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The Nor'Wester Obituaries - January 2010

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

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of January 2010

 

PITTMAN, ALMA
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alma Marion Pittman announce her passing at the Central Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor on January 1, 2010 at the age of 77. Alma was a member of the United Church Women. Predeceased by her son, Robert. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband, John; sons: Jim (Ruby) of Ft. McMurray, Davis (Dallas) of Leduc, Bill (Wendy) of Wesleyville, Trent (Betty) of Calgary; daughters: Trudy (Hank) of Robert's Arm, Betty-Lou (John) of Brighton, Sherry (Harold) of Robert's Arm and Paula (Dale) of Marathon, Ontario. Also leaving to mourn 19 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Reverend Joan Brinston conducted the funeral service at the Salvation Army Citadel on January 4, 2010. Interment was at the United Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Trudy, Betty-Lou, Jim, Sherry, Davis, Bill, Trent and Paula. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

MOORES, HUBERT H.
Burlington, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hubert H. Moores, age 83, announce his passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre on Saturday, January 2, 2010. Predeceased by his parents - Jordan & Caroline Moores and step-mother - Sarah Moores. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Margaret, Burlington, NL; children - Sharon Moores, Burlington, NL, Hayward Moores (Sandra Atkinson), Hamilton, ON, Michael Moores (Christine Elliott), Middle Arm, NL; daughters-in-law - Beverly Moores, Smithville, ON and Gladys Moores, Little Bay Islands, NL; grandchildren - Rona Moores, Terri-Lynn Ryckman (Jason), Brenda-lee Ryckman (Justin), and Damien Moores; great-grandchildren - Breanna, Jason, Tyler & Taylor Ryckman; a number of cousins and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Boyce Elliott conducted the funeral service at Riverside United Church, Burlington, NL on Monday, January 4, 2010. Interment followed at the Perry's Cove Cemetery, Burlington. Pallbearers were sons - Hayward Moores & Mike Moores; nephews - David Perry, Earl Perry, Harry Perry & Jerry Perry. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

PARSONS, SANDRA
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sandra Fern (Ryan) Parsons announce her passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor on January 2, 2010 at the age of 58 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Sandra was a member of The Word of Life Tabernacle in Robert's Arm. Sandra retired from Fishery Products International, Triton, NL. Predeceased by parents, Roland and Jessie Ryan; infant granddaughter, Sarah Card and father-in-law, Harold Parsons. Left with fond and loving memories is her husband, Clayton Parsons and daughters: Sandie Card (Laurier) of Robert's Arm and Cindy Vincent (Blair) of Robert's Arm. Also leaving to mourn grandchildren: Jessica Vincent, Ryan Card, Jake Vincent; brother: Cecil Ryan (Pansy); sister, Vera Norman (Cecil); mother-in-law, Carmen Parsons; niece, Carolyn Wiseman (wade); nephews, Danny and David Ryan and special family friend, Philip Rice (Benita). Pastor Robert Paddock and Pastor Wayne Noble conducted the funeral service at the Word of Life Tabernacle in Robert's Arm on January 5, 2010. Interment was at the Robert's Arm Pentecostal Cemetery. Pallbearers were Philip Rice, Wayne Rice, Cecil Normore, Harold Oake, Rodney Gray, Jonathan Winsor, Wade Wiseman and Carl Paddock. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

WALKER, JOHN B.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late John B. Walker announce his passing at the Caribou Memorial Veterans Pavilion in St. John's, on January 3, 2010 at the age of 90. John (Jack) was a member of The Royal Canadian Legion and The Knights of Columbus. Predeceased by wife Kitty. Left with fond and loving memories are his sons: John Walker, Jr. (Leone) of St. Julien's and Steven Walker, (Debbie) of St. Patrick's; daughters: Margaret O'Driscoll (Paul) of Mount Pearl, Lillian Dwyer (Clem) of Tilting and Juanita Foley (Frank) of Tilting. Also leaving to mourn 11 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, niece Francis (Walker) Buchanan and a large circle of extended family and friends. Father Morris conducted the funeral service at Sacred Heart Parish in St. Patrick's on January 6, 2010. Interment was at the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Pallbearers were Paul O'Driscoll Jr., Daryl Walker, Trevor Foley, Philip Broff, Bradley Rowe and Andrew Walker. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

