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

YEAR 2002
Names A - B



ALLEN, Florence "Flo" - at the Belleville General Hospital on Friday, May 24, 2002. Florence Allen of Haig Rd., Belleville and formerly of Newfoundland in her 76th year. Daughter of the late William and Margaret Graham. Beloved wife of Gerald Allen. Loving mother of Gail Lucas (Jim), Richard Allen (Iris), Edward Allen (Jen) all of Belleville, and Dave Allen (Sadi) of Ottawa. Predeceased by step-son Gerald Allen, survived by daughter-in-law Diane Allen. Loving grandmother of Chris, Danielle, Jason, Jeremy, Jamie, Dave, Matthew, Mark and Michael. Predeceased by grandson Richard. Survived by brother-in-law Douglas Allen (Ethel) of Topsail, Newfoundland. Predeceased by her sisters and brothers. Also loved by her many nieces and nephews. At the request of the family there will be no visitation. Cremation. Arrangements entrusted to the John R. Bush Funeral Home, 80 Highland Avenue, Belleville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. John R. Bush Funeral Home, (613)968-5588.
May 25, 2002

ANDERSON, Terry - Passed suddenly away at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, February 22, 2002, Terry Anderson of Foxtrap, originally from Grand Falls, age 52 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Jackie; three daughters: Renee, Meghan, and Terilynn; son, Jonathan; brothers: Gordon (Margaret), John, Elias (Joan), Robert (Darlene); one sister, Barbara Smith (Roland); and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Saturday and Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral notice later.
February 23, 2002

ANSTEY, Donald - Tragically passed away on December 20, 2001, Donald Anstey, aged 33, originally from O`Donalds, St. Mary`s Bay, resided in Kitchener, Ontario. Devoted and loving father of Nathan Anstey. Leaving to mourn, with cherished memories, his mother Agatha and father Albert Anstey. Sadly missed by his brothers and sisters: Randy and Debbie Anstey, Kitchener, Ont., Sherry Anstey, Kitchener, John Anstey, Kitchener, Gordon and Karen Anstey, Kitchener and David andTammi Anstey, N.S., Debbie Hickey, St. John`s, Wendy and David Butland, St. John`s, Kenneth and Tammie Anstey, St. John`s; also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
What we keep in memory is ours unchanged forever. Beautiful memories are wonderful things They last till the longest of days, They never wear out They never get lost, And can never be given away. To some you may be forgotten To others a thing of the past. But to those who loved and lost you, Your memory will always last.
January 05, 2002

BAILEY, Dorothea - Passed peacefully away at her late residence, Martinez, Ca. Dorothea Bailey (nee Bassett). Predeceased by her parents, James and Anna Bassett; sister Marian and brother James. Leaving to mourn her loving and devoted husband, Donald; two step-daughters: Dianne DeMoss of Sunnyvale, Ca. and Joann Vondrachek of Paradise, Ca.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also left to mourn her sisters: Kitty Breen, Mary Molloy and Anna Bassett; as well as a number of nieces, nephews and their families. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated February 1st, 2002 at St. Catherine of Sienna Church in Martinez, Ca. followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery at Lafayette, Ca. A memorial mass for the repose of her soul was celebrated at St. Paul`s Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday, February 5th, 2002 with Rev. Msgr. Denis P. Walsh presiding.
May her gentle soul rest in peace.
February 14, 2002

BAILEY, Marie - Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre, on Tuesday, January 15, 2002. Marie Bailey, formerly of Oderin, Placentia Bay and of Long Pond, Manuels, age 73 years. Predeceased by her husband Edward, 1994; mother Agatha, 1966; father Patrick, 1974 and brother Adrian, 1999. Leaving to mourn one sister, Pauline Abbott; one brother, Patrick Abbott, of St. John`s; also, sisters-in-law: Mary Hurley, Gladys Angel, Marion Bailey and Regina Whalen, Moncton. Also other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting hours from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral Mass on Friday, January 18, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. from St. Thomas of Villa Nova Church, Manuels. Burial at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Topsail. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Thomas of Villa Nova Church, or to a charity of one`s choice.
January 17, 2002

BALODIS, Ralfs - Formerly of Riga, Lativa. Passed away suddenly on June 26, 2002, age 86 years. Leaving to mourn his wife of 62 years, Zenta; daughters: Kristine Penney, Ruta Zivtina (Juris); sons: Peter (Carolyn), Martin (Marie); grandchildren: Hayley and Chelsea Penney, Amanda, Kiki and David Balodis, Jason and Traci Balodis. Close family friends Arnis and Sofie Lucis and also Ingrid Pardoe. At Ralfs request cremation has taken place. A memorial service in his memory will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2002 from the Carnell Memorial Chapel, 329 Freshwater Road. Reception to follow at the home of Kristine Penney. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer`s Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.
June 27, 2002

