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Extract of Obituaries For Those Who Died
Away from their Original Place of Birth
Names C - F
CALLAN, Shannon Lee - Twenty-four-year-old Shannon Lee Callan, the young man who captivated hearts and inspired our community and many throughout the province during his hard-fought battle with cancer, died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, August 8, 2001 with his wife at his bedside. Shannon was born on February 27, 1977 in St. John's, Newfoundland, the only son of Cal and Josie Callan, and brother to Jackie and Shari. In 1994 the Callans moved their family to Fernie, and by this time, a tall, lean Shannon had developed into an outgoing young man with a unique sense of humour and a love of basketball. While attending Fernie Secondary he met and fell in love with Nicole Gris, and on June 3rd of this year, the high school sweethearts became husband and wife. Shannon loved horses and enjoyed working with and being a part of the Gris family summer business. As coach of the Junior Boys Basketball Team at Fernie Secondary School, he shared terrific sportsmanship and mutual respect with his players. Shannon also loved the company of others and was blessed with a natural storytelling ability that people enjoyed listening to. Despite the diagnosis of cancer he received four years ago, a strong-willed Shannon remained optimistic, vigorously pursuing treatment with Nicole, her family, and the Callans as advocates. The community responded and opened their hearts to Shannon, and he was overwhelmed by their kindness. Shannon embraced life and those he loved. His memory will comfort and sustain the family and friends who loved him in return. Shannon will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by those who survive him: his beautiful wife Nicole Gris-Callan of Hosmer; his parents: Cal and Josie Callan of Hosmer; two sisters: Jackie Jones with her husband Terry and their children Samantha and Kyle of Blaketown, Newfoundland, and Shari Callan of Hosmer; his paternal grandfather, Walter Callan of Long Cove, Newfoundland, and his maternal grandmother, Mary Jones of Bell Island, Newfoundland. Also mourning his passing is Nicole's family who loved and supported Shannon as their own: his father and mother-in-law, Rick and Shari Gris; two sisters-in-law: Tanya and Andrea Gris, and his brother-in-law Shane Gris, all of Hosmer; Nicole's paternal grandparents, Reg and Emma Gris of Sparwood, British Columbia, and her maternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Joan and Ernie Budberg of Creston, British Columbia, as well as many wonderful and supportive friends and caregivers who played such a significant role in Shannon's life. Cremation was held. A Memorial Service celebrating Shannon's life will take place at the Fernie Community Centre on Monday, August 13, 2001 with Mr. Brian Glover of the Good News Congregational Church officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Cal Callan, Rick Gris, Shane Gris, Jason Pinch, Mike Rocca, and Spencer McLean. Words of remembrance will be spoken by Mr. Rick Gris and a memorial video will be presented by Mr. Pat Robertson. Should friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in Shannon's name to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Brain Tumor (Medulloblastoma) Research, 1331-29th St. N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N2, Phone (403) 670-2433. Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.
CAREW, Calvin J. - Retired R.C.A.F. Captain (C.D.). Age 67 years. Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness in Courtney, B.C., on Tuesday, December 4, 2001, Calvin James Carew, elder son of the late Thomas and Annie Carew of St. John's. Leaving to mourn his wife Patricia (nee Flack); his four sons: Chris, Tony (Monica), Michael (Shirley), Paul (Cheryl); and his three grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn are his brothers and sisters: Pat (Flo), Toronto, Tom (Janet), N.S., Bren (Rita), Gerry (Marion), Margaret, Gert, Jose (Kevin Heffernan), Madeline (Bill Heffernan), Charlotte (Brian O'Reilly) and their families; special friend Jack Casey, B.C.; as well as other relatives and friends in Nfld. and B.C. Funeral services to be held on Saturday, December 8, 2001, in Courtney, B.C. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Comax Valley Funeral Home, 1101 Ryan Road, Courtney, B.C.
CARTER, Francis Hugh White (Frank) - 1928 - 2001, of St. John's, Newfoundland. Died peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal on May 11, 2001. Loving husband to Ruby (Boo, nee Pike). Devoted father to John (Debbie) of Marathon, Ontario, Colin (Karen) of Chicago and Jane (Gilbert Battistin) of New York. Proud grandfather to Tessa and Olivia. Step-grandfather to Tara and Crystal. Beloved brother to Mary Adams of St. John's, Newfoundland and Janet Green (Dr. John) of Canton, New York. Predeceased by sisters: Dorothy Maki of Hibbing, Minnesota and Ruby Butt of St. John's. Sadly missed by nieces, nephew and friends, both young and old. Family and friends are invited to a memorial service to be held at Collins Clarke, Funeral Home, 222 Highway 20 (Cartier Exit 49) Pointe Claire, Tuesday, May 15 at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Ste. Anne De Belluve Branch.
CARTER, Henry Baird - (Graduate of McGill University in Electrical Engineering) Peacefully in Ottawa on Friday, Jan. 26, 2001 at the age of 78. Loving husband of Mary (Finn). Dear father of John (Linda) of Halifax, Margaret (Dave) of Toronto and Peter (Catherine) of Markham, Ont. Survived by his grandchildren Robert, Wendy, Terry, Jamie, Pierre and Emma. Dear brother of Owen, Terry and Edith. Friends may call at McEvoy-Shields Funeral Home, 235 Kent St., Ottawa on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday at 11 a.m. followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations to Villa Marconi Nursing Home or the Parkinson's Society of Ottawa would be appreciated.
CARTER, Hugh F. Sr. - In Cambridge, November 11th, Hugh F. Sr. Beloved husband of the late Marie J. (Fitzgerald). Father of Hugh F. Jr. of Georgetown, Julie M. Long of No. Andover, Gregory M. of Arlington, Ellen M. Carter of Derry, NH, Pauline C. Wells of Milton, Ann C. DiMascio of Waltham and the late Mary Carter. Brother of Marguerite Smith of Montana. Also survived by 5 grandchildren: Adam S. Carter, James V. Jr. and Brian P. Long, Samantha M. and Michael P. DiMascio. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 2175 Mass. Avenue, NORTH CAMBRIDGE, Friday at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. John's Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-9 p.m. Parking available at Pemberton Garden Center.
CARVER, Orin Donald - The death occurred at Park West Lodge, Charlottetown, P.E.I. on Wednesday, August 8, 2001 of Orin Donald Carver C.M. of Stratford, P.E.I., age 68. Husband of Jill and father of Gail, Peter, Connie (predeceased), David and Jennifer (Rob) Wells. Grandfather of Abby, Jack and Kate. Resting at MacLean Funeral Home, Charlottetown, P.E.I. from where a private Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Monday. Interment in Sherwood Cemetery. If so desired, memorials to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, Charlottetown, would be appreciated. Visiting hours on Sunday from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. www.macleanfh.com
CHANCEY, Maureen (Nee Anonsen) - Formerly of Harbour Grace passed peacefully away on Thursday, June 7, 2001, in Delta, B.C. Predeceased by her parents, Amund and Mary (Hanrahan) and brothers Baltzer and Ronald. Survived by her brother Erik (Gloria) of Abbotsford, B.C. Leaving to mour five sons: Peter, Bob, Erik, Grant and Blair; two daughters: Paula Jean and Rhonda, also several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by her sister-in-law Carol, and her Anonsen family in St. John's: Anne Marie, Maureen, Charlie, Kay, Billy of Denver, Colorado and Jimmy of Hawaii. Funeral will be held in Delta, B.C.
CHAYTOR, Lawrence - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family, at the Health Sciences Centre, on May 5, 2001, Lawrence Chaytor. Aged 85 years. Formerly of Flay Island, Bonavista Bay. Leaving to mourn, his loving wife of 60 years, Ruth (nee Hallett); sons David (Lorraine) and Garry (Debbie); sister Jane Newell (Vic); grandchildren David, Lisa, John and Terry; great-grandchildren Zachary and Travis; special friends Lance and Meta Ralph; as well as a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday, 10 a.m.-12 noon Tuesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2001 from Church of the Ascension, Mount Pearl, with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Foundation.
CHRISTIAN, Sarah Myrtis (nee Bailey) - Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Center on Sunday, April 22, 2001. Sarah Myrtis Christian (formerly of Goose Cove, T.B.), in her 84th year. Predeceased by her husband William Gilbert Christian, brother Edward and sister Margaret Kean. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Doreen (Dr. Bruce Maloof), Winchester, Mass., USA, Linda (James Quigley), Fredericton, N.B.; one grandson Adam Maloof; two brothers: James, Bonavista and Harry (Jeanette) at Medford, Massachusetts; two sisters-in-law: Marion (Frank Hue), Clarkes Beach and Florrie Bailey, Lethbridge; also a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Monday; and 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Tuesday. Funeral 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2001 from Barrett's Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one`s choice.
