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The Nor'Wester Obituaries - March 2008

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

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of March 2008

 

SQUIRES, LILLIAN
Smith’s Harbour, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian Squires, age 63, announce her passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte, NL on Sunday, March 2, 2008. Predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Flora Penney; infant sister, Stella Jean; infant brother, Israel; siblings, Marion Small, Enos Penney, and Lloyd Penney; parents-in-law, Silas and Zellia Squires. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband, Ellis Squires, Smith’s Harbour, NL; children, Sheila Young (Kirk), Burlington, NL, Sandra Shiner (Ted), Smith’s Harbour, NL, Sunitha Squires (Ed Hofer), Sparwood, BC, and Sherry Penney (Robert), Antigonish, NS; grandchildren, Natasha Young; Bailee Shiner; Brandon and Tyler Hofer; and Chantelle and Linnea Penney; siblings, Carl Penney (Lillian), Smith’s Harbour, NL, and Nola Elliott (David), Fort McMurray, AB; siblings-in-law, Roy Small, Smith’s Harbour, NL and Beverly Penney, Smith’s Harbour, NL. Reverend George Stockley conducted the funeral service at Bayview United Church and Cemetery, Smith’s Harbour, NL on Thursday, March 6, 2008. Pallbearers were Sheila Young, Sunitha Squires, Ted Shiner, Bobby Penney, Craig Penney, and Ernest Colbourne . Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton’s Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

PENNEY, FREDERICK STANLEY
Formerly of Smith’s Harbour, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frederick Stanley Penney, age 67, announce his passing at the St. Martha’s Regional Health Centre, Antigonish, NS on Tuesday, March 4, 2008. Predeceased by his parents, Leander and Melinda Penney; siblings, Stella Shiner (Herbert), and Ida Farrell; brothers-in-law, Frederick Prowse, Clarence Mitchell, and Leonard Penton. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife, Ada; children, Dwight Penney (Maude), Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Hughie Penney (Dianne), and Howard Penney (Judy), both of Antigonish, NS, Lorne Penney, Lloydminister, AB, Robert Penney (Sherry), and Ralph Penney (Renee), both of Antigonish, NS, Taffie Robinson (Dean), Middle Arm, NL, Dale Penney, Antigonish, NS, Trudy Young (Gerald), Vernon River, PEI, Tamara Bennett (Elvis), Fort McMurray, AB, and Tracey Penney (Craig), Antigonish, NS; 24 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; siblings, Effie Mitchell, Marilyn Andrews (Wallace), and Cecil Penney (Edna); siblings-in-law, Pearce Farrell (Annie), Selby Shiner (Rosalind), Bessie Penton, Bert Shiner (Glenda), Dulcie Whalen (Edward), Charlie Shiner, and Burnette Shiner (Grayden); many nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Junior Peckford conducted the funeral service at Baieview Pentecostal Church , Middle Arm, NL and Bayview United Cemetery , Smith’s Harbour, NL on Saturday, March 8, 2008. Pallbearers were sons, Dwight Penney, Hughie Penney, Howard Penney, Robert Penney, Ralph Penney, and Dale Penney. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton’s Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

MORGAN, NANCY “MARLENE”
La Scie, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nancy “Marlene” Morgan, age 47, announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, NL on Wednesday, March 12, 2008. Predeceased by her son - Alan Morgan; father - Dorman Ryan; father-in-law - Allan Morgan; brothers-in-law - Dean Morgan and Lester Short. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband - Joe Morgan, La Scie, NL; mother - Marjorie Ryan, La Scie, NL; siblings - Norma Domalain (Glen), La Scie, NL, Carrie Dicks (Dale), Moncton, NB, Fred Ryan (Kim), Rex Ryan (Trudy), and Carolynn Ryan (Rick Burton), all of La Scie, NL, Selina Gray (Darrin), Moncton, NB, and John Ryan, La Scie, NL; mother-in-law - Rosalind Morgan, La Scie, NL; siblings-in-law - Marion Short (Aurele Dupuis), Fort McMurray, AB, Lloyd Morgan, Shawn Morgan (Carla), and Gwen Morgan, all of La Scie, NL; many aunts and uncles, many nieces and nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Majors Arley and Darlene Masters conducted the funeral service at The Salvation Army Citadel and Zion United Cemetery , La Scie, NL on Saturday, March 15, 2008. Pallbearers were Dave Ryan, Grogan Ryan, Willie Ryan, George Ryan, Dwayne Ryan, & Ron Ryan. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton’s Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

