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The Telegram

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

YEAR 1999
Names D - F

DALE, Margaret W. - On Tuesday, December 21, 1999 in her 76th year, at Riverbend Place, Cambridge, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer`s through which she maintained her infectious laugh, the twinkle in her eye and her love of music, friends and family. Margaret Dale (nee Bill) is the beloved wife of the late Jack Dale. Margaret will be remembered by her family, friends and work colleagues for her dedication to the teaching profession and her love and care of the children she taught during her 16 years as a special education teacher at Cecil Cornwall, Manchester and Dickson Public Schools in the Waterloo Region District School Board. Margaret`s children cherish the memory of a loving mother who encouraged her children to pursue their dreams. She demonstrated that by fulfilling her own dream of a University Education. Margaret returned to school at the age of 41 and graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a B.A. Ed. at 45 years of age. She loved family life and devoted particular energy to ensuring wonderful family vacations. She will be fondly remembered by her daughters: Pat, husband Loyd Blenkhorn, Berwick Nova Scotia, Linda Dale, husband Brian Tomlinson, Ottawa and Nancy Dale, husband Leslie Tait, Toronto; as well as her grandchildren: Sarah, Madeleine, Angelica and Samuel. The family wish to extend a special thanks to Sherron Bradfield who has provided devotion and care to Mom`s needs for many years and also in recent years to Riverbend Place for their compassion and attention to both our Mother and her family. A memorial service will be conducted in the chapel of COUTTS & SON FUNERAL HOME, 96 ST. ANDREWS ST., CAMBRIDGE on Friday, December 24th, 1999 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Wayne Dawes of Knox`s Galt officiating. A reception will follow in Coutts Family Reception Cottage. Cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer`s Association or Riverbend Place Residence Activity Program.
December 23, 1999

DALLEY, Ross M. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Saturday, July 3, 1999, after a very courageous 19 month battle with Cancer, Ross Dalley, age 49 years, presently at Holyrood. He was the former Region Manager of Investors Group in St. John`s and P.E.I. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Linda (nee Cook); daughters: Lisa and Nola (Rod Noseworthy); parents: Angus and Elfreda of Twillingate; his sisters: Dianne (Everett) Morris of Portugal Cove and Cherry Dalley (John Connors) of St. John`s; his brother Barrie of Toronto, Ont. Also mourning are his father and mother-in-law: Angus and Joan Cook; sisters-in-law: Cathay (George) Wade of Calgary, Ingrid (Jim) Dodd of Claresholm, Alberta; and Debra (Pat) Wieshlow of Nepean, Ont.; brother-in-law Angus Cook Jr. (Joanne) of St. John`s. Ross will be sadly missed by his Aunts, Uncles and Cousins in Twillingate, Salmon Cove, Nova Scotia and his many friends across Canada, especially those with Investors Group. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 6, 1999, at 2 p.m. from Church of Ascension, Mt. Pearl. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Following the funeral, all family and friends are welcome to gather at his home in Holyrood. “Go with joy to the peace of Heaven.
July 04, 1999

DAVIS, Alfred (Fred) - Labrador City, NF. Passed away peacefully and quietly at the Captain William Jackman Memorial Hospital in Labrador City, Newfoundland, on Friday, February 12, 1999, Alfred (Fred) Davis at the young age of 61 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of thirty-six years, Joan (nee Hefferton) and two lovely daughters: Suzanne Small (husband George Small) of Lewisporte, Newfoundland and Marlene (Dee) Davis (spouse Shawn Delurey) of Labrador City, Newfoundland. Also left with very precious and fond memories are his two grandchildren: Christopher and Laura Small of Lewisporte, Newfoundland. He also leave to mourn his mother, Daisy Davis of Musgravetown; and two brothers: Berkley Davis (wife Stella) of Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and William Davis (spouse Rita) of Musgravetown, Newfoundland; and one sister Marlene Fitzgerald (husband Jack) of Musgravetown, Newfoundland. He also left behind many family members and a very large circle of friends. Memorial service took place on Tuesday, February 16, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at the Carol United Church in Labrador City, Newfoundland, with a very large crowd in attendance. Cremation was under the supervision of Penney`s Funeral Home, Labrador City, Newfoundland.
February 27, 1999

DAVIS, Rev. Reuben M. - Passed peacefully away at Yarmouth, NS on Thursday, October 21, 1999, Rev. Reuben M. Davis, formerly of Freshwater, Carbonear in his 81st year. Predeceased by his parents Frank and Elizabeth Davis, stepmother Leah (Lilly) Davis and brother Ben. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Alice; three sons: John, Rev. Kenneth and Stephen; one daughter Karen and sister Melvina Moores, Carbonear; nine grandchildren; also, a large circle of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services took place from Temple United Baptist Church, Yarmouth, NS on Sunday, October 24, 1999. Interment was in Yarmouth, NS.
November 06, 1999

