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The Compass Obituaries
May 2012

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

 

 

GILLINGHAM, Annie Mae
Passed in: Old Perlican, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: May 4th, 2012
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. A. A. Wilkinson Memorial Hospital, Old Perlican on Friday, May 4, 2012, Annie Mae Gillingham of Lower Island Cove, age 85 years. Predeceased by sisters: Jane and Eleanor 'Dot'. Left to mourn, husband: Samuel; one daughter: Eleanor (Herbert) Parsons, Toronto, ON; three sons: Lloyd, Toronto, ON, Gary (Elizabeth), Oshawa, ON and Dennis (Sheri), Lower Island Cove; twelve grandchildren: Brenda, Loretta, Kevin, Gary, Bobby, Joshua, Courtney, Gemma, Shyann, Naomi, Christian and Abbey; one brother: Ambrose (Matilda) Thorne, Brownsdale; two sisters: Fannie Fagner, Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear and Gertie (Thomas) Gillingham, Lower Island Cove; brothers-in-law: Wilfred Riggs, Bay de Verde and Thomas (Gertie) Gillingham, Lower Island Cove; sister-in-law: Susan (Harold) Baggett, Toronto, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at the Salvation Army Citadel, Lower Island Cove. Major Donna and Capt. Weldon Hayward conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, May 9 from the Salvation Army Citadel, Lower Island Cove. Interment took place in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Lower Island Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to the Annie Mae Gillingham Memorial 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.

GRIMES, Margaret Jean
Passed in: St John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: May 20th, 2012
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Sunday, May 20, 2012, Margaret Jean Grimes of Little Bay Islands, Green Bay, age 79 years. Predeceased by parents: Harvey and Amelia Pomeroy; step-father: Daniel Eastman and brother: Ernie. Left to mourn, husband: Ronald; one daughter: Florence (Bruce) Jenkins, Springdale; five sons: Frank (Gertrude), Carbonear, Dennis (Barbara), Little Bay Islands, Ronald (Donna), Flowers Cove, Ernie (Surina), St. John's and Daniel (Charlene), Harbour Grace South; daughter-in-law: Juanita Grimes, Springdale; nine grandchildren: Patti-Lynn (Richard), Tara, Jennifer, Nicole (Brent), Peter (Jackie), Christopher (Nikki), Chad (Ashley), Wayne (Amy) and Noah; four great-grandchildren: Joshua, Kaitlyn, Keenan and Brea; one brother: Roy (Neta) Pomeroy, Lewisporte; three sisters: Mollie (Frank) Janes, Embree, Glenys (Ted) Northcott, Appleton and Barbara Pomeroy, St. John's; sister-in-law: Yvette Boone, La Scie; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Brian Colbourne conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, May 22 at Noel's Memorial Chapel, Water Street, Carbonear. Interment was in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. For additional information please call Noel's Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

HEARN, Tony
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: May 1st, 2012

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, Tony Hearn of Harbour Grace, age 48 years. Predeceased by father: Patrick. Left to mourn, one daughter: Kaila Curnew (Raymond Mercer), Harbour Grace; two sons: Korey Hearn and Mike Hearn (Kerri Evans), both of Harbour Grace and their mother: Jackie, Carbonear; two grandchildren: Jayme and TJ; loving mother: Patricia, Riverhead, Harbour Grace; three brothers: Mike (Annette), Carbonear, Patrick (Peggy) and Rick, both of Harbour Grace; three sisters: Mary (Robert) Kelsey, St. John's, Diane Hearn (Peter), Scarborough, ON and Carle (Wayne) Mercer, Harbour Grace; a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and special family from long ago that were never forgotten and other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace. Fr. William Pearce conducted the funeral Mass on Friday, May 4 from 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 Tony Hearn 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.

