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Newfoundland Obituaries
From The Edmonton Journal


DICKS, William Roderick (Rod)
Edmonton Journal - January 14, 2005

Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, L. A. Miller Center, on January 12th, 2005, after a long battle with cancer, William Roderick Dicks, at the age of 53. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Edwina (Hanlon); three daughters Leigh Ann Bunting (Damon) Jennifer Hanlon and Kerrylynn Dicks; grandchildren Joshua William Hanlon and Asher Jude Bunting; parents Bertram and Alma Dicks; four sisters Marlane Marshall (Russ), Sandra Eustace (Elton), Anne Gould (Gary) and Shelley Sayles; six brothers: Gerry, Barry (Cathy), Robin (Barbara), Brad (Marie) Bert (Christine) and Bob (Debbie); father and mother-in-law Brian and Agnes Hanlon; the Healey and Hanlon families; and a large circle of other family and friends. Cremation has taken place in St. John's, NL. Condolences may be sent to 56 Chanterelle Dr., CBS, NL, A1W 4E6. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.

PARSONS, Shirley Marie
It is with sad hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother and sister, Shirley Parsons, of Sherwood Park and formerly of Mount Pearl, Newfoundland on February 23, 2005. Shirley is lovingly remembered by daughters: Donetta (Paul) Manning and Helen (Cyril) Ryan; sons: Donald (Stephanie), Leonard (Phyllis) and Llewellyn (Arlene); ten treasured grandchildren; sisters: Doris Nicosia and Helen (Gordon) Bignell; brothers: Ernest (Jackie) Newhook and Robert (Phyllis) Newhook; two sisters-in-law: Dora (Harry) Boland and Olive (Ralph) Yetman; as well as many relatives and special friends. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Robert Turner, Dr. Steve Follett, the staff of the Day Care Unit and Units 30 and 31 of the Cross Cancer Institute for the care and love extended to Shirley these past five years. A Memorial Service will be held at Sherwood Park-Millwoods Chapel on Sunday, February 27, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. Shirley will be laid to rest next to her loving husband, Eric, later this year in Indian Bay, Newfoundland. Friends, who so wish, may make memorial donations directly to the Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2 Connelly-McKinley Ltd., 10011-114 Street, (780) 422-2222, to send condolences:



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