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The Telegram

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

YEAR 2002
Names L - O



LEARNING, Allan Ronald - 1934 - 2002. It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden death of Allan R. Learning at the young age of 67, on Saturday, March 16, 2002. Born in St. John`s, Newfoundland, son of the late George and Sarah Learning. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife Gale (nee Kelly); sons: Harold (Joyce) of Victoria, B.C., Peter (Kathleen) of Winnipeg, Glenn (Celeste) of Regina; and daughter Jennifer (David) of Winnipeg; grandchildren: Sarah, Rachel, Matthew, Steven, Brianna, Samantha; great-granddaughter Taylor; and last, but certainly not least, grand-dog Blazer; sisters and brothers: Gladys (Herb), Ruby (George), Florence, Rosalie, Arthur (Doris), and Robert (Ruby). Al was predeceased by brothers Harold and Frederick. Al retired from Unisys after working there for many wonderful years. He spent his spare time as past President and Treasurer of East Kildonan Lions Club and volunteering his services by taking the handicapped to the Winnipeg Blue Bomber games. He spent many hours in his workshop creating woodworking carvings for his family and friends. His other hobbies included: "Mall" walking with his daughter, golfing with his sons, grandsons and friends, and cycling. Al enjoyed listening to various musical artists. He also had his own musical talents, and especially enjoyed playing his accordion. Al always showed plenty of compassion and touched everyone he met in a positive way. Viewing is on Wednesday, March 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Service commences at 11:00 a.m. at St. Bernadette Church, 820 Cottonwood Road, Windsor Park. At the family`s request, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Cancer Care Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Man., R3A 1R9. Arrangements entrusted to LeClaire Brothers Funeral Home, 603 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 204-775-2220.
March 19, 2002

LEE, Lucy May - It is with the deepest sorrow that the family announces the death of Lucy at her home on June 26, 2002. Lucy of Scarborough, Ontario formerly of Bay Bulls and Petty Harbour, Newfoundland. Survived by her three sisters and one brother; Henry Frampton and Isabel Stone of Bay Bulls Nfld; Stella Chetman of Hamilton, Ont. and Doris Williams of St. John`s, Nfld. She is also survived by her twelve children; Nina and Winston Gosse, Dulcie and David Croke of Oshawa, Ont.; Elaine Robinson and Roy Bulgin, Russell Lee, Lloyd Lee, Ted and Beverly Lee of Scarborough, Ont.; Norita and Lindsay Robbins of Pickering, Ont.; Lorraine and Ken Jacobs of Richmond Hill, Ont.; Phyllis Murray of Brighton, Ont.; Wilfred and Rose Lee of Barrie, Ont.; Elmer and Penny Lee of Victoria, B.C.; Marie and Willi Lee-Grant of Dartmouth, N.S.; Beloved Grandmother of Faith, Lloyd, Judy, Steven, Paul, Robert, Sean, Denise, James, Jonathon, Erroll, Glenda, Wanda, Tania, Sabrina, Anetta, Lee, Coretta, Danielle, Jason, Jacqueline, Meaghan, John, and Philip. Loving Great-Grandmother of Matthew, Alicia, Kathleen, Jacob, Krystina, Makayla and Alexis. Lucy will be remembered by her many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends will be received at Jarrett`s Funeral Home, Scarborough Chapel 660 Kennedy Rd. Scar. Ont. Viewing to beheld on Saturday, June 29, 2002 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Funeral service will be held in the Jarrett`s chapel on Sunday, June 30, 2002 at 1:00 pm. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Diabetes Society would be much appreciated by the family.
June 29, 2002

LINEGAR, William - Peacefully at the Griffith McConnell Home in Montreal on Monday, May 27, 2002. Beloved husband of Vera Dyson; cherished father of William. Predeceased by his first wife Estella and daughter Andrea. Loving step-father of Beverly, Robert, David; step-grandchildren: Andrew and Laura. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral service from Collins Clarke MacGillivray White Funeral Home, 307 Riverside Drive, St. Lambert on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
May 31, 2002

