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Extract of Obituaries For Those Who Died
Away from their Original Place of Birth
Names L - O
Laing, Otto - Passed away on November 12, 2001 at
Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, following a tragic accident in Terrace Bay, Ontario.
He was born in Norris
Point, NFLD. on May 20, 1944. He will be sadly missed by his wife
and best friend of 32 years, Shirley. Wonderful father of Tony (Lynn) of
Penticton, B.C., Bonnie (Wade) of Corner Brook, NFLD., Tina (Guy) of Dartmouth,
NS, Corey (Patricia) of Victoria, B.C., Neil (Cathy) of Toronto. Very special
Poppy to Bradley, Robyn, Ryan, Vanessa, Courtney, Natalie, Kelsey, Bailey,
Douglas and Eiryn. Survived by his sister Doris (Richard) of Norris Point,
NFLD., his brother Fred (Kathy) of Harrington, Quebec and many nieces and
nephews. Otto will be sadly missed by his mother-in-law, Irene Stoyles, his
sisters-in-law Helen Delaney, Frances (George) Pitts, Eleanor (Kevin) King,
Rita Proulx, brothers-in-law Ambrose (Madonna) Stoyles, John (Karen) Stoyles.
Cremation has taken place. Mr. Laing's family will receive relatives and
friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo,
for memorial visitation on Saturday, November 17, 2001 from 2 p.m. until
time of memorial service in the chapel of the funeral home at 3 p.m. with
Rev. Ross Gill officiating. Following the service, friends and relatives
are invited to the Reception Room of the funeral home for a time of fellowship.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to CNIB and may be arranged
by calling the funeral home at (519) 745-8445 or at www.edwardrgood.com
LAMOTHE, Josephine (nee Yetman) - Passed peacefully away at Northern Lights Hospital, Ft. McMurray, Alberta on Wednesday,
July 25, 2001, after a valiant eleven month battle with cancer, age 45 years. Josie was predeceased by her parents Leo and Imelda Yetman and her brothers Matthew and Leo Jr. of St. Mary's. Left broken-hearted to mourn with cherished memories of a wonderful, loving and generous woman are: loving husband Yves, precious son Steven (age 7 years); brothers Hugh (Elizabeth), St. Mary's, Edmund (Hilda), Trepassey, Karl, Edmonton, and special brother Edgar (Caregivers Greg and Joanne Taylor) St. John's; sisters Annette (Keith) Mooney, Ferryland, and Anastasia (Gus) Pike, Goose Bay; father-in-law Lionel (Lise) Lamothe and brother-in-law Sylvan of Quebec and sister-in-law Josée Lamothe, Ottawa; seven nieces, four nephews and numerous relatives and friends in Newfoundland and Alberta. Josie will be especially missed by her devoted and ever vigilant friends Brenda Clarke, Sherry Lowdon and very special cousin Aubrey Yetman in Ft. McMurray. Resting at Robert Anderson's Funeral Home, Ft. McMurray. Funeral services from St. John's Church. Cremation to follow.
LaROQUE, Fred Arthur "Art" - Born September 2, 1949, in Kentville, passed away at home, in Kentville, November
7, 2001, after a prolonged battle with numerous health problems. Art was a son of the late Joseph Paul and Dorothy Ellen (Riley) LaRoque. Art leaves to mourn his wife of 30 years, the former Patricia Finney; mother-in-law and second mother, Annie Finney; sister-in-law and friend, Elizabeth Croft and her husband, Jerome and their children, Deanne and Aaron; brother-in-law and friend, John Finney; other in-laws too numerous to mention; sister, Vala Hall and her husband, Clar and their daughter, Christina; special friends of long-standing, Neil and Linda Oliver, Sherry and Cal Prior, Sandra and Paul Monahan, Joy and Oliver Wellon, Dr. Martin Hogan as well as new friends, Ronnie Gates and Dale Coffill and many kind neighbors. Art will also be sadly missed by his companion of seven years, Vickie, his dog. Funeral service was held 10 a.m. Monday, November 12, in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Rev. Dr. Freeman Fenerty officiating. Burial took place in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Donations in memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
LEA, Arthur Ewart - Of High River, Alberta, passed away on February
2001, after a brief illness, at the Rockyview Hospital, Calgary,
at the age of 75 years. He is survived by his wife Norma Lea (nee Carter)
of High River; his daughters: Jane (Rick) Bigelow, Edmonton and Katherine
(Ole) Graversen, Calgary; and grandchildren: Erik and Soren. A Funeral Service
will be held at St. Benedict's Anglican Church, High River, AB on Saturday,
March 3rd at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Flowers are welcome
or if desired, memorial tributes may be made to the High River Happy Trails,
c/o the Town of High River, 129 - 3rd Ave. S.W., High River, AB, T1V 1R9.
Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home Ltd., High River, AB (403-652-2222).
LeCLAIR, Frederick Harold (Hal) - Passed peacefully away at The Health Sciences Center on Sunday,
April 29, 2001, Frederick Harold LeClair of St. John's, formerly of Selkirk, Manitoba, in his 76th year. Predeceased by his parents Kristine Laura and Frederick LeClair of Selkirk, Manitoba; his mother-in-law Jessie Tilley and father-in-law David J. Tilley; brothers-in-law: David Tilley Jr. and Theodore (Ted) Barnes. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his devoted wife of 54 years, Joan; brothers: Robert LeClair (Doreen), Selkirk, Manitoba; sisters: Lauretta Allen (Ted), Freelton, Ontario and Leona Christiansen, Selkirk, Manitoba. Also leaving to mourn sisters-in-law: Florence Gillingham (Jack) and Daphne Barnes; brother-in-law Bruce Tilley (Elizabeth), all of St. John's; and a large number of dear nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, cousins and friends in St. John's, Selkirk, Winnipeg, Freelton, Parry Sound, Toronto, Ottawa, Edmonton and Sylvan Lake. He will be sadly missed by his comrades of The Waterford Hospital Lions Club of which he was the Charter President. Hal was a member of the R.C.A.F. and was stationed in Torbay, NF and has been a long time member of The Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 56 and a member of The Senior Citizens Bowling League. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Wednesday, May 2, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. from The Carnell Memorial Chapel with cremation to follow. Interment will take place on Thursday, May 3, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. in The Field of Honour, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
LeMOINE, Alma Amelia (Brown) - Passed peacefully away at her home at Kenny's Park Apts. January
15, 2001. Alma was born in Woody Point, Bonne Bay, Newfoundland, March 13, 1913, one of eleven children of Joseph and Harriet Brown. Her departure from Bonne Bay to Corner Brook in 1929 was as a teacher, with a certificate in Primary, Preliminary and Intermediate. She worked in Corner Brook until 1932 and met Arthur LeMoine, was married in Grand Falls in 1936 and settled there. Had one son Allan who owns LeMoine's School of Hair Design in St. John's. Alma moved to St. John's in 1986 to be with her son and his wife Verna. Alma had a very long and active life in many auxiliaries and Lodges in Central Newfoundland. She was District Deputy in the Rebecca Lodge and different offices in the Grand Lodge. She was District Deputy for the Grand Lodge and the Royal Purple; President of the Cancer Society in Grand Falls; Member of the Red Cross for many years. She was the first president of the Hospital Auxiliary in Grand Falls in 1963; A member of the M.C.P. Board and a member of the Rural Development Board. She also worked in her son's salon in Grand Falls. Alma was a great knitter for over 83 years, designing a special gunners mit for the soldiers during the wars. The pattern was sent to other knitters in Newfoundland and England. For the many who have had the privilege of wearing her designs, she will be surely missed. Alma was a member of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in St. John's. She was a good person, and loved by her family. Leaving to mourn, her son Allan, wife Verna, three grandchildren and husbands: Lisa and Dennis Rideout, Ontario, Stephanie and Andy Ingram, Ontario, Heidi and Lee Riggs in British Columbia; three great-grandchildren: Katlyn, Samantha and Lily; her sister May in Grand Falls and sister Frances in Stephenville. Her husband predeceased her 20 years ago. Having won the fight with cancer for 55 years, she lived a relatively healthy and happy life and will be sadly missed by friends and family, especially the wonderful and kind people at the Kenny's Park Apartments. She is resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd., Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Service will take place 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 2001 from Caul`s Chapel. Flowers or donations in her memory may be made to the Cancer Society of Newfoundland.
