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The Northern Pen Obituaries
June 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 June 2001

 

TAYLOR, HUBERT
Raleigh
Passed peacefully away at John M. Gray Centre in St. Anthony on June 2, 2001. He was in his 89th year. Leaving to mourn his wife of 66 years, Mary; daughters Bessie Penney (Morris), Rosie Elliott (Ralph) and Zilda Lamb (Robert); son Glossen (Bernice); son-in-law Valen Taylor; brothers-in-law George Andrews and Stewart Andrews (Violet); sister-in-law Mae Patey; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one great great - grandchild. He was predeceased by son Rueben in 1936 and daughter Beatrice in 1982. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on June 5 from the United Church in Raleigh with Rev. John Davis officiating. Interment followed at 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.

WHALEN, EDWARD M.
Shoal Cove East
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward Whalen announce his passing at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Saturday, June 2, 2001. He was in his 84th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Olive; two sons, Abraham (Philomen) and Bill (Evelyn); daughter Cynthia (Gordon); grandchildren Jeremy, Joshua, Joanne, Jay Lynn and Dylan; brother Gilbert (Marion); sisters-in-law Elizabeth McLean and Frances McLean; special friends Abe and Daphine Pittman, and Rosie and Alma McLean; also a large circle of relatives and friends. The family received friends from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Shoal Cove East from where the funeral service took place on June 4 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Robert Elder officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Church Cemetery, Pines Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Holly Brown and Don Gould, Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix / Flowers Cove.

CAMPBELL, VIOLA (NEE PENNEY)
St. Anthony
Passed peacefully away at John M. Gray Centre in St. Anthony on June 3, 2001 in her 83rd year. Leaving to mourn daughters Belinda Richards (Ray) of Sackville, Nova Scotia, Bernette Pilgrim (Wayne) of St. John's and Patricia Patey (Clyde) of St. Anthony; grandchildren Brian Pilgrim, Rhonda Richards, Andrea Patey, Shauna Richards and Philip Patey; great-grandchildren Tiffany Wellman, Travis Wellman and Dakota Richards; brother Harvey Penney and sister-in-law Mabel Campbell. She was predeceased by husband Alex. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on June 5 from St. Mary's Anglican Church in St. Anthony with Rev. Jean Brenton officiating. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery at Fishing Point. Her 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.

COOMBS, STEWART
Shoal Cove West
Passed peacefully away at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on June 4, 2001. He was in his 56th year. Leaving to mourn sisters Efflie, Dorcas, Emily, Bernette (Harrison) and Dulcie (Paul); sister-in-law Naomi; brother Stedman (Vivian); a number of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on June 6 from St. Margaret's Anglican Church in Shoal Cove West with Rev. Ross Rumbolt officiating. His remains rested at the church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

PARRILL, STEDMAN
Pines Cove
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stedman Parrill announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Monday, June 4, 2001 at the age of 69 years. He leaves to mourn three brothers George (Virtue), Anthony (Audrey) and Norman (Nellie); one sister Dulcie (Llewellyn); special friend Cathleen Parrill, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family received friends from St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Lower Cove on Tuesday, from where the funeral service took place on Wednesday, June 6, at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Robert Elder officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Church Cemetery, Pines Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Holly Brown and Don Gould, Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix/ Flowers Cove.

SINNICKS, STERLING MYLES
Anchor Point

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on June 6, 2001. He was in his 54th year. Leaving to mourn his wife Millicent; sons Keon (Susan), Troy (girlfriend Benay); granddaughter Shania Courtney; brothers Truman and Cyril (Dora); sisters Naomi (Lambert) and Selina (Allister); father Esau as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Susannah; son Glen; brothers Wilfred, Guy, Jacob and Esau. The funeral service took place at 11 a.m. on June 10 from St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Anchor Point 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.

WATTS, EUDORA (DOTTIE)
Interfaith Home for Seniors, Corner Brook
(Formerly of Rocky Harbour)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dottie Watts announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 6, 2001 in her 83rd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her son Jim of Nettie's Harbour; daughters Rhoda Downton (George) of Corner Brook, Lillian Pittman (Wilfred) of Sackville, Nova Scotia and Ada Barbour (Allison) of St. John's; eight grandchildren Paula O'Connell (Ron), Scott Downton (Denise), Travis Pittman (Christine), Troy Pittman, Tim Pittman, Tammy Collins, Michael Barbour and Mark Barbour; eight great-grandchildren Christopher O'Connell, Heather O'Connell, Nicholas Downton, Julia Downton, Ashley Collins, Brock Pittman, Justine and B.J.; sisters Rosie Shears (Sidney) of Rocky Harbour and Annie Coveyduck of Mackinsons as well as other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Albert in 1988; infant sons William and David; and sisters Blanche and Olive. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home in Rocky Harbour on Thursday, June 7. Funeral services took place on Friday, June 8 at 2 p.m. from the Wesley United Church with Rev. Elizabeth Kozbial officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or a donation may be made to the Interfaith Home Auxiliary, c/o The Interfaith Home, Corner Brook or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.

HUNT, REX GILL
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rex Hunt announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday, June 9, 2001 at the age of 75 years. Rex was a long time Esso sales agent with Imperial Oil in Port Saunders prior to his retirement. He was an active member of St. Augustine 's Anglican Church and The Masonic Cam AM Lodge #19 in Stephenville. He was also a past member of the Port Saunders Lions Club. Rex thoroughly enjoyed walking and bowling. He was a loving and caring husband and father to his wife Mona; his daughters Charmaine (at home) and Dale of Corner Brook. He will be sadly missed by his sister Audrey (Lloyd Goodyear) of Grand Falls; brother Ramsey (Greta) of Fredericton, New Brunswick; nieces Sandra, Sharon and Jocelyn; nephews David and Ramsey as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Irene Hunt and half brother John Angus. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home in Stephenville on Monday, June 11. The funeral service was held on Tuesday, June 12 at 2 p.m. from St. Augustine 's Anglican Church with Rev. Edmund Laldin officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, family flowers only, donations in his memory may be made to St. Augustine 's Memorial Fund or to a charity of one's choice.

