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The Gulf News Obituaries
January 2008

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 January 2008

 

ANDERSON, JOSEPH
August 8, 1927 - January 2, 2008

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Anderson announces his passing on Tuesday, January 2, 2008 at the age of 80 years. Born in Codroy, he was the son of the late John and Margaret Anderson. He is also predeceased by his wife, Doreen; four brothers, two sisters and two grandchildren. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his children, Margaret-Rose (Jerry) White of Kingston, Rose (Richard) Smith of Mississauga, Mike (Hilda) Anderson of Scarborough, Henry (Dianne) Anderson of Scarborough, Gregory (Mondella) Anderson of Scarborough, Yvonne (Jim) Rowlands of Zephyr, Francis (Nancy) Anderson of Bradford, Catherine (Daniel) Paul of New Market and Fred (Ann) Anderson of Ajax; 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Alma Gale, Stella Waters, Barbara (Ben) White, Alice (Keith) Simon, Lucine Anderson and Genny Gale; brothers-in-law, Hubert (Kay) Gale, Michael (Nancy) Gale and Alec (Barb) Gale; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Visitation took place Thursday, January 3rd at St. Anne's Church, Upper Ferry. Funeral services took place on Friday, January 4, 2 p.m. at St. Anne's Church, Upper Ferry. Officiated by Father Lee Lainey. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas Cemetery, Great Codroy. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. (www.easthavenfuneralhome.com)

TEMPLE, LUCY LORETTA (nee OSMOND)
Passed away at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia, ON on Thursday, January 3, 2008, at the age of 79 years, Lucy Temple of Orillia, ON, formerly of Port aux Basques, NL and Dartmouth, NS. Devoted and loving wife of Lorne Temple. Loving mother and best friend of Lorne (Heather Stewart) of Truro, NS, Cathy Wilson of Brampton, ON, Brian of Dartmouth, NS, Cheryl (Frank Falomo) Attridge and Karen Temple both of Toronto, ON, Barbara (George) Ferenc and Dianne Temple both of Etobicoke, ON. Also loved by her grandchildren, Audrey, Lisa, Eddie, Jeffrey, Gage, Nicole and great-grandson Kaden. Dear daughter-in-law of Sylvia Compton of Brampton, ON. Beloved sister of Julie, Nelson, Rose and Vivian of Port aux Basques, NL. Predeceased by siblings George and Hazel. Survived by her many nieces and nephews and their families. A funeral service was held on Monday, January 7, 2008. Interment took place at the Glendale Memorial Gardens Rexdale, ON. If desired, memorial donations to the charity of ones choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, ON. (705) 325-2231. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.mundellfuneralhome.com

MACISAAC, EDNA MILDRED
September 8, 1935 - January 3, 2008

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edna Mildred Maclsaac announces her passing on Thursday, January 3, 2008 at the age of 72 years. Born in Greenspond she was the daughter of the late James and Gertrude Way. Edna is also predeceased by her brother, Edgar; sister-in-law, Helen Maclsaac; brothers-in-law, Archie Gerald, Raymond, Angus and Fred Maclsaac. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her family: husband, James Maclsaac; daughter, Nicole (Gerry) Lewis; son, Curtis Maclsaac all of St. Andrews; grandchildren, Kyle Battiste, Ethan Lewis, Evan Lewis and Kayleigh Maclsaac; brother, Fred (Audrey) Way of St. John's; sisters, Viola (Guy) Annabel of St. John's and Louise (Stewart) Kettle of Port aux Basques; brother-in-law, Pat (Pauline) Maclsaac of St. Andrews; sisters-in-law, Kathleen (Leonard) Doyle of St. Andrews, Bonnie Maclsaac of Stephenville and Gloria Maclsaac of St. George's. Edna also leaves to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Following cremation, the memorial service, officiated by Father Lee Lainey, took place on Monday, January 7, 2008, 10:30 a.m. in the Church of the most Precious Blood, St. Andrews. Interment of ashes will follow at a later date. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300 (www.east-havenfuneralhome.com) In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Daffodil House-building fund.

