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The Gulf News Obituaries
April 2009

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

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of April 2009

 

DANIEL (DANNY) FREDERICK TAVERNER
August 16, 1959 - April 5, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Daniel Frederick Taverner announces his passing on Sunday, April 5, 2009 at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's at the age of 49 years. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Edgar and Maude LeRiche and Cavelle and Colin Taverner; father-in-law, Maxwell Pearce and brother-in-law, Lawrence Jeans. He leaves to mourn, with fond and precious memories, his loving family: wife, Sandra of 26 years marriage; his only son, Tyson; parents, Dennis and Bernice Taverner; sisters, Cynthia (Colin) Osmond and Christine (Murray) Thomas; niece, Christina and nephew, Colin; all of Cape Ray; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Pearce, Cape Ray; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerry (Joan) Pearce, Cape Ray, Diana (Victor) Martell, Moncton, NB, Debbie (John) Butt, Clarenville, NL, Marilyn (Ivan) Tapp, Moncton, NB, Ricky (Sylvia) Pearce, Cape Ray, Renee (John) Ford, Cape Ray, Jacklyn Stansbury (Chris Chippett), Cape Ray, and Leonard (Michelle) Pearce, Cape Ray; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many, friends. Visitation took place on April 7 from 3-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, then continued on April 9 at St. John The Evangelist Church in Cape Ray. Funeral services took place on Thursday, April 9, 11 a.m. at St. John The Evangelist Church, officiated by Rev. Peter Boote. Interment followed at St. James' Anglican Cemetery. Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Apr 20/09

RONALD ALBERT HISCOCK
June 25,1939 - April 10, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Albert Hiscock announces his passing on Friday, April 10, 2009 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques at the age of 69 years. Ron was predeceased by his son, Gary in 1996, mother and step-father; father and step-mother; brothers, Harold and Martin; sister, Mary and sister-in-law, Cecilia. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving family: wife, Bernice of Millville; sons, Ron (Cindy), Don, all of Ontario, and Rick of Millville; daughter, Michelle (Rick) Sheppard of Lark Harbour; grandchildren, Erica, Teanna, Samantha, Timothy and Taylor Ann; greatgrandchild, Kiley; sisters, Linda (Francis) and Patricia of Codroy, Phil (Gil), Florence, Linda, all of Stephenville Crossing, Betty (Jabie), Francais (Ron), Sylvia (Leo), all of Nova Scotia, Judy, Viola (Tony) all of Ontario and Jennifer (Gerald) of Maidstone; brothers, Tom (Monica) of St. Fintan's, Bill of Codroy, Herman (Roxanne), Eugene (Leona) all of Nova Scotia, Larry (Clara) and Terry (Leona) all of Stephenville Crossing; brothers and sisters-in-law, Walter (Annie), Clem (Rose) all of Millville, Clara (Clive) of St. Andrew's, Leona, (Bill) all of South Branch, Ida of Stephenville, Christine (Roland) of Ontario; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Visitation took place on April 13, at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry. Funeral mass took place at 11 a.m. on April 14, at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, officiated by Father Lee Lainey. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas Roman Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Apr 20/09

SUSIE MAUDE KENDALL
Susie Maude Kendall
, 90, formerly of Port aux Basques, passed away peacefully at Craig's Nursing Home in Hantsport, NS on April 12, 2009. She is survived by five of her seven children and three sisters, Margaret Fraser, Port aux Basques, Dolly Levalliant, Halifax, and Mary Pike, Port aux Basques. Funeral took place in Windsor, NS.
Apr 27/09

JOSEPH CHARLES VICKERS
January 4,1918 - April 16, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Charles Vickers announces his passing on Thursday, April 16, 2009 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques at the age of 91 years. Born at La Poile, Charles was the son of the late James and Mary Vickers. He was predeceased by his wife, Berthina in 1988; sister, Jenny and brother, Benjamin; nephew, Benjamin Vickers Jr.; sisters-in-law, Susan, Blanche and Lottie; brothers-in-law, Emmanuel, Jobe, Ted and George. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children, Dorothy Hyde, Lewisporte, Nfld., Mary (Bill) Caines, Burnt Islands, Edward (Marie) Vickers, Tompkins, Nellie Lawrence, Port aux Basques; step-son, Jack (Susan) Symes, Marystown, Nfld.; grandchildren, Robert, Candace, Karen, Jason, John, Glenn, Blaine; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Lucy (Jim) Hayward, Port aux Basques; sister-in-law, Melita Green, Port aux Basques; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Visitation took place on April 17 from 7-9 p.m. and on April 18 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Sunday, April 19, 2009, 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bay officiated by Captains Paul and Michelle Blake. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Trans-Canada Highway. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Apr 27/09