LIVINGSTONE, Hugh - New Glasgow. Mr. Hugh Livingstone, 69, Third Street, New Glasgow, formerly of St. John`s, NF, died Saturday, March 2, 2002, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Andrew and Margaret (MacDonald) Livingstone. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1954 to 1975. He was a Search and Rescue Technician (SAR TECH 131), retiring with the rank of Master Corporal. He was then employed with Carino Shipping Co. Ltd., St. John`s, for several years. Surviving are his wife, Geraldine Marie (Rumbolt); daughters: Sherry Williams, Halifax; Shelly LeDrew (Chris Pittman), Sandy LeDrew, St. John`s; Anne (John) Warner, Centreville; Mary (Alain) Cormier, Cole Harbour; son, Andrew Livingstone (Taryn Long), Wolfville; sister, Margaret (Les) Topshee, Truro; seven grandchildren; several nieces, nephews. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by request. A memorial Mass will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Stellarton, with Father Sydney Mifflen officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Aberdeen Palliative Care Society. Arrangements are entrusted to P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow.
March 05, 2002

LOPEZ, Vincent Hearn - Born and died on February 14, 2002, Vincent "Hearn" Lopez, weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud parents are Steven and Kim Lopez (nee Hearn) residing in U.S.A. Vincent will live on in our hearts forever.
February 19, 2002

LUEDEE, Patrick Nolan - April 12, 1952 - April 15, 2002 (formerly of St. Andrew`s, Codroy Valley). The family of Patrick Luedee is greatly saddened to announce his sudden passing in Fort McMurray, Alberta on April 15th at the age of 50. He leaves to mourn his soul mate, Beulah (Squires); his children: Kimberley, Patricia, Jaret and Tobias; two grandchildren: Taylor and Kyla; parents: William and Hilda Leudee of St. Andrew`s, Codroy Valley; six brothers: Gerald (Margaret Abbott), Michael and Adrian of Ontario, Ralph (Barbara Plante) of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Francis (Joan Patten) and Raymond (Wanda Buttery) both of St. Andrew`s; six sisters: Juanita (Francis Bennett), Melinda (Gerry O`Quinn), Bernardine (David Ryan), Priscilla (William Leamon) all of Codroy Valley, Viola (Jim Lush), Gander, Irene (Rick Scharf) of Fort McMurray. He also leave to mourn a large number of nieces and nephews.
May 05, 2002

LUSCOMBE, John F. - 1921 - 2002. Born St. John`s, NF. Passed away April 9, 2002 at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, Brace Bridge, Ont. He was a former member of the Newfoundland Ranger Force and the Canadian Pacific Police Association. Left to mourn his wife Evelyn of Gravenhurst, Ont., formerly of Badger, NF.; daughters: Sylvia Salum of Toronto, Nancy Schensema (Martin), Parry Sound, Ont.; son John W. Luscombe (Debra), New Market, Ont.; grandchildren: Adam (Michelle), Wisconsin, USA, Amanda, Toronto, Stephanie, Samantha and John R. Luscombe, Newmarket, Ont.; great-granddaughter Jadyn, Wisconsin, USA; sisters: Agnes Richards (Edwin), Marjorie Reid, Sylvia Kelsey; brother William (Vicki) all of St. John`s, NF, and many friends and relatives. Funeral was held at Cavill Funeral Home, Gravenhurst, Ont. April 13, 2002. Flowers were gratefully accepted.
April 20, 2002

LYONS, James B. - Passed peacefully away 21 February 2002, James B. Lyons, formerly of Avondale, NF, a 50 year member of the Glaziers and Glassworkers Local 1044 of America and a 60 year resident of Quincy Mass. Dear son of the late George and Annie M. Devereaux Lyons. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen M. LaCour Lyons. Dearly loved father of George (Ellen), James (Sharon), Clarence (Jaci), Charlene, Sharon (Garry), Michael (Dana) and Michelle (Daniel), all of the USA. Also survived by 16 precious grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Loved brother of Marguerite, Michael, Mary, Daniel, Katherine (Maurice), Ann, Anita (Robert) and Joan (Patrick), all of Canada and the late Allan Lyons. Also missing James are his many nieces and nephews as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Mass of Christian burial took place at The Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Quincy. Interment was in the family plot at Pine Hill Cemetery.
"May his gentle soul rest in peace."
March 30, 2002

