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The Northern Pen Obituaries
August 2002

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 August 2002

 

HUMBER, HENRY LEVI
Daniel's Harbour
March 29, 1946 - Aug. 2, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Henry Levi Humber announce his passing on Friday, August 2, 2002. He will be sadly missed by his loving ex-wife Helen; daughter Joy (Morley Payne) of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; sons Levi (friend Janice), Trent (daughter-in-law K.J.), both of Swan Hills, Alberta, and Desmond (friend Karla) of Daniel's Harbour; daughter-in-law Rebecca Payne; five grandchildren Robyn, Felicia, Candace, Emily and Anna, sisters Maud (Stanley House) of Daniel's Harbour and Louise (Sam Payne) of Corner Brook; his life-long friend since childhood Reg House (Vera) of St. John's; special cousin Gerald Humber (Barbara) of Daniel's Harbour; special friends Adrian Bennett of Daniel's Harbour and Henry Caines of Portland Creek. He also leaves to mourn a number of relatives and a large circle of friends extending from British Columbia to Newfoundland and Labrador. He is predeceased by parents Mary and Henry(Harry) Humber. He had a love of hunting and fishing which will live on through his sons. He was a member of the United Steel Workers of America and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 047, Labrador City. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service was held at Holy Cross Anglican Church in Daniel's Harbour on Thursday, August 8, at 2 p.m. It was Henry's wish that there be no flowers. He requested that donations be made to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, Health Science Centre, St. John's. Arrangements were entrusted to Parson's Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

RUMBOLT, CECELIA
Mary's Harbour

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecelia Rumbolt announce her passing at her family residence on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2002, at the age of 55 years. She leaves to mourn her husband David; children Danny (Cecile), Joy (Randy) Hopkins, Austin (Tracey), Colleen (Jason) Rumbolt, Jennifer (Rick) Rumbolt; grandchildren Carol, Mitchell, Daniel, David, Kennedy, Donovan, Patrick, Bailey and Nicole; sisters May Ropson and Effie Kelly; brother Reginald Elgar, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents Daniel and Beatrice Elgar, sisters Ethel McKay and Jessie Elgar, and brothers Wilfred Elgar and Donald Elgar. The family received friends from St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church in Mary's Harbour from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Mary's Harbour. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

CULL, AUGUSTUS
Roddickton

Passed peacefully away at Roddickton Health Centre on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002 at the age of 94 years. He leaves to mourn sons Gilbert (Vickie), Fremonder (Lucy) of Roddickton, Calvin (Betty), Boyde (Elsie) of Ignace, Ontario, and Vallance (Betty) of Kitchener, Ontario; daughters Audry Stearns (Richard) of Wapakonetas, Ohio and Lillian Cook (Harold) of Kitchener, Ontario; as well as a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife Janette (Dec. 17,1998), son Alex Cull, and daughter Rita. Visitation took place at K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home in Roddickton. The funeral service was held at the Salvation Army Church in Englee at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14. Interment followed in the Salvation Army Cemetery in Roddickton. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

BUTT, BARTON
Mary's Harbour

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Barton Butt announce his passing at his family residence on Monday, Aug. 12, 2002 at the age of 56 years. He leaves to mourn brother Benjamin (Joyce) Butt; sisters Emma (Harry) Samson, Laura (Marty) Dalton and Martha (Gordon) Pye; a large number of nieces and nephews, as well as his companion dog Fido. He is predeceased by parents Bartholomew and Susan Butt, brothers Fredrick Butt, Alex Butt and Edward Smith. The family received friends at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church in Mary's Harbour from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Mary's Harbour. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

ANDREWS (ELGAR), EMILY
Great Harbour Deep
Resided at Golden Crest Haven, Pollard's Point
July 9, 1917 - Aug. 14, 2002

Emily passed peacefully away in the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by special friend Leonard Ricketts of Pollard's Point; children Irene (Lester) Green of Raleigh, Beatrice (Almon) Jennings of Curling, Gilbert (Ena) Andrews of Change Islands, and Ross Andrews of Great Harbour Deep; sister Emma Northcott of Lewisporte; special nephew Claude (Diana) Elgar of Twillingate; sisters-in-law Phyllis Elgar and Bella Cassell; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren, and a large number of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Eliol in December of 1977 and daughter-in-law Christine in March 2002. Visitation took place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street . The funeral service took place at 2 p,.m. on Saturday, August 17 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street with Rev. Richard Thomas officiating, followed by interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery . It was Emily's wish that there be no flowers. If you wish to make a contribution in her memory, you may do so through St. Mary's Anglican Church Memorial Fund. You may sign the guest book or make a donation at our website www.fillatre.ca

DEMPSEY, VERGUS
St. Julien's

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Regional Hospital on Aug. 14, 2002. He was in his 60th year. Leaving to mourn wife Fern; sons David (Margaret), Eric (Elva), Paul (Ann), Roderick, Barry (Joanne) and Carl; daughters Ann (Brendon) Fitzpatrick, Juanita (Roger) Canning and Dana (Stan) Kolodziejczak; grandchildren Coady, Kayla, Eric Jr., Emanuel, Skyler, Dylan, Travis, Justine, Melanie, Joey, Jody and Kendra; sisters Mary Ellen (Hedley) Powell, Alice (Gordon) Bussey and Mary Meaney; brother Peter (Delores) Bromley; aunt Alice Sexton, as well as a circle of relatives and friends. Visitation was held at the church. The funeral service took place on Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. from the Roman Catholic Church in St. Julien's with Fr. Jim Robertson officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

