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The Gulf News Obituaries
June 2018

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

 

AuCOIN, Joseph Thomas
March 19, 1939 - June 20, 2018

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Joseph Thomas Aucoin announces his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at the age of 79 years. Born in Tompkins, NL, he leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving wife Ruby of 52 years; children Darrin (Carolyn) Aucoin of Tompkins NL, Jody (Dave) Bance of Tracadie, NS, Shawn (Joan) Aucoin of Halifax, NS and Holly Setterington of Cornwall, Ontario; nine loving grandchildren Rebecca and Brady Aucoin, Riley, Hannah and Cailunn Bance, Shawntae and Shawna Aucoin, and Annika and Tegan Setterington. Joe will be sadly missed by his brothers Gord (Doreen) Aucoin of St. George's NL, Ron (Shirley) Aucoin of Tompkins, NL, Kevin (Jane) Aucoin of Portugal Cove, NL, Len (Diane) Aucoin of Corner Brook, NL, Frank (Liz) Aucoin of Codroy, NL and Mike (France) Aucoin of Gander, NL; sisters Dianne (Randy) Walsh of Conception Bay, NL and Verna Aucoin of Peru; sister-in-laws Helen Stevenson of Goulds, NL, Glenys Vivian of St. John's, NL and Gladys Vivian of Portugal Cove, NL and brother-in-law Robin (Regina) Vivian of Kilbride, NL plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. He is predeceased by his parents William and Dorothy (MacIsaac) Aucoin; sister Joan (Aucoin) Snow; brothers-in-law Herb Vivian and Gordon Stevenson; father and mother-in-law Eli and Grace (Ruby) Vivian.
The family will receive family and friends at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry on Friday, June 22nd, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A celebration of Joe's life will take place on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 11:00 am at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church officiated by Father Lee Lainey. Inurnment will follow at St. Andrews Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be graciously made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

CHAISSON, Mary Edith
January 24, 1924 - June 29, 2018

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Mary Edith Chaisson (nee Green) announces her passing at the Dr. Charles L LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL on Friday, June 29th, 2018 at the age of 94 years. Born in Millertown Junction, NL, Mary was the daughter of the late Isaac and Ethel Green (nee George). She was also predeceased by her husband Cornelius (Con) Chaisson; sons Peter, Paul, James, David; daughter Mary; sons-in-law Wayne Wheeler, Roger Ryan, Mickey Ryan; great-grandson Logan Ryan; granddaughter Debbie Ryan; brothers Ralph (Margaret) Green, Douglas (Alice) Green; sister Rose (Charles) Mills; nephew Ralph Green Jr; and great-nephew Garland Ryan. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her loving children Cornelius (Con) Chaisson, Terrance (Terry) Chaisson, Morris Chaisson, Brian Chaisson all of Tompkins, NL, Cecilia Ryan, Susan Teresa Ryan both of O'Regan's, NL, Karen (Dan) Rixon of Port aux Basques, NL, Wanda Wheeler of Port au Port East, NL, Joseph (Judy) Chaisson of Dartmouth, NS, Valerie (Leslie) Gerein of Fort McMurray, AB, Julia (Kevin) Lannigan of St. John's, NL; sisters Winnie (Len) Howell of Badger, NL, May (Gordon) Holley, Ruth (Neville) Turner both of Corner Brook, NL; daughter-in-law Lorraine Chaisson of Tompkins, NL; grandchildren Wanda, Timothy, Michelle, Tom, Kate, Terrance, Tracy, Roger, Carlene, Terri-Lynn, Christopher, Danielle, Sean, Stephen, Mary, Katelyn, Jenna, Larissa, Terrell, Conor, Peter, Robert; great-grandchildren Kyle, Liam, Lauren, Ryan, Emma, Paige, Harley, Eva, Heaven-Lee, Maggie, Xavier, Grace, Benjamin, Kyle, Kris, and Liam.
Visitation will take place on Sunday, July 1st, 2018 from 7-9 pm continuing on Monday, July 2nd , 2018 from 2-4 with a wake service beginning at 7 pm and visitation until 9 pm at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry, NL from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 11 am officiated by Father Lee Lainey with interment to follow at Mount St. Thomas Cemetery, Great Codroy, NL. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in Mary's memory can be made to the Dr. Charles L LeGrow Health Centre Long Term Care or the Canadian Mental Health Association Newfoundland & Labrador. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques, NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