MacGILLIVARY, Kathleen Rose - (Formerly of St. John`s and Stephenville, Newfoundland). Passed away peacefully at Markham Stouffville Hospital on Sunday, March 31, 2002, in her 85th year, Kitty (nee LeDrew). Beloved wife of the late Herb and cherished mother of Heather MacGillivary, Suzanne and her husband Robert Gallant, Robert and his companion Donna, and Daniel and his partner Dee. Devoted grandmother of Debbie and her husband Paul Webb, Darren Gallant and his wife Michelle, and Evelyn MacGillivary; and loving great-grandmother of Samuel, Meghan, Rachel, Robyn, Ashley and Matthew. Much loved sister of Frank LeDrew of Pasadena, Nfld. and the late Vera MacLean, Hazel Burnell, Ida Edens, Robert, Walter, Bill and Boyd LeDrew. A private family service will be held at the DIXON-GARLAND FUNERAL HOME, Markham. Kitty was a former employee and supporter of the C.N.I.B. If desired, donations to the C.N.I.B. in her memory would be appreciated.
April 03, 2002

MacKENZIE, Mary (Molly) - Passed peacefully away February 9, 2002, aged 85 at Duncan Hospital, British Columbia. Mourners: brothers George (Isobel), Scotland; Ernest (Rona), England; sister C. Lilian Hibbs, Kelligrews, NF and many close relatives and friends.
"Forever Loved."
February 16, 2002

MASON, Ruby Edna (Bass) - Beloved wife of the late Leonard Harshaw (1999) has died at her home in Barrie at the age of 91, on March 15, 2002. She is survived by her two sisters, Ivy (Hart) and Gladys (Thompson). Left to mourn are her children: Carole Ann Leith (J. Clark) of London, Ronald Mason (Donna) of Fenelon Falls, Douglas Mason (Kathy) of St. John`s, and Gloria Mason of Toronto. Ruby will be also missed by her grandchildren: Jim, Debbi and Jonathan Leith (Jennifer Robinson), Jennifer Blaik (Dan), David and Michael Mason and Matthew and Caroline Mason. Seeing her two great-grandchildren Gabriel and Emilie-Kate Robinson-Leith gave Ruby great pleasure. A daughter, Betty Jane predeceased her mother in 1951. There will be no visitation. A graveside service will take place at noon at Pine Hills Cemetery, 625 Birchmount Road in Scarborough, on March 21. You are invited to a Service of Celebration of Ruby`s life at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 23 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 170 Steel Street in Barrie. The service will be conducted by the Reverend John Fraser. Arrangements are by Scott Funeral Home (705-737-2040). Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials in Ruby`s name may be made to the Westminster Presbyterian Church Building Fund, or to the charity of your choice. They will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
March 19, 2002

McDONALD, Imelda (nee Battcock) - Passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 6, 2002, Imelda McDonald, originally from Brigus South and later St. Mary`s. Predeceased by her husband Tom McDonald; parents Stephen and Jane Battcock; sisters Eleanor Winter (Nick) and Mary Henley (Pat). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her brothers, George Battcock (Natalie) and Jerome Battcock (Anne); also surviving are a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Funeral services to be announced. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the A.M.L. Association.
April 07, 2002

