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The Gulf News Obituaries
January 2015

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

 

ANDERSON, Clarence David
(December 21, 1954 - January 17, 2015)

It is with great sadness the family of the late Clarence Anderson announce his sudden passing on January 17, 2015 at the age of 60 years; Clarence was the son of the late William Anderson. He was also predeceased by his sister Donna Sheaves, father-in-law James Bunter, step father-in-law James Hartney. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Linda of 37 years, children Ashley (Stephen) Chaulk CBS, Sacha (Randy) Anderson-Street Lower Sackville, grandchild Ronan along with twins to arrive, mother Elsie Anderson, sisters Wilma (Dave) Pike Port aux Basques, Sherry (Chester) Keeping Eastern Passage NS, Cathy (Darrin) Buffett Port aux Basques, mother-in-law Mary Hartney Port aux Basques, brother-in-law Bruce Sheaves Lower Sackville, sisters-in-law Elizabeth (Robert) Hardy Port aux Basques, Joanne (Dave) Ingram Port aux Basques, Sandra Lee (Steve) Bunter British Columbia. Clarence also leaves a large circle of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, co-workers, ,mstudents and many many friends, including special friends who were more like family Gord, Rose Simms & children. In keeping with Clarence's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation took place on Friday, January 23 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral services took place on Saturday, January 24 at 2 pm from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment to follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Clarence's memory will be used to assist families who are incurring long term medical expenses. Donations can be made in person, by mail or emailed to aanderson85@yahoo.ca (Security question is In Memory of Who) (security answer Clarence). Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Always In Our Hearts."

CARTER, Alice Florence (nee: Matthews)
(May 21, 1949 - January 23, 2015)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother Florence at the Dr. Charles L. Legrow Health Centre on Friday, January 23, 2015 at the age of 65. Born in Port Aux Basques she was the daughter of Charles and Susie Matthews. Besides her Father she was predeceased by her husband William in 2003, Mother and Father in Law Catherine and William Carter, Brother in Law Fred Carter and Sister in Law Ella Osbourne. She leaves with fond and loving memories her Mother Susie, Daughter Roxanne (Neil) Farrell, Paradise, and Son Glenn, Port Aux Basques, Grandchildren Megan Farrell and Ashley Carter, Sisters Coleen (Eric) Fudge, Mary Noseworthy and Brother Eric (Joanne) Matthews all of Port Aux Basques, Sisters and Brothers In Law, Dorothy (Thomas) Confiant, North Sydney, NS, Kathleen Samms, Vera (Thomas) Harding, Greta (Ernest) Collier, Carol (Howard) Farrell all of Codroy, NL, along with a large circle of nieces and nephews. Special mention of Niece Deanna Fudge for her love and attention along with Florence's special friends Anna Harvey (Godchild) Erica and Ryder Fudge whom she Loved to see, as they brightened her day. Visitation took place on Sunday, January 25 and Monday, January 26 from 2 - 4 PM and 7 - 9 PM from East Haven Funeral Home Inc., 57 Grand Bay Road, Port Aux Basques. Funeral Service took place from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Grand Bay on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 11 AM with The Rev. Stephen Maki Officiating, followed by interment in St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill, TCH. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations maybe made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port Aux Basques. 695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

EDMUNDS, Miriam Katherine
(March 28, 1933 - January 12, 2015)

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Centre on Monday, January 12, 2015 Miriam Katherine Edmunds of Isle aux Morts at the age of 81 years. She was the daughter of the late Charles Thomas Munden and Maude Ellen Munden. She was also predeceased by her husband Thomas Nelson Edmunds, infant daughter Miriam, brothers and sisters Martha Lawrence, Irene Thomas, William Thomas Munden and granddaughter Tara Taylor. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children Linda Brenton NL, Charles (Judy) Edmunds Port aux Basques, Yvonne (Abe) Taylor Calgary AB, Rachel (Mike) Derosa Calgary AB, Thomas (Bertha Lushman) Edmunds Port aux Basques, Maryellen (Cecil) Sheaves Port aux Basques, Marty (Jackie Tilley) Edmunds Port aux Basques, and Lisa (Donnie) Delaney Stephenville and a large circle of nieces and nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation took place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Holy Spirit Church, Isle aux Morts. Funeral services took place on Friday, January 16 at 10 AM at Holy Spirit Church, Isle aux Morts with Rev. Maryrose Colbourne officiating. Interment to follow at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Always In Our Hearts."

