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The Compass Obituaries
March 2005

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

 

BUTT, Miriam P. "Minnie" - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, March 21, 2005, Miriam P. "Minnie" Butt of Carbon ear, age 79 years. Predeceased by son Harold; daughter Karen; sons-in-law: Maurice Curran and John Carpenter; sister Janet Tuck. Left to mourn, husband John A; five daughters: Annie Curran, Carbonear, Marion (Donald) Sheppard, Spaniard's Bay; Shirley (Cyril) Griffin, Carbonear, Myrtle Carpenter, Carbonear and Gail Spracklin, Shearstown; five sons: John (Ann Reardon), St.John's, Graham (Shirley), Carbonear, Leslie (Diane), Carbonear, Cyril (Sherri), Chamberlains and Gary (Carol), Carbonear; 25 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one sister Marion Clarke, St. John's; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Archdeacon lIiffe Sheppard conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, March 23 at St. James Anglican Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in the Interfaith 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.

CHAFE, Mary Elizabeth (nee Davis) - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, Mary Chafe of Harbour Grace, retired school teacher, age 96 years. Predeceased by her husband Leslie, 1978. Left with fond and loving memories her sons Eric (Patricia), Boston and Leslie (Linda), Harbour Grace; precious grandchildren Chris, Justin, Matthew and Lesley-Anne; special nieces as well as other family and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Funeral service was held Saturday, March 12 at St. Paul's Anglican Church and cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church.

CLARKE, Beatrice - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex, St. John's on Saturday, March 19, 2005, Beatrice Clarke of Carbonear, age 72 years. Predeceased by husband Frank D. and brother Stewart. Left to mourn one daughter Lillian (Ralph) Gosse, St. John's; one son Gordon (Gwen), Topsail; three grandchildren: Donald (Cheryl), Crystal and Jennifer; one great-grandchild Cole; brother-in-law David (Sandra) Clarke, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Stephen Matthews conducted the funeral service on Monday, March 21 at Bethany United Church, Carbonear.  interment took place in the Interfaith 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.

CLARKE, Frances D. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, March 24, 2005, Frances D. Clarke of Victoria, age 83 years. Predeceased by husband Chesley A.; infant son George; son Oral; grandsons: Jeny; Bobby and Rickey; parents: Nicholas and Gertie Clarke; eight brothers. Left to mourn, seven daughters: Carol (Bill) White, Ontario, Betty (Douglas) Holwell, Ontario, Joan (Thomas) White, Carbonear, Olive (Winston) Thoms, Carbonear, Gertie (Flemming) Ipsen, Victoria, Janie (Max) Slade, Victoria and Sueann (Brian) Baldwin, Ontario; two sons: Isaac (Beckey), Nova Scotia and Bill (Tina), Ontario; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; daugh- ters-in-Iaw: Cynthia Clarke, Victoria and Brenda Clarke, Nova Scotia; two sisters: Helen (Gerald) Higdon, Victoria and Lizzie Whyte, BC; sisters-in-law: Irene Grey, St. John's, Beulah Clarke, Victoria and Margaret Clarke, Grand Falls-Windsor; special friend Lillian Parsons, Victoria; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Jesse Bown conducted the funeral service on Sunday; March 27 at the United Church and Cemetery, Victoria. Donations in his memory may be made to the Victoria United Church Choir. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

DWYER, Wm. Wallace - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, March 14, 2005, Wm. Wallace Dwyer of Ochre Pit Cove, age 57 years. Predeceased by parents: William and Lillian Dwyer and sister Susie Alma Waller. Left to mourn, wife Linda; one son Ray (Darlene), Ochre Pit Cove; two grandchildren: Matthew and Kourtney; special niece Barbie Antle, New Brunswick; one brother George (Shirley) Dwyer, Ophre Pit Cove; sister-in-law Elizabeth (Ralph) Moore, New Brunswick; four brothers-in-law: William (Lillian) Antle, New Brunswick, Elliott (Edna) Antle, Carbonear, James (Gloria) Antle, Victoria and Charles Waller, California, USA; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Thursday; March 17 at the United Church and Cemetery; Ochre Pit Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to the North Shore Central Ambulance Fund. 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.