CHRISTIANSEN, James - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre, St. John's, Newfoundland, on April 12, 2001, aged 71 years. Born in Guelph, Ontario, but lived on a farm in Cochrane, Ontario, in his youth. He spent most of his life in his native Ontario, but lived in his "adoptive home" in St. John's, for the past 15 years. James was a musician who was well known in the St. John's area for his musical performances. He tremendously enjoyed entertaining people and bringing laughter to people's lives. He will be sadly missed by his sisters: Carla, Kapuskasing, Ontario, Margaret, Illinois; brothers: Eric and Robert, Ontario, and Chris in Florida. Also leaving with fond memories, staff of the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre and many friends he made since coming to Newfoundland. A memorial service will be held at the chapel, 1 North, Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre on May 1, 2001, at 2:00 p.m. and in Ontario at a later date.
CLARKE, Robert A. - Of Maple Ridge, B.C., (son of Angus Clarke) who died tragically in Maple Ridge, B.C. Tuesday, April 10, 2001. Mr. Clarke was 40 years old. He leaves to mourn: Father: Angus Clarke, St. John's, Nfld. Siblings: Agnes (Ron) Abbott, Sparwood, B.C., Edward Clarke, St. George's Island, Florida, U.S.A., Bernadette (Charles) Vokey, Spaniard's Bay, Nfld., Walter (Karen) Clarke, Roaches Line, Nfld., Josephine Clarke (Laura-Lee), Carbonear, Nfld., Augustus Clarke, Carbonear, Nfld., Douglas Clarke, Harbour Grace, Nfld., Richard (Roy) Clarke, Carbonear, Nfld., Anne-Marie Clarke, Toronto, Ontario, Francis (Frank) Clarke, Carbonear, Nfld. Special great aunt: Bridget Bonner (Lee), Carbonear, Nfld. Predeceased family: Mother: Bridget Clarke; brothers: Michael and Thomas Clarke; sister: Mary Bridget Clarke. The Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 23, 2001 at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Carbonear, Nfld. followed by the inurnment at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Carbonear, Nfld. at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted, or donations may be made in his memory to the Robert A. Clarke Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Slade's Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear, Nfld.
CLARKSON, Rita Mary (Barrett) - Passed peacefully away at St. Joseph's Hospital, London, Ontario on Wednesday, September 26th, 2001, Rita Mary Clarkson (Barrett), in her 76th year. Mom now joins her beloved husband Jack (1992) and son Michael (1995) with God. Loving mother of Bob and Mary (Swift), London, Gary and Nancy (Driscoll), Collingwood, Ontario. Devoted Nanna to Lucas, James and Elizabeth. Predeceased by her mother Catherine, father James and brother George Barrett. Dear sister of Jim (Carmen) Barrett, Mike (Rose) Barrett, Marina (Tom) Phillips, Margaret (Merv) Fry, Bea Gilday and Jean (Reg) Chafe. Rita will be missed by her many nieces, nephews and cousins in Ontario, Newfoundland and Maine, USA. Her compassion, warmth and humour will be missed by her many good friends, neighbours and extended family. Rita touched many lives and leaves us all enriched. Visitors will be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William St., London, Ont. (519-432-7136) where the Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Victoria Order of Nurses, 200-1151 Florence St., London, Ontario.
CLEARY, Eileen (Arlie Murphy) - Passed peacefully away on November 22, 2001 at the University of Washington Medical Centre, age 65 years. Predeceased by parents Mike & Rita (Hall) Murphy. Leaving to mourn her husband of 43 years Michael Cleary; sons Gerard (Kim); Timothy (Kim); daughter Kathy Jean Schammerhorn (Rod), all of Auburn, Washington; five cherished grandchildren: Kevin Cleary, Justin & Erin Cleary and Rachel & Sarah Schammerhorn. Also leaving to mourn one brother John (Carmel) Murphy, St. John's, NF and two sisters: Marie (Roy) Janes of Aylesford, NS and Paula (Frank) Buck of Mt. Pearl, NF. Funeral Mass took place November 26th at Holy Family Catholic Church, Auburn, Washington. May Arlie's soul and all the souls of the faithfully departed rest in peace.
CLOUSTON, Beulah May - Passed away at Bronson Place, The Glebe Centre, on Monday, September 03, 2001, Beulah May (nee Decker), age 99 years, of Ship Cove, Cape Onion, NF, St. John's, NF and Ottawa, ON. Loving mother of Penelope Deering, her husband Richard and two grandchildren: Katie and Jonathan; nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her five brothers of Ship Cove; and her husband John Knox Clouston of St. John's. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday and 10 a.m. to 12 noon Friday. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, September 07, 2001 at 3:00 p.m. from St. Andrew's Church with interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Glebe Centre Inc., 950 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5G6.
COISH, Jean (nee Tilley) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Sunday, March 11th, 2001, in her 83rd year (formerly of Kelligrews). Predeceased by her parents Effie and William Tilley and brother Ronald, also her husband Weldon. Leaving to mourn sons: Clarence, Ronald (Barbara), Gary (Betty), Roger (Stella), Keith, Randy, Dennis (Judy), Dale (Kim); daughters: Marjorie, Brenda, Elizabeth, Valerie (Dave Evans); seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters: Dora Tilley, Margaret (Bob Ebsary), Marion (Verna Morgan), Flora (Michael Burke); brother Rex (Gerline); and a very large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Service to take place on Wednesday, March 14, 2001 at 11 a.m. from St. Michael and All Angels Church. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to St. Michael's Church or a charity of one's choice.
COLE, Nathaniel - Nathaniel (Nat) Cole, 71, died December 12, 2001 in hospital following a brief illness. Born and raised in Victoria, Newfoundland, he was the youngest of seven children of the late Nathaniel and Harriet (Foste) Cole. After graduation from Victoria High School in 1948, he worked for the United States Air Force in Goose Bay Labrador, prior to studying Engineering at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland. While at Memorial, he was a member of the Canadian Officers Training Corps, and upon his discharge in 1953 he held the rank of Lieutenant. Mr. Cole embarked on a career with Household Finance Corporation in 1954, progressing to Vice President and Director of Real Estate. After retirement from HFC in 1980, he was Vice President of Real Estate for Sobeys Store Limited and Zellers Inc. before starting his own business, N.W. Cole & Associates Real Estate. In 1955 he married Christine Penney of Carbonear, Newfoundland. Three sons, Winston, David and Stephen all received his constant guidance and attention. He was a devoted husband, exemplary father and doting grandfather to his six grandchildren. Nat was active in his church, and was always especially proud of his loving wife's abilities as a church organist and choir director. He was an avid hockey and baseball fan, and enjoyed badminton, bowling and golf. Known for his generosity of spirit and love of a good story, he was blessed with many friends in church, business and community circles throughout Atlantic Canada. He is survived by his wife, children, daughters-in-law (Ruth, Michele, & Elizabeth), grandchildren (Emma, William, Jillian, Nathan, Jenette & John), two sisters Alvina (Calgary) and Elizabeth (Oakville), as well as numerous sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Cole has been cremated and will be laid to rest in the Cole family cemetery in Victoria, Newfoundland, at a later date. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2001 at United Memorial Church, 5375 Kaye Street, Halifax, Revs. Sandra Cox & Ivan Gregan officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Heart Foundation or United Memorial Church.
COLLINS, Beryl (Ivany) - Passed away August 26, 2001, at Prince George, B.C. Predeceased by mother and father, Beatrice and Seth Ivany and brother Walter. Leaving to mourn husband William (Bill); two daughters: Donna Rowe (Ron) and Maureen Emmelot (Wes) at Prince George; two sons: Frank (Joan) Quispamsis, N.B., and Terry (Marge, Kamloops, B.C.; and eight grandchildren. Also one brother Ross Ivany (Geneva), Mount Pearl; six sisters-in-law: Flora Ivany, Nanaimo, B.C., Marie Ryan (Jack), Margaret Warr (Harold), Bernadette Collins, Noreen Russell (Fred), Elaine Metcalfe (Ford) and brother-in-law John Collins (Effie), all in Newfoundland. Funeral took place at Prince George August 30. Donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
COLLINS, Marianne - Passed away, at the age of 96 years, Marianne Collins, a resident of Shady Lane, Drakes Island Wells, Maine, formerly of Seminole, Florida, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2001, at the Kennebunk Nursing and Rehab Center in Kennebunk, Maine, after a long illness. Mrs. Collins was born in Newfoundland, a daughter of the late Rev. Edwin and Annie Angel Moore. She was a former nursery school and remedial reading teacher, having studied at Columbia University. She did most of her teaching in the Seminole area in Florida, where she lived most of her adult life. She loved to garden and paint. She loved her church and outreach missionary work. She was predeceased by her husband Zed Collins, who died in 1990. She is survived by her four sisters, Edith Sautter and Helen Nesky, both of Drakes Island Wells, Maine, Judy Sicard of Birmingham, England, and Mildred Fearn of St. John's, Newfoundland, and many nieces and nephews and many great-grand nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2001, at the Bibber Memorial Chapel, 111 Chapel Road, Wells, Maine. Interment will be in Ocean View Cemetery, Wells, Maine. Arrangements by the Bibber Memorial Chapel.
