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The Gulf News Obituaries
2003

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

 

 

ANDERSON, John Ethelbert
Age 72
Rose Blanche

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late John Anderson announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Sat., Feb. 15, 2003 in his 72nd year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his sisters: Ada Parsons, (Ralph), Francis Lemoine, (Wilfred); his brothers, Reuben, (Margaret), Andrew, (Betty), all of Rose Blanche and Dan (Carolyn) of Shelburne, NS. As well as a large circle of relatives, nephews, nieces and friends. He is predeceased by mother, Mary (Cox); father, William; sister, Martha Rose (Best); and brother, Douglas. Visitation took place on Sun., Feb. 16 and Mon., Feb. 17 at St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Rose Blanche, from where funeral service was held on Tues., Feb. 18, 2003 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Margaree. 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
"Forever in Our Hearts"
Date posted: 02/24/03

BARTEAUX, Chester "Colin"
Aug. 30, 2003
Chester "Colin" Barteaux
, of Dartmouth passed away suddenly at the age of 27 on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003 at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Middleton, NS, he was the son of Chester and Joan (Naugier-Mclaughlin) Barteaux. He was a graduate of St. Mary's University with a bachelor of Commerce in 1999 and was presently studying for his Certified Public Accountant. Previously he was employed with Courtesy Chrysler, Dartmouth and presently an accountant at Dartmouth Dodge. Besides his parents, he is survived by his loving partner, Allissa Short formerly of Port aux Basques, NL; half brother, Gary (Barb) Lowe, Bridgewater, nephew Geoff. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Pastor Paul Oliver officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Lawrencetown, Annapolis Co. Donations may be made to the K-9 Vision Canada or Lung Association of Nova Scotia.
(Date posted: 09/08/03)

BARTLETT, Violet
Age 91
(formerly of Rose Blanche)

Passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003 Violet Bartlett in her 91 year at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville. Violet was the daughter of the late John and Maria (nee Currie) Strickland. She leaves to mourn with precious memories her two sons, Lewis (Ann), Jeffrey's, NL, John (Susie), Millville, NS; five grandchildren, Richard and Jacob of Moncton, NB, Violet of Yellowknife, NWT, Andrew of Millville, NS, and Rita of Baddeck, NS; 10 great-grandchildren, Meaghan, Arron, Jenna, Kashena, Niven, Callie, Ashlyn, Kayla, Ryleigh and Cassity; sister, Blanche Rose of Port aux Basques; brother, Ralph Strickland, Cambridge, ONT., as well as a circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Jacob (GYP) in 1976; son, Lloyd in 1967; brothers, William Strickland, Thomas Strickland and James Payne; sisters, Phoebe Dawe and Mary-Ann Dollimount. Visitation was held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, Thursday, Sept. 25, 7-9 p.m. and from W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney, Friday, Sept. 26, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney at 2 p.m. with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Interment followed at Lakeside cemetery. A reception for family and friends was followed at the church hall. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques and W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. The family guest book may be signed through our web site, www.fillatre.ca
(Date posted: 10/06/03)

BILLARD, Betty
1959 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Wednesday, July 30, 2003, Betty Billard of Rose Blanche at the age of 43 years. Born at Port aux Basques she was the daughter of Mary and the late Walter Billard. She was predeceased by her father, Walter in 1966; nephew, Michael Billard in 1999; grandparents, John and Elizabeth Best, Joseph and Hannah Billard. She leaves to mourn her loving mother, Mary Billard of Rose Blanche; brothers and sisters, Fred (Alice) Billard Rose Blanche, John (Sharon) Billard Margaree, Mildred (Israel) Billard Rose Blanche, Edith (Todd) Leamon Rose Blanche, Theresa Billard (Calman Feltham) Port aux Basques; nieces and nephews, Jason, Jennifer, Junior, Theresa, Barry, Jenna and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place on Wednesday and Thursday at St. Michael's and All Angels Church in Rose Blanche. Funeral services took place on Friday, August 1, 2003 at 2 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church in Rose Blanche, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 07/14/03

BILLARD, Florence
Aged 58

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, Florence Billard of Isle aux Morts at the age of 58 years. Born at Isle aux Morts she was the daughter of the Late Bernard and Violet Payne. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, Wilson of 41 years marriage and three children: Heather (Tony) Coleman of Isle aux Morts, Glen (Tracy) of Burlington, Ont., Godfrey (Lori) of Isle aux Morts; grandchildren: Brock, Haley, Janelle and Anna; sister and brother, Madeline (Enos) Meade and Joshua (Ada) of Isle aux Morts; father-in-law, Soloman Billard of Isle aux Morts; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: George Billard of Mississauga, Ontario, Earl (Pauline), Jerry (Neita), Darrell (Amanda), Soloman Jr. (Maggie), Vivian (George) Hatcher, Mariam (George) Hatcher, Clarence Billard all of Isle aux Morts, Johnny (Jeanette) of Margaree, Clyde (Valenia), Louise (Henry) Keeping, Margaret (Blanford) Keeping all of Burnt Islands, Christopher (Sherry), Stacey (John) Hardy all of Port aux Basques, and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her sister, Bernice Billard; brother, Victor Payne; mother-in-law, Susanna Billard; nephews, Andy and Tyson Payne; sister-in-law, Carrie Billard; and brother-in-law, Ivan Billard. Visitation took place on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts. Funeral services took place on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Holy Spirit Church officiated by Rev. Hubert Vallis. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 01/27/03

BILLARD, Richard
1948 - 2003

It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of the late Richard Melvin Wayne Billard of Margaree on December 3, 2003 at the age of 55 years. Born at Margaree he was the son of Effie Billard and the late Gabriel Billard. He leaves to mourn his wife, Connie; son, Daniel of St. Catherine's, Ontario; and step-daughter, Danielle Benoit of Port aux Basques; sons, Derek (Mitzi) of Red Deer, Alberta, David (Geneva) of Lower Sackville, NS, Dwayne of Olds, Alberta and Mark (Krista) of Sydney, NS; grandchildren, Brandon, Nicholas, Noah and Brady; mother, Effie Billard of Margaree; sisters and brothers, Mildred (Herbert) Park, Mary (Alman) Carter, Betty (Fred) Skinner, Julie (Hartley) Spencer, Lloyd (Gloria) Billard, Margaret (Joseph) Street, Brenda (Wilfred) Luedee, Gloria (Clifford) Coleman, Pauline (James) Baggs and Johnny all of Margaree, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Gabriel on March 23, 1995. Visitation took place on Friday and Saturday at St. Augustine's Church, Margaree. Funeral Services took place on Sunday, December 7, 2003 at 2 p.m. at St. Augustine's Church, Margaree, officiated by Rev. Hubert Vallis. Interment followed at St. Augustine's Cemetery, Margaree. Funeral arrangement in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 12/15/03

BOLT, Isaac G.
1926-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Monday, December 29, 2003, Isaac Bolt in his 77th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife, Gladys of 56 years; daughters, Mabel (Robert) Price of Brampton, Ontario and Valerie (Donald) of Port aux Basques; son, Manual (Judy) Bolt of Ajax, Ontario; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Manual (Evelyn) of Grand Bank, Charles (Mabel) of Grand Bank; brother-in-law, Thomas Anderson (Eve) of Cape Ray; sister-in-law, Freda Lemoine of North Sydney, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Mary Bolt; sister, Carrie Snook, brother-in-law, Arch Snook, brother-in-law, Bill Chant, sister-in-law, Mabel Chant, brother-in-law, Edwin Anderson, sister-in-law Sarah Anderson and brother-in-law, Garfield Lemoine. Visitation took place Tuesday, Dec. 30 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 31 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Thursday, January 1, 2004 from the Salvation Army Citadel with Captain and Mrs. Hepditch officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Funeral services were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. The family guest book may be signed through our website at www.fillatre.ca
(Date posted: 01/12/04)

BUFFETT, Reginald
1922 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Sunday, December 21, 2003 Reginald Buffett of Margaree at the age of 81 years. Born at Margaree he was the son of the late Mary and William Buffett. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Lorna of 52 years marriage and son, Clarence (Marion) Meade; granddaughters, Marlene and Peggy and great-grandchildren, Brady, Nicholas, Kelsey and Katie, all of Halifax, NS; brothers-in-law, Eric Meade, Augustus (Marie) Meade, Willard (Dorothy) Meade and sister-in-law, Hazel Meade, all of Fox Roost and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Mary and William Buffett; newborn daughter, Sandra; brother, Jim; brothers-in-law, Clarence Meade, Wallace Meade, George Meade, Norman Meade and Max Walters; sisters-in-law, Mary Meade, Alma Meade and Laura Meade. Visitation took place Sunday night and Monday at St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Margaree. Funeral services took place on Tuesday, December 23, 2003 at 2 p.m. at St. Augustine's Church, officiated by Rev. Hubert Vallis. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 01/05/04)

CANDOW, Virginia
1926-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Health Science Complex in St. John's on Sunday, April 27, 2003, Virginia Candow at the age of 76 years. Born in Cape Ray, she was the daughter of the late Eliza and John Robert Wall. Virginia retired from her position as a Matron with the RCMP in Inuvik, N.W.T. in 1995, and she received a lifetime membership from the Royal Canadian Legion for 24 years of loyal service with the Ladies Auxiliary, including two terms as President. Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, she leaves to mourn her husband, Allan of 52 years marriage; children: Robert (Beverly) Candow of Whitehorse, Yukon, Wanda (Richard) Tufford of Brantford, Ont., Donna (John) Aivalis of Toronto, Ont., Heather (Michael) Robertson of Codroy Valley, Nfld.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Gilbert (Carol) Wall of Hamilton, Ont.; Bryan (Helena) Wall and Patsy (David) Chippett of Cape Ray, Nfld.; and Kathleen Vardy of Port aux Basques, Nfld.; sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Wall of Port aux Basques; Bertha (Don) George of Lady Smith, B.C.; Phyllis (David) Fair of Nanaimo, B.C.; Dorothy (Carl) Hanson of Wasaga Beach, Ont.; brothers-in-law, Gordon (Ruth) Candow of Curling, Nfld.; Lloyd Candow of Pasadena, Nfld.; David (Bonnie) Candow of Burlington, Ont.; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by brothers, Norman Wall and Robert Eric Wall; brothers-in-law, Sandy Candow, Isreal Candow and Raymond Vardy; and, sister-in-law, Rita Candow. Funeral services took place at St. John the Evangelist Church in Cape Ray on Wednesday, April 30, 2003 at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Rev. George Critchell. Committal of ashes took place on Thursday, May 1, 2003 at 3 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Cape Ray. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 05/05/03

CARTER, William G.
1946-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, NL, on March 13, 2003, William Garland Carter of Port aux Basques at the age of 56 years. Born in Codroy he was predeceased by parents, Catherine and William Carter; brother, Fred; and father-in-law, Charles Matthews. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Florence of 34 years of marriage; children, Roxanne (Neil) Farrell of St. John's, Glenn (Sheila) of Port aux Basques; grandchildren, Megan and Ashley; mother-in-law, Susie Matthews of Port aux Basques; sister, Dorothy (Thomas) Confiant of North Sydney, NS, Ella Osbourne, Kathleen Samms, Vera (Thomas) Harding, Greta (Ernest) Collier, Carol (Howard) Farrell, all of Codroy; brother-in-law, Eric (Joanne) Matthews; and sister-in-law, Colleen (Eric) Fudge all of Port aux Basques, and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Sunday and Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Tues., March 18, 2003 at 2 p.m. at St. James' Anglican Church, Port aux Basques officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 03/24/03

COLEMAN, Churchill
1922 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Sunday Oct. 12, 2003, Churchill Coleman of Isle aux Morts at the age of 80 years. Born at Isle aux Morts, he was the son of the late Andrew and Rosina Coleman. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Meta of 56 years marriage; and loving children, Kevin (Elsie) of Isle aux Morts, Tom (Mary) of St. Catharine's, Ont., Clifford (Gloria) of Margaree, Cannon Ed (Ruth) of Hampton, N.B., Donnie (Paula) of Port aux Basques, Darryl (Kathryn) of Red Deer, Alta., Rose (Ed) Collier of Milltown Bay d'Espoir, Marilyn (Tommy) Harvey of Isle aux Morts, Norma (Don) Piercy of Isle aux Morts, Francis (Winston) Lawrence of Happy Valley, Goose Bay, Elsie (Terry) Green of Port aux Basques; 28 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Kay MacEachern of Tatamagouche, N.S., Edith King of Isle aux Morts; brother-in-law, Nathan (Gussie) Foote of St. Catharine's, Ont.; sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Coleman of Isle aux Morts, Violet (Randell) Keeping of Halifax, N.S., Mary Foote of Hamilton, Ont., Maggie Seymour of Port aux Basques, Susie Ball of Sydney, N.S. and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation took place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Holy Spirit Anglican Church, Isle aux Morts. Funeral services took place on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Holy Spirit Church officiated by Rev. Hubert Vallis and Cannon Ed Coleman. Interment followed at Hillside Haven cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 10/20/03)