HOWELL, George Sterling of Carbonear passed away peacefully at the Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear on Thursday, March 17, 2005. Mr. Howell was 70 years old and was a 30 year member of the Masonic Lodge and a long time employee of M.A. Powell, Carbonear and Atlantic Grocery, Bay Roberts. He was predeceased by parents: Willis and Sarah Howell; grandmother Susie Cole; sisters: Mabel and Myra; two infant brothers; father and mother-in-law: Stanley and Phenemae Swain. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, his devoted wife Eileen Howell (nee Swain) Carbonear; four sons: Harold (Donna) Howell, Paradise, Boyd (Gilda) Howell, Victoria, Randy (Ethelwynne) Howell, Carbonear, Neal (Karen) Howell, Carbonear; two daughters: Debbie (Barry) Harris, Eastern Passage, N.S., Sherry (Rick) Slade, Carbonear; grandchildren: Chad, Stephen, Lisa, Brandi, Tenille, Bradley, Courtney, Ashley, Jeremy; Trevor, Lauren, Justina, Cody, Mitchell, Jay Gee; brother Willis (Marcella) Howell, Carbonear; three sisters: Pearl Oakley, St. John's, Phyllis (Lloyd) Noseworthy, St. John's, Ruby (George) Garland, Carbonear; two sisters-in-law: Rowena (John) Ivanoskoff, Bristol's Hope, Viola (Melvin) Clarke, Victoria; two brothers-in-law: Gordon (Ann) Swain, Gander Bay, Leslie (Shirley) Swain, Carbonear; cousins: Jean and Helen Burden; and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral service took place on Sunday, March 20 from the Salvation Army Citadel and Cemetery, Carbonear. Pall bearers: three of his sons: Harold, Boyd and Randy Howell; three of his grandsons: Chad Howell, Bradley Harris and Stephen Harris. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Slade's Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear.

HOWELL, Rosalie - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, March 2, 2005, Rosalie Howell of Carbonear, age 67 years. Predeceased by husband Frederick, 2001; parents: Cecil and Winnifred King; brother Chesley. Left to mourn, three daughters: Karen (Don) Griffin, Carbonear, Peggy (Wayne) Rose, Harbour Grace and Shirley (Paul) Butt, Carbonear; four sons: Fred (Sharon), Victoria, Ronald (Pauline), Butlerville, Donald and Terry (Roberta), both of Carbonear and with whom she resided; eight grandchildren: Michelle (Frankie), Sheldon, Sherry (Jason), Melissa (Brad), Deanne (Joe), Bradley (Stephanie), Jessica and Kaitlyn; two great-grandchildren: Lukas and Emma; five brothers: Donald (Florence), Mount Pearl, Herman (Jessie), Cecil (Sylvia), Albert (Cynthia) and Gilbert (Diane), all of Victoria; three sisters: Vera (Derrick) Penney and Louise (Roy) Rose, both of Salmon Cove and Ruby (Wallace) Snow, Freshwater, Carbonear; sisters-in- law: Melvina King, Victoria and Stella Lockyer, Harbour Grace; brothers-in-law: Wilson (Norma) Powell and Clyde (Rose) Powell, both of Gander and Gerald (Hilda) Howell, Halifax, NS; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Stephen Matthews conducted the funeral service on Friday, March 4 at Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to the Carbonear Interfaith Cemetery 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.

