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The Gulf News Obituaries
June 2012

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

 

COUSINS, Annie Mabel
February 24, 1936 - June 19, 2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Mabel Cousins (nee Buttery) announces her passing on Tuesday June 19, at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center in Port aux Basques at the age of 76 years. Born at Grand Bay, Annie was the daughter of the late Albert and Hannah Buttery. She was also predeceased by her sons Scott Cousins and Jerry Lomond, the father of her children Norris Cousins, brothers Charles Buttery, James Buttery, Clyde Buttery, sister Mary Osmond, and brothers in law and sisters in law. Left with fond and precious memories of a loving mother are Annie's children; Albert (Ann) Cousins, Walter (Fay) Cousins, Frederick Cousins (Della) all of Port aux Basques, Monica (Ephriam) Harvey, Dartmouth NS. A wonderful grandmother to Joy, Patricia, Jamie, Michael, Lacey, Barbara, Felicia. Great grandmother of Jarod, Nicholas, Ella, Nicklaus, and Scott. Annie will also be fondly remembered by her sister Betty Francis, brother Fred Buttery both of Port aux Basques, brother Richard (Mary) Buttery of Ontario, her daughter in law Marie Lomond, Grand Falls NL, her caregiver and special friend Leona Kendall, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many, many friends including her church family at the Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle in Port aux Basques where Annie was a long time member of the church that she loved so much. Visitation took place on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Saturday June 23, 2 PM at Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle, interment followed at Faith Pentecostal Cemetery, Trans Canada Highway. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

HAYWARD, Calvin Alvin
Port aux Basques, NL
November 9, 1951 - June 13, 2012
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Calvin Alvin Hayward announce his sudden passing on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at the age of 60 years. He will be sadly missed by his son Timmy; daughter-in-law Sheri and the two joys of his life: Chloe and Megan; sister Evelyn (John) Devison; brother Brian; sister-in-law Christina; nieces and nephews, and his special family Winston and Ann Keeping, and their daughters: Jackie, Vanessa, Shannon and Tracey, as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Charles and Annie and brother Graham. He was well known in Port Aux Basques as the usher at the Grandview Cinema and the custodian at Marine Atlantic. He leaves us all with many memories which we will never forget. "Cal, you will be greatly missed." Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port Aux Basques on Thursday and Friday. The Funeral Service took place on Saturday, June 16th at 11:00 am from the Salvation Army Church. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

KEEPING, Robert Lloyd
November 3, 1952 - June 21, 2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert (Bob) Lloyd Keeping announces his passing on Thursday, June 21 at the age of 59 years at his home in Dartmouth, N.S. Born in Port-aux-Basques, he was the son of the late Reginald & Violet Keeping. Bob is survived by his loving & dedicated partner Harry Mazerolle & furry friend Vinny, Son Robert, Daughters Tracy & Gina (Dwayne), Special Friends Brenda & Leo. Sisters: Brenda Howie, Glenda Feltham (Dave), Louise Haines, Brother Ted (Betty). In-laws: Norma & Sam Chaulk, Dianne & Larry Peckford, Ruby Beaumont, Joan & Jerome Pearce, Barbara & Nate Anderson, Raymond & Lena LeRiche, Dave & Judy LeRiche, Jerry & Sandra LeRiche, Merrill LeRiche, nephews, nieces, cousins and a wide circle of friends from both Port-aux-Basques & Halifax.
Bob spent 27 years working with Human Resources in both Port-aux-Basques and Dartmouth. During the course of his career, he took great pride in helping people. He valued the many working relationships with colleagues & clients over the years. He also treasured the many special friendships which brought happy times & great memories. A Memorial Service will be tentatively held on the property on Loch Lomond Road in the Codroy Valley, Bob's "Special Place" on Saturday, July 7th. at 2:00 p.m. for those wishing to attend. Any donations can be made to the Palliative Care in Port-aux-Basques.
He will be greatly missed!!!
When someone you love becomes a Memory,
the Memory becomes a Treasure.
"See you on the other side Bob"

LANE, Beulah Marjorie
March 8, 1936 - June 24, 2012
Beulah M. Lane
, 76 years, surrounded by her loving family, passed away at Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on Sunday, June 24th, 2012. Survived by one daughter, Dorothy Bragg (Calvin); 5 sons: Jim (Doreen), Joe (Elsie), Sean (Elaine), Glen, Brent (Corinne); 15 grandchildren: Trudy, Trina, Jimmy, Jeremy, Sonya, Joey, Sean, Lois, Monica, Patrick, Gillian, Matthew, Mitchell, Michenda and Brandon; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters: Marie Thomas, Muriel Fever (David), Barbara Baldwin; brothers: Stan Baldwin, Ken Baldwin, David Baldwin(Jackie), Roy Baldwin (Patricia), Calvin Baldwin, Derek Baldwin (Mary); sister-in-law Theresa McCarthy (David); brothers-in-law: Frank Mosher (Marion), Don Gushue, Albert Bannister and many nieces, nephews and a wide circle of friends. Predeceased by her husband Joseph only one short month ago; her daughter Mary Elaine; parents Augusta and Ken Baldwin; stepmother Violet Baldwin; parents-in-law Rita and James Lane; sister Jean Mosher; sisters-in-law Mary Gushue, Peggy Bannister and brother-in-law Arthur Thomas. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home on Monday, June 25th from 7-9 pm and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Funeral Mass took place from Wesley United Church, Port Aux Basques on Wednesday, June 27th at 2:00 pm, officiated by Father Edward Terry. Cremation followed with Interment at St Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Barachois Hill at a further date. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Michael's Cemetery Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

