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

YEAR 2002
Names C - F



CARTER, Elizabeth "Betty" - September 13, 1916 -April 30, 2002, Elizabeth "Betty" Carter recently of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, passed away at the age of 85 years on April 30, 2002 at the home of her daughter Joy surrounded by family. Elizabeth was born in Bay Roberts, Conception Bay. She was the daughter of James Glavine Joy and Mary Jane Ryan. Betty was one of six children. Mom always talked lovingly about her Mom, Dad, her brothers and her dear sisters. She played tennis in her younger years and was a Newfoundland champion. Betty will always be remembered for her love of family, her brilliant wit, her laughter and her enthusiasm and "joy" in everything she did. She maintained friendships with the "Bay Roberts crowd" for 80 years. She celebrated life with all those who knew her. The Lord blessed us with Mom`s and Granny`s wisdom and love. She will be deeply missed by her daughters Joy Carter /Donald Clarke, granddaughters Janet Elizabeth Gray and Ashley Clarke, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; Lynn Carter/ Doug Smith, grandsons David/ Deborah Simmonds and great-granddaughter Mackenzie; Rodney/ Megan Simmonds and great-granddaughter Jayden; Christopher Simmonds and great-grandson Cody, Tillsonburg, Ontario; and Mary Carter/ Gary Misikowetz and grandsons Michael and Adam, London, Ontario. Elizabeth is survived by her brother Kevin Joy and family in St. John`s, Newfoundland and brother-in-law John Carter, his wife Catherine and their family, Ottawa, Ontario. Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband Charles Carter. Elizabeth will be greatly missed by her many friends in Dartmouth. A mass to celebrate the life of Elizabeth was held on May 2, 2002 at St. Peter`s Church, Dartmouth. Burial will be at a later date in Newfoundland.
May 11, 2002

CARTER, Mary Margaret, "Marguerite" - It is with great sadness the family announce the passing of a beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Mary Margaret "Marguerite" Carter of Goderich, ON., in her 78th year on Tuesday, May 7, 2002. She will be dearly missed by her husband of 55 years, The Honorable Francis G. Carter (formerly of St. Johns), her children: Leo (Rose Marie) of London, ON., Mary van Diepen (Philip) of Parry Sound, ON., J. Michael (Jennifer) of London, ON., Dennis (Cheryl) of Tillsonburg, ON., Patrick (Betty) of Owen Sound, ON., Christopher (Carolyn), Angela all of Goderich, ON., John Paul of London, ON., and Kathleen Riley (Gordon) of Goderich, ON., as well as her 13 grandchildren. Marguerite was a 50 year member of the Catholic Womens League in both London and Goderich and was a generous supporter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. The family received friends at the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East St. Goderich on Wednesday 3-5 & 7-9 P.M. Funeral Mass was celebrated at the Knights of Columbus Centre, 390 Parsons Court, Goderich on Thursday, May 9, 2002 at 11:00 A.M. Interment St. Peter`s Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Association for Williams Syndrome, Box 2115, Vancouver, BC, V6B 3T5 would be gratefully acknowledged. Parish Prayers were held at the Funeral Home.
May 11, 2002

CHAFE, Eleanor (nee Cole) - Peacefully at home in Ottawa on Sunday, June 16, 2002. Wife of the late William Francis Chafe. Survived by her sons Frederick and William (Teresa). Loving grandmother of Stephanie, Alison and Heather (Olin). Remembered by numerous family members in Newfoundland. There will be no visitation. A private family service will be held at a later date with interment in St. John`s, Newfoundland. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Rm H2-1, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7. Funeral arrangements with the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, Ottawa.
June 18, 2002

