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The Northern Pen Obituaries
January 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 January 2001

 

BROMLEY, TED
Croque
Passed peacefully away at the Curtis Memorial Regional Hospital in St. Anthony on Jan. 3, 2001. He was in his 69th year. Leaving to mourn wife Madeline; son Wilfred (Marie); daughters Betty (Harrison Smith), Hilda (Ken Clarke) and Lilian; grandchildren Amanda, Christopher, Jeremy Bromley, Cleon, Patricia and April Smith; brothers Ron (Angela), Edmund (Rita), Anthony (Patsy) and Patrick; sisters Mary (Clifford), Eva and Angela (Garland); uncles Edward (Anne) and Clifford (Veronica); aunts Lilian Keough and Mary McDonald (Jack). The funeral mass took place at 11 a.m. on Jan. 6 from the Roman Catholic Church in Croque with interment in the church cemetery. His remains rested at the church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

REARDON, HERBERT (BERT) EDWARD
Age 76 years

Passed away on Jan. 6, 2001 at the Dartmouth General Hospital, Herbert (Bert) Edward Reardon. Born in Goose Cove, Newfoundland, he was the son of Michael and Mary Ellen (Murrin) Reardon. For 34 years he worked for the Department of National Defense, HMC dockyard. He was a long-term member of Scotia Legion, Branch 25. For many years he was an active member of the Knights of Columbus and served as president of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mildred (Riggs); daughter Sheila LeBlanc, Ontario; sons, Al (Iris) of Dartmouth and Kevin (Carla) of Alberta; six beloved grandchildren; sister Anastasia Buckle of St. Anthony; brothers Leo of Goose Cove and Tony (Gertrude) of St. John's . He was predeceased by his parents, brothers Albert, Joseph, Patrick and William, and sister Rita. His remains were cremated and a Memorial Service held at St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church in Halifax on Jan. 10. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at the Dartmouth General Hospital or to a charity of your choice. After the memorial service, family and friends were welcomed at the home of his son, Al.

PATEY, RONALD
St. Anthony
Passed peacefully away at the Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Jan. 6, 2001. He was in his 56th year. Leaving to mourn wife Audrey; children Paul and Paula (Don); grandchildren Ronnie, Robin, Victoria, Hilary and Jesse; sisters Jean (Herb) and Karen (Terry); stepmother Florence; stepbrother Junior (Trixie); stepsister Pamela (David) and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Jan. 9 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, KENNETH
Bear Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kenneth Gould announces his passing at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders in Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001. He was in his 79th year. Leaving to mourn two sons, Roy and Mike; daughter in- law Terri; two grandchildren Kenneth and Mary; special friends Roseannah Applin and Barbara and George Saulter and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Gertie and parents Lucy and Isaac. The family received friends at Bear Cove Anglican Church on Jan. 8 and 9 from where the funeral service also took place on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Robert Elder officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Anchor Point. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

MUGFORD, BENJAMIN
St. Anthony
Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Jan. 7, 2001. He was in his 80th year. Leaving to mourn wife Elizabeth; daughters Carrie Hutchings (Wilfred), Verbena Penney (Bert), Velma Mugford (Clifton), Sarah Patey and Elva Fennemore (John); sons Wilson (Arleen) and Kenneth (Anita); sisters Anne Patey, Rosie Weir, Sabina Pynn, Mary Stone, Emma Hopkins and Ethel Hancock; 20 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Jan. 10 from Bethel Pentecostal Church in St. Anthony with interment in the church cemetery. His remains rested at the church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony.

KELLY, JAMES
Port au Choix

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Kelly announces his passing at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001. He leaves to mourn a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by two brothers, Owen and Tom, four sisters, Mary, Nora, Kate and Jane. The family received friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port au Choix. The funeral service took place on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 11 a.m. from St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, with interment at the Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

WHITE, LEO
Port Saunders

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leo White announce his passing at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001. He was in his 71st year. He leaves to mourn his wife Frances; sons John (Karen), Hollis, George (Valda) and Dion (Katie); daughters Lana (Art) Pearce and Carolann (Pierre) Mochon; grandchildren Joshua, Jolynn, Marc, Stephane and Kenny; sisters Lizeta, Gertrude and Onnie; brother John and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Louise; brothers Pius, Brendan, Joseph and Raymond; sister Hilda; nephews Walter Jr., Larry and Wade and great-granddaughter Blanche Karen. The family received friends at St. Joseph 's Roman Catholic Church in Port Saunders on Thursday and Friday from where the funeral service took place on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. with Father Terry officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

NEWELL, BARRY
St. Anthony

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Barry Newell announce his passing at his late residence in St. Anthony on Jan. 19, 2001. He was in his 49th year. Leaving to mourn wife Martha; daughter Carla; son Zack; mother Catherine Buchanan; step-father William Buchanan; sister Louise Buchanan; special niece Katie; Bruce, Edith and Lucas Norman; mother and father-in-law Herb and Cinderella Twyne and a large circle of relatives and close friends. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Jan. 21, from St. Anthony United Church. Cremation followed. His remains rested at the funeral home on West Street. As expressions of sympathy donations can be to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

NORMORE, PAULA JOANNE
L'Anse au Loup, Labrador

The accidental death occurred at L'Anse au Loup on Jan. 19, 2001. She was in her 14th year. Leaving to mourn her parents Betty and Dennis Normore; brother Brent; grandparents Emanuel and Lily Barney and Patricia Normore and a large number of aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends. She was predeceased by her grandfather Hedley Normore and aunt Sandra Robertson (Normore). The funeral service took place on Jan. 22 from St. Paul 's Anglican Church in L'Anse au Loup with interment in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and friends of St. Paul 's Church.

