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The Nor'Wester Obituaries - June 2009

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

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of June 2009

 

BOWERS, RITA (PEARL)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rita Pearl Bowers announce her passing at the Valley Vista Seniors Home in Springdale on June 1, 2009 at the age of 82. Pearl was a member of the Pentecostal Church. Predeceased by her husband, Samuel Bowers. Left with fond and loving memories are her son, Raymond (Melinda) of Springdale and daughter, Loretta (Harry) of Springdale. Also leaving to mourn are her sister, Alfreda Stone, grandchildren, Owen, Sherry and Jamie and great-grandchildren, Connor, Reed, Melvin, Vanessa, Jessica, Erica and Amber; friends, Janet Folkes, David Parsons, Venus Squires and Dorothy Pardy. Pastor Lindsey Foster conducted the funeral service at the Pentecostal Church in Springdale on June 5, 2009. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery. Pallbearers were Owen Bowers, Ray Bowers, Robert Stone, Keith Tizzard, David Parsons and Jim Stone. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

HOBBS, GORDON
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Chesley Hobbs announce his passing at the Green Bay Health Care Center in Springdale on June 1, 2009 at the age of 72. Gordon enjoyed woodworking, spending time in the outdoors and special visits from his grandchildren. Gordon retired from the Central Community College (Springdale campus) where he worked in maintenance and security. Prior to this time he worked as a carpenter and woodworker. Predeceased by father, James Hobbs; mother, Rosie Hobbs and sister, Marion Hancock. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife, Marie Hobbs; son, Lorne (Donna) of Springdale; daughters, Faye (David) of Springdale and Zonya (Randy) of Springdale. Also leaving to mourn brother, Hayward (Phalma) and grandchildren, Melanie, Mark, Jennifer (Gregory), Stephen, Chelsea and Victoria. Reverend Patricia Melindy conducted the funeral service at the Grace United Church in Springdale on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. Interment was at the United Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Lorne Hobbs, Randy Regular, David Huxter, Melvin Greenham, Morris Greenham and Claude Greenham. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

PINKSEN, BLANCHE CHARITY
Seal Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Blanche Charity Pinksen, age 84, announce her passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. Predeceased by her parents, George & Mary Banks; siblings - Emma Rice (Moses), Malcolm Banks (Elsie), and Annie Parsons (Gordon); father-in-law, Daniel Pinksen (Naomi); Frank's mother, Olive Pinksen; siblings-in-law, Leslie Osbourne, Lenora Sacrey (Garland), and Harold Foster. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband, Frank, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL; children, Barbara Fudge (Harold), Seal Cove, NL, David Pinksen (Margaret), and Patsy Bradley (Ision Roberts), both of Wabush, NL and Jeffrey Pinksen (Treena), Thunder Bay, ON; grandchildren, Angela Humby (Barry) and Darrell Fudge; Rodney Pinksen (Kristi Rice) and Beth-Anne Pinksen (Kyle Pawlett); Ryan Bradley, Richard Bradley (Anthea Wyman), and Robert Bradley; Matthew Pinksen; great-grandson, Daniel Humby; sister-in-law - Dorothy Foster, La Scie, NL, and Hazel Osbourne, Seal Cove, NL; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Jason Haggstrom conducted the funeral service at St. Swithin's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Seal Cove, NL on Friday, June 5, 2009. Pallbearers were Victor Rice, Lyle Rice, Orville Osmond, Gord Parsons, Lorne Gavin, and Clem Osbourne. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

TAYLOR, CALVIN HAROLD
September 17, 1947-June 6, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Calvin Harold Taylor of Miles Cove, announce his sudden passing on June 6, 2009, at the age of 61. He was predeceased by parents, Harland and Daisy; sister, Marjorie, brother-in-law, Emilien, and sister-in-law, Grace. Left to mourn are, loving wife, Gloria, son, Leroy (Fort McMurray, AB), daughters, Pamela (Springdale) and Vanessa (Miles Cove), sisters, Jenetta, Olive, Rosie, Alma, Maisie, Leona, and Ada, brothers, Cyril, Clayton, Bruce, Ford, Dawson and Derrick as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Pastor Benjamin Brown conducted the funeral service on Wednesday June 10, 2009 from Miles Cove Pentecostal Church. Interment followed at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Miles Cove. Pallbearers were brothers, Clayton, Bruce, Ford, Dawson, Derrick and son, Leroy. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Gail Noel and Leander Hewlett of Green Bay Funeral Home, Springdale.

