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The Northern Pen Obituaries
September 2004

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 September 2004

 

HURLEY, LOUISA - Ship Cove
Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004. She was in her 78th year. Leaving to mourn husband Samuel; son William (Patricia); sisters Olive (Ron), Julia (Bob) and Ruby; step- daughters Catherine (Edward), Edna (Lloyd), Patricia, Iona (Roger) and Audrey (Sterling); step-sons James, Wilson and Guy (Joy); grandchildren Jason, Jamie and Jennifer; and a large number of step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation was held at the Pentecostal Church in Ship Cove from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept 3 with pastor Bennett officiating. Internment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

WARREN, Baby Brandon Reginald
The family of the late Baby Brandon Reginald Warren who was born on May 8, 2004 and passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 3, 2004, wishes to thank everyone for their many acts of kindness through many cards, floral arrangements, food and the distance that many travelled to be with us during this time. A special thanks to Fr. Mario, and the Dennis Toll Funeral Home for their assistance and kindness; NICU, Labour and Delivery and 4B staff at McMaster Children's Hospital in Hamilton and to my co-workers there for all of their overwhelming support and love in our time of sorrow. We wish to express thanks to Dr. F. O'Toole who made several visits to our home and made Brandon 's passing at home very comforting for him and his parents. A big thank you to VON staff. We would also like to express our heartfelt thanks to the staff of T.F. Warren Group and sincere thanks and appreciation to all relatives and friends for their kind thoughts and prayers during our time of sorrow. Brandon has left beautiful memories to all of us and has touched our hearts in a way that will never be forgotten.**

SUTTON, SUSAN M. -
Roddickton Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Sunday, Sept 5, 2004. She was in her 51st year. Leaving to mourn her husband Alvone; children Rick (Shelley), Jeremy, Trina (Dannie) and Rosie; parents Gerald and Madonna Hynes; brothers Leo (Elizabeth),Harold (Joslyn), Gerald (Beatrice), and Terrance (Joanne); sisters Josephine (Morris), Shirley (James), Irene (laud), Maureen (Bren), Eileen (Warrick), Sandra (Brian), Margaret (Bern) and Donnie (Geoff). Visitation took place at the Pentecostal church in Roddickton from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept 8 with Pastor Simms officiating. Internment followed in the church cemetery. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

SNOW, STANLEY-
St. Anthony Passed away at st. Claire's Hospital in St. John's on Wednesday, Sept 8, 2004. He was in his 57th year. Leaving to mourn wife Marjorie; son Sheldon (Mae); daughter Kara Lynn; granddaughters Shelby and Mackenzie, as well as a circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation was held at the funeral home on West Street. The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept 11 from St. Anthony United Church with Rev. John McGonigle officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery at Fishing Point. Funeral arrrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

CRANE, EARLE
Pines Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Earle Crane announce his passing on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004 at Charles Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 56 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughters Nicole (Ted) and Nadine (Norman); brothers John (Elizabeth), Ralph (Hannah), Garfield (Hazel), Rendell (Una), Maxwell (Juanita) and Nelson; sisters Josephine McLean, Joyce (James) Taylor and Myrtle (Isaiah) Taylor; brothers-in-law Steward Noseworthy and Maxwell (Vivian) Snow; sister-in-law Hilda Oake, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Betty, and mother and father Elizabeth and George. The funeral service was held at St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Lower Cove at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11 with Rev. Jean Brenton-Hickman officiating. Interment followed in the Anglican Cemetery in Pines Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix/Bear Cove. **