HOPKINS, Leamond W.
Passed in: Carboner, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: May 23rd, 2012

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, Leamond W. Hopkins of Carbonear, age 87 years. Predeceased by wife: Stella; infant daughter: Jean; parents: Willis and Rowena Hopkins; baby brother: William George; sister: Jemima Evelyn. Left to mourn, six daughters: Lorraine (Hedley) Fong, Spaniard's Bay, Judy (Glenn) Rose, Salmon Cove, June Hopkins, Margaret Hopkins and Evelyn (Derek) Ash, all of Carbonear and Bonnie Hopkins, Little Britain, ON; four sons: George (Evelyn), Freshwater, Carbonear, Elvis (Alvina), Carbonear, Woodrow (Beverly), Riverhead, Harbour Grace and Michael (Alicia), Carbonear; nineteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two brothers: Harrison, Edmonton, AB and Llewellyn (Mildred), Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Pastor Deano Young conducted the funeral service on Saturday, May 26 at Calvary Pentecostal Church, Carbonear. Interment took place in Calvary Pentecostal Cemetery, Carbonear. As an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Carbonear General Hospital Palliative Care Unit 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.

JENKINS, Chris
Passed in: Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada
Passed on: May 8th, 2012

Passed suddenly away at his residence in Cape Dorset, Nunavut on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, Chris Jenkins of Western Bay, age 63 years. Predeceased by aunt: Dolly Jenkins, grandmother: Gertrude Jenkins, mother-in-law: Melina Parsons, sister-in-law: Phyllis Slade and brother-in-law: Kevin Dwyer. Left to mourn, wife and loving friend of 43 years: Leona; son and daughter-in-law: Norman and Darlene, Western Bay; daughter and son-in-law: Lisa and Perry Mulley, Western Bay; four precious grandchildren: Brady, Kaitlin, Haley and Blake; loving and adored parents: Rudolph and Jennie, Western Bay; brothers: Carl (Linda), Keith (Anna) and David (Sherry), all of Western Bay; sisters: Donna (Luke) Delaney, Burnt Point, Jackie (Terry) Halliday and Kim (Terry) Whalen, both of Western Bay; brothers-in-law: Lloyd (Geraldine) Parsons, Millertown, Jim (Shirley) Parsons, Bristol's Hope; special brother-in-law: Eriel Parsons, Ochre Pit Cove; sisters-in-law: Muriel Peddle, Carbonear, Mary (John) Sullivan, Spaniard's Bay and Joyce (Ches) Hurrell, Ochre Pit Cove; extended and beloved family of the North: Tina, Shawn and Brionna Morrissey, Art and Doris Stewart, Ed and Jean Sheppard, Mike Soares; also staff and students of Peter Pitseolak School; a wonderful and large circle of nieces, nephews, treasured family and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the Funeral service on Monday, May 14 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.

KELLOWAY, Fred E.
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: May 6th, 2012
Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, May 6, 2012, E. Fred Kelloway of Perry's Cove, age 92 years. Predeceased by wife Laura; sister: Ermie Fisher. Left to mourn, two sons: Robert (Glenda), Small Point and Arthur (Dale), Carbonear; seven grandchildren: Michelle, Nathan, Charles, Julie, Jennifer, Laura and Jordan; ten great-grandchildren: Kimberley, John, Jayden, Katie, Aiden, Samantha, Faith, Janelle, Dominic and Levi; sister-in-law: Mary Deering, Toronto, ON; special niece: Roselyn Gillis, Vancouver, BC; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Rev. Wayne Blackwood conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, May 9 at Noel's Memorial Chapel, Water Street, Carbonear. Interment took place in the United Cemetery, Perry's Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to E. Fred Kelloway 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.

