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The Nor'Wester Obituaries - October 2003

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

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of October 2003

 

BATH, AUSTIN H.,
LA SCIE

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Austin H. Bath, age 57, announce his passing at the BVPHC, Baie Verte on Wednesday, October 1, 2003. Predeceased by parents Robert and Sarah Bath; brother Percy and brother-in-law Junior Compton. Left with fond and loving memories are spouse Kay; daughter Michelle (Lorne), Bay Roberts; sons Shannon (Aldonna), Kitchener, ON, Sheldon (Tanya), La Scie; grand children Kelsey, Megan and Jordan and a very special little girl Taylor. Also leaving to mourn brothers Harold (Mavis), Freeman (Marion), Wesley (Caty), all of La Scie, Harris )Ann), Bay Verte, Carl (Yvonne), La Scie and Roy, Toronto; sisters Beatrice Ward (Sid) and Hilda Bath all of La Scie, Mina Compton, Grand falls-Windsor, Stella Andrews (Winston), Englee and Emma bath, Toronto and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. George Kean conducted the funeral service at Zion United Church, La Scie on Sunday, October 5, 2003. Interment followed at Bethel Pentecostal Cemetery, La Scie. Pallbearers were Harold Bath, Freeman Bath, Wesley Bath, Harris Bath, Carl Bath and Raymond Butt.

RIDEOUT, LLOYD
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lloyd Rideout, age 85, announce his passing at his family residence in Seal Cove on Tuesday, October 7, 2003. Predeceased by his parents Harris and Annie Rideout; brother Eric; brothers-in-law Leslie Osbourne and Howard Rice. Left with fond and loving memories are wife Florence; sons Fred (Linda), Lloydminister, AB and Gary (Golda), Seal Cove; grandchildren Sandi Pinksen (Brian), Marystown, Russell, St John's and Heather, Edmonton, AB; great grandchildren Danielle and Haley Pinksen. Also leaving to mourn brother Fred (Jean), Seal Cove; sisters Florence Jennings (Woodrow), Rowena Rice and Hazel Osbourne all of Seal Cove; sister-in-law Betty Rideout, Baie Verte and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Capts. Paul and Michelle Blake conducted the funeral service at the Salvation Army Church and Cemetery, Seal Cove on Friday, October 10, 2003. Pallbearers were Wallace Rice, Frank Rice, Victor Rice, Grayson Rice, Gord Parsons and Stanley Banks.

DECKER, HAVELOCK JOHN,
WESTPORT

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Havelock John Decker, age 84, announce his passing at the BVPHC, Baie Verte on Wednesday, October 8, 2003. Predeceased by wife Pheobe; parents Charles and Ernestine Decker; sister Beulah Roberts; brothers-in-law Francis Hewlett, Will Jacobs, Hayward Gavin, Pearce Warren, Fred Jacobs, Issac Jacobs, Keywood Roberts, Frank Hedderson, Edgar Hedderson, Wilson Tucker and Robert Evans; sisters-in-law Pearl Jacobs, Eliza Gavin, Lovetta Warren and Elizabeth Jacobs. Left with fond and loving memories are Maxwell and Pauline Warren and family, Julia, Wavey (Aubrey), Aubrianna and Brandy, Sherrilynn and Lovetta. Also leaving to mourn are step-brothers Henry Decker (Doris), Charles Decker (Shirley), Wilber Decker (Myrtle); step-sisters Florence Hedderson, Bertha Hedderson and Jessie Tucker; brothers-in-law Bill Hewitt (Emily), Samuel Hewitt (Dulcie) and Stanley Hewitt (Ann); nephews Havelock Jacobs (Olive) Ross Jacobs (Winnie), Rex Jacobs (Bonnie), Stanley Jacobs (Pheobe); nieces Violet Andrews (Samuel) and Golda Hurley (Boyd) and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Bishop Leonard Whitter conducted the funeral service at St. Peter's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Westport on Saturday, October 11, 2003. Pallbearers were Michael Stuckless, Ben Stuckless. Warrick Warren, Jason Jacobs, Justin Penney and Rex Jacobs.

ROBINSON, GWENDOLYN
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gwendolyn (Colbourne) Robinson announce her passing at the Green Bay Health Centre. Springdale on October 10, 2003 at the age of 82. Gwendolyn was a member of the Salvation Army. Predeceased by first husband Joseph Colbourne and second husband Wesley Robinson. Left with fond and loving memories are sons Walter (Phyllis), Peterborough, ON, Henry (Mary), Edmonton,AB, Gordon (Josephine), Coffee Cove, Joseph Jr. (Jessie), Coffee Cove and Kenneth (Ada), Coffee Cove; daughters Joyce (Jack), Coffee Cove, Blanche (Jerry), Scarborough, ON, Pearl (Wayne), Edmonton, AB, Bessie (Mike), Little Bay, Julia (Calvin), Port Nelson, BC and Daisy (Burt), Springdale. Also leaving to mourn brother Kenneth Curtis, Badger; 41 grandchildren; 54 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Also the Robinson family at middle Arm. Majors Gary and Glenys Butt conducted the funeral service at the Salvation Army on October 13, 2003. Interment was at the Anglican Cemetery, Coffee Cove. Pallbearers were Walter, Henry, Gord, Joseph and Kenneth Colbourne (sons) and Mike Armstrong (son-in-law)

WELLS, LAYTON B.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Layton B. Wells announce his passing at the GBHC, Springdale on October 30, 2003 at the age of 73. Left with fond and loving memories are wife Gertrude; sons Terry, Consort, AB and Larry (Leanne), Keswick, ON; daughters Peggy Folkes (Perry), Springdale and Trudy Toms (Rick), Paradise. Also leaving to mourn brothers Raymond and Freeman; sister Elva Anstey and grandchildren Ashley, Victoria, Alexa, Kyle and Leah Wells. Rev. Betty Robbins conducted the funeral service Grace United Church and Cemetery, Springdale on November 1, 2003. Pallbearers were son-in-law Rick Toms, nephews Michael Rowsell, Leonard Wells, Perry Wells and Edmund Wells and cousin Roy Curtis.

 

 

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