CAMPBELL, PEARCE
Passed away March 15, 2008 after a lengthy illness Pearce Campbell at the Health Science Centre in St. John’s . He was 61. Mr. Campbell retired from Mining and Lumber Woods. Predeceased by parents – John and Blanche Campbell. Left to mourn are wife – Patricia, son – Robert (wife, Jill) of Ontario , daughters – Zoe (husband, Rodney) of Ontario , Kitty of Ontario, Vicki (husband, Archie) of Newfoundland . Also leaving to mourn sisters – Rose (Rex), Pauline, Phyllis (Morris), Kathy (Earl), Sue (Dean). 5 grandchildren – Alexander, Mark, Kristina, Shelby, Morgan. Captains Morgan and Lisa Hillier conducted funeral services at the Salvation Army Church Robert’s Arm on Thursday, March 20, 2008. Interment was at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were by David Chaulk and Leander Hewlett of White Dove, Green Bay . Pallbearers were: Rodney Gray, Scott Parsons, Boyce Burton, Ken Hancock, Bob Ryan, Kevin Rideout.

BUDGELL, IVY
It is with great sadness that the families of the late Ivy Beatrice Budgell announce her passing at the Central Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor on March 16, 2008 at the age of 66. Ivy was a resident of the Springdale Retirement Centre. Ivy was once a member of the South Brook Women’s Missions. Predeceased by husband – Claude Budgell, son – Reginald Budgell and mother Ida Locke. Left with fond and loving memories are her son – Kenneth (Donna) of South Brook; three daughters – Doreen of Kitchener, Brenda of Kitchener and Naomi of La Scie. Also leaving to mourn six sisters, six brothers, eight grand children and four great-grandchildren. Pastor George Hilliard conducted the funeral service at the Pentecostal Church in South Brook on March 20, 2008. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery in South Brook. Pallbearers were – Karen Chipp, Rowella Budgell, Eileen Anstey, Eileen Budgell, Larissa Budgell and Krista Andrews. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear, Jim Maidment, Maude Dormody and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

HOLLETT, SIDNEY RAYMOND
It is with great sadness that the families of the late Sidney Raymond Hollett announce his passing at the Central Newfoundland Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor on March 16, 2008 at the age of 61. Sidney was a member of the Springdale Pentecostal Church and Secretary of the Springdale Men’s Ministries. Sidney took an early retirement due to his illness from Tony’s Décor in Springdale . Left with fond and loving memories are his wife – Cavell; parents – Raymond Hollett, born in North Harbour and Hope Hollett (Batstone) born in Jackson’s Cove; two sons – Rick Hollett (Donna) of Nov Scotia, Brad Hollett (Bernetta) of Alberta; five daughters – Denise Fleming (Rob) of Fort McMurray, Dena Ferguson (Kent) of Calgary, Shaundelle Cassell (Leroy) of Calgary, Shauna Hollett of Springdale and Andrea Humby (Damien) of Houston, Texas. Also leaving to mourn Dennis (Patricia), Clarence (Linda), Wallace (Judy), randy (Donna), Marguerite Reid (Herbert), Lunette Keefe (Calvin) and Joy Anderson (Nelson); seven grandchildren: Richard Hollett, Christen Hollett, Olivia Ferguson, Madeline Ferguson, Kayleigh Ferguson, Treyton Ferguson and Kaitlyn Hollett. Pastor Lindsey Foster conducted the funeral service at the Pentecostal Church in Springdale on March 20, 2008. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery in Springdale . Pallbearers were his brothers – Dennis and Randy Hollett, sons – Rick and Brad Hollett and friends, Tony Young and Randy Colbourne. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

