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The Telegram

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

YEAR 2002
Names P -R



PAHLER, Frederick - Passed away at Port Richey, Florida, Mr. Frederick Pahler, aged 91 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Nina (nee White, formerly of Greenspond, Nfld.); brother-in-law Ray White, St. John`s; niece Joan Parker, New York. Interment took place in Brooklyn, New York.
January 12, 2002

PAQUET, Mary Catherine - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, St. John`s, on Saturday, March 2, 2002, Mary Catherine Paquet of St. John`s, age 68 years. Predeceased by parents, James and Paulina O`Reilly; brothers, Maurice Alphonsus and Patrick; sisters, Bridget and Margaret; triplets, Veronica, Gertrude and Agnes. Leaving to mourn, husband, Joseph Etienne "Steve"; two sons, Paul (Laura), Ottawa and Brian, St. John`s; one sister, Mary O`Reilly, Alberta; sister-in-law, Mary O`Reilly, Western Bay; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY, with visitation by request of the family, Monday, March 4 at 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, March 5 from 12 noon-1:30 p.m. and from where the funeral will take place on Tuesday, March 5 at 1:30 p.m. Mass to follow at 2 p.m. from Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Northern Bay. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Western Bay. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. For any additional information, please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
March 04, 2002

PARSLEY, Edward (Ched) - Passed away in Saskatoon, Monday, May 27, 2002, aged 68, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in St. John`s in 1933. He leaves to mourn his loving companion Rosina Cook; children: Brian, Ray, Patricia and Robert, their spouses, their mother Violette and four grandchildren. He also leaves to mourn in St. John`s, his brothers: Noel and David and sister Marie, and their families, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents William and Kathleen, brother William and sister Patricia. A memorial service in St. John`s will be announced later.
May 29, 2002

PARSONS, Dorothy May (nee Millen) - 1921-2001. On the morning of November 8th our Mom, Dorothy, died peacefully in Toronto with her five daughters at her side. She had lived in St. John`s, Newfoundland from 1946 to 1956 and was the loving wife of John G. (Jack), originally of Flatrock, Nfld., who predeceased her in 1979. She will be remembered lovingly by her daughters, Marilyn MacDonald (Leigh) and grandsons Geoffrey and Michael, Dartmouth; Sheila McHugh (Al) and granddaughters Jennifer and Merrin; Pat Dejardins (Michael) and grandsons Chris and Sean; Anita Thachuk (Peter); and Barb Parsons (Ernest Balmer), all of Toronto. She had been an active member of St. Clement`s Church C.W.L. and volunteered at the Dartmouth General Hospital while living in Dartmouth. She had resided in Toronto since 1986.
February 09, 2002

PASTORE, Ralph - Passed peacefully away at home in the presence of family and friends on Friday, February 1, 2002, Ralph Thomas Pastore, PhD., age 60 years, archaeologist and ethnohistorian. Beloved husband of Laurel Doucette; and dear father of Ralph Lucien, Toronto, and John Patrick, New York. Cherished older brother of John (Diane) of Ballston Spa, N.Y., Mary Ann McClain of Athens, Ohio, Kathleen (Hubert) Miller of Devon, Penn.; brother-in-law of Mary Pastore, Houston, Tex., and special Canadian uncle of their children and grandchildren. Predeceased by parents Lucien Pastore and Mary Kerin; brother Jim Pastore; and brother-in-law Bill McClain. Ralph will be sadly missed by his friends and colleagues in the Department of History, Memorial University, and in the Archaeology Unit, Queen`s College. Over his career of 33 years in the history and archaeology of Canadian Aboriginal peoples, Ralph touched the lives of countless numbers of students and professional colleagues in the local and national heritage communities. He will be remembered both for his contributions to Beothuk history, especially through excavation and interpretation of the Boyd`s Cove site, and for his irrepressible and wildly inventive sense of humour. The family will receive visitors and friends at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Sunday 7-10 p.m. and Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, February 5, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Crohn`s and Colitis Foundation of Canada or to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
February 03, 2002

