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The Gulf News Obituaries
July 2012

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

 

BILLARD, Cecil George
Aug. 13, 1927 - July 30, 2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil George Billard announces his passing on Monday July 30th, at the age of 84 years. Born at Grand Bruit NL, Cecil was the son of the late Gilbert and Julie (Hatcher) Billard. He was also predeceased by his brother Russell Billard. He leaves to mourn with loving and precious memories brothers Murray (Coleen) Billard Louisbourg NS, Allen (Betty) Billard Carbonear NL, Sid (Mary) Billard Corner Brook NL, sister John (Amy) Rose Ottawa ON, special friends Winston and Diane Blackmore, the Lawrence family and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many friends. To honor Cecil's wishes cremation has taken place. Funeral services took place on Thursday August 2nd, 2 PM at Wesley United Cemetery, Port aux Basques officiated by Rev Patricia Ritchie. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

DOMINIE, Glenn
It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Glenn Dominie announces his passing on Wednesday July 18, 2012 at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 57 years. Born at Port aux Basques, Glenn was the son of the late John T (Jack) and Violet (nee Touchings) Dominie. He was also predeceased by his brother Rex Dominie. Left to mourn with many fond and precious memories, his partner in life Tuesday Seymour. Children; Glenda Dominie, Shane Seymour, Jill Seymour, and his precious granddaughter Haylee Dominie Currie. Brother Jack Dominie (Marie) Codroy, Marjorie Willis (Joe), Doris Munden (William) all of Port aux Basques, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many long time friends. To honor Glenn's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation took place at East Haven Funeral Home on August 15, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A celebration of Glenn's life took place on August 16, 2 PM at St. James Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Hannah Dicks, interment to follow at a later date. Donations in Glenn's memory can be made to the Dr. H Bliss Murphy Cancer Center or to the St. James Elementary Outdoor Classroom Project. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

DOWNEY, Rosemary
(February 19, 1920 - July 10, 2012)

Passed away peacefully in her home in the Codroy Valley, Rosemary Downey at the age of 92. Her faith in God was absolute. She loved her farming family life. She is survived by Jerome, her husband of 65 years, her children Anne (Joseph) Martin, Marie (Michael) MacChesney, Myles (Leslie), Michael (Martina), Leo (Darla), Leonard (Sandra), Bernard, Mary (Colin) Wilkinson, James (Melanie), John (Annalee), Ella (Will) Cornick, Paula (Dom) Maillet; 38 Grandchildren and 27 Great-granchildren; brother and sisters-in-law, Joe, Theresa, Kathleen, Anne and Lucy as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit St. Anne's RC Church in Codroy on Sunday, July 15, between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will take place on Monday, July 16 at 10:30 a.m. with interment at Chapel Green Cemetery in Doyles, Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mount St. Thomas Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home, Port Aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

FARRELL, Arthur John
Port aux Basques, NL
December 17, 1920 - July 3, 2012

Passed away at the Long Term Care Unit at Dr. Charles LeGrow Hospital in Port Aux Basques on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 at the age of 91 years, Arthur John Farrell, WWII Veteran, 166 Field Regiment, son of Eugene and Ellen (nee Strickland) Farrell. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories, his loving family: daughters Pat (predeceased by husband Gordon) Sloan, Lois (Jim) Billard, and Verna (Winston) Billard; sons Gordon (Linda), and Keith (Connie); grandchildren Trina, Jamie, Carol, Arthur, Brian, Michelle, Chad, Morgan and Alli; great-grandchildren Ryan, Lisa, Amber, Judy, Hanna, Maggie, Emma and Grace; brothers: Henry (predeceased by wife Susie), and Tom (Maud); sisters Anne (Ted) Ward, Rosie (predeceased by husband Wilfred) Mauger; sister-in-law Lucy (predeceased by husband William), as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Mildred (1988), infant daughter Barbara; grandson Glen Billard; brothers Bill, Ron, Gerald and Ralph, and sister Dora Boundy. Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium in Pasadena. The Memorial Service was held on Friday, July 6th at 2:00 p.m. from Wesley United Church, Port Aux Basques. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Long Term Care Facility at Dr. Charles LeGrow Hospital. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port Aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

LeRICHE, Kathleen Mary
June 9, 1939 - July 28, 2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kathleen LeRiche announces her sudden passing at Dr. Charles L. Legrow Health Center surrounded by her loving family on Saturday July 28, 2012 at the age of 73 years. Born at Lapoile, Kathleen was the daughter of the late John and Adelaide Vautier. She was predeceased by her husband John G LeRiche in September 1985, sisters Amy Riles, Carrie Stone, Mildred King, brothers Chesley Vautier, Albert Bond, Walter Vautier, brothers-in-law Jack King, Kenneth Green, Max Stone, Wilson LeRiche, Wilson Matthews, Morgan Anderson, Don LeRiche, sisters-in-law Elizabeth Green, Dorothy Anderson, Loretta Vautier, Isabelle LeRiche. She leaves to mourn with many fond and precious memories her loving family, children; Barry LeRiche Calgary AB, Pauline LeRiche (Harrison Seaward), Darlene (Dennis) Osmond both of Port aux Basques NL, Sandra (Junior) Bryan Margaree NL, Alfie (Trudy) LeRiche Cape Ray NL, special niece Cathy Edmunds Burnt Islands NL, grandchildren; Sheri (Brent) Northcott Whitecourt AB, Johnathan Bryan Margaree NL, Jennifer (Justin) Pearce, Trisha LeRiche both of Cape Ray NL, brothers Max(Clara) Margaree NL, Gerald Vautier (Debbie), Hubert (Shirley) Vautier both of Fox Roost NL, sister Sybil (Wayne) King Burnt Islands NL, sisters-in-law Edna Vautier Fox Roost NL, Shirley LeRiche, Lorena Anderson (Charles) both of Port aux Basques NL, Rose (Owen) Pike Seal Cove NL, Lois Vautier FoxRoost NL Susie Thorne Burnt Islands NL, brothers-in-law Gilbert Riles and Jim LeRiche both of Port aux Basques NL and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many close friends. Visitation took place on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Wednesday August 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

ZILLMAN, Fred Lomond
/seotenber 12, 1946 - July 26, 2012
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Fred Lomond Zillman announces his passing on Thursday July 26, at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 65 years. Born at Glace Bay N. S., Fred was the son of the late Fred and Margaret Zillman. He leaves to mourn with many fond and precious memories his wife Shirley, sons John and wife Nicole Corner Brook, son Frederick and wife Wendy Paradise, grandsons Ethan, Jonah and Rylan, granddaughter Kyla, aunt Vera & Uncle Wilfred, Aunt Audrey, Aunt Rosanna all of Port aux Basques, Uncle Albert Dominion NS, Cousin James Sydney NS and a large circle of family and many friends. Visitation took place on Thursday from 3-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Friday July 27 11 AM at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques officiated Rev. Patricia A. Ritchie, interment followed at Wesley United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

 

 

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