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The Gulf News Obituaries
2000

The Gulf News
is a community newspaper for Port aux Basques and vicinity.
It is published weekly on Monday.

 

 

RYAN, MARY T. nee BURNS
Passed away at Charles LeGrow Health Centre, Port aux Basques, on January 4, 2000, Mary T. Ryan in her 88th year. She was predeceased by her husband, Dennis, parents, Moses and Catherine Burns, sister, Carmel Martin Kavanaugh. She leaves to mourn six children, Cyril and Tillie Ryan, Dennis and Carmel Ryan of O'Regans, Margaret (Robert) Blake of Grant's Pass, Oregon, Ann Marie (William) Doucete of Tompkins, Ursala (Ray) Schumph of Kippens, Sarah (Alfred) Woods of London, Ont.; 16 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren. Funeral mass took place at St. Ann's RC Church officiated by Father DT McGrath. Interment followed at Chaple Green RC Cemetery.

MacISAAC, MARY ONA nee CRABBE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Ona MacIsaac announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on January 27, 2000 at the age of 83 years. She leaves to mourn five children, Nora (Bill) Burton, Maude (David) Burt, Wilfred (Bev) of Corner Brook, Shirley (Frank) Pike, Ruth (Lionel) Forsey of Port aux Basques; one sister, Lenora Moody of Boston; six grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Archie in 1967 and her daughter, Irene in 1960. Funeral services took place January 29th 11am at the Church of the Most Precious Blood RC Church, St. Andrews with Father McGrath officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery.

WALL, FREDERICK
Passed away suddenly at St. Andrews on January 29, 2000 Frederick Wall, at the age of 63 years. He was predeceased by his parents, Florence and Daniel and brother Gerald. He leaves to mourn sister, Teresa; brother, William and Elva of Sydney, NS; 3 nieces, Rita, Jeannie and Mary. Funeral services took place February 1st 10am at the Church of the Most Precious Blood RC Church, St. Andrews with Father McGrath officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery.

DOMINIE, VIOLET nee TOUCHINGS
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on January 1st, 2000, Violet Dominie, in her 89th year. She was predeceased by her husband, John in 1998. She leaves to mourn four children, Jack and Marie of Codroy, Marjorie (Joe) Willis, Doris (Willoughby) Munden, Glenn all of Port aux Basques; 12 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; sister, Annie Durnford of St. John's; sister-in-law, Muriel Touchings of Port aux Basques, Effie of Ramea, Susie of Halifax; brother-in-law, James and Essie Dominie Port aux Basques. She was also predeceased by her son, Rex, brothers, Harry and Joe, sister, Mary. Funeral services took place on January 4th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church officiated by Rev. George Childs and Eric Mullins. Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill.

MUSSEAU, LEONARD
Passed away suddenly at his home on January 5, 2000, Leonard Musseau, in his 67th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Katherine (Kay) and five children, Veronica (Dana) Linfield of Portugal Cove, Melissa and Jeff, Lenette and Larry of St. John's, Robert and Tina of Port aux Basques, Garland and Helen Barnes of Grand La Pierre; grandson, Victor; sisters, Pearl and Shirley of Port aux Basques; brothers, Roy and Dorothy, Alex and Ethel, Ron and Phyllis, Joe and Susan all of Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place at James Anglican Church on Jan. 7th officiated by Rev. George Childs and Eric Mullins. Interment followed at Barachois Hill Anglican Cemetery.

KETTLE, ALBERT
Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, on January 10, 2000, Albert Kettle, in his 67th year. He was predeceased by his wife, Rebecca Sheaves. He leaves to mourn his son, Emmanuel; two sisters, Julia of Moncton, Mary and Ben of Port aux Basques; 10 step children, Dave and Janet, Ken and Josie, Judy and Charles, Cynthia and Wilson, Cecil and Mary Ellen, Doug and Michelle, Jim and Cathy, Dwayne and Roxanne all of Port aux Basques, Loretta and Ivan of Burnt Islands, Jerry and Sharon of Northe Sydney, NS; 21 step grandchildren. Funeral services took place at St. Paul's Anglican Church on January 14th 2pm officiated by Rev. E.M. Smith and Rev. George Critchell. Interment followed at Barachois Hill Anglican Cemetery.

GREEN, ANNIE MAY nee VARDY
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie May Green announce her passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on January 15, 2000 at the age of 78 years. She leaves to mourn her husband of 52 years, Archibald Green; six children, Jack (Beverly) Vardy of Lower Sackville, NS, Sheila (Junior) Bateman, Gerald(Janice), Clayton (Diane), Bob (Alice) of Port aux Basques, Christine (Thomas) Howell of Winnipeg, Man; 11 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; two sisters, Etta (Charles) Sheppard of North Sydney, NS, Azelma (Albert) Green of Halifax; three brothers, Ward (Florence) Vardy, Raymond (Kay) Vardy, Cyril (Louise) Vardy of Port aux Basques. She was predeceased by her parents, John William and Lucy Maude (MacDonald) Vardy, daughter, Brenda in 1955 and brothers, George and Norman Vardy. Funeral services took place January 18th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small, Rev George Childs and Eric Mullins officiating. Interment to follow at Barachois Hill Anglican Cemetery.

ORGAN, DOROTHY LORRAINE nee FRANCIS
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy Lorraine Organ announce her passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on January 20, 2000 at the age of 64 years. She leaves to mourn eight children, Jane (Ernest) Meade of Halifax, NS, James (Wanda) of Shelburne, NS, Katie (Philip) Parsons of Burgeo, Evelyn Blackmore, Vera (William) Francis, Eileen (Raymond) Hodder, Irene (Wilfred) Osmond and Colleen Organ all of Port aux Basques; 20 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mary (Wilson) Thorne of Burnt Islands, Florence (Claude) Kinslow of Port aux Basques; one brother, Albert (Florence) Francis of Port aux Basques. She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Anna Jane (Taylor) Francis; sister Ivy; husband James Henry Organ (April 1999). Funeral services took place January 24th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small, Rev George Childs and Eric Mullins officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery

SHORT, HILDA
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre, on January 20, 2000, Hilda Short in her 91st year. She was predeceased by her first husband, John Pink in 1963; second husband, Ambrose Short in 1999. She leaves to mourn two sons, Claude and Barbara of St. John's, Sam and Gertie of Port aux Basques; one sister, Frances Osmond of Port aux Basques; 6 grandchildren; 4 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services took place at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small, Rev George Childs and Eric Mullins officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery.

BRYAN, STEPHEN
Passed away suddenly at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre January 23, 2000 Stephen Bryan, in his 71st year. He leaves to mourn two sisters, Eva of Burnt Islands, Emily of Dartmouth; also seven nephews, eight nieces and their families Funeral services took place January 25th 3pm at St. George's Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard, assisted by lay reader Eric Brown. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery.

COURTNEY, JAMES HUBERT
It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Hubert Courtney announce his sudden passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on January 30th, 2000 at the age of 67 years. He leaves to mourn his wife of 48 years, Annette Courtney (Strickland); 3 children, Brenda Ellis, Jack (Wanda) and Louise (Willie) Seaward all of Port aux Basques; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; 6 sisters, Shirley Gushue, Effie Webb, Alma Fisher, Elsie Dean, Blanche Mauger,Mildred Bond; 3 sisters-in-law, Jessie (Archibald) Nippart, Freda (Howard) Ingram, Ann (Lewis) Bartlett; 3 brothers-in-law, Leslie (Marion) Strickland, Aubrey (Harriet) Strickland, Levi (Margaret) Strickland. He was predeceased by his parents, James and Harriet (Collier) Courtney, sister, Nina Miles, two brothers, Roy and Sam. Funeral services took place February 1st 4pm from Salvation Army Citadel in Grand Bay with Captain Byron Kean officiating. Interment followed at Salvation Army Cemetery.

MacDONALD, THERESA ANN nee MacISAAC
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Theresa Ann MacDonald (MacIsaac) announce her sudden passing at her residence on February 25th, 2000 at the age of 83 years. She leaves to mourn her four sons, James of Burlington, Ont., Arthur, Kevin (Darlene) of Stephenville, and John of St. Andrews; one daughter, Madonna of St. Andrews; 7 grandchildren, Christine, Jodi, Victoria, Leo, Lorne, James and Shawn; 2 sisters, Tina MacLellan of Codroy Valley and Dorothy Saunders of Burlington, Ont. She was predeceased by her husband, Leo MacDonald in 1958 and her parents, Stephen and Catherine (MacLellan) MacIsaac. Funeral services took place February 28th 11am from Roman Catholic Church of the Most Precious Blood, St. Andrews with Father McGrath officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas RC Cemetery, Great Codroy.

FORD, IRENE
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre, on February 1st, 2000, Irene Ford in her 77nd year. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles 1988; son Earl 1986. She leaves to mourn five children, Shirley (Fred) Blackmore, Susan (Gordon) Dicks,Charles Jr (Gladys), and Joe of Port aux Basques, Rose of Buchans Junction; 23 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; two sisters, Annie Styles and Maria Pearce of Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on February 3rd 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev George Critchell and Eric Mullins officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery.

