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The Nor'Wester Obituaries - November 2010

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

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of November 2010

 

ROBERTS, GLADYS ELSIE
April 21, 1922-November 1, 2010

It is with sadness, that the family of the late Gladys Roberts, Robert's Arm, announce her passing on November 1, 2010, at the age of 88. She and her husband Willis Roberts raised 11 children. Although Gladys was bedridden as the result of a stroke in 2000, she never complained and enjoyed visits from family and friends. She loved beads and collected more than 400 of them, exceeding her goal of 365. She was predeceased by parents John and Maggie Locke; twin brother Freeman; brother Piercy; sister Lillian; husband Willis; son Leonard, and an infant son. Leaving to mourn: daughters Sadie Roberts (Amos), Judy Thomas (Earl), Jean Dicks (Wilf); sons Bruce (Sue), Jerry (Helen), Mervin, John (Lois), Tony, Eddie (Barb), Steady; sister Vickie Wiseman; 24 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. The funeral service was held on November 4, 2010 at Word of Life tabernacle with Pastor Robert Paddock officiating. Interment followed at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Robert's Arm. Pallbearers were sons Eddie and Jerry Roberts, granddaughters Jennie-Lee Thomas, Beverly Fudge, grandsons Justin Taylor and Andre Roberts. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Gail Noel of Green Bay Funeral Home, Springdale. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

WELLMAN, PAUL LEONARD
1922-2010

Early morning on November 5, 2010, in the home he built himself, our beloved father, Paul Wellman, passed peacefully away, surrounded by his family at the age of 88. Dad was a member of the Salvation Army Corps and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 40, Springdale. Predeceased by his wife, Annie; parents, Pierce & Maude; son, Howard; brother, George and sister, June. Left with fond and loving memories is his sons: David (Barbara) of Summerside, NL, Len (Madeline) of Springdale, NL, Lorne (Tally) of Jupiter, Fla., Wayne (Fern) of Springdale, NL, Wallace (Faye) of Corner Brook, NL, Joe (Teresa) of Trail, BC, Kerry (Hazel) of Springdale, NL, Keith of Springdale, NL; daughters: Gloria Wellman (Lenard Urchyshyn) of salmon Arm, BC, Marilyn Glavine (Steve) of Bishop's Falls, NL, Pauline Sinyard of Ft. McMurray, AB, Lorna Rice (Corbin) of Robert's arm, NL, Valerie Wellman (daughter-in-law). Also leaving to mourn sister Elizabeth Banfield, 27 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and his beloved cat, Woody. Majors Gerald and Doreen Lacey conducted the funeral service at the Salvation Army Citadel in Springdale. Interment was in the Salvation Army Cemetery. Pallbearers were his sons: Joe Wellman, Wallace Wellman and Kerry Wellman; daughter, Lorna Rice; granddaughters, Stacey Wellman and Shelley Oxford. Dad moved to Springdale as an infant and lived his entire life on the Wellman property. He married our mother, Annie in 1943 and they raised 13 children in our family home down the lane. He was a devoted family man leading us by example. He was treasured by us all. He was so proud to have lived to see 5 generations of his family. At the age of 11 he went fishing with his father. He later worked in the lumber industry for Warr's Ltd. until illness forced him to retire early. Dad loved the simple things of life, the outdoors and the sea. He liked to fish, hunt, trap, knit cast nets, tie knots. He grew potatoes, rhubarb, cooked like a chef, made jams and baked the best homemade bread in the world. He made excellent molasses buns and steamed puddings. He volunteered his cooking talents to the Legion & Men's Service Club. Dad was a quiet, gentle man of God with the heart of an angel and the soul of a saint. He was the guiding light for our lives. His wisdom and quiet dignity with which he accepted what life had to bring will live with us forever. Dad's place of peace was his cabin at Mansfield Cove where he spent countless days. He leaves behind a legacy of love, tolerance, kindness and respect. Dad lived the values of a Christian man and left his mark on all who came into contact with him. We will forever treasure his memory. Our lives were truly blessed because we were the ones chosen to call him "Dad".

