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

YEAR 1998
Names E - L

ELDRIDGE, Marjorie - Passed peacefully away at the Orleans Convalescent & Retirement Center, Orleans, Cape Cod, Mass. on Saturday, August 8th, 1998. Marjorie (Mercer) Eldridge, age 96 years. Leaving to mourn one son Roy A. Mercer (Bertha), Bay Roberts; four grandchildren: Gerald (Carmen), Stellarton, NS, Jean, Mt. Uniacke, NS, Marjorie and Leland (Joan), Bay Roberts; also three great-grandchildren: Craig, Trevor and Katie Mercer. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Nickerson Funeral Home in Orleans, Mass.
August 10, 1998

ENGLISH, Br. Edward Albert - Died in Vancouver, B.C. on Thursday, September 10 at age 91. Born in St. John`s, he was a member of the Congregation of Christian Brothers for seventy-five years. He taught for many years in Holy Cross, St. Bon`s, Brother Rice, Regina (Corner Brook) and St. Michael`s (Grand Falls). Leaving to mourn niece Elizabeth Hallick, Holbrook, Long Island; nephew Ted Donnelly, Old Bridge, N.J., many relatives and friends, including his Religious Brothers. Funeral in Vancouver on Wednesday, September 16.
September 14, 1998

ETCHEGARY, Mary - Peacefully at the Milton District Hospital on Saturday, April 25, 1998, Mary (Ray) Etchegary, beloved wife of the late Louis Etchegary of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland. Loving mother of Joy and Kay and her husband John Kirk. Loved by grandchildren: Cameron Kelly, Joel Brown and Tammy, Jenifer and Tim Casarin, and great-grandson Jacob Louis Casarin. Dear sister of Joy Johanson and Jack MacDonald in England. Sadly missed by family in Newfoundland and the Bahamas. Resting at the McKERSIE-KOCHER FUNERAL HOME, 114 Main Street, Milton from 7 -9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service Wednesday, April 29, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. from the Funeral Home. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Milton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Milton District Hospital foundation would be appreciated by the family.
May 05, 1998

FIELD, Albert Edward - On November 11, 1998, in his 90th year, of Peterborough, Ontario. Born September 22, 1909, son of the late Philip Field and Martha (Young) Lakin of St. John`s. Husband of Helen (Young) and the late Ethel (Hutchings). Loving father of Robert and his wife Betty-Anne, Louisville, KY. Grandfather of Scott, Traccy and Megan. Great-grandfather of Sierra. Predeceased by brother Leslie Field. Dear step-brother of Agnes Summer, Thelma Dagg, Joyce Walters, Fred Lakin and the late Olive Tucker and Henry Lakin. Will be missed as well by Helen`s loving family. A Memorial Service and interment in Lakefield, Ont., November 13, 1998. Donations may be made to the Church Lads Brigade.
November 12, 1998

FIFIELD, Robert James - Passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 1998 at the Health Sciences Centre, age 58 years, formerly of Bonavista. Predeceased by mother Elfreda M. Fifield. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughter Lori and sons Anthony and Leonard. Also survived by many other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., Thursday 7-10 p.m., Friday 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 15, 1998 at 2 p.m. from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
May 05, 1998

FINN, Kellyanne (nee Drover) - Of Surrey passed away suddenly June 7, 1998 at the age of 25 years. She is lovingly remembered by her family: husband Darryl; daughter Haley Leeann; her father and mother: John and Valerie Drover; three sisters: Ashley, Rebecca and Nichole; grandfather John Drover Sr.; father and mother-in-law: James and Helen Finn; sister-in-law Anne-Marie. She is also remembered by her aunts: Rosemary Raynes, Linda (John) Martin, Tammy Drover; uncles: Ronald Dunn (Vi Wescot), David (Barbara) Dunn, Randy (Brenda) Dunn, John (Hazel) Dunn, Mike Dunn, Kevin (Loraine) Drover, Bill Drover, Dayne Drover; as well as many other relatives and friends. Memorial Service in St. John`s will be held at a later date.
June 11, 1998

FITZGERALD, Clement R. - Passed away suddenly at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario, December 28, 1998 at 9 a.m., in his 59th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Lexley (Halliday); daughters: Liz, Dallas and Valarie; 12 grandchildren; one sister Jean Knox, St. John`s, NF; one brother Frank Fitzgerald and sister-in-law Audrey, Toronto, Ont.; two nieces: Paula (Knox) Whitten, St. John`s, Judy (Fitzgerald) Hammond, Ont.; two nephews: Richard Knox, Halifax and David Knox, St. John`s; one aunt Elizabeth Grant, St. John`s; and a large number of cousins and friends. Remains resting at Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Rd., London, Ontario.
December 30, 1998

FITZGERALD, Rita Marie - At K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital on Tuesday, November 3, 1998, Rita Fitzgerald (nee Ethridge), of Breithaupt St., Kitchener, age 70 years. Loving mother of Desmond of Kitchener, Ronald and Christine of St. John`s, Nfld., Paul, John and Sonia, Sheila and Alan Driver, Rita and Michael Carey, all of Kitchener, Leona and Alex Miller of Toronto, Geri and Rafiq Hameed of Brampton; sister of Ron Ethridge and Phyllis of Amherstview, Ont., Wilf Ethridge of Harbour Grace, Nfld., Kathleen Kennedy and Kevin of Norris Arm, Nfld., Agnes Moriarty of Harbour Grace, Nfld.; sister-in-law of Greta Ethridge of Kitchener. Sadly missed by many grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and many relatives. Predeceased by her parents, George Ethridge and the former Mary Butt; her husband, John Joseph Fitzgerald in 1978; three brothers: Ned, Gordon and Vincent. Friends and relatives may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, tonight (Wednesday) from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where parish prayers will be held at 8 p.m. Prayers will be offered at the funeral home on Friday at 9:15 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery. Reception to follow in the Ratz-Bechtel Family Centre. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be gratefully acknowledged. Donations may be arranged by contacting the funeral home (519)745-9495.
November 05, 1998