CURRIE, Baby William
It is with great sadness that loving parents David Howell and Michelle Currie mourn the loss of their baby boy William on January 1, 2003. Baby William leaves to mourn his sisters, Emma and Melissa; grandparents, Leslie and Carrie Currie, Port aux Basques and Elford and Myrtle Howell, St. John's, as well as many aunts, uncles and relatives. Visitation was held from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, on January 4 and 5. Funeral service was held on Monday, January 6, 2003 from St. James' Anglican Church at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican cemetery, Cape Ray.
Date posted: 01/13/03

DOMINIE, Reginald
1926-2003

Passed away at his residence in Rose Blanche on Sept. 4, 2003, William Reginald Dominie of Rose Blanche at the age of 76 years. Born in Francois, he was the son of the late Jemima and William Dominie. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Bessie of 55 years; daughter, Arthena (Hedley) King of Rose Blanche; grandchildren, Dana (Rosanne) of Codroy Valley, Amanda (Rolf) Verpeide of Norway, Krista of Rose Blanche; brothers, Gus (Mabel) of Calgary, AB, Cecil (Ann) of Kingston, NS, Winston (Mabel) of Wilmont, NS, Walter (Barb) of Deer Lake, NL, Gerald (Trudi) of Winnipeg, Man.; sisters, Maude Francis of Port aux Basques, Judy (Ervin) Francis of Rose Blanche, Shirley (Hiram) Keeping of Burnt Islands; brother-in-law, Reg (Joan) Skinner; sister-in-law, Annie Hatcher and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Jemima and William Dominie; infant brother, Edgar; and brother-in-law, Jim Francis. Visitation took place on Friday and Saturday at St. Michael's and All Angles Church, Rose Blanche. Funeral services took place on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003 at 2 p.m. at St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Rose Blanche officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment followed at Hillside Haven cemetery, Isle aux Morts Rd. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 09/15/03)

DUFFNEY, Mark
1930-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on November 24, 2003 Mark Duffney formerly of West Bay at the age of 73 years. Mark lived the last three years of his life at Mountain Hope Manor Seniors Home, Port aux Basques, NL. He was predeceased by his parents, Helen and Joseph Duffney; brother, Joseph; and sister, Mary. He leaves to mourn his brother, Edward Duffney (Beverley) of London, Ontario; step-sisters, Juanita Childs of Boswarlos, NL. Lydia Marche of Kingston, Ontario, Trudy Huart of Montreal; step-brother, Cecil Duffney (Margaret) of Kingston, Ontario and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Lourdes on Tuesday November 25, 2003. Funeral mass took place on Wednesday November 26, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church officiated by Father Edward Terry. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, West Bay. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 12/01/03)

EDMUNDS, Thomas Nelson
1927-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Tuesday, August 5, 2003 Thomas Nelson Edmunds of Isle aux Morts at the age of 75 years. Born in Isle aux Morts, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Mary Ann Edmunds. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Miriam of 49 years marriage; children, Linda (Darrell) Breton of Labrador City, NL, Charles (Judy) Edmunds of MacDougall's Gulch, NL, Yvonne (Abe) Taylor of Calgary, Alta., Rachel (Mike) Derosa of Calgary, Thomas W. Edmunds of Isle aux Morts, NL, Mary Ellen (Cecil) Sheaves of Port aux Basques, NL, Marty Edmunds of Calgary, Lisa (Donnie) Delaney of Calgary; eighteen grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Clyde Lawrence of Port aux Basques, NL; sister-in-law, Rita Edmunds of Isle aux Morts, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was predeceased by his infant daughter, Miriam; mother and father, Benjamin and Mary Ann Edmunds; brothers, Benjamin Edmunds, Thomas Edmunds, Wilson Edmunds; sisters, Rachel Keeping, Doris Edmunds; mother and father-in-law, Charles and Maude Ellen Munden; brothers-in-law, William Munden, Jack Thorne, Joe Keeping; sisters-in-law, Irene Thorne, Martha Lawrence, Alley May Munden. Visitation took place on Wednesday and Thursday at Holy Spirit Church, Isle aux. Morts. Funeral services took place at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 8, 2003 at Holy Spirit Church, Isle aux Morts officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 08/11/03)

FARRELL, Keltie Raymond
Age 68
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Keltie R. Farrell announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Feb. 12, 2003 in his 68th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife, Fanny of 49 years; four daughters: Ellen Farrell (Claude) Fox Roost, Carolyn Piercey (Lloyd) Marystown, Debbie Farrell (Robert) Port aux Basques, Lori Ann Leamon (Austin) Port aux Basques; three sons: Brian (Holly) Port aux Basques, Keltie Jr. (Marlene) Nova Scotia, Jack (Thelma) Isle aux Morts, 13 grandchildren, one great-grandson, and three step grandchildren; sisters: Nora Cantwell (Reg) Corner Brook, Helen Shears (Howard) St. John's; brother, Max (Mary) Port aux Basques; sisters-in-law: Florence McNeil, Winnetta Lilly, Alma Lillington and Helen Newhook; brother-in-law, Morgan Lillington (Harriet) as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by parents, Albert and Violet Farrell; daughter, Evelyn; son, Nelson; brother, George; and sister, Zenith Sheaves. Visitation took place on Thursday and Friday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Sat., Feb. 15, 2003 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 Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed or donations to a charity of one's choice may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 02/24/03

FARRELL, Susanna M.
1942 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Monday, November 3, 2003 Susanna Margaret Farrell of Isle aux Morts at the age of 60 years. Born in Burgeo, she was the daughter of the late Ida and Thomas Lushman. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, Henry of 43 years marriage; four children, Ida (Ambrose) Lawrence of Halifax, NS, Ronald of Halifax, NS, Shirley-Ann (Emmanuel) Young of Grey River, NL, Albert of Isle aux Morts, NL; sisters, Marie (Wayne) Bowles, Ann Strickland, Shirley (George) Parsons, Daisie (Wilson) Durnford, Linda (Glen) Durnford all of Burgeo, NL, Marion Robertson of Liverpool, NS; brothers, Wesley (Judy) Lushman of St. John's, Fred (Jane) Lushman of Burgeo, NL, Albert (Hazel) Lushman of Francois, NL, Tom (Linda) Lushman of Liverpool, NS, Bradley Lushman of Burgeo, NL and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was predeceased by her mother, Ida in 1991; father, Thomas in 1968; sister, Mamie Lushman in 1998; grandsons, Jason Farrell and David Young in 1990. Visitation took place at Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. Monday, November 10, 2003 at Holy Spirit Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Hubert Vallis. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 11/10/03)

FORD, Elsie
Age 74
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elsie Ford announce her passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Friday, November 28, 2003 in her 74th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories special friend, Junior; 12 children: Margaret (Levi) Strickland, Port aux Basques, James (Shirley) Cape Ray, David (Pauline) St. Andrew's, Glen (Christine) Alberta, Laura (Wilfred) Feltham, Manitoba, Ida (Clyde) Thornhill, Mount Pearl, John (Renee) Cape Ray, Phil (Irene) Port aux Basques, Gary, Ontario, Terry (Delaine) Manitoba, Carl (Barbara), Manitoba, Bob (Jackie) Manitoba; sister, Florence Ridell, Saskatchewan; 11 step-brothers and sisters; 30 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her sister, Ida Pike. Visitation took place on Saturday 7-9 p.m., Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Tuesday, December 2, 2003 from The Salvation Army Citadel at 2 p.m. with Captains Kent and Dena Hepditch officiating. Interment followed at The Salvation Army Cemetery. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 12/08/03

FORD, Wilson C.
1924-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Thurs., March 6, 2003 Wilson Charles Ford at the age of 78 years. Born at Channel, Port aux Basques he was the son of the Late Maude and Charles Ford. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Alice of 55 years marriage; and daughter, Jane (Walter) Jeans of MacKenzie, B.C.; grandchildren, Jason (Stacey) Jeans of Prince George, B.C., Janice (David) Noel of Calgary, A.B., Jamie of Prince George, B.C.; great-grandchildren, Melissa and Ashley Wall, Nicholas Noel, Spencer and Noah Jeans; sisters, Elizabeth (Nelson) Ingram, Harriet Green, Betty Batiste, all of Port aux Basques; sisters-in-law, Hannah Ford, Viola Mills, Frances (Jim) Seaward, Gertie Gillam, Maggie Ford, all of Port aux Basques. He was predeceased by brothers, Gerald, Edgar, Thomas; sisters, Lena Bungay, Pearl Buffett and Lillian Currie. Visitation took place on Friday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place Sun., March 9, 2003 at the Salvation Army Citadel at 2 p.m. with Captains Kent and Dena Hepditch officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, TCH. Funeral arrangements are in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 03/17/03

FRANCIS, Albert
Age 76

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Albert Francis announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Thurs., April 3, 2003 in his 76th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife, Florence of 50 years; four daughters, Mary Anderson (Reg), Enfield, NS, Jane Fancy (Terry), Enfield, NS, Pauline Pardy (Morley), Port aux Basques, Mylita Francis (Bob), Sackville; three sons, Rodney (Minnie), Rose Blanche, Bill (Joanne) Port aux Basques, Eric (Louise), Rose Blanche; daughter-in-law, Julie Francis, Elmsdale, 16 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by son, Willis in 1997, parents, Hannah and Thomas Francis, four sisters and two brothers. Visitation took place Friday, 7-9 p.m., Saturday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held at the Wesley United Church on Sun., April 6, 2003 at 2 p.m. with Rev. P. Ritchie and Captain Kent and Dena Hepditch 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 at www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 04/14/03

FRANCIS, Ralph K.
1936-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 Ralph Kenneth Francis of Isle aux Morts at the age of 67 years. Born at Grand Bruit, he was the son of Rosanna and the late Emmanuel Francis. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Elizabeth of 44 years marriage; and four children: Glenn (Alvina) of Stoney Creek, Ont., Roxanne of Isle aux Morts, NL, Kenny (Sarah) of Halifax, NS, Donna of Riverview, NB; grandchildren: Bailey and Leah; step-grandson, Devon; and step-great-grandson, Colton. In addition his mother, Rosanna of Port aux Basques; brothers and sisters: Dorothy (William) Ingram of Margaree, NL, Nina (Wallace) Pearce, Henry (Phyllis) Francis, all of Port aux Basques, NL, Max (Geraldine) Francis, Freeman (Rita) Francis, all of Isle aux Morts, NL; sister-in-law, brother-in-law, and a large circle of nephews, nieces and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Emmanuel Francis in 1970. Visitation took place on Wednesday evening and Thursday at Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts. Funeral services took place on Friday, May 30, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Holy Spirit Church, officiated by Rev. Hubert Vallis. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 06/09/03

FUDGE, George Robert
Age 68
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George R. Fudge announce his passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Wednesday, June 18, in his 68 year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife, Florence (nee Figary) of 42 years; sisters, Martha Hann and Corella Keeping; mother-in-law, Hazel Figary; sister-in-law, Hilda Wall as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents, John and Susanna (nee Herritt) Fudge; two brothers-in-law, Emmanual Hann and Wilson Keeping. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home on Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on 2 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2003 from St. James' Anglican Church with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 06/23/03

GALE, Cyril Joseph
1931 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, July 25, 2003, Cyril Joseph Gale of Great Codroy at the age of 72 years. Born at Great Codroy he was the son of the late John and Elizabeth Gale. He was predeceased by his infant daughter, Mary in 1966; his parents, John and Elizabeth Gale; brothers, Wallace Gale, Raymond Gale, Angus Gale, Michael Gale, Hughie Gale and Alphonsus Gale. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Alma of 48 years marriage; and six children: Patricia (Calvin) Cormier of Upper Ferry, NL, Francis (Donna) Gale of Dryden, Ont., Eugene (Kim) Gale of Corner Brook, NL, Anthony (Blanche) Gale of Codroy, NL, Agnes (Jeff) Gould of Port aux Choix, NL, and Keith (Nicole) Gale of Dryden, Ont.; ten grandchildren; sisters: Margaret Bennett of Pasadena, NL, Stella Pate of Lonestar, Texas; sisters-in-law: Eileen Gale, Stephenville, NL, Nellie Gale, Corner Brook, Ada Gale, Codroy Valley, Doreen (Joe) Anderson, Millville, NL, Alice (Keith) Simon, Stephenville Crossing, NL, Barbara (Ben) White, Stephenville, NL and Stella Watter's of Toronto, Ont.; brothers-in-law: Hubert (Kay) Gale, Millville, NL, Alex (Barb) Gale, Kelowana, BC, Michael (Nancy) Gale of Vancouver, BC and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Saturday and Sunday at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry. Funeral Mass took place at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 28, 2003 at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry, officiated by Father Ed Gale, Father Maurice O'Quinn, Father Roger Poblete and Father Gerard Patry. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas Cemetery, Great Codroy. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 07/14/03

GILLIS, Anne M.
Passed peacefully away at her residence in St. John's, NL, on Tues., March 25, 2003, at the age of 92 years, in the presence of her sister, Josephine, Anne M. Gillis of Codroy, NL - a retired teacher with 47 years. Predeceased by her parents, Mary Catherine (nee Jennings) and John Gillis of Codroy; her brothers: Gerald, Edward and Joseph; her sisters: Muriel (Sandy - deceased) Gillis, Elizabeth (Martin - deceased) Flynn, sister, M. Curilla (nee Kathleen Gillis) and Clara Gillis. Leaving to mourn her sisters, Josephine Gillis, with whom she resided Emaline (Leo - deceased) Ryan, Veronica (Edward) Berringer of Montreal and Theresa (Maurice - deceased) Bond of Montreal; her brother, John Gillis of Stephenville, sister-in-law, Bernice Gillis of Codroy and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Codroy Valley, Thurs., March 27, 7-9 p.m. and Fri., March 28 2 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass took place on Sat., March 29, 2003 at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Codroy Valley, NL. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Codroy Valley. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of your choice.
Date posted: 03/31/03