PATRICK, Harold Bennett Jr. - Lewiston -Returned Home to the Lord. Harold, "Pat", "Hal" Patrick, 71 of 11 Champlain Avenue died Sunday May 12 at Central Maine Medical Center surrounded by loving family. He was born in Sanford, Maine, January 8, 1931. He was the son of Harold and Marion Bennett Patrick. He graduated from Sanford High School Class of 1949. After serving 4 years in the United States Air Force from 1950-1954, he attended Boston University majoring in business. He married Sheila Jackman, a native of St. John`s Newfoundland on May 30, 1963. He returned to Maine in 1977 after living in Wellesley, Massachusetts and working for the First National Bank of Boston as a Senior Financial Analyst. He worked for many years in banking as a commercial loan officer and later as branch manager. He also served as President of the Lewiston Chamber of Commerce from 1984-1985 and director of the Kiwanis Club. He enjoyed many summers in Newfoundland with his family. His passions included his family, music, sports, politics and Newfie history. He is survived by his wife of Lewiston, two sons, Brian of Portland and Kevin of Plant City, FL, a daughter, Carol Rockwell of Keene, NH, a son-in-law, Stephen Rockwell of Keene, NH, a sister, Joan and husband John Lederer of Albuquerque, NM, two Grandchildren, Matthew and Katie Rockwell, many nieces and nephews and also his wife`s extended family in Massachusetts and Canada. Graveside services will be held Friday, 11 AM, Oakdale Cemetery in Sanford, with a reception to follow. Friends are invited visit the Patrick home on Thursday from 1 PM on. Arrangements by the Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.
May 17, 2002

PAYNE, Bernard - Formerly of Cowhead, Nfld., has passed away at St. Michael`s Hospital, Toronto, on Monday, March 11, 2002, in his 82nd year. Bernard Payne has left to mourn, his wife Jean (Strange); daughter Sandra and her husband Garret Kerry; sons: David and his wife Cheryl and Gary and his wife Diane. Proud and loving grandfather of Michelle, Laura, Jennifer, Michael, Kimberley, Erin and Ashley. Survived by his two sisters: Doiley of Sudbury, ON and Grace of Rocky Harbour, Nfld. and four brothers: Dan of Corner Brook, Nfld., Earl and Roy of Cowhead, Nfld. and Reg of Edmonton, Alta. Friends may call at Trull Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 1111 Danforth Avenue, Toronto (one block east of Donlands subway) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the Chapel on Friday at 1:30 p.m. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. In memory of Bernard, the family would gratefully appreciate donations to St. Michael`s Hospital- "Coronary Care Unit".
March 13, 2002

PEDDIGREW, John Gordon - Died suddenly at New Orleans, LA, April 4, 2002, aged 42. Son of the late Gordon and Mercedes (Armstrong) Peddigrew. Leaving with treasured memories, fiancee Lisa Leger and her daughter Hannah; sister Susan Snook (David); brothers: Jim (Dawn) and Brian (Maureen), Pitt Meadow, B.C.; niece and nephews: Jennifer and Ian Snook, Chris and Mark Peddigrew, Stephen Peddigrew; aunts: Isabelle Armstrong, Mary Stamp (Gordon) and family; Uncle Jim Peddigrew (Agatha) and family; and a large circle of friends in Newfoundland and New Orleans. Burial has taken place in New Orleans. A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, April 20, 11:00 a.m. Mary Queen of the World, Topsail Road. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
May he rest in peace.
April 18, 2002

PENNELL, Harold James - Passed away June 18, 2002, in Belleville, Ontario, formerly of St. John`s, NF. Predeceased by wife Hellan (Simmons). Leaving to mourn six children, all in Ontario; brothers: Bernard, St. John`s, David, Missouri; sisters: Beatrice Maxene Jerrett, Rosalind Mole, Dianne Benmore, of St. John`s. Funeral Service was held at Armstrong Funeral Home, Oshawa, Ontario.
June 29, 2002

