Share/Save/Bookmark

Presented by the
Newfoundland's Grand Banks Site
to assist you in researching your Family History

Click on the graphic below to return to the NGB Home Page
Newfoundland's Grand Banks

To contribute to this site, see above menu item "About".

These transcriptions may contain human errors.
As always, confirm these, as you would any other source material.

The Gulf News Obituaries
April 2019

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

 

CONNOR, Olive E
April 04, 1927 - April 24, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive E Connor (nee Gillam) announces her peaceful passing on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre at the age of 92 years. Born in Port aux Basques, Olive was the daughter of the late Llewellyn and Florence (nee Anderson) Gillam. She was also predeceased by her daughter Denise Connor in 1978, sisters; Maria Clevett (Charles), Louise Clarke (Henry), brother Maxwell Gillam and sister in law Linda Gillam. Leaving to mourn with many fond and precious memories, her sister Bernice (Saul) Osmond of Port aux Basques, brothers; Arthur Gillam of Port aux Basques, Ivan Gillam (Ann) of St. John's NL, Stan Gillam (Rena) of Port aux Basques. Sister in law Madonna Gillam of Port aux Basques plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The family will be receiving friends on Thursday from 7-9 pm and continuing on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at East Haven Funeral Home (Downtown Location). Funeral services taking place on Saturday, April 27, 2 PM from St. James Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Deacon Jane Allen and Deacon Kay Osmond, interment will follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in memory of Olive can be made to St. James Anglican Church or St. James Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

FARRELL Sr., Maxwell Thomas
1937 - 2019
April 23, 1937 - April 01, 2019

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Maxwell Thomas Farrell Sr. announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Monday, April 1st, 2019, with his daughter by his side, at the age of 81 years. Born in Port aux Basques, Max was the son of the late Albert and Violet Farrell (nee Organ). He was also predeceased by his father and mother-in-law Blanche and Matthew Hardy (nee Spencer); infant son Kenneth Farrell; brothers George (Nina) Farrell, Keltie (Fanny) Farrell; sister Zenith Sheaves; brothers-in-law Howard Shears, Alex Hardy, Kenneth Sweet, Clyde Buttery, Ran Hardy and Jackie Hardy.
He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife Mary Farrell (nee Hardy) of 59 years; sons Tony (Georgina) Farrell of Corner Brook, Max Jr (Kathy) Farrell of Dartmouth, NS; daughter Vanda (Terry) Anderson of Port aux Basques; grandchildren Matthew (Roxanne) Farrell of Eastern Passage, NS, Heather (Roy) MacDonald of Port aux Basques, Spencer Farrell of Dartmouth, NS and his pride and joy Ethan Anderson of Port aux Basques; great-grandchildren Jacob, Charlotte, Mathieu, Miguel; sisters Helen Shears of St. John's, Nora (Reg) Cantwell of Corner Brook; sisters-in-law Winnie Buttery and Jean Hardy both of Port aux Basques, Eileen Hardy of Halifax, NS; caregivers Sherry Savory and Roxanne Strickland, plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends.
Max was devoted to his family and always put them first. In recent years you could always find him sitting at his computer, looking at family photos or checking the latest Facebook updates. He loved a good barbeque or big breakfast and enjoyed relaxing in the sun with his wife by his side listening to music on a nice summer day. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who will be forever missed.
Special thanks to Dr. Ryan and the staff at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre, especially during these past three years when his health has been deteriorating. He truly appreciated your care and kindness. We would also like to thank their wonderful neighbours Jim and Doreen Lane for everything they have done for Mom and Dad through these past few years in particular. Extra special thanks to Sherry Savory for so many things we can't even begin to list. Without the peace of mind Dad had knowing you were with Mom, this day would have come so much sooner. You have always gone above and beyond and you continue to do so. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
In keeping with Max's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation taking place on Thursday, April 4th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at East Haven Funeral Home Inc. (Grand Bay Location). The funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 am at St. James Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Deacon Jane Allen and Deacon Kay Osmond with interment at a later date. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in Max's memory can be made to the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre Foundation. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques, NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