PEARCE, CATHERINE ANN
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre, on February 4th, 2000, Cartherine Ann Pearce in her 70th year. She leaves to mourn her husband, Llewelyn and four children, Arthur Lomond and Francis, Roy Lomond and Laverna, Melvin and Maxine of Port aux Basques; Judy (Neil) Rogers of Yarmouth, NS,; 7 grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren; 3 step great grandchildren; 6 brothers and sisters, Walter and Jane Kettle, Pear l and Russell Lomond, Sam Kettle, Sadie and Roy Skeard, Nina Jeans, all of Port aux Basques, Carrie (Ivan) Walters of Toronto. Funeral services took place on February 7th 2pm at St. Paul's Anglican Church with Rev George Critchell and Rev. E M Smith officiating. Interment followed at St Paul's Anglican Cemetery.

SMITH, SUSANNA
Passed away February 26th, 2000 peacefully at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre, Port aux Basques, Mrs. Susanna Smith of Bishop's Cove. She was 81 years old. She was predeceased by her husband, Vaughan, August 2nd, 1972. Left to mourn are sons, Clyde (Marie) of Cambridge, Ont., Billy (Ann) of Toronto, Ont., Boyd (Lynn) of Stonewall, Man.; daughters, Jessie (Wallace) Meade of Margaree, Florence (Frank) Lilly of St. John's; 12 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren. Rev. Edward Sampson and Rev. Arch Young conducted funeral services at St. John's Anglican Church, Bishop's Cove March 2nd 2pm. Interment was at St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Bishop's Cove. Pallbearers were Clyde Smith, Billy Smith, Boyd Smith, Rodney Smith, Wally Meade and Wallace Meade.

LEFRENSE, AMBROSE JOHN ROBERT
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ambrose John Robert LeFrense announce his sudden passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on February 10, 2000 at the age of 78 years. He leaves to mourn his wife of 58 years, Leona Olive LeFrense (Prosser); 5 children, Raymond (Stella), Calvin (Linda) of Isle aux Morts, Shirley (John) Durnford of Devon, Alberta, Mable (Weyman) Smith of Calgary, Alberta, Magaida (Doug) Fast of Nanimo, B.C.; 17 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; son-in-law. Eric Carter of Port aux Basques. He was predeceased by his parents, Alexander and Elizabeth (Hann) LeFrense, daughter Elizabeth Carter in 1996, two brothers: Norman (1999) and Philip, sister Alvia Huelin Funeral services took place February 14th 2pm from Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts with Rev. Hubert Vallis officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery.

CAINES, LILLIAN MAY
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre, on February 17th, 2000, Lillian May Caines in her 81st year. She was predeceased by her husband, Edgar in 1994. She leaves to mourn seven children, Douglas, John, Beaula (Wayne) Petite, Edgar Jr., Allister and Della, Colin and Michelle all of Burnt Islands, Harold and Joanne of Thunder Bay, Ont., Edith (Michael) Giguere of Annapolis Valley, NS; 9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Harriet Jane Keeping, Dorothy Thorne of Burnt Islands, Susan and Fred of Codroy, Helen Croucher of Sackville, NS, Minnie (Walter) Hayman of Kentville, NS, Elizabeth Billard of Spryfield, NS,; brother-in-law, Kenneth and Olive Caines of Fall River. Funeral services took place on February 20th 2pm at St. George's Anglican Church, Burnt Islands with Rev Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road.

GREEN, SEAWARD
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Seaward Green announce his passing At the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on March 1st, 2000 at the age of 83 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife Barbara; three daughters, Mary (Garland) Benoite), Dorothy (Ron) Cooper both of Burgeo, Doreen (Kevin) Edwards, Sackville NS.; special granddaughter, Vickie Green, Burgeo; 4 grandsons, 3 granddaughters; 2 great grandchildren; 4 brothers, Maxwell (Lizzie), Albert (Azelma) both of Halifax NS, Cecil (Ada), North Sydney NS, George (Lynette), Petite de Grath, NS. He was predeceased by his son Fred in 1977. Funeral services took place March 4th 2pm at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Burgeo with Rev. Kenneth Abbott officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery.

FARRELL, DORA nee WALTERS
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dora Farrell announce her passing at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook on March 2nd, 2000 at the age of 74 years. She leaves to mourn four sons, Norman, Dan, Russell (Lavina) of Rose Blanche and Dennis (Margarite) of Glace Bay, NS; four daughters, Ida Marshall of Port aux Basques, Cassie Farrell of Rose Blanche, Gloria (Austin) Parsons of Selbourne, NS, and Marion Farrell of Oliver, BC; 17 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John W. Farrell in 1996, son, Austin Farrell in 1998, step brother, Eric Walters in 1999, son in law, Stanley Lawrence in 1978 and great granddaughter, Jessica Dawn Bennett in 1994.Funeral services took place March 5th 2pm from the St. Michael's and All Angels Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Rd.

LAWRENCE, JOHN D.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late John D. Lawrence announce his sudden passing at his home in Bridgewater, NS in his 53rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, wife Ann (nee White); daughter, Toby in Winlaw, BC; son, Baine in Bridgewater; brother, Gordon (Jane) in Gander; in-laws, Leonard and Rita White in Port aux Basques; brother-in-law, Dave (Vivian), Eric (Judy) in Bridgewater; Brian (Rose) in Codroy. He was predeceased by his parentsGordon in 1998 and Ada Maude in 1973. Funeral services took place March 9th 2pm from St. James Anglican Church with Rev Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at Barachois Hill Cemetery.

WELLS, DARLENE FRANCIS
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Darlene Francis Wells announce her passing at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax, NS on March 6th, 2000 in her 37th year. Darlene leaves to mourn her son Clifton and common law husband, Wilson Strickland both at Burnt Islands; parents, Benjamin and Vera Mae Wells; sisters, Elaine Wells (Clarence) of Shelburne, NS, Sheila (Ralph) LaFrense, Carolann Wells (Edward); Brothers, Benjamin (Elsie), Rodney (Susanna), Garnet (Freda) all at Isle aux Morts, Curtis (Cathy), Deon (Jocelyn) of Harrietsfield, NS, and Glendon (Wanda) of Dartmouth, NS whom Darlene resided with. Funeral services took place on March 11th 2pm from the Holy Spirit Anglican Church at Isle aux Morts with Rev. Hubert Vallis officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts.

LOMOND, SADIE LILLIAN
Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre March 8th, 2000, Sadie Lillian Lomond in her 91st year. She was predeceased by her first husband, George Matthews and her second husband, John Lomond and her daughter, Lillian Murphy. She leaves to mourn her daughters, Vera, Bernice (Ty); son, Gerald (Barbara), Dan (Lorraine); son-in-law, William Murphy; sister, Kyra Bennett; 13 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Funeral services took place on March 11th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small, Rev. George Critchell and Eric Mullins officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

SIBLEY, JOHN
Passed away at the Calder Hospital in Burgeo on March 5th, 2000, John Sibley in his 89th year. He leaves to mourn his wife of 64 years, Beatrice; two sons, Jack (Bess), Jesse (Minnie) at Ramea; two daughters, Ann (Doug) at Burnaby, BC, Marjorie (George) at Isle aux Morts; 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; two sisters, Alice at Ramea and Bethania at Grand Bank. Rev. Trudy Sullivan conducted the funeral services at St. Boniface Anglican Church in Ramea on March 7th 2pm. Interment was at the Anglican cemetery in Ramea.

BILLARD, LORENIA
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre March 18th, 2000, Loenia Billard in her 83rd year. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph in 1965. She leaves to mourn eight children, Georgina (Wilfred) Hayman, John and Melita, Percy, Shirley (Max) Evans, Josildrand Shirley, Blanford and Doreen all at Isle aux Morts, Martha Jane (Seaward) Lawrence in Halifax, NS., Calvin and Judy of Kelligrews; 37 grand children; 47 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marcella Hulan and Martha Francis of Isle aux Morts. She was predeceased by her brother Garfield Walters. Funeral services took place on March 21st 2pm from the Holy Spirit Anglican Church at Isle aux Morts with Rev. Hubert Vallis officiating. Interment followed at Holy Spirit Anglican Cemetery, Isle aux Morts.

DURNFORD, GORDON R.
Passed peacefully away at the Calder Health Care Centre on March 21st, 2000 in his 81st year, Gordon R Durnford of Francois. He will be sadly missed by sons, John (Viola), Clyde (Bonny) of Dartmouth, Roland (Alice), Glenn (Linda) of Francois, Chesley (Bess) of Burgeo, George (Loraine) of St. Jaohn's, Gordon (Pheobe) of Murrey River, PEI; daughters, Kathleen Courtney, Deborah (Perry) Baggs of Francois, Millie (Ron) Skinner of McCallum, Fanny (Paul) Morrison of Dartmouth, Patricia (Corwin) Durnford of Burgeo; 34 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren. Also, sister-in-law Ruth Durnford of Francois, brothers-in-law, Harry Skinner of Burgeo and Francis Riva of Bangor, Maine. He was predeceased by his wife, Maude in 1996, daughter, Daphne in 1960 and son-in-law, Gerald Courtney in 1997.

HICKEY, JOSEPH PATRICK
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre, ON March 26th, 2000, Joseph Patrick Hickey in his 75th year. He was predeceased by his wife, Martha in 1998. He leaves to mourn two sons, Martin and Carol Ann in Codroy Valley, Lloyd and Marlene of Port aux Basques; 2 grandchildren. Funeral Mass took place on March 28th, 2pm at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church officiated by Father D.T. McGrath. Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery.

