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The Northern Pen Obituaries
September 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 for the Month of September 2005

 

SOOLEY, SUSANNAH DORCAS
William's Harbour/Mary's Harbour

Passed peacefully away at Mary's Harbour on Sept. 8, 2005. She was in her 69th year. Susie was born to William and Lavenia Russell of William's Harbour on Feb. 13, 1936. On Oct. 1, 1954 she married Fredrick Sooley. Together, they raised six children. She was a beautiful and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She leaves to mourn her husband Fredrick; sons Gary (Mary Jean) of Cold Lake, Alberta, Steven (Nada) of Conception Bay South, and Russell (Janice) of Mary's Harbour; daughters Loretta (Darrell) of Mary's Harbour, Patsy (Trevor) of William's Harbour and Karen (Dennis) of Port Hope Simpson; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; seven brothers, and two sisters, as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. Visitation took place at their home in Mary's Harbour. The funeral service was held at St. Mary the Virgin Church on Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Mark Nichols officiating. Interment followed at the cemetery in Mary's Harbour.

HEDDERSON, STEWART
Savage Cove
June 3, 1921 - Sept. 11, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stewart Hedderson announce his peaceful passing on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony in the presence of his loving family. He was in his 84th year. Leaving to mourn daughter Selma Matchim (Alfred) with whom he resided, Hazel Hedderson (Calvin), Marion Tatchell (Vincent), Louise Hedderson and Jane Rumbolt (Ben); sons Henry (Marie), Cecil John (Glenda) and Stewart Jr. (Lorna); sisters Fanny Mitchell (Frank), Emma Hedderson (the late Robert) and Annie Pittman; brothers Aquilla, Pleman (Marion) and William (Linda); special friends Graham Burden and John and Caleb Bridger; 27 grandchildren, nine great- grandchildren; six great- great-grandchildren, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Lavenia, daughter Ivy, grandson Leon, parents Reuben and Lucinda Hedderson, sisters Katherine Elliott, Dulcie Hedderson, brother Arthur, brothers-in-law Robert and Heber Hedderson and Arthur Elliott. Visitation took place at the Salvation Army Church in St. Lunaire-Griquet from where the funeral service was held on Wednesday, Sept. 14 with Capt. Mouland officiating. Interment followed in the Salvation Army Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

YOUNG, ELIZABETH (NEE PITTMAN)
Plum Point

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Young (nee Pittman), announce her peaceful passing on Sept. 16, 2005 at her home in Plum Point. She was in her 80th year. Leaving to mourn her husband Wallace; children Jane (Jim), Evelyn (Martin), Prim (Theresa), Wally (Jessie) and Ethel (Stan); brother Alfred Pittman; grandchildren Gary (Rupa), Rick (Roxanne), Leona (Martin), Kim, Vicky, Wesley, Jennifer, Chris and Mitchell; great- grandchildren Dillon, Hailey, Vanessa, Brianna, Nickolas, as well as a large circle of other family and friends. She was predeceased by her mother and father Jane and Primus Pittman, brother Abe and sisters-in-law Mary Ann and Susan. Visitation took place at The Church of the Advent in Plum Point from where the funeral service was held on Monday, Sept. 19 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Harrison Heidel officiating. Interment followed in the Anglican Church Cemetery in Pond Cove. 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.

SIMMS, RAYMOND HERBERT
St. Anthony Bight

Passed peacefully away on Sept. 17, 2005 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony, Raymond Simms of St. Anthony Bight in his 92nd year. He leaves to mourn wife Gertrude; sons Alwyn (Elsie) and Winston; daughters Joy (Gord), Phyllis (Gerald) and Ivy; 12 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren; sister Daphne Noble; one sister-in-law Beatrice; Beverly, a very close friend of the family; a large number of nieces and nephews as well as a circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Elias and Mary; daughter Selma, granddaughter Trina, brothers Gilbert, Harrison (Annie), Victor (Sarah-Belle), Garland (Mary), Leslie and Christopher, sisters Violet (Clem), Chatfield (William), Daphne (Eric) and Beryl (Harvey), and brother-in-law Eric Noble. He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew him. Visitation took place at the funeral home on West Street. The funeral service was held on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church in St. Anthony with Capt. Mouland 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.

STEVENS, WALTER
Mary's Harbour

Passed peacefully away on Sept.19, 2005 at his residence in Mary's Harbour, Walter Stevens in his 86th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Rita of 61 years; daughter Gaye (Clarence); son Boyd (Betty); three grandchildren, Janice (Russell), Tara (Dean) and Doug, and four great-grandchildren, Grant, Stephanie, Joshua and Jessica. He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew him. Visitation took place at his residence and then at St. Mary's the Virgin Church in Mary's Harbour. The funeral service was held on Friday, Sept. 23, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Mark Nichols officiating. Interment followed in the cemetery in Mary's Harbour.

