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The Gulf News Obituaries
October 2014

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

 

ANDERSON, Charles Henry
(July 10, 1931 - October 30, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Charles Anderson announces his peaceful passing on Thursday October 30, at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 83 years. Born in Port aux Basques, Charles was the son of the late John and Emmaline Anderson. He was also predeceased by his sister Jessie Buttery, father and mother in law John and Myrtle LeRiche. Leaving to mourn with many fond and precious memories his devoted wife Lorena of 63 years. Loving father of John Port aux Basques, Dorothy (Lindsay) Isle aux Morts, James (Gladys) Nova Scotia, Elaine (Will) McDougall's, Debbie (Mickey) Codroy Valley, Terry (Vanda), Charlene (Dwight) all of Port aux Basques, son in law John MacArthur Codroy Valley. Grandchildren; Darren, Logan, Bradley, Lucas, Matthew, Ethan, Kaitlyn, Natalie, 10 great grandchildren. He will forever remain in the hearts of his brothers John (Geraldine) Anderson, Corwin (Nora) Anderson. Sister and brother in laws; Rose (Owen) Pike, Jim LeRiche, Shirley LeRiche, Fred Buttery and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends including his close friends who celebrated his life through all the years he spent at the Port aux Basques Senior's Club and his coworkers with whom he worked for 37 years before retiring from Marine Atlantic. Visitation took place on Friday and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Sunday November 2, 2 PM at St. James Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Canon Hannah Dicks, interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Memorial donations can be made to the Dialysis Unit at Legrow Health Center. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Always In Our Hearts"

ANDERSON, Thomas William
(August 13, 1952 - October 29, 2014)
ANDERSON, Thomas William
age 62 years of Dartmouth died October 29, 2014 at Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Channel-Port aux Basque, Newfoundland he was a son of the late Basil and Elsie (Barnes) Anderson. He was a member of Seafarers International Union from where he retired. He is survived by his wife the former Rita Gillis, daughter Tanya Billard (Andy), grandsons Jonathon and Matthew, a sister Linda, brothers George, Rick, Wally and Terry. He was predeceased by a sister Maxine, brothers Harry, Brian and Hubert. Cremation has taken place. No service by request. Arrangements entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral home, Queen Street. Online condolences by visiting www.dartmouthfuneralhome.ca

BUCKLAND, Lee Russell
September 16, 1980 - October 3, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of that late Lee Buckland announces his sudden passing on Friday, October 3, 2014. Lee is the son of David Buckland and Karen Fiander. He leaves to mourn with loving and precious memories, his loving wife of 18 years, Trina (nee Durnford), children, Andrew, Victoria and Liam, brother, Bruce (Jody) and sister, Alexis, grandmother, Katherine Fiander, mother and father in law, Clayton and Joan Durnford, sisters and brothers in laws, Elaine (Glen) Hatcher, Charlaine (Andrew) Schuhmann, many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and a large circle of friends. He was predeceased by infant daughter, Emily, grandparents, Annie and John Buckland and Eric Fiander. In keeping with Lee's wishes cremation has taken place and a celebration of Lee's life will be held on Thursday, October 9 at 10 a.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Church in Rose Blanche with Rev. Jeffery Petten officiating. Interment to follow at Hillside Haven Cemetery. In Lee's memory donations may be made graciously to the family. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port-aux-Basques. Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting www.fillatre.ca

COURTNEY, Philip
(November 16, 1935 - October 20, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Philip Courtney announces his passing on Monday October 20, at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center at the age of 78 years. Born at Burnt Islands, Philip was the son of the late Charles and Jane Courtney. He was also predeceased by his brother James and sister Emma Jane. He leaves to mourn with many fond and loving memories his wife Charlotte of 41 years. His Children; Clyde (Joyce) Lapoile, Joanne (Bill) Francis Port aux Basques, Gary (Denise) Rose Blanche, Todd (Sandi) Old Perlican NL, grandchildren; Marina, Christopher, Marigold, Gerard, Angie, Martin, Courtney, Blake, Reid, 7 great grandchildren, sisters Catherine (Gerald) Hatcher Rose Blanche, Minnie Hatcher Burnt Islands and a large circle of extended family and many friends. Visitation took place on Tuesday evening from 7-9 PM, Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Friday October 24, 2 PM at St. George's Anglican Church in Burnt Islands, officiated by Rev. Jeffrey Petten, interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Flowers graciously accepted or donations can be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