DAWE, Marjorie Frances (nee Pretty) - Passed peacefully away after a short illness on Thursday, January 7, 1999, at the Health Sciences Complex, Marjorie Dawe of Dildo, aged 80 years. Predeceased by husband L. Clarence Dawe, December 13, 1998. Leaving to mourn three brothers: Colin Pretty, Dildo, Boyd Pretty (Viola), Dildo, James Pretty, Guelph, Ontario; also lovingly remembered by a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The funeral service will be held from All Saints Anglican Church, Dildo on Saturday, January 9 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Coley`s Point, Bay Roberts. Donations in her memory gratefully accepted to All Saints Church Memorial Fund, Dildo.
January 08, 1999

DAWE, Ralph T. - Age 37 years. Passed away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, November 21, 1999. Leaving to mourn his parents Roy and Marie Dawe of Grand Falls-Winsor; two sisters: Elaine Benson (Bruce) and Christine Hennebury (Bryan); three brothers: Roy, Ted (Colleen) and Bruce (Jackie); also a large circle of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. No visitation. Private family service to take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ralph`s memory may be made to Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 8A Church Road, Grand Falls-Windsor, A2A 1Z1. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., St. John`s.
November 22, 1999

DAWSON, Ronald - Aged 57 years. Passed suddenly away in his home in Lebanon, PA, formerly of Cupids. Leaving to mourn wife Teri; sons: Ron Jr., Terry and Ryan. Predeceased by mother Marie and father Jack; sisters: Mary and Margaret; and brother Kevin. Resting at Roland Funeral Home, Lebanon, PA. Funeral at Sacred Heart of Jesus, Cornwall, PA. Interment at Middleton, PA.

May 10, 1999

DAY, Edward L. - Suddenly, at Toronto, on January 3, 1999, Edward Lawrence Day in his 52nd year, following a brief illness. Survived by his loving wife Linda, son Scott, and daughter-in-law Chrissy. Dearly loved and sadly missed by his mother Chorine of St. John`s and brothers David of St. John`s, Fraser (and wife Nicole) of Montreal, John of St. John`s and Gary of Toronto. Lovingly remembered by his parents-in-law Chester and Magretta Powers of St. John`s; sisters-in-law: Maxine (and husband Harold Stanley) of Grand Falls, Judy (and husband Lloyd Melendy) of St. John`s, and Diane (and husband Frank Manstan) of Labrador City; and numerous other family relatives. Predeceased by his father Clarence (”Doc”) Day and sister-in-law Joan Powers. Remembered affectionately by a large circle of loyal friends, particularly Donald and Hazel Clarke of St. John`s, and C.B.C. colleagues throughout Canada. Memorial Service in celebration of his life to be held at Cochrane Street United Church, St. John`s, on Monday, January 11, 1999 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice. Walk down that lonesome road all by yourself Turn your head back over your shoulder And only stop to rest yourself when the silver moon Is shining high above the trees.
January 07, 1999

DAY, Richard Edward - Peacefully at Simcoe Manor, Beeton, Ontario on Saturday, August 28th, 1999, in his 82nd year. Loving husband of Edith (Hallett); Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Delores and Jim, Tom and Joan, Edward and Sharron, Ellen and Stewart, Madge and Albert (deceased), as well as Bruce (deceased) and Roberta of St. John`s, Newfoundland. Cherished grandfather of 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren in Newfoundland, Ontario and B.C. Dear brother of Donald, Daniel, Joyce, Muriel, John and the late Geraldine and Mildred. Dick will be remembered by his family and friends as a well read, intelligent, hard working, kind and gentle man with a twinkle in his eye, who enjoyed music and family gatherings. The family wishes to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to the staff of Simcoe Manor for their extraordinary kindness and care during the years Dick was a resident there. In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial donations may be made to Simcoe Manor, Box 100, Beeton, Ontario, L0G-1A0. Resting at the Rod Abrams Funeral Home, Tottenham, Ontario, (905)936-3477 on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, August 31st at 11 a.m. followed by cremation.
August 30, 1999

DeGROFFE, Imelda (MeLennon) - Of Portville, N.Y., formerly of South East, Placentia. Passed peacefully away June 13/99, aged 67 years. Predeceased by her husband Jim; two daughters: Judy and Ann Marie. Leaving to mourn three granddaughters: Shannon, Tauna, Danielle; three sisters: Caroline, St. John`s, Annie, S.E. Placentia, Emma (Dave), St. Brides; sister-in-law Margaret; nieces, nephews, friends at Placentia. Funeral Wednesday in Portville, N.Y.
June 17, 1999

