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The Compass Obituaries
May 2008

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

 

ABBOTT, Cecil Gerald - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, May 23, 2008, Cecil Gerald Abbott of Spaniard's Bay, aged 81 years. Predeceased by wife Dorothy in 2002. Left with fond and loving memories, his children: daughter: Veronica Walsh (Keith), St. John's; sons: Gerald Wayne (Marlene), Spaniard's Bay, Austin (Belcus), Inuvik, James (Brenda), Chamberlins and David, St. John's; five grandchildren and two 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, May 26 at Holy Redeemer with interment followed at Maultree Hill Cemetery, Spaniard's Bay. In His memory donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. Uthman and the ICU staff at the Carbonear General Hospital.

BROWN, Maxwell - Passed peacefully away at Health Sciences Center on Tuesday, May 13, 2008, of South River, aged 79 years. Predeceased by parents: James and Stella Brown (nee Earle); brother-in-law: Harry Pike. Leaving to mourn, wife: Ruth Brown (nee Hussey); two sons: Allan Maxwell (Phyllis) Brown, Wallace David (Sonia) Brown; one daughter: Sharon (Paul) Dwyer; sister: Olga Pike; four grandchildren: Scott, Julianna, Kimberley, Jason and Christa Brown; three great-grandchildren: Jessica, Nathan and Mackenzie Brown; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Gerald Westcott conducted the funeral service at The Anglican Parish of the Resurrection, South River on Saturday, May 17. Interment was at All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Salmon Cove, South River. Hononery Pallbearers: William Dwyer, Frank Harvey. Pallbearers: Lawrence Dicks, Fred Drover, Kenneth Russell, Dave Barrett, Dave Condow, Bill Smith. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Clarke's Beach.

BUTT, Alfreda - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, Alfreda Butt of Carbonear, age 77 years. Predeceased by son: Barry; grandson: Brent; brothers; Max and Albert. Left to mourn, husband: Herman; four daughters: Lillian (Allan) Clarke, Victoria, Anne Deering, Carbonear, Sheila (Brian) Gear, Carbonear and Wanda (Terry) Yetman, Bryant's Cove; two sons: Ronald (Philomena), Burnt Point and Paul (Gladys), Freshwater, Carbonear; daughter-in-law: Brenda Butt, Fort MacMurray, AB; eleven grandchildren: Stephen, Tracey (Ed), Scott (Tracey), Dennis, Jennifer, Corey, Rhonda, Megan, Barry Jr. (Carmel), Blaine (Tracey) and Bradley (Denise); eight great-grandchildren; one sister: Lillian Burke, Toronto, ON; sister-in-law: Helen Penney, Victoria; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Jesse Bown conducted the funeral service on Friday, May 9 at the United Church and Cemetery, Freshwater, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to the United Cemetery, Freshwater, 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.

BUTT, Lorna Ann - Passed suddenly away at her residence on Sunday, May 25, 2008, Lorna Ann Butt of Carbonear, age 61 years. Predeceased by parents: Albert and Martha Burke; sisters: Gertie, May and Linda; brother: Sam; brothers-in-law: Kevin and Albert 'Ab'; sister-in-law: Dorothy. Left to mourn, husband: Michael, daughter: Valerie (Jamie) Slade, Victoria; two sons: Albert (Darlene Smith), Carbonear and Michael (Maureen), Calgary, AB; five grandchildren: Morgan, Hailey, Ryan, Matthew and Michaela; five brothers: Art (May) Burke, Victoria, Don (Anne) Burke, Bishop's Falls, Gord (Betty) Burke and Bob (Linda) Burke, both of Gander and Al (Frances) Burke, Victoria; sisters-in-law: Mary Power, Labrador City, Cheryl (Bob) Batten and Ella (John) Day, both of Carbonear; brother-in-law: Milton Noseworthy, Bay Roberts; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Monsignor E.T. Bromley conducted the funeral Mass on Thursday, May 29 at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to the Lorna Ann Butt 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.

