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The Gulf News Obituaries
May 2004

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 May 2004

 

EVANS, Marion Bernice
1943-2004
Marion Bernice Evans
, 61 of Moncton passed away at the Moncton Hospital on Sunday May 2, 2004, following a lengthy illness. Born March 4, 1943 in Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy (Rowsell) and Raymond Evans. Marion served with the RCAF as a leading Aircraftwoman for many years in various parts of Canada, and was employed for many years at Tandem Ltd. on Mill Road in Moncton. She is survived by her daughters, Michelle Evans (Ray) of Moncton, NB, Nicole Gagnon (Roland) of McKees Mills; sisters, Rowena, Brenda, Cynthia, Jocelyn, Sharon, Pamela and Dale; brothers, Alfred, Brian, Derek; and granddaughter, Madison Gagnon and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Predeceased by her parents, (Dorothy and Raymond); brothers, Randolph-George and John. "Toots" was a caring strong willed independent woman who will be dearly missed by her family. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 4, 2004 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Codroy, officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith and Rev. Dawn Barrett. Interment of cremains followed, as she was laid to rest with her mother (Dorothy Evans) at the church cemetery in Codroy. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 06/07/04)

FARRELL, Gerald C. Farrell
Age 76

Is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald C. Farrell announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Thursday, May 6, 2004, age 76 years. He leaves to mourn his children: sons, Christopher (Jennifer), Randy (Juanita) and Ronnie (Faith); daughters, Ellie Edmunds, Sharon Caines and Carol Rodman; brothers, Henry, Isle aux Morts, and Tom (Maude) Rose Blanche as well as a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Alice (Feb. 20, 2004). Funeral service was held on Saturday, May 8 at 2 p.m. from Holy Spirit Anglican Church, Isle aux Morts with Rev. Hubert Vallis officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques.
(Date posted: 05/17/04)

HARDY, William
1921-2004

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Friday, May 7, 2004, William R. Hardy of Port aux Basques at the age of 82 years. Born in Cape La Hune, he was the son of the late John and Charlotte Hardy. He leaves to mourn with fond memories, his loving wife, Melita, of 60 years marriage; and three children, Edna Hiscock of Corner Brook, NL, Arthur (Dallas), and Robert (Elizabeth) of Port aux Basques; eight grandchildren, Andrea Lewell, Dartmouth, Connie Dolomount, Corner Brook, Wendy Archambault, Alberta, Christopher Hardy, Michelle (Harry) Hardy, Paul Hardy of Port aux Basques, Jason (Robbie) Fraser, Ontario, Joy Bragg of British Columbia; and eight great-grandchildren, Tara, James and Melanie Lewell, Andrew and Matthew Dolomount, Harry Osmond, Kaitlyn and Becky Bragg; sister, Clara Dominie of Morrisville, Bay d'Espoir, NL, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Conrad Hiscock; sisters, Maude, Martha, Gladys, Mary and Ester; and brothers, John, Jim, Edward and Wilson. Visitation took place on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 10, 2004 at St. James' Anglican Church, Channel, officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. Interment followed at St. James' Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 05/17/04)

SPENCER, Annie Mary
(Formerly of Scotland)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Mary Spencer (Hutcheson) formerly from Kinquessie, Invernesshire, Scotland (Librarian of 18 years) announce her passing on Tuesday, May 11, 2004 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in her 94 year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her only daughter, with whom she resided until 1990 before moving to the long term care unit; Christine Buffett (Jim) of Port aux Basques; granddaughters, Heather Porter (Jim), Danette Kelly (John), Tracey Squarey (Danny); great-grandchildren, Angela, Samantha, Kyla, Kelsey and Matthew; sister-in-law, Myrtle Spencer of Harbour Breton; nieces, Norma Valle (Angus) of Harbour Breton and Gertie Kane (Chesley) of Port aux Basques, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends from Harbour Breton and Port aux Basques. She is predeceased by her husband, Nathan James Spencer of Harbour Breton; mother, Christine Hutcheson of Kinquessie, Scotland; and her lifelong friends, Frank and Lizzie Anderson. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services was held on Friday, May 14, 2004 at 2 p.m. from St. James' Anglican Church with Rev. Hugh Fudge officiating. Interment followed at St. James' Anglican Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. James' Cemetery fund. The guest book may be signed through our website: www.fillatre.ca
(Date posted: 05/17/04)

SPENCER, Annie Mary
(Formerly of Scotland)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Mary Spencer (Hutcheson) formerly from Kinquessie, Invernesshire, Scotland (Librarian of 18 years) announce her passing on Tuesday, May 11, 2004 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in her 94 year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her only daughter, with whom SHE RESIDED UNTIL 2000 before moving to the long term care unit, Christine Buffett (Jim) of Port aux Basques; granddaughters, Heather Porter (Jim), Danette Kelly (John), Tracey Squarey (Danny); great-grandchildren, Angela, Samantha, Kyla, Kelsey and Matthew; sister-in-law, Myrtle Spencer of Harbour Breton; nieces, Norma Valle (Angus) of Harbour Breton and Gertie Kane (Chesley) of Port aux Basques, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends from Harbour Breton and Port aux Basques. She is predeceased by her husband, Nathan James Spencer of Harbour Breton; mother, Christine Hutcheson of Kinquessie, Scotland; and her life-long friends, Frank and Lizzie Anderson. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services was held on Friday, May 14, 2004 at 2 p.m. from St. James' Anglican Church with Rev. Hugh Fudge officiating. Interment followed at St. James' Anglican Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. James' Cemetery fund. The guest book may be signed through our website: www.fillatre.ca
(Date posted: 05/24/04)

