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The Northern Pen Obituaries
May 2005

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 2005

 

EATON, MALCOLM "MAC"
1965 - 2005

It is with immense sadness, we announce the passing of Mac Eaton on May 3, 2005 at the Moncton Hospital after a courageous two year battle with cancer. It was with great difficulty that Mac lift his loving wife Janice and their daughter Jordan Mackenzie (8). He will be sadly missed by his mother and father Wayne and Marie Eaton of Derbert, Nova Scotia; his "big sis" Angela, her husband David Pappin, and their children Sam, Jessie and Olivia of Glen Arbour, Nova Scotia, as well as his relatives in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. Mac, an RCMP officer of 18 years who rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant, had countless friends and colleagues throughout the country, having been posted in locations in Quebec, Northwest Territories and New Brunswick. His brothers from "ERT", who never left his side, will always be a part of who Mac was. Mac had an immeasurable love for his family, a great passion for living and was always in pursuit of new challenges. Without a doubt, Mac's favorite past-time was golf. Friend and family will never forget the times spent walking up the fairways for a day on the links with him. Mac will be terribly missed by everyone whose life he touched and his energetic smile and laugh will be forever in our hearts. There will be a celebration of Mac's life held at the Truro Golf Club on Tuesday, May 10,2005 from 2 - 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a scholarship fund for Jordan. Contributions can be sent to the Mac Eaton Fundraiser, c/o Codiac RCMP, 520 Main St., Moncton, New Brunswick, E1C 8P2. Online condolences to Mac's family can be sent to www.ssimicro.com/remembermac Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Tuttle Bros. Funeral Home, 171 Lutz St., Moncton, NB, E1C 5E8 (506) 857- 8564. www.tuttlefuneralhome.com
(Date posted: 05/09/05)

TAYLOR, ROBERT FREEMAN
St. Anthony

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on May 4, 2005. He was in his 55th year. He was born on April 18, 1950 to Cecil and Nellie Taylor. On July 29th, 1971 he married Dorothy Parrill of St. Anthony and there, they raised their family. Bob worked for the St. Anthony Town Council for more than 20 years and in 2003 he was diagnosed with cancer. He will be sadly missed by his wife Dorothy; daughter Pamela Compton (Perry); son Dennis; grandchildren Jordan and Justin; mother Nellie; brothers Ralph, Victor, Rick and Kevin; sisters Faye, Velma, Cheryl, Helen, and Joan; grandmother Grace Evans, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Robert ( 1972) and his father Cecil (1980). Visitation took place at the United Church in St. Anthony from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 with Rev. John McGonigle officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery at Fishing Point. Donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.
(Date posted: 05/16/05)

KENNEDY, JEFFERY WAYNE
Swanton, Ohio
Jeffery Wayne Kennedy
, age 49, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, May 4, 2005 near Clinton, Illinois. He was born Dec. 30, 1955 in Toledo, Ohio to Donald and Idonna (Mock) Kennedy. His mother passed away Nov. 24, 2004. On Sept. 24, 2003, he married Theresa Caines. Jeff drove truck for the Crete Carrier Corporation based out of Lincoln, Nebraska. He is survived by his loving wife Theresa; father Donald; children Jeffery (Walee) Kennedy Jr., Betsy Kennedy and Michael (Tena) Kennedy; grandchildren Breanna Kennedy, Xander Kennedy, and soon to be born, baby Kennedy; and sister Denise (Robert) Stevens. Besides his mother, Idonna, Jeff was preceded in death by his sister, Becky Kennedy. Visitation was held Sunday, May 8 from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut St. in Swanton. Funeral services was held Monday, May 9 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Harold Rhoads officiating. Interment followed at Chestnut Ridge Cemetery in Bradner, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart and Stroke Association, 5164 Monroe St., Toledo. OH 43623
(Date posted: 05/16/05)

