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The Telegram

Extract of Obituaries For Those Who Died
Away from their Original Place of Birth

YEAR 2001
Names S - Z



SANFORD - Margaret (nee ANDREWS) - Born May 23, 1919 in Upper Gullies, Conception Bay, Newfoundland, died suddenly December 15, 2001 at home in Vancouver, BC. Margaret attended Memorial University in St. John's and Columbia University, New York City. She crossed the country and taught in Victoria, and then in Vancouver. Married Norman SANFORD in 1946. Taught high school English and was a respected counselor at Steveston High School in Richmond. Studied Spanish at UBC in the 60's and became the first Spanish teacher in the Richmond School District. Her passion for the Spanish and French cultures led her to live and travel in Europe, Central and South America. Theatre, music and the arts were her lifelong interests. Her family and many friends will remember her keen wit and sense of humour, and her love of life. She will be sadly missed by son John SANFORD of Calgary, Alberta, and her daughter Bonnie HOLLAND; son-in-law Moss HOLLAND, and especially her grandson Gavin HOLLAND of Nelson, BC. She is survived by her older brother Lewis ANDREWS in Newfoundland and her many close relatives there. A gathering in honour of Margaret's life will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2002, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Dec 21, 2001 - Vancouver Sun (submitted by Marnie Ingvaldson).

SAUNDERS, James Patrick - 45, of 405 Pearl St., Milton, Ontario, passed away suddenly at his home on Friday, July 6, 2001. Born in Halifax, he was a son of James and Jean (Fitzgerald) Saunders, Pugwash. He was raised in Carbonear, Nfld., where during his high school years was a member of the R.C.S.C.C., Beothic, Harbour Grace, NF., until joining the Royal Canadian Navy, serving 61/2 years on board the HMCS Ottawa and the HMCS Fraser. He then moved to Ontario where he has resided and worked until now. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #23, Carbonear, NF. He enjoyed music, especially playing the guitar and singing and was also an avid sports fisherman. Surviving are his daughter Leah, Shubenacadie; sons: James and Ryan, both of Halifax; granddaughter Taylor, Shubenacadie; sisters: Joan Parsons (Len), Red Deer, AB, Jan Saunders, Pugwash, Jill McIntosh (Rick), Fonthill, ON; nieces: Becky, Jaclyn, Sara and Laura; nephew Cody. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, with a Legion Tribute Service at 7 p.m., both in Mundle's Funeral Home, Pugwash. Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. George's Anglican Church, Pugwash, Rev. Bruce Ward officiating. Burial will be in the Palmerston Cemetery, Pugwash. Memorial donations may be made to the St. George's Anglican Church, IWK Grace Children's Hospital, or a charity of choice.
July 09, 2001

SCHAFER, Sheila Marie (Crane) - Passed peacefully away on December 6, 2000 at Commerce City, Colorado, age 74. Predeceased by husband Al; parents William & Ellen Crane; sisters: Margaret, Mary and Jean. Leaving to mourn daughter Sharon (Jim Abendshan); son Charlie; granddaughter Crystal; brothers: Jack (Edith), Bill (Madeline), Charlie (Carmel) and Jim; sisters: Marge, Lorraine (Gatlinburg, Tenn.); and a large number of nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place in Commerce City, Col., U.S.A. A Memorial Mass on Wednesday, January 24th at 9:30 a.m., St. Patrick's Church, St. John's. Interment Belvedere Cemetery.
January 22, 2001

SCHELL, Andrew Douglas - age thirty-one, passed away peacefully at home in Pointe Claire, Quebec, on November 25, 2001 with great dignity and in his family's arms. He was born December 12, 1969 at the Grace Hospital in St. John's, Newfoundland. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend Andrea Labrosse, his parents Joseph and Edna Schell, his sister Karen (Glenn) and his brother Peter (Sharleen), his nieces and nephews Erin, Shannon, Liam, Devon and Spencer, his Uncle Michael and Aunt Pat, his cousins Jennifer, Christopher, Jimmy, Michael and Mark, his extended family Ethel and Marcel Labrosse, brother-in-law Mark and sister-in-law Nicole. Memorial service to celebrate Andrew's life on Tuesday, November 27 at 2 p.m. at Valois United Church in Pointe Claire, reception to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lac St. Francois Xavier Fish Fund, PO Box 2586, Morin Heights, Quebec, J0R 1H0. May he rest in eternal peace.
November 28, 2001

SCOTT, Charles Edward (Ted), PEng 4T7 - Passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, May 9, 2001, in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Marion (Peters). Loved father of John and wife Carolynn of Brampton, ON; Susan of Amsterdam and Douglas and wife Anne of Stoufville, ON. Loving grandfather of Christopher, Alison, Andrew, Robyn, Ashleigh, Raiyan, Vincent, Heather, Gillian, Graeme and Jeremy. Brother of Barbara (George) Hendrickson of North Bay, ON and Marilyn (David) Sutherland of Bradford, ON. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Friday (2-4 and 7-9 pm) Funeral service will be held at Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk Street W., Guelph, Ontario, Saturday, May 12, 2001, at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Emmy Beauchamp officiating. Cremation followed by interment in St. John's, Newfoundland (at a later date). Memorial contributions to the VON, 201-255 Woodlawn Road W., Guelph, ON N1H 8J1 or Foundation of the Guelph General Hospital, 115 Delhi Street, Guelph, ON N1E 4J4 would be appreciated. (Wall-Custance 519-822-0051 or
May 11, 2001

SHARPE, Margaret - Passed peacefully away at her daughter's home in Weymouth, N.S., April 25, 2001, Margaret Sharpe, age 85. Margaret dedicated 32 years of her life teaching at various schools in Newfoundland, moving to Nova Scotia upon retirement. Predeceased by husband Albert and daughter Ruth. Left to mourn son Ray (wife Ann), Whitbourne; daughter Linda (husband Melbourne Deveau) of Weymouth, N.S.; son-in-law Derrick Coveney, England; grandchildren: Jill and Stephen Sharpe, Bruce, Mark and Jerry Deveau, Andrew and Gavin Coveney; five great-grandchildren; brothers: Harry Pretty (Ruby), Bedford, N.S., Robert Pretty (Winnie), Port aux Basques; sister-in-law Marion Sharpe, Deer Lake; also a large circle of relatives and friends throughout Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby, N.S. Service from Trinity Anglican Church, Digby on Monday, April 30, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Digby.
April 28, 2001

SHAW, Helen Marie - Hubert, NC. Age 70. Passed away January 6, 2001, at Onslow Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, NC, a native of St. John's, NF. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Beverly Piccott, St. John's, NF, Theresa Britt, Hubert; two sons: Robert A. Shaw, Charlotte, David S. Shaw, Chesapeake, VA; three sisters: Genevive Foley, Pauline Hennessy, both of St. John's, NF, and Joan Maloney, Kings Cove, Bonavista Bay, NF; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Memorial Service Tuesday 3:00 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home Chapel in Swansboro. Rev. James Oliver officiating.
January 09, 2001

SHELLEY, Mary Agnes (Patty) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family on Friday, April 27, 2001 at St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood, at the age of 70 years. Mary Agnes was born Dec. 5, 1930 to Matthew Francis Dillon and Mary Agnes Frizzell, in St. John's, Newfoundland. She was predeceased in death by 2 daughters: Theresa Elaine Shelley in 1958 and Kathleen Ann Shelley in 1959; 2 sisters: Mary Jane Blandin (nee Dillon) in 1970 and Mercedes Dillon in 1955; and her parents: Matthew Francis in 1967 and Mary Agnes in 1943. She married James Philip Shelley in St. John's, Newfoundland and traveled aboard before settling in Tacoma, Washington. They later divorced. Mary loved to spend time with her family and animals, and watching her sports games on T.V. She had been suffering from respiratory problems for many years, and was somewhat limited to certain physical activities. She was employed by Eagle Paper Box for many years, before retiring. She is survived by 2 sons: James P. Shelley, Jr. and wife Jennifer, Los Angeles, CA, Christopher Dean Shelley and wife Joy, Olympia, WA; 6 grandchildren: Shawna, Chase, Christopher and Shanda (James and Jennifer); Kyle and Cameron (Chris and Joy); 2 sisters: Loretta Thornhill, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; Kathleen Buhlman (husband Mel), Hamilton, Ontario; 2 brothers: Harry Dillon, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; Frank Dillon, Bay Bulls, Newfoundland. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a large circle of other relatives and friends. We would like to give special thanks to the Chaplains and Special Care Unit staff at St. Clare Hospital for their excellent care and support. We would also like to thank special friend Lou for all the help and friendship he provided to help her do some of her daily activities. All who helped our mother were truly angels sent from heaven. A Memorial Service will be held at Our Lady Queen of Heaven, 14601 South A Street, Spanaway, on Monday April 30, 2001 at 9:00 a.m. Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association. From "The News Tribune" in Tacoma, Washington.
Published Sunday, Apr. 29, 2001 (Chris Shelly's Mother)