KEEPING, KATHERINE BERTHA nee CORNISH
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Katherine Bertha Keeping announce her sudden passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on March 28th, 2000 at the age of 65 years. She leaves to mourn her husband of 43 years, Ralph Keeping; two daughters, Cynthia (Gary) Childs of Barrie, Ont., Bonita (Joe) Strickland of Doyles; 2 grandchildren; brother, Johnny (Irene) Cornish of Port aux Basques; sister, Winetta Webb of Corner Brook. She was predeceased by her mother, Gladys, as well as other family members. Funeral services took place March 31st 2pm from the Salvation Army Citidel with Captain Byron Kean and Rev. George Childs officiating. Interment followed at Barachois Hill Anglican Cemetery.

HIGDON, RUTH "BETTY" nee GILLAM
Aug. 6, 1931-March 29, 2000

Passed away peacefully at the Carbonear General Hospital on March 29th, 2000, after a lengthly illness, Ruth "Betty" Higdon, of New Harbour, formerly of Port aux Basques aged 68 years. Predeceased by parents, Mary and John T Gillam, brothers; John Cecil Gillam, Matthew Gillan, sisters; Geraldine Gillam and Lillian Wells. Leaving to mourn her husband, William James; daughter, Brenda (Clyde) Ingram; grandson, Clyde (Jenesta Welshman); great grandson, Myles; step-sons, Gerald (Barbie) Higdon, Bernard (Cindy) Higdon, George (Karen) Higdon; step-daughters, Maxine (Ed) Higdon, Marilyn (Ed) Higdon, Lorie (Miguel) Bravo; 14 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Louisa Caffers, Emma Martin; 1 brother, George (Dulcie) Gillam.

SHEARS, FLORENCE nee KENDALL
Passed away at her residence in Tompkins on March 9th, 2000 Florence Shears, in her 67th year. She leaves to mourn her husband Wendell Cobb and seven children, James (Leona) Shears of Halifax, NS, Jane (Pastor Reg) Skinner of Pool's Cove, Delores (Walter) Janes, Alice (James) Collier, Linda Janes (friend George Samms), Kimberley (Benjamin) Hilliard all of Codroy, Nora Musseau (friend George Drake) of Port aux Basques; 13 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; 5 step-children, Angela Cobb (friend Roy Smith), Marilyn (Frank) MacMarten of Brantford, Ont., Rick Cobb of Toronto, Ont., David Cobb (friend Krista McNeil) at Halifax, NS, Jamie Cobb of London, Ont.; brothers, Andrew (Ellen), Edward (Rosena), Basil (Audrey), Andrew (Ellen), David (Edna) all of Port aux Basques, William and Barbara at Codroy; sister Jean Donaldson of Codroy; two aunts, Mrs. Jane Osmond and Mrs. Pheobe White of Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Grand Bay, officiated by Rev. EM Smith and Rev. George Critchell. Interment followed at St. Paul's Cemetery, Trans Canada Highway.

AUCOIN, HECTOR RAYMOND
Passed peacefully away at his home in South Branch on March 27th, 2000, in the presence of his loving family, Hector Raymond Aucoin at the age of 62 years. Leaving to mourn his wife of 42 years, Bridget (O'Quinn); two sons, Shawn (Bernette) of Lower Sackville, NS, Tony (Karen) of Kingston, Ont; five daughters, Christine (Tony) McNeil of South Branch, Marilyn (Elvis) Gillam of St. Fintan's, Gloria of Lower Sackville, NS, Dale (Bill) Aucoin of Burlington, Ont, Tracey (Scott) Kettle of Port aux Basques; 10 grandchildren; three brothers, Murdock, Johnny and Anthony Aucoin; four sisters, Marie, Margaret, Josephine and Sally. He was predeceased by his parents, Narcis and Julia (Gale), brothers; Hughie, James and Arthur, sisters; Helen and Gertrude. Funeral service took place on March 30th, 11am at St. Sylvester's Roman Catholic Church in South Branch with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment followed at St. Sylvester's RC Cemetery.

KENDALL, WALTER
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre, on March 26th, 2000, Walter Kendall in his 78th year. He was predeceased by his wife Mabel in 1992. He leaves to mourn three children, Linda (Cyril) Smith, Codroy Valley, Ronald (Tina), Grand Prairie, AB, Richard (Doreen) of Woody Point; 8 grandchildren; brothers, John (Lena), Elias (Marcella) and Herbert; sisters, Dorcas, and Helen (Cecil) Kendall. Funeral services took place March 29th, 2pm at Holy Trinity Anglican Church officiated by Rev. EM Smith. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

BILLARD, SAMUEL CHRISTOPHER
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre, on April 7th, 2000, Samuel Christopher Billard in his 72nd year. He leaves to mourn his long-time companion, Annie Hardy; one sister, Myrtle (Ben) Rose; and Annie's children, John and Yvonne, Mary and Bert, Gerald and Mary, Rita, Violet and Russell, all of Rose Blanche and Joyce and Fred of Burgeo; daughter in law, Shirley of Rose Blanche; 20 nieces and nephews. Funeral services took place April 10th, 1pm from the St. Michael's and All Angels Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Rd.

LeFRENSE, CLAYTON
Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia
(formerly of Isle aux Morts)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clayton LeFrense announce his passing on April 18th, 2000 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital at the age of 55 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, two daughters, Barbara (Glen) Devereaux of Port aux Basques, Aretena (Rodney) Branton of Eastern Passage, NS; one son, Blair LeFrense (fiancée Tracey Fudge) of Enfield, NS; 4 grandchildren; 3 brothers, Abbott (anne), John (Edna) of Isle aux Morts, Randolph (Starla) of Sydney Mines, NS; 5 sisters, Sue (George) Crane of Sydney Mines, NS, Doris Hayman of North Sydney, NS, Betty Mauger of Port aux Basques, Una (Tom) Seymour, Mary Ann (Frank) Durnford of Isle aux Morts. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Elizabeth (Lillington); sister, Barbara; two brothers, Hector and Wendell. Funeral services took place on April 20th, 2pm from the Holy Spirit Anglican Church at Isle aux Morts with Rev. Hubert Vallis officiating. Interment followed at Holy Spirit Anglican Cemetery, Isle aux Morts.

GILLAM, ROWENA HELEN
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre, on April 12th, 2000 Rowena Helen Gillam in her 49th year. She was predeceased by her mother, Martha and step-sister, Loretta. She leaves to mourn her husband Albert; sons, Troy (Susan) of Port aux Basques, Scott (fiancée Loretta) of Lloydminster, AB; 2 grandchildren; brothers, Gideon (Dianne) of Eastern Passage, NS, George (Gertie) of Port aux Basques; sister, Eileen (Michael) Osmond of Port aux Basques and her father, Clyde Lawrence of Port aux Basques; special friend of the family, Ida Lawrence. Funeral services took place on April 15th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. George Childs and Eric Mullins officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

LOMOND, HARRY ISAAC
Passed away suddenly on April 15th, 2000, Harry Isaac Lomond, in his 60th year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Betty (Osmond); mother, Esther; and children, Michael and Elizabeth of Cape Ray, Tony and Denise, Jocelyn of Port aux Basques, Michelle and Steve, Amanda and Rodney, Craig of Ontario; 4 grandchildren; brothers, George and Angie, Bobby and Margaret, Fred and Ruth, Garfield and Sandra; sisters, Melinda, Rosanna, Elsie and Reg, Gladys and Albert, Edna and Fred, Evelyn and Reg all of Port aux Basques. He was predeceased by his father, Isaac in 1982 and brothers, Louis and Sydney in 1953. Funeral services took place April 18th at Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle officiated by Pastor Tyone Ball. Interment followed at Faith Pentecostal Cemetery, Trans Canada Highway

ORGAN, PETER W.W.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peter Organ announce his death on April 21st, 2000 at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre at the dear age of 5 months. He is survived by his parents, April and Harry; grandparents, Julia and Willis Francis and Ethel and Winston Organ. Funeral services took place April 23rd, 2pm from the United Church in LaPoile with interment in the United Cemetery in LaPoile.

SAMMS, ELIZABETH ISABEL nee GALE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Samms announce her passing at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook on April 1st, 2000 at the age of 82 years. Predeceased by her husband Vincent and her son Charles Edward, she will be forever missed by her loving family: sons, Eli (Margaret), Wallace (Alicia) of Millville, Charles (Karen), Carl (Corinne) of Port Colbourne, Frances (Valery) of Oshawa; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral service was held on April 4th 11am, with Father McGrath officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas RC Cemetery, Great Codroy.

DEVOE, GARY ERIC
On April 8, 2000, after a brave and courageous battle with cancer, Gary left us to do his flying with the angels. At age 17, God closed his arms around him and whispered "Come to Me". With loving memories he leaves his mom and dad, Diane (Kendell) and Walter, one brother Cory; grandparents, Eric and Irene Kendall; aunts, Cathy (Roy) Groves, Marilyn (John) Hayes, Martina (Blake) Jacklin, Carol (Kevin) MacNeil, Germaine (John) McKinney, Margaret (John) Triplett, Lillian (George) Battiste; uncles, Redmond Devoe, Marshall (Patsy) Devoe, Ted (Pauline) Devoe; Godchild, Devon Groves and special cousin Laura Groves. Gary was predeceased by his brother Kurt, 1987, grandparents Martin and Genevieve Devoe, Uncle Francis Devoe, cousins Gary Devoe and Jeanette Parsons. Funeral service was held on April 12th 2 p.m., with Father McGrath officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas RC Cemetery, Great Codroy.