PENNEY, Evelyn
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: May 3rd, 2012
Passed peacefully away just six days after her beloved husband Eric at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Thursday, May 3, 2012, Evelyn Penney of Salmon Cove, age 76 years. Predeceased by husband: Eric; infant grandson: Andrew; parents: William and Gladys Hussey; sister: Viola Lynch. Left to mourn, four daughters: Lorraine (Bert) King, Ruby (Dennis) Sutton, Pauline (Tony) Baldwin and Elaine (Brent) Kelloway, all of Salmon Cove; one son: Clyde (Kathy), Salmon Cove; twelve grandchildren: Kimberley (Chad), Leslie, Lisa (Jason), Melissa (Justin), Stacey (Colin), Dennis (Sascha), David (Heidi), Eric, Emily (Justin), Erica (Kenny), Amanda and Brendon; two great-grandsons: Caleb and Dawson; five brothers: Willis (Betty) Hussey, Winston (Sylvia) Hussey and Randell (Margaret) Hussey, all of Upper Island Cove, Ted (Christine) Hussey, Sunnyside and Raymond (Bonita) Hussey, Yellowknife; brother-in-law: Graham Lynch, Upper Island Cove; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Rev. Wayne Blackwood conducted the funeral service on Monday, May 7 at Riverside United Church, Salmon Cove. Interment took place in Riverside United Cemetery, Salmon Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of NL. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
"No more pain, no more suffering … together again."

ROSE, John 'Jack' Sr.
Passed in: Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: May 14th, 2012
Passed away suddenly but peacefully at his residence on Monday, May 14, 2012, John 'Jack' Rose Sr. of Harbour Grace, age 77 years. Predeceased by wife: Edith; parents: Michael and Bertha; brothers: Allan, Tom and Joe; sisters: Mary 'Mollie' McCarthy; Frances White and Kathleen Shea. Left to mourn, two daughters: Margaret (John) Merrigan, Harbour Grace and Brenda (Herman) Miller, Mississauga, ON; five sons: Jack (Christine), David (Bernice), Tom (Bridget), Bill (Donna) and Philip, all of Harbour Grace; fifteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters: Theresa (Dan) Neil, Harbour Grace and Mildred (Don) Hunt, Shearstown; very special friend: Winnie White, Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace. Fr. John Peddle conducted the Funeral Mass on Thursday, May 17 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 NL Diabetes Association. 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.

SNELGROVE, Elsie M.
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: May 6th, 2012
Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, May 6, 2012, M. Elsie Snelgrove of Lower Island Cove, age 82 years. Predeceased by husband: Robert; parents: Timothy and Annie Morris; sister: Leah Wheeler; brothers: Eleacor, Arthur, Selby and Jabez. Left to mourn, one daughter: Joan (Charles) Olson, Georgia, USA; special nieces: Trudy Fagan (Christian) and daughter Emily and Beverley Delaney (Neil) and her children: Abbie and Austin; a number of grandchildren; four sisters: Stella Gillingham and Jean Lewis, both of Lower Island Cove, Coey Reynolds and Ethel Morris, both of Blackhead; sister-in-law: Lillian True, Maine, USA; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Rev. John Davis conducted the Funeral service on Thursday, May 10 at Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay. Interment took place in the United Cemetery, Lower Island Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Lower Island Cove. 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.

SPURRELL, Maxwell 'Max'
Passed in: St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: May 16th, 2012
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's in the presence of his loving wife and children on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, Maxwell 'Max' Spurrell of Harbour Grace South, age 78 years. Predeceased by parents: Francis and Minnie Spurrell; brother: Chesley; brothers-in-law: Hayward Noseworthy and Edward Yetman; sisters-in-law: Mary Yetman and Ada Yetman; parents-in-law: Robert and Ida Yetman. Left to mourn, wife: Stella; one son: Keith (Sharon), Ontario; one daughter: Nancy, Nova Scotia; two sisters: Mary Noseworthy, St. John's and Carol (Sam) Rose, Salmon Cove; sisters-in-law: Lenora Yetman, New Brunswick and Beulah Spurrell, Harbour Grace South; brothers-in-law: Robert Yetman and Grant (Lillian) Yetman, both of Harbour Grace South and Phillip 'Cron' (Betty) Yetman, Ontario; also other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace. Rev. Hugh Fudge conducted the funeral service on Saturday, May 19 at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace South. Interment took place in St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace South. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace South. 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: Ivy F. Benoit

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

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