SHENTON, Patrick Thomas - Entered into eternal rest on October 23, 2001, Patrick Thomas Shenton. Residence, Muskegon, Michigan and formerly of Goose Creek, South Carolina. The relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral services Saturday, October 27, 2001 at eleven o'clock. Entombment, Plantation Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Greenridge Road Chapel this Friday evening between six and eight o`clock. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406. Mr. Shenton was born August 27, 1968 in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Francis Thomas Shenton and the late Ilene Murphy Shenton. Mr. Shenton a graduate of Goose Creek High School, Catholic and an ironworker for Pioneer Construction Company. Surviving are his father and step-mother, Claudia Shenton of Goose Creek; daughter Amber Shenton of Texas; sister Michelle Turgeon of Walterboro, SC.; brothers: Randy Murphy of Elgin Air Force Base, FL, Jerry Murphy of Newfoundland, Canada and Thomas Shenton of Muskegon, MI.
October 26, 2001

SHORT, Jane Ann (nee Flynn) - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on Wednesday, April 4, 2001. Jane Ann Short, aged 87 years, formerly of Placentia. Predeceased by her husband William (1989) and son Conrad (1975). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her four children: Rosalie, Jerry (Theresa), Sam (Cathy) and Bernice (Ron); eleven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, April 7th, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. from St. Pius X Church, Smithville Crescent. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road.
"May She Rest In Peace"
April 05, 2001

SHYKULA, Grace (Escott) - Passed away, after a brief illness, on September 21, 2001. She is survived by two daughters, Emilia and Cindy and their families; one brother Charles; sister-in-law Jessie; and niece Judy. Memorial Service to be held Saturday, September 29th in Sutherland, Ontario.
September 29, 2001

SIMMONDS, Gertrude (nee O'Brien) - Employee of Tim Hortons, Georgetown. Peacefully with family at her side at the William Osler Health Centre, Brampton Memorial Campus on Friday, December 7, 2001 at the age of 58. Predeceased by husband James. Beloved mother to Pamela and husband Frank, and Jim and wife Karen all of Brampton. Dearly loved daughter of Miss Maggie O'Brien of Cape Broyle, Nfld. Sister of Josephine, Edward, Junior, Cathy, Chas, Marge, Lil, Richie, Robbie and Marlie. Predeceased by her father Thomas O'Brien, and sister Mary Stoyles. Daughter-in-law of Margaret Simmons of Mount Pearl, Nfld. Sadly missed by grandchildren Krysten, Steven, Nicholas, Jessica and Andrew. Also sadly missed by her beloved Jerry Kappke and many, many friends. Friends will be received at the Scott Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel" 289 Main Street, N. (Hwy. 10) 905-451-1100 on Sunday, December 9, from 7-9 p.m. and Monday, December 10, from 9 to 11 a.m. followed by a Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Interment Brampton Memorial Gardens.
December 11, 2001

SKIFFINGTON, Joseph M. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Tuesday, January 2, 2001, surrounded by family and friends, Joseph M. Skiffington of Paradise, formerly of Amherst Cove, B. Bay. Predeceased by his parents Elijah and Phoebe, and sister Marjorie Marshall. Leaving to mourn his wife Mildred (Kenny); two sons: Melvin and Michael; brothers: Rance (Myra), Clarenville and Gordon, Amherst Cove; sister Edna Gillingham (Clayton), Gander Bay; sisters-in-law: Jean Bruce (Tom) and Mary Kenny; brothers-in-law: Fintan (Edwenia), Aiden (Belle), Ray (Agnes), Hubert (Barb), Len (Molly), Ron (Sadie), Charlie (Anna) and Jerome (Karen). Also leaving to mourn several nieces and nephews. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Rd., from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday; and 10 a.m. - 12 noon Friday. Funeral Service 2 p.m. Friday, January 5th, 2001 from Holy Innocents Anglican Church, Paradise, with cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center.
"To live in the hearts we leave behind, is not to die."
January 04, 2001

SKIFFINGTON, Lyman W. - Passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 16, 2001 at the Carbonear General Hospital, Lyman W. Skiffington (owner of Skiffington Agencies) of Shearstown, formerly of Musgravetown, aged 64 years. Predeceased by father, Colin Skiffington and father-in-law Stanley Earle. Leaving to mourn wife Effie (nee Earle); mother Whelemia Skiffington, Musgravetown; and mother-in-law Elsie Earle, Shearstown. Sister Millicent Skiffington, Musgravetown; two brothers-in-law, Stanley (Paula) Earle and Ralph (Debbie) Earle, both of Shearstown; four sisters-in-law, Betty Bartlett (Ernest), Georgetown, Blanche Oates (Howard), Corner Brook, Myrtis Tuttle (William), Shearstown, Rosemary Drover (William), Shearstown; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts, until 12 noon Monday, with visitation 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Service on Monday, June 18 at 2 p.m. from Trinity United Church and Cemetery, Shearstown.
June 17, 2001

SMALLCOMB, Mary M. (Madge) - at Dorchester, South Boston on February 1, 2001, Mary M. (Madge) (Perks), beloved wife of the late Joseph H. Smallcomb. Loving mother of Mary Jo Moro, Joseph H. Smallcomb, Peggy A. McKinnon, Judith A. Marshall, John J. Smallcomb, Catherine M. Hodges and Richard J. Smallcomb of CA.; sister of Gertrude Perks, Genevieve O'Neil, Mary F. Perks and William Perks, all of St. John's, Newfoundland. Also survived by seventeen loving grandchildren. Funeral Mass was held in South Boston on Monday, February 5, 2001. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations in her memory to be sent to the Alzheimer's Association.
February 11, 2001

SNARBY, Sigmund - 84, of Liverpool, Queens Co, formerly of St. John's, Newfoundland, died suddenly at home on June 13, 2001. Born in Tromso, Norway, he was a son of the late Martin and Konstanse (Jacobsen) Snarby. Since the age of 19, he has been a sea captain involved in fishing, seal hunting, Arctic and Antarctic expeditions. Sigmund immigrated to Canada from Norway with his family in 1967. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Marie Hanssen; daughter May-Karin (Per) Snekkestad of Tonsberg, Norway; sons: Ulf (Barb) and Stein (Simone), both of Liverpool, Bjorn (Rosalie) and Martin (Pamela), both of Bridgewater, and Harold (Diane) of St. John's, Newfoundland; 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; sister Solvig (Bjorn) Kordal, of Oslo, Norway. He was predeceased by sisters: Ingrid, Ruth and Esther; and a brother John. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandler's Funeral Home, Liverpool, where a memorial service will be held Monday, June 18, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Joanne McFadden officiating. Scattering of cremated remains to take place at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
June 15, 2001

SNOW, Allen Harvey - Passed away suddenly at his residence in Rhos, North Wales, Allen H. Snow, Veteran WWII, in his 80th year. Former resident of Bay Roberts. Predeceased by son Michael; parents, Capt. James and Winnifred Snow. Leaving to mourn their sad loss, his loving wife Kitty (Williams); children: Gareth (Sue), Michelle (John) and Ian (Glenys), all of North Wales; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; also brothers: Wallace (Emily), Barrie, Ont., Ernest (Phyllis), Bay Roberts, Jim (Lise), St. Augustine, Que., Jack, Tilton, Calvin (Margaret), Bay Roberts; sisters: Anne Boone (Chris), Dartmouth, N.S., Olive MacDonald (Gordon), North York, Ont., and Cynthia Mullaly of Gander; sister-in-law Margaret, North Wales. Funeral services Friday, February 2nd at Rhos, North Wales.
February 03, 2001

