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Extract of Obituaries For Those Who Died
Away from their Original Place of Birth
Names A -B
ADAMS, Joe - (Nov. 15, 1942 - March 26, 2001) of St. John's, formerly of Upper Island Cove. Former school teacher and long time employee with Dept. of Transportation, passed away at the Health Sciences Centre after a brief battle with cancer, surrounded by his siblings. Predeceased by parents Roland and Ethel Adams, brother William, Upper Island Cove. Survived by one brother, Randell (Evelyn) Adams, Upper Island Cove; three sisters: Emma (John Roberts), Spaniards Bay, Rachael McCarthy (Aidan - deceased), St. John's. (Best friend, confidante and care giver) and Maria (Gerald Parsons), Long Pond, Manuels. Special nephew, Dr. Kip McCarthy, St. John's; one uncle Heber Adams (Beryl), Upper Island Cove; one sister-in-law Vivian Adams, Upper Island Cove and many nieces, nephews. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Caul's Funeral Home. Upon Joe's request, cremation has taken place. Donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
ADAMS, Josephine (Jo) - Passed away on September 27, 2001 after six weeks of illness at Newton Regency Care Home, Surrey, BC. Survived by husband, Oswald (Os), daughters; Joan Feltham (Ottawa), Sherrill Mitton (Al), Delta, BC; four grandchildren: Terry Feltham (Ottawa), Bev McCullough, Steve Mitton (Loree), Kim Janzen (Wes), Surrey, BC; six great-grandchildren: Samantha McCullough, Kristina, Johnny, Christopher Janzen and, Amanda and Emily Mitton; and one sister, Irene Lidstone, Mount Pearl, NF. The funeral was September 30, 2001 at Valley View Funeral Home, Surrey, BC. Donations may be made in memory of Jo Adams to The Gideon's c/o A. Mitton, 11759 Lyon Road, Delta, BC V4E 2S8.
ANDERSON, G. Geoffrey - Retired - Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans. Departed this life peacefully at home in Ottawa on Monday, February 5, 2001, in his 84th year. Cherished husband of Catherine. Much loved father of Peter and Sharron, Keith and Judith, Geoffrey and Lisa. Also dear grandfather of Matthew, Leah and Mark, Sarah and Brad and Mark. Predeceased by his loving sister Sally Ross and brothers Fred (Diane), Henry (Dorothy) and Jack (Nell). His passing will leave a great void in the lives of many dear friends, nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held on Thursday, February 8, 2001 at St. Columba Anglican Church, 24 Sandridge Rd., Ottawa at 11 a.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. Donations to the Alzheimer Society or Save The Children Fund would be appreciated in lieu of flowers. For further information please call (613)233-1143.
ANDERSON, Jean - Age 82 years, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospice on Wednesday, September 26, 2001. Born Jean Chancey in St. John's, Newfoundland on July 1, 1919, she was raised and educated there. She enjoyed her work as a transportation secretary at the U.S. Army base in St. John's during WWII, then later worked at The Bank of Commerce where she met her husband-to-be. In 1947, Jean married Andrew "Duke" Anderson of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. After their children, Charlie and Janet, were born, Jean and Duke moved to Cornwall, Ontario, then to Halifax, Nova Scotia and, later, to Clarkson (Mississauga), Ontario. Duke retired from the bank in 1971 and, at last, they settled in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia where they enjoyed a retirement surrounded by family and friends. After Duke passed away, Jean joined her daughter, Jan, and son-in-law, Ron Saddington, when they bought their first old house in St. Catharine's, Ontario in 1981. When they moved to Thunder Bay in 1983, Jean was persuaded to come along for the adventure! She was every young family's dream, a loving, wise and energetic "third parent" to her two small grandsons, Andrew and Charlie, as well as an extraordinary cook, skilled homemaker and entertaining storyteller! Jean's son, Charlie Anderson, of Vancouver, B.C. along with his children, Ted, Duke and Merida and his partner, Lynn Buntain, will miss Jean very much. Jean's brother, Bob Chancey and his wife, Gwenda, of St. John's and Jean's sister-in-law Marion Edwards and her husband, Bob, of Annapolis Royal also mourn Jean's passing. Jean was a special aunt to her Anderson and Chancey family nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express its appreciation to the dedicated health care professionals whose skills allowed Jean to live as active a life as possible: Dr. David Legge, Dr. Paul Dupuis, Dr. Morris Mymko and Dr. John Hargadon. And, finally, our thanks to the superb nursing team at St. Joseph's Hospice, led by Dr. Geoff Davis and Dr. Kevin Miller, who gently cared for her needs at the end. In addition, a loving thank you goes to Jean's dear friend, Anne Hargadon. Sincere thanks, as well, to Rev. David Sparks, to all Jean's V.O.N. nurses and to her energetic and caring V.O.N. personal care workers, Leila Kuitunen and Alice de Sousa. Jean was predeceased by her parents, Lloyd and Lillian Chancey, and her brother, James Chancey, all of St. John's, Newfoundland. Cremation has taken place and, according to Jean's wishes, a private gathering will be held to celebrate her life. Interment will occur at a later date in Annapolis Royal. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made to The Thunder Bay Regional Hospital Foundation or to the Salvation Army.
ARKLIE, David Graeme - Passed away at his residence on Monday, April 30th, 2001 at the age of 78 years. David is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Leonora; their son, Graeme (fiancée Deidre Mitchell) of Edmonton, AB; his sister, Daphne (David) Parsons and sister-in-law, Joan Arklie, both of St. John's, Newfoundland; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, James and Edith Arklie, and by his younger brother James Arklie. By request there will be no Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 279 3rd Ave. N., Saskatoon, Sask., S7K 2H7 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 438 2nd Ave. N., Saskatoon, Sask., S7K 2C3. Interment of cremains will take place at Moncton, New Brunswick at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Saskatoon Funeral Home.