HURLEY, Benedict B. - Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Senior Citizen's Home, Clarke's Beach on Sunday, March 13, 2005, Benedict B. Hurley of Shearstown, formerly of Toronto, age 80 years. Predeceased by son Blair; daughter Madonna Louise; son-in-law Louie Ambas; 1st wife Margaret F.; stepson Lewis; brother Brendan and sister Loretta. Left to mourn, wife Lillian, five daughters: Muriel (Wesley) Earle, Shearstown, Christine (Raymond) Hawco, Clarke's Beach, Cynthia Taylor, Toronto, ON, Doreen Hurley, Oshawa, ON and Carol Ann (Gord) Ambas, Toronto, ON; three sons: Howard (Mary-Anne), Pickering, ON, Gary (Donna), Shearstown and Keith (Suzanne), Spaniard's Bay, daughter-in- law Geraldine Hurley; Whitby; ON; 17 grandchildren: Wesley (Maxine), Shawn (Gino), Shane (Lori), Janice (David), Jennifer(Jeremy), Kyle, Aaron, Christopher, Jenny, Sarah, Jerri (Hicham), Brianne, Bradley; Aimie, Guy (Chrissiee), Megan and Luke; eight great-grandchildren: Emily; Olivia, Tyler, Matthew, De-Shawn, Shyanne, Khadija and Amya; step-son Roland (Gail) Earle, Shearstown; three step-grandchildren: Wanda Lee, Lindsay and Lewis; four sisters: Muriel, Marion, Eileen and Philomena, all of Ontario; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F.J. Aylward conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, March 15 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 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.

MORGAN, William J. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, March 18, 2005, William J. Morgan of Harbour Grace, age 79 years. Predeceased by parents: John and Lillian; brothers: Charles and John; sisters: Allison and Dorothy. Left to mourn, wife Anita; three daughters: Alson (Charles) Crocker and Marilyn (Kevin) McGrath, both of Harbour Grace and Faye (James) White, Trenton, ON; two sons: John (Vivien), Dartmouth, NS and William (Linda), Gander; eight grandchildren: Jason, Sean, Brian, Morgan, Julie Anne, Corey, Terry and Justin; one great- granddaughter Kayla; two brothers: Peter (Beverley) Morgan and Arthur (Peggy) Morgan, both of Ontario; two sisters: Estel (Robert) Meadus, St. John's and Sandra (Wyman) MacArthur, ON; sisters-in-law: Olive (Gerald) Tetford, Harbour Grace and Lucy Morgan, Bell Island; brother-in-law Phonse Kavanaugh, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Canon Glenn Small conducted the funeral service on Thursday, March 24th. At St. Paul's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial rest book.

MURRIN, CATHERINE "KITTY"
St. Anthony

Passed peacefully away, surrounded by family, at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on March 13, 2005, age 86. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of memories are: Four sons, John (Bridget), Capt. Herbert (Theresa), Felix (Vera) and Gordon (Mary); seven daughters, Agnes Ruddy (William), Bridget Lewis, Angela Kean (Joseph), Anne Walker (Raymond), Phyllis Sinyard (James), Shirley Simms (Truman), and Ellen Bock (Allan); special daughter Andrea Colbourne (Ross); grandchildren Jerome, Jeffrey, Michael, Patricia, Denise, Karen, Dwayne, Mark, Jonathan, Andrew, Sean, Cathy, Michelle, Jessica, Melanie, Krista, Reggie, Nicole, Gregory, Sara, Shari, Monica, Brian, Kate, Vanessa, Daniel and Caitlin; 11 great-grandchildren; and a wide circle of extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert, granddaughters Felicia Murrin and Judi Fine, and son-in-law George Lewis. Visitation took place at the funeral home on West Street, St. Anthony. The funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 18 at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Goose Cove officiated by Fr. Jim Robertson. Interment followed at the cemetery, Goose Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

MUTREY, James - Of Carbonear passed peacefully at his home, Carbonear on Friday, March 25, 2005. Mr. Mutrey was 72 years old. He was predeceased by his parents Norman and Jenny Mutrey. He leaves to mourn his loving family; wife Stella Mutrey, Carbonear; children: Louise (Dennis) Marshall, Linda Mutrey, Gerald Mutrey (Colleen Raul) all of Carbon ear; grandchildren: Casey and Taylor Marshall, Grace Mutrey; brother Nonnan Mutrey, Goose Bay; sisters: Winnifred (Winnie) (James) Butt, Carbonear, Marie Lawlor, Goose Bay, Bernice Wagner, New Brunswick. Msgr. E.T. Bromley conducted the Funeral Mass on Monday, March 28, 2005 from St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Carbonear, followed by the internment at Carbonear Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Slade's Funeral Home, Powell Dr., Carbonear, NL. Pallbearers were: Sean Bishop, Norman Butt, Warren Davis, Dennis Marshall, Edgar McCann and Glen Murray.