BARTLETT, William Frederick (Fred) - Passed away suddenly but peacefully at his home in Waterloo, Ontario on Monday, June 10, 2002. Predeceased by his wife Della Binkley in 1999, his parents James and Sarah (nee Grant) Bartlett and his brothers Jack, Douglas, Harry & James. Leaving to mourn his sisters Bernice of St. John`s, Ida Dietrich of Stratford and Mary Buckholtz of London, Ontario, also his brothers George and Bill (Theresa) of St. John`s. Also many nieces, nephews and friends. Cremation has taken place and at Fred`s request donations may be made to the Waterloo Legion Poppy Fund.
June 22, 2002

BAVINGTON, James Louis - Jim passed away peacefully at home, March 18, 2002, in his 94th year, in St. John`s. Beloved husband of Bethene Elizabeth (Pycock) for almost 67 years. He will be deeply missed by his daughter Mary Mitchell and her husband Don, and by his son Bill Bavington and his wife Grace Ann (Willis). He is the dear grandfather of Wendy Williams (Peter), Wanda Reyes (Jorge), Mark Mitchell (Lisa), Dean Bavington and BethAnn Bavington (Jason Bartlett), and great-grandfather to Jennifer, Danica, Gary, Jordan, Bianca, Tanya and Zachary. The family expresses sincere thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Health Sciences Center, St. Clare`s Hospital and Continuing Care, Health and Community Services, St. John`s Region, Dr. Pauline Duke, and to special nurses Johanna Rocco and Beverly Callahan. In lieu of flowers, donations to World Accord, a non-governmental international community development organization, would be appreciated by Jim and the family. World Accord 1C-185 Frobisher Dr., Waterloo, Ontario N2V 2E6. A service of memorial and celebration will be held at a future date in Toronto, Ontario at the Community of Christ Church.
March 20, 2002

BENSON, Ralph (Allan) - Called home to eternal rest on Wednesday, May 22, 2002, Ralph (Allan) Benson of Mount Pearl, NF, formerly of Grates Cove, age 49 years. Left to mourn with special, loving memories are mother Stella, father Dolph, sisters Suzanne and Barbara, brothers-in-law Keith and Ed, nieces Amanda and Amy and nephew Jordan, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Also his former wife Leona, her son Bobby and grandson Isaiah. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road, Mount Pearl from 2 p.m - 4 p.m. and 7- 9 pm. on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Monday. Funeral service at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2002, from United Pentecostal Church, Park Avenue, Mount Pearl. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. No flowers by request please. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.
May 25, 2002

BERG, Violet A. - September 7, 1928 to May 27, 2002. At K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario. Beloved wife of John of Kitchener, Ontario and dear sister of Phyllis Tassy of St. Bruno, Quebec. Violet will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews, Sherry Cannon and Kimberly Tassy of Quebec, Marc Tassy of Toronto, Ontario, Nancy Urwin of Oakville, Ontario, Lynne Forbes of Mississauga, Ontario, Johanne Star of Vancouver, B.C., Judy Harding of Kitchener, Ontario, David Forbes of Oakville, Ontario and Peter Forbes of Barrie, Ontario. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Gladys Carter of St. John`s, Nfld. Predeceased by her brother Warren Forbes. At Violet`s request, cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, Kitchener, Ontario, (519)745-9495.
May 30, 2002

BILLARD, John Chesley - Age 93, of Halifax. Passed away January 22, 2002 at Q.E.II Health Sciences Center, Halifax. Born in Grand Bruit, Nfld. He was the son of the late John and Elizabeth (Matthews) Billard. One of seven children, he was the last surviving member of his immediate family. John graduated from high school at Grand Bruit and worked for a number of years with one of the local businesses. He then pursued his post-secondary education at Memorial University and later graduated from Acadia. He taught and served in administrative positions in schools in Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, retiring as principal of Major Stephen Jr. High in 1973. Prior to his retirement, he was awarded the Centennial Medal in recognition to his contribution to education. John was a faithful member of Edgewood United Church, having served as an elder of the congregation and a member of the Mens Fellowship. In 1997 he received an award of excellence for several decades of faithful service as Envelope Secretary. He was a dedicated member of the Masonic Fraternity. In December 1995, Atlantic Lodge No. 103 recognized his dedication and hard work, his conscientious and loyal service by awarding him the Meritorious Service Medal. He is survived by his devoted wife of over 53 years, Ina (Norman); his brother-in-law, William Norman, St. John`s, Newfoundland; and a number of nieces and nephews, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. At his request, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Atlantic Funeral Home,, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax at which time the Masonic Lodge will hold a service at 7 p.m. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Edgewood United Church, Halifax, Rev. Diane MacVicar officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial will follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Edgewood United Church Memorial Fund.
January 25, 2002

