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The Compass Obituaries
September 2008

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


BENNETI', William - Passed away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, September 6, 2008, William Bennett of Harbour Grace, age 69 years. Predeceased by parents: Arthur and Johanna; step-daughter: Marie Lockyer; brothers: Reginald and Stephen; sisters: Hilda May and Lilly Wood. Left to mourn, wife: Fronie D.; three step-daughters: Major Gladys (Clyde) Osmond, Orillia, ON, Peggy (Robert) Companion, Beaver Bank, NS and Christine (John) Lilly, Harbour Grace; one step-son: George (June) Brace, Little Harbour East; one step-son-in-law: Wayne Lockyer, Moncton, NB; eight step-grandchildren: Lynette (Stephen), Bradley (Christine), Nicole (John), Melissa, Jonathan (Stacy), Krista (Matthew), Danny and Amanda; step-great-grand-children: Samantha, Shianne and Shayla; special step-great-grandson: Cameron; one brother: Arthur (Catherine) Bennett, Tatamagouche, NS; three sisters: Edna Gallant, Halifax, NS, Mary Barrett, Terra Nova and Margaret Bennett, Placentia; brother-in-law: Fred Wood, Kentville, NS; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Arch Young conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, September 10 at Noel's Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace. Inurnment took place on Friday, September 12 at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in his memory may be made to Daffodil Place or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.

FARRELL, Mrs. Julia M. - Passed away peacefully at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, Mrs. Julia M. Farrell of Carbonear, age 77 years. Predeceased by husband: Michael Farrell; daughter: Anne Marie Farrell; sister: Bridget Martin; brothers: William and Bernard Kearney; son-in-law: Robert Penney and parents: Patrick and Molly Kearney. She leaves to mourn her loving family, children: Linda (Ron) Gallant, Carbonear, Colleen (Bern) McDonald, Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Madonna (Randy) Crane, Mount Pearl, Mike (Janice) Farrell, Carbonear, Philip Farrell, Carbonear; brothers and sisters: James (Margaret) Kearney, Portugal Cove, Helen Hayes, Grand Falls, Robert Kearney, St. John's, Frances Dwyer, Harbour Grace, Ethel (John) Murray, Harbour Grace; grandchildren: Colleen, Melanie, Brian, Amanda, Melissa, Tiffany, Leah, Jennifer, Justin, Sheldon, Stephen, Brittany, Bradley, Adam, David, Alicia; great-grandchildren: Rhea, Dylon and Dakota; and a large number of other relatives and friends. The Funeral Mass took place at St. Patrick's R.C. Church and Cemetery, Carbonear on Saturday, September 13, 2008 with Rev. E. T. Bromley officiating. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. Condolences may be written to the family at Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade's Funeral Homes, serving Carbonear, Bay Roberts and areas.

PILGRIM, Margaret R. - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre, St. John's on Monday, September 1, 2008, Margaret R. Pilgrim of St. John's; formerly of Carbonear, age 69 years. Predeceased by parents: Frederick and Winnifred Snow; step-mother: Emily Snow; brother: George and sister: Anna. Left to mourn, daughter: Dolores (Tom) Lawrence, Conception Bay South; two grandchildren: Lindsay (Daniel) and Mitchell; one great-grandson: James; four brothers: Frederick Snow, William Snow and Elwood Snow, all of Freshwater, Carbonear and Eric Snow, Alberta; Dolores' Dad: Allan Pilgrim, Conception Bay South; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rev. Clarence Cole conducted the funeral service on Friday, September 5 at the United Church, Freshwater, Carbonear. Donations in her memory may be made to the Health Care Foundation, 190 LeMarchant Road, St. John's, NL A1C 2H6. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.



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