BARRETT, ARTHUR JOHN
Brantford, Ontario

In loving memory of Arthur John Barrett who passed away on May 5, 2005 after a long battle with lung disease. Beloved husband of Bernice Barrett; proud father of Belinda Barett (Gary), Rita Barrett (Frank), Morgan Barrett and Glen Barrett (Natasha); grandfather of Kristy-Lynn, Cheryl, Candace, Cody, Keegan and Benjamin; great-grandfather of Zoey, Taylor and Taya- Lynn; brother of Henry Barrett (Martha), Normand Quinlan (Dora), the late Eliza Smith (George), Joseph Quinlan (Neta), Roy Quinlan (Betty), Josephine Hughes, Henry Quinlan (Leona), Rita Gaulton (Nathaniel), Rebecca Burden (Herman), Mable Noseworthy (Gordon) and step-brother of Gretel Hill. Funeral services were held at McCleister Funeral Home, 495 Park Road North, Brantford, Ontario on Monday, May 9, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. Arthur was laid to rest in Brantford on Monday at Mount Hope Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Lung Association are greatly appreciated.
(Date posted: 05/16/05)

LANE, MANUEL
Englee

Passed away on May 7, 2005 at Curtis Memorial Hospital, St. Anthony, Manuel Lane of Englee in his 74th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Delphine; sons Paddy (Michella) and Billy (Peggy); daughters Susie (Wade), Shirley (Charlie) and Rosie (Robert); stepmother Jessie Hancock; step brother Robert Lane; stepsister Minnie Horwood; brother Raymond Lane; 13 grandchildren and a circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation took place at the Salvation Army Church in Englee from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11 with Capt. Hopkins officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Flowers were graciously accepted of donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.
(Date posted: 05/16/05)

PENNEY, ROY MARTIN
Port Hope Simpson

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roy Penney announce his passing on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at John M. Gray Centre, St. Anthony at 82 years of age. He leaves to mourn his wife Hazel; children Ivy (George), Jean (Norman), Lydia (Robert), Nita, Lloyd, Wilfred (Marlene), Miriam (Melvin), Oliver (Leah), John, Ada (Sandy) and Clayton (Gaye); son- in-law Nigel; daughter-in-law Sandy; 39 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; sisters Rachel, Sarah and Daisy; brothers Thomas, Barton, George and James, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. His daughter Peggy Earle, son Martin, mother Annie, father George, sister Gladys and brother John predeceased him. Visitation took place at the Pentecostal Church in Port Hope Simpson from where the funeral service was held on Sunday, May 15 with Pastor Craig Giles officiating. Interment followed in the Calvary Pentecostal Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.
(Date posted: 05/24/05)

COMPTON, SABINA
St. Lunaire-Griquet
Nov 28, 1914- May 11, 2005

Passed peacefully away at John M. Gray Centre in St. Anthony on May 11, 2005 in her 90th year. Sabina leaves to mourn her son Randy (Marie) and grandson Aaron of Thompson, Manitoba and granddaughter Hannah of Brandon, Manitoba; daughter Ethel and family of Main Brook. She was predeceased by her husband William, parents George and Myrtle Patey, brothers Garland and Hayward and sister Ettie. Visitation took place at the Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle in St. Lunaire- Griquet from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 15 with Pastor Hayward Primmer officiating. Flowers were graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.
(Date posted: 05/24/05)

SAMSON, JAMES HAYWARD
River of Ponds

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Samson announce his passing at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Thursday, May 12, 2005 at the age of 88 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Mary; children Deon (Christine) of River of Ponds, Jean (Jimmy) Preshyon of Deer Lake, Morris (Sheila) of River of Ponds, Jerry (Rosalind) of Daniel's Harbour, Eunice (Herb) Tucker of Main Brook, Dolly (Melvin) Lavers of Port Saunders, Vera (Wilfred) Patey, Lloyd (Anne), James Jr. and Effie (Harold) House, all of River of Ponds; 27 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; sister Lucy (Earle) Patey of River of Ponds, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Dorothy, sons Harvey and Philip, parents John and Dorcas Samson, brothers Ruben and Francis. The family received friends at Trinity Pentecostal Church in River of Ponds on Friday and Saturday from where the funeral service took place on Sunday, May 15 with Pastor Jeff Green officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.
(Date posted: 05/24/05)