FARRELL, Fanny
January 14, 1937 - June 19, 2018

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Fanny Farrell (nee Lillington) announces her passing at the Dr. Charles L LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at the age of 81 years. Born in Port aux Basques, Fanny was the daughter of the late Samuel and Martha Lillington. She was also predeceased by her husband Keltie Farrell; son Nelson Farrell; daughter Evelyn Farrell; baby girl Farrell; grandson Christopher Farrell; sisters Margaret Petrovich, Helen Newhook, Sarah Lillington, Mary Lillington, Mildred Lillington, Florence (Gord) McNeil, Winnetta (John) Lilly; brother John (Alma) Lillington; mother and father-in-law Albert and Violet Farrell; sisters-in-law Zenith Sheaves; brothers-in-law George (Nina) Farrell and Howard Shears. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children Ellen (Claude) Farrell of Margaree, NL, Brian (Holly) Farrell of Port aux Basques, NL, Carolyn (Lloyd) Piercey of Marystown, NL, Debbie (Robert) Dicks of Port aux Basques, NL, Keltie (Marlene) Farrell of Nova Scotia, Jack (Thelma) Farrell of Isle aux Morts, NL, Lori-Ann (Austin) Leamon of Airdrie, AB; fifteen (15) grandchildren; fifteen (15) great-grandchildren; brother Morgan (Harriett) Lillington; brother-in-law Max (Mary) Farrell both of Port aux Basques, NL; sisters-in-law Nora (Reg) Cantwell of Corner Brook, NL, Helen Shears of St. John's, NL plus her home care workers Sonya Munden and Marlene Kendall.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 20th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm continuing on Thursday, June 21st from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at East Haven Funeral Home Inc. (downtown location) in Port aux Basques, NL. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 22nd at 2 pm from St. James Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Marlene Harvey with interment to follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill, TCH, NL. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in Fanny's memory can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

JANES, Clement (Clem) Darcey
September 6th, 1936 - June 15th, 2018

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Clement (Clem) Darcey Janes slipped away quietly with loved ones close by his side at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL on Friday, June 15th, 2018 at the age of 81 years. Born in Codroy, NL, Clem was the son of the late Darcey and Maria Janes (nee Parsons). He was predeceased by his sisters Alice (Howard) Moore, Annie (Clem) Reid, Winnie (Tom) Gale; brothers Jim Janes, Arthur (Jessie) Janes, George Janes, Walter Janes, Fred (Lorraine) Janes, Johnny Janes; infant baby William and brother-in-law Bill Samms. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sister Clara Samms of Stephenville, NL; brother Ralph (Ruth) Janes of Codroy, NL; sister-in-law Meriah Janes of Port aux Basques, NL plus a large circle of nieces and nephews including special nephew Randy (Brenda) Janes of Codroy, NL of which Clem resided with and special friends Nelson and Sharon Samms, Eddie Hilliard, and Ruth Samms. Visitation was held on Saturday, June 16th from 7-9 pm and continued on Sunday, June 17th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Codroy, NL. The funeral service was held on Monday, June 18th at 2 p.m. from the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Codroy, NL officiated by Rev. Harold Harvey with interment followed at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Codroy, NL. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations can be made to the family. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

KETTLE, DIANE HELENE
December 9th, 1956 - June 10th, 2018

Passed peacefully away on Sunday, June 10th, 2018 at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL, Diane Helene Kettle (nee Short) at the age of 61 years. Born in Cape Ray, NL. Diane was predeceased by her father Emanuel Short; husband Albert Kettle; brother Henry Short; sister Loraine Short; father and mother-in-law Martin and Annie Kettle (nee Carter); brothers-in-law James Kettle, Ralph Kettle, and Tom Kettle. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her partner William Bryan; daughters Tanya Kettle (Pat); Alisa Kettle; mother Bessie Short; sister Alisa Chard (Jeff); brothers Rodrick (Ada) Short all of Port aux Basques, NL, Wayne (Sheila) Short, Gordon Short (Lucille) both of PEI; two (2) grandchildren that she loved dearly Matthew and Carly; sisters-in-law Nancy (Harold) Blackmore of St. John's, NL, Ethel (Paul) Blinkhorn of Halifax, NS, Natosha (Timothy) Romeo of Sydney, NS, Deborah Kettle (Brian) of Port aux Basques, NL, Margaret (Orrin) Scott of Lake Echo, NS; brothers-in-law Bronson (Harriet) Kettle of BC, Calvin Kettle of Port aux Basques, NL, Richard Maxwell Kettle of BC; her home support worker Mary Ellen Seaward plus many more family and friends. Visitation was held on Monday, June 11th from 7-9 pm continued on Tuesday, June 12th from 10 am - 3 pm at East Haven Funeral Home Inc., in Port aux Basques, NL. In keeping with Diane's wishes, cremation was followed. The memorial service took place on Wednesday, June 13th at 2 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church in Channel-Port aux Basques, NL officiated by Rev. Marlene Harvey with interment follwed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill, TCH, NL. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in Diane's memory can be made to the family. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

