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The Gulf News Obituaries
July 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 July 2007

 

DUTOT, Charles John
Charles John Dutot
, age 77, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 7, 2007 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Annie Sarah (Nancy) Dutot, Friday, Nov. 16, 2001; brother, Bill. He leaves to mourn three sons, Greg Dutot of Mackenzie, BC, Larry Dutot of Fort McMurray, AB, and Shawn Dutot (Tammy) of Port aux Basques; three daughters, Beverly Senior (Mac) of Mississauga, ON, Jeannette Holloway (Virgil) of Fort McMurray, AB and Carmela Cameron (Larry) of Fort McMurray, AB; three brothers, Max Dutot (Norma) of Stephenville, David (Jackie) of Heart’s Delight and Dan Dutot (Marilyn) of Port aux Basques; two sisters, Margariet of Florida, USA and Gladys Porter (Claude) of Port aux Basques; eight grandchildren, Kim, Krista, Christopher, Karla, Stacie, Kelly, Bobbie-Joe and Adam; four great-grandchildren, Cameron and Kody Dutot, Winter and Avyn Poirier. A special niece Michelle Rumbolt and her husband Maurice Rumbolt of Deer Lake. As well as a large circle of nieces and nephews and friends. Visitation took place on Sunday, July 8, 2007 at Wesley United Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. Patricia Ritchie officiating. Interment followed at Wesley United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Port aux Basques.

PAULS, Marjorie Susannah
August 12, 1923 - July 10, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marjorie Susannah Pauls announce her sudden passing on Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques in her 83rd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children, Kathleen James of Halifax, NS, Cyril Jr. of Gander, NL, Arthur (Donna) of Corner Brook, NL, Gloria of Dartmouth, NS, and Sandra of Dartmouth, NS; special friend, Jack Elms; 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; sister, Emily Comeau (Gerald) of Church Point, NS; brother, John Mullins (Sadie) of Rencontre East; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Cyril S. Pauls in 1979; three sisters and five brothers. Visitation took place from East Haven Funeral Home on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Funeral services took place on Friday, July 13, 2007, 3 p.m. at St. James’ Anglican Church, Channel, officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith. Interment followed at St. James’ Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.

RYAN, Joseph Leo (Junior)
June 23, 1938 - July 10, 2007
Joseph Leo (Junior) Ryan
passed peacefully away after a brief illness on Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at the Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL, at the age of 69. Predeceased by his father, Leo Ryan (Sr.) in 1988. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his mother, Mrs. Emeline Ryan; brothers, John (Jessie) Ryan, Roger (Susan) Ryan, Gerald (Margaret Rose) Ryan, Pat Ryan and Leonard Ryan; sisters, Cyrilla Riley, Barbara O’Quinn, Catherine (Gary Bambrick) and Mary (Andy) Noel; a wide circle of nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends. Rested at St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry. Visitation was held on Wednesday, July 11 and Thursday, July 12, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass took place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 13, St. Anne’s Church, Upper Ferry. Interment at Mt. Thomas Cemetery, Great Codroy. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the charity of your choice in his memory. Funeral arrangements in the care of east Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.

LERICHE, Isabell
November 27, 1942 - July 13, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Isabell LeRiche announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Friday, July 13, 2007 at the age of 64 years. She is predeceased by her parents, John Matthew and Irene Elizabeth Thorne of Burnt Islands; brothers, Jerry and Theodore Thorne; aunts, Martha Lawrence and Edie Bryan; cousins, Loretta Payne and Rowena Gillam; mother-in-law, Myrtle May LeRiche and father-in-law, John LeRiche; brothers-in-law, Jack and Wilson LeRiche; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Green; nephew, Alfred Matthews; and niece, Amanda LeRiche. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Jim of 46 years; son, Gary (Sherry); daughter, Rose (Danny Gallant) of Halifax; granddaughters, Mandy LeRiche of Halifax and Wanda Lee Pike of Halifax; grandsons, Guy Pike (Terri-Lynn) of Sydney, NS, Martin Pike of Port aux Basques and Mitchell Gallant of Halifax; great-granddaughter, Kaylie Awalt of Halifax; brothers, John Thorne (Wanda) of Port aux Basques and Percy Thorne (Bernadine) of Burnt Islands; sister, Dorothy (Cecil Parsons) of Rose Blanche; brother-in-law, Don LeRiche (Shirley) of Port aux Basques; sisters-in-law, Lorena (Charlie Anderson) of Port aux Basques, Rose (Owen Pike) of St. John’s and Kay LeRiche of Port aux Basques; 10 nieces and 13 nephews; and many other relatives and good friends. Visitation took place from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, July 15. The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 16 at St. James’ Anglican Church with Rev. Hugh Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican cemetery, Barachois Hill. 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