PETTEN, Janet Gertrude - Passed peacefully away after a short illness at the Health Sciences Center on Wednesday, January 23, 2002, Janet Gertrude Petten of Foxtrap, formerly of Tack`s Beach, Placentia Bay, age 83 years. Predeceased by her husband Ralph 2001. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Rosemary LeDrew (Jerry), Shirley Morgan (Barry); one brother Alex Hanham (Lorraine), Grand Bank; two sisters: Jessie Bolt (Hubert), Corner Brook, Edna Williams (Sam), Arnold`s Cove; two grandchildren: Vicki and Stephanie, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Thursday and Friday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Saturday 10-12 noon. Funeral to take place on Saturday, January 26th, 2002 at 2 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunne`s Hill, Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to The Epilepsy Newfoundland or to a charity of one`s choice.
January 24, 2002

PICKETT, Martha Gaye - Passed peacefully away on Saturday, February 23, 2002 in her eighty-seventh year. She was born in Lumsden, spent her childhood in Port Union and lived as a teenager in Worcester, Massachusetts, before returning to Newfoundland. Martha worked for the Federal Government for thirty years as a postal clerk in Bishop`s Falls where her husband, Leroy Pickett, served as postmaster. Upon her retirement, she was awarded an honourary life membership in the Postal Heritage Club for her contributions to the postal union. She served, too, on the School Board for the Bishop`s Falls Amalgamated School. She especially liked to garden and travel. Martha was a gifted homemaker - vivacious, loving and a joy to be with. Leaving to mourn: her adoring daughter and only child, Sandra (Gunter) Kromm of St. John`s; grandchildren Andrea and Eric Penney; two sisters: Lee (Cyril) Harmon of Boston and Nancy (Leslie) Baker of Port Rexton. Also, leaving to mourn are many relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at the Central Funeral Home, Bishop`s Falls, on Monday, March 4th from 2:00 - 4:00 and from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the United Church, Bishop`s Falls, at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 5th. Interment at the United Church Cemetery, Bishop`s Falls.
March 02, 2002

PIERCEY, Harry - After a short illness, on May 13, 2002, at the Toronto East General Hospital at the age of 84. Harry, dear brother of Elizabeth Ghent, Anna Grant, Myrtle Rendell, Arthur Ghent and Enid Andrews, all of Newfoundland, and predeceased by brothers William Piercey of Toronto, Anderson Piercey and Eric Piercey of Newfoundland. Uncle Harry will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends were received at the SHERRIN FUNERAL HOME, 873 Kingston Road, (west of Victoria Park Avenue) TORONTO, Ontario (416-698-2861) on Thursday, May 16, 2002 from 7 - 9 p.m. Service and committal were held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, May 17, 2002 at 11 a.m. Cremation. Remembrance to your favourite charity would be appreciated.
May 18, 2002

POMEROY, Robert S. - Passed peacefully away encircled by love at the Hugh Thomey health center, Botwood, Robert S. Pomeroy in his 47th year. He leaves his devoted wife of 25 years, Bonnie (Eason), son Chris, daughter Lisa (fiancee Steve Gilbert). Also left to mourn, his loving mother Mary, sisters Carolann (Gary Porter), Judy (Gerry Kirby), Rosemary (Mac Morgan), Patrina (Glen Langdon), Janet (Brian Williams), Lolly (Chris Noseworthy), and brother John (Michelle). Also mourning his passing is his mother-in-law, Ealie Eason, and four special brothers-in-law: John (Jeanette), Scott (Donna), Shack (Angela) and Derm (Joanne); and sister-in-law Sharlene Eason (Bob Coolich), 31 nieces and nephews, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Hickey`s Funeral Home in Kelligrews. Funeral notice to be announced at a later date.
June 24, 2002

POMEROY, William (Billy) - Passed peacefully away at Toronto, Ontario on Saturday, June 22, 2002, William (Billy) Pomeroy, age 68 years. Predeceased by his father William; sister Bridie Breen and brother Gervase. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, his mother, Mary (Fleming) Pomeroy; seven brothers: Jim (Margaret), David (Katie), Basil (Regina), Ron (Louise), Derm (Debbie); Mike (Vicki) and Danny; six sisters: Barbara MacDonald (Pat), Shirley Ruby, Virginia Civiero, Alma Rainey (Jim), Judy Wells (Tom), Mary Brown (Doug); and sister-in-law Mary Pomeroy; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral and cremation took place on Thursday, June 27, in Toronto, Ont. A special memorial mass will be announced by the family at a later date.
June 29, 2002

