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The Northern Pen Obituaries
January 2016

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.

 

BUSSEY, Ricky James
Date de naissance: 25 janvier 1949
Date de deces: 7 janvier 2016
Ricky James Bussey
was born in St. Lunaire to Gordon and Marjorie Bussey on January 25th, 1949. After the passing of his father, Ricky and his brother, Wilson, carried on in the family fishery. After the closure of the fishery in 1992 he worked with Burden's Trucking offloading fishing boats. He was a hard worker, and a fun loving person. He loved gardening, berry picking, hunting and fishing, and playing games. Ricky passed away on January 7, 2016. He is survived by one brother, Wallace; three sisters, Helen, Selma (Wilfred), and Irene (Velmer) and a large number of nephews and nieces who he was very fond of. He was also surrounded by a large circle of friends and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He was predeceased by his parents Gordon and Marjorie Bussey, brothers Wilson, Carl and Victor Gordon, and sister Bernice Compton. The funeral took place at the Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle in St. Lunaire-Griquet on Tuesday, January 12 with Pastor Wayne Baker officiating. Interment followed in the St. Lunaire-Griquet Pentecostal Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

CAINES, Mabel
Date de deces: 16 janvier 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mabel Caines (King) of Lamaline announces her passing at the John M Gray Centre in St. Anthony on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the age of 70 years. Mabel will be sadly missed by her loving children Mark (Shona), Ralph (Augustine) and Theresa (Eric) and her grandchildren Matthew, Noah and Olivia. Mabel also leaves to mourn her sisters Nina, Shirley, Linda and her brother Wayne, and a large circle of other family and friends. Mabel was predeceased by her husband Henry Caines, her parents George and Elizabeth King, brothers Alfred, Norman and Lloyd and sisters Alice and Dorothy. Cremation will take place and a private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Society in her name. Funeral services were entrusted to Kerry M Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

CARNELL, Dola Freelove
Born: July 17th, 1931
Passed on: January 11th, 2016

Dola was born on July 17, 1931 to James and Ann Maria Allingham. She had six brothers and one sister. She married Stephen Carnell Sr. and they had 10 children and raised a grandson: Sibyl, Edna, Nancy, Gloria, Mary, Barbara, Carol, Stephen, Rona, Dawn and Gary (grandson). As a young woman she worked in the hospitals in St. Anthony and Flowers Cove. Later, for about 20 years she worked in the fish plant in Flowers Cove. She often recalled the many great years she worked there with the "women in the plant" and told fondly remembered stories. Dola was happiest when surrounded by her children and their families. Cooking meals and baking for her husband, children and grandchildren were things that she took great pride in and she was at her happiest times when doing things for her family. Berry picking, knitting, word searches, and weekly bingo were some of her favourite activities. Dola travelled to Alberta, Northwest Territories and Labrador to see where her children had settled down. In recent years she loved going home to her favourite place, Flowers Cove for summer and Christmas vacations. Her puppy, Brandi provided her with 13 years of companionship and joy. Dola Freelove Carnell of Flowers Cove passed peacefully away on January 11, 2016 surrounded by a large number of family and friends, of whose lives she touched dearly. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children Sibyl Chubbs (late Sterling) and Gloria White (Ernie) of Goose Bay, Mary Reeves (Tony) and Barbara Carnell of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Carol Carnell (Doug Frise) of Hay River, Northwest Territories, Stephen Carnell Jr. (Bernedette Lake) of Flowers Cove, Rona Fradsham (Sean) of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Dawn Carnell of Goose Bay, Gary Carnell (Katy) of Fawcett, Alberta, and her puppy Brandi; grandchildren Michelle Chubbs, Christopher Chubbs (Amy), Kent White, Kara White (Paul), Sherri Sullivan, Sherryl White (Lee Parker), Sandi O'Brien (Eric), Stephen Carnell (Jenni), Stacey Carnell, William Carnell, JJ Carnell, David Lake, Sheila Lake, Jade Carnell (Anna), and Haylee Fradsham; great-grandchildren Michael Chubbs, Tristan White, Kyleigh Lane, Damien, Dakota and Dillon Sullivan, Taylor White and Drake White, Rylee and Talon O'Brien, Holly Carnell, Chayse and Simi Carnell, Megan Parsons, Daniel, Adam and Jessica Lake, and Bentley Carnell, and son-in-law Henry White (Shirley). She was predeceased by her husband Stephen Carnell Sr., twin daughters Edna and Nancy Carnell, parents James and Ann Maria Allingham, brothers Anthony, David, Hayward, Aenus, Gordon and George Allingham, and sister Rebecca Gaulton (Allingham). Visitation took place at the United Church in Flowers Cove from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 16. Interment followed in the United Church Cemetery in Flowers Cove with Rev. McGonigle officiating where she will be laid to rest next to her husband Stephen Carnell Sr. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