LIND, Helen E. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Monday,
May 14, 2001, Helen E. Lind, age 86 years. Predeceased by her husband Charles. She is survived by her children: Mark Lind (Marion), Surrey, B.C.; daughters: Iris (Max Powell), St. John's, Debbie Winecup, Quesnell, B.C., Taffy (Garth Mercer), Salmon Arm, B.C., Cynthia (Ron Jesmer), Port Moody, B.C.; thirteen grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; brothers: Peter Yard, Toronto, Mike Yard, Abbottsford, B.C., Bill Yaremchuk, New Zealand; she will also be missed by her many friends in Surrey, B.C. and St. John's, NF. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2001 at the Kingdom Hall, 168 MacDonald Drive, St. John's. A memorial service will also be held in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Nordel Congregation, Surrey, B.C. on Friday, May 18, 2001. Arrangements entrusted to Barrett's Funeral Home.
LONO, Simon Joseph - Aged 81 years. Born in Montreal, August 28, 1919, passed away March
8, 2001, at the Health Sciences Centre. Leaving to mourn his wife of 53 years, Yolande G. Lono; four sons: Norman (Sara Nall), New York; Gordon (Patricia Doyle), St. John's; Simon N., St. John's; Marc (Nicky Shea), Georgetown, ON; and four grandchildren: Bianca Lono, Vance Lono, Simon M. Lono and Diana Lono; brothers: Celestino, Aldo and Armand; sister Violet; and a wide circle of friends and business associates. Predeceased by sisters Carmel and Linda, and brothers Fritz and Richard. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Funeral service from St. Pius X Church, 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 12. Interment to follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his name to the Kidney Foundation.
MACBAY, - LANE, Stella (nee Morris) -Passed away at McMaster Medical Centre, Hamilton, Ontario on January
6, 2001. Beloved wife of William Lane Sr.; dear mother of Fred (Elizabeth), Ken (Daphne) of St. John's, Robert (Sharon) of Caledonia, Ontario; loving grandmother of Helene (Garry), Linda (Michael), Ken Jr. (Vanessa), Cully (Patrick), Cary; great-grandmother of Kyle; sister of Norman (Bess), St. John's, Hilda Lewis (Albert) of Corner Brook, Sam (Rose) of Ottawa, Ontario. A private cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Stella's life was held at Centenary United Church, Hamilton, Ontario on January 10, 2001. In lieu of flowers donations to O.M.S., Orphan Feeding Project, 46739, Box 10, Burlington, Ontario, L7R 3Y3.
MACDONALD, Cpl. Donald J.V., R.C.M.P. - The death occurred at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin on Tuesday,
February 20, 2001 of Little Bay, Nfld. and formerly of Maple Hill, P.E.I., in his 53rd. year. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (nee Budgell) and dear father to Heather and Glen. Donald will be fondly remembered but sadly missed by his brothers and sisters: Gerard (Valerie), Barbara (Frank) Brazil, Kermit, Mary J. (Paul) and Gallant, all of Maple Hill, John (Roberta) of Toronto, ON. and his numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Clarence and Mary (McAskill) MacDonald and his brother Ronald of Maple Hill. Resting at Hoskins Funeral Home, Grand Falls-Windsor, Nfld. Full RCMP Regimental funeral was held on Friday, February 23 from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Grand Falls-Windsor. Interment has taken place in the Interfaith Cemetery, Grand Falls-Windsor. If so desired memorials may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MACDONALD, Eric Keith (MWO) - 48, Of Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully July
13, 2001 after a brief fight with cancer at the Stadacona Hospital.
Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, son of Ruby (Moors) MacDonald of St. John's,
Newfoundland and the late Archibald Watson MacDonald. He was an Ammo Tech
Safety Officer in the Bedford Ammunition Depot. Surviving are his wife, the
former Geraldine (Gerri) Gilbert; a daughter, Kimberly-Anne, New Brunswick;
a brother, Gary MacDonald of Grand Falls, Newfoundland; a sister, Judith
Burton, of St. John's, Newfoundland. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 pm Sunday, in the
Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, where funeral service will be
held 2 p.m. Monday, Padre James F. Russell officiating. Cremation to follow.
Burial at a later date. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society
or Canadian Blood Service.
MacDougall Ellen Maude - 88, of 58 Dacre Street, Sydney, passed away Saturday,
Aug. 7, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born at Avondale, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Martin and Anastasia (Moore) Costello. She was a member of St. Anthony Daniel Parish, Sydney, and was also a member of the parish CWL. Maude loved her gardening and all her neighbours appreciated her efforts. She is survived by daughter, Catherine A., at home; son, Michael J. (Helena), Mabou; three grandchildren, Suzanne (Mrs. J.P. Sawler), Mabou, Deanne, at home in Mabou and Joel of Ottawa. She is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Ainslie and Jacob. Predeceased by her husband Rod in 1989; two sisters, Mary and Ann and by two brothers, Leo and Michael. The late Mrs. MacDougall had visitation at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel on Sunday, Aug. 8, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. and resumes on Monday at 12 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 9, 1999, in St. Anthony Daniel Church with Rev. N. MacPhee officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
MACKEY, Michael Joseph - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Thursday,
January 18, 2001, Michael Joseph Mackey (formerly of Riverhead, Harbour Grace) in his 79th year. Predeceased by his loving wife Loretta (1974) and son Michael (1983); also predeceased by his 3 brothers and 4 sisters, most recently his brother John of Cupids in November. Leaving to mourn his children: Jacinta Graham (Tom), Richard (Cathy) and Patrick (Juanita); his grandchildren: Laura, Michael, Sean, Erin and Emily; his sisters: Agnes (Carbonear Interfaith Home) and May (Gander); as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Also leaving to mourn two very special friends: Jim Kelly and Mary Osmond of Craigmillar Avenue. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday from 7-9:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, January 22 at 2 p.m. from St. Patrick's Church, Patrick Street. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (Research) or the S.P.C.A.
