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The Gulf News Obituaries
September 2010

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

 

BATTCOCK, John Francis
(1934-2010)
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our wonderful dad, poppy, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. John passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at South Lake Hospital in Newmarket, Ont. Predeceased by his wife Sheila (2002) his parents: Jack and Margaret and brother Adrian. Left to cherish his memory are his children: Jeanine (Jack), Johnny (Barbara), JoAnn (Dulach) and Michele (Jeff); dear family member Diane (Leslie) Chaulk; grandchildren: Tara, Rory, Liam, Danny, Ryan, Mark and Alley; sisters: Carmel (the late Gerry) Buckingham, Sheilagh (Robert) McGrath, and a very special partner Helen Bowering and her children: Karen, Julie and Mark. As well as a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Wednesday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or a donation may be made in his memory to a charity of one's choice.

FUDGE, Florence
Port aux Basques, NL
July 19, 1941 - September 15, 2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Florence Fudge announces her passing at the Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 in her 69th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her sister Hilda Wall; sister-in-law Martha Hann; nieces: Florence Wall (Ed Sosnowski), Betty (John Szabados), as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband George Fudge and parents Hazel and Emanuel Figay, Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques on Thrusday, Friday and Saturday. The Funeral Service was held on Sunday, September 19th at 4:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Hannah Dicks. Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

KEEPING, Anna Mary
Port aux Basques, NL
December 6, 1937 - September 15, 2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Anna Mary Keeping announces her passing at her residence in Port aux Basques, NL on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at the age of 72 years. Anna was the daughter of the late George and Mary Blackmore. She was predeceased by her husband John Keeping; daughter Minnie Osmond and sister Lillian Lace. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons Henry (Sheila), Roland (Roxanne) and Wayne, all of Port aux Basques; brothers: Richard (Edna), Branard (Evelyn), Gerald (Margaret), James (Darlene), all of Port aux Basques, George (Gloria) of Digby, NS; sisters Eileen (Fred - deceased) Battiste and Hester (Frank - deceased) Pearce, both of Port aux Basques, and Judy (Martin) Keeping of Digby, NS; grandchildren: Cyril, Jody and Megan; great - grandchildren; Dakota and Kyle, and a large circle of nieces and nephews, cousins and close friends. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques on Thursday and Friday. Funeral services took place on Saturday, September 18 at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Hannah Dicks. Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

KENDALL, Alfred Archibald
March 17, 1956 - September 11, 2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alfred Archibald Kendall announces his passing on Saturday September 11, 2010 at Legrow Health Center at the age of 54 years. Born at Woodville, Alfred was the son of the late Archibald and Gladys Kendall. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories, loving wife Louise of 28 years marriage. His sons: Kirk (Trina) Kendall Oromocto NB, Lucas (Serena) Kendall Cold Lake Alta. Brothers: Harvey (Joan) Kendall Woodville, Allan Kendall Woodville, niece Tanya (Ricky) O'Quinn Nova Scotia, and a large circle of extended family and many friends. Visitation took place on Tuesday September 14 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Codroy. Funeral services took place on Wednesday September 15, 11 AM at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Peter Boote. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

MacAULAY, Jean Seeley (Hollett)
Jean Seeley (Hollett) Mac Aulay
(88) passed away peacefully at the Victoria General Hospital palliative care unit on Friday, September 17, 2010. Born in Sydney Mines, she was the daughter of James William & Isabelle (Foote) Hollett. Jean remained active to the last twice weekly with Northwood Day Care and had been looking forward to the new season for her dart league with the Young at Heart Seniors Club in Spryfield. She was a member of the Spryfield Royal Canadian Legion having transferred last year from North Sydney and, previously, Channel - Port aux Basques, NF. A champion bowler, she was forced into retirement by arthritis in her wrist. Predeceased by her husband Bob in 1980 and eight of her siblings, she leaves to mourn her sister, Gladys (Mrs. Boyd MacLean) of Glace Bay, her son, James Robert MacAulay, granddaughters Tanya Christine Radkey, Cheryl Yaulene Mac Aulay, Meghan Danielle Mac Aulay, Caitlin Chelsea Anne Mac Aulay, grandson, James Jonathan MacAulay, and great grandson, Connor Robert Neal Radkey, all currently residing in Halifax and many nieces and nephews. At her request, there will be no visitation or flowers. A committal service will be held in Greenwood Cemetery in Glace Bay at 2:00pm on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 where she will be buried beside her husband. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Canadian Heart Foundation, the Canadian Diabetes Society and/or the Canadian Kidney Foundation. Jean will be fondly remembered by family and friends in Cape Breton which she always considered home and southwestern Newfoundland where she lived for 25 years as well as those she came to know during her last two years in Halifax.

MARSDEN, James Stephen
Jan 2, 1919 - Sept 6, 2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Stephen Marsden Sr. announces his peaceful passing on Sept 6, 2010 at Calder Health Center, Burgeo at the age of 91. Born at Francois, he was the son of the late John and Elizabeth Marsden. He was predeceased by two daughters, Annie Maude and Doreen Clara, brothers Jacob and Stewart and sister Hilda. Left with many cherished memories, his loving and devoted wife of 70 years, Irene, his children, Shirley (Garland), Douglas (Annie), Norma (Jim), Melvin (Brenda), John (Pat), Jim (Grace), Rex (Daphane) all of Burgeo. Russell (Diane) Plum Point, Marilyn (Brian) Brooks, AB, Marlene (John) Margaree and Wanda (Victor) Ottawa, ON, 16 grandchildren, 21 great- grandchildren, sister Maria Beatrice Durnford (Burgeo), sister-in-law Gladys Marsden (Francois) and a large circle of nieces , nephews and many close friends. Visitation took place on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9, and Wednesday 10-12 at St. John Evangelist Church, Burgeo, Funeral service took place on Wednesday Sept 8, 2 p.m. at St. John Evangelist Church, Burgeo. Officiated by Rev. George Childs. Interment followed at the community cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of Fillatres Funeral Homes.

