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The Compass Obituaries
May 2013

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

 

 

ASH, Eva M.
Passed on: May 3rd, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, May 3, 2013, Eva M. Ash of Victoria, age 93 years. Predeceased by husband: Baden; parents: Francis and Cecelia Collins; five sisters and four brothers. Left to mourn, daughter: Patricia (Kermit) Bragg, Victoria; three granddaughters: Michelle (Shawn), Dana and Jo-Lynn (Kirk); six great-grandchildren: Brandon, Noah, Kyle, Maria, Logan and Mason; brothers-in-law: Wilfred Ash, California and Isaac Caravan, Nova Scotia; special niece: Joan (Clinton) Peterson, Colorado; special nephew: John (Stella) Baxtrom, Tilton; special friend and caregiver: Debbie Penney, Salmon Cove; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Rev. Karen Thorne conducted the funeral service on Sunday, May 5 at the United Church, Victoria. Interment took place in the United Church Cemetery, Victoria. Donations in her 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.

BURKE, Eliza
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: May 5th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear on Sunday, May 5, 2013, Eliza Burke of Victoria, age 80 years. Predeceased by husband: Eric; parents: William and Elizabeth Antle; brothers: Jim, Joshua, Art and Obediah; sisters: Jessie, Lillian, Lena and Sadie; sister-in-law: Shirley Antle. Left to mourn, one daughter: Sheila (Rodney) Sheppard, Harbour Grace; two brothers: Eleazer Antle, St. John's and Frank (Madeline) Antle, Victoria; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Rev Karen Thorne conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, May 8 at the United Church, Victoria. Interment took place in the United Church Cemetery, Victoria. 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, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

EARLE, Wesley
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: May 7th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, May 07, 2013, Mr. Wesley Earle of Shearstown, aged 91 years. Predeceased by Stepson; Robert Parson, brother-in-law Ralph Neil, Sisters; Jessie (Abel) Stratton, Edith (Frank) Greening, Ida (Roy) French, Myrtis (John) King, Brothers; Chesley (Muriel), Stanley (Elsie), Allan (Olive), William (Ida). Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Mrs. Hazel Earle (Parsons, nee Snow), currently a patient at the Miller Centre, St. John's. Stepsons David (Inge) Parsons, George (Mary) Parsons, Tom (Beverley) Parsons. Step daughter-in-law; Peggy Parsons, Sister; Huldah Neil, Step grandchildren; Jamie, Lisa, Bonnie, Michael, Vickie, Rebecca, Jennifer, George, Tommy and Robert. 16 step great-grandchildren, and a large circle of other relatives and family. Rev'd Dean Sellars conducted the funeral service at Trinity United Church, Shearstown on Friday, May 10, 2013. Interment was at Trinity United Church, Shearstown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts.

KING, Allan
Passed in: Victoria, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: May 30th, 2013
Mr. Allan King
of Victoria passed away peacefully at his residence after a lengthy battle with cancer on Thursday, May 30, 2013. Mr. King was 69 years old. He leaves to mourn his loving family wife Lorraine King, son Curtis (Patti) King, daughter Amanda Van Aswegan, granddaughter Mickayla and Niah King, grandson Tristen Van Aswegan, sister Lorena (Sam) Smith, sister-in-law Gaye Prysiazniuk, brother-in-law Larry (Velma) Ladubec. Predeceased by parents Jabez and Alice King. The family received relatives and friends at Slade's Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear, on Sunday, June 9, 2013. Condolences may be written to the family at sladesfuneralhome.ca    For any further information please call Slade's Funeral Home, Carbonear, 596-1212. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade's Funeral Homes, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and areas.

OLIVER, Felix
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: May 18th, 2013

Passed peacefully away after a short illness at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, May 18, 2013, Felix Oliver of Gull Island, age 85 years. Predeceased by parents: Joseph and Dymphna; brothers: Leo, Harry and John; sons-in-law: Gussie and Henry. Left to mourn, wife: Violet May 'Vi'; four daughters: Tilley Oliver, Gull Island, Phyllis (Victor) Skinner, Ochre Pit Cove, Theresa Oliver, Gull Island and Lorraine Oliver, Victoria, BC; one son: Theodore (Glenda), Gull Island; eleven grandchildren: Kim (Sherman), Dale (Dale), Sherry (Jeff), Curt (Lori), Josh (Eve), Candy, Jackie (Paddy), Corinne (Keith), Carrie (Trevor), Tina (Darrell) and Melissa (Clay); ten great-grandchildren: Tanner, Kyle, Nicholas, Kaitlyn, Kayley, Hailey, Caden, Olivia, Owen and Katie; two brothers: Gerald (Theresa) Oliver, Gull Island and Francis Oliver, Brampton, ON; two sisters: Cicily Rose, ON and Dymphna Beer, Keswick, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay. Fr. Jose Alden Alipin conducted the Funeral Mass on Tuesday, May 21 from Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Northern Bay. Interment took place in Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Cemetery, Northern Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to the North Shore Fire Dept. or North Shore 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.

