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The Nor'Wester Obituaries - February 2000

The Nor'Wester
is a community newspaper for Green Bay and White Bay.

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of February 2000


A beautiful and gifted girl was taken from this world at the tender age of 13 years on Sunday, February 6, 2000 in Fleur De Lys. She was predeceased by her grandfathers, Pop(John) Walsh and Pop(John) Lewis. Leaving to mourn and to forever cherish her precious memories are: her loving parents, Millie and George Walsh; her dear brother, Sandy; her grandmother, Nan(Bertha Walsh), and Mom(Josephine Lewis); a large extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins (especially Steff, Elizabeth and Kenny) and a warm circle of friends. Father Edward Brophy conducted the funeral mass at St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, Fleur De Lys on March 3, 2000. Interment followed at St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Fleur De Lys. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Samantha Walsh Memorial Fund at your nearest Scotiabank Branch.

OSMOND, Edward -
Passed away Feb. 19, 2000, Edward Osmond of Westport at the Baie Verte Health Center. He was 81. Predeceased by his parents and his brother and sister. Left to mourn are Shirley and Gerald Jacobs of Westport, with whom he resided for the past four-and-a-half years, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rev. Boutcher conducted the funeral service at the Anglican Church, Westport on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000. Interment was at the Church cemetery, Westport.

KING, Florann -
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Florann king, age 89, announce her passing on February 20, 2000, at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre. She was predeceased by her first husband Robert Clarke; second husband Edward king; daughter, Lillian Rice; son-in-law, John Rice and Daughter-in-law Evelyn Clarke. Left with fond and loving memories are: sons Randolph Clarke, Roland Clarke (Olive), Gordon Clarke (Ella); daughters Olive Dicks(Woodrow) and Dora Regular(Allan), all of Ming's Bight. Also leaving to mourn; 39 grandchildren; 70 great grand-children ; 17 great great grand-children; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Lieutenants Tony and Debbie Gosse conducted the funeral service at the Salvation Army Citadel, Ming's Bight on Thursday, February 23, 2000, with interment following at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Ming's Bight.

WARR, Phyllis Elizabeth

Passed away Feb. 21, 2000, after a lengthy illness, Phyllis Elizabeth Warr at the Valley Vista, Springdale. She was 70. Predeceased by her husband George and daughter Bonnie. Left to mourn are: sons Francis(Judy) of Springdale, Calvin of Kirkland Lake, On., Frazer (Ruth) of Springdale, Dennis(Dianne) of Fort McMurray, Ab., Dean(Debbie) of Rattling Brook, Lorrie(Dianne) of Harry's Harbour; daughters, Shirley(Mike Knox) of Red Lake, On., Naida (Dougald Feaver) of Springdale, Trudy of Springdale, Donna(Rob Oxford) of Springdale and Lorna(Brian Upward) of Springdale. Also leaving to mourn; sisters Lily Clarke(Calvin) Bernetta Noseworthy(Bill) Patsy Webber(Leo); brothers Arthur Saunders(Dorothy) and Gerald(Elsie); 32 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Rideout conducted the funeral service at the Pentecostal Church, Springdale on Feb. 24, 2000. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery.

DROVER, Bernard Aloysius -
Passed away Feb. 22, 2000 at his home Bernard Aloysius Drover of Harbour Round. He was 89. Predeceased by; parents John T and Josephine Drover; son Cyril; daughter Dorothy; brothers Fred Haas and Lawrence Haas; sisters Margaret Ryan and Elizabeth Ann Butler; sons-in-law Thomas Fahey, William Skinner, Edward Hynes and Gordon Dobbin. Left to mourn: wife, Alice Drover; sons Elias(Judy) of Lewisporte, Sam(Peggy) of Harbour Round, Jack of Harbour Round, Michael(Effie) of Ming's Bight; daughters Mary Fahey(late Thomas) of Harbour Round, Elizabeth Skinner(late William) of Harbour Round, Josephine McKay of Pasadena, Clara Hynes(late Edward) of Gander, Theresa Dobbin(late Gordon) of Harbour Round, Margaret Andrews(Bruce) of La Scie, Stella Drover of Harbour Round and Beatrice Sullivan(Thomas) of Brent's Cove. Also leaving to mourn: sister Gertrude Matthews; 79 grandchildren; 117 great-grandchildren; 15 great great grand-children and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Edward Brophy conducted the funeral service at the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Harbour Round on Friday, Feb. 25, 2000 with interment at the church cemetery.

Passed away February 26, 2000, Caroline Ruby PYNN at the Valley Vista Senior Citizens Complex, Springdale. Predeceased by her husband, Gerald. Left to mourn are; son Lorne(Sandra) of St. John's; daughters, Mary(Donald) of Springdale, Victoria(Elvis) of Mount Pearl and Catherine(Leonard) of Conception Bay South. Also leaving to mourn: seven grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Marion Davis conducted the funeral service at Grace United Church, Springdale on Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000. Interment was at the United Church cemetery.

Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at the Health Sciences centre, on February 29, 2000, Effie Joan Milley (nee Newman). She was 53 years old. Left with fond and loving memories are: husband, Ted; son, Wayne of Labrador City; mother, Ethel Linfield; sisters, Golda, Bernice, Gloria and Olive; brothers, Wilfred, Donald and Douglas, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Beverly Matthews and Rev. Florence Sanna conducted the funeral service at First United Church, Pacquet on Fri., March 3, 2000. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Pacquet.



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