DOWNEY, WALTER JOSEPH
It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late Walter Joseph Downey announce his sudden passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on April 24th, 2000 at the age of 69 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Lucy (Norman); four sons, Brendan (Sandy), Dan (Katie), Terry (Debbie), Steve (Karen) all of Great Codroy; daughter, Jeanette (Dan) Gougeon of Ottawa; 11 grandchildren; brothers, Bert and Ralph; sister Margaret. He was predeceased by his parents, Alban and Rose (Young) Downey, son, David, four brothers, Bobby, Allie, Fintan and Kevin. Funeral service was held on April 27th 11a.m. at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church with Father McGrath officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas RC Cemetery, Great Codroy.

O'QUINN, LINDA MARY
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Linda Mary O'Quinn (nee St. Croix) announce her sudden passing at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook, May 13th, 2000 at the age of 52 years. She leaves to mourn her loving and devoted husband Jerome O'Quinn; three loving children, Bobby (Cindy) O'Quinn of South Branch, Michelle (John) Russo of Georgia, Viola (Tom) Page of Ottawa; 4 grandchildren; her parents, Margaret and Joe St. Croix of South Branch; five sisters, Shirley (Roger), Bernette (Shawn), Rhonda (Brett), Imelda (Joe), Pat (Guy); six brothers, Joey (Cynthia), Sandy (Kit), Ben (Joanne), Devin (Deanna), Neil (Val), and Jackie. Funeral services took place May 16th 2pm from St. Sylvester's Roman Catholic Church in South Branch with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment followed at St. Sylvester's RC Cemetery.

HAMMOND, LEO FRANCIS
It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late Leo Hammond announce his passing at his family residence on May 18th, 2000 at the age of 62 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Rose (nee Poirier); four children, Bev (Scott) Hicks of Codroy Valley, Paula (Ed) Buckle of Mount Pearl, Belinda (Lew) Hammond of Dartmouth, NS, Gary (Paula) Hammond of Middle Sackville, NS; six grandchildren; brother, Pat (Celine) Hammond of Long Harbour, Placentia Bay; three sisters, Bertha (Alf) Gillis of Codroy Valley, Betty Brown of Eastport, Nf, Julia Belmer of Brooklyn, NY; two brothers-in-law, Joe (Jeanette) Poirier of London, Ont., Leo (Bea) Poirier of Toronto, Ont.; seven sisters-in-law, Margarite Poirier of Jasper, AB, Ann Poirier of Toronto, Ont., Anne Bennett (friend Bob Rose) of Port aux Basques, Agnes (Rob) Garner of Brantford, Ont., Pauline Patten (friend Frank) of Calgary, AB, Fran Read (husband Ken Hale) of Halifax, NS, Betty Poirier of Petawawa, Ont. He was predeceased by his parents, Edward and Elizabeth (Griffits) Hammond, brothers, Tom and Edward, sister, Mary. Funeral service took place at St. Anne's RC Church on May 22nd with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas RC Cemetery, Great Codroy.

CROUCHER, Abigail Elizabeth
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on May 11th, 2000, Abigail Elizabeth Croucher (nee Keeping) in her 78th year. She leaves to mourn her devoted husband of 58 years, Cyril and four loving children, Clayton and Bernice of Whale Cove, George and Sarah of Burnt Islands, Lillian (Samuel) Stowbridge of Harbour Breton, Marina (Gary) Fudge of Burnt Islands; 12 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; brother, Angus and Julia of Burnt Islands; sisters, Queenie (Phillip) Enwood, Christina (Ephraim) MacDonald of Burnt Islands. She was predeceased by her brothers, Samuel, Levi and William. Funeral services took place on May 14th, 2pm at Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall, officiated by Stephen Tait. Interment followed at Jehovah's Witness Cemetery, Burnt Islands.

CECIL OSMOND
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil Osmond announce his passing at the Charles LeGrow Health Centre on May 20th, 2000 at the age of 66 years. He leaves to mourn his wife, Hazel (nee Hancock); two sons, Barry of Toronto, Ont., Paul of Dartmouth, NS.; daughter Cathy of Dartmouth, NS; two sisters, Dorothy White, Veda (Cecil) Meade and brother Douglas Osmond. He was predeceased by his parents, Douglas and Gladys (Kendall) Osmond. Funeral services took place on May 23rd 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

CUTLER, WILFRED
Passed peacefully away on May 25th, 2000 at the Calder Health Care Center, Burgeo after a short illness, Wilfred Cutler Sr., in his 80th year. Leaving to mourn his wife, Annie; son, Wilfred (Eunice) at Ramea; daughters, Frances (Mark) Courtney of English Harbour West, and Colleen (Gordon) Lushman of Guelph, Ont.; one brother, Nathan (Edna) at Bonavista; seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter, Alice Jane, mother and father, Rosanna and William Cutler and two brothers, Maxwell and Leslie. Funeral services took place at Ramea at St. Boniface Anglican Church on May 28th officiated by Rev. Nathan Cutler, Rev. Norman Cutler and Austin Keeping. Burial at St. Boniface Anglican Cemetery.

CARTER, BERTHA nee MULLINS
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on May 27th, 2000, Bertha Carter in her 80th year. She was predeceased by her husband, Oswald Robert in 1998, daughter Ellen in 1983 and son, Gerald in 1990. She leaves to mourn seven children, Catherine (Fred) Lawrence of Truro, NS, Jean (Norman) Daley of Ayres, Mass., Joseph and Michelle of Welland, Ont., David and Donna of Fort St. John, BC. Marie (Austin) Lawrence of Isle aux Morts, Oswald and Joyce of Port aux Basques; sisters, Priscilla Sheaves, Marjorie Pauls of Port aux Basques, Dorothy Sheppard of Recontre East, Emily (Gerald) Comeau of Digby, NS; brothers, John and Sadie of Recontre East, George of New Bedford, Mass. Funeral services took place on May 29th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small, Rev. George Childs officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

LUEDEE, MARY nee RYAN
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Luedee, aged 87 announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on June 3rd, 2000 She leaves to mourn her husband of 65 years, Nicholas; ten children, Adele (Bernard) Wall, Bernard and Adeline, Gordie and Betty of St. Andrews, Bernice (Lew) Marks, Lucine (Alfred) Anderson of Upper Ferry, James and Elenor, Leo and Peggy of Toronto, Cecilia (Gerard) Ryan, Margaret Rose (Gerald) Ryan of O'Regan's, Anne Marie (Alex) Carter of St. John's; 19 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Cyril in 1994. Funeral services took place June 6th, 11:00am at the Church of the Most Precious Blood RC Church, St. Andrews with Father McGrath and Father Patry officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas Roman Catholic Cemetery in Great Codroy.

HYNES, MICHAEL JAMES
It is with great sadness that the brothers and sisters of the late Michael James Hynes announce his passing at the Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook on June 13th, 2000 at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn two brothers, Leonard of Searston and Bernard of Oromocto, NB; two sisters, Theresa of New Waterford, NS and Patricia of Searston. Funeral services took place June 16th at St. Anne's Church in Upper Ferry with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment followed at St. Anne's Cemetery at Searston.

BLACKMORE, JOHN RICHARD
It is with great sadness that the family of the late John R. Blackmore, aged 67 announce his passing on June 16th, 2000 at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre. He was predeceased by his father, Richard and his two brothers, Gerald and Reginald. He leaves to mourn his mother, Amy and Jim of Port aux Basques; wife, Bessie; two daughters, Donna (Mark) Chupick of Dartmouth, NS, Wanda (Thomas) Billard of Margaree; four grandchildren; brothers, George (Eileen), Gordon, and Winston (Diane) of Port aux Basques, Lillian and Paul of Washington;sisters, Liz and Clayton of Nova Scotia and Marguerite of Port aux Basques; brothers in law, Albert (Muriel) Of Ontario, Hubert (Anne) of New Brunswick and Bob (Monica) of Codroy. Funeral services took place on June 19th, 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small, Rev. George Childs officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

LAVHEY, SAMUEL JOSEPH
Passed away at Dartmouth General Hospital, Dartmouth, NS, on June 17th, 2000 Samuel Lavhey in his 74th year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Margaret and five children, Gordon and Marlene of Prince Rupert, BC, Brenda (Don) Grandy of Port aux Basques, Wilson and Tammy of Dartmouth, NS, Henry and Ann of New Market, Ont., Jeanette and Murry of Lloydminister, AB; 14 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister, Mary Mullens. Funeral services took place on June 22nd, 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small, Rev. George Childs officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

DOMINIE, JAMES
It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Dominie, aged 78 announce his sudden passing in Rose Blanche on June 17th, 2000. He leaves to mourn his wife Brenda; four children, Walter of Glace Bay, Kevin and Mary Ann of Stephenville, Gary and Donna, Lisa and Alex of Rose Blanche; five grandchildren; one great chandchild; sister, Mary Elizabeth Clarke of Mountain Home Manor. Funeral services took place on June 20th, 2pm at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Rose Blanche, with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Rd.