DeGRUCHY, Philip George - Passed away, after a short illness, at the Grace Hospital, March 29th, 1999, Mr. Philip George DeGruchy (RCN, WWII). Born in Rencontre West November 27th, 1917. Predeceased by parents Ruben DeGruchy and Edith Stone and sister Sylvia Peters (Victor). Leaving to mourn with fond memories his beloved wife of 57 years, Julia (Durnford); two daughters: Eva Moore, Halifax, N.S. and Gloria (George) Winters, St. John`s, Nfld; three grandchildren: Philip Winters (Erin), Christopher Winters (Nicole), St. John`s, Nfld. and Julia Moore (Gordon), Halifax, N.S.; also two brothers: Charles (Lenore), Sask. and John (Sue), Alberta; one sister Jane Skinner, Alberta; a number of nephews and nieces as well as a large circle of friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 31st, 1999 from Barrett`s Chapel. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
March 30, 1999

DeLONG, John Gilmore (Gil) - RCAF Captain (Retired), passed away in his sleep on September 5, 1999, aged 74 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Daisy; their four sons: Campbell (Irene), David (Rhonda), Ian (Patty) and Scott (Kim); sister Muriel and brother Maurice. Gil and Daisy were the grandparents of eight: Andrea, Christine, Paige, Allison, Anthony, Kiley, Michael and Michaela. Gil proudly served his country in the Canadian Armed Forces from 1945 to 1971. He was especially proud of his contributions to the Search and Rescue wing of the Armed Forces. Gil will be missed. He made an impression on us all. A Service of Remembrance was held at Sands Funeral Chapel, 187 Trunk Road, Duncan, B.C. on Thursday, September 9, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. with the Reverend Kerry McIntrye officiating. Cremation entrusted to Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens, Cedar, B.C. SANDS OF DUNCAN “A Tradition of Trust” (250)746-5212
September 11, 1999

DiLORENZO, Eliza Clarke Turcotte - Passed away at her residence in Weymouth, Ma., Eliza Clarke Turcotte DiLorenzo June 26, 1999, aged 79. Predeceased by her son Johnny. She is survived by her brother William Clarke and wife Joan; three sisters: Mary Withers, Annie Larkin, Ruby Hann, all of St. John`s; also a large number of nieces and nephews. No flowers or cards by request. Service at 11 o`clock (a.m.) at the Church of St. Peters on the Rock, Shea Heights. Burial at Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road.
July 10, 1999

DONAHOE W. Edward, - At Hill House Hospice, Richmond Hill, Ontario, on Monday, March 8, 1999, in his 74th year. Leaving to mourn his beloved wife Mary Clark Donahoe, formerly of St. John`s; nine children, including stepsons Andy Clark and Brian Clark and stepdaughter Suzanne Woolridge of St. John`s; ten grandchildren, including Robbie and Andrew Woolridge, also of St. John`s. If desired, donations can be made to Hill House Hospice, 36 Wright Street, Richmond Hill, Ont., L4C 4A1.
March 20, 1999

DORAN, Patricia - In loving memory of our sister, Patricia Earles Doran, passed away at Brandon, Manitoba, December 15, 1998. Patsy spent the last 14 years of her life at Fairview Nursing Home as the result of suffering an anneurism in 1984. She was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Catherine Earles, her brothers George, Tom and Joe, her sisters Sarah Ring and Mary Reading and leaves to mourn her husband Basil and children Bill and Katie and their families; sisters Madeline Earles Camire of Kenora, Ontario and Fran Earles of Courtney, B.C.; brothers Don (wife Margaret), Mount Pearl; and Peter of Goulds; sisters-in-law Rose Earles, Angela Earles of St. John`s. On behalf of Madeline and Fran and the Earles family.
January 07, 1999

DOWNEY, Gerald - (Coachman's Cove) Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, November 28, 1999, age 61 years. Predeceased by spouse Kay in 1998. Leaving to mourn two daughters Maxine Connolly (Terry), Darlene Walsh (Larry); one son Tony Connolly; three grandchildren Teri-Lynn, Jeffrey, Jordan; five sisters: Anne, Gertrude (Boston), Margaret (B.C.), Mary (B.C.), Kathleen (Coachmen`s Cove); one brother Jack (Coachmen`s Cove); special friends Ray Martin and Albert Turner and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, Sunday, November 28, from 7 p.m. -10 p.m. and Monday, November 29 from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. Funeral Service Tuesday, November 30, 1999 from Caul`s Chapel at 2 p.m. with cremation to follow. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center.
November 29, 1999

