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The Gulf News Obituaries
2002

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

 

 

ALLEN, Emily
Age 94
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Emily Allen announce her passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Center on Wednesday, November 13, 2002 in her 94th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories two daughters: Carrie Coffin (Clifford), and Rowena Francis; seven sons: Archie (Sylvia), Cecil (Dorothy), James (Florence), Edward (Evelyn), Robert (Hope), Donald (Valerie) and Keith (Shirley); 33 grandchildren and 51 great-grandchildren as well as a circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Lewellyn, 1964. Visitation took place from the Pentecostal Tabernacle in Grand Bay, Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday and Friday 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service took place on Saturday, November 16, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, High Street. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 11/25/02

AUCOIN, Bridget Mary
1938-2002
Bridget Mary Aucoin
of South Branch passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Monday, October 14, 2002 at the age of 64 years. Bridget was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and William Aucoin. On March 27, 2000 she was predeceased by her husband, Hector. She leaves to mourn her loving children: Christine (Tony) McNeil of South Branch, Marilyn (Elvis) Gillam of St. Fintans, Gloria Spencer and Shawn (Bernette) Aucoin of Lower Sackville, NS, Tony (Karen) Aucoin of Kingston, Ontario, Dale Aucoin (Bill) of Burlington, Ontario, Tracy (Scott) Kettle of Port aux Basques; grandchildren: Brad, Kara, Julie, Adam, Devin, Kyle, Jessica, Rebecca, Nathan and Lucas; sisters and brothers: Madonna (Lou) Reid, Jerome, Robert (Gertie), David (Olive) all of South branch, Doreen Muise (Frank) of Codroy Valley, Ralph (Alma) of Blaketown, NL, William (Barb) of Labrador, Lawrence (May), Allan (Diane), Joseph (Linda), Stephen (Betty) and Gary (Irma), all of Ontario, Brenda (Ronnie) Muise, Shirley (Kenny) Downey all of Alberta and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation was held on Tuesday and Wednesday at St. Sylvester Roman Catholic Church in South Branch. Funeral mass took place on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Sylvester Church, officiated by Father Hynes. Interment followed at St. Sylvester Cemetery, South Branch. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 10/21/02

BALL, Christa
Age 22
(Formerly of Isle aux Morts)

On December 22, 2002 a tragic accident, in Dartmouth, NS, claimed the life of Christa Ball along with her fiancé, Godfrey Keeping and his mother, Florence Keeping. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her mother, Elizabeth Ball; sisters: Sherry Warren (Jeremy), Aimee Ball; grandmother, Susie Ball, Sydney Mines, NS; grandparents, Nathaniel and Sara Ann Warford, Pollards Point, NL, Arthur Keeping, friends and staff of IWK Hospital, Neonatal Dept., as well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her father, Keith Ball, March 1, 2002; and grandfather, Gordon Ball. Visitation took place on December 27 and 28 at Holy Spirit Anglican Church, Isle aux Morts from where funeral service was held on December 29 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Vallis and Rev. Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 01/13/03

BATTCOCK, Sheila
It is with great sadness that the family of Sheila Battcock announce "Heaven has claimed another angel" on November 1, 2002 (All Saints Day), Sheila departed our world surrounded in the love of her husband of 43 years, John F. Battcock; her daughters Jeanine Cardinali (Tony), Jo-Ann O'Brien (Dulach), Michele Draper (Jeff); and son, Johnny Battcock (Barbara).Tara, Rory, Liam, Mark, Alley, Danny and Ryan will never forget their darling Nanny. Awaiting Sheila's arrival in Heaven are her parents, Mary and William Howlett with her brothers, Martin and Jack Howlett. Carmel Buckingham and Sheilagh McGrath (Robert) will cherish the memory of a wonderful sister-in-law. Brother, Bernard Howlett (Pats); and sisters: Bridget Hannis (Rollin), and Patricia Cass will dearly miss their baby sister. Diane Chaulk (Leslie) and children: Melanie, Monique and Michael will deeply miss a special and loving influence in their lives. Anne Galway (John) will cherish the memory of a longtime best friend. The Florida Snow Birds will miss an important member of their flock. Her spirit will continue to shine with the many friends she loved dearly. Numerous nieces and nephews will remember they held a special place in Aunt Sheila's heart. A special thanks to friends, Loretta O'Toole (Joe) and countless others. You are too numerous to name individually but each and everyone of you have touched us deeply with your endless support and love. Special thanks also to the Health Sciences Centre, Dr. King, and all the wonderful doctors and nurses of the ICU. Thank you for the loving care extended to our beautiful mother. Sheila will rest at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Sunday and Monday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A Mass to celebrate Sheila's life was held on Tuesday, November 5, 2002, at 11 a.m. from St. Patrick's Church. Interment followed at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers were gratefully accepted, as will donations to the Newfoundland and Labrador Down Syndrome Society, P. O. Box 21054, St. John's, NL A1A 5B2.
Date posted: 11/11/02

