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The Nor'Wester Obituaries - May 2010

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

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of May 2010

 

LOCKE, HOPE CHARITY
1930-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hope Charity Locke announces her passing at the Valley Vista Seniors Home in Springdale on May 6, 2010 at the age of 79. Hope was a member of the Salvation Army. Hope retired from Memorial University. Predeceased by parents: Harold and Janet Wiseman; son: Brian, age 6 years; First husband, Dawson Fudge; second husband, William Fisher and siblings: Edna, Jebidiah, Josephine, Cedella, Wilson, Dexter, Lloyd, Chesley, Joy and Marie. Left with fond and loving memories are: her husband, Lester Locke; son, Austin Fudge of Brigus Junction and daughters: Carolyn Fudge (Glenn) of Brighton and Rosalind Fudge (Robbie) of Grand Falls-Windsor. Also leaving to mourn grandchildren: Pamela Finn (Thomas), Tanya Fudge, Jodi Fudge, Dawson Fudge and Melanie Fudge; great grandchildren: Ryan Barnes, Logan Fudge, Daniel Fudge and Emily Pike; sister, Sheila Vincent. Majors Gerald and Doreen Lacey conducted the funeral service from the Salvation Army Citadel in Springdale on Sunday, May 9, 2010. Interment was in the Interfaith Cemetery in Brighton. Pallbearers were granddaughters: Pamela Finn, Tanya Fudge, Jodi Fudge; great grandson, Ryan Barnes and sons-in-law: Glenn Fudge and Robbie Fudge. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

HULL, NANCY MARIE
1927-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nancy Marie Hull (Locke) announces her passing at the Valley Vista Seniors Home in Springdale on May 7, 2010 at the age of 82. Nancy was a member of the Salvation Army Home League, Little Bay Islands. Predeceased by husband James; daughter, Shirley and brothers: Allan Locke, Bill Locke and Malcolm Locke. Left with fond and loving memories are her sons: Davis Hull (Sandra) of Conception Bay, Gordon Hull (Juanita) of Little Bay Islands and Dennis Hull (Carol) of Little Bay Islands; daughter, Dale Hull of Bishop's Falls. Also leaving to mourn brothers: Gordon Locke, Cecil Locke; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Captain Betty-Lou Topping conducted the funeral service from the Salvation Army Citadel in Little Bay Islands on Sunday, May 9, 2010. Interment was at the Interfaith Cemetery in Little Bay Islands. Pallbearers were Davis Hull, Rick Oxford, John Curtis (J.C.) Budgell, Jamie Hull, Amanda Hull and Fraser Wheaton. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

PENNEY, HAZEL BERYL
1924-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hazel Beryl Penney announces her passing at the Green Bay Health Care Center in Springdale on May 10, 2010 at the age of 85. Hazel was a member of the Home League, Joy Fellowship, Salvation Army, Springdale. Hazel retired from Hotel work in Thompson, Manitoba and Housekeeping at Springdale Hospital. Predeceased by parents: Walter and Nellie Oxford; brother, George; sister, daisy and great grandchild, Alanna. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband, James; sons: Alwen (Joyce) of Springdale, Everett (Evelyn) of Thompson, Manitoba, Baxter (Diane) of Springdale; daughters: Wavey (Clyde) of Springdale, Bessie (Otto) of Pine River, Manitoba and Bonnie (Mervin) of Springdale. Also leaving to mourn: sisters, Norma Dove and Rita Foss; 18 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Majors Gerald and Doreen Lacey conducted the funeral service from the Salvation Army Citadel in Springdale on Thursday, May 13, 2010. Interment was at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Pallbearers were her grandsons Rob, Rocky, Rodney, Byron, Dale (Oxford) and Ken Penney. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