MACWHIRTER, David - Died peacefully at Rosedale Hospice in Calgary
surrounded by his loving family on Thursday,
February 22, 2001 at the age of 62 years of brain cancer. David
is survived by his wife, Wendy (Colbourne); his son Colin and daughter-in-law
Jill Abson of Montreal; a brother Bruce MacWhirter (Ann) of Halifax; sisters
Lorna Colburn (Gerry) of Lethbridge and Elaine Lines (Peter) of Boca Raton,
FL; his mother-in-law Jean Colbourne of St. John's, NF; sisters-in-law Diane
Royle (Bob) of Halifax, Karen Martin (David) and Roma Herder (Dan) of St.
John's, NF; nephews and nieces Bruce, Stephanie and Peter MacWhirter, Lesley
Colburn-Swartz, Heather Colburn, Stephanie Dill, Michael and Suzanne Royle,
Jonathan, Ian and Bethan Martin, Matthew, Nicholas and Meghan Herder; and
grand nieces Katherine and Caroline Colburn-Swartz, and Meghan Venables;
and grand nephew Patrick Dill. David obtained an M.A. (History) from Memorial
University in Newfoundland and first taught in Canmore, Red Deer and Newfoundland.
From 1966 to 1996 he worked for the Calgary Board of Education at Forest
Lawn, Bowness and Lord Beaverbrook High Schools as a Social Studies teacher
and an administrator. David was known for his dedication, wit, compassion
and humour. He had a passion for learning, his own and his students'. David
was a "damn good friend". Music and art were always of great
importance to him and he worked to extend those interests to others through
such organizations as the Calgary Region Arts Foundation. David worked and
canvassed for several charities and took great pleasure in gardening, travel,
art, poetry, music and intellectual pursuits. A kind, gentle man, loving,
compassionate and intelligent, David will be greatly missed. Funeral Services
were held at Scarboro United Church (134 Scarboro Avenue S.W.) on Saturday,
February 24, 2001 at 4:00 p.m. with Judy A. Chapman DM officiating. To e-mail
expressions of sympathy: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject Heading: David MacWhirter. If friends so desire, memorial tributes
may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice 300, 628-12th Avenue S.W., Calgary,
Alberta T2R 0H6. Telephone: (403) 284-5195 or to the Kay & John Snow Foundation
c/o Alberta College of Art & Design, 1407 - 14th Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB
T2N 4R3. Telephone: (403) 284-7600. In living memory of David MacWhirter,
a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY
FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE
S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.
MADDEN, - AUSTAD, Marcie Maura - Passed peacefully away at Oslo, Norway, on Thursday,
January 11, 2001, Marcie Madden-Austad. Leaving to mourn her husband Thomas; children: Haakon and Nicholas; her parents: Mary and Len Madden of St. John's; brother Nick (Janice); children: Nicky and Lindsay; sister Susan; children: Chris and Sarah; brothers: Leonard, Michael; sister Anne Marie (Jack) and daughter Juliet; brother Patrick; sister Eva; and beloved grandmother, Agnes Nash; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral in Oslo Wednesday, January 17, 2001.
MAHER, Marguerite (Margaret) (nee Maddox) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday,
November 06, 2001, Margaret Maher of St. John's, formerly of King`s Cove, Bonavista Bay, aged 78 years. Our Darling Mother entered into heaven while surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her parents Selina and William Maddox; her brothers: Art, Steve, Austin and Bill; her sisters: Mary Courtney, Kate Sutton and Nora Dimartino; and mother-in-law Bridget Maher. Leaving to mourn her husband Frank; daughters: Marilyn Melay (Gerry), Judy Whitten (Wayne), Sheila Shute (Hayward), Linda Tulk (Gerry) and Shelly Maher (Larry); sons: Billy (Sharon) and Sean (Linda); sisters: Magdalen Costello (Mike), Kings Cove and Genevieve Michaud (Bob), Albany, NY; 13 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends; special people: Jenny O'Grady (Gerry) and Rose Major; also a special thank-you to her homecare workers of Caregivers; and the doctors and nurses of the Health Sciences Centre. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, November 9th, 2001 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick's Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Lung Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.
MAIDMENT, Elizabeth Mary (nee Ormiston) -
Elizabeth (Betty) Maidment, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, passed peacefully away at age 68 years at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's, Newfoundland, on Tuesday,
December 18, 2001, after a long and courageous battle with emphysema. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Arthur of Mount Pearl and son John of Los Angeles, California; her aunt Ellen Glenn, cousins Thompson Glenn, Jayne McComb and Francis Boyles all of Northern Ireland; cousins Peggy Snelson and Irene Warren of Brisbane, Australia; sisters-in-law Margaret Faith Engels of Boston and Edith Florence Noel of St. John's; also special "niece" Lana Burns of Port Williams, Nova Scotia. She also leaves to mourn friends Robert and Helen Symonds of Maddox Cove and neighbourhood friends Millie North, Shirley and Gordon Cooper, Sharon and Philip Kirby and Cathy and Pat Kirby. Respecting Betty's wishes, cremation has taken place with arrangements entrusted to Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. No visitation or memorial service. No flowers by request, donations may be made in Betty's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of one's choice.
MALONEY, Lucille - Passed peacefully away on June 19, 2001, at St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Born February 16, 1916, in Stoneboro, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Minnie Brocklehurst and William Chisholm. She met her husband Walter Maloney in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and they lived in several areas of the United States and France before retiring to Holyrood, Newfoundland. She will be remembered most for her gentle, friendly personality and complete devotion to her family. She will be sadly missed by her three sons: William (and wife Laura Finlayson), Halifax; James (and wife Susan), Hartsville, South Carolina; and John (and wife Faith), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; her brother Russell Chisholm (and wife Phyllis), Greenville, Pennsylvania; and her four beloved grandchildren: Kevin, Leanne, Katie and Jaimie Maloney. She was predeceased by her husband Walter and her sister Florence Bortz (Chisholm). A private family service will be held in Halifax, Snow's Funeral Home officiating, with a Memorial service at a later date in Stoneboro, Pennsylvania. Her loving family and friends will have wonderful memories forever.
MARREN, Eileen (Bartlett) - Peacefully, on May 30th,
2001, in her 51st year. Loving daughter of Margaret and the late Mark Marren. Much loved mother of Ardath Marren Bartlett. Best friend and loving companion of Tony Brennan. Beloved sister of Catherine and Luigi Guisti, Maggie and David Laidlaw, Mark and Janet Marren, Jess Marren, Dorothy Marren and Dave Smith, and George Marren. Fondly remembered by nieces and nephews Debora and Pamela Guisti, Meghan and Garth Laidlaw, Tessa and Alyssa Marren, and Jennifer and Michael Bruder. Visitation at Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Road, Cambridge, on Friday, June 1, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Saturday, June 2, 1:30 p.m. at Barthel Funeral Home, followed by cremation. Flowers to the funeral home, or donations to the National Ovarian Cancer Association, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2L7.
MARSH, Baxter - Born in Deer Hr., Trinity Bay, 1926. Life member of St. John's Lion's Club, longtime member of Avalon Masonic Lodge, the Grand Lodge, and the Mazol Shriners. Passed peacefully away after a wonderful life at the Health Sciences Center on Monday, May
28, 2001, Baxter Marsh, aged 75 years. Predeceased by his mother and father, sister Eunice and brother Raymond. Leaving to mourn his loving wife and best friend Marilyn (nee Leckie); brothers Howard (Lorraine), Lorne (Madonna); sister Ethel Avery (Ewart); nieces and nephews and a large circle of friends and relatives. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Tuesday, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. -12 Noon Thursday. Funeral 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2001 from Cochrane Street United. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Mazol Shriner's Crippled Children's Fund.