McMANAMON, Patrick Joseph, M.B., B.cH., B.A.O., D.M.R.D., F.R.C.P.C. - Born January 29, 1938, Bangor-Erris, County Mayo, Ireland; died due to pancreatic cancer at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, May 24, 2002, St. John`s, Newfoundland, Canada. Predeceased by his father, Peter; his mother, Margaret; his brothers, John and infant brother Peter Paul; his parents-in-law, Matthew and Kathleen Kennedy; and his son-in-law, Peter Grant. Leaving to mourn, with loving memories, his wife, Mairead; his daughter, Cliona; his sons: Darragh and Cormac; and his sister, Mary Mawhood (Houston, Texas). Also leaving to mourn a large circle of friends and relatives in Canada, the United States, Ireland and England. Paddy attended Knockbeg College prior to receiving his basic medical education at University College Dublin. While in medical school, he met Mairead, and they married in 1966. Subsequently, Paddy and Mairead moved to St. John`s, Newfoundland, Canada, where they made a second home. Paddy received further training in Radiology in Liverpool, England from 1967-1969. Upon their return to Newfoundland, Paddy took up a position with the General Hospital. Paddy had most recently been Professor of Radiology and Chair of the Discipline of Radiology at the Medical School of Memorial University of Newfoundland. In his time, Paddy helped spearhead a campaign to acquire a Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine, a major advancement to health care in Newfoundland and Labrador. He was a valued colleague and a mentor to countless physicians and friends, young and old alike. He will be missed by all who knew him. Paddy is resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John`s, Newfoundland, Canada, May 25, 2002 from 2-4 p.m. and May 26, 2002 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Pius X Church May 27, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation and private interment at a later date. No flowers.
May 25, 2002

MERCER, Herman G. - Passed peacefully away on June 18, 2002 at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander. Herman G. Mercer, age 75 years. Formerly of Country Road, Bay Roberts. Left to mourn his loving wife Phyllis (Abbott); two sons: Randy (Shirley), Musgrave Harbour, Brad (Lori Ann), Edmonton, AB; four grandchildren: David, Todd, Hunter and Declan; brothers: Harvey (Margaret), Toronto, ON, Fraser, Country Road, Bay Roberts; sisters: Leta Ryan, Toronto, ON, Betty Taylor (Leo), Freshwater, P.B., Marie Eddy (Harvey, Sibley`s Cove, T.B., Judy Mercer (Robert), Pasadena, NF, Joyce (Melvin Deering), Shearstown, Joan (David McCarthy), Hr. Grace; two sisters-in-law: June Watton (Roy), Gander, Marie Abbott (Dolph), Gander; a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 20th at Kittiwake Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. Interment at United Church Cemetery, Musgrave Hr. No flowers by request. Donations can be made to the Mercer family. Funeral entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Hr.
June 22, 2002

MERCER, Jennifer Anne (nee Patton) - Peacefully, in hospital, in Ottawa, on Thursday, January 17, 2002 at age 29 years. She leaves to mourn her husband Steven, daughter Reilly, parents Norman and Sandra Patton (nee Stokes) and a large circle of family and friends. Friends may call at the Valley Funeral Home, 33337 Highway #17, Deep River, Ontario on Sunday, January 20th from 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at Deep River Community Church, Deep River Road, Deep River, Ont. on Monday, January 21st, 2002 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to The Ottawa Hospital - Little Angels Bone Marrow Transplant Fund, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ont., K1Y 4E9 would be appreciated. For further information, please call (613)584-1783.
January 19, 2002

MERCER, Phyllis E. - Passed away at Fox Creek, Alberta, after a short illness, Phyllis Eleanor Mercer (nee Noseworthy), formerly of St. John`s. Predeceased by her husband Jack and son David, both of Kelowna, B.C. Leaving to mourn three sons and their families- Bruce (Arizona), Kevin (Ontario) and Ian (Fox Creek) with whom she resided. Also one brother Fred (Frances) of St. John`s. Cremation has taken place with interment at Kelowna.
June 27, 2002

MERCER, Richard Cortland - Passed away January 28th, 2002 in St. Petersburg, FL, formerly of Bay Roberts and Corner Brook. Survived by his wife Margaret; daughters: Valerie (Kevin Hynes), Maine and Dawn, Dartmouth, NS; sister Eva (E. L. Jackson), Virginia; brothers: Rev. Hubert (Lily) and Kenneth (Patricia). Cremation to take place in Florida. A Memorial Service to be held at a later date.
February 02, 2002

MERCER, Robert Scott - Died peacefully in his sleep March 11, 2002, at Santa Fe, New Mexico, age 46 years. Predeceased by his mother, Marjorie. Robert is survived by his companion and best friend, Christopher Marz, Santa Fe; brother, Paul (Marjorie), St. John`s; sister, Nancy (Robert Salsman), Houston, Texas; nieces and nephews: Christopher and Samuel Mercer, Margot and Mark Salsman; father, Dr. A.R. Mercer, St. John`s. Cremation has taken place. Donations in his memory may be made to the Aids Association, Newfoundland and Labrador.
March 16, 2002