CAINES, ISAAC WILLIAM
Port Saunders

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Isaac Caines announce his passing at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Tuesday, June 12, 2001. He was in his 84th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Rita; four sons Larry (Wanda), Eugene (Marina), Richard (Cynthia) and Walter, all residing at Port Saunders; three daughters Elaine (Simon) of Port Saunders, Maureen (Robert) of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and Madonna (Henri) of Wichita Falls, Texas. He also leaves to mourn 18 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother Gordon (Charlotte) of Hawkes Bay; two sisters Dulcie and Marie of Port Saunders and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family received friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port au Choix on Wednesday. The funeral service was held at St. Joseph 's Roman Catholic Church in Port Saunders on June 14, with Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations can be made to the Lung Association. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

APPLIN, AARON
Shoal Cove West
(Former resident of Ivy Durley Place, Flowers Cove)

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on June 13, 2001. He was in his 77th year. He leaves to mourn two daughters, Julia Hillyard (Norman) of Shoal Cove West and Gertie Genge (Jacob) of Anchor Point; five sons, Steve (Blenda), Sam (Eileen), Tim (Glenda), all of Wabush, Harv (Barb) of Gander, Stan (Ethel) of Plum Point; 10 grandchildren, Judy, Michelle, Toby, Randy, Aaron, Heather, Amanda, Mark, Lindsey and Mitchell; two brothers Joseph of Shoal Cove West and Tom (Semone) of Wabush; five sisters, Christanna Coombs, Ida Coombs, Maryann Baines, Lillian Beaudoin (Lawrence) of Shoal Cove West and Angeline Hynes of Stephenville. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on June 16 from St. Margaret's Anglican Church in Shoal Cove West with Rev. Ross Rumbolt officiating. The interment took place at 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.

BOLGER, NANCY MARY (NEE SHATTLER)
West St. Modeste
1931-2001

Passed suddenly into eternal rest at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Thursday, June 14, 2001, aged 70 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband John; five sons, Francis (Marilyn), Walter (Elizabeth ), Reginald (Janice), Jimmy (Katie) and Joseph (Sharon); three daughters, Ann, Cecilia (Len), Margaret Moore (Paul) and especially Ashley; five sisters, Mary Stella, Vandella, Emily, Phyliss, and Dimple; five brothers Churchill, Sydney, Rene, Merlin and Gay; 11 grandchildren, Trevor, Ashley, Steven, Colin, Courtney, Sarah, Charles, Alex, Natasha, Nancy and Michael; a large number of nieces and nephews; and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral mass took place from Our Lady of Labrador Parish at 2:30 p.m. on June 16 with interment in Pinware, Labrador. Her remains rested at the church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.
Just a prayer from us who love you, Precious memories kind and true, In our hearts you'll live forever, Because we thought the world of you. R.I.P.

GOULD, BRIDGET
Bear Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bridget Gould announce her passing at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Saturday June 16, 2001. She was in her 78th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Andrew; three sons Max, (Blanch), Don (Elizabeth) and Paschal (Evelyn); three daughters Rita (Ken), Virtue (Abe) and Leavina (the late Kevin); grandchildren Nicole, Andy, Trevor, Troy, Tannis, Tamara, Donnie, Nadine, Angelia, Colleen, Kara, Krista and Kayla; great-grandchildren Justin, Hayley, Tori-Lee, Mallory Bridget and Brittany Sarah; sisters-in-law Lilly Chambers of Goose Bay, Mary (Woodrow) Bowers of Pasadena, Sue Allen Gould of Flowers Cove; brother-in-law Samuel Gould of Bear Cove; as well as a large circle of family and friends. The family received friends from St. Boniface Anglican Church in Bear Cove from where the funeral service took place on Monday, June 18, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Robert Elder officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. 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.

FOWLER, BEATRICE D.
Roddickton

Passed peacefully away in Carbonear on June 28, 2001 in her 72nd year. Leaving to mourn daughter Jessie Humby (Leo DeHann); granddaughter Iris Humby (Douglas Searle), great grandson Terry Humby and sister Minnie Carter (Charles Carter). The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on July 1 from Calvary Pentecostal Church in Roddickton with Pastor E.D. Head officiating, followed by interment in the church cemetery. Her remains rested at the church. Pallbearers were Wayne Canning, Frank Jenkins, Robert Lane, Eric Wilcox, Walter Fowler and Stan Jenkins. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Brian Pilgrim, funeral director.

BROMLEY, ANNIE FRANCES
Pasadena, NF
(formerly of Goose Cove)

Passed away Saturday, June 30, 2001 at the Interfaith Home in Corner Brook, Annie Frances Bromley at the age of 89. Left to mourn are husband of 44 years Edward Bromley; sister-inlaw Marie Reardon (Vergus) and a large number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother Vergus Reardon, sisters Mary Jane Kearney (John), Alice Fitzpatrick (Leo), and parents William and Bridget Reardon. The funeral service was held on Monday, July 2 at 10 a.m. from the Roman Catholic Church in Goose Cove followed by interment in the church cemetery. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Ave., Corner Brook and the church in Goose Cove. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, 29 Wellington Street, Corner Brook , NF , A2H 5H5.  

 

 

Page contributed by Floyd Letto

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

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