MARSH, Clarence T. ("Swampy") Jr., - Colonel, US Army Retired, died on May
4, 2001 following a brief illness. He had been a Hampton resident since 1970. Colonel Marsh was born on September 20, 1916, in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Colonel and Mrs. Clarence T. Marsh, Sr., Coast Artillery, US Army. He was raised throughout the United States as his family moved from one assignment to another, primarily along the East Coast. A graduate of the United States Military Academy, Class of 1940, Colonel Marsh was commissioned a Second Lieutenant, following his Father into the Coast Artillery. After a Battery Officers Course at Ft Monroe, he was assigned to the 62nd Coast Artillery (AA) at Ft Totten, NY. The unit was transferred in January 1941 to the Newfoundland (Canada) Base Command, St John's, where he met and married his wife of 59 years, the former June Russell, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hazen A. Russell. Upon return to the United States in January, 1944, he attended the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Air-Ground Liaison Officers Course at Key Field, Meridian, Mississippi, from which he was assigned to the G-3 section, HQ Sixth US Army, Luzon, the Philippines. Col. Marsh remained with the Sixth US Army in the early occupation of Japan. Later, he was transferred to GHQ, Far East Command, serving on General MacArthur's staff in Tokyo in the G-1 Section. Upon return to the United States in 1947, he served two years in the Artillery Section of HQ, First US Army, Governors Island, NY, and then four years as an Instructor at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Another overseas tour sent him to Panama in 1953, where he served in the G-3 Section of HQ, US Army, Caribbean, and a subsequent assignment as the Commander of an Artillery Battalion and Commanding Officer, Fort W.D. Davis, Canal Zone. With the change from Coast Artillery to Air Defense Artillery, Col. Marsh spent his next tour at Ft Bliss, (El Paso) Texas, with assignments at both the Air Defense Center and the Air Defense Board. As Chief, Missile Systems Test Section, he supervised test groups performing service tests for the Nike Hercules, Hawk, and Red Eye Missile Systems, including target drones. Again returning to field duty, he became the Defense Commander, St Louis Area Defense, in 1961. This Command included the First Missile Battalion, Nike Hercules, of the unit of his first military assignment, the 62nd (now Air Defense) Artillery. In 1963 he joined the Korean Military Advisory Group (KMAG) where he was the G-4 Advisor to the First Republic of Korea Army, Won Ju, Korea. His final military assignment was in West Germany, where he served in NATO as the Surface Air Missile Staff Officer of the Fourth Tactical Air Force, Borfink. Upon return to the United States for retirement at Ft Monroe, VA, where he had started his career 30 years before, Col. Marsh had served five overseas assignments, and had been awarded the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, and the US Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf clusters. A final recognition of the dedicated service of Col. Marsh came in 1989 with his appointment as the Honorary Colonel (HCOR), 62nd Air Defense Artillery, to help perpetuate the history and traditions of the Regiment. He was preceded in death by his parents, Colonel Clarence T. Marsh and Pearl Burden Marsh, his sister, Marion M. Roberts, and his son, Major Clarence T. Marsh, III, USAF. Col. Marsh is survived by his wife, June; his daughter, Major Susan M. Glicoes USAR, Ret, and her husband, Lieutenant Colonel Laurence A. Glicoes, USA Ret; his daughter- in law, Ann L.S. Marsh; and six grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted, 2:30 PM Friday, May 11, at the Chapel of the Centurion by Chaplain LTC C. David Reese. Interment with full military honors will be 1:00 PM Monday, May 21, in Arlington National Cemetery. The family requests in lieu of flowers, any expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the West Point Association of Graduates, West Point, NY 10996-1611 or your favorite Charity. Arrangements are being provided by Berceuse Funeral and Cremation Traditions, 2609 Cunningham Dr. in Hampton.
MARSH, Dr. Frank G. - (President of Cambrian College), 51st year, Sunday
morning, November 11, 2001 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital - St. Joseph Health Centre. Beloved husband of Pam (Huddy) Marsh of Sudbury. Loving father of Erica, attending Ottawa University, and Allyson at home. Dear son of Eric and Hannah Belle Marsh, both predeceased. Loving brother of Charles Marsh (wife Cathy), St. John's, Newfoundland; special brother-in-law of Arch Huddy, predeceased, Jim Huddy (wife Rose) of Calgary and Bev Hebbard (husband Gary) of St. John's, Newfoundland. Cherished uncle of Christopher, Gary, Dwight, Tara, Paula, Tracey, Paul and Pamela. Resting at the Jackson & Barnard Funeral Home, 233 Larch St., Sudbury, Ontario. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, 2-9 p.m. Wednesday. No visitation Thursday. Funeral Service in Cambrian College Barrydowne Campus, Thursday, November 15th, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. thence to a Funeral Service in St. Giles Anglican Church, Garnish, Newfoundland, Sunday, November 18th, 2001 at 2 p.m. Friends may call at the church after 2 p.m. Saturday. Donations to the Dr. Frank Marsh Bursary Fund, c/o Cambrian College, 1400 Barrydowne Rd., Sudbury, On, P3A 3V8 would be appreciated.
MARTIN, Doris Garf - 81, of the Snow Creek Community, died at her home on Sunday,
September 2, 2001. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland on December 28, 1919, she was the oldest child of the late Walter Garf and Elsie Stead Garf. In 1944 she married William Patrick Martin who was stationed with the U.S. Army in St. John's at the time. With their marriage the adventurous life of travel opened, a lifestyle she relished for many years as the wife of a career military man. She eagerly packed up her four small children and followed her husband to various military bases in Europe and back home. With retirement in 1960 the couple settled in Franklin County. A loving, devoted wife and mother, Mrs. Martin spent her later years focused on her ever-growing family of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A member of Snow Creek Christian Church, she was well-loved by the members of the congregation. Surviving are her husband, William Patrick Martin; two daughters: Sharon M. Christian of Snow Creek and her children: Forrest S. Christian, Dare D. Frey, Morgan M. Sherman; Jean K. Smith of Martinsville and her daughter Megan Smith; two sons: R. Michael Martin and wife Sandy of Saco, Maine and their children: Eliza, Emily and Alex Martin; Karl P. Martin and wife Sandra of the Sontag community and their children: Kimberly Jones, Bryan Young; two sisters: Mrs. Jean Pearcy and Mrs. Lorraine Simmons of St. John's; two brothers: Lloyd Garf and Bert Garf, also of St. John's; six great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday from Snow Creek Christian Church with Rev. Jason Lewis and Rev. Berlin Hanks officiating. Interment will follow in Snow Creek Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Snow Creek Christian Church from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service, S. Main St., Rocky Mount.