CHAMBERS, STEDMAN
Flowers Cove
(Former resident of Ivy Durley Place)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stedman Chambers announce his passing at the Ivy Durley Place, Flowers Cove on Friday, Jan. 19, 2001. He was in his 70th year. He leaves to mourn three sisters Ruth and George Pittman, Eliza and Calvin Genge, and Dulcie and the late Jacob Humber; a very special friend, Gertie Williams, and all of his friends at the Ivy Durley Place where he was a resident. He also leaves to mourn a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. The family received friends at the Anglican Church of the Advent, Plum Point on Saturday and Sunday from where funeral services took place on Monday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Rumbolt officiating. Interment followed at Darby's Island Anglican Cemetery . As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

NEWMAN, WADE
Englee

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Jan. 21, 2001. He was in his 47th year. Leaving to mourn Warrick (Madeline), Velma (Francis), Clementine (Fred), Calvin (Maxine), Christine (William), Alton (Fred), Joan (Rex), Gilda (Perry), Wanda (Peter), Colleen (Morgan), Barbara (Ceasar); nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Jan. 24 from the Salvation Army Church in Englee with interment in the church cemetery. His remains rested at the church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Brian Pilgrim, funeral director

REARDON, MAURICE
Croque

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Jan. 21, 2001. He was in his 81st year. Leaving to mourn daughters, Caroline Whalen (Don), Anastasia Chaytor (Vergus), Nellie Clarke (Bernard), Diane Pilgrim ( Wayne ), Cassie (Ross Brenton), Bridget (Leonard Hedderson) and Linda Pilgrim (Craig); sons, Donald (Bridget), Jack (Emma), Cyril (Mary) and Winston; 35 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was predeceased by his wife Jenny in 1979. The funeral mass took place at 2 p.m. on Jan. 23 from the Roman Catholic Church in Croque with interment in the church cemetery. His remains rested at the church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Brian Pilgrim, funeral director.

COATES, GERTRUDE (OLLERHEAD)
Main Brook

Passed peacefully away at her home in Main Brook on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001. She was in her 77th year. Leaving to mourn with loving memories three sons, Dorman (Mary), Leonard (Audrey) and Edward (Jean); four daughters, Marion (Tom), Eileen (Kevin), Christine (Ken) and Patsy; two brothers, Henry and Alfred; sister Masie; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter Jeanette in 1963, husband Clarence in 1994 and son-in-law Adrian in 1999. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Jan. 24 from the Anglican Church in Main Brook 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.

BROMLEY, MADELINE
Croque
Passed peacefully away at the Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Jan. 25, 2001. She was in her 67th year. Leaving to mourn son Wilfred (Marie); daughters Betty ( Harrison ) Smith, Hilda (Ken) Clarke and Lilian; grandchildren Amanda, Christopher and Jeremy Bromley and Cleon, Particia and April Smith; sisters Joesphine ( Bern ) Jones, Rita (Edmund) McGrath, Mary (Ray) Hunt, Agnes (Anthony) O'Driscoll and Carmel (Clifford) Dawson as well as a large number of nieces and nephews. The funeral mass took place at 1 p.m. on Jan. 27 from the Roman Catholic Church in Croque with interment in the church cemetery. Her remains rested at the church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home St. Anthony.

NEWMAN, STANLEY
Roddickton
Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Jan. 27, 2001. He was in his 87th year. Leaving to mourn his wife Dulsie; sisters Virtue (Albert), Marjorie ( Eugene ) Ropson, Merium (Raymond); brother John (Edith) Newman. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Jan. 29 from the United Church in Roddickton with interment in the church cemetery. His remains rested at the funeral home in Roddickton. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings funeral director.

LAVERS, MATTHEW
Port Saunders
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Matthew Lavers announce his passing at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001. He was in his 74th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Pauline; four sons Robert (Judy), Howard (Bridgette), Joseph (Barbara), Cecil (Lillian) all residing at Port Saunders; four daughters Olive (Ron) Ayre of Hawkes Bay, Lorna (Leo) Ayles of St. John's, Joesphine and Laverne of Port Saunders. He also leaves to mourn grandchildren Amanda, Jonathan, Stephanie, Michael, Jeremy, Christina, Jennifer, Jeffrey, Samantha, Tom, Linda, Lori Ann and John; Greatgrandchildren Steven, Melissa, Matthew, Caleb, Karla, Britanny and Kerri; brothers Raymond (Agnes) of Corner Brook and Melvin (Dorothy) of Port Saunders; sisters Kay (Worrick) Dinny of Deer Lake, Nina Roy of Quebec, Rita (Roy) Hynes of Saskatchewan, Mary Kennedy of Corner Brook, Imelda (Austin) Ryan of Port Saunders and Lillian Willette of Edmonton, Alberta. He also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. The family received visitors at St. Joesph's Roman Catholic Church in Port Saunders on Sunday from where funeral services took place on Monday at 2 p.m. with Father Terry officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Choix.

CULL, JOSHUA
St. Anthony
Passed peacefully away at the John M. Gray Centre in St. Anthony on Jan. 28, 2001. He was in his 83rd year. Leaving to mourn wife Gertrude; daughters May (Sam), Doris (Tom), Joy (Neil), Gaye (Charles), Millicent (Dennis) and Wavey (Albert); sons Gerald (Nina), Wayne (Sharon), Vallence (Jane) and Kevin (Yvonne); 26 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters Beatrise Simms, Gladys Cull and Minnie Dewarchuck; brother Uriah Cull and a large number of family and friends. He was predeceased by father Aaron; mother Kate; brothers Able (wife Martha) and Albert; sisters Mirah (husband Robert) and Ethel (husband Harrison). The funeral service took place on Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. from the United Church in St. Anthony with interment in the church cemetery in St. Anthony. 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.

 

 

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