BROWN, ABRAHAM
Wild Bight
Veteran World War II

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Abraham Brown announce his sudden passing on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002 at the age of 84. He leaves to mourn one daughter Juanita (Ephriam); three sons Ricky (Josie), Karl (Wanda) and Wade (Kim); 14 grandchildren Jeffery, Patti, Amanda, Ursula, Deanna, Rochelle, Marshall, Adam, Bradley, Steven, Miranda, Amanda, Jessica and Christopher; four great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Madlyn White, and a large number of other family and friends. He is predeceased by wife Olive, son Casper and daughter Velma. The family received relatives and friends at Cook's Harbour and Wild Bight. Visitation took place at the Anglican Church in Cook's Harbour from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18 with Rev. Ross Rumbolt officiating. Interment followed in the Anglican Church Cemetery in Wild Bight. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

BAILEY, ELIZABETH MARTHA
Forrester's Point

Passed peacefully away in her own home at Forrester's Point on Aug. 16, 2002. She was in her 83rd year. She leaves to mourn daughter Jessie Taylor; son-in-law Harold Taylor; grandchildren Samuel Taylor (Daisy), Jenita Taylor (Edward), Jonie Gibbons (Ivan), and Jacob Taylor Jr. (Mary); great-grandchildren Corey, Terri, Cody and Drew; great-great-grandchild Marty; brothers Isaac Caines (Dorcas) and Garfield Caines (Keziah), as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation was held at St. Mary's Anglican Church at Black Duck Cove from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m on Monday Aug. 19 with Rev. Hounsell-Drover officiating. Pallbearers were Samuel Taylor, Jacob Taylor, Corey Gibbons, Walter Caines, Cody Gibbons, Edward Taylor, Garfield Caines Jr. and Ivan Gibbons. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

CURL, DOREEN
St. Lewis

Passed peacefully away at the Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Aug. 21, 2002. She was in her 50th year. She leaves to mourn husband Clifford; two daughters Della and Lita; one son Derick, and a number of other relatives and friends. Her remains went forward to St. Lewis by motor hearse. Visitation was held at the Anglican Church in St. Lewis from where the funeral service and interment took place. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

GENNEAUX, SHIRLEY ELIZABETH
Port Saunders

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Shirley Genneaux announce her passing at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002 in her 66th year. She leaves to mourn her husband Stanley; children Mary (Tyrone), Rene (Amy), Neil (Roxann) of Port Saunders, Garland Patey of Calgary and Maureen (Tom) Chapella of Fort McMurray; grandchildren Corey, Barry, Tyler, Ian, Andy, Tiana, Nathin and Gregory; brothers Stedman, Melvin, Clyde, William and Sherlock Patey. She is predeceased by her mother Ruth Patey, brothers Freeman, Garland , Melvin and Gerald. The family received friends from St. Joseph 's Roman Catholic Church in Port Saunders from where the funeral service took place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24 with Father Terry officiating. Interment followed at Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations can be made to the Lung Association. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

SINNICKS, CECIL
Port au Choix

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil Sinnicks announce his passing at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2002 in his 60th year. Leaving to mourn his common law wife Annie; children Desmond (Jinene), Heather, Justin, Danica and Jennifer; granddaughter Alexandra; sisters Lydia (Tom) Sheppard and Dora Sinnicks; very special family Joyce (Glen), Nathan, Charley (Deanna), Lucas and Symane, and special friends Cyril Ryland and Gertrude Applin. He is predeceased by his parents Esau and MaryJane, brothers Richard and Lloyd, and sisters Pamela and Sarah. The family received friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix. The funeral service was held at St. Thomas Beckett Anglican Church at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26 with Capt. Jason Haggstrom officiating. Interment followed at River of Ponds Brook Cemetery. 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.

PATEY, FREEMAN
Port Saunders

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Freeman Patey announce his passing at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2002 in his 74th year. Leaving to mourn his wife Audrey; children Keith (Jackie) of Port au Choix, Georgina (Fred) O'Neil of Labrador City, and Sharon (Clary) Mahar, Phyllis (Edward) Lavers, Iris (Maurice) Dobbin, David (Cathy), all of Port Saunders; grandchildren Roxanne, Bobby, Stacy, Jamie, Shannon , Kevin, Keith, Erin , Zak, Benjamin, Cher , Lonni and Jerri; great-grandchildren Aaron and Kristen; sisters Bertha Hopkins and Stella Ayre of Corner Brook, Florence Plowman of Port Saunders, Joyce O'Keefe of Port au Choix, Nancy Jackson of Grand Falls, and Jean Mercer of Fort McMurray; brothers Leonard Patey of Port Saunders, Arthur Patey of Halifax and Colin Patey of Abu Dhabi, UAE. He is predeceased by his son David (Sonny), grandson Lonnie, parents Stanley and Violet and brother Theophlius. The family received friends at St. John the Divine Anglican Church in Port Saunders from where the funeral service took place at 11 a.m on Wednesday, Aug. 28 with Capt. Jason Haggstrom officiating. Interment followed at Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted or donations can be made to the Bus Fund, 5th Floor, O'Connell Centre, Corner Brook. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

PENNEY, SUSIE
Cook's Harbour

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Aug. 30, 2002. She was in her 71st year. She leaves to mourn husband Thomas, sons Walter (Linda) Penney, Gordon Penney and Edward Noseworthy; daughter Violet (Gary) Colbourne; brother-in-law Ed Penney (Margerite) and sister-in-law Rosie Hart (John). Visitation was held at the Anglican Church in Cook's Harbour from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 2. Interment followed at the church cemetery. 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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