HARDY, Darcy Frank
(October 4, 1958 - January 17, 2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Darcy Hardy announces his sudden passing at the Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Centre at the age of 56 years. Darcy was the son of the late Ralph and Cedella Hardy. He was also predeceased by brother Scott Hardy, mother and father-in-law Hubert & Susanna Enwood, sister-in-law Bessie Samson, and brother-in-law John Shaw. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Goldie of 41 years together, children Shannon (Christle) Hardy Port aux Basques, Shelley (Devin) Reid Change Islands NL, Mark Bryne and Maurice Fitzgerald, precious grandchildren Mackenzie, Kimberley, and Dakota, brothers Kevin (Geraldine) Hardy Burnt Islands, Murray (Alfreda) Hardy Burnt Islands, Greg (Brenda) Hardy Carbonear, Ralph (Theresa) Hardy Burnt Islands, Wade (Priscilla) Hardy Halifax NS, sister Valerie (Raymond) Hardy Red Deer AB, brothers and sisters-in-law Audrey (Arthur) Best Rose Blanche, Harvey (Geraldine) Enwood Burnt Islands, Eva (Noble) Kettle Moncton NB, Albert (Selina) Enwood Rose Blanche, Phyllis Shaw Yukon, Hubert (Shelly) Enwood, Fort McMurray, AB, Marina (Tony) Enwood Tompkins, Bruce (Debbie) Enwood Halifax NS, Deanna Enwood Barrie ON, Charlie Samson Tumble Ridge BC, plus a large circle of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins plus many many close friends. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the family. Visitation took place on Sunday, January 18 from 7-9 pm and Monday, January 19 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral services took place on Tuesday, January 20 at 2 pm from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Always In Our Hearts."

HINKS, Christopher Bruce
(August 8, 1973 - January 22, 2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Christopher Hinks announces his sudden passing at his home in Cold Lake, AB at the age of 41 years. Christopher was predeceased by his Grandfather James Hinks, grandfathers and grandmothers Roy & Francis Osmond, and Cecil & Nellie Elms and uncle Scott Osmond. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife Lori, son Evan, mother Ruth (stepfather Brian) Elms Port aux Basques, father Dennis Osmond St. John's, brother and sisters Nicole Elms Paradise NL, Brian (Marie) Elms CBS, Tracy (Boyd) Merrill CBS, Aimee Brett Arnolds Cove, grandmother Vera Hinks Port aux Basques, nieces and nephews Hunter, Ashton, Andrew, Nellie, Bree, Morgan, Jacob & Liam, mother and father-in-law Jerry & Theresa Skarsen Cold Lake AB, brother-in-law Roger Skarsen, plus a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins as well as many many friends in Newfoundland and Alberta. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, January 28 from 7-9 pm and Thursday, January 29 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm from East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral service will take place on Friday, January 30 at 11:00 AM from East Haven Funeral Home with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating with cremation to follow. Interment to take place at a later date. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Always In Our Hearts."

LOMOND, Sheila
(August 9, 1940 - January 27, 2015)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sheila Lomond announces her passing at her residence on January 27, 2015 at the age of 74 years. Sheila was the daughter of the late Wilson & Dolly Kettle. She was also predeceased by mother and father-in-law Melinda and Emmanuel Lomond, sisters-in-law Louise Kettle (nee Way), Eva (Charlie) Kettle, brothers-in-law Edward (Teddy) Lomond, Clayton Lomond, Randell Hollett, and Nathan Kettle. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her loving husband Doug of 57 years, children Terrance (Cathy) Lomond Port aux Basques, and Trudy (Keith) Osmond St. John's, precious grandchildren Mitchell (Hayley) Lomond Port aux Basques, Kylie and Colby, brothers Stuart Kettle, Nelson (Florence) Kettle, Melvin (Carolyn) Kettle, sisters-in-law Julie (Larry) Kempt, Christine Lomond, Racheal Hollett, Hilda Kettle and Francis & Gord Kettle, aunts Hazel Kettle, Viola Roberts, Alice Bemister, and Jane Kettle. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, January 29 from 7-9 pm and Thursday, January 30 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm from East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral service will take place on Friday, January 30 at 2:00 pm from St. Paul's Anglican Church with Rev. Jeffrey Petten officiating. Interment to follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Flowers graciously accepted, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Always In Our Hearts."