MOREY (SIMMS), ETHEL DINAH
Oct. 25, 1915 - Nov. 15, 2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Ethel Dinah Morey (Simms) announces his passing at the Valley Vista Seniors Home in Springdale on November 15, 2010 at the age of 95. She is predeceased by her husband Lester on Feb. 25th, 1989 and daughter Emma Rowsell on Feb. 5th, 1989 at Toronto Hospital, also all of her siblings. She was the last member of her Simms Family. Left with fond and loving memories is her daughter Mary (Vey) Stoodley, King's Point, sons Ford (Betty) Morey, Bert Morey and Joe (Cynthia) all from Port Anson. Grandchildren - Ricky (Mildred) Rowsell, Boyce (Pansy), Pittman, Gloria (Larry) Colbourne, Dyson (Trudy) Pittman, Rhonda Pynn, Lori-Lynn (John) Russo, Denise Reid (Derrick), Deanne Roberts (Milton), Donna Smith (Jamie Milley), Dion Morey, Kara Osmond, Philip (Jennifer) Morey, Denzil (Kim) Morey and Dennis Morey. Also leaving to mourn 14 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and a large circle of family and friends. Pastor Tyrone Ball conducted the funeral service from the Redemption Pentecostal Church in Port Anson on November 19, 2010. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

MARTIN, ALFREDA SYLVIA
Woodstock, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alfreda Sylvia Martin, age 72, announce her passing at the St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's, NL on Thursday, November 18, 2010. Predeceased by her husband - John Martin; parents - Dorman & Theresa Sacrey; siblings - Lillian Sheppard and Gordon Sacrey; parents-in-law - Grandfather Bill & Ma Martin; sister-in-law - Wanda Martin. Left with fond and loving memories are her children - John Martin (Janice), Brampton, ON, and Debbie Cable, Sparwood, BC; grandchildren - Jody (Dustin), Scott, Valerie, and Katie; great-grandchildren - Chloe, Austin, Haley, and Brooke; siblings - Robert "Bob" Sacrey (Edna), Winston Sacrey (Floella), and Olive Sacrey (Claude), all of Pacquet, NL, Evelyn Sacrey (Jonas), Loretta Saunders (Lewis), and Jessie Mitchell (Reginald), all of Woodstock, NL; siblings-in-law - Carl Martin (Nellie), Trout River, NL, Cecil Martin (Joan), and Una Brown, both of Woody Point, NL, Ina Parsons, Brampton, ON, and Mabel Young (Hemblah), Woody Point, NL; 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 Sunday, November 21, 2010. Pallbearers were Brian Sheppard, John Sacrey, Ivan Saunders, Richard Saunders, Kerry Sacrey, and Garry England. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

KING, GERALD FENWICK
August 4, 1947 - November 20, 2010
It is with sadness, that the family of the late Gerald King of Harry's Harbour announce his passing on November 20, 2010, at the age of 63. He was born in Gander, moved to Harry's Harbour and later married Molly Loveman of Miles Cove in august 1970. Together, they raised two children. He was predeceased by parents Cyril and Blanche, and brother, David. Left to mourn are his wife Molly, son David, daughter Donna MacKenzie (Louie), special granddaughter Victoria, brothers Walter (Peggy), Doug (Pat), Ken (Roxanne), Junior (Donna), sisters Doris (Sandy) Freake, Lillian (Leonard) Roberts, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. The funeral service was held on November 24, 2010 at Salvation Army Citadel, Harry's Harbour, with Majors Rex and Catherine Paddock officiating, assisted by Major Gerald Lacey and Pastor Howard Head. Interment followed at the Harry's Harbour Community Cemetery. Pallbearers were brothers Doug, Ken and Junior King, nephews Fenwick and Terry King, brother-in-law Sandy Freake. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Gail Noel of Green Bay Funeral Home, Springdale.

TOMS, PEARL MARIE
La Scie, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pearl Marie Toms, age 84, announce her passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL on Monday, November 22, 2010. Predeceased by her husband - Alfred Toms; daughter - Norma Toms; parents - Frederick & Minnie Dyer; siblings - Leander Dyer (Ethel), Edgar Dyer, and Alonzo Dyer; parents-in-law - Arthur & Flora Toms; siblings-in-law - Richard Stuckless, Marjorie Dyer, May Goulding (Herbert), Doris Hancock (William), Daisy Toms (Willie), Melba Mitchell (Herbert), Malcolm King, Cluney Toms, Daphne Sacrey. Left with fond and loving memories are her son - Dennis Toms (Geraldine), La Scie, NL; grandsons - Doug Toms (Tracy), Fort McMurray, AB and Darrell Toms (Angela), Bishop's Falls, NL; great-grandsons - Kyle Toms; Gabriel and Tyler Toms; siblings - James Dyer, Eileen Burton (Don), Myrtle Stuckless; siblings-in-law - Bessie Dyer, Mary Dyer, Iona Toms (Harvey), Edna Rideout (Victor), Alma Toms, Vivian King, and Lorenzo Sacrey; many nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Bruce Rideout, assisted by Rev. Jason Haggstrom, conducted the funeral service at Zion United Church and Cemetery, La Scie, NL, on Friday, November 26, 2010. Pallbearers were nephews - Fraser Goulding, Woodrow Goulding, Lewis Dyer, Gerald Dyer, Calvin Dyer & Rudy Mitchell. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