LEDREW, ELLA JANE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ella Jane LeDrew announce her passing at the Green Bay Health Care Centre in Springdale on January 10, 2010 at the age of 87. Ella Jane LeDrew was a member of the Robert's Arm Salvation Army Corps. Predeceased by her husband, Robert; brother, Ronald; sisters, Clara and Lydia; parents, Janet and James Maye; brother-in-law, Chester Slade and son-in-law, Rick Vincent. Left with fond and loving memories are her daughters: Yvonne of Nicholsville, Betty (Fred) of Robert's Arm, Lorraine (Al) of Howley, Daphne of Manitouwadge, Ontario and Faye (Roy) of Barachois Brook. Also leaving to mourn 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Lieut. Tina Dominaux conducted the funeral service at the Robert's Arm Salvation Army Citadel on Wednesday, January 13, 2010. Interment was at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Robert's Arm. Pallbearers were: Al Curlew, Monique Henstridge, Roy Keating, Kerri Kemp, Chris Parsons and Mike Parsons. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

MITCHELL, ROLAND GEORGE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roland George Mitchell, age 87, announce his passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte on Wednesday, January 13, 2010. Predeceased by his wife - Alfreda Mitchell; parents - Enos & Isabella Mitchell; siblings - Adolphus Mitchell, James Mitchell, Henry Mitchell, Peter Mitchell, Edward Mitchell, Maude Mitchell, and Annie Mitchell; siblings-in-law - Grace Mitchell, Caroline Mitchell, and Mary Mitchell. Left with fond and loving memories are his children - Boyce Mitchell (Ella), Ming's Bight, NL, Harry Mitchell (Dory), Woodstock, NL, Joan Decker (Ford), Lloydminister, AB, Juanita Sacrey (Tony), Pacquet, NL, David Mitchell (Ivy), and Henry Mitchell (Christine Severance), both of Woodstock, NL; grandchildren - Kathy Mitchell (Jim Furey), Penney Lane (Dwayne), and John Mitchell; Shannon Mitchell (Cora-Lee); Arlene Holloway (Ted), and Adriane Regular (Randy); Michelle Sacrey (John Jesso), and Myra Hillier (Darrell); Timmy Mitchell (Alicia), and Krista Sacrey (Tim); Brandi Severance (Cody Mitchell); great-grandchildren - Jeremy & James; Zachary & Logan; Kaitlyn, Claire & Hannah; Shanlee & Brady; Kendra & Kamara; Nicholas; Mateo, Isabella & Hailey; Brianna, Jessica & Sydney; brother - Harry Mitchell (Joan); siblings-in-law - Bessie Mitchell, Gertie Mitchell, and Sterling Decker; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Captains Brian & Betty Thomas conducted the funeral service at The Salvation Army Citadel and cemetery, Woodstock, NL, on Saturday, January 16, 2010. Pallbearers were sons - Boyce Mitchell, Harry Mitchell, David Mitchell, and Henry Mitchell, and sons-in-law - Ford Decker and Tony Sacrey. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