PENNEY, HAZEL (PARR)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hazel Penney announce her passing on Sept. 22, 2005 at John M. Gray Centre at the age of 81 years. "Aunt Hazel" as everyone knew her, was predeceased by her husband Roy, children Peggy and Martin, son-in-law William and parents George and Jessie Parr. Leaving to mourn are her children Ivy ( George) , Jean (Norman), Lydia (Robert), Nita (William's wife), Lloyd (Donna), Wilfred (Marlene), Miriam (Melvin), Oliver (Leah), John (Denise), Nigel (Peggy's husband), Ada (Sandy), Clayton (Gaye) and Sandy (Martin's wife); 39 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. The funeral service took place at the Pentecostal Church in Port Hope Simpson on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Claude Kippenhuck officiating, assisted by Pastor Junior Flight and Mrs. Kippenhuck. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Expressions of sympathy and flowers were graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

HYNES, EDWARD FRANCIS
St. Anthony

Passed away on Sept. 23, 2005 at Curtis Memorial Hospital Edward Francis Hynes of St. Anthony in his 74th year. Leaving with a lifetime of memories his children Peggy Twyne (Ron), Joan Hillier (Boyd Wicks), Terry Hynes (Delores), Donna Simms (Greg), Lee Biles (Roger), Eddie Hynes (Erdie), Kevin Hynes and Wayne Hynes (Bonnie); grandchildren Michael Hillier, Derick Hillier, Robyn Young, Jessica Buckle, Philip Nichols, Adam Simms, Christopher Twyne, Stephanie Fillier, Hazel Biles, Paul Biles, Sabrina Hynes, Samantha Hynes, Annalee Hynes and Emily Hynes; great-grandchildren Tiara and Michaela Hillier; sisters Martha Corp and Joanne Perkins; brother-in-law George Andrews; son-in-law Graham Hillier (Zonya), as well as a large circle of other family and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Hazel in 1981. Visitation took place at the funeral home on West Street, St. Anthony. The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 26 at St. Mary's Anglican Church, St. Anthony with Rev. Jean Brenton- Hickman officiating. Interment followed at the Old Salvation Army 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.

SLADE, FREDERICK HARVEY
St. Anthony

Passed peacefully away early Saturday morning, Sept 24, 2005 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony, Frederick Harvey Slade, after a short battle with cancer. He leaves to mourn his wife Maisie; daughters Donna (Robert) and Judy; sons Terry (Sandy) and Lorne (Carol Ann); grandchildren Alison (Dana), Heather, Tara and Jason; great-grandson Ethan; sisters Ruby, Anita, Pam ( John) and Diane (Ray), as well as a large circle of friends. He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed. Visitation took place at the funeral home on West Street, St. Anthony. The funeral service was held at 2:30 p.m. at the United Church in St. Anthony with Rev. Gus Pendleton 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.

ADAMS, NINA
Roddickton

Passed peacefully away on Sunday, Sept 25, 2005 in the presence of her loving family at White Bay Central Health Centre, Nina Adams, age 87 years. She was predeceased by her husband Walter Adams in 1977. Left with fond and loving memories her daughter Annie May Gillard; sons Fred (Viva), Raymond ( Blanche), George, Harvey, Leslie ( Juna), Amenious, Thomas (Jenny) and Kenneth; 25 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister Annie; brothers Wilfred (Pearl), Willie (Beatrice), Harvey (Violet), as well as many other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at the Pentecostal Church in Roddickton with interment at the Pentecostal Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillate Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

PARRILL, NORMAN
St. Anthony

Passed peacefully away on Monday, Sept. 26, 2005 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony, Norman Parrill, age 91 years. He was predeceased by his parents Rosannah and George Henry; brothers Roland and George; sisters Rita and Mamie and special son-in-law Robert Taylor. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 64 years Flossie; daughters Ena (Jim), Dorothy, Mary Ellen (Randy) and Jackie (Hayward); sons Elijah (Elsie) and Roy (Rachel); 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters Josie (Gordon), Amy (Pearce), Goldie (Aubrey) and May (Grant); brother Andrew (Nora), and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation took place at the funeral home on West Street. The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept 28 at the United Church in St. Anthony. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

HANCOCK, STEWART
Forteau

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stewart Hancock announce his passing at Labrador South Health Centre long term care unit on Sept. 27, 2005, at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn with loving memories wife Grace; children Dorothy (Bert), Christine (Hollis), Alice (Kevin), Clarissa (Les) and Rick (Michelle); grandchildren Curtis, Josclin, Trent, Janice, Donna, Christopher, Scott, Stacy, Tracey, Shelly, Matthew and Emily; great-grandchildren Tristan, Jackson, Daniel, Cassandra, Joshua, Jonah, Jayden, Domonic, Jeffery and Tanisha, as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Frederick and Hilda Hancock. Visitation took place at the United Church in Forteau on Tuesday and Wednesday from where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 with Dr. Robert Thompson officiating. Interment followed in the United Church Cemetery in Forteau. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted and donations may be made to the Heart and Stoke Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, L'Anse au Loup.

HOUSE, BERNICE (NEE BROWN)
Daniel's Harbour
May 3,1949 - Sept. 29, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bernice House announce her passing at the palliative care unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005 in her 56th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving family, her husband Stewart; children Calvin House of Daniel's Harbour, Kim Caines (John Elliott) of Miramichi, New Brunswick, Heather (Fred Bell) of Corner Brook, Lisa (John Hann) of Woody Point, Lorna House and Paula House (Leslie Brophy), both of Daniel's Harbour; grandchildren Jenna Caines, Kayla Bell, April Hann, Natasha Caines, Kristina Bell, Dylan House, Matthew House and Christie Hann; great-granddaughter Jade House; mother Mary Alice Brown of Cow Head; brothers and sisters Hughena (Frazer Bennett) of Cow Head, Margaret (Bradley House) of Daniel's Harbour, Adrian Brown of Corner Brook, and Larry (Myrna Brown) of Cow Head; father-in-law Hiram House of Daniel's Harbour, as well as a circle of other relatives and friends. Bernice was predeceased by her father Frederick Brown, brother Gary Brown and mother-in-law Beatrice House. Cremation took place on Friday, Sept 30, 2005. The family received family and friends on Saturday and Sunday at Holy Cross Anglican Church in Daniel's Harbour from where the funeral service took place on Monday, Oct. 3 at 3 p.m. with Rev. James Pratt officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parson's Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts."

 

 

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