SOMERTON, Alice Elizabeth - Born in Catalina, NF, May 9, 1913, former resident of St. John's. Passed peacefully away on January 29, 2001, in her 87th year at Southlake Simcoe Regional Hospital, Newmarket, ON. Predeceased by her husband Austin. Loving step-mother of Austin Junior, George and his wife Betty, Caroline and her husband Jack Hailand, Sandra and Joe. She will be fondly remembered by her many grandchildren, especially Brandi-Ray and Shane. Alice will be sadly missed by her niece Janet and special friend Christine Cave. A Celebration of Life Service was held at her retirement residence by Rev. Robert Gorham. Cremation. Memorial donations in memory of Alice may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Church Street, Newmarket, ON.
Always remember to forget The troubles that passed away But never forget to remember The blessings that come each day.
February 09, 2001

SOOLEY, Eliol - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Sunday, May 27, 2001, Eliol Sooley of St. John's, aged 51 years. Predeceased by mother: Bertha Hart and son: Jerry. Leaving to mourn wife: Bernice; one daughter: Natasha, Yellowknife, NT; two sons: Ben (Teena MacDonald) and Craig, both of Yellowknife, NT; one grandson Edward; two brothers: Bruce (Darlene) Underhay, Yellowknife, NT and Dennis Underhay (Lori Burgess), Goulds; one step-daughter: Barbara (William) Fowler, Etobicoke, ON; one step-son: Tom Lundrigan, Mimico, ON; one step-grandson: Noah; three step-brothers; Eric (Wylena) Hart, Dennis (Lesley) Hart and John (Terry) Hart; one step-sister: Julia Hart; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, St. John's with visitation hours from 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 28 and Tuesday, May 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Then resting at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Heart's Content with visitation hours on Tuesday, May 29 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from where the funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Heart's Content. Flowers gratefully accepted. For any additional information, please call Noel's Funeral Home at 596-5750.
May 29, 2001

SPRAGUE, Catherine Ann - Passed away suddenly on Friday, January 5, 2001 at Pickering, Ontario, Catherine Ann Sprague (nee Goobie). Wife of Floyd William Sprague (deceased). Leaving to mourn daughters: Paula (husband Bob), Carol Ann (husband Tom) of Ontario; son Michael of Buffalo, New York; two grandchildren: Nicole and Neil of Ontario; sisters: Shirley (husband Frank) and Patricia of Ontario, Toots (husband Jack) of Nfld.; brothers: Jerry (wife Nancy) of Ontario, Charles, Cecil (wife Florence), Don (wife Joan), Ed (wife Joan), Gil (wife Elizabeth) of Nfld. and a large number of nieces and nephews. Burial took place on Monday, January 8 in Pickering, Ontario. Donations may be made to the Lung Association.
January 09, 2001

SPRINGER, Mary L. (nee Connolly) - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness on April 10, 2001 in Ellsworth, Maine, aged 75 yrs. Predeceased by her beloved husband Robert in 1970. Born Sept. 28, 1925 in Trinity East to Peter J. and Mary (Costello) Connolly, Mary was a former graduate of Littledale College and MUN and went on to teach in several Nfld. communities. In 1955 she went to work for the U.S. Govt. at Harmon Air Force Base in Stephenville where she met and married Robert. She was also a member of the service organization Beta Sigma Phi. After retirement they moved to Maine. Mary was very proud of her Newfoundland heritage and every summer would faithfully travel back to her adored cabin in Flat Bay where she enjoyed many hours of salmon fishing. Later, she purchased a summer home in Brigus to be near her brother Frank and his wife Phoebe. Mary was a devoted and active member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and the Catholic Golden Age Group. Her church and the church family were a very important part of her life. Survived by her son Michael (wife Kerry); two brothers: Ted (Marg) Grand Falls and Patrick (Agnes) New York; five sisters: Margaret Byrne (James), Joan O'Reilly (Tom), Geraldine Haring, Maureen Whalen (Raymond) all of St. John's and Madeline Insalaco, Newburyport, MA; three sisters-in-law: Hilda (St. John's), Alice (Topsail), and a very special sister-in-law, Phoebe (Brigus) plus many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by three brothers William, Gerald and Frank. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 am Monday, April 16, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Ellsworth, Maine. Those who desire may make contributions in Mary's memory to St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Endowment Fund, 231 Main St., Ellsworth, Maine, 04605.
April 14, 2001

SQUIRES, E. Mabel (nee Janes) - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex, St. John's on Friday, June 8, 2001, E. Mabel Squires (nee Janes) of St. John's, formerly of Blackhead, age 93 years. Retired School Teacher. Predeceased by her husband A. Rennie Squires; parents: William and Jane Janes and brother Norman. Leaving to mourn: her sister Viola Winsor, St. John's; brothers: Maxwell (Marjorie), Scarborough, Ont. and Ralph (Millicent), St. John's; sister-in-law: Alice Janes, St. John's; nephews: Leonard and Dean Winsor, Donnie, Lloyd and David Janes; and niece: Bernice Janes; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY, until 12 noon, Sunday, June 10. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Blackhead. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the United Church, Blackhead. For any additional information, please call Noel's Funeral Home at 596-5750.
June 10, 2001

STAFFORD, Jean Marie (nee Roche) - Passed peacefully into eternal rest at the Health Sciences Complex on Tuesday, August 14, 2001, Jean Marie Stafford of St. John's, formerly of Topsail, Conception Bay, age 77 years. Predeceased by her loving husband Frederick B. Stafford (1981); her brothers, James, Frederick and Patrick; and her sisters Helen Estabrook and Joan Culleton. Left to celebrate her life are her sons: Frederick (Leslie), Christopher (Leah), of Whitney, Ontario, and Stephen (Sheila) of Toronto, Ontario, and her daughters Toni (Bernard Ransom), Deborah (Bob Dyke), and Jill (George Benwell), Whitecourt, Alberta; ten grandchildren: Adam and Philip Dyke, Zachary and Alixanna Ransom, Tate and Ariana Benwell, Erin Stafford, Freddie Stafford, Keri Noftall and Viki Fifield; sisters, Winnifred Powers, Vivian (Ralph Bolt); Mary Oliphant; brother: Richard (Marie); also a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to Pauline Smith, loving caregiver and friend. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday and Friday from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, August 18th, 2001, at 9:45 a.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society.
August 16, 2001

STARKES, Arthur Stanley - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family, Arthur Stanley Starkes, formerly of Nipper's Harbour, aged 84 years, at the Caribou Veterans Pavilion which was his home for the past month. A Royal Navy World War II Veteran and Honorary Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 1, Arthur is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 45 years, Blanche (nee Chafe). Also leaving to mourn his children: Ruby (Lloyd Williams), Paradise, Lucy (Eric Adams), Fredericton, Adrian Heffernan (Carole), Chamberlains and Shirley (David Smith), Ottawa; grandchildren: Nicholas Williams, John Heffernan (Gordina), Anne Heffernan (Philip Wong), Edmonton, Terry Smith (Leslie), California, Dale Smith, Toronto, Patricia (Danny Lavaigne), Stephen Adams (Lisa) and Jeff Adams, Fredericton; six great-grandchildren; sister Olive Young, Twillingate; brother Moody (Olive), Springdale; and sister-in-law Liane Frey, Regina. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 2-4 and 7-10 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday and from 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Thursday. Funeral Service 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2001 from Wesley United Church. Interment to follow in the Field of Honor, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity near and dear to his heart, the Poppy Trust Fund, or to the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic.
"Memories are like threads of gold, they never tarnish or grow old. And when old times we do recall, that's when we'll miss you most of all"
July 25, 2001

STEVENS, Annie Laura Marion - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, on Sunday, December 16th, 2001. Annie, in her 87th year. Predeceased by her husband Llewellyn, sister Alma (Rose) and three brothers: James, Bertram and Lloyd (Sparkes). Lovingly remembered by her son Robin (and Ruth Parsons); daughter Marilyn (and Don Lewis); two grandsons: Ewen and Jessie; and four great-grandsons; devoted sister Nina. Annie will be sadly missed by her numerous friends and relatives. A Memorial Service was held at Centennial Albert United Church in Oshawa with Rev. Bill Tedeja presiding.
December 31, 2001