CLARKE, Edwin Leavitt - Formerly of Melrose and Scituate, Massachusetts. Passed away on February 22, 2002 at the age of 96. Since 1995, Mr. Clarke had been a resident of the Evanswood Centre for Older Adults, Kingston, Massachusetts. Born in St. John`s, Newfoundland, Mr. Clarke was educated there at Methodist College, after which he came to the United States and graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in electrical engineering. His work included engineering work for the Montreal Engineering Company, American District Telegraph Company, and, for over 17 years, Lincoln Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, from which he retired in 1971. Mr. Clarke was active in the Masons and the Trinity Church in Melrose. He was the husband of Mary Stetson Clarke, community activist and author of historical novels for young adults, who passed away in 1994. He is survived by a brother, W. Lloyd Clarke of Kingston, Ontario, Canada; a sister, Louise Clarke Stetson of Hyannis, Massachusetts; three children, Edwin Stetson Clarke of Fairbanks, Alaska, Susan Stetson Clarke of Somers, New York, and Joyce Russell Hockman of Scituate, Massachusetts; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., April 20, 2002 at the First Parish Unitarian Church, 24 River St. (off Rt. 123), Norwell, Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the trustees of the Melrose Public Library for the Mary Stetson Clarke Fund, 69 West Emerson Street, Melrose, Mass. 02176. Arrangements made by McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Homes, 30 Central St., Norwell, Mass. 02061, (781) 659-2200.
February 24, 2002

CLARKE, Harvey - (1916-2002) -Peacefully at the Mississauga Trillium Hospital, Mississauga, Ontario on Monday, April 1, 2002 in his 86th year. Harvey, formerly of Brantford, Ontario and Bell Island (Wabana), Newfoundland, predeceased by his wife Anastasia Clarke (nee Brown) and brothers Bill, Richard, Harrison, and sister Doris. Harvey is survived by his brothers Jellicoe of St. John`s, Newfoundland, Fred (Evelyn) of Scarborough, Ontario and sister Mildred of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, niece Elaine Clarke Fillier (Hal) of Toronto, Ontario with whom he resided, and nephew Blair Clarke (Bertha) of St. John`s, Newfoundland. Harvey is also survived by a large circle of nieces, nephews, and friends with whom he shared many wonderful memories. The family will receive friends at the "THORPE BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME" 96 West Street, Brantford, Ontario on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, April 4, 2002 at 12:00 Noon followed by interment at St. Joseph`s Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Parkinsons Foundation would be appreciated by the family. THORPE BROTHERS (519)759-2211.
April 02, 2002

COFFEY, Patrick Joseph - Passed peacefully away at the Miller Center on Saturday, January 12th, 2002, in the presence of his devoted wife Elizabeth, his sister-in-law Frances and two nieces, Rose and Holly. Patrick Joseph Coffey, aged 81 years, formerly of Angels Cove. Predeceased by his father James; mother Mary; four sisters: Alice, May, Madeline and Rita. Left to mourn his loving wife of 38 years, Elizabeth (Kenny); brother Len; his devoted sister-in-law Frances Kenny; also sisters-in-law: Agnes Kenny, St. John`s, Mary Whelan, Mass., Alice Nolan, Mass; and many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 15th, 2002 at 9:45 a.m. from St. Pius X Church. Inurnment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference."
January 14, 2002

COFFIN, James Stephen - Passed away suddenly at Toronto on Monday, April 22, 2002, at the age of 48 years. Jim, dearly loved husband of Diana. Adored son of Myrtle and the late James Coffin. A most beloved brother and brother-in-law of Clarence and Patricia Coffin, Elaine and Norman Danells. He also leaves to mourn his nephews: David Coffin, John (Victoria Greco) and Christopher (Nika Khan) Danells, and his niece Alison Coffin. He was a loving great-uncle to Aluisa and Isabella Greco-Danells. We will all miss his wonderful sense of humour and his quiet, gentle love for all of his family. He has a place in our hearts forever. Friends will be received at the HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME - A.W. MILES CHAPEL, Toronto (1-800-616-3311) from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, April 25 at 2:00 p.m. with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Department of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, M5G 1X5 (416-586-8209)
April 25, 2002

COLEMAN, Lillian (nee Cramm) - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home, St. John`s, on Sunday, June 16, 2002. Aged 93 years. Formerly of Heart`s Content. Predeceased by her husband Frank Coleman; two brothers, James and Frederick Cramm; and one sister Elizabeth. Leaving to mourn nieces, Dot Harnum, St. John`s and Judy (Basil) Sears, P.E.I.; one sister-in-law Maisie Cramm, Corner Brook. Also a large number of other nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews throughout Canada and the U.S.A. She will be missed by a large circle of friends at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home and in Newfoundland. Special thank you to Edward and Mary Coleman, Rev. Fr. John Hanton and his sisters, Kathleen and Theresa for their kindness during her illness. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting hours, Sunday 7-10 p.m., Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral on Tuesday to St. Teresa`s Church for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
June 18, 2002