CARROLL, KATHLEEN
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kathleen Bridget Carroll announce her passing at the Valley Vista Seniors Home in Springdale on June 6, 2009 at the age of 89. Kathleen was a member of the Roman Catholic Church. Predeceased by her husband, Alphonsus and daughter, Ann McGuire. Left with fond and loving memories are her son, Joe (Anne) of St. Patrick's and daughters, Margaret of St. Catherine's, Ontario and Bride, also of St. Catherine's. Also leaving to mourn her grandchildren, Holly, Dennis, Gerald, Melanie, Suzanne, Michael, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends. Father Eugene Morris conducted the funeral service at the Roman Catholic Parish in St. Patrick's on June 9, 2009. Interment was at the Roman Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ken Colbourne, Bob McGuire, Ted Baker, Ron Bouzane, Cory Bouzane and Dan Carroll. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

RICE, MARY "EVELYN" GRACE
Seal Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary "Evelyn" Grace Rice, age 78, announce her passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte, NL on Sunday, June 7, 2009. Predeceased by her parents, William & Ida Hewitt; siblings, George Hewitt, Dulcie Hewitt, Betty Jacobs (Fred), Maxwell Hewitt (Phoebe), Pearl Jacobs (William), Lovetta Warren (Pearce), Phoebe Decker (Havelock), Eliza Gavin (Hayward), Francis Hewitt, Alex Hewitt, William Hewitt, and Samuel Hewitt; parents-in-law, John & Dinah Rice; siblings-in-law, Gladys Parsons (Alfred), Roland Rice, Edward Rice, Robert Evans, Anne Hewitt, Beatrice Rice, Harold McKay. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband, Hubert, Seal Cove, NL; children, Willis Rice (Janet) and Cecily Blanchard (Eric), both of Seal Cove, NL, Donna Penney (Lloyd), Bridgewater, NS, and Doreen Gavin (Roger), Seal Cove, NL; grandchildren, Belinda Downey (Todd), Corey Rice (Sandy), Jamie Rice; Dwayne Blanchard (Ha), Lisa Parsons (Scott); Lindy Penney (Tara), Stephanie Penney (Will Buchanan); Travis Gavin (Susan Gillingham), Melissa Gavin; great-grandchildren, Megan and Tyler Downey, Morgan and Hannah Rice, Brittany Sacrey; Dawson & Carter Blanchard, Marissa and Quentin Parsons; Jay, Tristen, & Abigael Penney, Cora Penney; siblings, Stella Evans, Corner Brook, NL, Stanley Hewitt, Westport, NL, Patricia Toope (Roy), Bridgewater, NS; siblings-in-law, Millie Hewitt, Emily Hewitt, both of Westport, NL, Tamar Rice, Seal Cove, NL, Ruby Rice, REI, Garfield Rice, Seal Cove, NL, and Dorcus McKay, Fort McMurray, AB; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Jason Haggstrom conducted the funeral service at St. Swithin's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Seal Cove, NL on Tuesday, June 9, 2009. Pallbearers were Dwayne Blanchard, Corey Rice, Jamie Rice, Lindy Penney, Will Buchanan, and Gary Best. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

RANDELL, ERIC SAMUEL GEORGE
Nipper's Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eric Samuel George Randell, age 73, announce his passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL on Monday, June 8, 2009. Predeceased by his parents - Frederick & Jane Randell; father-in-law - Augustus Tilley; mother-in-law - Grace Randell; brothers-in-law - Scott Tilley and Eric Fudge. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Joan, Nipper's Harbour, NL; children - Joy Noble (Ted), Nipper's Harbour, NL, Lorne Randell (Doreen) and Hedley Randell (Daphne), both of Fort McMurray, AB, Paula Weir (Claude) and Rhoda Bemister (Paul), both of Nipper's Harbour, NL; grandchildren - Andrea Austin (Lyndon) and Andy Noble (Joanne); Jamie and Kristy Randell; Tiffany and Tobi Randell; Nathaniel & Tyler Weir; and Lucas and McKenna Bemister; great-grandchildren - Avery, Landon, and Ty Austin; siblings - Kevin "Fred" Randell (Julia), Betty Perry (Norman), and Barry Randell (Ruth); siblings-in-law - Olive Fudge (Ralph), Frank Tilley (Joan), Greta Osbourne (Warrick), Mabel Starkes (Ralph), Elsie Crewe (Terry), and Ena Fudge; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Craig Giles conducted the funeral service at Harbourview Pentecostal Church, Nipper's Harbour, NL on Thursday, June 11, 2009. Interment followed from Nipper's Harbour Community Cemetery. Pallbearers were Fred Randell, Barry Randell, Norman Perry, Frank Tilley, Ralph Starkes, and Pleman Randell. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