GOULD, ANDREW
Bear Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Andrew Gould announce his passing on Friday, May 13, 2005 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony in the presence of his family. He was in his 90th year. Leaving to mourn his children Max (Blanche) of Stephenville, Rita (Ken) Drover of Charlottetown, Bonavista Bay, Virtue (Abe) Moores of Flowers Cove, Don (Elizabeth) and Lavinia Hughes, both of Bear Cove and Paschel (Evelyn) of Alberta; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister Mary Genge Bowers of Pasadena; brother Sam Gould of Bear Cove, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Bridget in 2001. The family received friends at St. Boniface Anglican Church in Bear Cove on Saturday and Sunday from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 16 with Rev. Steve Maki officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.
(Date posted: 05/24/05)

APPLIN, RICHARD HENRY
Eddies Cove East

Passed away on May 14, 2005 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony, Richard Henry Applin of Eddies Cove East in his 68th year. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of memories his wife Rachel Applin (Coates); son Derek (Susan); grandsons Christopher (Sheena) and Casey; brother William (Dulcie); sisters Mary Elizabeth Parrill (John), Keziah Evans (William), Irene Taylor (Lawrence), Sybil Taylor (the late Roland), Naomi Hughes (Hubert), Donna Hughes (Calvin) and Edna Taylor (the late Walter); brothers-in-law Stanley Coates (Amy) and Steadman Coates (Marina); sister-in-law Olga Whalen (Roland) as well as a circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation took place at the Anglican Church in Lower Cove from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17 with Rev. Jean Brenton-Hickman officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.
(Date posted: 05/24/05)

MCGRATH, LEO
St. Julien's

Passed away on May 14, 2005 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony, Leo McGrath of St. Julien's in his 68th year. Leaving to mourn wife Ida; sons Don (Rhonda), Eddie (Sandra), Fred (Jackie) and Wilbert (Jose); daughters Annie (Wade), Belle (Phillip), Eileen (Junior), Joan (Roland), Joyce (Lorne), Marie (Wilf) and Mary (Jerry); brothers Tim (Nora) and Ambrose (Maureen); sisters Genevieve and Maude (Jack); 28 grandchildren as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Joseph, mother Isabella and brother John-Joe. Visitation took place at the Roman Catholic Church in St. Julien's from where the funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17 with Fr. Jim Robertson officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Flowers were graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.
(Date posted: 05/24/05)

PATEY, LLEWELLYN NELSON
River of Ponds
May 22, 1941 - May 16, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Llewellyn Nelson Patey announce his passing at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Monday, May 16, 2005 at the age of 63 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, his mother and father Maisie and Amos Patey of River of Ponds; sons Gregory (Sharon) of Bedford, Nova Scotia and Shawn of Toronto, Ontario; grandchildren Aaron and Keegan; brother Derek (Selma) of River of Ponds and sisters Emma (Claude) Guinchard, Faye (Harvey) Patey, Daisy (Francis) Mahar, Christine Patey and Sadie Patey, all of River of Ponds, as well as a large circle of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Harrison Patey. The family received friends at St. Peter's Anglican Church in River of Ponds on Wednesday, from where the funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 20, 2005. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
Forever in our hearts.
"A friend indeed in our time of need"
(Date posted: 05/24/05)

CAINES, CASANDRA CASSIE (NEE KEOUGH)
Portland Creek
April 30, 1915 - May 20, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Casandra Cassie Caines (nee Keough) announces her passing at Bonne Bay Health Centre on Friday, May 20, 2005 at Norris Point in her 90th year. She leaves to mourn her loving family - her children Mike (Shirley), David (Lillian) and Aster (Ada) of Portland Creek, Alma (Harvey), Parsons and Hilda (Victor) Goosney of Parsons Pond and Edith Caines of Hawkes Bay; sister Bride Thornhill of St. Paul's and brother Clayton Keough of Parsons Pond; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great- great-grandchild, as well as a circle of other family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Emmanuel Caines, sisters Mae Wentzell, Lucy Payne and Rita Caines. The family received friends on Saturday and Sunday at St. Joseph's Anglican Church in Portland Creek from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. in Monday, May 23 with Rev. James Pratt officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery in Portland Creek. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
Forever in our Hearts.
"A friend indeed in your time of need."
(Date posted: 05/30/05)