BATTCOCK, Sheila
It is with great sadness that the family of Sheila Battcock announce "Heaven has claimed another angel" on November 1, 2002 (All Saints Day). Sheila departed our world surrounded in the love of her husband of 43 years, John F. Battcock; her daughters: Jeanine Cardinali (Tony), Jo-Ann O'Brien (Dulach), Michele Draper (Jeff); and son, Johnny Battcock (Barbara). Tara, Rory, Liam, Mark, Alley, Danny and Ryan will never forget their darling Nanny. Awaiting Sheila's arrival in Heaven are her parents, Mary and William Howlett with her brothers: Martin and Jack Howlett,. Carmel Buckingham and Sheilagh McGrath (Robert) will cherish the memory of a wonderful sister-in-law. Brother, Bernard Howlett (Pats); and sisters: Bridget Hannis (Rollin), and Patricia Cass will dearly miss their baby sister. Diane Chaulk (Leslie) and children: Melanie, Monique and Michael will deeply miss a special and loving influence in their lives. Anne Galway (John) will cherish the memory of a longtime best friend. The Florida Snow Birds will miss an important member of their flock. Her spirit will continue to shine with the many friends she loved dearly. Numerous nieces and nephews will remember they held a special place in Aunt Sheila's heart. A special thanks to friends, Loretta O'Toole (Joe) and countless others. You are too numerous to name individually but each and everyone of you have touched us deeply with your endless support and love. Special thanks also to the Health Sciences Centre, Dr. King, and all the wonderful doctors and nurses of the ICU. Thank you for the loving care extended to our beautiful mother. Sheila will rest at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Sunday and Monday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p..m. A Mass to celebrate Sheila's life was held on Tuesday, November 5, 2002, at 11 a.m. from St. Patrick's Church. Interment followed at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers were gratefully accepted, as will donations to the Newfoundland and Labrador Down Syndrome Society, P. O. Box 21054, St. John's, NL A1A 5B2.
Date posted: 11/18/02

BATTISTE, Lewis
1941-2002
Lewis Clifford Battiste
of Port aux Basques, passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Sunday, November 17, 2002 at the age of 61 years. Born at Port aux Basques he was the son of the late Thomas and Jane Battiste. For many years Lewis worked for Sheaves Plumbing until he joined Irving retiring in 1992. Lewis was an active participant with the volunteer Fire Brigade and did so with great pride. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Mary (nee Bobbett) of 41 years marriage; and five children: Ronnie (Dawn) of Saint John, N.B., Elroy (Janet) of Port aux Basques, Tony (Colleen) of Saint John, N.B., Eugene (Loretta) of Port aux Basques, Constable Joy (Robert) MacKinnon of Saint John, N.B.; grandson, Kyle Battiste; three step-grandchildren and one honorary granddaughter, Sheldine Osmond; brothers and sisters: Ronnie (Maxine) of Doyles, Raymond, Joseph (Marie), Kevin (Donna), Gerard (Carolann), Jerome (Pauline), Nina (Robert) Peddle, Mable, Audrey (William) Seaward all of Port aux Basques, Marlene (Tom) Brake of South Branch; mother-in-law, Irene Bobbett; brothers-in-law: Ken (Cluda) Bobbett, Phil (Mary) Bobbett, Elroy (Linda) Bobbett; sisters-in-law: Bernardine (Jerome) Hoskins, Audrey (Wilson) Hynes and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. He was also predeceased by his brother, Cyril; and father-in-law, William Bobbett. Visitation took place on Monday, November 18, 2002 at 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place at the Salvation Army Citadel at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2002 officiated by Captains Kent and Dena Heptditch. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, T.C.H. Port aux Basques. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 11/25/02