KEEPING, Wilson Junior
1947-2019

It is with heavy hearts that the family of the late Wilson Junior Keeping announces his passing on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 at Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Center in Port aux Basques, at 71 years of age, with his loving family by his side. Born in Burnt Islands he was the son of the late Wilson Sr and Corella (Fudge) Keeping. Wilson leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife of 47 years, Sheila Keeping (nee Fudge), children, Scott (Paula) Keeping, Jamie Keeping, Nicole (Christopher) Francis, Swansetta (Cordelle) Brown, Jonathan (Summer) Keeping, grandchildren, Scotty, Ryan, Victoria, Jesse, Jared, Ryleigh, great grandchildren, Gracie & David, sister, Betty (Gordon) Lillington, brothers, George (Jacqueline) Keeping, Roland (Dora) Keeping, Dana Keeping, Jerome (Theresa Mae) Keeping, and Gordon (Charlene) Keeping, and sisters-in-law, Louise Keeping, brother-in-law, Gerald Munden, and a large circle of extended family, nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by brothers, Terrance and Kent, and sister, Loraine. The family will be receiving family and friends on Wednesday, May 1st from 2-4 pm at Oceanside Funeral Home, 23 Read Street, Port aux Basques. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, May 1st from 7 -9 p.m. and Thursday, May 2nd from 3-4 & 7-9 p.m. at St. Georges Anglican Church from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, May 3rd at 2:00 pm with Rev.Canon Dawn Barrett officiating. Interment to follow at Hillside Haven Cemetery. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations made be made to the family. Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting www.oceansidefh.ca

KENDALL, Marion Gertrude
May 14, 1931 - April 07, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marion Gertrude Kendall (nee Lawrence) announces her passing on Sunday, April 7th, 2019 at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL at the age of 87 years. Marion was born in Saint John, NB, she was predeceased by her husband John Levi Kendall in 2013, her mother and father, brothers and sisters and many in laws.
Marion leaves to mourn with many fond and loving memories her daughter Patricia Kendall (Everett Janes) of Meadows, NL; sons Walter Kendall of London, Ont, Steve (Laurie) Kendall of Codroy, NL; only granddaughter Winona, her brothers and sisters, family friend Richard Killum of Codroy, NL and a large circle of family and friends from the Oceanside Seniors Home in Codroy where Marion resided for many years before moving to long term care. Many thanks to Vicki, Minnie and staff who made her life so enjoyable while she was a resident there.
Marion loved life and music. She loved to dance and chat with her friends. She was very friendly and pleasant and appreciated all the small things in life, these things made made her happy. She also loved playing cards and berry picking. Her family was everything to her and she will be sadly missed and forever loved by all.
Visitation taking place on Monday, April 8th from 7-9 pm and on Tuesday, April 9th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Codroy from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 10th at 2 pm officiated by Deacon Faye Coffin, interment to follow at the Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery in Codroy. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations can be made to the family. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques, NL, (709)-695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com   easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com
Forever In Our Hearts

KETTLE, Richard "Max"
Published: April 15, 2019

It is with heavy heart that we the family announce the passing of Richard "Max" at the age of 64 in New Waterford Heights Health Care with his loving family by his side. Max was born in Port aux Basques, son of Annie (Carter) and Martin Kettle. He resided in Sydney, NS with his sister Natasha and family since 1996. He leaves to mourn with many fond memories, Natasha and Timothy Romeo, niece Chelsea, nephews Tyler, Thomas; sisters Ethel and Paul Blinkhorn, AB, Nancy and Harold Blackmore, Deb and Brian Carter, Calvin Kettle, all of Newfoundland; brother Bronson and Harriet, BC as well as a large circle of nieces and nephews and many friends. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by brothers Jim, sister-in-law Mylida, Albert, sister-in-law Diane, Thomas, Ralph and Brian. As per Max's wishes cremation has taken place and he will be put to rest in Port aux Basque, NL at a later date. A special thank you to New Waterford Heights for their exemplary care and compassion, also a thank you to McLellan Brothers Funeral Home for their kindness and professionalism
A limb has fallen from the family tree, I keep hearing a voice that says "grieve not for me". Remember the best times, the laughter, the song. The good life I lived while strong. Continue my heritage, I'm counting on you. Keep smiling and surely the sun will shine through. My mind is at ease, my soul is at rest. Remembering all how I truly was blessed. Continue traditions no matter how small. Go on with your life don't worry about falls. I miss you all dearly so keep up your chin. until the day comes we're together again. "Author unknown"