GERALD GORDON ERIC TAPP
1950 - 2009

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on Thursday, April 16, 2009 after a brief battle with cancer, age 58 years. Beloved son of Maude and Eric Tapp of Newfoundland, loving husband of Dulcie Tapp (Keeping) of Kitchener, ON; dear father of Nikki Cook and her husband Jason of Waterloo; brother, Wallace Tapp and his wife Joan; sister, Vina Carter and her husband Kevin all of Newfoundland; brother, James Tapp and his wife Colleen of Halifax, NS; also survived by brother-in-law, John McNeil of Newfoundland and predeceased by his sister, Holly McNeil. Will be sadly missed by nephews, Derek and wife Jody, Melvin and Ricky; niece, Kimberley; godchildren, Gregory, Shawn, Patrick and Chloe; sisters and brothers-in-law, and many nieces and nephews from the Keeping family. Friends and relatives were invited to share their memories of Gerald on Sunday, April 19 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Erb and Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo. The funeral service to celebrate the life and faith of Gerald took place on Monday, April 20, 2009 at 11 a.m. at St. George's of Forest Hill Anglican Church 321 Fisher Hallman Rd. E., Kitchener with Rev. Father Donald Davidson and Cannon Ralph Billard officiating. Cremation with the interment in Williamsburg Cemetery, Kitchener. Condolences for the family and donations to the Regional Cancer Centre (Melanoma Unit) may be arranged through the funeral home at 519-745-8445 or www.erbgood.com. In living memory of Gerald, a donation will be made to the Trees for Learning Program by the funeral home. Special thanks to Dr. Bahl, Dr. Jakda and the palliative care team for their care and support.
May 4/09

ROBERT LEWIS PIKE
Oct. 6, 1951 - April 17, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Lewis Pike announces his passing on Friday, April 17, 2009 at the age of 58 years. Robert was predeceased by his father Stanley Pike and his brothers Bill, Johnny and Martin. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his family: common-law spouse Catherine Osmond of Port aux Basques; mother Elsie Osmond of Port aux Basques; sisters Clara (Leander) Pittman, Westport, Nfld., Gail (Shawn) Lomond, Port aux Basques, Marie (Reg) Belbin, Sutton, Ont., Sharon Pike, Newmarket, Ont., Margaret Heath, Hamilton, Ont., Sheila Pike, London, Ont. and Mary (Les) Thistle, St. Catherine's, Ont.; brothers Harold (Grace) Pike, Guelph, Ont. and George (Mable) Pike, Yellowknife, N.W.T.; son Brandon Pike, Toronto, Ont.; daughter Natasha Pike of Alberta, three grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Visitation took place on April 21, from 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, from where the funeral service took place on Wednesday, April 22, 2 p.m., officiated by Rev. Peter Boote. Interment followed at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Trans-Canada Highway. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
May 11/09

VANCE HAROLD AMBROSE PARSONS
Feb. 13, 1975 - April 20, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vance Harold Ambrose Parsons announces his passing on Monday, April 20, 2009 at Red Deer, AB at the age of 34 years. Vance was predeceased by his grandfather, Harold Kettle in March 1998. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his family: mother, Valerie Parsons (Michael Byron); sister, Viktoria Parsons and grandmother, Dorothy Kettle, all of Port aux Basques, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place on April 26, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral service took place on Monday, April 27 at 1 1a.m. at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Grand Bay officiated by Rev. Peter Boote, followed by cremation. Interment to be announced at a later date.
May 18/09