DROVER, Myra - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Friday, May 16, 2008, Myra Drover of Upper Island Cove, age 88 years. Predeceased by husband: Archibald; parents: Mark Lundrigan and Elizabeth Elsie (Smith); sisters: Mabel, Lydia (nee Lundrigan) Reid; brothers: John, Edward (Scotland), Ian, William, John (baby); sons-in-law: Cecil Stone, Patrick Hammond. Left with fond and loving memories, two sons: Joe (Carol), North River and Ray (Maureen), Upper Island Cove; daughters: Susie Hammond, Spaniard's Bay, Mabel Stone, Bryant's Cove, Marina Edgar Allen, Port-aux-Basques, Barbara Drover, Upper Island Cove; brother: Ray (Bertha) Lundrigan, Upper Island Cove; sisters-in-law: Jessie Osbourne, Upper Island Cove and Edith Lundrigan (nee England), England; 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Young's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay. The funeral service was conducted Monday, May 19 at St. Peter's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Upper Island Cove. In her memory donations may be made to the Trinity Placentia Conception Health Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Young's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay.

GREENE, Robert William - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, May 22, 2008, Robert William Greene of Western Bay, age 96 years. Predeceased by parents: John and Sarah Greene; brothers-in-law: Eric Perry, Fred Perry and James McConnell; sister-in-law: Julia Sickle. Left to mourn: wife: Tryphenia; daughter: Wendy Greene, Toronto, ON; son: Fred Greene, Western Bay; brother-in-law: James (Helen) Perry, Winnipeg, MB; sisters-in-law: Phyllis McConnell, Toronto, ON and Shirley (Ross) Steele, St. John's; also a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Sunday, May 25 at McDowell United Church, Western Bay. Interment took place in the United Cemetery, Western Bay North. Donations in his memory may be made to McDowell United Church. 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.

HORWOOD, Chesley F. - Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Senior Citizen's Home, Clarke's Beach on Friday, May 2, 2008, Chesley F. Horwood of Carbonear, age 89 years. Predeceased by wife: Marion; parents: Samuel and Mary; brothers and sisters. Left to mourn six daughters: Mary (Ron) Fowler, Colorado, USA, Elaine (Vernon) Muise, Yarmouth, NS, Sylvia (Theo) Mitchelmore, Fort McMurray, AB, Mildred (Ron) Wilson, St. John's, Beverley Gaudet, Toronto, ON and Marilyn (Brian) Gibbons, St. Vincents; two sons: David (Margaret), Prince George, BC and Lloyd (Lee), Kamloops, BC; eighteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Mildred Bennett, Dartmouth, NS and Jessie Horwood, Carbonear; loving caregiver: Hughena Rideout and special friend: Pastor George Rideout, both of Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Pastor George Rideout conducted the funeral service on Monday, May 5 at the Calvary Pentecostal Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. 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, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

HOYLES, Capt. Jacob A. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, May 9, 2008, Capt. Jacob A. Hoyles of Harbour Grace, age 65 years. Predeceased by parents: Joseph and Rosanna; brother: John; father-in-law: Edmond Beaudoin. Left to mourn, wife: Sandra M.; two sons: Jacob E. (Nancy) Clarenville and Gary (Judy), Carbonear; five grandchildren: Nicole, Joshua, Victoria, Matthew and Hailey; six sisters: Verna Canning, Gander, Helen Stewart, Ann Hoyles, Selma Beaudoin and Joan (Harold) King, all of Carbonear and Bernice Hoyles (Jesse Johnson), Colbourg, ON; mother-in-law: Johanna Beaudoin, Windsor, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F.J. Aylward conducted the funeral Mass on Monday, May 12 at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer 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.

