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The Gulf News Obituaries
January 2011

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

 

AuCOIN, Raymond Louis
Coal Brook, NL
June 28, 1940 - January 17, 2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Aucoin announces his passing at his residence on Monday, January 17, 2011 at the age of 70 years. A Coal Brook/South Branch icon, predeceased by his parents Charles and Loretta (nee O'Quinn) and brother Harold. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his 2 brothers and 1 sister: Timothy Aucoin (Delia), Hyacinth Aucoin (Madonna) and Eileen Wall (Ambrose), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, many friends and acquaintances. A special thank you to all who showed their love and support to the family, Father Ed Terry and the South Branch Community Centre. Friends visited St. Sylvester's Church in South Branch on Thursday, from where the Funeral Service took place on Friday, January 21, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Interment followed at the Church Cemetery, Father Ed Terry officiated. All expressions of sympathy were greatly appreciated.
Rest in peace Raymond. You will be forever remembered in the thoughts and hearts of so many people.
"As I lay me down to sleep
I pray the Lord my soul to keep
And if I die before I wake
I pray the Lord my soul to take"

COSSAR, Dinah Jane Matthews
Sept. 24, 1905 - Jan. 27, 2011
Passed peacefully away at Dr. Charles L. Legrow Health Centre in Port Aux Basques on Thursday, January 27th, 2011 Dinah Jane Matthews Cossar, formerly of Burgeo, at the grand age of 105 years. She is predeceased by her husbands Capt. Arch Matthews, who was lost at sea in 1943 and Lott Cossar, merchant of Burgeo, 1994, her oldest daughter Melida Hayley, only son Lewis Matthews, second youngest daughter Ruby Drake, granddaughter Dianne Whalen, former Minister of Municipal Affairs, grandsons Arch, Clayton and Murdock Drake of Halifax, N.S., also special nephew Clarence Moulton, St. John's. Leaving to mourn are her three daughters Joan Moore, Codroy, Mary (Dan) MacDonald and Cora (Edgar) Lilly, Halifax, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, special friend Mabel Hann, Burgeo, and a large circle of friends. Special thanks to Dr. Husni and staff at the Long Term Care Unit at Legrow Health Centre. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. Interment will take place in May from Mount Patricia Cemetery, Corner Brook. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Dr. Charles L. Legrow Health Centre Long Term Care.

FARRELL, Christopher Gary Wilson
(September 1, 1988 - January 5, 2011
)
On Wednesday January 5, 2011 our lives were forever changed when our dear son, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend was taken from us so suddenly. Christopher was predeceased by his grandfather Keltie Farrell, his aunt Evelyn, and his great grandparents. Left to mourn with many fond and precious memories, his loving family; mother Donna Elms (Claude), his special pet dog Rascal whom he loved so much. His father Junior Farrell (Marlene), his brother Sheldon. Love of his life Shardi Janes. Grandparents; Jordan (Viola) Elms, and Fanny Farrell. Aunts and uncles; Kathy (James), Laura Lee, Ellen (Claude), Brian (Holly), Connie (Lloyd), Debbie (Rob), Jack (Thelma), Loriann (Austin). His Nova Scotia family; John (Lorraine), Caroline (Scott), Johnnie (Sarah), Sheldon (Doris). He will also be sadly missed by the Hillier family; Rosabel (Don), Jean (Paul), Joan (Wade), Tom (Twila). His large circle of cousins; Joshua, Matthew, Nicole, Jared, John, Kenneth, Michael, Jake, Jamie, Steven, Sophia, Samantha, Corey, Evelyn, Megan, Lacey, Dillon, CJ, Jessica, Brandon, Todd, Matthew, Ryan, Kaitlyn, Jessica, Jenna, Brian, Scott, Shane, and a large circle of extended family including his great aunts, uncles, and his many, many close friends. Visitation took place on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Monday January 10th, 2 PM at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Grand Bay officiated by Rev. Peter Boote. Interment followed at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Trans Canada Highway. Christopher will be fondly remembered as a fun loving guy, with a warm heart and great personality. His fond love of music, family, and friends was a true testimony of his genuine nature. He will be greatly missed by all of those whose lives he touched in many different ways. To know him was to love him.... and we should all do as he would have wanted "Seize The Day". Funeral arrangerments were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