COLLINS, Ruby (nee Barnes) - Passed away peacefully on Friday, September 14, 2001 at Surrey Memorial Hospital at the age of 45 years, following a courageous battle with cancer. Ruby was a loving mother, sister, daughter and friend to all who knew her. She will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her daughter Dawn & son-in-law Jason; brothers Al, Keith and Bob; sisters Dawn, Wanda, Ferne, Shelley, Sandy, Sonya and Judy; mother-in-law & father-in-law, Mary and Bob Collins; her cat Sweetie-pie; nieces and nephews; other relatives and close friends. A memorial service will be held at Fraser Heights Funeral Home, 14835 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC. In memory of Ruby, contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
COLLINS, Wallace Edmund, B. Sc. B. Eng. - of Hare Bay, age 36 years. Passed suddenly away on November 30, 2000 at his home in Waterloo, Ontario where he was residing at the time. His father Clayton predeceased him in 1979. Left to mourn are his wife Mary; son Chesley; daughter Terri; mother Betty; brother Jed (Corinne); three sisters: Coreen (Ford), Maureen (Mike), Debbie (Glen); four nephews: Clayton, Brendan, Mitchell, Cody; four nieces: Beth, Megan, Katie & Brianna; also father-in-law Dominic Kelly; mother-in-law Alice Kelly; and brother-in-law David Kelly. You will never truly part from us because love lives on and on and your memory will always be cherished in our hearts.
CONIBEAR, Roy - Passed away suddenly at his home in Ottawa, Ontario, on Sunday, February 25, 2001, at age 71. Beloved husband of Mildred (Dawe), formerly of St. John's. Beloved father of Elizabeth, Oregon, U.S.A., Ann Nicholson (John), Ottawa, Ontario, Mary, Vancouver, B.C. Brother of Doreen, Kathleen, Pauline, Dot, Derek, Janet, Marion, Linda and Rae. Brother-in-law of David and Edna Dawe, Paradise, Marcella and David Osmond, Victoria, B.C. and Tony Kettle, Corner Brook; and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his much loved son David, daughter Susan, brother Cecil and sister-in-law Lillian Kettle. Funeral Services will be privately held in Ottawa. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Roy may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to The Salvation Army, Ottawa Citadel, Building Fund. Roy was much loved by his many friends and family and will be remembered as a kind, conscientious and caring friend and colleague, always ready to help others, especially those in search of their family history.
CONSTANTINE, Linus Joseph - 70 of Torbrook, NS died May 6, 2001 at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton, NS. Born in St. John's, he was the son of the late Henry & Elizabeth (MacDonald) Constantine, 47 Merrymeeting Road, St. John's. He joined the RCAF in 1949 & served with the Korean Airlift. He served the RCAF & CAF for 27 years. He was a member of VPI, Argus Masonic Lodge #133, #107 Valley Wing of RCAFA and the K of C. After retirement, he worked at the Detox Unit, Miller Hospital, Kentville, NS for 12 years. He was predeceased by his 1st wife of 43 years, the former Carol Ableman and daughter Patricia. Surviving are his 2nd wife the former Betty Gould; daughters: Catherine (Darrell) Bezanson, Lake Echo, NS; Christine Foley, Fort MacMurray, AB; Theresa (Stephen) Smith, Port George, NS; sons: Michael, Kamloops, BC; William (Donna), Petawawa, Ont; John, Torbrook, NS; stepson Rick (Dawn) Bushell, Torbrook, NS; stepdaughter Debra (Barry) Scott, Halifax, NS; 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and 4 step-grandchildren. Funeral services were held May 9th at the Warren T Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Fr. Gerald Saulnier & Rev. Bill MacLeod officiating. Burial was in St Lawrence Cemetery, Kingston, NS. Donations to Nictaux Volunteer Fire Department First Responders, Canadian Cancer Society or NS Lung Association.
COOK, Carrie I. - Passed away peacefully at Richmond Hospital in Richmond, B.C., on June 8, 2001 after a long and courageous struggle with cancer. She will be greatly missed by her children: Rob (Lesley), Jennifer (Alex), and Trevor; her three grandchildren: Joshua, Garrett and Sam; mother Millie Moyst; brothers and sisters: Jack (Karen), Tom, Betty (Doug), Beverly (Robert), and Heather; and a large circle of relatives and friends too numerous to mention. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
COOMBS, Barbara - Age 51. Daughter of Evelyn and the late Herbert Coombs of Walsh's Square, St. John's. Passed away Sunday, September 2, 2001 after a courageous battle with cancer. Barb was dearly loved and will be missed by all her family and friends. Funeral take place in Ontario. Donations in her memory may be made to the Cancer Society.
COOPER, William Henry (Bill) - 66, of Lower Sackville, passed away March 11, 2001 at home. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Sidney and Mary (Snow) Cooper. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 25 years and then served in the Canadian Coast Guard until 1978. He was then employed with Eaton's of Halifax, following upon which he entered into the Corps of Commissionaires at the Bedford Magazine Hill. Surviving are his wife, Marjorie (Marge) Vincent; two daughters, Virginia "Ginny", husband Ronald Hodder of Middle Sackville; Victoria "Vicki" Cooper, Lower Sackville and her partner Chris Smith; three sons, William "Chris" and his wife Faye, Middle Musquodoboit; Mike Benjamin Cooper and wife, Lynne; "Brian" Derrick, partner, Dale Weldon, of London, Ontario; brothers, Allan and wife Patsy; David, all of St. John's, Newfoundland; half-brothers, Darrell and Tony Cooper, of St. John's, Newfoundland; four sisters, Isabel (Stephen) Meiczinger, of New Jersey; and Hannah Cruz of Washington; Hilda (Jerry) Howell, Eastern Passage; Elizabeth (John) Robbins, St. John's, Newfoundland; five grandchildren, Rebecca and Billy Hodder, Stephanie Cooper, Ryan and Alanna Cooper. He is also survived by his dog Ben and his cat Tabby. Predeceased by brother Benjamin; sister Phyllis Louise Cooper. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in the Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Funeral service Wednesday, 11 a.m. St. Francis by the Lake Anglican Church, First Lake Drive, Rev. Mark Kingsbury officiating. Private family burial in Fernwood Cemetery. Donations to Palliative Care and VON Nursing. Family flowers only. Donations to Palliative Care of the VG Hospital, or VON Halifax. Special thanks to Ruby MacDonald at Palliative Care and Rose Marie of the VON as well xmany thanks for the love and support of our family and friends.
CORBETT, Cornelius "Con" - (Veteran of the Newfoundland Merchant Marines and member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #112 Whitby). Con in his 83rd year died peacefully after a lengthy illness surrounded by his family on March 9th, 2001. Devoted father of Mary and her husband Doug Norton, Betty and her husband John VanGinkel, Pat and her husband Steve St. Amand and son Joe Corbett. Loving Grandfather of Jeffrey, Craig, Stephen, Joanna, Matthew, Jennifer and Matthew. Caring Brother of Camille and Dominic. Con will be sadly missed by all his nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. West, Oshawa (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, March 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial to be held at St. John's the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church (903 Giffard St., Whitby) on Wednesday, March 14th at 10:00 A.M. Memorial Donations to the C.N.I.B. would be appreciated by the family.
CORBETT, Leo Joseph - Passed peacefully away in Kingston, Ontario, after a short, but courageous battle with cancer, Leo Joseph Corbett, formerly of Clarke's Beach. Predeceased by his parents Brendan and Bridget Corbett. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his devoted wife Barbara of 40 years; daughter Rose (husband Ken); sons: Jim (wife Chris) and John; as well as five precious grandchildren; one brother Val (wife Marg), Cupids Crossing; three sisters: Ruth Delaney (husband John), Clarke's Beach, Geraldine Hawco (husband Bernard), Chapel's Cove and Sr. Phyllis Corbett, R.S.M., St. Joseph's Convent; also many friends and colleagues in the Engineering Department of the Royal Military College, Kingston from where he recently retired. Mass of Christian burial to take place at St. Mary's Cathedral, Kingston. Remains resting at Tompkin's Funeral Home. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Kingston, Ontario.
