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The Gulf News Obituaries
March 2014

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

 

BILLARD, Harold Roy
July 19, 1934 - March 3, 2014
Port Aux Basques, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold Billard announce his sudden passing at the Charles L LeGrow Health Centre in Port Aux Basque at the age of 79 years. Born at Grand Bruit, Harold was the son of the late Angus and Winnie (Riles) Billard. Predeceased by in laws John and Emma Mac Donald, Sandy Billard, Stephen (Bud) Mac Donald, Delores MacDonald. He leaves to mourn his wife Elsie (MacDonald) of 54 years, daughter Geraldine, and son Kevin of Port Aux Basque, granddaughter Melissa (Lisa) Pouch Cove, Sister Theresa Billard, brother Joe Billard Burgeo, Brothers in law Wayne Mac Donald, Sidney Mac Donald, George (Evelyn Mac Donald, Port Aux Basque, sisters in law Kathleen (Wayne) Francis, LaPoile, Emily Mac Donald Ramea, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. The family received friends from Fillatre Funeral Home Port Aux Basque on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral service took place on Thursday at 2PM from Wesley United Church with interment to follow at the Wesley United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers were gracious accepted. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home Port Aux Basque. To sign the family guestbook or to make a memorial donation you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

DURNFORD, Ida Elizabeth
Port Aux Basques, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ida Elizabeth Durnford (nee Bragg) announce her peaceful passing on Friday March 14, 2014 at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health center at the age of 73 years. Born at Channel, Ida is the daughter of the late Chesley and Georgina Bragg. She was predeceased by her grandmother Beatrice Hardy and sister Linda Gillam. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her devoted husband of 38 years Merrill Durnford, her daughter Linda Rose (Darryl) and grandchildren Joshua and Jenna of Guelph Ontario; Brothers Horatio Bragg (Lucy), Roland Bragg (Beverly), James Bragg (Marie), Gary Bragg, Robert Bragg (Harriet ), Sisters Kathleen Ingram (Eric), Sylvia Cawdry (Don Asap ), Brother-in-law Arthur Gillam and a wide circle of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. At Ida's request, cremation has already taken place, and a memorial service took place on March 17th, 2 PM at St. James Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Canon Hannah Dicks. A very special thank you to Dr. David Thomas and the staff at the Charles L. LeGrow Health Center who took such great care of her during her illness. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

KEEPING, Hubert
(August 5, 1926 - March 1, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hubert Keeping announces his passing on Saturday, March 01 at the age of 87 years. He was predeceased by his parents Fred and Sarah (nee King) Keeping, grandson Donnie Parsons, brothers Henry Keeping, Robert Keeping, and Jack Keeping, sisters Isabella Musseau, Hazel Strickland, Christina Keeping, Martha Osmond, and Belinda Skeard. He leaves to mourn with loving and precious memories his wife Susie (nee Parsons) of 66 years, Port aux Basques, son, Donald (Lorainne) Parsons, Shelburne, NS, grandchildren, Martina (Hubert) Francis, Port aux Basques, Donna Parsons, Shelburne, NS, Glen Parsons, Shelburne, NS, Valerie (Richard) Pasrons New Brunswick, great grandchildren, Heather (Chris) Stone, Paradise, NL Nikita (Glendon) Parsons and Garth Nash of Shelburne, NS, Glenda (Adam) Mills, Halifax, NS, Nicholas Parsons, NB, Chelsea Peterson, and Morgan Parsons of AB, great great grandsons, Dylan Stone, Paradise, NL, Sean Williams and Glendon Hill of Shelburne, NS, sisters Ruth (Ralph) LeRiche, Port aux Basques, Susie Billard, Margaree, Gertie (Ross) Patey, Port aux Basques, Minnie (Charlie) Paddock, Yarmouth, NS, Sis (Dave) Mauger, Port aux Basques, brothers and sisters in law and large circle of family and friends and his little dog Nick. Visitation took place Monday, March 03 and Tuesday, March 04 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home in Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Wednesday March 05, 2014, 2 PM at St. James Anglican Church, Channel, officiated by Rev. Canon Hannah Dicks. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements were in care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques, 709 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

