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The Nor'Wester Obituaries - October 2010

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

Filed chronologically as published for the Month of October 2010

 

PROLE, VIOLET PEARL
1911-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet P. Prole announce her passing at the Springdale Hospital in Springdale on October 2, 2010 at the age of 99. Violet Prole was a member of the United Church. Predeceased by her parents, two brothers and two sisters-in-law. Left with fond and loving memories are her two nephews, Roy (Hester) of Springdale and Gerald (Joy) of South Brook; great niece Marcie (Cluney) of Singapore and great nephew David (Danielle) of Halifax, NS. Catherine Gutjahr conducted the funeral service at Central Funeral Homes in Springdale on October 5, 2010. Interment was at the Grace United Cemetery. Pallbearers were Lloyd Weir, Roy Normore, Roland Penney, Don Huxter, Alvin Roberts and Roy Oxford. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

FOWLOW, ALMA MAUDE
1926-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alma Maude Eileen Fowlow announces her passing at the Valley Vista Seniors Home in Springdale on October 5, 2010 at the age of 84. Alma was a member of the Redemption Pentecostal Church, Port Anson, NL. Predeceased by husband, Cecil Fowlow; daughter, Claudette Fowlow, grandson Wade Cooper and great grandchild, Joshua Coffin. Left with fond and loving memories are her sons: Arlen Fowlow of Kitchener, ON, Reuben Fowlow (Cynthia) of Bangor, ME, Mardon Fowlow (Sandra) of Guelph, ON, Samuel Fowlow (Joan) of St. John's, Junior Fowlow (Ruth) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Earl Fowlow of Kitchener, ON, Kevin Fowlow (Kimberly) of Port Anson; daughters: Iris Lange (Roger) of Fort McMurray, AB, Wavey Wheeler (Aubrey) of CBC, NL, Emily Price (David) of Guelph, ON, Inez Reid (Leonard) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Gloria Reid (Ross) of Miles Cove, Vivian Mercer (Dennis) of Springdale and Elaine Reid (Lorne) of Miles Cove. Also leaving to mourn sister, Delphine Martin, 34 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Pastor Tyrone Ball conducted the funeral service from the Redemption Pentecostal Church in Port Anson on October 8, 2010. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery. Pallbearers were her seven sons. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

CONNOLLY, DAVID
Passed peacefully away at Springdale Hospital surrounded by his loving family on October 7th, 2010, Dave Connolly, age 65 years. Predeceased by his parents Bill and Hilda Connolly, brothers Peter and Keith, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Anne and Kevin Bell. Leaving to mourn his loving wife and best friend Barbara (Lythgoe) with whom he would have celebrated their 45th Wedding Anniversary on October 11th, 2010; sons, Greg (Darlene), Winsor, Ontario, Jeff (Cathryn), Lloydminister, Alberta; his treasured grandchildren: Grant, Kara, Daniel and Jack; brothers: Frank (Joan), Ottawa, Wayne (Marie), St. John's, and Monty, Deer Lake; sisters: Barbara (Don Butt), Carbonear, Mary (Glenn Holloway), St. John's, Joan (John Morris), St. John's; sister-in-law Sharon Connolly (Bren Quigley), St. John's, sister-in-law Joan (Jerry Ryan), Jacksonville, Ark; brother-in-law David Lythgoe (Marilyn), Mt. Pearl; special nieces and nephews who held a special place in his heart: Judy (Jim Murphy), Sharon (Wayne Squires), Susan (Randy Dean), Ron Bell (Sharon), as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Also leaving to mourn his good fishing buddy Tom Leaver and long time friend Tab Taylor. Dave was a retired Manager with the bank of Nova Scotia for 35 years and served with many branches across the province. Dave was also a member of the Notre Dame Masonic Lodge, Past President and Life Member of the Springdale Lions Club. Dave was an avid salmon fisherman who could be seen many an hour fishing the West Brook and Indian River Falls. Funeral service took place at Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday, October 11th, 2010.