KNOTT, Mary
October 3, 1912 - July 17, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Knott announce her passing at Mountain Hope Manor on Saturday, July 17th,2007 at the age of 94 years. Born in Isle aux Morts she was the daughter of the late William and Helen Knott. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her family: niece Mary (Jim) Murphy of Port aux Basques with whom she resided until moving to Mountain Hope Manor and their son, Robert of Halifax, NS; Mrs. Classie Fudge, John (Ann) Fudge, Lorraine (Michael) Kennedy, Garland Fudge (Ester Dicks), Judy (Rick) Osmond, Barry Fudge (Dawn Billard), Dorothy (Mike) MacIsaac, Bruce (Trina) Fudge, Ellen (Kenneth) Greenslaw of Dartmouth, NS, Delores (Sidney) Macdonald of Port aux Basques, Cammie Bishop of Mount Pearl, NL, Gerald (Dianne) Lomond of Gander, NL, Doreen Lomond of Mount Pearl, NL, David (Maisie) Lomond of Cape Ray; and her good friend and room mate, Cora Seaward. Visitation took place on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Monday, July 9th, 2 p.m. at St. James’ Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith. Interment followed at St. James’ Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Port aux Basques, 695-2300.

PARSONS, Ralph
Rose Blanche, NL
Dec. 27, 1929 - July 17, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ralph Parsons announce his passing at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax, NS, on Tuesday, July 17 at the age of 77 years. Born in Rose Blanche, he was the son of the late Hezzikah and Rosanna Parsons. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his family: Ada, wife of 55 years; sons, Roy (Winnie), Alex (Lisa), Jackie (Elizabeth) and Mark (Edwin); daughter, Rosanna (Corey Herritt); 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; sisters, Violet and Elizabeth; and brother, George Robert; along with a large circle of loving relatives and friends. He was predeceased by son, Melvin (1992); four brothers and three sisters. Visitation took place on Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service took place on Saturday, July 21, 2007 at 2 p.m. from St. Michael’s and All Angels Anglican Church, Rose Blanche, officiated by Walter Keeping. Interment followed at Hillside Haven 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

PINSENT, Gary Charles
August 13, 1950 - July 19, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gary Charles Pinsent announce his passing at his residence in Codroy on July 19, 2007 at the age of 56 years. Born at Codroy he was the son of the late Leslie and Ada Pinsent. He was also predeceased by his sister, Doreen Jesso. He leaves to mourn with fond memories his sister, Joan Walters; his nephews and nieces, Troy, Clint, Kirk, Sherry, Les and Jamie; and a large circle of friends. Cremation has taken place, and a private family memorial service took place at East Haven Funeral Home to honour Gary’s memory. Interment of ashes to be announced at a later date. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.

STRANGEMORE, Maitland L.
November 26, 1921 - July 20, 2007

Passed away peacefully on July 20, 2007 at St. Claire’s Mercy Hospital in St. John’s, Maitland Lancelot Strangemore of Port aux Basques in his 85th year. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of memories are his wife, Myrtle; and daughter, Lois; brother, Everton (Marjorie); sister-in-law, Marjorie; as well as a large circle of other family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Amelia; and brother, Seaton. Visitation took place at East Haven Funeral Home in Port aux Basques. The Funeral service was held at St. James’ Anglican Church in Port aux Basques at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25 with Rev. Canon Dr. Hugh Fudge officiating. Interment followed at St. James’ Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Flowers were graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. James’ Memorial or Cemetery Funds. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.

