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The Northern Pen Obituaries
October 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 October 2001

 

RICKS, CARMEL
Goose Cove
1938-2001

Passed peacefully away at Charles Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Oct 1, 2001. She was in her 63rd year. Leaving to mourn husband Gerald; daughters Nellie, Judy (Cyril), Philomena (Ralph), Joyce (Bill), Sharon (Steve), Daphne (Andrew) and Geraldine (Todd); sons Ross (Melissa), Roy (Treena), Ronald and Robert (Stacie); grandchildren Rick, Rowena, Vanessa, Ryan, Renetta, Tyler, Rayna, Samantha, Steven, Chantelle, Robbi-Lyn, Cody, Riley, Hilary and Simon; sister Johanna (Patrick); brothers Edward (Irene), Donald (Bridget) and Herbert (who died Oct. 2, 2001); also a circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by father Edward, mother Nellie and grandson Justin. Visitation took place at the funeral home on West Street, St. Anthony. The funeral mass took place at 2 p.m. on Oct. 4 from the Roman Catholic Church in Goose Cove with interment in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

BROMLEY, HERBERT
Port au Choix

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Herbert Bromley announce his passing at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001 in his 81st year. He leaves to mourn four daughters, Loretta (Stephen) Casey of St. Michael's, Mary (Joseph) McCarthy of Paradise, Rose (Clarence) Mason of Avondale and Jacinta (Lawrence) Offrey of Eddies Cove; son Gerard (Juanita) Bromley of Port au Choix; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers Mark (Marion) Fitzpatrick of St. John's and John (Margaret) Fitzpatrick of Paradise; sisters Laura (Daniel) Power of Kilbride, Bridget Tobin of St. John's, Patricia Tilley of Manuels and Marie (Derm) Clements of St. John's; very special niece Anna Fitzpatrick of St. John's; sister-in-law Nell Fitzpatrick of Roddickton; brother-in-law Harold Bromley of Grandois and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by wife Mary, parents Maude and William, brother Leo, special uncle Ned Bromley, and aunt Nell Bromley. The family received friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port au Choix. The funeral service took place from St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church on Friday at 2 p.m. with Father Terry officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy 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 Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

CULL, SHEM
St. Anthony

Passed peacefully away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Oct. 3, 2001 in his 85th year. He was predeceased by his wife Florence, brothers Joseph (Alice), Henry (Hurselett), Clarence (Nellie) and William, sisters Victoria, Ida, Daisy and Emma. He is survived by four sons, Edridge (Karen), Leaton (Telsie), Joseph (Lorelie) and David (Louise); brothers Thomas (Faustina), Maxwell (Dulcie) and Augustus; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation was held at the Funeral Home on West Street. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Oct. 6 from the Salvation Army Church in St. Anthony with Capt. Mouland officiating, followed by interment in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

GALLIOTT, WALTER
Corner Brook
(formerly of Eddies Cove West)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Galliott announce his sudden passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2001 at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his loving wife of 60 years, Rebecca (nee Parsons); daughters Joyce Mayo (Jack) of Labrador City, Marjorie O'Brien (Harry) of Labrador City, Karin Galliott of Corner Brook and Susan Kennedy (Nick) of Labrador City; son Terry (Diane) of Wabush; grandchildren Gene, Molly, Troy, Jackie, Ricky, Tim, Ryan, Meaghan, Chantal, Shelby and Joshua; great-grandchildren Samantha, Alex, Maddison and Hannah; sister Mirella Parsons of Woody Point, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by brothers George, Alfred, Harry and Jack, and sisters Annie and Elizabeth. The family received friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix. The funeral service took place on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St. Thomas Beckett Church with Rev. Cooper officiating. Interment followed at Doctor's Brook. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Dialysis Unit. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook and Port au Choix.

GALLIOTT, GILBERT WILLIAM
Hawkes Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gilbert William Galliott announce his passing at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2001 at the age of 52 years. He leaves to mourn his son Scott Hopkins of Fredericton, New Brunswick; sister Millie (Raymond) Perry of Hawkes Bay; brothers Howard (Marlene) of River of Ponds and David of Hawkes Bay; also a circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Alfred and Gertrude Galliott. The family received friends from Holy Innocent Anglican Chuch from where the funeral service took place on Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Perry Cooper officiating. Interment followed at Doctor's Brook Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

CANNING, DAKOTA
East Street, St. Anthony

On Sunday, Oct. 14, 2001 God called home his little angel, Dakota Gilbert Canning. He passed peacefully away at his late residence in St. Anthony at the age of three months, two days. Left with very special memories are his loving parents Janet Reardon and Maxwell Canning; grandparents Mary Ward-Reardon, Cyril Reardon, and Violet and Ralph Humby; aunts Lisa Humby and Darla Reardon; uncle Andy Canning; great-grandparents Bridget Ward and Jane Canning; special aunts Eliza Pittman (Randolph), Isabella Reardon and Sharon Ward (Roy), also a large circle of relatives.The family received friends at the funeral home on West Street. The funeral mass took place on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. from Immaculate Conception Church in Goose Cove with Fr. Gal officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