RYAN, TINA JANICE
La Scie, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Tina Janice Ryan, age 48, announce her passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre. Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, on Saturday, January 16, 2010. Predeceased by her father - James Ryan; brother - Eddie Ryan; nephew - Jimmy Ryan; maternal grandparents - Harry & Lydia Andrews; paternal grandparents - William & Eunice Ryan; parents-in-law - Lewis & Bertha Andrews; brothers-in-law - Melvin Andrews and Isaac Borden; aunts & uncles - Idella Burton, Raymond Ryan, and Dorman Ryan. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband - Terry Andrews, La Scie, NL; sons - Tyler and Tyson Andrews, La Scie, NL; granddaughter - Kaylee; mother & stepfather - Ethel & Bert Critch, La Scie, NL; siblings - Sheila Sullivan, La Scie, NL, Ronald Ryan (Barbara), Springdale, NL, Brenda Ryan, La Scie, NL, Trudy Ryan (Morris Wells), Grande Cache, AB, Craig Ryan (Greta), La Scie, NL, Robbie Ryan (Stephanie Keough), Brampton, ON; step-brother - Dennis Critch (Janice Rice), La Scie, NL; sister-in-law - Claudine Ryan, Edmonton, AB; siblings-in-law - Gertie Borden, Ontario, Wesley Andrews (Marion), Labrador City, NL, Keywood Andrews (Elizabeth), Brent's Cove, NL, Naomi Rowbottom (George), Wesleyville, NL, Marion Burton (Alex Fowlow), Springdale, NL, Garland Andrews (Bonnie), La Scie, NL, Donald Andrews (Betty), Baie Verte, NL, and Brian Andrews (Sherry Mitchell), La Scie, NL; many nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Majors Arley & Darlene Masters conducted the funeral service at The Salvation Army Citadel and Cemetery, La Scie, NL on Tuesday, January 19, 2010. Pallbearers were Martina Dicks, Madge Toms, Kay Roberts, Luann Burton, Valerie Kerfont, and Sheila Clance. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

NOBLE, DONALD STANLEY ELIOS
Baie Verte, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Stanley Elios Noble, age 58, announce his passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL on Saturday, January 16, 2010. Predeceased by his parents - Stanley & Camilla Noble; step-mother - Gertrude Huxter; parents-in-law - Frank & Margaret Mitchell; siblings-in-law - Triffie Noble, Bon Mitchell, Ivy Mitchell, Jean Mitchell, and Vera Mitchell; special uncle - Fred Wells. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Kay Noble, Baie Verte, NL; children - Jeremy Noble (Heather), and Chastity Hurley (Jim), both of Baie Verte, NL; grandchildren - Evan & Jaylin Noble; Bobby, Michael & Tanya-Lee Hurley; siblings - Guy Noble (Jean), Middle Arm, NL, and Betty Noble, Halifax, NS; step-siblings - Kevin Huxter (Linda), Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, Terry Huxter (Mary), Fort McMurray, AB, Raymond Huxter (Jennifer), Paris, ON, Lisa Tulk (Neil), Jackson's Cove, NL, Shirley Huxter (Glenn Fewer), Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, Louise Budgell (John), Kitchener, ON, and Judy Budgell (Rick), Paris, ON; siblings-in-law, Effie Noble (Fred), Baie Verte, NL, Art Mitchell (Audrey), Lottie Janes (Herbert), Raymond Mitchell (Bertha), and Dot Noble (Junior), all of Middle arm, NL, Harvey Mitchell (Nellie), Brampton, ON, Jessie Thomas (Scott), Middle Arm, NL, and Alfreda Mitchell, Port Anson, NL; special aunt - Hilda Wells, Badger, NL; special friends - Ross Saunders, Donald England, Fred Walsh, Larry Bowers, Tommy Mitchell, Adelaide Bowers, and Anthony & Rowena Jones; many nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastors Tony & Doreen Roberts conducted the funeral service at Bayview Pentecostal Church, Middle Arm, NL on Thursday, January 21, 2010. Pallbearers were Guy Noble, Kevin Huxter, Fred Noble, Donald England, Melvin Rice, and Bernard Barker. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