MILNER, Paul Stefan - Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, January 15, 2002, at the age of 38 in St. John`s, Newfoundland. Paul is survived by his loving wife Lynn (nee Herzog), his sister Suzanne (David) Pickstone; brothers: Mark, Simon (Karen) and Robert; his stepmother Elizabeth; and Lynn`s parents Stan and Eva Herzog. Paul was predeceased by his mother Estelle (nee Lawton) in 1975 and his father Eric in 1997. Paul was born on November 18, 1963 in Reading, England. Paul`s family moved to Calgary in 1967. He completed his degree in chemical engineering from the University of Calgary in 1986 and he worked for Monenco for several years before his sense of adventure took him overseas where he worked in Paris, Stavanger (Norway), Aberdeen and Boreno before settling in St. John`s where he was lead process engineer for Terra Nova at the time of his death. Paul loved to travel and was very much a free spirit. He was well-liked and respected in his profession and will be dearly missed by his family and many friends around the world. Services will be held in both St. John`s at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 21, 2002, from Barrett`s Chapel, 328 Hamilton Avenue, and subsequently in Calgary at a date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society on Paul`s behalf.
January 19, 2002

MOORE, Edgar Lloyd - Age 72, of Dartmouth, N.S., formerly of St. John`s, NF, passed away at Dr. Everest Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, N.B. on May 4th, 2002 surrounded by family. Born in St. John`s, NF, Edgar was the son of the late Walter S. Moore and Effie Morton Moore. He was predeceased by brothers Reginald and William. Edgar was the husband of the late Anne Mary (Nolan) Moore of Corner Brook, NF. Edgar is lovingly remembered by daughters Yvonne Moore, Halifax, N.S., Patricia (Jerome) Tapp, Burlington, Ont., Margaret (Peggy) (Lloyd) Savery, Borden, Ont., and sons William English (Patricia Hagan), Cornwall, P.E.I., Edgar Lloyd (Bernadette Callahan), Oromocto, N.B., grandchildren Christopher, Brittany, Mathew, Braelyn, McKenna, Joshua, David, Christina and Edward, special niece Jeanette Boutcher, and special nephew and friend Stephen Rowsell, as well as many nieces, nephews, special in-laws and a large circle of friends. Cremation will take place in Fredericton, N.B. Visitation will take place on Friday May 10, 2002 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Fillatre`s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Corner Brook, NF. Funeral Mass will be held at The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue on Saturday, May 11th at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
May 06, 2002

MOORE, Robert John - Died as the result of a tragic traffic accident while visiting Ontario, on February 11, 2002, aged 37 years. John was born in St. John`s, Nfld. and was residing in Dartmouth, N.S. Leaving with treasured memories are his loving parents, John and Barbara (nee Cole) Moore; sister Barbara; nephew Robert and girlfriend Brenda, all in Dartmouth. Also leaving to mourn are his aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends (especially his hunting and fishing buddies Ron Rose, Dave Peet and Rick Peet). As an organ donor John will touch the lives of many. Cremation has taken place and the Memorial Service and Burial will be in Nova Scotia.
February 16, 2002

MORGAN, Ellen Josephine (Dunne) - Passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2002, of Virginia, USA, age 86. Formerly of St. John`s. Leaving to mourn three sons, one daughter, USA; sisters: Dot (O`Flaherty), Kay (Pilgrim), St. John`s; two brothers: Jimmy, Witless Bay, Will, St. John`s; large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A mass will be celebrated in her memory on April 15 with interment to follow in Manassas, Virginia, USA.
April 13, 2002

MULLETT, Sr. Mary Pauline R.S.M. - Passed peacefully away at Vihlein Mercy Centre at Lake Placid, New York, St. Mary Pauline Mullett R.S.M. She leaves to mourn one sister, Elizabeth English and brother-in-law Kenneth Morrison, and her nieces and nephews, as well as the Sisters of Mercy at Lake Placid. Funeral Mass and burial have taken place at Lake Placid, New York.
January 12, 2002

