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The Northern Pen Obituaries
November 2009

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 November 2009

 

WAY, MABEL
Flowers Cove

Passed away at the John M. Gray Centre on Nov. 3, 2009, Mable Way of Flowers Cove, in her 88th year. Mabel leaves to mourn her sons Alvin (Vera), Don, Bruce, (Sandra) and Lewis (Marina), as well as daughter-in-law Elva, also 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Maxwell in 2004, son Angus in 2002 and her daughter-in-law Ann in 2009. She will be sadly missed. Visitation was held at the United Church in Flowers Cove, from where the funeral service took place at 11 a.m on Saturday, Nov. 7, with Rev. John McGonigle officiating. Interment followed in the Flowers Cove United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes in St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, Funeral Director.

PERRY, Juanita Barbara
Hawkes Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Juanita Perry announce her passing on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 54 years. Leaving to mourn her husband Derek; son Brent (Wavey) of Hawkes Bay, Rhonda (Willy) of Wembley, Alberta; grandchildren Angelina, Austin, and Jordan; mother Hepsey House; brothers Dan (Barbara) of Port Saunders, Clan (Brenda) of Cow Head, and Craig and Lisa; mother-in-law Edna Perry of Hawkes Bay and a large circle of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Isaac House, father-in-law John Perry. The family received friends at Holy Innocent's Anglican Church, Hawkes Bay from where the funeral service took place on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Canon Hubert Vallis officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

BURKE Sr., James
Port au Choix

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Burke Sr. announce his passing on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders at the age of 89 years. He leaves to mourn his children Frank (Cynthia) of St. John's, Linda of British Columbia, Pat (Hilda) of Bird Cove, Fenton of Ontario, Mary (Marcel) of Calgary, Dulcie of Port au Choix, Annette (Cleophas) of Corner Brook, Cathy of Toronto and Jim of Corner Brook; 22 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, sisters Marjorie Myers, Yvonne Ploughman, and Cecilia; sisters-in-law Aggie, Pauline, Maryann and Mary Alice Burke, Philomena, Nellie and Mildred Rumbolt, brothers-in-law Guy (Mary Rumbolt), and Jack (Emma) Rumbolt; and a very special lady his caregiver Evelyn Gould, and large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Eva. The family received friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The funeral service took place at St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church on Monday, Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. with Fr. Lee Lainey officiating. Interment followed at Interfaith Cemetery, Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation you may visit our website at www. fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

FILLIER, MELINA
Englee

Passed peacefully away at the Rufus Ginchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Nov. 5, 2009, Melina Fillier in her 86th year. Melina leaves to mourn her brother Malcolm of Deer Lake and a family of six children, Golda (Lebert) Ropson of St. Anthony, Woodrow (Linda) of Cold Lake, Alberta, Miriam (Seymour) Compton of Englee, Barbara Fillier of Kitchener, Ontario, Barry (Jenny) of Clive, Alberta and Major Drucella (Rick) Pollard of Sarnia, Ontario. She also leaves behind 15 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Melina was predeceased by two brothers Andrew and George. Visitation took place at the Salvation Arm Church in Englee from where the funeral was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, with Major Clyde Guy and Major Rick Pollard officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Englee. The funeral arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

DAHLBERG, MARY
Main Brook
Passed away suddenly in her home on Nov. 7, Mary Dahlberg in her 84th year. Mary was born to parents Dorman Tulk and Julia Ryder in Eastham, Massachusetts on Nov. 5, 1925. Mary leaves many friends to mourn her passing, among them her special friends Rex and Lillian Cooper. Mary was predeceased by her loving husband Robert in 2005. Visitation was held at the United Church in Main Brook from with the service took place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, with Major Clyde Guy officiating. Interment followed in the Main Brook Salvation Army Cemetery. Funeral arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

PATEY, SYBIL
St. Anthony

Passed away late at night on Nov. 7, 2009, Sybil M. Patey in her 63rd year. Sybil leaves to mourn her husband Lloyd; six daughters Gail (Tom), Leona (Gerald), Carlann (Brent), Betty (Overton), Sandra (Eric), and Rhonda (Frank), and one son Kirby (Priscilla), two sisters Pearl (Paul) and Alma (Brian), and one brother Everton (Mary Jane); six nieces Tammy, Beverly, Joanne, Brenda, Betty and Andrea; one nephew, Bradley and 11 grandchildren. Sybil is predeceased by her parents Thomas and Elizabeth Patey. She will be sadly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Visitation was held at the funeral home in St. Anthony. The funeral took place at the Salvation Army Church in St. Anthony at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11 with Major Janes officiating. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery in St. Anthony. Funeral arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard funeral director.