ASKEW, Reverend William E. (Bill) - Born May 12, 1920 at Davidson, Sask., passed away peacefully at the Chinook Care Centre, Calgary AB on May 31, 2001. He received his Theology Degree as an Anglican priest from the University of British Columbia in 1943. In 1945 he married Irene Webb of Victoria at Christ Church Cathedral where he was a Curate. He served as rector in: St. Augustine's, Ogden & St. Martin's, Calgary. During his leadership built St. Mark's Anglican Church, Calgary; Holy Trinity, Thornhill, Ont., St. Barnabas, Toronto & Toronto Diocese office; St. Thomas's Garrison Church, St. John's, Nfld. & St. Anselm's Church Vancouver. He represented the Anglican Church of Canada in an Ecumenical program in Rome. Retired to Victoria in 1985, he continued his ministry in many ways - as Assistant at St. Mary's Church, Oak Bay, visitations to the sick and elderly, an active role in the Kiwanis Club as Past President and Lieutenant Governor District 17, Ministerial Assoc., Garden Club, Retired Clergy Group etc. Through his love of travel, conducted 23 Church Tours around the world with Craig Tours. Predeceased by his wife Irene, Bill is sadly missed by brother Alfred and sister-in-law Gloria Askew of Calgary, AB, niece Michelle & husband Kevin Crossland & 2 ½ yr. old grandniece, Kennedy Crossland, of Calgary and nephew Brad Askew of London, England. Also very close cousins in the UK - Betty Ingham of Grasmere, Joe Hogdson, of Preston, UK and Margaret and Donald Wilkinson and family of Ulverston, UK and two nieces and two nephews in Ottawa, Winnipeg and Edmonton. Prayers were held in the Chapel at St. Peter's Anglican Church on 75th Ave. SW, Thursday, June 07 at 4:00 p.m., followed by services and interment of ashes at Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria, BC on June 13 at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial tributes can be made to the College of Emmanuel & St. Chad's, U of S- Saskatoon, 1337 College Dr., Saskatoon, Sask., S7N OW6, to the Rev. Wm. E Askew Trust Fund for theological students. Cheques to: the College of Emmanuel & St. Chad's (Askew trust fund). Special appreciation goes out to Dr. Tam and staff at both the Rockyview Hospital & the Chinook Care Centre.
BABENCHUK, David George Albert - On Wednesday, February 7, 2001 a kind, generous, warm, and jovial soul left us to mourn his passing. David George Albert Babenchuk, 47, recently of Paradise, formerly of Pasadena, NF. Died suddenly leaving his wife and best friend Christina (nee Raymond); son Stephen; daughter Amanda; sister Carol Deganis (husband Larry and children) of Toronto; and a large extended family of sisters and brothers-in-law and their families. Born in Toronto on April 27, 1953, David was predeceased by his mother Loretta; father George and youngest sister Cathy. At the time of his death Dave was manager of T.R.C. Hydraulics, Mount Pearl, NF. An attentive, supportive, dedicated, loving father, husband, brother and friend. Dave leaves in the hearts of those that grieve his passing warm memories of shared laughter, tears, joys, kindness and concern for others. David's family invite you to celebrate his life and mark his passing at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue with visitation from 8-10 p.m. Thursday; and 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service to be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 10, 2001 from Barrett's Chapel. Interment will take place in Pasadena, NF at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in David's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
BADGER, VERLIE L - Passed peacefully away in California, Aug. 16, 2001, Verlie L. Badger, age 81. Predeceased by husband Marvin W. Badger; Parents George and Clara Lane; Brothers: Kitchener, Max and Cecil. Leaving to mourn sisters: Amelia Moore, Phyllis Learning and brother Nelson, all of Newfoundland. Also daughters Sandra, Trudy, son Robert; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, all of USA. Funeral took place Aug. 24 from Hatfield Funeral Home, Arizona.
BARNES, Mary E. (nee Brushett) - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 25, 2001 at York Central Hospital in her 90th year. Mary, loving wife of the late John R. Barnes, beloved mother of Vivian and her late husband Frederick Coffey, Alice and her husband Edwin Granger, Frederick and his wife Leona, Jean and her late husband Charles Grisch, Muriel and her husband Ronald Voth, Helen and her husband William Russell, and the late Clarence and his wife Ruby, the late Ernest and his wife Daisy, and the late John Robert. She will be sadly missed by her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends. Friends may call on Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge St., at Goulding, south of Steeles 416-221-1159). A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 28th at 11 a.m. at St. Georges Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St. North York, Ontario) Internment at York Cemetery. At the request of the family, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Kidney Foundation.
BARNETT, Patrick Joseph - age 55 years, of Essex, Ontario, formerly of Ferndale, Placentia. Passed peacefully away after a long and courageous battle with cancer on February 7th, 2001 at the Metropolitan Hospital in Windsor. Predeceased by father John and sister Catherine. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Ruth, daughter Michelle (Al) Cooper, son Allen (Summer), grandchildren Mason and Christopher, mother Ellen Barnett, brothers John (Irene) Barnett, Bill (Patricia) Barnett, Joe (Linda) Barnett, sisters Mary (Jack) Maher, Angela Barnett, Geraldine (Wayne) Fulford, Violet Barnett, Elizabeth (Kelly) Chesnutt. Also many other relatives and friends. Pat was employed for many years with M.G.W. Hydraulics, Windsor. Funeral was held on Saturday, February 10th, 2001 at Holy Name of Jesus Church in Essex, Ontario.
BARTLETT, Flora G. - Died peacefully at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on Thursday, May 24, 2001, Flora G. Bartlett, age 89, formerly of Harbour Grace and Buchans. Predeceased by her husband Ernest in 1975. She leaves with fond memories, her children: Cindy, Mount Pearl and Ted (Connie), Riverview, NB. She is survived by her sister Susannah, Eastern Passage, NS. Remembering their Nana are grandchildren: Katie, Sarah and Betsy Nicholson, and Susan, Jennifer and David Bartlett. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to the restoration fund, St. Paul's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Funeral will be held at St. Paul's on Monday, May 28th, 2001 at 2 p.m. with arrangements entrusted to Barrett's Funeral Home.
