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The Northern Pen Obituaries
January 2004

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 2004

 

TUCKER, CHARLES HAYWARD
Sept. 13, 1920 – Jan 1, 2004

On Thursday, Jan.1, 2004, Charles Hayward Tucker, husband of Jeanne Vogelaere, passed away at his home, 276 steense Dijk, Oostende, Belgium. He was in his 84th year. Born in Ship Cove/Cape Onion, Newfoundland, he was the oldest son of Thomas Tucker and Eliza Edison. He leaves to mourn wife Jeanne Vogelaere; daughters Marie Rose Tucker (Jean-Marie Vandamme) and Rose Marie Tucker (Jean Buxin); grandchildren Suzy Mommerency (Patrick Willemarck) and Sylviane De Cloedt and great-granddaughter Stefanie (Sandy) Willemarck; sisters Alice Edison and Delilah (Selby Tucker). He was predeceased by his father Thomas Tucker, mother Eliza, brothers Ross and Francis. The funeral service was held on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004 in Saint Annakerke in Oostende (Stenedorp) followed at the family tomb in the municipal cemetery on Stuiver Street . Charles, heeding the call for King and country, followed in the steps of his father who fought in World War I, and at the age of 20 he joined the Newfoundland section of the British Navy and shipped overseas. It was the navy that took him onto the continent, into Belgium and to the doorstep of the girl he was to marry. On 26 June 1946 he married Jeanne Madeleine Vogelaere in Westkerke, Belgium. After his discharge in 1946, Charles, for reasons known only to him, decided to remain in Europe. However, shipping out of the navy didn't mean casting lines from the sea. He was soon back into fishing boats - they took him to corners of the world, bringing home catches from waters off Iceland, Greenland, Russia, Canada, United States and other countries. Then there was a seven-year stint “down with the little black boys” as engineer on a fishing boat in the Congo . After returning from the Congo, he was chief engineer on a 264-ft gasoline tanker that travelled up and down the Rhine River. After the war in Europe it was to be twenty-seven years before Charles would visit his kinfolk back in Newfoundland. In 1970, just after the roads finally connected the small outport of Ship Cove/Cape Onion to the rest of the world, Charles made a visit home. Subsequent visits were made in 1980, 1988 and 1991. In silence he sailed away but he will live with us forever The gulls by the coast came to greet him Not a word was said He felt only that he was welcome And that he was at home It was a big day for him And a morning he could No more remember.

BILLARD, GEORGE MILLS
St. John's

Passed peacefully away at Health Sciences Centre on Jan. 2, 2004, George Mills Billard of St. John's, originally of Port aux Basques, at age 71. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 46 years Myra (nee Cook) of St. John's; daughter Lynette (Joe) Kowalchuk of Denare Beach, Saskatchewan; sons David (Josephine) of St. John's and Darryl (Helen)of Winnipeg, Manitoba; grandchildren Rebecca Pike (Mike Stratychuk) of Winnipeg and Stephen and Adam Billard of St. John's; great-grandchild Ashlea Stratychuk of Winnipeg; brothers Ralph (Kaye) of St. John's, Clayton (Violet) of Rose Blanche, Robert (Leona) of Oakville, Ontario and Roy (Rosemary) of Sidney, British Columbia; sisters Phyllis (Edgar) Richards of Corner Brook, Joan (Ron) Lee of St. John's, Ruth (Fred) Jarmen of Cambridge, Ontario and Vivian Fleming of Halifax, Nova Scotia; sisters-in-law Sandra (David) Butler of Guelph, Ontario, Glenda (Jim) Strong of Ottawa, Ontario and Paula (Bert) Powell of Barrie, Ontario, as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by grandchild Usha-Lyn Pike of Corner Brook, sister Margaret Sexsmith of Peterborough, Ontario and parents Fred and Gladys Billard of Port aux Basques. Visitation took place at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, St. John's on Saturday and Sunday. The funeral service was held at St. Mary's Anglican Church in St. John's at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 5. In lieu of flowers, as an expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be most appreciated. For additional information please contact Barrett's Funeral Home at (709) 579-6007 or visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guest book.

