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The Gulf News Obituaries
December 2007

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 December 2007

 

LERICHE, GEORGINA
March 19, 1917-December 4, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Georgina LeRiche announces her passing on Tuesday, December 4th at the age of 90 years. Born in Rencontre East, she was the daughter of the late George and Lucy Mullins. She is also predeceased by her husband, Raymond; sons, Bobby and Keith; son-in-law, Adrian Beaumont; sisters, Phoebe, Mabel, Charlotte and Mary; and brothers, Ben, Norman and Eric. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories, her family: daughters, Norma (Sam) Chaulk of Northwest Territories, Dianne (Larry) Peckford of Northwest Territories, Ruby Beaumont of St. John's, Joan (Jerome) Pearce of Cape Ray, Barbara (Nathan) Anderson of Port aux Basques, Brenda Keeping of Port aux Basques; and son-in-law, Bob Keeping of Port aux Basques; sons, Raymond (Helena) LeRiche of Cape Ray, David (Judy) LeRiche of Upper Ferry, Jerry (Sandra) LeRiche of Port aux Basques and Merrill LeRiche of Cape Ray; 24 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Cora Mullins, Kathleen LeRiche (Kay) and Regis Battiste; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Visitation took place Tuesday 7-9 p.m., Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home in Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Friday, December 7th, 2 p.m. at St. James' Anglican Church, Channel. Officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Internment 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

MCISAAC, REGINALD JOSEPH
Codroy Valley

Passed peacefully away in Searston on Thursday, December 6, 2007, Reginald Mclsaac, in his 76th year. Leaving to mourn: his three sons, Colin (Elizabeth) of Fort Nelson, BC, Damien (Rosemary) of Toronto, ON, Barry of Calgary, Alta.; daughter, Jacqueline of St. John's, NL; seven grandchildren: Kristin, Travis, Emily, Riley, Dylan, Jillian and Megan; as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by son, Adrian. Visitation was held at St. Ann's Church in Upper Ferry, from where the funeral service was held on Monday, Dec. 10 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Lainey officiating. Interment followed at St. Ann's Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca    The family of the late Reginald Mclsaac express their heart felt appreciation and deepest thanks to the individuals who helped and supported them in their day of sorrow.

MACDONALD, JOSEPH ANGUS
July 24,1939 - December 8, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph Angus MacDonald announces his passing on Saturday, December 8, at the age of 68 years. Born in Codroy Valley, he was the son of the late Archibald and Bertha MacDonald. He is also predeceased by his wife, Ada; and son, Stephen John. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his family: sons, Joe (Melody) MacDonald of Burgeo, Keith MacDonald of Scarborough, Ontario and Jason (Melinda Saunders) MacDonald of St. John's; daughters, Dianna MacDonald of Oshawa, Ontario; Karen (Todd) Ruth of Scarborough, Ontario; Sharon (Joey) Simpson of Whitby, Judy (Marven) MacMullin of Keswick and Maxine (Alan) Davis of Whitby; seven grandchildren, Corey, Stephanie, Toddle, Alyssa, Abbigale, Tyler and Michael; brothers, Roddie MacDonald, Danny MacDonald, Douglas MacDonald and John MacDonald, all of Codroy Valley and Brian MacDonald of Ontario; sisters, Genevieve (Bob) MacDonald of Ontario, Josephine (Jack) Ruth of Ontario, Dorothy MacDonald of Ontario and Irene MacDonald of Codroy Valley; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Visitation took place on Monday and Tuesday at St. Anne's Church, Upper Ferry. The funeral services took place on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anne's Church, Upper Ferry. Officiated by Father Lee Lainey. Internment followed at Mount St. Thomas Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