SKEARD, CARMELLA
January 4, 1922 - January 4, 2008

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Carmella Skeard announces her passing on January 4, 2008 at the age of 86 years. Born in Curling, she was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Anne Lynch, and was also predeceased by her husband, Ivan; daughter, Patricia; nine sisters and three brothers. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her family: sons, Ivan "Chap" (Sylvia) Skeard of Millville and Glen (Joyce) Skeard of Mosher River, NS; daughters, Noreen (Jerry) Osika of Theodore, Sask. and Debbie (Max) Piercy of Cape Ray; grandchildren, Lorna Martin, Cathy Moore, Michelle Deveau, Wendy Pickrem, Sandra Piercy, Todd Piercy, Beth-Ann Hayter, Michael Meade, Debbie Mercer, Dwayne Marsden, Dennis Hillier, Deneen Hillier, Amanda Skeard and Adam Skeard; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; brother-in-law, Reg Mitchell of Curling and sister-in-law, Marie Lynch of Camrose, Alta. She will also be greatly missed by long-term caregivers Ida Lawrence, Michelle Sheaves and staff at the Mountain Hope Manor in Port aux Basques, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews .and many, many friends. Visitation took place on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home in Port aux Basques and also on Monday, Jan. 7 beginning 1 p.m. at The Church of the Precious Blood in St. Andrews. Funeral services took place on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 10:30 a.m. at The Church of the Precious Blood in St. Andrews, officiated by Father Lee Lainey. Interment of ashes will follow at a later date. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. (www.easthavenfuneralhome.com)

EVA CAVELL ANDERSON
Cape Ray, NL

Passed away at the LeGrow Health Centre on Jan. 12, 2008, Eva Cavell Anderson, at the age 83 years. She was predeceased by her parents, James and Mary MacDonald; sisters, Maude and Blanche of Bay d'Espoir; and great-grandchild, Richard. Leaving to mourn her husband, Thomas; sons, James (Susan), NS, Ralph (Mary) and Harold (Barbara); daughters, Lorraine (Doug), Margaret (Ron), Marlene (Morgan), all of Cape Ray; brothers, John and Philip; sisters, Rose, Grace and Gladys, all of Bay d'Espoir; grandchildren, Neal and Adam, both of St. John's, Andy, Amanda, Keith and Curtis of Cape Ray, Jamie of British Columbia, Jason of Ontario, Christopher and Clinton of Ontario, Leroy, Tommy, Angela, Jonathan and Janine; great-grandchildren, Aaron, Shane, Jonathan, Kyle, Travis, Amber, Ava, all of Cape Ray, Alex, Talia, Ashley and Melissa of Ontario; along with a large circle of nephews and nieces at Bay d'Espoir and a large circle of friends. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port aux Basques on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service took place from Wesley United Church on Jan. 15, at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the Church cemetery. Reverend Ritchie officiated. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca
Jan 21/08

CHANT, Calvin B.
November 23, 1935 - January 18, 2008

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Calvin Bernard Chant announces his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Center on Friday, January 18, 2008 at the age of 72 years. Born at Ireland’s Island, NL, he was the son of the late Henry and Lillian Chant (nee Purchase). He was also predeceased by his father-in-law, Percy Organ; brothers, James Chant and Maxwell Chant; sisters, Alice Dollimount, Margaret Hann and Charlotte Chant; brothers-in-law, Sandy Organ, George Dollimount, Augustus Hann and Jack Purchase; nephews, Danny Vautier, Wayne and Gary Frye. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving family: wife, Marie of 34 years marriage; children, Michael (Donna) Chant, Louisburg, NS, Delores (Harry) Vautier and Trina (Jason) Taylor, all of LaPoile; grandchildren, Justin, Ashley and Arlene; sisters, Greta Frye, Orillia, Ont., Valda (Clarence) Vautier LaPoile, Grace Purchase, Port aux Basques, Mabel (Bill) Davies, Glace Bay, NS, Barbara (Bill) Vautier, Port aux Basques, Reta (Melvin) Bond, LaPoile; sister-in-law, Susie Organ, Branford, Ont.; brother-in-law, Junior (Hilda) Organ, Kelligrews, NL; mother-in-law, Bessie Organ of Port aux Basques; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Visitation took place on Friday from 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, then continued on Saturday and Sunday at St. Thomas Anglican Church in LaPoile. The funeral service took place on Monday, January 21, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Anglican Church, LaPoile, officiated by Father Andrew Nussey. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. (www.easthavenfuneralhome.com)
(01/28/08)**

