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The Northern Pen Obituaries
April 2003

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 2003

 

HANCOCK, LISA HAZEL
Forteau

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lisa Hancock announce her passing at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Monday, April 7, 2003. She was in her 32nd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her mom and dad, Leonard and Marie Hancock; brother Leon (Coretta); sister Lynette (Bruce); niece Kristen; grandmother Mrs. Melsie Roberts and a large circle of aunts, uncles, other family members and friends. The family received friends at the United Church in Forteau from where the funeral service took place on Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Karl Arnold officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery in Forteau. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, L'Anse au Loup. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. To sign the guest book or make a memorial donation visit our website at wwwfillatre.ca

POLLARD, SAMUEL KENNETH
Stephenville
(Formerly of Roddickton)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Samuel Kenneth Pollard announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on April 11, 2003 at the age of 67 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Audrey; sons Melvin (Triffey) and Sterling (Wanda) of Stephenville and Kevin (Linda) and Bruce of Springdale; daughters Judy (Chris) Haynes of Ottawa, Ontario, Kathy (Henry) Chubbs of Bide Arm and Debbie (Patrick) Woodfine of Stephenville; six brothers Francis (Melina) and Reuben (Linda), both of Stephenville, Harold (Josie) of Deer Lake, Garfield (Alice) of Glovertown, Clarence (Sadie) of Marathon, Ontario, and Eugene of Scarborough, Ontario; sisters Winnie Cassell of Stephenville, Prudence Thorne of Grand Falls-Windsor, Mildred Fudge of Hampton and Melina (Gerard) Foote of Ontario; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Josiah and Patience Pollard. The funeral service took place at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday April 13 with Pastor Shawn Bowers officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery , Hansen Highway, Stephenville. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville.

NORMAN, JENNY (GENEVIEVE) JANETTE
Roddickton

Passed peacefully away on April 12, 2003 in Dryden, Ontario. She was in her 81st year. She leaves to mourn daughters Daphne (Douglas), Marg (Bill), Avelina (Peter), Betty (Calvin) and Wanda (Jim); sons James, Ernest (Maureen), George (Louise) and Perry (Gilda); brother Morey Gill; 36 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren, as well as a large number of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Raymond (1996). Visitation took place at the Calvary Pentecostal Temple in Roddickton from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 18 with Pastor Keith Simms officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

HOUSE, ISAAC AMBROSE
Port Saunders
May 31, 1933 - April 12, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Isaac House announce his passing on Saturday, April 12, 2003 at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders. He was in his 70th year. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Hepsey; sons Daniel (Barb), Clan (Brenda) and Craig (Lisa); daughter Juanita (Derek); grandchildren Brent, Rhonda, Joyce, Jinene, Ashley and Aaron; great-grandchildren Angelina, Joey, Austin and Justin, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. The family received friends at St. John the Divine Anglican Church in Port Saunders from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15 with Capt. Jason Haggstrom officiating. Interment followed at Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted and donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MCLEAN, MILLICENT
Green Island Cove
Aug. 1, 1943 - April 14, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Millicent McLean announce her passing on Monday, April 14, 2003 at her family residence in Green Island Cove. She was in her 60th year. Leaving to mourn sisters Rhoda Susan (Graydon) Mitchelmore, Maisie McLean and Mamie Ellen (Lambert) Mitchelmore of Green Island Cove; brothers John Thomas (Winnie) McLean and Vincent (Jessie) McLean of Green Island Cove, and Marcelle (Eura) McLean of Cow Head; special nephew Brent McLean of Green Island Cove, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family received friends at St. Andrew Anglican Church in Lower Cove from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m on Wednesday, April 16 with Rev. Sandra Hounsell-Drover officiating. Interment followed at the family plot at Green Island Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix/Bear Cove. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DOWER, BERNARD
Conche

Passed peacefully away at John M. Gray Centre in St. Anthony on April 14, 2003. He was in his 96th year. He leaves to mourn his daughters Fannie (Hubert) of Conche and Ann-Marie (Ike); grandchildren Keith, Roderick, Philip, Sandra (Lorne), Wade (Pam) and Terry (Tanya); great-grandchildren Nathan, Hogan, Stephen, Nicholas, Hayley and Marissa, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife Ellen (1995). Visitation was held place at Sacred Heart Parish in Conche from where the funeral mass took place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16 with Fr. Jim Robertson officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

WHITE, DION JOSEPH
Port Saunders
Oct. 4, 1966 - April 16, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dion Joseph White announce his passing at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's on Wednesday, April 16, 2003 in his 36th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Catherine (Kate) nee Critchley; his darling little boy Kenny; his loving mother Frances White; brothers John (Karen) of Port au Choix, Hollis of Port Saunders and George (Valda) of Torbay; sisters Lana White (Art Pearce) of St. John's and Carol Ann (Pierre) Mochon of Port Saunders; nieces Jolynn and Lauren; nephews Joshua, Marc and Stephane; mother-in-law Selina (Lean) Critchley of Port Saunders; the Critchley family members who were so close to Dion, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Dion was predeceased by his father Leo and his father-in-law John Critchley. The family received friends at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port Saunders from where the funeral service of Christian burial took place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 20 with Fr. Terry officiating. Interment followed at the family plot at Sandy Point Interdenominational Cemetery . Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street Deer Lake.
Forever in our hearts.

