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The Compass Obituaries
September 1968

The Compass is a community newspaper
for the Conception Bay North/Trinity Bay areas.
It's first edition was published on October 24, 1968.
It is now published weekly on Tuesday.



THE COMPASS, 31 October 1968

NEW PERLICAN - Passed peacefully away at New Perlican after a long illness on September 29, Walter Burrage in his 78th year. He leaves to mourn their sad loss, Mrs. Ronald Callahan at St. John's. The funeral took place on October 2. Rev. Torraville officiated. Interment was at the Anglican cemetery.

THE COMPASS, 24 October 1968

HARBOUR GRACE - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear Community Hospital on September 28, after a short illness, James Callahan, 72 years of age of Riverhead, Harbour Grace. He leaves to mourn their sad loss his wife Christina, three sons, James at Corner Brook Ben at Toronto, Gerald at home, also one daughter, Alice, Mrs. Wm. Glavine Jr., at home and one brother Bernard. As well as three sisters Mrs. Bride Sugarue, Mrs. Alice Russell and Mrs. Annie Callahan, all of Riverhead, and eight grandchildren. The funeral took place on September 29, from Parsons Funeral Home to St. Joseph's Church with Requiem Mass celebrated by Rev. Mogr. O'Brien, Interment was at the R. C. Cemetary.

THE COMPASS, 31 October 1968

HARBOUR GRACE - Passed away September 26 at the age of 44 years, Mrs. Bride Littlejohn, beloved wife and mother. Mrs. Littlejohn, a resident of Riverhead, Harbour Grace, had been ill for a short time and was a patient at the Carbonear Community Hospital where she passed away. She was the former Bride Reynolds, daughter of the late Alice and Frances Reynolds of Riverhead. Mrs. Littlejohn was well known in the community and highly respected, this was evident by the large number of bedside visitors and at the time of her death, by the floral arrangements, messages, cards of sympathy and mass cards received by her family.
She leaves to mourn their sad loss her husband John, daughter Alice, Mrs. Harry Hunt, Jr., and two sons John and Frances at Riverhead; four brothers, Richard, James, Frank and Jeremiah, all of Riverhead and two sisters Agnes, Mrs. Fredrick Power, Riverhead and Annie, Mrs. Albert Lewis, Bell Island, also two grandchildren. Funeral took place at 10 a.m. from her late residence to St. Joseph's Church. Interment was at the R.C. Cemetery, Harbour Grace.



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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Monday July 01, 2019)

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