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The Gulf News Obituaries
November 2009

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 November 2009

 

ORGAN, BESSIE ELLEN
Jan. 25, 1920 - Nov. 3, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bessie Ellen Organ announces her passing on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre at the age of 89 years. Born at La Poile, Bessie was the daughter of the late Samuel and Sarah Taylor. She was predeceased by her husband Percy in 1990; son Alexander (Sandy) in 2003; brothers Andrew, Douglas, Leslie, Thomas; sisters Ann, Lillian, Martha, Mary; and son-in-law Calvin. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her loving family: son Willis "Junior" (Hilda) Kelligrews, Nfld., daughters Reta (Melvin) Bond and Marie Chant both of La Poile; daughter-in-law Susie Organ of Brampton, Ont.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends including the Stoodley family and their staff who were such great caregivers to Mom over the past 16 years. Visitation took place on Nov. 4 from 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, then continued on Nov. 5 from St. Thomas Anglican Church in La Poile. Funeral services took place on Friday, Nov. 6, 2 p.m. at St. Thomas Anglican Church, officiated by Father Andrew Nussey. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Nov 16/09

DOMINEY, LEAH
APRIL 9, 1912 - NOV. 6, 2009

Passed peacefully away at Mountain Hope Manor on Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, Leah Dominey at the age of 97 years. Leah was predeceased by her parents James and Florence Baggs; her loving husband John Dominey; and her son Jack whom she loved dearly; her dear brothers Cecil, Freeman, James, James Roland, Raymond and Harry; in addition to her three sisters Ida, Elizabeth and Harriett. Leaving to mourn her precious grandchildren Craig Snow (Norma), Sherry Snow, cherished great-grandchildren Kaelen Snow and Christopher Moss and great-great-grandchild Alicia Dalton. She will also be lovingly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Her kindness, keen memory, sense of humor and her love for children left many fond memories with those who knew her best. A special word of thanks goes out for the kindness and care extended by Ida and her staff at Mountain Hope Manor where she resided for her last years and also to her special friend Betty Keeping. Visitation took place on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Monday, Nov. 9, 2 p.m. at St. James' Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment followed at St. James' Anglican Cemetery, High Street. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. Visit their website at www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Nov 16/09

STRICKLAND, HENRY ROBERT
FEB 21, 1948 - NOV 11, 2009

Passed peacefully away at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009 Henry Robert (Bobby) Strickland of Burnt Islands in his 61st year. Born at West Point, La Poile Bay, Bobby was the son of the late Josiah and Annie Elizabeth (nee Baggs) Strickland. He leaves to mourn with love and many precious memories his wife Elaine; daughter Sylvia and son Dennis (Flora); sisters Mariam (Rupert Bond), Dora (Roland Keeping), Darlene (Dennis Bryan) and brother Wilson. He also leaves to mourn a very special "Mom and Dad" Marie and Wilson Bond and their family; sisters-in-law Marion (Reg Slade), Loretta Munden, Verna (Roland Savoury); brothers-in-law Ray (Avalyn Bragg), John (Valetta Harris) and sister-in-law Doreen Harvey. He was predeceased by his sisters Ellen and Harriet and brothers Walter and Sidney. Bobby was loved and will be greatly missed by a wide circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and very special friends. Visitation took place at his home in Burnt Islands on Nov. 11 and continued on Nov. 12 and 13. Funeral services took place on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m. at St. George's Anglican Church in Burnt Islands, officiated by Father Andrew Nussey. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Nov 23/09

