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The Nor'Wester Obituaries - October 2006

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

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of October 2006


It is with great sadness that the families of the late Rayfield Allan Young announce his passing at the Green Bay Hospital, Springdale on October 2, 2006 at the age of 57 years. Rayfield was a member of the Springdale Salvation Army Church. He also retired from Corner Brook Pulp and Paper. Predeceased by parents, Rita and Allan Young and brother Melvin. Left with fond and loving memories are: wife, Linda; son, Starsky (Andrea) of Sudbury, Ont ; daughters, Wannie (Laverne Richards) of Lloydminster, AB., Karen (Norris Milley) of Corner Brook, NL., Sharon (Paul Prowse) of Lloydminster, AB.; grandchildren,Nicole Young, Bobby McKay, Keisha Prowse, Brandon Prowse, Jake Milley and Carson Young; brothers, Chesley Young (Marina), Ford Young (Wavey), Freeman Young (Jean), Bob Young (Myrna); sisters, Lillian Verge (Phillip), Pansy Luff (Ron), Eileen Penney (Bruce), Sophie Folkes (Kevin) and a large circle of relatives and friends. Major Gerald Lacey conducted the funeral service from the Salvation Army Citadel in Springdale on October 6, 2006. Interment was at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Springdale. Pallbearers were, brothers, Chesley Young, Ford Young, Freeman Young, brother in laws Ron Luff, Philip Verge and cousin Francis Young.

HUXTER, Raymond Edward James Hickman
Born at Springdale on June 21, 1930 - died Oct. 26, 2006
Raymond Edward James Hickman Huxter
was a former NL Ranger and RCMP Officer - NL Rangers #194, RCMP #16247. Father: Samuel Huxter - Logger, Sawyer and Game Warden at Indian Falls, Springdale. Mother: Sarah Hiscock Huxter - Teacher, Housewife and mother of 12 children. Sarah taught school at Springdale in 1902. Ray joined the NL Rangers two days after finishing grade XI on July 2, 1948, stationed at Kilbride. After first year promoted to 2 nd class Ranger. Left the Ranger force in July 21, 1950, when it was absorbed by the RCMP. Joined the RCMP on Aug. 1, 1950. Took full recruit training from Jan. 11, 1959 to July 27 th, 1950. Took equestrian training at Rockcliff, Ottawa from Nov. 13 th, 1950 to Dec 1950. While in the RCMP he worked in the Post Office. He was medically discharged in April 30th, 1951. From June 1951 to 1955 Ray worked for the Dept. of Transport, Gander as a Meteorologist. In 1956-57 he applied to Memorial University and was accepted but after attending classes in general science for six months, he quit because lack of money and Ray worked in the Post Office for a short time. 1959-1962 he worked for the U.I.C. in Toronto, 1963-1968 he was hospitalized, 1968-1995 he worked for three golf courses - Hunt Gold Course, Toronto Golf Course and the Lambton and Country Gulf Course. His cremated remains will be put to rest at the Old United Church Cemetery on August 4th at 3:00 p.m.



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