WINSOR, FRANK
December 12, 1915-May 10, 2010

It is with sadness that the family of the late Leonard Frank Winsor of Triton, announce his passing on May 10, 2010, at the age of 94. Frankie, as he was affectionately called, was born December 12, 1915 to Victor and Lily Winsor. He married Greta Fudge and together they had six children. He retired from his job as maintenance worker in Ontario and was proud to be a member of the Orangemen. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by his wife Greta, daughter Margaret, sons William and David (infant), and daughters-in-law Wendy and Virginia. He leaves to mourn sons Stafford (Pauline), Sidney (Margaret), Bernard, Clifford (Eleanor), and sister, Mabel Fudge, 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Major Larry Fudge conducted the funeral service from the Salvation Army Citadel, Triton, with interment following at the Triton Community Cemetery. Pallbearers were Cecil Winsor, Hubert Roberts, Don Budgell, Warrick Winsor, Lawrence Budgell and Perry Budgell. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Gail Noel and Leander Hewlett of Green Bay Funeral Home, Springdale.

DOWNEY, ELIAS FRANCIS SR.
Baie Verte, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elias Francis Downey Sr., age 85, announce his passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte, NL on Saturday, May 14, 2010. Predeceased by his parents - John A. & Mae Downey; son - John; son-in-law - Ronald Sacrey; siblings - Cecilia Downey, Ambrose Downey, Bertram Downey, Cyril Downey, Frances Desjardins; parents-in-law - Thomas & Stella Shea; siblings-in-law - Joe Shea, Jack Shelley, Lizzie-Ann Shea, Clarence Traverse, Bill John Traverse. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Mary-Ann Downey, Baie Verte, NL; children - Joe Downey (Brenda Durkee), Flin Flon, MB, Stella Sacrey, Ming's Bight, NL, Elias Downey Jr. (Mary Ellen), and Tony Downey (Hazel), both of Fort McMurray, AB, Bernadette Downey (Edgar Jacobs), Nine Mile River, NS, Fernando Downey (Edna), Fort McMurray, AB, Paulette Drover (Bud), Sherwood Park, AB, and Desiree Ricketts (John), Baie Verte, NL; grandchildren - Jamie-Leigh Downey (Dieter Sandrich); Kent Sacrey (Sue-Ellen), Mark Sacrey (Fe), and Lacey Sacrey (Andrew Hatcher); Nathan and Megan Downey; Krista Sacrey (Josh Philpott) and Brooke Downey; Greg Jacobs and Tyler Downey-Jacobs; Claudette Ranara; Jennifer Campbell (Yanik) and Blair Drover (Lindsey Waddell); Jonnie & Jake Ricketts; great grandchildren - Logan; Devon, Kylan and Scarlet Sacrey; Jayden Sacrey and Gracie Philpott; Vanessa, Josh, and Ben Jacobs; siblings - Aloysius Downey (Irene), Florence Shea, Madeline Shelley, Harold Downey (Beatrice), Kay Bouzanne (Larry), Jack Downey (Jenita), Carmel Philips (Brent), Elizabeth Downey, Madeline Downey, Marjorie Downey, Roland Desjardins; siblings-in-law - Peter Shea, Madeline Traverse, Florence Traverse, Ruby Cousins (John), Edna Belliveau (Raymond), Tom Shea (Helena), Joe Shea (Lorraine), Gerald Shea (Beth), Carmel Aylward (Loyola), Lucy Tobin (Pat); and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Joseph Tebsis conducted the funeral mass at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Baie Verte, NL on Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Pallbearers were Joe Downey, Elias Downey Jr., Fernando Downey, Bud Drover, John Ricketts & Mark Sacrey and the crossbearer was Tyler Downey-Jacobs. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