PILGRIM, George W.
Passed on: May 2nd, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, May 2, 2013, George W. Pilgrim of Carbonear, age 94 years. Predeceased by wife: Margaret; son: Wellington; parents: Hayward and Adelaide; brothers: William and Frederick; sister: Minnie. Left to mourn, two daughters: Lorraine Dwyer Waterman, Toronto, ON and Helen (Ross) LeDrew, Carbonear; four sons: Bramwell (Winnifred) and Carlson (Debbie Rockwood), both of Carbonear, Kent (Violet), Dildo and Craig, Carbonear; daughter-in-law: Lillian Pilgrim, Carbonear; twelve grandchildren: Shawn, Lynnette, Shane, Michael, Michelle, McGregor, Kathryn, Brooks, Bret, Braeden, Kristan and Carla; sixteen great-grandchildren: Cassandra, Jenny, Garrett, Jillian, Ethan, Joshua, Alexander, Brooklyn, Matthew, Nathan, Michael, Rachel, Liam, Callie, Dekota and David; sister-in-law: Elsa Pilgrim, Bay Roberts; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Major Wendy Boone conducted the funeral service on Saturday, May 4 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Carbonear. Interment in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in his memory may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

ROBBINS, Irene (Lewis)
Passed in: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: May 29th, 2013

Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, Irene (Lewis) Robbins in her 84th year. Predeceased by parents: Eva (Smith) and Caleb Lewis; husband: Caleb Robbins (1979); common-law-spouse: Joseph Power (2012); daughter: Joan (1981); son-in-law: Charles Bursey (2005); son: Phillip (1952); brothers: Herbert (Susie), Donald (Carrie), Frank, Philip and Richard; sister: Ella (Abram) Penny; brothers-in-law: Edward Lewis and William Wilson; special aunt: Evelyn Clarke (2013). Left to mourn, daughters: Jean (Graham) Tilley, Judy (Harry) Rogers and June (James) Strong; sons: John (Lori) and Caleb Junior; grandchildren: Robert (Lea Ann), Trent (Heather), Phillip, Gregory (Denise), Dennis (Renee), Walter, Lori (Wayne), Brendon, Glenda (Anthony), Tony (Nikki), Shelley (Scott) and Lucy; great-grandchildren: Breanna, Hannah Jean, Oliver, Carter, Leah, Alicia, Coady, Zachary, Carley, Mackenzie Joan, Emily, Olivia and the joy of her life, Connor; sisters: Joan (John) Tyson, Nellie Lewis and Anne Wilson; sisters-in-law: Jean, Doris and Jane; brother: Wallace (Shirley) Lewis; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other family and friends. The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at the Health Sciences Centre, the residents and staff at Admirals Coast Retirement Centre, Kelligrews and the residents and staff at the Pentecostal Nursing Home, Clarke's Beach. Capt. Weldon and Major Donna Hayward conducted the funeral service on Sunday, June 2 from Noel's Memorial Chapel, Western Bay. Inurnment took place in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Lower Island Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Building 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, Stella F.
Passed in: Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: May 30th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital in the presence of her son and daughter on Thursday, May 30, 2013, Stella F. Spurrell of Harbour Grace South, age 74 years. Predeceased by husband: Maxwell; parents: Robert and Ida Yetman; brothers: Edward Yetman, Thomas Henry Yetman and Winston Yetman; parents-in-law: Francis and Minnie Spurrell; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Mary Yetman, Ada Yetman, Mary (Hayward) Noseworthy and Chesley Spurrell. Left to mourn, one son: Keith (Sharon), Ontario; one daughter: Nancy, Nova Scotia; three brothers: Robert Yetman and Grant (Lillian) Yetman, both of Harbour Grace South and Phillip 'Cron' (Betty) Yetman, Ontario; sisters-in-law: Lenora Yetman, New Brunswick, Carol (Sam) Rose, Salmon Cove and Beulah Spurrell, Harbour Grace South; also a large number of other relatives, neighbours and friends. Rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace. Rev. Moses Tucker conducted the Funeral service on Saturday, June 1 from St. Peter's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace South. Interment took place in St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace South. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery or St. Peter's ACW. 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.

TURNER, Joan
Born: May 8th, 1938
Passed in: Texas, United States
Passed on: May 29th, 2013
Joan Turner (Penney)
of Carbonear, NL, passed away in Texas with her loving family, from advanced stage pancreatic cancer. Predeceased by her sisters Mildred, Nellie, Mary and brother Ken. Her surviving sister Marion passed away 5 days after Joan. Leaving to mourn daughters: Brenda (Edward) Paramore and Terry Cashmer (David Bigham) living in Texas; sons Brad Turner and Bruce Turner living in Foxboro; Grandchildren: Geni Castaneda (Pete); Jessica DeRoche (Michael); Kera Turner (Heath Bonnet); Great-grandchildren: Anicia and Geneva Castaneda; Preslee Bonnet: Brother Jim Penney, her special friend Eric Mercer who Joan shared some wonderful times with, as well as nieces, Patsy Squires and Susan Martin and nephew Paul Drake (her Newfoundland family) and many other nieces and nephews. A special thanks to all her friends and a special thank you to her friends and neighbors Joan and Reg Parsons, Jennie Northcott, Carolyn and Dennis Antle, who looked after her home and "Sweetie" while Joan was in Texas with her family, and her Thursday night card club friends she enjoyed so much.
"It is not the presence of someone that brings meaning to your life but it's the way that someone touches your heart which gives your life a beautiful meaning."

 

 

Page Contributed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Tuesday December 03, 2013)

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