CORRIGAN, David Edward - After a long illness, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of David E. Corrigan, in his 43rd year. He was employed for the past 13 years as the Catering Manager of Katz's Deli. He was at peace and with his family at his side on September 11, 2001 in Sunnybrook Hospital. Beloved husband of Sheila (Toronto), loving son of Phyllis (St. John's) and loving brother of Donna Cole (Vancouver), sister-in-law Edwena (St. John's); brother-in-law Thomas (Toronto) and buddies Greg and Baz Whelan. He will be sadly missed and remembered by aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. A Celebration of David's life was held today, September 13, 2001, at The Governor General's Horse Guards, Dennison Armoury, Toronto. In lieu of flowers, a donation to your favorite charity would be appreciated.
COSTELLO, Michael J. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Sunday, October 14, 2001, formerly of Avondale, in the presence of his loving family, Michael J. Costello, age 80 years. Former instructor at the College of Trades and Technology. Predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Agnes Costello, and his sisters, Pauline Redmond and Catherine Thomey. Leaving to mourn his wife and best friend of 44 years, Esther (nee Hutchings); two daughters: Brenda James (Keith), St. John's, and Deanne, St. Anthony; two sons: Gerard (Bonita), Corner Brook, and David, Toronto; four loving grandchildren: Melissa, Michael, Allison and Mark James; two sisters: Anne Doyle (William), Avondale, and Genevieve Lambe, St. John's; two brothers: Daniel, Toronto, and Thomas (Kay), Avondale; very special niece, Irene Barry, St. John's; brother-in-law James Thomey, Avondale; sisters-in-law: Catherine Brennan, Margaret Joyce and Sister Agnes Hutchings, PBVM, all of St. John's; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting hours 12 noon - 10 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral Mass on Thursday, October 18, 2001, at 9:45 a.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MaterCare International or the Right to Life Association.
COSTIGAN, Dick - Passed away suddenly on November 13th, at Mississauga, Ont., Dick Costigan, formerly of Bell Island, aged 70 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Evelyn; his sons: Patrick, John, Robert, Paul; and two daughters: Shirley and Joanne; also his only sister Kay Allan; as well as eight grandchildren. Funeral to take place in Mississauga from Scott's Funeral Home, 420 Dundas St. East at 11:00 a.m. Saturday. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
COWAN, Myrtle Edna (nee Harrison) - Dearest wife to the late George Cowan. Beloved mother to Patricia (Nfld.) and Douglas (Pennsylvania), and cherished grandmother to Alexander (Nfld.), Christopher and Michelle (Brampton). Left to mourn are many relatives and friends. Friends were received at Scott Funeral Home, 289 Main St. North, Brampton (905-451-1100) on March 17, 2001. Donations to World Vision, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice. Memorial Service will be held March 18, 2001 at 2 p.m. at the above address.
COX, LEA - MORGAN, Sylvia- Passed away at Surrey, England on November 10, 2001, Sylvia Lea-Morgan. Predeceased by her husband John in 1996. Left with fond and loving memories, her sister Pamela Rolling of Surrey, England; two nieces; one nephew and three grand-nephews; a wide circle of other relatives and friends in England. Also many friends in St. John's, where she lived and taught music for many years.
CRAMM, Marcus - October 15, 1929 -July 5, 2001. Former employee of Gaden's Ltd., Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Waterfront Place, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Passed away peacefully on July 5, 2001 at the QEII Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia, in the presence of his family at the age of 71. Left to mourn are his loving wife and companion of 49 years and 7 months, Verna (Foster); children: Garry (Worneta), Deer Lake, Newfoundland, Valerie (Wayne Barrington), St. John's, Newfoundland, Pamela (Wayne Park), Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and Terry (Frances Lavers), Corner Brook, Newfoundland; and grandchildren: Bradley, Steven, Elizabeth, Reid and Tyler; also, sister Phyllis Snow (Ern), Bay Roberts, Newfoundland; brother Gerald (Marg), Calgary, Alberta; brother-in-law Jack (Edna) Foster; sister-in-law Sylvia (Max) Laite and sister-in-law Clara Foster; and a large circle of family and friends. Marcus was predeceased by brothers: Douglas (1994) and Ralph (1966); sister Ida (1935) and infant brother Harold. Cremation has taken place in Halifax and according to his wishes returned to his birthplace at Heart's Content, Newfoundland. Memorial service to be held in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2001, Rev. Jonathan Eayrs officiating. A service of remembrance will also be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, Corner Brook, Newfoundland, on Sunday, August 12, 2001 at 4 p.m. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Paraplegic Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
CROUCH, S. J. Father Paul M. - At the Montserrat Retreat House in Lake Dallas, Texas on Tuesday 23, January 2001, in his 51st year and in his 26th year of his religious life. Fr. Crouch was born in 1950 in Strathroy, Ontario and entered the Society of Jesus in 1975. He was the son of the late Paul McNeil and Bernice Fulton who lives in Strathroy. Upon completion of the Novitiate at Guelph and studies in Detroit and Regis College in Toronto he was ordained to priesthood in 1983. He was assigned to St. Paul's High School in Winnipeg, Manitoba from 1984 to 1991. During those early years of ministry as a teacher at the school, Paul discovered his great love for the education of youth apostolate. In 1993 he was named Principal of the Gonzaga High School in Newfoundland. From 1995 to 1999 he was assigned to the Province Treasurer. In January of 1999 he was assigned to St. Paul's High School as the Director of the high school. For the remainder of his life he worked in the school he loved and in the city that had become his second home. Paul leaves to mourn his passing, his Jesuit Brothers, his mother Bernice Crouch, his sister Mary Crouch, both of Strathroy, Ontario and his brother Tom Crouch of New Hamburg, Ontario. There will be a Memorial Mass for Father Crouch on Wednesday, January 31, 3:45 p.m. at St. Pius X Church (Smithville Crescent) in St. John's.
CRUMMEY, DOULL - Died at Carbonear, March 16, 2001, James Alexander Doull, philosopher and scholar. Formerly a Nova Scotian, Professor Emeritus of Classics at Dalhousie and sometime visitor at Memorial University, he married Prof. Floy E. Andrews of Clarke's Beach and for the past twenty years has made this Province his home. Left to celebrate his life are his loving wife, daughters Rev. Jane Doull of Saskatchewan and Patricia Andrews of Alberta, son Cpl. Gregory Andrews of CFB Greenwood, one grandson, a brother and sister in Halifax, intimates Lin and Marion Jackson of Portugal Cove, and a large circle of fond friends and grateful former students in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and worldwide. Funeral services at New Ross N.S., March 22, 2001. He lived his whole life in awe of Divinity, an awe he inspired in many others, and he died in complete Christian confidence in God's grace.
CURRAN, Carmel Mary (nee Walsh) - Passed peacefully away after a short illness at Milton, Ont., on Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, Carmel Mary Curran (nee Walsh), age 59 years, formerly of St. John's. Predeceased by her mother, Josephine Walsh (nee Hart), father Leo Walsh, sister Louise Martin, and brother Alex Walsh. Leaving to mourn their sad loss are her husband Jim; children Tracey (Scott Smyth), Jamie, Sean, Tanyia, and Suzanne; grandchildren Sarah and Ben; father-in-law James Curran, all of Mississauga, Ont.; sister Thelma (Don Boone), Bedford N.S.; brothers John (Patricia), Basil (Margaret), Desmond (Bernice), Victor (Bonnie), and Richard, all of St. John's; as well as numerous relatives and friends. Resting at Lee's Funeral Home, Mississauga, Ont. Funeral will take place on Monday, Jan. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John of the Cross Church followed by interment at Streetsville Cemetery, Mississauga. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
DALEY, John Joseph - Passed suddenly away at his residence in Sudbury, Ontario, on Tuesday, April 17, 2001, John Joseph Daley, aged 57 years, formerly of Mall Bay, S.M.B. John recently retired from INCO Mines after 35 years of dedicated service, (pre-deceased by his wife, Rose-Mary; parents: Maurice and Edna Daley, and brother, Thomas) He is loved and sadly missed by step-daughter, Shelley and her children; sisters: Anne (Ron Denine) and Agatha (Walter Cochrane), brothers: Charlie (Theresa) and Harry, and sister-in-law Toni, and many other relatives and friends, especially his co-workers at INCO. Special thanks to life-long friend Kenneth Power of Sudbury for his kindness and friendship to John. Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 21, 2001 at Sudbury, Ontario. Memorial Service to be held at a later date at Holy Family Church, Mall Bay.