STOVER, Ruby M. - Passed away on December 2, 2001 in Bellevue, Nebraska, age 76, born in St. John's, Newfoundland. Leaving to mourn son Gary Stover of Bellevue; daughters: Beverly and husband David Truttman of Bellevue, NE; Deborah and husband Kenneth Caillau of Papillion, NE and six grandchildren. Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2001 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Bellevue Memorial Chapel. Funeral Service on Thursday, December 6, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. from Bellevue Memorial Chapel. Interment at Bellevue Cemetery, Bellevue, Nebraska. Memorial donations to Nebraska Children's Home and Open Door Mission.
December 05, 2001

STYLES, Kenneth Gordon - 70, Lower Sackville, NS. With much sadness, the family of Kenneth Styles announces his passing on Friday, March 30, 2001 at the QEII Health Centre in Halifax following a brave battle with lung disease. Born in St. Anthony, Nfld., Ken was the son of the late William and Ellen (Pilgrim) Styles. He moved to Gander in 1957 where he worked with the Department of National Defence until his retirement. He moved to Nova Scotia in 1991. Left with fond memories are his devoted wife of 50 years, Bertha (Rowsell); daughter Marion, Toronto; daughter Janice (Miller), son-in-law Ches, and precious granddaughter Kimberly, Middleton, NS. He is also survived by sisters Eleanor Field, Dartmouth; Emily Rodenhiser, Bridgewater; Elizabeth Rose (Will), Kentville; brothers Albert (Vickie), St. John's; Bruce (Menie), Chamberlains; sister-in-law Dorothy Acreman (Ben), Gander; brother-in-law, Eli Canning, Eastern Passage; as well as many other relatives and friends. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers George and Jim; sisters Mabel and Marie; and brother-in-law Ross Rowsell. Ken enjoyed card games, puzzles and game shows, and avidly followed sporting and current events. He adored his granddaughter, Kimberly. His sharp wit remained until the very end of his life here on earth, and no doubt continues on with him. We will love and remember him always. At Ken`s request, cremation has taken place and a private burial will be held at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the Lung Association, Children's Wish Foundation or S.P.C.A.
"He lives on in the hearts of those who loved him."
April 07, 2001

SULEY, Gayle (nee Smith) - Dec. 13, 1955 - Aug. 7, 2001. It is with great sadness that the family of Gayle Suley (nee Smith) announce her tragic passing on Aug. 7, 2001. Gayle leaves on Earth to mourn and always love her, husband Bill, daughter Krista, parents Andrew and Helen Smith, brothers Millard and Wayne, sister Carol and a large circle of relatives and friends. In celebration of her life, a memorial service has already taken place at the United Church in Fort McMurray, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Gayle to: Bread of Life Orphanage, c/o Clifford Grant, 127 Garson Place, Fort McMurray, AB, T9J 1L1 (780)743-9112.
August 25, 2001

TAIT, Margaret - 88, Berwick, Kings Co., passed away Saturday, December 15, 2001, in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in Hearts Content, Newfoundland and Labrador, she was a daughter of the late Gilbert and Florence (Wilcox) Carberry. She moved to Canso, N.S., with her family in 1923 and received most of her early education there. She later attended Edgehill Academy, New Glasgow High School and Shaw Business College in Toronto. She returned to Canso where she worked as the Assistant Town Clerk for two years. She then moved and worked as a secretary for the Commercial Cable Co, in Montreal for 40 years and in Toronto for 2 years. She moved to Wolfville in 1980 and to Port Williams in 1981. Margaret was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Cornwallis, and was active in the A.C.W. and the choir. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by a cousin, Ralph (Louise) Wilcox, Factorydale, Kings Co., and several cousins in Newfoundland and Labrador and in Wales. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband, Eustace Tait; a sister, Ruth Carberry. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. A graveside service will be held at a later date in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, Wolfville. Donations in memory may be made to any charity.
December 17, 2001

TAYLOR, Gerald - Formerly of Quirpon, NF. Passed away peacefully, at Scarborough General Hospital on Wednesday, April 18, 2001, age 63. Beloved husband of Claudette. Loving father of Emmanuel and Angela. He will be sadly missed by his sisters Mary, Bessie, Maisie, Shirley and Mabel and his brothers Life, Keith and Bob. He will be fondly remembered by all his nieces and nephews, family and friends. Complete funeral service was held in the Chapel of The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre in Scarborough, Ont. on Saturday, April 21. In lieu of flowers, donations made to Scarborough General Hospital Foundation, I.C.U. and 3 Central, 3050 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ont. M1P 2V5, in Gerald's memory, would be appreciated by his family.
April 28, 2001

TEMPLEMAN, Cora Ethelwyn - Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 10, 2001, Cora Ethelwyn Templeman, in her 85th year. Predeceased by mother and father, Rhoda and Albert J. Reader of Bonavista and sister Doris Thorne. Leaving to mourn her beloved husband Donald; niece Diane Edmundsen (Neil), Coquitlam, BC; nephew John R. Thorne (Susan), Burnaby, BC; also other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 10-12 noon. Funeral Service to be held from The Carnell Memorial Chapel on Friday, January 12, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of one's choice.
January 11, 2001

THOMPSON, Goldie Jean (Nee Burke) - Passed away suddenly at the Health Sciences Center on Thursday, November 29, 2001, Goldie Jean Thompson of Mount Pearl, formerly of Buchans, aged 35 years. Left with cherished memories are her husband Bill; son Charles and daughter Jessica. Mother and Father, Jean and Harold Burke at Victoria, Carbonear; sister Brenda Merrigan (Late Michael) at Wabush; brother Tony Burke (Karen) at Pasadena; sister Beverly Burke (Elywin) at Clarenville; Mother and Father-in-law Patricia (Simmons) and William of Mount Pearl; brother-in-law Keith (Lisa) at Ottawa and sister-in-law Crystal (fiance Kristian Reardon), two special grandmothers Margaret Simmons (late Charles) and Florence Thompson (late William); special friends Howard and Betty Chafe at Maddox Cove and a wide circle of family and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 7-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and from 10 a.m. - 12 noon Monday. Funeral Service 2 p.m. Monday, December 3, 2001 from the First United Church, Mount Pearl. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Clinic or to a Trust Fund for Charles and Jessica.
December 01, 2001

THRELFALL, Dr. William Ph.D. - 61, of 28 McLean Street, Truro, passed away January 5, 2001 in the Q.E. II Health Sciences Centre, VG Site, Halifax. Born in Preston, Lancashire, England, October 14, 1939, he was a son of the late Edward and Mary (Bowden) Threlfall. He was a beloved husband, father and proud grandfather. Dr. Threlfall Ph.D. was Professor Emeritus at Memorial University in Newfoundland where he taught in the Department of Biology for over 30 years. The last four years he was an Adjunct Professor at the Nova Scotia Agriculture College in Truro. He lived in Newfoundland with his family for 31 years and considered himself a proud Newfoundlander. He will be sadly missed by his wife, the former Anita Gallagher; daughters: Jane Threlfall and Jim Philmon, Dartmouth, Sue and Scott Wareham, Clarenville, Newfoundland; beloved grandson, Joshua William Philmon; sister, Enid Threlfall, Preston, England; brother John and Elspeth Threlfall, Preston, England. A Memorial service will be held on Monday, January 8, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro, N.S. with Rev. Clair MacLeod officiating. Reception and visitation to follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit of the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax.
January 06, 2001