DRAKE, Susan
(September 27, 1954 - October 11, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Susan Drake (nee Patey) announce her passing at the Doctor Charles L. Legrow Hospital on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at the age of 60 years. Beside her Grandmother the late Annie Patey, she was predeceased by Aunt Gertie Patey and Uncle George Patey. She leaves with very fond and loving memories, Parents Ross and Gertrude (nee Keeping), devoted Husband Gary, Son Michael (Priscilla), Port Aux Basques, Daughter Tracey (Stew Sharp), Labrador City, Granddaughters Megan, Shakya and Nevaeh, Sisters and Brothers, Annie, Port Aux Basques, Russell (Shirley), Yarmouth, NS, Liz (Donnie) Yarmouth, NS, Loretta (Chris), Port aux Basques, Alice, Port Aux Basques, Gladys (Blair), Halifax, NS and Stephen of Port aux Basques, Uncle Isaac (Nora) Patey, Cape Ray and Aunt Ruth (Ralph) Leriche of Port Aux Basques, along with a large circle of nieces, nephews and family. The family will be accepting visitors at East Haven funeral Home Inc., on Monday, October 13 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM. A service celebrating and honouring Susan's life will take place on Tuesday, October 14 at 11:00AM from East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Rev. Clayton Billard officiating, followed by interment in St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. In lieu of flowers, family graciously accepting donations. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

EDWARDS, Ruth
June 16, 1925 - October 1, 2014
1925-2014

Passed away peacefully at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, Ruth Edwards in her 89th year. She was the daughter of the late Ward and Rose (nee Anderson) Harris. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her children, sons: Wayne (Daphne), Gerald (Maxine), Rick (Wanda); daughters: Linda Horwood (George), Pauline Kearley (Randy); 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren and one great greatgranddaughter, brother, John Harris (Jessie); sisters, Katherine Fiander, Nora Harris, Jean Graham and Lena Symes, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Edwards, twins sons: Barry and Gary, brother, Reginald Harris and sister, Mariha Hickey. Visitation will be held in St. Michael's Anglican Church, Rose Blanche on Friday and Saturday. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, October 5 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's Anglican Church with Rev.Jeffery Petten officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port-aux-Basques. Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting www.fillatre.ca

HARVEY, Eldon
(October 17, 1950 - October 24, 2014)

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday October 24 at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center. Eldon Harvey at the age of 64 years. Born in Isle aux Morts, Eldon was the son of the late Albert and Hannah Harvey. He was also predeceased by his father in law Clarence Meade, brothers; Cornelius, Leslie, John, Edward, sisters; Lillian Harvey, Sabina Harvey, sisters in law; Loretta Vautier, Mary Jane Harvey, Winnie Harvey, Leah Harvey. He leaves to mourn with many fond and precious memories his devoted wife Joan of 43 years. Loving father of Myrna (Shane) Moodycliffe Victoria BC, Verna (Max) LeFrense Isle aux Morts, Venessa (Steve) Lawrence Lower Sackville NS. Proud poppy of Jenna, Brandon Matthew. He will forever remain in the hearts of his brothers Albert (Evelyn) Harvey Isle aux Morts, Edward (Sandra) Harvey Port aux Basques, Jim Harvey St. Catherine's ON, sister Beatrice (Ray) Jubb Pentiction BC, mother in law Hazel Meade Fox Roost, sisters in law; Margaret (Hubert) Harvey Margaree, Linda Harvey (Rob) Port aux Basques, brothers in law; Terry (Maggie) Meade Fox Roost, Don (Ida) Meade Margaree, Lloyd Meade Fox Roost, Clarence (Marion) Meade Halifax NS, Gordon (Joan) Meade Harbour Breton NL, Ernest (Jane) Meade Port aux Basques, Gerald Vautier (Debbie) Codroy Valley and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many friends. Visitation took place on Saturday, Sunday and Monday at Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts. Funeral services took place on Tuesday October 28, 11 AM at Holy Spirit Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Maryrose Colbourne, interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Gone Way Too Soon, Forever In Our Hearts"

HARVEY, Rosie
(December 24, 1953 - October 19, 2014)

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday October 19, at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center, Rosie Harvey at the age of 60 years. Rosie was predeceased by her father Leander, brother Wayne and sister Ann. She leaves to mourn with many fond and precious memories the love of her life Ben Budgell of 24 years. Rosie will forever remain in the hearts of her family; daughter Carla (Brad) Skinner, grandson Andy, her mother Elizabeth Harvey all of Isle aux Morts. Brothers; Tommy (Marilyn) Isle aux Morts, Junior (Debbie) Shelbourne NS, Vince (Trina) Lockport NS. Sisters; Mary (Alex) Port aux Basques, Eileen (Dana) Isle aux Morts, Susie (Allan) Harrietsfield NS, Norma (Dean), Doreen (Dion), Marilyn (Donald) all of Isle aux Morts, Joy (Jason) Harrietsfield NS. Rosie will also be sadly missed by her extended family from Central Newfoundland, Brad (Ann Marie), Brenda (Ed) her granddaughter Bethany and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, in laws and many, many friends. Visitation took place on Tuesday and Wednesday at Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts. Funeral services took place on Thursday October 23, 2 PM at Holy Spirit Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Maryrose Colbourne, interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Morts Road. Flowers graciously accepted or memorial donations can be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