CONNOLLY, Blanche (nee Shave) Morash - Born April 6, 1918 at Harbour Buffett, Placentia Bay, daughter of Christopher and Maud Shave. Passed peacefully away at Masonic Park Nursing Home on Tuesday, April 2, 2002, aged 83 years. Predeceased by husbands Lewis Morash and James Connolly. Left with loving memories are son and daughter-in-law David and Donna Morash, Goulds; brother and sister-in-law Eric and Ann Shave, Dunville, and granddaughter Thea Morash and friend Jonathan Weir. Blanche is also survived by a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends with whom she shared many wonderful memories. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, Hamilton Avenue from 2:00- 4:00 p.m. and 7:00- 9:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2002 from St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Goulds. Interment at the Presentation Cemetery, Goulds. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Paul`s Church.
April 03, 2002

COOK, Genevieve (Jennie Lee) - Passed peacefully away Saturday, April 6th at Chiliwack, B.C., age 80 years. Predeceased by son Douglas, husband Leslie. Leaving to mourn 4 daughters: Marilyn (Wayne), Betty Lee (Bill), Kathy (Scot), Valerie (Wendal); ten grandchildren; sister, Mildred Chafe; brothers: Frank Lee and Ronald Lee (Nina) all at Petty Harbour; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral Saturday, April 13 at 1:00 p.m. in Chiliwack.
April 13, 2002

CORNELL, Douglas - In his 93rd year, on December 21/01, with his grandson Robert at his side, our beloved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather was called home. Predeceased by wives Margaret and Ena and daughter Nancy Carol. Left to cherish his memory are son John, daughter-in-law Marion; grandsons: John Jr. (Kim Nixon), Robert, Ray (Tifanie Valade); granddaughters: Nancy, Andrea (Perry Granberg) and Beaudette; great-grandsons: Lamar Cornell and Trevor Granberg; great-granddaughter: Valade-Cornell. Loving uncle of Allyson Perry. Visitation Collins Clarke Funeral Home, 222 Highway 20 (Cartier Exit 49), Pointe Claire on January 4th, 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral service from Valois United Church, Belmont Avenue, Point Claire on January 5th at 1 p.m. Donations in his memory to Valois United Church or flowers gratefully accepted.
January 04, 2002

CROKE, Harry - Died suddenly at his home in Holland Landing, Ontario, originally from Outer Cove, Nfld. on May 28, 2002, age 77 years. Predeceased by his wife Bernice in 1987; his brothers: William and Michael; and his sisters: Mary White, Stephenville, Nfld. and Anne Boland. Leaving to mourn his son Michael (wife Peggy); grandchildren: Danielle and Derek Croke; sister Sheila White, Moncton, New Brunswick; sisters-in-law: Mary Croke, Torbay, Alice Croke, Outer Cove, Nfld.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service and burial in Ontario.
June 01, 2002

CRUMMEY, Muriel - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, St. John`s, on Friday, May 17, 2002, after a short illness, Muriel Crummey, of Western Bay, in her 74th year. Leaving to mourn, two sisters: Elizabeth Dawson and Shirley Crummey of Ontario; two brothers: Oscar Crummey, Ontario and Mundon Crummey, Western Bay; fifteen nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place from the Carnell Memorial Chapel, 329 Freshwater Rd., St. John`s on Monday, May 20, 2002 at 2 p.m. Interment followed in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, St. John`s.
May 22, 2002

DAWE, Cyril A. (Shorty) - Member of 166 Royal Artillery. Passed peacefully away in Edinburgh, Scotland, May 3, 2002, age 84. Predeceased by his loving wife Evelyn (Miller), his parents: Walter and Mae Dawe; sisters: Olive and Ruth; brothers: Wallace, John, Harve, Gordon and Wilfred. Left to mourn his daughter Ann Nichol (Allister); grandchildren: Claire, Andrew and Jennie of Edinburgh; sister Joyce McGrath, St. John`s; sisters-in-law: Judy, Pennsylvania, Jean, Halifax, Ruth, St. John`s and Rita, Holyrood; and a host of other relatives and friends. Interment Friday, May 10, 2:30 p.m., Morton Hall Crematorium, Edinburgh.
May 11, 2002