HARDY, Effie L.
1939-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Calder Health Care Center in Burgeo on Monday, May 12, 2003, Effie Louise Hardy of Ramea at the age of 64 years. Born at Fox Island, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Lillian May Hayman. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, Leslie of 46 years marriage and six children: Katherine (Doug) Delong, Lillian (Gregory) Hardy all of Oakville, Ont., Grace (Donald) Marshall of St. Brendans, NL, Cecil (Ann) of Edmonton, Alb., Alfred (Kim) of London, Ont., and Leslie (Corina) of Dartmouth, NS; ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters: Grace Rose of Ramea and Hanna Benoit of Burgeo; sisters-in-law: Mary (Reg) Keeping of Ramea, Minnie Hayman of Louisberg, NS, Rita Hayman of Vancouver, BC; and brother-in-law: Cecil (Rita) Hardy of Burgeo, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by her son, Joseph in 1963; grandson, Dorim Keeping Jr. in 1980; brothers, Gordon Hayman, Henry Hayman, John Hayman, and George Hayman; sister, Marie Hare; sisters-in-law, Caroline Rossiter, Dorothy Kendall; and brother-in-law, Simeon Hardy. Visitation took place on Wednesday and Thursday at St. Boniface Anglican Church, Ramea. Funeral services took place on Friday, May 16, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Boniface Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Trudy Sullivan. Interment followed at Ramea Cemetery, Ramea, NL. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 05/26/03

HARDY, Maisie
1921 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Thursday, November 27, 2003, Maisie Hardy of Port aux Basques at the age of 81 years. Born at Rencontre, she was the daughter of the late Mary Ann and Ernest Collis. She leaves to mourn six loving children, Mary (Gerry) Hardy of Mount Forest, Ont., Ernest (Jacqueline) Hardy, John (Stacey) Hardy, Sandra and Jimmy (Hardy), Richard (Patricia) Hardy, all of Port aux Basques, Maisie (Boyd) LeDrew of Topsail, NL; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; brothers, Edwin Collis of Glenwood, NL, Ernest (Phyllis) Collis of Rencontre East, NL; sister-in-law, Ester Spencer of Port aux Basques; brothers-in-law, John (Annie) Hardy and Cecil Hardy all of Rose Blanche, NL, and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Hardy on May 30, 2003; son, James in 1975; grandson, Brett; brother, William Collis; sisters, Emily (Jerry) Way and Aletha (Frederick) Langevin; sister-in-law, Millie Collis. Visitation took place on Friday 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Sunday, November 30, 2003 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: 12/08/03

HARDY, Richard
1920-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Centre on Friday, May 20, 2003 Richard (Dick) Hardy of Port aux Basques at the age of 82 years. Born at Cul De Sac, he was the son of the late William and Pearl Hardy. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Maisie of 61 years marriage; and six children: Mary (Gerry) Hardy of Mount Forest, Ont., Ernest (Jacqueline) Hardy, John (Stacey) Hardy, Sandra and Jimmy (Hardy), Richard (Patricia) Hardy, all of Port aux Basques, Maisie (Boyd) LeDrew of Topsail, NL; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; sister, Ester Spencer of Port aux Basques; brothers: John (Annie) Hardy and Cecil Hardy, all of Rose Blanche, NL; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: June Hardy of Rose Blanche, NL, Edwin Collis of Glenwood, NL, Ernest (Phyllis) Collis of Rencontre East, NL, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and friends. He was predeceased by his son, James in 1975; parents, William and Pearl Hardy; grandson, Brett; brothers: Jim (Minnie) Hardy, Harry Hardy; sisters: Bertha (John Phil) Durnford and Mary (Peter) Neal; brothers and sister-in-law: Samuel Spencer, William Collis, Millie Collis, Emily (Jerry) Way and Aletha (Frederick) Langevin. Visitation took place on Saturday 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Monday, June 2, 2003 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: 06/09/03

HARVEY, William Thomas
Age 83
(Formerly of Isle aux Morts)

Passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2003 at Dr. C. L. LeGrow Health Centre in his 83 year William T. Harvey of Port aux Basques. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories Laura and Maurice Noel with whom he resided; two daughters, Evelyn (Albert) Harvey and Isabella (Lockland) Keeping; seven sons: William Jr. (Louise), Ephriam (Sabrina), Douglas (Elizabeth), Gary (Ellen), Ross (Elizabeth), and Rex (Trudy) of Isle aux Morts and Rodger (Tracy) of Thunder Bay, Ont.; brother, Albert of Neil's Harbour, NS; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Harvey; and step-sister, Carrie (Matthew) Ball of Isle aux Morts, as well as a great many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends; special friends, Amelia, Jordan and Makayla Osmond of Port aux Basques. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Agnes (nee Hiscock) in 1963; mother, Susanna (nee Frampton) 1926; father, Ephriam 1924; daughter, Diane 1944; sister, Rose Scott 1944; brother, Leander 1988. Visitation took place on July 25 and 26 at Holy Spirit Anglican Church, Isle aux Morts from where funeral service was held on Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. with Rev. H. Fudge 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: 07/14/03

HATCHER, Alexander
Age 72
Burnt Islands

Passed away peacefully at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, Alexander Durnford in his 72nd year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife, Geraldine (nee Thorne) of 49 years; three daughters, Yvonne Riles (Henry), Bonita Hatcher (George), Burnt Islands, Tracy Rose (Gord) St. John's; three sons, Danny (Ellen), Derrick (Janice) Burnt Islands, Leonard (Darlene) Ontario; 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; special nephew, Troy Hatcher; brothers, Victor (Lorraine), John, Burnt Islands, Donald (Selina) North Sydney; sisters, Marie Meade (Gus) Fox Roost, Margaret Lawrence, Alice Croucher (Ralph), Burnt Islands, Emma Leamon, New Minus, NS; sisters-in-law, Christine, Minnie and Hattie, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents, Charlotte and Howard Hatcher; son, Charlie; sister, Caroline Burgess; brothers, Dave, Cecil and Reginald; brothers-in-law, George Lawrence and Victor Leamon. Visitation took place from the Hatcher residence in Burnt Islands, Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral service was held on Friday, Jan. 24, 2003 at 2 p.m. from St. George's Anglican Church with 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: 01/27/03

HATCHER, Hattie
Age 79
Rose Blanche

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Hattie Hatcher announce her passing at the Q.E. II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax on Sat., Feb. 15, 2003. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories daughter, Aggie Ingram (Albert), Isle aux Morts; sons, Reginald (Marilyn), Burnt Islands, George (Vivian) Isle aux Morts, Gordon (Ruth) Mississauga, Ont., Alex, Edmonton, AB, Eric (Sheila) Isle aux Morts, Allan (Susie) with whom she resided, Halifax, NS; daughter-in-law, Meltia Hatcher; 23 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; sister, Leah Munden, Burnt Islands; sister-in-law, Mae Hiscock; brother-in-law, William Harvey; as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Reginald in 1967; parents, Agnes (nee Coleman) and George Hiscock; brothers, Douglas and John Hiscock; and sister, Agnes Harvey. Visitation took place on Tuesday and Wednesday, from The Holy Spirit Anglican Church, Isle aux Morts, from where funeral service was held on Thurs., Feb. 20, 2003 at 2 p.m. with Rev. H. 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: 02/24/03

HATCHER, Hattie
Age 79
Isle aux Morts

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Hattie Hatcher announce her passing at the Q.E.II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, N.S., on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories daughter, Aggie Ingram (Albert) of Isle aux Morts; sons, Reginald (Marilyn) of Burnt Islands, George (Vivian) of Isle aux Morts, Gordon (Ruth) of Mississauga, Ont., Alex of Edmonton, Alb., Eric (Sheila) of Isle aux Morts, Allan (Susie) with whom she resided, of Halifax; daughter-in-law, Melita Hatcher; 23 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; sister, Leah Munden of Burnt Islands; sister-in-law, Mae Hiscock; brother-in-law, William Harvey, as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Reginald in 1967; parents, Agnus (nee Coleman) and George Hiscock; brothers, Douglas and John Hiscock; and sister, Agnes Harvey. Visitation took place on Tuesday and Wednesday from The Holy Spirit Anglican Church, Isle aux Morts, from where funeral service was held on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003 at 2 p.m. with Rev. H. 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: 03/10/03

HATCHER, John
Age 80
(Burnt Islands)

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late John Hatcher announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Fri., April 4, 2003 in his 80th year. He leaves to mourn with fond memories four sisters, Emma Leamon, Alice Croucher (Ralph) Marie Meade (Augustus), Margaret Lawrence; two brothers, Donald (Selina), Victor (Lorraine); sisters-in-law, Minnie Hatcher and Christine Hatcher, as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents, Howard and Jane Hatcher; sister, Carrie Burges; brothers, Reginald, Cecil, David and Alex; sister-in-law, Hattie Hatcher; brothers-in-law, Victor Leamon and George Lawrence. Visitation took place on Saturday and Sunday from St. George's Anglican Church, Burnt Islands from where funeral service was held on Mon., April 7, 2003 at 2 p.m. with 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 at www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 04/14/03

HATCHER, Thomas
1917-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Fri., March 7, 2003, Thomas Hatcher of Rose Blanche at the age of 85 years. Born in Rose Blanche he was the son of the Late Amelia and John Hatcher. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Lillian of 59 years marriage; children, Allan (Sandra) of Carbonear, Eileen Bowdridge of Stephenville, Lewis (Sarah) of Port aux Basques; grandchildren, David, Heather, Allison, Jason and Dalton; brother, Augustus (Beatrice) of Rose Blanche. He was predeceased by sisters, Anna, Dora, Georgina; brothers, Charles, Wilson, Henry, Israel, John, Joe. Visitation took place on Saturday and Sunday at St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Rose Blanche. Funeral services took place on Mon., March 10, 2003 at St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Rose Blanche at 2 p.m. with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 03/17/03

HERRIDGE, Frank R.
1927-2003

Passed away peacefully at his residence in Port aux Basques on Thursday, April 10, 2003 Frank Russell Herridge at the age of 76 years. Born at Port aux Basques, he was the son of the late Lilly Ann and George Herridge. He leaves to mourn five sisters, Evelyn Gouker, Kathleen Gerety, Valetta Winchester, Stella Favale of the United States, Edith Farrell in Ontario; brother George Herridge of Port aux Basques and a circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Cremation took place on Thursday, April 10, 2003 at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Committal took place at the family plot in Wesley United Cemetery, on Saturday, April 12, 2003. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 03/21/03

HERRITT, Florence (Tuffin)
July 20, 1904-April 12, 2003

It is with deep sadness that the family of the late Florence Herritt announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL, on Saturday, April 12, 2003 at the age of 98 years. She was predeceased by her husband, Cecil in 1975. She will be sadly missed by sons, Ernest (Madeline) Sandyville, William (Betty) St. John's; daughters, Marion (Ray) Osmond, Port aux Basques and Thelma Leamon (Norm) Port aux Basques, 17 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, one nephew, Edward Bennett (Mildred) residing at the Health Side Manor, Harbour Breton as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at 4 p.m. from St. Saviours Anglican Church, Hermitage with Rev. W. G. Colbourne officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Hermitage. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques and Spencer's Funeral Home, Harbour Breton. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through Fillatre's website www.fillatre.ca
"May Her Perpetual Light Shine Upon Her And May She Rest In Peace"
Date posted: 05/05/03

HILLIARD, Thomas
1918-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Wed., March 12, 2003 Thomas Hilliard of Codroy at the age of 84 years. Born in Codroy he was the son of the Late Annie and James Hilliard. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Susie of 56 years marriage and 11 children: Ralph (Geraldine) of Codroy, Kevin (Kathy) of Bridgewater, NS, Wayne (Beryl) of Searston, Michael (Joan) of Port aux Basques, Albert (Rhea) of Codroy, Glen of Metagen, Arch (Treena) of Corner Brook, Randy (Suzanne), Donald (Joanne) all of Codroy, Annie (Dave) Osmond and Valerie (Wilfred) Collier of Codroy; 25 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; close friends, Mary and Lorne, Sandy, Patricia and Clarence and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Friday at Holy Trinity Church, Codroy. Funeral services took place on Fri., March 14, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Codroy. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 03/24/03

KEEPING, Harriet
1914-2003

Passed peacefully away at her residence in Burnt Islands on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003 Harriet Keeping at the age of 88 years. Born at Burnt Islands she was the daughter of the late Bridget and Jonathan Keeping. She was predeceased by her husband, Wendell in 1979; granddaughter, Veronica Keeping; brothers, James and Wilfred Keeping; and sister-in-law, Ellen Keeping. She will be sadly missed by her loving children, Herman (Lillian) of Burnt Islands, Phyllis (Reg) Leamon, Montford (Phillis) all of Port aux Basques, Roy (Rose) Keeping, Mabel (George) Keeping, Harold (Belinda) Keeping all of Burnt Islands, 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren which includes four sets of twins, one great-great-grandchild; step-brother, George Chaulk of Gander Bay; sister-in-law, Estella Mae Keeping and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Monday evening and Tuesday at St. George's Anglican Church, Burnt Islands. Funeral services took place on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003 at 2 p.m. at St. George's Church officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to St. George's Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 09/08/03)