BISHOP, Ronald. - Born November 8, 1933 in Newfoundland, passed peacefully away in Ontario, February 4, 2002. Leaving to mourn his wife Alfreda; brothers: Cecil, Jim (Deanie), Jack (wife Patsy), Jerry; sister Annabell and friend Ed. Plans under way for Memorial Service in Newfoundland for Summer of 2002. Sympathy cards may be forwarded to his wife Alfreda at 127 Dudhope Ave., Apt. 209, Galt Cambridge, Ontario, N1R 4T8.
February 09, 2002

BLAIR, Olive Verne - Died January 30, 2002, in Halifax. Born in New Glasgow, July 22, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Frederick L. and Olive D. (Fraser) Blair. She leaves to mourn sister, E. Margaret "Peg" Brookbank (Roy), Halifax; brothers: Norval R., St. John`s, Nfld., Dale (Shirley), Halifax; eight nieces and a nephew. Despite a long illness and being unable to talk or walk for years, Olive maintained contact with dozens of friends and relatives through her correspondence. She was educated at schools in St. John`s, Nfld. and at Memorial University and earned a diploma in Handicrafts from MacDonald College (McGill). Following graduation she worked with the Handicrafts Division at the George V Institute, the CNIB and the Waterford Hospital in St. John`s. During the Korean War she served with the Canadian Red Cross in Japan and Korea, returning to Canada to work at Sunnybook Hospital in Toronto. She subsequently worked at the Red Cross Lodge at Camp Hill Hospital, and then joined her family business, Lewisporte Wholesalers Ltd., in Lewisporte, Nfld. until her health necessitated early retirement. A grave side service will be held at a later date when her ashes will be interred in Fairview Cemetery, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation or Nursing Research Foundation.
January 31, 2002

BOWERING, Heber Sr. - Passed peacefully away at his home in St. John`s on Monday, January 7th, 2002. Heber Bowering Sr. was born in Coley`s Point, NF and upon his passing was in his 85th year. He retired in 1977 from an extensive career with the former Federal Department of Transport (Marine - now Coastguard), having spent over 40 years as a lighthouse facility inspector and supervisor throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. He is predeceased by his loving wife Annie Bowering (nee Burry); daughter-in-law Brenda MacFarlane-Bowering (Donald). He leaves to mourn his daughter Daphne Woolridge (Lorne), Grand Falls-Windsor; sons: Donald Bowering and Heber Bowering Jr., both of St. John`s. Also left to mourn are 8 grandchildren: Bryan Woolridge, St. John`s, Craig Woolridge, Halifax; Bradley, Ginnette and Renee Bowering, all of Moncton; Mark Bowering and Julie Bowering (Mike Spearns), both of St. John`s; Karen Horne (Bob), Oregon, USA; great-grandchildren: Nicole Horne and Andrew Spearns; daughter-in-law Helen Bowering; brother Nathan Bowering (Geneva); sisters: Eleanor Bowering, Jean Mercer (Ted) and Ruth Bowering (Gerald); nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, with visitation on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Funeral Service takes place from The Carnell Memorial Chapel on Thursday, January 10, 2002 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
January 08, 2002

BRANDT, Marjorie M. (Kennedy) - Age 67. Passed peacefully away at her home in Kings Lane, Winchester, Virginia after a long illness. Marjorie was born in Buchans and moved to Corner Brook with her parents John A. and Helen M. Kennedy, West Street, both deceased. She was also predeceased by a brother John Michael Kennedy. Marjorie is survived by her devoted husband of 49 years, Wayne M. Brandt, also one son and three daughters and their families, all in the U.S. Also surviving are her siblings, Joan (Howie) Chase, Rhode Island, Betty (Edgar, deceased), Yeo, Tor., Anita (Merrill) Belanger, Topsail, Marilyn (Jim) Cuming, Owen Sound, Lew (Helga), Langley, B.C., Gerry (Susie) Burnaby, B.C., and David (Cynthia), Kyongbuk, South Korea. Funeral Services were held on Monday, May 6, and all four sisters were in attendance.
May 11, 2002

BRETT, Frederick - Passed away on June 27th, 2002 at home after a lengthy illness, Frederick Brett, age 81, retired physician, formerly of Green`s Harbour, Trinity Bay. Predeceased by his wife Ruby in February 1991. Also predeceased by his brothers: John, Roy, Harold and Charles; and sisters: Molly and Dorothy. Leaving to mourn his family: Olivia, Dorothy and Elizabeth (Betsy) and John; daughter-in-law Rosalyn and grandson Matthew. Also leaving to mourn sisters: Myra Ayris and Mabel Reid. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, Hamilton Avenue. Visitation Saturday 12:00 to 4:30 and 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., and Sunday morning 10:00 to 12:00 p.m. Funeral to take place Sunday, June 30, St. Philip`s Anglican Church at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of NF, P.O. Box 37013, St. John`s, NF, A1E 1C2.
June 29, 2002