CRITCH, REGINALD WILLIAM
La Scie, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald William Critch, age 86, announce his passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte, NL on Monday, March 17, 2008. Predeceased by his parents – William and Maude Critch; siblings – Warrick Critch, Ernest Critch, Maxwell Critch, Kenneth Critch, Dorman Critch, Polly Toms, Myrtle Burton, Maisie Bishop, and Mae Loder; siblings-in-law - Lilly Randell, Emma Tilley, Irene Burt, Hayward Ryan, Wallace Ryan, and Stanley Ryan. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife – Rowena; children - David Critch ( Sharon ), La Scie, NL, Claudine Bath (Otis), St. John’s, NL, and Christine Critch (Leo Bourke), Grovedale, AB; grandchildren – Rick (Paula), Roger (Lorna), Claudette Laitinen (Aki), Michael Boulos, and Josh Critch; great-grandchildren – Gabriella & Jordana Bath, Ryan & Kira Bath, Jaakko, Jani, Mikko, and Mia Laitinen; siblings-in-law – Rose Rideout, King’s Point, NL, Annie Kelly, New Jersey, USA, Jessie Cheater (Arthur) and Clara Small; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Harry Oake conducted the funeral service at Zion United Church and Cemetery, La Scie, NL on Friday, March 21, 2008. Pallbearers were Junior Gray, Gordon Rogers, John Hoddinott, Gordon Rice, James Foster, and Lloyd Hunt. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton’s Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

MARTIN, PALMA JEWVERN
It is with great sadness that the families of the late Palma Jewvern Martin announce her passing at the Valley Vista Seniors Home in Springdale on March 18, 2008 at the age of 82. Palma was a member of the Salvation Army Springdale Corps. Predeceased by parents – Robert and Maryann Bartlett; sisters – Ettie, Mina, Emma; brothers – Ralph, Wilfred, Gordon and granddaughter Kelly Noble. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband – Malcolm; five sons – Bruce (Sheila) of Kirkland Lake , Ontario , Baxter (Betty) of Stellerton , Nova Scotia , Gary (Maxine) of St. John’s, Shannon (Lorraine) of Orillia, Ontario and Fabian (Tammy) of Springdale; two daughters – Ivy (Mick Thomas) of Middle Arm and Elsa (Robert Chatman) of Springdale. Also leaving to mourn sister Bonnie, brother-in-law Hubert, sisters-in-law, Shirley and Stella, 15 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Majors Gerald and Doreen Lacey conducted the funeral service at Central Funeral Homes in Springdale on Saturday, March 22, 2008. Interment was at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Springdale . Pallbearers were her son, Fabian, granddaughters, Sonya Locke and Mandie Martin, son-in-law, Robert Chatman, grandson, Patrick and grandson-in-law, Shane. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

TUCKER, DOYLE LLOYD
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Doyle Tucker announce his passing at the Northern Lights Health Care Centre, Fort McMurray , Sunday, March 23, 2008 at the age of 73. Predeceased by parents, Gordon and Evelyn Tucker and brother, Lloyd in infancy. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife, Carrie; sons, Perry (Ruth) of Ontario , Harris (Lisa) of St. John’s, Dwayne (Shannon) and Rod (Monique), both of Fort McMurray; daughters, Elaine (Steve) Hibbs of Charlottetown, Diane (Calvin) Colbourne of Fort McMurray, Claris Tucker (Monique Purdon) of Ontario; Sandra (Allister) Fudge of Fort McMurray and Maxena (Bob) Piercey of New Brunswick; 15 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister Mary of Halifax; brother, Roy (Florence) of Triton and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation took place from the Salvation Army Citadel, Triton from where the funeral service was held Sunday, March 30 at 2 p.m. with Major Larry Fudge officiating. Interment at Evergreen Community Cemetery . Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.

PITTMAN, HAROLD
It is with great sadness that the families of the late Harold Pittman announce his passing at the Valley Vista Seniors Home in Springdale on March 27, 2008 at the age of 74. Harold was a member of St. Luke’s Anglican Church. Harold retired from fishing at his home in Harbour Deep. Predeceased by parents Andrew and Ellen (Newman) Pittman. Left with fond and loving memories are his loving wife Alma; son Walter of Montreal and his daughter Ada (Scott) of Jackson’s Arm; also leaving to mourn grandchildren Christopher, Morgan and AJ; sister Grace, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Reverend Hannah Dicks conducted the funeral service at St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church in Jackson’s Arm on March 31, 2007. Interment was at the St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church cemetery. Pallbearers were his grandsons Christopher and Morgan; friend Rex Leyte; nephews Bruce Cassell and Ramsay Cassell; and brother-in-law Cyril Pittman. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

