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The Northern Pen Obituaries
May 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 May 2001

 

GENNEAUX, MARY JANE
Castor River South

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Jane Genneaux announce her passing at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Saturday, May 5, 2001. She was in her 83rd year. She leaves to mourn two daughters, Dulcie (William) and Bridgit (and the late Donald) Scanlon; five sons, Clifford (Erma), Arthur (Clara), Lawrence (Rebecca), Kevin (Carm) and Frank (Irene); daughter-in-law Laura; 42 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren as well as a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Lawrence, two sons, Ralph and John. The family received friends at Queen of the Angels Roman Catholic Church in Castor River South from where the funeral service took place on Monday at 10 a.m. with Fr. Terry officiating. Interment followed at the cemetery in Bartlett 's Harbour. 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.

HOUSE, SAMUEL
River of Ponds

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Samuel House announce his passing at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on May 7, 2001. He was in his 89th year. He leaves to mourn son Stephen (Cecilia); six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Maisie (Amos) Patey and Bessie House, all residing at River of Ponds; also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Hannah and son Charles, and his second wife Bridget. The family received friends at the Anglican Church in River of Ponds from where the funeral service took place on Thursday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Newhook 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.

HILLIER, HAZEL
(formerly of St. Anthony)

Passed peacefully away at Glenbrook Lodge on Tuesday, May 8, 2001 in her 89th year. She was predeceased by her husband Tobias and sons Lewis and Clayton. Leaving to mourn daughter Betty Simms of St. John's; sons George (Pearl) and Adrian (Amy), both of Kitchener, Ontario and Woodrow of St. Anthony; brothers Lewis of Port Hastings and Maitland (Gladys) of St. Anthony; sisters Una McAskil (Tony) of Halifax, Ethel Mews of Mount Pearl, Lulu Barrett (Arthur) of Mount Pearl, Lottie Winsor (Frank) of King's Point and Effie Cooper; and a number of grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Her remains rested at K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, West Street , St. Anthony and also Bethel Pentecostal Church from where the funeral service took place on Saturday, May 12. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

SINNICKS, GUY
Hawkes Bay
May 14, 1943 - May 8, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Guy Sinnicks announce his passing on Tuesday, May 8, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook . He was in his 57th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Marion; stepchildren Marina (Jack) Drover of Hawkes Bay, June Vincent, Kathleen Drover both of Corner Brook, Gordon (Cindy) Vincent of Botwood, Heather (Rick) Travers of Lark Harbour and Ronald (Goldie) Vincent of Alberta; four sisters Hazel (Wilfred) Hughes of New Ferrole, Annie (Algie) Sinnicks, Daisy (Larry) Perry and Marina (Garland) Applin all of Hawkes Bay; two brothers Wilfred and Samuel (Etthie) both of Hawkes Bay; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Victor and Pamela Sinnicks; stepfather Adam Coombs; sisters Victoria and Rosann; and nephew Lanny. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church in Hawkes Bay on May 10 from where funeral services took place on Friday, May 11 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Newhook officiating. Interment followed at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Road , Deer Lake.
“Forever in our hearts”

GENGE, LAURA LOUISE
Anchor Point

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Laura Louise Genge announce her passing at Charles Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Thursday, May 10, 2001. She was in her 82nd year. She leaves to mourn her husband Pearce; daughter Marina (Gilbert), sons Arthur (Laverne), Pius (Linda) and Edmund (Anita); grandchildren Jason (Tammy), Ashley (Tracy), Laura, Chantell, Cristy, Michael, Cindy, Mark, Glen, Noreen and Natasha; great-grandchildren Carter, Joshua and Matthew; brother Elias; sister-in-law Ida; niece Emma (Henry); nephew Kenneth (Marsha); special friend Rosanna Applin and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Abel and Elizabeth, brothers Tom and Steven. The family received friends at St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Anchor Point from where the funeral service took place on Saturday 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 Holly Brown and Don Gould of Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

PAYNE, BEATRICE
Cow Head
Feb. 25, 1918 - May 20, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beatrice Payne announce her passing on Sunday, May 20, 2001 at her family residence. She was in her 83rd year. She will be sadly missed by her two daughters, Mary (Reg) Moss of Grand Falls-Windsor and Ruth (Guy) Payne of Cow Head; son Bruce (Lee) Payne of St. Anthony; grandchildren Heidi, Joanne, Phillip, Bruce, Matthew, Ryan and John; brother Albert (Olga) Barnes; brothers in- law Norman Payne, Basil (Maxine) Payne, and Edwin Kean; sisters-in-law, Caroline Payne, Mildred (Mamie) Warford, Joan Forward) Hewlin, Margaret (Max) House, Peggy Barnes, Nettie Payne and Alice Payne, and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Leslie; brothers Edgar and Wilfred; parents Wilfred and Mary Barnes. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church at Cow Head on Wednesday. Funeral services took place on Thursday, May 24, with Rev. John Meade officiating. Interment followed at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
“Forever in our hearts.”

HOUSE, CARL ROLAND
Daniel's Harbour
Sept. 30, 1927-May 22, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Carl Roland House announce his passing at his residence in Daniel's Harbour on May 22, 2001 in his 73rd year. He leaves to mourn his daughter Penny Lee Biggin; sisters Marion Biggin of Glenburnie and Olga Wentzell of Daniel's Harbour; brothers Rex (Elsie) House of Daniel's Harbour and Guy (Vera) House of Grande Prairie, Alberta; brothers-in-law Tommy (Vera) Parsons, Lloyd (Enit) Parsons and Steward (Barbara) Parsons; sisters-in-law Florence (Harley) House, May (Bert) Keough, Ida (George) Payne, Hilda Hutchings and Marie Parsons; special friends Aurela and Robert Primrose and family; also a large circle of nieces, nephews and relatives. He was predeceased by his wife Delilah, parents Freeman and Ada House, sister Olive Wentzell, brothers-in-law Isaac Biggin, Steadman Wentzell, William Wentzell, Bruce Hutchings, Roland Parsons and Tom Payne, sister-in-law Winnie Payne. Visitation took place at the Holy Cross Anglican Church in Daniel's Harbour from where the funeral service took place on Friday, May 25 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Norman Cutler officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
“Forever in our hearts.”

EARLE, DAISY SYBIL
St. Lunaire - Griquet

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on May 25, 2001. She was in her 75th year. Leaving to mourn her sisters Viola (John Humby), Marilyn (Erwin); brothers Garth (Donna), Tom, John (Edna), Herbert (Pearl); as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was pre-deceased by her father Augustus in 1972, mother Mary Ann in 1994 and sister Evelyn in 1956. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on May 28 from the Pentecostal Church in Griquet with interment in the church cemetery. Her remains rested at the church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, Funeral Director.

ELLIOTT, CORNELIA
Cook's Harbour

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on May 26, 2001. She was in her 78th year. Leaving to mourn her husband Caleb; sisters Gladys, Dora (Herbert), Melvina, Edith (Wesley), Rachel (Allan); brothers Amos (Faye), Oswald (Emma), Walter (Rita); special nephew Morgan and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her brothers-in-law Ernie and Lewis. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on May 29 from St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Cook's Harbour with interment in the church cemetery. Her remains rested at the church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, Funeral Director.

 

 

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