DUELLEY, Elizabeth (Bastow) - Passed peacefully away, after a long illness with diabetes, on Friday, June 18/99 in Jamestown, California. Age 77 years. Leaving to mourn 2 daughters: Donna Ecroyd (Jack) and Rhonda Abercherli (Stan); 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson; 7 sisters: Dallas Morton Dalton (Anthony), Marguerite Kelly, Ruby Smart, Lillian Logan (Mel), Beatrice Picco-Wadland (George), Rosalind Thain (Gary) and June Gullage (Eric); 3 brothers: Frank Bastow (Shirley), Dave Bastow (Joan) and Norman Bastow; and a large number of nieces and nephews. Burial to take place from Sunset Lawn Funeral Home, Sacramento, California on Tuesday, June 22/99.
June 21, 1999

DUGGAN, Margaret (nee Martin) - Passed away April 14, 1999 at St. Michael`s Hospital, Toronto, aged 79 years. Beloved wife of the late Richard Duggan (Dick). Predeceased by her parents John & Mary Martin, sister Ellen Matthews, brothers Ronald and Sylvester Martin. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, sisters Anne Roche (Halifax, N.S.); Eileen Cooke (St. John`s); Loretta Armstrong (Bob) (Levack, Ont.); thirty-eight nieces and nephews, and many cousins and other special relatives and friends in LaScie, Gander, St. John`s and Toronto. Funeral Mass from St. Monica`s Church, Toronto, April 17, 1999. Cremation followed. Cremated remains entrusted to the care of her nephew, Carbonear, Nfld. Memorial Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Bill Matthews (nephew of Margaret) from Corpus Christi Parish Church, Waterford Bridge Rd., St. John`s, May 20, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Cape Broyle R.C. Cemetery. May she rest in peace.
May 15, 1999

DUGGAN, Margaret Ellen - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, Breyťre Hospital, Ottawa, on Sunday, August 29, 1999, after a short, but courageous battle with cancer, Margaret Ellen Duggan, age 85 years. Predeceased by her sisters: Hannah Mary (Nance), Irene Olson and Rita Ditullio. Leaving to mourn sisters: Mary McCormick, Gertrude Renouf and Dorothy Sheppard; a number of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. At Margaret`s request, she will be cremated and returned to Newfoundland for burial. The interment will take place at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Grand Falls-Windsor, Nfld. on Wednesday, September 8, 1999 following a Memorial Mass (11:00 a.m.) at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral. A special Mass will be held at St. Theresa`s Church, Ottawa at a later date.
September 04, 1999

DUNBAR, Isobel Moira, OC, FRSC - Passed away peacefully at the Queensway-Carleton Hospital on November 22, 1999, aged 81 years. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, she came to Canada in 1947 with a geography degree from Oxford, after seven years on the professional stage in England. In Ottawa she worked for the Defence Research Board surveying sea ice from aircraft and icebreakers. One of the first women to fly over the North Pole, she became an expert on sea ice, co-authored ĆArctic Canada from the Air`, and published many scientific papers from 1952 to 1978. Retired in 1978, she began her third incarnation` as a hobby farmer` in Dunrobin and an active volunteer for the March Historical Society at the Pinhey`s Point Foundation. Predeceased by her brother Maxwell John Dunbar, OC, FRSC. Leaving to mourn her passing are her sister Elizabeth Jenkins and eight nieces and nephews: Anne Rowley, Peter Jenkins, Dougal, William, Elizabeth, Andrew, Christine and Robyn Dunbar, and a large circle of friends. A memorial service will be held at St. Mary`s Church, Dunrobin, Saturday, December 4th at 11:00 a.m. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in her name may be made to Oxfam Canada or Amnesty International.
November 27, 1999

DUNNE, Susanna P. (nee Squires) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clares Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, January 5, 1999 in the presence of her loving family and friends, in her 81st year. Susanna, daughter of the late Andrew and Winnifred Squires of St. Philips. Predeceased by her husband Ralph Sr. in 1985; son-in-law Les Sparkes, 1998; her brothers: Gerald, Jack; and sister Ellen. Leaving to mourn three loving children; son Ralph Jr. (Dorothy), Mt. Pearl; daughters: Frances Sparkes, Kelligrews and Terry Richardson (Bill), Paradise; eight loving grandchildren and two special great-granddaughters; brother David Squires (Kathleen), Connecticut, USA; sister Frances Longobucco, Oklahoma, USA; sisters-in-law: Rhoda Squires and family, Rita Smith (Gordon) and family; special sister-in-law and friend Mary Dunne and family; brother-in-law Harry Dunne, Cormack; other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation from 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Mass on Friday, January 8, 1999 at 10:30 a.m from Corpus Christi R.C. Church, Waterford Bridge Rd. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted.
January 06, 1999