DAWE, Eliza Cavel (nee Gosse) - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex on February 28, 2002, Eliza Cavel Dawe, formerly of Spaniard`s Bay and St. John`s. Predeceased by husband Dave in 1995 and son, Charles in 1991. Leaving to mourn her passing are her children: Robert (Marion), Jane (Robert) Dempster, Philip, Heather Dawe, Halifax; nine grandchildren: David, Karen, Kirk, Robert, Carol Ann, Andrew, Paula, Victoria and Rob; sisters Florence Sheppard and Mabel (Allan) Jerrett; special niece Jean (Eugene) Gosse of Spaniard`s Bay and a large number of nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the caregivers of Escasoni. At Cavel`s wish, cremation has taken place. A private memorial service for family and friends will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Carnell`s Funeral Home.
March 02, 2002

deVOOGHT, Patricia (Mary) (nee Patsy McGrath) - on January 21, 2002 in West Vancouver, B.C. She was taken in her sleep, at home, after a long and courageous struggle with emphysema. Patricia is survived by her five loving children: Jacqueline, Marc, Philip, Margot and Jonathan, along with five grandchildren and her two sisters Margot and Barbara. Pat was an extremely active and well respected member of the St. Anthony`s Parish and St. Anthony School community in the 1960`s and early 70`s and left a lasting impression with all those she encountered. Most recently Pat was an integral member of the Strata Council overseeing the complex in which she resided and her term as Social Conveener shall not be forgotten. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 29th at Christ the Redeemer Church at 11:00 a.m., 599 Keith Rd., West Vancouver, reception to follow. Donations to the Canadian Lung Association would be greatly appreciated or if you wish, flowers sent to Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver (604)922-1221. Interment private.
January 26, 2002

DINN, Ronald James - Peacefully, at home surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, June 28, 2002. Ronald James Dinn in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Kathleen (Kathy) Dinn. Loving father of James Dinn and Mary Sickles and her husband Edmond. Much loved grandfather of Ashley and Tyler Sickles and Dylan Dinn. Dear brother of Margaret Raymond of Goulds, Nfld.. Dear brother-in-law of Mary Dinn of Goulds, Nfld., Mary Dinn of Welland, Ont., Josephine Geddes, Stuart (Joyce) Murray of Sault Ste. Marie, Gwenda Grech (Albert) of London. Predeceased by his brothers William, Cyril, Patrick and Vincent Dinn; his brothers-in-law Jack Raymond, Donald Geddes and his sister-in-law Mary Dinn. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, London, Ontario on Monday evening from 7-9 o`clock, where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 12 noon with Rev. Greg Smith officiating. Cremation with interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London, Ontario. Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Ronald Dinn served in the Royal Nfld. Regiment, Private 1555.
June 29, 2002

DOWNER, Raymond W. - Passed peacefully away at home on 23 June, in the presence of his family, Raymond W. Downer of St. John`s, formerly of Gander Bay. Left with many beautiful memories are his caregiver, best friend and loving wife of 50 years, Gloria May; his two sons: Bruce and wife Betty Mate, St. John`s, Bob and fiancee Holly, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and three precious grandchildren: Bethany, Matthew and Melanie Downer, as well as, brother Aaron (Harry) and wife Dorothy of St. John`s; three sisters: Annie Isnor of Halifax, N.S., Lillian Tucker and husband Wilfred, Newmarket, Ontario, and Minnie and husband Roy Pennell, Deer Lake; sisters-in-law: Joan Drodge and husband Eldon, Torbay, Jane Pffiefer, Orlando, Florida; brothers-in-law: Fred Locke and wife Anne, St. John`s, and Robert Fowlow, Trinity East; and a large number of nieces, nephews and former pupils, as well as many friends and former colleagues. Ray was a teacher, guidance counsellor and principal for more than forty years, and was also an officer of the Canadian Armed Forces with the Reserve Unit. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, Hamilton Avenue. Visitation from 2- 4 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m. Tuesday, 25 June, with funeral services at St. Augustine`s Anglican Church on Wednesday, 26 June at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow, with private inurnment for family members at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to The Janeway Health Centre or The Children`s Wish Foundation. Please visit to sign memorial guest book.
June 25, 2002