ROSE, JOHN
December 10, 1931 - December 8, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Rose announces his passing on Saturday, December 8th at the age of 75 years. Born in Rose Blanche he was the son of the late John and Francis Ann Rose. He is also predeceased by mother-in-law, Emily Spicer; brothers-in-law, John Cox, Augustus Hatcher, Garland Best and Nelson Anderson; brother, Arthur; sisters, Rosy Anderson, Ada Pynn (William) and Minnie Rose. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his family: wife of 46 years, Rita; son, Melvin (Tracey) Rose of Isle aux Morts; sisters, Mary Ann Best and Beatrice Hatcher, both of Rose Blanche; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Visitation took place on Sunday, Dec. 9 and Monday, Dec. 10 at St. Michael's and all Angels Church in Rose Blanche. Funeral services took place on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, 2 p.m. at St. Michael's and All Angels Church in Rose Blanche. Officiated by Rev. Andrew Nussey. Internment fol-lowed 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

MUISE, WAYNE G.
February 2, 1955 - December 10, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wayne George Muise announce his passing on Monday, December 10 at the age of 52 years. Born in South Branch, he was the son of the late Dennis and Beatrice Muise. He is also predeceased by his brother. Jim; sister, Ella; brother-in-law. Gerard; and sister-in-law. Bride. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his family: wife, Terri Luedee of St. Andrew's: brothers, Andrew (Ida) Muise of Florida, Norman (Zita) Muise of South Branch, Kenneth (Lil) Muise of South Branch, Jerome (Betty) Muise of Nova Scotia, Eddie (Pam) Muise of Alberta, Marcel (Julieanna) Muise of South Branch. David (Debbie) Muise of Alberta. Junior (Rita) Muise of Upper Ferry and Wayde (Linda) Muise of British Columbia; sisters. Patsy (Marshall) Devoe of Upper Ferry, Marg (Joe) McEvoy of St. John's, Augusta (Richard) Aucoin of South Branch and Marion Spence of Alberta; brother-in-law, Charlie McNeil of South Branch: mother-in-law. Carrie Luedee of St. Andrew's; sisters-in-law, Genevieve (Dave) Pilgrim of Alberta, Elizabeth Benoit of Stephenville, Lucy (Donald) Gillis of Codroy, Mary (Bob) Luedee-McNeil of St. Andrew's, and Helen (Al) Wiscombe of Alberta; brothers-in-law, Wilfred (Brenda) Luedee of Margaree, Bob (Sally) Luedee of Bay Roberts and Kevin (Buhla) Luedee of Ontario; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Visitation took place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at The Church of the Precious Blood in St. Andrew's from where funeral services took place on Friday, December 14, 11 a.m., officiated by Father Lee Lainey Interment followed at St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

DOLLIMOUNT, GEORGE
Port aux Basques, NL
November 15, 1923-December 15, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Dollimount announce his passing on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at the age of 84 years. Born in Francois, he was the son of the late Thomas and Jane Dollimount. He is also predeceased by his wife, Alice; brother, Levi; two sisters, Sarah and Rose; and brother-in-law, Wilson. He leaves to mourn his family: daughter, Clara (Wilfred) Hayman; son, Henry (Mamie) Dollimount; six grandchildren, Wilfred (Penny) Hayman, Cape Ray, Darryl Hayman, Brooks, AB, Joy Hayman, Jasper, AB, Paul (Poo) Dollimount, Thailand; Edward Dollimount, Edmonton, AB; Michelle Dollimount (Shane), Guelph, On; three great-grandchildren Mitchell, Logan and Haley; his special friend Florence, also many friends. Visitation took place on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port aux Basques. The funeral service took place on Tuesday, December 18 at 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army, officiated by Captains Paul and Michelle Blake, followed by interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery.