BARTLETT, Honourable Rupert W. - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on December 31, 2000. Born January 23, 1921, Rupert was a retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and the Northwest Territories. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, his devoted wife Marion; son Robert, Prince Rupert, B.C.; daughter Janet (Paul Baccardax), Oakville, ON; granddaughter Ardath Bartlett, Toronto, step-daughter Tamara Hutchings, Halifax; sisters: Mary Strang, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Shirley Matthies, Ottawa. Predeceased by sisters: Florence Guy and Cynthia Hunt. Also leaving to mourn loving nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. At Rupert's request, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at Gower Street United Church on Thursday, January 4, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. A private memorial service and interment will take place at the Bartlett Family Cemetery in Brigus at a future date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rupert's memory may be made to St. Patrick's Mercy Home, Agnes Pratt Home or the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation, C/O the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
BATTCOCK, Aubrey J. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, November 19, 2001, Aubrey Joseph Battcock, of Brigus South. Predeceased by brother, Norman and sister Mary Foster. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife, Lolita; daughter Veronica Le (Carlos); three grandchildren: Ricardo, Andre and Natacha; also brother Martin (Kim); sisters Gladys Olvis, Alice (Eugene) Benoit, Margaret Szmyd and Christabel Bergbauer; sister-in-law Irene Battcock; and also a large circle of relatives and friends. Many thanks to a dear and special cousin and friend, Carmel Buckingham. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting Hours: Tuesday 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, November 22, 2001, at 9:45 a.m. from St. Piux X Church, Smithville Crescent. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of ones choice.
BECK, Karlheinz - Passed peacefully away at the Krefeld hospital in Germany on September 5th, 2001, Karlheinz Beck of St. John's, age 76 years. Leaving to mourn children Peter, Connie (Andy), Klaus (Linda), Denise (Dave); grandchildren Kyle, Matthew, Keith, Stephanie, Niklaus and a large circle of other relatives & friends. Memorial service to be held in Fenlo, Holland with cremation ceremony to follow. Donations gratefully accepted in his memory to the Canadian Cancer Society. Ever remembered in our hearts.
BENNETT, Allan H. - The death of Allan Henderson Bennett of Edgehill Row, husband of Jean (DeMone) Bennett occurred on April 21, 2001 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Toronto, Ontario, he was the son of the late Harold and Claire Bennett. Allan was employed as a salesman with J.D. Irving Ltd. until his retirement, he was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd and was very active in the church, Past President of the V.O.N. on the Board of the ABEC, involved in the Saint John Non Profit Housing, member of the Golden K Club, life member of the Progressive Conservative Party and the United Commercial Travelers. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons: Richard A. (Danielle), Moncton and John D. (Tracey), San Ramon, California; three grandchildren: Erica, Jake and Ally. By request, there will be no funeral home visitation. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. from the Church of the Good Shepherd. Interment in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the V.O.N. ABEC (Aitken Bicentennial Exhibition Centre) or the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424).
BENNETT, Doris Marie - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, May 18th, 2001 at 9:45 a.m., Doris Marie Bennett, wife of Patrick J. Bennett of Corner Brook. A memorial service will be held at Corner Brook on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2001. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Barrett's Funeral Home, St. John's.
BENNETT, Eleanor M. - (formerly of Brigus Junction) Passed suddenly away at her daughter's residence in Avondale on February 3, 2001. Eleanor M. Bennett, aged 75 years. Predeceased by her devoted husband Joseph in 1995, her parents Stephen and Johanna Lewis, Brigus Junction, sister Rita Rose, Brigus Junction and brother-in-law David Connolly. Leaving to mourn one daughter Theresa Byrne (Richard), Avondale; granddaughter Audrey Byrne, Avondale; grandsons: Kevin, Avondale, Richard, Ontario; one great-grandson Matthew Byrne; sisters: Elizabeth Copas (Perry), Texas, Angela Colbourne (Mank), Corner Brook, Carmel Costello (Leonard), Avondale, Margaret Connolly, St. John's, Dorothy Delaney (Edward), Bay Roberts; brothers: Thomas Lewis (Annie), St. Andrew's, James Lewis (Kathy), Avondale, Peter Lewis, Brigus Junction, Kevin Lewis (Rita), Mount Pearl; brother-in-law Harvey Rose; devoted nephew Michael Bennett (Debbie), Goulds; and a large number of relatives and friends from the Lewis and Bennett families. Funeral Mass at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2001 at Corpus Christi Parish. Interment at the Field of Honor, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Barrett's Funeral Home, Hamilton Avenue.
BENNETT, John M. (Jack) - Ex-Fire Sergeant of the St. John's, Nfld. Fire Department. Passed away on January 1, 2001 at the Tobique Valley Manor, Plaster Rock, N.B. at the age of 85. Born 1915 in St. John's, Nfld., he was the son of the late Michael and Martha (Tremblett) Bennett. He is survived by two sons: Randal of Manitoba and Wayne (Judy) of Plaster Rock; two sisters: Hazel Bennett and Harriet Blackford of Amherst, N.S.; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Veronica (Donnie) in 1999; brothers Will and Joseph. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2001, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from White's Chapel, Plaster Rock. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2001 at 11 a.m. from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Plaster Rock with Father Pierre Thibodeau officiating. Interment will be held in the Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Donations may be made to the Tobique Valley Manor or Donor's Choice would be appreciated by the family.
BENNETT, Stephen Henry - At the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Sunday, July 22, 2001, in his 86th year. He was born in Bell Island, Newfoundland in 1915 and moved to Galt 58 years ago. Stephen is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Catherine, and is the beloved father of Doreen, husband Ewart Wheeler, Stephen, wife Gabriele Bennett, both of Cambridge, and Patrick, wife Susan Bennett, Brantford. Cherished Poppy to Gregory and Sandy Wheeler, Geoff and Laura Wheeler, Rebecca Bennett and Jim Butler, Vanessa and Manny Farias, Michael Bennett and Pam Finck, Chris and Sonia Bennett, and Shannon Bennett. Beloved great-grandfather to Samantha and Crystal Wheeler, Scott and Kaily Wheeler, Matthew and Hayden Farias. Survived by his sisters: Mary, Cambridge and Jean, husband Fred Butler, Campbell River, B.C. Predeceased by his parents Abraham and Maude Bennett; sister Virtue; and brothers: Oliver, John and William. Friends will be received at Coutts & Son Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrew's St., Cambridge on Monday, July 23, 2001 from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, July 24 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, July 25, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. followed by cremation. Donations may be made to Trinity Anglican Church or the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation and would be appreciated by the family.