BILLARD, J. Gordon
Frenchman's Cove, NL
(Formerly of Corner Brook)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late J. Gordon Billard announce his passing on Thursday, October 17, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 75. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Nellie; stepchildren: Frederick Brake (Louise), Maxine Brake, Janet Brake (Bernard Burgess), Elizabeth Brake (Barry Hicks), Cyndie Humber (Raymond); grandchildren: Penny, Mark, Allan, Melissa, James, Andrew and Fiona; great-grandchild, Alexandra; brothers: Robert H. Billard (Roberta), Dieppe, NB, Maxwell E. Billard, Foxtrap, NL; sisters: Anne E. White, Waltham, Massachusetts, Dorothy M. Eastman, Virginia Beach, Alice M. Pike (Malcolm), Gander, NL, Laura D. Travault (Robert), Indianapolis; and a large number of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Victor; and sister, Beatrice. The Funeral service will be held Saturday, October 19 at 2 p.m. from The Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist, Main Street, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friends may sign the family guest book or make a memorial donation through our website www.fillatre.ca as expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Christian Education Fund or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Date posted: 10/21/02

BLUNDON, Llewellyn
Age 85
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Llewellyn Blundon announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Friday, December 27, 2002 in his 85th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife, Mildred of 56 years; daughter, Margaret Bailey; son, Lloyd (Micheline); grandchildren, Dillon, Kirk, Corey, Wendy; daughter-in-law, Patricia, as well as a large circle of relatives, nephews, nieces and friends. He is predeceased by son, Wayne in 2000; and brother, Cyril. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home on Saturday, December 28 and Sunday, December 29, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Monday, December 30, 2002 at 2 p.m. with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the St. James' Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
(Date posted: 01/06/03)

CARTER, William E.
1939-2002
William (Will) Emmanuel Carter
passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on December 22, 2002 at the age of 63 years. Born at Cape Ray he was the son of Maria and the late Isaac Carter. Will worked with the Department of Highways retiring in 1995. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Gertrude of 43 years marriage; and four children: Darlene (Raymond) of Port aux Basques, Judy (Robert) of Kingston, Ontario, Shawna (Wally) of St. John's, Perry (Kelly) of Port aux Basques; grandchildren: Travis, Lukus, Tyrel, Joshua and Sonia; mother, Maria Carter of Cape Ray; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Wall of Port aux Basques; brothers and sisters: Fred (Jane) of Cape Ray, Calvin (Kim) of Halifax, Myrtle Warren (Bob), Shirley (Clayton) Hodder, Maisie (Dave) Lomond all of Cape Ray, Elizabeth (Gordon) Gosse of St. John's and a large circle of nieces, nephews and special friends; Scat and Rumoli card club, Fred Manuel, Chap Skeard, Alvin Fudge, Steve Mackenzie, Aubrey Strickland, Philip Osmond, Ray Matthews, Gordon Sheaves, Dan Sheaves, Doug Ingram, Lew Pearce, Roland Kettle and Gary Short. Visitation took place at East Haven Funeral Home on Sunday and Monday at 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on December 24, 2002 at St. James' Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment followed at Cape Ray cemetery. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 12/30/02

DOLLIMOUNT, Mark
April 14, 1946 - December 23, 2002

Passed peacefully away at the Calder Health Care Centre, Burgeo, in the presence of his family and friends, Mark Dollimount in his 56th year. Leaving to mourn his wife and best friend of thirty-four years, Sybil; son, Lee (fiancee, Angelina) of Dartmouth; daughter, Donna (Robert Crocker) of Corner Brook; two grandchildren, Emily and Ryan; brothers, Arch (Irene) of Cow Head, Roy (Gladys) of Manuels; sisters, May Hare (Victor), Violet Green (Austin), Leta Vatcher of Burgeo and Sarah Payne (Bert) of Cow Head; mother and father-in-law, Mary and Fred Dominey; brother-in-law, Ward Dominey (Denise) of Burgeo; sisters-in-law, Debbie and Amy of Stephenville, Diane Strickland (Don) of Wawa, Ontario and Theresa Benoit (Lewis) of Bell Island; also numerous nieces and nephews, special friends and neighbours. Predeceased by mother, Amelia (1993); father, Edward (1973); sister, Gladys (1971); and brother, Claude (1990); brother-in-law, Onslow Vatcher (1999); and nephew, Douglas Vatcher (2001). Donations in his memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Calder Health Care Centre. Visitation began Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25 at St. John The Evangelist Church, Burgeo. Funeral service took place on Thursday, December 26 at 2 p.m., Reverend Russell officiating, with interment in the Community Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.
"Forever in Our Hearts"
(Date posted: 01/06/03)