REID, GARLAND BOOTH
Bide Arm

Passed away on Jan. 2, 2004 in Kitchener, Ontario. He was in his 77th year. He leaves to mourn wife Miriam (Canning); sons Wade (Maisie) of Bide Arm, Graham (Ruby) and David (Gladys) of Waterloo, Ontario, Booth (Olive) and Sherlock (Verna) of Kitchener, Ontario, and Morris (Carmel) of Cambridge, Ontario; daughters Marilyn (Wesley) Keith, Margaret (Harvey) Randell, Priscilla (Naaman) Cassell and Jane (Woodley) Randell of Bide Arm, and Joan (Winston) Patey of Kitchener; 46 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; brothers Armenius (Audrey) and Dorman (Mae) of Corner Brook; sister Margaret Cull of Corner Brook, as well as a number of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Raymond, brother Roland and sister Elizabeth. Visitation took place at the Pentecostal Church in Roddickton from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 7 with Pastor Simms officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery in Bide Arm. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

HILLIER, ETHEL JOYCE
1917 - 2004
Ethel Joyce Hillier
passed peacefully away at John M. Gray Centre in St. Anthony, former resident of Griquet, on Jan. 6, 2004. She was in her 86th year. She leaves to mourn sons Carl (Violet) and Wayne (Audrey); daughters Nellie (Leighton) and Patsy (Frank); grandchildren Doris, Eileen, Darryl, Darlene, Nicki, Dana, Jennifer and Justin; great-grandchildren Travis, Lyton , Jordan , Caitlin and Sydney; brother Stanley (Melina), as well as a circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Samuel and infant daughter Doris. Visitation took place at the Anglican Church in Griquet from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 8 with Rev. Ross Rumbolt and assistant Minnie Morris officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery . Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

MOORES, HARRY
Red Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harry Moores announce his passing at Red Bay on Jan. 9, 2004. He was in his 50th year. Leaving to mourn his wife Doreen Cabot; children Gordon, Carola and Denise; parents Thomas and Martha Moores; brother Richmond; sisters Blanche Twyne (George) and Thelma Butt (Hubert), as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Judy in 1990. Visitation was held at the United Church in Red Bay on Sunday and Monday from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13 with Rev. Carl Arnold officiating assisted by Fr. Neil Haight. Interment followed in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, L'Anse au Loup.

TUCKER, WILLIAM JOHN
Ship Cove

Passed peacefully away in hospital in Toronto on Jan. 10, 2004. He was in his 62nd year. John was the oldest son of Bertha and Herbert Tucker. He lived in Ship Cove al his life and raised three sons and one daughter. He thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and in the woods. He will be sadly missed by all. John is remembered by wife Maisie; sons Boyd, Gerald, Dean; daughter Michelle; three sisters; seven brothers, as well as a circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mothe, father and two brothers. Visitation took place at the United Church in Ship Cove from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 12 with Rev. Bungay officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

ELLIOTT, ARTHUR WARD
Raleigh

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Jan. 10, 2004. He was in his 68th year. He leaves to mourn wife Esther (Parrill); sons Andy (Patty) and Ricky (Sheila); daughters Tammy (Rex) and Tracey (Neal); grandchildren Sonya, Sherri, Jonathon, Kathleen, Rhonda, Cody and Trisha; four brothers and two sisters. Visitation took place at the United Church in Raleigh from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrust to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

BAINES, CECIL
Shoal Cove West

Passed peacefully away at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Jan. 10, 2004. He was in his 69th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Susan; brothers Ronald (Bertha), Roland (Mary), Archibald, (Elizabeth) and William; mother-in-law Rosanna; brothers-in-law Tom, Garland (Marina) and Eric (Priscilla); sisters-in-law Dora (Cyril), Sarah (Ren) and Bessie (Clifford), as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by sons Ramsey and Dale. Visitation took place at the Anglican Church in Shoal Cove West from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 12 with Rev. Hounsell-Drover officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

KEAN, ANGELA E.
Plum Point
Angela Ellen Latitia (nee McFetridge) Kean
passed away Jan.10, 2004 at the Burin Health Care Centre after a battle with cancer. She was in her 69th year. Angela was originally from Portrush, Northern Ireland. She served in the RAF and received a medal for her service in Malaya/Singapore. Later she moved into the RCAF where she met her husband Roland Kean, from Plum Point, Newfoundland. They had four children, Patricia, Maura (deceased Jan. 12, 1980), Sean and Matthew. Angela was known for her community involvement and political organizational abilities, especially during the Peckford years. Mourning the lost of their wife and mother are husband Roland; daughter Patricia; sons Sean (Roni) and Matthew (Janice); grandchildren Joshua, Melanie, Erin and Ryan, as well as many other close friends and relatives. The funeral service was held at the Anglican Church in Plum Point at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15 with Rev. Hounsell-Drover officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery in Flowers Cove. Those who wish to make a donation, may do so to the Cancer Society in Angela's name. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

