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The Northern Pen Obituaries
July 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 July 2004

 

COMPTON, BERNICE
St. Lunaire-Griquet

Passed away on July 6, 2004 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony. She was in her 62nd year. She leaves to mourn husband Thomas; sons Craig( Carolyn), Brian (Karen), Glen (Joan) and Brent; daughters Maye (Sheldon) and Faye (Alasdair); seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter, as well as a large circle of other family and friends. Visitation took place at the Pentecostal Church in St. Lunaire-Griquet from whare the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 9 with Pastor Andrews officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Flowers were gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of oneís choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

NORMAN, AUGUSTUS CHESLEY
Flowers Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Augustus Chesley Norman announce his passing on Wednesday, July 14, 2004 at Charles S. Curtis memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 76 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Dora; son Alvin (Sharon); grandchildren Bradley, Morley, Maurice and Danika Norman; Shane Earle and Tyuma Ryland, Shannon and Jamie Kember; great-grandchildren Brandon, Kyle, Colby, Reegan, Jack, Corey and Megan, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his daughters Bertha Kember and Betty Earle, brothers Archibald and Lawrence Norman and parents Augustus and Elizabeth Norman. The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 18 at the Gospel Hall in Flowers Cove with Mr. Joyce officiating. Internment followed at the Gospel Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatreís Funeral Home, Port au Choix/Bear Cove.

MITCHELMORE, REGINALD RUDOLPH
Green Island Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Rudolph Mitchelmore announce his passing on Wednesday, July 14, 2004 at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn with fond memories four children Dorcus (Winston) Mitchelmore, Lydia (Eldred) McLean and George (Marina) Mitchelmore, all of Green Island Cove, and Wyman (Minnie) Mitchelmore of Pond Cove; five step daughters; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; half-brother Curtis (Naomi) Mitchelmore; three half sisters Cora Mitchelmore, Nellie (Norman) Parrill and Eliza (John) Parrill, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Johanna and second wife Mary. The funeral service was held at St. Andrews Anglican Church in Lower Cove at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 17 with Rev. John Drover officiating. Internment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Green Island Cove. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of oneís choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatreís Funeral Home, Port au Choix/Bear Cove.

MITCHELL, ALBERT JAMES
Englee

Passed peacefully away on July 15, 2004 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony. He was in his 67th year. He leaves to mourn wife Janet; sons Leonard Wiseman (Margret), Wayne Mitchell and Albert Jr. Mitchell (Doretta); daughters Gloria Smith (Ralph), Rita Compton(Edward), Theresa Mitchell (Frank), Gladys Chubbs (Samuel), Deanna Clarke(Ralph) and Shirley Mitchell (Rex); 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother Hubert Mitchell (Jenny), as well as a large circle of other family and friends. Visitation took place at the Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle in Englee from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, with Pastor Angel officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

BELBIN, MARY JANE
LíAnse au Loup

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Jane Belbin of LíAnse au Loup announces her passing at Labrador South Health Care Center in Forteau on Saturday, July 17, 2004. She was in her 83rd year. Leaving to mourn with fond memories sons Nelson and Eric (Linda); daughter Shirley (George); grandchildren Leslie, Gregory, Michael and Jeffrey, as well as a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her sisters Alice Ann Linstead and Clarissa Normore, and parents Hubert and Lucy Ryland. The family received visitors at the Anglican Church on Sunday from where the funeral service took place on Monday, July 19 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating, assisted by Loretta Hancock. Internment followed at the United Church Cemetery in LíAnse au Loup. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatreís Funeral Home Ltd., LíAnse au Loup.

QUINLAN, ANNIE PRISCELLA
Nov. 24, 1929-July 17,2000
Cookís Harbour

Passed away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on July 17, 2004 at the age of 74 years. Leaving to mourn sons Edward (Karen), Woodrow (Anne), Baxter (Iris) and Greg (Jackie); daughters Winnie (Hubert), Eileen and Carol; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brothers Tom (Joyce), George (Margaret), Frank, Alfred (Julia), Henry (Irene) and Winston (Edith); as well a a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Hayward, son Sandy and brothers Earl and Cecil. Visitation was held at St. Mathews Anglican Church Cookís Harbour from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday with Rev. Ross Rumbolt officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Flowers or donations may be to a charity of oneís choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