DUNPHY, Sister Mary Camillus, RSM - Passed peacefully away at McAuley Convent on Wednesday, March 17, 1999, Sister Mary Camillus Dunphy, formerly of Red Island, Placentia Bay, aged 100 years. Leaving to mourn her community, the Sisters of Mercy and many nieces and nephews, grand and great-grand nieces and nephews of the extended Dunphy, McCarthy and Ryan families. Waking at McAuley Convent, Waterford Bridge Road on Wednesday, March 17th, 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Thursday, March 18th until 9:00 p.m. Eucharistic Liturgy of Christian Burial Friday, March 19, 1999 at 11:00 a.m., Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge Road with interment to follow at Belvedere Cemetery. “May she rest in peace”.
March 18, 1999

DUNPHY, Patrick William - Of Dartmouth died December 8, 1999, in his 76th year, at the Q.E. II Health Sciences (Victoria General Site) in Halifax. Born in Curling, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Thomas and Mary (Rockett) Dunphy. He received his high school education at the Sacred Heart School in Curling. He went to work at Furlong Bros. Herring Plant and Coombs Department Store before joining the firm Humber Motors Ltd. in 1954. In 1964 he purchased the automobile dealership from the estate of his father-in-law, and continued to operate the same until 1978 when he sold the company to Derek Young C.A. He was a member of the Archbishop Howley Council of the Knights of Columbus for many years and was an Honorary Life Member. He was also an Honorary Member of Rotary International. During his years in the automobile business he served a term as president of the Newfoundland Auto Dealers Association and was a director of the Canadian Auto Dealers Association; he also served as a director of the Ford Dealer Advisory Council. During his business career he also served a year as president of the Corner Brook Chamber of Commerce and a director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Surviving are his wife, the former Dorothy Wiseman; one daughter Barbara MacEwen (John) and their children, Patrick and Lori-Beth, all of Dartmouth. Also surviving are his sisters: Gertrude McLennan (John), Joan O`Driscoll (Francis); and brothers: Gerald (Grace), William (Irene), Kenneth (Renata); and a large circle of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister Rita Milani and brothers Francis and Harold. Visitation will be 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 (Thursday) today in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. Friday in St. Peters Roman Catholic Church (Maple St., Dartmouth). Cremation will follow with burial at a later date in Oakridge Cemetery. Family flowers only, by request. In lieu, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
December 09, 1999

DUTKA, Sheila M. - Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer at her residence in St. John`s, on Thursday, May 20, 1999, Sheila Dutka, aged 72 years. Predeceased by her husband Stefan. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters: Janice Gouin (Paul) of Oshawa, Ontario and Cathy Dutka (Ron Broders) of St. John`s; beloved granddaughters: Lisa Gladish and Laurie Gladish (Rob) of Oshawa, Ontario; also leaving to mourn sister, Mamie Chafe of St. John`s; special niece, Michelle LaCour (Adrian) and family of St. John`s; other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby, Ontario. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Tuesday, May 25, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Gregory the Great Roman Catholic Church, Oshawa, Ontario with interment to follow in Pine Hills Cemetery, Oshawa, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Carnell`s Funeral Home, St. John`s, NF.
May 22, 1999

DYKE, Ella Elizabeth (Burry) - Passed peacefully into the arms of God on Friday, July 16, 1999 at St. Clare`s Hospital, age 77 years. Formerly of Valleyfield, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by mother and father Sophie and Peter Burry, brother Wilberforce, sisters: Gwendolyn Ledrew and Milicent-Jean Windsor, and brother-in-law Gordon Somerton. Leaving to mourn with loving memories: husband Carman; four daughters: June (Howard) Penny; Roxanne (Gary) Blackmore; Bernice (Gerald) Miller; Michelle (Gerry) O`Reilly. Three sons: Wilber (Lorraine); Truman (Patsey); Jim (Sandra). Grandchildren: Robyn, Heather, Collette, Marc, Sherri, James, Heidi, Bradley, Wesley, Andrew, Amy, Bryan, Christopher and Benjamin; sister: May (Joe) Fifield; brother: Cyril (Effie) Burry. Also sisters-in-law: Nina (Tony) Gosine; Elsie (Louis) Musucci (New York); Wilhelmina (Wilfred) Miller; Margaret Knight; and Phyllis Somerton; brothers-in-law: Harold (Thelma) Somerton; Kevin Windsor; also her constant companion and pet Buffy, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Funeral service to be held Tuesday, July 20, 1999 at 2 p.m. from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to The Children`s Wish Foundation of Canada.
July 18, 1999