CHAULK, WALLACE WINSTON
Seal Cove, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wallace Winston Chaulk, age 66, announce his passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL on Tuesday, October 12, 2010. Predeceased by his parents - George & Rachael Chaulk; siblings - Everett Chaulk, Freeman Chaulk and Sarah-Anne Pearce (Victor); parents-in-law - Maxwell & Gladys Parsons; siblings-in-law - Roy Abbott, Howard Chaulk, Willie Mouland, Melvin Street, William "Bill" Parsons, Daisy Parsons, Cyril Parsons; nephew - Roger Parsons. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Bessie Chaulk, Seal Cove, NL; children - Glenda Chaulk, Fort McMurray, AB, Cathy Tulk (Shawn), Lloydminister, SK, Boyd Chaulk (Peggy), and Todd Chaulk (Wanda), both of Fort McMurray, AB; grandchildren - Terry-Lynn Chaulk (Jonathan Pinksen), Seal Cove, NL, Brandon Tulk, Lloydminister, SK, Justin Chaulk, Fort McMurray, AB; great-grandson - Kaden Pinksen, Seal Cove, NL; siblings - Emily Chaulk, Naomi Mouland, Thomas Chaulk (Joyce), Ronald Chaulk (Greta), Doris Street, Elizabeth Pearce (Phillip), Shirley Abbott; siblings-in-law - Marie Chaulk-White, Elizabeth Chaulk, Eric "Maxwell" Parsons, Neta Osbourne (Garland), Malcolm Parsons (Melita), Elsie Fudge (Milton), Jim Parsons, Blanche Parsons, Jessie Osbourne (Aylmer), Gord Parsons (Sadie), John Parsons (Beverly), Garland Parsons (Glenda), Gerald Parsons (Viola), Melvin Parsons (Maxine), and Ruby Parsons; many nieces and nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Major Arley Masters of the Salvation Army La Scie Corps conducted the funeral service at St. Swithin's Anglican Church, Seal Cove, NL on Friday, October 15, 2010. Interment followed from The Salvation Army Cemetery, Seal Cove, NL. Pallbearers were Terri-Lynn Chaulk, Gord Parsons, Jim Parsons, Clem Osbourne, Desmond Osbourne, and Melvin Rice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

COLLETT, RUTH FLORENCE HEATH (nee BURTON)
1913-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ruth Florence Collett announces her passing at the Valley Vista Seniors Home in Springdale on October 18, 2010 at the age of 96. Ruth was a member of the Salvation Army Church. Predeceased by 2 husbands, Peter Heath and Llewellyn Collett; 2 daughters, Mabel and Dorothy; parents, Joseph and Beatrice Burton; brothers, Warrick, Andrew, Ambrose and Arthur; sisters, Lilly-Maud, Marjorie, Daisy Mae, Tassie; step daughter, Rita (Edgar) and step great grandchild, Nelson. Left with fond and loving memoires are her sons: Chesley (Marion), Ambrose (Renate), Ford (Hazel), Bruce (Bonnie) and Harold (Sherry); daughters: Francis (Roll) and Hilda (Murray). Also leaving to mourn step daughters, Margaret, Louise (Cyril); 21 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren, 10 step grandchildren, 12 step great grandchildren, 18 step great-great grandchildren, 2 step great-great-great grandchildren, 1 brother, Harold (May); sisters, Francis and Pearl; sister-in-law, Nellie. Also a large number of nieces and nephews and other family and friends. The funeral service was conducted from the Salvation Army Church in Robert's Arm on October 21, 2010. Interment was at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Pallbearers were her sons, Chesley, Ford, Bruce and Harold and daughters, Francis and Hilda. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

SHORT, RALPH
La Scie, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ralph Short, age 69, announce his passing at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, NL on Tuesday, October 19, 2010. Predeceased by his wife - Vida Short; parents - Lester & Beulah Short; brother - Lester Short; parents-in-law - Allan & Maude Burton; siblings-in-law - Otis Burton (Marlene) and Maurice Burton; nephew - Craig Burton. Left with fond and loving memories are Louise Loder, La Scie, NL; sons - Darrel Short (Peggy) and Trevor Short, both of Barrie, ON; granddaughters - Holly Short and Cindy-Lynn Godin; siblings - Elmo Short, La Scie, NL and Iris Sheppard (John David), Bathurst, NB; Louise's children & grandchildren - Jennifer Gavin, Hamilton, ON, Amanda Skinner (Jimmy), Brent's Cove, NL, Janelle Gavin, Corner Brook, NL, Kyle & Riley Skinner, Brent's Cove, NL; siblings-in-law - Marion Short, Fort McMurray, AN, Kerwin Burton (Helen), La Scie, NL and Bess Burton, Baie Verte, NL; many nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Bruce Rideout conducted the funeral service at Zion United Church and Cemetery, LA Scie, NL on Saturday, October 23, 2010. Pallbearers were Derek Tilley, Ross Diamond, Terry Ryan, John Sacrey, John Jim Drover and Carl Sheppard. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte.

MCNEIL, JOHN "JACK"
1942-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. John "Jack" McNeil announces his passing at the Green Bay Health Care Center in Springdale on October 21, 2010 at the age of 68. Predeceased by his wife, Christina McNeil; mother, Marguerite Miller and father, Malcolm McNeil. Left with fond and loving memories is his companion and loving friend, Joyce Little, sons: Larry McNeil (Sheri Shaw) of Springdale, Steve Breeze (Jamie) of New West Minister, BC; daughters: Darlene Oliver (Leo) of Edmonton, AB, Charlene Whalen (Craig Rose) of Carbonear and Yvonne Breeze of Old Perlican. Also leaving to mourn brother, Malcolm McNeil (Judy Squires) of Old Perlican; sisters Jane Hall (Craig) of Gander and Elizabeth Laporte (Jean-Pierre) of Oxford Mills; grandchildren: Crystal Breeze, Amanda & Evan Whalen, Christopher Brookings, Ashton, Colby and Danika Barrow McNeil; great grandson, Richard Bruce Breeze Smith; nieces: Michelle Laporte, Susan Hall, Christine McNeil; nephews: BJ Lockyer, Jimmy McNeil, Rick McNeil and Mabel Hauca; as well as many other close relatives and friends. Reverend Madonna Boone conducted the funeral service from Central Funeral Homes in Springdale on October 24, 2010. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