POWELL, E. Lloyd - Passed away in Mississauga, Ontario on January 13, 2002 at the age of 87, Lloyd Powell, formerly of Carbonear and St. John`s and veteran of WW II British Army Newfoundland Regiment 166. Beloved husband of Ada for over 56 years. Loving father of Ken and his wife Diana, Dianne and her husband Gary Morningstar, Lloyd and his wife Janet, and Lynette. Devoted grandfather to Jamie and Erin Powell; Lyndsey, Alison and Elizabeth Morningstar; Valerie, Lesley and Colin Powell. Dear brother of Nellie Decker, Gladys Butt, Isabelle Harnum, Emily Stoodley, Cairine Woodman. Brother-in-law of Wendell Harnum, Roy Stoodley, Fred Woodman, Elsie Powell and Maude Powell. Predeceased by brothers Clarence and Calvin and sisters Daphne and Margaret. Donations in his memory may be made to Bethany United Church Memorial Fund, Bethany United Church, 2 Church Street, Carbonear, A1V 1A9. Funeral will be from Bethany United Church in Carbonear at a date to be announced.
January 19, 2002

POWER, Barbara Marie - Age 49. Died at Ottawa General Hospital on January 11, 2002 after a courageous battle with cancer. Formerly of Freshwater, Placentia Bay. Predeceased by her parents Michael and Angela Power. She is survived by sisters and brothers: Joan Peddle (John) Corner Brook, Basil, Bonavista; Olive Power (Ed) Placentia; Kevin (Cathy) St. John`s; Hilda (Jeffrey Scott) Halifax; Ruth Hayley (Bob) Bonavista, Michael (Suzanne) Ottawa, and Brian at Freshwater. Nephews and nieces Shannon, Ted and Lauren Power, Karen and Katrina Peddle, Kelsey Hayley, and Michael Power, other relatives and many good friends. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will gather at the Freshwater Community Centre on Saturday, January 19th from 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or your local food bank.
January 18, 2002

POWER, John Kent - Of Niagara Falls, Ont., formerly of Bell Island, Nfld.), peacefully surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, January 22, 2002 at home following a courageous battle with cancer. Loving husband of Joyce Anne of 32 years. Beloved father of James Luke and his wife Cori and John Michael. Beloved poppy to his loving grandson Luke William. Brother of Geraldine and her husband William Peters, Patricia and her husband William Baker, Ita and her husband William O`Brien and William and his wife Carmel Power. Predeceased by sister Mary Beth Duggan. Brother-in-law to John Duggan. John will fondly be remembered by his many aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces. A special thank you to Dr. Sandra Hartman for making his final days comfortable. At Johns request there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass was held on Saturday, January 26, 2002 at 3:00 in the afternoon at Our Lady of Peace Church with the Rev. Fr. Jordan Rooney officiating. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a memorial donation to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the MORSE & SON CHAPEL of the MORGAN FUNERAL HOME.
January 28, 2002

POWER, Marguerite - At the age of 63, passed peacefully away at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, B.C. on Dec. 18, 2001, in the presence of her daughter Debbie Haynes and grandson David Power. Leaving to mourn husband William Francis Power, Catalina; two sons: David Power, wife Yvonne, Mt. Pearl, (D.J.) Frank Reeves, wife Connie, Kentucky; two daughters: Debbie Haynes, husband Stewart, B.C., Sandra Power, fiance Derrick Lodge, Port Union. six grandchildren: Zachary and Kyle Power, Mt. Pearl, Daniel and Christopher Reeves, Kentucky, David Power, B.C., Adam Lodge, Port Union; also five sisters and two brothers all residing at Port Union and Bonavista, Nfld.
Forever loved and sadly missed by everyone that knew her. Our loved ones die but our love lives on And memories will remain, Just like a lovely rainbow That follows after rain... And may your loving memories Help comfort you today And bring your life a warming glow That never fades away.
January 05, 2002