DRUDGE, EDNA
Goose Cove
(formely of Grandois)

Passed away after a lengthy illness at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital, Edna Drudge, age 68 years. Edna Leaves to mourn brothers Clifford (Mary Theresa)bof St. John's, Patrick of St. Anthony, John (Evangeline) of Goose Cove, and William of St. Anthony; sisters Anastasia Chaytor (Albert) of St. John's, Bridget Murrin (John) of Goose Cove and Anne Whiteway (Wayne) of Grand Prairie, Alberta along with a large number of nieces, nephews, and close friend, Evangeline McGrath of St. John's. Visitation was held at the funeral home in St. Anthony. The funeral took place at the Immaculate Conception Church in Goose Cove at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, followed by interment in the church cemetery with father Jim Robertson officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made to the Canadian cancer society on behalf of Edna. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home in St. Anthony, Lee Nippard funeral director.

PENNEY, BARTON H.
Port Hope Simpson

Passed away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Nov. 12, 2009, Mr. Barton Henry Penney in his 75th year. He was born to Annie and George Penney in Georges Cove July 8, 1933. He went on to marry Wallie Agatha Penney on April 4, 1955. They leave to mourn their ten childern, Clifton (Velma), Edward, Ivan (Doreen), Phyllis (Harold), Sheila (Samuel), Dianne, Elieen (William), Scott, Bernice, and Barry (Dina), also three grandchildren Michael, Alyson and Colby. Visitation was held at the Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle in Port Hope Simpson from where the service took place at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, with Pastor E. Gillett officiating. The burial followed in the Port Hope Simpson Pentecostal Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral director.

NOSEWORTHY, Nora
Savage Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nora Frances Noseworthy (Gaulton) announce her passing on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009 at St. Patrick Mercy Home in St. John's at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn sons Bolden (Susan) Noseworthy, and Llewellyn (Virginia) Noseworthy; daughters Irene (Garfield) Stevens, Eliza (Joe) Hill, Ruth (Wayne) Bobinski, Ada (Seymour) Gaulton and families; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; sisters Susie Gaulton, Sara Hodge, Ada (Garfield) Warren, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family received friends from St. Mark's Anglican Church in Savage Cove on Saturday and Sunday from where the funeral service took place on Monday Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Canon Hubert Vallis officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Church Cemetery in Savage Cove. A special thank you to St. Patrick's Nursing Home in St. John's, Olive Gaulton who was astronomical in her help and support to the family, Fillatre's Funeral Home, and all who helped in their own way to provide comfort and support to the family. A special thanks to Rev. Vallis and the choir. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

RANDELL, FLORENCE HELEN
Englee
Passed away on Nov. 14, 2009 in her 98th year, Florence Hellen Randell of Englee. Florence leaves to mourn her sister Minnie Cassell in Deer Lake; her sons Spurgeon (Marie Randell), Englee, Claude (Jean) Randell, Englee, Beaton (Shirley) Randell, Corner Brook, Boyce (Alma) Randell, Englee; her daughters Ethel (Ludwick) Reid, Englee, Ruby Randell, Englee, and a large circle of family and friends including 34 grandchildren; 78 great-grandchildren; and 48 great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas Randell, whom she married on Aug. 28 in 1930. Visitation took place at the Apostolic Faith Church in Englee, from which the service was held on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. with Pastor George Burton officiating. Interment followed in the Englee Apostolic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

LAVERS, HENRY
Port Saunders

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Henry Lavers announce his passing on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009 at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders at the age of 77 years. Leaving to mourn one sister Theresa Dobbin, Port Saunders; step-brother Lawrence Lavers, Maine; special niece Brenda Dobbin; other nieces and nephews Gary and Wanda, Jody and Marilyn, Nish and Verna, Maurice and Iris, Linda and Bernard, Glen, and a circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents William and Elizabeth, step-sisters Hazel, Muriel and Elsie, step-brothers Phil and Earl, and brother-in-law Ben Dobbin. The family received friends at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Port Saunders on Tuesday from where the funeral service took place on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. with Fr. Lee Lainey officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