BENOIT, Addam Daniel - February 10, 1999 - August 10, 2001. Passed away tragically due to drowning at Pembroke, Ontario. Leaving to mourn parents Daniel and Anne Marie (Edison); one sister Arielle; five brothers: Alexandre, Aaron, Andrew, his twin brother Anthony and Adrian; grandparents: Leonard and Alice Edison of St. John's, NF and Therese and Marcel Benoit of Sherbrooke, Quebec. Funeral took place August 15th at Pembroke, Ontario.
BERESFORD, Bernard - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital surrounded by his family on Monday, June 11, 2001. Bernard Beresford, age 74 years, formerly of St. Brendan's, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by parents Philip and Margaret; brothers: Bert, Raymond, Patrick, Gregory and James; sister: Sarah. Leaving to mourn with fond and special memories sister: Mary Turner (Thomas) of Toronto; brother: Michael (Monica) of Freshwater; sister-in-law: Eileen of St. John's. As well many other nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. A special thank you to Linda and Herb Spurrell and to the staff of Kelly's Personal Care Home, Goulds. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon & 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, June 13th, 2001, at 2 p.m. from Corpus Christi Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
BIEHLER, John Adam - Squadron Leader RCAF Retired. Peacefully passed away on February 12, 2001, at Huntsville, Ont. Predeceased by his wife Betty (Mary E. Hawkes). He leaves his daughters: Janice (Jack Clark) and Nancy (Edward Hall); also three grandsons: Jason, Michael and Cameron. Join us to celebrate Johnnie's life on Saturday, April 14, 2001, Noon - 3 p.m. at the Armour Heights Officer's Mess, Canadian Forces College, 215 Yonge Blvd., North York, Ont. (Hwy. 401 to Avenue Rd. South, first left on Wilson Ave., turn left on Yonge Blvd. then right onto Sandringham Drive. Park in lot, walk to Officer's Mess building or drop-off at Mess also available. Follow signs. If you would like to remember him with a donation, the family supports the Huntsville Hospital Foundation, 345 Muskoka Road 3N, Unit 4, Huntsville, Ont. P1H 1H7 or the Parkinson's Foundation of Canada, 4211 Yonge St., Suite 316, Toronto, Ont. M2P 2A9. Per Ardua Ad Astra
BISHOP, Marjorie - Passed away peacefully in Oshawa, Ontario, on February 26, 2001, beloved mother of Lynn and her husband Jeff Hurd and loving grandmother of Jillian and Brandon, dear sister of Rita Kay and Bren residing in Newfoundland. Fondly remembered by many relatives and friends. Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 1, 2001 at Oshawa Funeral Service, Thornton Chapel. Memorial donations to the Alzheimers Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.
BLACK, Mary Gerard (nee McGrath) - Born in Patrick's Cove, Newfoundland, July 19, 1922, passed away suddenly on October 23, 2001 in Victoria, B.C. Mary is survived by her loving sons and daughter: Noel (Karen), Clara, Gerry and Alan (Gracie); her granddaughter, Susan; her sister Agnes; her brother Albert and sisters-in-law: Marian and Esther. She was predeceased by her husband John and son Ed and was a veteran of the RCAF. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Reverend R. Rissling from St. Andrew's Cathedral, Victoria, on Monday, October 29th at 12:10 p.m., followed by interment in Ross Bay Cemetery, Donations, if desired, may be made to the Saint Vincent de Paul Society, 4349 West Saanich Road, Victoria, B.C. V8Z 3E8.
BLODGETT, Peter Edward - Cape Meddick, Trinity, T.B., February 11, 2001 after a brief illness. Mourning are his many friends and family in Newfoundland, USA and Europe.
BOND, Elsie (nee Bradbury) - Retired School Teacher, Grand Falls, Newfoundland - Peacefully on Monday, June 4, 2001 in Toronto, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Clifford James Bond (1978) and loving mother of Margaret and her husband Ronald Wylie. She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Bruce and his wife Betty Ann, Glen, Todd and his wife Stacey; and great-grandchildren: Conner, Natalie and Sean. Survived by her sister Enid Smith. Predeceased by her brother Marcus Bradbury; and sisters: Marion Bradbury, Victoria Duffy and Alice Williams. A service to celebrate Elsie's life will be held in Grand Falls, Newfoundland Summer 2001. In lieu of flowers, donations to your favourite charity would be appreciated.
BOND, John Robert - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on June 1, 2001, John Robert, age 81, formerly of Stone's Cove, Fortune Bay. Predeceased by son George, 1976, and infant son Winston, 1952. Leaving to mourn loving wife Lottie of 51 years; two sons, Gerald (Marge) and Kevin; two daughters, Eileen Butt (Gerald), Dorcas Elms (John), and daughter-in-law Mildred Bond; one sister, Millie Pierce of Fortune; one sister-in-law Dorcas Noel (Reg) and brother-in-law George Pope (Fanny); six grandchildren, Marlene, Carolyn, David, Michael, Sherrie and Tanya; special cousins Eleanor Robarts, Julie Barnes and Julie Baker; also many other cousins, relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Saturday 2-10 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., and Monday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Monday at 2 p.m. from St. Thomas' Anglican Church with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Thomas' Anglican Church.
BONSER, Alma M. Holland, Q.A.R.N.N.S.R. (Royal Navy Nurse) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital Palliative Care Unit on March 27, 2001 in the presence of her family. Predeceased by her loving husband C.J. (Jack) Bonser. She leaves to mourn her sister Dagmar Hopcroft and her brother Gerald Holland in London, Ontario; her devoted nephew and loyal caregivers: Peter, Janet, Debbie and Glenn; sisters-in-law: Isabelle and Theresa Holland; nephews: Charlie (Gloria) Kendall, Albert (Marie) Holland; several other nieces and nephews living outside the Province; as well as her special friends here and in Montreal, P.Q. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Corpus Christi Church. Interment to follow at a later date in the Field of Honour, Pointe Claire, P.Q. Donations may be made to the CNIB or to a charity of one's choice.