DICKS, RAYMOND EDWARD
1921-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Edward Dicks announces his passing at his home in Springdale on May 17, 2010 at the age of 88. Raymond was a devoted family man. He worked with the A & D Company, McNamara, Lundrigan's, Gullbridge Mining and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Raymond retired from the Trade School at Springdale in 1986. Predeceased by brothers John and Garfield Dicks and sisters: Lillian Vardy, Annie Newman, Maud Dicks and Ida Kelly. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife, Hope Dicks; sons, Steadman Dicks (Linda) of Labrador City; daughters: Marina Dicks of Corner Brook, Trudy Anthony (Keith) of Robert's Arm and Rae Dicks (Roy Critch) of Springdale. Also leaving to mourn sister: Florence George; grandchildren: Sue Ann Peckford, Carolyn Peckford, Stephanie Peckford, Kathy Peyton (Craig), Darren Dicks (Lisa), Mark Anthony and Bobbi Jo Anthony; great grandchildren: Jeremy Peyton, Lindsay Peyton, Kaitlyn Dicks, Kelsey Dicks, Zachary Peckford-Green and Asia Rae Anthony and a large circle of close relatives and friends. Pastor Lindsay Foster conducted the funeral service from Central Funeral Homes in Springdale on May 20, 2010. Interment was at the Springdale Pentecostal Cemetery. Pallbearers were Zachary Peckford-Green, Stephanie Peckford, Vince Newman, Stuart Wiseman, Noel George and Tom Vardy. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear of Central Funeral Homes.

SMITH, HAYWARD HENRY
1927-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hayward Henry Smith announces his passing at the Valley Vista Seniors Home in Springdale on May 18, 2010 at the age of 83. Hayward was a fisherman in his later years. He was a life long residence of King's Point. Predeceased by, parents: Joseph and Eunice Smith and brother-in-law Plemen Rideout. Left with fond and loving memories are: his wife Jessie Rowena Smith (Rideout) of Valley Vista Springdale, brothers: Joseph (Bonnie) and Robert Smith of King's Point, two nephews Joseph and James Smith and numerous relatives and friends. Rev, Donna Hann conducted the funeral service from the United Church in King's Point on Friday, May 21, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Interment was in the Interfaith Cemetery in King's Point. Pallbearers were, James Smith, Bryce Dawe, Aubrey Dawe, Guy Bartlett, Roy Richards and Frank Kelley. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear of Central Funeral Homes.

ROBBINS, GEORGE E.G.
1918-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George E.G. Robbins announces his passing at the Green Bay Health Centre in Springdale on May 18, 2010 at the age of 91. George retired from working in the woods for Bowater's. Predeceased by son Wesley; sister May; brother Fred. George was born in Burlington to Bessie (Goudie) Robbins and Jimmy Robbins; he received his formal education in Burlington. His family relocated to Port Anson in 1933 when their home and family business was destroyed by fire. In Port Anson George met and married Lucy Rideout. They were blessed with two children; Wes who passed away June 7, 2005 and June who resides in Port Anson. George worked as a wood cutter for the Bowater's paper company until he retired at the age of 65. He spent time at many different wood camps in several parts of the province. In order to get to Badger to take the train to his work site, George would walk from Port Anson to Badger. In addition to his paid work in the lumber woods, George always planted a garden to provide food for his family and he cut grass and stored hay for his horse's needs. George enjoyed picking berries, trouting, visiting the shoreline to beachcomb and exploring brooks and waterfalls. When he was no longer able to get out in the woods, George enjoyed feeding the birds at his bird feeders near his house. He had a keen mind and a ready wit. He leaves with fond memories his own grandchildren and many others who loved and respected him enough to call him grandfather. Left with fond and loving memories are: wife Lucy, daughter June (Esau Hewlett); granddaughters: Jill Hickey and Joelle Hewlett, grandsons Jimmy Robbins and George Robbins, daughter-in-law Betty Robbins. Rev. Patricia Melindy conducted the funeral service at Grace United Church in Springdale on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Interment was at the United Church Cemetery at Port Anson. Pallbearers were: Jimmy Robbins, Joelle Hewlett, Jason Morey, George Robbins, Jill Hickey and Dolf Morey. Honourary pallbearer was Jesse Hickey. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Maude Dormody of Central Funeral Homes.