MURPHY, Charles - Passed away on June 14, 2002 at Kelowna, B.C. at the age of 88. Predeceased by his wife Mary in 1999 and grandson Stephen Charles. Surviving are sons: Jim (Lorraine) of Langley, Michael of Asia, Brian (Koreen) of Summerland, Angus (Dianne) of Abbotsford, Major Noel (Susan) of Colorado Springs, Tony of Abbotsford; daughters: Rosemary Edgell (Ed Konkin) of Trail, Catherine Waugh (Lynn) of Osoyoos, Joanne Thistle (Tony) of Wainwright; 17 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be held today in Penticton followed by burial in Lakeview Cemetery. Charles was a member of the St. John`s City Bridge Club and at one time won Provincial Championship. He was also a long time member of the Benevolent Irish Society (BIS). Condolences can be emailed to
June 18, 2002

MURPHY, Kathleen M. (nee Flynn/Steele) - Passed gently away, surrounded by family and friends, at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on February 11, 2002, Kathleen M. Murphy (Kit), formerly of Bell Island, age 85 years. Predeceased by her husband James J. Murphy on November 28, 1970. Left with cherished memories, her children: Andrew (Karen Rash), Mary (Bill Jardine), Patricia (Brendan Connolly), Jim (Nancy), John (Denise), Paul (Ann Marie); 13 grandchildren; many loving nieces, nephews, close relatives and friends and special friends Tom and Theresa Lundrigan. Special thanks for the tender loving care by sisters: Collette, Marie Alma and nursing staff of 2 North at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. - 12 noon Wednesday. Funeral Mass will be celebrated with Father Paul Lundrigan at Mary Queen of Peace Parish, Torbay Road, at 2:00 p.m. Ash Wednesday, February 13, 2002. Interment following Funeral Mass at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road.
February 12, 2002

MURPHY, Patrick F. - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Monday, June 3, 2002. Patrick F. Murphy, formerly of Crawley`s Island, Placentia Bay, age 67 years. Predeceased by his mother, Anne, 1993; mother-in-law, Rosella Pittman. Left with fond and loving memories, his loving father, Peter J. Murphy, Fahey`s Personal Care Home, Fermeuse; loving and devoted wife Sarah (nee Pittman); son Fergus, daughter Cheryl Westcott, son Derek (Judy Ann); grandchildren: Melissa, Todd, Courtney, Mark, Ryan, Neil and Brian and Brad Kelly; brothers and sisters: Marg Barron, PEI, Jim (Mary), Labrador City, Sheila Chidley (Eddie), Renews, Philomena Williams (Max), Goulds, Lorraine Pittman (Alvin), Mount Pearl, Patricia Barnable (Gerald), Placentia, Joan O`Neill, Kippens; father-in-law Alex Pittman; special nephew Scott Murphy and special niece Laurie Pittman, as well as many nieces, nephews and many devoted friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, June 6, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa`s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to Holy Apostles Church Restoration Fund, Renews.
"Will be Loved and Sadly Missed by All"
June 06, 2002

MURPHY, Samuel Alexander - A darling little man left our world suddenly, February 17, 2002, age 16 months. Only child of Lisa (Elliott) formerly of Clarenville, and David Murphy of Winnersh, Wockingham, Berkshire, England. Left with loving memories are his parents, grandparents Everett and Elizabeth Elliott, Jacquelin and John Murphy, Great Grandma Elliott, Great Grandma and Grandpa Murphy, Great Grandma and Grandpa Evans, Aunties Kathy and Susan, Uncle Robert, Aunt Louise and Uncle David, cousins Lucy and Callum. Funeral service was held in Wockingham, Berkshire, England, Wednesday, February 27.
"Oh how the angels will love him."
March 02, 2002

