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The Northern Pen Obituaries
April 2001

The Northern Pen is the main source for information on what's happening on the Great Northern Peninsula and in Southern Labrador. Comprehensive news and features are written about the resource industries, education, local and provincial politics, economic development and the people who live here.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of April 2001

 

CAINES JR., LUKE
Bartlett 's Harbour
Oct. 13, 1944-April 1, 2001

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on April 1, 2001. He was in his 56th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Cathy; daughter Betty (Harold); son Abe; granddaughter Abby; mother Evangeline; brothers Brendan (Pearl), Lemore (Margaret), Randell (Marlene) and Vincent (Roslyn); sisters Maude (Cyril), Hazel (Wally) and Isabel; father-in-law Abe Pittman; sisters-in-law Sandra (Winston) and Susan (Paul); nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Luke Sr. The funeral service took place at Sacred Heart Parish in Bartlett 's Harbour on Wednesday, April 4. His remains rested at the church in Bartlett 's Harbour. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

TURNBULL, INA
Charlottetown, Labrador

The sudden passing occurred at her late residence in Charlottetown on April 6. She was in her 59th year. Leaving to mourn husband Alexander; sons Edward (Ina), Alex, Jr. (Pearl), Everett (Darlene), Kevin, Melvin (Thelma) and Darrell (Katrina); daughters Vivian (Tom) Campbell and Kimberly (Derek) Cheeseman; sisters Annie (John) Turnbull, Vera (Jim) Russell, Violet (Simon) Strugnell, Lara Gaulton, Effie (Tony) Penney, Evelyn (Garland) Tulk, and Ruth (Chad) Jones; brother Oral Burden; 10 grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on April 8, from the entecostal Church in Charlottetown with interment in the church cemetery. Her remains rested at the church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

GOULD, IVY
Bear Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ivy Gould announce her passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Sunday, April 8, 2001. She was in her 61st year. She leaves to mourn her husband Cyril; sons Kevin (Caroline) and Brian; daughters Velma (Clayton) and Brenda (Stephen); grandchildren Cory, Brent, Jonathon, Charli, Jeffery and Jamie; sisters Gloria, Bridget, Georgina (Dan), Marie (George), Alma (Garfield), Jane (Abe) and Mary (Curtis); brothers Clyde (Ethel) and Austin (Ivy) as well as a large circle offamily and friends. She was pre-deceased by her parents Effie and Stephen; mother-in-law Sarah and father-in-law John. The family received visitors at St. Boniface Church in Bear Cove on Tuesday from where the funeral service took place on Wednesday, April 11 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Robert Elder officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Bear Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Holly Brown and Don Gould, Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

PILGRIM, VERA VICTORIA (DECKER)
Happy Valley-Goose Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of Vera Victoria (nee Decker) Pilgrim, announce her passing on April 8, 2001 in her 78th year. Leaving to mourn husband Leonard; sons Donald (Gail), Frank (Helen), Ted (Phyllis) and Junior (Mildred); daughters Lillian (Wilfred) Hillier and Iris (Barrie) Hynes; brothers Samuel (Nava) Decker and Lloyd (Madge) Decker; sisters Madge (Harvey) Pinhorn, Greta Wood and Iris Pike; brothers-in-law Ambrose Pilgrim, Jim Pilgrim and Ralph (Hazel) Pilgrim; sister-inlaw Hinnie Hillier; 23 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was predeceased by son Vernon. The funeral service was held on April 11 at 2 p.m. from the Pentecostal Church in St. Lunaire-Griquet conducted by Pastor Walley Andrews. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation are gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

PATEY, JESSIE AMELIA
Passed peacefully away at St. John's on April 10, 2001, Jessie Amelia Patey, age 86. She was predeceased by husband Norman in 1995. Left with loving memories are sons Alvin (Joan) of Labrador City and Reuben of Mount Pearl; daughter Joyce (Clyde) West of Gander; brother Whyman Diamond (Olive) of Big Brook; sisters Gladys Anthony (Cecil) of St. John's, and Caroline Bishop (Claude) of Scarborough, Ontario; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Phyllis Patey of St. Anthony, Lena Diamond of Toronto and Hazel Diamond of Corner Brook; brother-in-law Reuben Patey (Vida) of St. Anthony; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation was held at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. The funeral service was held on April 13 at Fraser Road United Church, Gander followed by interment at All Saints Cemetery. Donations in her memory can be made to the Alzheimer's Association or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements were entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.

MITCHELMORE, MALCOLM
St. Anthony

Former resident of Shirley's Haven Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on April 11, 2001. He was in his 79th year. Leaving to mourn son Edward Noseworthy of Sydney, Nova Scotia; special grandson Richard; brother Churchill (Doreen); sisters Ellen of Halifax and Jane (Joe) Keats; sister-in-law Augustina Mitchelmore; 15 nephews; eight nieces and a large circle of friends. He was predeceased by wife Helen of 30 years, mother Lydia , father Richard and brother Theophilus. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on April 14 from St. Mary's Anglican Church in St. Anthony with interment in the church cemetery. His remains rested at the funeral home on West Street. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

GOULD, STEDMAN
Port Saunders

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stedman Gould announce his passing at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre on Sunday, April 15, 2001, at the age of 78. He will be sadly missed by his family, wife Thurza (Biggin); daughters Alma of Port au Choix and Karen (Cyril) of Hawkes Bay; sons George (Evelyn), Alex (Mable), Donald (Betty) all of Port Saunders, and William (Clara) of Parsons Pond; 20 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by son Harris; daughter Millicent; parents Alexander and Katherine; brother William; and sister Alma. Funeral services were held on April 17, 2001 at St. John the Devine Anglican Church in Port Saunders.