SKEARD, ELIJAH
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elijah Skeard, age 77 announce his passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on June 18th, 2000. He leaves to mourn his wife, Myrtle; four children, Mildred, Donna, Roger of Port aux Basques, Allison and Dale of Isle aux Morts; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; brother Henry (Eileen) of Port aux Basques. He was predeceased by his son, Wayne in 1964. Funeral services took place on June 20th, 2pm at the Salvation Army Church officiated by Captains Joy and Byron Kean. Interment followed at Salvation Army Cemetery, Trans Canada Highway.

HYNES, WILLIAM PHILIP
It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Philip announce his passing after a very courageous battle with cancer at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on June 20th, 2000 at the age of 50 years. He leaves to mourn his wife, Marion; three children, Kurt of Calgary, AB, Jeff (Alisha Hann) of Dartmouth, NS, Clinton of St. Andrew's; his parents, Leonard and Rita Hynes of St. Andrew's; six brothers, Doug (Laura), Kevin (Marie), Brian (Sharon) all of St. Andrew's, Leo (Kaye) of Frankville, NS, Karl (Pam) of North Brandford, Conn., Glen of Toronto; six sisters, Jean (Don), Marg (Lloyd), Marlene (Ted), Patti, Georgina (Geoff) all of Ontario, Pamela (Danny) of NS; his mother in law Mary Blagdon; three brothers in law, William (Rose), Phillip, and Ches; sister in law, Peg (Ches). Memorial service took place June 22nd, 2pm at the Church of the Most Precious Blood RC Church, St. Andrews with Father McGrath officiating. Interment of cremated remains followed at the church cemetery.

GILLIS, MICHAEL F
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael F. Gillis announce his passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on June 21st, 2000 in his 84th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and preciousmemories his wife Gertrude (nee Gale); seven loving children: Michael Jr. of Codroy, Alfred (Cathy) of Codroy, Tony (Judy) of Great Codroy, Peter (Angela) of Dryden, ON, Caroline (Ronald) Wall of Corner Brook, Mary (Barry) AuCoin of Stephenville, Leila Gillis of Goose Bay, Labrador; brother Alfred (Bertha) Gillis of Great Codroy; brothers-in-law: David Janigan of Ottawa, Robert Gale of Ontario, Gordon Gale of Stephenville; sisters-in-law: Rita Doyle of Stephenville, Dorothy Oliver of Cape Breton, NS; nine grandchildren and a very special and close family friend, Betty Mercer. He was predeceased by his parents Edwin Joseph and Sarah (Blanchard) Gillis; step-mother Margaret (MacArthur) Doyle; brother, Wallace; sisters, Mary, Anne, Leila, grandson Andrew Gillis and granddaughter Nicole Gillis. Funeral service took place on June 24th 10am at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas Roman Catholic Cemetery in Great Codroy.

GALE, GORDON A.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon A. Gale, formerly of Codroy Valley, announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on June 23rd, 2000 at the age of 76 years. He will be sadly missed by his three sisters: Rita Doyle of Stephenville, Gertrude Gillis of Codroy Valley, Dorothy Oliver of New Waterford, NS, and one brother Robert (Mabel) Gale of Ontario. He was predeceased by his parents, Afra and Kate (Gillis) Gale and his brothers, Peter and Johnny Gale. Funeral Services took place on June 26th, 10:00am from St. Anne's RC Church in Codroy Valley with interment in the Mount St. Thomas Cemetery, Codroy Valley.

MATTHEWS, JAMES ALBERT
Born on the island of Newfoundland in Port aux Basques, James Albert Matthews made his final journey home in his 83rd year on June 30th, 2000 at the St. Catherines General Hospital. Husband of 63 years to Minnie Beatrice who sat by his side to see him off. Jim was the father of Lorrain (Claude) Young, James (Bernice) Matthews and Allan Matthews. Survived by his brother John and sister, Laura Strickland of Newfoundland and Stanely of Nova Scotia. Predeceased by his sons, Clifford, Gerald and Roy and his brothers, Isadore, Edgar, Clarence and his sister Blanche Meade. Funeral services were held at Hulse and English Funeral Home and Chaple, St Catherines on July 4th 11am. Private family interment followed in Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catherines.

COURTNEY, ANNIE MARIE nee PINK
Passed away peacefully at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on July 3rd, 2000, aged 77 years. Born in Cape La Hune, she was the daughter of the late George T. and Olive Lavinia (Dollimount) Pink. Leaving to mourn her daughter, Eileen Kendall of Halifax; four sons, Eric (Irene) at Dominion, NS, Mark (Frances) of English Harbour West, Clayton (Pearl) at Kelligrews, Edgar (Barbara) of Gander; 11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; two brothers, Washburn (Maude) Pink of Burgeo and Edgar (Florence) Pink of Gander. She was predeceased by her husband, John Courtney, granddaughter, Sonya, two brothers, Samuel and Albert, three sisters, Victoria, Winnifred and Elizabeth. Funeral services were held at All Saints Church, Foxtrap July 5th 2pm. Interment followed at All Saints Cemetery, Dunne's Hill, Foxtrap.

SPICER, WILFRED CECIL
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre ON July 6th, 2000, Wilfred Cecil Spicer in his 44th year. He was predeceased by his parents, Henry and Cassie. He leaves to mourn his brothers and sisters, William and Eva, Roland and Leah, Roy and Maxine, Barry and Elizabeth, Rueben, Scott and Darlene, Maude (John) Dobbin, Minnie (Rodney) Francis of Diamond Cove, Ross and Nina of Rose Blanche, Winston and Darlene of Truro, NS, Pierce of Harbour Le Cou Funeral services took place July 9th, 2pm at the St. Michael's and All Angels Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Rd.

DELOREY, THOMAS ELDRIDGE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Eldridge Delorey, aged 54 announce his passing on July 7th, 2000 at Bay City, Michigan. He leaves to mourn his wife, Loretta and five children, Leona and Ron of Sackville, NS, Eldridge of Bruderheim, AB, Jocelyn and Deon of Harrietsfield, NS, Jackie and Brian of Isle aux Morts, Tommy of Edmonton, AB; 4 grandchildren. Funeral services took place on July 12th at 2pm from the Holy Spirit Anglican Church at Isle aux Morts with Rev. Hubert Vallis officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts.

MacISAAC, PETER FEILAM
Passed away suddenly at his home in Cambridge, Ontario on June 21st 2000, Peter Feilam MacIsaac, in his 45th year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Cindy; two step-daughters, Jennifer and Bobbi-Jo; his sister, Helen (Eli) Anderson; his brothers, Tony (Eileen), Leonard (Bonnie), and Maurice (Martha) all of Doyles. He was predeacesed by his parents, Daniel and Veronica and his brothers, Edward, Robert and William. A memorial service was held at St. Anne's Parish Church, Upper Ferry on August 19th. Interment of the cremains followed at Mount St. Thomas Cemetery in Great Codroy.

KETTLE, LLEWELLYN
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Llewellyn Kettle announce his passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on July 21st 2000 in his 82nd year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Eileen (Blackmore); sons, Calvin (Lorraine) of Port aux Basques and Howard (Pat) of Victoria, BC; sisters, Dot (George) Gillam and Dorcas (Bob) Willingham; sister-in-law, Maggie Pearce; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother, Ray Pearce, sister, Ada Buttery and brother-in-law, James Buttery. Funeral services took place on July 24th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

LOMOND, GEORGE WALTER
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on July 23rd 2000, George Walter Lomond in his 82nd year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Sarah Jane and three children, Albert and his wife Barbara, Donald and Donna, George and Madelyn of Port aux Basques; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild; two brothers, Max Lomond and Gordon and Marjorie Lomond of Port aux Basques; two sisters, Gladys Ingram of Burgeo, Irene Greenough of Calgary, AB; step-brother, Dwight and Susan Anderson of Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on July 26th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

BATEMAN, HATTIE JANE
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on July 25th 2000, Hattie Jane Bateman, in her 83rd year. She was predeceased by her husband, Allan. She leaves to mourn six children, Junior and Sheila, Hazel Frampton, Jean (Albert) Walters, Melvin and Edwina, Albert, and Evelyn (Nelson) Sheaves all of Port aux Basques; twelve grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren; sister, Alice McDermott of Rose Blanche; brother-in-law, Clyde Bateman; very special friends at Gilbert Place. Funeral services took place July 27th, at Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle officiated by Pastor Tyone Ball. Interment followed at Faith Pentecostal Cemetery, Trans Canada Highway

ANDERSON, GERALDINE FLORENCE nee PAYNE
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on July 25th 2000, Geraldine Florence Anderson, in her 83rd year. She leaves to mourn her husband Alfred; son George and wife, Kathleen of Port aux Basques; brother, Claude Payne and wife Kathleen of Port aux Basques; two sisters, Alma (Charles) Chaisson of Port aux Basques, Margaret (John) Ford of St. John's; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brothers, Isaac, Lucien, Willard and Lorne. Funeral services took place July 27th 2pm at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Grand Bay. Interment followed at St. Paul's Cemetery, Trans Canada Highway.