FLYNN, Mary J. (Densmore) - Gloucester - At rest July 16, 1998 at the North Shore Rehabilitation Center, Danvers, Mary J. (Smith) Densmore Flynn. Born August 30th, 1911, in Parkers Cove, Placentia Bay, Nfld. Her parents were Annie (Whittle) and James Smith (Marystown, Nfld.). She was the widow of the late Captain Michael F. Densmore (Kilbride, Nfld.). She was the mother of Ann (Densmore) Cavanaugh, Catherine (Densmore) Canillas, Mary (Densmore) Atwood, the late Brendan F. Densmore, James A. Densmore, Margaret (Densmore) Teeling, Elizabeth (Densmore) Lafata, and Michael J. Densmore. She leaves 26 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren, and her beloved cousin and friend Madonna Fleming. In 1936, Mary came to this country leaving her job as a domestic in the employment of Sir Michael Cashin, to marry her fiance Captain Densmore. They were married in Norfolk, VA, lived in Melrose, MA and in 1938, moved to E. Gloucester, MA. In 1941 they purchased the Edgemoor estate in Bass Rocks, E. Gloucester, MA. After Captain Densmore died in 1948 she brought up her children there while working at odd jobs and at Gortons of Gloucester. In 1966 she married the late Michael J. Flynn (Petite Forte, Nfld.). She left E. Gloucester and moved to Madison Ct., Gloucester. Mr. Flynn died in 1977. In 1990, Mary was severely disabled after an accident. During her last years, she lived with and was being cared for by her daughter Elizabeth Lafata. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, July 17th from 4 to 8 p.m. at Greely`s Funeral Home, Washington St., Gloucester. Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter`s Church followed by burial at Calvary Cemetery. Friends and neighbors are welcome to join the family following the burial for a reception at St. Peter`s Hall, E. Gloucester.
July 18, 1998

FLYNN, Patrick Joseph - Passed away at Cobourg, Ontario on Saturday, August 29, 1998. Patrick Flynn, beloved husband of Susanna Butler. Dear father of Peggy (Rick Parsons), Richard Flynn (Norma), Gerrard Flynn (Elizabeth), Mary (Bob Geddes), Keith Flynn (Cathryn), Charlotte (Carl Jaros) and the late John and Eleanor Flynn. Son of Ellen and the late John Flynn. Survived by his 15 grandchildren. Brother of Mary Mullaly, Bridget (Walter Pokocky), Sheila (Franco Cover), Maureen (Merle Mallett); Brother-in-law of Muriel (Bob Bassett), Louise (Gillie Newell), Jessie Lambert and Jim Butler. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Allison Funeral Home, 103 Mill Street North, Port Hope, Ontario, L1A 2T3, 1-905-885-5611, Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at The Church of Our Lady of Mercy, Port Hope, Tuesday 10 a.m. If desired, memorial contributions may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
August 31, 1998

FOLEY, Patrick - Passed away peacefully at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex on Wednesday, August 26th, 1998, age 87 years, formerly of Bell Island and Kelligrews. Predeceased by his wife Elizabeth, 1993. Leaving to mourn seven sons: Tom (Margaret), Ben (Rosalind), Martin (Patricia), Pete (Linda), John (Geraldine), David (Donna), Walter (Betty); three daughters: Patricia (Don), Betty (Jim), Julie (Bill); 28 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren; three sisters: Bride Galway, Anne Chipman, Gertrude Young; and a number of relatives and friends and his extended family at the Hoyles Home. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visiting hours Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, August 29th, 1998 at 9:15 a.m. from St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Outer Cove. Interment at St. Michael`s Cemetery, Bell Island. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
August 27, 1998

FRADSHAM, James (Jim) Arthur - at Yellowknife, N.W.T. June 26, 1925 - September 20, 1998. At early morn, When all was still, God gave His Great Command, In Silent peace he passed away, Into the Better Land. His life will be celebrated forever in the hearts of his loving wife Anne, of 49 years; six sons; five daughters; sons-in-law, daughters-in law; thirteen grandchildren, all in N.W.T.; also, brothers: Wilfred and Mac, and sister Elaine (Luther) in St. John`s, and sister Sarah (Fradsham) in Lindsay, Ontario.
September 26, 1998

FRASER, Nicholas - Born May 24, 1941 in St. John`s, died bravely at home in Toronto on Saturday, October 3rd, 1998, in the company of his family, after a four month siege of lung cancer. Nick was the deeply loved husband and partner of Danielle (Groven), the beloved son of Ruth Harley of Ottawa, and the late Claude Fraser, loving stepfather of Christian Pavey. Cherished also by his sister and brother-in-law Sandra and Richard Gwyn; brother and sister-in-law Rory and Jane Harley; nephews: Christopher and Michael Harley; best friends: Jerry and Helen O`Brien; god-daughter Sarah O`Brien; her sister Jayne; and David and Annette Grier. Nick studied at St. Mary`s University in Halifax and graduated from Dalhousie in 1963. He served as a sub-lieutenant in the RCNR, and was in charge of public relations at the legendary Ontario Pavilion at Expo `67. He joined Foster Advertising in Montreal in 1969 as an account executive, later became creative director there, and in 1986, vice-president in Toronto. In 1991 he was appointed a senior vice-president of McCann-Erickson Worldwide based in London, England and flourished in that position until early this summer. Nick was never happier than when messing around in boats, above all at the wheel of his sloop `Killick`. His many friends, in Canada and overseas, will remember his quicksilver humour, innate courtesy and exceptional charm. They may call at ROSAR-MORRISON, 467 Sherbourne Street on Tuesday, October 6, from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at the Newman Chapel, Hoskin at St. George, on Wednesday, October 7 at 11 a.m. A celebration of Nick`s life will take place at his home, 65 Harbour Square, #3410, at 1 p.m. on the same day. In gratitude for the excellent care Nick received during his last weeks, donations may be made to Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation 600 University Avenue, Toronto, M5G 1X5.
October 05, 1998

GARLAND, Herbert G - 82. Cheltenham, England. Died peacefully at home, Nov. 8, 1998. Born in St. John`s, he left to join the staff of the Nfld. Trade Commissioner Office in London in 1936. During the war years he served as a Lieutenant with the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve in both the European & Pacific Theatres. At Confederation he was transferred to the Canadian High Commissioners Office in London, retiring with the rank of Fisheries Attache. Survivors are son Robert & grandson Duncan, sisters Isabel & Margaret, Lunenburg, N.S., brother Robert, Chester Basin, N.S., niece Mary (Langlois), Kingston, Ont. & nephew William, St. John`s. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service in Cheltenham, Nov. 20 at 2:30 p.m.
November 19, 1998

GILL, John - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Friday, August 28, 1998, John Gill, aged 87 years, formerly of Pinchards Island. Leaving to mourn wife Beryl; one daughter Marie (Geoffrey Campbell); two grandsons: Mark (Kathy) and Blair, two great-grandchildren: Geoffrey and Stephanie; one brother Samuel and other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The funeral will take place from St. Thomas Anglican Church at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 31, 1998 with interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Luke`s Home.
August 29, 1998