KENDALL, Gordon William
(October 28, 1942 - March 9, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Kendall announces his passing on Sunday March 9, at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 71 years. Born at Margaree, Gordon was the son of the late John W and Dorothy (nee Scott) Kendall. He was also predeceased by his brother Edwin, uncles; Gordon and Edgar Kendall, brother in law John T Billard. He leaves to mourn with many fond and loving memories his brothers and sisters; Leslie Kendall, Philp Kendall, Larry (Lorena) Kendall, Shirley (Chesley) Osmond all of Margaree, Vivian (Edward) McQuarrie of Doyles, Jeanette Billard of Margaree, Nancy Dodge (David Osmond) of Port aux Basques. Gordon will also be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews Lisa Carroll, Wade Osmond, Valerie Osmond, Byron McQuarrie, Kimberly McQuarrie, Melody Kendall, Jeffery Kendell, Michael Dodge, Tommy Dodge, Corey Kendall, Susan Harvey and a large circle of extended family and many friends. Visitation took place on Monday evening and Tuesday at St. Augustine's Anglican Church in Margaree. Funeral services took place on Wednesday March 12, 2 PM at St.Augustine's Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Maryrose Colbourne, interment followed at St.Augustine's Anglican Cemetery. Flowers or donations to the family are graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

KETTLE, James (Jim) Carter
(January 29, 1944 - March 17, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James C Kettle announces his passing on March 17, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 70. Born in Grand Bay West, James was the son of the late Martin and Annie (nee Carter) Kettle. He was also predeceased by his infant brother Brian, brothers Ralph, Tom and Albert, stepsister-in-law Elizabeth (Robert) Horton, and brothers-in-law Jack and Calvin Feltham, sister-in-law Anna Lucy. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Mylida of 50 years marriage, sons Jim (Jackie) Kettle of Port aux Basques, Troy (Amanda) Kettle of Margaree-Fox Roost, and Cindy (Max) Kettle of St.Andrew's. Proud grandfather of Kyle, Lucas, Brittany, Sequoyah and Morgan. Sisters Ethel (Paul) Blinkhorn of Hinton, Alberta, Debbie (Brian) Kettle of Port aux Basques, Nancy (Harold) Leamon of Foxtrap, NL, brothers Bronsen (Harriet) Kettle of Maple Ridge, BC, Max Kettle of Sydney, NS and Calvin Kettle of Port aux Basques. Sisters-in-law Margaret Kettle of Halifax, NS, Sheila Boyles of St.John, NB, Dianne Kettle, Mary Feltham, Ruby Feltham and Betty Osmond all of Port aux Basques. Brothers & sisters-in-law Grace (Jim) Hinks, Dolly (Nathan) Seymour of Port aux Basques, Wilfred (Laura) Feltham of St. Andrew's, and Danny (Diane) Feltham of Port aux Basques. Plus a large circle of neices, nephews, & family. Very special and close friends through the years since 1960 Morgon Lillington and Garfield Lomond both of Port aux Basques, Jack Keeping and John Skeard both whom are deceased. Visitation took place on Wednesday, March 19 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Thursday, March 20, 11:00 AM from East Haven Funeral Home offiated by Catechist Catherine Short, interment to follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Flowers or donations can be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

MacDONALD, Deborah A.
Who passed away in Halifax, NS, March 27, 2014. Deborah's ashes will be laid to rest with her grandparents, Isaac and Caroline Pearce on Sept. 13 at 11 a.m., at St. James Anglican Cemetery. Prayer will be officiated by the Rev. Hannah Dicks.
Forever missing you, Your family and friends