MURRAY, Philip - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, May 17, 2008, Philip Murray of Carbonear, age 78 years. Predeceased by daughter: Shari Ann; parents: William and Sarah; brothers: Michael and Joseph. Left to mourn, wife: Dorothy M.; two daughters: Maria and Shanea, both of Carbonear; one son: Philip, Carbonear; three brothers: William (Mary) and Andrew (Mary), both of Carbonear and John (Ethel), Harbour Grace; three sisters; Carmel George and Catherine Crawford, both of Carbonear and Jane Granaman, Iowa, USA; seven sisters-in-law: Angela Murray, Rita (John) Gear and Brenda (Dominic) Curran, all of Carbonear, Denise (Maxwell) Harris, Fort MacMurray, AB, Gertie March, Mount Pearl, Loretta Brent and Ann (Maurice) McDonald, both of Botwood; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Fr. F. J. Aylward conducted the funeral Mass on Tuesday, May 20 at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society or 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.

NOSEWORTHY, Richard - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Saturday, May 31, 2008, Richard Noseworthy of Spaniard's Bay, age 86. Predeceased by sisters: Mildred Cumby and Marcella Kennedy. Left with fond and loving memories, wife: Eileen of 51 years; sons: Mark Noseworthy, Spaniard's Bay, Lewis Noseworthy, Gander, Brad Wilcox, Spaniard's Bay; daughters: Pearl Noseworthy, Spaniard's Bay, Sharon Pike, Harbour Grace, Karen Noseworthy, Spaniard's Bay; brother: Bernard Noseworthy, Spaniard's Bay; six grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Young's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay. The Funeral Mass took place Tuesday, June 3 at Holy Redeemer Church with Cremation after the funeral service. Inurnment to take place at a later date. In his memory donations may be made out to the Richard Noseworthy Fund.

OSMOND, Irene - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, May 31, Irene Osmond, age 83. Predeceased by husband: Stanley Butt, second husband: George Osmond; grandsons: Neivelle, Ronnie and Carlson. Left with fond and loving memories, sons: Calvin (Viola), Jack (Marilyn), Clarence (Mabel). Bill (Mabel), Stanley (Linda), Clayton (Ethel), Raymond (Violet) and Derrick (Sharon); stepson: Jim (Francine) Osmond; daughter: Roma (Ron) Gosse; stepdaughters: Shirley (John) Pike, Judy (Chris) Coombs; brothers: Jack Reid (Hursla, deceased), Eddie (Bernice) Reid; sisters: Mary (Clayton) Rumbolt, Loraine (William, deceased) Framton; 30 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Young's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay. The Funeral Service took place, Tuesday, June 3 at Holy Redeemer Church, Spaniard's Bay.

SWEETLAND, Mary - Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear on Friday, May 9, 2008, Mary Sweetland of Harbour Grace, age 101 years. Predeceased by husband: Edward; son: Raymond; parents: George and Alice Lynch; three brothers: Mike, George and Dave; three sisters: Laura, Ethel and Frances; two step-brothers: Jack and Walter. Left to mourn, daughter-in-law: Daphne Sweetland, Carbonear; three grandchildren: Rae (Jim), Edward (Virginia) and Keith (Heather); five great-grandchildren: Lucas, Andrew, Christopher, Noah and Halle; step-brother: Selby (Mildred) Lynch, Shearstown; step-sister: Alice (William) Adams, Brampton, ON a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rev. Frank King conducted the funeral service on Monday, May 12 at St. Paul's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church Restoration Fund, 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.

WHALEN, Elizabeth (Bessie) - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear on Saturday, May 17, 2008, Elizabeth (Bessie) Whalen of Spaniard's Bay, age 91 years. Predeceased by husband: William; infant son: Gerald and son-in-law: John Dawson. Left with fond and loving memories, daughters: Eileen Dawson, Agnes (Bill) Butler and Alice Dunne (Wayne Luther), all of Bay Roberts; sons: Jack (Jean) Whalen, St. John's, Bill (Frances) Whalen, Spaniard's Bay, Ray (Maureen) Whalen, St. John's; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and her friends at the Callingwood Downs and The Pentecostal Citizens Homes; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Young's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay. The funeral service was conducted Tuesday, May 20 at The Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Spaniard's Bay. In her memory donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Young's Funeral Home, Spaniard's Bay.

 

 

Page contributed by Bob Vokey

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

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