HARDY, Blanche
Age 90
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Blanche Hardy announce her passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on October 24, 2002 in her 90th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories two daughers: Winnie Buttery (Cylde), Grand Bay East, Mary Farrell (Max), Port aux Basques; two sons: Randell (Eileen) Halifax, N.S., Alex (Jean) Port aux Basques. 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchidlren, and three great-great-grandchildren, as well as a circle of relatives and freinds. She is predeceased by her hsuband, Matthew Hardy; son, Jackie; parents, Matthew and Charlotte Spencer; sisters: Susan Priddle, Sadie Parsons, Ester Hardy and Florence Baggs; brothers: Nathan Spencer, John Spencer and Jessie Spencer. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Fuenral Home Friday, October 25, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services was held on saturday, October 25, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. James' Anglican Church with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Fuenral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation to Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre Foundation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
(Date posted: 11/04/02)

HARVEY, Harriett
Age 85
Isle aux Morts

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harriett Harvey announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre, Long-Term Care Unit, on Saturday, October 12, 2002 in her 85th year. She leaves to mourn with precious memories her two sons, John (Hilda), and Levi (Phyllis); two sisters, Carrie Scott, Rosabelle LeBruch; 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and families as well as a circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Thomas, June 28, 1964; four sisters, Sarah Jane Walters, Susannah Billard, Judy Billard, Edith Scott; and one brother, Winter Scott. Visitation took place from the Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts, Sunday and Monday from where funeral service was held on Tuesday, October 15, 2002 at 2 p.m. with Rev. H. Vallis officiating. Interment followed at the Holy Spirit Anglican Cemetery in Isle aux Morts. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation to the Extended Care Unit at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 10/21/02

HATCHER, Irene
1930-2002
Irene Hatcher
of Rose Blanche passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on October 28, 2002 at the age of 71 years. Born at Rencontre West she was the daugher of the Late John Ball and Violet Durnford. Irene was predeceased by her husband, Roy Gordon Harcher in 1984. She leaves to mourn three children, Rexton (Sharon) of Winnipeg, Joanne (Stewart) Hatcher of Rose Blanche, Dwight (Bonnie) of corner Brook. Grandson Tony of Alberta; and granddaughter, Patty of Codroy Valley; mother-in-law, Myrtle Hatcher of Rose Blanche; close cousin, Ena Rose of Burgeo; sisters and brother, France, Sherry, Judy and Max all of U.S.A.; sister and brothers-in-law: Harry (Marjorie) of Rose Blanche, Clifford (Michelle) of Ontario, Murdock (Helen) of Nova Scotia, Joan (Robin) Coleman of Ontario, Minnie Taylor of Alberta, Ann (William) Parsons of Rose Blanche, Mary Gharzovzi of Ontario and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Tuesday and Wednesday at St. Michael's and All Angels Church in Rose Blanche. Funeral services took place on Thursday, October 31, 2002 at 2 p.m. at St. Michael's and All Angels Church officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Fuenral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 11/04/02)

INGRAM, Barry
Age 46
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Barry Ingram announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Monday, November 11, 2002 in his 46th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his mom, Lena (Collie) Ingram; Aunt Emma (Sis) Ingram, Uncle Bill, Uncle Douglas, and Aunt Jackie, Uncle Eric and Aunt Kathleen, Uncle Gerald; and Uncle Robert and Aunt Lucy as well as a large circle of cousins and friends. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 12 and Wednesday, November 13, 2002, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Thursday, November 14 at 1 p.m. from St. James' Anglican Church with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the St. James' Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 11/18/02

KEEPING, Florence
Age 46
Burnt Islands

On December 22, 2002 a tragic accident, in Dartmouth, NS, claimed the life of Florence Keeping, along with her son, Godfrey and his fiancé, Christa Ball. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her husband, Arthur; mother, Sara Courtney; two sisters, Deanna Keeping (Tom), Marilyn Bentley (David) and brother, Robert Courtney (Louise); mother-in-law, Sara Keeping; brothers-in-law: Eric Keeping (Francis), John Keeping (Linda); sister-in-law, Violet Keeping as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her father, Robert Courtney in 1999 and brother-in-law, Chester Keeping. Visitation took place on December 27 and 28, at Holy Spirit Anglican Church, Isle aux Morts, from where funeral service was held on December 29 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Billard and Rev. Vallis officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 01/13/03