O'QUINN, Benedict (Dick) Andrew
(December 28, 1934 - March 13, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Benedict (Dick) Andrew O'Quinn announces his sudden passing on Thursday March 13th at the Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 79 years. Born in the Codroy Valley, Dick was the son of the late John Martin and Rose (nee MacNeil) O'Quinn. He was also predeceased by his brother Theodore and infant twin siblings, brother-in-laws Paul Healey, Stephen Doran, Neil Duffy and Charlie Black. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his devoted wife Kathleen (nee Poirier). Loving father of Debbie O'Quinn, Beverley (Byron) Wells, Paula O'Quinn, Wendy O'Quinn (Carl Brown). Proud grandfather of Gregory, Stephanie (Andrew) Bohn, Krista, Jason, Victoria, Hailey, Luke, Ella and proud great-grandfather of Elizabeth. He will also be sadly missed by brothers and sisters Ron (Heidi) Ontario, Edward (Triff) Roddickton NL, Carl (Ruby) Corner Brook NL, Wayne (Nancy) Ontario, Odell Healey Boston MA, Jeanette Doran St.John's NL, Caroline O'Quinn Ontario, Eva Duffy Port Au Port NL, Barbara (Dan) Chan Ontario, Joan Nichol Ontario, Monica (Bob) Bungay St. Andrew's NL. Sister and brother-in-laws Margaret (Angelo) Pontello Ontario, James (Yvonne) Poirier PEI, Hughie (Lynn) Poirier, Joe Poirier all of Ontario, Marilyn Black, Margie (Phillip) McGrath all of Nova Scotia and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many friends. Visitation took place on Saturday evening, Sunday and Monday at St.Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry. The funeral mass took place on Tuesday, March 18th, 2 PM at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, officiated by Father Lee Lainey. In keeping with Dicks' wishes, cremation followed with interment to take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a charity of your choice or doing an act of kindness for someone in Dick's memory. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

OSMOND, Gerald
(September 22, 1929 - March 10, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Osmond announces his passing on Monday, March 10, at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 84 years. Born in Port aux Basques, Gerald was the son of the late John and Elizabeth (nee Lomond) Osmond. He was also predeceased by his sister Jean and brother Jack (Phoebe) Osmond. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sister Beulah (Philip) Osmond of Millville, brothers Richard (Daisy) Osmond of Scarborough Ontario, and Gordon (Geraldine) Osmond of Port aux Basques and a large circle of nieces, and nephews and many many special friends. He also leaves his long time partner Nina Jeans and her family of Port aux Basques. Gerald had a great zest for life, his passion was gardening and he spent many happy hours in his green house planting and producing some of the best flowers and vegetables around. In his spare time Gerald enjoyed dancing and for many years he and Nina danced every Saturday where he enjoyed himself immensely and he made everyone around him feel good. Any one who knew Gerald was very blessed to have had him in their lives as he was truly a gift to everyone. Visitation took place on Tuesday from 7-9 PM, Wednesday and Thursday, 2-4 & 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Saturday, March 15, 11 AM at St. James Anglican Church, Channel, officiated by Rev. Canon Hannah Dicks, interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Flowers or donations to St. James Anglican Church Memorial Fund are graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

TAOR, Dr. Richard Ernest
(August 13, 1940 - March 1, 2014)
Dr. Richard Ernest Taor B.Sc M.B. B.S., F.R.C.S. Chesterfield Derbyshire England