UNDERHILL, ROBERT STANLEY
Age 53

Formerly of Fall River, NS. Passed away on December 21, 2007 at his daughter's home in Stittsville, Ont. Born in Greenfield Park, Que., he was the son of Ann (Chaulk) and the late Harry Underhill. Bob also spent many years in Port aux Basques, NL, where he was the proprietor of Newtown Grocery and Conf. He moved his family to Dartmouth in 1982, where he re-started his career with Picker International. Then in 1986, he accepted an offer from Siemens Canada, where he worked until his untimely death. Bob was very well known, respected and will surely be missed for his problem solving techniques within the x-ray field. He leaves behind his beloved children, Natasha (Earl) Chartrand, Lr. Sackville, NS; Staci (John) Hemeon, Stittsville, Ont.; grandchild, Isabella; mother, Ann, Greenfield Park, Que.; former wife, Marilyn Lillington, Lr. Sackville; sister, Lillian (Peter) McCauley, Greenfield Park, Que.; brother, Bruce (Carol) Delta, BC; nephews, Mark and Matthew Underhill, Ont.; brothers-in-law, Rick (Queen) Lillington, and Tom Lillington, Port aux Basques; as well as aunts, uncles and cousins in Quebec and Newfoundland. Funeral services were entrusted to MacGillivray Funeral Home, St. Lambert, Que., with burial in the family plot. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made through http://Robert-Underhill.virtual-memorials.com

LUEDEE, WANDA MAY
Oct. 10, 1960 - Dec. 23, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wanda May Luedee announce her passing on Sunday December 23, 2007 at the age of 47 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Raymond; children, Justin, Jessica and Joshua; mother-in-law, Hilda; sisters, Myrtle, Port aux Basques, Irene (Wayne) Rose, Stephenville, Cora (John) Farrell, Port aux Basques, Louise (Kenneth) Wall, Tompkins. Carolyn (Nazaire) Simon, Labrador; eight nieces and nephews; six great nieces and nephews; as well as a large number of in-laws, nieces, nephews and many friends. She was predeceased by parents, Elizabeth (nee Lomond) and Walter Buttery; and father-in-law William Luedee. Visitation was held at Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port aux Basques on Monday, December 24 and at the Roman Catholic Church of Precious Blood in St. Andrew's on Tuesday, December 25 from where the funeral service took place on Wednesday, December 26 at 10:30 a.m. officiated by Father Lee Lainey and Reverend Fudge. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Andrews. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre ca

BERNARD, NATHAN
July 15,1925 - December 24, 2007

It is with great sadness that the familv of the late Nathan Bernard announces his passing on Monday, December 24th at the age of 82 years. Born in Rose Blanche he was the son of the late Edward and Martha Bernard. He is also predeceased by his wife, Annie; sisters, Evelyn Currie and Pheobe Eastman; and brother, Arthur Bernard. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his family: sons, David (Ellen) Bernard, Nathan (Marilyn) Bernard, both of Rose Blanche; grandchildren, Priscilla Hardy (Wade), Maxine Elliot, Jody Bernard, lan Bernard and Tina Butt Anderson(Craig); great-grandchildren; Tristan Hardy, Mitchell Hardy, David Bernard, Natasha Elliot and Danielle Elliot; brother, Edward Bernard (Elsie) of Rose Blanche; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many, many friends. Visitation took place Wednesday and Thursday at St. Michael's and all Angels Church in Rose Blanche. Funeral serv-ices took place on Friday, December 28th, 2 p.m. at St. Michael's and All Angels Church in Rose Blanche. Officiated by Rev. Andrew Nussey. Interment fol-lowed 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

OSMOND, ANNIE WINONA
November 26, 1930 - December 25, 2007

Passed peacefully away at home on December 25, 2007, Annie Winona Osmond at the age of 77 years. She is predeceased by her parents, Garfield Strickland and Hazel Snooks; her infant daughter, and her stepfather, Ernest Snooks. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Nelson; sons, Nelson Jr. (Gloria) Osmond of Grand Prairie, Alberta, Terrance (Laura) Osmond of Port aux Basques and Chadwick Osmond of Calgary, Alberta: daughters, Brenda (Alfred) Warren of Pasadena, Rhonda (Doug) Watts of Red Deer, Alberta; brothers, Jacob (Greta) Strickland, Austin (Julie) Snooks; sisters, Mildred (Walter) Brooker and Mabel Hynes; grandchildren, Jamie and Jason Warren, Ira, Jenny. Jody and Bobbi Gill, Clinton and Tiffany Osmond and Kaitlyn Osmond; great-grandchildren. David Brake, Jack, Joshua and Sam Warren; as well as a large circle of in-laws, nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Visitation took place Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home in Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Friday, December 28.10 a.m. at Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle, Port aux Basques. Interment followed at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Trans-Canada Highway As expressions of sympathy flowers were graciously accepted or donations could be made to a chari-ty of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home. Port aux Basques, 695-2300, www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