RYAN, KEVIN F.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kevin announce his death on August 22nd, 2000 at the Codroy Valley in his 24th year. He will be sadly missed by his parents, James and Irene (Smith); sisters, Karren in Ont., Kimberley and Darryl of Millville; brother, Kenneth and Loriann at Millville; brother-in-law, Shawn Colbourne of Codroy, Nephews, Dylan, Damien, Antonio and Tyson; a very special friend, Shantell O'Quinn. Funeral services took place August 25th 10am at St. Anne's Church in Upper Ferry with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas RC Cemetery, Great Codroy.

VARDY, FLORENCE GRACE
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on August 4, 2000, Florence Grace Vardy, in her 85th year. She leaves to mourn her husband, Ward and two children, Mary (Jim) Hartney, James and wife Margaret of Vancouver; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Funeral services took place on August 6th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

HANN, DOUGLAS (Jr.)
Passed away at the Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook on August 6, 2000, Douglas Hann, in his 74th year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Daisy; two children, Roland of Waterloo, Ont., June (John) Clarke of Kitchener, Ont.; brother, Ralph and wife Jean of Stroud, Ont.; Two grandchildren; sister, Camilla Johnson of Vancouver. Funeral services took place on August 9th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

ANDERSON, ALFRED
Passed away at his home in Upper Ferry on August 12, 2000, Alfred Anderson, in his 68th year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Lucine; two children, Dion and wife Laura Lee of Edmonton, Nicholas of Coal Brook, NS; one grandchild; brothers, Joe and Doreen and john of Upper Ferry. He was predeceased by his sister, Anne, two brothers, Alex and Pius. Funeral services took place on August 16th 11 am at St. Anne's Church in Upper Ferry with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas RC Cemetery, Great Codroy.

HATCHER, ALEXANDER
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre, August 25th 2000, Alexander Hatcher in his 84th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Maude and two children Marie Wagg of Rose Blanche and Wilfred and Dianne of Toronto; daughter-in-law, Martha of Rose Blanche; seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. He was predeceased by two children, Kathy Ann and Winston; brothers, Jim, Garland, Robert; sisters, Nora and Harriet. Funeral services took place August 27th at St. George's Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard, assisted by lay reader Eric Brown. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery.

BOWDRIDGE, ANNIE ELIZABETH nee JEANS
Passed away peacefully August 28th, 2000 in the VG Site, QE11, Halifax, Annie Elizabeth Bowdridge, age 92. Born in Cape Ray, Nfld, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Jane (Short) Jeans. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Emerald Chapter 58 and Orange Lodge Vigilant 415. She is survived by son, Frederick (Barbara); grandson, Frederick Jr (Shelley) and great grandson Frederick Noah, Halifax; sister, Mary, Cape Ray. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick, infant daughter, Joan; sisters, Gladys, Alice, Jane, Susan; brothers, Albert, James, Tom and George. Funeral services were held August 31st at St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Church, Canon David Boston officiating. Burial in Mount Hermon Cemetery, Dartmouth.

BOND, ARCHIBALD JOHN
Passed away at the O'Connell Centere, Corner Brook on August 29th, 2000, Archibald John Bond, in his 77th year. He was predeceased by his wife, Hazel and leaves to mourn four children, Walter and Rosetta, Rubert and Marion of Burnt Islands, Gloria and Donald of Shelburne, NS, Kim and Ronnie of Isle aux Morts; 18 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; sister, Vera of Burnt Islands. He was predeceased by two sons, Russell and Archie and his brother, Tom. Funeral services took place September 1st 2pm at St. George's Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery.

DEAN, LUKE
Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on September 1st, 2000, Luke Dean, age 70 years. Predeceased by his first wife, Rita, Dec. 9th, 1995, and his sister, Naomi Penny. Leaving to mourn his wife, Edna Mae, Glovertown; two daughters, Phyllis (Gordon) Matthews and Wanda (Donald) Lawrence of Port aux Basques; two sons, Marshall (Phyllis) of St. John's and Kenneth (Brenda) of Corner Brook; 7 grandchildren; brother, Garland of St. Anthony; sisters, Marie Taylor and Olive Elliot, Raleigh and Verna Snyder, Maryland, USA. Also remembered by his step-family, The Davis'. Funeral services took place Sept. 5th at Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle officiated by Pastor Tyone Ball. Interment followed at Faith Pentecostal Cemetery, Trans Canada Highway

KETTLE, RALPH
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ralph Kettle announce his passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre, September 7th 2000, at the age of 73. He leaves to mourn his son Willard (Louise); grandson, David,; brothers, Benjamin and Charles Kettle and sister, Elizabeth Mcneil. He was predeceased by his wife Dorcas in 1979. Funeral services were held Sept. 9th from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Grand Bay, with interment following in the family plot.

McDERMOTT, ALICE SELINA nee FARRELL
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on September 4th, 2000, Alice Selina McDermott (nee Farrell) in her 86th year. She was predeceased by her husband Gordon James in 1970, son Kiltie in 1999 and great grandson Jerome in 1980. She leaves to mourn her son, Gerald and wife Katie of Calgary, AB; daughter-in-law, Josephine of Rose Blanche; brother-in-law, Stanley; 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Funeral services took place on September 9th ath Ford's Funeral Home officiated by Rev. Rene Cassell. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Rd.

ANDREWS, LUCY JANE
Passed away at the residence of Barbara and Carl Keeping, with whom she resided, on September 7th, 2000, Lucy Jane Andrews, in her 82nd year. She was predeceased by her husband John in 1975. She leaves to mourn six children, Sarah (George) Croucher, Barbara (Carl) Keeping of Burnt Islands, Theresa (Don) Skinner of Port aux Basques, John and Ethel, Lewis and Doris, Kevin and Paulette all of Francois, Sandra (Wilfred) Durnford of Burgeo; 17 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; brother, Esau and wife Annie of Francois; two sisters-in-law, Hazel of Ramea and Beatrice of Burgeo. She was predeceased by her brothers, George, Gilbert, Benjamin, Frank and her sister, Rita. Funeral services took place on September 10th at St. George's Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard, assisted by lay reader Eric Brown. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery Isle aux Morts Rd.

ROSE, RONALD
Passed away at his home in Grey River September 14th, 2000 in his 75th year. He leaves to mourn his wife of 53 years, Sarah J. Rose (Young); eighte daughters, Lucy (Charlie) Lushman, Susie and friend (Larry Short), Shirley (Joshua) Rose, Mary (Jim) Baggs, Linda (Wilf) Young, Marie (Alvin) Young of Grey River, Mildred (Alvin) Piercey of Bishop's Falls, Jane (Ray) Miles of Toronto; one son, Victor (Donna Vallis) of Bishop's Falls; son-in-law, Robert Lushman and Uncle Thomas Rose of Grey River; four step-sisters, Mary (Ron) Coley, Hilda May of Burgeo, Alice (Art) Young of Port aux Basques, Hannah (John) Warren of Grey River; two step-brothers, Nathan (Dora) and Ben (Myrtle) of Burgeo; 28 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter, Catherine December 28th, 1996. Funeral services took place Sept. 16th at the Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Sullivan and LOL #259, RBP #1334. Interment Anglican Cemetery, Grey River.

COLLIER, JOHN G.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late John G. Collier announce his death at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on September 15th, 2000 at the age of 78 years. He leaves to mourn his wife, Jessie; son Jim and wife Barbara; grandson, James all in Port aux Basques; brother-in-law Joe Thoms and wife Winnie of Carbonear. Funeral services took place on the 18th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

HATCHER, RITA BLANCHE
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on September 19th, 2000, Rita Blanche Hatcher in her 87th year. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert in 1992. She leaves to mourn two children, Loretta and Eric Hatcher and Bill and Flossie in Rose Blanche; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services took place on September 21st at the St. Michael's and All Angels Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Rd.

SAVOURY, NEWELL J. "NOEL"
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Noel Savoury announce his death at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on September 30th, 2000 in his 83rd year. He will be survived by his brother, Stanley of Grand Bank; long time friend, Jim Ricketts of Port aux Basques, Gladys (John) Manning, Livina (Keith) Wigglesworth of London, Ont. and a number of nieces and nephews of Port aux Basques and Belleoram, Fortune Bay. Funeral services took place on October 3rd at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

STRICKLAND, GARNET RANDELL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Garnet Randell Strickland announce his passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on October 4th, 2000, at the age of 77. He leaves to mourn his wife, Blanche; his four children, Wayne, Port aux Basques, Wesley, Stephenville, Danny (Margaret), Halifax and half daughter, Lillian Sawchuck; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by three brothers, Stanley (1940), Cecil R (1993) and Robert (1996). Funeral services took place on Oct 7th at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.
(Note from Helen Whiffen: RCN  WW2)

BEST, JOHN PARSONS
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on October 14th, 2000, John Parsons Best, in his 92nd year. He was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth in 1991. He leaves to mourn five children, Mary Billard, Annie (John) Hardy, Betty (Walter) Keeping of Rose Blanche, George and Rosalie of North Sydney, Don and Sheila of Port aux Basques; daughter-in-law, Martha Best of Rose Blanche; sisters-in-law, Melita Best, Mary Ann Best of Rose Blanche, Carrie Grant of Burgeo, Gloria "Dolly" Porter of Kentville, NS; 14 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. He was predeceased by five children, Henry, William, Gerald, Joseph and Mildred; great grandson Michael Billard. Funeral services took place on October 16th at the St. Michael's and All Angels Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Rd.