HAMILTON, DENNIS HARRY
It is with great sadness that the families of the late Dennis Harry Hamilton announce his passing at the Albian Sands Expansion Job site in Fort McMurray, Alberta on March 29, 2008 at the age of 51. Predeceased by parents Mabel and Walter and brothers Fred and Edward. Left with fond and loving memories are his sisters: Bernice (Bud) James of Gander, Jean (Keith) Dally of Springdale, Lorraine Thomas of Springdale, Sandra (Walter) Joy of Springdale and Dianne (Doug) Hazlett of Edmonton; brothers, Bill (Pansy) of Springdale, Greg (Judy) of Springdale; half brothers Wilson and Clayton. Also leaving to mourn with happy thoughts are his aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins and a large circle of friends. Pastor Howard Head conducted the funeral service at the Pentecostal Church in Springdale on Saturday, April 5, 2008. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery. Pallbearers were Francis Hull, Doug Toms, Dennis Mercer, Lloyd Critch, Gilbert Saunders and Danny Parsons. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes. A special thank you to J.V. Drivers management of the Albian Sands Expansion Site for the tremendous emotional support shown to family members, especially Greg and Tyler; and helped in getting Dennis and family members home from Alberta. Donations may be made in his memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

HEATH, SEBINA MAE
Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness, Sebina Mae Heath in her 81st year, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, in New Brunswick. Mrs. Sabina “Mae” (Langford) Heath, wife of Malcolm Heath, of St. George NB, went home to be with her Lord on March 29, 2008. She was born in Brown’s Cove, NL, May 13, 1926. She is survived by her husband, Malcolm, three sons, George, of St. George, NB, Angus (Kay) of Black’s Harbour NB, and John (Charlene) of Fort McMurray. Eight daughters, Nellie Rice (Wilfred) of Mount Albert ON, Alice Pittman (Arthur) of Keswick Ridge NB, Isabelle Stuckless (Alan) of Yarmouth NS, Eileen Gale (Eric) of Corner Brook, NL, Violet Regular (Wayne) of Simcoe ON, Emma Cater (Allan) of Hanover ON, Rose Mitchelmore (Hubert) and Irene Verge (Tony) both of St. George, NB. Also, 31 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Lwelyn (Gladys) Langford of Hampden, NL, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mae was predeceased by her parents, William and Martha Langford, 2 sons, Bryant and Reginald, three sisters, Melvina, Emily and Naomi and four brothers, Randolph, Garland, Walter and William. Funeral service was held at the Original Word Full Gospel Assembly in Pennfield, NB on April 1 with Rev. Ron Hanscom officiating and Allan Carter assisting. Interment will take place at the St. George Rural Cemetery in the Spring. Honorary pallbearers were son George Heath and grandson Corey Heath. Pallbearers were grandsons, Willis Rice, Shane Regular, Paul Verge, Mark Verge and David Cater. Arrangements were in the care of the St. George Funeral Home and Crematorium, St. George, NB.
*Note: both Sebina and Sabina are used as her name in the obit.

COLBOURNE, WADE
It is with great sadness that the families of the late B. Wade Colbourne announce his passing at the Leonard A. Miller Centre in St. John’s on March 31, 2008 at the age of 53. Wade was a member of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association and the Beaumont United Church. Wade retired from teaching at Long Island Academy in 2007. Predecease by father, James Colbourne in 2000. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife, Ruby Paddock Colbourne; two sons, Vance of Long Island and Nicholas of Springdale; daughter, Christa of St. John’s. Also leaving to mourn his mother, Maggie (Oake) Colbourne; siblings – Aubrey Colbourne of Long Island, Madge (Melvin Heath) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Debbie (Graydon Pelley) of Belville, Ontario and Gregory Colbourne; mother-in-law – Dorothy Paddock, one brother-in-law, four sisters-in-law and spouses, 22 nephews and nieces, as well as a large circle of relatives, friends and colleagues. Reverend Barbara Noble conducted the funeral service at the United Church in Beaumont on April 5, 2008. Interment was at the United Cemetery, Lushes Bight. Organist was Alice Oake and the ushers were Megan Heath and Melanie Hewlett. Pallbearer was Bonnie Green. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

 

 

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

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