PATEY, HARRY R.
St. Anthony
1925 - 2003

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on April 24, 2003 in his 77th year. Mr. Patey was a long-time member of the St. Anthony Fire Department and a member of the Loyal Orange Lodge and St. Anthony Lions Club. He leaves to mourn wife Viola; daughters Phyllis Peddle (Edward), Madonna Ireland (Francis) and Lana (Garrett Clarke); son Rodger Patey (Sandra); grandchildren Michelle Henry (Keith), Craig Ireland (Lea Peters), Sheldon Peddle (Terrilynn Newman), Chad Ireland (Krista), Melanie Patey (Brad Powell), Justin Patey and Jonathan Patey; great-grandchild Jenna Ireland; sisters-in-law Margaret and Charlotte Patey, as well as a number of other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by parents Hezekiah and Ida and brothers Gasper, James, Ezra and Herbert. Visitation took place at the funeral home on West Street . The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 at St. Mary's Anglican Church in St. Anthony with Rev. Jean Brenton-Hickman officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

HEDDERSON, ALMA VIOLA
Straitsview

Passed peacefully away at John M. Gray Centre in St. Anthony on April 26, 2003. She was in her 78th year. She leaves to mourn husband Gordon; sons Ernest (Netta), Eugene (Lori), Pearce (Judy), Bronston (Tina) and Newell (Selma); daughters Neta (Eric), Evangeline (Herbert), Zona, Sheila (Ralph), Carolyn (John), Lydia (Dave) and Linda (Eugene); 30 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four brothers; one foster brother; four foster sisters, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation took place at Central United Church from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

GLYNN, PAUL THOMAS
West St. Modeste

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Paul Glynn announce his passing at his daughter's home in St. Paul 's River on April 27, 2003. He was in his 72nd year. He leaves to mourn children Theresa (Jack), Jeanette (Calvin), Lionel (Lily), Agatha (Winston), Reginald (Rita), Marilyn (Francis), George, John (Terrilyn), Jacqueline (Joseph), Loretta (Ted) and Mary Ange; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four sisters and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife Jane (Oct. 28, 2002). The family received friends at Our Lady of Labrador Church in West St. Modeste from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 with Father Neil Haight officiating. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in L'Anse au Diable. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, L'Anse au Loup. To make a memorial donation or sign the family guest book, visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

FOWLER, STELLA MARY
Capstan Island

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stella Fowler announce her passing at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's on April 28, 2003 at the age of 84 years and 9 months. Leaving to mourn with treasured memories her husband Dave; sons Thomas (Bella), Joe (Myra), George (Stella) and Walter (Alice); daughters Elsie (Obediah), Sophia (Kevin), Elizabeth (David), Bertha (George)and Janet (Bruce); 30 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; cousins; nieces; nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Thomas and Julie Hammond, brothers Peter, Peter and Raymond, first husband Joe O'Dell, daughter Mary and grandchild Sean. The family received friends at the Anglican Church in Capstan Island and then at Our Lady of Labrador Church in West St. Modeste from where the funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 2 with Fr. Neil Haight officiating. Interment followed at L'Anse au Diable Cemetery . Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, L'Anse au Loup. To sign the family guest book or make a memorial donation visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

DAVIS, GEORGE
Forteau

Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, April 29, 2003 at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, George “Bobby” Davis of Forteau, age 79 years. He is predeceased by his wife Clarissa (October, 2002). Left to mourn are his family Bea Willis (Marv) of Portugal Cove; aunt Melcia Roberts; uncle George Buckle (Mina); cousins Wilfred Davis (Margaret), Evelyn Casey (Davis), Mabel Oxford (Norm), Cecil Davis (Rita), Gerald Davis (Mona), Flora House, Shirley Fowler (Henry), Marjorie Dumaresque (Nelson), Almond Roberts (Selesta), Lily Dumaresque, Annie Hancock (Llewelyn), Kenneth Roberts (Phyllis), William Roberts (Sophie), George Roberts, Harold Roberts (Greta), Warren Roberts (Marie), Marie Hancock (Leonard), Hazel Roberts, Willard Bailey (Bernice), William Buckle (Vivian), Arthur Buckle, Linda Barkhouse, James Buckle (Pearl), Mary Flynn (Robert), Rev. Francis Buckle (Gertie), Bertha Rideout (Dave), Truman Buckle, Louisa Flynn (Bill), Hollis Buckle (Maggie), Hilda Belbin (Nelson) and Beatrice Cooney (Brian), as well as a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road , St. John's on Wednesday, his remains were forwarded for visitation to St. Peter's Anglican Church in Forteau from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. Interment followed at St. Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery.

 

 

Page contributed by Floyd Letto

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

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