DAVIS, MRS. ISABEL L. - Mrs. Isabel Lundrigan Davis, age 85, wife of the late John Thomas Davis of 501 Holly Creek Drive, Anderson, SC, died Saturday, December 16, 2000 at NHC HealthCare of Anderson, SC. Born in Witless Bay, Newfoundland, Canada on July 31, 1915, Mrs. Davis was the daughter of the late Patrick J. Lundrigan and the late Mary Lundrigan Aylward. She was retired from the New York City Board of Education and a life-long member of St. Jerome Catholic Church in Brooklyn, NY. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Anderson, SC. She is survived by one son, John J. Davis of Anderson and two grandchildren, Amy Davis and Ashley Davis of the home. She was preceded in death by seven brothers, William, Jerome, Joseph, Cyril, David, Charles and Alphonse Lundrigan and two sisters, Mary Gibbons and Ester Lundrigan. Services will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2000 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father James Dubrouillet officiating. Interment will follow in Long Island National Cemetery, Long Island, NY. The body is at The McDougald Funeral Home where a rosary will be held in the Chapel at 7:00 PM on Tuesday and the family will receive friends until 9:00 PM. The family is at the residence, 501 Holly Creek Drive, Anderson, SC. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest that memorials be made to the American Lung Association, Piedmont Branch, 300 E. Coffee Street, Greenville, SC 29601. The McDougald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
DAWE, Olive Florence - 93, of New Minas, NS passed away March 17, 2001 in the Wolfville Nursing Home, Wolfville, NS. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary Ann (Taylor) Field. She graduated from Memorial University, Newfoundland (Class of 25) and went on to Dalhousie University, Halifax where she graduated in 1929. She taught school in Buchans, Newfoundland for many years and she was a former District Commissioner of The Girl Guides Of Canada in Newfoundland. She was a member of the St. James Anglican Church, Kentville. She is survived by her husband, William A. Wolfville; a niece, Norma Elliott, Ottawa. She was predeceased by sisters, Ruby, May, Trixie and Lorna. A funeral service was held 2 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2001 from the H. C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Reverend Father John Scott officiating. Cremation followed. Memorial donations may be made to the St. James Anglican Church, Kentville.
DAWE, William Albert - 92, of New Minas, Kings co. passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2001 in Wolfville Nursing Home, Wolfville, NS. Born in Port De Grave, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Albert and Elizabeth (Morgan) Dawe. He worked as an office manager with Asarco in Buchans, Newfoundland for 40 years. In 1976 he and his wife moved to New Minas and spent their winter months in Florida. He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Ken-Wo Golf and Country Club, New Minas; the Gyro Club, and the St. James Anglican Church, Kentville. He is survived by nieces: Lorraine MacLaughlin and Florence Pippy, both of St. John's; Jean Boyd, Brantford, Ont.; Norma Elliott, Ottawa, Ont.; nephew Reg Elford, Bedford. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Olive Field; brother Harold; sisters: Winnie and Ella. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2001 both in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Father John Scott officiating. Interment in the Anglican Church Cemetery, Port De Grave, Nfld. at a later date. Memorial donations to the St. James Anglican Church, Kentville.
DAWSON, Geraldine (nee Quigley) - A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Pius X Church for Geraldine Dawson, who died December 5, 2000 at Victoria General Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
DAWSON, John Joseph Sr. - Passed peacefully away at home on Saturday, March 24, 2001 surrounded by his family at Fermeuse, formerly of St. John's. Age 81 years. Predeceased by his infant daughter, Mary Elizabeth, in 1947 and his parents, Thomas and Ann Dawson. Left to mourn, his wife, Gertrude (Lawlor) of 60 years and their children: Gerald (Patricia), Moncton, John (Monica), Ferryland, Bernice, St. John's, Victor (Brenda), St. John's, Hubert (Sheliagh), Toronto, Jeanette (Len), North Delta, B.C., Barbara (Bill), Drummondville, Quebec, Bill, Toronto, Patricia (Den), Foxtrap, Joan (Wendell), Glovertown, Thomas (Vera), Labrador City, Ann (Keiran), Paradise, Gregory (Lee), St. John's, Stan (Rita), Paradise, Ron (Janet), Halifax; also 30 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by his brothers and sisters: Fred (Hilda), Gander, Bill (Irene), St. John's, Ron (Alice), St. John's, Margaret (Clyde), St. John's, Loretta (Joe), Florida, Rita, St. John's, Mona (Mike), Topsail; and many other relatives and friends. Remains are resting at Fahey's Funeral Home, Fermeuse. Visitation Sunday 2-10 p.m., Monday 2-10 p.m. and Tuesday 8-10 a.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11 a.m. from St. Charles Borromeo Church, Fermeuse. Interment at the RC Cemetery, Fermeuse. Family will be receiving friends at the Fermeuse Parish Hall following interment. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the dialysis unit, Waterford Hospital, Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's.
DAY (HALLETT), Eda Alice (nee Baker) - It is with much sadness that Eda's family announces her peaceful passing, in her 88th year, at Grove Park Home in Barrie on Friday, June 22, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Richard Day (1999); loving and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Tom and Joan, Edward and Sharron, Ellen and Stewart, the late Madge and Albert, Roberta and the late Bruce, and Delores and Jim. The memory of her warm smile, laughter and loving ways will also be treasured by her 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and their families. Eda was a hard-working, kind, loving and much-loved lady. Her proudest accomplishment was her family and they will always remember her, for she was the heart and soul of her family. Predeceased by her sister Myrtle in Newfoundland, she will be sadly missed by her surviving sister Belle, family and friends there as well. Words cannot adequately express our gratitude and appreciation to the exceptional staff at Grove Park Home where Eda received excellent care and kind attention for four and a half years. In her memory, we respectfully request donations to Grove Park Home, 234 Cook Street, Barrie, Ontario, L4X 4H5. Resting at Rod Abrams Funeral Home, Tottenham, Ontario (905)936-3477, on Sunday, June 24th from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel 11 a.m. Monday, June 25th followed by cremation.
DECKER, Edgar A. - Peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday, May 16th, 2001 with his loving wife, Barbara (nee Frost), of 48 years at his bedside. Survived by his brothers: Roy (Ida), St. John`s, Nfld., Gilbert (Violet), St. Anthony, Nfld.; and his sister Stella (Ben Mills), also of St. John's. Predeceased by brothers: Ralph (Ida), Maxwell (Mildred), Eldon; and by his sister Laura (Don Richards); and his sister-in-law Nina Decker (wife of Roy). Also predeceased by his parents Abel and Naomi (nee Pynn). He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and close friends. Edgar served overseas five and a half years with the Royal Navy. He received many medals including "The Oak Leaf" for bravery and a citation from King George VI. After the war he attended navigation school and earned a "Master's Ticket". He sailed the Great Lakes for a few years and then worked for Ontario Hydro from 1953 until his retirement in 1972. His family will receive friends at the MORSE & SON CHAPEL OF THE MORGAN FUNERAL HOMES, 5917 Main Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 o'clock. Cremation will follow.
DeJONG, Mariska - April 3rd, 1967 - June 28th, 2001. Passed away at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Leduc, Alberta after a courageous battle with leukemia, Mariska DeJong, formerly of St. John's, NF. Leaving to mourn her mother Margaret (Dodd), father Louis, special friend Neil Adams, a large number of relatives and friends. Funeral Service was held on the 30th of June 2001 at St. Michael's Parish, Leduc.
DINN, Lillian Elizabeth - Of Sherring Street, Cambridge, on Monday, January 8, 2001, at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in her 82nd year. Lillian Summers, beloved wife of John Dinn. Dear mother of Michael, Mary DeBrusk and her husband David, Patricia Taylor and her husband Keith, all of Kitchener, and Elizabeth Wood and her husband John of Cambridge. Lovingly remembered by eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Survived by two brothers Walter and Ron, both of St. John's and two sisters Josephine Struck of Cambridge and Betty Tobin of St. John's. Predeceased by her parents William and Elizabeth Summers, two brothers and five sisters. Mrs. Dinn was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and has resided in Cambridge since 1946. She was a retired caterer, a member of St. Clement's R.C. Church and the C.W.L. The parish Rosary was recited at the funeral home on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Clement's R.C. Church on Wednesday, January 10, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. Interment followed in Park Lawn Cemetery, Cambridge. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 14 Irvin Street, Suite 1, Kitchener N2H 1K8 would be gratefully appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the BARTHEL FUNERAL HOME, Cambridge 653-3251.
DiNICOLA, Helen (nee Merner) - Passed away at her home in California on February 5, 2001, Helen DiNicola in her 69th year. Predeceased by her husband Carmen, May 1999 and her parents Agnes and Patrick Merner. Lovingly remembered by her daughters: Debbie, Denise, Deanna and Devone and son Dr. David DiNicola; sons-in-law Mark, Greg and Rudy; daughter-in-law Corina and nine grandchildren, all of California; sisters: Fran Dearin, Dorothy Kenny, Agnes Merner; brothers Dennis and wife Bobbi Merner and George Merner; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Interment Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California.