EDGECOMBE, Arthur William ≥Bill≤, Major, Ret`d. Canadian Armed Forces (Army) - At Quinte Health Care, Belleville General on Saturday, August 7th, 1999. Arthur William Edgecombe of R.R.4 Stirling, in his 64th year. Son of the late Arthur and Marjorie Edgecombe. Beloved husband of Edith Elizabeth Bursey. Dear father of Corporal Randell (Wayne) Edgecombe, wife Carol Ann, Placentia, Newfoundland. Predeceased by his son John Arthur Edgecombe. Brother of Drs. Roberta Robb, husband Leslie, Burlington and Dr. John Maxwell Edgecombe, wife Louise, Seal Cove, Newfoundland. Also, loved by his grandchildren: Katherine Dawn Edgecombe and Matthew John William Albert Edgecombe. Resting at the Stirling Funeral Chapel, 87 James St., Stirling on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service to be held from Mount Pleasant United Church on Friday, August 13th, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. Reverend Aruna Alexander officiating. Interment to follow on Saturday at Union Cemetery in Barrie. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of choice would be appreciated. Quinte Funeral Centres - Stirling Chapel, 1-613-395-2424.
August 09, 1999

ELLIOTT, Scott - Died tragically in Ottawa, Ont., as the result of a car accident, at 1:45 a.m. on Saturday, June 19, 1999. Much loved son of Don and Pat (nee MacInnis), he leaves to mourn his sister, Dawn Alicia (and her fiance Mike Rabideau), his girlfriend, Melanie Bernard, his grandmother, Mary Elliott of St. John`s, Newfoundland, and many family and friends from Orleans, Montreal and St. John`s, Newfoundland. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Souligny, Mackenzie & Robert Funeral Home, 2871 St. Joseph Blvd., (West of Place d`Orleans Dr.) Orleans, Ont., on Monday and Tuesday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. A Eucharistic Celebration will be held at Divine Infant Church, 6658 Bilberry Dr., Orleans, Ont., on Wednesday, June 23, at 11:45 a.m., followed by interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, Orleans, Ont. For further information, please call 613-830-2305.
June 20, 1999

ELLS, Charles Francis - September 19, 1912 - August 20, 1999 - formerly of Little Bay, Corner Brook and Stephenville. Predeceased by his wife Geneva (Poole) and brother George. Lovingly remembered by his daughters Karin Brown (Toronto), Janice Wells, Jocelyn Greene (St. John`s); son-in-law Jeff Greene; grandchildren: Blair and Heather Brown, Ashley and Kristen Sweetland, Joel and Aaron Greene; sister-in-law Rhoda Wells; brother Murray Wells (Shirley). Charlie will be missed by his many relatives, friends and fellow members of the Westmount Club. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, with visitation from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday; and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral service to be held on Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 4 p.m. from Barrett`s Chapel. Cremation to follow. Committal service to be held in Stephenville at a later date. Donations may be made to the Stella Burry Foundation, 83 Cochrane Street, St. John`s or charity of one`s choice.
August 21, 1999

ELLIOTT, Scott - Died tragically in Ottawa, Ont., as the result of a car accident, at 1:45 a.m. on Saturday, June 19, 1999. Much loved son of Don and Pat (nee MacInnis), he leaves to mourn his sister, Dawn Alicia (and her fiance Mike Rabideau), his girlfriend, Melanie Bernard, his grandmother, Mary Elliott of St. John`s, Newfoundland, and many family and friends from Orleans, Montreal and St. John`s, Newfoundland. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Souligny, Mackenzie & Robert Funeral Home, 2871 St. Joseph Blvd., (West of Place d`Orleans Dr.) Orleans, Ont., on Monday and Tuesday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. A Eucharistic Celebration will be held at Divine Infant Church, 6658 Bilberry Dr., Orleans, Ont., on Wednesday, June 23, at 11:45 a.m., followed by interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, Orleans, Ont. For further information, please call 613-830-2305.
June 20, 1999

ENNIS, John J. - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Saturday, December 11, 1999, John J. Ennis, age 101, formerly of Merasheen, Placentia Bay. Predeceased by wife Bride in 1989 and daughter Jean and three grandchildren in 1972. Leaving to mourn are daughter: Angela (Mrs. William Abbott) and son Pat (Doris) of St. John`s; also 26 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; also several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Sunday from 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Resting at Maher`s Funeral Home, Placentia, Monday from 2-10 p.m. Funeral Tuesday from Sacred Heart Church in Placentia at 10 a.m. Interment at Old Cemetery, Placentia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Patrick`s Mercy Home or a charity of one`s choice.
December 12, 1999

