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The Compass Obituaries
September 2005

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


DURNFORD, Annie- Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Sunday, September 18, 2005, Annie Durnford of Harbour Grace, age 77 years. Predeceased by husband James Samuel; sisters: Olive, Winnie and Isabelle; brother Bill; baby brother Phillip. Left to mourn, three daughters: Olive (Al) Moraze, Pembroke, ON, Stephanie (Gary) Byrne, Riverhead, Harbour Grace and Jayne (Gus) Gosse, Spaniard's Bay; seven sons: James (Mary), Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Rick (Helen), Harbour Grace, Phillip (Phoebe), Carbonear, Bill (Colleen), Port Hardy; BC, Roger (Pam), Grand Prairie, AB, Dana, Port Hardy, BC and Mark (Terrie), Medicine Hat, AB; a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother Lewis (Helen) Sheppard, Carbonear; sister-in-law Kay Sheppard, Harbour Grace and other relatives and friends. Canon Glenn Small conducted the funeral service on Thursday, September 22 at St. Paul's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to the Annie Durnford Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.

HOGAN, John J. - of Carbonear (husband of the late Kathleen Hogan) passed away peacefully at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's, NL on Monday, September 19, 2005. Mr. Hogan was 74 years old. He was predeceased by his wife Kathleen Hogan; parents: Alexander and Christine Hogan, and great grand-daughter Jessica Oates. He leaves to mourn his loving family; children: Catherine Hogan (Jerry Mercer), Harbour Grace, Anna (Dave) Crawford, Ontario, Marie (Art) Oates, Carbonear, John (Marilyn) Hogan, New Brunswick, Mary (Ronald) Simmonds, Lab. City, Christine (Roger) Churchill, St. John's, Anthony Hogan, Harbour Grace, Ignatius Hogan, Ontario, Dominic (Linda) Hogan, Ontario, Noel (Lorraine) Hogan, Ontario, Francis Hogan, Alberta, Colleen (Randy) Noseworthy, Bryant's Cove, Michelle (Jim) Clarke, St. John's; 26 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; sisters: Bridget (Bern) Crawford, Carbonear, Flora (Pat) Kennedy, Carbonear; sisters-in-law: Margaret Kennedy, Rose (John Will) Mutrey, Agnes Reynolds, Myrtle Reynolds, all of Carbonear, Eileen Reynolds, Harbour Grace; brother-in-law James Reynolds, Carbonear; a large circle of relatives and friends. The Funeral Mass took place on Thursday, September 22, 2005 from St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Carbonear, followed by the interment at Carbonear Interfaith Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Janeway Children's Hospital or the Lung Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. Pallbearers: His sons: John, Anthony, Ignatius, Dominic, Noel, and Francis. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Slade's Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear.

KING, S. Lillian - Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear on Saturday, September 3, 2005, S. Lillian King of Broad Cove, age 94 years. Predeceased by her husband Jabez R., 1987; daughter-in-law Marion; granddaughter Dianne; sisters: Annie, Jennie and Millicent; brothers: William and Malcolm. Left to mourn her daughter: Ada (Graham) White, Salmon Cove; two sons: Roy (Louise Rose), Western Bay and Jake (Violet), Broad Cove; eleven grandchildren: Beverley (Wayne), Joy (Steve), Ricky (Joanne), Denise (Christopher), Wayne (Michelle), Dallas (Gary), Roger (Lori), David, Roxanne (Steve), Kimberley (Todd) and Angie (Barry), fourteen great-grandchildren: Wayne (Michelle), Kelly, Chirstopher, Kassandra, Taylor, Kaylen, Neil, Allison,Mackenzie, Garrett, Mitchell, Michael, Travis and Hailey; one brother John (Louisa) Delaney, Broad Cove; brother-in-law Earl Whalen, Western Bay; sister-in-law Maria King, Everett, Massachusetts, USA; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Monday, September 5 at the United Church and Cemetery, Broad Cove. As an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Broad Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.

MARTIN, Mary - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, September 21, 2005, Mary Martin of Harbour Grace, age 76 years. Predeceased by baby son Harold; parents: Thomas and Elizabeth; brothers: William and Joseph; sister Mildred. Left to mourn her loving husband Basil of 59 years; one daughter Betty (John) Lynch, St. John's; three sons: Tom (Cheryl) Martin, Mississauga, ON, Bob Martin and Rev. Don Martin, both of Harbour Grace; four grandchildren: Sean, Erin, Tiffany and Courtney; two brothers: Gordon (Bertha) Drover, Upper Island Cove and Randell (Linda) Drover, Spaniard's Bay; brothers-in-law: Alex (Olive) Martin and Graham Holloway, both of Harbour Grace; also a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Canon Glenn Small and Rev. Don Martin conducted the funeral service on Saturday, September 24 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Inurnment took place on Monday, September 26 at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Paul's Anglican Church Restoration Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.

MARTIN, Rachel (nee Turnbull) - Born April 12, 1947 in Hawks Harbour, Labrador. Passed away Friday, September 2, 2005, at her home in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, following a courageous battle with cancer, with her loving family at her side. Beloved mother of Jacqueline and husband Richard Heino; Nicole and husband Scott Guild, and Dennis Martin. Loving “Mim” to Kyle, Brent, Kiersten and Jacob. Dearly missed by her longtime companion, Ron Mulcaster. Reunited with her parents Jessie and Walter Turnbull. Beloved sister of Eric, Alt, Lillian, Agnes, Cliff, Julie, Harrison, and the late Bill, Delphine and Fred. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Rachel's passions were skiing, golfing, and the love shown to her children and grandchildren. Funeral Mass took place on Tuesday, September 6, 2005 at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church in Windsor, with Rev. Fr. Brian Jane officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Windsor Chapel Funeral Home, 1700 Tecumseh Rd, East Windsor, Ontario (519- 253-7234). Online condolences may be made at

MUTREY, Annie May - Of Carbonear (wife of Mr. Samuel Mutrey) passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear, NL on Friday, September 23, 2005. Mrs. Mutrey was 84 years old. She was predeceased by her husband Samuel Mutrey; sons: June, Wallace and Albert; parents: Albert and Jessie Earle; brother Clarence Mutrey; sister-in-law Hazil Earle; brother-in-law Gerald Thomey; She leaves to mourn her loving family; sons: George (Gladys), Charles (Gloria), Clarence (Marie), Samuel (Maureen), Robert (Dale), Melvin (Doreen) all of Carbonear; daughters: Shirley (Leonard) Penny; Jessie (Hayward) Green, Lydia (Clifford) Snow, Linda (Peter) O'Leary, all of Carbonear; sisters: Dorothy (Patrick) Butler, Violet Thomey, all of Carbonear, Stella (Nelson) Taylor, Bristol's Hope; brothers: John (Florence) Earle, Jim (Von) Earle, Arthur Earle, all of Carbonear; step-children: John Will (Rose) Mutrey; Ron Mutrey, Mary Earle, Margaret (Stanley) Squibb, all of Carbon ear; and a large number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and friends. The funeral service was conducted by Major Bert Hopkins on Monday, September 26, 2005, from the Salvation Army Citadel, the interment service was held at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Southside, Carbonear. Pallbearers were her loving sons: George, Charles, Clarence, Samuel, Robert and Melvin. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Slade's Funeral Home, Powell Drive. Carbonear.



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