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The Gulf News Obituaries
May 2010

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

 

BUTTERY, Clyde Wilson
(April 21, 1938 - May 2, 2010)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clyde Wilson Buttery announces his passing on Sunday May 2, 2010 at his residence in Grand Bay at the age of 72 years. Born at Port aux Basques Clyde was the son of the late Albert and Hannah Buttery. He was also predeceased by his brothers James Buttery and sister Mary Osmond. Brother in laws; Norris Cousins, Tom Francis, Alex Hardy, Randell Hardy, Hughie Osmond, Jackie Hardy. Sister in laws; Jessie Buttery, Ada Buttery. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving family; wife Winnie of 47 years marriage. Children; Matthew (Bernice) Sweet Margaree, Jack (Brenda) Sweet Port aux Basques, David (Kathy) Sweet Bishop's Falls NL, Robin (John) Doyle Port aux Basques, Tammy (Tom) Chambers Blue Cove NL. Grandchildren; Matthew, Susan, Wendy, Anthony, Kenny, Benji, CJ, Byron. Great grandchildren; Matthew, Emma, Jackie, Austin, Sheldon, Jessie, Sarah, Cameron. Brothers; Fred Buttery Port aux Basques, Richard (Mary) Buttery Toronto ON. Sisters; Annie Cousins, Betty Francis both of Port aux Basques. Sister in laws; Mary (Max) Farrell, Jean Hardy all of Port aux Basques, Eileen Hardy Halifax NS, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many, many friends. Visitation took place on Monday from 1-4 and 7-9 PM, Tuesday from 10 AM to 12 PM at East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Funeral services took place on Tuesday May 4, 3 PM at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Grand Bay, officiated by Father Andrew Nussey. 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

HARDY, Ralph James
(August 24, 1926 - May 3, 2010)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ralph James Hardy announces his passing on Monday May 3, 2010 at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center in Port aux Basques at the age of 83 years. Born at Burnt Islands Ralph was the son of the late John and Selina Hardy. He was also predeceased by his son Scott in 1982. Brothers; Ernest, Raymond, John (Sylvia). Sisters; Sarah (Robert) Courtney, Annie Mae (Edward) Lawrence, Blanche (William) Frampton. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his family; wife Cedella of 58 years marriage. Children; Kevin Hardy Burnt Islands, Valerie Green Red Deer Alberta, Ralph (Theresa) Hardy, Murray (Alfreda) Hardy all of Burnt Islands. Darcy (Goldie) Hardy Port aux Basques, Greg (Brenda) Hardy Marystown NL, Wade (Priscilla) Hardy Prince Edward Island. 22 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, sister Julie of Ontario, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many friends. Visitation took place on Monday evening and Tuesday at the family residence in Burnt Islands from where the funeral service took place on Wednesday May 5, 2 PM officiated by Mr. Mike Fitzgerald. Interment followed at the Jehovah's Witness Cemetery, Burnt Islands. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

KEEPING, Elizabeth Maud (nee Poole)
December 19th, 1942 - May 6th, 2010
Port Aux Basques, NL

Passed peacefully away on Thursday, M0ay 6th, 210 at her residence, Elizabeth Maud Keeping of Port Aux Basques at the age of 67 years. Leaving behind her husband of 50 years: Gerald; children: Karen (Stedman), Lisa (Mark), John (Pam) and Darren (Tina); grandchildren: Kristopher (Effie), Tyler (Jennie), Rochelle, Daniel, Amy, Aaron and Ryan; sisters: Donna (Aubrey) and Ruby (Lutz); brother: Junior; brothers and sisters-in-law: Shirley, Morgan (Marina), Herbert and Beatrice, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her son: Danny and grandson: Johnathon; brother: John Matt; sisters: Barbara and Alma; sister-in-law: Elsie; brother-in-law: Francis; parents: Walter and Caroline Poole and mother-in-law: Priscilla Keeping. Friends visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port Aux Basques on Friday and Saturday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 9th at 2:00 p.m from St. James Anglican Church, with interment to follow at the church cemetery. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