MURRAY, John Joseph - Passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer at Bracebridge Memorial Hospital, Bracebridge, ON, Thursday, April 18, 2002 aged 77 years, formerly of St. John`s, NF, Veteran of WW-II, Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Predeceased by his parents, Luke and Catherine (Fahey) Murray, nephew Howard Parrell, brothers-in-law Mike Parrell & John Johnson. Leaving to mourn three brothers: Fred, St. John`s; Peter, St. Phillips and Cyril, Upper Gullies; six sisters: Laurie (Agnes) Beaulieu, Gravenhurst, ON with whom he resided, Patricia Hurley, Mississauga, ON; Winnifred Parrell St. John`s; Clara Barron (Gus) and Annie Johnson, Torbay; Jenny Dunn (Bob), Topsail Pond, also a large number of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral service and interment took place on Monday, April 22, 2002 from Cavill Funeral Home to Mickle Cemetery, Gravenhurst, ON.
April 24, 2002

MURRIN, Irene (Payne) - Passed peacefully away on April 15, 2002 at The Agnes Pratt Home, Irene (Payne) Murrin, aged 89 years. Mrs. Murrin was born in Ramea on October 11, 1912 and was the last survivor of ten children, born to John and Harriet (Billard) Payne. She taught school in Ramea, as well as, Burgeo, before moving to Whitbourne. Mrs. Murrin and her late husband Hubert were one of Mount Pearl`s pioneer families, moving there in 1948. She was instrumental in the founding of Mount Pearl`s first Anglican Church, located in a converted garage on her uncle Jim Billard`s property. For many years she served as a church organist and for over 40 years was an active member of the Anglican Church Womens` Association and the Church Choir, as well as, devoting 35 years to the Girl Guides Association. During her "golden years" she enjoyed the company of her friends with the Happy Wanderers on various trips around Newfoundland and beyond. Three times widowed, Mrs. Murrin is survived by her sons: J. Donald Walker of Victoria, B.C., B. John Walker of Gander, Dr. George L. Sharpe of Austin, Texas, and daughter A. Patricia Murrin of Austin, Texas. She will also be greatly missed by ten grandchildren (Mitchell, Ann, Deborah, Jim, John, Bruce, Beverley, Lara, Jana and Andrew) and eleven great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and old and new friends. Cremated remains resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, St. John`s. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service at 2 p.m. Friday, April 19 at the Church of the Ascension, Smallwood Drive, Mount Pearl. Interment at the Kenmount Road Cemetery. Donations in her name may be sent to the Church of the Ascension, Smallwood Drive, Mount Pearl. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.
April 16, 2002

NELDER, Cyril Patrick - 78, Riverview, NB- died suddenly December 20, 2001 in Atlanta, Georgia. Born in St. John`s, NF, he was the son of the late John and Isabel (O`Reagan) Nelder. Cyril is survived by his beloved wife, Marcella; daughter Patricia Chappel (Jeff), Atlanta, Georgia; son David Nelder (Beverley), Welland, Ont.; daughter Trudy Pittman (Ed), Dartmouth, NS; daughter Barbara Nelder, Churchill Falls, NF; sister Betty Kane, St. John`s, NF; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, John and Cornelius "Con", St. John`s and Gerry, Ontario. Funeral service was held December 23, 2001 at the Atlantic Funeral Home Chapel, Dartmouth, NS, with interment at Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
January 12, 2002

NICKERSON, Mary F. - Passed peacefully away at her residence on Friday, February 8, 2002, Mary F. Nickerson, aged 96 years. Predeceased by husband Edward J. Nickerson in 1976. Leaving to mourn, special niece, Carmel Walsh; special friends: Mabel Cotton and Mary Bishop; also several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. from 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral mass will be on Monday, February 11, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. at Corpus Christi Parish, Waterford Bridge Road. Interment to take place at Newton Cemetery, Newton, Mass., U.S.A.
February 10, 2002

OATES, Emma Louise R.N. - Passed peacefully away at the Escasoni Home on Tuesday, January 22, 2002. Born in Carbonear on July 1, 1915, Miss Oates was a graduate of the Grace General Hospital in 1941. She spent her nursing career in Toronto, Brooklyn N.Y., and St. John`s and retired for many years in Gander. Predeceased by her sisters: Mrs. Clara Smallwood and Mrs. Beulah Milley and her brothers William (of Corner Brook), Frederick (of Bay Roberts) and Cyrus (of Gander). Leaving to mourn an extended family of nephews and nieces. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Thursday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Friday from Barrett`s Chapel with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff of the Escasoni Home for their care and consideration.
January 24, 2002