GOVAN, Lady Clara (Claire) - (Reg. No. 317128, South African Military Nursing Service, W.W.II). On May 12, 1998, peacefully at Christchurch, New Zealand, aged 86 years, dearly loved and loving wife of Lawrie, loved and devoted mother and mother-in-law of Prue and the late John Parsons, Liz and John Rogers, Pam and Tony Koller, Bert and Penny Govan, loved Gran of Sonia, Sarah, Tim, and Lucy. Beloved daughter of the late Edith and John Hiscock, loved sister and sister-in-law of Graham and the late Marg Hiscock, Mary and the late Lorne Hiscock, the late Sybil and Dick Steele, Pearl and Tom Winter, and Ned and Sybil Hiscock, and lovingly remembered by all her extended family in Newfoundland and Canada. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Save the Children Fund, of which Claire was an honoured servant, may be made at the service or posted to P.O. Box 656, Christchurch. The funeral service was held in St. Ninlan`s Presbyterian Church, Puriri Street, Riccarton, Christchurch, on Friday, May 15, at 2:30 p.m. Private cremation thereafter, Lamb and Hayward Ltd., phone 359-9018
May 27, 1998

GREENE, John P. - (Retired Engineering Instructor of Marine Institute) - Passed peacefully away, in the presence of his wife Amelia, on Monday, September 28, 1998 at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, John P. Greene, aged 86 years. Enlisted in Endinborough, Scotland, September 1939 until July, 1947 as an officer in the British Merchant Navy, also Branch 56 member, member of the Military Engineers, as well as an Honorary Member of the Canadian Institute of Mining Engineers. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving and devoted wife of 54 years Amelia; special Godson Mark Woodford; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, October 2, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Thomas Anglican Church on Military Road with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Field of Honor. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
October 01, 1998

GRIFFIN, Annie - Passed away on Saturday, June 27,1998 at Carbonear Hospital, age 69 years, formerly of Long Harbour, Placentia Bay. Predeceased by her parents: Elizabeth and Thomas Griffin; brothers: Michael, Leo and Peter. Leaving to mourn her brothers: Robert and Thomas; sisters-in-law: Gladys, Celine and Mildred; also many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends; also other friends at Bel Air Residence, South River. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home. Funeral on Monday, June 29,1998 at Caul`s Chapel for service at 12:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
June 28, 1998

GRIMM, Emily Blanche - Passed peacefully away in the loving arms of her children, at West Palm Beach, Florida, in her 63rd year, on June 2nd, 1998. Daughter of the late Samuel and Mabel (Williams) of Tacks Beach, P. Bay and St. John`s. Predeceased by brother Raymond. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Reneť Boehme (Doug), West Palm Beach and Susan Haas (Jonathan), Maryland; one darling granddaughter Rachel; three sisters: Irene Cunningham (Ian), Brantford, Ont, Mary Chafe (Arthur), St. John`s, Bertha Beck, Ottawa; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Special aunt, Maude Brown and cousin Marie. Cremation has taken place. Interment will take place in Ohio on Monday, June 8th.
June 06, 1998

GRZYMALA, Jaroslaw (Jerry) Strenkowski - Vancouver, B.C. Jaroslaw (Jerry) Strenkowski Grzymala, of Vancouver, B.C. and formerly of Big Bras d`Or, passed away in St. Paul`s Hospital, Vancouver, December 14, 1998. An officer of the Polish 12th Lancers Regiment, veteran of the British 8th Army, he came to Canada on a two year farming contract in 1946. Started marine career on the Great Lakes in 1949 as a stoker. Sailed from 1956 to 1965 with Shell, Saguenay and Island Shipping as Engineer and Chief Engineer. He retired in 1985 as Assistant Marine Superintendent of Marine Atlantic. He leaves behind his wife Aimee (Gontier); daughter Michelle; sisters: Halina Kowalski (Florida) and Grazyna Borkowski (Poland) and many nieces and nephews in Poland and the USA. Sadly missed and dearly loved and respected by family and friends. Donations can be made to the Heart Fund.
December 19, 1998

HARVEY, Marion - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Home on Saturday, June 27,1998, Marion Harvey (Nash) of St. John`s, aged 93 years. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Lena Dunne of St. John`s and Marie Norcott (William) of Clarenville; one sister Lillian Rose of St. John`s; ten grandchildren: Brenda Kent (Peter), St. John`s, Stephen Dunne (Sheila), Ottawa, ON, Kathy Cheeseman (Larry), St. John`s, Robert Dunne (Bernadette), St. John`s, Elizabeth Foran (Edward), St. John`s, Gerry Dunne (Debbie), St. John`s, Cora MacFadden (Ian), St. John`s, Paul Norcott (Gail), Elmira, ON, Neil Norcott (Jacqueline), Clarenville and Colleen Norcott (Calvin), Toronto, ON; 20 great grandchildren and a large circle of friends with two cherished and special friends Raymond and Mary Power, St. John`s. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home on Saturday 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.-4 p.m. and 7 p.m.-9 p.m. then at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville on Monday. Funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, June 30,1998 at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Clarenville. Interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the charity of one`s choice.
June 28, 1998

HAWKINS, Mary (nee Halley) - Peacefully at Masonic Park Nursing Home, July 18, 1998, age 90 years. Predeceased by her husband T. Harold (Hal) in 1984. She leaves to mourn a son, David (Ottawa), a brother Brendan Halley (Oswestry, Shropshire), five grandchildren: James, Susan, John, Andrea and Katie; and five great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in six weeks. Donations in her memory may be made to: Covenant House, 55 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON M5B 2P3.
July 21, 1998

HAWKINS, Mary (nee Halley) - Who died on July 18, 1998, will be remembered at a Memorial Service at Carnell`s Funeral Home, Wednesday, September 2, at 2 p.m. Following the service, there will be a gathering at 184 Gower Street. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Covenant House, 20 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON, M5W 2P3.
August 29, 1998

HEALEY, Richard - Age 76 years. Fox Harbour, P.B. Passed away on Friday, June 26,1998 at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital after a short illness. Richard is survived by his wife Veronica. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home. Visiting hours are 2 p.m.-4 p.m. and 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Funeral on Monday, June 29,1998 at Caul`s Chapel for service at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. He will be sadly missed by family and friends.
June 28, 1998

HICKEY, Vivian - 77, of Dartmouth, passed away December 29, 1998 at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born at Bell Island, Newfoundland. She was the daughter of the late William John and Lillian (Goodwin) Martin. She retired from the Hotel Newfoundland in 1987, where she had worked for many years. Surviving is her partner Cluny Jones; five daughters: Rosalind Jacobs, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Cathy Murphy (Paul), Halifax, Anne Penny (Paul), Saskatoon, Marilyn Phalen (Mike), Winnipeg, Carmel Stevenson (Randy), Dartmouth; three sons: Jack Hickey (Shirley, British Columbia, George Hickey (Darlene), Manitoba, Rod Hickey (Doreen), British Columbia; two sisters: Lillian LeBlanc, Halifax, Jean Penton, Mount Pearl; son-in-law Derrick Malinowski; daughter-in-law Jean Hickey; twenty-eight grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by daughter Betty Malinowski, son Bob (Midge) Hickey. Visiting will be from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. today, December 31, 1998. Funeral service at 1:00 p.m., all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the CNIB.
December 31, 1998