KEEPING, Reginald A.
1944-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Friday, May 23, 2003, Reginald Alexander Keeping of Port aux Basques at the age of 58 years. Born at Channel-Port aux Basques, he was the son of Elizabeth and the late George Keeping. Reg started working at CN Marine from 1961 to 1969, then from 1969 to 1974 he worked at Irving Oil Limited. In 1974 Reg took the position as a Highway Enforcement Inspector with the Provincial Government, where he remained for 27 years until his retirement in 2001. Being a very community-minded individual, Reg was involved in many community organizations. These included the Channel-Port aux Basques Lions Club for 20 years, the Port aux Basques Volunteer Fire Brigade for 26 years, the Masonic Lodge for 15 years, and his fondest community organization, the Port aux Basques Harbour Authority where he held membership for the last 11 years. Hunting was of great importance in Reg's life. It enabled him to spend many special times with his son, Derek. The Masonic Lodge was also important, it gave Reg so many special times together with his son, Austin. Reg also had a great passion for boats, meeting their crewmembers and most importantly becoming their friend. With 38 years of marriage he leaves to mourn his loving wife, Betty and two children, Austin (Melissa) of St. John's, NL, and Derek (Vivien) of Bedford, NS; three grandchildren: Julia, Jessica and Lucas who have many cherished memories of a wonderful Poppy that will last a lifetime. We love you xoxox!!! In addition his mother, Elizabeth Keeping of Port aux Basques; sisters, Kay (Ralph) Billard of St. John's, NL, Georgie (Boyd) Parsons, Viola (Albert) Parsons, Dallas (Art) Hardy, all of Port aux Basques, Dulcie (Gerald) Tapp of Kitchener, ON, Joanne (Bern) Moss of Goulds, NL, and one brother, Dennis (Alice) Keeping of the Codroy Valley; as well as brothers and sisters-in-law, Verna (Ivan) Jacobs, Fred (Ann) Brown, Art (Mary) Brown, all of Joe Batt's Arm, NL, Marie (Jim) North of St. John's, NL, John (Pat) Brown of Kelligrews, NL, Harold (Doris) Brown of Spaniard's Bay, NL, Ralph (Viola) Brown of Flat Rock, NL, Eric (Susie) Brown of Eastern Passage, NL, Shirley (Dave) Hewitt of Gander, NL, and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his father, George Keeping in 1978. Visitation took place on Monday, May 26, 2003 at 2 p.m. at St. James' Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment followed at St. James' Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 06/02/03

KEEPING, Reginald A.
1944-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Friday, May 23, 2003, Reginald Alexander Keeping of Port aux Basques at the age of 58 years. Born at Channel-Port aux Basques, he was the son of Elizabeth and the late George Keeping. Reg started working at CN Marine from 1961 to 1969, then from 1969 to 1974 he worked at Irving Oil Limited. In 1974 Reg took the position as a Highway Enforcement Inspector with the Provincial Government, where he remained for 27 years until his retirement in 2001. Being a very community-minded individual, Reg was involved n many community organizations. These included the Channel-Port aux Basques Lions Club for 20 years, the Port aux Basques Volunteer Fire Brigade for 26 years, the Masonic Lodge for 15 years, and his fondest community organization, the Port aux Basques Harbour Authority where he held membership for the last 11 years. Hunting was of great importance in Reg's life. It enabled him to spend many special times with his son, Derek. The Masonic Lodge was also important, it gave Reg so many special times together with his son, Austin. Reg also had a great passion for boats, meeting their crewmembers and most importantly becoming their friend. With 38 years of marriage he leaves to mourn his loving wife, Betty and two children, Austin (Melissa) of St. John's, NL, and Derek (Vivien) of Bedford NS; three grandchildren: Julia, Jessica, and Lucas who have many cherished memories of a wonderful Poppy that will last a life time. We love you xoxox!!! In addition his mother, Elizabeth Keeping of Port aux Basques; sisters, Kay (Ralph) Billard of St. John's, NL, Georgie (Boyd) Parsons, Viola (Albert) Parsons, Dallas (Art) Hardy, all of Port aux Basques, Dulcie (Gerald) Tapp of Kitchener, Ont., Joanne (Bern) Moss of Goulds, NL, and one brother, Dennis (Alice) Keeping of the Codroy Valley; as well as brothers and sisters-in-law: Verna (Ivan) Jacobs, Fred (Ann) Brown, Art (Mary) Brown, all of Joe Batt's Arm, NL, Marie (Jim) North of St. John's, NL, John (Pat) Brown of Kelligrews, NL, Harold (Doris) Brown of Spaniard's Bay, NL, Ralph (Viola) Brown of Flat Rock, NL, Eric (Susie) Brown of Eastern Passage, NS, Shirley (Dave) Hewitt of Gander, NL, and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his father, George Keeping in 1978. Visitation took place on Saturday and Sunday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Monday, May 26, 2003 at 2 p.m. at St. James' Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment followed at St. James' Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 06/09/03

KEEPING, Victor Keeping
76
(Formerly of Burnt Islands)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Victor Keeping announced his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Mon., April 7, 2003 in his 76th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his sister, Gertrude Seymour; two nieces, Winnifred Croucher (Max), Maisie Strickland (Allan); nephews, Clayton Seymour (Lavinia), Harold Seymour (Nellie); special friends, Tom and Francis Tobin, Kelly and Christopher. He is predeceased by his parents, Lambert and Hilda Keeping; sister, Melinda Seymour; and brother, Joseph Keeping. Visitation took place on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services was held on Thurs., April 10, 2003 at 2 p.m. from St. James' Anglican Church with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 04/14/03

KETTLE, Agnes Maria
1913 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Monday, July 21, 2003, Agnes Maria Kettle of Port aux Basques at the age of 89 years. Born at Port aux Basques she was the daughter of the late William and Catherine Buttery. She was predeceased by her husband, William Kettle; her parents, William and Catherine Buttery; brother, Albert Buttery; and sister, Annie Kettle; sisters-in-law, Jane McNeil, Margaret Buttery, Ann Osmond and Rosie Kettle; brothers-in-law, Noble Kettle, James Kettle, Jonas Kettle, George Kettle, Bertrum Kettle, Arthur Kettle, Emmanuel Kettle and Albert Kettle. She leaves to mourn her three sons, William T. Kettle, Israel Kettle, both of Port aux Basques, Jonas (Lana) Kettle of Eastern Passage, NS; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Mary Kettle, Lucy Kettle, Jean Kettle, Dulcie Kettle all of Port aux Basques, Julia NcNeil of New Brunswick and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2003 at St. Paul's' Anglican Church in Grand Bay, officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith. 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: 07/28/03

KETTLE, Annie Mae
1915-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Saturday December 6, 2003 Annie Mae Kettle of Grand Bay at the age of 88 years. Born at Hermitage, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and John Dowding. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest in 1973; mother, Elizabeth; father, John; brothers, Frederick and Alfred Dowding; sister-in-law, Regina Dowding. She leaves to mourn her loving children, Ruth (Fred) Lomond of Grand Bay, Phyllis (Ralph) Hopkins of B.C. Sandra (Albert) Kettle of Grand Bay West, Joan (Roy) Richards of Grand Bay, Edith (Ron) March of Grand Bay and Nelson of Grand Bay West; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; step-children: Maxwell (Mary) Kettle of Port aux Basques, Mary Hardy, Verena Kettle, Greta (Albert) Bishop, Cedella Fraser, and Eileen (Ed) Hill all of Dartmouth, N.S.; sister-in-law, Josephine Dowding of Prince Rupert, B.C. and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Sunday and Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Tuesday 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Grand Bay officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith, Rev. George Critchell, and Rev. Patricia Ritchie. Interment followed at St. Paul's Cemetery, Grand Bay. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 12/15/03

KETTLE, Benjamin J.
1918 - 2003

Passed peacefully away at the Western Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, Benjamin James Kettle of Grand Bay at the age of 85 years. Born at Grand Bay he was the son of the late Isabelle and Emmanuel Kettle. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Mary of 62 years marriage; and five loving children, Mary (Raymond) Bennett of Doyles, Raymond (Alice) of Harbour Breton, Lorne (Loretta) of Port aux Basques, Noble (Eva) of Moncton, NB, Stuart (Margie) of Port aux Basques; grandchildren, Brenda, Glenda, Gail, Lorne, Lorna, Cynthia, Sonia and Susan; great-grandchildren, Rachelle, Benjamin and Jonah; sister, Elizabeth (Charlie) McNeil of Port aux Basques; brother, Charlie Kettle of Grand Bay; sister-in-law, Julia Young in Moncton, NB, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Isabelle and Emanuel Kettle; sister, Violet Kettle; and brothers, Russel and Ralph. Visitation took place on Sunday 7-9 p.m. and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Anglican Church Grand Bay officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith. Interment followed at St. Paul's cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 10/20/03)

LAWRENCE, Howard
1925 - 2003

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003 Howard Lawrence of Port aux Basques at the age of 78 years. Born at Port aux Basques he was the son of the late Margaret and John Thomas Lawrence. He leaves to mourn his sister, Alice Osmond of Florence, NS; and brother, Louis (Claudia) of Port aux Basques; sister-in-law, Lillian Lawrence of Trout River, NL; friend, Theresa Wall of Port aux Basques and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Margaret and John Thomas Lawrence; brothers, Max, Gordon, Ronald and Raymond; step-brother and sister, John and Elizabeth Lawrence. Visitation took place on Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Friday, Oct. 24, 2003 at 2 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: 10/27/03)

LEWIS, Anna
Age 69
St. Andrews

It is with deep sadness that the family of the late Anna Lewis announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Tuesday, April 29, 2003 in her 69 year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her husband, Thomas of 49 years; six daughters, Madonna O'Brien (Rick), Carmel Ross (Tony), Elizabeth Lewis, Jo-Anne Courney (Lloyd), Doris Wiseman (Richard), Lisa Lewis (Alan); five sons, Thomas (Barb), Raymond (Laura), Gerard (Nicole), Dennis (Karren), Roderick (Althea), 21 grandchildren; sister, Ethel Chaisson (Michael); two brothers, Gordon Hibbs (Anne), George Hibbs (Sheila), as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her precious daughter, Judith, May 29, 2001; parents, Elizabeth and James Hibbs; sisters, Marcella and Lucy; brothers, Sam, William, Kenneth and Regionald. Visitation was held Wednesday evening, Thursday and Friday from the Church of the Precious Blood, St. Andrews, where funeral service was held on Saturday, May 3 at 11 a.m. with Father Patry officiating. Interment followed at St. Andrews 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
"May Her Perpetual Light Shine Upon Her And May She Rest In Peace"
Date posted: 05/05/03

LEWIS, Thomas J.
Age 76
St. Andrews

It is with deep sadness that the family of the late Thomas J. Lewis announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre, Port aux Basques on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003 in his 76 year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories, six daughters, Madonna O'Brien (Rick), Carmel Ross (Tony), Elizabeth Lewis, Joanne Courney (Lloyd), Doris Wiseman (Richard), Lisa Lewis (Allen); five sons, Thomas (Barb), Raymond (Laura), Gerard (Nicole), Dennis (Karren), Roderick (Althea); 21 grandchildren; sisters, Angela Colbourne (Frank), Betty Copas (Perry), Margaret Connolly, Carmel Costello (Len), Theresa Byrne (Richard), Dot Delaney (Edward); brothers, James Lewis (Catherine), Kevin Lewis (Rita), as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, brothers and sisters-in-law, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife, Anna, April 29, 2003; and daughter, Judith, May 29, 2001; brother, Peter Lewis; sisters, Eleanor Bennett and Rita Rose. Visitation was held on Sunday and Monday from the Church of the Precious Blood, St. Andrews where funeral service was held on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m. with Father Roger officiating. Interment followed at St. Andrews 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: 09/08/03)

LOMOND, Ester I. L.
1904 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Centre on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 Ester Irene Lillian Lomond of Port aux Basques at the age of 99 years. Born at Channel-Port aux Basques, she was the daughter of the late Eneas and Hannah Blackmore. She was predeceased by her husband, Isaac Lomond in 1982; her sons, Sidney and John Louis in 1953 and Harry in 2000; grandson, Victor Lomond in 2002; sons-in-law, Isaac Lomond and Phillip Lomond. She leaves to mourn her 11 children: Melinda Lomond, George (Angeline) Lomond, Robert (Margaret) Lomond, Fred (Ruth) Lomond, Rosanna Lomond, Edna (Fred) Matthews, Evelyn (Reginald) Osmond, Elsie (Reginald) Taylor, Gladys (Albert) Seymour, Garfield (Sandra) Lomond, Eneas (Linda) Lomond, all of Port aux Basques; 43 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren, 17 great great grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 11, 2003 at St. Paul's' Anglican Church in Grand Bay, officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith. 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: 07/14/03