SAVERY, Elise Gladys
Age 85 years

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elsie Savery announce her passing at her residence on Wednesday, May 12, 2003 in her 85th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Ada (Russell Caines), Prince Edward Island, Bill (Gayle), Ottawa, Rose Martin, Alyesford, Julia Briffett, Kingston, Danny (Dee), Port Williams, Ben (Lorna), Port aux Basques, Bob (Karen), Ottawa, Marlene (Harry Pardy), Searston, Sandra (Mike Moss), Port aux Basques, Lloyd (Peggy), Angus, Michelle (Rick), Burlington, 25 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; sister, Evelyn (George Leamon), Burnt Islands, and Aunt Julia Strickland, Port aux Basques, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas; and son, Clifford. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Saturday, May 15, 2004, at 2 p.m. from St. James' Anglican Church with Rev. H. Fudge officiating.
(Date posted: 05/17/04)

HARVEY, William T.
Age 59
Isle aux Morts

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William T. Harvey announce his passing at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Thursday, May 13, 2004 in his 59 year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife, Louis of forty years; six children: Brenda (John) Hann, Wilma (Max) Hann, Laura (Leroy) Keeping, Yulanda (Stephen) Simms, Ross (Holly) and Shane; 11 grandchildren, Aleisha, Jasmine, Tiffany, Ethan, Cordale, Bobby, Jordan, Marquise, Hilary, Adrian and Cody; one great-grandchild, Dalton; sisters, Evelyn (Albert) Harvey, Isabelle (Lockland) Keeping; brothers, Ephriam (Sabrina), Doug (Elizabeth), Roger (Theresa), Gary (Ellen), Ross (Elizabeth), Rex (Trudy); sisters-in-law, Virginia (Abe) Warms, Joanne (Jimmy) LeFrense, Velma (Keith) Edmunds, Merna (Lendy) Vautier, Christine Hatcher; brothers-in-law, Jim (Classie) Keeping, Rodney (Winnifred) Keeping, Fabian (Claris) Keeping, as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by daughter, Denise 1968; mother, Agnes 1963; father, William 2003; and father-in-law, Samuel Keeping 1993. Visitation took place from Holy Spirit Anglican Church Friday and Saturday from where funeral service was held on Sunday, May 16, 2004 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Vallis officiating, interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques.
(Date posted: 05/24/04)

FARRELL, Bradley
1918-2004

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Sunday, May 16, 2004, Eugene Basil (Bradley) Farrell of Port aux Basques at the age of 86 years. Born at Port aux Basques, he was the son of the late George Arthur and Sarah Jane Farrell. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his 12 children, Ruth May, Gander, NL, Jim (Evelyn) Farrell, Port aux Basques, Yvonne (Louis) Lyver, Gander, NL, Melida (Albert) Pelly, Edmonton Alta, Florence (Malcom) Gillis, St. Fintan's, NL, Howard (Carol) Farrell, Codroy Valley, Ken (Sylvie) Farrell, Colburg, Ont., Donna (Lorne) Marriott, Dartmouth NS, David (Doris) Farrell, Halifax, NS, Linda (Murdic) Pardy, Badger, NL, Gary (Virgie) Farrell, Sackville, NS, and Karl (Wanda) Farrell of Sackville, NS; special companion, Betty Battiste, Port aux Basques; 35 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren; brother, John (Lecie) Farrell, Port aux Basques; sisters, Melida Bragg, Port aux Basques, Rita Dean, Sydney, NS and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Predeceased by his wife, Mary of 59 years; grandson, Louis Lyver; great-granddaughter, Elaine Warren; brothers, Thomas, Albert and Russell. Visitation took place on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Wednesday, May 19, 2004 at St. James' Anglican Church, Channel, officiated by Rev. Hugh Fudge. 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.
(Date posted: 05/24/04)

FIANDER, William (Bill)
Age 54

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William (Bill) Fiander announce his passing at Scarborough General Hospital in Scarborough, Ontario on May 19, 2004. He was the son of Kay and the late George Fiander. He leaves to mourn his wife, Alice; children, Jon and Cathy; grandchildren, David and Kandice; mother, Kay; sisters, Shirley Fountain (Bruce), Quesnil BC, Elaine Vickers (Jim), Port aux Basques; Hilda Anderson (Mike), Scarborough, Ontario; brothers, George (Barb), Alan, Jim (Debbie) Terry (Rose), Bob (Doreen), Brian (Susan) from Halifax. Randy (Lorna) of Toronto, Ontario, Dennis (Jackie) of Smithers, BC., Darrell from Codroy, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. He was predeceased by his father, George; and his nephew, Colin Anderson in 2001. Visitation took place on Saturday and Sunday at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Codroy. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 24, 2004 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Codroy, officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith. Interment followed at the Church cemetery in Codroy. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 05/31/04)