DROVER, Lenzie Enid (nee Cluett) - Passed away peacefully in the presence of her daughter, son and daughter-in-law on June 2, 2002 at Sunnybrook Women`s College Hospital, Toronto, ON. Lenzie was in her 88th year and is predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Peter Drover, February 26, 1998. Lenzie was born in Garnish on July 28, 1914 and lived in Portugal Cove for over 63 years where she was an active and loved member of the community. She will truly be missed. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughter Angela A. Pfeiffer (Carl), San Antonio, Texas; son James E. Drover and daughter-in-law Margaret Drover, Portugal Cove; grandchildren: Mark Adamson, Dallas, Texas, Nancy Marcus (Craig), Oxnard, California, Jennifer Drover (David Mattinen), Toronto, ON, Janice Drover, Toronto, ON; great-grandchildren: Jack and Peter Marcus. She is also survived by her sisters: Flora Sissons (Bart), Los Angeles, California, Susie Day, Garnish, Joyce Mitchell (Warrick), Boston, Massachusetts, and her brother Ernest Cluett (Bertha), Garnish. Also mourning her loss is a large circle of relatives and friends, both in Canada and in the United States. The family will receive visitors at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Wednesday and Thursday, June 5 and 6 from 2- 4 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove on Friday, June 7, 2002 at 2:30 p.m. After the graveside service, a reception celebrating her life will be held at the St. Lawrence Anglican Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Lawrence Anglican Church or a charity of choice. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.
June 06, 2002

DUNCAN, Vera - 1923-2002. Of Riverview. Passed away at The Moncton Hospital on Saturday, February 16, 2002, at the age of 78 years. Born in St. John`s, NF, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Sara (Riggs) Clark. She attended Wesley Memorial United Church and was a life member of the UCW within the church. Vera was a member of the Pythian Sisters Jennie Miller #20 and Sunset #36, a member of the order of the Eastern Star, Frank H. Tingley #5 Chapter, and a member of the Mary Crisp Chapter of the I.O.D.E. She will be forever remembered by her husband John A. Duncan; two daughters: Leona and her husband Ken O`Blenis of Dartmouth, NS, and Beverly Duncan of Riverview, NB; son, Sam Duncan and his wife Pauline of Dartmouth, NS; sister, Violet and her husband Robert Parsons of Mount Pearl, NF; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; also by several nieces and nephews. Resting at The Riverview Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 19, 2002, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. The Pythian Sisters will be holding a memorial service at the funeral home at 6:30 p.m., followed by a prayer service by the Eastern Star at 6:45 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at The Wesley Memorial United Church on Wednesday, February 20, 2002, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Lloyd Bruce officiating, assisted by Rev. Paul Cummings. Interment will be in Fairhaven Memorial Gardens. In Vera`s memory, donations made to The Canadian Cancer Society or to the memorial of the donors choice would be appreciated by her family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Riverview Funeral Home, (506)857-9544.
February 20, 2002

DUNN, Marie (Russell) - Passed peacefully away in Orlando, Florida, January 10, 2002, Marie (Russell) Dunn, formerly of St. John`s, in her 82nd year. Predeceased by husband Henry and son Henry Jr. Leaving to mourn her eight daughters residing in the United States, her two sisters Agnes Adkisson (husband James) of Brooksville, Florida, and Irma Duggan of St. John`s. Also numerous relatives and friends in both the United States and St. John`s. Burial to take place in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.
January 12, 2002

DUNNE, Harry - Passed peacefully away on February 23, 2002, at W.M.H., of Cormack (formerly a resident of Topsail Road). Veteran of World War II 59th Regiment, in his 84th year. Predeceased by his wife Ellen Mary Squires of St. Philips. Left to mourn one son; three daughters; one sister; eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral took place from Immaculate Conception Church, Deer Lake. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cormack.
"Lest We Forget".
March 16, 2002

