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The Nor'Wester Obituaries - March 2000

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

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of March 2000

 

BREEN, Raymond -
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Breen, age 67, announce his passing on March 5, 2000, at his residence in Coachman's Cove. He was predeceased by his parents; James and Mary Ann Breen. He leaves to mourn; his brothers; William (Mary), Fort McMurray, Ab., Leonard (Elizabeth), Lawrence (Margaret), and Martin (Imelda), all of Coachman's Cove; sisters, Ellen Matthews, Brent's Cove, Theresa Kennedy (Nicholas) and Betty England (Stewart), both of Coachman's Cove; many neices and nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Edward Brophy conducted the funeral Mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church in Coachman's Cove on March 9, 2000. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Coachman's Cove.

NEWBURY, Alexander James
Burlington

Passed peacefully away at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre on March 8, 2000, Alexander James Newbury of Burlington. He was 73 years old. Mr. Newbury retired from the Department of Transportation in 1986. He was predeceased by his parents; William and Emma Newbury; sisters, Alice Slade and Elizabeth Saunders; and brothers, Francis and Archibald Newbury. Left to mourn are; wife, Daisy; son, Barry (Brenda), Brampton, On.; daughters; Shirley Wheeler (Harold), Carter's Cove, Marilyn Shelley(Tom), Fort McMurray, Ab. and Sheila Newbury, Brampton, On.; sisters Hazel King and Cora Newbury; brother, Harvey Newbury; 10 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Stephen Matthews conducted the funeral service at Riverside United Church, Burlington on Saturday, March 11, 2000. Interment followed at Perry's Cove United Church Cemetery, Burlington.

HICKMAN, PEARL WINNIFRED (nee HILLIER)
SPRINGDALE

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pearl Hickman announce her passing at the GBHC, Springdale on Thursday, March 9, 2000. She will be deeply missed as wife, best friend and devoted companion by her husband of 50 years, Herbert Hickman of Springdale. She was a dedicated mother to her three girls; Lillian Hickman and daughters Meeka of Montreal, Mary and Rauly Brant and three sons Rauly Jr. and Darren of Elmsdale. N.S.; Sandra and Scott Dinsmore and son Hugh and daughter Jennifer of Prince George, B.C. She is also survived by; her twin sister, Cherry Buffett, Bay D'Espoir, Nf. brother Hubert Hillier of Seal Cove, Conception Bay, Nf.; and three generations of nieces and nephews from coast to coast who will always cherish their memories of her. Pearl or "Aunt Pearl" as she was known to most, was a cheerful, vibrant woman who loved the outdoors. After 40 years in Toronto, Pearl and Herb had 10 wonderful years together, enjoying their retirement with their many friends at their cabin at Loon pond and their home in Springdale. Pearl touched everyone's heart in a special way and she will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Rev. Diane Brett-Frye conducted the funeral service at St. Luke's Anglican Church, Springdale on Sunday, March 12, 2000. Interment Followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Springdale.

HURLEY, JOHN M.
BAIE VERTE

Passed away March 17, 2000, John M. Hurley at the CNRHC, Grand Falls-Windsor. He was 59. Mr. Hurley retired from Terra Nova Mines, Baie Verte. Left to mourn are: wife, Ellen; sons, Brian (partner Deanna) of Fort McMurray, Ab. and Rhodie of Baie Verte, Nf.; daughters, Jacqueline (husband Blair Foster) of Port Colbourne, On. and Adrienne(husband Wish Ford) of Baie Verte, Nf. Also leaving to mourn; 11 sisters, seven brothers, three grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Ed Brophy conducted the funeral services at St. Pius X Church, Baie Verte, Tuesday, March 21, 2000. Interment was at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Coachman's Cove.

BUDGELL, MALBA -
Passed away peacefully on March 20, 2000, Malba Alfrrda Budgell at the Valley Vista Seniors Home in Springdale. Mrs. Budgell was a member of the Salvation Army, King's Point Corp. Predeceased by her husband Maxwell in 1990. Left to mourn: sons Ivan (wife Pauline) of Gander, Lavern (wife Dixie) of Dildo, Glenndyn (wife Suzanne) of Springdale and daughter Eileen of King's Point. Also leaving to mourn: brothers - Augustus Burt of King's Point and Harold Burt of St. John's; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Her sons Captains Ivan and Lavern Budgell conducted the funeral service at the Salvation Army, King's Point on March 22, 2000. Interment was at the Interfaith Cemetery, King's Point.

WEIR, DAISY -
Passed away March 21, 2000, after a lengthly illness, Daisy Weir at the Valley Vista, Springdale. She was 85. Predeceased by husband Ralph Weir. Left to mourn are; sons - Norman of Little Bay Islands and Wilson (wife Jeanette) of Springdale; daughters - Marion (husband Parmeanus Roberts) of Little Bay Islands and Carolyn (Peter Watkins) of Lewisporte. Also leaving to mourn; brothers - Raymond at Baie Verte and Ross at Labrador City; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Sam Woolfrey conducted the funeral service at United Church, Little Bay Islands on March 23, 2000. Interment was at the United Church Cemetery, Little Bay Islands.