BOONE, Nathan - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness at the Miller Center on March 8, 2001 at the age of 68 years, formerly of Bell Island. Leaving to mourn Mrs. Dorothy King (Dot), whom he resided with; sister Annie Boone; also Mr. and Mrs. William Brenann and family; Dan Whelan and his little buddy Jason; nieces and nephews; and a circle of friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m.-12 noon Monday. Funeral service to take place from Barrett's Chapel on Monday, March 12, 2001 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
BOWN, Father Ernest - Slipped gently into eternal rest at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on February 15th, 2001 in his 91st year, formerly of Bell Island. Missionary Priest for 36 years in Grenada, West Indies but for the past five years has been a resident of St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's. Predeceased by parents: Thomas and Loretta Bown; brothers: Addison, Alfred, Lewis, Gerald, Harry and Sidney; and sister Marion Rees. Leaving to mourn three sisters: Sister M. Perpetua Bown, McAuley Convent, St. John's, Viola Bown, Ottawa, Florence Pendergast, Bell Island; one brother Charlie (Evelyn), Bell Island; sisters-in-law: Alice Bown and Monica Bown, both of St. John's; numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Special thanks to niece Rosalind Jardine and nephew Harry Bown for their loving care during the past five years. Visitation at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on Friday, February 16th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Remains will be resting at St. Michaels Church, Bell Island on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon, followed by Mass of Christian Burial. Interment in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in his memory may be made to Right Rev. Sydney Charles D.D. Mornay Jaloux, St. Georges, Grenada, West Indies.
BOWN, Monica M. - (Retired Teacher and former Commissionaire of the Girl Guides of Canada). Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Thursday, June 28th, 2001 Monica M. Bown, formerly of Bell Island, aged 75 years. Predeceased by her loving husband of 48 years, Sydney F. Bown in 1998; brothers: Clarence Kent, Patrick Kent, Fr. Gordon Kent and Robert Kent. Leaving to mourn with cherished and loving memories, brother-in-law Charles Bown (Evelyn), Bell Island; sisters-in-law: Viola Bown, Ottawa, Florence Pendergast, Bell Island and Alice Bown, St. John's; many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, especially Madeline and Bernard Stoyles. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Monday, July 2nd, 2001 at 9:45 a.m. from St. Pius X Parish with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
BRAGG, Catherine (Brennan) - Entered into eternal rest on Monday, February 19th, 2001 at Newport News, VA, USA, age 81 years, formerly of Ship Cove, Cape Shore. Predeceased by her husband Gene (June 28th, 1999); her parents: Bridget and Walter Brennan; her brothers: Bill, Larry, John, Mike; and her sister Mary Murphy. She will be sadly missed by her daughters: Anna, Patricia, Paula; and son James; her grandchildren: Eleanor, Kathleen and Michael; her seven sisters: Tilly Kirby (Frank), Rita Walsh (Jack), Monica Manning (Gerry), of St. John's, Annie Coffey, Donnie Shea, Jeanie Cormier and Chris Collins (Reg), all of Placentia; her sisters-in-law: Agnes and Lillian Brennan; her brother-in-law Leo Murphy; a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. Resting at Weymouth Funeral Home. Funeral Mass Thursday, February 22nd, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Interment to follow at Peninsula Memorial Park Cemetery, Newport News, VA.
BRAINE, Rev. Dr. Robert Wallace - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, July 4th, 2001 at the Agnes Pratt Home, the Rev. Dr. Robert Wallace Braine of St. John's and North Vancouver, at the age of 92 years. Born in 1909 at Glen Margaret, N.S. and raised in Nova Scotia, he eventually lived in every province of Canada. Upon graduation from Pine Hill Divinity Hall in Halifax, he was ordained into the ministry of the United Church of Canada in 1933. He served several pastoral charges in Nova Scotia: Trenton, Windsor, Aylesford, Yarmouth and Halifax, as well as in Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, St. John's, Newfoundland, Winnipeg and Edmonton. Upon retirement he moved to North Vancouver. He served as a chaplain with 422 Squadron of the RCAF during WWII. As a member of the Masonic Order for over 60 years, he has remained affiliated with the Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia through Hiram Lodge No. 12 and University Lodge No. 110, as well as Khartum Temple of Winnipeg. Predeceased by his wife Evelyn in 1988. Left to celebrate his life with joy and thanksgiving are daughters: Joan (Geoffrey) Wilkins, North Vancouver and Linda, St. John's, Newfoundland; granddaughters: Anne Rayner, Greenwood, B.C. and Wendy (David) Lloyd, Kamloops; great-grandchildren: Matthew, Heather and Kelly Lloyd; as well as a number of nieces, nephews and many friends. Special thanks to Dr. James D. Simmons for his care for a number of years and to the staff of Agnes Pratt Home. At Dr. Braine's request, cremation has already taken place. The family will be receiving friends at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 7-9 p.m. Thursday; 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday. A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held at Gower Street United Church at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 7th, 2001. Interment will be held at a later date in North Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gower Street United Church, the Mission and Service Fund of the United Church of Canada or to a charity of one's choice.