HICKS, M. Cluny - 1917-1998. Age 81 years, of Riverview, passed away at the Moncton Hospital on Tuesday, December 22, 1998. Born in St. John`s, NF. He was the son of the Late Eleazer and Beatrice (Parsons) Hicks. He was a retired employee, Dept. of Transport, and Panam World Airways. He was a member of St. Paul`s United Church, Riverview, NB and a former member of the Boards of Stewards of St. Paul`s. He was a member of the Moncton Community Concert Association, a member of Gander Lodge #6860 A.F. & A.M., Gander, NF, and a member of the Albert County Action Committee. He is survived by wife Madeline “Maida” W. (Lester) Hicks; one daughter Roberta Jean Hicks and a son-in-law John Ketchum, both of St. John`s, NF; one brother W. Duncan Hicks (Mae), St. John`s, NF; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one sister, Gertrude, who passed away in 1989. By request, no viewing at the funeral Home, however, the family will be receiving visitors at the Riverview Funeral Home on Sunday, December 27, 1998 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service. The Memorial Service will be held at Riverview Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, December 27, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Hugh Farquhar officiating. Interment will be in Fairhaven Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Canadian Arthritic Society, The Alzheimers Society or to Oxfam Canada. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Riverview Funeral Home, (506)-857-9544.
December 23, 1998

HIGDON, J. Elwood - Died tragically at Fort McMurray, Alberta on Saturday, August 8th, 1998, Elwood Higdon of Dildo, age 45 years. Predeceased by his parents Stephen and Margaret and brother Owen. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Ann (nee Wall); daughters Christina Moore (Jamie), Petrina (Jason), son Owen and granddaughter Taylor; three sisters: Jean Rowsell (Byrce), Ann Rowsell (Kevin), Stella White (Thomas); three brothers: Andrew (Cathy), Steve (Marj), Philip (Terri); also lovingly remembered by a large number of special relatives and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The Funeral Mass will be held from St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church, Whitbourne on Sunday, August 16th at 3 p.m. Interment to follow R.C. Cemetery, Whitbourne.
August 14, 1998

HIPDITCH, Alice - #5, J.J. Carroll House, Antigonish, N.S., formerly of George St., St. John`s, Nfld, died May 26, 1998 in St. Martha`s Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Newfoundland in 1917 and raised in St. John`s, Alice was the daughter of the late George and Minnie (nee Stead) Hynes. Alice moved to Toronto in the early 1960`s and then to Antigonish in 1975 where she resided close to her loving daughter, Ruby Barron and her husband John. Alice will be sadly missed by all who knew her, especially her grandchildren: Linda, Gerard, and Lisa and her great-grandchildren: Ashley and Karli Aucoin. Alice was predeceased by her husband Joseph, her sisters Maude and Grace and her brother Lee. She is survived by her sister Myrtle Sullivan and her brothers Hubert and Doug Hynes and several cousins, nieces and nephews, all of St. John`s, Nfld. Funeral service 11:00 today (Thursday) in St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Antigonish, Rev. Mark Kingsbury officiating. Burial in St. James-St. Paul`s cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or Antigonish Home Health Care. Arrangements entrusted to MacIsaac Funeral Home Ltd., Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
May 28, 1998

HISCOCK, Derek Leonard - Passed away suddenly at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, Nova Scotia, Friday, July 17, 1998 at age 37 years. Born in St. John`s, he was the son of Charles and Elizabeth (Parsons) Hiscock, St. John`s. Derek was an insurance claims adjuster from 1981-1996. In 1997 he became a licensed private investigator within the Province of Nova Scotia. He was well known for his many professional appointments which included past director of the International Association of Arson Investigators, Newfoundland Chapter, past president of the International Association of Arson Investigators, Nova Scotia Chapter, of which he was a founding member, past fire constable and past president of Milford and District Volunteer Fire Department, commissioner of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia and provincial civil constable for the Province of Nova Scotia. He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Elmsdale. Leaving to mourn are his parents; wife Shelley; daughters: Nadine Elizabeth and Stephanie Claire, Milford; sister, Elizabeth (Mrs. Edmond Burry), St. John`s; brothers: Robert, St. John`s, Paul and Richard, Ontario; many aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Cremation was followed by a Memorial Service at St. James Anglican Church, Shubenacadie, officiated by Rev. Mark Pretty. A Memorial Service for family and friends will be held at the Anglican Cathedral, Church Hill, Thursday, August 13, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
August 01, 1998

HOUSE, Ruby (Noel) - Died peacefully in Comox, B.C. on May 4, 1998. Predeceased by parents, Rev. Dougald & Flora; father-in-law Bill; and sister-in-law Isobel House. Ruby leaves her loving family, husband Jim; daughters: Janice, London, ON, Jennifer, Toronto; son Jim; daughter-in-law Annette; and granddaughters: Amanda, Krista and Lyndsay, Courtenay, BC; brother Dougald, wife Phyllis, Stephenville; mother-in-law Elaine; sisters and brothers-in-law: Jo-Ann and Tony Baggs, Janet and Dave Bradley, Hubert and Dianne House; cousins, nieces, nephews, and many friends in B.C., Glovertown and Corner Brook. Funeral from Comox Valley Funeral Home, Thursday, May 7 at 1 p.m. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society will be appreciated.
May 06, 1998

HOUSE, Thomas A. (Tom) - Passed away in Duncan, British Columbia, on May 14, 1998. Born in Bonavista, Newfoundland in 1914, he was the son of the late Frederick and Ethel (Noseworthy) House. Tom was a Certified General Accountant in British Columbia, making his home in Duncan nearly 40 years ago, but all the while keeping up-to-date on happenings in his much-loved home province of Newfoundland. Tom is survived by his wife, Helene, in Duncan, and his sister, Ann (House) Andrews, in St. John`s, as well as by several nieces and nephews. Cremation took place in Duncan, and a memorial service was held there on May 21, 1998.
June 27, 1998