DINSMORE, Edward Wellington "Ted" - (Retired Journalist and Photographer with the Toronto Star, Veteran of WWII Royal Canadian Navy, lifelong passionate sailor and member of the Oakville Yacht Squadron). Peacefully on Wednesday, January 24, 2001 surrounded by family at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Ted in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Theresa (nee Madden). Dear father of Maureen Bell and her husband Gary, Sean and his wife Deb, Kevin and his wife Karen, Kelly and her husband Nikolas Klemarow, Pat and his wife Pam, Denis and his wife Erica, Tracey Galloway and her husband Conrad. Loving Papa of Timothy, Patrick, Chelsea, Brendan, Evan, Liam, Mackenzie, Kiera, Kate and Kennedy. Brother of Bill and his wife Evelyn, and the late Frances Malmsten. Son of the late Edward Jackson Dinsmore and Isabel Maybee. Will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, family and friends in Canada, Ireland and the British Virgin Islands. Funeral mass took place at St. James Parish, Oakville, Ontario on Monday, January 29th. Cremation. May you have a safe and pleasant journey with fair winds.
DIXON, Walter D. - R.C.M.P. Staff Sergeant - Retired. Reg. #18921. Peacefully Wednesday, May 9, 2001 at home in Ottawa, after a courageous battle against cancer. Beloved husband of Ann (nee Hierlihy). Wonderful father to Joy (Steve Kerr), Peter (Martine), Eleanor (Michel Cote), David (Linda) and Janice. Much adored "Poppy" of Patrick, Nicolas, Michelle and Liam. Brother of John (deceased), Doreen (Len), Carole (Bill) and Raymond (Pat). Walter lived in Amherst, N.S. before joining the R.C.M.P. and served 37 years in Newfoundland & Labrador, and Ottawa. His caring nature deeply touched all who knew him. Donations in his memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share fond memories at the Kerr residence between 1 and 5 p.m. on Monday, May 14.
DLUGOSCH, Georg J. - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on Thursday, February 8, 2001, Georg J. Dlugosch in his 88th year. Predeceased by his wife Hanna on January 12, 2001. Leaving to mourn daughter Hannelore (Prem) Anand; son Gunter (Glenys); grandchildren: Christopher (Marjorie), Mark, Celia, Krista (Dave) and Karl; great-grandchildren: Mira and Konrad Anand and many friends and relatives in Germany. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m., Monday, February 12th, 2001 from St. Patrick's Mercy Home. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. St. John's.
DLUGOSCH, Hanna - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Friday, January 12th, 2001. Leaving to mourn husband Georg at St. Patrick's Mercy Home; son Gunter (Glenys) and daughter Hannelore (Prem) Anand; grandchildren: Christopher (Marjorie), Marx, Celia, Krista (Dave) and Karl; great-grandchildren: Mira and Konran Anand and many friends and relatives in Germany. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Barrett's Funeral Home, St. John's.
DOUCETTE, Dolores (nee Dinn) - Peacefully in the presence of her family on Sunday, March 18, 2001, at the William Osler Health Centre (Peel Memorial Hospital), Brampton, Ontario, Dolores, in her 69th years, loving mother of Theresa and her husband Tom Dowling of Hamilton and Steve and his wife Sheila of Acton. Cherished grandmother of Kevin and Joshua. Dear sister of Frank, Patrick and Mike. Predeceased by her brothers Francis, John, William and Peter and by her sisters Theresa, Mary and Catherine. Friends will be received at the J. S. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Road, Georgetown, Ontario (905-877-3631) on Tuesday, from 3:00 - 5:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Georgetown, on Wednesday, March 21, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Georgetown. In memory contributions to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.
DOULL, James Alexander - Died at Carbonear, March 16, 2001, James Alexander Doull, philosopher and scholar. A Nova Scotian, Professor Emeritus of Classics at Dalhousie and sometime visitor at Memorial University, he married Prof. Floy E. Andrews of Clarke's Beach and for the past twenty years has made this Province his home. Left to celebrate his life are his loving wife, daughters Rev. Jane Doull of Saskatchewan and Patricia Andrews of Alberta, son Cpl. Gregory Andrews and wife Tracy of CFB Greenwood, one grandson Nathan, brother John M. and sister Mary Doull of Halifax, intimates Lin and Marion Jackson of Portugal Cove, and a large circle of fond friends and grateful former students in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and worldwide. Funeral services at New Ross N.S., 11 a.m. March 22, 2001.
DOVE, Phyllis Wavey - Passed suddenly away at her home in St. John's on Sunday, July 1st, 2001 Wavey Dove, formerly of Wabush. Age 41 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, husband Bill, St. John's; three daughters: Shannon, Kyla and Robyn and grandson Joshua, all of Harbour Mille; parents: Albert and Delphine Jacobs, Hants Harbour; two brothers: Max, St. John's, Albert Jr. (friend Deanne Downey), St. John's; two sisters: Juanita, Joy (Lorne Joliffe), Old Perlican; mother and father-in-law: Leslie and Ethel Dove; brothers and sisters-in-law; also a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Funeral Service to take place on Tuesday, July 3rd at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army, Winterton. Interment in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Hants Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
DRISCOLL, Walter - Passed peacefully away at Windsor, Ontario on December 12, 2001 at 83 years of age. Leaving to mourn daughter Helen and husband Dan Green of Harbour Grace, NF. Grandfather of Heather and husband Chad Dooley, Danny and wife Karen Green, Paul and wife Suelynn Green, John and wife Angie Green; great-grandfather of Michael and Leslie Dooley, Danny, Samantha, Peter, Kevin and Jack Green. Loving brother of William and Mary Driscoll of New Melbourne, NF. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Ailene (Doan); parents, James and Mary Driscoll; sisters: Doris Rowe, Sadie Knapman; and brothers: Harold, Bob, Victor, Jack and Edward. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Association or the War Amps of Canada, would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 2-5, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday 10 a.m. at Families First Funeral Home & Chapel (1-800-510-9887), 2670 Dougall Ave., Windsor, Ontario. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Windsor, Ontario. You may send your online condolences at www.familiesfirst.net
DUGGAN /McCARTHY, Mary - Passed peacefully away at her home in Grand Falls on Wednesday 27 December 2000, Mary Jo (Duggan) McCarthy, formerly of Grates Cove, T.B. Predeceased by her husband Philip and her daughter Marion; her parents, three sisters and three brothers. Leaving to celebrate her life, her children: Margaret, Edward, James, Madonna, Alma, Paul and Debbie; eleven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and many relatives and friends. May her gentle soul forever rest in peace
DUNPHY, Donna L. (Pires) - Died tragically on June 3, 2001. Leaving to mourn daughters: Meaghon and Hannah; mother Fern Pires; sisters: Sandra Sarcinha and her family; also sister Margaret Pires, as well as other relatives and friends. Donna lived in Rhode Island prior to moving to Labrador and Newfoundland in 1975 where she had settled with her daughters. Donna was an inspirational teacher at St. Peter's School where she was well loved by her students, their families and staff, she will be greatly missed. Visitation will be at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Wednesday, June 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Edward's Church, Kelligrews, Thursday, June 7 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hannah Dunphy Trust Fund, c/o The Royal Bank, P.O. Box 220, Kelligrews, Nfld. A0A 2T0.
DUNPHY, Leonard Gordon - Passed away suddenly at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Halifax, on Sunday, February 18, 2001, Leonard Dunphy, formerly of Holyrood and Monkstown, aged 53 years. Predeceased by his brother Patrick and sister Susan Cox. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his daughters Trudy and Tracy, son Terry, beloved grandchildren Gregory, Shyanna, Sydney, Emily and Patrick. Also leaving to mourn are his parents John and Effie Dunphy, brothers Maxwell (Sylvia), Wayne (Betty), Ross (Juanita) and Craig (Cathy); sisters Irene Frampton (Melvin) and Cynthia Cuff (Guy), nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Funeral Service to take place on Tuesday, February 20, 2001, at 10:00 a.m. from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, St. John's with interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Monkstown.