BREEN, John - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on Tuesday, March 20, 2001. John Breen, age 67 years, formerly of Kilbride. Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Mary Breen; brothers Jimmy and Patrick; sisters Mary Gerberg and Catherine O'Keefe. Leaving to mourn three brothers: Michael and wife Edna, Foxtrap, Denis and William of Dinn's Nursing Home, Witless Bay; two sisters: Margaret Keough and Annie (Leo) Murrin of St. John's; sister-in-law Audrey Breen, Foxtrap; also many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visitation Tuesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, March 22nd, 2001 at 11 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge Road. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, Kilbride. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
BRENNAN, Glen P. - Passed peacefully away on June 10, 2001 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Glen P. Brennan, age 35. Born in San Diego, California, Glen was a U.S. Army Veteran and worked in sales. He was a member of Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Left to mourn, his wife Lisa Hundley Brennan and one son Ian Patrick. Glen was the son of retired U.S.M.C. Col. Ian Brennan, formerly of Scotland and Maureen Brennan of St. John's, Newfoundland, now living in Pace, Florida. Glen was the grandson of Josephine Brennan Healey of St. John's. Glen also had a large circle of aunts, uncles & cousins in Scotland and Newfoundland. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Helen & William Brennan of Scotland and William P. Brennan of St. John's. Funeral Services took place at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 15 at Little Creek Amphibious Base Chapel with Chaplain Michael A. Diaz officiating.
BRENNAN, Ted - Formerly of Summerville, Bonavista Bay. Passed peacefully away, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Wednesday, April 25, 2001 at the Placentia Health Centre. Predeceased by his parents Edward and Elizabeth; brothers: Jack and Jim; and sister Mabel. Leaving to mourn his devoted wife Violet; daughters: Patricia (Darren Throop) and Cyndi, both of Halifax; and sons: Clint (Kyla), Grand Prairie, Alberta and Eddy, St. John's; brothers: Bill (Kay), Freshwater, Al (Frances), Summerville and Sam, Whitehorse; sisters: Dot Mahoney, Sweet Bay and Nell Ozon (Roger), St. John's; special grandchildren: Kurt, Sophie, Carly, Cole, Georgia (and Andrew). He will always be remembered by a large circle of relatives and friends. Special thanks to Dr. David Keegan and the nursing staff at the Placentia Hospital for their excellent care and support. Resting at Maher's Funeral Home, Placentia, Wednesday, April 25, 7-10 p.m. and April 26, 2-10 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, April 27 and burial will follow at the Dermot McGettigan Memorial Cemetery, Southeast, Placentia. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made towards the purchase of an ultrasound machine for the Placentia Hospital.
BRINKMAN, Bridget (Hawco) - Passed peacefully away at Virginia Beach, VA, December 5, 2001, Bride Brinkman, formerly of Chapel's Cove, Nfld., age 77. Predeceased by parents Timothy and Racheal, brother Nicholas, sons: Karl and Richard. Left to mourn her husband of fifty-one years, retired U.S. Marine Sargeant Major Robert C. Brinkman; her children: Laura, Kevin, Bobby, Linda; grandchildren; brother Joe and family; sister-in-law Mary Hawco and family; also other relatives and friends. Resting at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach. Funeral to take place on Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 a.m.
BROWN, William (Bill) Crocker, B. Eng. - (McGill) 1941 (Born St. John's, Newfoundland). Suddenly at home in Ottawa, Ontario on July 25, 2001, aged 82 years. Beloved husband of the late Cherry (Maunder) Brown and loving father of Allan (Kathy) of Toronto, Carol (John Stairs) of Oakville, Don (Lorraine) of Ottawa and Ross (Toni) of Kanata. Devoted grandfather of Matthew, Christopher, Lisa and Emily Stairs; Jeffrey, Jennifer and Andrew Brown; and Victoria and Alexander Tothill-Brown. Survived by brothers Robert (Doris) of St. Catharines and Donald of Toronto, and sister Marion (Wilf Moore) of St. Catharine's. Predeceased by his sister Margaret (Pushie) of St. John's. Lovingly remembered by many relatives in Newfoundland, Ontario and the United States. While still an Engineering student at Memorial University, Bill designed such diverse items as the drainage systems, hangars and runways for Gander Airport and the first refueling barge for Trans-Atlantic flying boats. Following graduation from McGill, Bill enlisted as a Captain in the Canadian Army Signals and supervised wartime design, production, and installation of badly needed Radar in Canada and overseas. After the war, he continued his pioneering Radar work with the National Research Council (M-50), where he later led expanded research efforts into Infrared and Mammography, as well as early computers and their applications (including computer-aided learning speech analysis, and multi-media integration, especially the original touch-sensitive computer terminal). Bill completed his long and distinguished career at NRC in 1978 but continued to serve on committees in support of computer-assisted learning projects. Visitation will be at Hulse, Playfair, and McGarry Funeral Home, St. Laurent Chapel, 1200 Ogilvie Road, on Sunday, July 29, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service will be held at Rothwell United Church, 42 Sumac Street, Gloucester, on Monday, July 30 at 2 p.m., with interment to follow at Capital Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, In Memoriam donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Memorial University of St. John's, Newfoundland, would be sincerely appreciated.
BUGLER, Robert - Passed away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Thursday, September 13, 2001, after a long and very courageous battle with cancer, Robert Bugler, aged 60 years, formerly of Bay L'Argent, Fortune Bay. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife Frances (nee Hillier); son Robert (Heather); daughter Christine (Edmund); three precious grandchildren: Zackery Bugler, Halley and Gavin Moriarity; also brother Carl (Nita); sister Dorothy (Fred); several nieces and nephews, along with other family and numerous friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Friday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Service to take place on Saturday, September 15, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. from Holy Innocents Church, Paradise with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Paradise. Flowers graciously declined. Donations may be made in Robert's memory to The Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
BURDEN, Ernest Joseph - (May 15, 1920 - July 9, 2001). Passed away peacefully with his family and loved ones in attendance. He is survived by his wife Dorothy, to whom he was married for 51 years; his sons: Elliott (Donna) and Lorne (Suzanne); grandchildren: Donald, Michael, Jake, Aaron; and his sisters: Hazel and Mabel. A native of St. Lunaire, Dominion of Newfoundland, he lived his final years in Peterborough, Ontario. Visitation will be held at the Comstock Funeral Home, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, on Thursday, July 12th at 3:00 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service in the chapel at 4:00 p.m. In memory, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation.