HUNT, Anne - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Hospital, on Monday, October 19th, 1998. Anne Hunt (nee Bartlett), formerly of Conche, White Bay, age 88 years. Predeceased by husband John, July 7, 1998; parents Margaret and Edmund Bartlett; and sister Mary Bromley, 1987. Leaving to mourn daughter Ellen Dunphy (Clayton); sons: Edmund (Margie) and Clyde (Cordelia); grandchildren: Mark, Brian and Anthony Dunphy; Melissa Newhook, Tammy, Neil, Paul, Glen and Corey Hunt and two precious great-grandchildren: Jennifer and William Newhook; sisters-in-law Adele Hunt, Rita Abbott (Len), Rose Casey, Margaret Hunt and brother-in-law Jim Hunt (Nell); also a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, October 21st, 1998, at 11 AM from St. Teresa`s Church, Mundy Pond Rd. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
October 20, 1998

HUNT, John - Passed peacefully away at Hoyles Escasoni on Tuesday, July 7, 1998, John Hunt, formerly of Conche, White Bay, age 85 years. Predeceased by sister Margaret Bromley; and brothers: Edmund Hunt and William Hunt. Leaving to mourn his wife Annie, of 56 years; daughter Ellen Dunphy (Clayton); sons: Edmund (Margie) and Clyde (Cordelia); grandchildren: Melissa Newhook, Tammy, Neil, Paul, Glen and Corey Hunt, Mark, Brian and Anthony Dunphy; two great-grandchildren: Jennifer and William Newhook; sisters: Adele Hunt, Rita Abbott (Len), Rose Casey; and brother Jim; also a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Funeral Service on Saturday, July 11/98 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa`s Church, Mundy Pond Road. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Hoyles Escasoni Complex.
July 09, 1998

HYNES, Joseph Gregory - Passed away suddenly on November 4, 1998 at Wabush, Joseph Gregory Hynes in his 58th year. Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Jane. Leaving to his loving wife Glenys, son Philip (Barrie, Ont.), daughters: Dana (Vancouver, B.C.), Dawn (Montreal, P.Q.), Tara (Prince George); brothers: Al (Joyce), Wabush, Cliff (Marg), Lab City, Len (Anne) and Ed, St. John`s, Ray (Diane), Gander, Aiden (Geraldine), Bonavista, Don, Hamilton, Ont.; sister Agnes (Ray) Strang, Lawn; Uncle Tom (Rose) Hynes at Embree; sister-in-law Linda (Wallace) Bown, Victoria Cove; mother-in-law Ella Hoffe, Change Islands, many nieces, and nephews as well as a large number of relatives and friends at Wabush, Change Islands and St. Brendan`s. Interment at St. Margaret`s Church, Change Islands, November 7 at 1 p.m. Memorial Service in Wabush to follow at a later date. Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
November 17, 1998

JACKSON, Dorothy L . - Dorothy Louise Jackson, age 77, resident of Seaview Drive, North Sydney, died Monday, October 19th, 1998 at the Northside General Hospital. Born in Carbonear, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Allan and Louise (Garland) Cameron. She was an Arts Graduate of Memorial College Nfld. and Acadian University, Woofville, N.S. She also attended University of Maine, working on her Masters Degree. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, a former youth leader, a member of the W.M.S. and a Life Member of the U.B.W.M.U. She was a student of the piano and pipe organ and served for several years as organist and choir leader of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. Surviving are her husband, Dr. Milford Jackson; two sons: David (Muriel), Toronto, Dr. Peter (Shirley), Kentville, N.S.; one daughter Linda, Nictaux, N.S.; one sister Mary Hopkins, St. John`s, Nfld.; one brother Marston (Betty), St. John`s, Nfld.; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Ada Smith, in August 1998. Visitation 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral Service 2 p.m. Thursday at the Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. John Hannem officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Family flowers only. Memorial donations to Calvary Baptist Church, North Sydney.
October 21, 1998

JANES, Margaret Maria (nee Smith) - Passed peacefully away at Glenbrook Lodge on Tuesday, July 7, 1998, Margaret Maria Janes, aged 77 years, originally of Dundee, Scotland. Survived by her son Ian (Marion) of St. John`s; her grandchildren Nicholas Squires of Port Coquitlam, B.C.; Jason and Trevor Squires of Yellowknife, NWT; Robert (Carol) Janes and Mrs. Cynthia (Shawn) Seward of St. John`s; one great-granddaughter Robin Kirsten Seward; also one sister Virginia Jones (Jack) of Charente, France, and one sister-in-law Jean Smith of Dundee, Scotland, and their children. Mourning her passing are The Ladies of the Royal Purple of Canada, her friends of the War Brides Association and at Caribou Legion Manor. At Margaret`s request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday, July 13, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Huntington`s Society of Canada, P.O. Box 1269, Cambridge, Ont. N1R 7G6.
July 11, 1998

JANES, Richard - Passed peacefully away on September 22, 1998 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Richard Janes in his 87th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are three daughters: Barbara Kerr (David), St. John`s, Donna Sparkes (Wayne), Glovertown and Rosalind Hutton (Norman Cook), Topsail; also four grandchildren: Kimberly, Carla, Julie and Gregory and a very dear friend Alice Gilliard of Stephenville; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Memorial service to be held at the Topsail Anglican Church, Thursday, September 24th at 4:30 p.m. Interment to be held at a later date.
September 24, 1998

KEAN, Bridget Mary - The death of Bridget Mary Kean of 732 Sand Cove Road, Saint John, New Brunswick, wife of the late J. David Kean, occurred on Sunday, July 5, 1998 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Outer Cove, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late David and Catherine (Doran) Hickey. She is survived by her children: John David of Saint John, N.B., Catherine Helene and her husband Robert Gionet of Bathurst, N.B., and Carolyn Mary of Ottawa, Ontario; four brothers: Patrick Hickey of Gander, Bill Hickey and his wife Mary, David Hickey and his wife Josephine, and Michael Hickey and his wife Lynn, all of Outer Cove. Seven sisters: Sister Anne Hickey of the Presentation Sisters, St. John`s; Margaret, Mrs. Joseph Cadigan of Logy Bay; Katherine, Mrs. Cyril Lynch of Outer Cove; Patricia Janssens of London, Ontario; Mary Hickey of Vancouver, B.C.; Josephine, Mrs. Ray McCorquodale, London, Ontario; and Magdalene, Mrs. Peter Watts of Vancouver, B.C. Two sisters-in-law: Florence Hickey and Josephine Hickey of Outer Cove; several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by brothers Jack and Martin Hickey. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Saint John, New Brunswick on Wednesday, July 8, 1998. Interment took place in Holy Cross Cemetery, Saint John, New Brunswick.
July 18, 1998