PEARCE, Joseph Timothy Louis
(April 26, 1977 - January 15, 2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Pearce announces his sudden passing on January 15, 2015 at the age of 37 years. Joseph was the son of the late Joseph & Laura Jane Pearce. He was also predeceased by his grandparents Louis & Ada Bird and his girlfriend Nikkita Pearce. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Melanie, children Bhavin, Brody, Bianca, Rio, and Lilee-Grace, sisters Roxanne and Patricia, niece Jolanda, plus a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and many many friends. Cremation has taken place. Private family visitation took place on Tuesday, January 20 from 7-9 pm. Public visitation took place on Wednesday, January 21 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral services took place on Thursday, January 22 at 2 pm from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment to follow at St. James Anglican Church, Barachois Hill. Flowers accepted or donations may be made at http://www.gofundme.com/kb33uw    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Always In Our Hearts."

PEARCE, Nikkita Vilesa Elsie
(July 3, 1991 - January 15, 2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nikkita Pearce announces her sudden passing on January 15, 2015 at the age of 23 years. Nikkita was predeceased by her grandfather Wilson, grandparents John T & Elsie Gale, uncle Thomas Gale, aunts Theresa (Mike) Gillam and Elaine Pearce and boyfriend Joe Pearce. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her parents Junior Pearce and Marilyn Pearce, children Winter & Summer, brother Johnathan Pearce Corner Brook, sister Mandy Leriche Halifax NS, grandmother Bessie Pearce Port aux Basques, aunts and uncles Darren (Mildred) Pearce Port aux Basques, Vilesa (Duane) Bragg Corner Brook, Goldie (John) Blackmore North Sydney NS, Bob Blackmore Port aux Basques, Ronnie Organ Ilse aux Morts, Mike (Mutt) Gale, Gerard (Margaret) Gale, Brian (Jessie) Gale, Hughie (Edna) Gale all of South Branch, Lou (Claire-Marie) Gale Heatherton, Hector (Kathy) Gale South Branch, Raymond (Angela) Gale South Branch, Brendon (Jon) Gale Stephenville Crossing, Danny (Roxanne) Gale Tumbler Ridge BC, Bernard (Rita) Gale Oregans, Sharon (Owen) St. Croix South Branch, Donna (Hycenth) Aucoin South Branch, Genita Gale South Branch, plus a large circle of family and many many friends. Cremation has taken place. Private family visitation took place on Tuesday, January 20 from 2-4 pm. Public visitation took place on Tuesday January 20 from 7-9 pm. Funeral services took place on Wednesday, January 21 at 2 pm from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Steven Maki and Father Lee Lainey officiating. Interment to follow at a later date. Flowers accepted or donations may be made at http://www.gofundme.com/nikkita. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Always In Our Hearts."