STRICKLAND, Jerry Holmans
Port aux Basques, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jerry Strickland, age 49, announces his passing on Saturday, January 19, 2008 at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre after a brief illness with cancer. Born in Port aux Basques, NL, he was the son of the late Cecil and Sarah (nee Holmans) Strickland. He was employed with Fisheries Products International for approximately 27 years. He is survived by his children: April O’Quinn, Calgary, AB, Brett, Karlie and Brea Strickland, Lansdowne, Ont.; his ex-wife, Marianne Strickland; brothers, Arthur (Ella), Isle aux Morts, Robert (Donna), Bridgewater, NS, Rex (Tammy), Port aux Basques, Scott (Karen), Lower Sackville, NS, Mike (Darnise), Kingston, NS; sisters Frances Hibbs (Richard Samms), Burlington, Ont., Barbara (George Phelan), Annapolis Valley, NS, Dorcas (Wendell Geddes), Dartmouth, NS, Elsie (Benjamin Wells), Isle aux Morts; sisters-in-law, Jean Strickland, Blue Rocks, NS, and Bertha Strickland, Port aux Basques, along with many nieces, nephews, friends and special friend, Marina Gillam, Port aux Basques. He was predeceased by brothers, Stanley and Philip “Dom” and sister, Linda. Friends visited Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Port aux Basques on Sunday and Monday. The Funeral Service took place on Tuesday, January 22 at 2 p.m. from St. James’ Anglican Church with interment following at the Anglican Cemetery. Reverend Fudge officiated. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca
(01/28/08)**

WILLARD MEADE
August 27,1920-January 26, 2008

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Willard Meade, age 87, announce his passing on Jan. 26, 2008, at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre after a brief illness with cancer. Born in Fox Roost, N.L., he was the son of the late Ernest and Harriet Meade. He was employed as a fisherman for over 50 years. He was predeceased by his brothers: Wallace, George, Clarence, Norman and Augustus and his sister Mary Jane Walters. He is sur-vived by Dorothy, his wife of over 60 years; children, sons Kenneth (Liz) Meade, Claude (Ellen Farrell) Meade of Fox Roost, Jason (Mary) Meade; daughter Olivia Seymour (Randall Cayea), Halifax, NS. He also leaves behind eight grandchildren: Kenny, Vanessa, Conrad, Melica, Travis, Ryan, Randy and Chandler; three great -grandchildren: Matthew, Meghan and Mackenzie; sister, Lorna Buffet and brother, Eric Meade, along with a long line of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He will be sadly missed. The funeral service was held on Monday, Jan. 28 beginning 2 p.m. at St. Augustine's Anglican Church, officiated by Reverend Duncan Granter. Interment followed at St. Augustine's Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations maybe made to the Cancer Society to the charity of one's choice.
Feb 4/08

GEORGE THOMAS ANDERSON
Cape Ray, NL

Passed away at the LeGrow Health Centre on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, George Thomas Anderson at the age of 84 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Eva; his parents, George and Mary Ellen Anderson; sis-ter, Mable; brother, Edwin; and great-grandchild, Richard. Leaving to mourn sons, James (Susan), NS, Ralph (Mary), Harold (Barbara); daughters, Lorraine (Doug), Margaret (Ron), Marlene (Morgan) all of Cape Ray; sis-ters Gladys Bolt, Port aux Basques, Freda Lemoine, NS; grandchildren, Leroy, Tommy, Angela, Cape Ray, Jamie, BC, Jason, Ont., Neil, Adam, St. John's, Christopher, Clinton, Ont., Jonathan, Jamie, Amanda, Andy, Keith, Curtis all of Cape Ray; great-grandchildren, Alex, Talia, B.C., Ashley, Melissa, Ont., Travis, Kyle, Shane, Jonathan, Aaron, Amber, Ava all of Cape Ray along with a large circle of other relatives and friends. Friends visit-ed Fillatre's Funeral Home on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service took place Friday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. from Wesley United Church. Interment followed at the Church cemetery. Reverend Ritchie officiated. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca
Feb 11/08

 

 

Page contributed by Brenda Janes

**Contributed by Ivy F. Benoit

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

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