HOBBS, MORRIS ANTHONY
May 4, 1961 - January 25, 2009

It is with great sadness, but yet a sense of comfort and closure, that the family of the late Morris Anthony Hobbs, age 47, announce the recovery of his remains at Southern Arm near Beachside, NL on Tuesday, June 16, 2009. Morris passed away along with his wife, Mildred Florence Hobbs, age 46, as a result of a snowmobile accident at Southern Arm, NL on Sunday, January 25, 2009. Predeceased by his wife - Mildred; and father-in-law - Leander Perry. Left with fond and loving memories are his sons - Michael Hobbs, St. John's, NL and Kevin Hobbs, Belleville, ON; parents - Hayward & Phalma Hobbs, Springdale, NL; siblings - Jim Hobbs (Elizabeth), St. John's, NL, Wanda Hobbs (Jan Van Eldert), Regina, SK, Rick Hobbs, Springdale, NL, Perry Hobbs (Angela), Thompson, MB, Glenda Colbourne (Bruce), Esterhazy, SK, Pat Penney (Jim), Thompson, MB, and Carol Hobbs (Shawn Huxter), Boston, USA; mother-in-law - Mary Florence Perry, Bayside Manor, Brown's Arm, NL; siblings-in-law - Marvin Perry (Jane O'Halloran-Perry), fall River, NS, Brian Perry (Audrey), Robinsons, NL, and Jean Connors (Terry), Beaverbank, NS; special cousin - Lorne Hobbs, Springdale, NL; and a large number of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and special friends. Cremation has taken place and inurnment will follow at a later date. Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte

SACREY, MABLE MARY
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mabel Mary Sacrey, age 72, announce her passing at her family residence on Thursday, June 18, 2009. Predeceased by two infant children; her parents - Stewart & Rennie Regular; siblings - Herman Regular, Reg Pinksen, Allan Regular, Muriel Patey; parents-in-law - Herbert & Patience Sacrey; siblings-in-law - Woodrow Sacrey, Harold Sacrey, Hazel Regular, Marjorie Pinksen, Dora Regular, and Esau Patey. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband - Hubert, Ming's Bight, NL; children - Norman Sacrey (Verna), Fort McMurray, AB, Maxine Coates (Tommy), Harrietsfield, NS, Harold Sacrey (Addie), Ming's Bight, NL, Hazel Downey (Tony), Fort McMurray, AB; grandchildren - Chantel Andrews (Quinten), Deanna Jenkins (Todd), and James Sacrey; Darryl Sacrey (Magda) and TJ King; Snowden Sacrey; Krista Sacrey (Josh Philpott), and Brooke Downey; great-grandchildren - Caitlin and Madison; Nicholas and Nathan; Isabelle; Jaden and Gracie; siblings - Max Regular (Marie), Marjorie Walker (Warrick), Harold Regular, and Rosie Jenkins (Harvey); siblings-in-law - Mary Regular (Eleazer), Ted Sacrey (Phoebe Gavin), Evelyn Jenkins (Lloyd), Ross Sacrey (Viola), Edna Sacrey (Bob), McKinley Sacrey (Florence), Doris Sacrey; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Cecil Young and Captains Brian & Betty Thomas conducted the funeral service at Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle, Ming's Bight, NL on Monday, June 22, 2009. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Ming's Bight. Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte

NEWBURY, SAMUEL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Samuel George Newbury announce his passing at the Central Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor on June 22, 2009 at the age of 88. Samuel Newbury was a member of the Salvation Army King's Point Corps. Samuel G. Newbury retired from Bowaters in 1986. Predeceased by his first wife, Tassie (Nee Short). Left with fond and loving memories are his wife, Flossie; sons, Orville Newbury (Jean) of King's Point, Milton Newbury of Wabush, step-son, Fraser Pynn of Peterborough, Ontario and step-son, Donald Pynn of Toronto, Ontario; daughters, Marion Smart (Wilson) of Mount Pearl, Gloria Fudge (Ralph Majors) of Arnold's Cove, Jo-Anne Rossiter (Christian) of Moncton, New Brunswick and step-daughter, Christine Burton of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Also leaving to mourn eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Majors Henry and Beatrice Bingle conducted the funeral service at the Salvation Army Citadel in King's Point on June 25, 2009. Interment was at the Interfaith Cemetery in King's Point. Pallbearers were Wilson Smart, Matthew Fudge, Troy Fudge, Sasha Newbury, Milton Newbury and Orville Newbury. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