KETTLE, Samuel James
June 18, 1934 - June 17, 2018

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Samuel James Kettle announces his passing at the Dr. Charles L LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL on Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at the age of 83 years. Born in Port aux Basques, Samuel was the son of the late Arthur and Alice Kettle (nee Buttery). He was also predeceased by his half-sister Catherine (Llewellyn) Pearce; half-brother Walter Kettle; sister Sadie (Roy) Skeard; brothers-in-law Russel Lomond, Raymond Jeans and Ivan Walters. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sisters Pearl Lomond, Nina Jeans (Merrill Durnford), Caroline Walters (Ira Allen); sister-in-law Jane Kettle; aunt Hazel Kettle all of Port aux Basques, NL plus a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm continuing on Wednesday, June 20th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at East Haven Funeral Home Inc. in Port aux Basques, NL. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 21st at 2 pm from St. Paul's Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Harold Harvey with interment to follow at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, TCH, NL. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in Samuel's memory can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

LOMOND, PERRY DOUGLAS ISREAL
April 23rd, 1964 - June 2nd, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Perry Lomond announce his sudden but peaceful passing at North Cypress Medical Centre in Houston, Texas on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at the age of 54 years. Born in Port aux Basques, NL, Perry was the son of the late Maxwell G. and Rebecca (Kitty) Lomond (nee Osmond); sister Debbie Lomond; grandparents Maxwell C (Ivy) Lomond, Emmanuel (Selina) Osmond; and mother-in-law Mildred Samms. Perry leaves behind with fond and loving memories his wife of 25 years Marina (nee Samms); his only child Anthony A. Lomond; and only grandson Luke A. Lomond both of Regina, SK; brother Bruce (Joanne) Osmond Beaverbank NS; sisters Patsy (Jerry) Wall, Wanda Lee (Jim) Blackmore both of Cape Ray, NL, Leann (Jay) Strickland of Port aux Basques, NL. He also leaves behind his father-in-law Frank Samms of Port aux Basques, NL; sisters-in-law Mary Ann (Calvin) Samms of Botwood, NL, Sheila (Rajinder) Samms of Sarina, ON; brothers-in-law Almon (Elmina) Samms of Paradise, NL, Darrell (Wendy) Samms of Port aux Basques, NL, Terry (Pauline) Samms of Deer Lake, NL plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and co-workers.
Perry proudly served in the Canadian Military from June 12th, 1981 to September 8th, 1987. He then followed in his father's footsteps and worked with CanMar Canada in the Beaufort Sea until he attended Memorial University in St. John's, NL, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) Degree. He holds an MBA from University of Phoenix in Houston, Texas. He has worked as a Professional Engineer for multiple companies and around the world. He went to work with SCC Environmental in NL and in Nova Scotia later he transferred to M-I SWACO in Houston, Texas, where he was employed for 15 years.
Perry is a proud inventor and owner of several patents and publications. His inventions are successfully utilized in the oil and gas service sector, some that lead the industry globally. He was active in sponsoring and mentoring engineering design projects at the Cullen School of Engineering, U of Houston. He was proud to be working for Halliburton in Houston TX, until his sudden passing.
Perry was resting at the Brookside Cypress Funeral Home in Houston, TX, on Monday, June 4th, 2018 from 4-8 pm, so his Texas friends and co-workers can share their memories and stories of him. Visitation took place on Sunday, June 10th, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., continued on Monday, June 11th, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home Inc., in Port aux Basques, NL from where the funeral service was held on Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 4 p.m. officiated by Rev. George Critchell with interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barchois Hill, NL. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques, NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

OSMOND, Stephen Norman
December 15, 1963 - June 23, 2018
Stephen Norman Osmond, age 54, Baddeck NS
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Passed away suddenly on June 23rd, 2018 at the hospital in Baddeck, NS formally from Port aux Basques, NL. He was the son of Garnet Osmond. He was formerly employed with EHS as a paramedic. He volunteered with the Baddeck Fire Department and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 53. He is survived by his wife Joanna Osmond of 32 years along with his two daughters Rebecca and Keshia Osmond, Halifax NS. 2 brothers Derrick Osmond (Allison) Fort McMurry, AB and Thedore Osmond Port aux Basques, NL. 3 sisters Karen Osmond (Bob Blackmore) Port aux Basques, NL, Amanda Simms (Osmond) (Jeff Simms) Davidsville, NL, and Wendy Meade (Osmond) (George Meade) Riverview, NB. His niece Lana Heath. His nephews Zackery Osmond and William Meade (Godson). He is predeceased by his mother Mardee Osmond (Purchase) in February 2003. Cremation has taken place under the care of MacAskill Funeral Home in Baddeck, NS. Visitation was held at his residence in Baddeck, NS on Monday June 25th, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Visitation will be held at East Haven Funeral Home Inc in Port aux Basques, NL on Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 from 5:00 - 8:30 pm with a family service between 8:30 - 9:00 pm. Donations can be made to the family which will then be forwarded on to the Heart and Stroke Foundation
Forever In Our Hearts

