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The Gulf News Obituaries
September 2007

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 September 2007

 

COLLIER, Marjorie I.
April 23, 1944 - September 1, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marjorie I. Collier announces her passing on Saturday, September 1, 2007 at Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Center in Port aux Basques, at the age of 63 years. Marjorie was the daughter of the late James and Jessie Parsons of Rose Blanche, she is also predeceased by her sister, Mary; brother, Leo; and son, Terrance; sisters-in-law, Joycie Slade and Edna Hardy. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her husband, Gerald of Port aux Basques; daughters, Ann (Hank) Lawrence of Alberta and Lorice (Derick O’Quinn) of Port aux Basques; sons, Scott (Tanya) of Nova Scotia and John (Diane) of Ontario; as well as five grandchildren; brothers, Roddick (Elsie) Parsons of Port aux Basques, Lewis (Catheline) Parsons of Rose Blanche, Cecil (Dorothy) Parsons of Rose Blanche and Carl Parsons of Burgeo; sisters, Ada Spencer of Halifax, Mildred (Ben) Osmond of Port aux Basques, Geraldine (Harvey) Enwood of Burnt Islands and Sheila Chaulk of Port aux Basques; sisters-in-law, Gloria Parsons of Port aux Basques, Loretta (Leander) Gillard of Ontario, Bessie Price of Washington, Cassie Grandy of Halifax and Marjorie Billard of North Sydney; brothers-in-law, Wesley (Alice) Collier of Rose Blanche, Ronald Collier of Rose Blanche, Sandy Collier of Halifax and Major Slade of North Sydney; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Visitation took place on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Tuesday, September 4, 2 p.m. 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.

ANDERSON, Gerald G.
June 28, 1929 - September 7, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald G. Anderson announces his passing on Friday, September 7, 2007 at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Center in Port aux Basques at the age of 78 years. Gerald was the son of the late Arthur and Sarah Anderson of Port aux Basques. He is also predeceased by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Albert and Elsie Read; his brother, Ronald Anderson; sisters-in-law, Clara Rose, Gertie Farrell and Mildred Read; brothers-in-law, Wallace Rose, George Piccott, Ralph Farrell and Maxwell Read. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving wife of 50 years, Lorraine of Port aux Basques; son, Arthur (Sharon) Anderson, Cape Ray; and daughter Sharon (Dave) Standing, Port aux Basques; grandchildren, Tanya (Jamie) Pope, Red Deer, Alberta; Arthena Anderson and Melissa Anderson, both of Port aux Basques and Denise (Graham) Standing, Lloydminster, Alberta; great-grandchildren Blake Pope, Shannon Anderson, Angel and Jessica McDonald; brothers, Harry Anderson, Lloyd Anderson, both of Port Aux Basques and James Anderson of Halifax; sisters-in-law, Carmel Anderson, Thelma Piccott, both of North Sydney; Geraldine (Jack) Harvey of Port aux Basques; Maxine Anderson, Manuels; Maureen Anderson, Kentville and Alma Warren of Burgeo; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Funeral services took place on Monday, September 10, 2 p.m. at Wesley United Church, Channel. Officiated by Rev. Patricia Ritchie. Interment followed at Wesley United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.

ROSE, Thomas
November 23, 1918 - September 9, 2007

Passed peacefully away on Sunday, September 9th, 2007 at Calder Health Centre in Burgeo, Thomas Rose, in his 88th year. He was predeceased by his wife Mary Ann and two grandsons: Norman Rose and Gary Young. Leaving to mourn sons: Norman (Mary), Gerald (Marie), Reginald (Lucy), Benjamin (Jody), Thomas (Nada) and Garfield; daughters: Sarah Jane Young (Joshua), Beatrice Young (Jacob), Mary Priddle (John), Minnie Young (Garfield), Susanna Young (Calvin), Myrtle Barter (Hiram), Louise McNamara (Louis), Marilyn Lushman (Wallace) and Frances Bateman (Clifford); 40 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Norman Warren (Louise) and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The Funeral Service took place at Transfiguration Church, Grey River on Wednesday, September 12th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. George Childs officiating.

HILLIARD, James Robert
Nov. 3, 1942 - Sept. 16, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Robert Hilliard announces his sudden passing on Sunday, September 16th at the age of 64 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories, his wife, Minnie; son, James Jr. (Maxine); daughters, Clarys (Leo) and Vicki (Scott Donaldson); five cherished and loving grandchildren, Ryan and Gwendolyn Donaldson, Colin, Lori and Destiny Hilliard; brothers, Walter (Genevieve), John (Rita); sisters, Doris (George Anderson), Olive Ingram, Joan (Stephen Hilliard); special nieces, Margaret (Jerry White), Marcella (Elias Kendell); his very special girl, Jeannie (Robin and Chase - Little Garge); numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, special friends and all the residents of the Hilliard’s Personal Care Home; sisters and brothers-in-law, William (Stella) Freake, Bert (Daphne) Freake, Andrew (Mabel) Freake, James (Deborah) Freake, Hazel Harvey, Edith (Lorenzo) Langdon and Mabel (Ross) Taylor. He was predeceased by his parents, James and Harriet; parents-in-law, Thomas and Elsie Freake; brothers, Clifford and George; sisters and brothers-in-law, Annie and John Bennett, Bernice and Alex Anderson. Donations accepted for the Holy Trinity Church or a charity of one’s choice in Jim’s memory. Visitation was held at the Holy Trinity Church, Codroy, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held on Thursday, September 20th, 2 p.m. Officiated by Rev. E. Smith. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.