KEAN, Clare Mary (Connelly) - Passed away peacefully at the GR Baker Memorial Hospital in Quesnel with family at her side; Clare Mary Kean (January 26, 1934 - July 25, 1998). Formerly of St. John`s and Grand Falls, Nfld. She moved to Quesnel, B.C. in 1993 in order to be closer to her family. Her husband Frank predeceased Clare in 1978. She is survived by her sister Betty (Clarke) of St. John`s, Nfld., children Terry (Kean) of Calgary, Alb., Kathy (O`Reilly) of Quesnel, B.C., Larry (Kean) of Vancouver, B.C., Wynn Ann (Takkinen) of Fernie, B.C., Frank Jr. (Kean) of Brampton, Ont., Colleen (Cayer) of Kelowna, B.C. and Holly (O`Reilly) of Montreal, P.Q.; 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Her courage and faith in the final months of her life will always inspire us. Much appreciated was the support from relatives, friends and hospital staff. Donations to the Palliative Care unit at the GR Baker Memorial Hospital, Quesnel, B.C. would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.
August 29, 1998

KEDDIE, Marguerite Leah - Passed away peacefully at home September 15, 1998, aged 96 years. She was born in St. John`s, Newfoundland, daughter of the late Sir John and Lady Bennett. Lovingly remembered by her daughter Brenda and son-in-law Graeme Sorley; grandchildren: Robert (Carole), Philippa and David Sorley and Andrea (Rob) Hughes; great-grandchildren: Dale and Alexandra Hughes, and Ariel and Olivia Sorley. She spent her early life in St. John`s, Newfoundland and married the late John MacFarlane Keddie in London, England in 1933 after which they lived in Montreal before moving to Victoria in 1969. A funeral service will be held at the Chapel of St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Victoria on September 22. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Victoria Hospice Society, 1900 Fort St., Victoria, B.C., V8R 1J8. McCall`s (250)385-4465.
September 19, 1998

KELLY, Mary J. (nee Flynn) - Died peacefully at St. Clare`s Hospital, Coronary Care Unit, on Friday, November 6th,1998, Mary J. Kelly (Flynn), age 84 years of St. John`s, formerly of Bar Haven, Placentia Bay. Predeceased by daughter Edwina and son Terrance. Left with loving memories husband of 60 years, Geoffrey; daughter Judy (Toronto); sons: Robert (England), John (St. John`s), Noel (Halifax), Geoffrey (Grand Falls-Windsor); sister Ethel Ennis (Fredericton, NB); brother Patrick (Mount Pearl); eight grandchildren: Maire, Geoffrey, Robert, Shannon, Katie, Shawn, Blaise, Alana, Matthew and Sara; three great-grandchildren: Heather, Calum and Blaine. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting hours Sunday, November 8th from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. and 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Funeral Service on Monday, November 9th,1998 at 11 a.m. from Caul`s Chapel. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Heart and Stroke Foundation.
November 09, 1998

KENNEDY, Anne (Jones) - Passed away suddenly at her home in Petawawa, Ont., Anne Kennedy (Jones), age 54. Predeceased by her darling daughter Carolanne (1960), two sisters Mary Stanford (1995), Rita Dwyer (1987), her father Thomas Kennedy (1990). Leaving to mourn their loss with never ending love, her two sons, Tom and Steve (Cathy), her best friend and daughter Karen Penney (Kurt), the two joys of her life, her granddaughters Carolanne and Laura, all of Petawawa, Ont. Also grieving their loss, her mother Mrs. Alice Kennedy, seven sisters Marie (Keith Tizzard), Betty (Gordon Garland), Geraldine (Noel Tizzard), Linda (Gerry Mackey), Lab. City, Carol Ann (Wayne Young), June (Randy Squires), Kathleen (Shawn Strickland), five brothers, John (Dorothy), Jim (Frances), Tom (Judy), New Lowell, Ont., Raymond (Patsy), Montreal, Que. and Gordon (Brenda). Also many nieces, nephews, cousins and life long friends. Resting at Neville`s Funeral Home, Pembrooke, Ont. Service to be announced. “Completely free and at peace in the arms of God”
December 15, 1998

KENNEDY, John Vincent - With his family by his side, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, June 24, 1998 in his 73rd year, John Kennedy of Clyde Road. Beloved husband of Rita (Murrin) and dear father of Kevin and Joan, Joan Spencer and husband Les, Myles and his wife Kay, all of St. John`s, Newfoundland, Diane Kennedy, Christine Spencer, John Kennedy and his wife Melanie, Donna Lyle and husband Terry, Jeannie Kennedy, Carol Kennedy and Brian, Gary Kennedy and wife Christine, Paula Tremblay and husband Jeff and Bonnie Anderson and husband Dave, all of Cambridge. Dear grandfather of 24 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Florence Galway, Cambridge, Eileen Hynes and husband Walter of Brampton, Loretta Kennedy and Elizabeth Walsh, both of St. John`s, Newfoundland. He was predeceased by his two beloved children: Sharon and Michael and by his sister Mary Fitzgerald. Resting at the Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street, Cambridge where the family will receive friends on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick`s R.C. Church on Friday, June 26, 1998 at 11 a.m. Interment Mount View Cemetery. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 8:30 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
June 25, 1998

KENNEDY, Margaret (nee Doyle) - In Orangeville, Ontario on April 20, 1998, formerly of Harbour Main. Predeceased by her husband Edward. Left to mourn are her children: Dianne (Bob Steele), Kevin (Annie), Brian (Mireille), Edward (Dianne) and their families; her sister Eileen Van Burren and brothers Jack and Fred Doyle of New Jersey. Mass of Christian burial took place in Orangeville on April 22nd.
May 05, 1998

KENT, Mary Veronica (Rone) - 81, Prospect, formerly of Halifax, died June 9, 1998, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, New Infirmary Site. Born in Bell Island, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Ambrose and Blanche (Churchill) Brown. She worked with the Salvation Army and Even Tide Nursing Home, Cambridge, Ont. for 10 years. Surviving are daughters: Patricia (Pat) (Mrs. Thomas Rose), Prospect, Blanche (Mrs. Maurice Emsley), Point Claire, Que.; brothers: Jack, Frank, Bell Island, Ambrose, Michael, Brantford, Ont.; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband William B.; son Michael in infancy; sisters: Marie, Anastasia (Stacia), Sheila; brothers: Herbert, Frederick, Ronald. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd,. Halifax. Funeral 2:30 p.m. Friday in St. Joseph`s Roman Catholic Church, Shad Bay, Rev. Leonard Fischer officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations to any charity.
June 11, 1998

KERR, Kenneth J. - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, July 28, 1998 at his residence. He was born on June 13, 1925 in San Jose, California. He came to Newfoundland in the 1960`s and made a valuable contribution to Newfoundland Social History. He leaves to mourn his friends and acquaintances at the University. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation on Thursday, July 30, 1998 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, July 31, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. from The Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of choice.
July 30, 1998