BURDOCK, George Samuel - Passed away peacefully on February 19, 2001 in Dartmouth General Hospital, in his 86th year. Born in Belleoram, Newfoundland, April 2, 1915, the son of William Benjamin and Agnes (Rose) Burdock. He was predeceased by brothers Philip, Rupert and William and sisters Gladys (in childhood), Eleanor "Nellie" (Cyril) Buffet, Jessie (Ralph) Jensen and twin sister Sarah (Cecil) Simms. He is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Joan (Colbourne), sons, William & Ronald (Margaret Douma), daughter Janis MacGillivray, two grandchildren, Christian MacGillivray and Heidi (Glenn) Hubley, their father, Keith MacGillivray and by many nieces and nephews. He was an honourary life member of the St. John's Masonic Lodge No. 579. George had a long and varied sea career. At a very young age he began fishing on vessels out of Lunenburg. He had a period of ill health in his twenties and spent two years recuperating. Following this, he joined the U.S. Army Transportation Service in Newfoundland during the Second World War and served as Master of the crash boat PT-105 out of St. John's. As the U.S. presence in Newfoundland declined toward the conclusion of hostilities in Europe, and upon completion of his studies for his Foreign-going Certificates, he entered the Canadian Merchant Service. He spent the last months of the War in Asia aboard a ship in Bombay, awaiting the invasion of Japan. For several years after the War, he served in ships trading to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and South America. When Newfoundland joined Canada in 1949, George began his service in the Canadian Coast Guard, being very proud to serve Canada to the best of his ability. He became master of the icebreaker Saurel, based in Charlottetown. From the Saurel he was appointed master of the Sir Humphrey Gilbert and delivered this ship from her builders in Quebec to her base in St. John's. During his service in the Gilbert, he and his crew performed several search and rescue missions. The most harrowing of these was the rescue of the surviving crew of the French freighter Douala, for which he received the commendation and gratitude of the government of France. While the cable-laying icebreaker John Cabot was still under construction, George was appointed her first captain and stood by her completion to deliver her to St. John`s from her builders. During his command, the Cabot and her crew were called upon to repair the Greenland portion of the undersea "Hotline" cable linking Washington and Moscow. In recognition of this service he was awarded the Shield of Freedom by the U.S. Air Defence Command. After a period as master of the icebreaker Labrador, George became master of the John A. MacDonald and then of the Louis S St. Laurent, the flagship of the Canadian Coast Guard. During this time, he escorted the US oil tanker "Manhattan" through the Northwest Passage from the eastern Arctic to Alaska. On George's final arctic voyage before retirement, the "Louis" was called to the aid of the icebreaker Sir John Franklin, which had been damaged by severe ice in the western arctic. Against an advancing winter and the prospect of months frozen in the arctic ice, the Louis succeeded in freeing the Franklin. With ice conditions preventing their return by the usual eastern route, the ship came home to Dartmouth via Vancouver and the Panama Canal, completing a circumnavigation of North America, a fitting conclusion to a distinguished career. George's favourite quotation was "A typical Newfoundlander and proud that I am one..." Truly, he was proud of his heritage. Cremation has taken place. No visitation and no flowers by request. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 23, at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Regency Drive, Dartmouth. A reception will follow in the church vestry. Ashes will be interred in the columbarium at the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax on Saturday, February 24, at 11:00 AM. Gifts in Memoriam may be made to the Missions to Seamen.
BURKE, Rita Margaret (nee) Gearin - Formerly from Shea Heights, NF, passed away suddenly at her home in Kamloops, B.C., April 8, age 78. Predeceased by her parents Patrick & Margaret Gearin, husband Jack, son James and sister Veronica Lewis. Leaving to mourn daughter Joan (Marcel) Vandal, son Jack, daughter Jenette (Leonard) Stesuik, 17 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren. Sisters: Marie Walsh, Margaret Kearsey and friend Charles Hapgood, Madeline (Peter) Dooley, Catherine (Robert) Breen. Brothers William & Kevin (Mary). Special Goddaughter Joan (Yetman) Clarke and a large circle of relatives and friends. If you wish to send sympathy greetings please send to P.O. Box 15, Shea Heights, A0A 1J0.
BURRY, Hubert G. - Passed peacefully away at home on August 17, 2001 of Pool's Cove, formerly of Valleyfield, Bonavista Bay, in his 97th year. Surviving him are his wife of 65 years, Margaret (Williams); son Jack (Myrtle) at St. John's; daughters: Elizabeth (Dave) Talarico, Anten Mills, Ontario, Jocelyn (Keith) Manley, Stratford, Ontario, Jennifer (Doug) Caines, Pool's Cove; daughter-in-law: Laura Burry at Maddox Cove; sister Alma (Bill) Ford at St. John's; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; special friend Maisie Baker, Pool's Cove, a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by son Pat in 1994 and infant daughter Trixie in 1947. Hubert taught school at a number of locations in the province for 41 years, retiring in 1969. He was a Church Lay-reader and together with his wife Margaret was a source of First Aid and Leadership in the isolated communities where they lived. During his time at Fair Island, Bonavista Bay, he attained the Black Preceptory (Loyal Orange Lodge). He took pleasure in outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing and berry-picking, was an avid reader, and in later years he enjoyed bird-watching and visiting with his family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to MacDermott Memorial United Church at Pool's Cove or a charity of ones choice. Funeral to be held Monday, August 20 from MacDermott Memorial, Pool's Cove.
BURT, Madeline C (Neville) - Passed peacefully away at Norwegian Christian Home, Brooklyn, New York, age 98, June 14, 2001. Predeceased by her husband Ralph, June 1985. Leaving to mourn her loving sister Mary Coombes, St. John's, Nfld.; nieces: Joan Neville, Kingston, Mass., Katherine Klimarchuk, Wilmington, Mass., June Irvin (Bill), Merrick, NY; nephews: Edward Neville (Charlotte), Alabama, Robert Neville (Mary), Kingston, Mass., Gerard Neville (Barbara), Gloucester, Ontario, Robert Neville (Jean), St. John`s, Nfld., Brian Neville (Lorraine), Mount Pearl, Nfld., Gerard Neville (Maureen), Staten Island, NY, Jack Neville (Patricia), Ohio; two sisters-in-law: Julia Neville, North Merrick, NY, Henrietta Neville, Staten Island, NY; as well as many relatives and friends in St. John's and New York. Resting at Waldeck Funeral Parlour, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Monday, St. Anslem's R.C. Church, Brooklyn.