LUEDEE, Vera
1931-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on August 5, 2003, Vera Luedee of St. Andrews at the age of 72 years. Born in St. Andrews she was the daughter of the late Neil and Catherine MacDonald. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, John of 46 years of marriage; children, David (Claudia) Luedee of Corner Brook, NL, Valentine (Nancy) Luedee of St. Margaret's Bay, NS, Pauline (Cyril) Downey of Halifax, NS, Donald (Elaine) Luedee of Hubley, NS, Martha (Frank) Wells of Timberly, NS, John Jr. (Ruth) Luedee of Toronto, Ont., Rose (Andrew) Luedee of Hubley, NS, Edward (Andrew) Luedee of Lower Sackville, NS, Cathy (Willie) MacIsaac of Timberly, NS, Rene (Darlene) Luedee of Toronto, Ont., Janice (Donnie) Tufts of Lower Sackville, Jason (Tara) Luedee of St. Andrews, NL, 33 grandchildren; brothers, Tom MacDonald (Yvonne) of Miramichi, NB, Angus MacDonald of Upper Ferry, Eddie MacDonald (Edna) of Wabush, NL; sisters, Jean Target of Corner Brook, Tina (John) Trent of Oregon, USA, Rose (Mike) White of Upper Ferry; brothers-in-law, Bill (Hilda) Luedee of St. Andrews, Philip (Dot) Luedee of Brantford, Ont., Tony (Oblena) of New Waterford, NS, Pete (Jackie) Luedee of Connecticut, USA; sisters-in-law, Pauline (Pat) MacIsaac of St. Andrews, Margie Rosenburg of Ontario, Eileen (Tony) Dickes of Connecticut, USA, Angela Faughnan of Connecticut, USA, Rita (Joe) Wall of St. John's, NL, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was predeceased by daughter, Cindy; granddaughter, Megan Luedee; mother and father, Neil and Catherine MacDonald; mother and father-in-law, Lewis and Angela Luedee; brothers, Gerry MacDonald, Wildfred MacDonald, Kevin MacDonald, Gerald MacIsaac; sisters, Helen (Gerald) MacIsaac, Terri MacDonald, Dorthy MacDonald, Vera MacDonald; brothers-in-law, Les Target, Charles Faughnan, Joe Luedee, Leonard Luedee; sisters-in-law, Stella Luedee, Lena Luedee. Visitation took place on Wednesday and Thursday at The Church of the Precious Blood, St. Andrews. Funeral Mass took place on Friday, August 8, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Precious Blood, St. Andrews officiated by Father Roger Poblete. Interment followed at St. Andrews Cemetery. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 08/11/03)

LUEDEE, Vera
1931-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on August 5, 2003, Vera Luedee at the age of 72 years. Born in St. Andrews she was the daughter of the late Neil and Catherine MacDonald. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, John, of 46 years of marriage; children, David (Claudia) Luedee of Corner Brook, NL, Valentine (Nancy) Luedee of St. Margaret's Bay, NS, Pauline (Cyril) Downey of Halifax, NS, Donald (Elaine) Luedee of Hubley, NS, Martha (Frank) Wells of Timberly, NS, John Jr. (Ruth) Luedee of Toronto, Ont., Rose (Andrew) Luedee of Hubley, NS, Edward (Sandra) Luedee of Lower Sackville, NS, Cathy (Willie) MacIsaac of Timberly, NS, Rene (Darlene) Luedee of Toronto, Ont., Janice (Donnie) Tufts of Lower Sackville, Jason (Tara) Luedee of St. Andrews, NL; 33 grandchildren; brothers, Tom (Yvonne) of Miramichi, NB, Angus of Upper Ferry, Eddie (Edna) of Wabush, NL; sisters, Jean Target of Corner Brook, Tina (John) Trent of Oregon, USA, Rose (Mike) White of Upper Ferry; brothers-in-law, Bill (Hilda) Luedee of St. Andrews, Philip (Dot) Luedee of Brantford, Ont. Tony (Oblena) of New Waterford, NS, Pete (Jackie) MacIsaac of St. Andrews, Margie Rosenburg of Ontario, Eileen (Tony) Dickes of Connecticut, USA, Angela Faughnan of Connecticut, Rita (Joe) Wall of St. John's, NL, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was predeceased by daughter, Cindy; granddaughter Megan Luedee; mother and father, Neil and Catherine MacDonald; mother and father-in-law, Lewis and Angela Luedee; brothers, Gerry MacDonald, Wildfred MacDonald, Kevin MacDonald; sisters, Terri MacDonald, Dorthy MacDonald, Vera MacDonald; brothers-in-law, Les Target, Charles Faughnan, Joe Luedee, Leonard Luedee; sisters-in-law, Stella Luedee, Lena Luedee, Helen (Gerald) MacIsaac. Visitation took place on Wednesday and Thursday at The Church of the Precious Blood, St. Andrews. Funeral Mass took place on Friday, August 8, 2003 at the Church of the Precious Blood, St. Andrews officiated by father Roger Poblete. Interment followed at St. Andrews Cemetery. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 08/18/03)

LUEDEE, William G.
1925 - 2003
St. Andrew's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William G. Luedee announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Tuesday, December 9, 2003 in his 78th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife, Hilda (nee Bourgeois); his 12 children: Juanita (Francis) Bennett, Priscilla (William) Leamon, Francis (Joan), Melinda (Gerry) O'Quinn, Bernadine (David) Ryan, Raymond (Wanda), all of Codroy Valley, Gerald (Margaret), Michael (Gail Sutherland) and Adrian, all of Ontario, Irene (Rick) Scharf, Ralph (Barb) of Fort McMurray, Viola (Jim) Lush, of Gander; 22 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; four brothers, John, St. Andrew's, Philip (Dorothy), Ontario, Pete (Jackie) Connecticut and Tony (Oblena), New Waterford; five sisters, Pauline (Pat) MacIsaac, St. Andrew's, Margie Rosenberg, Ontario, Eileen (Tony) Dickus and Angela Faughnan, Connecticut and Rita (Joe) Wall, St. John's, as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his two sons, William Jr. (infant) and Patrick; infant daughter, Ralphina; granddaughter, Priscilla; parents, Angela and Louis Luedee; brothers, Joe, Leonard and Paul (infant), sister, Helen; sisters-in-law, Vera, Stella and Lena; brothers-in-law, Charles and Gerald. Visitation took place on Wednesday evening, Thursday and Friday from the Church of the Previous Blood, St. Andrew's where funeral service was held on Saturday, December 13 at 10 a.m. with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment followed at St. Andrew's 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: 12/22/03)

LUSHMAN, Violet
May 17, 2003

Passed away at the Calder Health Centre Burgeo, NL, Mrs. Violet Lushman May 17, 2003 in her 81st year, from Grey River, NL. Predeceased by husband, Charles 1993. Also two daughters and one adopted son. She leaves to mourn seven sons: Robert, Charles (wife, Lucy), Jake (wife, Ruby), Terrance (wife, Susie) at Grey River, John (wife, Hellen), Gilbert (wife, Melvina) at Corner Brook, Fred in Dartmouth, NS; five daughters, Annie in Montreal, Alice (husband, Tom Coley) in Isle aux Morts, Melita in Corner Brook, Gladys (husband, Henry Lushman) in Grey River, Sarah and Glenn, Moncton, NB; son-in-law, Alex Hatcher in Alberta, BC, 31 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; one sister, Lizann (Clayton Dominey) Burgeo, NL; four brothers: Peter, John, Jim (wife, Clara), Steve (wife, Alma) all at Burgeo; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services took place on Tuesday May 20, 2003 at 1 p.m. Transfiguration Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Trudy Sullivan. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery Grey River.
Date posted: 06/02/03

MACDONALD, John A.
1942 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Monday, November 3, 2003 John Alexander MacDonald of St. Andrew's at the age of 61 years. Born at Searston he was the son of the late Margaret and Michael MacDonald. He leaves to mourn brothers and sisters, Paul (Evelyn) MacDonald of Labrador West, Angus of Toronto, Christina Hibbs of Stephenville, Colin of Oshawa, Ont., Agnes (Eldon) Jennex of Scarborough, Ont., Bride MacDonald of Toronto, Ont., Walter of Edmonton, Alta., Philomena (Walter) Wall of Caledon, Ont., Bernadette (David) McLoad of Scarborough, Ont., Bill of St. Catherine's, Ont., Daniel (Roxanne) of Trenton, Ont., Tony of Brampton, Ont., Pauline (Robert) MacDonald of Doyles, NL, Florence (Peter) Busch of Brampton, Ont., and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Margaret in 1994; father, Michael in 1986; brother, Andrew in 1944; and brother-in-law, Reginald Hibbs in 1974. Visitation took place Tuesday and Wednesday at the Church of the Precious Blood, St. Andrew's. Funeral mass took place on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Precious Blood officiated by Father McGrath. Interment followed at Mt. St. Thomas Cemetery, Great Codroy. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 11/10/03)

MACISAAC, Andrew V.
Age 56
(Formerly of Codroy)

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Andrew MacIsaac announce his passing at his residence in Toronto, Ont., on January 1, 2003 in his 56 year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his son, Edwin, Ontario; mother, Monica, Codroy; five sisters: Agnes MacIsaac, Eastern Passage, Joan Matthews (Rick) Missouri, USA, Peggy Reid (Tom) Codroy, Lorna Gale (Brian) Port aux Basques, Selma Killpatrick (Harry) Fort McMurray; four brothers: John (Sharon) Codroy, Pat, Codroy, Mike (Dorothy) Bedford, NS, Richard (Cheryl) Fort McMurray, as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his father, Richard. Visitation took place from the Church of The Precious Blood on January 4 and 5 from where funeral service took place on Monday, January 6 at 2 p.m. with Father Hynes and Father O'Quinn officiating. Interment will follow at a later date. 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: 01/13/03

MACISAAC, DONALD A.
1929-2002
Donald Archibald MacIsaac
of South Branch passed away peacefully at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on December 31, 2002 at the age of 73 years. He was the son of the late Archibald and Kathleen MacIsaac. He was predeceased by his daughter, Judith Elizabeth in 1971; and brother, Jim in 1976. He leaves to mourn four loving children: Catherine of Dartmouth, N.S., Janet of Dartmouth, N.S., Basil (Madonna) of Fort McMurray, Alberta, John (Kimberley) of Dartmouth, N.S.; grandchildren: Bradley, Judy, Jody, Matthew and Daniel; great-grandson: Kelsey; brothers and sisters: Ronald (Florence) of South Branch, Archie (Bridget) of South Branch, Angus of Antigonish, N.S., Annie Clarke of Chipman, N.B., Lucy Lavers of Port Saunders, Mary (Ted) Aucoin of South Branch, Cecilia (Pius) Gale of South Branch, Florence (Allan) Lobel of California. Special friend, Louise Brake of South Branch and her daughter, Deanna Brake of Sackville, N.S. and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Wednesday and Thursday at St. Sylvester Roman Catholic Church, South Branch. Funeral Mass took place at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 03, 2003 at St. Sylvester Church officiated by Father A. 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: 01/13/03

MACLEOD, Roletta Evelyn
April 4, 1912 - June 9, 2003
Roletta Evelyn MacLeod
of Columbia Street, Sydney, N.S. passed away at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Monday, June 9, 2003. Born on April 4, 1912 in Channel-Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Minnie Bertha Poole and Gower Bruce Bragg and the wife of the late Paul Alexander MacLeod. Evelyn spent her early years in Channel, Newfoundland before moving to Sydney in 1929. Over the years, she was active in many organizations, such as the Central School Home and School Association, the First United Church UCW, the Hardwood Hill Cemetery Auxiliary and the Ann Martin Auxiliary of the Sydney City Hospital. Evelyn was a past Noble Grand of the Martha Rebekah Lodge, Sydney. Surviving are her daughters, Joan Fiander, Sydney and Deanna, Cornwallis, N.S.; son, Paul (Diane) Sydney; sisters, Melida (Donnie) MacDonald, Sydney, Ada (Cyril) Walsh, Sardis, B.C. and Ruth (David) Quirk, Birch Grove; grandchildren, Paula Fiander, Victoria, B.C., Bradley (Colleen) Fiander, New Glasgow, Alanna MacIntyre, Gloucester Point, Virginia an Ainsley, Teagan and Iain MacLeod, Sydney; great-grandsons, Benjamin Avery and Breton and Cameron Fiander, as well as many nieces and nephews. Evelyn was predeceased by her husband, Paul in 1984; brothers, Russell, Nathan, Nelson and Arthur; and sisters, Yvonne Fiander-Doyle, Helen Leyman and Annie, in childhood. A wonderful and loving mother and grandmother, Evelyn will be remembered as a kind, generous and caring individual by all whose lives she touched. She will also be missed by special close friends, Ann Penny and Rita Dean. The late Evelyn MacLeod had visitation at Sydney Memorial Chapel on June 11, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service was held at First United Church, Witney Avenue, Sydney, N.S. on June 12, 2:30 p.m., with Rev. Doug Pilsworth officiating. At a later date, a private family interment will take place in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. By request, family flowers only. Memorials may be made to the First United Church, the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation, (MRI) Fund, or the Cancer Treatment Centre. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca
Date posted: 06/16/03