FIGARY, Dorothy May
Dorothy May Figary Port-aux-Basques August 18, 1917 - January 23, 2011

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy May Figary (nee Hinks) announces her passing on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port-aux-Basques, NL, at the age of 93. Born at Port-aux-Basques, Dorothy was the daughter of the late James Sr. and Lena Hinks. She was predeceased in 1942 by her first husband Stanley Anderson, and in 1971 by her second loving husband Percy Figary. Also predeceased by her daughters Marilyn Foote and Verna Andrews, and step-son Robye Figuary, brothers Joseph, Norman, and James; sisters Gladys Hinks, Mary Hinks, Bessie Osmond, and Lillian MacPherson, She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories, her loving family, daughter Shirley (nee Anderson) Patey (Paul), daughter-in-law Judy Figuary, sons-in-law Frank Andrews and Wilson Foote, 19 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Sybina Meade of Toronto, Ontario, Vera Forsey and Lena Billard of Port-aux-Basques, NL, and a large circle of nieces and nephews and many friends. Visitation took place on January 24 and 25 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Fillatre's Funeral Home. Funeral Services took place on Wednesday, January 26, at Wesley United Church, Port-aux-Basques, officiated by Reverend Tara Ann Wilson. Internment followed at The United Church Cemetery. Donations in her memory can be made to the United Church Memorial Fund, at Port-aux-Basques. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through website www.fillatre.ca

GREEN, HENRY
Burgeo, NL
October 6, 1960 - January 31, 2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Henry Green announce his sudden passing on Monday, January 31, 2011 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 50 years. Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. Friends may visit St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Burgeo on Wednesday from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Mary Rose Colbourne officiating.

JEANS, Annie Margaret
September 15, 1930 - January 10, 2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Margaret Jeans announces her passing on Monday, January 10, 2011 at Mackenzie, British Columbia at the age of 80 years. Born at Port aux Basques Annie was the daughter of the late Walter and Elizabeth Osmond. She was also predeceased by her husband George, Baby daughter Joan. Brothers Ray and Absolom. Sister Lillian. Leaving to mourn with many loving and precious memories are her children Jane Power of Trenton, Ontario, Walter (Jane) Jeans, David (Darlene) Jeans both of Mackenzie, British Columbia, Stephen (Marcia) Jeans of Haneytown, New Brunswick. Grandchildren: Lorraine, Lorne, Jason, Janice, Jamie, Debra, Brittani, David and Keegan. Great-grandchildren: Ryan, Brandon, Jonathan, Megan, Spencer, Noah, Melissa, Ashley, Nicholas and Evelyn. Brothers: Edgar (Joan) Osmond of Port aux Basques, John (Florence) Osmond of Cape Ray and Ralph Osmond of Cape Ray. Sisters Ethel (George) Allen of Port aux Basques, Joyce (Harold) Janes of Cape Ray. Sister-in-law Marion Osmond of Port aux Basques and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Visitation took place on Friday from 7-9pm, Saturday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at East Haven Funeral Home, then continued at St. John The Evangelist Church in Cape Ray on Sunday from 7-9 PM. Funeral services took place on Monday January 17, 2011, 11 AM at St. John The Evangelist Church, Cape Ray officiated by Rev. Peter Boote. Interment followed at St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cemetery, Cape Ray. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

KETTLE, Eileen Mary
December 8th, 1924 - January 28th, 2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eileen Mary Kettle announces her sudden passing on Friday January 28, 2011 at her residence in Port aux Basques at the age of 86 years. She was predeceased by her father and mother, Thomas and Bessie Blackmore, her husband Llewellyn in 2000. Brothers; Fred Blackmore, Howard Blackmore, and Enos Blackmore. Sisters; Genevieve Gardner, Mildred Drake, Lavinia Tucker, Shirley Harris. Brother in laws; Fred Pink, Gerald Matthews, William Drake, Bernard Gardner, Arthur Tucker, Joe Harris, and sister in law Jessie Blackmore. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her loving family; sons, Howard (Pat) Victoria BC, Calvin (Lorraine) Port aux Basques. Grandchildren; Danny Kettle, Nikki (Glenn) Ramage, Glenn (Denise) Kettle, Wendy (Dean) Boutilier. Great grandchildren; Nicholas, Dan, Samuel, Kyra, Courtney, Tamara, Theresa. Sisters; Marie Pink Dartmouth NS, Barbara Matthews Port aux Basques. Sister in law, Shirley Blackmore Port aux Basques, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many friends. Visitation took place on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Tuesday February 1, 2 PM at St. James Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Rev. Hannah Dicks. 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