TILLEY, Wallace Chester - Stephenville Crossing, NF. (Formerly of Barachois Brook). Passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2001, at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Wallace Chester Tilley in his 95th year. Born in Robinsons on June 5, 1906, Mr. Tilley was a son of Abram Tilley, originally of Kelligrews, and Mary-Ellen Renouf of Robinsons and grew up in Sandy Point, Bay St. George. He served in the 59th (Newfoundland) Regiment of Royal Artillery during WWII. Upon returning to Sandy Point he was a general merchant. In the late 1950's he moved with his family to Barachois Brook and was later employed by the West Coast Power Company (NF Light & Power) and was well known to electrical consumers in Stephenville Crossing, St. George's and surrounding communities. Mr. Tilley was a founding member of Branch 38 (St. George's) Royal Canadian Legion and served as Deputy Sheriff for many years. He is survived by his two sons: Stephen (Cheryl) and Brian (Christine), Orleans, Ontario; five grandchildren: Carolyn, Krista, Alison, Brooks and Leslie, and a number of other relatives and friends. His wife Joyce (nee Brooks), originally from London, England, predeceased him in 1983. He was predeceased as well by all of his brothers and sisters: Noah, Samuel Godden, Ina and Georgina of Robinsons, Joyce of Sandy Point, Lottie of Fort Worth, Texas, Minnie of Jackson, Mississippi, Marne of Stephenville, Effie of St. Georges and Alice of Kelligrews. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. A short visitation will be held from St. George's Anglican Church, Robinsons, on Wednesday, June 6, from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Stewart Bellows officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.
June 05, 2001

TIPSWORD, Elizabeth (Taylor) - Originally from St. John's. Passed peacefully away April 7, 2001 in her 75th year at Reddick, Illinois. Leaving to mourn husband Edward; five daughters and their husbands and her grandchildren; also sister Margaret in the States, sister Ella Rees in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, brother William Taylor (Sally), sister Isabel Parsons, both in St. John's, also a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
April 14, 2001

TOBIN, George Francis - Passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, November 6, 2001. George Francis Tobin, aged 82 years, formerly of Trepassey. Predeceased by his two infant children, George and Dermot, parents William and Johanna, brothers Jerry and Mike and sister Mary. Left with fond and loving memories his wife of 54 years, Eileen (nee Finlay), his much loved children and grandchildren: Doreen and Frank Dinn, Andrea (Brad) and Stephen; Glen and Linda of Marystown and Susan and Andrew; Brenda and Dale Temple, Sara, Jenny and David; Harold and Sherry; Sandra and Jim Knox, Christopher and Michael; Norman and Susan, Anna, Lauren and Liam; Pam and Gord Kelland and Tim; Anne Marie and Joe Healey and poppy's little girl Claire, also his sister Theresa Evans and Bud Humphries, Irene Waddleton, sisters-in-law Magdalen Tobin, Ethel Stamp, Frances (Bob) Colbert, Theresa (Sylvie) Pennell and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday, November 8th and Friday, November 9th from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, November 10th, 2001, at 9:45 a.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
November 08, 2001

TOBIN, Mary Elizabeth - 80, of 40 Regent Street, Amherst, formerly of Newfoundland died Saturday, August 11, 2001 at her home. Born in Oderin, NF, she was a daughter of the late Clement and Josephine (Murphy) Drake. She is survived by daughters: Jeanette Tobin, Dartmouth, Karen Crickard, Lloydminister, AB; sons: Gerry, Fall River, Gary, Calgary, AB; sisters: Rita Meister, Ellershouse, Genevieve Samuels, New York, USA; a brother Gordon Drake, Rushoon, NF; a former daughter-in-law Carol Sutherland, Calgary, AB; and ten grandchildren. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Rodger; sisters: Lucy Rekston, Elizabeth Colella, Bridget Drake; and a brother Peter. Her remains will rest at Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst with visiting hours on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 and where parish prayers will be held at 8 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held at Saint Charles Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. with Father Vernon Driscoll officiating. Burial will follow in the Saint Charles-Nativity Cemetery, Amherst. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society.
August 13, 2001

TOOMBS, Errol P. - Suddenly at home on Tuesday, September 4th, 2001, Errol P. Toombs of 24 Vincent Street, Barrie, Ontario and formerly of Newfoundland and PEI, in his 53rd year. Husband of Kaye (Harding) Toombs. Father of Jillian, Rebecca, Virginia and Jessica. Funeral service and interment were held in Kensington, PEI.
September 12, 2001

TOYTMAN, William - Passed peacefully away on August 7, 2001, in Toronto after a valiant fight with cancer. Bill was a long time resident of both Gander and St. John's where his business endeavours were widely known. He was a true Newfoundland entrepreneur whose spirit and easy going nature made him friends island wide. Left to mourn are Rose Toytman (Ottawa); daughter, Paula (Ottawa); and son, Sam (Gander). Bill was buried in Hollywood, Florida, on August 10, 2001.
August 15, 2001

TUCK, Mr. Boyd - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, October 29, 2001, Boyd Tuck of Clarke's Beach (formerly Shoal Harbour), aged 85 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Edna, with whom he celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on October 20th; son Warren (Ann) Tuck of Labrador City; daughter Pauline (Eldon) Snow of Clarke's Beach; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, November 1, 2001 at 2 p.m. from United Church, Clarke's Beach. Inurnment in the United Church Cemetery, Clarke's Beach. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to Mazol Shrine or to a charity of one's choice.
October 31, 2001

TURNER, Kathleen - On Wednesday, September 26, 2001, Kay passed away in Edmonton, Alberta, after a courageous battle with Cancer at the age of 74 years. Kay will be lovingly remembered by her son Stephen and daughter-in-law Tammy of Edmonton; sister Bette Cumpton; brothers: Ossie and Jack Shanks and numerous relatives and friends. Kay was predeceased by her husband Bruce and brother Stan Shanks. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2001 at 1:00 P.M. at Parkdale United Church, 429 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario. If friends so desire, donations in Kay's name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, #200 - 10 Alcorn Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3B1. Arrangements in care of HOWARD & MCBRIDE CHAPEL OF CHIMES, 10179-108 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 1L1. Telephone 780-422-1141.
September 29, 2001

TURNER, Loyola - Passed peacefully away on January 28, 2001 in Toronto, Ont. Loyola Turner, in his 77th year. Formerly of St. Brendan's. Predeceased by five brothers and one sister. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, five sons and one daughter. Also leaving to mourn are his sister Mary Anne Hogan (Turner), St. Brendan's and one brother Thomas, Toronto. Also leaving to mourn are several nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.
January 31, 2001

TURNER, Margaret Louise (nee Howell) - Graduate of Memorial University College. Trained at Grace Hospital, St. John's. Peacefully with her family by her side, at St. Patrick's Home, Ottawa, Ontario, on Tuesday, August 21, 2001 in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Charles, her parents James M. and Louise Howell, brothers: Lloyd and Jim and sisters: May, Mona, Emma and Grace. Loving mother of Robert (Nancy) and Don (Carol). Caring grandmother of Travis, Leah and Matthew. Friends called at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road , Ottawa (at Roosevelt), on Thursday, August 23, 2001, from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Friday from 10 until the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Interment followed at Capital Memorial Gardens. For those who wish, a memorial donation may be made to St. Patrick's Home, 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, K1V 8N5. For information please call Tubman Funeral Home (613) 722-6559.
August 29, 2001

TUTTLE, Albert Bernard - Passed peacefully away at his home in Columbus, Indiana, USA, June 8, 2001, in his 74th year, Albert (Al) Tuttle. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Gloria (nee Kilpatrick formerly of St. John's), sons Lynn (Janie), David (Robin), Franklin and Paul (Patty), seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, one step-grandchild and two step-great-grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. A private funeral service was held at Hathaway-Myers Chapel on June 12th, followed by cremation. Inurnment will be at Garland Brook Mausoleum. Those wishing to make in memorial donations may do so to Hospice of Bartholomew County, 2400 17th Street, Columbus, Indiana, USA, 47201-9986.
June 16, 2001

VALLIS, Captain George R. - The death of Captain George R. Vallis, husband of Daphne V. (Hussey) Vallis, of Lancelot Drive, Quispamsis, NB, occurred on Tuesday, July 17, 2001 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in English Harbour West, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late George Thomas and Stella (Vallis) Vallis. Captain Vallis had been employed with Atlantic Towing for 25 years, until his retirement in 1992. He was a member of St. Luke's Anglican Church, Gondola Point, NB. George enjoyed working with wood. Besides his loving wife, Daphne, he is survived by five daughters, Donna Pierce of Yarmouth, NS, Christine LeBlanc of Grand Bay-Westfield, NB, Heather Richard of Saint John, Muriel Yeo of Rothesay, and Sheri Vallis of St. George, NB, one brother, Lester Vallis of Toronto, ON, two sisters, Dulcie Carter and Robena Welyhorski, both of St. John's, Newfoundland, four grandchildren, Roger, Brandi, Tricia, and Andrew. One great-grandson, Rheal, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one sister, Muriel Downton. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506)-634-7424, with visitation on Wednesday from 7-9 PM and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Friday, July 20, 2001 at 11 AM from Brenan's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will take place at Fernhill Cemetery. Remembrances to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
July 18, 2001