BUTLER, Ida Beatrice - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Health Sciences Center on Tuesday, February 6, 2001, Ida Butler (Brown), Foxtrap, formerly of Tack`s Beach, in her 78th year. Predeceased by her husband Cecil. Leaving to mourn with loving memories two sons: Ruben (Deborah), Cecil Jr. (Wanda); two daughters: Margo Bussey (Wayne), Linda Quilty (Danny); nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters: Laura Throwbridge, Betty Cross and Olive Batten; sister-in-law Aunt Tilley Brown; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Friday. Funeral to take place on Friday, February 9, 2001 from All Saints Anglican Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunn`s Hill, Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to All Saints Memorial Fund.
BUTLER, James Hunter - Peacefully after a brief illness on Sunday, August 26, 2001 at Trillium Health Center in Mississauga at the age of 75. Beloved Husband of Ethel (nee Myers). Loving father of Diane Vickers and her husband Bill Meckevech. Dear brother of Lillian Case, Randolph, Betty Butler, Marie Gray and Hughie. He was predeceased by his brother Bill and sisters Grace and Kit. Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Peel Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St., Mississauga from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. Funeral Mass at Sts. Martha and Mary Church, 1870 Burnhamthorpe Rd., Mississauga on Wednesday, August 29, 2001 at 11 o'clock. Interment Assumption Cemetery. If desired remembrances to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
BUTLER, Mary Anne - 79, of Glace Bay, died at home Friday, September 28, 2001. Born at St. John's, NF, she was a daughter of the late Margaret (Croake) and John Butler. She was employed for 37 years as a postal clerk in St. John's main post office. She moved to Glace Bay in 1982. Mary is survived by brother, Jack (Lois), Ottawa, and by members of her chosen family, Cleo (Lokie) Robinson, Peter, Rita and Justin MacInnis, with whom she resided these past six years. She is also survived by nephews, David, Brian, Gerry and Dr. John Spencer, David Butler, Rodney and Billy Boucher; nieces, Patricia and Michelle Butler; special sister-in-law Lisette Butler and special brother-in-law, Bill Boucher. She was predeceased by brothers: Patrick, Bernard, Gerald and Dermotte; sisters: Emma Butler, Kay Spencer and Margaret Boucher. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated October 1 in St. Anthony's Church with Rev. Peter LeBlanc officiating. Burial followed in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to palliative care or the VON.
BUTLER, Mary Bella "Belle" (nee Robson) - 73 years. Saturday evening, August 18th, 2001 at her residence. Beloved wife of Donald Butler of Sudbury. Loving mother of Patricia (husband Tony D'Angelo), Jim (wife Meri-Lyn) and Gerald (wife Kim, predeceased), all of Sudbury, Marvin (wife Linda) of Pickering, Catherine (husband Mike Fournier) of Azilda and Michael (wife Jennifer) of Copper Cliff; Cherished grandmother of Calli (husband Ronald Klen), Meghan, Tara (husband Kevin Lauzon), Matthew, Derek (Paula), Emilie, Chelsea, Brittany, Braedan, Christopher, Amanda (predeceased); great-grandchildren: Alexandra, Aedan and Andrew; dear daughter of James and Bridget Robson, predeceased. Dear sister of Teresa "Terry" (husband Ewald Prass), Sudbury, Elizabeth "Bette" (husband Leo Walsh), James (wife Mary) and Mary (husband Gerard Fleming), all of Newfoundland. Jack, predeceased (wife Doris, Newfoundland); dear sister-in-law of Meta Percy, Newfoundland and Eileen Walters of North Carolina. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Resting at the Jackson & Barnard Funeral Home, 233 Larch St., Sudbury. Funeral Prayers in the R.J. Barnard Chapel Wednesday, August 22nd, 2001 at 11:30 a.m. Cremation at the Parklawn Crematorium. Donations to the VON or Heart & Soul Campaign (Cancer Services) would be appreciated. (Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and after 10 a.m. Wednesday.)
BUTLER, Rosanna - Passed peacefully away in Ontario on Saturday, June 30, 2001 (formerly of Ireland's Eye), age 89 years. Predeceased by husbands: Thomas Watton, 1967, Frederick Butler, 1988; children: Harold Whitfield Watton, Lawrence Watton and Maurice Watton. Leaving to mourn sons: Oliver Watton (Lillian), Reginald Watton (Angela); daughters: Bessie Ivany (Gerald), Marie Corcoran (Hubert), Nellie Marcoux, Ruby Davidge (Bill); daughter-in-law Frances; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews, on Monday and Tuesday 2-4, 7-9:30 p.m. and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Service in All Saints Church Foxtrap, 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, 2001. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunne's Hill, Foxtrap.
BUTT, Arthur Wils - Age 68. Passed away suddenly at his home in Edmonton, Alberta, formerly of Harbour Grace. Survived by wife Rita; two sons; his mother Mrs. Marjorie Butt of Harbour Grace; two brothers: Eric and Bertram; two sisters Elizabeth (Beth) and Ruth. Funeral arrangements later.
BUTT, Ethel - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Friday, July 27, 2001, Ethel Butt (nee Brien) formerly of Carbonear, aged 73 years. Predeceased by her husband Arthur on December 12, 1999 and most recently by her brother Tom Brien on July 26, 2001. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Roger (Patricia) and daughter Cynthia McNeil; beloved grandchildren Melissa and Katelyn Butt, and Matthew and Sean McNeil. Also leaving to mourn her brother Lloyd Brien, sisters Florence Reynolds (William) and Doris Taylor (William); sisters-in-law Mary Brien, Doreen Brien and Jean Pardy; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Monday, July 30, 2001 at 11 a.m. from Wesley United Church with interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
BUTT, William Marmaduke - (Newfoundland and London). Peacefully July 12, 2001 in London. Son of the late William Butt (Harbour Grace) and Daisy Tilley (Elliston). Born 1912. Leaving to mourn wife Nuala; children: Glenn, Vivien and Simon - grandson James.
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