BURTON, EMILY (Maud)
1927-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maud Emily Burton announces her passing after a short illness at the Green Bay Health Care Centre in Springdale on January 16, 2010 at the age of 82. Maud was a longstanding member of the United Church. Predeceased by her husband, Howard; son - Gerald; grandson, Gerald and brother, Wes Smith. Left with fond and loving memories are her children: sons, Neville (Donna) of Deer Lake and Joe (Darlene) of South Brook and daughters; Shirley Blundell (Del) of Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Peggy Burton of South Brook, Brenda Burton (Christian) of Edmonton, Alberta and Ruth-Ann Jordan (David) of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Also leaving to mourn 17 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; sister, Bessie Noel, brothers; Nelson Smith, Eli Smith (Marion), Sam Smith (Millicent) and Rhodie Rowsell (Marie). Reverend Joan Brinston conducted the funeral service from the United Church in South Brook on Wednesday, January 20, 2010. Interment was at the United Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tex Burton (grandson), Neville Burton (son), Austin Burton (grandson), Aurale Beaupre (grandson in law), Kurt Inder (friend), and Archie Morey (cousin). Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear of Central Funeral Homes.

DECKER, FRANCIS
Woodstock, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Francis Decker, age 95, announce his passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte on Friday, January 22, 2010. Predeceased by his wife - Rebecca Decker; great-grandson - Matthew Al; parents - Joseph & Alice Decker; step-father - Pearce Decker; siblings - Dorothy Hillier, Mary Ivany, Joe Decker, William Decker; step-brother - Francis Decker. Left with fond and loving memories are his children - Rex Decker (Maisie), Roy Decker (Geraldine), Shirley Sacrey (Don), and Terry Decker (Great), all of Woodstock, NL, Ford Decker (Joan) and Ron Decker (Vera), both of Lloydminister, AB, and Rosalie Regular (Harris), Woodstock, NL; grandchildren - Susann Simms, Lori Greenham (Kerry), and Mark Decker (Krista); Danny Norman, Beverley Decker (Owen Weeks), Debbie Michaels (Jerry), Terrance Decker (Lynette), and Kelly Pizzie (Ian); Majors Luanne Borrow (Ed), Gayle Al (Tom), Todd Sacrey (Debbie), and Cathy Regular (Derrick); Arnold Decker (Tracy), Sylvia Decker (Jasper), and Davie Decker (Deanna); Arlene Holloway (Ted) and Adriane Regular (Randy); Daisy Hewlett (Jody) and Danielle Decker (Shane); Tim Regular (Dana) and Tonya Bath (Paul); 40 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren; siblings - Samuel Decker (Liz) and Beulah Wells; stepsister - Ruby Ruth; many nieces and nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Captains Brian & Betty Thomas conducted the funeral service at The Salvation Army Citadel and Cemetery, Woodstock, NL on Monday, January 25, 2010. Pallbearers were Todd Sacrey, Arnold Decker, Sylvia Decker, Davie Decker, Adriane Regular, and Adam Sacrey. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

DICKS, OLIVE JESSIE
Ming's Bight, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive Jessie Dicks, age 77, announce her sudden passing as the result of a motor vehicle accident near Burlington, NL on Friday, January 22, 2010. Predeceased by her husband - Woodrow Dicks; parents - Robert Clarke & Florann King; son-in-law - Ben Sacrey; daughter-in-law - Maureen Dicks; siblings - Dora Regular (Allan), Lillian Rice (Johnney), Gordon Clarke; sister-in-law - Tamer Clarke. Left with fond and loving memories are her children - Juanita Burton (David Wilkinson), Ottawa, ON, Barry Dicks (Janice), Baie Verte, NL, Peggy Sacrey, Ming's Bight, NL, Jimmy Dicks (Kay Sweet), Burlington, NL, Dale Dicks & Cecil Dicks (Roxanne), both of Baie Verte, NL; daughter-in-law - Carrie Dicks, Moncton, NL; grandchildren - Adam & Brendan Burton; Tonya Dicks (Stephen McKenna) & Tim Dicks (Colene Drover); Terri-Lynn Lewis (Sheldon) & Nikita Sacrey (Cory Barker); Robert Dicks, Francine Townsend (Deryl) & Felicia Rowsell; Caroline & Charles Dicks; Jarvis & Jarrett Dicks; great-grandsons - Benjamin & Drew Lewis; brothers - Randolph Clarke (Elsie Newbury) & Roland Clarke (Olive), both of Ming's Bight, NL; sister-in-law - Ella Clarke-Parsons (Allan), Seal Cove, NL; many other siblings-in-law, a large number of nieces and nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Captains Brian & Betty Thomas conducted the funeral service at The Salvation Army Citadel and Cemetery, Ming's Bight, NL on Tuesday, January 26, 2010. Pallbearers were sons - Barry Dicks, Jimmy Dicks, Dale Dicks, and Cecil Dicks and grandsons - Tim Dicks and Jarvis Dicks. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