KILBY, Loretta (Hynes) - Passed peacefully away on November 15, 1998 at Burnaby, B.C., formerly of St. John`s, Loretta Kilby, age 72. Predeceased by husband Gordon. Leaving to mourn daughter Marion; son Allen; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; loving brother Horace (Ruth) of St. John`s; sister-in-law Carrie; many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Cremation to take place in B.C.
November 17, 1998

KING, Edgar Granville - Passed peacefully away, after a short illness, on August 27th, 1998, Edgar Granville King, WWII Veteran. Born at Deer Harbour, Trinity Bay. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Elsie, of 47 years; twin daughters: Grace King of New Minas, N.S. and Dr. Yvonne King (Burrell) and husband Gerry of Kentville, N.S.; grandchildren; only living sibling Rev. Eric King of Roswell, New Mexico; also a number of other relatives and friends. A private family funeral service was held at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. with interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
August 31, 1998

KING, Mr. Jabez - Passed peacefully away on Thursday, May 21, 1998, formerly of Perry`s Cove, Conception Bay, aged 87 years. Predeceased by son Victor. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his loving wife of 58 years, Pearl; 1 daughter Lorena Smith (husband Samuel), Kelligrews; 1 son Allan King (wife Lorraine), Bay Roberts; 2 special grandchildren: Curtis King (wife Patti) of Coquitlan, B.C., Amanda Van Aswegen (husband Clint) of New York; 1 precious great-granddaughter Mickayla King; special nieces: Hilda Clarke, Victoria and Hazel Griffiths, Cambridge, Ontario; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Visitation Friday 2-5, 7-9:30 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Saturday, May 23, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. from Central United Church, Bay Roberts. Interment in the Central United Church Cemetery, Bay Roberts. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Central United Church Memorial Fund.
May 25, 1998

KING, Rupert John - Age 64, of Black Point, Halifax Co. Died Saturday, June 13, 1998 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, Kings Co. Born Port Rexton, Nfld. Son of the late Noah John and Prisilla (Miller) King. Surviving: wife, the former Jeane Regina Macies; sons: John, David, Ottawa, Angus, Dartmouth; daughters: Judy, Sylvia (Mrs. Chris Burton), Ottawa, Allison M., Kristina, at home; brothers: Austin, Musgrave Town, Nfld., Harold, Grand Bank, Nfld.; a number of grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers: Gordon and Brian. Cremation has taken place. Family will receive visitors Tuesday, June 16, 1998, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. Memorial Service will be held Wednesday 2 p.m. in St. Lukes Anglican Church, Hubbards, Rev. J. Eayrs officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the N.S. Diabetes Association. Rupert started his career as a school teacher in Newfoundland and went on to complete his education through the University Naval Training Division. He joined Customs and Excise in 1956. Rupert enjoyed a distinguished career with Customs and Excise which involved many international assignments and is remembered as the person who first introduced automation to the Department. He was very concerned that people came first in everything he did. He was very proud to return to his home Region in 1977 as Regional Collector. He retired from this position in 1990. After retirement, Rupert devoted his time to various community activities, especially Meals on Wheels. Rupert was happiest when camping with his family in the Valley. He enjoyed exploring new technology advancements, surfing the net, looking for the best bargain, cooking for his family and friends and adding to his extensive collection of tools - 3 of everything. Rupert made many visits to his home Province of Newfoundland to visit with his brothers and other family members. His love for The Rock was deep and unwavering. This kind and very generous man was and is loved by those who knew him and will be missed greatly.
June 20, 1998

LAHEY, Maureen (nee Mahoney) - of Mount Pearl, formerly of Bell Island, passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center, on Friday, August 21st, 1998, age 79 years. Leaving to mourn three daughters: Rita, Frances (Pat Sommers), Carmel; six sons: Alfred, Maurice (Irene), Bob, Tommy (Rennie), Vincent, Paul (Rosemary); fifteen grandchildren; one great-grandchild Victoria and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting hours: Noon - 9 PM Saturday and Sunday. Funeral Mass on Monday, August 24, 1998 at 9:30 AM from Mary Queen of the World Church, Topsail Road. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
August 22, 1998

LAKE, Margaret - Passed away at Placentia Health Centre, March 9, 1998, age 100 years, of Dunville, P. Bay; formerly of St. Kyran`s, P. Bay. Predeceased by husband Patrick; daughter Madeline; sons: John and Thomas. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, sons: Jerome (wife Loretta), Dunville, Peter (wife Loretta), Bridgewater, NS, Aloysuis (wife Hannah), Dunville; sisters: Mary O`Brien, Arizona, USA and Anne Murphy, Gateway Residence, Dunville; daughters-in-law: Loretta Lake and Stella Lake, Dunville; 35 special grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; special niece Madeline Bannister (Fred), Mt. Pearl; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, especially the residents and staff of the Gateway Residence, Dunville. Resting at Maher`s Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 11 at St. Anne`s Church Dunville.
March 18, 1998

LAMBE, John C. - Entered into eternal rest after a long illness, on Tuesday, September 29, 1998, age 66 years. John C. Lambe, a former resident of Brigus and Avondale. Leaving to deeply mourn his loss are wife Genevieve (Costello); his son John and fiancee Judith Bullen; brothers: Frank, Toronto, Jim (Frances), St. John`s, Jerome (Polly), Denver; sisters: Angela Burke, Brigus, Mary O`Toole, Conception Harbour, Loretta Bollschweiler (Allan), New Mexico; sisters-in-law: Uldine Lambe, Halifax, Marg Lambe, New Jersey, Anne (Bill) Doyle, Avondale; brothers-in-law: Mike (Esther) Costello, St. John`s, Dan Costello, Toronto, Tom (Kay) Costello, Avondale, James Thomey, Avondale; also his many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting Hours Noon - 5 p.m., and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral Mass on Friday, October 2, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge Road. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
October 01, 1998

LAMBERT, Frederick G . - Peacefully on July 7, 1998 Frederick G. Lambert of Charlottetown, P.E.I., age 91. Husband of Catherine; and Father of Stanford (Eleanor), Donald (Gail) and Ruth (Rick); Grandfather of Debby (Mark) Armstrong, Heather Lambert, Donald (Valorie), Dannette, Brian and Jennifer Lambert. Resting at the MacLean Funeral Home, Charlottetown. Funeral Friday from St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Charlottetown at 10 a.m. Interment in Sherwood Cemetery. If so desired, memorial donations to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation or to a charity of choice would be appreciated. Visiting hours Thursday from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. A Masonic Service will be held at the Funeral Home Thursday at 9 p.m.
lJuly 08, 1998