MARGARET GULLAGE
March 4, 1923 - April 21, 2009
Margaret Gullage
, 86, passed away on April 21 at the Carmelite House in Grand Falls-Windsor. Born in Hermitage, Margaret considered Port aux Basques her home until moving to Grand Falls-Windsor to be near family in her later years. She was predeceased by husbands Charles Pittman and William Gullage, brother Jack, sisters Mildred and Carrie, grandson Glenn and great-grandson Colten. Left to mourn are her children: Allan (Donna) Pittman of Alma, N.B., Charles (Alice) Pittman of Grand Falls-Windsor, Dorothy (Edward) Payne of Panama City; step-children: Shirley (Jeffrey Wilson) George of Anagance, N.B., Wayne (Shirley) Gullage of St. John's and David (Marilyn) Gullage of Clarenville; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; brother Dr. Llewellyn (Elossie) Parsons of St. John's; sisters Isabelle (Roy) Fiander of Hermitage and Emily (Leslie) MacDonald of Gander; and many wonderful nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The service was held at St. James' Anglican Church in Port aux Basques. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Port aux Basques.
May 18/09

BRIAN LAWRENCE
March 17, 1954 - April 22, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Brian Lawrence of Isle aux Morts announces his passing on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 in Mactier, Ont. at the age of 55 years. Brian was predeceased by his father Benjamin Lawrence and brother Theodore Lawrence. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his family: sons Christopher Lawrence, Thunder Bay, Ont., and Morgan Halfyard, Conception Bay South, Nfld.; daughters Natalie Larocque, Winnipeg, Man., and Victoria Halfyard, Winnipeg, Man.; mother Marion Lawrence, Isle aux Morts; sisters and brothers Myrtle (Gill) Pigeon, Barrie, Ont., Alice (Bill) Hanna, Lower Sackville, N.S., Geraldine (Fred) Bobbins, Mount Pearl, Nfld., Diane (Kitch) Pavlick, Exeter, Ont., Brenda (Bruce) Eisner, Parksville, B.C., Crena (George) Lovell, Lloydminster, Alta., Mary Lawrence, Dartmouth, N.S., Karen (Bob) Vandermolen, Port Alberni, B.C., Sharon (David) Bellefontaine, Middle Sackville, N.S., Leo (Rose Ellen) Lawrence, Nanamio, B.C., Garland (Barb) Lawrence, Kitchner, Ont., and Edward (Anita) Lawrence, Comox, B.C.; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Visitation took place on April 28 at East Haven Funeral Home. The funeral services took place on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 5 p.m. at Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts, officiated by Canon Duncan Granter. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
May 18/09

VIOLET KEEPING
Nov. 19, 1925 - April 22, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet Keeping announces her passing on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques at the age of 83 years. Born in Port aux Basques Violet was the daughter of the late Hibbert and Annie Anderson. She was also predeceased by her husband Reginald Harold Keeping in 1995; infant daughter Patsy; brothers Bert, Gordon and Jack; and sisters Theresa, Ida, Beatrice, Hannah, Rebecca and Annie. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her loving family: children Brenda (Art) Howie, Glace Bay, N.S.; Robert Keeping, Dartmouth, N.S. (Brenda Keeping, Port aux Basques); Ted (Betty) Keeping, Prince George, B.C.; Louise Haines, Halifax, N.S.; and Glenda (Dave) Feltham, Port aux Basques; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister Janie Purchase, Port aux Basques; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Visitation took place on April 23 from 7-9 p.m. and on April 24 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Saturday, April 25, 2009, 3 p.m. at St. James' Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Rev. Mary Ann Boote. 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. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
May 11/09

DAVID THOMAS FRANCIS
Jan. 12, 1941 - April 22, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David Thomas Francis announces his passing on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at the age of 68 years. Born at Hermitage, Nlfd., David was the son of the late John Thomas and Helen Francis, and was also predeceased by his nine sisters. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving family: wife Betty of 48 years marriage; his children: Alvin Francis (Donna), Janet Francis (Jim), Floyd Francis (Denise) David Francis all of Port aux Basques and Loretta (Scott) Gillam Lloydminster, Alta.; grandchildren, Jonathan, Angela, Sheldon, Kelly. Starr, Hunter, Mia, Cara, Spencer, Dawson and Amber; brothers. Norman Francis, Hermitage, Nfld., Russ (Nancy) Francis, Oromocto. N.B., and sister Irene (Eric) Simms, St. John's, Nfld., brothers and sisters-in-law, Fred Buttery, Clyde (Winnie) Buttery, Annie Cousins all of Port aux Basques, Richard (Mary) Buttery of Toronto, Ont., and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many, friends. Visitation took place on April 24 from 7-9 p.m., and on April 25, from 1-9 p.m. at the Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle in Grand Bay, from where the funeral service took place on Sunday, April 26 at 1 p.m. officiated by Pastor Jamie Warren. Interment followed at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Trans-Canada Highway. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300 .www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
May 11/09