STRICKLAND, DONALD
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Abram Strickland announce his passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor on January 23, 2010 at the age of 72. Donald Strickland was a member of the Salvation Army Pilley's Island Corps. Donald A. Strickland worked as a cook on different boats most of his life until retiring in 1993. Predeceased by his wife, Annie; mother, Florrett and father, John. Left with fond and loving memories are his brothers, Edmund (Joyce), Hayward (Sadie) and niece, Linda and Fraser Smith. Lieutenant Tina Dominic, assisted by Major and Mrs. Johnson conducted the funeral service at the Pilley's Island Salvation Army Citadel on January 26, 2010. Interment was at the Pilley's Island Cemetery. Pallbearers were nephews: Barry Strickland, Hank Strickland, Paul Fifield, Steven Burton; brother, Uncle Edmund and friend, Harold Hillyard. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear, Jim Maidment and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

PENNEY, CECIL LEANDER FRANK
Smith's Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil Leander Frank Penney, age 62, announce his passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL on Wednesday, January 27, 2010. Predeceased by his parents - Leander & Melinda Penney; siblings - Stella Shiner (Herbert), Ida Farrell, and Fred Penney; parents-in-law - James & Daisy Prouse; siblings-in-law - Clarence Mitchell and Frederick Prowse. Left with fond and loving memories are his loving wife - Edna Penney, Smith's Harbour, NL; children - Madeline Locke (Wayne), Manitouwadge, ON, Brenda Ledrew (Tony), Antigonish, NS, Bride Gillingham (Perry), King's Point, NL, Pearce Penney (Colleen) and Stephen Penney (Kim), both of Antigonish, NS, Darrell Penney (Shelley Singleton), Smith's Harbour, NL, Melvia Penney, Manitouwadge, ON, Doreen Anstey (Carl), King's Point, NL, Jason Penney (Kim), Calgary, AB, Jimmy Penney, Blue Ridge, AB, Kenny Penney (Delores), Smith's Harbour, NL, and Travis Penney (Jill), Lloydminister, AB; 17 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; siblings - Effie Mitchell and Marilyn Andrews (Wallace); siblings-in-law - Ada Penney, Henry Prouse (Joan), Bill Prouse (Nola), Richard Prouse (Lisa), and Cindy Noble (Derrick); many nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Garfield Osmond conducted the funeral service at Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle, Smith's Harbour, NL on Sunday, January 31, 2010. Interment followed at Bayview United Cemetery, Smith's Harbour. Pallbearers were Dwight Penney, David Young, Keith Penney, Graden Shiner, Jim Young & Dwane Shiner. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

VERGE, IRA
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ira G. Verge announce his passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor on January 28, 2010 at the age of 89. Ira was a member of the United Church in Harry's Harbour. Ira retired from logging and fishing. Predeceased by his father and mother, Amelia and George Verge, brother, Graydon and sister-in-law, Janet. Left with fond and loving memories are his half-brother, Otto Verge (Lulu), nine nieces and four nephews as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Reverend Donna Hann-Harris conducted the funeral service at the United Church in Harry's Harbour on January 31, 2010. Interment was at the Community Cemetery in Harry's Harbour. Pallbearers were Vincent Verge, Otto Verge, Dwight Verge, Reginald Verge, Craig Verge and Mark Verge. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

 

 

Page Contributed by: Alice Hoven

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

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