NEWMAN, William - Of Upper Island Cove passed peacefully away on Sunday, March 20, 2005 at Kitchener, ON. He was predeceased by his parents Albert and Edith Newman. Left to mourn, his daughter Pamela; three grandchildren; two brothers: Rendell (Sharron) Newman, Baxter (Evelyn) Mercer; three sisters: Jane (Norm) Hunt, Annie (Fraser) Mercer and Elizabeth (Levi) Lynch. A memorial service was held at St. Peter's Church on April 3 followed by interment at St. Peter's Cemetery, Upper Island Cove.

NOSEWORTHY, Seward H. -Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on Thursday, March 9, 2005, Seward H. Noseworthy of Spaniard's Bay, age 72 years. Predeceased by his infant son John, 1977. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Violet of 43 years, three daughters Betty (Lorne) Butt, Kelly (John) Drinkwater, both of Cambridge, ON, and Elaine (fiancé Roland Parsons), Spaniard's Bay; one son Leslie (Sylvia), Spaniard's Bay; six grandchildren Ryan, Adam, Jennifer, Marley, Brandon and Leslie and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Young's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay. Funeral service was held Saturday, March 12 at Holy Redeemer Anglican Church, Spaniard's Bay. Cremation followed. Inurnment service at Green Head Anglican Cemetery to be announced for family and close friends. Donations in his memory may be made to Holy Redeemer Anglican Church Memorial Fund.

TRICKETT COTTER, Mary - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, March 29, 2005, Mary Cotter Trickett of Carbonear, age 90 years. Predeceased by her husband Jacob Cotter 1972 and husband Fred Trickett 1995; grandson James Oates 1996; brother Chesley; sisters: Elsie, Ally, Jean, Annie and Maude. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, son Rex (June) Cotter, Carbonear; daughter Elsa (Max) Barr, Kiama, Australia; grandchildren: Heather (Roger) Powell, Robert Cotter, Michael Cotter, Lisa (Bernie) Green and Natalie (Stephen) Ferringo; great-grandchildren: Nathan, Stephen, Rachael, Natasha, Mitchell, Tonia and Nakita; sister-in-law Vida Trickett, Clarenville; special friend Nellie Loveys, Victoria; a number of dear nieces and nephews as well as other relatives and friends. Archdeacon IIiffe Sheppard conducted the funeral service on Thursday, March 31 at St. James Anglican Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to the Masonic Park Memorial Fund, Masonic Park, Mount Pearl. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

WHITE, Cyril J. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, Cyril J. White of Victoria, age 83 years. Predeceased by parents John and Bennette White, brothers Samuel, Robert, Gordon and Bill; and sister Minnie. Left to mourn, wife Annie F., four daughters Linda Penney, Evelyn White, Sharon (Harrison: Turnbull and Joy (Clyde) Moores, all of Victoria; three sons Cyril (Bonnie) and Dennis (Linda), both of Victoria and Allan (Andrea), Carbonear; 12 grandchildren Juanita, Juanisa, Juanilla, Sherry, Tina, Matthew, Ashley, Jenny, Tammy, Shelly, Robert and Amanda; three great-grandchildren Kerie, Crystal and Tristen; also a large number of other relatives and friends Rev. Mr. Albert Layden conducted the funeral service on Saturday, March 12 at the United Church and Cemetery, Victoria. Donations-in his memory may be made to the Children's Wish 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

 

 

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

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