HATCHER, HENRY (THOMAS)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Henry (Thomas) Hatcher announce his passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on October 15th, 2000 at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn his wife, Evelyn; three children, Marion (Raymond) Stroud of Rose Blanche, Thomas (Mary) of Germany, William (Glenda) of Port aux Basques; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren; sister, Irene Sibley in North Sydney. Funeral services took place on October 18th at the St. Michael's and All Angels Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Rd.

BAGGS, FLORENCE (SPENCER)
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on October 15th, 2000, Florence Baggs (Spencer) in her 86th year. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Baggs. She leaves to mourn five children, Ida (Nathan) Keeping of Penatang, Ont, James and Shirley, Maise (Simeon) Barter of Port aux Basques, Ivan and Diane of Edmonton, AB, Leah (Derek) Harvey of Quispamsis, NB; sister, Blanche Hardy of Port aux Basques; 12 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Funeral services took place on October 18th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

KENDELL, WILLIAM "CECIL"
It is with great sadness that the family of the late William "Cecil" Kendell announce his sudden passing at his residence on October 19th, 2000 at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn his wife, Helen; children, Mark (Linda), Alvena Reid (the late Ralph Ried), Ivan (Elaine), Shirley (Charles) MacPherson, Suzanne (Joe) Brown, and Lorne (Janet); nine grandchildren and one great grandchild; sisters, Edna Anthony and Helena Kendell; sister-in-law, Vera Kendell. He is predeceased by his brother, Victor, sister, Gladys Kendell and son-in-law Ralph Reid. Funeral services took place on Oct. 23rd 2pm at Holy Trinity Anglican Church officiated by Rev. EM Smith. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

POOLE, CAROLINE E.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Caroline E. Poole announce her death on October 24th, 2000 at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre in her 85th year. She leaves to mourn one son, Walter Jr.; four daughters, Betty (Gerald), PAB, Ruby and Donna of Toronto, Barbara of Nanimo, BC; 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Caroline was predeceased by husband Walter, son, John, and two daughters, Alma and Ruth. Funeral services took place on Oct. 27th 2pm at the St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery

BILLARD, LORETTA LILLIAN nee NEIL
Loretta Lillian Billard
, age 53, of Grand Bruit, Nfld, died October 23rd, 2000 in the VG site, QE11, Halifax. Born in Burgeo, Nfld, she was a daughter of the late Hubert and Gladys (Billard) Neil. She was president of the UCW of Grand Bruit United Church. She was a member of the local service district. Surviving are her husband, George Henry Billard Jr.; son, Brad, Grand Lake, NS; daughters, Bonita Francis, Belinda Billard of Port aux Basques, Brenda Spencer of Corner Brook, Beverly Billard of Bedford, NS,; brothers, Eric Neil of Isle aux Morts and Austin Neil of Lawrencetown, NS; sisters, Corella Strickland of North Sydney, NS, Leah Harvey, of Port aux Basques; 6 grandchildren. She was predeceased by sisters, Vera Lawrence and Margaret Frampton; brother Earl in infancy. Funeral services were held Oct. 26th from Grand Bruit United Church with burial in the church cemetery.

MUNDEN, ALBERT
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albert Munden announce his passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on October 27th, 2000 at the age of 93 years. He leaves to mourn his two sons, Louis of Port aux Basques, Bert (Eleanor) of Dartmouth; six daughters, Mable Ferguson of Athens, Ont., Audrey (Leonard) Crewe, Dartmouth, Elsie (Fred) Keeping, Margo (George) Hayman, Sandra (Gus) King of Port aux Basques, Linda (Allan) Cave of Wainwright, AB; 24 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Julie Ann Munden; brothers-in-law, Stanley Billard (Rita), Port aux Basques, Thomas Billard, Stephenville Crossing. He was predeceased by his wife, Clara, two brothers, Ernest and Benjamin, one sister, Elsie Ingram and one grandson, Larry Keeping. He was the last surviving member of the Munden family. Funeral services took place Oct. 30th from Wesley United Church with Rev. Ritchie officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery.

ANDERSON, LUCY
Passed away the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on October 28th, 2000 Lucy Anderson in her 87th year. She was predeceased by husbands, Alexander Anderson and Michael Button. She leaves to mourn two sons, Alex and Muriel, Don and Bernice of Port aux Basques; 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services took place on Oct. 30th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

SAVERY, FRANK WINSTON
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frank Savery announce his passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on October 29th, 2000 at the age of 57 years. He leaves to mourn his wife of 33 years, Ethel; daughter, Janet (Clayton); granddaughter, Kristin; two brothers, Carl (Mabel) and Gordon all of Port aux Basques; one sister, Jean (Don) Brake, Deer Lake; three brothers-in-law, Jim (Ivy) Strickland, Ajax Ont., Leo (Cook) Strickland, John (Patti) Strickland of Port aux Basques; three sisters-in-law, Florence (Cecil) Anderson, Pasedena, Kay (Nelson) Osmond, Diane (Russell) Graham of Port aux Basques and mother-in-law, Mary Strickland of Port aux Basques. He was predeceased by his parents, George and Lena. Funeral services took place on Nov. 1st 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

STRICKLAND, NORMAN W.
Passed away at the Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook on November 1st, 2000, Norman Wallace Strickland, in his 78th year. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary. He leaves to mourn his step-sister, Bessie (Mrs. John P. Slaunwhite) of Terrance Bay, Halifax, NS; step-brother, Cecil Mauger of Kippens; neice Thelma Thomas of Terrance Bay, Halifax, NS Funeral services took place Nov. 3rd from Wesley United Church with Rev. Patricia Ritchie officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery.

JEANS, WALTER FIDDUS
Passed away at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on November 4th, 2000, Walter Fiddus Jeans in his 92nd year. He was predeceased by his first wife Hilda and second wife, Ada. He leaves to mourn one daughter, Patricia (Douglas) King of Port aux Basques; one granddaughter, Angie of Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Nov. 6th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

BATTISTE, WILLARD
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Willard Battiste announce his passing peacefully at his home on Citadel Street on November 10th 2000 at the age of 84 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Regis; seven daughters, Ellen (Jack) Devine, Hamilton Ont, Arthena (Jim) Osmond, Port aux Basques, Sandra (Bryan) Campbell, Searston, Linda Battiste (Dave Gouthro), Stephenville, Bonnie (Ernest) Hardy, Isle aux Morts, Carolann Battiste (Dave Didsbury), Fredericton, NB, Wanda (Barry) Smith, Borden, Ont,; three sons, Willard (Elaine) Battiste, David Battiste (Donna Elms), and Gary (Dulcie) Battiste all of Port aux Basques; 17 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; sister, Eileen Arsenault, Scarborough, Ont. Funeral services took place on Nov. 13th 2pm at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

KEEPING, HELEN
Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on November 10th, 2000, Helen Keeping in her 90th year. She was predeceased by her husband, James in 1984. She leaves to mourn six children, Ethel Keeping, Hilda (Minter) Caines, Reg and Evelyn of Burnt Islands, Edna (Clyde) Bateman of Port aux Basques, Ruth (Carl) Buffett, Helen (Cyrus) Graham of Rose Blanche; 32 grandchildren, 54 great grandchildren and a number of great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sisters, Susan, Clara and Hilda. Funeral services took place Nov. 13th at St. George's Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Rd.

RINGLER, MARY
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Ringler announce her passing at her residence on November 12th 2000 at the age of 77. She leaves to mourn four brothers, Walter, Bill (Mary), Raymond (Pauline) and Alex (Lorraine; one sister, Jenny Mercer. She was predeceased by her husband Leonard and sister-in-law Gwen. Funeral services took place on Nov. 15th 2pm from her home in Codroy Valley with interment at the family plot in Mount St. Thomas Cemetery.

LeMOINE, JESSIE L. (MUNDEN)
Jessie Louise LeMoine
, age 100, resident of the Northside Guest Home, North Sydney and formerly of Rose Blanche, Nfld, died November 16th, 2000 at the guest home. Born in Rose Blanche, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Berthina (Hardy) Munden. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney and a former member of St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Rose Blanche, where she was active with the ACW for many years. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Hazel Ringer of Labrador City, Ruby (Gerald) Billard, Glace Bay, Berthina (John) Hill, Port aux Basques, Virginia "Cassie" (Cecil) MacLeod, North Sydney; three sons, Nathan (Joyce), Wilfred (Frances), of Rose Blanche, Kenneth (Mabel) of Port aux Basques; brother, Charles, Lawrencetown, NS; sister, Theresa Hardy, Rose Blanche; 22 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Philip, son, Gerald, three brothers, Wilfred, Levi and William, sisters, Julia Warren, Amelia Billard, and Gertrude Strickland. Funeral services took place Nov. 19th at Rose Blanche. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Rd.

WELLS, RONALD GORDON
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Wells announce his passing at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook on November 22nd 2000 at the age of 43 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Shara; daughters, Crystal and Kayla; father and mother, Gord and Maxine Wells; two brothers, Terry (Diane), Glen (Donna); three sisters, Wanda (Karl) Blackwood, Cathy (Wayne) Boland, Cindy (Greg) Wells; grandmother, Edna Wells; Aunt Cavell and Uncle Peter Butt; father and mother-in-law, Owen and Mona Davis. The funeral service was held Nov. 25th at The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mount Bernard Ave. Interment followed at Mount Patricia Cemetery.