CARROLL, Herbert Francis
Born: July 20th, 1943
Passed on: January 18th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of Francis Herbert Carroll of Cook's Harbour announces his passing on January 18, 2016. Herbert was born in Locke's Cove on July 20th, 1943. He was the oldest child of William and Emily Jane Carroll. He lived in Locke's Cove until he married the love of his life, Mamie Williams, in 1967. That same year the residents of Locke's Cove were forced to resettle. Herbert and Mamie then moved to Cook's Harbour where they built their own home and began their family, and in 1971 they welcomed their first born daughter Darlene and their second daughter Deanna was born in 1977. They loved life and family so much, but with the birth of their first grandson Jayden Adey in 1999, they experienced a love much greater than life itself. Then, in 2000, they were blessed with a second grandson Dustin Carroll. In 2010, Herbert was blessed with yet another grandson Justice Adey, which helped him deal with the grief of losing his beloved wife Mamie. Herbert had a very difficult year in 2009, when his loving wife passed away from heart failure on August 9th. Herbert's family was his life, he lived each day making sure his wife, daughters and grandsons were well taken care of. He was a hard working fisherman and the captain of his own fishing vessel the "Fortune Cape" until the decline in the fishery. On February 22nd, 2011 Herbert was diagnosed with bowel cancer and would need to undergo emergency surgery. He had a very difficult recovery and was forced to move out of his own home, he moved in with his youngest daughter Deanna and her family in March 2011. The next few years he continued to battle several rounds of chemotherapy and the return of his cancer. Herbert passed away peacefully at his daughter's home on January 18th, 2016 at 11:12 p.m., surrounded by his family who will miss him for the rest of their lives. Herbert leaves to mourn his loving daughters Darlene Carroll (Deon Curl) and Deanna Adey (David Adey); his grandsons Dustin Carroll, Jayden and Justice Adey; mother Emily Jane Carroll; sister Girty Larkin (James); brother Maxwell Carroll (Barbara); sister-in-law Annie Williams; brother-in-law Roland Williams (Marg) as well as a large number of nieces and nephews, friends and family. He was predeceased by his wife Mamie Williams Carroll, father William Carroll and brother-in-law Cecil Dredge. Visitation took place in the United Church in Cook's Harbour from where the funeral service was held on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Gus Pendleton officiating. Interment followed in the United Cemetery in Cook's Harbour. Funeral services were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

CHAMBERS, Winston Churchill
Date de naissance : 7 octobre 1940
Date de décès : 8 janvier 2016
Wince was born on October 7, 1940 to Absalom and Elizabeth Chambers of Blue Cove. He grew up in Blue Cove with his 12 brothers and sisters Ruth, Stedman, Curtis, Stella, William, Virginia, Caroline, Jane, Wilfred, Sophia, Doreen and a brother from another mother, Absalom. Wince met and married Sandra Pittman of Blue Cove on May 19, 1967. They had three children Pamie (Eddie), Winston Churchill Junior (Cora), and Shawn (Caroline) along with two grandchildren, Liam and Reanna who he dearly loved. Wince loved being a fisherman, he loved music and playing his guitar. His favourite colour was green and his favorite hockey team was the Montreal Canadians. Winston Churchill Chambers of Blue Cove passed peacefully away at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Friday, January 8, 2016. He will be sadly missed by a large circle of family and friends. Winston leaves to mourn his wife Sandra; children Pam (Ed), Junior (Cora), and Shawn (Caroline); grandchildren Liam and Reanna, and siblings Caroline (Ralph), Wilfred, Sophia, and Doreen. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the Church of the Advent in Plum Point with Rev. Harold Harvey officiating. Interment followed in the Pond Cove Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