HILLIER, LINDY ALVIN
Griquet

Passed away at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Nov. 18, 2009 Lindy A. Hillier of Griquet, in his 61st year. Lindy is survived by his mother Minnie; his children Jim (Idella), Belinda (Kurry) and Peggy (Glen); his brothers Scott, Wilson, Bill, Donald, Elvis and Ernest; his sisters Hope, Joy, Wavey, Glenda, Wally and Pamela; grandchildren Angela, Robyn, Jessica, Dylan and Caleb, as well as a large circle of other family and friends. The family would like to express there sincere appreciation to all those who sent cards, food, and words of kindness. As a family we would especially like to thank Dr. Beveridge for the compassion he showed while providing such excellent care to Lindy. We are also very thankful to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, especially to Lee Nippard for his professionalism, attention to detail, and willingness to fulfill our wishes. We would like to thank Calvary Pentecostal Church for the use of their facility, Pastor Tara and the WM. ladies for their services. We would also like to thank Major Raymond Janes and the members of the Salvation Army Church in St. Anthony for all their help as well. Visitation took place at the Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle in St. Lunaire-Griquet, from where the service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21 with Pastor Glen Newman officiating. Interment followed in the Dark Tickle Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Lee Nippard, funeral director.
30/11/09

FLYNN, EDWARD JOHN
Forteau

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ed John Flynn announce his passing at the family residence in Forteau on Nov. 20, 2009 at the age of 82 years. He went to be with his Lord and Saviour whom he loved and served for 50 years. Leaving to mourn with loving memories wife Charlotte; children Melvin (Ruth), Doug (Melita), David (Miriam), Ivan, Gideon (Kim), and Shirley Normore (Mike); 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Alexandra Flynn, and his brother Thomas. Visitors were received at the English Point Gospel Hall on Saturday and Sunday from where the funeral took place on Monday, Nov. 23, at 11 a.m. with Mr. David Hunt officiating. Interment followed in the Church Cemetery in Forteau. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, L'Anse au Loup.
07/12/09

WILCOX, MARK JAMES
Roddickton

Passed away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital on Nov. 22, 2009 Mark James Wilcox, at the age of 16. Mark was born June 17, 1993 to proud parents James and Gwen, whom he leaves to mourn, along with his sister Jessica, brother Matthew and a large circle of loving family and friends. Mark is predeceased by his brother Andre. Visitation took place at the Calvary Pentecostal Temple in Roddickton form where the service took place at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25 with Pastor G. B. Pinksen officiating. Burial followed in the Apostolic Church Cemetery. Funeral arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

TAYLOR, MARY GRACE
Foresters Point

Passed away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital on Nov. 25, 2009, Mary Grace Taylor, in her 76th year. Mary is survived by her loving husband Stewart; her children Scott (Linda), Garland (June), Sarah (Billy), Stewart (Annette), and Gordon (Wanda); her grandchildren Barry, Tammy, Dallis, Chastity, Yvette, Colette, Mitzi, Chloe; her great-grandchildren Nicole, Benjamin, Mackenzie, Zachary, Patrick, William, Abigail, Nathan, Gracie, Megan, Luke and Emily; three sisters Bertha, Joyce and Judy, and brother Jullian. She is predeceased by her father Francis, mother Sarah, brothers Chesley and Garland, sisters Rosie, Daisy and Alma. Visitation took place at the St. Mary's Anglican Church in Black Duck Cove, from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, with Rev. Kris Gosse officiating. Burial followed in the St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery in Black Duck Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

COATES, PHILIP
Cook's Harbour

Passed away at Victoria General Hospital in Halifax on Nov. 27, 2009, Philip Coates. Philip was born March 17, 1922 at Eddies Cove East to Philip and Susanna Coates. He married Rita Warren of Cook's Harbour on Nov. 24, 1947. He is survived by his children Wavey Bevan of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Gloria Mah and Dean Coates of Saint John, New Brunswick, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation took place at the KM. Fillatre Funeral Home in St. Anthony. The service took place at the Kingdom Hall at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2 followed by interment on the morning of the 3rd in the Cook's Harbour Jehovahs Witness Cemetery. Funeral arangments were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

EARLE, THOMAS HEMAN
St. Lunaire-Griquet

Passed away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital on Nov. 28, 2009, Thomas H. Earle in his 82nd year. Thomas was born to Augustus and Mary Ann Earle on Sept. 6, 1927. He leaves to mourn his brothers Garth (Donna), and Herbert (Pearl), sisters Viola (John) and Marilyn plus a large number of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by sisters Evelyn, Daisy, and Florence, and brother John. Visitation took place at Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle in St. Lunaire-Griquet, from where the service took place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, with Pastor Primmer officiating. The burial followed in the Pentecostal Cemetery in Griquet. Funeral arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

 

 

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