LEAMON, Anne Elizabeth (Hynes)
Age 78

Passed peacefully away at the Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on January 7, 2011. Anne was born in St. Andrews and was the daughter of the late Martin and Francis Hynes. Leaving to mourn with love and fond memories are her five children Julia, Wayne (Joanne), Richard (Jocelyn), Rita (Fred), Debbie (Trent) and her eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. Two very special friends Marlene Hynes and Margaret Chaisson. Special thanks to Dr. Thomas and staff of Charles LeGrow Health Centre and Fillatres Funeral Home.

TAPP, Alice Mildred
June 27, 1939 - January 18, 2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice Mildred Tapp announces her passing on Tuesday January 18, at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 71 years. Born at Middle Barachois Alice was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Annie Osmond. She was also predeceased by her husband George in 2001, granddaughter Michelle, brother Albert, mother and father in law Phillip and Eliza Tapp. She leaves to mourn with many fond and precious memories her loving family, children; Jane (Gordon) Sheaves, Brenda (Vince) McDougall, all of Port aux Basques. Only son Gary of Cape Ray. Loving grandmother of Mike, Craig (Jaime), Pam, Chris, Nicole, Ryan. Great grandmother to Alaina and Ty. She will also be greatly missed by her companion Ralph Osmond of Cape Ray, and the Osmond family. Dear sister of George (Mary) Osmond, Elias (Bernice) Osmond all of Cape Ray. Harold Osmond (Lillian), Gerald (Una) Osmond, all of Port aux Basques. Susan Parsons, Rachel (Walter) Osmond, Caroline (Eli) Ingram, Yvonne (Clifford) Short, all of Port aux Basques, Nora (Isaac) Patey of Cape Ray. Alice will be sadly missed by her in laws Evelyn (Austin) Janes, Doreen (Frank) Pearce, Clayton (Vera) Tapp, Robert (Donna) Tapp all of Cape Ray. Audrey (Robert) Anderson Brampton ON, Laura (Samuel) Gillam Mackay's, Howard (Shirley) Tapp, Gordon (Coreen) Tapp all of Ontario, Ivan (Marilyn) Tapp Moncton NB. She will always be missed by her long time friend Minnie Thomas of Cape Ray, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many friends. Visitation took place on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Saturday January 22, 2 PM at St. John The Evangelist Church in Cape Ray, officiated by Rev. Peter 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

WALTERS, Norman
November 21, 1935 - January 13, 2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Norman Walters announces his passing on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at Dr. Charles L. Legrow Health Center at the age of 75 years. Born at Isle aux Morts Norman was the son of Jack and Priscilla Walters. He was also predeceased by daughter Gloria, Sister Hazel, Brothers John William and Bobby. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving family, wife Melita of 50 years marriage. Sons Fabian (Nancy) Walters of Isle aux Morts, NL, Jerome (Shirley) Walters of Isle aux Morts,NL, Ross (Angie) Walters of Halifax NS, Kerry (Michelle) Walters of Rose Blanche, NL, Deon (Amy) Walters of Isle aux Morts, NL. Grandchildren Holly, Melita, Tyler, Matthew, Kelsey, Daniel and Rossalynn. Brother Bernard (Liz) Walters of Isle aux Morts. Sisters Marie Organ of Isle aux Morts and Corella Appleby (Mike) Marystown, NL. Sister-in-law Beulah Walters of Isle aux Morts and large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Visitation took place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts. Funeral services took place on Monday January 17, 2011, 3 PM at Holy Spirit Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Peter Boote. 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

 

 

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