WELLMAN, HOWARD MALCOLM
Wellman, Howard Malcolm
- Age 58 years, passed peacefully away on October 26, 2010 at Green Bay Health Centre in Springdale. Predeceased by mother Annie Wellman, leaving to mourn his beloved wife Valerie, son Lee, father Paul, 8 brothers and 4 sisters as well as nieces, nephews, other family and many friends. Howard attended Grant Collegiate high school in Springdale. He began his career as an Elevator Technician in Ontario and Newfoundland before entering the food service industry, managing 4 outlets throughout Central Newfoundland. After earning a diploma in green space management from the University of Guelph, Howard founded Newfoundland and Labrador Vegetation Control Limited in 1988. Under his leadership NLVC Ltd. received an "award of excellence" from the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Safety Association. In Howard's earlier years he was involved with the Boy Scouts of Canada. At the age of 19 he founded the first Cub Scout troop in Warfield, British Columbia and later was one of the founding leaders for the George Huxter Memorial Scout Troop in Springdale. Howard always encouraged young people to add value to their community, to others, and to the environment. While continuing to build his career and business, Howard became involved with the Progressive Conservative party of Newfoundland and Labrador. His strong leadership excelled him to become the Vice President of the Central South PC Party Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. With his advice, knowledge and valued opinions he has helped move each district to have winning leaders and teams. When moving his business base back to his home town of Springdale, Howard helped in the redevelopment of the Springdale Chamber of Commerce. During his 10 year involvement he helped instill within all his peers the same desire to see his hometown move forward in business and tourism development. In September 2010 Howard was appointed to the Board of the Central Regional Health Authority. This was a delightful moment because one of Howard's desires was to improve health care for everyone in rural and urban communities across Newfoundland and Labrador. Howard lived each day to the fullest enjoying such activities and hobbies as sailing, canoeing, fishing, trapping, bee keeping, gardening, farming and playing music with his friends. He will live forever in the hearts of his family and friends. Cremation has taken place. At Howards request no service shall be held. Donations in Howard's memory can be made to Green Bay Health Centre P.O. Box 130, Springdale A0J 1T0 (Attn: Melinda Noel) or to the Children's Wish Foundation, c/o Everett Butt, 4 Pelley Dr., Springdale.

RYAN, PATRICIA (nee FUDGE)
Passed away in the presence of her family at the Health Science Centre, on Friday, October 29, 2010 after a courageous battle with leukemia. Patsy, age 61, was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, teacher and friend. She will be forever missed by her loving husband Lloyd; her children Patrick (Esther), Rachel (Ray) and Justin (Donna); precious grandchildren Jack, Robert, Maya and Caleb; her mother Audrey Fudge; siblings Judy, Karen (Kevin), Jane (Wayne), Lindy (Valerie), Joann (Art), Roger (Jeannette), Heather (Tony), Paula (Randy) and sister in law Vivian; nieces, nephews, extended family members, and her many dear friends. She was predeceased by her father Albert and brother Wilson Fudge. Donations in Patsy's memory may be made to the Blood Disorders Education Network, Memorial University - Faculty of Medicine, Health Science Centre, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, NL, A1B 3V6.

DICKS, BONNIE MILDRED
1937-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bonnie Mildred Dicks announces her passing at her home in Springdale on October 31, 2010 at the age of 73. Predeceased by her husband Uriah (Roy) Dicks on September 14, 2008. Left with fond and loving memories is her sons: Brian (Selma), Terry (Heather) and Rick; daughters: Pauline (Donald Paddock), Sharon (Charlie Taylor), Darlene (Clifford Oxford), Suzanne and Betty Lou. Also leaving to mourn 14 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, brothers, Ronald Saunders (Minnie), Raymond Saunders (Edith), Sidney Saunders (Myrtle) and sister, Wavey Huntsinger (Donald). Pastors Lindsey Foster and Mike Stuckless conducted the funeral service at Central Funeral Homes in Springdale on November 4, 2010. Interment was at the Springdale Pentecostal Cemetery. Pallbearers were her grandchildren, Bruce Taylor, Bobby Taylor, Shawn Dicks, Brandon England, Rachel Paddock, Gregory Paddock and nephews Lester Tizzard and Lindsey Tizzard. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes.

 

 

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