THOMAS, GLYNN RAYMOND
La Scie, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Glynn Raymond Thomas, age 58, announce his passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte on Tuesday, June 23, 2009. Predeceased by his parents - Herbert & Rachel Thomas; sister - Linda Morey; father-in-law - Robert Slade; siblings-in-law - Erwin Morey & Ralph Hynes. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Jean, La Scie, NL; children - David Thomas (Nadine), Fort McMurray, AB, Dena Parker (Randy), Fort McMurray, AB, Amanda Rogers (Shane), La Scie, NL; grandchildren - Caine Thomas; Devon and Dylan Parker; Monica and Maci Rogers; siblings - Beatrice Hynes, Shirley Blanchard (Hayward), Dulcie Fudge (Louis), John Thomas (Yvonne), Gerald Thomas (Hellen) and Alma Harvey (Walter); mother-in-law - Doris Slade; siblings-in-law - Elsie Reid (Hayward), Pearl Roberts (Winston), Norman Slade (Shirley), Scott Slade (Jean), Rayfield Slade (Susan), Sandra Rowsell, Brian Slade (Diane), Chester Slade (Maxine), Derick Slade (Betty), Sue Colbourne (Clyde), Joanne Frazer (Gerry) and Brenda Ward (Dennis); 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 Friday, June 26, 2009. Pallbearers were Danny Regular, Stan Jenkins, Des Haas, Woody Bridger, Chris Hibbs and Jimmy Kingman. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

NORMAN, CLYDE
Baie Verte, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clyde Norman, age 62, announce his sudden passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor on Thursday, June 25, 2009. Predeceased by his father - Ross Norman. Left with fond and loving memories are his life-long partner - Norman Robinson; her two sons - Dwight and Mark; mother - Marie Norman; many aunts and uncles, cousins and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. George Stockley conducted the funeral service at Bethany United Church and Cemetery, Baie Verte, NL on Sunday, June 28, 2009. Pallbearers were Roy Sacrey, Maurice Burton, Wayne Norman, Kenneth Manuel, Wayne Sacrey & Richard Norman. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

YOUNG, SHELDON DONALD
Tumbler Ridge, BC

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sheldon Donald Young, age 22, announce his tragic passing on Thursday, June 25, 2009, as the result of a motor vehicle accident near Chetwynd, BC. Predeceased by maternal grandparents - Wallace & Clara Burton; uncles - Elias & Alphonsus Young. Left with fond and loving memories are his parents - Donald & Dorothy Young, Tumbler Ridge, BC; brother and best friend - Steven (Terrie); niece and nephews - Jesse, Kara, & Keegan; Uncle Clayt and special Aunt, Marge, his "second mother"; paternal grandparents - Lawrence & Ethel Young, Stephenville Crossing, NL; many aunts, uncles, cousins and an incredible group of friends. Rev. Barbara Noble and Pastor Jeff Pope conducted the funeral service at First United Church and Cemetery, Pacquet, NL on Friday, July 3, 2009. Pallbearers were brother - Steven Young, uncles - Clayton Burton, John Burton, Larry Burton, Nelson Burton, and Jack Bryan, and the honorary pallbearers were special friends - Jodie Norman and Tana Penney. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

VERGE, KATHERINE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Katherine Mary Verge announce her passing at the Green Bay Health Care Center in Springdale on June 26, 2009 at the age of 70. Katherine was a member of the Roman Catholic Church in St. Patrick's. Predeceased by mother and father, Maude and Clarence Hinks; sisters, Jean and Theresa and brother, Gordon. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband, Doyle Verge; four sons, Joseph (Cynthia) of Queen Creek, Arizona, Francis (June) of Beachside, Ward (Lorna) of Beachside, Dale (Nancy) of Stephenville and daughter Roxanne (Marvin Pelley) of Beachside. Also leaving to mourn; sisters, Maureen Anstey (John), Berta Nichols (Jerry), Madonna Caines; brothers, Nelson Hinks and Jerome Hinks; grandchildren, Michael Verge (Jennifer), Terence Verge (Lauren), Crystal Verge (Tony), Coralee Runions (Adam), Gregory Verge (Jennifer), Gavin Pelley (Sabrina), Jenny Pelley, Victoria Verge, Vanessa Verge and great grandchildren; Courtney Verge, Rylan Verge, Caleb Verge, Addisyn Jackman and Emma Verge. Father Eugene Morris and Pastor George Coles conducted the funeral service at the Roman Catholic Parish in St. Patrick's on June 30, 2009. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery in Beachside. Pallbearers were Joseph Verge, Francis Verge, Ward Verge, Gregory Verge, Gavin Verge and Dale Verge. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear, Jim Maidment and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