KING, Hilda Marion
July 25, 1925 - April 27, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hilda Marion King (nee Munden) announces her peaceful passing on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at the Long Term Care Unit at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre at the age of 93 years. Born in Burnt Islands, Hilda was the daughter of the late James and Julia Munden. She was also predeceased by her husband Walter (Carter) King of 54 years; parents James and Julia (nee Chaulk) Munden; brothers Ronald, Jack, Montford; sisters Mabel, Emma; mother and father-in-law Mary (Carter) and Charles King; son-in-law Walter Bond; brother-in-law Minter King; sisters-in-law Emily Hollett, Sylvia Hardy and Susanna Dyke.
A proud mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she will forever remain in the hearts of her children Rosetta Glover and Allan King; grandchildren Shelley (Glen) Savoury, Vaughn (Jana Lee) Glover, Tracy (Rocky) Samms, April (Sheridon) Meade, Allan (Kyla) King; great-grandchildren Mary, Marissa, Abigail, Alexandra, Carter, Ashton, Matthew and Carly. She will also be sadly missed by her brothers Allan (Winnie) Munden, Gilbert (Ruby) Munden; sister Annie MacDonald and a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
She was more of a mother to her siblings, when at the tender age of 14 she had to step in and raise her siblings after the death of their mother. She did all she could to keep her family together and she raised them the best way she knew how with lots of love and affection.
The family will be receiving family and friends on Monday, April 29th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at East Haven Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, April 30th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at St. George's Anglican Church in Burnt Islands from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 1st, 2 PM officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard, interment will follow at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in memory of Hilda can be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

KING, Ricky Norman
December 11, 1960 - April 29, 2019

Our Hearts are broken and our lives will be forever changed as we the family of the late Ricky Norman King announces his sudden passing at his home in Burnt Islands on Monday, April 29th, 2019 at the age of 58 years. Ricky was predeceased by his baby boy Justin, his grandparents Norman and Belinda King, Francis and Doris Sooley and his in laws Wallace and Dordenia Osmond. Leaving to mourn with many fond and precious memories, his loving wife Nancy King (nee Osmond) of 33 years, their only son Ricky King Jr, (Alison McEvoy) of Toronto, ON. He will also be sadly missed by his parents Mansell and Margaret King of Heart's Delight, NL, sister, Belinda Keeping (Harold) of Burnt Islands, brothers; Hedley King (Arthena) of Rose Blanche, Dennis King (Sheila) of Whiteway, NL and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Ricky loved life, his puppy Buddy and his pussy cats Misty and Mctavish were his prized pets and he thought the world of them. He loved spending time in his garage, just doing odd jobs and he loved using his tools. His passion was volunteering with the fire department and he spent many years as a fire fighter and he loved each and every minute of it. Ricky and Nancy were always together and they spent many quiet evenings at home watching their favorite movies together, he loved his family and his wife and son were his life. The family will be receiving friends at St. George's Anglican Church in Burnt Islands on Tuesday, April 30th from 7-9 pm, continuing on Wednesday, May 1st, from 3-5 and 7-9 pm from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, May 2nd, 2 pm officiated by Rev Kristen Gosse. In keeping with Ricky's wishes cremation will follow and interment will take place at a later date. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in memory of Ricky can be made to the family. Funeral arrangements are in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

