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The Compass Obituaries
March 1994

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

 

VOKEY, Rachel Nee: Smith
Passed peacefully away after a short Illness at Carbonear General Hospital on March 31, 1994, Rachel Vokey In her 76th year. Born at Bishops Cove she was the oldest daughter of the late John E. & Irene Smith. On Dec. 31/40 she was married at Bishops Cove to Joseph Vokey & moved to Spaniard's Bay where she was residing at the time of her death. Rachel will be long remembered by a host of friends, relatives & neighbours. She will especially be long remembered and greatly missed in her home as a devoted wife and loving mother. Leaving to mourn her sad loss Is her husband Joseph, daughter Janet (Mrs. Jerry Sargeant), Lewlsporte; sons Graham (wife Frances), Spaniard's Bay; Robert (wife Joyce), Mt. Pearl; Howard (wife Lois), Fort Erie, Ontario; brothers John I. Smith, St. John, N.B.; Leslie Smith, Bishops Cove; sister Gladys Lundrlgan, Bramalea, Ontario; nine grandchildren & five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sisters: Elizabeth & Suzie. Her largely attended funeral was held from Young's Funeral Home to Holy Redeemer Church, Spaniard's Bay on Sunday, April 3, 1994. Funeral service was celebrated by Rev. I. Sheppard. Interment at Maul Tree Cemetery, Spaniard's Bay. Pallbearers were: Philip & Christopher Sargeant (grandsons); Kevin Vokey (grandson); David & Glenn Smith; Clyde Drover; Ray Vokey & Harold Crane.

 

 

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