GILLIS, Alfred L.
July 2, 1918 - July 22, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alfred Gillis announce his peaceful passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port Aux Basques, on Sunday, July 22nd, 2007 at the age of 89 years. He leaves to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Bertha (nee Hammond); sisters-in-law Gertrude Gillis, Codroy and Julia Belmer, New York; brother- in-law Pat (Celine) Hammond, Long Harbour; many special nieces and nephews, especially Beverly (nee Hammond) Hicks, Codroy Valley, along with a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Edwin Joseph and Sarah (nee Blanchard) Gillis; step-mother Margaret (nee MacArthur) Doyle; brothers: Wallace and Micheal; sisters: Mary, Anne and Leila. After returning from serving his country in the Forestry Unit, Alf started working on his many businesses. He began by playing his accordian for dances in Codroy, along with his brother Mike. From there, he went on to building Gillis’ Store, a movie theater, Gillis’ Cabins, Codroy Valley Farm Supplies and The Chignic Lodge. Family and friends are being received at St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, July 26th at 10:30 am, with Father Lee Lainey officiating. Interment will follow at Mount St. Thomas Roman Catholic Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Anne’s Guild or Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Port Aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed or to make a memorial donation, visit our website www.fillatre.ca
"We will miss you Uncle Alf"

BLACKMORE, George T.
1928 - 2007
Port aux Basques

Peacefully went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 27, 2007, George Blackmore, age 79, at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre. Born February 5, 1928 in Channel-Port aux Basques. He was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Amy (nee Parsons) Blackmore; brothers, Gerald, Reginald and John Blackmore; and his father-in-law, Robert Savory. He leaves to mourn his wife, Eileen, with whom he shared 53 precious years of loving marriage. He will also be lovingly remembered by his three sons, Robert (Evelyn) of Port aux Basques, David (Debbie) of Halifax and Paul (Jean) of Elmsvale; sisters, Lillian Barens of Washington, Elizabeth (Clayton) Carter of North Sydney and Marguerite White; brothers, Gordon and Winston (Diane); step-father, James Parsons; mother-in-law, Susie Savory; sisters-in-law, Ruth (Stan) Ledrew and Bessie Blackmore, all of Port aux Basques; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and life long friends. Visitation was held at Fillatre’s Funeral Home on Saturday 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service was held on Monday, July 30 at 11 a.m. from St. James’ Anglican Church with Rev. Canon Hugh J. Fudge officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, TCH. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

CAINES, Minter
July 31, 1937 - July 27, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Minter Caines announce his passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Friday, July 27, 2007 at the age of 69 years. He was predeceased by his father, William Hardy Caines of Burnt Islands; brother, Amos Caines; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Helen and James Keeping; brothers-in-law, John Skinner, Angus Keeping, Clyde Bateman and John Chaulk; step-brother, Reginald Hardy. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his mother, Harriett (Ron) Adams; his wife of 48 years, Hilda; daughters, Jackie (Bill) Ramsey, Norma (Calvin) Chaulk; granddaughters, Michelle (Mike) Sheaves, Christa, Lori and Lisa Ramsay; grandsons, Christopher and Calvin Chaulk; great-granddaughter, Summer Sheaves; sisters, Sarah Skinner, Diane (Jim) Anderson and Rayleen (Ron) Sheaves; brother, William (Mary) Caines; sisters-in-law, Ethel Keeping, Edna Bateman, Ruth (Carl) Buffett and Helen (Cyrus) Graham; brother-in-law, Reginald (Evelyn) Keeping; step-sister, Myrtle (Sidney) Chaulk; step-brother, George (Kay) Hardy, along with large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends, especially Art Squarey and the rest of his wharf buddies. Visitation took place from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, July 28 and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, July 29. The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. on Monday, July 30 at St. George’s Church, with Reverend Andrew E. Nussey officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Hillside Haven. 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

 

 

Page contributed by Ivy F. Benoit

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

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