RUMBOLT, CLARENCE
Mary's Harbour

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on April 18, 2001. He was in his 84th year. Leaving to mourn children Lorraine (John), Rosalind (Freeman), Ricky (Jean), Roddy (Patsy), Shirley (Ross), Pauline (Aubrey) and Glenda (George); 29 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brothers Norman and Eric and sisters Lillian and Helen. He was predeceased by wife Mabel in 1980. His remains went forward via aircraft to his late residence in Mary's Harbour. The funeral service took place from the Anglican Church with interment in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

RUMBOLT, AUSTIN
Port au Choix

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Austin Rumbolt announce his passing at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Wednesday, April 18, 2001. He was in his 87th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Rita; seven daughters, Jean O'Keefe of Port Au Choix, Imelda (Kurt) Frenzel of Camden, New York, Bernice Gregory of Richmond, British Columbia, Sheila (Rene) Billard of Corner Brook, Linda (Ken) Holthusen of Brisbane, Australia, Helena (Chris) Heward and Clarice Piche of Vernon, British Columbia; three sons, Martin Gould of Port au Choix, Daniel (Betty) of Stephenville and Dean (Dolores) of Port au Choix; 31 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; brother Ralph Rumbolt of Port Saunders and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by daughter-in-law Margaret Gould. The family received friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port au Choix. The funeral service took place on Friday at 11 a.m. from St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Terry officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's funeral Home, Port au Choix.

BUTT, STANLEY JAMES
Woody Point , Bonne Bay

Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, April 18, 2001, Stanley James Butt at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, at the age of 86 years. He was a veteran of 166th Newfoundland Field Regiment, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 13, and a member of the Masonic Lodge, Bennett Hall, Corner Brook. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Dorothy (nee Jenkins); sister Edith Row of St. John's; brother–in-law Thomas Jenkins (Frances) of Lewisporte; sisters-in-law Jacqueline Jenkins (Glahn) of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Ivernia Butt of Woody Point and Emma Jenkins of St. John's; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Cremation to take place. A memorial service and interment from the Anglican Church of the Epiphany in Woody Point, Bonne Bay will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations in his memory may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook. For further information please call 1-888-868-6800.

TAYLOR, GERALD
Scarborough, Ontario
(Formerly of Quirpon , NF )

Passed away peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital in Scarborough, Ontario on Wednesday, April 18, 2001 at age 63. Beloved husband of Claudette, loving father of Emmanuel and Angela. He will be sadly missed by his sisters Mary, Bessie, Maisie, Shirley and Mabel, and brothers Life, Keith and Robert. He will be fondly remembered by all his nieces, nephews, family and friends. The funeral service was held in the Chapel of the Simple Alternative Funeral Centre in Scarborough on Saturday, April 21. Donations made to Scarborough General Hospital Foundation - Intensive Care and 3 Central Unit, 3050 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M1P 2V5, in Gerald's memory, would be appreciated by his family.

GEORGE, GERTRUDE A.
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gertrude George (nee Cull) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 22, 2001 at the age of 78 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Mr. Henry George, Corner Brook; daughter Emma Layden, Pasadena; step-children Agnes Holloway, Grand Falls-Windsor, Martin George (Pam), Corner Brook, Gordon George, Irishtown, Calvin George (Catherine), Saskatchewan, Joan Burton (Dawson), Grand Falls-Windsor and Judy Park (Barry), Cox's Cove; three grandchildren; 14 step-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; step-daughter-in-law Loretta George, Irishtown; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband Herbert Simms. Visitation took place from the Pentecostal Tabernacle, Elizabeth Street, Corner Brook on Monday evening from where she was transferred to the United Church in St. Anthony for visitation on Wednesday. The funeral service was held on Thursday, April 26, at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook.

SLADE, LAURA E.
St. Anthony

Passed peacefully away at the residence of her son, Frank, on April 23, 2001. She was in her 98th year. Leaving to mourn sons Frank (Clara), Cyril (Kitty), Raymond (Mary), Eric (Ellen), Norman (Dorothy); daughters Margaret Rickett, Maud (James) Delaney, Jessie (Bruce) Rye, Joyce (Ronald) Cull, Phyllis (Neil) Ireland; brother Cyril; sisters Josephine and Margaret; 26 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and one great-greatgrandchild. She was predeceased by her husband John and son Robert. The funeral service tool place at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 27 from the United Church in St. Anthony with interment in the church cemetery at Fishing Point. Her remains rested at the funeral home on West Street. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

 

 

Page contributed by Floyd Letto

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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