MacISAAC, Michael Thomas
June 01, 1931 - April 02, 2019

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Michael Thomas MacIsaac announces his sudden passing at his residence in Doyles on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 at the age of 87 years. Michael was the son of the late James and Alice MacIsaac (nee Edmunds). He was also predeceased by his brothers Gordon MacIsaac, Ambrose MacIssac, Eddie MacIsaac; sisters Rita Pinhorn, Stella Sutton, Rosena MacIsaac and special friend Eleanor Junger. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving sister Marjorie English of Doyles plus a large circle of neices, nephews and friends. In keeping with Michael's wishes, cremation has taken place. The Mass of Christian Burial will he held on Saturday, April 13th at 11 am at the Church of the Precious Blood in St. Andrew's with interment to follow at St. Andrew's Cemetery in St. Andrew's. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in Michael's memory can be made to the family. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques, NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

MacNEIL, Krista M.
June 08, 1974 - April 23, 2019

44, Oxford, passed away, Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Corner Brook, NL she was the daughter of Angus and Betty (MacIsaac) MacNeil. Krista could be best described as short and to the point. She enjoyed the outdoors while fishing and also cooking and had graduated from the School of Culinary Arts at The College of the North Atlantic, Stephenville, NL. She loved being with her family and especially loved her cats. Besides her parents Krista is survived by her spouse Alex Fall; children, Dennis Flemming; Angela Cobb; Emily, Madison and Morgan Fall; brother, Paul (Karen) MacNeil; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. with funeral service at 2 p.m., all on Saturday, April 27 in MacDiarmid's Funeral Home and Crematorium, 5075 Main St., Oxford (902-447-2930). Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mmcfunerals.com

McNEIL, Gordon Charles
September 21, 1948 - April 17, 2019

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Gordon Charles McNeil announces his sudden passing at his residence in Cape Ray on Wednesday, April 17th at the age of 70 years. Born in Port aux Basques, NL. Gordon was the son of the late James (Jim) and Mollie McNeil (nee Battiste). He was also predeceased by his sister Linda McNeil; father and mother-in-law Bernard Osmond and Winifred Wall; sisters-in-law Holly McNeil, Marjorie Osmond, Rita Janes, Ann Short, Mabel Wall, Winnifred (Ronald) Osmond; brothers-in-law John Wall, Ivan Wall, Maxwell Pearce, Isaac Osmond, Wallace (Hilda) Wall and Alex Janes.
He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife Marie of 23 years; daughter Amanda McNeil of Port aux Basques, NL; step-children Robert (Marie Rumbolt) Rodgers of Port aux Basques, NL, Eileen (Robert) King of Cold Lake, AB, Corinna (Laura) Rodgers of Moncton, NB, Wanda (Jason) Lillington of Eastern Passage, NS; grandchildren Shannon (Chad) Wall, Dawson, Jake, Jordon, Amelio (Patricia) King, Devon, Nicolle; great-grandchildren Shaylene, Faith, Jaxon; brothers John McNeil (Rose Porter) of Port aux Basques, NL, Lewis (Kathleen) McNeil of Torbay, NL, Wayne (Paulette) McNeil, Donald (Glenda) McNeil both of Port aux Basques, NL; sister Donna (Claude) Bragg of Port aux Basques, NL; sister-in-law Melinda Osmond, Elizabeth Pearce both of Cape Ray, NL, Mildred (Earl) Greene of Gaultois, NL, Dorthy Wall; brothers-in-law Robert Wall and Cecil Short all of Cape Ray, NL plus many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 7-9 pm, Friday and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at East Haven Funeral Home Inc. In keeping with Gordon's wishes cremation will follow. The funeral service will be held on Monday April 22nd at 2 pm from the St. John The Evangelist Church in Cape Ray, NL officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard, interment to follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill, TCH, NL. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family which they will be donated further. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