KEEPING, Godfrey
Age 28
(Formerly of Burnt Islands)

On December 22, 2002 a tragic accident, in Dartmouth, NS, claimed the life of Godfrey Keeping, along with his fiancé, Christa Ball and his mother, Florence. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his father, Arthur; grandmothers, Sara Courtney and Sara Keeping; Aunt Deanna Keeping (Uncle Tom), Aunt Marilyn Bentley (Uncle David), Aunt Violet Keeping, Uncle Robert Courtney (Aunt Louise), Uncle Eric Keeping (Aunt Francis), Uncle John Keeping (Aunt Linda), Elizabeth Ball, Sherry Warren (Jeremy) and Aimee Ball as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place on December 27 and 28 at Holy Spirit Anglican Church, Isle aux Morts from where funeral service was held on December 29 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Billard and Rev. Vallis officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 01/13/03

LAWRENCE, Nancy (WELLS)
On Monday, November 4, 2002 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 44. Beloved wife of William Lawrence. Loving mother of Shawn and Mitzi Lawrence and Tobey and Gord Ethridge. Loving Nan of MacKenzie Morris, Ocean White, Kayla Brookes-Murphy and Emily Ethridge (in heaven). Daughter of Benjiman and Suzzana Wells. Daughter-in-law of Marie Lawrence and the Late Elias Lawrence. Survived by many brothers, sister, aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends in Newfoundland. Mrs. Lawrence was resting at the George Darte Funeral Chapel, 585 Carlton St., where a service to celebrate her life was held in the chapel on Wednesday, November 6, 2002. Cremation. Memorial remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. On-line guest book - www.dartefuneralhome.com
Date posted: 11/11/02

LILLINGTON, Martha
Age 98
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Martha Lillington announce her passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Saturday, November 16, 2002 in her 98th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories four daughters: Winnetta Lilly, Port aux Basques, Helen Newhook, Toronto, Ont., Fanny Farrell (Keltie) Port aux Basques, Florence McNeil, Port aux Basques; one son, Morgan (Harriet) Port aux Basques; 30 grandchildren as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces and their families. She is predeceased by her husband, Samuel; parents, Philip and Mary Ann Dicks; daughters: Sarah, Mildred, Mary Ann, Margaret; and son, John (Jack); seven grandchildren, seven sisters, three sons-in-law and one grandson-in-law. Visitation took place on Sunday, November 17 and Monday, November 18, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, High Street. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 11/25/02

LILLINGTON, Martha
Age 98
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Martha Lillington announce her passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Saturday, November 16, 2002 in her 98th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories four daughters, Winnetta Lilly, Port aux Basques, Helen Newhook, Toronto, Ont., Fanny Farrell (Keltie) Port aux Basques, Florence McNeil, Port aux Basques; one son, Morgan (Harriet) Port aux Basques; daughter-in-law, Alma Lillington, Port aux Basques; 30 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren; 19 great great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces and their families. She is predeceased by her husband, Samuel; parents, Philip and Mary Ann Dicks; daughters, Sarah, Mildred, Mary Ann, Margaret; and son, John (Jack); seven grandchildren, seven sisters, three sons-in-law and one grandson-in-law. Visitation took place on Sunday, November 17 and Monday, November 18, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. James' Anglican Church with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, High Street. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 12/02/02

LOMOND, Victor
1946-2002
Victor Nathan Lomond
of Grand Bay West, passed away at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at the age of 55 years. Born in Grand Bay he was the son of Melinda and the late Isaac Lomond. Victor was employed with Marine Atlantic for 37 years, he was also well known for his love of farm animals in which he devoted much of his time as a hobby. Victor will be sadly missed by his loving wife Shirley (Wall) of 31 years; their sons Danny and his daughter Kaitlin of Fredericton, N.B., Perry (Tanya) and daugher Aimee of Isle aux Morts and Julian of Grand Prairie, Alb., mother Melinda Lomond and grandmother Esther Lomond; brothers and sisters Ronnie (Elizabeth), Jordan (Kay), Johnny (Daphney), Cecil, Duane (Elizabeth), Dorothy (Bob) Wells, Margie Gaulton (Stuart Kettle), Marilyn (Claude) Francis, Lavina (David) Battiste, Joyce (Kevin) Kettle, Rhoda (Derek) Lomond, close friend Gordon Matthews and a large circle of brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on March 6-7 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services were held on March 8, 2002, at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Grand Bay, with Rev. Smith, Rev. Critchell and Rev. Rumbolt officiating. Interment followed at St. Paul's Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral services in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 03/11/02

