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The Compass Obituaries
September 2006

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

 

ANTLE, Clarence E. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday; September 29, 2006, Clarence E. Antle of Victoria, age 70 years. Predeceased by parents: Charles and Maryann; sisters: Mary Louise, Mabel, Elizabeth, Doris and Hannah. Left to mourn, special friend: Shirley White, Victoria; one brother: Charles, Victoria; two sisters: Bertha (Obediah) Antle and Phyllis Byrne; both of Victoria; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Pastor Geoffrey Ryan conducted the funeral service on Sunday; October 1 at Bethel Pentecostal Church and Cemetery; Victoria. Donations in his 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.

BOWERING, Mr. Harvey R. - Passed peacefully away at his late residence, Bay Roberts on Friday, September 29, 2006 Harvey R. Bowering, aged 80 years. Predeceased by parents: Edgar and Nellie Bowering; daughters: Bonita (aged, 1 month), Patricia (aged, 8 months); sisters: Clarice (William) Saunders, Dorothy (Jack) French, Olive (Bert) Ryan; brothers: Herb (Beryl), Ted, Reg; brothers-in-law; Cliff Pike, Allan Mercer. Leaving to mourn: wife Ethel Bowering; four sons: Wayne, Bruce, Paul (Debbie), Dennis; five daughters: Carol (Wayne) Efford, Helen (Bob) Newstrom, Judy (Randy) Clarke; two sisters: Mavis Pike, Beulah Mercer; two sisters-in-law: Verna Bowering, Olive Bowering; 18 grandchildren: Suzanne (Ken) Hanngrinson, Valerie, Jonathon, Rebecca, Pauline (fiancé Gerald), Angela, Laura, Danielle, David Bowering, Lisa (Ken) Neville, Michael (Joanne) Efford, Michelle (Ian) Flynn, Mandy (Ryan) Grobety, Melanie, Pamela Newstrom, Travis (fiancée Nellie), Jennifer Clarke, Jamie Newman; 13 great grandchildren: Zachery, Stefan, Christian, Alexander Hallgrinson, Harley Bowering, Joshua, Noah, Abigail, and Jeremiah Efford, Zachary, Devon Grobety, Gavin, Riley Murphy; and a large circle of other relative and friends. Rev. Dr. James Min conducted the funeral service at Grace United Church and Cemetery, Coley's Point on Monday, October 2, 2006. Pallbearers: Wayne Efford, Bruce Bowering, Paul Bowering, Dennis Bowering, Wayne Bowering, Randy Clarke, Bob Newstrom and Michael Efford. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts.

CRAWFORD, Bernard - Passed peacefully away, surrounded by his loving family, at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, September 2, 2006, Bernard Crawford of Carbonear, age 79 years. Predeceased by wife: Jean; parents: William and Lucy; brothers: Paul, Bill, Dolph, Francis, Joe and William; sister: Sadie Short; brothers-in-law: Gerard Short, Edward James and Arnold Pike. Left to mourn six daughters: Donna (Randy) Hedquist, Calgary, AB, Barbara (Thomas) Murphy, Carbonear, Rose (Bill) Lambert, Victoria, Paula (Ted) Maher, Cambridge, ON, Lillian Crawford, Guelph, ON and Joanne (Perry) Noseworthy, Whitehorse, YK; five sons: Gary (Yvonne), Edmonton, AB, Joe (Cynthia), Victoria, Frank (Pam), Heart's Desire, Robert (Liz Cumby), Carbonear and Paul (Sherry), Whitehorse, YK; twenty-eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother: Jerome (Sheila) Crawford, Carbonear; three sisters: Mary Pike, Portugal Cove, Rose Crawford and Joan James, both of Carbonear; sister-in-law: Patricia Crawford, Carbonear; special friend: Margaret Merrigan, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Fr. F.J. Aylward conducted the Funeral Mass on Tuesday, September 5 at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery; 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.