LANNON, Thomas W. - Passed away Monday, May 11, 1998. He fought a long and courageous battle, keeping his sense of humour till the end, even though in great pain. He was a kind, loving gentleman with great integrity, and we miss him dearly. He was born in Placentia, Newfoundland, in 1916. He was a Veteran of WWII in which he served for its duration with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. On his return he married his wife Mary, a registered nurse. He was employed as a Welder with the American Force Base in Argentia and St. John`s. In 1960 he was employed with IOCC. His family (one of the pioneer families) joined him in Labrador City in 1961. He devoted his life to his family and was above all someone who was always there for us no matter what. His community activities included past president of Steel Workers Local 5795 and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He loved gardening, the woods, keeping current on world events, and you could talk to him about anything. He was one of those people who touched the lives of everyone he met. We will miss the gentle twinkle in his eye. He was a very special man who will always be in our dreams and prayers. His funeral took place at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Bramalee, ON, Thursday, May 14. A grave site Memorial Service will take place on June 7 at 3 p.m. in Flatrock Cemetery. He is survived by his wife Mary; his children: Thomasina, Eleanor, Rosarii, and Arlene of Toronto, Anita and Frank of Labrador City, Edward of St. John`s, and all their husbands and wives. Also his sister and brother, Regina and Dr. Stan Lannon, of Halifax. His eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren send him their love. Heaven has gained what we have lost. All the best Pop, all the best.
May 25, 1998

LAWLOR, Mary (nee Hanlon) - Formerly of Trinity East. Passed peacefully away at the Grace General Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 5, 1998, Mary Rita Lawlor, in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husbands: Stan Lawlor (1974) and Ovila Lapointe (1944). Leaving to mourn one son Frank Lapointe, St. Michael`s; one daughter Mary Lawlor-Richards (David), Unionville, Ont.; also other relatives and friends especially Theresa Joyce. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home 7-10 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Funeral on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at St. Kevin`s Church for Mass at 10:30 a.m. with interment to follow in St. Kevin`s Cemetery, Goulds. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 07, 1998

LAWSON, James - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, June 30, 1998, in his 85th year in Hamilton, Ontario, Veteran of WWII, member of 59th Nfld. Heavy Regiment R.A. Son of the late Mary and James Lawson. Beloved husband of the late Marie (Walsh). Left to mourn two sons: Paul and wife Joanne, Glen and wife Norma; two sisters: Marie Curtis of St. John`s, Madeline Saunt, Leicester, England; two brothers: Steve and Llewllyn, both of St. John`s; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Funeral took place in Hamilton, Ontario, on July 3, 1998.
July 11, 1998

LEBLANC, Audrey E. (nee Downton ) - Age 78. Passed peacefully away at the QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax on July 1, 1998. Formerly of St. John`s, Nfld. Predeceased by her husband Frank in 1989, and parents, James and Elizabeth (Janes) Downton. Leaving to mourn one brother, Ches, Foxtrap, Nfld.; two sisters: Louise Coffin (husband Owen), Foxtrap and Bernice Cross (husband Bill), New Glasgow; special sister-in-law, Lucy; also a number of nieces and nephews. Memorial Service to be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 4, 1998 from St. Peter`s Anglican Church, Kearney Lake Road, Halifax with Reverend Tim Appleton and Archdeacon Owen Coffin officiating. The family will receive friends at a reception in the church hal following the memorial service. No flowers by request, donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. Arrangements entrusted to T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 1216 Bedford Highway, Bedford, N.S.
July 04, 1998

LEDREW, William F. (Bill) - Passed away April 26th, 1998, at the age of 84 years. He was born September 4th, 1913 in St. John`s, Newfoundland. Survived by his loving family, wife Ruth; stepchildren: Geraldine Wood, John Vink (Elaine), Judy Kidd (Keith); seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Also survived by his brothers: Frank LeDrew (Floss), Newfoundland, Bob LeDrew, Toronto, Ontario; sisters: Ida Edens, Toronto Ontario, Kit (Herb) McGillivary, Toronto, and many nieces and nephews. Bill was a war veteran and served overseas with the Royal Artillery (Field) for 51/2 years. A celebration of life was held in the Club House in the Pines Village, 98 Okanagan Ave. East at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5th. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetic Assoc., #102-35 Westminster Ave. E., Penticton, BC, V2A 1H7, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
June 06, 1998

LEE, Lucy M. - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home, Tuesday, April 28th, 1998, Lucy M. Lee, formerly of Petty Harbour, aged 85 years. Leaving to mourn one sister, Sr. Mary Frederick, Mount St. Vincent, Halifax; three sisters-in-law: Mercedes and Teresa Lee, Goulds, Annie Lee, Petty Harbour; also many nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends; and the caring staff at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Funeral Mass on Saturday, May 2nd, 1998 at 11 a.m. from St. Teresa`s Church, Mundy Pond Rd. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. No flowers by request.
May 05, 1998

LEGGE, Marie P. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, September 19th, 1998, Marie P. Legge, formerly of Grand Falls, age 71 years. Leaving to mourn her children: Sharon, Yvonne, Carol Ann, Terry, Donna, Colleen, Mary, Bob, David, Keith; brothers and sisters: Gus, Sally, Ed, Bob, Mathilda and Frank; sons and daughters-in-law; 21 grandchildren; and a large number of friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Monday. Funeral Service on Monday, September 21st, 1998 at 2 p.m. from Caul`s Chapel. Then Resting at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Funeral arrangements to be announced. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Greatly loved and will be sadly missed.
September 21, 1998

LESINSKI, Margaret - Passed peacefully away at Staten Island, New York, Margaret Lesinski (Buckle) in her 79th. year, formerly of Windsor Lake, Portugal Cove Road, predeceased by her husband Joseph, 1966. Leaving to mourn her daughter Peggy, sister Rose Roche, Middle Cove, special nephew, Michael Ryan, Middle Cove, special niece Mary Casella, Main, USA, along with many other nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, Sept. 16, from Blessed Sacrament Church, Staten Island, New York. May her soul rest in peace.
September 26, 1998

LOCKYER, Gabriel Earl - Passed peacefully away at the Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia on Monday, May 11th, 1998 Gabriel Earl Lockyer of Arnold`s Cove, formerly of Tack`s Beach, age 82 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Dorcas; two sons: Morgan (Marie), Fort McMurray, AB, Edward (Lorraine), Arnold`s Cove; one daughter Sylvia Guy (Robert), Arnold`s Cove; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; one sister Lil Eason, Manuels; also a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Arnold`s Cove. Funeral Service 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 14th, 1998 from St. Michael`s Anglican Church, Arnold`s Cove. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery.
May 12, 1998

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