CLARKE, EDNA CAROL
1927 - 2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edna Carol Clarke announces her passing at the Green Bay Health Care Center in Springdale on November 24, 2010 at the age of 83. Edna Carol Clarke was a member of the Springdale Pentecostal Church. Predeceased by her husband, George Robert Clarke. Left with fond and loving memories are her sons: Orman (Eunice) of Bradford, ON, Bill (Cheryl) of Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON, John (Anita) of Orangeville, ON, George (Jr.) (Laura) of Newmarket, ON, and daughters: Sylvia (Roland) of Lower Sackville, NS, Rosalind (Eugene) of Springdale, NL, Faye (Roy) of Labrador City, NL, Neila (Jim) of Parry Sound, ON, and Sherry (Paul) of Calgary, AB. Also leaving to mourn sister, Betty (Sceviour) Havens. Pastor Lindsey Foster conducted the funeral service from the Pentecostal Church in Springdale on November 29, 2010. Interment was at the Springdale Pentecostal Cemetery. Pallbearers were Orman Clarke, Bill Clarke, John Clarke, George Clarke Jr., Roy Wells, Eugene Harbin, Jim McQuay and Roland Mayo. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

PERRY, WILLIAM "BILL" ALLAN
Nipper's Harbour, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late William "Bill" Allan Perry, age 69, announce his passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte, NL on Saturday, November 27, 2010. Predeceased by his grandson - Aaron; parents - Allan & Martha Perry; parents-in-law - Lewis & Emeline Starkes; brothers-in-law - Joseph Head and Frederick Randell. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Blanche Perry, Nipper's Harbour, NL; children - Junior Perry (Linda Yawney), Enderby, BC, Jerry Perry (Shelley), Nipper's Harbour, NL, Tina Foss (Jason), La Scie, NL, Tracy Tizzard (Michael), Mount Pearl, NL, and Dwight Perry (Theresa Janes), Corner Brook, NL; grandchildren - Dustin, Dawson & Delaney; Brandon, Chelsea & Colby; Kayla & Ryan; Nathan; Josh; siblings - Norman Perry (Betty), Elizabeth Head, Julia Randell, James Perry (Nina); brothers-in-law - George Starkes (Ruby), Pleman Starkes (Una); many nieces and nephews, 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 Wednesday, December 1, 2010. Pallbearers were James Perry, Boyd Perry, Kevin Perry, Mark Perry, Judson Howell and Stanley Gray. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

ROBINSON, MERVIN (MERV)
Robinson, Mervin (Merv) W. 1961-2010
; of Riverview and formerly of Newfoundland, passed away following a brief illness at The Moncton Hospital on Sunday, November 28, 2010. Born in Springdale, NL on November 28, 1961; he was the son of the late George and Rita Robinson. He worked in the construction industry. Merv was an avid card player, he enjoyed being a member of the Albert County Hunters Association. He also enjoyed fishing and spending time with family and friends. A quiet and compassionate man, he will be sadly missed by his wife Colleen Giles, his two daughters Candice Robinson and her fiancé Douglas Stevens of Moncton and Lisa Robinson at home; a sister Kathleen Robinson; four brothers John, Bruce, Gerry and Clarence; brothers-in-law Ivan, Scott, Hedley and Eugene; a sister-in-law Sandra; as well as several nieces and nephews. The family received relatives and friends at the Riverview Funeral Home, 214 Pine Glen Rd. on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. The funeral service was held at Riverview Funeral Home Memorial Chapel on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 1:30 pm with Major Ron & Joyce Stuckless officiating. Donations made in Merv's memory to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation will be appreciated by his family. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Riverview Funeral Home 214 Pine Glen Rd., Riverview, NB (506) 857-9544.

 

Daily News, Robinson Blackmore Newspapers and Evening Telegram/The Telegram newspaper articles
used with permission of The Telegram and Transcontinental Atlantic Media Group G.P.

 

 

Page contributed by Alice Hoven

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

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