MUSSEAU, Fredrick G.
April 7, 1929 - September 19, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Fredrick G. Musseau announces his passing on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at his residence in Port aux Basques. Fredrick was the son of the late Elizabeth (Musseau) Matthews, Port aux Basques. He is also predeceased by his sister, Rosie Musseau; aunt Maria Musseau; brother-in-law, Owen Noseworthy; and nephew, Jason Noseworthy. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his sister, Mary Noseworthy, Port aux Basques; niece, Michelle (Craig) Coleman, Cape Ray; cousins, Stewart Musseau, Port aux Basques and Kay Cameron, New Glasgow, NS; great-nephew, Lenny Green, Gander; great-niece, Megan Noseworthy and friend, Tammy Noseworthy, both of Port aux Basques, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. Visitation took place on Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral Services took place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 22 at the Salvation Army Church in Port aux Basques, officiated by Captains Paul and Michelle Blake. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.

WARREN, John Henry
September 22, 2007

Passed peacefully away on September 22, 2007 at Calder Health Centre Burgeo, John Henry Warren in his 84th year. He is predeceased by his mother, Susanna Warren; his father, William Warren; his brother, Jacob Warren and his two sisters, Annie Barter and Jeffie F. Warren. Leaving to mourn his wife of 59 years, Hannah Jane Warren; daughters, Annie (Douglas), Susan (Terrance), Mary Ann (Rodney), Wanda (Calvin) and Jessie; sons, George (Pheobe), Ephraim (Blanche), Nathan (Evelyn), Jacob (Dianne), Harvey (Kelly), and Wilson (Tina), 22 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Corner Brook and the Funeral services took place at Transfiguration Church, Grey River, on September 26, 2007 at 2 p.m. conducted by Rev. George N. Critchell.

SIMMS, Chesley E.
May 3, 1923 - September 24, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chesley Edward Simms announces his passing on Monday, September 24, at the age of 84 years. Born at Muddy Hole, NL, he was the son of the late Simeon and Elizabeth Simms. He was also predeceased by his brother, Garfield Simms; and sister-in-law, Hazel Simms. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories, his loving family: wife, Ada of 61 years marriage; sons, Robert (Gertie) of Goose Bay, Labrador; Garfield (Joan) of Mary’s Harbour, Labrador; and daughter, Mary (Max) Keeping of Dartmouth, NS; grandchildren, Matthew Simms of St. John’s, NL; Quentin Simms, Thomas Simms, Irene Simms, all of Mary’s Harbour, Labrador; Mark Keeping and Megan Keeping of Dartmouth, NS; brother, Thomas Simms of Harbour Breton, NL; step-brothers, Jacob (Blanche) Simms, Chris Simms and Alex Simms, all of Harbour Breton, NL; step-sisters, Minnie (Jim) Meade, Grand Bank, NL; Hazel (Ed) Hillier, Fortune, NL; Mary (George) Dominix, Belleoram, NL; niece, Janet (Terry) Toope, St. John’s, NL; nephew, Ronald Simms, Harbour Breton, NL; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Visitation took place on Tuesday and Wednesday at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 27 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.

GALE, Arthur
1914 - 2007

It is with regrets we announce the passing of our Dad, Arthur Gale, formerly of Millville, Codroy Valley, at Edmonton, AB, on September 29, 2007 four days prior to his 93rd birthday. Dad served in Scotland with the forestry unit during WWII. There he met the love of his life, Helen (Elma) Copland who predeceased him. Also predeceased by son, Tom (Leo); grandson, Duane Moore; and great-granddaughter, Allison. Arthur is survived by 11 children, David (Shelia), Adeline (Bernard), Emma (Ron), John, Mary (Gerard), Dan (Marg), Martha (Jim), Catherine (Dave), Ellen (Dave), Loretta (Brent) and Hughie (Dale); numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins; also two surviving sisters, Loretta Bauer and Rose Gale, Sydney, NS; sisters-in-law, Kathleen Gale, Nora Gale and Bess Raffin; and brother-in-law, James Copland. Following cremation, a memorial service took place Oct. 3, 2007 in Edmonton, AB.

RYAN, James
May 13, 1944 - September 29, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Ryan announces his passing on Saturday, September 29th at the age of 63 years. James was the son of the late Joseph and Eliza Jane Ryan of Oregan’s. He is also predeceased by his son, Kevin Ryan; brother, George Ryan; sister, Elizabeth Ryan; and brother-in-law, Kevin Smith. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving wife of 40 years, Irene; daughters, Kimberly (Sheldon) Ryan-Brace and Karen Ryan; son, Kenny (Loriann) Ryan; grandchildren, Antonio, Rachel, Ethan, Tyson, Leeanne, Dylan and Damian; sisters, Sophie (Clifford) Gallop and Annie Ryan; brothers, Bill (Catherine) Ryan, Joe (Shirley) Ryan and Carl (Maureen) Ryan; brothers-in-law, Richard (Rosemarie) Smith, Leonard (Liz) Smith and Gerald (Lucina) Smith; sisters-in-law, Ann (Roland) Kendell, Joan (Roddy) Brennan, Barbara Smith and Debbie Ryan; close friends, Ricky and Rowena Wambolt and Chantell O’Quinn; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Visitation took place on Sunday and Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, Upper Ferry. Funeral services took place on Tuesday, October 2nd, 10:30 a.m. at St. Anne’s Church, Upper Ferry, officiated by Rev. Lee Lainey. Internment followed at Mount St. Thomas Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300.

 

 

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