SHEAVES, WILFRED
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilfred Sheaves announce his passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on December 3rd 2000, at the age of 66 years. He leaves to mourn his wife, Eileen; son, Tom (Natalie); daughters, Lorna (Terry) Dingwell, Mary (Vince) Ford; 3 grandchildren, Lisa, Stephanie and Faith; three brothers, Eric (Mary), Joseph (Dorothy), Bob (Florence); 3 sisters, Ruth (Richard) Fraser, Edith (Bob) Sheppard, Sylvia (Eric) Carew. He was predeceased by four brothers, Fred, Clifford, Louis and Lloyd. Funeral services took place on Dec. 6th at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small and Rev. Coombs officiating. Interment followed at St James Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.

DOYLE, MARGARET
Passed away peacefully on December 4th, 2000 at the North Pond Personal Care Home in her 88th year. She leaves to mourn her two children, Ronald (Dollie), Rosemarie (Jack); 7 grandchildren, Marjorie, Robert, Leonard, Chris, Cynthia, Owen and Sheri; 10 great grandchildren, Jalisa, Travis, Brandon, David, Dawna, Ross, Alyssa, Andrew, Erica and Renee; one sister, Mary, New Waterford, NS. Funeral services took place Dec. 7th at St. Anne's Church in Upper Ferry with Fathers Hynes, Gale and O'Quinn officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas RC Cemetery, Great Codroy.

DOWNEY, PRIMO GERALD
Passed away December 4th, 2000 at the Queen Elizabeth Health Centre in Halifax, Primo Downey at the age of 76. Left to mourn are his wife, Mary; children, Millie (Barry), Codroy Valley, Ada (Rick), Gus, in Ontario, Anne, Michael (Karen), in Alberta, Aiden (Monica) in Winnipeg; grandchildren, Cathy, Crystal, Chelsea, Gordon, Trumanda, Ryker, Skye Dawn; brother, Leo; sisters, Dorothy in Ontario, Loretta of St. John's, Lennie in Sydney. A memorial service was held Dec. 9th at St. Anne's Church in Upper Ferry with Father Hynes officiating.

RICHARDS, WILFRED GORDON
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Richards announce his passing at his residence on December 4th, 2000, in his 86th year. He leaves to mourn two daughters, Irma (Graham) Roberts, Betty (Ross) Dawe; one son, Gordon (Bea); two brothers, Harold, Edgar (Phyllis); sister-in-law, Maud; 10 grandchildren, Faith, Sharon, Graham, Terri-anne, Stephen, Bradley, Aaron, Karen, Lisa and Ashley; 4 great grandchildren, Jennifer, Jacqueline, Kelly and Graham. He was predeceased by his wife Selina (nee Keeping), two brothers, Harry and William, two sisters, Grace and Mary-Jane. Funeral services took place Dec. 7th from Westly United Church with Rev. Ritchie officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery.

CLEVETT, CHARLES BURKE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late "Chappy" Clevett announce his passing at his residence on December 7th, 2000 at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Maria; five daughters, Linda (Robert) Miller of Glace Bay, Diane (Jeff) Musseau, Jacqueline (Ernest) Hardy of Port aux Basques, Donna Clevett, Denise (Larry) White of Ontario; six sons, Gordon, Ivan (Wanda) of Port aux Basques, Wayne (Joyce), Margaree, Llewellyn (Margaret), New Brunswick, Stewart and Barry in Ontario; 18 grandchildren; one great grandchild; two brothers, Gordon in North Sydney, Ralph (Ethel), Port aux Basques; two sisters, Mabel (Ken) LeMoine, Port aux Basques, Shirley (Henry) Hardy, Rose Blanche. He was predeceased by his father, William, mother, Harriet, brother, Andrew, two sisters, Grace and Nina. The funeral service was held on Dec. 11th from St. James Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Nelson Small. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery.

DURNFORD, ANN
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on December 10th, 2000, Ann Durnford aged 88 years. Predeceased by her husband, Ambrose and her son, George Ross. Leaving to mourn her sons, John (Sally) with whom she resided, Alvin (Audrey), Joe (Debby); grandchildren, Ross (Beverley), Rick (Lisa), Brian (Linda), Chris and Jennifer; great grandchildren, Benjamin, Chloe, and Rachel. Rested at Barrett's Funeral Home, St. John's were funeral services were held on Dec. 12th. Cremation followed.

MULLINS, GEORGE H.
George Mullins
, age 85, of New Bedford, MA died December 11th 2000 at Hathaway Manor Extended Care Facility after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Florence Louise (Taylor) Mullins and son of the late Archibald and Ellen (Foote) Mullins. Mr. Mullins was born in Rencontre East, Nfld and had lived in New Bedford for most of his life. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church. He was formerly employed as a commercial fisherman on several vessels in the New Bedford fleet until his retirement. He was a member of the New Bedford Fisherman's Union, the United Fisherman's Club, and had served in the Royal Navy during World War 11. His beloved grandson, Shane J. Mullins took care of him for several years before he entered Hathaway Manor Extended Care Facility. Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl (Marc) Parent and Debra (Soares of New Bedford; brother, John Mullins of Recontre East, Fortune Bay; four sisters, Priscilla Sheaves and Marjorie Pauls both of Port aux Basques, Emily Cormeau of Digby NS, Dorothy Sheppard of Recontre East, Fortune Bay; four grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Bertha Carter, Gerald, Earle and Leonard Mullins. A private funeral was held Dec. 15th in the Saunders-Dywer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St. New Bedford, followed by burial in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven.

WARREN, JANE RUTH (BLAGDON)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jane Ruth Warren announce her passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on December 21st, 2000 at the age of 60. She leaves to mourn her husband Leslie, two daughters, Gertie (Richard) Prosser, Jackie (Bruce) Derochie; one son, Collin; four grandchildren, John, Leah, Jenna and Amy; sister, Marie (John) Warren; two brothers, Lloyd (Susan) Blagdon, Infield, NS and Tom (Marie) Blagdon, Fortune Bay; sister-in-law, Harriet Warren. Funeral services took place from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Fox Roost with Rev. Vallis officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery.

FRANCIS, CLARENCE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clarence Francis announce his passing at his residence on December 21st, 2000 at the age of 69. He leaves to mourn his wife Theresa; two daughters, Judy (David) LeRiche, Donna (Carl) Osmond; son, Everett "Bert" (Alma), St. Stephen's, NB; 10 grandchildren, Teshia, Janet, Curtis, Christopher, Scott, Michael, Rebecca, Daniel, Kelly and Sam; three brothers, Walter, Arthur and Ossie; two sisters, Margie Ongo, NS and Dorothy Cross. The funeral service was held on Dec. 23rd from St. James Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Small. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery.

HARDY, THERESA CLARA (MUNDEN)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Theresa Clara Hardy announce her passing at Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre on December 22nd, 2000 at the age of 82. She leaves to mourn four daughters, Eva (Don) Anderson, Amelia (James) Young, Burgeo, Daphne (Calvin) Rose, Donna (Gary) Dominie, Rose Blanche; five sons, Edwin Jr. (Jean), St. Andrews, Wilfred (Sandra), Marystown, James (Lorraine), Austin (Judy), Melvin (Sheila) in Rose Blanche; 27 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren; brother, Charles Munden, Bridgetown, NS. She was predeceased by her husband Edwin Hardy on April 3rd, 1991. Funeral services took place on Dec. 24th at the St. Michael's and All Angels Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Margaree.

LOMOND, MAXWELL GORDON
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxwell Gordon Lomond announce his passing at his residence on Saturday, December 23rd, 2000 at the age of 61 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his wife of 42 years Rebecca "Kitty"; three daughters: Patricia (Ronald), Yellowknife, Wanda-Lee and friend James Blackmore, Cape Ray, Leann and friend Austin Parsons, Cape Ray; two sons, Bruce (Rhonda), Lower Sackville, NS, and Perry (Marina) of Grand Falls; 6 grandchildren, Steven, Marty, Tina, Scott, Wendy and Anthony (Andy) and great grandson Brandon; his father, Maxwell C. Lomond, Port aux Basques; brothers, James (Rita), Port aux Basques, George (Gladys), Port aux Basques, Richard (Regina)Annapolis Valley, NS; sisters, Mrs. Alfreda Wells, Port aux Basques, and Linda Lomond of Port aux Basques, Ivy (Bernard) Benoit of Doyles; brother-in-law William Hickey of Sydney Mines, NS. He was predeceased by his daughter, Deborah, mother, Ivy Lomond (Lillington), sister, Lillian Hickey, brothers, Philip and Robert Lomond and brother-in-law, Wilbur Wells. The funeral service was held on Dec. 28th from St. James Anglican Church. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery.

PATEY, NORMAN
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Norman Patey announce his passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on December 24th, 2000 at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn are four sons, Edward (Loretta), Norman (Catherine), Alvin and Daniel; daughter, Gloria (Wilfred) LeRiche; brothers, Isaac (Nora) and Russell (Gertie); sisters, Emily (Ernest) Short and Gertie (Montford) Patey; 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Jane, daughter, Cedilla Gale, brother, George and sister, Mary Hodder. The funeral service was held on Dec. 27th from St. James Anglican Church. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery.

 

 

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