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JAMES, Mary
JAMES, Charles Wyatt
Royal Gazette January 24, 1882 (Tuesday)

Died. On Jan. 6, Mary, relict of the late Mr. Henry James, aged 40 years; also her son, Charles Wyatt, aged 20 years, both natives of Trinity. The deceased were returning home in the ill-fated str. Lion.

JAMES, Samuel M.
Evening Telegram August 22, 1969 (Friday)

Passed away at his residence, 50 Cornwall Ave., on Thursday, Aug. 21, Samuel M. James, aged 74 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Edna, one son Nelson, Corner Brook; one grandson Barry, one step-daughter Edna (Mrs. Chesley Ivany), St. John's, one sister, Mrs. Maude Fifield at Trinity East; one brother Eric at Montreal. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel Freshwater Road. Funeral at 2 p.m. Saturday to Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

JAMES, Samuel M.
Daily News August 22, 1969 (Friday)

Passed away at his residence, 50 Cornwall Ave., on Thursday, August 21st, Samuel M. James, aged 74 years. Leaving to mourn, his wife Edna; one son, Nelson, at Corner Brook; one grandson, Barry, and one stepdaughter, Edna (Mrs. Chesley Ivany) in St. John's; and one sister, Mrs. Maud Fifield, at Trinity East; one brother, Eric, Montreal. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road. Funeral at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

JEANS, Alfred
Newfoundlander   August 13, 1880 (Friday)

Died. - At Little Bay Mines, on the 20th July, Alfred, infant son of James and Harriet Jeans, formerly of Trinity.

JEANS, Lizzie Isabel
Royal Gazette   April 2, 1889 (Tuesday)

Died. On the 28th ult., Lizzie Isabel, aged 7 years and 6 months, daughter of John and Flora Jeans.

JEANS, Jesse
Royal Gazette January 24, 1882 (Tuesday)

Died. At Trinity, on Christmas Day, Mr. Jesse Jeans, aged 50 years. He leaves a sorrowing wife and children to mourn their loss.

JEANS, John
Royal Gazette January 24, 1882 (Tuesday)

Died. On the 6th inst., in str. Lion, Mr. John Jeans, aged 22 years. Deceased had been an employee at Archibald's Boot and Shoe Factory, and was going home to take the situation of mail carrier, made vacant by the death of his father. A widowed mother and seven helpless orphans are thus deprived of a bread winner by his early and sorrowful death.

JEANS, John
Royal Gazette   November 27, 1888 (Tuesday)

Died. On the 23rd inst., Mr. John Jeans, aged 39 years.

JEANS, John Charles
Royal Gazette   September 10, 1889 (Tuesday)

Died. On the 5th instant, at Halifax, John Charles, only son of Charles and Margaret Jeans, aged 3 years.

JEANS, Patience
Royal Gazette   December 25, 1888 (Tuesday)

Died. On the 21st inst., Patience, relict of the late Henry Jeans, aged 82 years.

JOHNSTON, John
Newfoundlander   September 4, 1865 (Monday)

Died. - On Wednesday last, after a long and painful illness, Mr. John Johnston, a native of Moffat(?), Scotland; aged 85 years.

JONES, George
Harbour Grace Standard   July 15, 1863 (Wednesday)

Died. At Carbonear, on the 6th inst., after a long illness, Mr. George Jones, an old and respected inhabitant, in the 81st year of his age.

JONES, Mary Agnes (nee Dwyer)
Telegram December 12, 1999 (Sunday)

Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Home on December 11, 1999, aged 82 years, formerly of Bell Island. Predeceased by husband James, brother Dan Dwyer and sisters Nellie Pumphrey, Margaret Kent, Mary Dodd. Leaving to mourn four children: James R. (fiance Emma Chislett) St. John`s, Francis, Stony Creek, Ontario; Theresa Bell (Steward) St. Catherines, Ontario, Barbara Hughes (Ken) St. Catherines, Ontario; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; two sisters: Theresa Northcott, St. John`s and Marion Brown, Holyrood; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast`s Funeral Home on Sunday at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Monday, December 13, 1999 at 2 p.m. in St. Michael`s Church. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.

JORDAN, Patrick
Newfoundlander   November 2, 1865 (Thursday)

Died. - On Tuesday evening last, after a protracted illness, borne with Christian fortitude and resignation to the Divine Will, Mr. Patrick Jordan, a native of the county Wexford, Ireland, aged 66 years. His funeral will take place on to-morrow, Friday, at 2 o'clock, P.M., from his late residence Water Street, when the friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully requested to attend.

JOY, Mother Cecilia
Evening Telegram   July 15, 1910 (Friday)

Death of a Religious.
Mother Cecilia, one of the youngest members of the community of Sisters of Mary, Conception, was called to her eternal reward on Thursday night, July 7th, in the 33rd year of her age and the 13th year of her religious life. Her death was the result of that dread disease consumption, with which she was stricken two years ago. Mother Cecilia Joy was the daughter of Capt. Walter Joy, Sub-Collector, Holyrood; the niece of the Rt. Rev. Mgr. Veitch, P.P., Conception, and the sister of Sister Lucy, who died of consumption at the Convent of Pictou over a year ago. To her sorrowing father, sister and brothers, to her uncle, Rt. Rev. Mgr. Veitch, and to all the other members of her family the Telegram extends its sympathy.