DWYER, James "Jim" Joseph - Passed away peacefully at home in Cambridge, surrounded by family, on October 25, 2001, in his 62nd year. Jim will be remembered by his warm smile, inviting character, and gentle touch. He will be greatly missed by friends and family in Cambridge, Newfoundland and British Columbia. Jim leaves behind his beloved wife, Kay; son, Ronald and his wife Christine Dwyer of Bright, Ontario; daughter, Natalie Cox and her husband Jeffrey of Cambridge; loving Grandfather of Tyler and Shannon Dwyer and David-James Cox; brothers, Kevin and his wife Mary of Newfoundland, Brenden and his wife Marie of British Columbia, Paul and his wife Cathy of Newfoundland, David and his wife Jeannie, of Newfoundland; sisters, Vera Hynes and her husband Kevin of Newfoundland, Kay Auiler of Cambridge. Jim will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, especially Alisa Walsh of British Columbia. Predeceased by his parents James Dwyer and Alice Fleming; two brothers, Ron, Frank and two sisters, Theresa Stapleton and Edna Sack. Survived by his step-mother Mary Dwyer; step-brother, Ken MacDonald and step-sister, Bobbie Corbett and her husband Steve, all of Newfoundland. Mr. Dwyer was born in Kelligrews, Nfld., and moved to Cambridge 30 years ago. He was employed with Timberjack in Woodstock, retiring in 1999 and was a member of St. Clements RC Church. The family received friends at the Barthel Funeral Home in Cambridge, Friday, October 26, 2001. As expressions of sympathy, donations given to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated by the family.
EARLE, Myrtle - Passed peacefully away at St. Joseph's Hospital in Toronto, on Thursday, March 8th, MYRTLE EARLE, age 82 years. Leaving to mourn her husband Eric in Toronto; sons and daughters: Leonard (Carmel), Dianne (John) Tessier and Sylvia (David) Buck in St. John's, Eric Jr. (Anne), Robert, Roy (Diane), James and Cindy (Doug) Parliament in Toronto. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
ECKE, Robert Skidmore, M.D. - Eliot, Maine. Dr. Robert Skidmore Ecke of Eliot, Maine passed away Saturday, May 19, 2001 at HCA Regional Hospital, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire after a short illness. For a number of years before World War II, "Dr. Hackie", as he was know, served on the medical staff of Notre Dame Memorial Hospital in Twillingate. For a brief time after World War II, her served as Medical Director at that hospital. His experiences in and around Twillingate are recounted in his recent book, Snowshoe & Lancet. Born in Brooklyn, New York, November 22, 1909, he was the son of the late Albert Ecke and Grace (Dekker) Ecke. He was educated in New York City public schools and in 1931 graduated from Bowdoin College, receiving an A.B. degree Cum Laude in German, Chemistry and Biology. At college he also was a member of the varsity football team and president of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. In 1935, he received his M.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University and following that was a surgical intern with the Baltimore City Hospitals in 1936 and a research fellow with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1937. During World War II, he served in the United States Army in the Medical Corps. Most of his service was in the European Theatre where he was decorated for meritorious service in connection with his work for the Typhus Commission. This work took him to a number of countries in southern Europe and Africa during the latter stages of the war. During the last six months of the War, he served with partisan forces in Yugoslavia. He pioneered typhus control in that country. Immediately after WWII, while still in the Army, Dr. Ecke served as a consultant to SHAEF and subsequently was honorably discharged as a Lieutenant Colonel. After a brief service as Medical Director for Notre Dame Memorial Hospital, he took on special projects with the CIA. Dr. Ecke worked for the CIA until 1964. His official comment on this portion of his career was always "No Comment". He then engaged himself in medical research until 1969. From 1969 through 1979, Dr. Ecke was in the private practice of medicine in Hartsdale, New York. In 1979 he "retired" and moved to Eliot, Maine. Upon retirement, Dr. Ecke maintained an extensive correspondence and authored a considerable body of poetry. He was a Board Member and then President of the Visiting Nurse Service of Saco, Maine. He was a member of the Eliot Historical Society, the Friends of the William Fogg Library, the Great Works Regional Land Trust in South Berwick, Main and the Society for the Preservation of New Hampshire Forests. He was a Proprietor of the Portsmouth Atheneum. He served on the Eliot Zoning Board of Appeals and he was a member of the First Congregational Church of Eliot. Additionally, he was active in many other groups and societies in the region and throughout the country. He was predeceased by his long-time friend and companion Robert W. Olson who died in 1996. He is survived by a nephew, Benjamin Van Dekker; a niece, Jan Dekker; as well as several cousins and many good friends. He was also predeceased by his sister, Kathryn Ecke and his brother, Albert Dekker who was a well-known actor in film and on Broadway. A memorial service shall be held at 2:00 p.m. on June 23, 2001 at the First Congregational Church in Eliot, Main. Donations in the memory of Dr. Ecke may be made to the Salvation Army, the Society for the Preservation of New Hampshire Forests and the Visiting Nurse Service of Saco, Maine.
EVANS, Helen Jean (Noftall) - Suddenly at University Hospital, London, surrounded by her family on Saturday, February 10, 2001, Helen Jean (Noftall) Evans, 54 years old of Sarnia. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, November 8, 1946. Cherished wife of 25 years of Kenneth Edward "Ted" Evans. Loving mother of Michael Evans and Kim. Proud new and much loved grandmother "Nanny" Hailey. Sister of Tom and Mabel Noftall, Donna and Rennie Sullivan, Wayne and Loretta Noftall, Shirley and Ron Smith, and daughter of Fred Noftall, all of Newfoundland. Daughter-in-law of Jennie and Lloyd Aldridge (Sarnia) and Donelda Evans (Florida). Sister-in-law of Vera Mootrey, Pat Noftall, Ken and Carol Scott (Sarnia). Special aunt of John and Peggy Noftall, Cheri and Rod Coady (Sarnia); Lee and Mary-Jo Noftall (London); Corey and Darlene Noftall, Curtis Smith, Corena Smith, Lynette and Doug Manning, David Noftall and Michelle, Tanya, Dawn and Renee Sullivan (all of Newfoundland), David and Kelly Mootrey (Corunna), Joanne and Tom Ladanchuk, Terry and Leah Mootrey, Jessica and Billy Scott (Sarnia). Great-Aunt of Terry, Tyler, Chase, Samantha, Ryan, Chrissy, Robert, Kevin, Cassandra, Jesse, Ryan, Kelsey and Damon. Will also be sadly missed by her special best friend Lynn Downie. Predeceased by her mother, Marion Noftall, her brother, Lloyd Noftall and father-in-law Ken Evans. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2001 at 11:30 a.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line (Golden Mile) Sarnia. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, on Tuesday afternoon from 2 to 4 and evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Sympathy through donations to the Canadian Diabetic Association or the Sarnia Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.
EVANS, Mary Eliza - 82 years of age, of Gables Lodge, Amherst, formerly of 11 Fletcher Drive, Amherst, passed away at the Lodge on Tuesday, August 14, 2001. Born in Grates Cove, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary (Hodder) Benson. She had worked as a seamstress for the American Air Force Base & White Clothing Co. in St. John's, Nfld. and Murphy Pants Factory & Playtex Co. in Amherst. She was a member of Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church. She is survived by her husband George; a daughter Sandra Serwa (husband Donald), Calgary; sons: Harry (wife Karon), Fredericton and Jack (wife Angie), Toronto; a sister Stella Pearson, Daytona Beach, Florida; a half-sister Irene Hunt (husband Jack), St. John's, Nfld; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a son Joseph and two brothers: Joseph and Wesley. Her remains are resting at Furlong's Funeral Home in Amherst on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Her funeral service will be held at Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church on Sunday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Charlene Maguire officiating. Burial will take place in the Amherst Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church or to the charity of your choice.
FAHEY, Shirley Edna - Passed peacefully away, surrounded by her family and friends, at Souris Hospital, Tuesday, July 24th, 2001, Shirley Edna Fahey, in her 52nd year, of Souris and formerly of Bellevue, NF. Beloved wife of the late Patrick Fahey. Leaving to mourn six sons and two daughters: Philip (Tanya), Fortune, Edward (Karen), St. John's, NF, Dominic (Gladys), Patrick, Michael, Christopher, Sarah (Ashley), who all reside in Souris, PE, Elaine (Gary), Bellevue, NF. Survived by mother Phoebe Temple, Long Cove, NF; also a special friend Hilbert Enslow of Souris, PE; three sisters: Ellen and Anne (Thomas) of Bellevue, NF, Evelyn (Winston), Norman's Cove, NF; six brothers: Frank, Ottawa, Gerald (Wendy), Montreal, Felix (Cheryl), Bradford, ON, Ed (Karen), Petty Harbour, NF, Tom (Doreen) and Michael (Gloria), Bellevue, NF. Also leaving to mourn eight grandchildren, a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Resting at the Dingwell Funeral Home, Souris. Funeral to be held Friday morning at St. Mary's Church, Souris.
FEARN, Susan - Halifax, died September 13, 2001. Ms. Fearn was born in St. John's, Nfld., a daughter of Mildred (Moore) and the late Basil Fearn. Besides her mother, surviving are her sisters: Janet, Auroville, India; Judy, Guelph, Ont.; Cathie, St. John's, Nfld. In compliance with Ms. Fearn's wishes, her remains have been cremated and at the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation or funeral/memorial service. For those who may wish to do so, a memorial donation in Ms. Fearn's memory to one`s own charity of choice would be appreciated. Ms. Fearn's charity of choice was the Metro Food Bank Society.