EMILY WALTERS
Oct. 12, 1914 - April 22, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Emily Walters announces her passing in Dartmouth, N.S., on Wednesday April 22, 2009 at the age of 94 years. Born at Brazils, NL, Emily was the daughter of the late John and Eva Bryan. She was predeceased by her husband Israel Walters on Feb. 24, 1977, brothers James and Steven, sisters Ellen and Ruth, sons-in-law Chester Keeping and Clifford Keeping, grandsons Clifford Reginald Jonathan and Alvin Isreal. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her loving family: children Betty Keeping, Violet Keeping and Nathan Walters (Karen); grandchildren Stella (Jimmy) Organ, Terry (Margo) Keeping, Josie (David) Keeping, Clifford (Marsha) Keeping, Kirn (Emmanuel) Herritt, Barbara-Ann (Lorie) Croft, Eleanor (Grant) Ball, Karen (Luke) Vigee, John Walters, Annie (Christian) Sharpe, Matthew Gwinn, Nathan (Lisa) Dee, Chester (Sherry) Keeping and Arthur (Tara) Keeping; 23 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Visitation took place on April 25, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home in Port aux Basques, then continued on Sunday, April 26 at St. George's Anglican Church in Burnt Hands, from where the funer- al service took place at 5 p.m., officiated by Father Andrew Nussey. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
May 11/09

ANN (ANNIE) DURNFORD
July 25, 1952 - April 24, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Durnford announces her passing on Friday, April 24, 2009 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques at the age of 56 years. Annie was predeceased by her husband Donald Durnford, father Leander Harvey, brother Wayne Harvey and father-in-law Jack Durnford. Annie leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her loving family: mother Elizabeth Harvey, Isle aux Morts; brothers and sisters Thomas (Marilyn) Harvey, Isle aux Morts, Junior (Debbie) Harvey, Shelbournes, N.S., Rose Harvey (Ben Budgell), Port aux Basques, Mary Harvey (Alex Ingram), Port aux Basques, Eileen (Dana) King, Isle aux Morts, Susie (Alien) Hatcher, Halifax, N.S., Vince (Tina) Harvey, Lockport, M.S., Norma (Dean) Lawrence, Isle aux Morts, Doreen Harvey (Deon Anderson), Isle aux Morts, Marylin Crowell, Isle aux Morts, and Joy (Jason) Kane, Halifax, N.S.; 22 nieces and nephews; mother-in-law Nina Durnford of Corner Brook; and a large circle of many, many, friends. Visitation took place on April 25 from 7-9 p.m. and on April 26 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts. Funeral services took place on Monday, April 27, 2009 at 2 p.m. at Holy Spirit Anglican Church, officiated by Canon Duncan Granter. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Annie worked at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook for 30 years. She was loved by many and will be sadly missed by the many lives that she touched. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
May 11/09

ROY COFFIN
December 16th, 1937 - April 25th, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roy Coffin announces his sudden passing on Saturday April 25th, 2009 at Charles L Legrow Health Center in Port aux Basques at the age of 71 years. Born at Port aux Basques Roy was the son of the late Robert and Susanna Coffin. He was also predeceased by his brothers Roland, Fred, Jim and Ross. Sisters, Vernice and Dulcie. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving family; wife Edith of 48 years marriage. Sons; Bill (Geraldine) Coffin Corner Brook NL, and Derek Coffin of Port Basques. Grandson Christopher, and granddaughter Crystal. Sister, Florence Osmond Port aux Basques. Sisters in law; Irene Billard, Frances Coffin both of Port aux Basques, and Dorothy Coffin Hubbards NS. Brother in law; Charlie Witherall Halifax, NS, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many, friends. Visitation took place on Sunday April 26th from 7-9 PM, and on Monday April 27th, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Tuesday 28th, 2009 3 PM at St. James' Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Rev. Mary Ann Boote. Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements were in the care of last Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
May 11/09