VAVASOUR, Charles Victor - 84, of Tideways, Wolfville passed away June 17, 2001 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Ernest and Blanch (Dingle) Vavasour. He was a member of the Church Lads Brigade before enlisting in 1940 with the 166 Field Regiment of the Royal Artillery to serve overseas in North Africa and Italy. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #56 St. John's, Nfld.; the Travelers Association, Nfld.; and the Avalon Masonic Lodge, St. John's, Nfld. The Anchorman Chorus and the Singing Legionnaires, of St. John's, Nfld.; The Barbershop Chorus and The Dukes of Kent, Kentville. He is survived by his loving wife Doris Harvey (Dawe); sons: James, Carbonear, Nfld., Gerald, Windsor, NS; grandson James Charles, Texas; special niece Susan Jane, Waverley; and many more nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by sisters Ruth Johnston and Betty Oakley. Cremation has taken place. A private committal and a Royal Canadian Legion Service will be held in the St. John Anglican Cemetery, Wolfville at a later date. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NS. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Wolfville.
June 20, 2001

VERGE, Robert C. (Bob) - Passed suddenly away on February 23, 2001, at his home in Yorba Linda, California, Robert (Bob) Verge, a long time resident of St. John's and Gander, Newfoundland. Leaving to mourn his daughters: Trudy Briggs (Geoffrey), Cathy Anderson (Joey) and Janet Kable (Jim); granddaughters: Leslie and Jennifer, all of California; brother Graham (Ethel), St. John's; and sister Dorothy Clarke (Eric), Gander. Burial took place in California on February 28, 2001.
March 17, 2001

VEY, Annie V. (nee Stoyles) - Passed peacefully away on Monday, July 2, 2001 at Victoria, B.C. Predeceased by her husband, Hayward Vey of Long Beach, T.Bay. Leaving to mourn one daughter, Elaine Belbin (Gordon); two granddaughters: Michelle Kennedy (Chris) and Wendy Belbin; as well as brother-in-law Harold Vey and wife Ivy; three sisters-in-law: Vie Hudson, Selena Lundrigan and Gertie Soper; also a number of other relatives, nieces and nephews. Funeral to take place in Victoria, B.C.
July 07, 2001

VICKERS, Howard Francis - Passed away in the presence of his wife and son at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Friday, March 23, 2001, formerly of Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Leaving to mourn: his wife of 41 years, Helen (O'Brien); two daughters: Cindy (Darren Porter), Lena (Wayne Cormier); one son Howie (Kim Somerton); four grandchildren: John, Melissa, Ashley and Erica; five sisters: Hilda, Emily, Victoria, Bernadette, Rose; and a large circle of nephews and nieces. Cremation and no visitation, as per Howard's request.
"Tomorrow is promised to no one. Today may be your last chance."
March 27, 2001

VINCENT, Benjamin - 80, of 1534 Cedar Rd., Lancaster, PA, USA died Tuesday, September 18, 2001 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Newtown, Newfoundland to the late William W. and Irene Elkins Vincent. He was married to Alice Joy Bauman Birse Vincent for 58 years. He was a production scheduler for Alumax in Lancaster, PA and for Schicle Inc. in Stamford, Conn. He was United States Army Veteran during WWII and was a member of the 82 Airborn Division. He received two purple hearts for his service. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons: Dr. William V. Vincent of Manhiem, PA, Robert G. Vincent, husband of Sally of Quarryville, PA; and a daughter Alice J., wife of Richard Bleacher, Mohnton, PA.; a half sister Linda, wife of Stephen Lane; and a step-sister Cecelia Vincent, both of St. John.
September 20, 2001

WAKELY, Evelyn (Eve) - Passed away peacefully on November 2, 2001 at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital in her 86th year. Predeceased by her husband Arthur (Art) Wakely (1998). Dear mother of Barry and his wife Marnie of Kitchener, Noel L. and his wife Charlene of Nottawa. Grandmother of Wendy Lynn Rowe and Scott H. Wakely, both of Kitchener. Great grandmother of Benjamin Wakely Rowe. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Marion Schwindt and her husband Wray of Kitchener, Harold Barrett and his wife Lois of Homasassa, Florida, Lillian Barrett of St. John's, Tess Barrett of Blythe. Predeceased by six brothers and two sisters. Eve was an active member of St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church and volunteered at Freeport Health Centre and A. R. Goudie Eventide Home. Evelyn's family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, November 4, 2001 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (749-8467). Funeral service to be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 5, 2001 at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church (23 Water St. N), Kitchener. Rev. Dr. Lorne Mitchell officiating. Interment Memory Gardens Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at the funeral home).
November 03, 2001

WALKER (nee Ryall), Marie Frances - Passed away after a lengthy illness at her home in Croften, Maryland, on Saturday, April 14, 2001, age 81 years. Leaving to mourn loving daughter Frances Dugan and special son-in-law David with whom she resided, also loving son Robert Cyr. Left to mourn in Newfoundland daughters: Betty Druken, Marie Williams, Phyllis Downey, sister Florence Lamb and brother Tom Ryall. Eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Cremation in Maryland.
April 17, 2001

WALL, Genevieve - Passed peacefully away, after a lengthy illness, in Alvin, Texas, Genevieve Wall, age 56. Predeceased by her parents Alex and Mary and brothers James and Anthony. Leaving to mourn her daughter Dawn Butcher (Todd); sisters: Donna Stogrin (Wayne), Didsbury, AB, Lillian Bastow (Doug), St. John's, Bernadette Reddy (Bill), Torbay, Irene Feswick, Cambridge, ON; brothers: Alexander Wall (Judy), Colinet and Leonard Wall (Kathy), Windsor, ON. Resting at Forberg Funeral Home in Alvin, Texas. Cremation to take place.
October 29, 2001

WALSH, Donald J. - Passed peacefully away on Saturday, January 13th, 2001 after a courageous battle with cancer. Donald J. Walsh, age 80 years, of Sun City, Arizona. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Phyllis (nee Cook), formerly of St. John's, Nfld.; one daughter Douglass Reitter (Bob); one son Jay Walsh (Brigette); one granddaughter Lani Bonifacic (David); and 3 grandsons: Tim (Carol), David and Matthew; also 4 great-grandchildren. Also mourning are sisters-in-law: Rita Symonds (Arthur), Douglass Frampton and June Cook; one brother-in-law Tasker Cook, all of St. John's. Cremation has taken place, with burial in National Cemetery in Phoenix. Friends wishing to do so may donate to the Cancer Clinic, St. John's, in Don's memory.
January 16, 2001

WARMAN, Lillian Alma (nee Stick) - Passed peacefully away on October 31, 2001 in New Westminster, B.C. Born June 22, 1915, St. John's. Survived by Judy (Garry) Pickerell, Georgina (Jim) Causier, Nancy (Doug) Jensen, Jimmy Jr. (Debbie) Warman; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. Lillian still referred to Nfld. as home and never lost her Newfie sense of humour. Memorial service Monday, November 5, Hamilton-Harron Funeral Home, Vancouver, B.C.
November 03, 2001

WELLS, Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Friday, February 23, 2001, Elizabeth Wells (Betty), Paradise, formerly of Harbour Main, age 58 years. Predeceased by her parents, George and Anna Murphy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Jack; three brothers: George (Joanne), Bill (Marilyn), Tom (Bonnie); three sisters: Eileen (Dick), Mary (Leo), Annette (Cal); sisters-in-law: Golda Rideout (Gary) and Audrey Tucker (Frank); brothers-in-law: Fred (Marilyn), Dave, and Dan (Mona); also nieces, nephews, and a close circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Monday from 10:00 to 12:00 Noon. Funeral Mass on Monday, February 26, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Peter and Paul Church, Harbour Main. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Harbour Main. Flowers gratefully accepted.
February 24, 2001

WESTCOTT, Ann - Entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 23rd, 2001 following a brief illness, at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Ann Westcott (nee Walsh), formerly of Renews, Southern Shore. Predeceased by her son Mike Westcott and her daughter Claire Ann Sheehan. Ann leaves to mourn her son Hugh (Gertrude Holwell), St. John's; and her daughter Marie Westcott, Winnipeg, Manitoba; her sisters: Josephine Guiney (Leo), Monica Cover (Bob), Little Rock, Arkansas; also a very dear life long friend Lem LeMessurier. Also leaving to mourn eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren of Winnipeg and Alberta; many cousins, nieces and nephews, as well as friends of St. John's, Southern Shore, Alberta and Manitoba. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 12 noon - 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday; and from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Thursday, July 26th, 2001 from St. Patrick's Church, Patrick Street. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Hub Physically Disabled, 21 Merrymeeting Road, P.O Box 13788, St. John's, NF, A1B 4G3.