STRICKLAND, Phyllis Naomi
(August 5, 1918 - January 10, 2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Phyllis Strickland announces her passing at the Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Centre on January 10th at the age of 96 years. Phyllis was the daughter of the late Albert & Bertha Bennett. She was also predeceased by her husband Wilson (Buzzy) Strickland, her brothers Ben (Mary), Earl (Laura), Albert (Anne) and infant brothers Ralph and Russell, sisters Dollie (Joey) Newell, Bertha (Hal) Smeltzer, Rita (Bill) Edgar, Emeline (Ernie) Pfinder, and Edna Bennett, and brothers-in-law John (Sis) Chaulk, George (Ellen) Chaulk, Garland Strickland, Albert (Ann) Bennett and David Moore and sisters-in-law Lillian (Don) Ross. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children Ronald "Butch" (Ruby) Strickland Cavendish NL, Baxter (Dianne) Strickland Port aux Basques, Joseph (Bonita) Strickland Doyles, Robert Strickland Port aux Basques, two granddaughters Mandy (Myles) MacNeil and Melissa (Rocky) Muise, great grandchildren Carly Muise and Logan MacNeil, brother-in-law Frank (Louise) Strickland Ottawa ON, and sister-in-law Dorothy (nee Strickland) Moore St. Johns, plus a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Private visitation took place on Saturday, January 10 from 7-9 pm. Public visitation took place on Sunday, January 11 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm from East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral service took place on Monday, January 12, 2 PM, from Wesley United Church, officiated by Rev. Kathleen Anderson. Interment followed at Wesley United Cemetery. Flowers accepted or donations in memory of Phyllis may be made to the Wesley United Church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Always in Our Hearts."

TAYLOR, Marilyn Georgina
(March 26, 1947 - January 12, 2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marilyn Taylor announces her sudden passing in North Sydney, Nova Scotia on January 12, 2015 at the age of 67 years. She was predeceased by her father George. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her mother Thelma, loving husband James, son George (Marlene) Taylor Louisburg NS and daughter Susanne (Robert) Horwood Port aux Basques, precious grandchildren Robert (Jennifer), Kayla (Gerard), Cory and James, and great grandchildren Claire and Reagan, best friends Donna & Norman Purchase, her cousins in North Sydney whom were more like her brothers and sisters and a wide circle of family and friends both in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, especially Lapoile. Visitation took place on Thursday, January 15 at 7-9 PM and Friday, January 16 from 2-4 & 7-9 Pm from East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 11 AM, from St. Paul's Anglican Church with Rev. Steven Maki & Rev. Clayton Billard officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Death Leaves A Heartache No One Can Heal, Love Leaves A Memory No One Can Steal."

WALTERS, Emma Jane
(April 13, 1933 - January 30, 2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Emma Jane Walters announces her passing at the Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Centre on January 30 at the age of 81 years. Emma was the daughter of the late Freeman and Martha Meade. She was also predeceased by her husband John Andrew Walters, mother & father-in-law Cornelious & Annabelle Walters, daughters Meta & Carrie, brother Jim (Lavina) Meade, sister Gertrude Meade, brother-in-law Dorman Bunter, and sisters-in-law Carrie, Irene, Alvina, Leah and Alma. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children Freeman (Donna) Walters Halifax, Elizabeth (Michael) Cousineau Lower Sackville, Gretchen (John) Barnes Eastern Passage, Maisie (Charlie) Herritt Isle aux Morts, Jacqueline Walters Isle aux Morts and Annabelle (Ricky) Mauger Lower Sackville, grandchildren Patricia, Terry, Craig, Caroline, Andrew, Adam, Charlie, Nic, & Julianne, great-grandchildren Kelsey, Odin, Phoenix, Lilith, Cody, Lukas, Lincoln, and Gage, sister Joyce Bunter Louisburg Highway, brother Joshua (Betty) Meade Halifax, and Enos (Madline) Meade Isle aux Morts, sisters-in-law Marina (Thomas) Benoit Dartmouth, Jessie Sharpe Dartmouth, and Viletta Bullen Corner Brook, plus a large circle of nephews, nieces, cousins, and many friends including best friend throughout life Lavina Meade, and special son-in-law Charlie who done everything a man could possibly do. Visitation took place on Saturday, January 31 beginning in the evening and Sunday February 1 beginning in the morning. Funeral service took place on Monday, February 2 at 2:00 PM at Holy Spirit Anglican Church, Isle aux Morts with Rev. Maryrose Colbourne officiating. Interment to follow at Holy Spirit Anglican Cemetery, Isle aux Morts. Flowers graciously accepted or donation may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Always In Our Hearts."

 

 

Page Contributed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Thursday February 26, 2015)

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