KETTLE, Louise Gertrude
(August 23, 1938 - October 10, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Louise Gertrude Kettle announces her passing on Friday, October 10th, 2014 At the Doctor Charles L. Legrow Hospital at the age of 76. Beside her parents the late James & Gertrude (nee: Peckford) Way, she was predeceased by parents in law Wilson and Dolly Kettle, brother Edgar, sister Edna and brother in law Guy Annable. She leaves with fond and loving memories her husband Stuart, brother Fred Way and sister Viola Annable both of St. Johns, brothers in law James MacIsaac, St Andrews, Melvin (Carolyn) Kettle, St Johns, Nelson (Florence) Kettle Port Aux Basques, Sister in Law Sheila (Doug) Lomond, Port Aux Basques as well a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. The family will be accepting visitors to a memorial visitation at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Port Aux Basques, on Monday Evening, October 13th, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. where also a Memorial Service Celebrating her life will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 2:00 P.M., Rev. Stephen Maki officiating, followed by a private family graveside service at a later date. Those wishing to make memorial donations may donate to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home Inc., Port aux Basques. 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Safe In The Arms of Jesus"

LOMOND, Ruth
(April 7, 1939 - October 21, 2014)
Passed away peacefully at Dr. Charles L. Legrow Health Center on Tuesday, October 21 at the age of 75 years. Born in Grand Bay, Ruth was the daughter of the late Ernest and Annie Kettle. Besides her Husband Fred she was predeceased by her Parents In Law Isaac and Esther Lomond; Sisters Blanche, Mildred, Mary, Greta and Brothers Wesley and Max. Ruth will be ever remembered and loved by her Children Jeff (Janice), Joy (Brad) Gillam of Port aux Basques; Grandchildren Chad, Jenna, Tom, Nicole and Caitlin; Sisters Phyllis (Bud) Hopkins, Sandra (Albert) Kettle, Joan (Roy) Richards, Edith (Ron) March, Cedella Fraser, Eileen (Ed) Hill, Verena Kettle; Brother Nelson; Sisters In Law Evelyn Osmond, Elsie (Reg) Taylor, Gladys (Albert) Seymour, Melinda Lomond, Rosanna Lomond; Brothers In Law Robert (Margaret) Lomond, Garfield (Sandra) Lomond, Eneas (Linda) Lomond, along with a large circle of Nieces, Nephews, extended family and friends. Visitation took place on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. at East Haven Funeral Home Inc. Funeral services took place on Friday, October 24 at 11 A.M. from St. Paul's Anglican church, Grand Bay officiated by Rev. Stephen Maki, followed by interment in St. Paul's Parish Cemetery, Trans Canada Highway. Memorial Donations can be made to a charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, Port Aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Resting At Home In The Arms of Angels"

MUNDEN, Lorraine
October 24, 1952 - October 19, 2014
1952-2014

It is with great sadness that the family of late Lorraine Munden announce her sudden passing on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 61. Born in Burnt Islands, Lorraine was the daughter of late Wilson and Corella (Fudge) Keeping. She was predeceased by her mother and father-in-law, William and Margaret Munden, two brothers, Kent and Terrance, and brother-in-law, Sidney Ransome. She leaves to mourn her family: her loving husband, Gerald of 36 years, daughter, Tanya (Shane) Harvey, son, Damien (Samantha) Munden, grandchildren: Dylan, Lylah, Marquise, Anna and Katelyn, sister, Betty (Gord) Lillington, brothers: Wilson (Sheila) Keeping, George (Jacqueline) Keeping, Roland (Dora) Keeping, Dana, Jerome (Theresa) Keeping, Gorden (Charlene) Keeping and sister-in-law, Louise Keeping, brothers-in-law: Allen (Eileen) Munden, Henry (Mary) Munden, Norton (Cynthia) Munden, Lorne (Eileen) Munden, Trevor (Faye) Munden, Lenny (Stephanie), sisters-in-law: Elaine (Wayne) Croucher, Beulah (Roger) Newhook, Laverne (Gary) Carter and a large circle of nieces and nephews, other relatives and a large circle of friends. Visitation will take place from Tuesday to Thursday at St. George's Anglican Church in Burnt Islands from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, October 24th at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jeffrey Petten officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques.