MOORE, Edgar Lloyd
Dartmouth, N.S.
(Formerly of St. John's, NF)
Moore, Edgar Lloyd
age 72 of Dartmouth, N.S., formerly of St. John's, NF, passed away at the Dr. Everest Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, N.B., on May 4, 2002, surrounded by family. Born in St. John's, NF, Edgar was the son of the late Walter S. Moore and Effie Morton Moore. He was predeceased by brothers, Reginald and William. Edgar was the husband of the late Anne Mary (Nolan) Moore of Corner Brook, NF. Edgar is lovingly remembered by daughters, Yvonne Moore, Halifax, N.S., Patricia (Jerome) Tapp, Burlington, Ont.; Margaret (Peggy) (Lloyd) Savery, Borden Ont. and sons: William English (Patricia Hagan), Cornwall, P.E.I., Edgar Lloyd (Bernadette Callahan), Oromocto, NB; grandchildren: Christopher, Brittany, Mathew, Braelyn, McKenna, Joshua, David, Christina and Edward; special niece, Jeanette Boutcher; and special nephew and friend, Stephen Rowsell as well as many nieces, nephews, special in-laws and a large circle of friends. Cremation will take place in Fredericton, N.B. Visitation took place on Friday, May 10, 2002, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, NF. Funeral Mass was held at The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue on Saturday, May 11, at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Date posted: 05/13/02

NEIL, George
1906-2002
George Neil
of Port aux Basques passed peacefully away at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on November 4, 2002 at the age of 96 years. Born at Port aux Basques he was the son of the late Emma and John Neil. He was predeceased by his wife, Susie on February 27, 1993; son-in-law, Michael on August 30, 1993; brother, Albert; and sister, Lena. He leaves to mourn his loving daughter, Shirley Penny of Port aux Basques; two grandchildren, Lena (Albert) of Rose Blanche, Albert (Shirley) of Mississauga, Ontario; great-grandson, Mykel; sister-in-law, Maria Munden of Rose Blanche and a circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Thursday, November 7, 2002 at 2 p.m. at Wesley United Cemetery, T.C.H. Port aux Basques. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 11/11/02

OSMOND, Bessie I.
1919-2002
Bessie Irene Osmond
of Port aux Basques passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on October 25, 2002 at the age of 83 years. Bessie was the daughter of the Late Lena and James Hinks. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, Cyril of 65 years marriage and 15 children: Shirley McInnis of Corner Brook, Joan (Charlie) Meade of Ontario, Sabina (Wilfred) Allen of Port aux Basques, James (Arthena) of Port aux Basques, Gladys (Ephraim) Meade of Codroy Valley, Hughie (Loretta) of Yellowknife, Deanna (Earl) Pike of Port aux Basques, Wayne (Edith) of Rose Blanche, Mary (Alex) Seaward of Port aux Basques, Brenda (Ken) Pieroway of Ontario, Kay (Jordan) Lomond of Dartmouth, N.S., Deborah (Forbes) Parsons of Stephenville, Sylvia Osmond of Port aux Basques, Kevin (Viola) of Yellowknife, Nancy (Francis) Anderson of Ontario; 48 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; sisters and brother, Dorothy Figary, Vera Forsey, Lena Billiard and James (Vera) Hinks all of Port aux Basques, and Lillian (Gordon) Fergison of Nova Scotia and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Lena and James Hinks; grandchildren: Nancy, Tony, Mary, Kimberly, Frankie and Cyril; sons-in-law: Duncan McInnis, Reg Dicks and Cyril Ford; sister, Mary; brothers, Joseph and Norman. Visitation took place on Saturday at 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Monday, October 28, 2002 at 2 p.m. at St. James' Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment followed at St. James' Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Fuenral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 11/04/02