DYER, Mary Francis - Born in St. John`s, Newfoundland, September 20, 1933. Passed away peacefully on June 23, 2002 at 12:55 a.m. in Toronto, Ontario. Leaving to mourn are: Daughters Debra Garland (spouse Cyril), Mary Antle (spouse Jerome) and Marlene Anderson (spouse Lawrence), all residing in Toronto, Ontario. Loving sister of Bridget Johnson (spouse Richard) of California, and Marlene Aylward (spouse Ebe) of St. John`s, Newfoundland. Grandmother of Jimmy Antle, Tara Antle, Desiree Garland, Danielle Garland, Cassondra Anderson, Brittany Anderson and Brandon Anderson of Toronto, Ontario. Family and friends will be received at The Ward Funeral Home, 4671 Highway Seven, Woodbridge, Ontario, (905)851-9100, Monday from 7- 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2- 4 and 7- 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Ward Chapel on Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at 12:00 Noon. Many nieces, nephews and friends will mourn the loss of their loved one, Mary Dyer.
June 25, 2002

EARLE, Bernard - At. St. Joseph`s Hospital, London, Ontario on Friday, May 24, 2002, Bernard Earle of London, in his 72nd year. Loving brother of Anne Dawe of London, Margaret Butler of Newfoundland and Ferd Earle and his wife Violet of Newfoundland. Dear uncle of Debbie Dawe of London, Norval Organ and her husband John of Atlanta, Georgia and their children Catherine-Anne and Alexander. Also survived by many other nieces and nephews in Ontario and Newfoundland. Predeceased by two sisters and one brother. The funeral and committal service will be conducted in the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street, London on Saturday, June 1st at 10:00 a.m. (Visitation one hour prior). Memorial contributions to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
May 31, 2002

EDWARDS, Fanny - Passed away on June 28, 2002, at the Agnes Pratt Home, Fanny Edwards, aged 86 years, formerly of Harbour-Le-Cou, NF. Predeceased by her husband John. Leaving to mourn her son John Jr. (Mary); daughter Dorothy (Clarence); five grandchildren: Jeanine, Jessica, Tyler, Michelle and Alvin; four great-grandchildren: Caitlin, Brandon, Keagan and Julie Anne and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road, Mount Pearl from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Friday. Resting at St. Michael`s and All Angels Anglican Church, Rose Blanche, on Saturday and Sunday. Funeral Services 2 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2002 from St. Michael`s and All Angels Anglican Church, Rose Blanche. Interment at Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle Aux Morte Road. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.
June 29, 2002

ENDICOTT (NORMAN), Hannah and Benjamin - Taken into the care of God on December 16, 2001, Hannah Roxena Theresa, 5 years, and Benjamin Robert Anthony, 1½ years, precious children of Suzanne and Gary, and deeply loved by brother Thomas. Grieving with Suzanne, Gary and Thomas are grandparents Theresa and William Endicott and Roxena and Eric Norman, Aunt Janice and Uncle Johnson (Tam), Uncle Tony and Aunt Ann Marie (Norman), Aunt Dawn and Uncle Bruce (Payne), Uncle Bob (Norman), and special cousins Hedley and Sherry (Caines). Mourning with the family are very many loving relatives and friends. Funeral Service was held by Rev. Lawrence Cheung at St. George`s Anglican Church in Vancouver on December 27. Burial will be in Newfoundland at a later date.
"It is not the ending For they shall awake, Or the heart of the Earth That enfolds them will break."
January 30, 2002

EVANS, Annie May (nee Barnes) - Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, May 11, 2002, Annie May Evans (nee Barnes), resident of Masonic Park Nursing Home, formerly of Grand Bank in her 82nd year. Predeceased by her brother Maurice and sisters: Elsie and Edith. Leaving to mourn her husband Robert; sons Maurice (wife Heather) and Frederick (wife Edie); grandsons Robert, Andrew, Philip, and Elliott; brother James Barnes (wife Joyce) at Arichat, Nova Scotia; sister Caroline Freeborn at Harbour Mille; sister-in-law Elizabeth Barnes at Arichat, Nova Scotia and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road, Mount Pearl from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m.-12 noon Tuesday. Funeral Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2002 from Holy Innocents Anglican Church, Paradise. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers graciously accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Holy Innocents Anglican Church Tower Fund. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.
May 13, 2002