WESTCOTT, Margaret (Rita) (nee Doyle) - Died suddenly on Sunday, July 22, 2001, while on vacation in St. John's, Margaret (Rita) Westcott. Predeceased by her husband Luke and son Frank. Leaving to mourn her children: Shirley Barrington, Fran Martin (Pat), Elizabeth Westcott, Lorraine Penney (Ray), Helen Coady (Charlie), Barbara Westrick (Mike), Anna Bingle (Jack), Wallace (Carol), Luke (Joyce), Mary Kinny (Donnie), Joan Brown (Danny), Rhonda Duarte (Rick); her sister Mary Goodridge; sisters-in-law: Catherine Doyle, Amelia Hurrell; brother-in-law Jim Westcott (Mary); daughter-in-law Mary Westcott; special family friend Mary Skinner; 45 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren; and her friends in Maynard, Mass., especially Gertie and Sheila. Memorial Service at Caul's Funeral Home, Chapel, LeMarchant Road, on Wednesday, July 25th at 8 p.m. Burial to take place at St. Brigid's Parish in Maynard, Mass., on Friday, July 27th, 2001.
July 25, 2001

WHALEN, William W. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, July 23, 2001 William Whalen of Georgetown, aged 85 years. Predeceased by his wife Olive in 1997. Leaving to mourn three sons: Harold, Jack (Rose), William; three daughters: Winnie (Robert), Elizabeth, Edith; one sister Bess Spracklin; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Resting at Broughton's Funeral Home, Brigus. Funeral to take place on Wednesday, July 25, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. from the Hope United Church, Georgetown. Interment to follow in the U.C. Cemetery, Georgetown.
July 24, 2001

WHELAN, Patrick James, Ph.D. (Ret.) - of Seattle, Washington, died at home on August 19, 2001. Pat was born in St. John's, Newfoundland on October 19, 1938. Eldest child of James J. Whelan and Mary A. (Tobin) Whelan. He lived in St. John's throughout his school years with his parents and sisters, Kay and Marie. At age 16 he graduated from St. Bonaventure's College, receiving the Governor General's Gold Medal. Pat graduated with a B.Sc., honours in Physics, in 1959 from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. While at X, Pat participated in numerous activities including debating, drama and athletics, earning a varsity letter in soccer. Subsequently he pursued a Master's Degree at Dalhousie University, graduating in 1961. He obtained his Ph.D. in Physics at the University of British Columbia in 1964. After teaching at St. Francis Xavier and St. Mary's University in Halifax, Pat assumed a post-doctoral position at the University of California in Berkeley. From 1971 to 1979 Pat taught physics and astronomy at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. During this period, he worked for one year at the French National Research Council in Toulouse, France. Following a two-year course of post-doctoral study in robotics at Stanford University, Pat relocated to Seattle where he worked in Research and Development at the Boeing Company. He retired in May 2000. Pat had many interests. He enjoyed music of many cultures, the study of foreign languages (especially Spanish), political news from The Economist and the Lehrer News Hour, table tennis, and proverbs and idioms in different languages. During the last two years of his life, his grandchildren were his special delight. He is survived by his wife Margo K. (Haas) MacVicar-Whelan of Seattle, his son John O. and wife Mara (Nichols) Whelan, Seattle, his step-daughter, Rachel Dushoff Hess, and husband Denny R. Hess, Jr. of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and his step-son, Eric Dushoff, Seattle; two grandchildren, Noah P. and Sapphire Whelan, of Seattle, and two step-granddaughters, Heather and Crystal Hess, of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; two sisters, C. T. (Kay) and husband Don Webster, Clydesdale, Antigonish, N.S., and Marie E. and husband Wm. A. (Duffy) McDonald, Lanark, Antigonish Co.; a nephew Dr. Ted McDonald and wife Kathy Chisholm, Fredericton, N.B., and two nieces, Dr. Michelle M. McDonald of Guelph, Ont.; and Dawn M. Webster, Halifax; two great nieces, Imogen and Tess McDonald, Fredericton. He was predeceased by his parents; James J. in 1980 and Mary A. Whelan in 1996. A memorial service was held on Sunday, August 26, 2001 at his home in the Seattle area. Donations in his memory may be made to the James J. and Mary Whelan Endowment fund that Pat established at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
September 15, 2001

WHITE, Cluney Martin - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Wednesday, July 04, 2001, Cluney White of Portugal Cove, formerly of Greenspond, aged 66 years. Predeceased by his mother Jessie White. Leaving to mourn his loving wife June (nee Harding); sons: Wade (Dot) and Don (Donna); daughters: Delsie Denine (Aiden), Debbie Greeley (Doug) and Cheryl Andrews (Bob). Beloved grandchildren: Christina, Amanda and Melissa White, Mark, Cassandra and Bradley White, Christopher Denine, Nicole and Corey Greeley, Sarah and Michelle Andrews. Also leaving to mourn his father E. George White, Whitehorse, Yukon; brother George Jr. (Sandy), Whitehorse, Yukon; sisters: Elsie Hynes (Edward), Ruby Starkes (Fred) and Janie Parsons (Eric), Whitehorse, Yukon; brothers-in-law: Kelvin Harding (Daisy), Douglas Harding, British Columbia; sister-in-law Linda Hennebury (Bob); nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, until 12 noon Friday. Funeral Service to take place on Friday, July 06, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Adams Avenue, with interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel.
July 05, 2001

WHITE, Elaine Mary (nee Lawlor) - Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness on Saturday, December 23, 2000 at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga in her 54th year. Beloved and devoted wife of Max White; cherished mother of Karen Dragosits (Ken), Geoffrey (Heather), Kimberley Vanderhyden (Steve), Craig (Lisa); loving grandmother of Lia, Samantha, Emily, Jessica and Christina; dear daughter of Kevin and Mary Lawlor (St. John's); loving sister of Eric (St. John's), Beverly Hollohan (Jerry), Calgary, Gregory (Tina), Goose Bay, Newfoundland; mother-in-law, Mrs. Winnie White (St. Patrick's Mercy Home). Elaine will be sadly missed by many uncles and aunts, nieces and nephews, and many relatives and friends. Funeral Mass celebrated 10:00 a.m. at St. Martin of Tours, Mississauga, Wednesday, December 27, 2000.
January 06, 2001

WHITE, Manual Patrick (Pat) - At his residence in Oshawa, on Sunday, March 4, 2001, at the age of 57. Left to mourn his passing are his children: Gerard, wife Rhonda, Flatrock, Nfld., Rick, Kitchener, and Tina, husband Craig Noble, Cobourg; former wife and life long friend Anna Murphy of Newfoundland; sisters: Bernadette Sawyer, Kitchener, Blanche, husband Jim Hussey, Ann, husband Alec Peddle, Pauline, husband Hubert Hussey and brother Joe, all of Newfoundland; grandchildren: Megan, Melanie, Jessica, Jennifer and Ryan; nieces and nephews: Gerry, Brian, Melissa, Kelly, Rodney, Jason, Victoria, Russell, Wendy, Donny, Joanne and Tracy. Also sadly missed by his close friend Anita Chaisson and family. Relatives and friends paid their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905)433-5558) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service was held in the chapel on Wednesday, March 7, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation. Donations made in the memory of Pat to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. A Memorial Service will be held in Newfoundland at a later date, which will be published in the newspaper.
March 10, 2001