POWERS, N. Patrick - 76, Bedford, died March 21, 2002, at home. Born in Toronto, Ont., he was a son of the late Edward J. and Pearl B. Powers. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Patrick attended St. Michael`s in Toronto He was an avid sportsman and played hockey in Boston, Fresno, California and Halifax. He spent most of his married life in Newfoundland where he had a food brokerage business. Patrick was the last surviving member of his immediate family and was active with St. Vincent De Paul, St. Ignatius Church. Surviving are his wife, Jeanne (Boyd); children, Patricia (David Bailey), St. John`s, Nfld.; Michael, Dartmouth; Anne Marie (Andrew) Strong, St. John`s, Nfld.; Scott (Trudie), Brampton, Ont.; five grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his one sister and four brothers. No visitation by request. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Ignatius Church, Bedford, Father David MacDonald officiating. Interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Cottage or a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, Bedford.
March 23, 2002

PRESTON, Lorraine Mary (nee Ricketts) - Surrounded by her beloved husband Roland and loving children Blaine (Linda), Kelli (Chris) and Chuck (Vicky). Passed peacefully at the Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Wednesday, June 26, 2002. Lorraine Preston, age 54, of Oshawa, formerly of Knights Cove, Newfoundland. A much loved daughter-in-law of Charles and Blanche Preston. A loving Nanny who will be sadly missed by Tony, Chloe, Keisha, Taylor, Halee and Liam. Loving sister of Christine, Fran, James and step-sister of Margaret and Thomas. Predeceased by nine brothers and 6 sisters. Will always be remembered by many extended family and friends. By Lorraine`s request there will be no visitation. Cremation. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Gregory The Great Catholic Church, 194 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, on Saturday, July 6, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. A Committal service will be held at a later date in King`s Cove, Newfoundland. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836).
June 29, 2002

PRETTY, Frederick W. - Age 76. Passed peacefully away at Peterborough, Ont. on June 11, 2002, formerly of Newfoundland. Left to mourn with loving memories his wife Zainy of 32 years; special daughter Rishma; two sons; sisters: Olive (John) Atfield, Manuels, Jennie Gabel, Calgary, Alberta; also many relatives and friends. At Fred`s request cremation has taken place. Inurnment to be announced at a later date. Rest in peace.
June 29, 2002

PRICE, John E. L. - Passed away peacefully at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on April 21, 2002, John Price, aged 82. A long time resident of Churchill Falls, Labrador. John is mourned by his wife Kate; children: Jane, David, Ceridwen and Goronwy; his son and daughters-in-law: Howard, Lucy and Corenia and ten grandchildren.
April 23, 2002

PRINCE, Chester Ralph - Merchant Navy Veteran W.W.II, Volunteer in Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (No. 3037). Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Wednesday, February 13, 2002 Chester Ralph Prince, aged 91 years, formerly of Princeton, B.B. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Bessie (nee Wilkins), in 1996; brother Hubert in 1987; and his brother-in-law Victor Maybee in 1995. Leaving to mourn his sister Maude Maybee; nephews: Ross Maybee, Bill (Shauna) Maybee and son Shaquille, Don (Pierrette) Prince, Unxbridge, Ontario; sisters-in-law: Hilda Prince, Pickering, Ontario, Maysie (Fred) Howse, Brampton, Ontario, Susie Moss, Irene Monnier, Mary Parsons; brother-in-law Leonard (Blanche) Wilkins; special nieces: Sheilah (James) Beckett and son David, Louisa (Tom) Johnston; other nieces, nephews and extended family; friends at Kelly`s Brook Apartments, residents and staff of Pearl House, Mount Pearl and St. Patrick`s Mercy Home. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Visiting hours Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
February 14, 2002