LEAMON, Gladys
1944 - 2012
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gladys Leamon (nee Frampton) announce her passing on Sunday June 10, 2012 at the Queen Elizabeth II in Halifax, NS at the age of 68 years. She leaves to mourn her husband Abram; sons: Ronald (Lorna), Isle aux Morts, NL, Shawn (Georgina), Sackville, NS, Colin (Cara), Port aux Basques, NL, Bradley, (Jody) Port aux Basques, NL, and Jamie (Ann Marie), Eastern Passage, NS; grandchildren: Tristan (Stephanie Hardy) , Kelsey, Lucas, and Leah; siblings: Chesley (Maisie), Ellen, Angus (Joanne), Gloria (Raymond) Osmond, Marjorie, Jimmy (Alice) of Isle aux Morts, NL, Mabel (Alphonse) LeFrense, Dartmouth, NS, Eric (Delphine), Burnt Islands, NL, Deanna (June) Applin, Brig Bay, NL, and Charlene, Brampton, ON; sister -in-law Elsie Legge, Winnipeg, MB; brothers-in-law; Louis (Michelle), Halifax, NS and Hubert (Alice), Cape Ray,NL. Many nieces, nephews and a wide circle of friends. She was predeceased by her parents James and Margaret Frampton, parents-in-law Abraham and Ellen Leamon , sisters-in-law Lavina (Alley) and Ellen, brothers-in-law Cecil and John, a very special aunt Corella Strickland of North Sydney, NS. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service was held on Friday, June 15, at 2:00 p.m. from Wesley United Church, internment followed at the Wesley United Cemetery, Rev. Tara Ann Wilson officiated. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to Wesley United Cemetery Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LEHEINSWORTH, Florence Eileen
August 27, 1943 - June 10, 2012
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Florence Eileen Leheinsworth announces her passing after a brief illness on Sunday June 10, surrounded by her loving family at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 68 years. Florence was the daughter of the late Charles Musseau, and the late Genevieve Gardiner (nee Blackmore) formerly of Port aux Basques. She was also predeceased by her step father Bernard Gardiner. She leaves to mourn with many fond and precious memories her loving family; husband Steven Ring, her children; Ken (Val) Macalpine Winnipeg MB, Dana (Art) Nelson, and Dan Kohl all of Collingwood ON. Grandchildren; Cody, Chalyene, Nicholas, Alysha, Julia. Sisters; Kathleen (Andrew) Hogg Collingwood ON, Colleen Mills (Larry) Nottawa ON, one brother Andrew (Pam) Gardiner Collingwood ON. Mother in law Audrey Ring, brother in law Tim Ring both of Collingwood ON. Sister in law Brenda (Radu) Cristescu Collingwood ON. and a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins of the extended Musseau and Blackmore families, and many friends. Visitation took place on Tuesday June 12, from 10 AM - 1 PM at East Haven Funeral Home, from where the funeral service took place at 2 PM officiated by Rev. Hannah Dicks. Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Donations in memory of Florence can be made to the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

SYMES, Martha Anne
February 14, 1924 - June 3, 2012
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Martha Symes (nee Sutton) announces her passing on Sunday June 3, at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 88 years. Born at Push Through, NL Martha was the daughter of the late Emmanuel and Elizabeth Sutton. Martha was also predeceased by her husband Emmanuel Symes in 1990, son Frank in June of 1952, son in law Hubert Bungay, and brother William (Stella) Sutton. She leaves to mourn with many fond and loving memories her children; Annie of Moncton NB, Melita (Donald) Delaney Stephenville, Alvin (Lillian) Symes Timberlea NS, Rosalie (Gordon) Escott Roache's Line NL, Wayne (Rose) Symes Edmonton, Jocelyn Bryne (Stephen) Port aux Basques. 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, one sister Emily of Ontario, and a large circle of extended family and many friends. To honor Martha's wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial celebration of her life took place on Wednesday June 6, 2 PM at St. James Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Rev. Hannah Dicks. Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Society. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

TAPP, Eric Thomas
July 23, 1929 - June 25, 2012
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eric Thomas Tapp announces his peaceful passing surrounded by his loving family on Monday June 25, at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 82 years. Born at Cape Ray on July 23, 1929 Eric was the son of the late Thomas and Gladys Tapp. He became a school teacher in Isle aux Morts in 1948 where he met his wife Maude, they married in 1950 and had 5 children. Eric became a surveyor for three years before finding his dream job at the Canadian National Railway in 1951. Eric's love of trains kept him at his job for 33 years, never missing a shift before retiring in 1984. He spent the rest of his life caring for his family and doing the things he enjoyed. He was predeceased by his daughter Holly McNeil, son Gerald Tapp, brothers John, Elijah, Chesley, sisters Dorothy Short and Vera Tapp. Left with many fond and precious memories of a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather are Eric's wife Maude Tapp of 62 years. His children; John (Joan) Tapp, Jim (Colleen) Tapp, Vina (Kevin) Carter. Grandchildren; Melvin Leamon, Ricky Leamon, Derek (Jody) Tapp, Kimberly (Jamie) Graham, Nikki (Jason) Cook, great grandchildren; Brandon, Nickolas, Amber, Holly, Chloe, Cameron, Nathan, and a large circle of brothers and sisters in law, nieces, nephews, and many friends. To Honor Eric's wishes cremation has taken place. Visitation took place on Tuesday from 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. The funeral service took place on Wednesday June 27, 2 PM at the Kingdom Hall, Grand Bay officiated by Mr. Mike Fitzgerald. Interment followed at the Jehovah's Witness Cemetery, Pasadena NL. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

 

 

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