WILLIAMS, Gerald - Passed away on July 10, 2001 Gerald Williams in his 64th year, at St. John Medical Centre, Washington State, Kelso. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Ann Williams, Conception Hr.; two brothers: Andrew, Nicholas. Leaving to mourn his wife Ella; one sister Betty (Clarence), Conception Hr., 3 brothers: Gordon (Barbara), New Jersey, USA, Thomas, Ontario, Larry, Toronto; 6 nephews and 4 nieces. He had a Military Memorial Service from Colombus Funeral Chapel. Buried at William National Ette Cemetery.
"May he rest in peace."
July 20, 2001

WILLIAMS, Gordon Stewart - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear Hospital on January 10, 2001. Gordon Stewart Williams, formerly of Isle Valen, in his 87th year. Predeceased by his loving wife Ena in June 1998. He is mourned and will be sadly missed by son Gordon (Anita) and grandchildren: Glen (Dawn), Colette, Heather and Tina; daughter Verna Russell (Les) and grandchildren: Nancy Pittman (Brent), Lisa and Ian; daughter Jeanette Carter (Robert) and grandchildren: Brad and Brent; sister Mabel Keeping; brother Jethro; sister-in-law Martha Harvey; two great-grandchildren: Joshua and Gabriel Pittman; as well as a large number of relatives and friends including the staff and residents of Jackson County Manor, New Harbour. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday and from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday. Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2001 from Barrett's Chapel. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice.
January 11, 2001

WILLIAMS, Ronald Michael - Passed peacefully away at Mississauga Hospital, surrounded by his loving family on May 8, 2001, after a courageous battle with cancer, age 51. Predeceased by father Patrick; mother Mary; sister Frances Farris; brothers: Gerard and Thomas. Left to mourn his devoted loving wife Rose Ann; daughter Heather of Mississauga; one sister, Margaret, St. John's; five brothers: Clarence, Wabush, Jack (Helen), Conception Harbour, Patrick (Shirley), Salmonier Line, Kenneth (Ann), New Waterford, N.S., Bill (Olive), Brigus Junction; several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Resting at Neweduk Funeral Home, 1981 Dundas Street West, Mississauga. Visiting hours 7:30- 10:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Funeral Mass Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in Chapel. Cremation to follow. A memorial service will be held in Conception Harbour pending arrival of remains at a later date to be announced. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Cancer Society.
May 11, 2001

WILLIAMS, Stephen A. - In Sarnia, Ontario on Monday, June 25, 2001. Stephen A. Williams, 82 years, of Sarnia and formerly of Newfoundland. Beloved husband of Rosemary (nee Power). Dear father of Sharon and Marty Piffard of Petrolia, Ontario and Stephen Williams, Sarnia Ontario. Dear grandfather of Tearza Lynn and Chris Daly and Kevin, Christine, Scott and Anne Piffard; and great-grandfather to a soon to be born great-grandchild. Dear brother of Katie and Leo O'Connell, Pennsylvania, Urban and Leonie Williams, Pouch Cove, Nfld. and the late Sam and Mary Williams and Martina McGrath. Dear brother-in-law of Jack McGrath, St. John's. Visitors will be received on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia, Ontario. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 27, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Philip's Church, Petrolia. Interment in Petrolia. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
June 26, 2001

WILLIAMS, Trevor Willis - 10 March, 1932 - 16 January, 2001. Our precious Husband, Father and Grandfather, Trevor Willis Williams, passed into the presence of His Lord on 16 January, 2001 at Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is lovingly remembered by his wife of forty years, Betty (nee Drover); his children, Jeffrey, Jennifer and husband Chuck, Heather and Carolyn; his special grandchildren, Nicholas, Gregory and Emily Rose, who brought great joy to his life; his brothers, Maurice in Scotland, Raymond in Zambia, Alan in Ireland, Edward in England; and his sister, Ruth in Ireland, and their families. Trevor was born in Dublin, Ireland, graduating from Trinity College as a Medical Doctor. He immigrated to Newfoundland in 1957 and worked with the Department of Public Health in St. John's, and in Carbonear. In the early 1970's he practiced as a Pediatrician in Winnipeg, and then began work for Cadham Provincial Lab with Dr. Jack Wilt, where he began as the Assistant Director of Microbiology and Virology. He was the Director of Lab and X-Ray Services for over twenty years and the Director of Cadham Lab for the last five years. He retired in June, 2000. As a young man, Trevor accepted the Lord as his Saviour and from then on served Him, faithfully. He was an Elder at Winnipeg's St. James Gospel Chapel and a well-respected speaker at the Chapel, and at Faith Bible Camp.
January 23, 2001

WILLIS, Mark Gordon - Passed peacefully away, after a short illness, at the Health Sciences Center on Tuesday, June 26, 2001. Mark Gordon Willis of Goulds, formerly of Fogo, aged 89 years. Predeceased by his wife Mary in 1988. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughter Margaret Johnson, with whom he resided; 3 grandchildren: Gary Willis (Theresa), Oakville, Ont., Heather Johnson (Danny), Goulds, Elaine Chafe (Pat), Goulds; 2 great-grandchildren: Matthew Willis, Oakville, Ont., Sarah Chafe, Goulds. Resting at Barretts Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., Wednesday 7-9 p.m.; Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held Friday, June 29th, 2001 at 11 a.m. from Barrett's Chapel. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.
June 28, 2001

WOOD, Mary T. (Gulliver) - Passed away suddenly at her home in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday, May 4, 2001, age 69 years. Formerly of Golf Avenue in St. John's. Predeceased by her parents John and Mary Gulliver. Leaving to mourn are her five daughters; one son; ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren in Kansas City. Also lovingly remembered by her only sister Helen Keough; nieces Sharon and Dianne; nephews: Robert and Edward and their families at Calvert. Funeral took place in Kansas City on Tuesday, May 8.
We will never forget you
May 12, 2001

WOODFORD, Aiden Joseph - Passed peacefully away on August 16, 2001. Predeceased by his brothers: Monsignor Richard Woodford, Leonard Woodford; and sister, Sister Isabel Woodford; and son-in-law Robert Fifield. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his devoted wife Mary (Lawlor); his daughters: Isabel, Joann, Carmie; grandchildren: Patrick and Mary Ann Fifield; brothers: Mike, Phil, Holyrood, John, Nova Scotia; sister Mary Brophy, Holyrood; sisters-in-law: Josephine Jackman (Art), Rita Collins, Margaret Crane, Angela Lawlor, Joyce Woodford; nieces and nephews as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday from 7-9 p.m., Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9-11 a.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, August 18th, 2001 at 2 p.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the St. Bonaventure's College Bursary Fund.
August 17, 2001

WOODROW, Sister Mary Ambrose, RSM - Entered into eternal life from McAuley Convent, St. John's, NF on Thursday, May 24, 2001, Sister Mary Ambrose Woodrow, RSM, aged 90 years. Leaving to mourn her Congregation, the Sisters of Mercy; brother Joseph (Nancy); sister Marcella (Pat) Merrigan; brother-in-law Joseph Nolan; many devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by her parents John and Ellen Woodrow of Northern Bay; sisters: Kathleen (Gerard) Terry and Jenny Nolan. Waking at McAuley Convent, 250 Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's on Thursday, May 24th, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Friday, May 25th until 9:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by her nephew, Father Edward Terry, on Saturday, May 26th at 11:30 a.m. at Corpus Christi Parish Church, Waterford Bridge Road with interment to follow at Belvedere Cemetery.
"May she rest in peace."
May 25, 2001

WORSFOLD, William Charles - Peacefully at home in Richmond Hill, Ontario, after a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday April 1, 2001. Beloved husband of Mary, loving father of Craig & Deborah, Lynne & Steve, Debbie & Dan, Scott & Mark. Dear grandfather of Amber, Clayton, Bradley, Erin, Denise & Christopher. Great-grandfather of Gage. Brother of Alice Hodge, Irene Douglas & the late Dorothy (Dolly) Kolody. Friends may call at the Marshall Funeral Home, Richmond Hill, Ontario, on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.. Service in the chapel Wednesday, April 4, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Elgin Mills Cemetery, Richmond Hill, Ontario. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the V.O.N. would be appreciated by the family.
April 03, 2001



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