ENNIS, Mary (Min) - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Saturday, January 16th, 1999. Mary (Min) Ennis, age 84 years, formerly of Red Island, Placentia Bay. Leaving to mourn her husband of 64 years, Vincent; 12 children: Betty (Arthur) Herbert, North Carolina, Mary, Truro, NS, Norah (Robert) Ingulli, Long Island, N.Y., Vincent (Lucy), Goulds, Nellie (Gerald) Devereaux, Mount Pearl, Clarissa (Stan) Lafitte, Port au Port, Rita (Leonard) Clowe, Middle Cove, Teresa Walsh, Victoria, BC, John (Gertie), Victoria, BC, Peter (Aveline), Kitimat, BC, Jerome (Teresa), Goulds, Sheila, Victoria, BC. Predeceased by son, William, 1957. Also leaving to mourn 30 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visiting hours 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Funeral Mass Wednesday, January 19th, 1999 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Rd. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations may be made to the NF and Labrador Spina Bifida Association or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
January 18, 1999

EVERARD, Denis Joseph - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Saturday, July 17, 1999. Denis Joseph Everard, of Kilbride, formerly of the Goulds, age 75 years. Leaving to mourn one daughter Denise Parrell (Tony), special friend Blanche Berniquez; sisters: Mary Leonard, Margaret Johnston (Harold), Genevieve Johnston (Arthur), Brothers: John (Dot) and Gerald (Peggy); also a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Funeral service on Monday, July 19, 1999, at 2 p.m. from Caul`s Chapel. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Canadian Diabetes Association. May he rest in Peace.
July 18, 1999

EVERSON, Christopher - Passed peacefully away after a short illness at the Health Sciences Centre, on March 8, 1999, Christopher J. Everson, aged 48 years of Happy Valley, Goose Bay (formerly of Flatrock). Predeceased by his father Edward in 1980; and brother Benedict in 1990. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Rhonda, son Billy Joe and daughter Mary Beth. His mother Rita; brothers: Vincent, Arthur (Nellie), Cecil (Pauline), John (Rose), Will (Tina), Francis (Hazel), Edward (Christine); sisters: Isabel Molloy (Ray) and Marie Hunt (Lloyd); sister-in-law Lucy Everson; mother-in-law Lillian Broomfield; father-in-law Ralph Webber; sisters-in-law Marilyn Budgell (Nelson), Lillian Webber (Eric) and brother-in-law Ralph Webber. Also many nieces, nephews and friends in Goose Bay and Flatrock; also special friend Lloyd Kearley. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, Torbay on Tuesday, March 9th - 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Wednesday, March 10th, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and at Fillatre Funeral Home, Goose Bay, on Thursday, March 11th. Funeral Mass on Friday, March 12th at Lady Queen of Peace Church, Happy Valley, Goose Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to the Children`s Wish Foundation, P.O. Box 13791, St. John`s, NF A1B 4G3.
March 09, 1999

FITZGERALD, Phyllis M. (nee Foster) - Passed peacefully away, in the presence of her family, at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Thursday, January 14th, 1999, Phyllis M. Fitzgerald, in her 85th year, of Seal Cove. Predeceased by her husband Frederick (Nov. 28, 1974) and her son, Paul (May 10, 1983). Left with fond memories are her sons: Frederick (Margie), St. Georges, Keith (Margie), Bay Roberts; her daughters: Patricia (Germain) Beriault, Montreal, Janet (Brendan) Power, Clarenville, Sharron (Richard) Selent, Kelligrews, Heather (Bob) Byrnes, Stephenville; 16 cherished grandchildren and 6 precious great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Alex, St. John`s; and four sisters: Sheila Whalen, St. John`s, Jean Menu, British Columbia, Stella (Dan) Hyder, North Carolina, Helen (Cyril) Crocker, St. John`s; and one sister-in-law, Nellie Foster, St. John`s; also a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy`s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will take place on Monday, January 18th following 11:00 a.m. Mass at Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in the family plot at Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. “May her gentle soul rest in the peace of the risen Lord”.
January 15, 1999