PATEY, William Russell (Ross)
July 07, 1932 - April 15, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ross Patey announces his peaceful passing at his home surrounded by his loving family on Monday April 15, 2019 at the age of 86 years. Born at Middle Barachois, Ross was the son of the late Robert and Annie (nee Osmond) Patey. He was also predeceased by his daughter Susan Drake in October of 2014, grandson Derek Patey in 2018, brothers George Patey, Norman Patey (Jane), sisters; Mary Hodder (Alexander), Gertrude Patey, mother and father in law and many brothers and sisters in law. Leaving to mourn with many fond and precious memories his loving and devoted wife Gertrude (nee Keeping) of 66 years. He will also be forever loved and missed by his children; Annie Patey of Port aux Basques, Russell Patey (Shirley), Elizabeth Hurlbert (Donnie) all of Yarmouth, NS, Loretta Osmond (Chris), Alice Patey all of Port aux Basques, Gladys Martell (Blair) of Halifax NS, and Stephen Patey of Port aux Basques. 15 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, sister Emily Short and brother Isaac (Nora) Patey all of Cape Ray. Sisters in law; Ruth LeRiche of Port aux Basques, Minnie Paddock (Charlie) of Yarmouth NS and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Visitation taking place on Tuesday from 7-9 pm, continuing on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services taking place on Thursday April 18, 2 pm at St. James Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Deacon Kay Osmond, interment will follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in memory of Ross can be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

WILLIS, Marjorie June
June 02, 1942 - April 23, 2019

On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 our hearts were broken and our lives were forever changed when our wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend Marjorie Willis (nee Dominie) passed peacefully away at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre at the age of 76 years. Born in Port aux Basques, Marjorie was the daughter of the late John T. and Violet Dominie. She was also predeceased by her brothers Rex, Jack, Glen, father and mother-in-law Bert and Gladys Willis. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of precious memories her husband Joseph J Willis of 56 years. A proud mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Marjorie will also be lovingly remembered by her children, Paula (Derek) Gillam, Sharon (Bill) Anderson, Joe (Erica) Willis all of Cambridge ON. Grandchildren Jessica Gillam of Edmonton AB, Angela Gillam, Mariah Anderson, Nicole Anderson all of Cambridge ON, Joey Hiltz of Lower Sackville NS, Tye Willis and Jessie Corkum of Halifax, NS, Juliette Willis and Taylor Vasquez of Cambridge ON. Great grandchildren, Carter Armstrong of Cambridge ON and Vincent Frederick of Edmonton AB. She will also be remembered by her sister Doris (Willouhby) Munden of Port Aux Basques. Sisters in law; Marie Dominie of Port Aux Basques, Loretta (Morris) Pearson of Virginia, USA, Tuesday Anderson of St. John's, NL plus a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Marjorie had many passions in life but the greatest was the love she had for her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. To her, family was everything and she was proud of each and everyone of them and their accomplishments. Her and Joe also shared a love for their trailer and their Crabbe's River camping buddies soon became their family as well and they loved to socialize by the fire with a nice drink. In her spare time she loved to volunteer with the Port aux Basques Lioness Club, helping out at church functions, the Daffodil campaign and she always enjoyed a good game of cards or bowling. She was everyone's friend and touched the lives of many, our precious memories of her will remain tucked safely in our hearts forever. The family will be receiving friends at East Haven Funeral Home on Saturday, April 27th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and on Sunday, April 28th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral services taking place on Monday, April 29th, 2 pm at St. James Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Deacon John Billard. Interment will follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Flowers graciously accepted or donations in memory of Marjorie can be made to the Long Term Care Unit of LeGrow Health Centre. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, 57 Grand Bay Road, Port Aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com
Always In Our Hearts

 

 

Page Contributed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday June 01, 2019)

Newfoundland's Grand Banks is a non-profit endeavor.
No part of this project may be reproduced in any form
for any purpose other than personal use.

JavaScript DHTML Menu Powered by Milonic

© Newfoundland's Grand Banks (1999-2019)

Hosted by
Chebucto Community Net

Your Community, Online!

NOTE:
You can search the entire NGB site
by using the [Google] search below.

Search through the whole site
[Recent] [Contacts] [Home]