CANNING, ANDREW
Roddickton
Age 83

Passed away suddenly in St. John's, on Oct. 16, 2001, Andrew (Uncle Dick) Canning of Roddickton, age 83. Leaving to mourn his cherished wife, Tamer (Roddickton); son Austin (Jean) of St. John's, daughter Gay of St. John's, and son Wayne (Shirley) of Vancouver, BC. Also mourning his loss are grandchildren Paul, Jill, Jennifer, Gina, Jodie, Jonathan, Julie and their families, as well as countless relatives and close friends. “Uncle Dick” will be sadly missed by all those who were fortunate enough to have been a part of his life, but we take comfort in the words of his favorite hymn, in that “Love Has Lifted Him Into the Everlasting Eternity of Heaven”. We love you forever and always, dear husband, father, grandfather and friend. Visitation was held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Roddickton from where the funeral service took place on Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. followed by interment in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

MANUEL, JOHN ROSS
St. Anthony

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Ross Manuel announce his sudden passing on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001 in his 80th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving emories are his loving wife of 54 years, Margaret (nee Parrill); sons Colin (Donna), Gary (Colleen) and Shawn (Audrey), all of St. Anthony, and Boyd (Marilyn) of Rigolet; daughter Madonna (Ernest) Pilgrim of Griquet; brother Percy Manuel of Roddickton; sister Hazel (Roy) Parrill of Labrador City; grandchildren Lana, Kent, Ryan, Jamie, Sarah, Chad and Brad; and a large circle of family and friends. Visitation took place at K.M. Fillatre's Funeral Home in St. Anthony. The funeral was held on Friday at 2 p.m. at St. Mary's the Virgin Anglican Church with Rev. Jean Brenton-Hickman officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

BROWN, SELMA
Wild Bight

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Oct. 18, 2001. She was in her 66th year. Leaving to mourn daughters Louise (Trevor), Margaret (Eugene) and Martha (Eric); sons Robert (Mildred), Charlie (Mindy), Albert (Helen) and Joseph (Jennifer); grandchildren Dana, Joscelyne, Patrick, Kurtis, Julie, Spencer, Nicholas, Patsy, Juanita (John) and Rachel; great-grandson Blade; special niece Cora Brown; brother Edward Gear (Nora); brother-in-law Abraham Brown Haley; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation was held at the Anglican Church in Cook's Harbour from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Oct. 20 followed by interment in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

BOYD, MARGARET
St. Anthony
(Former resident of John M. Gray Centre)

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Oct. 24, 2001. She was in her 76th year. Leaving to mourn husband William; son Barry and grandson Keith, all of St. Anthony. Visitation was held at the funeral home on West Street. The funeral service took place Saturday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church in St. Anthony with Rev. Brenton officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

PERRY, JOHN
Hawkes Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Perry announce his passing on Friday, Oct. 26, 2001 at his family cabin, at the age of 74 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Edna; daughter Rhoda (Keith) Maynard; sons Larry (Daisy), Derek (Juanita), Wade (Cathy) and John Jr. (Jeannie), all of Hawkes Bay; grandchildren Larry, Tracy, Brent, Rhonda, Sheldon, Tony, Krista, Jeana, Christopher, Jonathan, Borje, Chrissy, Rex, Vince and Arthur; great-grandchildren Andrew, Brandon, Angelina, Austin, Rebecca, Angela, Ricky, Shandy, Alyssa and Austin; sister Alma (Godfrey) House; brothers Lozny (Rita), Raymond (Millie), Oliver (Mable) and Danny (Mary Jane); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Frank and Fannie, son Christopher, brother David and sisters Selina and Eva. The family received friends from the Holy Innocent Anglican Church in Hawkes Bay from where the funeral service was held on Monday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Perry Cooper officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

ALYWARD, CPL. WADE JOSEPH
Petawawa, Ontario
formerly of Port au Choix

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cpl. Wade Joseph Alyward announce his passing on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001 at Petawawa, Ontario, at the age of 32 years. He leaves to mourn his four children, Amanda, Michael, Paul and Jennifer; parents Johanna and Patrick Alyward of Port au Choix; brothers Donald (Yvonne) of Labrador City, Melvin (Estelle) of Port au Choix, Dean of St. John's and Devin of Port au Choix; sisters Denise (Tony) Flynn of Forteau and Daphine (Kevin) of Corner Brook; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by sister Georgina and his grandparents Ellen and Edward Bromley, and Michael and Alice Alyward. The family received friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port au Choix. The funeral service was held at St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Terry officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy 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 Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

BEAUDION, EDMUND
Castor River South

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edmund Beaudion announce his passing on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2001 at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders at the age of 75 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Johanna; sons Eddie (Pat) of Winsor, Ontario, Clyde (Rose) of Yellowknife, David (Beverly) of Fort McMurray, Aime (Linda) of Edmonton and Robert (Venlece) of Yellowknife; daughters Mary Pauline (Peter) Beaudion of Winsor, Ontario, Sandra (Jake) Hoyles of Harbour Grace and Maralies (Leonard) Moores of Port au Choix; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; brothers Aime (Leona), Adelora (Lynette), both of Montreal and Frank (Olive) of Pigeon Cove; sisters Laura (Phil) Aucoin, Anna Marie (Norman) Rouch, both of Montreal, Bernadette (Gerald) Caines of Bartlett's Harbour, Mabel Caines of Port Saunders, Emily Caines and Mary (Guy) Rumbolt, both of Port au Choix; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Aime and Florence, brothers Raymond, Jerome, Alfred and Romeo, sisters Semonia and Dorothy. The family received friends from Our Lady of Angels Roman Catholic Church in Castor River from where the funeral service was held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Fr. Hynes officiating. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Reef's Harbour. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

 

 

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

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