FLEMING, Gerald Francis (Gerry) - Suddenly and peacefully, early on Sunday, October 24th, 1999 at Perth, Ontario at the age of 69 years. Gerry was born October 29th, 1929 at St. John`s, Newfoundland, was a decorated Koreon/Canadian Navy Veteran (1949-1953), an Air Traffic Controller at Gander, Newfoundland (1954-1974), ARCO Canada (1974 to retirement 1985) and a member of Commissioners of Canada, Ottawa Division. He was a modest artist encompassing painting, carving, writing and sculpting. Beloved husband of Agnes (Knight) Fleming, cherished father of Chris, Nick, Paula, Noel, Fabian (Suzanne), Vaughan (Marjorie) and Mary (Pat) Delanty, he will be sadly missed by grandchildren Jeff, Barbara, John, Kayti, Ben, Jessica, Brody, Bailey, Brittany and beloved pet Tessie, pleasantly admired by neighbours, fellow artists and friends. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth, Tuesday, October 26th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Johns Church, Perth, Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. immediately followed by a reception for family and friends. In remembrance, contributions to the ≥Hall of Remembrance≤ of the Royal Canadian Legion, 26 Beckwith St. E., Perth, ON K7H 1B5 or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. A Royal Canadian Legion Service of Remembrance will be held Tuesday at 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
October 26, 1999

FOLLETT, Ralph Norman - (1908-1999). On Monday, July 12, 1999, at North York General Hospital, Toronto. son of the late John Charles and Laura Follett of Western Bay, Newfoundland. Beloved husband of the late Perle Catherine (nee Foster). Lovingly remembered by his daughters, Angela Beauchamp, Marilyn Sale, and Patricia, his son John and wife Caren, and his son Robert and wife Deborah. Grandfather of Neil, Elizabeth, Jeffrey, and Christopher. Devoted brother to the late Elvie Follett. Ralph`s 52-year career with the Bank of Nova Scotia included appointments in Kitchener, Hamilton, Cochrane, Cornwall, and Toronto. A private service was held for family members. Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for a reception in the Leaside Room at the Humphrey Funeral Home, 1403 Bayview Avenue, Toronto (1-800-616-3311), on Thursday, July 15 from 7-9 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Salvation Army would be appreciated.
July 14, 1999

FRENCH, Winston Oswald - On Friday, July 16, 1999, Winston Oswald French passed away peacefully in his 87th year at his residence in Ottawa. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (Bessie), loving father of Elizabeth Millar (Rob), Cynthia Lawson (Frank), Barbara de Jong (Dick) and John (Karen), and proud grandfather of Jamie, Sarah, Laura (deceased), Meghan, Jeffrey, Rachel, Matthew and Louise. Fondly remembered by his brother Bert and sister-in-law Clare. Winston was born in The Dock, Bareneed, Newfoundland in 1912. A graduate of Dalhousie University, he joined the navy in December, 1941. During WWII he served aboard Canadian corvettes engaged in convoy escort and patrol duty in the north Atlantic. A former provincial and federal public servant, Winston worked as a Chartered Accountant with National Revenue (Customs and Excise) until his retirement in 1977. After retirement, Winse and Bessie enjoyed many summers at The Dock where he spent his youth. Respecting Winse`s wishes, the family has donated his body to science. A memorial service will be held on August 22 at Pinecrest Memorial Chapel, Ottawa. Donations in Winse`s memory to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind are gratefully acknowledged by the family. Arrangements in care of the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry. (Ottawa, 613-728-1761).
July 20, 1999

FUREY, Marguerite (Peg) - (born Avondale) Passed peacefully away at her residence on Wednesday, September 29th, 1999, age 86 years. Predeceased by her husband Charles J., 1967. Leaving to mourn her son Charles J. Furey, with whom she resided; her sister, Sr. M. Gonzaga Furey, P.B.V.M., Presentation Motherhouse; her cousins in Newfoundland and the U.S.A. Also leaving to mourn her special friends Margaret Halley, St. John`s and Elizabeth Dalton, Harbour Main. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visitation Wednesday 7-10 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, October 1st at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
September 30, 1999

FURLONG, Ignatius - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness at Health Sciences Complex, May 27, 1999, Ignatius Furlong, of Catalina (formerly of St. Brendan`s, P.B.) in his 89th year. Predeceased by son Martin, daughter Pauline and seven brothers. Left to mourn his wife Mary of 66 years; four daughters: Betty Byrne (Michael), Buchans, Margaret Traverse (Philip), Labrador City, Anita Lane (Tom), Catalina, Mary Power (Eugene), Brampton, ON; two sons: Albert (Loretta), Oakville, ON and Kevin, Toronto, ON; sixteen grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren; also a number of nieces, nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Arrangements entrusted to Strathies Funeral Home. Burial Sunday, May 30, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Patrick`s Roman Catholic Church. Interment in R.C. Cemetery, Catalina.

Page Transcribed by Barbara McGrath (September 2000)
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (September 2000)

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