MARTIN, Lloyd George- Passed away suddenly at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, July 24th,
2001 Lloyd Martin of Hopeall, formerly of St. John's. Aged 83 years. Leaving to mourn wife Margaret (nee Fequet); two daughters: Judy (Walter) Snedden, St. John's, Robin (Robert) Thomas, Australia; three grandchildren: Susyn Furlong, Toronto, Richard and Ruth Thomas, Australia; one great-grandchild Emily Phippard, Toronto; brother Edward (Emilie), Regina; nieces: Jane Marie (Jim) Ward, St. John's, Winna Jewitt, Regina; nephew David Martin (Linda), Calgary. Also lovingly remembered by many friends in Hopeall and surrounding area and St. John's. Resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo with visitation Wednesday, July 25th, 3-5 p.m.; Then resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, with visitation Friday 10 a.m. until 12 noon, 7-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon. The Funeral Service will be held from Barrett's Chapel on Saturday, July 28th at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at General Protestant Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo.
MATOS, Maria Clarice (Oilveria - Estevao) -January
15, 1936 - August 24, 2001. Born in Mira, Portugal on January 15, 1936. Married Francisco Matos in 1954. they lived in Portugal with their four children until residing in Canada January 1974 where they were blessed with their fifth child. Clarice is survived by her husband Francisco Matos (Brampton, ON), and loved by children Francisco Augusto (Aveiro, Portugal), Jorge Manuel (Brampton, ON), Maria Helena (Coimbra, Portugal), Luis Miguel (Halifax, NS), Anna Paula (Brampton, ON). Remembered by her grandchildren Virginia and Alfredo Matos, Eva Ferreira and Jordan Doran.
MATTHEWS, George - Passed away suddenly in Texas, March 10,
2001, George Matthews, in his 63rd year. Leaves to mourn his devoted wife Margaret; two daughters: Dawn (Fred Scanes), Marie Penny; one son Rodney (Michele); six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two brothers and three sisters in England; mother-in-law Mrs. Stead; many friends in Mount Pearl. George was born in Isle of White, England, immigrated to Canada in 1966, lived in Mount Pearl until retirement. Cremation has taken place. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to: Margaret Matthews, c/o 460 Apache Court, Mississauga, Ontario L4Z 3T2. Texas phone number 1-956-283-1475.
McCARTHY, Doris I. - Passed peacefully away in Toronto on April 15th,
Doris I. McCarthy in her 90th year. Predeceased by husband Jack in 1971. Left to mourn son Robert (Pharmacist); granddaughter Brianna. Memorial Service to be held in Toronto. Cremation following. Final resting place in Newfoundland to be announced at a later date.
McCROWE, Eugene (Gene) - Passed away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, October 31st,
2001 Eugene McCrowe, formerly of Oderin, Placentia Bay, age 55 years. Predeceased by his parents John and Annie; sister Mary; and brother Dennis. Left to mourn his passing, sisters: Bernice Brennan, Vancouver, Monnie McCrowe, St. John's; brother Mike McCrowe (Liz), Goulds; sister-in-law Joan McCrowe, Goulds; uncle Ambrose McCrowe; aunts: Ethel Murphy, Mercedes McCrowe and Rita McCrowe; also many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in Kelligrews and St. John's. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, November 3rd at 10:30 a.m. from St. Patrick's Church, Patrick St. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted. Eugene was deeply loved by his family and friends and he was a man of courage and generosity. Special thanks to the staff of 3 West, St. Clares Mercy Hospital for their kindness to Eugene.
McDONALD, Theresa - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Hospital, St. John's, Newfoundland, on Sunday,
April 29, 2001, Theresa McDonald, age 73 years. Predeceased by her mother and father Agnes and William McDonald of Saint John, New Brunswick and sisters Mary Hower, Kathryn Corkery, and Claire Morgan. Leaving to mourn sisters Ann Marie Mackin (Montreal), Eileen O'Rourke (New Jersey); nieces and nephews, Kathryn Hustins (St. John's), Martha Barry (Halifax), Edward Corkery (England), Frances Clarke, Hugh Morgan (Halifax); Ann Cassin, Patricia MacDonald, Cathy Mackin, Maureen Rehel (Montreal); Michael Mackin, Gerard Mackin (Ottawa); Kevin Mackin (Oklahoma); Agnes Lindsay (Toronto); Eileen O'Rourke, David O`Rourke and Dillon O'Rourke (New Jersey); and a host of friends and supportive staff at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's and numerous great-nieces and nephews and one great great-niece. Resting at St. Patrick's Mercy Home. Visiting Tuesday, May 1st, from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Service on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2001, at 10:30 a.m. from St. Patrick's Mercy Home. Interment to follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Saint John, New Brunswick at a later date. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick's Mercy Home, 146 Elizabeth Ave., St. John's, Newfoundland A1B 1S5.
McISAAC, Sheila (Shirley) Mary - 65, Lower Sackville, passed away on December
23, 2000 at home. Born May 19, 1935 in Grand Falls, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of Alice (Robinson) Kane of Lantz and the late Patrick Kane. Surviving are her husband of 43 years, Walter McIsaac; daughters: Teri (Elvis) Gregory, Debbie (Rolf) Brandt; Courtney McIsaac; son David (Yvonne); sisters: Mona Kane, Paula Bennett (George Power), Bernice Deir, Elizabeth Kane (Tony Dean); brothers: Patrick (Margie), Gerald (Evelyn), Danny (Wendy), Bruce (Marilyn); brother-in-law Harvey Burt; grandchildren: Dennis and Michael Gregory, Russell and Luke McIsaac, Zachery and Alexandra Furlong, Jessica and Alexander Brandt; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister Isabell Burt; brother-in-law Curry Singer. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Memorial Service will be held Thursday, December 28, 10 a.m. at St. John Vianny Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
McNEIL, Alastair M. - Passed peacefully away at his home in England on March 13th,
2001. Formerly of St. John's and Corner Brook. Leaving to mourn his wife Jean; son Jeremy; grandsons: Jamie and Christopher; daughter Deborah Stallard; and granddaughters: Esther and Hannah.
MEDVES, James S. - Peacefully at home in Ottawa on his 49th wedding anniversary, Thursday,
September 13, 2001, surrounded by his family, after a long and heroic battle with cancer. He leaves to mourn wife Yolanda; son Jay (Jenny); daughter Andrea (Andrew Watkins); and grandson Jonas. Jim graduated in 1953 with a B.Sc. in chemical engineering from Queen's University and had a rewarding career with Erco Industries Ltd., (later Albright and Wilson Americas). A Private Funeral Service was held. In Memoriam donations to the James Medves Award in Chemical Engineering, Advancement Business Office, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario appreciated.
MERCER, Rev. William T. - 96, of Dickson Blvd., Moncton, passed away at the Moncton Hospital, Wednesday,
May 16, 2001. Born in Sunnyside, Trinity Bay, Nfld. He was the son
of The Late William and Mariah (French) Mercer. Rev. Mercer was a Retired
United Church Minister with 47 years service. He was a member of Chegnecto
Presbytery, attended St. John's United Church and was an Honorary Church
Elder. He attended Mount Allison University and Pine Hill Divinity, ordained
in Sackville at Maritime Conference in 1933. He served in Donkin, Cape Breton,
Mount Stewart, P.E.I., Springhill, N.S., Montreal, P.Q., Pacquet and Change
Islands, Nfld., Hamilton Inlet, Labrador. Rev. Mercer will be sadly missed
by his daughters: Doreen Hussey, with whom he resided: Clara McCalla (Bruce),
Nepean, Ont.; son William (Bill) (Myrna), Orillia, Ont.; 13 grandchildren,
27 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren; brothers: Isaac, Moncton,
Chesley (Blanche), Clarenville, Nfld., Harold (Mary), Ont., Harvey (Claudia),
Mississauga, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Lilly
(Benson) Mercer, 1991; daughter Rowena Mercer Kerr; sister Maude; brothers:
Sam, Alex, Walter. Resting at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain
Rd., Moncton. Visitation Saturday 2-4, 7-9. Funeral Service at St. John's
United Church, Sunday, May 20, 2001, 2 p.m. Rev. Andrew Richardson, Rev.