PYE, CORPORAL J. CRAIG
With deep sorrow the family of Corporal Craig Pye announce his sudden and unexpected death at RCMP Depot in Regina, on Wednesday, September 15, 2004, at the age of 38. Left to cope with this great loss is his loving and devoted wife Michelle and two darling daughters Mikayla and Mackenzie, his mother Patricia Pye, his sister Renée Pye (Fred Martin) and her children Dylan and Elliott Dingwell, Halifax, NS, brother Todd (Katherine) and their children Ashley, Eric and Kelsey, Chipman, NB, sister, Odette Merchant (Alan) and their children Adelaide and Juliet, Halifax, NS, father-in-law and mother-in-law Martin and Lucy Caines, Port au Choix, sister-in-law Collett Caines (Jamie Rumbolt) and her son Stacy, Port au Choix, brothers-in-law Marty Caines (Wanda Tatchell and her sons Jeremy and Kaleb), Port au Choix, Steven Caines (Shelley Gould), Drayton Valley, AB, and Aaron Caines (Lori O'Keefe), Fredericton, NB, and a large circle of relatives, friends and his "best bud" Dazzle. Predeceased by his father Eric Pye and infant brother Duane Mark Pye. Craig was currently serving his 15th year with The Royal Canadian Mounted Police having done postings in Sussex, NB, Ferryland, NL, Rocky Harbour, NL, Roddickton, NL and was recently transferred to St. John's, NL. He was a member of the RCMP Tactical Troop and as a result of this position he was involved in the controversial demonstrations in Quebec, the unrest in Labrador as well as the two G8 Summits. In his role as a Peace Officer his other duties included security for the Queen and former Prime Minister Jean Chretien's diplomatic visits to the Province of Newfoundland. Through the course of his career he was promoted to the rank of Corporal taking up command of the Roddickton Detachment. Recently transferred as the Corporal to Canadian Police Information Retrieval Section (CPIC). Through the course of his career Craig was an avid supporter of sports involving members of the RCMP and the community in which he served. He promoted a positive, professional and caring impression of the Force in dealing with community activities. His friendships made will be long-lasting. Craig had a free spirit and a true enthusiasm for winter and for hockey, golf, wrestling and late night television. Craig will always be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor, compassion, loyal comradeship and his love and devotion as a husband, father, son, son-in-law, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. The Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2004 at St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Park Drive, officiated by Rev. Gordon Druggett. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Autism Society of Canada and the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

KINSELLA, GEORGE EDWARD - St. Anthony
Passed peacefully away at Curtis memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on Sept. 16, 2004. He was in his 92nd year. Leaving to mourn with fond memories are his wife Rose; children Sam (May), Harold (Edna), Shirley Osmond (Rod), Phyllis Janes (Gary) and George Jr. (Juanita); grandchildren Stephanie, Sam (Dawn), Brenda (Janet), Kim (Mike), Roxanne (Scott), Wavey, Derrick (Kathy), Lorie (Kurt), Sherry (Dennis), Karen (Paul), Paula (David), Craig (Loretta), Kristie, Kelly, Carolyn, Steven, Chris (Tricia) and Travis (Shauna); great-grandchildren Aimee, Hayley, Noah, Allie, Chad, Vanessa, Katie, Curtis, Crystal, Kerry, Amy, Ashley, Jeffrey, Devon, Dillon, Matthew, Julia, Shannon, Madison and Dakota; great-great-grandchild Logan; brother-in-law Fred Richards (Elizabeth), sisters-in-law Viola Patey, Cenith Saunders (Norm), Blanche Kinsella, Adelaide Richards and Elizabeth Richards; special niece Lana Patey, and a wide circle of other family and friends. The funeral service took place on 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 19 at St. Mary's Anglican church in St. Anthony with Rev. Jean Brenton-Hickman officiating. Internment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

POOLE, ELIZABETH - St. Lewis
It was great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Poole announce her passing on Sept. 20, 2004 at Charles Curtis Memorial Hospital at the age of 57 years. Elizabeth leaves to mourn her husband Guy; children Larry (Marie), Claude (Myra) and Vanessa; grandchildren Samantha, Russell, Alan and Benjamin; siblings Ina, Geraldine (Harold), Judy (Phillip), Viola (Doug), Austin (Sherri), Jim (Cindy), Jack (Joy), Lawrence (Anne), Hank (Judy), Kenneth (Brenda) and Kevin; sisters-in-law Lydia (Bob) and Cora (Kevin), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by parents Emmanuel Rumbolt and Ellen Poole, and stepfather Leander Poole. The funeral service was held at St. Mark the Evangelist Church in St. Lewis on Thursday, Sept. 23 with Rev. Gail Williams officiating. Internment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in St. Lewis. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