CULL, Raymond G. - Passed suddenly away at his residence on Thursday, September 21, 2006, Raymond G. Cull of Western Bay; age 68 years. Predeceased by parents: James and Alfreda; sister: Alma; brother: Graham. Left to mourn, wife: Pearl; two daughters: Linda (Brad) Stewart, Brampton, ON and Dianne (Doug) Flemming, Toronto, ON; one son: Roger (Katherine), Ajax, ON; five grand-children: Brandon, Jessica, Connor, Nicole and Olivia; four brothers: Cyril (Phyllis), Broad Cove, Carmond (Lorna), Broad Cove, Steve (Phyllis), Carbonear and Wayne (Angela), Broad Cove; one sister: Eileen (George) Slade, Victoria; sisters-in-law: Joan Cull, Broad Cove and Cora (Edmund) Diamond, Adam's Cove; brother-in-law: Cecil Meadus, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Roscoe Cole conducted the funeral service on Sunday, September 24 at McDowell United Church and Cemetery, Western Bay North. Donations in his memory may be made to the Raymond G. Cull Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay. Please visit www.noels-funeralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

FAGNER, Albert - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. A. A. Wilkinson Memorial Hospital, Old Perlican on Monday, September 25, 2006, Albert Fagner of Lower Island Cove, age 88 years. Predeceased by 1st wife: Gladys; daughter: Edith Cavell; brothers: Philip, Jack, Berkley, Joe, Eddie and Charles; sisters: Edith Cavell and Betsy: Left to mourn, wife: Fannie; one daughter: Gladys (Melvin) Sparkes, Lower Island Cove; two grandchildren: Harvey (Jennifer) Sparkes, Lower Island Cove and Sylvia (Michael) Flight, St. John's; three great-grandchildren: Najaula, Logan and Liam; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Capts. Wayne and Geraldine Durdle conducted the funeral service on Thursday; September 28 at the Salvation Army Citadel and Cemetery; Lower Island Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Building Fund or to the Dr. A.A Wilkinson Memorial Hospital. 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.

FLYNN, Mr. Michael J. - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, September 24, 2006, Michael J. Flynn, aged 97 years, of Otterbury. Predeceased by his parents: William and Margaret (nee Dunn) Flynn; brothers: James, Bernard; sisters: Betty Pepper, Mae King and Josephine Flynn. Leaving to mourn wife Mary Sheila (nee Keefe); one son Anthony Raymond; also nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Father Clem Flaherty conducted the funeral service at All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, North River on Wednesday, September 27, 2006. Interment was at All Hallows Roman Catholic Cemetery, North River. Pallbearers: Gerard Flynn, John Mugford, Edward Delaney; Walter Delaney, Victor Stevens and Melvyn Moore. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Clarke's Beach.

HORWOOD, Frederick P. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, September 23, 2006, Frederick P. Horwood of Carbonear, age 93 years. Predeceased by his wife Tamar; brothers: Stewart, William, Aubrey; George, Cyril and Walter; sisters: Georgina, Frances, Marion, Bertha and Gwendolyn. Left to mourn, daughter: Gwen (Carl) Oates, Carbonear; two sons: Gary (Pauline), Paradise and Rick (Kate), Carbonear; three grandchildren: Krista (David) Squires, Kim (Conrad) Rideout and Erica Horwood; great-grandchild: Hailey Rideout; brother: Chesley, Carbonear; special sister-in-law: Jessie Horwood, Carbonear; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rev. Stephen Matthews conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, September 26 at Bethany United Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in his memory may be made to Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the guest book.

HOWELL, Russell Hayward - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Sunday, September 3, 2006, Russell Hayward Howell of Carbonear, in his 90th year; an athlete, hunter, fireman, intellectual and family man. Former employee of John Rorke & Sons and Saunders, Howell & Company, Carbonear. Left to mourn his wife Madge of 58 years; seven children: Pamela (Peter) Moore, Ontario, Duncan (Eva), Carbonear, John (Daphne), Eastport, Gertrude (Gerald) Dominie, Pasadena, Willis (Fay), Foxtrap, Deborah (Jackson) Butt, Carbonear and Carolyn, Ontario; ten grandchildren: Keith, Claire, Jared, Peter, William, Cheryl, Phillip, John, Sarah and Andrew; three great-grandchildren: Jonathan, Rachel and Bethany; one sister: Lavina Snow, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Stephen Matthews conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, September 5 at Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment was in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in his memory may be made to the Carbonear Volunteer Fire Department. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