LILLIAN FRANCES OSMOND
May 2, 1933 - April 26, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian Frances Osmond announces her passing on Sunday, April 26, 2009 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, at the age of 75 years. Lillian was predeceased by her husband Edward Thomas Osmond, son-in-law George Warren, parents Walter and Elizabeth Osmond, sister Harriet, and brothers Raymond and Absolom. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories, daughter Elizabeth; foster son James (Wanda Lee) all of Cape Ray; six grandchildren Ellen (Gary), Nancy (Wade), Trina (Michael), Joy, Grant (Sandra) and Gordon; three great-grandchildren Rory, Gregory and Nicholas; three sisters Margaret Jeans, Cape Ray, Ethel (George) Alien, Port aux Basques, and Joyce (Harold) Janes, Cape Ray; three brothers Edgar (Joan), Port aux Basques, John (Florence), Cape Ray, and Ralph (Alice), Cape Ray; sisters-in-law Marion Osmond, Port aux Basques, Elsie Osmond, Cape Ray and Lucy Burton, Stephenville Crossing; three step-brothers; one step-sister; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. To honour Lillian's wishes, cremation took place on April 27. A memorial service took place on Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Cape Ray, officiated by Rev. Peter Boote. Interment followed at Middle Barachois Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
May 11/09

ELIZABETH FRANCES SEAWARD
February 20, 1920 - April 28, 2009
Elizabeth Frances Seaward
, Matriarch of the James Seaward family, while surrounded by her loving family was promoted to glory on April 28, 2009. Born in Mouse Island, she was the eldest laughter of John Charles and Alice Joseann Osmond. She leaves with precious memories eight children: Shirley Hann, William Seaward (Audrey), Phyllis Cox (Robert), Viola Osmond (Lloyd), Maxwell Seaward (Eleanor), Robert Seaward (Sharon), Eric Seaward (Lora) and Donna Lee McLennon (James); son-in-law Tom Francis; daughter-in-law Ruth Fillier; 23 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; three sisters Alice Ford, Viola Mills and Gertie Gillam; godson Rex Strickland; goddaughter Margaret Osmond; sisters-in-law Cora Seaward, Eliza Seaward, Mary Seaward and Pearl Seaward. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 65 years James in 2005; son-in-law Berkley Hann in 2006; daughter-in-law Joan Seaward in 2007; sisters Olive Taylor and Dorothy (twin to Alice); brothers William (torpedoed on the Kitty's Brook off Halifax, N.S. on May 11, 1942 and John Charles (twin to Gertie); grandchildren Rhonda Joy Seaward and Kevin Jason Seaward; great-grandchildren Glenda Kendall of Port aux Basques and James Osmond of Nova Scotia; sister-in-law Elizabeth Seaward; brothers-in-law Tom Seaward, Alex Seaward, Harry Seaward, Jack Seaward, Wilson Ford, Frederick Mills, John Gillam and Stanley Osmond Sr.; and great-nephew Jonathan Seaward. Friends and relatives visited East Haven Funeral Home on April 29 and 30 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate her life took place at the Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle on Friday, May 1, 2009 at 2 p.m. with Pastors Albert Parmater and Jamie Warren officiating. Interment followed at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Trans-Canada Highway. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
May 11/09

Mary (Minnie) Elizabeth Parsons (nee Payne)
September 6th, 1917 - April 29th, 2009

Passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center in Port aux Basques on Wednesday April 29th, 2009 Mary Elizabeth Parsons at the age of 91 years. Mary was predeceased by her parents Thomas and Elizabeth, son Calvin, grandson Robert, son in law Leonard, brother Leslie, and sister Emma. Left to mourn with cherished memories are her husband of 73 years George Robert, Rose Blanche; Her children; Audrey (Fred) Rose Blanche, Katherine Mouse Island, Eudevilla (Ron) Corner Brook, Janet (Cliff) Rose Blanche. Daughter in law Ella Marystown, along with 13 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 4 great, great grandchildren. Visitation took place on Thursday April 30th, and Friday May 1st, at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church in Rose Blanche. Funeral services took place on Saturday May 2nd, 2009 4 PM at St. Michael's and All Angel's Anglican Church, officiated by Canon Duncan Granter. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
May 11/09

 

 

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