RIDEOUT, EDITH MAUDE
Ming's Bight, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edith Maude Rideout, age 94, announce her passing at the Valley Vista Senior Citizens Complex, Springdale, NL on Saturday, June 27, 2009. Predeceased by her first husband - Dorman Gale; second husband - Thomas Rideout; daughters - Margaret Stuckless (George), Jean Taylor, Laura Gale, Martha-Jean Gale, Elsie Gale, Llewelyn Gale; son - Dorman Gale, & Cecil Gale; granddaughter - Gail Taylor; son-in-law - Rodrick Beaufield; siblings - William Langford, Maxwell Langford, George Langford, Minnie Randell, Emma Smith, Johannah Brett, Maryanne David & Martha Langford; brothers-in-law - Leander Osmond & Danny Warford. Left with fond and loving memories are her children - Henry Gale (Gladys), Ming's Bight, NL, Marie Warford (Almore), Hampden, NL, Reginald Gale (Joyce), Ming's Bight, NL, daisy Beaufield (Calvin Beaufield), Ship Cove, NL, & Leonard Gale, Ming's Bight, NL; 31 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; 31 great-great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn are sisters - Charity Osmond, & Sarah-Anne Warford, brother & sisters-in-law - Francis Gale (Betty) & Elaine Osmond, many nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Hannah Dicks conducted the funeral service at The Anglican Church of the Epiphany and Cemetery, Hampden, NL on Tuesday, June 30, 2009. Pallbearers were granddaughter - Linda Gale, Lois Stuckless, Roxanne Dicks, Kay Strowbridge, Dorenda Gale & Cassandra Gale. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

PHILPOTT, CLOTILDA MARY
Coachman's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clotilda Mary Philpott, age 69, announce her passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte on Sunday, June 28, 2009. Predeceased by her father - Ronald Barker; infant brother - Tommy; parents-in-law - James & Elizabeth Philpott; siblings-in-law, Bartholomew Philpott & Fred Drover. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband - Ambrose, Coachman's Cove, NL; children - Tim Philpott (Lynn), and Ron Philpott (Myls Capulong), both of Fort McMurray, AB, Roger Philpott (Marina) Port aux Choix, NL, and Denise Philpott (Leo Dempsey), Corner Brook, NL; daughter-in-law, Joanne Philpott, Baie Verte, NL; grandchildren - Kyle & Jade; Tyson, Dylan & Emma; Aimee; Ashton & Cloe; mother - Elizabeth Barker; siblings - Marie Careen (Mike), Roy Barker (Idella), Sheila Hann (Jim), Donna Barker (Dale Watz), Sue Hyde (Kevin), Tom Barker (Classie), Jean Barker (Perry Ward), Hatty Barker (Rick Douglas), Henry Barker (Maxine), Robert "Bob" Barker (Sherry), and Adrienne Goodman (Paul); siblings-in-law - Stella Drover, Aiden Philpott (Marion), Jim Philpott (Kathleen), Stashe Philpott; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Joseph Tebsis conducted the funeral mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, Coachman's Cove, on Thursday, July 2, 2009. Inurnment followed from the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Coachman's Cove. Urnbearers were Ambrose Philpott, Denise Philpott, Tim Philpott, and Ron Philpott and the crossbearer was Roger Philpott. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

HILLIARD, GEORGE (PASTOR)
Passed away at the Green Bay Health Centre, Springdale on June 29, 2009, Pastor George Hilliard of South Brook. He was 53 years of age. He was a pastor with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador. Predeceased by his parents, George and Phoebe Hilliard; parents-in-law, Cyril and Lillian Antle. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Diane; son, Jonathan (Amy); daughters, Breanna, Isabelle (Dan) and two grandchildren, Noah and Mia Ketcheson. Also leaving to mourn are his siblings, Lizzie (Elizabeth) Carter, Robert (Bernice), Dorothy Anderson, Gertie (Joseph) Anderson, Marg (Cecil) Hale, Charlie (Frances) and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Jeffrey Elliott conducted funeral services at the Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle, Bishop's Falls, Thursday, July 2, 2009. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Sunset Drive, Bishop's Falls. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Hoskins Funeral Homes, Bishop's Falls. Pallbearers were Bob Hilliard, Charlie Hilliard, Fred Bowers, Reg Fowlow, Alvin Gillingham and Tom Tibbo.