JOY, Gertrude M. (nee Wall)
The Evening Telegram   May 7, 1997 (Wednesday)

Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Monday, May 5th, 1997, Gertrude M. Joy, in her 83rd year, of Holyrood. Predeceased by her husband Jack, October 1989. Left with fond and loving memories are her sons: John and family, Bonavista; Jim and family, Joe, and Peter, all at Holyrood; her daughter, Carmelita Yetman and family, St. John's, Beth and Antoinette, both of St. John's; her sister, Josephine O'Brien; her special nephew, Jerry Wall and family; also a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral will take place on Thursday, May 8th, 1997 following 11:00 Mass at Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Southside, Holyrood. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
"May her soul rest in the peace of the risen Lord."

JOY, James
Evening Telegram March 19, 1997 (Wednesday)

Formerly of Conche. Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center, Tuesday, March 18th, 1997 in his 81st year. Leaving to mourn his wife Maude; step-sons: Mike Hynes (Helen), Verg Hynes (Alice), Pat Hynes (Blanche), Albert Hynes (Sheila), Lou Bartlett (Kay); step-daughters: Lucy Roper (John), Frances Kenny (Brendon); other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, 84 LeMarchant Rd. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, March 20th at 10;30 from Corpus Christi Church. Cremation to follow.
“May his soul rest in peace.”

JOY, James G.
Daily News October 20, 1922 (Friday)

Death. On Thursday 19th inst. (Capt.) James G. Joy in his seventy-eighth year. Funeral on Saturday at 2.30 from his late residence No. 5 Victoria Street.

JOY, John
Evening Mercury May 22, 1885 (Friday)

Death. On Wednesday, at noon, after a short illness, John, second son of the late Capt. Thomas and Jane Joy, aged 32 years. Funeral on to-morrow, Saturday, at half-past 2 o'clock, from his late residence, Princes [sic] Street.

JOY, John
The Times & General Commercial Gazette March 5, 1887 (Saturday)

Died, at Holyrood, on the 28th ult., Mr. John Joy, aged 85 years.

JOY, John
Royal Gazette May 26, 1885 (Tuesday)

Died. On the 20th inst., John, second son of the late Capt. Thomas and Jane Joy, aged 32 years.

JOY, John
Evening Telegram October 14, 1989 (Saturday)

Passed peacefully away after a brief illness on October 12, John Joy of Holyrood, in his 81st year. Left to mourn wife Gertrude (Wall); four sons: John and wife Jenny, Bonavista; James and wife Patricia, Holyrood; Peter and Joseph, Holyrood; three daughters: Carmelita Yetman (husband Larry), St. John's; Beth and Antoinette Joy, St. John's; six grandchildren; two sisters: Aggie Lewis and husband Albert, Holyrood and Lizzie Woodford, Holyrood. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral to take place 1:30 Sunday from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in the R.C. Cemetery, Southside, Holyrood. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Holy Cross Memorial Fund care of Holy Cross Church, Holyrood.

JOY, Maggie
Harbour Grace Standard   January 20, 1891 (Tuesday)

Death. At Holyrood, on Sunday night last, Maggie, wife of Capt. John Joy, aged 32 years, leaving eight children to mourn their loss. The deceased was a sister of Capt. James Deady of this town.

JOY, Maggie M.
Evening Telegram   January 23, 1891 (Friday)

Died. At Holyrood, on Sunday evening, 18th inst., Maggie M., beloved wife of Mr. John Joy, third daughter of the late Capt. Patrick Deady, of St. John's, deeply regretted by all who knew her. - R.I.P.

JOY, Maggie M.
The Times & General Commercial Gazette    January 28, 1891 (Wednesday)

Died, at Holyrood, on the 18th inst., Maggie M., wife of John Joy, third daughter of the late Capt. Patrick Deady, of St. John's.

JOY, Mary
The Evening Telegram    April 21, 1965 (Wednesday)

DEATH. - passed peacefully away at the General Hospital, April 13th, Mary Joy, aged 73 years. Leaving to mourn her husband, Edward; three daughters, Margaret (Mrs. George McCormack), Port au Port; Betty (Mrs. Albert Snook), Stephenville; Ann (Mrs. William Morrison) Ill. The funeral took place on Wednesday 4:30 p.m., at Holyrood.

JOY, Richard
Evening Telegram   August 8, 1890 (Friday)

Died. At Chelsea, Boston, after a long illness, Richard, aged 25 years, youngest son of Jane and the late Thomas Joy.

JOY, Richard
Harbour Grace Standard   August 12, 1890 (Tuesday)

Death. At Chelsea, Boston, after a long illness, Richard, aged 25 years, youngest son of Jane and the late Thomas Joy.

JOY, Susan
Royal Gazette June 9, 1885 (Tuesday)

Died. On the 6th inst., Susan, second daughter of the late Mr. Michael Joy, cooper.

JOY, Thomas
Royal Gazette August 23, 1881 (Tuesday)

Died. Drowned at sea on the 4th October, 1880, from the barque Ca???o, while on a voyage from Sythellon, New Zealand to London, Mr. Thomas Joy, aged 27 years. Deceased was a native of England, and leaves a wife and child in Newfoundland to mourn their loss.

JOY, William
Royal Gazette   March 7, 1876 (Tuesday)

DIED. ... At Harbor Main, on Friday morning, 25th ult., Mr. William Joy, Sen., aged 78 years. The deceased was father of the three brothers Joy who were drowned in the Hopewell last fall, and he sank under the affliction caused by his sad bereavement. - R.I.P.

 

 

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