FAWCETT, Rita - Passed away suddenly in St. Thomas, Ontario, on January 20th, 2002, age 81 years, originally from St. Lawrence. Leaving to mourn besides her two sons Robert and John, two grandsons, three sisters: Laura Burry (Sam) of Mt. Pearl, Dorothy Haskell (Tom) and Bertha Hause (John) of St. Lawrence and their families; also leaving to mourn other relatives and friends. Funeral took place from Williams Funeral Home in St. Thomas, Ontario on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2002 at 2 p.m.
May she rest in peace.
January 26, 2002

FENNELLY, Harry John - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital in the presence of his family on Wednesday, February 27, 2002. Harry Fennelly, formerly of Port Kirwan, age 41 years. Leaving to mourn a loving and devoted family, Maxine (nee Hynes); children: Natasha and Jonathan; parents John and Ethel Fennelly, Port Kirwan; sisters: Audrey (Mike Trainor), Theresa (Ed Cranford), Laura (Barry Bailey); brothers: Gerard (Barb), Rick (Sheila); father and mother-in-law, Clarence and Nellie Hynes, Ferryland; also special nieces, nephews, and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Friday from 12 noon - 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, March 2nd, 2002 at a time to be announced from Mary Queen of the World Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted.
February 28, 2002

FISHER, Ernest - On Friday, March 1, 2002, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital (Niagara Falls), Ernest Fisher. Husband of Phyllis (Andrews). Dear father of Fred Fisher (Kathy), Karen Hill (David). Grandfather of Greg, Kristyn, Jamie and Rachel. Dear brother of Gerry, Clarence, Cyril, Kevin, Doris, Marge, Ruby, Lorraine, Pat, Sandra and Barb. Ernest was predeceased by his twin brother Don and parents Donald and Lucy Fisher. Cremation and service has already taken place.
March 15, 2002

FITZGERALD, Louis Joseph - Passed away peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, Ontario on Tuesday, June 18, 2002, Lou Fitzgerald of Owen Sound and formerly of Bell Island, Newfoundland in his 78th year. Loving husband of Theresa (nee Cole) and the late Bernadine (nee Power). Devoted father of Reg and his wife Sheila of Goulds, Newfoundland, Carolyn and her husband Bill McCullough of Elmira, Barbara and her husband Pete Whittaker of Owen Sound and Shawn and his wife Valerie of Alliston. Sadly missed by six grandchildren: Kevin, Steve, Joe, Anthony, Vanessa and Tyler. Also survived by two brothers: Brian and Rivilyn and two sisters: Marjorie White and Zita Lemaire. Lou will be sadly missed by his many relatives and friends. Predeceased by four sisters: Annie Jackman, Byrle Bartlett, Muriel Basha and Shirley Snow and one brother Raymond. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home, 1178 4th Avenue, West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4W5 (519-376-3710 or for visiting on Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary`s Catholic Church on Friday, June 21st at 10:00 a.m. Interment in St. Mary`s Cemetery in Owen Sound. Many thanks to the nursing staff at 4-1 for their care and compassion. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at
June 20, 2002

FLYNN, James Gervase - (Iron Worker & WWII Veteran). Passed peacefully away at Lecanto, Florida on Wednesday, February 27th, 2002, James Gervase Flynn in his 86th year, formerly of Avondale, NF. Predeceased by his first wife Bride (nee Terry); his brothers: W. Paul, W. Ronald, John and D. Cyril; his sisters: Florence, M. Hazel (Sr. Mary Dominica), Veronica, Elizabeth; his step-sister M. Anne and his nephew Cyril P. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Rene, Lecanto, Florida; his daughter Margaret Kennedy, San Francisco, CA; his brother Daniel (Gertrude), Long Island, NY; his sister-in-law Bernadine Flynn, Avondale; his nephews: Gervase (Josephine), Ireland, Harold (Faye) Avondale; his nieces: Geri Conway, Long Island, Anne, St John`s; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews and a circle of friends. He was laid to rest at Fero Memorial Gardens, Beverly Hills, Florida on the 1st of March 2002.
"His memory is enshrined in our hearts"
March 16, 2002