KENDELL, VERA PATRICIA (nee Fiander)
Woodville, NL
Oct. 1, 1930--Nov. 16, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vera Kendell announces her peaceful passing, with her children by her side, at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Monday, Nov.16, 2009 at the age of 79 years. Born Oct.1, 1930, to the late Isaac and Ethel Fiander. She was predeceased by her husband Charlie in 2003; infant daughter at birth; brothers George, Jack and Vincent; sisters Dorothy, Ruth and Elizabeth. Mom will forever be remembered by daughters: Judy (Gerry) of Millville, Nfld., Nancy (Bob) Brooks, Alta., Bonnie (Trent) Lakeside, N.S.; sons Charlie Jr. (Judy) of New Glasgow, N.S., Dennis (Maureen) St. John's, Nfld., Donald (Pearl) Lower Sackville, N.S.; grandchildren Kris (Lucie), Kirk, Emily, Shawna, Rachel, Jennifer, Nathan and Lauren; great-grandchild Julia; brother Ralph (Marion) Woodville; sisters Hilda, Port aux Basques and Marie (Jack) Woodville; sisters-in-Iaw Rita, Gladys, Kay, Nora, Addie, Muriel (Alex) of Port aux Basques; brothers-in-law Eric (Irene) and Ira and a large circle of nieces, nephews, many friends with special mention of her dear friend Geraldine. She was very active in her church as well as the ACW, also a member of the Oceanview Seniors Club, enjoyed knitting, darts and bingo. She was gifted with a great memory, which was evident in her storytelling. Friends visited Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Codroy on Nov. 18 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service took place on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. with Reverend Boote officiating. Internment followeq at the church cemetery. As expression of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
Nov 23/09

COLLIER, EFFIE MAE
Sept. 28, 1945 - Nov. 19, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Effie Collier (nee Durnford) announces her sudden passing on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre at the age of 64 years. Born at Parson's Harbour, Nfld., Effie was the daughter of the late Henry and Emily Durnford. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her husband of 46 years Chesley; daughters Elizabeth (Jackie) Parsons of Rose Blanche and Kathy (Benjamin) Edmunds of Port aux Basques; son Freeman, Rose Blanche; brothers Clayton (Joan) Durnford and Phillip Durnford; sisters Victoria (Norman) Savoury and Sebina (William) Keeping; sister-in-law Betty (Andrew) Anderson, all of Rose Blanche; six grandchildren Savanna, Adriana, Kevin, Devin, Jordan, Haley and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation took place on Nov. 20 and 21 at St. Michael's and All Angels Church in Rose Blanche from where the funeral service took place on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. with Father Andrew Nussey officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery in Margaree. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
Nov 30/09

SAMMS, LORENZO STEPHEN
FEB. 5, 1945 - NOV. 20, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lorenzo Stephen Samms announces his passing on Friday, Nov. 20, at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre at the age of 64 years. Born at Codroy, Lorenzo was the son of the late Benjamin and Pearl Samms. He was predeceased by his brother Garland, mother and father-in-law, Emma and Frank Matthews and niece Roberta Squires. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories, his loving family: devoted wife Pauline of 44 years marriage; his daughters Laura Cake (Ron Cake) of Ontario, Vivien (Derek) Keeping Bedford, N.S., and Jeanette (Shawn) Tobin of Port aux Basques; five grandchildren April, Stephen, Jessica, Lucas and Benjamin; brothers Frank (Mildred) Port aux Basques, Lawrence (Louise) Fredericton, N.B., Edgar (Sandra) Ontario, Ralph of Ontario, Taylor (Kay) Codroy; sisters Maggie (Cha) Leamon, Port aux Basques, Audrey (Leonard) Lomond, British Columbia; brothers-in-law Ross Spencer, Port aux Basques, Patrick (Mary) Spencer of Nova Scotia, Frank (Carolann) Matthews of New Brunswick, Bob (Gloria) Matthews of Nova Scotia, Aunt Evelyn Butt, Port aux Basques and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many close friends. Visitation took place on Nov. 21 and 22, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Monday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Grand Bay officiated by Rev. Peter Boote. Interment followed at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Trans-Canada Highway. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Nov 30/09