Ross Wiseman officiating. Interment in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, N.S.
Sunday 4 p.m. In Rev. Mercer's memory, donations to Friends of The Moncton
Hospital at 857-5488, St. John`s United Church at 858-8289 or Pine Hill Divinity
Hall General Bursary, Room 124, 660 Franklyn St., Halifax, N.S., B3H 3B5
would be appreciated by his family.
MILLER, Elizabeth (Betty) (nee Delahunty) - Of Foxtrap, age 70 years. Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday,
November 20, 2001. Predeceased by her husband Chester Hurd; her daughter Sharon; parents James and Elizabeth; brothers Francis and John. Leaving to mourn her six children, three daughters: Elizabeth with whom she resided, Lynn Spencer (Robert), Nova Scotia, Kathy Pottle (Lindsey), Foxtrap; three sons: Chester (Janice), Nova Scotia, Rick (Carol), Kelligrews, Ernest (Angela), Nova Scotia; daughter-in-law Heather Tobin, St. John's; seven grandchildren: Stephanie, Bradley, Kimberly, Andy, Kyle, Rikki and Brooke; step-mother Mollie Delahunty; eight sisters: Margaret Kent, Mary Hawco (Steve), Kathleen Galloway, Evelyn Fitzpatrick (Aiden), Genevieve Power (Bill), Eileen Hammond (Ben), Joan Normore (Joey), Patricia King (Reg); two brothers: Peter (Marg), Kevin (Irene); two sisters-in-law: Millie Miller, Mary Somerton (Harry); four brothers-in-law: Albert, Peter (Marg), Adrian (Sylvia), Jim (Ros); special friends: Rhonda Richardson and Violet Barnes; also a very large number of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Friday, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. at St. Cyprian's Anglican Church, Bell Island. Funeral to take place on Friday, November 23 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Cyprian's Church, Bell Island. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Rainbow Riders or the Children's Rehabilitation Centre.
MILLER, Mary Violet - Age 85. Born November 6, 1916 in Torbay, Newfoundland. Daughter of Francis and Mary Tapper. Wife of Harold L. Miller of Purcellville, VA. Mother of Maureen M. Beksel, Purcellville, VA, Glenn F. Miller, Broad Run, VA, Kenneth H. Miller, Hume, VA, Paul C. Miller, Annandale, VA and Lois M. Spoden, Marshall, VA. Sister of Angela Roche, Torbay, Newfoundland, Agnes Tapper, Kingston, Ontario, Elizabeth Tapper, Beddeck, Nova Scotia and Ray Tapper, Torbay, Newfoundland. She is also survived by sixteen grandchildren. Mrs. Miller died at her residence in Purcellville, VA on Wednesday, December 26, 2001. Mass will be offered on Saturday,
December 29, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis deSales Catholic Church, Purcellville, VA. Burial will be in Fairfax Memorial Park, Fairfax, VA. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice.
MILLER, Mildred - Passed peacefully away at Ottawa, Ontario on July
29, 2001, Mildred Miller, formerly of Aquaforte, Nfld. Leaving to mourn one daughter Freda Lear (husband Henry); three grandchildren: Yvonne, William and Elizabeth; one brother David Payne (wife Jean). Funeral took place at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank, Nfld. on August 2, 2001.
MILLHAM, Dorothy Mary (nee Atkinson) - May
25, 1925 -February 8, 2001. Born in St. John's, she moved to the U.S. in 1947. Beloved mother of four sons and one daughter; grandmother of five. Chairperson of the Chamber of Commerce of Glen Bernie, Maryland 1978-1982; member of the American Red Cross 1977-86; social worker for the state of Maryland dealing with battered spouses for 15 years until her retirement 1990. Devoted member of the Faith Baptist Church, she supervised the distribution of food and furniture to needy families. Enjoyed travelling with friends and family; rose gardening; volunteering for church and state; seldom seen without a good book. She devoted extensive time to her grandchildren. A memorial service was held at the Faith Baptist Church. Remains will be returned to her beloved Newfoundland and joined with the earth and sea.
MISZTAL, Ethel (nee Lidstone) - At her residence on November
13, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Henry Misztal. Dear mother of Nancy (Andrew Hammond), David (Alicia) and the late James. Loving grandmother of Lisa, Ashley, Melissa and Kyle. Sister of Ivy and Glenis. Visitation at Collins Clarke Funeral Home, 222 Highway 20 (Cartier Exit 49), Point Clare, Que., Saturday from 7-9 p.m., Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel Monday, November 19 at 11 a.m. Interment at Lakeview Memorial Park Cemetery.
MOORE, Anne Mary - Age 70 years, of Dartmouth and formerly of Corner Brook, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on Friday,
December 29, 2000. Born in Corner Brook, she was a daughter of the former Marjorie Gadon of Corner Brook, and the late James Nolan. She was a strong, independent person who was always concerned for others. She is survived by her husband Edgar; daughters: Yvonne Moore, St. John's, Nfld., Patricia (Jerome) Tapp, Burlington, Ont., Margaret (Lloyd) Savery, Borden, Ont.; sons: William English (Pat) Moore, Kingston, Ont., Edgar Lloyd (Bernadette) Moore, Oramocto, N.B.; sisters: Lillian (Pat) Hayes, Guelph, Ont., Priscella (Clarence) Boutcher, Corner Brook, Marjorie (Alphonsus) Rowsell, Curling, Nfld., Dorothy (Bill) Gough, Corner Brook, Patricia Nolan (Bob Brockway), Stratford, Ont.; a brother Richard (Marie) Nolan, Scarborough, Ont.; grandchildren: Christopher, Brittany, Matthew, Braelyn, Joshua, David, Christina and Edward; as well as several special aunts and uncles. She was predeceased by brothers John and Martin. Visiting was 2-4 Sunday and 2-4 and 7-9 Monday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral Mass was celebrated 10:00 a.m. Tuesday in St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church (corner Flying Cloud Dr. & Forest Hills Parkway), Rev. Bernie O'Neill officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Corner Brook. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MOORE, James William - Suddenly at Toronto, Ontario, Monday,
September 24, 2001, age 70. Formerly of Pine Bud Avenue, St. John's. Leaves to mourn brothers: Edward (Marie), Reginald (Ella); sisters: Maria and Louise. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Private family Funeral Mass in Toronto.