QUINN, John Edward "Bud" - Passed away peacefully in Dartmouth General Hospital on June 14, 2002, in his 68th year. Leaving to mourn are his wife, Marie (Davis); his children, Bonnie (Gord), Regina, Sask., Paul (Jean), Dartmouth, Lori (Rod), Lemberg, Sask., Craig (Jennifer), Knowlton, Que., Keith (Lydia), Amherst; his grandchildren, Jennifer, Stephanie, Ryan, Tristan, Jillian, Hailey, Grace, Tiffany, Keisha, Timothy and Imogen. Also leaving to mourn are his brothers and sister, Don, Ray, Lorne, Terry and Joyce; his aunt Jane and uncle Alfred. He will also be missed by a wide circle of relatives and friends. Resting in the Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, with visitation 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral will be held 2 p.m. Monday in the United Church, Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. Reception following in the church hall. Funeral Services will be held at the United Church, Harbour Grace, at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2002. Interment in the United Church Cemetery, Harbour Grace. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Dartmouth General Hospital or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements in Harbour Grace entrusted to the care of Barrett`s Funeral Home, St. John`s. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.
June 17, 2002

RALPH, Marguerite Veronica - (Longtime Member of Foster Parents Assoc.) Suddenly, after a brief illness, at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Wednesday, February 6, 2002, Marguerite Ralph of R.R.1. Coldwater. Beloved wife of Ambrose Ralph. Dear mother of Caroline, Jeff and Dan. Sister of George Foley and his wife Carol of Whitbourne, Newfoundland, Phillip Foley and his wife Sharon of Bracebridge, Eileen and her husband Terry Husk of Whitbourne, Newfoundland, and the late Mary Owens. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The late Mrs. Marguerite Ralph was resting at the Coldwater Funeral Home, 22 Sturgeon Bay Road, P.O. Box 190, Coldwater (705-686-3344) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. John`s Church, Waubaushene on Saturday, February 9, 2002 at 11 a.m., followed by cremation. In memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
February 09, 2002

RAYMENT, Peggy Edith (nee Dawson) - November 20, 1921-May 28, 2002. Peggy passed away peacefully at Salem Manor in Leduc, Alta. She was born in Calgary, and during the war worked in Ottawa and then moved to Edmonton, where she met and married Fred Rayment. They lived for five years in Lethbridge, Alta. and then moved to St. John`s, Nfld. where they spent 38 years and finally they retired to Leduc in 1994. Peggy was a long time supporter and member of the Unitarian Service Committee in St. John`s. Peggy is survived by her husband and two sons, Michael and David; also by her sister Evelyn Bye (Marshall); grandnephew Justin Kohls; her niece Carol Elias (John) and their children; her brother Gerald (Jennie) and their son Geoffry (Jill) and family and daughter Lori. Peggy will also be missed by members of her husband`s family, Joyce Vandermeer, Hugh (Elsie), Ken (Audrey), Tom (Shirl), Fay Borg (Alan) and their respective families. A memorial service will be held at St. Paul`s Anglican Church, 4416 - 50th Street, Leduc, Alta. on Tuesday, June 4, at 2 p.m. followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers, any donations should be made to the Alzheimer`s Society.
June 03, 2002

REED, Lanson J. (Lance) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on January 18, 2002, Lance Reed, age 66 years. As a well-known organist and vocalist, he touched so many people with his music, all of which are left to celebrate and give thanks for his life. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitation on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday, January 21, 2002 at 12 noon. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
January 19, 2002

RICHARDS, Ernest V. (Dick) - Died peacefully on January 30 at Meadowcroft Place, Toronto, at the age of 102, of natural causes. Beloved husband of the late Violet Blanche Crocker Richards of St. John`s, Newfoundland and the late Anne Marie Reid Richards of Ste. Agathe, and Montreal, Quebec. Survived by his daughter, Gladys of Toronto, son, Vernon of Windsor, Ontario; granddaughters: Glenda and husband Pete, Janet and partner Alison, and Ann; step-granddaughter, Alcida and family; and great-granddaughter, Abigail; nieces and nephews in England and Wales and step-nieces and nephews in Montreal. Veteran of World Wars I and II and member of the Canadian Legion. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 2 at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto (2 stops lights west of Yonge Street) at 11 a.m. Reception to follow in the Park Room. Donations in lieu of flowers to the CNIB.
February 01, 2002

