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The Northern Pen Obituaries
July 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 July 2003

 

BUCKLE, GEORGE A.
Forteau, Labrador
Passed peacefully away at the long-term care unit at the Labrador South Health Centre in Forteau on July 2, 2003. He was in his 91st year. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 58 years, Wilhemina Buckle (nee Stone); two caring daughters Beatrice Cooney (Brian) and Hilda Belbin (Nelson); one very special grandson Wayne; three granddaughters Rosalie, Kayla and Wendy and his sister Melsie Roberts. Also a large number of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Phoebe and James Buckle, brothers William, John and Henry, sisters Agnes, Belle and Mamie. He was a faithful member of the Loyal Orange Association for 57 years. He rested at St. Peter's Anglican Church where the funeral service took place on Friday, July 4, 2003 . Interment followed at St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice.

PILGRIM, FREDERICK
St. Carol's
(Former resident of Main Brook)

The sudden passing occurred on July 3, 2003 as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Red Deer, Alberta. He was in his 37th year. Leaving to mourn spouse Coretta; daughters Nikita and Kyla; mother Ivy; father Ron; brothers Don (Gaye), Morgan (Vivian), Glen (Holly), Marcel and Colin; sister Ruby (Whyman) and Sheila (Rennie); nephews Travis, Tyler, Ryan and Shane; nieces Trina, Krystie, Cheryl and Jessica; in-laws Hedley and Faye Richards, as well as a large circle of other family and friends; sisters-in-law Michelle (George) and Vernetta. Visitation was held at the funeral home on West Street, St. Anthony and at the Anglican Church in Main Brook from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 10 with Rev. Karl Arnold officiating. Interment followed in the United Church Cemetery in Main Brook. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

WILCOX, ANDRE DAVIS
Roddickton

Passed peacefully away at White Bay Central Health Centre in Roddickton on July 10, 2003. He was in his 20th year. He leaves to mourn parents James and Gwen of Roddickton; sister Jessica of Roddickton; brothers Mark and Matthew of Roddickton; grandparents William and Beatrice Wilcox of Englee and Maxwell and Margaret Humby of Roddickton, as well as a large number of uncles, aunts, cousins, caretakers and friends. Visitation took place at the Apostolic Faith Church in Roddickton from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 13 at with Rev. Rene Cassell officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home in Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

CURL, CLIFFORD
Fox Harbour

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on July 11, 2003. He was 61 years old. Leaving to mourn son Derek; daughters Della and Leta; stepbrothers Wayne Rumbolt and Calvin Poole; stepsisters Bessie Acreman, Ivy Moss and Rebecca Brown. He is predeceased by his wife Doreen. His remains went forward by motor hearse to Fox Harbour from where the funeral service took place at the Anglican Church. Interment followed in the Pentecostal Cemetery . Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

EARLE, JESSIE
Griquet

The sudden passing occurred at her late residence on July 15, 2003. She was in her 60th year. Leaving to mourn mother Stella, sisters Linda (Curtis), Donna, Jean (Ross), Beatrice (Allan) and Violet (Arthur); brothers Ronald (Elizabeth), Hubert (Winnie), Lloyd (Diane), Perry (Mary Ellen) and Shawn (Patsy) as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her father Thomas, brothers Roger and Allan, and sisters Elva and Dulcie. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 18 at Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle in Griquet with Pastor Andrews officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

HUGHES, MARIE
New Ferolle

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marie Hughes announce her passing at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Wednesday, July 23, 2003. She was in her 70th year. Leaving to mourn her children, Neila of Alberta, Juanita Roberts of New Ferolle, Flora (Todd) Hancock of St. Anthony, Myles (Consey) of New Ferolle, Vincent (Meta) of Fort McMurray, Claude (Cindy) of Dunlap, Tennessee, Morris of Ontario, Gertrude (Patrick) Doyle of New Ferolle, Jim of Alberta, Audrey (Wayne) Baines of Fort McMurray, Neville of Alberta, Mary (Arthur) Skinner of Port au Choix and Desmond (Yvonne) of Devon, Alberta; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers Raymond and Chesley; sisters Dulcie, Nellie, Phelomina, Betty, Emma, Madonna and Melvie; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Philip in 1997, grandson Jody and son-in-law John. The family received friends at the Roman Catholic Church in New Ferolle on Friday and Saturday, from where the funeral service took place on Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. with Fr. Jack officiating. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in New Ferolle. As expressions of sympathy flowers 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. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website at www.fillatre.ca

BUSSEY, CARL DENNIS
St. Lunaire
March 2, 1941 - July 24, 2003

Passed away on Sept. 7, 2003 (which date is correct?) at Curtis Memorial Hospital, St. Anthony. He was in his 62nd year. He leaves to mourn wife Ivy; sons Barry (Sandra), Kurry (Belinda) Brent (Sandra) and Andy (Darlene); daughter Kimberley (Iron); nine grandchildren; brothers Wallace (Barbara) and Ricky; sisters Helen (Lloyd), Bernice (Tom), Selma (Wilfred) and Irene (Velmer); sisters-in-law Mary Bussey and Mabel Patey who lived with Carl and Ivy, as well as a number of other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his father Gordon (May 24, 1976), his mother Marjorie (May 28, 1997) and brothers Gordon (1952) and Wilson (1992). Visitation took place at Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle in Griquet from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10 with Pastor Andrews officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

PYE, LOUISE
Lodge Bay

Passed peacefully away at John M. Gray Centre on July 29, 2003. She was in her 75th year. Leaving to mourn daughters Marie (Rupert) and Jessie (Cecil); son Wallace (Susie); grandchildren Dana and Bethany; sisters Violet (Frank), Ruby (Bob) and Elizabeth ; brothers Gordon (Martha) and Paul (Marilyn), as well as a circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Rex, son Andrew, grandson Perry, sister Ina (William), brothers Wilfred ( Elizabeth ), Ira ( Doris ) and Reginald ( Alma ). Her remains went forward by motor hearse to the Anglican Church in Lodge Bay from where visitation and the funeral service took place. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

OSBOURNE, ELIZABETH
Bide Arm

Passed peacefully away at White Bay Central Health Centre in Roddickton on July 29, 2003. She was in her 93rd year. Leaving to mourn son Eugene (Theresa) of Alberta; brother Aaron Hancock of St. Anthony; nieces Dalphine Richards and Mary Jane Jenkins; nephew Leander Hancock; grandsons Tommy, Brian and Kent; granddaughters Arlene, Josephine and Shelley; great-grandchildren Alison, Adam, Caleb and Brodey. With her union of marriage to Allan, she gained several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and gained 11 more nephews and nieces. She is predeceased by sisters Dalphine, Racheal and Anguse, husband Allan, daughter Annie Randell and son-in-law Julian Randell. Visitation was held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Bide Arm from where the funeral service took place on Friday, Aug. 1 at 3 p.m. with Pastor Hewlett officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

 

 

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