COMPTON, Velma Jane
Born: September 6th, 1924
Passed on: January 16th, 2016
Velma Jane Compton
of Englee passed away peacefully on January 16, 2016 at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony. Velma was born in Bear Cove, White Bay on September 6th, 1924 to William and Hilda Hollett. She moved to Englee at an early age where she worked at John Reeves General Store. She later married Albert Compton on October 3rd, 1946. Together they raised six children, four sons and two daughters. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons Garfield (Mary) Compton, Roddickton, Woodrow (Marilyn) Compton, Spaniards Bay, Dorman (Patricia) Compton, Englee, and Leaton (Carolyn) Compton, Deer Lake; daughters Magretta (Frank) Pilgrim, Roddickton and Brenda (Gary) Randell, Englee; sister Rowena Hollett (Gary Reid), Englee; brothers Maxwell (Deliah) Hollett, Baie Verte and George (Sarah) Hollett, New Harbour. She was predeceased by her husband Albert Compton, mother Hilda Hollett, father William Hollett, and brother Garfield Hollett. Visitation was held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Englee from where the funeral took place on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Burton officiating. Interment followed in the New Apostolic Faith Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

COOMBS, Ruby
Date de naissance : 25 septembre 1941
Date de décès : 10 janvier 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of Ruby Coombs of Shoal Cove West announces her sudden passing at her home on Sunday, January 10, 2016. Ruby was born on Current Island on September 25, 1941, the youngest child of Amelia and Walter Coombs. She lived on Current Island until she married Wilfred Coombs in 1964 and moved to Shoal Cove West. Ruby and Wilfred had two sons, Wilfred William (Bill) and John and one could truthfully say that Wilf and the two boys were her whole life. Ruby worked at the fish plant for all her working career until she retired. Ruby lost her beloved husband, Wilfred, to cancer in 1988 and from that time on, she was devoted to her sons. Ruby wasn't much for being out and about, but she could always be counted on to cook when there was a fundraiser on the go. Ruby suffered another devastating loss in August, 2013 when her son, Bill, died after a short fight with cancer. She had not recovered from that loss when she lost two sisters within a very short time. Rest in peace, Ruby. She leaves to mourn her son John (Vonnie); daughter-in-law Gloria; sister Virginia (Calvin), and brothers William and George (Mamie), extended family Derek (Jackie) Caines and family, Dottie (Eddie) Blanchard and family, Nicholas (Kristy) Caines and family as well as a large number of sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Ruby was predeceased by her husband Wilfred, son Bill, parents Amelia and Walter Coombs, brothers John and Jacob, and sisters Caroline, Matilda, and Myrtle. Visitation took place at St. Margaret's Anglican Church in Reef's Harbour from where the funeral was held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13 with Rev. Harvey officiating. Interment followed in the French Cove Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

ELLIOTT, Wilbert Wallace
Born: April 18th, 1938
Passed on: January 20th, 2016

Born in St. Anthony on April 18, 1938 to William and Maude Elliott, Wilbert Wallace Elliott of Raleigh passed away peacefully on January 20th, 2016. He married Juanita Taylor on December 3rd, 1960 and together they raised four children: Diane, Peggy, Jackie, and Danny. Wilbert was a hard working fisherman. When he retired, he took to gardening, as well as playing and singing. His music was a great pastime. He also loved berry picking and cutting wood. He leaves to mourn his wife Juanita; children Dianne (Alonzo), Peggy, Jackie (Marshall), and Danny (Ursula); grandchildren Ryan, Robbie, Adam, Melissa, Michelle, and Dylan; great-grandchildren Tyler and Paige as well as a large circle of other family and friends. He was predeceased by his brothers Chesley, Ross, Kenneth, Ernest, and his sisters Phyllis, and Hazel. Visitation was held at the United Church in Raleigh from where the funeral took place on Sunday, Jan. 24 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Gus Pendleton officiating. Interment followed in the United Cemetery in Raleigh. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