HOWELL, CHESLEY GRIMES - Norris Point
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chesley Howell (Jan. 11, 1931- Sept. 23, 2004), announce his peaceful passing surrounded by his loved ones at Bonne Bay Health Centre on Sept. 23, 2004. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 54 years Eulah and his eight loving children, Irene (Bruce)Martin and Denise (Todd) Young, both of Woody Point, Curtis (Irene) Howell and Brada (George) Tucker, both of Norris Point, Daphne (Boyd) Wentzell of Daniel's Harbour, Randy (Frances) Howell of St. Anthony, Charlene (Shawn) Shears of Rocky Harbour, and Cindy (Leon) Payne of Quispamsis, New Brunswick; 18 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers Stewart (Alfreda), Douglas (Dorothy), Robert (Julia) and Rendell (Elsie); sisters Gladys (Alex) Hancock and Clara (Pearce) Roberts, as well as a wide circle of other family and friends. He was predeceased by his infant daughter Mary, parents Herbert and Caroline, sisters Harriett and Eva, and! brother William. The funeral service was held at St. Luke's United Church in Norris Point on Sunday, Sept. 26 with Rev. Tony Newell officiating. Internment was held at the United Church Cemetery.

PARSONS, REUBEN TEMPLE - Roddickton
Passed away on Sept. 24 at Western Memorial Hospital, Reuben Parsons of Roddickton. He was in his 71st year. He leaves to mourn his wife Maisie; sons Perry (Pamela) of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Darby (Ruby) of Grand Falls, Frank (Theresa Mitchell) of Englee and Gordon (Blanche) of Thompson, Manitoba; daughters Katie (Gideon) Wilcox of Roddickton, Pamela (Ronald) Sherwood, of Dryden, Ontario, Doretta (Nat Patey) Parsons of St. Anthony, Ruby (Gary Sparkes) Parsons of Fort Nelson, British Columbia and Cavell (Brian) Pilgrim of Kitchener, Ontario; brothers Robert (Harriett) Parsons, Alwood (Celie) Parsons and Albert (Lavinia) Parsons, all of Roddickton; sister Gladys (Eric) Canning of Roddickton; 21 grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation was held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Roddickton from where the funeral service took place at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29 with Pastor Rene Cassell officiating. Internment followed in the church cemetery. Flowers or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, Roddickton, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

COLBOURNE, CHATTIE JULIA (HILLIER) -
St. Anthony
1932 - 2004

On Monday, Sept 27, 2004, Chattie passed peacefully from this life to the next at Curtis memorial Hospital in St. Anthony. She was in her 72nd year. She leaves to mourn daughters Dale (Robert Bowie) Colbourne, Cozette (Edward Dumaresque) Colbourne, Sarah (Tim Bartlett) Colbourne, Violet (Rashed) Nabi, Patricia Colbourne and Reggie (Thomas) Hancock; son Jim (Angie) Colbourne; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters Margaret Manuel and Mary (Francis) Snow; brother Tobias (Mavis) Hillier, as well as a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her former husband Andrew, her parents Violet and Clement Hillier; sister Evelyn Burden and brothers-in-law Gordon Burden and Roland Manuel. She will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew her. Visitation took place at the Salvation Army Citadel in Griquet from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1 with Capt. Richard Mouland officiating. Internment followed in the Salvation Army Cemetery in St. Lunaire-Griquet. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

 

 

Contributed by Joan Blake

** Contributed by Floyd Letto

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