O`BRIEN, Jenny (Janet Hannah Hamilton) - Of Holyrood, formerly of Glasgow, Scotland. Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, on April 6, 2002, in the presence of her loving and devoted family and after a courageous battle with cancer, in her 78th year (1924-2002). Predeceased by her husband, William in May, 1985; and great-grandson Stephen William Corbett in January, 1998. Left to mourn with fond and wonderful memories are her 10 children, 29 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren: daughters, Theresa Ennis (Thomas), Joyce Kieley (Patrick), Mary Corbett (Edward), Carol Ann O`Brien, Betty Rideout (Douglas), Helen O`Brien (Gordon Crawley) and Jeanette O`Brien (Steve Varty); sons, Bill O`Brien (Glenys), Jack O`Brien (Peggy), David O`Brien; grandchildren, Tony, Terry, Tommy, Tanya and Trevor Ennis; Chris (Genny), Sherry Lynn, and Kim Kieley; Darren, Nathaniel, Billy and Sheena O`Brien; Mark, Carl and Shane O`Brien; Ian, Charlene, and Beth Ann Corbett; Nadine Hawkins (Steve), Patti, and Peter O`Brien; Dana O`Brien (Pat Murphy); Stewart, Lori, Andrew and Steven Rideout; Jennifer, Natasha and Matthew Pennell; great-grandchildren, Emily Kielly, Arron and Mackenzie Murphy; her family members in Glasgow, Scotland; devoted sister, Betty Caskie; loving brothers, John (Margo), Ronnie (Agnes) and David (Jean) Hamilton and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Hickey`s Funeral Home in Holyrood. Funeral mass will be held at Holy Cross Church in Holyrood at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2002 with interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Palliative Care Unit at St. Clare`s Hospital, Holy Cross Parish, or to a charity of one`s choice.
April 07, 2002

O`NEILL, William Valentine (Val) - In loving memory of William Valentine O`Neill (Val), 73 years, Tuesday, March 19th, 2002 at the S.R.H. Memorial Site. Loving son of the late James and Margaret O`Neill (both predeceased). Dear brother of John (wife Vickie) and Uncle of Jackie (all of Mount Pearl, Newfoundland). Val was born in St. John`s, Newfoundland in 1929. He had worked at the Inco Club in Sudbury as manager, retiring in 1984 after 37 years of service. He was a founding and active member of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, as well as an executive member of the Sudbury and District Citizenship Council. Val was also a long time and active member of the Sudbury Jaycees. He was fond of music and enjoyed his hobby of collecting records. Val was also an avid bowler and tennis player. He will be sadly missed by his many friends. At Val`s request there will be no public visitation. Cremation will take place at the Park Lawn Crematorium. A private service will be held at a future date. Arrangements entrusted to the Jackson and Barnard Funeral Home. Donations to the Heart and Soul Campaign, Cancer Services would be welcome.
March 22, 2002

ORSER, Weldon Harold (Buck) - Passed away at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, May 29, 2002, amongst family and friends, following a courageous two year battle with colon cancer, Weldon "Buck" Orser, age 60 years. Although he was originally from Hartland, NB, he was a Newfoundlander at heart. He served with the RCMP in NF & Lab. for 27 years and with the government for 12 years. He is predeceased by his mother Gladys; father Harold; step-mother Ruby and several aunts and uncles. Leaving to mourn his wife of 36 years Geraldine; son Chris; daughter Carrie Lynn Williams (husband Michael); two granddaughters: Karly and Madison Williams; mother-in-law Marion Stokoe; sisters-in-law: Gail Lee (Ken) and Ann Smith; aunts: Ruby Dickinson and Ruth Hare (Clifton); cousins: Robert Dickinson (Gloria) and Joyce Estabrooks (Jerry); step-sisters: Susan Grant (Tom) and Ann Morgan (Eric). Also leaving to mourn a large circle of friends and work colleagues across Canada. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Buck is resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31 from 1- 4 and 7- 10 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the United Church, Portugal Cove on Saturday, June 1, 2002 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at United Church Cemetery, Bauline Line. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Buck`s memory may be made to the Children`s Wish Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.
May 31, 2002



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