NEIL, Eric W. C.
(July 16, 1932 - September 21, 2010)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eric Neil announces his passing on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at the age of 78 years. Born at Grand Bruit, Eric was the son of the Late Hubert and Gladys Neil. He was also predeceased by sisters: Vera Lawrence, Margaret Frampton, Leah Harvey and Loretta Billard, and Brother Earl Neil. Left with many cherished memories, his loving and devoted wife of 54 years, Lilia. He is survived by daughters: Loretta (Minter) Walters of Burnt Islands, Diane (Alfred) Taylor of Burnt Islands, Margaret (Richard) White of Fall River, N.S., Erica (Brett) Walker of Beansville, ON, Annette (Clayton) Vardy of Isle aux Morts, Ada (John) Robbins of Wainfleet, ON, Lydia (Kenny) Thorne of Burnt Islands, Florence Boivin (Jaime Bryan) of Isle aux Morts. Grandchildren: Felicia, Alfred, Quentin, Amelia, Blair W, Roderick, Blair T, Jessica, Eric, John, Tamara, Kendra, Geneva, Kirkland. Great-grandchildren: Bethany, Brenden, Andrew, Lauren, Kadience. He also leaves to mourn Brother Austin (Eileen) of Lawrencetown, N.S. Sister Corella Strickland of North Sydney, N.S and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many friends. Visitation took place on Wednesday evening, Thursday and Friday at Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Isle aux Morts. Funeral service took place on Saturday, September 25, 2010, 2 PM at Holy Spirit Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home. Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

PEDDLE, Robert James
Port Aux Basques, NL
June 9, 1938 - September 11, 2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert James Peddle announce his sudden passing on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at the LeGrow Health Centre in Port Aux Basques at the age of 72 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 50 years Nina Peddle; son Kevin Peddle, Greenwood, NS; daughter Paulette MacIsaac (Leon), Paradise; grandchildren: Jessica, Robert, Nicholas and Kara; brother William Peddle (Violet), Whitebourne; sister Annie Leyte, Lewisporte, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Mary Hannah Peddle of Whitebourne; brothers: Melon and Dola Peddle; sisters: Floss and Margaret. Visitation took place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port Aux Basques on Monday, September 13th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, September 14th at 3:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church. Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill, Reverend Hanna Dicks officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted.

SHORT, Mildred Catherine
Cape Ray, NL
August 3, 1950 - September 13, 2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mildred Catherine Short announces her passing on Monday, September 13, 2010 at Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques at the age of 59 years. Mildred was the daughter of the late Olive and Walter Warren. She was predeceased by her brothers: George, Phillip, and Walter; sisters: Susie and Vera; father-in-law Absolum Short. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories her husband of 39 years, Chesley; daughter Gloria (Nelson), Grande Prairie, AB; sons: Lawrence (Trina) and Edgar (Arlene), Cape Ray; her precious grandson Jordon Osmond, Port aux Basques; brother James (Gladys), Cape Ray, sister Gertie (James) MacIsaac, O'Regans; mother-in-law Frances Short. Cape Ray; brother-in-law Ralph, Cape Ray, Steward (Jane) Wilson, Junior (Sheila), Frank (Carolann), all of Cape Ray, Eugene (Lavina), Calahoo, AB; sisters-in-law: Patsy, Point au Aconi, NS, Linda Warren, Cape Ray, Betty Osmond, Cape Ray, Maise (Vernon) Short, Cape Ray, Catherine Pye, St. John's, Pauline Pearce, Oromocto, NB, Mary (George), Cape Ray, and a large circle of nieces and nephews and special friend Marina (Ralph) Wall, Cape Ray. Visitation took place at Fillatre's Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 on Tuesday and Wednesday and at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Cape Ray on Thursday morning, from where the Funeral Service was held on Thursday, September 16 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Peter Boote officiated. Interment followed at the Church Cemetery. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

WHITE, Phoebe Elizabeth
August 26, 1926 - September 10, 2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Phoebe Elizabeth White announces her passing on Friday September 10, 2010 at Legrow Health Center, at the age of 84 years. Born at Middle Barachois, Phoebe was the daughter of the late James and Alice Osmond. She was also predeceased by her husband Walter, granddaughter Cynthia Young, and companion Mike Seymour. Left with many cherished memories, are her 17 children: Alice (Reg) Osmond Stephenvile, Albert (Sharon) White Port aux Basques, Josie (Howard) Young Timmins ON, Melvin (Linda) White Port aux Basques, Florence (Seaward) Carroll Margaree, Rosine White Margaree, William (Elaine) White MacDougall's, Gary (Elsie) White Port aux Basques, Wayne (Beverley) White Port aux Basques, Valerie (Dennis) White Hamilton ON, Norma White (Paul) Timms ON, Rick White (Nina) Corner Brook, Debbie (Mike) Bouillon Timmins ON, Jeffery White Port aux Basques, Nancy (Vernon) Jeans Port aux Basques, Linda White Timmins ON, Raylene (Ephraim) Skinner Sudbury ON, 35 grand children, 36 great grandchildren, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and many friends. Visitation took place on Saturday from 7-9 PM , Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 Pm at East Haven Funeral Home. Funeral services took place on Tuesday September 14, 11 AM at St. James Anglican Church, Channel officiated by Rev. Hannah Dicks. Interment followed at Middle Barachois Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

 

 

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