ELLIOTT, Wilfred Thomas
Date de décès : 7 janvier 2016

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Wilfred Thomas Elliott of St. Anthony (formerly of Locke's Cove) on January 7, 2016 in his 90th year. He was predeceased by his wife, Gladys, and sister, Dora. He leaves to mourn his three sons, Neil (Marie), Roy, and Wayne (Bride); his grandchildren Christopher (Krista), Michelle (Greg), Allison, Kurt, Stephen and Adam; three great-grandchildren, Sophie, Kate and Isla. At his request, cremation will take place, with a funeral of Christian burial in St. Anthony to be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations were gratefully accepted to the St. Anthony Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, St. Anthony.
Dad, you can now rest in peace…your day's work is done.

HEDDERSON, Gordon
Date de décès : 6 janvier 2016
Gordon Hedderson
of St. Anthony passed away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on January 6, 2016 at the age of 45 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his fiancée Catherine Baker; children Savannah, Jefferey, and Joshua; brothers Jeffrey (Marlene), Jim (Pauline), and Johnathan (Jessica); sister Dianne (Eric); uncles Eli (Mary), Gord (Virginia), Bob (Eliza), David (Bertha), Caleb (Margaret), and Phillip; aunts Betty (Job), Louise (Jim), Rita (Roy), and Margaret. Gordon was predeceased by his parents Hector and Madeline Hedderson, and his brother Billy. Visitation took place at Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home in St. Anthony. The funeral was held at St. Mary's Anglican Church in St. Anthony at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 10 with Rev. Fr. Findlay officiating. Interment followed in the Dark Tickle Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

NOBLE, Bertha Winnifred
Born: August 31st, 1925
Passed on: January 27th, 2016
Bertha Winnifred Noble
was born to Emily Jane and Harrison Biles on August 31, 1925 in St. Anthony where she grew up. On May 25, 1946 she married the love of her life Victor Noble of Great Brehat, where together they raised 10 children, four girls and six boys. Bertha Noble of Great Brehat passed peacefully away at the John M. Gray Centre in St. Anthony, surrounded by her loving family on the 27th day of January 2016. She was in her 90th year. She leaves to mourn with loving memories her children Rita (Bob), Don (Donna), Rueben (Ruby), Marion, Cliff (Judy), Dave (Shelly), Terry (Ann), Rick (Loretta), Gladys (Lorne), and Sheila (Rick). She was blessed with 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; two brothers Lewis and Walter (Ethel); two half-brothers Norm (Marilyn) and Ed; half-sister Dorothy (Ed), and sisters-in-law Bertha and Daphne, as well as a large circle of other family and friends. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Bertha was predeceased by her husband Victor, two infant sons, her parents Emily Jane and Harrison Biles, brothers Tom and Eli, sister-in-law Eunice and husband William Henry Cull, sister-in-law Doris Scott and husband Donald Scott, Vera Richards and husband David Richards, three brothers-in-law Pierce Noble, Eric Noble, and Wilfred Noble. Visitation took place at the Salvation Army Citadel in St. Anthony from which the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30 with Major Dinzel Baggs officiating. Burial followed in the United Cemetery in Great Brehat. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger, funeral director.