RICHARDS, Sarah Cedella
1946-2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Richards announce her passing on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from Charles LeGrow Health Centre with her loving family by her side at the age of 68. She was born in Port-aux-Basques, NL and was the daughter of the late Louis and Hilda (Durnford) Greene. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Eric Richards of 45 years, daughter, Tracy (Bob) Warren, Dartmouth, NS, her pride and joy her grandson, Zackery Warren, brothers, Tony (Madonna) Greene, Jim (Lillian) Greene, Eric (Michelle) Greene and Gerald (Annette) Durnford, nieces and nephews, Jamie, Stacy, Katrina, Jason, Mitchell and Brad; and a wide circle of friends. Sarah was predeceased by her mother and father in law, William and Maud Richards and brother-in-law, George Richards. In keeping with Sarah’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Canon Hannah Dicks officiating. Interment to follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. In lieu of flowers donations in Sarah’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.

SEYMOUR, Sarah Margaret
1953-2014
Burgeo, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Margaret Seymour announce her passing on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Calder Health Care Centre in Burgeo at the age of 61 years. Friends may visit Faith United Church in Burgeo Friday Evening and Saturday from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, October 26 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Harry Oake officiating. Interment to follow at the Burgeo Community Cemetery.

SKEARD, Lydia Myrtle
(December 3, 1924 - October 17, 2014)

Passed away peacefully at Dr. Charles L Legrow Health Center on Friday October 17, Lydia Myrtle Skeard at the age of 89 years. Born at Garnish NL, Myrtle was the daughter of the late William and Mary Banfield. She was also predeceased by her husband Elijah, son Wayne, grandson Paul Tobin, son in law Richard Tobin, sister Beulah Grandy. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories are her children; Mildred Tobin Port aux Basques, Allison (Dale) Skeard Isle aux Morts, Donna Skeard, Roger Skeard both of Port aux Basques. Loving grandmother of Shawn (Jeanette), Craig (Pam), Chris (Sonya), Kerry (Sher), Devon (Melita), granddaughter in law Barbara Tobin, 9 great grandchildren, sisters; Minnie Banfield Garnish NL, Edna Butler (John) Ontario and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Myrtle had a wonderful love for her family and a was a dedicated member of the Salvation Army in Port aux Basques for many years. She was a devoted member of the Home League and her presence will surely be missed by all who were fortunate enough to have been blessed to have Myrtle as a part of their lives. Visitation took place on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Tuesday October 21, 2 PM at the Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bay officiated by Captain Shawn and Major Marilyn Furey. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Trans Canada Highway. Memorial donations can be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Resting At Home, In Heaven"

SNOW, Richard David
August 8, 1923- October 5, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of late Richard David Snow announce his passing on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Charles LeGrow Health Centre at the age of 91. He was the son of the late John and Eunice (nee Baggs) Snow. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons; John (Margaret), David (Donna), Garry and Richard (Sandra), seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Nora Snow, infant son, Maxwell, brother, Bertram, sisters, Gladys and Marion. Visitation will be held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port-aux-Basques from Monday, October 6 from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, October 7 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 8 at 2 p.m. from Wesley United Church with Rev. Kathleen Anderson officiating with interment to follow in Wesley United Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wesley United Church. Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting www.fillatre.ca

WHITE, Susan
August 30, 1918 - October 16, 2014
1918-2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Susan White announce her passing at her residence on Thursday, October 16, 2014 in her 96th year. She was the daughter of the late Eliol and Isabel (King) Caines. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her children, Theodore (Edith) White, Halifax, NS; Lillian White, Doyles, NL; Doris Cooper, Port-aux-Basques, NL; Raylene (Gerry) Cheriton, Sexsmith, AB; Kenneth (Elaine) White, Halifax, NS; Dayle (Claudio) Melchiorre, Halifax, NS; William (Suzanne) White, Clairmont, Ab and Curtis White (Classie Tufts), Yellowknife, NWT; grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Thorne, Burnt Islands; and Minnie Hayman, New Minas, NS; godchild, Gail Northcott and best friend, Martha Hann, many nieces and nephews and a large circle of friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred White, sons, Darcy and Garland White, infant grandson Scott White son of William and Suzanne White, brothers, George, Edgar, Kenneth Caines, sisters, Ida Caines, Joyce Caines, Helen Croucher and Elizabeth Billard and son-in-law, Bill Cooper. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port-aux-Basques, 134 Main Street, Sunday, October 19th from 2-4 & 7-9 and Monday, October 20th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 21st at 2:00 p.m. from Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle with Pastor Tyrone Ball officiating followed by interment at the Pentecostal Cemetery, TCH. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle, Port-aux-Basques. Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting www.fillatre.ca

 

 

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