FOX, Olga (Tapp) - Passed peacefully away at Seabury Retirement Community, Bloomfield, Conn., on March 5, 2002, Olga B. Fox in her 92nd year, formerly of Harbour Grace. Predeceased by husband George (1986). Leaving to mourn two sisters: Ruth Erickson (Robert), South Dakota; Jean Coleridge (Pete), St. John`s, nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Graveside service at Malden, Mass.
March 06, 2002

FREAKE, Rev. Charles Elijah - 83, of 16 Tamerick Drive, Valley, Col. Co., died peacefully Easter Sunday March 31, 2002 at Meadowland Villa Senior Care, Bible Hill. Born in Joe Batt`s Arm, Fogo Island, Nfld. He was a son of the late James and Elsie Freake. He graduated from Mount Allison University with his B.A. and then from Pine Hill Divinity Hall with his Bachelor of Divinity with distinction in 1949. His ministry began in Petites and Change Islands, Nfld. as a lay supply. Once ordained he served pastoral charges in Twillingate, Gander, Corner Brook, Nfld; Spencerville, Scarborough and Windsor, Ontario; North Sydney, Halifax; Brooklyn and Onslow, N.S. After retirement he served in St. Georges, Bermuda for two years. His hobbies included trout fishing, berry picking and gardening. Summer vacations were often spent revisiting his boyhood haunts on Fogo Island. He is survived by his childhood sweetheart and wife the former Lucy Brett; daughters, Linda (White) and husband Roland, Carolyn (McDiarmid) and husband Allan; grandchildren, Brett and Beth Crozsman, Ian and Lucy McDiarmid and Julia, Rochelle and Colleen Freake; brothers, Arthur and Bertrum Freake. He was predeceased by brothers, Jabez and Harvey; beloved son Paul. Charles touched many lives and will be lovingly remembered. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 7-9 Tuesday evening April 2, in the Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro. A service of celebration for Charles life will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, in the Valley United Church, Rev. Curtis McDonald officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Burial to follow in the William Black Memorial Cemetery, Glen Margaret. Donations in his memory may be made to the Mission and Service Fund of Valley United Church or Meadowland Villa for Seniors, 23 Retson Drive, Bible Hill, N.S. B2N 6H4. On-line condolences
April 02, 2002

FITZGIBBON, John Joseph (Jack) - Born November 23, 1926 in St. John`s, passed away April 6, 2002 in Richmond, B.C., John Fitzgibbon dearly beloved husband of Terri (nee Waronek), loving father of Pauline, John Jr., Joanne, Christine, Joseph and the late Patrick. Fondly remembered by his eight grandchildren: Kelly, Jason, Sarah, Alison, Megan, Jacqueline, Tomas and Daniel. John will be sadly missed by his sister Teresa Barry of St. John`s; his nieces, nephews and many friends. Burial Mass and cremation took place in Richmond, B.C. on April 10. Donations in John`s memory may be made to the Alzeihmers Society of B.C. or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
April 27, 2002

FUDGE, Capt. Murdoch M. - 80. It is with deep sorrow we, his family, announce his passing April 5, 2002, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Belleoram, Nfld., he was a son of the late Capt. Gabriel and Flora (McCuish) Fudge. He attended school in Belleoram and Bishop Field College in St. John`s. He enlisted in the R.C.A.F. and served as a pilot during the Second World War. He attended the navigation school in St. John`s where he became a Master Mariner. He was Captain of the Minesweeper Revelstoke. He was an air traffic controller at Shearwater and was superintendent for CN Marine ferries for 22 years. After retirement he was Captain of the ferries that run between St. Barb and Labrador. For the last 10 years he was a member of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires. Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Mildred; son, Murdoch G. (Shirley), Dartmouth; sisters: Edna (Bert) Shea, Dartmouth; Lillian (Doug) Burry, Mount Pearl; granddaughter, Jacqueline. He was predeceased by brother, Angus and a sister in infancy. A memorial service was held 11 a.m. Monday in St. Alban`s Church, Rev. Kirby Walsh officiating, followed by a reception in the church hall. Private burial followed in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. On-line condolences may be sent to:
April 20, 2002



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