WAY, EARL WILLIAM
Oct. 20, 1926 - May 21, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Earl William Way announces his passing on Saturday, May 21, 2005 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 78 years. He leaves to mourn with loving memories his wife Mary Ellen; daughter Leona Coombs (Clifford); son Hank; granddaughter Medina Coombs (Toma); brother John (Louisa); sisters Winnie Parrott (Kenneth), Rachel Priests and Jane Hanah; brother-in-law Harold Mugford; sister-in-law Naomi Mitchelmore (Curtis), Marina Applin (Albert) and Dulcie Way, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by moth Keziah, father Benjamin Elijah, brother Llewellyn and nephew Harrison. Visitation took place at St. Mark's Church in Savage Cove on Saturday and Sunday form where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 23 with Rev. Steven Maki officiating. Interment followed in the Anglican Cemetery in Savage Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix/ Bear Cove.
(Date posted: 05/30/05)

PENNEY, GORDON GEORGE
Port Hope Simpson

Passed peacefully away at his home on Friday, April 22, 2005, Gordon George Penney of Port Hope Simpson, age 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Shirley; sons Guy (the late Mary), Dale (Sherry), Glen (Sharon) and Gordie (Beverley); daughters Lillian (the late Ambrose), Judy (Edgar), Beverly (Gary), Ruth (Brian), Vida (Tony) and Loretta (Todd); sister Marjorie; 21 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Alex and parents Thomas and Mary Penney. Visitation took place at Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle in Port Hope Simpson from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 25. Interment followed in the Pentecostal Cemetery.
(Date posted: 05/30/05)

GENGE, ALMA
April 24, 1928 - May 23, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alma Genge announces her passing on Monday, May 23, 2005 in the presence of her family at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 77 years. She leaves to mourn sons Lyman and Terry (Sylvia); daughters Donna (Said), Nena (Kie) and Margaret (Matthew); son-in-law Chesley; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jerry,daughter Virginia, grandson Donovan, mother Alfreda and father Israel. Visitation took place at St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Anchor Point on Tuesday and Wednesday from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 with Rev. Steven Maki officiating. Interment followed in the Anglican Cemetery in Anchor Point. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix/ Bear Cove.
(Date posted: 05/30/05)

RANDELL, CHARLES
Bide Arm

Passed away on May 23, 2005 at White Bay Health Centre in Roddickton, Charles Randell of Bide Arm in his 97th year. He leaves to mourn sons Woodley (Jane) of Bide Arm and Winston (Winnie) of Roddickton; daughters Audrey Pollard of Stephenville, Betty Randell of Bide Arm and Adella (Rene) Cassell of Roddickton; brother Daniel of Bide Arm; sisters Ettie Hempshall of Sheffield, England, Charfield Randell and Lucy Filler, both of Englee, and Nellie Humby of Roddickton; 32 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren, as well as a circle of other family and friends. Visitation took place at the Apostolic Faith Church in Bide Arm from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 with Pastor Chris Hewlett officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Flowers were graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.
(Date posted: 05/30/05)

PATEY, NORMAN LOUDEN
April 26, 1920 - May 27, 2005

It is with great sadness that th family of the late Norman Patey announce his passing. In the presence of his famiy he passed peacefully away on May 27, 2005 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 85 years. Norman Louden Patey was born on April 26, 1920 to John and Rebecca Patey. He was the youngest of 11 children. He grew up in St. Anthony where in 1942 he joined the Armed Forces to serve in WW II. He served in England, was involved in the invasion of Normandy and served in various places in the European campaign. When he returned home, he married Emmeline Roberts on July 12, 1947 and together they had three children. Mr. Patey worked for the IGA and GRHS for nearly 40 years, retiring in 1985.
He leaves to mourn his wife of 57 years, Emmie; sons Grenfell (Arminee) and Rodger (Diane); daughter Sharon (Ernest); grandchildren Kim (Jamie), Paul (Gina), Hovan, Jeff, Krista and Kara; his precious great-grandson Adam; sister-in-law Grace Patey; special niece Myra Hefford (James), as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, 10 brothers and sisters and an infant granddaughter. Visitation took place at the funeral home on West Street, St. Anthony. The funeral service was held at St. Anthony United Church at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 30 with Rev. John McGonegle officiating. Interment followed in the United Church Cemetery at Fishing Point. As expressions of sympathy, flowers and donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.
(Date posted: 06/06/05)

 

 

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