HARDY, HENRY
Rose Blanche, Nfld.
November 22, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Henry Hardy announce his sudden passing on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009 at the age of 84 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories three children: daughter Bernice Hatcher (Wayne), and sons Stuart (Sandra) and Ronald (Geraldine) all of Rose Blanche; eight grandchildren: Wade Hatcher (Samantha), Jamie Hardy (Yvonne), Travis Hardy (Melinda), Vanessa Hardy (Frank), Vaughn Hardy, Jamie Thorne (Cavell) Veronica Baggs (Lyle), Tammy Hefford (Jason); four great-grandchildren: Paige and Sierra Hardy, Cameron and Carter Thorne; three sisters-in-law: Mabel LeMoine (Ken) of Port aux Basques, Cassie Hardy of Rose Blanche, Maria Clevett of Port aux Basques; two brothers-in-law: Ralph Clevett (Ethel) of Port aux Basques and Gordan Clevett (Theresa) of Nova Scotia; special friend Patricia Samms and family of Codroy Valley, and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Shirley, son Henry, father and mother Thomas and Mary Elizabeth; three brothers: Freeman, William and Ralph; two sisters: Sarah and Jenny. Visitation-took place at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church in Rose Blanche on Monday and Tuesday, from where the funeral service took place on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 2 p.m, with Father Nussey officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca
Dec 7/09

SKEARD, ENOS JEROME
NOV. 3, 1938 - NOV. 25, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Enos Jerome Skeard announces his passing on Wednesday, Nov. 25, at Dr, Charles L. LeGrow Health Center at the age of 71 years. Born at Port aux Basques, Enos was the son of the late Freeman and Evelyn Skeard. He was also predeceased by his step father George S. Parsons, brothers Wally, John, and father-in-law Albert Warren. He leaves to mourn with many precious memories, his loving family: wife Kathelene of 48 years marriage; children: Cynthia (Frank) Porter, Ted (Marina Gillam), all of Port aux Basques, Enos (June) Dartmouth N.S., David (Trina) Red Deer, Alta, Lisa (Deon) Vautier Paradise Nfld.; six grandchildren: Arthena, Melissa, Hayley, Sarah, Mitchell and Kaitlyn; three great-grandchildren: Shannon, Rory and Katie; brothers: Lorne (Lena) Ont, Kevin (Minnie) Mount Pearl, sister Loretta (Winston) Daniel's Harbour; mother-in-law Carrie Warren, Margaree; sisters-in-law: Bessie (Garland) Walters, Fox Roost, Mildred (Ron) Maddigan, Corner Brook, Bernice (Matthew) Sweet, Margaree; brother-in-law Dave (Roberta) Warren, Fox Roost; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. To honour Enos' wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends and family visited East Haven Funeral Home on Nov. 27 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Following the visitation a memorial service took place, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment to be announced at a later date. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
Dec 7/09

DINGWELL, NORMAN
Port aux Basques, Nfld.
Nov. 9, 1930 - Nov. 30, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Norman Dingwell announces his passing on Monday, Nov. 30, 2009 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre at the age of 79 years. Born Nov. 9, 1930 at Port aux Basques, Norman was the son of the late Hugh and Amelia Dingwell. He was predeceased by his son Donald (2008) and his brother Roy (2006). He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife Margaret; sons Ralph (Claudine) of Fort McMurray, Alia., and Derek of Thompson, Man.; daughter-in-law Patsy of Bridgewater, US.; sister Pauline Bell (Peter) of Brampton, Ont.; brother George (Margaret) of Port aux Basques; sister-in-law Eileen Warren of Port aux Basques; four grandchildren Vanessa, Dawn (Dennis), Tammy (Craig) and Robin; six great-grandchildren Dominique, Renee, Jared, Keighan, Lauren and Liam as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends, Visitation took place Dec. 1 from 7-9 p.m. and Dec. 2 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. The funeral service took place at Wesley United Church on Friday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. officiated by Rev Tara Ann Wilson. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by vis-iting our website www.fillatre.ca
Dec 21/09

 

 

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