MOORE, John Hayden - The last US Consul General resident in St. John's, died August
11, 2001, in Eliot, Maine, of complications from Parkinson's disease. A native of Washington, DC, Mr. Moore joined the US State Department in 1957 and served in Norway, Pakistan, the UK, and the Philippines before being assigned to St. John's in 1975. During the US Bicentennial celebrations, he arranged for a dawn fusillade by US Marines at the US Consulate on Kings Bridge Road, reportedly the earliest July 4 celebrations in North America. He always appreciated Newfoundlanders' warm regard for the United States and continued to cover Newfoundland affairs following his transfer to Halifax, where he served as Consul General until 1979. After tours of duty in Sydney, Australia and London, he retired to Eliot, Maine in 1985. His is survived by his wife Virginia Moore of Eliot; son Eric and his wife Gaye of Shropshire, UK; daughter Nancy Sullivan and her husband Martin of Ipswich, MA; and son Thomas and his wife Anne Marie (both also US Foreign Service Officers) currently posted to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; and seven grandchildren.
MOORE, Mary Ann (Min) - Passed away peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital in Calgary, Alberta, surrounded by family, on Saturday,
July 28, 2001 at the age of 95 years. Min was born November 13th, 1905 in St. John's, Nfld., the daughter of Edward and Mary (Clouston) Power. She was the last surviving member of a family of two brothers and four sisters. Min spent the last thirty-three years living with family members in many parts of Canada. She touched the lives of many people. Friends and family will remember her for her zest for life. She was a very caring and compassionate person who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her children: Edward (Carol) Moore, Mary (Edward) Kuntz, Philip (Sylvia) Moore; granddaughters: Tracy (Graham) Wareham, Jennifer Kuntz, Allison and Susan Moore; grandsons: Jeffery (Kelly) and Gregory Kuntz; great-granddaughters: Cassandra and Jennifer Wareham; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Philip Moore in 1968. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 - 24th Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta) on Tuesday, July 31, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 - 24th Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta) on Wednesday, August 1, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Irek Bem, SDS, Presider. Graveside Service to follow in Holy Family Cemetery at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. To e-mail expressions of sympathy: email@example.com Subject heading: Mary Ann Moore. In living memory of Mary Ann Moore, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., TELEPHONE: (403)243-8200.
MURPHY, Adam Walker - Our Special Angel. On May 28, 2001. Born February 23, 1981, who touched the lives of so many. Left to celebrate his life and the joy he brought to theirs, are his parents: Perry and Patricia Murphy of Staunton, VA, Linda and Bill Kennedy of St. Albert, Alberta; his twin brother, Thomas Murphy and step-sister Kelly Fitzgerald; grandparents: Mike and Monica Murphy of Newfoundland, Joseph and Evelyn Walker of Newfoundland, Clyde and Hilda Eavey of VA; his extended family at his home in St. Albert, who gave him such special love and care. A funeral service was held on Thursday, May 31, 2001 at Memories Funeral Chapel, Edmonton, Alberta. Any memorial contributions may be made to the Candelighters.
MURPHY, Baby Sara Marie - was received into the arms of the Lord on Sunday,
April 22, 2001. She will be lovingly remembered by her parents, Leroy and Deanna Murphy; grandparents: Leonard and Ursula Murphy, and Maurice and Hellen Lafond, as well as numerous other relatives. Funeral service was held at the Regina Funeral Home, Hwy. #1 East, on Wednesday, April 25, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. Donations can be made to Birthright, 1771 Rose Street, Regina, SK, S4P 1Z4. Arrangements were entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (Phone 789-8850).
MURRIN, Richard Wallace (Wally) - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness in the presence of his loving family and close friends at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Wednesday,
May 16, 2001, Wally Murrin from Roaches Line, formerly of Spaniard's Bay, aged 62 years. Predeceased by father and mother Richard and Isabella, brother Harold and son David. He will always be lovingly remembered by his five children: Tara (Stephen Smith), Richard (Karen), Karen (Kyle Amos), Kelly and Stephen; six grandchildren: Jordan, Rachel, Mitchel, Sydney, Michael and Alexander; sister-in-law Marilyn Murrin; two sisters: Jean (Chesley Cook) and Berdinia (Wesley Gosse), as well as special friend Eileen Lidster. He will be greatly missed by a large circle of family and friends. At his request, cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends may visit the family at Moore's Funeral Home in Clarke's Beach from 7 - 10 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday. Memorial service will be held at Holy Redeemer Anglican Church, Spaniard's Bay, on Saturday, May 19, at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Holy Redeemer Cemetery Fund will be gratefully accepted.
MUSSELLS, Francis Lloyd - At the Centre Hospitalier Laurentien on October
19, 2001, at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Emily Lyman. Dear father of Christine (Fernando Pirez), Howard, Stuart (Margot Danard) and the late Frances. Loving grandfather of Olivia, Claire, Charlotte, Louisa and Peter. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 27, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. in Holy Trinity Church, 12 Préfontaine West in Ste. Agathe-des-Monts, Québec. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Salvation Army.
MYERS, Stephen M. - Passed away as a result of a tragic car accident in Ontario on Tuesday,
July 10, 2001. Stephen Malcolm Myers, aged 35 years. Predeceased by his grandmother Isabel Coffen, August 2000. Left to mourn wife Cathy (Bell); darling children: Victoria, Mitchell and Katie; beloved son of Shirley Myers (Mount Pearl) and Frank Myers (England); loving sister April; brothers: Frank, B.C. and Kenneth, Ontario; beloved nephew of Carol Delurey, Mount Pearl, Donald, Robert, John and Malcolm Coffen, St. John`s; also a large number of relatives and friends in Newfoundland and Ontario.
NELSON, Margaret (Peg) (Nee Gallagher) - Passed away November
26, 2001, age 86. Predeceased by her husband Leonard and her son Edward. Leaving to mourn her five children in Florida. Also predeceased by her sister Kathleen and her brothers Pat and Frank Gallagher. Leaving to mourn her brothers Ray and Gerry and her three sister in the U.S.A. and her sister Rita McDonald, St. John's.
NORRIS, Agnes - Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Home on Thursday,
June 14, 2001, Agnes Norris, in her 75th year, formerly of Wesleyville. Predeceased by her sister Beatrice Mullett (1998). Leaving to mourn with fond memories, her loving and devoted husband Jim; her sons: Eric (Bev) and Ivan; her treasured grandchildren: Crystal, Aaron and Erica; sisters: Bertha Winter, Ella Best (Alex), Jean Sturge (Cliff) and Shirley Gilbert (Ewen); also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 7-9 p.m. Thursday; 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2001 from Barrett's Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society.
NOSEWORTHY, Doris Mae - Passed peacefully away, in the presence of her family, on Tuesday,
April 10, 2001, Doris Mae Noseworthy (nee Chapman), age 61 years, formerly of Harbour Breton. Predeceased by husband Ted Noseworthy. Leaving to mourn one daughter Joy Hickey (Mervyn); two sons: Rick Tibbo (Tracy), Billy (Karen), both of Ontario; eight grandchildren; three sisters: Marina (Bob), Shelah (Steve), Shirley (Bill); two brothers: Carl (Cora) and Mervyn (Shi-bei); special friends Molly King, Frances Chapman and Audrey Noseworthy; also many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation Thursday from 7-10 p.m.; Friday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Service on Saturday, April 14th, 2001 at 2 p.m. from Memorial United Church, Pouch Cove. Interment to follow at Memorial United Cemetery, Pouch Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to the United Church, Pouch Cove.