SPICER Jr., Roy
June 12, 1954 - June 15, 2018

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Roy Spicer Jr. announces his sudden passing at the Dr. Charles L LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL on Friday, June 15th, 2018 at the age of 64 years. Born in Port aux Basques, NL, Roy was the son of the late Henry and Cassie Spicer (nee Skinner). He was also predeceased by his brothers Reuben, Wilfred, Ross, Clifford, Donald; father and mother-in-law Cyril and Emma Jane Keeping (nee Seymour); brothers-in-law Ronnie Keeping and Henry Keeping. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 37 years Maxine (nee Keeping); daughters Robin (Tyler Cook) Spicer of Bradford, Ont, Rebecca (Randy Parsons) Spicer of Great Codroy, NL, Jeanetta (Shawn) Cairns of Angus, Ont; step-daughter Vanessa (James Currie) Keeping of Port aux Basques, NL; grandchildren Hayden, Miranda, Thyrone, Madison, Chole, Ethan; brothers Bill (Eva Anderson) Spicer, Barry (Elizabeth) Spicer, Roland (Leah) Spicer, Pierce Spicer all of Diamond Cove, NL, Winston (Darlene) Spicer of Debert, NS, Scott (Darlene) Spicer of Glace Bay, NS; sisters Maud (John) Dobbin of Diamond Cove, NL, Minnie (Rodney) Francis of McDougalls Gulch, NL; brothers-in-law Maxwell (Linda) Keeping, Raymond Keeping, Gerald (Barbara Brown) Keeping all of Bradford, Ont, George (Debbie Anderson) Keeping of Burnt Islands, NL; sisters-in-law Edith (Isreal) Kinslow of Isle aux Morts, NL, Shelia Keeping, Alice (Baine Osmond) Keeping, Nina Spicer all of Port aux Basques, NL and Verna Spicer of Cormack, NL plus a large extended family of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 18th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and continuing on Tuesday, June 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at St. Micheal's And All Angel's Anglican Church in Rose Blanche, NL from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 20th at 11 am officiated by Rev. Jeffrey Petten with interment to follow at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

WALKER, William Budd
December 23rd, 1937 - June 17th, 2018

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late William Budd Walker announces his passing at his residence in Port aux Basques, NL on Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at the age of 80 years. Born in Lindsay, ON, Budd was the son of the late William and Violet Walker (nee Demoe). He was also predeceased by his wife Madge (nee Young); son Allan Walker; brothers Wayne Walker, Gary Walker, Ken (Shirley) Walker; sons-in-law John Addison, Wayne Harvey; and brother-in-law Ronnie Walker. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his special granddaughter and caregiver of whom Budd resided with, Jenna Harvey and his companion dog Little Joe; children Sherri (Wayne) Crosmaz, Michael (Cheryl) Walker, Kathy (Brian) Hickson, all of Lindsay, ON, Carol Addison of Janetville, ON, Daniel Walker of Stoney Creek, Ont, Paula (Donnie) Coleman of Port aux Basques, NL, Susan Walker of Kirkfield, ON, Charles Walker of Lindsay, ON, Georgie (Derek) LeRiche of Port aux Basques, NL, Bob McWhirter of Middle Sackville, NS; 23 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters Alda Walker, Jean Grof, Gale (Ann) Walker, Bonnie (Pat) O'Neil, Roy (Sharon) Walker, Heather (Tom) Mcgriskin, Dean (Cynthia) Walker all of Lindsay, ON, Karen (Brian) Lewis of Elkford, BC plus a large extended family of nieces and nephews. A special thank you to Dr. David Thomas for everything you have done. In keeping with Budd's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation was held on Tuesday, June 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home Inc., in Port aux Basques, NL from where the funeral service was held on Wednesday, June 20th at 3 p.m. officiated by Dorothy Bragg with interment followed at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in Budd's memory can be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques NL, easthavenfuneralhome@bellaliant.com (709)-695-2300 www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

 

 

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