CARTER, MINNIE ELIZABETH
Dec. 16, 1929-Jan. 12, 2004
Great Brehat

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Jan. 12, 2004. She was in her 74th year. Leaving to mourn husband Charlie; sons Hedley (Rosie) Cassell of Armstrong, Ontario, Charlie (Vera) Cassell of Port Elgin, Ontario and Arnold (Helen) Cassell of Grand Prairie, Alberta; daughters Louise (Neil) Wilcox of St. Anthony, Martha Gillard of St. John's, Naomi (Linister) Wilcox of Roddickton, Lucy (Fremonder) Cull of Red Deer, Alberta, Patsy (Gary) Brake of Alberta, Christine (Vay) Randell of Englee and Tamar (Lloyd) Randell of Bide Arm; parents Hedley and Rhody Hancock of Englee; 28 grandchildren; 20 great-grandhildren and many other relatives and friends. Visitation was held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Roddickton from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan 17 with Rev. Rene Cassell officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery in Roddickton. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

NEWMAN, CECIL OLIVER
Woodstock, NL
(formerly of Harbour Deep)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil Oliver Newman, age 68, announce his passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004. He was predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Tamara Newman and sister Catherine. Left with fond and loving memories are wife Daphne; son Morris (Debbie) of Woodstock; daughters Maxine Ropson (Kirby) of Baie Verte, Rhonda Loder (Terry) of River of Ponds and Gaye Ropson (Ricky) of St. Anthony; grandchildren Ian, Robyn, Mason, Jordan and Brandon; brother Freeman Newman (Greta) of Bide Arm and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Hubert Tucker conducted the funeral service at Faith United Church and Cemetery in Woodstock on Friday, Jan. 23. Pallbearers were Terry Loder, Kirby Ropson, Ricky Ropson, Roland Pinksen, Douglas Loder and Leonard Loder. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's - Baie Verte Peninsula Funeral Home.

GAULTON (STRANGEMORE), JOHN
St. Anthony

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital on Jan. 21, 2004. He was in his 84th year. Visitation took place at the funeral home on West Street, St. Anthony. He leaves to mourn sons Clayton (Emmie) and Austin (Evelyn); daughters Glynis (Gene) and Shirley (Walter); brother Timothy (Rebecca) of Happy Valley- Goose Bay ; nephew Valence Gaulton (Ruby); grandchildren Cynthia, Pauline, Scott, Eric, Justin, Nathan, Meagan and Jonathon; 13 great-grandchildren as well as a number of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Maisie. The funeral service was held at St. Mary's Anglican Church in St. Anthony at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23 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.

CULL, GERTRUDE (COLBOURNE)
St. Anthony

Passed Peacefully away at John M. Gray Centre on Jan. 23, 2004. She was in her 82nd year. Gertrude was born in Little Brehat on May 17, 1921 to Samuel and Martha (Noel) Colbourne. On Dec. 12, 1939, she joined her life with Joshua Cull and together they raised their family of 10 children in Great Brehat. In 1969 they moved to St. Anthony. Gertrude was a loving wife and mother who for the last number of years has suffered with Alzheimer's disease. She leaves to mourn children May (Sam), Doris (Tom), Joy (Neil), Gaye (Charles), Millicent (Dennis), Wavey (Albert), Gerald (Nina), Wayne (Sharon), Vallance (Jane) and Kevin (Yvonne); 28 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; sister Ethel Bessey; sisters-in-law Lucy Colbourne, Beatrice Simms, Gladys Cull, Minnie Deverchuck and brother-in-law Uriah Cull. She was predeceased by her loving husband Joshua, father Samuel and mother Martha Colbourne , granddaughter Trina Patey, sister May Burden and brother Roderick Colbourne. She will be sadly missed by all. Visitation took place at the funeral home on West Street . The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan 27, 2004 at the United Church in St. Anthony with Rev. John McGonigle officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Chad Simms, Trent Simms, Todd Hancock, Jeffrey Cull, Eddy Cassell and Scott Coish. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

COATES, MARJORIE
Boat Harbour

Passed peacefully away Curtis Memorial Hospital on Jan. 26, 2004. She was in her 72nd year. She leaves to mourn daughters Sherry, Linda (Peter) and Lorraine (Chris); grandchildren Megan, Johnathan and Colin John. She will also be lovingly remembered by a large circle of other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband John. Visitation took place at St. Mark's Anglican Church in Boat Harbour from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29 with Rev. Ross Rumbolt officiating, layreaders Minnie Morris and Sylvia Rose. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

 

 

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

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