MARCH, Bernice A.
1950-2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Bernice A. March of Lourdes, formerly of Port aux Basques, announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, on Jan. 20, 2003 at the age of 52 years. She was the daughter of the Late James and Dulcie Short. She leaves to mourn her husband, Ronald of 32 years; daughters: Tammy (Italo) of Burlington, ON and Tanya of Lourdes; grandchildren: Joshua and Reana Rose; brothers and sisters: Lucy (Bob) Ingram of Port aux Basques, Alex (Dinah) of Dartmouth, NS, Stan (Debbie) of Toronto, ON, Roland (Carmel) of Port aux Basques, Rick (Kay) of Port aux Basques, Perry (Ann) of Upper Ferry, NL, Doreen (Mark) of Port aux Basques, Tracy (Austin) Rumbolt of Whitehorse, NWT; brother and sisters-in-law: Cecil of Three Rock Cove, Lewis (Helen) Lainey of Black Duck Brook, Ralph (Gayle) of Three Rock Cove, Laverne (Arnold) MacLean of Toronto, ON, Marjorie (Kevin) Bennett of Salmonier Line, Laura (Cornelius) Moraze of Mainland. Visitation took place on Wed., 8-10 p.m. and Thurs., 2-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place Fri., Jan. 24, 2003, 2 p.m. at St. James' Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Her remains were then forwarded to Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 01/27/03

MAUGER, Ira Russell
Age 79
Port aux Basques

Passed away suddenly at his home on Aug. 28, 2003 Ira Russell Mauger at the age of 79 years. Born at Petites, NL, he was the son of the late Edward and Mary Mauger. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife of 58 years Vera (nee Allen); son, David (Cecily) of Port aux Basques; daughters, Stella Awe (Ryerson), of Sackville, NB, Linda Ledrew (Wayne) of Edmonton, AB, and Janet White (Eric) of Stillwater Lake, NS; grandchildren, Heather, Hilary, Dawn, Carol, David, Neil and Spencer; sisters, Marge Osmond (Sandy) of Port aux Basques, Minnie Pineo of New Germany, NS, and Irene Gentmantle (Charles) of Montreal, PQ, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Ira was predeceased by brothers, Ross, Freeman, Harry, Stanley, and Hubert; and sisters, Phoebe, Jessie and Sophie. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Saturday, Aug. 30, at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Sunday, Aug. 31, at 2 p.m. from Wesley United Church with Rev. P. Ritchie officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
We will all miss his jokes and his laughter. His humor completed our day.
(Date posted: 09/08/03)

McISAAC, Mary
Age 64
St. Andrews

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Mary McIsaac announce her passing at her residence in St. Andrews on Feb. 20, 2003 in her 64th year after a courageous battle with cancer. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her husband, James of 45 years; daughter, Karen McIsaac (Scott); four sons: Tony, David, Wayne, Keith (Trey); six grandchildren: Jonathan, Tara, Mitchell, Jamie, Ryan, Maenwyn; sisters: Ita McIsaac (Martin); seven brothers: Gerard (Bonnie), Joseph (Lorraine), Michael (Gen), Allan (Marilyn), Edward (Susan), Augustine (Marilyn), Bill (Cynthia) as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents, Augustine and Elizabeth Bruce; sisters Barbara and Ursula; and nephew, Dion. Visitation took place at the Church of the Precious Blood in St. Andrews on Sat., Feb. 22 and Sun., Feb. 23 from where funeral service was held on Mon., Feb. 24, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. with Father O'Quinn and Father Hynes officiating. Interment followed at the St. Andrew's Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The guest book may be signed or donations to a charity of one's choice may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca Mary passed away peacefully at home as she had wished surrounded by her family.
Date posted: 03/03/03

MCISAAC, Millie Ann
1952-2003

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Aug. 28, 2003 Millie Ann McIsaac of St. Andrews at the age of 51 years. Born at St. Andrews she was the daughter of the late Neil and Mary McIsaac. She leaves to mourn her daughter, Katrina; twin sister, Joan (Kevin) of St. Andrews; brothers, Eddie (Maria) of St. Andrews, Francis (Linda) of Codroy, Martin (Eta) of Toronto, Gordon of Labrador, Jerry of St. Andrews and a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends. Visitation took place on Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday at the Church of the Previous Blood, St. Andrews. Funeral Mass took place on Monday, Sept. 1, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Precious Blood officiated by Father Roger Poblete. Interment followed at St. Andrews Cemetery. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 09/15/03)

McNEIL, Alice
Age 68
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice McNeil announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre, extended care unit, on Tuesday May 27, 2003 in her 68th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her brothers, George Osmond (Maisie), Israel Osmond (Margaret), David Osmond (Annie); sisters-in-law, Minnie Matthews, Bernice Osmond, Violet McNeil, Mildred Campbell (Malcolm); brothers-in-law, William McNeil (Elsie), James McNeil (Molly); as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Arthur, May 1977; parents, Thomas and Annie Osmond (nee Kettle) and sister, Dorothy Vasquez. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home on Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Friday, May 30 at 2 p.m. from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Grand Bay, with Rev. E. Smith officiating. Interment followed at St. James' Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 06/02/03

MUNDEN, Frederick
1943 - 2003

It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of the late Frederick Munden of Burnt Islands on Thursday, November 19, 2003, at the age of 59 years. Born in Burnt Islands, he was the son of Ralph Munden and the late Hazel Munden. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Loretta of 39 years marriage; sons, Roderick (Minnie) of Cambridge, ON, Raymond (Sheila) of Burnt Islands, Darren (Madeline) of Burlington, ON, Vernon (Corrina) of Burnt Islands, Gilbert of Burnt Islands; eight grandchildren; father, Ralph; sisters, Susanna (Gilbert) Stone of Glovertown, NL, Norma (Chester) Harris of Burnt Islands, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family, and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Hazel in 2003; and brother, Randy in 1985. Visitation took place at his residence on Friday, November 21, 2003 and Saturday November 22, 2003. Funeral Service took place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 23, 2003 at St. George's Anglican Church, Burnt Islands, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 12/01/03)

MUNDEN, Hazel
1924-2003

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003, Hazel Munden of Burnt Islands at the age of 78 years. Born at Isle aux Morts, she was the daughter of the late Susan and Thomas MacDonald. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, Ralph of 60 years marriage and three children, Fred (Loretta), Norma (Chester) Harris, all of Burnt Islands and Susan (Gilbert) Stone of Glovertown, NL, also 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Renee of Halifax, NS; brother, Ephraim (Chris) MacDonald of Burnt Islands and a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her son, Randy; and sister, Sarah Blanche. Visitation took place on Wednesday and Thursday at St. George's Anglican Church, Burnt Islands. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, 2003 at St. George's Anglican Church, Burnt Islands, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Center, Extended Care Unit. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 09/08/03)

MUNDEN, Sheila Ann
March 6, 2003
Munden, Sheila Ann
- 52, of Lower Sackville, passed away March 6, 2003 in Lower Sackville, NS. She was a daughter of Madeline Bragg and the Late Nathan Bragg. She spent her early years in Port aux Basques, NL. Sheila turned her last 3.5 year battle with cancer into a positive by always finding a way to help and encourage others. She loved life, her family and friends and was a firm believer in "Pay it Forward". She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Lorne Munden, who was with her every step of the way; sons, Devin Munden, Lower Sackville; Mark Munden, Oromocto, NB; David Munden (Julie), Manotick, Ontario; sisters, Cathy Murphy (Paul), St. John's, NL; Wanda Clevett (Ivan), Port aux Basques, NL; Elaine Cook (Geoff), Port aux Basques, NL; Betty Lee (Herb), Wetaskinwin, AB; brothers, Arthur (Judy), Dartmouth, NS; Junior (Bette), Port aux Basques, NL; David (special friend, Ray), Toronto, ON; Phillip (Eileen), St. John's, NL; Nelson (Joan), Tompkins, NL; many special nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Service was held in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Lower Sackville at 10 a.m., Mon., March 10, 2003, Father Joe Christensen officiating. Reception was held at the parish following the service. Burial of cremains took place in Port aux Basques on Thurs., March 13, 2003.
"An angel to many, may she rest in peace."
Date posted: 03/24/03

ORGAN, Alexander (Sandy)
1957-2003

It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of the late Alexander (Sandy) Organ of La Poile on March 25, 2003, at the age of 45 years. Born at La Poile, he was the son of Bessie Taylor and the Late Percy Organ. Sandy worked on ships during his life, he traveled to many places over the earth until finally settling down with his job at Marine Atlantic. He leaves to mourn his wife, Susie of 17 years of marriage; mother, Bessie Taylor of La Poile; brother, Junior (Hilda) of Conception Bay, NL; sisters, Rita (Melvin) Bond, Marie (Calvin) Chant of La Poile; brothers-in-law, Clarence (Ethel) Keeping of Rose Blanche, Fred (Alice) Francis, Henry (Louise) Keeping, Edward (Sheila) Keeping, Kelly (Betty) Keeping, all of Burnt Islands; sisters-in-law, Dorothy (Jake) Proulx of Halifax, NS, Vivian (George) Walters of Isle aux Morts, Evelyn Keeping of Burnt Islands and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was also predeceased by his mother-in-law, Clara Neil; father-in-law, William T. Keeping and brother-in-law, Austin Keeping. Visitations took place on Thurs., March 27, 2003 from 1-3 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, Thursday evening and Friday at St. Thomas Anglican Church, La Poile. Funeral services took place on Sat., March 29, 2003 at St. Thomas Anglican Church, La Poile, with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at St. Thomas Anglican Church Cemetery, La Poile. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 03/31/03

ORGAN, Lenora
1936-2003

Passed away peacefully at her residence on Sunday, June 22, 2003, Lenora Organ of Isle aux Morts at the age of 67 years. Born at Isle aux Morts, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Alice Organ. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, George of 46 years marriage; and three children: James E. (Stella) Organ, Libbie Organ of Isle aux Morts and Freeman Organ of Port aux Basques; two grandchildren: Jimmy and Amanda Organ of Isle aux Morts; two sisters: Bertha (Hartley) Skinner of Isle aux Morts and Mrs. Lavinia Meade of Port aux Basques; sisters-in-law: Lucy Goosnie of Deer Lake, Newfoundland, Hilda Voute of Ontario, Julianne (William) Armstrong of Northern Ontario, Mary Hulan of Stephenville and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Alexander and Alice Organ; her son, George in 1994; brother, John Alexander; sister, Violet Durnford; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Organ; father-in-law, James Organ; sisters-in-law, Ivy Moore, Charlotte Ingram, Fanny Organ, and Libbie Organ. Visitation took place on Sunday evening, Monday and Tuesday at the Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2003 at Holy Spirit Church in Isle aux Morts, officiated by Rev. Hubert Vallis. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 06/30/03

OSMOND, Mardee
1942-2003

Passed away peacefully at Corner Brook on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003 Mardee Osmond of Port aux Basques at the age of 60 years. Born at LaPoile she was the daughter of the late Agnes and William Purchase. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, Garnet; and six children: Derrick (Allison) of Fort McMurray, Alb., Stephen (Joanne) of Baddeck, NS, Theodore, Karen, Amanda (Stanley) all of Port aux Basques, Wendy (George) Meade of Moncton, N.B.; grandchildren: Lana, Rebecca, Keshia, Zackery and William; sisters and brothers: Jessie (Philip) Taylor of Port aux Basques, Russell (Margaret) of Port Rexton, Don (Christine) of Port aux Basques, Norman (Donna) of St. Brendan's, Dulcie (Albert) Taylor of LaPoile, Fred (Zeita) of Glenwood, Rodney (Ruby) of Fort St. John, B.C.; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Grace Purchase, Marilyn Purchase, Carrie (Leslie) Currie, Rosie (Albert) White, William (Marilyn) Osmond, Harriet (Morgan) Lillington, all of Port aux Basques, Norman (Donalda) Osmond of Coal Brook, Nina (Bud) Davis of Fort McMurray, Alb., Dave Osmond, Eric (Margaret), Terry (Barb) all of Port aux Basques and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her brothers, John Purchase in 2003 and Maxwell Purchase in 1990. Visitation took place on Thursday and Friday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Sat., Feb. 22, 2003 at 2 p.m. 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: 02/24/03

OSMOND, Sadie
1934 - 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sadie Osmond announce her passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Wednesday, November 5, 2003 at the age of 69. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her husband, Richard of 19 years; daughter, Rita (Howard) Lomond; and son, Charlie Carter (Daisy); six grandchildren, Darlene, Michelle, Almon, Wilson, Mary and Donna; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Gladys Butt and Maud Blanchard, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents, Rita and Charles Short; brothers, Abe White, Martin Short; and brother-in-law, Oswald Butt. Visitation took place Wednesday 7-9 and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Friday, November 7, 2003 at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel with Captain Kent Hepditch officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
(Date posted: 11/10/03)

