John (Denise), Mount Pearl; eight grandchildren: Ryan, Brittany, Paige, Courtney, Aaron, Zachary, Megan and Lauren; sister-in-law: Alice Stamp; special friends: Peggy and Walt Whalen; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Fr. F.J. Alyward conducted the funeral Mass on Tuesday, June 3 at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment took place in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to the TCP Health Foundation or 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.

PARSONS, F. Jean - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, June 26, 2008, F. Jean Parsons of Harbour Grace, age 89 years. Predeceased by husband: G. Maxwell. Left to mourn, sisters-in-law: Isabell Cameron and Alice Parsons, both of St. John's; nieces: Justice Margaret Cameron and Joan Parsons, both of St. John's, Elaine (Derek) Edwards, Harbour Grace; Barbara (Christopher) Clancy, St. John's, Brenda (Philip) Bjerkseth, ON, nephews: Anthony (Gina) Lecheminant, ON, Ian (Eleanor Jean) Lecheminant, BC, William Cameron and Lal (Sylvia) Parsons, both of ON; caregivers: Margaret, Julie and Mary; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Russell Small conducted the funeral service on Sunday, June 29 at Noel's Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace. Interment took place in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be 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.

SHEPPARD, E. Kathleen 'Kay' - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family and friends at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, June 19, 2008, E. Kathleen 'Kay' Sheppard of Harbour Grace, age 87 years. Predeceased by husband: William J.R.; daughter: Donna Humber; sisters: Evelyn Case, Grace Flight, Dorothy Yetman and Winnifred Stone. Left to mourn, grandson: David (Shannon) Humber, Harbour Grace; David's father: David Humber Sr., St. John's; special nieces: Rosemarie Pike and Patricia Bray, both of Harbour Grace, Dorothy Miller, Bay Roberts and Olive Moraze, Ontario; special friends: Lydia Downing, Betty Monks and Bridget Rose, all of Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Frank King conducted the funeral service on Monday, June 23 at St. Paul's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. 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, William Cecil - Passed peacefully away at home in Spaniard's Bay on Thursday, June 19, 2008, William Cecil Smith of Spaniard's Bay in his 84th year. Predeceased by parents: Jessie (nee Snow) and William Llewellyn Smith; sister: Blanche Stokes; brothers: baby Chesley, Leslie, Abrham and Chesley; grandson: Michael Craig Morrissey. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Theresa of 57 years; daughters: Linda (Stanley Butt), Spaniard's Bay, Sharon (Randell Newman), Spaniard's Bay, Jean (Don Morrissey), Harbour Grace, Roslyn Smith, Spaniard's Bay, Maxine (Terry Lynch) Beeton, ON, Denise (Terry Blake), Bradford, ON; sons: Terry (Gloria), Spaniard's Bay, Frazer, Spaniard's Bay, Gary, Toronto, ON, John, North York, ON, Les (Brenda), Bay Roberts, Roger (Gail Mercer), Bay Roberts, Glenn (Elizabeth), Fox Trap, Austin (Carol), Spaniard's Bay, Dennis, St. John's, Tony (Darlene), Spaniard's Bay; sisters: Myra Neil, Spaniard's Bay, Phoebe Menchions, Spaniard's Bay, Nina Smith, St. John's; brothers: Lloyd Smith (Rosie), Spaniard's Bay, Walter Smith (Jessie), Spaniard's Bay.; 40 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Young's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay. The funeral service took place Monday, June 23 at Holy Redeemer Church and interment at Maul Tree Hill, Spaniard's Bay. In his memory flowers or donations greatly accepted.

WINSOR, Ms. E Marilyn - Passed suddenly away at her home in Bay Roberts on Sunday, June 22, 2008, Ms. Elizabeth Marilyn Winsor, aged 63 years. Predeceased by her parents, Allan Winsor Esq. and Julia Winsor. Leaving to mourn, three sons: Christopher (Jennifer) Sheppard, Louisiana, Mark (Michele) Sheppard, Nova Scotia, Jonathan (Angela Clarke) Sheppard, Alberta; one daughter: Eileen Kennedy (Brian Besso), Bell Island; one sister: Allana (Fred) Williams, Bay Roberts; niece: Sherry Follett; nephew: Billy Follett; four grandchildren: Breanna Elizabeth, Julia Rose, Hailie Anne, Sarah Elizabeth; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev'd Mark Janes conducted the funeral service at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Bay Roberts on Friday, June 27, 2008. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Pallbearer was Mark Sheppard.

WINSOR, Mildred (Gough) - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, June 2, 2008, Mildred (Gough) Winsor of Harbour Grace, age 89 years. Predeceased by husband Rev. Naboth Winsor, June 2, 1997. Left to cherish her memory are her two loving daughters, Lynne and husband John Smith, Harbour Grace and two cherished grandchildren Stuart, wife Cathrina and precious great-grandson Felix and Sarah (Kory Brockway); Anne and husband Nathan Gosse, Harbour Grace and son Dale and daughter Kim; special grandchildren Heather and Sandra Shute; sister Winnie Bennett, London, ON; brother Walter Gough and wife Mabel, Elliston; sisters-in-law Jean Gough, Stanhope, PE, Marie Winsor, Mount Pearl and Ruth Chute, London, ON; two special nieces Kathleen Parsons and Shirley Gough, St. John's; dear cousins Ruby Winsor, and Tom and Marie Winsor, Wesleyville; also a large number of other relatives and friends. The family wishes to thank her devoted caregivers Angela Squibb and Sue Rose, and the doctors and staff at the Carbonear General Hospital and the Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear. Rev. Russell Small conducted the funeral service on Thursday, June 5 at Coughlan United Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. As an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Memorial Fund of Coughlan United Church, Harbour Grace. 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.

 

 

Page contributed by Bob Vokey

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

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