OSMOND, Bessie I.
1919-2002
Bessie Irene Osmond
of Port aux Basques passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on October 25, 2002 at the age of 83 years. Bessie was the daughter of the late Lena and James Hinks. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, Cyril of 65 years marriage; 15 children: Shirley McInnis of Corner Brook, Joan (Charlie) Meade of Ontario, Sabina (Wilfred) Allen of Port aux Basques, James (Arthena) of Port aux Basques, Gladys (Ephraim) Meade of Codroy Valley, Hughie (Loretta) of Yellowknife, Deanna (Earl) Pike of Port aux Basques, Wayne (Edith) of Rose Blanche, Mary (Alex) Seaward of Port aux Basques, Brenda (Ken) Pieroway of Ontario, Kay (Jordan) Lomond of Dartmouth, NS, Deborah (Forbes) Parsons of Stephenville, Sylvia Osmond of Port aux Basques, Kevin (Vila) of Yellowknife, Nancy (Francis) Anderson of Ontario; 48 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild; sisters and brother: Dorothy Figary, Vera Forsey, Lena Billiard and James (Vera) Hinks all of Port aux Basques, and Lillian (Gordon) McPherson of Nova Scotia, Sybina Meade of Ontario and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Lena and James Hinks; grandchildren: Nancy, Tony, Mary, Kimberly, Frankie and Cyril; sons-in-law: Duncan McInnis, Reg Dicks and Cyril Ford; sister, Mary; brothers: Joseph and Norman. Visitation took place on Saturday at 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home,. Funeral services took place on Monday, October 28, 2002 at 2 p.m. at St. James' Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment followed at St. James' Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 11/11/02

OSMOND, Pearce
1922-2002
Pearce James Osmond
of Port aux Basques, passed away peacefully at his residence on April 26, 2002, at the age of 80 years. Born in Port aux Basques, he was the son of the late Charles and Catherine Osmond, he was also predeceased by his wife, Catherine in 1998 and sons, Nelson in 1955, Terry in 1969 and Darryl in 1993. Leaving to mourn his children: Charles (Heather), Una (Gerald) and Laura (Maurice) Noel all of Port aux Basques; 16 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on April 27 and 28 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on April 29, 2002, at 11 a.m. at St. James' Anglican Church, with Rev. Hugh Fudge officiating. Interment followed at St. James' Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 05/13/02

PIKE, Edward T.
1934-2002
Edward Thomas Pike
passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on November 24, 2002 at the age of 68 years. Born at Port aux Basques he was the son of the Late Timothy and Edith Ellen Pike. He was predeceased by his wife, Alma in 1992. Tom retired in 1989 after working with Marine Atlantic as a fifth wheel operator. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman. He leaves to mourn with precious memories five children: Ellen (David) Bernard, Patricia (Richard) Hardy, Timothy (Elaine), Lorraine (Norman) Short, Thomas (Catherine); grandchildren: Tina Jody, Ian, Lori, Patti, Stephanie, Dawn, Travis, Brandon and Andrew; and great-grandchildren: Nicholas, Emily, Liam and Cameron; sister and brother, Judy (Don) Osmond, Gord (Gladys) of Ontario; special friend, Myrtle Pope and a large circle of family and friends. He was also predeceased by his sister, Alice; and brother, Ernest. Visitation took place on Monday and Tuesday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2002 at St. James Church, Channel officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment followed at St. James Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques 695-2300.
Date posted: 12/02/02

PORTER, Cecil
1929-2002
Cecil Porter
passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Monday, November 11, 2002 at the age of 73 years. Born at Port aux Basques he was the son of the late Lewis and Bessie Porter. Cecil was employed at CNR retiring in 1985. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Alma of 44 years marriage; and four children, Rose (Darryl), Frank (Cynthia) of Port aux Basques, Daphne (John) Lomond of Kitchener, Ontario. John (Jane) of Malton, Ontario; granddaughter, Melissa Lomond; sister and brothers, Leona (Robert) Billard of Oakville, Ontario. Frank (Annie), Allan (Clarissa) all of Port aux Basques, Claude (Gladys) of Pasadena; sisters-in-law, Priscilla Porter of Port aux Basques, Beulah Keeping of Ramea, Rose Murphy of North Sydney, Edna Gale and Annie Kerns of BC. Georgina (Keltie) Osmond of St. John's and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was also predeceased by his sister, Maud; brother, Gilbert; brothers-in-law, Jake, Clyde, Melvin, Eugene and John. Visitation took place on Tuesday and Wednesday at 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Thursday, November 14, 2002 at 3 p.m. at St. James' Anglican Church, Channel, officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment followed at St. James' Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 11/18/02