OSMOND, Walter Garfield
Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Center on Monday, June 23, 2003, Walter Garfield Osmond of Cape Ray at the age of 70 years. Born at Port aux Basques, he was the son of the late Nelson and Florence Osmond. He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley in July of 1996, and infant son, Junior. He leaves to mourn his children: Joan (Jerry) Pearce of Cape Ray, Nfld., Ennis Osmond of Fort McMurray, Alta., Daphne (Jeff) Porter, Gail (Jerry) Osmond, all of Port aux Basques, Nfld.; four grandchildren: Stephen, Ashley, Andy and Jeremy; also, special friend, Mary Pike of Port aux Basques; step-brothers: Bob (Edith) Osmond of Benton, Nfld.., Bert LeRiche of Port aux Basques; brother-in-law, George (Dorothy) Short of Port aux Basques; sister-in-law, Clara Hatcher of Isle aux Morts, Nfld., and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Nelson and Florence Osmond, mother and father-in-law Emmanuel and Florence Short; sister, Pearl Coffin; step-brothers and step-sisters, Phillip LeRiche, Henry LeRiche, Gordon Kendall, Margaret Buttery, Sadie Wall and Winnifred Bennett and brother-in-law, Gordon Hatcher. Visitation took place on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2003 at St. John The Evangelist Church in Cape Ray, officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith. 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: 06/30/03

OSMOND, Walter R.
1947 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Center on Friday, June 13, 2003 Walter Raymond Osmond of Port aux Basques at the age of 56 years. Born at Channel-Port aux Basques, he was the son of the late Fredrick and Susan Osmond. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Dorothy of 31 years marriage; and three children, Kelly (Pat) Osmond of Eastern Passage, N.S., Karen (Derek) Organ of Eastern Passage and Deni Osmond of Rocky Mountain, Alta.; three grandchildren, Arron, Owen and Dylan; brothers and sisters, Pearce (Joyce) Osmond of Cannings Cove, Nfld., Carl (Donna) Osmond, Geraldine (Jack) Anderson and Hilda (Phil) Seymour - all of Port aux Basques; sister-in-law, Lavinia Osmond of Alberta; brother-in-law, Brander Blackmore of Port aux Basques and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Fredrick and Susan Osmond; mother-in-law, Addie Simmonds; one brother, Earl Osmond, as well as one sister, Betty Blackmore. Visitation took place on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 15, 2003 at St. James' Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. 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: 06/23/03

PARSONS, Herbert J. B.
Aged 77

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Saturday, August 16, 2003, Herbert James Bertram Parsons of Rose Blanche at the age of 77 years. Born at Rose Blanche he was the son of the late Winnie and Philip Parsons. Herbert spent the last three years of his life on extended care at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre. He leaves to mourn his sisters and brothers, Rita Watchorn and Eileen Jewer of Vancouver, BC, Murtle Styles of Kingston, NS, Hope Sperdakes of Halifax, NS, Joan (Reg) Skinner of Rose Blanche, NL, Bertha Parsons of Glace Bay, NS, Gloria (Buddy) Tutty, Phillis (Philip) Spinny, Carmelita (Peter) Jollimore, all of Kingston, NS, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was predeceased by parents, Winnie and Philip Parsons; infant twin brothers; brothers-in-law, Percy Watchorn, Fred Jewer and George Sperdakes. Herbert's wishes were carried on with cremation and his ashes returned to Rose Blanche. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 08/25/03)

PARSONS, Katie
1904 - 2004

Passed away peacefully at the extended care unit of the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Tuesday, November 18, 2003, Katie Parsons of Port aux Basques, at the age of 99 years. Katie was predeceased by her husband, William Parsons. Leaving to mourn with loving memories is her son, Albert (Viola) Parsons of Port aux Basques; three grandchildren, Terry Parsons, Paul (Shyril) Parsons and Kathryn (Darrell) Coleman; four great-grandchildren, Zoe Lynn, Ashley, Jay, Luke; sisters, Olive Simms of Toronto, Ann (Jack) White of British Columbia and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Katie was predeceased by her mother and father, Phillip and Caroline Feaver; brothers, James, Henry, Edward, Alexander and George Feaver; sisters, Mary Cave and Cora Caines. Visitation took place on Tuesday, November 18, 2003 from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, November 19 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003 at St. James' Anglican Church, Port aux Basques, officiated by the Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment followed at St. James' Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements were entrusted in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques.
(Date posted: 11/24/03)

PECKFORD, Chesley P.
Passed away on Father's Day, June 15, 2003, Chesley P. Peckford, at the Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Care Centre, Botwood. He was 92 years of age. Predeceased by loving wife, Mabel. Left with wonderful memories are children, Roy (Barbara) of Buchans, Eddie (Jen) of Campbellton, Bruce (late Eleanor) of Buchans, Joan Riggs of Lewisporte, Katina Keeping (Max) of Port aux Basques, and Pamela Peckford of Grand Falls-Windsor; 22 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Funeral ceremony was conducted by Reverend Perry Cooper and Reverend Calvin Coates of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Lewisporte. Interment was at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Lewisporte. Pallbearers were grandchildren, Kevin Peckford, Judy Peckford, Murray Riggs, Tina Riggs-Dawe, Suzanne Keeping and great-grandson, Brian Mayne. Honourary pallbearer was Trevor Keeping. Funeral arrangements were by Gordon Woolfrey of Woolfrey Funeral Home, Lewisporte.
Date posted: 06/23/03

PECKFORD, Chesley P.
Passed away on Father's Day, June 15, 2003, Chesley P. Peckford, at the Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Care Centre, Botwood. He was 92 years of age. Predeceased by loving wife, Mabel. Left with wonderful memories are children, Roy (Barbara), Buchans; Eddie (Jen), Campbellton; Bruce (late Eleanor), Buchans; Joan Riggs, Lewisporte; Katina Keeping (Max), Port aux Basques; and Pamela Peckford, Grand Falls-Windsor; 22 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Funeral ceremony was conducted by Reverend Perry Cooper and Reverend Calvin Coates of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Lewisporte. Interment was at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Lewisporte. Pallbearers were grandchildren, Kevin Peckford, Judy Peckford, Murray Riggs, Tina Riggs-Dawe, Suzanne Keeping and great-grandson, Brian Mayne. Honourary pallbearer, Trevor Keeping. Funeral arrangements were by Gordon Woolfrey Funeral Home, Lewisporte.
Date posted: 07/07/03

PIKE, Maggie
Age 74
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maggie Pike announce her passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Sunday, July 6, 2003 in her 74th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories two daughters: Sherry Pike (Gary), Marilyn Pike (Gord); six sons: Ernest (Lori-ann), Arthur, Barry (Janet), Jerome (Donna), Martin (Wendy), Shawn (Kerri anne); 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Jack Bobbett; sisters-in-law: Irene Bobbett and Maude Bobbett, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, William in 1989; sister, Lizzie Cooper; brothers, Cecil Bobbett and Bill Bobbett; brother-in-law, Bill Cooper; sister-in-law, Ida Bobbett. Visitation took place on Monday, July 7 and Tuesday July 8, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Wednesday, July 9 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 Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 07/14/03

PINK, Alfreda
1914 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Center on Saturday, July 19, 2003 Alfreda Pink of Rose Blanche at the age of 88 years. Born at Rose Blanche, she was the daughter of the late Israel and Deliah Hatcher. She was predeceased by her husband, Freeman Pink in 2001; parents, Israel and Deliah Hatcher; two baby sisters, Georgina and Deliah; baby brother, Archibald; brothers-in-law, Charles Billard, Clyde Horwood, Stan Crewe, Randell Pink; sisters-in-law, Emma Hatcher, Pearl Horwood and Vita Hatcher. She leaves to mourn her brothers, James Hatcher, St. John's, NL, Hubert (Bernice) Hatcher, Rose Blanche, NL; sister, Susie Crewe of Port aux Basques, NL; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Pink of Rose Blanche, and Blanche Billard of Baddeck, NS, and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Sunday and Monday at St. Michael's and All Angels' Church in Rose Blanche. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2003 at St. Michael's and All Angels' Church in Rose Blanche, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
Date posted: 07/28/03

PURCHASE, John W.
1942-2003

It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of the Late John (Jack) William Purchase of Port aux Basques on Friday, Jan. 17, 2003 at the age of 61 years, while docked in Burgeo on a trip from Fortune to Port aux Basques by fishing boat with his two sons. Born at LaPoile, he was the son of the Late Agnes and William Purchase. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Grace of 40 years marriage and four children, Sharon (Edgar) Organ of Port aux Basques, Wilma (Lorne) Clarke of Kitchener, Ont., Johnny (Lisa) of Port aux Basques, Jamie (Jackie) of Port aux Basques; grandchildren: Vanessa, Nathan, Elaine, Curtis, Lisa, Ryan and Rebecca; brothers and sisters: Mardee (Garnet) Osmond, Jessie (Phillip) Taylor of Port aux Basques, Russell (Margaret) of Port Rexton, Don (Christine) of Port aux Basques, Norman (Donna) of St. Brendon's, Dulcie (Albert) Taylor of LaPoile, Fred (Zeita) of Glenwood, Rodney (Ruby) of Fort St. John, B.C.; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law: Marilyn Purchase of LaPoile, Mabel (William) Davis of Glace Bay, N.S., Barb (William) Vautier of Port aux Basques, Velda (Clarence) Vautier of LaPoile, Calvin (Marie) Chant of LaPoile, Greta Frye of Ontario and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Maxwell in 1990; sisters-in-law, Margaret Hann in 2002 and Alice Dollimount in 2002. Visitation took place from Saturday 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003 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: 01/27/03

RAYMOND, Irene Marion (Parrott)
August 1, 1929 - March 7, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Irene Raymond announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre, Port aux Basques, on March 7, 2003, in her 73 year. Predeceased by her husband, Walter in 1987 and a twin sister in 1999. She leaves to mourn daughters, Betty (Allan) Norman of Port aux Basques, Ann (Junior) Parsons of Pasadena, Gwen Tippett of Port aux Basques, Paula (Paula) Raymond of New Glasgow; and son, Gordon (Rosemary) Raymond in Ottawa; two brothers, two sisters, eight grandchildren and one great-granddaugher as well as numerous relatives and friends. Irene was a long time resident of Catalina and was brought home to her final resting place for burial. Funeral services were held in Catalina, NL on March 10, 2003, at St. Peter's Anglican Church, with interment at St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery. In Memoriam donations may be made to the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre's Palliative Care Unit, Port aux Basques.
"Then He'll call me some day to my home far away, Where His glory forever I'll share."
Date posted: 03/17/03

ROSE, Harold J.
Age 84
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold Rose announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003 in his 84 year. He is predeceased by wife , Effie of 50 years; and sister, Agnes Wells. He leaves to mourn with precious memories his wife, Blanche of 10 years; son, John of Springdale, NL; daughters, Edith Smith (Randy), Debbie Parsons (Calvin) of Port aux Basques, NL, Doreen Spencer (Wade) of Prince George, BC; stepchildren, Judy Hardy (Austin), Wayne Hatcher (Bernice) of Rose Blanche, NL, Ralph Cox (Karen) of Shelburn, NS; 20 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Thursday 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2003 at 2 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
(Date posted: 09/22/03)

SEYMOUR, Gertrude E.
1924 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Saturday, October 25, 2003 Gertrude E. Seymour at the age of 79. Born at Burnt Islands she is the daughter of the late Hilda and Lambert Keeping. She leaves to mourn with precious memories three nieces, Winnifred (Max) Croucher, Maisie (Allen) Strickland of Burnt Islands, Mary (Lloyd) Pink of Isle aux Morts; two nephews, Clayton (Lavina) Seymour of Port aux Basques and Harold (Nellie) Seymour of North Sydney; two godchildren, Grace (Henry) Baggs and Leslie (Della) King of Burnt Islands; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Hilda and Lambert Keeping; sister, Melinda; and brothers, Joseph and Victor. Visitation took place on Sunday, October 26 and Monday, October 27 from St. George's Anglican Church, Burnt Islands from where funeral service was held on Tuesday, October 28, 2003 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Clayton 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: 11/10/03)

SHEAVES, Douglas
1963-2003

Passed away at his residence in Port aux Basques on Sept. 23, 2003, Douglas Sheaves at the age of 40 years. He was the son of the late James and Rebecca Sheaves. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Michelle of 12 years marriage; children, Katherine and Kameron; brothers, David (Janet), Kenneth (Josie), Cecil (Mary-Ellen), James (Kay), Dwayne (Roxanne), Emmanuel Kettle, all of Port aux Basques, Jerry (Sharon) of North Sydney, NS; sisters, Judy (Charles) Edmunds of Port aux Basques, Loretta (Ivan) Bryne of Burnt Islands, Cynthia (Wilson Jr.) Thorne of Burnt Islands; brothers-in-law, Michael (Jill Norminton) Lawrence of Kitchener, ON, Mark (Lorna Seymour) Lawrence and daughter Kelsey of Kitchener, ON; mother-in-law, Ida Lawrence of Port aux Basques and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was predeceased by his father, James Sheaves in 1967 and mother, Rebecca Sheaves in 1990. Visitation took place on Thursday and Friday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Saturday, September 27, 2003 at 2 p.m. officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge and Rev. George Critchell. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 10/06/03)

SHEPPARD, Philip Ereaut
1918 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, November 20, 2003, Philip Ereaut Sheppard of Harbour Le Cou at the age of 85 years. Born at Burgeo, he was the son of the late Melba Agusta Ereaut and Ambrose Sheppard. He leaves to mourn his sister-in-law, Evelyn Pink of Rose Blanche; nieces, nephews, and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Susie; mother, Melba Agusta Ereaut; father, Ambrose; and brother, George. Visitation took place on Friday starting at 7 p.m. and Saturday at St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Rose Blanche. Funeral Services took place at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 23, 2003 at St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Rose Blanche, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment to follow at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral Arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 12/01/03)