SHELLEY, GERALD
Goose Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Shelley announces his passing on Tuesday, July 20, 2004 at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 63 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Minnie; son Tracy; daughters Trina (Micheal) of Corner Brook and Ellen (Bruce) of Fort McMurray; grandchildren Joshua, Lucas, Avery and Zayne; brothers William (Margaret), James (Mary Ann), Patrick (Sheila) and Thomas (Cindy) of Fleur de Lys and Stephen (Philomeno) of Ontario; sisters Angela (Patrick) Drover of Baie Verte, Josephine (Jack) Traverse of St. Johnís and Elizabeth (George) Lewis of Fleur de Lys; Parents-in-law Nellie and Alex Young; 10 brothers-in-law; 12 sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by father Stephen, mother Lucy, son Albert, sister Lizzie, father-in-law Albert Reardon, brothers-in-law Patrick Drover and Joseph Troy. Visitation was held at the funeral home on West Street, St. Anthony. The funeral service took place at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 23 at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Goose Cove with Fr. Jim Robertson officiating. Internment followed in the church cemetery. Flowers or donations may be made to a charity of oneís choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

PARSONS, RUBY MAUDE (NEE SAUNDERS)
Hampden
Sept 22, 1950 - July 23, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ruby Maude Parsons announce her passing on Friday, July 23, 2004 at the Health Sciences Centre in her 53rd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Bruce; children Gary (Diane), Dion (Sharon), and Crystal (Dominic), all of Corner Brook; grandchildren Cassandra and Jordan; mother Loretta Saunders of St. Lunaire- Griquet; brother James (Sylvia) of St. Lunaire-Griquet; sisters Madge (Lloyd) Decker of LíAnse aux Meadows, Glorine Saunders and Ann (Roy) Patey, both of St. Lunaire-Griquet, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father George Saunders. Visitation took place at the Anglican Church in Hampden on Monday from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26 with Pastor Guy officiating. Interment followed in the family plot. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of oneís choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.

PATEY, IDA LILLIAN (BADCOCK)
Passed peacefully away on July 23, 2004 at the Leonard A. Miller Centre in St. Johnís, Ida Lillian Patey, age 93 years. She was predeceased by her husband Chesley (1972). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories two sons Eric (Betty) and Clyde (Meletta); five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation took place at Carnellís Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. Johnís on Saturday. The funeral service took place at St. Anthony United Church at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 26. Internment followed at the United Church Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Anthony United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

HILLIER, DEBRA J.
Corner Brook

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, July 24, 2004 at the Health Sciences Centre in St. Johnís, Debbie Hillier at the age of 46 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband David; daughter Ashley; son Jonathan; mother Florence Moss of Grand Falls; brother Bruce Moss of St. Johnís, sisters Rosalyn Peyton of Grand Falls, July Moss-Lauzon (Larry) of St. Johnís, Kathy Walsh(Rick) of Halifax; uncles Jim(Dulcie) Brown of Corner Brook; Weldon(Joan) Brown of St. Johnís, and Eric (Floss) Brown of Blake Town, Trinity Bay; mother-in-law and father-in-law Margaret and Wesley Hillier of Corner Brook; brothers-in-law Robert Hillier (Cindy) and Roy Hillier (Margie) of New Brunswick, and Sid Hillier (Cindy) of Corner Brook; special friend Theresa Hancock of Roddickton, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends. She was predeceased by her father Robert Moss and brother-in-law Leo Peyton of Grand Falls. Visitation took place at Fillatreís Funeral Home, 4 Marks Avenue, Corner Brook on Monday. The memorial service was held on Tuesday, July 27 at 2 p.m. at the Humber United Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of oneís choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website at www.fillatre.ca

BURDEN, MARGARET (NEE GENGE)
Norris Point
Feb 26, 1906 - July 25, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the Bonne Bay Health Centre on Sunday, July 25, 2004 at the age of 98 years. She leaves to mourn with fond memories sons Martin(Ivy), Claude (Claire), Fred (Bertha), Gerald(Vivian) and Craig (son/grandson); daughters Betty (Reg Grandy), Millie (Clyde Earles) and Geraldine (Reg Williams); 18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Martin in 1972. Visitation took place at the Church of the Good Sheppard in Norris Point from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28 with Rev. John Olsen officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Church of the Good Sheppard Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parson Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.

 

 

Page contributed by Joan Blake

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

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