PARSONS, Douglas G. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Monday, September 4, 2006, Douglas G. Parsons of Salmon Cove, age 53 years. Predeceased by sons: Albert and Doug; parents-in-law: John and Elexey Slade; sister-in-law: Phyllis Slade and brother-in-law: Barry Slade. Left to mourn wife: Harriet; daughter: Tina (Eddie) Hefford, Heart's Content; two grandchildren: Kurklyn and Kaitlin; parents: James and Mabel, Freshwater, Carbonear; brothers: Bert (Frederica), Nelson and Jim (Denise), all of Carbonear, Evan (Barbara) and Junior (Bonnie), both of Freshwater, Carbonear; sisters: Judy (Lloyd) Green, Carbonear, Elsie (Will) Collins, Victoria, Dallas (Eric) Parsons, Leona (Randy) King, Susan (Dennis) Green and Claudette (David) White, all of Freshwater, Carbonear; Helen (Hubert) Parsons and Claudia Parsons (Bernie Woodrow), both of Salmon Cove; brothers-in-law: Ster1ing (Bertha) Slade, Harold (Laura) Slade, Ralph Slade and Walter (Wanda) Slade, all of Salmon Cove, Will (Carol Ann) Slade and Matthew (Dorothy) Slade, both of Broad Cove and John (Stephanie) Slade, Victoria; sisters-in-law: Florence (Frederick) Trickett, Perry's Cove and Doreen (Scott) Noel, Kingston, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. T. Wayne Blackwood conducted the funeral service on Thursday, September 7 at Riverside United Church and Cemetery, Salmon Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to the Douglas G. Parsons 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.

PARSONS, Lily M. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Monday, August 7, 2006, Lily M. Parsons of Victoria, age 96 years. Predeceased by husband: Arthur, 1957; daughters: Joyce Parsons, 1937, Irene Parsons, 1940, Donna Cumby, 1988 and Julie Cole, 1992; son-in-law: Ashmore Cole, 1993; granddaughter: Debbie Cole; brother: John Slade; sisters: Gertrude Ash, Asenath King, Millie Slade and Cicily Cole. Left to mourn, one daughter: Muriel (Fred) Baldwin, Victoria; one son: Ralph (Lillian), Victoria; son-in-law: Albert Cumby, Heart's Content; eight grandchildren: Ralph (Brenda) Cole, Renee (Gerald) Clarke, Arthur Parsons, Fred (Regina) Baldwin, Paul (Christine.) Baldwin, Cathy Cumby, Debbie Cumby and Doug Cumby; eleven great-grandchildren: Andrew, David, Donna, Victoria, Zane, Christina, Melissa, Nicholas, Jessica and Cheyanne; one brother: Herbert (Meta) Slade, Salmon Cove; brother-in-law: George Parsons, Victoria; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Clarence Cole conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, August 9 at the United Church and Cemetery, Victoria. Donations in her memory may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital, 300 Prince Philip Dr., St. John's, NL A1B 3V6 or the Shriners' Hospital for burned and crippled children, P.O. Box 2385, John's, NL A1C 6E7. 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, Jean Armoural (nee Butt) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Thursday, September 7, 2006, Jean Penney of Carbonear, age 80 years. Predeceased by her parents, John (1959) and Alethia (1941), her husband Raymond (Sept. 7, 1997) and four siblings, Florence (1979), Annie (1987), Margaret (1969) and Edward (2005). Left with fond and loving memories are her four children, John (Margaret), Mount Pearl, Ray (Olga), St. John's, Pat, St. John's and Randy (Hughena), St. John's; seven grand-children, Christine, Michelle, Geoffrey, Carmen, Sheldon, Kaitlin and Michael; five great-grandchildren, Marcus, Ryan, Janelle, Shane and Ethan. Also left with fond memories are eight siblings, Stephen (Gertrude), John, Harold, Gerald (Crystal), Leslie (Myrtle), William (Pauline), Graham (Joan) and Gladys (Ron) Osmond. Rev. Stephen Matthews conducted the funeral service on Monday, September 11 at Bethany United Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. Donations in Jean's memory may be made to Bethany United Church, 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.
"God saw you getting tired when a cure was not to be. So he closed his arms around you and whispered "come to me." You didn't deserve what you went through, so he gave you rest. God's garden must be beautiful, he only takes the best, and when he saw you sleeping, so peaceful and free from pain, we could not wish you back to suffer that again."