SHORT, Alex
1948-2003

Passed away at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, NS, on August 8, 2003, James Alex Short, of Dartmouth, NS, formerly of Port aux Basques, at the age of 55 years. Born at Port aux Basques he was the son of the late James and Dulcie Short. For most of his life, Alex was a truck driver who enjoyed his job every time he drove, until finally moving to a mechanics position with Global Transport in Dartmouth. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Dinah, of 33 years marriage; children, Karen (Todd) Kettle of Port aux Basques, NL, Susan (Vernon) Pearce of Dartmouth, Jody (Brad) of Dartmouth; grandchildren, Hillary, Brandon, Courtney, Kelsey; brothers, Stan (Debbie) of Toronto, Ont., Roland (Carmel) of Port aux Basques, Rick (Kay) of Port aux Basques, Perry (Ann) of Great Codroy; sisters, Doreen (Mark) of Port aux Basques, Lucy (Bob) Ingram of Port aux Basques, Tracy (Austin) Rumbolt of Whitehorse, Yukon; mother-in-law Hilda Musseau of Aylesford, NS; brothers-in-law, Don (Tanya) Musseau of Berwick, NS, Randy (Kendra) Musseau of Eastern Passage, NS, Christopher Musseau of Aylesford; sisters-in-law, Mabel (Roy) Comeau of Aylesford, Elaine (Terry) Saunders of Peggy's Cove, NS, Darlene (Vincent) Gillam of Port aux Basques and a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was predeceased by mother, Dulcie in 1990; father, James in 1984; sister, Rebecca in 1947; sister, Bernice March in 2003; father-in-law, Gordon Musseau in 2002. Visitations took place on Saturday and Sunday at 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Monday, August 11, 2003 at 2 p.m. at St. James Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment of ashes 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: 08/18/03)

SPENCER, James
Age 59
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Spencer announce his passing at LeGrow Health Centre on June 23, 2003 in his 59 year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife, Elsie of 38 years; three daughters: Kathy Farrell (Max) Trenton, Ont., Karen Bennett (Clyde) Coldbrook, N.S., Kelly Spencer (Warren) Kingston, N.S.; grandchildren: Spencer and Stephanie; sisters: Florence Murphy (Royden) Summerside, P.E.I., Jean Kettle (Arthur) Port aux Basques, Mary Coleman (Thomas) St. Catherine's, Ont.; brothers-in-law: John (Eileen), Robert (Roxanne), Winston (Valerie), Clyde (Brenda), Lewis (Yvonne), Kenneth (Judy), Donald (Eva), James (Kathy); sister-in-law: Eileen (Russell), Loretta (Ken), Rowena (Alex), Ruby (Todd) as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his father, James Spencer Sr. in 1972 and mother, Naomi Spencer (nee Coffin) in 1996; brother, David in 1976. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home on Tuesday 7:30-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2003 from St. James' Anglican Church with Rev. H. Vallis officiating. Interment followed at the 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: 06/30/03

SPENCER, Winnifred (Winnie)
1915 - 2003

Passed away peacefully at Mountain Hope Manor, Port aux Basques, on Thursday, October 30, 2003 Winnifred (Winnie) Spencer of Port aux Basques, NL, formerly of Pass Island, NL, at the age of 88 years. She was predeceased by her husband, William in 1984. Leaving to mourn her sister, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Keeping of Port aux Basques; sisters-in-law, Maggie Simms, Beatrice Piercey both of Corner Brook, Rachel Spencer of Harbour Breton and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Friday, October 31, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2003 at St. James' Anglican Church, Port aux Basques officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge and Rev. Cannon Ralph Billard. 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: 11/10/03)

STRICKLAND, Eva Ellen
1920 - 2003
Burnt Islands

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eva Ellen Strickland (nee Bryan) announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Wednesday, December 10, 2003 in her 83rd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her four loving children: Classie (James) Keeping, Janie (Ernest) Chant, Allan (Maisie) Strickland, Juanita (Lewis) Perry all of Burnt Islands; sister, Emily of Halifax; two sisters-in-law, Gertie and Irene; and two brothers-in-law, Charlie and Eric; 20 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Allan; son, James; two brothers, James and Steve; sister, Ruth; and parents, James and Ellen Bryan. Visitation took place on Wednesday evening, Thursday and Friday from her daughter Classie's home. Funeral service was held on Saturday, December 13, 2003 at 2 p.m. from St. George's Anglican Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Margaree. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed through our web site www.fillatre.ca
(Date posted: 12/22/03)

STRICKLAND, Laura
Age 72
Port aux Basques

Passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, August 26, 2003, Laura Elizabeth Strickland in her 72 year. Born in Port aux Basques, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Mae Matthews. She is predeceased by her husband, Robert in 1996; sister, Blanche Meade; brothers, Jim, Edgar, Isodore and Clarence. She leaves to mourn with precious memories daughter, Darlene Hiltz; son-in-law, John; and grandchildren: Danitra and Daniel; brothers, John Matthews (Olive), Stanley Matthews (Shirley) as well as a large circle of sisters and brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and dear friends. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Wednesday, August 27 and Thursday, August 28, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held from St. James Anglican Church, August 29, 2003 at 2 p.m. with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at St. James Anglican cemetery, Barachois Hill. Donations can be made to the Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice.
(Date posted: 09/08/03)

SYMES, (nee Marks) Lucy Maria
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lucy Maria Symes announce her passing at the Calder Health Care Centre in Burgeo on Sunday, May 18, 2003 at the age of 74. Leaving to mourn nine children: Ida (Roland) Simms, Clyde (Brenda), Gladys (Don) Simms, Loureen (George) Ereaut, Calvin (Doris), Ruth (Glen) Porter, Keith (Glenda), Darlene (Paul) Peddle of Burgeo and Dennis (Cindy) of PEI; four sisters: Miram (Stanley) Symes, Janet (Edwin) Symes, Margaret (Jerry) Wells, Pearl (Douglas) Skinner; one brother, Nathan Marks (Mary); son-in-law, Rodney Simms; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Minnie Marks; husband, John 1971; daughter, Shirley 1984; granddaughter, Debbie 1994; and brother, Seaward Marks 2002 and son-in-law, Edward H. Scott in 1988. The funeral took place May 21 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Russell officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home Burgeo.
To the world she was one but to us she was the world.
Date posted: 06/02/03

VARDY, Raymond
1933-2003

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre, Port aux Basques on Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, Raymond Vardy at the age of 69 years. Born at Fox Island he was the son of the Late Lucy Maude and John Vardy. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Kathleen of 24 years marriage and three children: Rayleen (Lendy) Osmond, Clinton and Vanessa; granddaughter, Natasha all of Port aux Basques; sister and brother, Azelma (Albert) Green of Halifax, Cyril (Louise) Vardy of Port aux Basques; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Gilbert (Carol) Wall of Ontario, Brian (Helena) Wall, Patricia (David) Chippett, Virgie (Allan) Candow all of Cape Ray, Arch Green, Grace Vardy of Port aux Basques, Charles Sheppard of North Sydney and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his son, William in 1986; brothers, Ward, George, Norman and sisters, Ann Green and Henrietta Sheppard. Visitation took place on Fri., Feb. 14, 2003 at 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with a family service at 8 p.m. His remains were then forwarded to Stephenville for cremation. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques 695-2300.
Date posted: 02/24/03

WALL, Elizabeth
1916-2003

Passed peacefully away at her granddaughter's residence on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2003, Elizabeth Wall of Port aux Basques, formerly of Cape Ray, at the age of 87 years. Born at Cape Ray she was the daughter of the late Harriet and Solomon Short. Elizabeth lived the majority of her life at Cape Ray, during the last seven years she lived with her granddaughter, Darlene Benoite at Port aux Basques. She was predeceased by her first husband, Albert Janes in 1947; second husband, Norman in 1968; sons, Kevin in 1969, Raymond in 1985, and Joe in 1995; son-in-law, William Carter in 2002; sisters, Frances Osmond in 2003 and Rebecca Osmond in 1985. She leaves to mourn six loving children, Harold (Joyce), Alex (Rita) George, Austin (Evelyn) all of Cape Ray, Gertie Carter of Port aux Basques, Doris (Herbert) Harris of Gander Bay; 20 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and one great great granddaughter; brothers, Emmanuel (Bessie) Short of Port aux Basques, George (Ada) Short of Pasadena, Ernest (Emily) Short and Cecil Short of Cape Ray; daughters-in-law, Nina Jeans and Olive Janes of Port aux Basques and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation took place on Tuesday and Wednesday at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003 at 11 a.m. at St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church, Cape Ray officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith. Interment followed at Cape Ray cemetery. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 10/20/03)

WALL, Frank
age 83
St. Andrew's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frank Wall announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003 in his 83rd year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife, Margaret of eight years; four sons, Martin (Joyce), Walter (Philmina), Cyril and Jerome; 10 immediate grandchildren: Roger, Sharon, Peter, Walter Jr., Dwayne, Darren, Kirk, Lenny, Leroy and Jennifer; six great-grandchildren: Joshua, Justin, Madison, Jordan, Alyson, and Emilie; five step-sons; four step-daughters; 45 step-grand and great-grandchildren; three brothers: Jim, Bernard (Adele), Gus (Cecelia); one sister, Agnes Johnson; one uncle, Pat Wall of Tompkins, as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Frank is predeceased by his first wife, Annie in 1991; son, Lenny; parents, John and Madeline Wall; brother, Ray; and sister, Mary; sisters-in-law, Geraldine and Glenora; brothers-in-law, Austin Murray and Warren Johnson. Visitation took place on Tuesday evening and Wednesday from the Church of the Precious Blood, St. Andrew's, where funeral service was held on Thursday, Nov. 27 at 10 a.m. with Father Gale (his nephew), Father McGrath and Father O'Quinn officiating. Interment followed at St. Andrew's 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: 12/01/03)

WELSHMAN, Arthur
Port aux Basques, NL
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Welshman announce his passing on Sunday, April 13, 2003 at the Dr. L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are spouse Ruby Green; children, Judy Gorman (Garry), Donald Welshman (Carol), Elaine Spencer (Patrick), Brian Welshman (Mary), Max Welshman (Heather), Denise Parsons (Tony) and Raymond Welshman (Eileen); 14 grandchildren, Kenny, Jean, Jenesta, Joanne, Jenine, Jenelle, Tony, Patti-Lynn, Kane, Kate, Victoria, Joey, Lacey and Jessica; one great-grandchild, Myles, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by father, George Welshman; mother, Mary Marsh; and brothers, William, Stewart and John. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, on Sunday evening and Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 16 at 2 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling. Rev. Ed King officiating. Interment followed at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
Date posted: 04/21/03

WHITE, Clement A.
1918-2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clement White announce his passing at his residence in Tompkins on Friday, Sept. 19, 2003 in his 85 year. Born at Stephenville he was the son of the late Francis and Flora Ann White. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving wife of 43 years, Elizabeth. Three sisters: Mary, Monica and Fredia (Albert) all of Codroy Valley, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Francis and Flora Ann, brothers, Archibald and Arnold, sisters, Margaret, Adeline and Eva. Visitation took place on Sept. 20 and 21 at the Precious Blood Church, St. Andrews from where funeral services were held on Monday, Sept. 22, 2003 at 11 a.m. with Father McGrath officiating. Interment followed at St. Andrews cemetery. Funeral services were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques.
(Date posted: 09/29/03)

WHITE, Jeremy "Jamie, Whity" Alexander Brian
Died accidentally Sept. 1, 2003
Jeremy "Jamie, Whity" Alexander Brian White
. Born Port aux Basques, Nfld., Oct. 20, 1975. Died accidentally in Costa Rica, Sept. 1, 2003. Predeceased by his grandfather, Alexander J. MacIsaac in 1993. Jamie touched everyone he met. Always had a smile for everyone. He will be sadly missed by his parents, Brian and Rose, one brother, Jason (Lisa), nephew, Brandon; grandmother, Mary MacIsaac, Codroy Valley, Nfld.; grandparents, Leonard and Rita White, Port aux Basques, Nfld. A very special friend Lorna from England and his best friend, Drew from Whistler, BC. Many uncles and aunts, cousins all across Canada and friends all over the world. Jamie resided in Whistler the past five and a half years. His love of snowboarding drew him to that part of Canada. He loved Whistler and was planning on making it his home. Jamie lived life to the fullest. This was supposed to be his dream vacation to go surfing and scuba diving. He died doing what he loved. Jamie made many friends over the years. Always had a smile for everyone, no matter what kind of mood he was in. His famous words, "It's all good" Until we meet again son it will be all good. We would like to especially thank Lisa, for all she had done for us through this trying time. To his baseball team "The Roos" for all their help, #69 will be in our hearts forever. Thanks to all the customers from Cinema Star Video who sent flowers, cards and just coming to see how we were doing. A memorial Service will be held in Whistler, BC, on Oct. 20, 2003 (his birthday). Cremation has taken place.(Date posted: 10/15/03

 

 

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