LOMOND, Rebecca (Kitty) Catherine
(November 29, 1939 - May 9, 2010)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rebecca Catherine Lomond announces her passing on Sunday, May 9, 2010 at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center in Port aux Basques at the age of 70 years. Born at Port aux Basques Rebecca was the daughter of late Emmanuel and Selina Osmond .She was also predeceased by her husband Maxwell G Lomond December 23, 2000 and daughter Deborah February 15, 1972. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her family: children Bruce (Rhonda) of Lower Sackville, NS, Perry ( Marina) Lomond of Houston, TX USA; daughters Patricia (Jerry) Wall of Cape Ray, NL, Wanda Lee (Jim Blackmore) Lomond of Cape Ray, NL, Leann (Jay) Strickland of Port aux Basques, NL; ten grandchildren: Stephen (Vanessa), Marty (Christa), Tina (Dennis), Anthony (Amanda), Scott (Samantha), Wendy, Jarred, Gordon, Ava and Brian; one great-grandson Brandon; brother Cecil (Vivian) Osmond of Port aux Basques, Jack (Hazel) Osmond of Port aux Basques, Wilson (Joan) Osmond of Doyles, Malcolm (Rita) Osmond of Doyles, NL; sisters Beatrice (Bill) Bryne of Port aux Basques, Julia (Ben) Perry, Badger Quey, Florence Green of Port aux Basques, Pauline (Ted) Devoe Guelph ON. Brother in law Freeman Skinner Nova Scotia. Brother in laws; Jim (Rita) Lomond Port aux Basques, George (Gladys) Lomond Prince Edward Island. Richard (Ginger) Lomond Nova Scotia. Sister in laws; Ivy (Bernie) Benoit of Doyles, Linda Lomond Port aux Basques, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many friends. Visitation took place on Monday from 7-9 PM and on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Wednesday May 12, 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

MacDONALD, John
(September 11, 1915 - May 29, 2010)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late John MacDonald announces his passing on Saturday May 29, at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 94 years. Born at Grey River, John was the son of the late John Sr. and Charlotte MacDonald. He was also predeceased by his son Steven (Lorraine), granddaughter Sherry - Lee, grandson Christopher. Brothers; Stephen, Harry, Leo, Gerald, and sister Jessie. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving family; wife Annie of 69 years marriage. Daughters; Geraldine (Alex) Osmond, Kathleen (Gerald) Anderson, all of Port aux Basques. Grandchildren; Terry (Paula) MacDonald, Tony (Margie) Anderson, Todd (Denise) Anderson, Carl (Jane) Osmond all of Port aux Basques. Craig (Christine) Osmond Cupids NL, Joy (Derek) Hibbs Ontario, Dion Osmond Alberta. 12 great grandchildren, 6 great, great grandchildren. Nephews; Rev. Reg (Sandy) MacDonald Lunenburg NS, Victor (Christine) MacDonald, Brian (Diane) MacDonald all of Sydney NS. Niece Sue (Fred) Davies Burgeo NL. Sisters in law; Frances MacDonald Saskatchewan, Gleneth MacDonald Sydney NS, and a large circle of extended family and many friends. Visitation took place on Saturday from 7-9 PM, Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Tuesday June 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

SIMMS, William (Bill) George
(July 16, 1938 - May 13, 2010)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William George Simms announces his passing on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center in Port aux Basques, NL at the age of 71 years. William was the son of the late George William and Alice Simms. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Helen; children Terry, Cyril, Debbie (Glenda) of Grace Bay, Aubrey(Laurie) of Ontario, Paula (Pete), Derick (Roma), Christa, Cory all of Port aux Basques, Leslie (Sylvia) of Mose Ambrose; grandchildren Crystal (Perry), Joy (Dean), Dillon, Kirk, Camryn, Tyler, Jennifer, Ethan, Morgan, Damien and Christian; great-grandchildren Joshua and Lilly; sisters Lillian Lawrence, Jessie Evans, Dorothy Hynes, Georgina Fudge and a large circle of family and friends. Visitation took place Thursday, May 13, from 7-9 PM and on Friday, May 14, from 2-4PM and 7-9PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Saturday, May 15, 11AM at St. James Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Rev. Hannah Dicks Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements were in care the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300, www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

 

 

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