It is with great sadness that the family of Dr. Richard Taor announce his death on the 1st of March after a short illness, borne with his usual great dignity and fortitude. Dr. Taor proudly served the community following his arrival from Britain with his family in 1977, until his retirement in 2011. As a surgeon and General Practitioner he was integral in bringing the best healthcare to the Southwest corner of the island. He leaves behind an unequivocal and unchallenged legacy of patient care, a true gentleman in every sense of the word. He was passionate about his work and truly loved what he did. He is mourned by his wife Magda, children Fiona, Christopher and their partners; siblings William, Lesley and Helen and their partners, as well as his extended family and close friends both near and far. Viewing will be held at East Haven Funeral Home in Grand Bay from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9PM on Monday March 3 2014, followed by a Funeral Service at 3PM on Tuesday March 4 2014 at St. James Anglican Church. With cremation to follow. Flowers are welcome, and donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Charles L. Legrow Health Centre Foundation, P.O. Box 250, Port aux Basques, NL A0M 1C0

VAUTIER, Clarence Stanley
(March 9, 1933 - March 22, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clarence Stanley Vautier announces his passing on Saturday, March 22nd at the Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 81 years. Born in LaPoile, Clarence was the son of the late Stanley and Florence (nee Taylor) Vautier. He was also predeceased by his son, Daniel, sisters, Dora Organ, Bernice Chant, and Hazel Vautier, brother, Rodney Vautier, brothers in law, Arthur Chant, William Anderson, Jack Purchase, Leonard Fry, Calvin Chant, Gus Hann, George Dollimount, and Maxwell Chant, sisters in law, Margaret Hann, Alice Dollimount and Charlotte Chant. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving wife Valda of 57 years, sons Lloyd, Port aux Basques, Ray (Lucy), LaPoile, Clarence Jr. (Marina), Paradise, daughters, Donna (Garry) Meade, Port aux Basques, Sandra (Dave) Neil, LaPoile, Maxine Vautier (Dean Hynes), Grand Falls-Windsor, grandchildren, Shane (Jenna), Brandon, Hannah, Colin, Kelly (Mike), Katrina (Ryan) Jessica, Cole, and Noah, brother Bill (Barbara), Port aux Basques, sister Elsie Anderson, Port aux Basques, sisters in law, Grace Purchase (Fred), Port aux Basques, Mabel (William) Davies, Glace Bay, NS, Greta Frye, Cambridge, ON, Marie Chant, LaPoile, special cousin, Eric Read, Port aux Basques, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends. Visitation took place on Monday, March 24th from 1 - 9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home in Port aux Basques. The funeral service took place on Tuesday, March 25th, 11 AM at St. James Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Canon Hannah Dicks.Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

WALL, Ivan
(October 12, 1954 - March 22, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ivan Wall announces his passing on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Dr. Charles L. Legrow Health Center at the age of 59 years. Born at Cape Ray, Ivan was the son of the late Bernard Osmond and Winifred Wall. He was predeceased by his brothers John and Wallace, sisters Winifred, Anne, Mabel, and Rita, sister in law Christine Osmond, brothers in law Isaac and Rodger Osmond. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving wife Dorothy (Nee Battiste) of 29 years, children Ralph Pike of Edmonton, Draper (Tayna) Battiste, Cape Ray and Damian (Joanne)Wall, Port aux Basques, grandchildren Peter, Rebecca, Zackary, Markus, Myles and Abbie, brother Bob (Marjorie) Wall, Cape Ray, sisters Elizabeth Pearce, Melinda Osmond, Marie (Gord) McNeil all of Cape Ray, Mildred (Earl) Greene, Gaultois, NL, sisters in law Joanna (Ronald) Osmond, Cavell Battiste, Betty-Lynn Battiste, Natasha (Richard) Battiste all of Port aux Basques, Jeannette Downey and Esther Carter of Stephenville, brothers in law, Alex Janes and Cecil Short of Cape Ray, Edgar (Beverley) Battiste, St. John's, NL, Dennis (Valerie) Battiste, and Tony (Donna) Battiste of Doyles, NL and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many, many friends. Visitation took place on Sunday, March 23, from 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques and Monday, March 24, 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at St. John The Evangelist Church in Cape Ray. Church services were held at St. John The Evangelist Church in Cape Ray at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

 

 

Page Contributed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday October 29, 2014)

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