BROWN, Alice M. (nee Bradbury) - Passed peacefully away at her home in Pinellas Park, Florida on December 26, 2001 in the presence of her loving family, in her 63rd year. Predeceased by father, Edward John, mother Florence, brothers: Edward, Donald and Douglas. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Max; sons: Bruce, Virginia, Brad, California and daughter Victoria Paylor (Ernie), Virginia; grandchildren: Geoffrey and Allison Paylor and Lindsey Brown; brothers: Nelson (Margaret) St. John`s, Bruce (Daphne), Bay Roberts; sisters: Ruth Rowland (Marvin), Titisville, Florida, Irene Joy (Kevin), Paradise, Jean Sparkes (Graham), Shearstown, Audrey Halder (Edward), Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and Grace Kay (John), Virginia. Also a large number of nephews and nieces and friends. Inurnment to take place on January 8, 2002 at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia. A service of remembrance will take place at St. Matthews Church, Bay Roberts at 2:30 p.m. on January 8, 2002.
Always and forever loved.
January 05, 2002

BUELOW, Helen Mary Louise - (nee Harvey, born 08/08/1906). Passed peacefully away on February 4, 2002, at Lutheran Medical Centre, Brooklyn, New York , Helen Mary Louise, wife of the late Conrad Buelow of Fon du Lac, Wisconsin. Left to mourn their loss but to celebrate Helen`s life are her son, Conrad (wife, Judy) of Petersham, Mass. and daughter, Constance (husband, Leonard Iannacone) of Brooklyn, with whom she resided; grandchildren, Edith Iannacone Gugliemelli (husband, Robert), John Buelow (wife, Joan), Anthony Iannacone and Constance Iannacone Samways (husband Terrence); and great-grandchildren, Robert Gugliemelli and Christopher and Mary Kate Buelow. Helen, daughter of John and Georgina (Squires) Harvey, Southside Road, St. John`s, Newfoundland, was predeceased by her sisters, Bessie (Cyril) Turner, Eva (Frank) Lilly and Nina (Brian) Rees, and brothers, Jack (Vivian), George (Nell), and Frank (Rita). Cherishing joyful memories of times spent with Helen are her sister, Marie (wife of the late Fred Down), sister-in-law, Rita, nieces (especially Elizabeth Pike and Florence Samson), nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews, and other relatives and friends in Canada and the U.S.A. including her son-in-law`s mother, Ida Iannacone. Arrangements for cremation were by Cosgrove Funeral Home, Brooklyn. A celebration of Helen`s life and the sacrament of Holy Communion took place at St. John Episcopal Church, 99th Street and Fort Hamilton, February 7, at 10:30 a.m. Afterwards, family and friends continued their celebration at New Corners Restaurant, a favorite family gathering place. Inurnment took place May 19 at the Columbarium, St. John`s Episcopal Church, Brooklyn, N.Y. Family and friends from Newfoundland gathered at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at the site of the old St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Southside Road, St. John`s, with Constance and Leonard for a memorial service conducted by the Rev. Darrell Critch. Next day, they attended morning service at St. Mary`s Church, Craigmillar Avenue, and later reminisced during dinner with an exchange of Helen stores.
Home again. Ever loved, missed and remembered.
June 22, 2002

BUSSEY, Isabel Maude - 1941- 2002. Isabel Maude Bussey of Valbella Street, Moncton, age 61, died Monday, March 25, 2002 at the Moncton Hospital. Born March 6, 1941 in St. John`s, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Jordan Howse and Margaret (Snow). She was formerly employed with Canada Packers. She is survived by her loving husband Robert; one daughter Florence Lane and son-in-law Walter of Moncton; two granddaughters: Leslie and Krista, who were her pride and joy; two brothers: Clarence (Ruby) of Eastport, Nfld. and Bill (Annette) of Kelligrews, Nfld.; two sisters: Margaret Turcott (Joseph) of St. John`s and Lorraine Henry (William) of Texas; a special sister-in-law Dot McGory of St. John`s and special nephew Bert Bussey of Ontario and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother Franklyn. The remains are resting at Cadman`s Funeral Home, 114 Alma Street, Moncton, with visiting hours on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral will be held from Cadman`s Funeral Home on Thursday, March 28, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Holly Edsall officiating. Burial will be held in the Elmwood Cemetery at a later date. No flowers by request, donations to the N.B. Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
March 27, 2002



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