MOREY, GARY -
Passed away March 23, 2000, Gary James Morey of Springdale. He was 54 years of age. Left to mourn are; parents, Basil and Madeline; wife, Tootsie; sons, Jody (wife Valerie) of Whitehorse, NWT. and Justin of Springdale; daughters, Paula (husband Maurice Mouland) of Sudbury, ON; and Pamela (husband Paul Jenkins) of Springdale. Also leaving to mourn; sisters - Diane, Kaye, Nancy, Roxanne, Connie and Peggy; brothers - Guy, Ivan, Ford, Ron, Ewan, Andy and Mike; two grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Paul Foster conducted the funeral service at the Pentecostal Church, Springdale, on Monday, March 27, 2000. Interment followed at thePentecostal Cemetery.

MITCHELL, JAMES -
It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Mitchell announce his passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre on March 26, 2000. He was 90 years old. Left with fond and loving memories are: wife - Gertrude; sons - Clarence (Nina) of Baie Verte, Rex (Kellie) of Red Deer, AB, Ben (Joanne) of Pembroke, ON; daughters - Elvie Squires of Willowdale, ON, Valda Andrews of Baie Verte, Edna Young (Kenneth) of Baie Verte, Gloria Mitchell (Terry Bateman) of Dundalk, ON and Melanie Mitchell (Kimball Stacy) of Scarborough, ON. Also leaving to mourn: brothers - Peter, Adolphus, Roland and Harry; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Robert Parsons conducted the funeral service at Trinity Pentecostal Church, Baie Verte on Wednesday, March 29, 2000. Interment followed at Trinity Pentecostal Cemetery, Baie Verte.

ENGLAND, LEVINIA -
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Levinia England announce her passing at the CNRHC on March 27, 2000. She was 81 years old. She was predeceased by her first husband - Willis Welshman; son - Willis; daughter - Bernice; brother - Harry Saunders; stepbrother Ernest Bowers; and step sister - Martha Hibbs. Left with fond and loving memories are: her husband - George; her sons - Fred Welshman (Maisie), Ernest Welshman (Gertie), Middle Arm, her daughters - Hazel May England, (Donald - stepson), Middle arm, Jeanette Welshman, Kitchener, ON., stepson - Gary England; step daughters - Ivy Austin (Hayward), Middle Arm, Annie Lush (Carl) Burlington, Myrtle Matthews (Alex) Burlington. Also leaving to mourn: stepsister - Charlotte Hibbs; and stepbrother - Philip Bowers; 22 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Wayne Hoyles and Pastor Bill Harnum conducted the funeral service at Bayview Pentecostal Church, Middle Arm on Thursday, March 30, 2000. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Middle Arm.

LUNDRIGAN, THOMAS-
Passed away peacefully on March 27, 2000, Thomas Lundrigan at the CNRHC. He was 89. Mr. Lundrigan retired from Canada Post in 1975. Predeceased by his wife Marie. Left to mourn are: sons Calvin (wife Kay) of Baie Verte, Gary (wife Lynn) of Tumbler Ridge, BC; daughters Rose (husband George Tesla) of Surry, BC, Eileen (husband Jim Burden) of Pasadena, Phyllis (husband Danny Keenie) of Richmond, BC and Gladys (husband Ray Mews of Richmond, BC. Also leaving to mourn: sisters Elsie Drover, Gertie Coombs and Liz Shirley; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends.Rev. Payne conducted the funeral service at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Baie Verte on March 30, 2000. Interment was at the St. Pius X Roman Catholic Cemetery.

YOUNG, GORDON -
Passed away March 30, 2000, suddenly, Gordon Harold Young, at his home in Beachside. He was 80. Mr. Young was a loving husband and father. He retired from the fishery in 1984. Predeceased by his father and mother, son - Albert and sister - Myrtle. Left to mourn are; wife Jacqueline; sons Neil (wife Greta) of Beachside, Scott (wife Elizabeth) of Beachside, Samuel (wife Eileen) of St. John's, Jerry (Pamela) of Terrace Bay, ON., Dennis of Marathon, ON., Randy (wife Susan) of Kitchener, ON., Edward (wife Karen) of Manitouwadge, ON.; daughters Myrtle (husband Ronald Henniffent) of Beachside, Madge (husband Zul Premji) of Markham, ON., Ruby (husband Rex Croucher) of South Brook, NF. Also leaving to mourn: sisters Arlene Oxford of Beachside, Pastor Hazel Snow of Clarke's Beach; brothers Pastor Claude Young of Clarke's Beach, and Calvin Young of London, ON.; 22 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Willie Angell conducted the funeral service at Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle, Beachside on April 2, 2000. Interment followed at Beachside Cemetery.

BOYDE, Bramwell -
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on March 31, 2000, Bramwell Boyde in his 72nd year. For the last 11 weeks, Bram fought a hard battle but on March 31, he won the victory when he went to be with the lord whom he loved and served so well. Predeceased by parents Chesley and Lillian and brother-in-law Ben Oake. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife, Margaret; son, Wade (Audrey) of Burin; daughters, Diane Kirby (Randy) of Creston South and Darlene of Mount Pearl; six grandchildren; sister Mae Ivany (Silas); plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Lieut. Chris Pilgrim conducted the funeral service at the Salvation Army Church, Pilley's Island on April 4, 2000. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Pilley's Island.

 

 

Page contributed by Norman Dicks

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

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