PARSONS, Donna Loretta
Born on: November 28th, 1962
Passed on: January 18th, 2016

Donna was born in St. Anthony to Sadie and Jehu Parsons. Donna Loretta Parsons of St. Anthony passed away on Monday, January 18, 2016. She leaves to mourn her loving partner Karla Loder; her daughters Emily and Hannah and their dad, Morey Hillier. She also leaves her mom Sadie and sister Joan Pynn; niece Chelsea Pynn, and nephew Jeremy Pynn and all of the Hillier family. She is predeceased by her father, Jehu Parsons. Donna's life was dedicated to her family and the brightest lights in her life were her daughters. Donna spent her work life with Labrador-Grenfell Health and leaves many loyal friends and co-workers in the dental department. She was a dedicated employee and was proud of the work she did there. Hers is a light that went out much too soon but the glow from her life will long shine bright through those who remember her. Visitation was held at Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home in St. Anthony followed by the funeral service which took place at the St. Anthony United Church at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 with Rev. Dinesh officiating. Inurnment followed at the United Church Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

PARSONS, Robert Roland Vatcher
Born: April 27th, 1925
Passed on: January 27th, 2016
Robert Roland Vatcher Parsons
of St. Anthony passed away on January 27, 2016. He leaves to morn his loving wife Beulah, loving children and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents Jehu and Fanny, brothers Jehu and Freeman, sister Dulcie and grandson Steven. Robert was born in Freshwater, Carbonear on April 27, 1925 to Jehu and Fanny Parsons. He left Carbonear at an early age to come to Goose Cove where he spent his early years as a fisherman. He always built his own boats and built the family home. He moved to St. Anthony in 1973 and went to work with the Grenfell Mission. He worked there for 15 years until he retired in 1988. In his spare time he enjoyed going out in boat, squid jigging and fishing. He also loved trout fishing with his grandchildren. He was a faithful member of his church and loved and worshiped the Lord deeply. Through all the years he never faltered in his faith. Visitation was held at Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home in St. Anthony, followed by the funeral service which was held at St. Anthony United Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30 with Rev. Dinesh Gomes officiating. Burial followed at the Fishing Point United Cemetery, St. Anthony. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger, funeral director.

PATEY, Mabel
Passed on: January 18th, 2016

Passed away into peace at her home in St. Lunaire-Griquet on the 18th of January 2016, Mrs. Mabel Patey, in her 81st year. Left to mourn her loss are her son Mervin Chambers; daughter Wavey Chambers; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers and three sisters. In her life Mabel saw the passing of her parents Ida and Lorenzo Patey, her son Melvin Chambers, sister Beatrice Pilgrim, and brothers Melvin and Lewis. Visitation took place at the Pentecostal Church in St. Lunaire-Griquet from where the funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 21 with Pastor Wayne Baker officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger, funeral director.

PILGRIM, Howard
Date de décès : 6 janvier 2016
Howard Pilgrim
of Anchor Point passed peacefully away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on January 6, 2016, at the age of 86 years. Howard was a well-loved man by all his family and friends. He was a great fisherman and a great supporter of his family. He dearly loved his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; to him they were the best. He will be forever loved and greatly missed. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Susan; sons Lewis, Darrol, and Ronald; daughters Merina Genge, Barbara Chambers, Gwen Sheppard, and Jennifer Pilgrim; sisters Dorcas (Lawrence) Guinchard and Nancy (Ivan) Chambers; and brother Roland (Joyce) Way. He was predeceased by his parents Alfred and Constance Pilgrim; sons Lewis and Elijah Pilgrim, brothers Bruce (Jane) Way, Henry (Mary) Way, and sister Effie (George) Rose. Visitation took place at St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Anchor Point from where the funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 9 with Rev. Omar Reyes officiating. Interment followed in the New Anglican Cemetery in Anchor Point. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

QUINLAN, Ross
Ross Quinlan
of Wild Bight passed peacefully away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on January 7, 2016, at the age of 70 years. Ross leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Ruth; son Jason; brother John (Hazel); sisters Margaret, Viola (Bill), and Linda (Don); sisters-in-law Millie (Rueben), Mary (Herb), and brother-in-law Baxter. He was predeceased by his parents Fannie and Walter Quinlan, his brother Ray, and sister Beatrice. Visitation was held at St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Cook's Harbour from where the funeral took place at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 11 with Rev. Diane Smith officiating. Inurnment followed at the Cook's Harbour Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

 

 

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