NOSEWORTHY, Gordon Stead - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Friday,
April 6, 2001, Gordon Stead Noseworthy, formerly of Bell Island, aged 78 years. Predeceased by his son Paul, April 14, 1989. Leaving to mourn his wife Pearl (nee Collins); children: Gordon (Brenda), Blair (Karen), Linda (Cathy Gaulton), Ruby Haynes (Kevin), Bruce (Renee); grandchildren: Kelly, Kristopher, Mark, Darrell, Corey and Trudy Noseworthy, Jason and Colleen Spratt; special friends Cyril and Maxine Morgan; and many other family and friends. Private visitation for family and close friends at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-9 pm on Friday, and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Saturday. Funeral Service at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 8, 2001 from Barrett`s Chapel. Cremation to follow. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or to a charity of one's choice.
NOSEWORTHY, Marjorie (Stockley), - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on March 28th,
2001, Marjorie Daphanie Noseworthy of St. John's, formerly of Wesleyville, in her 61st year. Predeceased by her loving husband Terrance and her mother and father Bertram and Mary Stockley. Leaving to mourn her three loving daughters, and one son, Marilyn (Gordon), Elsie (Gary), Donna (Shawn) and Terrance (Jackie); two brothers, Eric (Jessie), of Toronto; and Bert (Millie) of St. John's; sister-in-law Veronica Noseworthy; and brother-in-law Kevin Noseworthy (Sylvia); twelve grandchildren: Diane, Darlene, Gary, Tara, Ashley, Kayla, Krista, James, Terry, Tiffany, Baby Krista and a special grandson Terry; two great-grandchildren: Bridget and Kelsey; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visitation Thursday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, March 31, 2001, at 11 a.m. from Caul's Chapel. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Rd.
O'BRIEN, Vincent - Passed away suddenly after a short illness, Vincent
John O'Brien, age 74, at his home in Burlington, Mass., formerly of St. John's. Predeceased by his wife Mary (Walsh) resting at Doyle-Lane Funeral Services, 174 Bedford Road, Burlington, Mass. Leaving to mourn one son, Paul (Janet); two granddaughters: Janine, Deidre (Matt); one great-granddaughter Samantha; loving sister-in-law Mary Ellen (Nell) Walsh; two sisters: Josephine Graham and Mary Gulliver and families; three brothers: George, Joe and Cyril and families. Extended family including the Bursey and Walsh families. Also a large circle of friends in both St. John's and Massachusetts. His funeral will be held in Burlington, but a mass will be held in Vince's memory at St. Teresa's Church, Mundy Pond Road, St. John's on Friday,
August 31, 2001 at 7:00 p.m.
O'DEA, Denis - Passed away peacefully at his residence in West Luther Township, Ontario on Monday,
May 28, 2001 in his 61st year. Beloved husband and best friend of Julie O'Dea of West Luther Township. Dear father of Kirk (Helena) O'Dea of Montreal. Lovingly remembered by his brothers Ron (Debbie) of Ajax & John (Marion) O'Dea of St. Catharine's and sisters Patricia (Ernst) Hauer of Massena, New York, Toni Picco of St. John's, Nfld., Clara-Ann O'Dea of Palm Beach, Florida, Janet (Bob) Bishop of Montreal, Christine (Brian) Tilley of Ottawa, Sharon (Mike) Guertin of Montreal and Elizabeth (Dave) Halliday of St. John's, Nfld. Sadly missed by his special friends Pamela & Jenny MacPherson, St. John's, Nfld. Cherished son-in-law of Murray & Margaret Trussler and brother-in-law of Keith (Nancy) Trussler and Lisa (Ron) Smith, all of London. Survived by many nieces, nephews, good friends and buddies. Predeceased by his mother Elizabeth Hart (1984), father William O'Dea (1983), brothers William (Dake) O'Dea (2000) & Sidney O'Dea (1942) and brother-in-law Raymond Picco (1985). Cremation has taken place. Denis's life will be celebrated at Grace Anglican Church, Arthur on Sunday, June 10, 2001 at 3 p.m. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Theresa Roman Catholic Church, St. John's, Nfld. on Thursday, June 14, 2001 at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Ronald McDonald House or Thames Valley Children's Centre, London would be greatly appreciated by the family. Special thanks to our families and friends for their unconditional love, strength and support. Crawford Funeral Home (519)848-6872.
OGILVIE, Col. Allan M. (Joe) D.F.C., O.M.M., D.C., Ret'd. - Peacefully at the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre, Ottawa, on Saturday,
December 30, 2000, in his 80th year. Joe Ogilvie, beloved husband of Winnifred (nee Sharman). Loving father of Robert (Libby) and Donald (Denise) of Australia and Claire, Jill and Steve (Leanne) of Ottawa. Cherished grandfather of Catherine (Chris), Jason, Christopher, David, Alyssa, Liam and Taylor. Brother of Ruby (Parker). He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Colonel Ogilvie was born in Grand Falls, Newfoundland in 1921. Friends may pay their respects at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa, on Wednesday, January 3, 2001 from 7 to 9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Lisgar at Elgin, on Friday, January 5, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Capital Memorial Gardens after which friends are invited to celebrate Joe`s life at the Royal Canadian Air Force Officers' Mess, 158 Gloucester Street. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society or Ottawa-Carleton would be appreciated by the family.
OLD, Reverend Allan - Died at the age of 87, the Reverend Allan
Old. Peacefuly on January 7th in Edinburgh, Scotland. Formerly of the Kirk, St. John's and Thorburn, Nova Scotia. Survived by wife Isobel, Fiona and Colin. Dedicated to the healing ministry and animal causes.
O'LEARY, Margaret (Peg) Snow - Passed away August 8th,
2001 in Staten Island, New York, Margaret O'Leary formerly of St. John's, Newfoundland. Preceded by husband Vincent, two sons, Vincent and Paul, son-in-law Phil Cochrane, daughter-in-law Mary O'Leary. Leaving to mourn, three daughters, Theresa Fagan (Jack), Maureen Lowe (Tom), Pat Cochrane. Two sons, Brian and Tommy (Judy), many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and friends. Resting in Staten Island, New York with burial to follow in Staten Island, New York.
O'LEARY, Sean W. - Formerly of Corner Brook. Passed peacefully away on July
18, 2001 at the Health Sciences Center, Sean W. O'Leary, age 72 years. Predeceased by son Padraic (Paddy). Leaving to mourn his loving wife Vera; 2 sons: Sean F., Mike (Joyce), Fort Lauderdale, Florida; 2 daughters: Mairin (Maureen) Hitsman (Michael), Tamarac, Florida, Sheilagh O'Leary; 7 grandchildren: Keeley and Keegan O'Leary, Kaelen, Killian and Kieran Hitsman, Eamm and Maren Ellis-O'Leary; 1 sister Deidre O'Leary, Florida; daughter-in-law Lisa O'Leary, Wales; and also a large circle of close relatives and friends. At Sean's request, cremation has taken place. Family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, July 20th from 7-9 p.m. at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. from Corpus Christi Parish, Waterford Bridge Road. Reception to follow service.
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