SMITH, Annie Laura
Died peacefully at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on Friday, May 21, 2004, Annie Laura Smith in her 92nd year. Born in Woodville, Codroy Valley on September 29, 1912, Annie was the eldest daughter of William and Minnie Kendell. Annie was a loving wife to Benedict, a dedicated mother of 13 children, and had 51 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Benedict; daughters, Margaret and Geraldine; son, Joseph; brother, James; and sisters, Phoebe and Elizabeth. Annie is survived by her children, Bridget, Tilley, Marie, Edward, Vince, Allan, Gerard, Rita, Jean and Jerome and their families, as well as by her sister, Mary Gale. Annie will be fondly remembered for her dedication to her family, her quick wit, and strong will. She lived a full, blessed life, and will be missed by all who were fortunate to know and love her. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated on May 24, 2004 at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Upper Ferry with Father Lee Lainey and Monsignor White officiating. Interment followed in Chapel Green Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques.
(Date posted: 05/31/04)

GALE, Mary (Bride)
1940-2004

Passed away suddenly at her residence in Millville on Saturday, May 22, 2004, Mary (Bride) Gale at the age of 64 years. Born in St. Andrew's, she was the daughter of Carrie and the late Louis T. Luedee. She leaves to mourn her husband, Gareth of 43 years marriage; children, Loren, Millville, Sean, Halifax, NS, Andy, Ontario, Karen (Friend Ruth), St. John's, NL, Collette (Dale), Cow Head, NL, Imelda (Enos), Burlington, Ontario, Gary (Gail), Randy (Lisa), Jason (Danielle) all of Calgary, Alberta; three grandchildren, Michael, Gina, and Andrea; mother, Carrie Luedee; brothers, Wilfred (Brenda) Luedee, Margaree, NL, Bob (Sally) Luedee, Bishop's Cove, NL, Kevin (Buelah) Luedee, Ontario; sisters, Genieve (Dave) Fort McMurray Alberta, Elizabeth (Fintan) Benoit Stephenville NL, Lucy (Donald) Gillis Codroy, Mary (Bob) St. Andrews, Terri (Wayne) St. Andrews, Helen (Al) Wiscombe Fort McMurray, Alberta, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Louis T. Luedee; and brother, Gerard Luedee. Visitation took place on Monday and Tuesday at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry. Funeral mass took place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2004 at St. Ann's Church, officiated by Father Lee Lainey. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas Cemetery. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 05/31/04)

BROWN, Henry
1921-2004

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Saturday, May 22, 2004, Henry Brown of Rose Blanche at the age of 82 years. Born in Harbour Le Cou, he was the son of the late Charles and Suzanne Brown. He leaves to mourn with fond memories, his loving wife, Nora, of 62 years marriage; one son, Edison (Harriet) Brown, Rose Blanche; grandchildren, Cynthia (Jim) Strickland and Roxanne, St. John's, NL; great-grandchildren, Victoria and Jamie; sister, Vera Clarke, Rose Blanche; sisters-in-law, Alfreda Brown and Mary Brown of Glace Bay, NS and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was predeceased by his brothers, George, Wilson and Gordon; brother-in-law, George Clarke. Visitations took place on Sunday and Monday at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Rose Blanche. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, 2004 at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church in Rose Blanche, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment followed at Hillside Haven cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 05/31/04)

EVANS, Dorothy (Mabel)
1922-2004

Passed away at Kingston General Hospital in Kingston Ontario, on Friday May 28, 2004, Dorothy Mabel Evans of Codroy at the age of 82 years. Born at St. John's, NL, she was the daughter of the late Ethelbert and Mabel Rowsell. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her 10 children, Rowena (David) Napier Kingston, ON, Alfred Evans Codroy, Brenda Miesseau, Kingston, ON, Cynthia (Gerald) Evans, Codroy, Brian (Leona) Evans, St. John's, NL, Jocelyn (Donald) Evans, Kingston, ON, Sharon (Greg) Evans, Halifax, NS, Pamela Evans, Kingston, ON, Dale (Eric) Marriott Mission, BC, and Derek Evans, Nanaimo, BC; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Marjorie Snelgrove, Mount Pearl, NL and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Predeceased by her husband, William Raymond Evans; sons, Randolph-George and John; daughter, Marion (Toots); grandson, Brian Bowen; son-in-law, Thomas Miesseau; sister, Maisie Cox; and brother, Frank Rowsell. Visitation took place on Monday and Tuesday at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Codroy. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 4, 2004 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Evelyn Smith and Rev. Dawn Barrett. Interment of cremation followed at the church cemetery in Codroy. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.
(Date posted: 06/07/04)

 

 

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