MCNEIL, VIOLET LILLIAN
August 16, 1934 - December 27, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet Lillian McNeil announces her passing on Thursday, December 27, 2007 at the age of 73 years. Born in Port aux Basques she was the daughter of the late James and Frances Ford. She is also predeceased by her husband, Fred in February 2002; son, John November 2007; four sisters and five brothers. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her family: daughters, Darlene McNeil, Patsy German (George) and Kay (John) Anderson all of Port aux Basques; sons, Alan (Gwen) McNeil of Stephenville, Carson McNeil, Jimmy (Joan) McNeil, Freddie (Peggy) McNeil, Junior (Kathleen) McNeil, Glen (Amanda) McNeil and Brian (Vesta) McNeil all of Port aux Basques; 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; sister, Frances (Reg) Pearce of Manitoba; brother-in-law, William (Elsie) McNeil of Port aux Basques; sisters-in-law, Mildred (Malcolm) Campbell Codroy Valley, Minnie Matthews and Molly McNeil both of Port aux Basques; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many, many friends. Visitation took place on Friday and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home in Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Sunday, December 30, 2007, 2 p.m. at St. James' Anglican Church, Channel, officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Internment 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

RODGERS, VERA LILLIAN
Port aux Basques, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vera Lillian Rodgers announce her passing Saturday, December 29, 2007 at the age of 82 years. Born in Port aux Basques, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Jane and John Julian Battiste. She was also predeceased by her husband, Albert; son, David; three brothers, Thomas, Charles and John; sister, Olive Clarke. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her family; son. James (Sharon); daughter, Joyce (Donald) Anderson; son, Albert (Cathy); eight grandchildren, Trina. David, Michael, Amanda, Nancy, Steven, lan and Daniel; two great-grandchildren, Ryan and Caitlyn; sister. Mollie McNeil and two sisters-in-law, Emily and Alfreds: as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Saturday 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port aux Basques. The funer-al service took place on Monday, December 31st, at 2 p.m. from St James' Anglican Church, officiated by Rev Hugh Fudge Interment followed at St. James' Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre ca

VAUTIER, LORETTA MAE
June 20, 1948 - December 31, 2007

It is with great sadness that we the family announce the passing of Loretta Mae Vautier (nee Meade) on December 31, 2007 in her 59th year. She was predeceased by her father, Clarence Meade Sr.; her mother and father-in-law, Adelaide and John Vautier; brothers-in-law, Chesley Vautier, Walter Vautier, Albert Bond, Jack King, Jack LeRiche; and sister-in-law, Amy Riles. Leaving to forever cherish her life with them are her husband Gerald Vautier of 39 years; mother, Hazel Meade of Fox Roost: daughter, Amanda (Troy) Kettle of Fox Roost: son, Randolph (Eunice) Vautier of Fox Roost: three grandchildren. Brittany, Dalton and Currie; sisters, Margaret (Hubert) Harvey of Port Colbourne, ON., Joan (Eldon) Harvey of Isle aux Morts; brothers, Lloyd Meade of Fox Roost, Clarence (Marion) Meade of Halifax NS. Terry (Maggie) Meade of Fox Roost, Ernest (Jane) Meade of Port aux Basques, Gord (Joan) Meade of Harbour Breton, Don (Ida) Meade of Margaree: sisters-in-law, Carrie (Max) Stone of Fox Roost, Sybil (Gerald) King, Mildred King and Susie Thorne of Burnt Islands, Kathleen LeRiche of Port aux Basques, Lois and Edna Vautier of Fox Roost, brothers-in-law, Max (Clara) Vautier of Margaree. Hubert (Shirley) Vautier of Fox Roost, Gilbert Riles of Port aux Basques. She alto leaves special friends, Ken and Liz Meade; and a long line of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation took place at St Augustine's Anglican Church in Margaree on Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral services were held on Thursday. January 3. 2008 at 2 p m at St Augustine's Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

 

 

Page contributed by Brenda Janes

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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