FEIST, Rita - Died Monday, August 13, 2001, at the age of 76, in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Rita Wells was born October 6, 1924, the daughter of Alfred and Annie (Hiscock) Wells, in St. John's, Newfoundland, where she attended school. She served in the Canadian Women's Army Corps from August 21, 1943 to January 21, 1946. She married Casper Feist on November 24, 1945 in Grand Forks where they lived. She worked in food services at the University of North Dakota. Casper Feist Sr. died on December 31, 1992. She is survived by a son, Casper Jr. (Carolyn), Grand Forks; daughters: Gloria Feist, Grand Forks and Gail Theilman, St. Michael, Minnesota; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers: Herbert and Alfred, both of St. John's; and sisters: Geneva Bowering, Topsail and Mildred Parry, Prince Edward Island. She is preceded in death by an infant son; a son-in-law, Ed Thielman; a sister Elizabeth; and a brother Samuel.
FINNEY, George T. - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on Tuesday, October 16th, 2001 George T. Finney, aged 88 years. Predeceased by his wife Agnes and son Lawrence; brothers: Jim, Tom and Joe; and sisters: Margaret and Josie. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughter Jean and son-in-law Terry Crawley; sisters-in-law: Katie, Marie, Nora and their families in England; the Crawley Family; special friends: Daphne, Lily, Gwen, Bill, John, Mr. & Mrs. Gamble, Mrs. Snow, Lester and Roena. Special thanks to Nursing, Pastoral Care and Administrative staff of 3 South St. Patrick's Mercy Home. Cremation has already taken place. Mass at St. Patrick's Mercy Home at 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 19th, 2001. Remains to be interred with those of his wife and son, in England, at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the St. Patrick's Mercy Home Garden Fund.
FIORE, Patricia Marie (nee Fitzgerald) - Passed away in January, 2001 after a brief illness, Patricia Marie Fiore, of Verona, New Jersey, formerly of St. John's, NF. Predeceased by husband Michael. Leaving to mourn with loving memories daughter Diane Fricano and husband Michael; son Michael Fiore and companion Mary Hellhake; mother-in-law Mrs. Margaret Fiore, all of US; sisters Mary Williams (Phonse), St. John's, NF, Joan Welsh (Tom), Idaho, US and Jeanette Meyer (Ernest), Oak Harbour, Washington, US; numerous nieces and nephews in Newfoundland and the US, especially niece Debbie (Spurgeon) Seminerio and husband Charles of Verona, New Jersey, who showered their beloved Aunt Pat with tender loving care in the last months of her life. Burial took place following funeral mass at Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church in Verona, New Jersey.
FITZGERALD, Anastasia M. (Anna) - Wife of McLaren (Larry) Fitzgerald, passed away on January 12, 2001 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born at Burin, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Michael and Christina (Drake) O'Reilly. She graduated from St. Clare's Nursing Hospital in 1964. She will be missed by her many friends and her colleagues at the Loch Lomond Villa where she was a Registered Nurse for several years. She was a member of St. Joachim's Church. She enjoyed gardening and international travel. Besides her husband, she is survived by her sons Jeffrey and his wife Sylvie and their son Jude of Saint John, Derek and his wife Sherry and their son Evan of Saint John; her sister Regina and her husband Angus Crocker of Marystown, Nfld.; her brother-in-law Eugene Fitzgerald of St. John's, Nfld.; and several nieces and nephews. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (506-634-7424), Saint John, NB. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 15, 2001 from St. Joachim's Church. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery. Remembrances made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
FITZPATRICK, Anne (Hayes) - Passed away suddenly at Amherst, NS, on April 19. Predeceased by husband William. Leaving to mourn 7 daughters: Joan, Geraldine, Donna, Georgina, Sharon, Whilhelmina and Deanne; 5 sisters: Helen, Bride, Marie, Beth and Kathleen; brother William; 2 brothers-in-law: Donald and Andrew (Beth); 1 sister-in-law Mary Turner.
FITZPATRICK, William - Passed peacefully away in Amherst, Nova Scotia on February 9, 2001, William Fitzpatrick, formerly of Great Paradise, P.B. and Freshwater, P.B. Leaving his wife Anne (Hayes); seven daughters: Joan, Geraldine, Donna, Georgina, Sharon, Whilhemina and Deanne; his brothers: Donald, Florida, Andrew (Beth), St. John's; and his sister Mary Turner, St. John's.
FLEMING, Angus - (Retired CBC employee). Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, June 8, 2001, Angus Francis Fleming in his 65th year, of Holyrood, formerly of St. John's. Leaving to mourn with fond and special memories are his wife Rosie; sister Margaret (Madge) Steele; brothers Douglas, Gerard (Mary Genevieve); mother-in-law Rose Kennedy; sisters-in-law Mary Margaret Fleming, Shirley Fleming, Stella Rose; brothers-in-law Kevin Kennedy, Wilfred Kennedy (Margaret), Donnie Kennedy; numerous nieces, nephews and special friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, 84 LeMarchant Road on Saturday from 12 noon-10 p.m., and on Sunday from 11 a.m.-10 p.m., and then resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood, on Monday from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral will take place on Tuesday, June 12, 2001 following 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. Flowers gratefully accepted.
FORSEY, Harvey - Native of Grand Bank, Newfoundland, age 70, passed peacefully away in the early hours of Sunday, April 8, 2000 at Uxbridge, Ontario, after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by his father and mother, John and Eliza Forsey (Bungay). Leaving to mourn his wife Janie (Chalk); three children: Glen, Ruth (Geoff Gibson) and Lisa (Tyrill Allin); his four grandchildren: Daniel and Amanda Finney, Courtney Gibson and Skyler Allin; his two sisters: Edith (White) and Hannah (Gerry Leahy); and a wide circle of other family and friends. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, April 10, 2001 in Uxbridge, Ontario. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
FRENCH, Adrian Charles James - Died suddenly in Miramachi City West (Newcastle) NB three days before his 56th. birthday, formerly of Bell Island, Nfld. Left to celebrate his life are his wife Trenda (Dutcher), Miramachi City, daughter Tena (Gerald) Mayo, Halifax, N.S.; brothers: Harry (Florence), Portugal Cove, Neville (Joan), Miramachi City; Gordon, St. John's; sisters: Marie (Cecil) Crane and Helen (Bruce), Broomfield, Cambridge, Ont. and Tena (Bob) Brown, Pasadena, Nfld., Eleanor (Boyd) Brown, Gander, Hazel (Bill) Goffe, Carbonear and Margaret, Bell Island. Father-in-law Arnold Dutcher, Miramachi City and other relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Jack and Gertrude French and mother-in-law Vera. Cremation was his wish. Private interment.
FRENCH, Irene May - Died on Tuesday, February 13, 2001, Irene May French. Born in Pouch Cove on October 07, 1907. Daughter of Agnes and Nathaniel Williams. Widow of William Edward French. Loved and mourned by her daughters: Nancy Marshall Garner, Betty Moore (David), Carol Smith (Clifford) and Judy Facey. Loving grandmother of Bill, Geoffrey, Robert and Harry Marshall, Jane Francois, Heather and John Moore, Peter and David Smith, Andrew and Matthew Facey. Great-grandmother of Amelia, Jeremy, Kate, Christopher, Kylie and Tanner, Rachelle, Charlotte, Elsa, Sheldon and Catherine. Survived by brother Clement (Elizabeth) and sisters: Madeline Barnes (Harry), Edith Clarke and Lillian Hudson. Funeral arrangements by Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, where friends may visit on Wednesday, February 14, 2001 from 10 to 12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist on Thursday, February 15, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wesley Radio - VOWR.
FULFORD, Florence - Peacefully at Emmanuel House on Sunday, January 14, 2001, in her 49th year. Loving mother of Jennifer Jesseau. Beloved daughter of Leona and step-daughter of William Jarvis. Dear sister of Bernice, Theresa (Gerald), Trina (Corey), Bernadette (Stanley), Donatus (Iris), Raymond (Kathleen), Donald (Quinn) and David. Will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her father William; son Jonathan; brothers: Kevin, Dennis, Carl and Donald Gerard; and sister Marion. Fondly remembered by her special friends Colette, Vicki, Susan, Fran, Maryann, Ellen, Eddy, Ziggy and Ursula. Family will receive friends at the CRESMOUNT FUNERAL HOME, 322 Fennell Avenue East, on Monday from 7-9 p.m. For funeral information please call Cresmount at (905)387-2111.
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