RICHARDS, George William - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, January 01, 2002 at the Palliative Care Unit of St. Clare`s Hospital, George William Richards, born at Port Aux Basques on August 08, 1940. He was predeceased by his father William and father-in-law Isaac. Left to celebrate his life, wife Suzanne; daughters: Zoe (Quentin Hardy), Fort Nelson, BC and Ingrid, Halifax, NS; three grandsons: John, Nicholas and Isaac; mother Maud; brother Eric (Sarah), Port Aux Basques; mother-in-law Lorraine Davis, Halifax, NS; sister-in-law Ruth Bent (Hal), Halifax, NS; brother-in-law George Davis (Marilyn), North Sydney; two nephews and one niece; special extended family: Yumi Uno, Japan, Hyun Jung Kim, Korea; also many friends worldwide. George spent his last six years in Vancouver, BC where he was employed with the Vancouver Community College King Edward Campus as an automotive and diesel instructor. He was an active member of Marpole United Church and Commonwealth Masonic Lodge. A Memorial Service will take place from Gower Street United Church on Saturday, January 05, 2002 at 3:30 p.m. with committal to take place in Port Aux Basques. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of St. Clare`s Hospital, the SPCA, the St. John`s Food Bank or VOWR.
January 04, 2002

ROBERTS, Nathaniel - Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre on Sunday, January 20, 2002, at the age of 64 years. Formerly of Indian Islands, and a long-time employee (retired) with Marine Atlantic. Leaving to mourn his two sons: Weldon and Shawn (Mary Lou), St. John`s and granddaughter Zoe; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Service on Friday, January 25, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. from Caul`s Chapel.
January 22, 2002

ROBERTS, Terrence (Terry) Michael - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at the Health Sciences Centre, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Terrence (Terry) Michael Roberts, aged 56 years, of Torbay, formerly of Grand Falls, NF. Leaving to mourn with many cherished memories, his devoted wife, Patricia (nee Patey); special daughters: Christy and Holly; loving father Stephen; brothers: Allan, Leo (Vi); sisters: Patricia Hillier (Terry), Mary Zahra (Frank); sisters-in-law: Belle Jean Patey, Shirley Combden (Ed), Elsie Patey; brothers-in-law: Roy Patey (Mildred), Glenn Patey (Bonnie), many admiring nieces and nephews, and a large circle of friends, especially Brenda and Eric Barnes, Cathy and Charlie Marsh, Jim and Jean Tobin, and Catherine O`Connor, who have stood by us throughout Terry`s short but courageous battle with cancer. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation Thursday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, March 16, 2002 at 10 a.m. from Holy Trinity Church, Torbay. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in Terry`s memory to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
March 15, 2002

RUGGLES, Mabel Grace Canfield (nee Lush) - Passed away peacefully in Toronto on June 9, 2002. Born December 23, 1918 in St. John`s, Newfoundland. Grace will be sadly missed by her daughter Lynn; son-in-law Howard; granddaughter Sabryna; sister Jeanne Hansen and her nieces and nephews and friends. A memorial service was held in Toronto. In memory of Grace, a donation may be made to the ALS Society of Canada, 300- 265 Yorkland Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario M2J 1S5. Arrangements by Aftercare Cremation and Burial Service, Toronto (416)440-8878.
June 15, 2002

RYAN, Ronald - P.Eng., Bell Canada Retiree. Passed away at Toronto General Hospital on Friday, March 15, 2002, in his 77th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Marie (nee Fennell). Dear father of John (Daryl), Peter (Sheila) and Philip (Beth). Loving grandfather to Ramona, Jeffrey, Meghan, Robin, Erin, John and Aidan. Predeceased by brother John (Margie) of St. Catharines and leaving to mourn, brothers, Wallace (Margaret), Aidan (Vera) of St. John`s, Newfoundland; and brother-in-law Lou (Agnes) of Ottawa. Friends may call on Tuesday after 1:30 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge St., Toronto) until time of service in the chapel at 2:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
March 18, 2002



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