PRIDDLE, Abel - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, September 11, 2006, Abel Priddle of Victoria, age 61 years. Predeceased by parents: Lloyd and Hilda; brother: David and sister-in-law: Lillian Priddle. Left to mourn wife: Alma; two daughters: Sandra (David) Puddester, Guelph, Ontario and Tammie (Robert) Hall, Beaverton, Ontario; three grandchildren: Kyle, Cameron and Crystal; special family member: Judy and her family Daniel (Kevin), Melissa (Bret) and Niles; five brothers: Hollis (Dale), Cornwall, Ontario, Fred and Lloyd (Marie), both of Victoria, Norman (Jeanie) and Gary (Karen), both of Hamilton, Ontario; sister-in-law: Viola Priddle, Victoria; a large number of brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; as well as other relatives and friends. Rev. Jesse Bown conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, September 13 at the United Church and Cemetery, Victoria. Donations in Abel's memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

PRIDDLE, Lillian “Lee” - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General HospitaJ on Friday, September 8, 2006, Lillian “Lee” Priddle of Victoria, age 52 years. Predeceased by parents: Frederick and Frances Murphy; parents-in-law: Hilda and Lloyd Priddle; brother-in-law: David Priddle. Deceased on Sept. 11, 2006, brother-in-law:AbeI Priddle. Left to mourn husband: Fred; daughter: Sharon Priddle (Clint Clarke), Victoria; son: Shane (Tina), Victoria; four grandchildren: Hailey and Mackenzie, children of Sharon and Clint, Christopher and Shayna, children of Shane and Tina; four brothers: Michael (Ethel) Murphy; Fred Murphy (Bernice), Jerome Murphy (Joan) and Tom (Barb) Murphy, all of Carbonear; five sisters: Catherine (William) Rose, Ann (Jim) King and Sharon Murphy; all of Carbonear, Emily (Lorne) Babb, Cornwall, Ontario and Edna (Rod) Chipman, Spaniard's Bay; special cousin: Lany O'Brien, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; brothers-in-law: Hollis (Dale) Priddle, Cornwall, Ontario, Lloyd W. (Marie) Priddle, Victoria, Norman (Jeanie) Priddle and Gary (Karen) Priddle, both of Hamilton, Ontario; sisters-in-law: Viola Priddle and Alma Priddle, both of Victoria; uncle: Jack Priddle and aunt: Rosalie Penney, both of Victoria; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Jesse Bown conducted the funeral service on Monday, September 11 at the United Church and Cemetery, Victoria. Donations in Lillian's memory may be made to the Lillian “Lee” Priddle Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noels Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

REYNOLDS, Ralph - Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizens Home, Carbonear on Friday, September 29, 2006, Ralph Reynolds of Caplin Cove, age 86 years. Predeceased by brothers: Bob and Ken; sisters: Joyce, Alma and Leona. Left to mourn, wife: Clara; three sons: Robert (Carol), Goulds, Wayne (Mary) and Gary (Dorothea), both of Caplin Cove; five grandchildren: Mark (Ann-Marie), Brett, Jennifer, Corey and Arney; 1 great-grandson: Logan; three brothers: Warren, Toronto, ON, Chesley; Salmonier and Bert (Rose), Old Perlican; two sisters: Emma Wells, St. John's and Ruby French, Toronto, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Albert Layden conducted the funeral service on Sunday, October 1 at the United Church and Cemetery, Caplin Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to the United Church, Caplin 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.

THOMS, William J. - Of Carbonear who passed away peacefully at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Thursday, September 28, 2006 aged 83 years old. Predeceased by parents: James and Elizabeth Thoms; sisters: Georgina (Alex) McDonald and Sybil Forward; brother Frank (Phyllis) Thoms; brother-in-law David Winstanley, Joseph Power and nephew Garfield Forward. He leaves to mourn his loving family: brothers: Jim (Mary) Thoms, Ontario, Fred (Linda) Thoms, Bell Island, Guy (Gladys) Thoms, Carbonear; sisters: Aseneith Winstanley, Ontario, Phyllis Power, Carbonear; brother-in-law Jim Forward; special niece Donna Crane, Carbonear; and a large number of nieces and nephews, family and friends. The Funeral Service took place Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006 at Slade's Funeral Home, Carbonear with Internment at the Carbonear Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in his memory maybe made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Slade's Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear. Pallbearers: Myros Forward, Jim Forward, Lloyd Yetman, Ches Sheppard, George Janes and Clarence Barnes.

 

 

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

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