BATSTONE, LESTER
Nipper's Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lester Batstone, age 65, announce his sudden passing at his residence in Nipper's Harbour, NL on Wednesday, May 19, 2010. Predeceased by his parents - Selby & Maude Batstone; sister - Sylvia Starkes; parents-in-law - Arthur & Minnie Abbott; brothers-in-law - Clayton Croucher, Norman Croucher; son-in-law - Barry Giles. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Elsie Batstone, Nipper's Harbour, NL; children - Shawn Batstone (Marie), Nipper's Harbour, NL, Elaine Andrews (Rick), Brent's Cove, NL, Rodney Batstone, Nipper's Harbour, NL; grandchildren - Christopher Johnson, Dylan Giles, Shane Batstone, Cameron Andrews, & Ethan Andrews; sibling - Verna Batstone, Peterborough, ON; siblings-in-law - Nadine Croucher, Jonas Starkes; special aunt - Grace Randell, Springdale, NL; many nieces, nephews, cousins and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Christina Hague conducted the funeral service at Nipper's Harbour United Church and Cemetery, Nipper's Harbour, NL on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Pallbearers were Shawn Batstone, Rick Andrews, Christopher Johnson, Dylon Giles, Shane Batstone & Wade Noble. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

FOSTER, CLARENCE
1936-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clarence Foster announces his passing at the Green Bay Health Care Center in Springdale on May 23, 2010 at the age of 74. Clarence was a member of the Salvation Army Corps. Clarence retired from Corner Brook Pulp and Paper. Predeceased by father, John; mother, Hazel and sister, Rita. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife, Audrey; sons, Wallace (Beverley) of Cormack, Guy (Ruth) of Toronto and Gregory of Espanola, Ontario; daughter: Sherry (Welborne) of Sheppardville. Also leaving to mourn Marie, Hilda, Otto, Junior, April, John, Christopher, Crystal, Allan, Matthew, Glenndyn, Grant and 4 great grandchildren. Majors Henry and Beatrice Bingle conducted the funeral service from the Salvation Army Citadel in King's Point on May 28, 2010. Interment was at the Interfaith Cemetery in King's Point. Pallbearers were brother, Otto Foster; brother, Junior Foster; brother-in-law, Ted Rideout; brother-in-law, Roland Rideout; friend, Frank Squires and Friend, Dennis Burt. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

HODDINOTT, JOHN ANDREW
Shoe Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Andrew Hoddinott, age 42, announce his sudden passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand falls-Windsor, NL on Wednesday, May 26, 2010. Predeceased by his paternal grandparents - George & Sarah Hoddinott; maternal grandparents - Andrew & Dorothy Canning. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Juanita Hoddinott, Shoe Cove, NL; parents - George & Velma Hoddinott, Shoe Cove, NL; siblings - Darlene Hawkins (Eldon), Scarborough, ON, Kenneth Hoddinott (Maureen), Charlottetown, PEI, Wanda Tilley (Bob), La Scie, NL, Baxter Hoddinott, Krista Bishop (Spencer), and Stephanie Clarke (James), Scarborough, ON; parents-in-law - Leander & Evelyn Martin, Shoe Cove, NL; siblings-in-law - Norma Gray (Scott), David Martin (Gloria), and Brian Martin (Pansy), all of Shoe Cove, NL, Kevin Martin, Paradise, NL, Jerry Martin (Rhonda), Hampden, NL, Richard Martin (Rhonda Wimbleton), Shoe Cove, NL, and Nancy Murray (Eddy), Holyrood, NL; grandparents-in-law - Hubert & Doris Osmond, Hampden, NL; a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Bruce Rideout conducted the funeral service at Zion United Church, LA Scie, NL on Sunday, May 30, 2010. Interment followed from First United Cemetery, Shoe Cove, NL. Pallbearers were Randy Randell, Gord Rogers, Lewis Dyer, Roger Morey, Kevin Perry & Harold Giles. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