WISEMAN, RUPERT
Wiseman, Rupert
, 88, of Springdale, NL, passed away peacefully at home on June 30, 2009. Born on Little Bay Island on October 29, 1920, he was the son of Fred Wiseman and Winnie (Parsons) Wiseman. He graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia Technical College in the late 1930s and then went on to enjoy an illustrious 40-year career as a mining engineer. A past president of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL), Rupe worked for the Newfoundland Government, Sysco Gold Mines, and Newfoundland Fluorspar (Alcan). He joined Alcan's head office in Montreal as a director before he retired in 1976. The Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy recognized his contributions to the mining industry with an honorary membership and District Distinguished Service Award in 1989. In 2008, he received an Engineers Canada Fellowship from PEGNL. An avid hunter and fisherman, he was also known for completing topographical maps of the Green Bay area of northwestern Newfoundland. Predeceased by his son, Ian, Rupe is survived by his loving wife, Margaret (Taylor) Wiseman; his devoted daughters, Barbara and Gail; and grandchildren Erik, Linnaea, Evelyn, Brad, and Lisa. A memorial service will be held at Grace United Church, Main Street, Springdale, at 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2009. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.

BUTT, GORDON
May 10, 1958 - June 30, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Butt of Springdale, announce his sudden passing on June 30, 2009, at the age of 51. Gordon was an honorary firefighter with the Springdale Fire Department and had retired from AG&L Construction. He was predeceased by parents, Charles and Jessie; sister, Verna; father-in-law, Rev. Abraham Downey and nephew, Jeremy. Left to mourn are loving wife, Lorinda; daughters, Vanessa (Gordon) Janes, Pasadena, NL, and Aileen (Jamie) Hopkins, Paradise, NL; sisters, Joan (Claude), Evelyn (Greg), Marilyn (Brian), Donna (Lorne), Glenda (Eric), Brenda (Elmo), Beverly (Dennis), Audra (Perry); brothers, Ivan (Verna), Wayne (Brenda), Andre (Tina); three grandchildren, Jayla, Caleb and Wyatt; mother-in-law, Marguerite Downey; sisters-in-law, Christine (Jerry), Millicent (Lou); brothers-in-law, Doug (Millie), Lawrence (Helen), Ron (Bonnie, nephews and nieces, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Patricia Melindy conducted the funeral service on Friday, July 3, 2009 from Grace United Church with interment following at the Grace United Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were brothers Andre, Wayne, Ivan, sons-in-law Jamie and Gordon, and friend Keith Clarke. Honorary pallbearers were brothers-in-law, Jerry Hicks and Lawrence Downey. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Gail Noel and Leander Hewlett of Green Bay Funeral Home, Springdale.

SHEPPARD, LEANDER GILBERT
October 8, 1924 - June 30, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leander Sheppard of Sheppardville, announce his sudden passing on June 30, 2009, at the age of 84. Since moving to Birchy Ridge in 1964, he and his wife Lucille have been faithful members of Springdale Pentecostal Church. Together they raised 16 children. Predeceased by parents, Robert and Carrie; brothers, Allan and Hutley; sister, Elsie; daughter-in-law, Julia. Left with fond and loving memories are loving wife, Lucille; sons, Calvin, Edward (Denise), Nelson (Lorraine), Lloyd (Loretta), Eugene (Marcia), Gilbert, Theodore (Ophelia), Donald (Brenda), Dennis (Rose), Eric (Judy), Bruce (Michelle), Hayward (Kelly), Norman (Rose); daughters, Daphne (Reginald), Ethel (Allan), Angela (Perry); 32 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; brothers, Lewis, Martin; sisters, Marjorie, Gloria, Jean, as well as a very large circle of relatives and friends. Pastor Howard Head, assisted by Rev. Jerry Weir and Pastor David Collins, conducted the funeral service from Springdale Pentecostal Church. Interment was at the Sheppardville Community Cemetery. The thirteen sons assisted as pallbearers. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Gail Noel and Leander Hewlett of Green Bay Funeral Home, Springdale.

 

 

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