REID, Annie
Age 95
Codroy

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Reid announce her passing at her residence in Codroy on Monday, December 23, 2002 in her 95th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories nine children, Winnie Hickey (Rhoady) Corner Brook, Mildred Parsons (Ellis) Jeffreys, Cecil (Jo-Anne) Smithers, BC, Thelma Shaughnessy (Paul), Hubert (Donna) all of Mississauga, Ont., Henry (Ruth), Addie Fiander (Vince), Marion Fiander (Ralph) and Tom (Peggy) all of Codroy; 15 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; step-brothers, Fred, Ralph and Clem Janes of Codroy; step-sister, Clara Samms of Stephenville, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Clement; daughter, Audrey; parents, Darcy and Winnifred Janes; granddaughter, Patricia Hickey; brother, James Janes; sister, Winnifred Gale; step-brothers, George, Arthur, Walter and Johnny; step-sister, Alice; and daughter-in-law, Thelma Reid. Visitation took place on December 24 and 25 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Codroy from where funeral service was held on Thursday, December 26, 2002 at 2 p.m. with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the Church Cemetery. Funeral service was entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
(Date posted: 01/06/03)

VARDY, Ward
1911-2002
Roland Ward Vardy
of Port aux Basques, passed away at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on May 3, 2002 at the age of 90 years. Born in Fox Island, he was the son of the late John and Maude Vardy. Ward was a fisherman for 30 years which he then went to work with the Canadian National Railway retiring in 1977. He was predeceased by his wife, Florence on Aug. 4, 2000. Leaving to mourn his children: Mary (James Hartney) of White Rock, B.C. and James (Margaret) of Burnaby, B.C.; grandchildren: Linda (Clarence Anderson), Elizabeth (Robert Hardy), Joanne (David Ingram) all of Port aux Basques and Sandra-Lee of Surrey, B.C.; great-grandchildren: Ashley, Sacha, Jason, Joy, Sharlene, Whitney and Jamie; brothers and sisters: Cyril (Louise) of Port aux Basques, Raymond (Kay) of Cape Ray, Azelma (Albert Green) of Halifax and Henrietta (Charles Sheppard) of North Sydney and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on May 4 and 5 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 6, 2002, at St. James' Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. H. Fudge. Interment followed at St. James' Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 05/13/02

WADDEN, Anthony J.
1930-2002
Anthony Joseph Wadden
passed away at his son's residence in Margaree on Sunday, December 22, 2002 at the age of 72 years. Born at Port Morion, Nova Scotia he was the son of the late Margaret and Thomas Wadden. He was predeceased by his son, Justin in 2002. Leaving to mourn his son, John (Marlene) of Margaree and grandchildren, Jonathan and Shelly; daughter, Joselyn of Labrador City and grandchildren, Sean and Callie; daughter-in-law, Kerri of St. John, N.B. and grandchildren, Keliegh and Emily; two great-grandchildren, Shawn and Winter; brothers and sisters, Clemmie (Kay), Justin (Maureen) all of Toronto, Pat (Aika) of Richman, B.C., Florence Ferguson of Toronto, Margie (Myron) Cochrane of Port Morion, N.S., Mary Chaisson of Glace Bay, N.S., Kathleen (William) Murphy of Port Morion, N.S., Susie Fabaro and Yvonne McLeod of Donkin, N.S.; brothers-in-law, Israel Lillington and Morgan (Namoi) White of Port aux Basques and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Cremation took place on December 23, 2002. A memorial service will be taking place at his home town Port Morion, Nova Scotia at a later date. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 01/06/03)

WALTERS, Maxwell
Age 87
Fox Roost

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxwell Walters announce his passing on December 26, 2002 at Carbonear General Hospital in his 87th year. He leaves to mourn with precious memories two daughters: Marie St. Croix (George), Cape Ray, Lorraine Walters, Port Saunders; three sons: Herman (Jeanette), Carbonear, Ivan (Carrie), Port aux Basques, Basil (Albertine), Newmarket, Ont.; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Elsie Pratt (Vernon) of Williams Lake, BC; sisters-in-law Stacey Walters, Dartmouth, Hazel Meade, Fox Roost, Lorna Buffett (Reginald), Margaree, Mary Chaisson, Port aux Basques; brothers-in-law, Augustus Meade (Marie), Eric Meade, Willard Meade (Dorothy), all of Fox Roost, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife, Mary Jane in 1987; three brothers, Alec, Bernard and Nathan; one sister, Laura Meade. Visitation took place on Saturday, December 28 at 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday, December 29, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Monday, December 30 at 11 a.m. from St. James' Anglican Church with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Donations may be made to the Mazol Schriners, Box 2385, St. John's, NL A1C 6E7. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
(Date posted: 01/06/03)

 

 

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