SHINER, SELBY FREDERICK
Smith's Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Selby Frederick Shiner, age 80, announce his passing at the Valley Vista Senior Citizens Complex, Springdale, NL on Thursday, May 27, 2010. Predeceased by his grandson - Bradley Shiner; parents - Archibald & Lucy Shiner; siblings - Alvie Noseworthy (Percy), Herbert Shiner (Stella); parents-in-law - George & Ivy Penney; siblings-in-law - Leonard Penton, Fred Penney, Lewis Penney, Francis Penney, Maisie James (Walter), Ruby Westlake. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Rosalind Shiner, Baie Verte, NL; children - Gary Shiner (Darlene), Grande Prairie, AB, Wally Shiner (Karen), Lloydminister, AB, Vaden Shiner, Antigonish, NS, Ruth Penney (Lester), Smith's Harbour, NL, Derrick Shiner (Judy), Fort McMurray, AB, Dwane Shiner (Joan), and Ted Shiner (Sandra) both of Smith's Harbour, NL, Gayla Saunders (Alonzo), Burlington, NL, Nolan Shiner (Esther Tremblett), St. John's, NL; grandchildren - Marvin (Wendy), Myra (Joey), Michelle, Joshua; Nicole (Richard); Garland (Suzanne), Graham (Natasha), Gloria (Kenny), Grant (Renee); Blake, Kristian; Gregory, Krystal-Lee; Bailey; Vanessa, Ashley (Brian); 17 great-grandchildren; siblings - Bessie Penton, Ada Penney, Bert Shiner (Glenda), Dulcie Whalen (Edward), Charlie Shiner, Burnette Shiner (Graden); siblings-in-law - Rev. Sterling Penney (Thelma), Pastor Walter Penney (Maxine), Kathleen Giles (Alban), Linda Penney, Larry Westlake; many nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relative and friends. Pastor Garfield Osmond conducted the funeral service at Faith Pentecostal Church, Burlington, NL on Monday, May 31, 2010. Interment followed from Bethel Pentecostal Cemetery, Smith's Harbour, NL. Pallbearers were sons - Wally Shiner, Dwane Shiner, Ted Shiner; grandsons - Graham Penney & Grant Penney; nephew - Sherwin Giles and the honourary pallbearer was son - Nolan Shiner. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

WALSH, FREDERICK JOHN GEORGE
Baie Verte, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frederick John George Walsh, age 74, announce his passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte, NL on Friday, May 28, 2010. Predeceased by the mother of his children - Nellie Walsh; parents - Theophilus & Elsie Walsh; brothers - Cyril Walsh & Harvey Walsh; nephew - Troy Roberts. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Minnie Walsh, Baie Verte, NL; children - Eric Walsh (Daphne), Middle Arm. NL, Raymond Walsh (Nida), Stratmore, AB, Hayward Walsh (Verna), Baie Verte, NL, Elsie Prouse (Marvin), Burlington, NL, Nathan Walsh, Middle Arm, NL, Marilyn Matthews (Malcolm), Burlington, NL, Randy Walsh (Kelly Bowser), Calgary, AB; 16 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; siblings - Gordon Walsh (Shirley), Lewisporte, NL, Wavey Roberts (Fred), Twillingate, NL; The Fudge family and a large circle of other relatives and special friends. Pastor Ralph Fowler conducted the funeral service at Truth Tabernacle, Middle Arm, NL on Tuesday, June 1, 2010. Interment followed from Oceanview Interfaith Cemetery, Middle Arm, NL. Pallbearers were Joey Prouse, Michael Walsh, MacKenzie Matthews, Elvis Norman, Dennis Regular & Henry Thomas. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

VERGE, MYRTIS GRETA
1933-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Myrtis Greta Verge announces her passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Center in Grand Falls-Windsor on May 28, 2010 at the age of 76. Myrtis was a member of the W.M. Group, Pentecostal Church, Beachside. Predeceased by mother and father, Freeman and Mary Toms; husband, Fred Verge; two infants; brothers, Carl, Claude, Ray and Colin and sister, Ruby Matthews. Left with fond and loving memories are her sons: Wallace of Beachside, Elmo of Grand Prairie, Alberta; foster son, Glenn Locke (Juanita) of Grand Prairie, Alberta, grandson, Corey (Candace) of Grande Prairie, Alberta; daughter, Debra of Grand Prairie, Alberta and foster daughter, Barbara Henstridge (Francis) of Triton. Also leaving to mourn three brothers; two sisters; 13 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Pastor George Coles conducted the funeral service from the Pentecostal Church in Beachside on June 1, 2010. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery. Pallbearers were sons, Wallace and Elmo; grandson, Corey; brothers, Rod and Howard; and friend, Jerome Hinks. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

 

 

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